Syria

The MidEast PR Machine: From Assad to the Palestinians

Assad believes the Western media can be manipulated to serve the Syrian regime.

February 9, 2012 12:50 By :

Syria and Israel: All the Same For Fisk

Robert Fisk In his latest commentary in The Independent, Robert Fisk is keen to lecture the West that not all Middle East revolutions or uprisings are the same: The old saw has to be repeated and repeated:...

February 7, 2012 11:22 By :

Sky’s Strange Moral Confusion

Dominic Waghorn It’s difficult to know what to make of Dominic Waghorn, Sky News’ Middle East correspondent. On one hand he clearly recognizes the cynicism of Arab regimes that have little...

June 21, 2011 9:42 By :

Leaked: Assad Regime Tied to Israel Border Riots

A leaked document details how the Syrian authorities actively helped to create border confrontations as a way to distract attention from the Assad regime’s own murderous behavior.

June 15, 2011 15:34 By :

Gay Girl in Damascus Hoax: Pinkwashing Israel and Sock Puppetry Extraordinaire

By now, it’s all over the internet that Gay Girl in Damascus was outed. Amina Arraf — a Syrian lesbian and emerging voice for gay Arabs whose views on the Arab Spring gained prominence in...

June 14, 2011 18:18 By :

Syria Pays Cash For Riot, Media Takes Propaganda For Free

Once again, a flood of headlines present Israel as an aggressor responsible for the deaths of dozens of unarmed civilians. Was this really a peaceful protest or another Syrian-engineered attempt to breach Israel’s border? Where did the media get it right and where did it go wrong?

June 6, 2011 16:12 By :