Syrians living under Isis accepted the jurisdiction of Islamist courts – does that make them collaborators?

Exclusive: Documents recovered from a ‘Sharia’ court in the town of Deir Hafar show even minor disputes were brought before religious judges Robert Fisk Middle East Correspondent Almost exactly four years ago, a Syrian called Abu al-Zein, from the village of Katbiya in Aleppo province, appeared before the ‘General Court of the Revolutionary […]

What decides outcome of Syria peace talks

Apr 13,2016 – JORDAN TIMES – Michael Jansen The two sides involved in the intra-Syrian peace talks resuming in Geneva this week are taking seriously the dictum “you don’t win at the peace table what you don’t win on the battlefield”. Between this round and the last, the Syrian regular army, backed […]