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Posts Tagged: Bashar al-Assad

September 29, 2016 7:09 am

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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....


Children of Fallen Soldiers Celebrate Mass Bar Mitzvah

JNS.org -- Dozens of orphans of fallen Israeli soldiers, and the son of an American serviceman who died in Afghanistan, celebrated their...


Trump Campaign Manager Admits: ‘We Are Behind,’ Reiterates Camp...

Donald Trump's campaign manager pitched Sunday his new call to "drain the swamp" of Washington, even as she admitted Donald...


Palestinian Authority Releases Four Men Arrested for Attending Sukkot Event...

Four Palestinians arrested late last week for attending a sukkot holiday event in a West Bank settlement were freed on...

Middle East

Dozens of ISIS Militants Killed by Egyptian Airstrikes in Sinai

Around 70 Islamic State militants were killed Sunday morning after Egypt's air force struck a number of outposts in the northern Sinai peninsula, according to local reports. Most of the air...