Obama Says Assad Must Step Down

Obama Says Assad Must Step Down

President Barack Obama has called upon the embattled Syrian leader, Bashar al-Assad, to step down so as to end the fighting in the Middle East region. Speaking on the sidelines of the East Asia Summit in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, on Nov. 22, 2015,  the president said the current Syrian leadership will not help in stopping […]

Russia Intervention in Syria Escalates Tension With the West

Russia Intervention in Syria Escalates Tension With the West

Russia is reported to have launched a series of airstrikes on Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2015, in Syria, escalating already strained relationships with the Western bloc. According to Reuters reports, the aggression has killed 33 civilians, including children in the rebel-held province of Homs. Although Moscow claims that the intervention was aimed at the Islamic State […]

Assad Regime Must Remain in Power

Assad Regime Must Remain in Power

Today, Sept. 28, 2015, according to ABC News, Iran’s president insisted for the Syrian leader, Bashan Assad, to remain in power and to force change onto the regime. President Hassan Rouhani agrees that the Syrian government needs reform; however, his concern is that by removing the current government, it would allow the extremist groups along […]