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NGOs & “Humanitarian Aid:” The Soft Power Strategies for Aggression in Venezuela

Caracas  – The Trump administration ratcheted up the aid sent to Venezuela, deploying US military aircraft to deliver over 250 tons of aid at the request of Juan Guaido backed by the US and its allies since the January 23 attempted coup led by the US. Venezuelan President Maduro thwarted earlier US attempts to deliver the […]

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Historical Editorial: The Parallels  of Turkey and Byzantium

Istanbul (GPA) – It so happened that historical parallels are not uncommon in world politics. One of the most striking of such parallels is the current events in Aleppo and Idlib. Just as its Byzantine predecessor, modern Turkey under various pretexts, is trying to seize Muslim lands by setting up a pro-Western residence. You may ask what does […]

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Mosul VS Aleppo: US Bombs ‘good’, Russian Bombs ‘bad’; ISIS ‘bad’, Al-Qaeda ‘good’

Washington D.C. (TD) – The West’s selective indignation concerning Syrian and Russian conduct of the battle of Aleppo, in contrast to Iraqi and US conduct of the battle of Mosul, is not an only an offence against reason and truth. It also excuses Al-Qaeda, which was as responsible for the suffering in Aleppo as ISIS […]

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Potential Deal Could See Kurdish Forces Transfer Power to Syrian Gov’t in Northern Aleppo

Aleppo (AMN) –  A Syrian government source informed Al-Masdar News on Friday that negotiations are taking place regarding the possible transfer of power of the Afrin Canton to the Syrian security forces. Part of the deal will allow the Syrian security forces to open a headquarters in the Afrin Canton, as they currently have no […]

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New Video of Syrian Boy Who Became a Symbol of War-Torn Aleppo

Aleppo (AMN) – Three-year-old Omran Daqneesh moved the world and became a symbol of war-torn Aleppo after footage of him alone in the back of an ambulance during bombing last August was widely circulated by the media. A year later, the youngster has recovered and regained his health, and was captured playing with his siblings […]

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Trump’s Middle East Policy: Shifting from ‘America First’ to ‘America Omnipresent’

Washington D.C. (SCF) – President Trump says he has no plans to enter Syria, despite ordering airstrikes on a Syrian military base last week. «We’re not going into Syria», Trump told Maria Bartiromo during an exclusive interview on FOX Business. «But when I see people using horrible, horrible chemical weapons… and see these beautiful kids that are dead in […]

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The Return of the Dangerous ‘Obama Did Nothing’ Narrative on Syria

Washington D.C. (FAIR) – One of great ironies of our over-saturated media environment is that, often, the biggest falsehoods and most transparent acts of political theater enjoy the most widespread acceptance and demonstrate the most stubborn popularity. No matter how improbable, or how much obvious evidence exists to the contrary, once a media narrative becomes […]

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41 Killed in US Attack on Syrian Mosque

Aleppo, Syria (teleSUR) “It was right after prayers at a time when there are usually religious lessons for men in it,” one witness told AFP. On Thursday the U.S. government confirmed that it carried out an airstrike in Syria which, according to AFP, struck a mosque killing 46 civilians. A spokesperson for U.S. Central Command […]

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Syrian Soldiers Allegedly Find Saudi Chemical Weapons in East Aleppo

(GPA) Damascus – As the Syrian army continues to investigate the formerly ‘rebel held’ neighborhoods of East Aleppo, they have found stockpiles of possible chemical weapons agents produced by a Saudi Arabian company. On Wednesday, the Syrian Arab News Agency (SANA) reported that Syrian soldiers found chemical compounds in the recently evacuated areas of East […]

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In Syria, Western Media Cheer Al Qaeda

(FAIR) Aleppo- The Syrian government– a dictatorship known for imprisoning, torturing and disappearing dissidents—is easy to vilify. And over the last five years of Syria’s civil war, it has committed its share of atrocities. But there is more than one side to every story, and US media coverage has mainly reflected one side—that of the rebels—without regard […]

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