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Trump Cuts Off Funding For Syria's "White Helmets"

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The Trump State Department has frozen funding to the controversial Syrian aid group known as the White Helmets, a non-governmental organization (NGO) which provided the sole evidence that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad reportedly used chemical weapons on his own people in an April 7 attack on the city of Douma, according to CBS News. Having not received U.S. funding in recent weeks, White Helmets... 

UK Submarines Sent Within Missile Range of Syria for Strikes

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According to the UK’s Daily Telegraph newspaper, British submarines have been ordered to move within missile range of Syria, as strikes against the Assad regime are expected as early as Thursday night. The publication reported that the order was issued by UK Prime Minister Theresa May and that she has called on her ministers to meet for an emergency cabinet meeting to discuss how Britain will... 

Time to destroy Syrian President Assad & Iran: Israeli minister

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An Israeli minister has bluntly called for Syrian leader Bashar Assad to be assassinated after unsourced media reports claimed Damascus was using a “crematorium” to cover-up mass killings. He said the “serpent’s head” in Tehran should be dealt with next. “The reality whereby Syria executes people, intentionally uses chemical weapons to hurt them and, now, in the most recent move of extremism,... 

Trump shows lack of interest in keeping promises: Syrian president Assad

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US President Donald Trump was initially “promising” until he attacked a Syrian military airfield this month, demonstrating that Washington is not committed to promises, Syrian President Bashar Assad told Sputnik. During his election campaign and after winning the election, Trump criticized the Barack Obama administration Syria policy, saying that the fight against terrorism, not removing... 

Syria's First Lady Asma al-Assad slams "Shortsighted US" Air Strikes

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Syria’s First Lady Asma al-Assad has weighed in on the US air strikes, calling them the unjust aggression of a shortsighted country. The wife of secular Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad posted an official statement on her Instagram page calling the air strikes an act of excessive and unjust aggression. Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and his wife Asma al-Assad are subject to sanctions in Europe... 

Syrian President Says Some Syrian Refugees Are “Definitely” Terrorists!

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In an interview with Michael Isikoff of Yahoo, President Assad was asked, point blank if there are terrorists in the refugees that are leaving Syria. The interview was related to the recent Travel Ban that was put in place by the Trump Administration that blocks immigrants from entering the country from seven nations that have significant ties to Islamic terrorism. Isikoff: “These refugees, in your... 

Former DNC Chairwoman Defends GOP, Gets Bashed by the Fake News Media

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US mainstream media outlets, pundits and officials have pulled out all the stops in attempting to smear Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard, who traveled to Syria earlier this month and then had the courage to criticize the US’s policy of funding and arming terrorists affiliated with al-Qaeda on national television. Gabbard, a Bernie Sanders supporter who resigned from her position as vice-chair of... 

Erdogan: Turkish forces are in Syria to end Assad's rule

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Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said that the Turkish Army entered Syria to end the rule of President Bashar Assad, whom he accused of terrorism and causing the deaths of thousands. “We entered [Syria] to end the rule of the tyrant al-Assad who terrorizes with state terror. [We didn’t enter] for any other reason,” the Turkish president said at the first Inter-Parliamentary Jerusalem Platform Symposium... 

NATO Warns Turkey It Won’t Support Ankara in Conflict With Russia

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As tensions escalate between Turkey and Russia, NATO has warned Ankara that it will not take part in a war provoked by the Turkish government. Last November, Turkey shot down a Russian jet flying through Syrian airspace. While many feared that the incident would plunge both countries into war, conflict was avoided, though relations between Moscow and Ankara have remained chilly. As Turkey pushes to... 

Saudi Arabia And Turkey Drop Hints That An Invasion Of Syria Is Imminent

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As you read this article, Turkish forces are massing along the border with Syria, and the largest “military exercises” in the history of the Middle East are being held in northern Saudi Arabia. The Saudis are publicly warning that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad “will be removed by force” if a political solution cannot be found, and Turkey is claiming that it may have to establish a “safe... 

Russia and US agree on Syria ceasefire

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US President Barack Obama and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin have agreed to cooperate to implement the Syria agreement reached during talks in Munich, Germany, the Kremlin says. The Kremlin issued a statement on Sunday after the two presidents talked over the phone on ways to intensify diplomatic and other types of efforts to put the deal into effect. Both leaders gave a “positive valuation”... 

Bashar Assad Enjoys Huge Public Support in Syria Despite Western Propaganda

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Bashar al-Assad, the democratically elected leader of a sovereign country, has been labeled as a “dictator” and “tyrant” by the West; however, the Western media-narrative falls apart at the seams as Bashar al-Assad continues to enjoy overwhelming support in Syria, geopolitical analyst Steven MacMillan notes. Paradoxically, while the Western media keeps branding Bashar al-Assad... 

Germany Set to Cooperate With Assad, Set Up Intel Agency in Damascus

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In a dramatic move, Germany is set to become the first western nation and NATO member to break ranks and begin cooperating with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and set up an intelligence agency branch in Damascus. Although there has been no official announcement, anonymous sources quoted in the German Bild newspaper, confirmed that the federal government is keen to establish a branch of its Federal... 

US imposes more sanctions on Russia over Syria

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The United States has imposed more sanctions against Russia for supporting the Syrian government, while Moscow has denounced the move, saying Washington is playing “geo-political games”. The US Treasury Department on Wednesday announced that four Russian individuals and six entities, including a bank, have been added to Washington’s sanctions list. US officials said they were involved in supporting... 

ISIS makes new threats to Russia & Europe, promising caliphate, bloodshed

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Islamic State has released a five-minute video threatening Russia with attacks in the near future and vowing to bring the Kremlin down. The video is awash with graphic images and clips from previously released execution footage. The clip was released by Islamic State’s (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL) foreign language media division, the Al-Hayat Media Center. According to the SITE monitoring group, threats... 
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