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US Airstrike Kills 11 Civilians in Northern Syria By
While the US has presented the area north of the ISIS capital of Raqqa as virtually all “liberated” by Kurdish forces, that doesn’t mean US warplanes aren’t still launching airstrikes against the villages in the region, often...
The West’s Disturbing Obsession With How Syrians Die By
How would you prefer to die? Suffocation by sarin or suffocation by sandstone? Do you favor starvation over succumbing to shrapnel wounds? Or perhaps your extermination of choice is a more straightforward summary execution at the hands of an irregular militia, extreme jihadist...
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...
In Major US Shift, Tillerson Says Assad’s Future Up To Syrian People By
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson’s visit to Turkey has uncovered a dramatic shift in US policy toward Syria, as Tillerson declared in his visit with Turkey’s Foreign Minister that the future of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad should be left up to the Syrian people. Throughout...
Syria Threatens Scud Strikes If Israel Attacks Again By
The Syrian government has reportedly issued a warning to the Israeli government through a Russian mediator, cautioning them against continued airstrikes against Syrian military targets and threatening to retaliate with Scud missiles against Israeli military bases if they...
Syria Peace Talks Falter After Rebels Boycott By
After two relatively productive rounds of peace talks in Astana had many upbeat about the possibility of finally negotiating a settlement to the Syrian Civil War, the third round of talks began today and appear to be dead in the water, with no rebels in attendance. The...
Operation Timber Sycamore And Washington’s Secret War On Syria By
It goes without saying that the so-called Syria’s civil war is the most dangerous and destructive crisis on the planet. Hundreds of thousands have already perished in this conflict, while around ten million Syrians have been displaced since early 2011. To start this conflict...
Israeli Airstrike Kills Four ISIS Fighters Along Syria Frontier By
Israeli and ISIS forces exchanged gunfire today in the Golan Heights, leading to an Israeli military airstrike against what they described as an ISIS vehicle, killing four people within. This is the first time the two sides have exchanged fire during the course of ISIS’...
Obama Backs Away From Plans To Keep Arming CIA-Backed Syrian Rebels By
The CIA’s program to heavily arm “moderate” rebels to fighting the Syrian government, which has been ongoing since the Syrian Civil War began, was supposed to be “plan B” when the most recent ceasefire efforts in the country failed, with plans in place to throw...
Al-Qaeda Releases Video Executing at Least 12 ‘Pro-Govt’ Syrians By
Al-Qaeda’s Syrian affiliate, Jabhat al-Nusra, has released a new video showing the execution of at least 12 people identified as pro-government Syrians, claiming they were killed as punishment for the military’s advance into Harira Village. Syrian forces had reportedly...