Qatar Attempting to Re-establish Influence in Northern Syria

The Cradle Qatar is reportedly offering significant financial support to a number of extremist groups as part of this latest initiative According to a media report on 28 July, Qatar is currently involved in an effort to re-establish direct ties with armed opposition groups in Syria, in what has been seen as an attempt to…

Hamas Return Ticket to Damascus Won’t Come Cheap

The Cradle’s Palestine Correspondent The Palestinian resistance movement’s complicated relationship with Syria is headed for a reset, but it won’t be on their terms. On 21 June, two unnamed Hamas sources told Reuters that the Palestinian resistance movement had decided to restore ties with Damascus following a decade-long rift after Hamas expressed support for the Syrian opposition. The…

Hamas Moves to Reinstate Ties with Syria in a Bid to End Feud

The Cradle Syrian President Bashar al-Assad with Head of Hamas Political Bureau Ismail Haniyeh in 2006. (Photo Credit: SANA/AP) The expected conciliation reportedly comes in light of Israel’s growing push to normalize ties with Arab states A decade after the unanimous decision by the leadership of Palestinian resistance movement Hamas to leave its base in…

Training for Uyghur Children in Syria

Here's a look at the kind of education Uyghur kids in Syria are receiving. A considerable amount of effort goes into whitewashing/hiding these details in order to delegitimize even the idea that there is/was a real and serious issue that needed to be addressed here. pic.twitter.com/PQCXULjhQs — Daniel Dumbrill (@DanielDumbrill) June 21, 2022

Rebranding Failed to White-Wash Al-Nusra, It Won’t Help Azov Battalion Either

Ekaterina Blinova In late May the neo-Nazi Azov Battalion dropped its infamous Wolfsangel insignia in an apparent re-branding effort. During the unveiling of a new Azov unit in Kharkov, patches handed to soldiers featured a golden trident, the Ukrainian national emblem. The Azov Battalion’s Wolfsangel symbol, previously used by the Nazi German military, “helped perpetuate…

Several Arrested in Russia for Conspiring with HTS

The Cradle The 10 people detained were allegedly working to set up a fundraising network to aid the group which operates in northern Syria According to the Russian Federal Security Service, 10 people were detained across nine different Russian districts for working with members of Hay’at Tahrir al-Sham (HTS). The suspects were allegedly working to…

Is Perfidious Erdogan Destroying Russia for The Great Turan?

F. William Engdahl Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan is notorious for slippery dealings with supposed allies whether NATO or the EU. However his greatest perfidy seems now to be directed against Turkey’s relationship with Putin’s Russia. Over the past two or more years in its dealings with Ukraine, Armenia, Syria, Libya and now most recently,…

Bashar al-Jaafari: “Syria has Achieved a Great Victory”

Al Mayadeen The Syrian Deputy Foreign Minister sees that Syria has achieved a great victory against terrorism, despite the fact that the war is not over yet. The past decade for Syria has been one of terrorism and fire, Syrian Deputy Foreign Minister Bashar al-Jaafari told Al Mayadeen on Wednesday. “One cannot talk about the end…

The Turkish Forces Fail to Control the Terrorists They Have Created in Idlib

Steven Sahiounie Turkish President Erdogan told reporters on December 9, ” We will take action and we will continue to do everything necessary, especially against Idlib. We will continue to use all of our heavy weapons. In response, we will not maintain the status quo.” Recently, the Turkish army started sending equipment and arms to…

Syria Condemns Turkish Regime’s Interference in Tunisian Affairs

28 July، 2021 Damascus, SANA Syria strongly condemned on Wednesday the Turkish regime’s interference in Tunisia’s domestic affairs, stressing that the Turkish policy can only support the extremist Brotherhood approach which seeks to destroy countries, fragment their national unity, and impose its abnormal agendas and policies on other countries and peoples. “While the Syrian Arab…

Security Forces Arrest Members of Terrorist-Takfiri Group in Iran

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian security forces captured key members of a foreign-based terrorist group in the Eastern, Western and Southern provinces of Iran. “After identifying the main members of the terrorist-Takfiri group, 11 of its active members were identified in Fars province, other members of the group were identified in 6 Eastern and Western provinces of…