Syria

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

Iran IRGC missile strike Dayr al-Zawr Syria terrorist HQ

Video of missile launch in western Iran to ISIS command centre in Syria. In Farsi with footage from Iranian drone taken as the missiles hit their targets

An F/A-18E Super Hornet takes off from the flight deck of a U.S. Navy aircraft carrier. Click to enlarge

Russia warns it will ‘treat US planes as targets’ after jet shot down

The U.S. ignored established proceedures to avoid such incindents, says Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov: “What is this if not an act of aggression?”

A handout photo from Iranian state TV showing a Zolfaqar missile launched against IS bases in Syria. Click to enlarge

Iran targets ‘terrorists’ in missile strike on Isis-held Syrian town

Tehran claims to have killed “a large number of terrorists” with missiles fired from western Iran onto ISIS command centre in eastern Syria. Includes video

Russia Accuses U.S. of Deploying Missiles against Syrian Army

Russia Accuses U.S. of Deploying Missiles against Syrian Army

With the shooting down a Syrian jet Sunday it does indeed look as if the U.S. mobile missile systems were deployed for use against the Syrian Army

Updated: U.S. warplane downs Syrian army jet in Raqqa province

US fighter shoots down Syrian SU-22. America claims the plane was bombing “Coalition” forces. Syria says it was targeting Islamic State fighters

Iran fires missiles at militant groups in eastern Syria

In response to recent twin terror attacks in Tehran, which left 18 dead, Iran laumches missile strikes on militants in eastern Syria

US President Donald Trump sits down for lunch with troops during a visit to the US Central Command  at MacDill Air Force Base on February 6, 2017 in Tampa, Florida.
Trump on Monday paid his first visit to US Central Command, meeting officers who will form the tip of the spear in implementing his new strategy to defeat the Islamic State group. / AFP PHOTO / MANDEL NGAN

The US risks war with Iran in eastern Syria

Some in Washington hope the US can cut off Iran’s regional influence in eastern Syria, but that’s a recipe for endless war

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