Tag: Syria

NEW: ISIS Threatens Horrific Attack on UK (VIDEO)

The terror group has warned the UK will suffer ‘the lion’s share’ of the slaughter it intends to wield in Europe, according to its Arabic language newspaper, al-Naba. However, in a video released on Saturday, the militants suggest it is…

Syria Country Outlook

POLITICAL STABILITY: The EIU believes that the regime of Syria’s president, Bashar al-Assad, and his ruling Baath party will be unable to retain power in the face of ongoing protests through its current method of heavy-handed repression and superficial reforms.…

Analysts differ on whether Syrian president to remain in power

JERUSALEM, March 31 (Xinhua) — Syrian President Bashar al- Assad ordered on Thursday to form a commission to study ending the country’s long-time emergency law, in a bid to appease the country ‘s protesters.

Lebanon politics: Rally clash

The polarisation of Lebanese politics in the wake of the Israel-Hizbullah war been illustrated by rival mass rallies presenting starkly contrasting visions for the country’s future. The larger event was staged by Hizbullah on September 22nd, with the Shia party’s…

Photos Show Hezbollah Has Missiles, Report Claims

Satellite images reveal that the militant group Hezbollah is in possession of surface-to-surface missiles that are being stored at a clandestine weapons site in Syria while awaiting transport to Lebanon, the London Times reported Friday (see GSN, May 6).

Syria conducted nuclear experiments: IAEA document

VIENNA — Syria has told the UN atomic watchdog about past nuclear experiments, but is still refusing to cooperate over allegations that it was building a secret nuclear reactor with North Korea’s help, a new report revealed Monday.

Hizballah Prepares for the Next War

Time Magazine With a startled shout from the outcrop above, the Hizballah fighter bounded down the rocky slope and cocked his AK-47 rifle in a dramatic flourish as he drew near. “What are you doing here?” he demanded, his face…

Syria politics: Roads to Damascus

FROM THE ECONOMIST INTELLIGENCE UNIT Syria is becoming increasingly comfortable with its regional position. It is being courted by all sides with political interests at stake in the Middle East, and its fledgling market economy is attracting the attention of serious…