Tag: Syria

The US hopes Russia will continue “permissive” stance on Israel’s bombing of Iranian targets in Syria

In a telephone conference call with reporters on Wednesday, November 7, U.S. Special Representative for Syria Engagement, James Jeffrey, said that Washington hopes that Russia will still allow Israel to continue to attack Iranian targets in Syria. Ambassador Jeffrey said, “Russia has been permissive in...

Did a Nas Daily video about a Syrian asylum seeker at KLIA2 hasten his deportation?

Syrian Hassan al-Kontar, age 36, who has been stuck at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA2) for half a year, is being deported one month after having been featured in a Nas Daily video last month. Mr. al-Kontar was arrested on Monday, October 1,...

CNN’s disturbing video of Syrian children gasping for air after chemical attack

The Khan Shaykhun chemical attack in Syria took place on 4 April 2017. The atrocity shocked the world, and the United States responded with missile strikes on the Syrian airbase where the chemical attack was believed to have been launched. 92 people, including children, were...

Obama Outlines Strategy to Combat ISIS

In a speech from the Whitehouse on Wednesday, President Barrack Obama informed the world of his vision for a multi-pronged strategy to combat Islamic Militants that have taken over large parts of Syria and Iraq. This speech marks a significant change of direction for...

Syria and Singapore: A worrying connection

Amidst all the debate about NLB’s decision to remove LGBT-friendly books, Medishield Life premiums, CPF truths and half-truths, a sobering revelation was made in Parliament yesterday. A “handful” of Singaporeans have joined the Jihadist cause in Syria. Even children, one of them two years old,...