New Film Gives an Iranian Perspective on the Battle Against ISIS in Syria

The movie comes from Iranian screenwriter and film director Ebrahim Hatamikia. Two award winning Iranian actors, Hadi Hejazifar and Babak Hamidian, play father and son pilots trying to rescue civilians besieged and attacked by ISIS forces in eastern Syria.

Damascus Time

The “West” is competing against the “East” on the Syrian battle-field, in conflicting news and analysis, and now also in the cultural and film arena. A new full length action movie, titled “Damascus Time”, gives an Iranian perspective on the battle against ISIS in Syria. The movie comes from Iranian screenwriter and film director Ebrahim

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Syrian Rebels Target Busy Market In Eastern Ghouta Rocket Attack

Initial reports indicate that at least 38 civilians, including women and children, are dead following a deadly rocket attack on a busy marketplace by Syrian Rebels in Eastern Ghouta.

On Tuesday evening, anti-government fighters in the embattled East Ghouta suburb of Damascus launched a major attack, firing several missiles and artillery shells into a crowded shopping district of government-held Jaramana area, resulting in a civilian massacre. The Guardian has described the attack as "one of the deadliest rebel attacks on the

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UN Feigns Outrage Over Ghouta While Terrorist Rockets Rain Down on Damascus

Eva Bartlett breaks down the dizzying array of information surrounding the mounting humanitarian crisis in Syria’s Eastern Ghouta. With accusations abound, parsing the reality on the ground is becoming more challenging by the day.

Syrian chief negotiator and Ambassador of the Permanent Representative Mission of Syria to the United Nations, Bashar al-Jaafari, centre, sits sits with members of Syrian delegation before the start of official talks on Syria, in Vienna, Austria, Jan. 25, 2018. (Alex Halada/AP)

GHOUTA, SYRIA -- On February 20, from Amman, Jordan, UNICEF Regional Director for the Middle East and North Africa, Geert Cappelaere, issued a statement of “outrage” titled: “The war on children in Syria: Reports of mass casualties among children in Eastern Ghouta and Damascus.” The “statement” -- consisting of blank lines with the preface “No

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Israel’s Ongoing Bombing of Syria Threatens Dangerous Escalation

Israel has hit Syrian territory over 100 times since the conflict began in 2011.


The Syrian Army is alleging that Israeli jets struck positions dozens of times within Syria early Tuesday morning in the al-Qutayfa area east of Damascus. According to a statement by Syria’s General Command, the Syrian government’s air defenses not only intercepted all of the missiles Israel fired, but it even managed to counter strike one of

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Putin: Russia Has Learned More ‘False Flag’ Chemical Attacks In Syria Are Coming

Putin shocked reporters when he said that Russia has received intelligence from «trusted sources» that more attacks using chemical weapons are being prepared.

Russian President Vladimir Putin speaks at the meeting in St.Petersburg, Russia. President Vladimir Putin said, Friday, Dec. 30, 2016 that Russia will not be expelling US diplomats in response to a new round of US sanctions. (AP/Dmitri Lovetsky)

With Rex Tillerson on his way to Russia, moments ago Russian president Vladimir Putin shocked reporters when he said that Russia has received intelligence from "trusted sources" that more attacks using chemical weapons are being prepared on the Damascus region, meant to pin the blame on the Assad government. "We have information from various

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Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard Visits Damascus On Unannounced Syria Trip

Gabbard’s office confirmed that the congresswoman met with several government leaders while in Damascus.

Tulsi Gabbard

(REPORT) --- Long opposed to US attempts to impose regime change in Syria, Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D – HI) has made a trip to Syria this week, an unannounced visit which saw Gabbard spending considerable time in the capital city of Damascus “to promote and work for peace.” Gabbard’s office, citing security, says a lot of the details of the trip are

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