Historic Syrian Election Brings Multitudes of Voters

On May 29, 2014, in Articles, by admin

Historic Syrian Election Brings Multitudes of Voters By Brenda Heard   On the 28th May 2014, expatriated Syrian nationals in numerous countries flocked to Syrian embassies to begin the voting process in a presidential election.  With all its potential flaws, perhaps even inherent flaws, this quintessential element of democracy is still the most effective means […]

Once Upon a Palestine

On May 25, 2014, in Uncategorized, by admin

Once Upon a Palestine by Tamerishe   Once upon a distant time, there was a land called Palestine Is it yours or is it mine, this land they once called Palestine And who am I to stand and stare, in disbelief at land stripped bare Banished people, stolen homes, broken dreams, crumbling stones Of ancient graves and […]

China, Iran and Russia: Restructuring the global order

On May 22, 2014, in Articles, by admin

China, Iran and Russia: Restructuring the global order By Seyed Mohammad Marandi   At the Fourth Summit of the Conference on Interaction and Confidence-Building Measures in Asia (CICA) that opens May 20 in Shanghai, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani will meet with both Chinese President Xi Jinping and Russian President Vladimir Putin. Among other things, the […]

Destroying Olives for Spite

On May 16, 2014, in Articles, by admin

Destroying Olives for Spite By  Brian Cloughley     Many people like olives because they are delicious and produce wonderful oil. They were originally cultivated in Syria, Palestine and Crete and there is evidence that some existing trees are 2,000 years old, which is amazing. But there aren’t any 2,000 year-old olive trees in Palestine […]

The Injustice of Zionism: the Case of Amer Jubran

On May 12, 2014, in Articles, by admin

The Injustice of Zionism: the Case of Amer Jubran By Richard Hugus Zionism is a system that chafes against the world. With its idea of a chosen people and its privileged control of states and institutions, where one whisper behind the scenes can outweigh the voice of millions, it offends us as an injustice. That injustice […]