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Turkish Troops Mass on Syrian Border Preparing Advance on US-backed Kurds

Ankara (GPA) – It appears the ambitions of the Turks and Kurds are finally near their collision point as Turkish President Recep Erdogan prepares to sweep out what he calls the “terror nests” in northern Syria. This dust-up started last weekend when the US announced the creation of a new Kurdish-led Border Security Force to […]

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US Encircles Iran with 45 Bases, But Concerned With Iran in Syria

Washington D.C. (AHT) – With the imminent defeat of United States-supported terrorist groups in Syria by the Syrian government, with assistance from Russia and the Islamic Republic of Iran, one might reasonably think that the U.S. would finally just go home. After all, U.S. President Donald Trump wants, or so he says, to stop ‘nation […]

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Erdogan Hopes to Continue Talks on Syria with Putin Rather than Trump

Ankara (AMN) – Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Tuesday that he was not planning to discuss the US intentions to create “border security forces” northern Syria with US President Donald Trump, but would maintain contact with Russian President Vladimir Putin. “I am not planning to call Trump, but contacts with Putin continue,” Erdogan told […]

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Erdogan Prepares for Incursion into Kurdish Controlled Afrin

Ankara (GPA) – Turkish President Recep Erdogan announced the likely offensive in Kurdish Controlled Afrin on Saturday. Trouble continues to brew in Idlib as the Turkish military – already creating problems for the Syrian military – prepares to open a second front from their positions in Idlib, into the Kurdish controlled city of Afrin in northern Syria. The upcoming […]

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US Forces to Remain Indefinitely in Syria Illegally

Damascus (GR) – Russia intervened in Syria at the request of its government – to combat US-supported terrorists. They continue pouring into the country cross-border, replacing others eliminated by Syrian and allied forces, greatly aided by Russian airpower, considerably reduced from its earlier strength. Last October, Syria’s Defense Ministry reported the seizure of large amounts of weapons and […]

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Turkey Summons Russia and Iran to Protect Syrian Rebels in Idlib

Damascus (GPA) – Turkey has called on the Syrian Army to halt their advance into territory under control of Syrian rebels Idlib. The renewed relations between Turkey, Russia, and Iran seem to have hit a roadblock when earlier today Russia’s and Iran’s ambassadors were summoned to the Turkish Foreign Ministry. Ankara’s reasons for summoning the […]

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Israel Carried out 3 Major Assaults in Syria: Army Officials

Damascus (TeleSUR) – Early Tuesday, Syrian army officials said Israel carried out three separate assaults, on its territories, using jets and ground-to-ground missiles. The army’s statement said the attack was a “flagrant Israeli aggression” and it will hold Israel “fully responsible for its consequences.” The statement further detailed that the Israeli jets targeted the al-Qutaifa area near Damascus, […]

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All Is Not Quiet on the Syrian Front: US to Launch Another War

Damascus (SCF) – This is a classic example of flip-flop policy. In November, the US promised Turkey to stop arming Kurdish militias in Syria after the Islamic State was routed. Brett McGurk, the US Special Presidential Envoy to the Global Coalition to Defeat Islamic State, explained that after the urban fighting in Raqqa was over “adjustments in the level […]

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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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Syrian Government Offers Arms to Palestinian Refugee Camp

Damascus (TeleSUR) – The Islamic State group has taken control of nearly the entire Yarmouk Palestinian refugee camp on the outskirts of Damascus. The Syrian government announced Tuesday that it is offering arms support to the Palestinians in their fight against the Islamic State group in the Yarmouk refugee camp on the outskirts of Damascus. “The priority now […]