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200 Russian Islamists fighting in Syria

Some 200 Russian Islamists who back North Caucasus insurgents are fighting in Syria for Al-Qaeda, the head of the Russian security service (FSB) said Thursday, Russian news agencies reported.   "The fact that around 200 fighters from Russia are fighting on the side of the Caucasus...

Qusayr fall gives Syria regime upper hand

The capture by Syrian pro-government forces of the strategic Qusayr region is a major victory for President Bashar al-Assad, who is now better placed than ever if a US-Russian plan for peace talks materialises. The nearly three-week battle for Qusayr in central Syria exposed the central role...

Kilo: Syrian Crisis is bigger than Bashar al-Assad

Istanbul- Micheal Kilo, the new member of the Syrian National Coalition considered that the recent expansion is expressing the Syrian national will. He pledged in a statement to "Zaman Alwasl," to quit from the coalition if it is not independent in its decisions and performance, pointing...

Assad Ambassador to Jordan is not welcome

 Jordanian Foreign Minister, Nasser Judeh, said on Thursday, that the Syrian ambassador to Amman, Bahjat Suleiman has exceeded all diplomatic norms and practices  which is supposed to represent his country's policy, according to Petra agency news.   Al-judeh said he...