military intervention in syria

SMOKE RISES from artillery strikes near Afrin.
Turkey is implementing a series of military operations in Syria

Syria is gradually being absorbed by the great powers. Watching this landscape, Israel will decide how to act in southern Syria.

Smoke rises from a target hit by Turkish forces in Afrin, Syria, January 20, 2018
Stand up to Erdogan, protect ethnic and religious minorities in Syria

Kurds are more than just great fighters; they desire peace and yearn for democracy in a stable, secure region with neighbors who share the same values.

Smoke rises from a target hit by Turkish forces in Afrin, Syria, January 20, 2018
Iran urges Turkey to stop military offensive in Syria

"Turkey’s actions can bring back insecurity, instability and terrorism to Syria," Iranian foreign ministry spokesman Bahram Qasemi said.

A pair of US Air Force F-15E Strike Eagles fl
The US is losing its last hand in Syria

The power makers in Syria are now Russia, Iran, and Turkey.

KURDISH FIGHTERS from the People’s Protection Units (YPG) run across a street in Raqqa, Syria in Jul
Turkey: U.S. to end weapons support for Syrian Kurdish YPG

Washington has angered Ankara by providing arms, training and air support to the Syrian Kurdish forces.

Israeli soldiers stand atop tanks overlooking the border between Israel and Syria
Airstrike on Iranian base in Syria raises questions

Why did it take so long to target the facility and in whose interest was it to reveal the facility to the public?

Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi
Syrian media claims ISIS leader dead... again

Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi said to have been killed in Raqqa attack amid advances by US-led coalition forces.

syrian refugees
Syria – the beginning of the end? The Sunni side

In 2013, the US designated the al-Nusra Front a terrorist organization, since it was a branch of al-Qaida in Syria.

LEBANESE HOLD posters at a protest in front of the Arab League headquarters, in Beirut in 2011. The
Comment: White privilege and the love of dictators - the Syrian case

Those who oppose Assad are described as “ISIS [Islamic State] and Al-Qaida...terrorist groups supported by the US government, Israel, Turkey and Saudi Arabia.”

Russian aircraft carrier Admiral Kuznetsov in international waters off the coast of Northern Norway.
Russian naval deployment en route to escalate Aleppo destruction

"This is not a friendly port call. In two weeks, we will see a crescendo of air attacks on Aleppo as part of Russia's strategy to declare victory there," a NATO diplomat said.

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