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Criticised Indian force commander in Golan gets backing of UN peacekeeping head

Sep 04, 2014

Criticised Indian force commander in Golan gets backing of UN peacekeeping head

The head of UN peacekeeping operations has commended General Iqbal Singh Singha, the Indian force commander of the UN mission in the Golan Heights, for his "strong leadership" and "good and sound judgement" during a hostage crisis in the area last week. #Syria #Middle East #Israel #UN #hostage crisis #Syria crisis #Golan Heights #General Iqbal Singh Singha #UN peacekeeping operations
Anti-aircraft weapons in Syria could end up with extremists report

Aug 19, 2014

Anti-aircraft weapons in Syria could end up with extremists report

Armed groups in Syria have an estimated several hundred portable anti-aircraft missiles that could easily be diverted to extremists, says a new report. #Syria #Middle East #NewsTracker #Bashar al-Assad #Syria crisis #World News #Anti-aircraft missiles
From Syria to Libya: Why Obama relaxing his grip is bad news

Jun 19, 2014

From Syria to Libya: Why Obama relaxing his grip is bad news

The country is gradually relinquishing and abdicating its leadership role. It is retreating into itself. #Barack Obama #Syria #Libya #Syria crisis #Obama's foreign policy #US Middle East policy
UN aid to Palestine suffers due to Syria crisis

Sep 26, 2013

UN aid to Palestine suffers due to Syria crisis

Displaced Palestinians are losing out to Syrians in desperate need of aid, and the United Nations is asking Arab countries to pitch in and bolster funding for its agency mandated with helping Palestinian refugees. #NewsTracker #Palestine #Syria crisis #Syria aid
Putin's Mother Teresa act on Syria is unconvincing but effective

Sep 12, 2013

Putin's Mother Teresa act on Syria is unconvincing but effective

Putin playing Mother Teresa bears an uncanny resemblance to a certain hairy grandma. Too bad there aren't many little Red Riding Hoods to buy his act. #United States #Barack Obama #Syria #Russia #ConnectTheDots #Vladimir Putin #Putin #Syrian crisis #Syria crisis
Putin's Mother Teresa act on Syria is unconvincing but effective

Oct 01, 2014

S.E. Cupp: Obama's hollow 'no boots' pledge

As most everyone knows by now, America will not be committing our own “boots on the ground” in Iraq or Syria to solve the crisis with the Islamic State. That is, of course, until we might... #Syria #Iraq #Barack Obama
Putin's Mother Teresa act on Syria is unconvincing but effective

Sep 27, 2014

Cameron given all clear to bomb terrorist 'psychopaths'

Britain cleared the way for an immediate bombing campaign against "psychopathic" Isil terrorists in Iraq yesterday. Prime Minister David Cameron gave his clearest sign yet that he would like to join the US in hitting Isil in Syria. "I am very clear t... #Iraq #United Kingdom #Middle East #Syria #House of Commons #David Cameron #Cyprus
Putin's Mother Teresa act on Syria is unconvincing but effective

Sep 29, 2014

Syria: US dual policy is recipe for more violence

(AP) -- Syria's foreign minister on Monday blasted the United States' "dual policy" of striking at some militants in Syria while providing money, weapons and training to others, calling it a recipe for more violence and terrorism. Walid al-Moallem sa... #Syria #Iraq #Saudi Arabia #Jordan #United Arab Emirates #Qatar #Bahrain #Lebanon, PA