Category Archives: Syria

Former Syrian general: Hezbollah is in possession of chemical weapons

By GIDEON KOUTS / MAARIV March 8, 2018 09:23 Iran is building and testing short- to medium-range missiles armed with chemical warheads in Syria, former Syrian general Zuhair al-Saqit told [The Jerusalem Post’s sister publication] Maariv. Al-Saqit, who heads the … Continue reading

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The Forgotten Refugees

One of the biggest barriers to Arab-Israeli reconciliation is the unresolved issue of compensation for Jewish refugees who fled Arab countries in the 1940s and ’50s. A new study explores how the compensation demand arose, then fell into obscurity. If … Continue reading

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UN Syria investigator: Enough evidence to convict Assad of war crimes

Jpost Middle East By REUTERS / August 13, 2017 The UN Commission of Inquiry on Syria has gathered enough evidence for President Bashar al-Assad to be convicted of war crimes, a prominent member of the commission, Carla del Ponte, said … Continue reading

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Syrian government accused of carrying out mass prisoner hangings

By Reuters 6/02/2017 BEIRUT – The Syrian government has executed thousands of prisoners in mass hangings and carried out systematic torture at a military jail near Damascus, rights watchdog Amnesty International said on Tuesday. Amnesty said the executions took place … Continue reading

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Israel said readying to take in 100 orphaned Syrian refugees

  Israel said readying to take in 100 orphaned Syrian refugees Children will receive temporary residency, becoming permanent residents after 4 years; will be integrated into Arab Israeli families By Times of Israel staff January 25, 2017, 9:22 pm Tweet … Continue reading

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Netanyahu: Israel is looking to absorb injured Syrians from Aleppo

Jpost – Benjamin Netanyahu By HERB KEINON \12/20/2016 At the same time, he said, Israel will not let the Syrian war or aggression from Syria “spillover into our territory.” Benjamin Netanyahu. (photo credit:REUTERS) The Foreign Ministry on Tuesday began exploring … Continue reading

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Holocaust Scholar: International community must stop Syria atrocities

Jpost – Middle East By TAMARA ZIEVE \12/18/2016 The chairman of Yad Vashem Holocaust museum says international organizations should be founded “with the express purpose of averting future crimes against humanity.” Members of the Civil Defence rescue children after what … Continue reading

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