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IS Destroys Natural Gas Facility, Leaves Millions of Syrians Without Heat

(GPA) Damascus – The Islamic State released video of militants detonating bombs inside a crucial Hayyan gas facility over the weekend, effectively leaving millions of Syrians without heat for the winter. The gas facility was located in the eastern countryside of the Homs governorate, northeast of Damascus. The video released Sunday, showed IS militants wiring […]

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Top 5 News Stories This Week

(GPA) Detroit – While the US media has spent all week panicking about alleged ‘Russian hacking,’ there have been multiple major stories that they’ve missed. As we come to another week’s end, here are some key news stories that broke this week.   Senate Armed Services Committee Hearing on Russian Hacking Yesterday the US senate […]

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West Spins Again to Sabotage Syria Ceasefire

(SCF) Damascus – Having no shame for telling systematic lies about the strategic battle for Aleppo, the Western mainstream media are at it again – this time concerning renewed violence near the Syrian capital, Damascus. European news media outlets in particular are claiming that the Syrian government forces are now applying «siege tactics as they previously […]

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Book Review: The Syrian Jihad

(GPA) – The ongoing conflict in Syria can be extremely confusing and many find it nearly impossible to identify all the actors involved on the ground. If you find yourself in this group, The Syrian Jihad: Al-Qaeda, The Islamic State and the Evolution of an Insurgency by Charles R. Lister is a good place to […]

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Erdogan Says He Has Proof of US Aiding Terrorists in Syria

(GPA) Ankara – Turkish President Recep Erdogan said in a press conference yesterday that he has proof of the US aiding terrorists in Syria such as the Kurdish YPG and PYD but also including the Islamic State (IS). Erdogan said it was “very clear” that the US is arming and supporting “terrorist groups including Daesh (IS)” […]

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Saudi Ministry: Over 2,000 Citizens Fighting Abroad With Terror Groups

(GPA) Riyadh – Saudi Arabia’s interior ministry has released a report of the number of their citizens fighting in jihadist groups in multiple conflict zones although a majority are in Syria. The report detailed a breakdown of 2,093 Saudi nationals believed to be fighting abroad with terrorist organizations. Of that total number there are 297 […]

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Russia and Syria Report of Mass Graves in Liberated Aleppo

(GPA) Damascus – As Russian and Syrian soldiers survey the streets of the formerly “rebel” controlled areas of East Aleppo, reports are emerging of booby traps, mass graves and signs of torture. Russian soldiers reported multiple mass grave sites have been located in the initial sweep of East Aleppo during the clearing of bombs and […]