Syria

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

Syrian civil defence members carry wounded man to a hospital in the government controlled side of Aleppo. Click to enlarge

Syrian government solely behind Aleppo hospital strike – US

Washington gives its seal of approval to reports originating from a now notorious disinformation outlet

US-Backed Terrorists Shell Aleppo Hospital - Russia and Syria Blamed

US-Backed Terrorists Shell Aleppo Hospital – Russia and Syria Blamed

Western media in unison blames Russia and Syria for “airstrike on Aleppo hospital” but the real culprits appear to be Western-backed terrorists

U.S. Campaign Against Militants: a Phoney War

U.S. Campaign Against Militants: a Phoney War

The figures speak for themselves. Compare the number of Russian air strikes on ISIS with the number of U.S. strikes and it becomes obvious: America isn’t even trying

Aleppo is Burning and Western Media is Silent

Aleppo is Burning and Western Media is Silent

According to residents foreign-backed terrorists have been mortaring, rocketing, hell-cannoning Aleppo’s residential areas.

President Obama is expected to officially announce the deployment of further U.S. Special Forces to Syria later Monday, during his visit to Germany

Obama announces an additional 250 special operations forces to Syria

Will U.S. Special Forces now covertly attempt to restore Islamic State to its former bloody glory?

It Didn’t Match

Xymphora reflects on Seymour Hersch, Syria and the recent terror attacks in Paris and Brussels

The Phony War in Syria

As a former soldier and war correspondent, I find the spectacle both pathetic and weird, writes Eric Margolis. In fact, the whole business smells to high heaven

Russia, Iran Poised to Break Syrian Opposition Toehold in Aleppo

As Russia and Iran prepare for a major new offensive against militants near Aleppo, a Pentagon spokesman admits: “This is something we’re concerned about”

A Russian Sukhoi Su-24 front-line bomber is seen on a runway shortly before taking off, part of the withdrawal of Russian troops from Syria, at Hmeymim airbase, Syria, March 16, 2016. REUTERS/Russian Ministry of Defence/Vadim Grishankin/Handout via Reuters

White House Concerned Russia Moving Military Equipment Into Syria

Could the White House be concerned because the Russian military equipment will make it more difficult for western backed “rebels” to oust Syrian President Assad?

Second Russian intelligence report on Turkey’s current assistance to Daesh

Detailing Turkey’s trafficking of weapons and ammunition to Syrian territory under ISIL control

Militants offered peace in return for concessions to Israel: Syria mufti

Militants offered peace in return for concessions to Israel: Syria mufti

Syria’s Grand Mufti says Damascus has repeatedly been offered peace deals in which militants would cease hostilities if the government made concessions to Israel

Syria – As Rebels Break Ceasefire Army Gathers For New Campaign

Once again Washington proves to Russia that it is an unreliable partner

Islamic state militants use mustard gas in attack on Deir Zor airport – Syrian state TV

Islamic State (ISIL, Daesh or ISIS) reportedly uses mustard gas in attack on Syrian military airbase

ISIS Attempts to Shoot Down Russian Jet - See What Happens!

ISIS Attempts to Shoot Down Russian Jet – See What Happens!

Actually this looks like a Syrian Air Force Mig rather than a Russian Air Force jet but this is very amusing. Even if the filmmakers hadn’t intended it to be so

Syria: Russian attack helicopters annihilate IS targets

Syria: Russian attack helicopters annihilate IS targets

Russia’s Ministry of Defence released footage show strikes outside Palmyra, Thursday. Wreaking the sort of damage that America never got round to inflicting

Convoy of Russian vehicles leaves Hmeimim airbase in Syria for Palmyra

Russian tanks roll into ancient Syrian city of Palmyra

As mass graves uncovered. Includes video

Death toll from east Damascus air strikes rises to 33, monitor says

One has only to see the source of this report to suspect that this is more disinformation disguised as “news”. Yet it is broadcast without question throughout the media

Why Western Media Try to Downplay the Importance of Palmyra's Liberation

Why Western Media Try to Downplay the Importance of Palmyra’s Liberation

Russian and Syrian froces have gained a notable victory with the liberation of Palmyra. Although you might not think so judging from the Western media

Terror trial collapses after fears of deep embarrassment to security services

Before this disappears entirely down the memory hole, a reminder that the West supports Syrian “opposition” groups that some might see as terrorists. The definition is a matter of expedience

President Assad. Click to enlarge

Assad says Turkey Erdogan’s army fighting in Syria

Syrian President Assad says Turkish President Erdogan and Saudi Arabia have “crossed all possible red lines”