Washington (TM) – The United States has halted a secretive military intelligence cooperation program with Turkey that for years helped Ankara target Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) militants, four US officials told Reuters. The US decision to indefinitely suspend the program, which has not been previously reported, was made in response to Turkey’sContinue Reading

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Ankara (GPA) – With the pro-Turkey rebels backed into a corner in Idlib, Turkish President Recep Erdogan has threatened (another) military intervention in Idlib. The past several weeks have seen rapid advances made by the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) with the assistance of Russian airpower leaving the Turkish-backed rebels with few placesContinue Reading

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Damascus (GPA) -The rumors of Khaled Mishaal’s desire to return to senior positions in Hamas could signal a new attempt to “drive a wedge” between the Axis of Resistance. The former head of the Hamas Politburo has long lived in Damascus while remaining the head of the Palestinian movement left SyriaContinue Reading

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Washington DC (AM) – 2019 could best be described as a year when Donald Trump’s foreign policy unraveled on so many fronts. It became ever more erratic, one-sided, and personalized, changing with the US president’s mood swings. The crisis, as many would call it, has been a long time inContinue Reading

Ankara (GPA) – New clashes have exploded in Al-Bab following a double car-bombing on Saturday in an area administered by Turkish proxies. Tensions have flared up in the Aleppo governate again in the northern Syrian city of Al-Bab following a double bombing of a taxi stand and bus terminal. As of thisContinue Reading

Moscow (GPA) – After Turkey received approval from Washington for a new intervention in Syria, the Americans almost immediately prepared their exit. In social networks, we saw the removal of military equipment and personnel, how the Pro-Turkish militants warmly said goodbye to the American occupiers, and as well as the imperialistsContinue Reading

Moscow (TM) – A Russian-Turkish deal to clear Kurdish militia from a planned safe zone in Syria is being fully implemented, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said on Tuesday, according to the Hürriyet Daily News. Speaking at a news conference in Moscow, Lavrov said there was no reason to lookContinue Reading

Ankara (GPA) – There has been a lot of fanfare for the Russia-Turkey negotiations in Syria, but it won’t be enough to unreliable actors such as the Turkish-backed rebels. Unprecedented optimism has hit the anti-imperialist media sphere lately when it comes to actions made by the notoriously unreliable actor, Turkey. Most ofContinue Reading

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Damascus (MEE) – Syrian President Bashar al-Assad says that Donald Trump is the best president in US history because he has been open about his intentions to take possession of Syria’s oil. “I tell you he’s the best American president. Why? Not because his policies are good, but because he’s the mostContinue Reading

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Riyadh (MEMO) – Daesh supporters have responded with silence and disbelief days after the death of their leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, suggesting a breakdown in the command structure of the Sunni militant group trying to agree on a successor, reports Reuters. There has been no official statement or mourning on Baghdadi on Daesh official Telegram channelContinue Reading