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“Operation Olive Branch” Continues as Turkish Troops Enter Syria

Ankara (GPA) – Turkish troops began crossing the border near Afrin on Sunday as a part of a campaign deemed “Operation Olive Branch.” After over a week of cross-border shelling by Turkish artillery and then a flurry of airstrikes that allegedly took out 153 Kurdish targets, Turkey has finally begun sending ground troops across the Syrian border into […]

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Al Qaeda Allegedly Uses US Missile to Down Syrian Jet

Damascus (GPA) – Several terrorist groups in Syria claim to have shot down a Syrian jet, likely using a US missile system. Tahrir al-Sham (the Syrian branch of al Qaeda), and the Free Idlib Army (an offshoot of the Free Syrian Army) took responsibility for shooting down a Syrian jet yesterday and likely killing two […]

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Intercept Withheld NSA Doc That May Have Altered Course of Syrian War

Washington D.C. (MPN) – If this document had been published sooner, it could have dramatically changed the course of the war by exposing the true face of the “moderate rebels” — and potentially saved tens of thousands of lives. That didn’t happen, and no reason has been given by the Intercept for its delay. On […]

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Syria Demands Withdraw of Turkish Troops From Idlib

Damascus (GPA) – In an effort to protect their “moderate rebel” friends, Turkey has launched a new military operation in; violating the national sovereignty of Syria. Last week, Turkey deployed troops into the northwestern Syrian province of Idlib. According to Ankara, the operation is meant to ensure the area’s status as a “deconfliction zone.” The other unofficial status […]

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Syrian Government Asks UN to ‘Dismantle’ US-Led Coalition

Damascus (TLS) – The request comes a day after a U.S.-led airstrike claimed the lives of 43 civilians residing in Raqqa, Syria. The Syrian Foreign Ministry repeated their request that the U.S.-backed coalitionbe disbanded by a U.N. Sunday, citing crimes committed against civilians in their bid to put an end to U.S. involvement in Syria’s six-year long […]

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Pentagon and CIA: Don’t Be Fooled, the CIA Was Only “Half the Problem” in Syria

Damascus (GR) – The news that President Trump has halted the CIA program to arm and train rebel groups in Syria should be viewed with caution, as the CIA program only represented half of US involvement in Syria. Even if we take this information as completely accurate, and the CIA will cease to be involved in any covert programs in Syria, there […]

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Media Ignores US and Allies’ Use of Chemical Weapons

Mosul (GPA) – Accusing an entity of using chemical weapons is a serious charge. Using chemical weapons on enemy troops and civilian populations is certainly a war crime deserving of punishment. So why aren’t the US government and their allies held accountable in the same way the Syrian government is? The international community rushed to blame […]