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Is Russia Aiming At Exit From The Syrian Conflict?

Is Russia Aiming At Exit From The Syrian Conflict?

Assad has become more a liability than an asset for Russia. Russia finds it  extremely difficult to untangle itself from the Syrian conflict. 

Mohammad Zubair Ud Din A report emerged in the Middle East Monitor on 04 May, 2020 which , no wonder , has evinced keen interest among international observers in view of the breadth of its scope. This report says  the ” Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) expects that Russia, Turkey and Iran will reach a […]

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Pain: God’s megaphone to rouse a deaf world

Pain: God’s megaphone to rouse a deaf world

The calamities (floods, earthquakes, droughts, epidemics, etc), that wreak havoc and cause tremendous pain to mankind, at times is a wakeup call for the rest of the population that is still breathing

Azra Bazaz Amidst the current pandemic, quarantined inside the grey coated walls of my room, with very little access to the outside world, I turned my computer on and started scrolling through the archives. A picture on the screen caught my attention causing my heart to pound harder- almost to an audible beat. The dreadful […]

 Web Desk

Ten Reasons Why Western Attacks on Assad Regime are ‘Unimportant’

Ten Reasons Why Western Attacks on Assad Regime are ‘Unimportant’

Omair Anas Two former European colonial powers – France and UK have joined hands with the US imperial ambitions in Syria – opening a ‘new dimension’ in already convoluted war. Here is why Western attacks on Assad regimes empty targets are unimportant: 1. It does not weaken the regime’s ability to execute more chemical attacks […]

 Peerzada Umer

Undoing of Ba’athism: The Syrian Conundrum

Undoing of Ba’athism: The Syrian Conundrum

The Syrian uprising to dethrone the autocratic ruler tested the mettle of both Assad and the rebels, but evidently, worst sufferers were neither but the innocent unarmed civilians. The Syrian crisis can’t be attributed to a binary of sectarianism but religious demography conjugated with lack of freedom and economic woes which drove resentment of the […]

 Guest Author

‘The fall of Syria would have led the fall of Palestine’

‘The fall of Syria would have led the fall of Palestine’

It was quite pleasing to see the majority giving a big slap on the arrogant and rude Donald Trump who is trying his best to legitimize the illegal state of Israel. But we should not be complacent. It may be a welcome step but more needs to be done to liberate Palestine completely from the […]

 Guest Author

Remembering Omran Daqneesh

Remembering Omran Daqneesh

One day on TV, I saw a cherub, And he made me feel utterly blue. His face was covered with ashes and looked bloodstained, And on it had a silence which shook my disdain. Like a corpse, he sat there motionless and poker-faced, Perhaps pondering upon the catastrophe that just came. With his palm, he […]

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Syria, In Solidarity

Syria, In Solidarity

Fazili Zabirah* Their blood The cheapest Of all. No condemnations No sympathies Either. They spill it Like water Gladly. Who shall raise A voice Sternly? Who shall demand Justice for them These Unfortunate kids? Victims Of War Senseless war. How many lives Are yet To be Consumed? Ponder,  O Man Ponder! *Poet is an English […]