Tag: Bashar al-Assad

Vladimir Putin Calls Syria Operation a Success and Says It’ll Lead to Peace

MOSCOW — President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia said on Thursday that his country’s more than five-month military operation in Syria had been a success, with the upper hand on the battlefield returned to the Syrian government and with President Bashar al-Assad ready to make the compromises necessary for a peaceful settlement.   As the […]

Putin announces Russia will pull most of its military from Syria

MOSCOW — President Vladimir Putin announced Monday that Russia would begin withdrawing the “main part” of its military from Syria, a surprise potential end to a six-month intervention that bolstered Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and dealt a grave blow to Syrian rebels.   The decision came as U.N.- brokered peace talks between the Assad government and […]

Five years of war in Syria: Parents of children born in refugee camps fear they may never know home

Since the uprising against President Bashar al-Assad began in 2011, more than 4.2 million people have fled Syria, mostly to neighbouring countries such as Turkey, Lebanon and Jordan. At the Al Zaatari refugee camp in Jordan, between 50 and 80 Syrian children have been born each week since its establishment in 2012. On 14 March, […]

Kerry Sought Missile Strikes to Force Syria’s Assad to Step Down

Jeffrey Goldberg’s newly published book-length article on Barack Obama and the Middle East includes a major revelation that brings US Secretary of State John Kerry’s Syrian diplomacy into sharper focus: it reports that Kerry has sought on several occasions without success over the past several months to get Obama’s approval for cruise missile strikes against […]

Syria accused of ‘disrupting’ peace talks over Bashar al-Assad ‘red line’

The United States accused the Syrian government of trying to “disrupt” peace talks after the latter declared the departure of President Bashar al-Assad was a “red line” that was not open for discussion.   Speaking as the opposing delegations arrived in Geneva for a fresh round of negotiations due to begin today, the US Secretary […]

World Review

6th Trumpet U.S. Hopes Russia and Iran will Help in Syria Secretary of State John Kerry said that the Obama administration hopes Russia and Iran will play a positive role in Syria and back a political transition for the country to end the current conflict. Kerry said Russian and Iranian support for Syrian President Bashar […]

Iran Prepares for Armageddon

The government of Iran has stated repeatedly that Israel will soon be “wiped off the map.” Ezekiel 38:5 prophesies that Persia will be one of the nations to invade Israel at the time of the Battle of Armageddon. Iran was called Persia until 1935, and today many people still call it by its original name.   […]