Turkish Aggression on Afrin: Civilian Casualties, Displacement of Over 6,000 People

Middle East The United Nations expresses its deep concern over Turkey’s ongoing operation in the Kurdish enclave of Afrin in northern Syria, which has already claimed lives of civilians and forced about 6,000 of people leave their homes, UN Secretary-General spokesperson Stephane Dujarric told reporters on Tuesday. The UN representative also added that more than…

Thousands Flee Turkish Aggression on Afrin

Damascus denies coordination with Turkey in the aggression on Afrin 23 January، 2018 Aleppo, SANA Thousands of civilians have fled their houses and villages in Afrin city and the surrounding areas in the northern countryside of Aleppo as the Turkish troops continue their attacks and random bombardment of the city. Civil sources told SANA that…

Is the US Staying in Syria for Daesh or to Stand Against Iran?

Has it learned from history? Elijah J. Magnier | @ejmalrai In 2014, the US led a coalition of 59 countries to contain the “Islamic State” (ISIS) group’s expansion but not to eliminate it. For almost a year, and in contrast to Russia, this coalition carried out limited air attacks against the terrorist group without crippling…

دمشق تنفي مجدداً التنسيق مع الأتراك أو العلم بالعدوان على عفرين

الثلاثاء, 23-01-2018 | الوطن أكد مصدر سوري مطلع لـ«الوطن» على موقف دمشق السابق بعدم وجود أي تنسيق مع تركيا أو حتى علم بالعدوان على عفرين، نافياً بذلك كل التصريحات التركية التي تشير إلى إبلاغ دمشق بعملية «غصن الزيتون» والتنسيق مع موسكو وطهران. وقال المصدر: كل هذه التصريحات كاذبة لا أساس لها من الصحة والهدف منها…

Russia is Offering the US a Turkish “Olive Branch” in Afrin.

Elijah J. Magnier | @ejmalrai Turkey today launched the “Olive Branch” military operation against the Kurdish region of Afrin, north-west of Syria. The code name was released by the Turkish Chief of Staff who explained that the operation aims to prevent the spread of the People’s Protection Units and the Democratic Union Party along the…