Tag Archives: Syrian Rebels

Turkey Backs Russian-Iranian Plan For Syrian Safe Zones – U.S. Responds By Arming Kurds By
WASHINGTON, D.C.– On Tuesday, President Donald Trump continued to mimic the Obama administration’s stance on Syria by approving a plan to arm the Syrian Kurdish militia known as the People’s Protection Units (YPG). Little...
Syria Safe Zones Hold, Violence Drops Significantly By
  Last week, a series of safe zones in Syria went into effect, with an aim of separating warring factions around the country. The details of how this is all going to work isn’t clear. It is working though, and that’s a significant detail, with fighting dropping...
Iran, Russia And Turkey Sign Pact Creating Syria Safe Zones By
Russian, Iran and Turkey have signed a memorandum supporting the creation of Moscow-backed safe zones in Syria. An AFP reporter at peace talks in the Kazakh capital Astana saw the heads of the delegations – who represent the three countries sponsoring the negotiations...
Syrian Rebels Raid Doctors Without Borders Hospital By
Doctors Without Borders has suspended its activities in the besieged Damascus suburbs of East Ghouta after militants stormed its hospital looking for wounded enemies amid intense clashes between rival Syrian rebel groups. According to reports from MSF-supported doctors...
Report Warns Assad’s Downfall Would Be Big Win For ISIS By
A new study from IHS Jane’s is cautioning that moves to undermine and ultimately oust the Assad government in Syria would greatly benefit ISIS since a large portion of ISIS’ fighting in Syria is against the Syrian government and its allies. Though Western officials have...
Amid Renewed Arms Shipments To Rebels, McMaster ‘Doubts” US Will Send More Troops To Syria By
In comments today on ABC’s “This Week,” National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster downplayed the chances of the US sending more ground troops to Syria, saying that it still “remains to be seen” if more troops are needed, but that he doubts the US will have to send...
‘Beyond a Red Line’: Trump Might Just Launch Surprise Attack on Syria By
Does President Donald Trump assume his administration can just launch a surprise, unilateral military attack against Syria? “I’m not saying I’m doing anything one way or another, but I’m certainly not going to be telling you.” —President...
Russia Reports Discovery of Rebel-Held Chemical Weapons at Site of Idlib Gas Attack By
  MOSCOW– In the aftermath of yesterday’s chemical gas attack in Syria’s Idlib Province, numerous governments – including those that have funded and armed rebels in an attempt to overthrow the Syrian government – have accused the Syrian army of being...
Syrian Man Recounts 33 Days Of Torture At Hands Of CIA-Backed FSA By
DAMASCUS– (Editorial) In this installment of “Syrians Speak Out,” we will hear the story of Shadi, a man who was tortured for 33 days after being kidnapped and held hostage by the “Free Syrian Army,” a terrorist group that has received CIA funding and training....
Blacklisted, Smeared & Silenced For Exposing NATO Destabilization Of Syria By
MINNEAPOLIS —  Though it’s been nearly six years, the subject of the Syrian conflict remains as contentious as ever. While those who characterize themselves as pro-regime change have monopolized the wider conversation on Syria, even the most tame opposition...