Europe on alert against jihadism after attacks in Belgium and France

Europe launched an offensive against jihadism, with the death of two suspects on Thursday in Belgium and the arrest this Friday of dozens more in this country, in France and in Germany, a week after the attacks in Paris. The Belgian authorities had information about...

Nearly 2,000 dead in Syrian prisons according to Human Rights Observatory

Nearly 2,000 people died in 10 months in prisons and detention centers of Syrian intelligence services, where more than 200,000 prisoners are crammed, an NGO affirmed on Sunday. According to the Syrian Observatory of Human Rights (OSDH), between January 1 and October 31, 2014,...

Syrian army attack on refugees camp is condemned by the US

The United States through a statement on Wednesday showed “appalled” by reports, according to which, the Syrian government launched bombs on a refugees camp in the Idlib province (northwest). “We are appalled at the information about the attack and the images of...

Putin: The United States is guilty of destabilizing the world with their policies

The Russian president has accused the United States of destabilizing the world with its policy of domain and warned that its intention to create a global scheme according to their interests increases the risk of conflicts between the great powers. In a lecture before political...

UN says number of Syrian refugees exceeds three million

As announced by the United Nations (UN) in a statement, more than three million Syrians have fled the civil war currently affecting their country, just to become refugees, a million of them in the last year alone, not counting hundreds of thousands of people who fled without...

Pope Francis spoke with the family of beheaded journalist

According to the culture editor of the Jesuit magazine America, James Martin, Pope Francisco spoke by phone with the family of American journalist James Foley, who was beheaded this week by the jihadists that had kidnapped him. “The family was excited and very...

UN estimates that more than 191,000 people were killed in Syria

The UN reported on Friday that more than 191,000 people died in Syria’s war since its beginning in 2011, which represents “more than double” of the balance of a year ago. The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights recorded 191.369 documented cases of people who died in...

United States Airlines are prohibited from flying over Syrian airspace

United States banned commercial planes of their country overflight Syria, due to the armed conflict in the country, reported the Federal Aviation Agency (FAA acronym in English). “It is known that extremist armed groups in Syria are equipped with anti-aircraft weapons that...