President Assad Visits the Holy Cross Monastery

A few days ago, Dr. Bashar Assad, President of the Syrian Arab Republic, visited the temporary site of the Monastery of the Holy Cross in Saydnaya. He was accompanied by the members of his family. His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II received His Excellency at the entrance of the monastery in the presence of…

New bishop in Syria brings hope to some of Syrian Christians

Syriac Orthodox Christians in Syria’s northeastern city of Hasakeh celebrated the inauguration of the community’s new bishop on Saturday, four years after the last one left the nation. Six years of conflict in Syria have displace the greater part of its populace, including millions who have become refugees. Christians in a some sections of the…

Christian factor in Syria

Christians have always been an influential part of Syrian society. Despite that they make up just 10% of Syria’s population, Christians have long been among Syria’s elite. They have been represented in many of the political groups which have vied for control of the country including the secular Arab nationalist and socialist movements which eventually…

US-led Coalition Airstrike On Assad’s Forces In Syria Was Not Accidental

On May 18, the moving convoy of the Syrian pro-government forces consisted of militias was hit by a massive airstrike of the U.S.-led international coalition. The accident occurred at the Syrian-Iraqi border near the settlement of At-Tanf. As reported by the official representative of the U.S. Central command Josh Jakes, the Pentagon did not have…

LafargeHolcim’ CEO Can be Resigned Because of Cooperation with ISIS in Syria

According to Inside Syria Media Center sources, the French-Swiss world’s biggest cement company LafargeHolcim Ltd., previously was accused  of being involved into financing ISIS armed groups in Syria, announce the resignation of the company’s Chief Executive Officer Eric Olsen. Olsen is leaving on July 15, with Chairman Beat Hess named interim CEO during the search…

Trump to increase U.S. military presence in Syria and Iraq

According to Reuters, April 26, 2017, US President Donald Trump gave the Pentagon the authority to reset a system of troop limits in Iraq and Syria. The Defense Department Spokesman, Christopher Sherwood, argued that bringing that decision-making authority to the Pentagon from the White House would allow more flexibility in responding to unforeseen developments on…

ESCALATION IN SYRIA: Erdogan I – The Phantom Menace of NATO

Deputy Spokesperson of the U.S. Department of State, Mark Toner, during a regular briefing on April 25 said that the U.S. expresses serious concern over Turkey’s aggression in Syria and Iraq. It should be mentioned that in the morning, April 25 the Turkish Air Force struck the positions of Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) in…