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The Death of Serena Shim: Journalists Under Attack While Hypocritical Western Media Remains Silent

October 24, 2014 by

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See >> Press TV’s Serena Shim Assassinated After Turkish Intelligence Accused her of Spying By Eric Draitser The suspicious death of US-born journalist Serena Shim, and the deafening silence on the story in the US, is merely the latest example of the blatant double standard employed by the Western media. Shim, a 29 year old American […]

The Secret Stupid Saudi-US Deal on Syria

October 24, 2014 by

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By F. William Engdahl The Kerry-Abdullah Secret Deal & An Oil-Gas Pipeline War The details are emerging of a new secret and quite stupid Saudi-US deal on Syria and the so-called IS. It involves oil and gas control of the entire region and the weakening of Russia and Iran by Saudi Arabian flooding the world […]

Iraqi Hezbollah Warns to Target Any US Boots on the Ground

October 18, 2014 by

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TEHRAN (FNA)- Hussein al-Ramahi, the head of the political commission of Hezbollah brigades in Iraq, warned the US government to avoid deploying ground forces in Iraq. “In case the US deploys military forces in Iraq, Hezbollah will divide its forces into two parts, the first group will be entrusted with fighting the ISIL and the […]

US Training Mercenaries for Syria Bombing Missions

October 18, 2014 by

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TEHRAN (FNA)- Arab media reports disclosed that the US is training militants at an air force base in Arizona to prepare them for impending air strikes on Syria. Arabic-language media in Lebanon reported that the US, which has been leading a so-called international coalition in conducting airstrikes against ISIL, is training Middle-Eastern terrorists to fly […]

Kobanê: Syrian Kurds who Oppose NATO, Support a Sovereign Syria, are in Danger of Genocide

October 16, 2014 by

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Will Washington succeed in having Northern Syria ethnically cleansed? At Kobané and in its region, where more than 300,000 Syrian Kurds are threatened with extermination by the Islamic Emirate, everyone can take the measure of NATO’s duplicity. As the commander of the US Coalition declares he is fighting against the Islamic Emirate, a NATO member, […]

Syria with its allies will take all necessary actions against the “Buffer Zone” that Turkey is calling for

October 16, 2014 by

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Syria with its allies will take all necessary actions against the “Buffer Zone” that the enemy state of Turkey is calling for. Turkey is a NATO state, however it facilitated the entry of terrorists from 83 nations into Syrian soil. Damascus, SANA – Syria categorically rejects the establishment of buffer zones in any part of […]

In ‘war on ISIS,’ the main enemy is at home

October 14, 2014 by

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By John Catalinotto   The Turkish government decided Oct. 12 to permit U.S. fighter-bombers to launch attacks on Syrian targets from Incirlik Air Force Base near the Turkish-Syrian border. This decision marked the latest escalation of the U.S.-led “war on ISIS.” It is a further step toward a major U.S. invasion into Syria and Iraq. […]

US State Department Iraq-Syria Conflict Without Borders Map October 2014

October 12, 2014 by

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Public Intelligence The following is part of a series produced by the State Department’s Humanitarian Information Unit.  A map produced in late June for the same series is also available. Syria Region: Conflicts Without Borders 5 pages October 8, 2014 8.5 MB Click on images to enlarge >>

Former British Intelligence Officer: “We Created ISIS”

October 10, 2014 by

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Originally posted on Jamahiriya News Agency:
كشف تشارلز شويبردج ضابط الإستخبارات البريطانية في جهاز مكافحة الإرهاب عن أن وكالة المخابرات الأميركية ” سي اي آيه” و الاستخبارات البريطانية دفعتا دولا خليجية لتمويل وتسليح تنظيمات مسلحة في مقدمتها داعش. وقال شوبريدج أن الإستخبارات البريطانية والأميركية تقفان وراء كل الأحداث الدراماتيكية التي تعصف بدول في الشرق الأوسط…

Kurdish Leader: ‘We are resisting, despite Turkey, West’

October 10, 2014 by

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In an interview with ANF, PYD (Democratic Union Party) co-chair Saleh Moslem made important statements on the present situation in Kobanê, the details of the meeting with Turkish authorities in İstanbul, and the Kobanê decision of France. Moslem said he had a meeting with the Turkish authorities last week in İstanbul and added: “The Turkish […]

This War is Not Aimed at ISIS, But at Assad

October 3, 2014 by

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By Dan Glazebrook Watching the debate in the British parliament last Thursday, over whether Britain should, yet again, launch aerial attacks against the long-suffering people of Iraq, it was striking just how much admission there was of the failure of Britain’s policy in the region hitherto. That ISIS have been emboldened, or even created, by […]

Turkey: One Step From Invading Syria

October 2, 2014 by

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By Mikhail Aghajanyan On September 30, Turkish pro-government newspaper Yeni Safak reported that 36 Turkish soldiers in Syria were in danger. The tomb of Suleyman Shah (XII-XIII), the grandfather of the founder of the Ottoman Empire Osman I, on the Euphrates River, 35 km from the Turkish-Syrian border, is Turkish territory under the Ankara 1921 […]

UN report details “staggering array” of human rights abuses by ISIL in northern Iraq

October 2, 2014 by

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BAGHDAD/GENEVA (2 October 2014) – A UN report released Thursday lists a “staggering array” of gross human rights abuses and “acts of violence of an increasingly sectarian nature” committed by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) and associated armed groups over a nine-week period, as well as a number of violations committed […]

UNSC Resolution 2178 Unanimously Passed but Obama was Diplomatically Rebuked

September 30, 2014 by

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By Mahdi Darius Nazemroaya The United Nations Security Council held a high-level meeting on terrorism on September 24, 2014. UN Security Council Resolution 2178, which underscored the need to prevent the travel and funding of foreign terrorists, was unanimously approved and passed by its five permanent and veto-holding members—Britain, China, France, Russia, and the US […]

Moscow reiterates calls for respecting Syria sovereignty in the war against ISIS

September 21, 2014 by

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21/09/2014 Moscow, SANA-Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov called for the necessity of respecting Syria sovereignty in the war against so-called “Islamic State in Iraq and Sham” terrorist organization. “Lavrov affirmed during a call phone with his US counterpart John Kerry the importance of respecting the international relations and conventions to form an international coalition in […]

ISIS Beheadings: Part of the “Training Manual” of US Sponsored Syria “Pro-Democracy” Terror

September 20, 2014 by

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By Julie Lévesque The recent beheadings of three Westerners, Foley, Sotloff and Haines, at the hands of the Islamic State (ISIS) has sparked a wave of indignation and strong condemnation by Western heads of state. For anyone aware of what has been truly going on in Syria from the outset of the war in March […]

Churkin: Washington Cannot Build an International Coalition Against ISIS Without Coordination with Syria

September 18, 2014 by

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18/09/2014 Moscow, SANA – Russia’s Permanent Representative to the UN Vitaly Churkin said the United States will not be able to build an effective international coalition against the terrorist organization of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) without it having to coordinate its steps with the Syrian government. Russia Today website quoted Churkin […]

Amal Saad: What Obama means by “moderate rebels”

September 17, 2014 by

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By Amal Saad I’ve always held a particular fascination for the stomach-churning US foreign policy concept of “moderation”. Don’t get me wrong, I am a huge fan of equivocal and ironic expressions like when my son was 5 and professed to hate someone “a little”, or when one is praised for being “rather brilliant” or […]

Russia Calls on UN to “double their efforts to gather and make public information about crimes committed by terrorists”in Syria

September 16, 2014 by

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The Russian diplomat called on the United Nations human rights mechanisms to “double their efforts to gather and make public information about crimes committed by terrorists” MOSCOW, September 16. /ITAR-TASS/. Expansion of terrorism in Syria could have been prevented if the West had heeded Russia’s warning and now the worst scenarios were materializing, Russia’s Permanent […]

US launches first ‘offensive’ airstrike on ISIS near Baghdad

September 15, 2014 by

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A U.S. F/A-18C Hornet fighting plane, assigned to the “Argonauts” of Strike Fighter Squadron 147, rolls into a turn while flying on a combat mission over Iraq, in this photograph obtained on April 3, 2005. (Reuters)   The United States launched at least one airstrike against Islamic State militants near Baghdad on Monday, marking the […]

Obama threatens to oust Assad if US planes downed in Syria

September 15, 2014 by

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US President Barack Obama has threatened to wipe out Syria’s air defense system and topple the Syrian government if President Bashar al-Assad ordered his forces to shoot American planes entering Syrian airspace. He made the remarks during a meeting in the White House before his speech about Washington’s strategy about the ISIL terrorist group, The […]

Someone’s Already Fighting ISIS: The Syrian Arab Army

September 15, 2014 by

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Tony Cartalucci Since 2011, the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) has waged a relentless war within Syrian territory against what it has said from the very beginning was an invasion of heavily armed, foreign-backed sectarian extremists. In retrospect, the transparently ludicrous nature of articles like the Guardian’s “Syria’s rebels unite to oust Assad and push for […]

The Debate: US-led Coalition Against ISIL

September 15, 2014 by

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The ISIL, or Daesh international conference in Paris: 26 countries participated, out of the more than 30 countries that have signed up to a US-led plan: Qatar, Saudi Arabia, UAE, to mention some regional countries, and among western nations, UK, and of course France: the very same countries that supported these terrorist militants years ago […]

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