• ISIS in Syria Stoned Two Women To Death 'for Adultery'

    In separate incidents, the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria(ISIS) carried out two executions in a span of 24 hours against two woman by sentencing them to death by stoning over allegations of “adultery.” Unconfirmed reports claim that in at least one case, the woman was sentenced to death as her...
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  • Akulli i Pranverës siriane

    Gjithçka nisi si një rebelim i popujve arab. Media e quajti një pranverë arabe, sepse nisi në stinën e pranverës së vitit 2011. Dhe ishte mu si pranvera, pas përgjumjes së gjatë dimërore të arabëve. Me çeljen pranverës së atij viti, po çilnin edhe frytet e para të zgjimit...
  • Spanish journalists freed in Syria after six-month ordeal

    Two Spanish journalists kidnapped in northern Syria last September were freed by their captors on Saturday night, ending a six-month ordeal in the hands of an extremist Islamist group that continues to hold more than 40 other western hostages. Javier Espinosa, a veteran correspondent for the Spanish daily El...
  • Syria: Unlawful Air Attacks Terrorize Aleppo

    New satellite imagery, videos and eyewitness accounts reveal the indiscriminate nature of the government’s large-scale air campaign on opposition-held parts of Aleppo since November 2013. The attacks on populated areas in Aleppo and its countryside continue despite a UN Security Council resolution on February 22, 2014, demanding all parties...
  • Fear rules in Damascus as Syria's revolt enters fourth year

    During a recent meeting of Damascene merchants, talk turned to the case of a colleague detained by Syria’s powerful and dreaded state security apparatus. The man in question, it seemed, had overheard someone cursing President Bashar al-Assad, but failed to turn them in. “Imagine that! They took him and beat...
  • Abducted Russian photographer in Syria swap offer

    Konstantin Zhuravlev says his Syrian opposition captors are prepared to negotiate a prisoner swap with the Assad regime. ALEPPO – Russian photographer Konstantin Zhuravlev, who is being held by Syrian rebels who accuse him of being a spy of Assad, has said his captors are prepared to swap him...
  • Family seeks donations to bring home photographer killed in Syria

    Facing a whopping $20,000 bill to recover and transport the body of freelance photographer Ali Mustafa, his grieving family is appealing for donations Facing a whopping $20,000 bill to recover and transport the body of freelance photographer Ali Mustafa, his grieving family is appealing for donations. Mustafa, a 29-year-old Toronto journalist...
  • Canadian freelance photographer among 7 killed in Syria after bomb detonates in Aleppo

    Ali Moustafa was killed alongside seven other people after Syrian government aircraft dropped two explosive laden containers in the rebel-held Hadariyeh area of Aleppo, said an activist. Moustafa’s sister confirmed her 29-year-old brother’s death. (Associated Press) BEIRUT  — A Canadian freelance photographer was killed in the northern Syrian city...