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Hardly a breath of wind: the silence that emphasises a city’s fate

The last rebels have su rrendered and now, at last, the full extent of martyrdom in Homs can be seen

The Muslim Times

IS blasts rock Syria gas field: monitor


© SANA/AFP/File | A general view of the Shaer gas field in Homs‘ eastern countryside on November 15, 2014

BEIRUT (AFP) – Powerful blasts rocked a key gas field in central Syria on Monday, with a monitor saying they were caused by the Islamic State group blowing up pumping stations.The Shaer gas field — one of the biggest in the central province of Homs — has been the site of fierce fighting between IS jihadists and Syrian government loyalists. noch 170 Wörter

Syria: Islamists launch drive to recapture Palmyra

Various sources have simultaneously reported a sudden counteroffensive by Islamist militants in Syria, who are trying to cut a strategically important route connecting Palmyra and Homs. noch 747 Wörter

World At War

Abdel Basset Sarout on ISIS and Revolution: Translation of Interview Excerpts

The translation that follows of the interview above is by @Malcolmite.

Journalist Khaled Abo Salah introduces Abdel Basset Sarout: “Let me introduce you the symbol of the revolution. noch 7.172 Wörter


The church, The Church, THE CHURCH

Confession: This last post from our trip to Lebanon and Syria will be written in first person. I (Julie) have had several days of traveling time with Marilyn and Nuhad. noch 2.207 Wörter

Clock Tower Protests

Before we get married, I went with Talal and his family to protest against the regime at the main square in Homs or what is called Clock Tower. noch 395 Wörter


I was the luckiest

I was hoping that we’d have more news by now but the process of application and acceptance is slow with initial government goals met already. Numbers were increased for the next ‚wave‘. noch 507 Wörter