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Middle East Syria

A Tribute to the Seldom Heard Of Female Warriors in the Syrian Arab Army

Damascus (TRH) – I would like to extend a personal and heartfelt thank you to the women in the Syrian Arab Army. These women are our mothers, aunts, sisters, and daughters that selflessly took up arms to protect their families and country. In 2015 Sputnik News reported, “Al Mahavir is an all-volunteer unit. After undergoing a special training course, the […]

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Analysis Israeli Entity Middle East Syria

Syria Deterred Israel’s Plans by Downing F-16 after Constant Israeli Raids

Damascus (AHT) – In an important development, the Syrian air defenses downed an Israeli F-16 jet fighter that bombed military targets inside Syria at dawn on Saturday February 10. This came after the Israeli occupation forces announced the alleged downing of an “Iranian” drone aircraft, launched from Syria. In a least to say laughable statement, […]

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Middle East Russia Syria United States

Lavrov: US Plan is to Control and Occupy Syria

Moscow (GPA) – Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov warned of the United States’ dangerous position with the Kurds and Washington’s plan to occupy Syria. Lavrov’s exact words on Tuesday were that the US is acting in “dangerous way” in Syria as indicated by their likely “course to create a quasi-state.” Lavrov was, of course, referring to the […]

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Middle East Syria Turkey

Eleven Turkish Troops Die, Chopper Down in Afrin Offensive

Ankara (MEE) – Eleven Turkish soldiers were killed on Saturday, including two military personnel when a helicopter was downed, in the bloodiest day in Ankara’s offensive against a Kurdish militia in northern Syria. On 20 January Turkey launched a military operation against the Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) militia in the Afrin region, backing Syrian rebels with air […]

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Op-Ed: Syria Downs Israeli Jet, Signals Damascus is Done With Illegal Intervention

Damascus (GPA) – The war on  Syria has entered a new phase today after Syrian forces downed an Israeli jet conducting illegal airstrikes. After today’s downing of an F-16 flying deep in Syrian airspace, Tel Aviv has responded with a with a wave of further bombings inside Syria. This whole situation has unfolded in a matter of hours and […]

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Tillerson’s Promise of More War in Syria Gets Warm Reception From Corporate Media

Washington D.C. (FAIR) – In a speech at Stanford this month, US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson declared that America intends to keep military troops in Syria indefinitely, in pursuit of the US’s “key end states for Syria,” including “post-Assad leadership,” the marginalization of Iran and the elimination of “weapons of mass destruction” that the US claims […]

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German Police Disperse Kurdish Protest Against Turkish Offensive

Cologne (MEE) – German police shut down a tense demonstration in Cologne on Saturday after about 15,000 Kurds took to the streets to protest against Turkey’s offensive in northern Syria. Police said they dispersed the march due to the presence of banners in the crowd displaying symbols of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK), which are prohibited in Germany. […]

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Op-Ed: Operation Olive Branch: Latest Evolution of US Designs for Syria

Ankara (GPA) – On January 19th, while shelling Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF)-occupied Afrin district, Turkey announced the beginning of Operation Olive Branch. The ironically named operation is an open-ended aggression on Syrian territory with broad aims to take land from the US-backed SDF. Turkey claims the SDF, and their leading Kurdish force the YPG, pose […]