Lew Rockwell Interviews Sibel Edmonds: “ISIS IS Us” Маяковский sur Twitter : "This bomb not being a barrel but a #Saudi one, it won't get much retweets #Yemen #Syria... Enrico Ivanov sur Twitter : "7.6mln ppl left areas occupied by FSA/AlQaeda/ISIS to live under govt control. #Assad is taking most refugees! #Syria. Syria Regional Refugee Response - Regional Overview. The Lemniscat sur Twitter : "2011: Moussa Ibrahim warned of consequences of US/NATO supporting al-Qaeda in Libya #Syria. 2011: Libya’s Dr. Moussa Ibrahim warns about the consequences of U.S. and NATO supporting al Qaeda in Libya. April 27, 2014 by thelemniscat In July 2011 the spokesman for the Libyan government, Dr.
Moussa Ibrahim warned about the consequences of U.S. and NATO supporting al Qaeda in Libya. Neither the U.S. nor its allies listened and instead went on to support and arm al Qaeda in Syria; and now they are supporting neo-nazi fascists in Ukraine. “The West needs to wake up, the United States of America need to wake up – the same organisation killing your children in Afghanistan and Iraq, they are the ones you are co-operating with in Benghazi…. The world needs to wake up, al Qaeda exists so powerfully from Mauritania up to the borders of Libya.
You can say the Libyans are trying to play the al Qaeda card but it’s being proven every day. The world needs to wake up to this otherwise Europe and the states will pay a very heavy price.” . Like this: Like Loading... MintPress News sur Twitter : "Crying over #AylanKurdi alone won't help - we have to end the wars & stop covert funding of #Syria's rebels! #StopWar. Every Day of the Syrian and Iraqi Civil Wars. Маяковский sur Twitter : "#Israel 'private donors' reportedly back new #Druze rebel brigade in #Suweida #Syria. Anti-Damascus Druze cleric forms armed group. BEIRUT – An anti-regime Druze cleric active in Syria’s Suweida province has announced the formation of an armed party, which he cryptically implied had been equipped with the help of Druze compatriots in Israel.
Sheikh Waheed Balaous issued a statement Tuesday heralding the founding of Bayrak al-Fahd (Banner of the Leopard) in the village of Mazraa – the site of a historic August 1925 battle which saw Druze rebels lead by Sultan Pasha al-Atrash rout French troops in a victory that would inspire the Great Syrian Revolt against colonial mandate. “We are against everyone who attacks us. If it is ISIS, ISIS is the enemy. If it is Nusra, Nusra is the enemy. If the state wants to attack us, it is the enemy… Even if my son Fahd wanted to attack my land and my honor he would be the enemy,” the renegade cleric who heads the opposition Sheikhs of Dignity group declared. “We know about the decision of Ali Mamlouk and others to liquidate us.
Hamosh sur Twitter : "Michel Aoun: if it wasn't for #Hezbollah #ISIS would've been in #Lebanon. #Syria #ISIS... ITAR-TASS sur Twitter : "Russian Airborne Troops chief says paratroopers ready to help Syria in combating terrorism... Маяковский sur Twitter : "A terrified #SaudiArabia says it will act in #Syria and #Yemen before '#Iran gets the money' Nuclear deal: Saudis signal they'll act before Iran gets the money. Amman, Jordan — The nuclear deal that will lift tough sanctions on Iran is mobilizing Saudi Arabia to turn the tide against its regional rival in Yemen and Syria before it makes an economic recovery, military officials and analysts say.
According to the sources, the military component of the Saudi offensive will include the use of special forces on the ground in Yemen, and a potentially widened use of Saudi and allied Sunni air power in Syria. The Saudis have signaled their intent to employ ground forces in Yemen previously, but have not done so. But the potential military initiatives, coupled with signs that the Saudis are cultivating better diplomatic ties with Russia and China, would be a strong indication of how the Iran nuclear deal could impact the regional order in the Middle East. While many Arab leaders, including UAE President Sheikh Khalifa, were quick to welcome Tuesday’s historic deal bringing Iran back into the international fold, Saudi Arabia’s silence spoke volumes.
Terrormonitor.org sur Twitter : "#Thailand Forcefully Deported 109 Muslim #Uyghur To #China, China Charge They Were On Way To Join Jihad In #Syria. MFS - The Other News sur Twitter : "CIA has been spending 1 billion a year on #Syria rebel training program in Jordan. #ISIS. CIA has been spending 1 billion a year on Syria rebel training program in Jordan. CIA has been spending 1 billion a year on Syria rebel training program in Jordan.
(TL). WASHINGTON — Key lawmakers have moved to slash funding for a secret CIA operation to train and arm rebels in Syria, a move that federal 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 unanimously to cut as much as 20 percent of the classified funds flowing into a CIA program that officials said has become one of the agency's largest covert operations overseas, with a budget approaching $1 billion a year. “There is a great deal of concern on a very bipartisan basis with our strategy in Syria,” said Rep.
Dark Saudi-Israeli Plot to Tip the Scales in Syria. A quiet meeting this past March in Saudi Arabia, and a recent anonymous leak from the Israeli military, set the stage for what may be a new and wider war in the Middle East.
Gathering in the Saudi Arabian capital of Riyadh were Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, newly crowned Saudi King Salman, and the organizer of the get-together, the emir of Qatar. The meeting was an opportunity for Turkey and Saudi Arabia to bury a hatchet over Ankara's support — which Riyadh's opposes — to the Muslim Brotherhood, and to agree to cooperate in overthrowing the Syrian government of Bashar al-Assad. Taking Aim at Assad The pact prioritized the defeat of the Damascus regime over the threat posed by the Islamic State and al-Qaeda, and aims to checkmate Iranian influence in the region. This could change, however, because the Obama administration is divided on how deeply it wants to get entangled in Syria. Not that the Americans are overly concerned about aiding and abetting Islamic extremists. Маяковский sur Twitter : "Nevertheless, House is about to cut it down cos even MP aides know it ain't no 'moderates' who could take over #Syria.
Маяковский sur Twitter : "Revealed: CIA has been spending 1 billion a year on #Syria rebel training program in #Jordan. House wants to slash funds for secret CIA program in Syria. WASHINGTON — Key lawmakers have moved to slash funding for a secret CIA operation to train and arm rebels in Syria, a move that federal 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 unanimously to cut as much as 20 percent of the classified funds flowing into a CIA program that officials said has become one of the agency's largest covert operations overseas, with a budget approaching $1 billion a year. “There is a great deal of concern on a very bipartisan basis with our strategy in Syria,” said Rep. Farsnews. TEHRAN (FNA)- Tehran once again dismissed as baseless the western media and officials' claims about the presence of Iranian military troops in Syria, underlining that the Syrian nation is powerful enough to defend itself against the terrorists.
"Raising issues like the presence of Syria's friends, including Iran, in the country is baseless. The Syrian nation and government enjoys the power to resist," Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Marziyeh Afkham said in a press conference in Tehran on Wednesday. Noting that Iran is just extending humanitarian aid to Syria, she said that the westerners and their regional allies want to project the blame on others and block the path of political settlement of the Syrian issue. Afkham underscored the necessity for the Syrian people to decide their own fate, and said, "The activities of terrorist groups is harmful to this trend.
" Her remarks came after some western and Arab media outlets and officials claimed that Iran has military presence in Syria. Is Russia finally turning its back on Assad? Media reports that the government in Damascus may fall, combined with changing Russian rhetoric and signs of high-level diplomatic meetings between Russia and the U.S. on Syria, could augur a major foreign policy change for Moscow.
An anti-Syrian government protester waves the Syrian revolutionary flag, as she shouts slogans against the Syrian President Bashar Assad, during a protest to mark the 4th anniversary of the Syrian uprising, at the Martyrs square in downtown Beirut, Lebanon. Photo: AP Recent media coverage of the ongoing civil war in Syria has been marked by mixed reports about the military successes of the government forces. That, in turn, is leading to increased concerns that the government in Damascus may fall, and that Russia may already be altering its policy stance on Syria in advance of such an event. The Lemniscat sur Twitter : "Robert Fisk: "A question that still has to be answered" Why didn't US bomb ISIS nearing Palmyra? #Syria @Syriabetween.
Syria: Iran Is Going In. Recently a number of sources on the net started citing an influential London-based newspaper Asharq Al-Awsat that is funded by Saudi Arabia.
According to these sources the newspaper claimed that Russia is going to turn its back on Syria. СРОЧНО! НАШЕЛСЯ КОМАНДИР ТАДЖИКСКОГО ОМОНа. ГУЛМУРОД ХАЛИМОВ В СИРИИ. Pedro Abreu sur Twitter : "A Day Fighting Extremism With #Hezbollah #LAF #SAA #NDF #Lebanon #Syria #Qalamoun. A Day Fighting Extremism With Hezbollah. Press tours are common in the Middle East, but this was an unlikely one.
Although Sputnik's hosts were fighting the scourge of the region, the Islamic State, they were considered by the United States, Canada and Israel to be terrorists themselves. The day before the trip, a Hezbollah representative told journalists where and when to meet, but didn't specify a route. He requested that Sputnik correspondent Mohamad Alaeddin come in an off-road vehicle, explaining with a joke that they haven't had time to construct roads yet in the areas that had been liberated from the opposition forces. The journey began with a meeting in the Hezbollah press-center in Dahieh, a southern suburb of Beirut. The district is surrounded by army block posts, at which security officials thoroughly check all those attempting to enter the predominantly Shiite suburb.
Another US Foreign Policy Success: Isis Controls Half of Syria after Palmyra Seizure. Congratulations are in order for team Bush and team Obama for another stunning US foreign policy success: Isis Controls Half of Syria after Palmyra Seizure. Fighters from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (Isis) have seized the Syrian city of Palmyra, home to a Unesco world heritage site, putting nearly half of Syrian territory in the jihadi group’s hands and sparking fears that treasured antiquities may be destroyed.Isis announced it had “complete control” of the city on Thursday, and state television said President Bashar al-Assad’s forces had withdrawn from the city, which is known to most Syrians by its Arabic name Tadmur.Ancient Palmyra is known to the world for its iconic avenue of Roman columns, and was a cultural crossroad of the ancient world.
The city dates back to the 1st century, when it was an oasis on a trade route linking eastern civilisations with the Roman empire. Its ruins lie to the southwest of modern Tadmur. Moderate Rebels Defect Hillary Backs Moderates. Dylan sur Twitter : "#Syria #AngelinaJolie #Syrianrefugee... The Day After Damascus Falls. Exclusive: The Saudi-Israeli alliance has gone on the offensive, ramping up a “regime change” war in Syria and, in effect, promoting a military victory for Al-Qaeda or its spinoff, the Islamic State.
But the consequences of that victory could toll the final bell for the American Republic, writes Robert Parry. By Robert Parry If Syrian President Bashar al-Assad meets the same fate as Libya’s Muammar Gaddafi or Iraq’s Saddam Hussein, much of Official Washington would rush out to some chic watering hole to celebrate – one more “bad guy” down, one more “regime change” notch on the belt. RT sur Twitter : "#ISIS Secret Service: Slain top strategist’s blueprints reveal covert #Syria takeover op. ISIS Secret Service: Slain top strategist’s blueprints reveal covert Syria takeover op — RT News. Ifriqiyah sur Twitter : "#Chlorine #Syria...
U.S. Dept. of Fear sur Twitter : "To dismember #Syria, the bigger obstacle isn't ISIS but Assad. So on the evil scale, Assad is on top @CelebrityLeft. The Lemniscat sur Twitter : "#WTF? This is how pro-terrorist BBC headlines US/Saudi-backed "rebels" mortar attack on civilians in Damascus #Syria. True Love Syria sur Twitter : "#SYRIA. Do not underestimate recent 2000 syrian rebels surrender to authorities in Jobar and Duma. It's significant.
UNOSAT Report on Damage to Cultural Heritage Sites in Syria calls for Scaled up Protection Efforts. 23 December 2014, Geneva, Switzerland - UNITAR today highlighted a new and comprehensive report by its UNOSAT programme that has revealed large scale destruction and damage to cultural heritage sites in Syria, including UNESCO World Heritage Properties. The study, carried out by experts on Syria cultural heritage and UNOSAT satellite image analysts, reviewed 18 different areas inside which a total of 290 locations were found to be directly affected by the ongoing conflict. UNOSAT based its analysis on a combination of commercially available very high resolution satellite images, UNESCO reports, information from archaeological experts on Syria as well as traditional and social media. “At this point in time we found it important to issue a comprehensive status report to alert decision-makers and the public of deterioration to many of the rich cultural heritage areas in Syria.
Satellite imagery is often one of a few sources for objective information over conflict-areas. Related links. Twitter. مجاهدو لواء شهداء الإسلام يقتحمون الأبنية التي تتحصن بها ميليشيا الاسد داريا وإن عدتم عدنا Russia demands Israeli explanation of air strikes in Syria - Diplomacy and Defense Israel News. UN Report: Israel in Regular Contact with Syrian Rebels including ISIS. A report submitted to the United Nations Security Council by UN observers in the Golan Heights over the past 18 months shows that Israeli Defence Forces (IDF) have been in regular contact with Syrian rebels, including Islamic State (ISIS) militants.... Маяковский sur Twitter : "What's Behind #Russia's Middle East Strategy? #Egypt #Syria #Iran. What's behind Russia's Mideast strategy? Russia's President Vladimir Putin (2nd R) and his Egyptian counterpart Abdel Fattah al-Sisi (R) attend a welcoming ceremony onboard the guided missile cruiser Moskva at the Black Sea port of Sochi, Aug. 12, 2014.
(photo by REUTERS/Alexei Druzhinin/RIA Novosti/Kremlin) Author: Maxim A. Suchkov Posted November 30, 2014 The turbulent dynamics of the Middle East make responsible stakeholders take proactive yet cautious stances. Russian policies in the Middle East have recently attracted attention, as Moscow has participated in nearly every significant regional initiative.
Summary⎙ Print Russia's shrewd policy moves in the Middle East have allowed it to make inroads in unexpected places, such as Egypt and Bahrain. The philosophy behind Russia's new Middle East policy is made up of a mixture of tactics. Indeed, Russia is no stranger to Middle Eastern affairs. In recent years, Moscow’s relations with two of America's 15 major non-NATO allies have strengthened. Obama's kill list - All males near drone strike sites are terrorists. Published time: May 30, 2012 16:07 Edited time: May 31, 2012 08:31 US Air Force file photo shows an unmanned Predator aerial vehicle with a Hellfire missile attached (AFP Photo/US Air Force) Depending on whom you ask, the Obama administration has either executed hundreds of civilians abroad with poorly planned drone strikes or none at all.
A new report, however, finally offers insight into those conflicting conclusions. Lavrov calls use of terrorists for regime change in Syria by the USA is ‘unacceptable’ Correspondence with the BBC over allegations that the Panorama documentary 'Saving Syria's Children' broadcast on 30 September 2013 included staged sequences purporting to show the aftermath of an.
Identification of possible participant in the ‘napalm bomb’ event. On 14 June 2014 a woman contacted me through Facebook and asked me in Dutch to remove this image from this Facebook post of mine. Her message and my response is below (I have erased the woman’s name and profile image). Her message translates as: “I see that I am in this photo, but I do not want others to see this photo. Kijk uit voor Asscher! Hij is de 'Big Brother' van de overheid. Hoe zei Vladimir Lenin het ook al weer? 'Vertrouwen is goed, controle beter.' Post Graphics sur Twitter : "Where the estimated 15,000 militants entering in #Syria come from. Foreign fighters flow to Syria. Culture Connoisseur Badge Culture Connoisseurs consistently offer thought-provoking, timely comments on the arts, lifestyle and entertainment. More about badges | Request a badge. It’s Not Too Late to Save Syria’s Cultural Heritage. ISIL advance in Syria triggers more clashes in Turkey - MIDEAST.
Biden: Turks, Saudis, UAE funded and armed Al Nusra and Al Qaeda. Damascus warns Turkey against launching attacks in Syria. The amazing (and bizarre) homemade Kurdish armor fighting ISIS in Syria. Video shows ISIL in occupied Golan. US air strikes on Isis in Syria 'only the beginning,' defense department says – live. Army Chief of Staff in Moscow Next Week over Military Assistance. Fer Gunay on Twitter: "Drones being spot above #Raqqah #Syria Looks like an US drone, any expert who can confirm? Isis defector speaks of life inside brutal jihadist group. Photos Of Homs Throughout The Syrian War. Syria bars refugees who fled via unofficial posts from voting. 21 dead in rebel fire on regime in Aleppo: activists. Town by town, 'doomed' Assad closes in on Syria victory. Saudi spy chief ousted under U.S. pressure: experts.
Saudi Prince Bandar resumes intelligence post. When you talk too much for Twitter. NATO data: Syrian population behind Assad (comments) Pro-regime Sunni fighters in Aleppo defy sectarian narrative. Qatar signals strategic shifts as Iranian diplomacy sways EU. The Islamic Fronts threatens all who make a truce with Syrian Army. Engineering Failed States: The Strategy of Global Corporate Imperialism. M.naharnet. McCain Explodes at Syrian Christians Who Describe Atrocities Committed By Rebels He Wants to Arm. LAF Arrests Naim Abbas, Most Dangerous Terrorist in Lebanon.