Syrian journalist Alaa Ebrahim updatesfrom al-Qussayr, Tripoli Fighting ReportRead more
Dr. Rania Masri from the University of Balamand in Beirut says Arab League was designed by the West to support former colonial countries’ interests in the Arab world.
by Dr. Franklin Lamb
As many of us observe the great Arab and Islamic awakening of 2011 in stunned amazement, as it rapidly spreads across the region, this observer agrees with those who declare, “ well it’s about time—Godspeed to the rebels and goodbye to the despots.”
by Anthony Shadid
Ms. Shaaban said, “We think these people are a combination of fundamentalists, extremists, smugglers, people who are ex-convicts and are being used to make trouble.”
President Assad has made it clear that it is Syria’s role to say: Regardless of what the Islamists believe, say or do, Syria is for the Christians as much as it is for the Muslims. It is as much theirs as it is ours — regardless of what happened in Egypt, or is happening in Iraq.