SYRIA: President Assad Speaks to Belgian Media

Syria Times H.E. President Bashar Al-Assad answered scores of questions raised by Belgian media means accompanying the visiting Belgian Parliamentarian Delegation, chaired by MP Filip Dewinter, February 6, 2017: Question 1: Mr. President, we’ve been to Aleppo, we’ve seen the destruction, how do you see the way forward to peace nowadays after Astana? President Assad:…

The Revolutionary Distemper in Syria That Wasn’t ~ Stephen Gowans

6th January 2017 On the road out of Sukare, East Aleppo. (Photo: Vanessa Beeley) Apparently, the US Left has yet to figure out that Washington doesn’t try to overthrow neoliberals. If Syrian President Bashar al-Assad were a devotee of the Washington Consensus–as Counterpunch’s Eric Draitser seems to believe–the United States government wouldn’t have been calling…

‘Western Propaganda is Paid for in Syrian Blood’ – Dr Bouthaina Shaaban Talks to Vanessa Beeley

14th September 2016 “The most effective way to destroy people is to deny and obliterate their own understanding of their history.” ~ George Orwell. The media furore surrounding the now viral image of wounded Syrian child, Omran Daqneesh, in terrorist-held eastern Aleppo, Syria is still raging, while the push back against the tide of western-sponsored…