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Syrian Christian leaders plead with the USA to stop arming the rebels!

The US policy in Syria is in tatters. Apparently John Kerry admitted as much in a recent closed-door meeting with Senators and said he would prefer giving direct military aid to the so-called ‘moderate rebels’. Meanwhile a team of Syrian … Continue reading

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New evidence casts serious doubt on Syrian government involvement in chemical attacks!

Most of us have been waiting for this sort of evidence to emerge. It’s Saddam Hussein’s ‘weapons of mass destruction’ all over again! The new information was published on mcclatchydc.com… on January 15th and was picked up quickly by RT and other … Continue reading

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Christians amongst the hardest hit in Syria

The Patriarch is a good man. People accuse him of being pro-government, but it’s impossible now, as a Christian, to side with the rebellion when the anti-Assad forces are completely dominated by Jihadist mercenaries determined to put an end to … Continue reading

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Syrian rebels decorate Christmas Trees with the heads of their victims

My friend in Damascus tells me that there will be no need for Christmas trees in Adra this year (a Christian town to the north-east of Damascus) as Christians and Alawites have had their severed heads hung from trees in … Continue reading

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Extreme Misogyny in Syrian Salafism!

I am deeply grateful to my friend Franklin Lamb for helping clarify the distinctions between some of the different Islamic sects operating in Syria. I confess I had been using the terms ‘Wahhabis’ and ‘Salafists’ and ‘Jihadis’ almost interchangeably. Clearly … Continue reading

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Confessions Of A Syrian Activist: “I Want Assad To Win”

It is impossible to know for sure whether this particular account is genuine but indeed it reflects reality on the ground in Syria today. Indeed there may have been many who joined the FSA for the sake of a better … Continue reading

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Al Qaeda in Syria – first we kill the FSA then the Jews and Christians!

There’s no way of knowing for sure whether this video is genuine. Even so, Al Qaeda is not an organisation run by theologians, and this is exactly sort of barbaric tribalism, posing as religion, that we would expect from the … Continue reading

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Syrian Patriarch says that Christians are being targeted!

Gregarios III was our host in Lebanon and Syria earlier this year. He has been an outstanding example of Christian leadership throughout the current crisis. Rather than hide out in his palace in the (relative) safety of Beirut, the Melkite … Continue reading

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The Grand Mufti of Syria forgives those who killed his son!

Dr Hassoun is one of the most impressive men I have ever met. Certainly no one has ever made a ‘first impression’ on me like this man did. I had the privilege of being Dr Hassoun’s guest at the Umayyad Mosque … Continue reading

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Are the Saudis behind the Syrian Chemical Weapons attacks?

This is an important piece of investigative journalism by Dale Gavlak and Yahya Ababneh. Whereas so many of the explanations that have been offered to explain the chemical attacks in Ghouta have been put forward by armchair theorists if not propagandists, … Continue reading

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