Syria

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

President Bashar Assad reviews the honor guard upon his arrival at the presidential palace to take the oath of office for his third, seven-year term. Click to enlarge

Confident Assad launches new term in stronger position

Proclaiming victory in a “dirty war” waged by outsiders, Syria’s Assad consolidates his position and warns that who sponsored attempts to unseat him will pay

London must stop Britons joining Syria ‘onslaught’ – Syrian FM

Briton pointedly looked the other way as radical UK Muslims joined in the fight to topple Syria’s Assad. Now with Assad still in power and many of those radicals about to return to the UK, the crows may be coming home to roost

ISIL funded by US to break up region: Analyst

Press TV talks to Kevin Barrett about who is really financing ISIL militants and why

The Truth About ISIS  with Syrian Girl

The Truth About ISIS with Syrian Girl

Who is backing ISIS? What is the agenda behind the group’s takeover of Iraq and the Middle East? Paul Joseph Watson talks with Syrian Girl

A map purportedly showing the areas ISIS plans to have under its control within five years has been widely shared online. As well as the Middle East, North Africa and large areas of Asia, it also reveals ISIS' ambition to extend into Europe. Spain, which was Muslim-ruled until the late 15th Century, would form part of the caliphate, as would the Balkan states and eastern Europe, up to and including Austria. Click to enlarge

Militants Plan to Establish Caliphate Across the Middle-East — and Europe

This really is a case of the ‘chickens coming home to roost’ although Frankenstein is a better analogy: because Western Intelligence was instrumental in the creation of ISIS

Lahcen Ikassrien

Ex-Guantanamo Inmate: Freed to Recruit for the ISIL?

The latest sign that the U.S. is covertly helping to foment the terror wrought by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant.

The alleged leader of the ISIS wearing an expensive, ostentatious watch, which seems at odds with claims that he's a devout Muslim

Updated: Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi ridiculed for flashy wristwatch

It’s not journalists for the corporate media who first spot the ISIS’s alleged leader’s flashy watch, at odds with claims he’s a devout Muslim, but social media users

US using ISIL to topple Maliki: Tarpley

Iran’s Press TV talks to U.S. historian and author Webster G. Tarpley about how the U.S. is covertly using the ISIL

UK Drew Up ‘Clandestine Plan’ to Train 100,000 Anti-Assad Rebels

Confirming our suspicions that Briton was secretly working toward the overthrow of Assad, its been revealed that the UK Chief of Defence had plans to train tens of thousands of “Syrian rebels”

Syrian UN Ambassador: “Constructive Chaos” at Work in the Middle East

As in “order out of chaos”: Syria’s UN Ambassador tells it like it is

Obama seeks $US500m to equip Syrian rebels

Guaranteed to stoke the fires of conflict even more in Syria and adjacent Iraq

Iraq Confirms Syria’s Bombing on ISIS Bases; Baghdad to Buy Russian Warplanes to Dispel Rebels

Iraq plans to buy Russian jets to ‘destroy the terrorists’ hideouts after long delays waiting for U.S. F-16s

U.S. air strikes against Iraqi militants months away

President Obama will only approve air strikes against Sunni militants (most of whom are NOT Iraqi), if a more ‘inclusive’ government takes the reins of power in Baghdad. That could take months. Giving the militants time to consolidate their gains

Major General Qassim Suleimani (right), consults with another senior IRGC officer. Click to enlarge

Iran Secretly Sending Drones and Supplies Into Iraq, U.S. Officials Say

The West is playing a dangerous double-game in Iraq and it’s being assisted in what amounts to a double-cross by the corporate media

Syria’s Assad Accused of Boosting al-Qeada with secret oil deals

A prime exampls of how the corporate media is peddling lies for your money at the bidding of Western intelligence

Abdul-Kareem Al-Ways

Captured Jabhat Nusra Leader Exposes Saudi, American Roles in Terrorism

Statement by captured terrorist indicates the involvement of “Saudi, Qatari, American and British officers” in Syrian conflict

Israel claims Assad’s forces behind cross-border attack that killed teen

Is Israel looking for a pretext to intervene directly in Syria?

According to Joel C. Rosenbburg: most of the top Jordanian officials I spoke with recently warned of an “explosion” of Radical Islamic extremism and foreign jihadist fighters coming out of Syria that could threaten other nations in the region. Were they secretly instructed by U.S. trainers and are they now in Iraq? Click to enlarge

Mounting Evidence of Western Support For ISIL Militants

The same unholy trinity behind much of the mayhem in the Middle East appears to be at work in Iraq

US, UK ignored Kurds’ warning over ISIL in Iraq

Another indication that the U.S. and UK are working in collusion with Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) terrorists

Abandoned and burned out Iraqi Army Humvee near Mosul. Click to enlarge

If history and petropolitics teach us anything, the collapse of Iraq shouldn’t come as surprise

You only need to go back ten years to see how this was a crisis waiting to happen