US is not Liberating Raqqa: America is Protecting its Jihadi Proxies

By Finian Cunningham With typical fanfare, Western news media announced the launch this week of a US-backed offensive to retake the eastern Syrian city of Raqqa from the Islamic State (Daesh) terror group. Officially, the US is providing air support, as well as “assisting and training” by special forces to the so-called Syrian Democratic Forces…

Russian Ministry of Defense Media Briefing on Syria

Media briefing of the Chief of the Main Operational Directorate of the General Staff of the Russian Armed Forces Lieutenant General Sergei Rudskoy Most complicated situation in the territory of the Syrian Arab Republic remains in Aleppo. Illegal armed groups do not stop shelling the western part of the city. Last week, terrorists opened fire…

Danger Ahead: Russia, US and Turkey in Joint Operation to Retake Raqqa

Peter Korzun Even before the US-supported coalition led by Iraqi forces set foot in Iraqi Mosul, the plans had been announced to retake Raqqa, the de facto capital of the self-proclaimed Islamic State (IS) caliphate, from the extremist group. Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on October 27 that Turkey-backed opposition fighters inside Syria would…

US-Led Coalition Targets Syria’s Civilians and Infrastructure, Not Terrorists!

28 October، 2016 Moscow, SANA Foreign Ministers of Syria, Russia and Iran held Friday a joint press conference after a tripartite meeting held in Moscow. Deputy Prime Minister, Foreign and Expatriates Minister Walid al-Moallem described the atmosphere during the tripartite meeting as “positive” and “very comfortable ”. “We in Syria have become convinced of the…

‘Unlawful’ US Airstrikes Kill 300 Civilians in Syria

Bombs Dropped a Second Time to Kill First Responders John Vibes As the media and the general population in the United States remain distracted by the sham elections, the US military is waging undeclared war across the middle east. Just this week, we reported that 60 civilians were killed, and over 200 injured during a…

Russia Accuses UN Secretariat of Subjectivity Regarding Aleppo

Nizar Abboud Vitaly Churkin, Russia’s Permanent Representative to the UN slamming Stephen O’Brien, USG for Humanitarian Affairs at the UNSC tonight 26 Oct 2016. Meetings Coverage SC/12564 26 October 2016 Security Council 7795th Meeting* (PM) Emergency Relief Coordinator Pleads with Security Council for Minimum Action Needed to ‘End the Slaughter’ in Syria, Allow Wide-spread Humanitarian Access…