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What is happening in Syria?

We launched Geopolitics Alert shortly after Russia formally entered the war to support the Syrian government against Western-backed terrorists. We knew many people would be wondering “what is happening in Syria” and we wanted to offer a counterweight to the propaganda.

Syria is a volatile environment with world powers like the United States, Saudi Arabia, and Turkey duking it out to overthrow Syria’s popular government. Although the war itself is fairly cut and dry, imperial powers make the details and facts somewhat confusing.

Pro-war news concerning Syria runs deep. We provide an anti-imperialist perspective that’s not easy to find in other U.S. media outlets. The United States may claim to have a free press, but most citizens know this is not the case — especially when it comes to U.S. war.

Our Syria news archives contain hard news and analysis so you can stay informed. If you’re looking to cut through the imperialist propaganda and learn about the truth of this war, you’ve come to the right place.

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Turkish Snap Elections Set for June as Erdogan Looks to Secure Power

Ankara (GPA) – Turkish snap elections have been agreed to by President Recep Erdogan and his coalition partners as he seeks to make his final power move and secure the new executive powers recently awarded his office. Turkish President Recep Erdogan announced Wednesday that Presidential and Parliamentary elections originally slated for 2019 will now be moved to […]

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Israeli Housing Minister Calls for Assassination of Syria’s Bashar Al-Assad

Tel Aviv (MEMO) – Israeli Housing Minister Yoav Galant has called for Syrian regime President Bashar Al-Assad to be assassinated, Sky News reported. Israeli media reported that Al-Assad has left his presidential palace yesterday morning accompanied by a Russian military convoy for fear of an American strike, reports Russia has denied. In preparation for a possible US-led strike on Syria, Russia […]

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US Will Impose New Sanctions on Russia Over Syria

Washington (MEE) – The United States will impose new sanctions on Russia over an alleged chemical attack by the Syrian government, US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said on Sunday. Haley said the sanctions, to be announced on Monday by Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin, will target companies that supplied Damascus with equipment and other material […]

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Trump Declares ‘Mission Accomplished’ After Illegally Bombing Syria

Washington (GPA) – US President Donald Trump took to Twitter Saturday to declare mission accomplished in after bombing Syria over spurious chemical weapons claims. Following days of heightening tensions as a result of numerous threats from Trump, primarily via Twitter, the US President finally issued details of a joint US, UK, and French attack on Syria. Trump announced these […]

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Major Papers Urge Trump to Kill Syrians, Risk World War III

New York (FAIR) – Western governments accuse the Syrian government of carrying out a chemical weapon attack in Douma, a suburb of Damascus. The World Health Organization says that, of 70 deceased persons they examined in the area, 43 had signs of being exposed to “highly toxic chemicals,” though whether the government carried out the attack has not […]

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The ‘Human Rights’ War on Syria

Damascus (AHT) – The perfidious role of ‘human rights’ organizations in the war on Syria has been exposed again with the Amnesty International report on Syria for 2017/18, followed by an equally tendentious article in the Melbourne ‘Age’ newspaper by Claire Mallinson, Amnesty’s national director for Australia. In the name of human rights, these organizations […]

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Iran, Russia, Turkey Hold Trilateral Summit on Syria Crisis

Tehran (TNA) – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and his Russian and Turkish counterparts, Vladimir Putin and Recep Tayyip Erdogan, held their second tripartite summit in under six months about war-stricken Syria. In the meeting, held in the Turkish capital of Ankara on Wednesday, Rouhani, Putin, and Erdogan, as the presidents of three guarantor countries of the […]

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Turkey Only a Few Mistakes Away from Confrontation with NATO Allies

Ankara (GPA) –  With Turkish threats to move on US positions near Manbij and France contemplating deploying more soldiers to aid Kurdish forces in Northern Syria, there is a growing likelihood Turkey may end up confronting one or both NATO allies. The situation on the ground in Syria may always be changing rapidly but this week has been […]

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Nasrallah: Saudis Have Urged Syria to Cut Ties with Iran

Beirut (TNA) – Secretary General of the Lebanese Hezbollah Resistance Movement Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah said Riyadh has recently proposed ending support for terrorists in Syria provided that Damascus sever ties with Tehran and the resistance movement. Lebanese daily Al Akhbar on Tuesday quoted Nasrallah as saying that a senior Saudi delegation recently met with Syrian officials. The Saudi […]

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US and Turkey Agree to Occupy Syria Together

Damascus (AHT) – While Syria makes progress in freeing areas of the country from foreign-supported terrorist groups, with invaluable assistance from Iran and Russia, the United States is seeking alternate ways to maintain its own presence there. The defeat of ‘rebel’ groups is not good news for the U.S., since it arms and supports them, and has […]

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