Charles Verwilghen

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Assad insists he will not step down

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said he will not resign before elections in 2014 and warned against the opposition, in an interview with an Argentine newspaper.<p>Assad also said that he blames foreign intervention for the crisis, and he cautiously welcomed a proposed international peace conference …

Syria Skepticism

U.S. suggestions that the Syrian government could have used chemical weapons have been treated as fact by some media outlets, and are helping to fuel …

Military Millions: US spends fortune on Israeli Iron Dome amid efficiency doubts

Turkey vs Syria: Ties fray amid blame game over border bombing

Investig'Action

Samedi 11 mai, la ville turque de Reyhanli (Rihaniye en arabe) située dans la province frontalière turco-syrienne du Hatay a été secouée par un …

Under the black flag of al-Qaeda, the Syrian city ruled by gangs of extremists

The black flag of al-Qaeda flies high over Raqqa’s main square in front of the smart new governor’s palace, its former occupant last seen in their prison. Their fighters, clad also in black, patrol the streets, or set up positions behind sandbags.<p>The Islamists smashed up one of the two shops that …

Middle East

Judges, Prosecutors of Efraín Ríos Montt

<i>Every week the Truthdig editorial staff selects a Truthdigger of the Week, a group or person worthy of recognition for speaking truth to power,</i> …

Investig'Action

"Les Israéliens hurleront, à juste titre, que cela signifiera la fin du Sionisme et de l’État Juif. Mais c’est Israël qui s’est mis dos au mur avec …

Investig'Action

"Rien de nouveau sous le soleil diplomatique : on reconnait que le Nosra est une organisation terroriste liée à Al-Qaïda, mais on refuse tout …

Talks over Church of Scotland report on Israel

<b>The Church of Scotland has held "useful" discussions with the Jewish community over a controversial report which questioned the divine right of Jews to the land of Israel.</b><p>The 10-page discussion paper will be debated and voted on at the Kirk's general assembly later this month.<p>Israel's ambassador to …