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  • Syrian army begins withdrawal from Western town
    By on May 21, 2011 | Comments Off  Comments

    The Syrian government says troops have begun withdrawing from a western border town following a six-day military operation that activists say killed at least 36 people.


  • Western nations slam Iran over human rights record
    By on June 17, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    Western nations rebuked Iran for its human rights record after overcoming an attempt by Iran to block the statement from being read aloud in the Human Rights Council. The nations expressed concern over a “lack of progress in the protection of human rights in Iran,” especially since the widespread arrests and bloody crackdowns this year.