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One-Time Top Turkish Journalist on the Coup, the Repression, and Turkey’s Future

Ankara (MPN) – Erdoğan began moving against the press even before the coup, and one man who knows this all too well is Abdullah Bozkurt, an early target of AKP censorship who spoke to MintPress to explain how Erdoğan’s imperial presidency came to be and what may come next. With most of the Turkish media controlled by President […]

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Russian Defense: White Helmets, Armed Groups Plan Chemical Attack in Syria

Moscow (AM) – The Russian Defense Ministry reported on Sunday that foreign experts had arrived in Idlib to organize the play of “Chemical Attack” using chlorinated munitions. Sputnik quoted the Russian Defense Ministry spokesman, Major General Igor Konashnikov, that the White Helmets and Armed Groups is preparing a strike on Kafr Zita, south of Idlib, […]

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Idlib Will be the Final Test of Turkish-Russian Cooperation in Syria

Damascus (GPA) – With Turkey preparing the rebels in Idlib to repel the impending offensive by the Syrian Arab Army it seems likely that this will be the end of Turkish-Russian cooperation in Syria. As the forces of the Syrian Arab Army prepare to move on the last major terrorist enclave in northwestern Syria, time looks like it […]

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A ‘Regime’ Is a Government at Odds With the US Empire

New York (FAIR) – In the aftermath of the assassination attempt against Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, an article in the Miami Herald (8/5/18) reported that “a clandestine group formed by Venezuelan military members opposed to the regime of Nicolás Maduro claimed responsibility.” A New York Times op-ed (8/10/18) mused, “No one knows whether the Maduro regime will last decades or days.” AFP (8/12/18) reported […]

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UN Report Finds ISIS Given “Breathing Space” in US-Occupied Areas of Syria

Damascus (MPN) – By maintaining an ISIS pocket in the territory it occupies, the U.S. can continue to justify its illegal presence in the country for the long-term, ultimately substituting Iran for ISIS as its new regional boogeyman. A recent report from the UN Security Council’s Sanctions Monitoring Team has found that many of the places in […]

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Kurds, Pushing for Autonomy, Stand to Lose in Syria Negotiations

Damascus (GPA) – The Kurds refusing to give up demands for autonomy could end up costing them big in the Syria negotiations. Many supporters of the Kurdish forces in northern Syria have been celebrating recently upon hearing of the leadership of the Peoples Protection Units (YPG) entering into negotiations with Damascus. However, what they have failed to […]

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Terrorists Kill Syrian Research Director as Army Reclaims Territory

Damascus (GPA) – Dr. Aziz Isbir, director of the Syrian Scientific Studies and Research Center, was killed in a car bomb attack late Saturday night. A Telegram post by the Abu-Amara battalion, a terrorist group affiliated with Tahrir al-Sham and al-Nusra (al-Qaeda’s Syrian branch), claimed responsibility for the attack through “an improvised explosive device.” Dr. […]

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Why Will The US Leave Syria Soon? The Kurds Are Waking Up

Damascus (AHT) – The Syrian army is ending the battle in the last 2% of the Qunietra province that remains under the control of the “Islamic State” (ISIS) terrorist group. This will free tens of thousands of troops of the Syrian army and its allies from the burden of fighting in the south of the country and […]

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Sweida Attack: US Media Fails to Cover Aftermath, Kidnapped Druze Women [Video]

Damascus (GPA) – The sparse coverage of the Sweida attack by Daesh in the US media has left out some of the most horrifying details only made clear in the aftermath. Many people in the US may have heard about the most recent wave of suicide bombings by Daesh (ISIS) in the Syrian city of Sweida but the […]

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Trump, Putin, and the White Helmets

Washing D.C. (NEO) – It’s late July 2018. In the Middle East, 800 men and their families are heading for Western Europe, Canada, and the US to be resettled as refugees. The true story behind their evacuation by Israel and their proposed “resettlement” as heroes are one of the most devious and frightening tales of […]

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