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Syrian Archbishop says "Public opinion in the West is held hostage by the media"

Archbishop John Darwish leads the Melkite Archdiocese of Furzol, Zahle and Bekaa in Lebanon. He is Syrian born and, when we visited him as a part of the Mussalaha delegation in April 2013, he was evidently deeply concerned for the people … Continue reading

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The Syria Deal: Dangers and Opportunities

An excellent analysis by my friend, Dr Chandra Muzaffar THE SYRIA DEAL:  DANGERS AND OPPORTUNITIES by Chandra Muzaffar Commentators tell us that there is a palpable sense of relief in Damascus and in other parts of Syria in the wake … Continue reading

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"Arming the rebels will not help Syria" says Mairead Maguire

The following is a press release from “The Peace People” of Northern Ireland. You can find out more about their wonderful work via their website – peacepeople.com… 26th August 2013 Mairead Maguire, Nobel peace laureate, today appealed to the Rt. Hon. … Continue reading

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Galloway: chemical weapons in Syria were used by Al Qaeda, supplied by Israel!

Questioning over the possible use of chemical weapons in Syria is serious business at the moment! Horrendous images of apparently infected persons have been plastered all over the world’s TV screens and, amazingly, this has happened just at the time … Continue reading

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Mother Agnes of Homs responds to the UN report on Syria

The following speech was given by Mother Agnes Mariam to a side event of the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva, Friday 7 June.  Her report is a response to that of the Independent International Commission of Inquiry on the Syrian … Continue reading

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