Tag Archives: Syria

From Libya to Italy in search of freedom

Refugee boat deaths Graham Peebles decries the intolerance, paranoia and hate that greet people from Africa and the Middle East who risk life and limb to flee the hell that has become their wracked countries.

Netanyahu trying to provoke war to win election

Netanyahu's war electioneering Uri Avnery explains why many Israelis believe that the sudden flair up on the border with Syria, caused by an unprovoked Israeli attack, was an election ploy by Netanyahu and his companions.

سوريا: و ماذا بعد؟

بقلم م. الهنداوي واقعنا

The nightmare we called the “Arab Spring”

Guernica Nureddin Sabir says the “Arab Spring” had been misunderstood from the start and, at least in Syria and Libya, what were said to be pro-democracy revolutions were in fact Islamist insurrections.

A shameful day for Arabs, from Libya to Iraq and Syria

Sexual depravity and the degradation

The traditional Islamic roots of “Islamic State”

Saudi extremism Magdi Abdelhadi says only a fundamental reform of the way Islam is preached and taught in Arab countries would drain the swamp from which the likes of “Islamic State” grow and flourish.

Watch: Hidden camera shows life under “Islamic State” cutthroats

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Time running out for peace in Middle East

Tide of religious extremism Uri Avnery says time is running out for Israelis to make peace with Arab nationalists, especially with the Palestinian people, before religious fanatics – Muslims and Jews – sweep across the region.

An Islamic aberration

Islamic State aberration Jamal Kanj argues that the “Islamic State”, which is wreaking havoc in Syria and Iraq, is a prodigy of George W. Bush, whose invasion of Iraq created the conditions for its birth.

Watch: the “Islamic State” (formerly ISIS) from the inside

The Islamic State, a hardline Sunni