Syria

Where the “War on Terror” has transformed into a war of terror funded and supported by the West against Syria’s President Assad

Syria – Inconsistent, Incomplete And Implausible – The OPCW Report On Saraqib Is Another Disgrace

Both of the OPCW reports, on Saraqib and Khan Sheikhoun, pretend to deliver clear scientific evidence. However, reading beyond the summaries one finds that both are full of inconsistencies and improbabilities

Putin says Russian frigates in Mediterranean on standby over Syria threat

Russian warships armed with Kalibr cruise missiles to be stationed permanently off Syrian coast, as Putin orders the start of mass production of the advanced S-500

All sides of the complex battle in the Middle East are concerned

All sides of the complex battle in the Middle East are concerned

Robert Fisk on more unreported mass killings and why Russia seems set for the long-haul in Syria

Israel's claims vs Reality

Israel’s claims vs Reality

Ryan Dawson on what we are not being told about the latest clashes between Israel and Syria and Iran

Russia Says No S-300 Missiles For Syria After Netanyahu Visit

Did Netanyahu persuade Putin to withhold support? Or does Russia feel Syria has successfully established a new air defence network?

Russia: Syrian Air Defense Intercepts over Half of Missiles Fired by Some 30 Israeli Fighters

In contrast, of the 20 missiles, Syria fired into the Golan Heights Israel’s vaunted Iron Dome only managed to intercept 4

IDF: Iranian forces fire 20 rockets at Israel; Iron Dome intercepts some

IDF: Iranian forces fire 20 rockets at Israel; Iron Dome intercepts some

Israeli report confirms Iran’s claims when it says IDF air defences intercepted “some” incoming missiles. According to Fars that “some” was 4

Missile fire seen from Damascus early on Thursday morning. Click to enlarge

Israel Strikes Iranian Targets in Syria After Golan Heights Attack

Following Trump’s withdrawal from the nuclear accord with Iran, Israel and Iranian-backed forces exchange rocket fire in the Golan Heights

Trump's Little French Poodle

Trump’s Little French Poodle

France wants to scratch its mangy colonial itch in Syria and wants a piece of the bone that Israel will throw

ThinkProgress Smears Investigative Journalist for Questioning Douma Gas Attack

ThinkProgress implied the network he worked for, One America News Network, was a “far-right, pro-Trump media outlet”

Turkish Army Jailing, Torturing Hundreds of Civilians in Syria’s Afrin

The Turkish Army has set up detention centres and begun clamping down Kurdish civilians

The bogus and Western-backed "humanitarian" group, the Syrian White Helmets pose for the cameras. Click to enlarge

Reality Check: Who’s Funding the White Helmets?

More on Syria’s very own crisis actors: the Western-funded and trained Syrian White Helmets

Controversial event featuring speakers who questioned Western reporting of events in Syria cancelled

Controversial event featuring speakers who questioned Western reporting of events in Syria cancelled

A public forum that was to have discussed media coverage of events in Syria banned

Impact and Effects of April 30 Strikes Against Syria: Winds of War Blowing Strong

Impact and Effects of April 30 Strikes Against Syria: Winds of War Blowing Strong

The process of sliding into a wider conflict in Syria is gaining significant traction

General reveals that US aircraft are being 'disabled' in Syria

General reveals that US aircraft are being ‘disabled’ in Syria

Syria has become “the ultimate testing ground” for Russia’s new weapons. Some of which, like its electronic warfare assets, the US has no answer for

Syrian army says 'enemy' rockets hit military bases

Syrian army says ‘enemy’ rockets hit military bases

A missile strike on a military storage depot near Hama city brings direct confrontation between Israel and Iran closer in Syria.

Dr Death from Damascus

Mideast leaders who tow the US line and make nice to Israel are invariably called ‘statesmen’ or ‘president’ by the American government and its increasingly tame media. By contrast, President Assad is portrayed in the blackest terms

Syria: Why Are We There?

Syria: Why Are We There?

Christopher Bollyn on what is really behind America’s longest and most expensive war

Former head of Britain's special forces says Assad 'doesn't need to use gas'

Former head of Britain’s special forces says Assad ‘doesn’t need to use gas’

The former British Special Forces commander says he and “senior commanders in the US military” don’t believe Assad was behind recent chemical weapons attack

What mysteries lie in the ruins of the Scientific Studies and Research Centre in Damascus?

The facility was located less than a mile from the scene of clashes between Assad’s forces and al-Nusrah 18-months-ago. Robert Fisk asks: why would the government have located a chemical weapons research facility so close to the front line?