TARTUS: On the banks of the eastern Mediterranean rises Tartus, the second port of Syria and a city where history and modernity are mixed. Before the war, which has been draining of the country's lifeblood since 2011, it was a mandatory stop for ... Daily Times, 1 week ago
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Active personnel stand at 125,000 - 80,000 of which are considered to be loyal Despite two years of conflict and significant defections among the rank and file, the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) remains a capable military. Before the civil war, the SAA ...Gulf News, 2 days ago
For tens of thousands of disappeared Syrians, for all intents and purposes, they cease to exist, languishing in government detention The long-running Syrian conflict has taken a terrible toll, not only in lives lost, homes destroyed and millions ...Middle East Eye, 3 days ago What's the secret behind Russia's love for Assad'w Global Arab Network, 1 week ago Russia's incomprehensible Syria policy Arab News, 1 week ago Syria's shifting sands Al Ahram, 1 month ago
January 22, 2015 The Italian coastguard saved a crewless ship, Ezadeen, with 450 migrants aboard, mostly Syrians including 60 children and pregnant women, as it drifted on autopilot towards the country's southern shores. Two days earlier, they ...Business Recorder, 6 days ago Italy seizes ship carrying 450 after it stalls in middle of sea Daily Nation, 3 weeks ago Italy recovers fire tragedy ferry, tows in migrant ghost ship (VIDEO) Malay Mail, 3 weeks ago Italy tows in migrant ship after crew abandons vessel The Times Of Israel, 3 weeks ago
By Franklin P. Lamb Syrian refugee settlement, Bekaa valley, Lebanon The sign placed by Lebanese General Security and Tourism officials on the western side of the Masnaa border crossing from Syria to Lebanon greets arrivals. It reads: WELCOME TO ...Scoop, 2 weeks ago Franklin Lamb: Targeting Syrian refugees in Lebanon Scoop, 3 weeks ago
Story highlights The flow of migrants has increased significantly Many travel on barely seaworthy vessels Pope: "We cannot allow the Mediterranean to become a vast cemetery" For the second time in days a merchant ship had been abandoned by its crew ...CNN, 3 weeks ago Migrant vessel towed into port Taipei Times Online, 3 weeks ago Migrant ship: 'There's no one to steer' CNN, 3 weeks ago 360 migrants leave 'ghost ship' NewsHub South Africa, 3 weeks ago
Italian coastguards have narrowly prevented two disasters this week off the country's southern coast involving so-called ghost ships, which seem to have originated in Turkey. With thousands of dollars to be made from every person desperate to ...NEWS.com.au, 3 weeks ago People smugglers dangerous next move Brisbane Courier-Mail, 3 weeks ago Explainer: Why migrants are being smuggled to Europe on ghost ships TheJournal.ie, 3 weeks ago Migrant smugglers raising the stakes with ΄ghost ships΄ Kathimerini, 3 weeks ago
Italy's coast guard rescued a second abandoned "ghost ship" adrift in the Adriatic yesterday as experts warned that people traffickers had adopted a dangerous new tactic to smuggle migrants into Europe. Italy's coast guard rescued a second abandoned ...Irish Independent, 3 weeks ago Italy finds second ghost ship with no crew but 450 migrants Pakistan Today, 3 weeks ago
New law seen as response to mounting resentment among government supporters amid increase in deaths of pro-Assad fighters Syria will award 50 percent of vacant government posts to relatives of soldiers and government employees killed or ...Middle East Eye, 3 weeks ago Syria vows government posts to relatives of 'martyrs' Rappler, 3 weeks ago
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Kobani Iran in new deal to boost Iraq army BEIRUT, Dec 31, (Agencies): Kurdish forces have regained control of around 70 percent of the Syrian town of Kobani near the Turkish border after pushing back Islamic State fighters that have spent months ...Arab Times, 3 weeks ago
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