Middle-East Desk

U.S. airstrikes in Syria intensify

Washington D.C, American airstrikes over Syria have intensified during the past week as the U.S. expands its operational ties to rebel groups fighting on the ground and deploys more warplanes to an air base in…





New assaults on ISIS in Iraq and in Syria

Iraq-Syria border (CNN)A thick column of black smoke hangs over the Iraqi Syrian border near the town of Ash Shaddadi in Syria ‘s Hasakah province. Above the area are the circular contrails of coalition planes….


Iran May Withdraw From Syria Peace Talks

Tehran, Iran will withdraw from talks for peace in Syria if the discussions turn into a forum for political bickering that fails to address the plight of the Syrian people, a senior Iranian official said…




Partition Syria to crush the Islamic State

By James Dobbins As top diplomats from the United States, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, Iran and Europe assemble in Vienna for talks aimed a fashioning a political solution to the war in Syria, it’s difficult…