Civilian killed, 22 others injured in terrorist attacks in several cities

September 16, 2014
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16/09/2014 Provinces, SANA – Terrorists fired on Tuesday a number of mortar shells on several provinces, claiming the lives of a civilian and injuring 22 others. In Damascus, a civilian was killed and six others were injured by terrorists’ mortar shells launched on al-Abasyeen residential neighborhood. A source at the Police Command told SANA that a […]

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Moscow calls on OPCW to conduct thorough investigation of use of chemical weapons in Iraq

September 16, 2014
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Moscow is confident that “episodes of possible use of chemical agents in terrorist-controlled territories in Syria and Iraq are links of one chain,” the Foreign Ministry said MOSCOW, September 16. /ITAR-TASS/. Moscow calls on the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) to conduct a thorough investigation of the use of chemical weapons in […]

Syria’s Representative at the UN: Independent committee’s report on human rights in Syria politicized and biased

September 16, 2014
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16/09/2014 Geneva, SANA – Syria’s Permanent Representative at the United Nations in Geneva Hussam Eddin Ala said that the report issued by the independent international committee on investigating human rights in Syria is politicized, biased, and lacks professionalism, as it relies on falsified information and misleading testimonies with questionable credibility. Responding to the 8th report […]

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URGENT: UNDOF Abandoned Positions in Syrian Golan and are Stationed on the Israeli Side

September 16, 2014
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Bashar Ja’afari (Syria) on the situation in Syria – Security Council Stakeout (16 September 2014) Informal comments to the media by H.E. Bashar Ja’afari, Permanent Representative of the Syrian Arab Republic to the United Nations on the situation in Syria. Philippine withdraws peacekeepers from the Syrian Golan Syria reiterates commitment to Agreement on Disengagement, demands ending […]

US launches first ‘offensive’ airstrike on ISIS near Baghdad

September 15, 2014
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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 […]

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Russia to Provide Iraq and Syria with Humanitarian and Military Aid

September 15, 2014
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Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, who attended the conference, expressed concerns over the plans of Western states to launch airstrikes on IS targets in Syria without consulting Damascus PARIS, September 15. /ITAR-TASS/. The world’s top diplomats attending an international conference in Paris said in a communiqué on Monday they have agreed to support Iraq in […]

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Lavrov: No double standards in the fight against terrorists are acceptable

September 15, 2014
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Russia to provide military, other assistance to Iraq, Syria in combating terrorism PARIS, September 15. /ITAR-TASS/. Russia will provide military and other assistance to Iraq and Syria in the fight against terrorism, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said on the sidelines of an international conference on Iraq in Paris on Monday. “We have spoken of our […]

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Obama threatens to oust Assad if US planes downed in Syria

September 15, 2014
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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 […]

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Someone’s Already Fighting ISIS: The Syrian Arab Army

September 15, 2014
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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 […]

Syria holds Qatar responsible for terrorists’ attacks against UNDOF personnel

September 15, 2014
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15/09/2014 Damascus, SANA – The Foreign and Expatriates Ministry held Qatar fully responsible for the kidnapping of personnel of the United Nations Disengagement Observer Force ( UNDOF) monitoring a disengagement accord established in 1974 between Syria and the Israeli enemy which occupies the Syrian Golan. An official source at the Ministry said that Syria, over […]

The Debate: US-led Coalition Against ISIL

September 15, 2014
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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 […]

UN withdraws a number of its members working in Syria Golan

September 15, 2014
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15/09/2014 The UN, SANA-The UN announced Monday it has withdrawn a number of the UNDOF members working in the Syrian Golan from several posts in the region. AP quoted Farhan Haq, the deputy official speaker of UN as saying “In light of the deteriorating situation in the region, we have evacuated a number of sites,” […]

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Lavrov: Russia will provide aid to Syria and Iraq to combat terrorism

September 15, 2014
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15/09/2014 Paris, SANA – Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov affirmed that Russia will provide military support and other forms of support to Syria and Iraq to help them in their war against terrorism. In a statement made on Monday on the sideline of a conference on Iraq held in Paris, Lavrov said that Russia has […]

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The mysterious link between the US military prison Camp Bucca and ISIS leaders

September 14, 2014
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A flag of the Islamic State (IS) is seen on the other side of a bridge at the frontline of fighting between Kurdish Peshmerga fighters and Islamist militants in Rashad, on the road between Kirkuk and Tikrit, on September 11, 2014. (Photo: AFP-JM Lopez) By Mohammed Mahmoud Mortada Beyond conspiracy theories – which are often […]

Posted in: Al Qaeda, Iraq, ISIL, USA

Lebanon: Political consensus over establishment of formal Syrian refugee camps remains elusive

September 14, 2014
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A Syrian woman sits next to her children sleeping on the street in Hamra Street in the Lebanese capital, Beirut, on August 29, 2014. (Photo: AFP-Anwar Amro) By Eva Shoufi The Lebanese government waited three years to try and regulate the sudden and massive influx of Syrian refugees. The lack of proper management of this […]

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Alliances that exclude Syria, China, and Russia may have certain agendas

September 14, 2014
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14/09/2014 Damascus, SANA – Deputy Foreign and Expatriates Minister Fayssal Mikdad said than alliances that exclude Syria, China, and Russia may have certain agendas in mind. In a statement to al-Manar TV on Sunday, Mikdad said that the statements made in the past two days by the states that attended the meeting in Jeddah indicate […]

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US Bypasses Security Council On Impending Invasion Of Syria

September 14, 2014
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By Thalif Deen The U.N. Security Council (UNSC), the only international body empowered to declare war and peace, continues to remain a silent witness to the widespread devastation and killings worldwide, including in Palestine, Syria, Iraq, Libya, Yemen and Ukraine. A sharply divided UNSC has watched the slaughter of Palestinians by Israel, the genocide and […]

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UN Report Reveals Close Links Between Israel and Terrorist Organizations in Syria

September 14, 2014
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THE REPORT IS PUBLISHED BELOW 14/09/2014 New York, SANA – The United Nations (UN) has stressed that there are strong links and contacts between the armed terrorist organizations in Syria and the Zionist entity. The UN remarks came in a report by its Secretary General on the United Nations Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF) during the […]

How The West Created ISIS

September 13, 2014
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By Nafeez Ahmed Part 1 – OUR TERRORISTS “This is an organisation that has an apocalyptic, end-of-days strategic vision which will eventually have to be defeated,” Gen Martin Dempsey, chairman of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff, told a Pentagon press conference in August. Military action is necessary to halt the spread of the ISIS/IS […]

List of Terrorist Groups Operating in Iraq and the Coming Great War

September 13, 2014
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Editorial Comment: The following information is not intended to demonize any nation.  Certainly, the list is far from complete. It is critically important to understand that these paramilitaries operate with the full assistance of NATO, the US and EU. (See: 80,000 Attend “Friends of ISIL” Meeting in Villepinte) MEK-MKO and related organizations also have haven in […]

ISIL using US weapons in Syria and Iraq: Don DeBar

September 13, 2014
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The ISIL terrorist group, which is operating in Syria and Iraq, is using weapons provided by the United States, an American peace activist says. Don DeBar, an anti-war activist and radio host in New York, made the remarks in a phone interview with Press TV on Saturday, a day after US President Barack Obama said […]

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US will not coordinate airstrikes on ISIL with Syria

September 13, 2014
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Interview With Bob Schieffer of CBS’s Face The Nation Interview John Kerry Secretary of State Cairo, Egypt                       September 13, 2014 MR. SCHIEFFER: We spoke with Secretary of State John Kerry yesterday in Cairo, before this latest news broke. Here is part of what he said. QUESTION: Mr. Secretary, thank you so much. Can I […]

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Shaaban: The aim of any int’l coalition against terrorism must be uprooting and not just repositioning it

September 12, 2014
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12/09/2014 Damascus, SANA – Presidential Political and Media Advisor Dr. Bouthaina Shaaban stressed that Syria is going ahead with fighting terrorism which is being funded and armed by regional and international forces. Shaaban’s remarks came during a televised interview with Beirut-based al-Mayadeen TV channel aired Thursday. She pointed out that the country will also continue […]

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Amal Saad on ISIS and Obama’s Address to the Nation

September 12, 2014
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My interview on ISIS on RT’s “In the Now” show earlier this evening where I argue that strikes against ISIS could transform it from a global jihadi group into a resistance movement in the public Muslim imagination. Amal Saad Also see: #‎ISISMediablackout and the Sanitization of Israeli Terror and Genocide Why isn’t the Islamic State (ISIS) […]

Posted in: Iraq, ISIL, Lebanon, Middle East, Syria, USA

The Terrorism We Support in Syria: A First-hand Account of the Use of Mortars Against Civilians

September 11, 2014
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By Eva Bartlett   In stark contrast to the sparse coverage of the brutality of ISIS and other terrorist groups in Syria over the past few years, there has recently been substantial coverage of the emergence of ISIS in Iraq and the terrorist acts that this US-backed and funded group has been committing. This surge […]

EMERGENCY PROTEST SEPTEMBER12: Stop Obama’s New War on Iraq & Syria

September 11, 2014
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Anti-war movement responds to Obama’s speech on Iraq, Syria and the Islamic State On the eve of 9/11 President Obama announced a new U.S. war of aggression. We must mobilize to oppose this new war for oil and corporate profit. Emergency response actions are urgently needed.   Obama lied last night just like Bush and Colin […]

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«صحيفة تركية»: مخطط أمريكي لتقسيم المنطقة خلال 36 شهرا

September 11, 2014
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كشفت صحيفة «إدينلك ديلي» التركية، عن خطة وضعتها الإدارة الأمريكية لاحتلال الشرق الأوسط خلال 36 شهرا، تتضمن إعادة تقسيمه استنادا على التدخل في العراق وسوريا لمحاربة تنظيم الدولة الإسلامية المعروف بـ«داعش». أكد الكاتب التركي “محمد على جولر”، في تقرير له بالصحيفة، أن خطة أوباما لمواجهة داعش هي ذاتها خطة إعادة تقسيم الشرق الأوسط، والتي تبنى […]

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9/11 Attacks Were Used as a Pretext for Launching an Imperial Project

September 11, 2014
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By Kourosh Ziabari Mathias Broeckers, a German author and journalist, is of the opinion that 9/11 attacks were carried out with the foreknowledge of the US government and the complicity of Israel to pave the way for launching the imperial agenda of dominating the Middle East. Mathias Broeckers says that the 19 hijackers who are […]

Russia: Attacking ISIS in Syria without Syrian government’s consent constitutes aggression

September 11, 2014
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11/09/2014 Moscow, SANA – Russian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Alexander Lukashevich stressed that any U.S. attack on sites belonging to the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) terrorist organization inside Syrian territories and with an official consent from the Syrian government and UN authorization constitutes an act of aggression against Syria. In a statement to […]

Posted in: Iraq, ISIL, Middle East, Russia, Syria, USA
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