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Posts Tagged: Bashar al-Assad

December 2, 2016 4:46 am
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The World Cannot Ignore Assad’s Crimes

JNS.org - It was one of the most dramatic moments so far in the five-year civil war that has torn Syria apart. In August 2014, a man...

October 28, 2016 9:12 am
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AIPAC Reverses Course and Will Now Support an Anti-Assad Bill

JNS.org - Following public outcry over AIPAC's failure to support a bill sanctioning Syria and its leader Bashar al-Assad, the pro-Israel lobbying group has changed its stance...

September 29, 2016 7:09 am
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As ISIS Loses Territory, Fighters Likely to Bring Jihad Home to Mideast

ISIS is steadily losing ground, personnel and financial assets in Syria and Iraq. Growing numbers of frustrated jihadists are fleeing the "caliphate," or are unable...

March 7, 2016 6:51 am
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The BBC Reports Assad’s Propaganda as Fact

The synopsis to a filmed report that -- in addition to being shown on BBC television -- appeared on the BBC News website’s Middle East page on March...

January 29, 2016 6:19 am
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K.A. Paul: Indian, Evangelical, Pro-Israel International Man of Mystery

JNS.org - On a rainy day in Huffman, Texas — on the outskirts of Houston, America’s fourth-largest city, yet seemingly in the middle of nowhere — I...

December 25, 2015 6:06 am
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An Arab Journalist Tells the Truth About Israel’s Treatment of Prisoners

This week's air strike in Syria that killed a notorious Hezbollah terrorist generated the usual cries of "death to Israel," and promises of retribution. Samir Kuntar was one of...

November 27, 2015 5:00 am
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An Interim Solution for Syria

Russian President Vladimir Putin recently claimed that the US lacks a coherent Syria policy, and is instead adopting a "wait and see" approach that will not help...

November 3, 2015 3:54 pm
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Report: Iran and Russia at Odds Over Future of Syria’s Assad

Points of contention have begun to emerge between Russia and Iran over Syria, Saudi-owned pan-Arab news channel Al Arabiya reported on Tuesday. According to the report, Major General Mohammad Ali...

October 26, 2015 3:15 pm
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Competing Jihadists Place 2 Million Euro Bounty on Hezbollah Chief’s Head

The leader of an Al-Qaeda affiliate in Syria placed a two-million-euro bounty on the head of Hezbollah chief Hassan Nasrallah in the latest edition of Al-Risalah,...

October 7, 2015 2:46 pm
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Report: Assad May Have Requested Russian Support to Stem Tide of Iranian Influence in Syria

The real motive behind Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad's request for Russian military intervention against opposition forces may have been to stem the tide of Iranian influence in...

July 29, 2015 5:51 pm
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Infamous Terrorist Samir Kuntar Not Killed in Syria Airstrikes Attributed to Israel, Brother Claims

The brother of infamous Lebanese terrorist Samir Kuntar was quick to deny Samir's death on Wednesday after air strikes attributed to Israel were reported in...

June 14, 2015 12:38 pm
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Palmyra Redux: The Clash of Civilization & Barbarism

Amid the stately yet skeletal ruins of Palmyra, Syria, the world is witnessing in real time the clash between civilization and barbarism, a microcosm of...

June 4, 2015 10:46 am
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Thousands of Iranians, Iraqis Flock to Syria to ‘Protect Damascus’ and Save Assad Regime

Thousands of Iranian and Iraqi fighters have recently streamed into Damascus to prevent the fall of struggling dictator Bashar al-Assad's regime, reports from across the Middle...

June 2, 2015 7:46 am
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As Assad Slips in Syria, What is the Best Outcome for Israel?

JNS.org - With the Syrian civil war well into its fifth year, President Bashar al-Assad's government has outlasted many observers' predictions of his demise....

Culture

Israeli President Rivlin Witnesses Jewish State’s Technology in Action in Vietnam

JNS.org- Israeli President Reuven Rivlin this week visited the Southeast Asian nation of Vietnam,...

Hundreds of Liquor Bottles Belonging to WWI-Era British Troops Unearthed in Israel

JNS.org - Among several other discoveries, hundreds of liquor bottles belonging to British soldiers from...

Israeli Music Icon Idan Raichel Jams With Students at Chicago Cultural Center

Israeli music icon Idan Raichel turned what was supposed to be a lesson...

Features

As Recreational Use Clears Hurdle, Medical Cannabis Rides High in Israel

JNS.org - Beyond the scent of cannabis drifting through the venue, there was an extra...

‘Jesus’s Tomb’ Shrine Unveiled After Painstaking Restoration Efforts in Jerusalem

JNS.org - After several months of meticulous restoration work, the shrine that...

Hezbollah Uses Terror Recruitment to Threaten Israel

JNS.org - When it comes to the threat posed by Hezbollah, Israelis often worry about rocket attacks or other conventional arms. But...

Israel

Israelis Get Down and Dirty at First-Ever ‘Mud Day’ Race in Tel...

Around 5,000 people got down and dirty on Friday during Israel’s first-ever “Mud Day” race in Tel Aviv’s Hayarkon Park,...

Middle East

Ex-Egyptian President Mubarak Free, Six Years After Ouster, Detention

Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak has been freed from detention, six years after being overthrown. Mr Mubarak left a military hospital in southern Cairo and went to his home in the...

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