Day: March 30, 2017

By whatever name, it is death

Mar 29,2017 – JORDAN TIMES – Michael Jansen According to the UN, some 300,000 to 400,000 Iraqi civilians remain trapped in the Daesh-held Old City of Mosul. Caught in the crossfire between Daesh defenders and Iraqi government attackers, trapped families lack food, water and medical supplies. Hundreds have been killed and […]

In northern Syria, defeated Isis fighters leave behind only scorched earth, trenches – and a crucifixion stand

Endgames: inside Syria Robert Fisk reports from the front line in Aleppo province where, for 40 miles, not a house, stable or even fence remains standing Robert Fisk Tader, eastern Aleppo @indyvoices A Syrian soldier demonstrates how the crucifixion stand erected and used by Isis works photography by George Ourfalian You can’t […]