Interesting interview with Bulgarian journalist about war in Syria and supplying weapons from Bulgaria. It is worth remembering that many Bulgarians did not share the policy of their government associated with the use of Bulgaria as a transit country for the transport of weapons to Syria for the militants.
A video has surfaced online purportedly showing eight Syrian rebels accidentally triggering a bomb while taking a selfie.
Syrian Islamist rebels bombed the Kurdish town of Afrin northwest of Aleppo province, local sources reported on Sunday.
Militants of the Jabhat Fateh al-Sham, a former al-Qaeda offshoot in Syria, launched a mortar attack on the Jinderis district in Afrin.
An influential Syrian rebel group, the hardline Islamist Ahrar al-Sham, on Sunday rejected the truce deal brokered by Russia and the United States hours before it was due to begin.
Alwaght: Having this in mind, what results and consequences would revoking nationality of Sheikh Isa Qassim and stepping up pressures on Shia citizens have for the Bahraini regime?
Daghgh: The Bahraini uprising would move on with a revolutionary energy even livelier than before and with a stronger morale. Now the demonstrations began and there is under way a gathering near the home of Ayatollah Isa Qassim. The people chant “as long as we have blood in vessels, Ayatollah Qassim remains our leader, and we never forsake our leader.” They also assert that “our revolution is alive and it lives on even more energetic than before
So according to this useful chart about social features of ISISism, features of ISISism include “detestation against [government] officials”; “preoccupation with social media”; “distance from parents”; “revulsion toward and criticisms of clerics”; “focus on mistakes of others”; and “meeting with friends secretly”. I am not making this up.
Power in Saudi Arabia is based on three principles: the tyranny of the Royal family, an extremist sheikhs-the fanatics, led by descendants of al-Wahhab and the local Arabian tribes. Royal house – pragmatists, who get their power from wealth and privilege. Wahhabi Ulema – maniacs Protestant leaders like Calvin or Cromwell. The rest of the Bedouins and simple – great by the way – the Arab people, which parasitizes cynical, in the case of the Royal family, and fanatical in the case of the Wahhabis of Saudi elite.