The UN refugee agency says the number of Syrian refugees sheltered in neighboring countries including Turkey, Lebanon, Jordan, and Iraq has passed 1.6 million.

The international community must act to stop the conflict in Syria and ensure those responsible for human rights violations are held accountable, the United Nations human rights chief said today following reports of massacres in Baniyas, as well as displacement of civilians due to military build-up in Qusayr.

 Iranian Foreign Minister Ali Akbar Salehi said on Tuesday that the Islamic Republic of Iran believes in territorial integrity and national sovereignty of Syria, rejecting any kind of intervention in the Arab state.

General Seyed Massoud Jazzayeri

A senior Iranian military commander strongly dismissed as "psychological operation" the reports by the western and Israeli media on the destruction of an Iranian missile cargo for Hezbollah during the recent Israeli air raid on Syria, stressing that the anti-Israel resistance front in region doesn't need Iran's weapon aids.

The strikes north of Damascus, in the early hours of Sunday morning, lit up the night sky and felt "like an earthquake", according to residents.

Iran Iran's Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab and African Affairs, Hossein Amir-Abdollahian has warned against any military attacks on Syria and its upcoming consequences. In an interview with Al-Alam on Sunday night, Amir-Abdollahian said “unpredictable and very dangerous consequences will take place for anti-Syria parties in the region in case of any probable military attacks on the war-torn country.”

Tehran's Ambassador to Baku Mohsen Pakayeen

Tehran's Ambassador to Baku Mohsen Pakayeen said that the two neighboring countries of Iran and Azerbaijan share identical views about finding a political solution to the current crisis in Syria.

Iran’s Majlis Speaker Ali Larijani has reiterated the need to keep up resistance efforts against foreign-backed terrorist gangs in Syria, expressing confidence that the Syrian people and government will ultimately achieve victory.

A comparatively similar story is being repeated in Syria. Washington has branded the Qatar-funded Al-Nusra Front as a terrorist organization. But why? They are fighting against the government of Bash al-Assad together with other militants in Syria who are chiefly composed of foreign mercenaries.


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