Syria

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

Russia ‘may have killed Isil leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi’ in airstrike near Raqqa

There have been similar claims in the past but officials said they were checking reports that Baghdadi was killed in a Russian airstrike

Video Emerges Of US Allowing ISIS Fighters To Escape Safely in Syria

Video Emerges Of US Allowing ISIS Fighters To Escape Safely in Syria

Russia and Iran have accused the U.S. of colluding with the militants. Allowing them safe passage into Syrian government controlled areas

'Staggering' Civilian Deaths From U.S.-Led Air Strikes in Raqqa: U.N.

‘Staggering’ Civilian Deaths From U.S.-Led Air Strikes in Raqqa: U.N.

Using White Phosphorus munitions, U.S. led coalition reportedly inflicts heavy civilian casualties in its assault on the Islamic State stronghold of Raqqa.

Syria Summary – The End Of The War Is Now In Sight

Moon of Alabama looks at recent developments in Syria

Former French Foreign Minister Roland Dumas: The British prepared for war in Syria 2 years before the eruption of the crisis

Former French Foreign Minister Roland Dumas: The British prepared for war in Syria 2 years before the eruption of the crisis

Almost four years old but still highly relevant. In French with English subtitles

The US takes Syria’s Al-Qaeda off Terror Watch-lists

Is this so Syria’s Al-Qaeda affiliate, formerly known as al-Nusra, can do America’s dirty work unhindered by scrutiny?

In this frame grab taken from video provided by the Syrian anti-government activist group Aleppo Media Center (AMC), a child sits in an ambulance after being pulled out or a building hit by an airstirke, in Aleppo, Syria, Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2016. Syrian opposition activists reported an airstrikes on the al-Qaterji neighborhood in Aleppo late Wednesday. (Aleppo Media Center via AP)

New Video Destroys ‘Little Omran’ White Helmets Propaganda – Proves WH, Terrorists Used Boy As Propaganda

Father exposes media lies. Includes video

Russian General Staff briefing on the situation in Syria (English subtitles)

Russian General Staff briefing on the situation in Syria (English subtitles)

“We do not see any significant results in the fight against ISIS by the coalition led by the U.S.”

America and Iran Hurtle Toward Confrontation in Syria

Potential for escalation of the conflict between Tehran and Washington is very real now

US F-15E Shoots Down ‘Hostile’ Predator-Like Drone in Syria

In a dangerous escalation of the conflict in Syria, the U.S. announced that one of its F-15s shot down a Syrian government drone Thursday

The US-led coalition destroyed more pro-Assad forces at a growing hotspot in the Syrian desert

US-led coalition forces launched air strikes on pro-Assad forces advancing on “well established de-escalation zone” in al Tanf. Thing is al Tanf is in Syria. So the US is appropriating parts of Syria and forcefully preventing Syrian forces from entering

Iranian drone purportedly shadowed a US drone over Syria. Click to enlarge

Hezbollah says footage shows Iranian drone tracking U.S. drone over Syria

Footage appears to show U.S. Predator drone, unaware that it was being shadowed by what Hezbollah claims was an Iranian drone

A member of Syrian pro-government forces carries an Isis flag in Palmyra in March 2016. Click to enlarge

The truth about US involvement in Syria

It’s more complicated than Donald Trump and his warmongering generals seem to believe. Robert Fisk explains

Syria Shoots Down Israeli Plane Suspected Of Helping ISIS

Syria Shoots Down Israeli Plane Suspected Of Helping ISIS

Although hit in the skies above Syria, the Israeli jet is thought to have crashed on the Israeli side of the border

France Prepares Pro-AlQaeda Intervention In Syria

France Prepares Pro-AlQaeda Intervention In Syria

Moon of Alabama explains why it looks as if Macron is preparing to extend French involvement in Syria

Russia launches cruise missiles against IS in Syria

The US, Turkish and Israeli military notified beforehand. Includes video

U.S. Wants Control Over Anbar And Beyond - Iraq and Syria Will Prevent It

U.S. Wants Control Over Anbar And Beyond – Iraq and Syria Will Prevent It

The U.S. plans to impose an economic stranglehold on Iraq, Syria and Jordan with a toll road. Moon of Alabama explains

Syria – Truth Slips Through In The New York Times – NATO Preps to Fight Iran And Russia

Make no mistake – “fighting ISIS” is not the real purpose of the move, writes Moon of Alabama. The U.S. wants NATO support to invade Syria

The Syrian White Helmets with their terrorist friends. Click to enlarge

Syria’s White Helmets suspend members caught on camera during rebel execution

The Syrian White Helmets have been caught removing the body of a man summarily executed by militants. Includes video

Why The U.S. Really Attacked Syrian Militia Convoy

Robert Fisk on the significance of the U.S. air strike on a Syrian militia column in the desert west of al-Tanf