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Offensive Operations In Southern Idlib Resumed

Late on January 15, pro-government forces, led by the 25th Special Mission Forces Division, resumed their offensive operations in Greater Idlib. Since then, they have taken control of several villages including Barsah, Nouhiya, Tell Khatrah, and Khirbat Dawud, west of ...

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The Iranian missile strike: an initial evaluation

First, as always, a recap. Turns out that the Iranian strikes were apparently very accurate, check out these photos: This is interesting, because while I had some US ex-Colonel on idiot-box saying that most Iranian missiles either missed or landed ...

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Military Situation In Syria On December 16, 2019 (Map Update)

A brief overview of  the recent developments in Syria: A large U.S. military convoy entered the city of Qamishli;Russia is reportedly working to create a new pro-government militia in al-Hasakah;A series of firefights between Turkish-led forces and SDF units took ...

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Moscow: Oilfields in Syria must be under control of Syrian state

Moscow, SANA-Russian Foreign Ministry reaffirmed that the oilfields in Syria must be under the control of the Syrian state. In a statement to journalists on Wednesday in a comment on the US administration’s plans to reinforce its military presence in ...

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Resistance report: Shameless Washington keeps occupying Syrian oilfields, while the Syrian Army enters several new areas to fend off Turkish aggression

by Aram Mirzaei for the Saker blog In my previous article on Syria, I expressed scepticism towards Washington’s so called “withdrawal” of troops from Syria. I doubted that Washington would fully withdraw from Syria, as Washington has a history of long occupations ...

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President al-Assad’s interview given to al-Sourya and al-Ikhbarya TVs

Damascus, the SANA news agency reports: President Bashar al-Assad stressed that the scenario broadcast by the US about the killing operation of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, leader of Daesh organization, is part of the US tricks and we should not believe  what ...

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Revisiting the win-win-win-win outcome in Syria

this analysis was written for the Unz Review] In his recent article “The Road to Damascus: How the Syria War Was Won” Pepe Escobar summarized the outcome of the war in Syria in the following way: “It’s a quadruple win. The ...

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Syrian Army Sends Reinforcement To Border To Tackle Resumption Of Turkish Offensive (Video)

On October 21, the Syrian Army continued deploying battle tanks and troops to the northeastern section of Syria, where in fact the Turkish military operation launched earlier this month. The 120-hour long ceasefire announced by the US and Turkey a ...

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Washington Dumps its Kurdish proxies (Temporary Puppets) as Ankara and Damascus step in

By Aram Mirzaei Even though I have my doubts over whether Washington will actually withdraw from Syria fully, it seems as if their Kurdish proxies in northern Syria have been left to defend for themselves against the ongoing Turkish offensive. ...

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Forget an independent Kurdistan: They may have to do a deal with Damascus on sharing their area with Sunni Arab refugees

Kurds face stark options after US pullback

By Pepe Escobar : Posted with Permission Forget an independent Kurdistan: They may have to do a deal with Damascus on sharing their area with Sunni Arab refugees In the annals of bombastic Trump tweets, this one is simply astonishing: here we ...

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