Syria crisis: Medical and Humanitarian organizations call on UN to stop violence using billboards

A coalition of medical and humanitarian organizations, some working inside besieged Eastern Ghouta, have urged the United Nations Security Council to vote for an immediate cessation of hostilities to allow urgent humanitarian assistance to all areas in need in Syria. Image/UOSSM The Security Council is expected to vote tomorrow on a resolution aimed More...

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By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, February 21st, 2018
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Syrian War: Ghouta bombing leaves 300 dead, ‘flagrant war crimes,’ suffering children with no food, shelter, medicine

While the Syrian military says it is trying to liberate the area from terrorists, it has also been accused of targeting civilians with a death toll reported at 300 and rising. A doctor working in Eastern Ghouta More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, January 23rd, 2018

Fifteen Syrian refugees found frozen to death trying to cross into Lebanon

Seventeen Syrian refugees, some of them children, have been found frozen to death while trying to cross the mountainous border into Lebanon. Two bodies were found Saturday after the area was hit by a severe snowstorm, More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, June 26th, 2017

Trump’s ‘travel ban’ gets reinstated as SCOTUS agrees to hear case

The Supreme Court on Monday cleared the way for President Trump to install his Executive Order banning immigration from high profile Islamic countries,flagged by the Obama administration for their ties to Islamic More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, June 23rd, 2017

Tim Kaine, Rand Paul, Jeff Flake push for Congress to address ‘illegal war’ in Syria

With the escalating situation unfolding overseas, an old debate was rearing up capitol hill — is the intervention in the Syrian civil war legal or illegal. Virginia Senator Tim Kaine has once again pushed More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, May 31st, 2017

Obama admits failure on Syria: ‘At least we tried’

Former President Obama struggled during a panel conversation with German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin, admitting that the two leaders were unsuccessful in stopping the conflict, “despite our best efforts.” donkeyhotey More...

By Butter Bracco On Monday, April 17th, 2017

Syrian chemical gas survivor rebukes Hillary Clinton’s claims, praises Trump, recent strikes

CNN’s Brooke Baldwin on  Newsroom seemed shocked by her guest, Kassem Eid, a 2013 chemical weapons attack survivor, and his praise of Donald Trump and the attacks on Islamic State. Eid even refuted the claims More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Monday, April 10th, 2017

Jeff Flake on Syrian missile strike, Gorsuch filibuster and the refugee crisis

Talking with NPR’s Scott Simon, Arizona Senator Jeff Flake discussed the recent attacks against Syrian chemical weapons depots, the rebels and how the Trump administration should interact with Congress. Later More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, April 10th, 2017

California Rep Barbara Lee speaks out against Syrian air strikes

Congresswoman Barbara Lee’s released the following statement on last night’s military strikes against the Syrian government: “The US strikes in Syria last night, conducted without Congressional authorization, More...

By Brandon Jones On Sunday, April 9th, 2017

Rex Tillerson: Syria’s chemical attack proves that Russia failed

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson attacked Russia, saying it had failed to prevent Syria from carrying out a chemical attack on a rebel-held town last week. Speaking on CBS’s “Face The Nation,” More...

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