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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.

Afrin: Turkey’s Operation Olive Branch Is Testing the US-Kurdish Alliance

Damascus (MPN) – Turkey’s battle in Afrin proved NATO alliances supersede all others. Sending a message to the Kurds that dreams of an independent Kurdistan are no concern for the United States. In less than two months since Erdoğan’s Operation Olive Branch kicked off, the Kurdish “Rojava Project,” which aims for a unified Kurdish-controlled area in northeast Syria, […]

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Israel is Now Arming Seven Syrian Rebel Groups

Tel Aviv (MEMO) – The illegal Israeli occupation of the Syrian Golan Heights has now been in place for more than 50 years. This substantial territory, part of southern Syria, was conquered by Israeli occupation forces in the 1967war. The majority of the Syrian population in the territory was then either expelled or fled towards safety. Israel demolished […]

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Media Erase US Role in Syria’s Misery, Call for US to Inflict More Misery

Washington D.C. (FAIR) – In the Guardian (2/10/18), Simon Tisdall described the US and its Western partners as “hovering passively on the sidelines in Syria,” and “restricting themselves to counterterrorism operations and vain calls for peace.” ABC’s Conor Finnegan (2/26/18) expressed concern that “the US will remain on the sidelines” in the country. However, America currently controls 28 […]

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How Liars in US ‘News’-Media Build on Prior Lies in US ‘News’

New York (SCF) – The means by which the vast majority of Americans are deceived to believe fake ‘news’ that’s based on fake ‘history’, will be described here, so as to enable America to be understood correctly, as a fake ‘democracy’, the perpetual-war-for-perpetual-peace nation that the entire world considers to be by far the most dangerous nation, the biggest […]

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Syrian Army Retakes One More Town in Ghouta (Photos)

Damascus (TNA) – The Syrian forces and their allies continued to make gains in their fight against Takfiri terrorist in the Eastern Ghouta district, managing to retake one more area in the Damascus suburb area. According to Tasnim dispatches, Syrian forces stepped up their attack against the terrorists on Tuesday in Eastern Ghouta and succeeded in retaking al-Muhammadiya […]

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Western Powers Escalate the Syrian War

Damascus (WW) – At the end of 2017, millions around the world celebrated the near defeat of Daesh (ISIS/ISIL/IS) by the Syrian Arab Army and its allies as heralding the end of the genocidal U.S.-led war against Syria. It certainly was a turning point in the war, but many feared that the imperialist powers and their allies couldn’t […]

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UN Feigns Outrage Over Ghouta While Terrorist Rockets Rain Down on Damascus

Damascus (MPN) – On February 20, from Amman, Jordan, UNICEF Regional Director for the Middle East and North Africa, Geert Cappelaere, issued a statement of “outrage” titled: “The war on children in Syria: Reports of mass casualties among children in Eastern Ghouta and Damascus.” The “statement” — consisting of blank lines with the preface “No words will do justice […]

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Militants Plotting Chemical Attack in Eastern Ghouta, Russia Warns

Tehran (TNA) – Militants in Eastern Ghouta are gearing up to stage a provocative chemical attack and blame it on the Syrian government, the Russian Center for Reconciliation in Syria warned. The Takfiri militants, who continue to hold civilians hostage in Eastern Ghouta and shell Damascus in breach of a humanitarian ceasefire, might be “preparing a […]

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Make No Mistake, the Syrian Rebels in Ghouta are Salafists with a PR Wing

Damascus (GPA) – Once again the US media is working overtime to portray some of the most nefarious international terrorist groups under the vague umbrella of Syrian rebels in Ghouta. As the latest efforts are underway by the Syrian Arab Army and their allies are underway to clear out a hive of terrorist activity in the Damascus suburb […]

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US Media Attempts to Blame Russia for “Attack” on Occupation Forces

Damascus (GPA) – Once again, in their eternal mission to cause more conflict with Moscow, the US media attempts to blame Russia for last week’s “attack” on US forces. Over the past several days, US media has attempted to not just uphold the Pentagon line that the US forces illegally occupying Syria were “defending” themselves against Syrian government-aligned fighters but […]

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