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Coalition Airstrikes Killed 2000 People in Syria

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Coalition Airstrikes Killed 2000 People in Syria

By Rakesh Raman About 2,000 people including men, women, and children have been killed and many others wounded in the past six months of airstrikes carried out by the U.S.-led coalition forces. Currently, America’s armed forces are working with over 60 nations to destroy the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS or ISIL), a [...]

Syria Crisis Claimed 220,000 Lives in 5 Years

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Syria Crisis Claimed 220,000 Lives in 5 Years

World leaders must put their differences aside and work to bring about meaningful change in Syria, where the country’s ongoing brutal conflict is preparing to enter its fifth year, senior United Nations (UN) officials have urged. “We have expressed our horror, our outrage, our frustration as we have watched the tragedy unfold,” the UN’s senior [...]

New ISIS Video Shows All Is Well in the Islamic State

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New ISIS Video Shows All Is Well in the Islamic State

A new video shows that the life is perfectly normal in the areas controlled by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS). By Rakesh Raman Most would have seen only the cruel side of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), as the ISIS militants keep releasing videos of beheading and burning of [...]

Are You Aware of the Severity of Syria Crisis?

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Are You Aware of the Severity of Syria Crisis?

As the conflict in Syria enters its fifth year, a new poll finds most Americans still have no idea how many people have been affected by the violence. The reality is that more than 3 million Syrian refugees now make up the largest refugee population in the world. That’s like the entire city of Chicago [...]

U.S. Plans New Steps to Fight and Defeat ISIS

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U.S. Plans New Steps to Fight and Defeat ISIS

ISIS fighters say that God will help them conquer all the countries of the world including the U.S. and they were planning to enter Europe. By Rakesh Raman President Barack Obama’s proposed authorization to use military force (AUMF) against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (or Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, ISIS) [...]

Dozens of Prisoners Escape from Islamic State Prison

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Dozens of Prisoners Escape from Islamic State Prison

By Rakesh Raman According to Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR), a human rights group that reports on the conflict in Syria, about 95 people escaped from an ISIS (Islamic State of Iraq and Syria) prison in the city of al-Bab in the northeast of Aleppo, the largest city in Syria. The prisoners include at [...]

ISIS Kidnaps Over 200 Assyrian Christians, Burns Churches

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ISIS Kidnaps Over 200 Assyrian Christians, Burns Churches

Christianity is now the primary target for ISIS, as the terrorist outfit believes that it’s largely a fight between Christian crusaders and Muslims belonging to Islam. By Rakesh Raman The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) militants have kidnapped over 200 Assyrian Christians from different parts of Syria. The number of Assyrian civilians who [...]

Barrel Bombs Killing Civilians in Syria

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Barrel Bombs Killing Civilians in Syria

The Syrian government has carried out new indiscriminate attacks over the past year with air-delivered munitions, including improvised weapons such as barrel bombs. The attacks have had a devastating impact on civilians, killing or injuring thousands of people, Human Rights Watch reported Tuesday. A barrel bomb is an improvised explosive device (IED) made from a [...]

ISIS Kidnaps Dozens of Assyrian Christians in Syria

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ISIS Kidnaps Dozens of Assyrian Christians in Syria

Of late, ISIS has changed its strategy from killing one hostage at a time to mass murders. By Rakesh Raman The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) militants have kidnapped at least 56 Assyrian citizens of Christian faith from the countryside of al-Hasakah province in Syria. Christianity is now the primary target for ISIS, [...]

Syria Urged to Release Human Rights Activists

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Syria Urged to Release Human Rights Activists

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein on Thursday urged Syrian authorities to release all those who have been held by Government forces and its militias, without due process, in some cases for years on end. This is particularly worrying, given reports of widespread and systematic torture and other ill-treatment as well [...]

Syrian Kurds Claim Victory Against ISIS

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Syrian Kurds Claim Victory Against ISIS

The People’s Defense Units (a.k.a. Yekîneyên Parastina Gel or YPG), which is the national army of Syrian Kurdistan, claims that at the initial stage of victory, the resistance against terrorist attacks of Daesh (a.k.a Islaim State of Iraq and Syria or ISIS) in Kobanê (Kobani) has crossed over 150 days. Last month, YPG had declared [...]

What Did ISIS Hostage Kayla Mueller Say Before Her Death?

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What Did ISIS Hostage Kayla Mueller Say Before Her Death?

ISIS claimed Kayla Mueller died during Jordanian airstrike on a Syrian storage facility where she was being held prisoner. By Rakesh Raman As soon as the White House confirmed the death of Kayla Mueller, a hostage of Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), her family released a letter that Mueller had written last year. [...]

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