Posts Tagged “Syria”

Journalists under assault in Syria

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Journalists under assault in Syria

Journalists under assault in Syria At least 70 Syrian journalists trapped in southwestern Syria The Committee to Protect Journalists today expressed concern about dozens of Syrian journalists and media workers trapped in the southwestern Syrian provinces of Daraa and Quneitra. At least 70 journalists and media workers are caught in Quneitra between advancing forces aligned…

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UOSSM staff killed, Syrian Doctors plead for help in Daraa

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UOSSM staff killed, Syrian Doctors plead for help in Daraa

UOSSM staff killed, Syrian Doctors plead for help in Daraa Yusuf Ayyash, a UOSSM (Union of Medical Care & Relief Organizations) warehouse worker was killed today (Wednesday, June 27, 2018) at 7 p.m. Damascus time by an airstrike, along with his wife and daughter. This is the third UOSSM staff member to be killed in…

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70 years of Arab World failure needs new strategy

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70 years of Arab World failure needs new strategy

70 years of Arab World failure needs new strategy Palestinians should reject rejectionism and get out of the way of the Trump train wreck that promises to achieve little except open the door to more dramatic and widespread changes. The Arab World’s and Palestinian strategies of rejectionism has led us to this place of failure….

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Impact of Trump ban on Yemen detailed in new report

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Impact of Trump ban on Yemen detailed in new report

Impact of Trump ban on Yemen detailed in new report The Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) and the Rule of Law Clinic at Yale Law School released “Window Dressing the Muslim Ban: Reports of waivers & mass denials from Yemeni-American families stuck in limbo.” The new report documents the impact of Donald Trump’s “Muslim Ban”…

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Israel deserves better partners than Trump and the Christian Right

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Israel deserves better partners than Trump and the Christian Right

Israel deserves better partners than Trump and the Christian Right By Ghassan Michel Rubeiz The current Israeli government expects unquestioned US support, blind backing of the Christian Right and eternal solidarity of American Jews to last forever. This is a too narrow perspective for long term planning. Let us first examine US support to Israel,…

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Arab American veteran showcased during Immigrant Heritage Month

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Arab American veteran showcased during Immigrant Heritage Month

Arab American veteran showcased during Immigrant Heritage Month More than 12,000 Arab Americans served in the United States Military during World War II, and many served before and after in other wars defending America. Their service is an important part of Immigrant Heritage Month which is celebrated every June along with the achievements of other…

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