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US demanded Greece close airspace to Russian humanitarian aid for Syria

Russian aid for Syria

The government in Athens has refused a demand by the United States to close its airspace to Russian aircraft ferrying what it describes as humanitarian aid to Syria. “On Saturday, U.S. Embassy [in Athens] appealed to the Greek government with a request to prohibit the flights of Russian aircraft in the FIR …

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US airstrikes in Iraq and Syria have killed 459 civilians

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U.S. airstrikes targeting ISIS in Iraq and Syria have likely killed at least 459 civilians over the past year, a report by an independent monitoring group said Monday. The report by Airwars, a project aimed at tracking the international airstrikes targeting the extremists, said it believed 57 specific strikes killed civilians …

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CIA spending $1 billion a year to arm and train Syrian ‘rebels’

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Key lawmakers have moved to slash funding of a secret CIA operation to train and arm rebels in Syria, a move that U.S. officials said reflects rising skepticism of the effectiveness of the agency program and the Obama administration’s strategy in the Middle East. The House Intelligence Committee recently voted …

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NBC knowingly lied to try start a war with Syria

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An NBC News journalist is involved in a harrowing scene of battlefield danger. The journalist’s first-person story serves as the dominant narrative for years—but it turns out to be wrong, very wrong. Sound familiar? This isn’t the Brian Williams scandal. It’s worse: the story of the December 2012 kidnapping and …

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ISIS authorized to call in US airstrikes in Syria

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The Obama administration is preparing to equip the so-called “moderate” Syrian rebels with the ability to order U.S. air strikes despite the group’s admitted allegiance to the Islamic State. Members of the Free Syrian Army (FSA) will be provided with radios to call in strikes from American B-1B bombers as …

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Who will profit from the wars in Iraq and Syria?

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If there’s one thing we should have learned over the past 13 years of war, it’s that war is good business for those in the business of war. Unfortunately, while profits for the Pentagon’s contractors increase, so does the cost to taxpayers in billions in waste, fraud, and abuse. As …

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Assad calls for US to stop funding and arming ISIS

Syria's President Bashar al-Assad

The fight against terrorism must begin by placing more pressure on those countries which are supporting and financing insurgents in Syria and Iraq, Syrian President Bashar Assad said while speaking with an Iraqi security official in Damascus. Assad’s comments were made during a Tuesday meeting with Iraq’s national security adviser, …

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CIA run ISIS executes 700 in Syria

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The Islamic State group (IS) has executed 700 people from a Syrian tribe it has been battling in eastern Syria over the past two weeks, the majority of whom were civilians, a Syrian monitoring group said Saturday. The British-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, which has consistently tracked violence on …

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Enemy inside the gates: Syria’s main foe is ‘foreign-sponsored terrorists’

Bashar al Assad

Syrian President Bashar Assad is not caught in a traditional civil war, but is rather struggling against an extra-state-sponsored war of terrorism to bring down his government, according to Russian experts. Today, Western countries are implementing the primitive tool of ‘state-sponsored terrorism’ to influence the internal situation in foreign countries, …

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WW3: Turkey downs Russian plane inside Syria

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A Russian Su-24 fighter has been shot down in Syria, the Russian Defense Ministry said, adding the plane hadn’t violated Turkish airspace and was flying at an altitude of 6,000 meters. “During the flight, the aircraft was flying within the borders of Syria, which was registered by objective monitoring data,” the …

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Israel bombs 9 military targets inside Syria

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Nine Syrian military targets have been hit by Israeli jets and guided missiles, the IDF says, claiming it was a decisive response to a series of cross-border shootings to protect the citizens of Israel. The strikes on targets in Golan Heights were carried out shortly after midnight, Haaretz reports citing …

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US lied about Syrian chemical attack then bombed them anyway

Syria chemical attack bombed by Trump

Never one to accept the U.S. government’s official explanation of events without question, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Seymour Hersh has investigated Donald Trump’s decision to strike the al-Shayat Airbase in Syria in April of this year, which the president launched amid widespread allegations that the Syrian government committed a chemical weapons …

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10 things you need to know about Syria

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Corporate media regularly attempts to present Bashar al-Assad’s regime in Syria as solely responsible for the ongoing conflict in the region. The media does report on events that contradict this narrative — albeit sparingly — but taken together, these underreported details shine a new light on the conflict. 10: Bashar …

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#PrayForSyria: US airstrikes kill 36 civilians in Syrian village

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US warplanes attacked the Syrian village of al-Khan today, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, killing at least 36 people, all of them civilians. Over a dozen other civilians are missing, and the toll is likely to rise. Though al-Khan is an ISIS-held village, the Syrian Observatory pointed out …

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Journalist exposes Paris attacks and more, live on TV

Gearoid O Colmain interview video RT Paris attacks exposed war on terror

Independent political analyst, Gearoid O Colmain, has just blown the lid on the whole ‘war on terror‘ and why the Paris attacks occurred. The mainstream media has been hiding the fact that ISIS is a western backed creation which Colmain mentions in the video below. Whilst everyone is mourning for the …

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Fighting ISIS: $1.1bn already spent, ‘30 years of war’ to come

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As the Pentagon reports spending of over $1 billion on bombing ISIS in Iraq and Syria, ex-Defense Secretary Leon Panetta says the fight against the Islamist movement may take as long as 30 years. Since mid-June, when militants from the Islamic State (also known as ISIS, or ISIL) launched their …

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