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U.S., European Diplomats No Longer Welcome in Syria

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Syria barred a string of U.S. and European diplomats Tuesday, saying they were “no longer welcome,” the Associated Press reports. Google has introduced an alert system that warns users it believes may be the subject of state-sponsored attacks, BBC News reports. “Syria has been the focus of international attention for some time now,” says a […]

Unjust Wars – Obama Puts Islamists in Egypt

Unjust Wars – Obama Puts Islamists in Egypt

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When Christian Francis Scott Key wrote the words that ultimately became the USA’s national anthem, he thought a just cause war was one where Americans fought against tyranny that threatened Americans. George Washington and our other Founding Fathers thought the same. That is how Americans think. Sadly, recent military efforts have resulted in an unjust cause, […]

200 Die in Homs, Syria Massacre

200 Die in Homs, Syria Massacre

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Syrian President Bashar al-Assad hit his people hard in an effort to foster support in an upcoming election. The USA Today reports, “Syrian forces unleashed a barrage of mortars and artillery on the battered city of Homs for hours before dawn on Saturday, killing more than 200 people,”  the report goes on the say that […]

Arab League Mission in Syria is Suspended

Arab League Mission in Syria is Suspended

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As violence escalates the controversial Arab League mission is finding it too difficult to complete its work. CNN reports that, “The Arab League has suspended its monitoring mission in Syria due to the dramatic spike in violence and mounting fatalities, the group said Saturday.” “As scores of people demand freedom from the Assad rule, there is great […]

Syrian Suicide Bomber Kills 25, Wounds 46

Syrian Suicide Bomber Kills 25, Wounds 46

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The number of death and casualties from Syria continues to pile up. “A suicide bomber in Syria’s capital Damascus killed 25 people and wounded 46 others, local news station Addounia said,” reports Reuters. “The toll on innocent lives is devastating. The Syrian people are in the grips of deep hatred. The continued killings and wounding […]

Syria Death Toll Hits 5,000 | Reuters

Syria Death Toll Hits 5,000 | Reuters

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 More than 5,000 people have been killed in nine months of unrest in Syria, the U.N. human rights chief said, as an insurgency began to overshadow what had initially been street protests against President Bashar al-Assad’s 11-year rule. Read more.

Major Battle in Syria | Reuters

Major Battle in Syria | Reuters

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Syrian troops and army defectors have fought one of the biggest battles in Syria’s nine-month uprising while a protest strike shut businesses in a new gesture of civil disobedience, residents and activists said. Read more.

15 Die – Syrian Army Crushes Rebels | Reuters

15 Die – Syrian Army Crushes Rebels | Reuters

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Opposition groups say rebel forces are increasing their attacks on security forces loyal to the government, which is trying to suppress the revolt against 41 years of Assad family rule. Read more.

Syria Slams Arab League Sanctions | Fox

Syria Slams Arab League Sanctions | Fox

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Turkey’s foreign minister says Syria  faces a test of goodwill over Arab League demand to allow an observer mission. Read more.

Al-Assad: ‘Syria Will Not Bow Down’ | CNN

Al-Assad: ‘Syria Will Not Bow Down’ | CNN

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Pres. Al-Assad warned that military intervention would lead to “very dire” repercussions, despite international threats of economic  sanctions. Read more.

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