Posts Tagged ‘al-Nusra Front’

Viewpoint: Why blood transfusions are still giving Indians HIV

(Media Report) A recent news report on HIV transmission through blood transfusion in India has been the cause of much controversy. According to information revealed by the country’s National Aids Control Organisation (Naco) in response to a petition filed by an information activist, 2,234 Indians have contracted HIV while receiving blood transfusions in hospitals in […]

Syria war: Turkey anger over US commando photos

(Media Release) Turkey has hit out at the US over images said to show US special forces in Syria wearing insignia of Kurdish militia, during joint operations against so-called Islamic State (IS). Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu called the US “two-faced” and said the practice was “unacceptable”. The images appear to show a US special […]

Syria conflict: IS ‘destroyed helicopters’ at T4 base

(Media Release) New satellite imagery appears to reveal extensive damage to a strategically significant airbase in central Syria used by Russian forces after an attack by so-called Islamic State (IS). Four helicopters and 20 lorries were destroyed in a series of fires inside the T4 base last week, the images from intelligence company Stratfor suggest. […]

Syria conflict: Air strike on refugee camp ‘could be war crime’

(Media Release) An air strike on a Syrian refugee camp that reportedly killed at least 28 people could amount to a war crime, a senior UN official has told the BBC. Stephen O’Brien, the UN humanitarian affairs chief, called for an inquiry into the attack on the Kamouna camp in the northern Idlib province. Syrian […]

‘Violation of sovereignty’: Moscow slams Obama decision to send 250 more US troops to Syria

Are these people terrorists Mr Putin? (Media Release) Moscow has voiced concerns over the landing of 150 US soldiers in Rumeilan, northeastern Syria, without the consent of the Syrian government, calling it a “violation of the country’s sovereignty.” “Speaking from the position of the Foreign Ministry, we can’t help but be concerned about the fact […]

Syria: Russia’s continuing war

(Media Release) All the signs are that as the partial truce in Syria fails and the peace talks falter, the Russian military and its Syrian allies are gearing up for a new offensive in and around Aleppo. Last week, the Pentagon said forces loyal to the Syrian government were beginning “to mass and concentrate combat […]

Meet three people targeted for being ‘atheists’, and a Muslim leader condemning their beliefs

(Media Release) There’s been a series of violent murders of Bangladeshi internet bloggers, accused of being atheists by Islamist groups – with four killed so far this year. In the videos and stories below, you can meet the people living through this situation. 1. The blogger’s widow: “They think they can do whatever they want […]

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