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Syrian War Report – April 10, 2017: US Deploys Forces At Syrian-Jordanian Border

Syrian War Report – April 10, 2017: US Deploys Forces At Syrian-Jordanian Border

…from SouthFront The US military is reportedly concentrating troops and military equipment at the Syrian-Jordanian border. Local sources said that about 20 US Army armoured vehicles (including battle tanks and artillery pieces) carried on trucks were spotted in Al-Mafraq. US troops were allegedly accompanied with the Jordanian Army’s 3rd Division. The US Special Operation Forces, […]

Turkey’s Border Games with Ally…al Qaeda

Turkey’s Border Games with Ally…al Qaeda

KHMEIMIN /Latakia, Syria/, March 6. /TASS/. Several armed groups of Islamic State militants have been concentrated in Turkey. The militants are planning to attack a Syrian settlement populated by Kurds, chief of Russia’s Center for Ceasefire in Syria, Lieutenant-General Sergei Kuralenko said on Sunday. “Several Islamic State armed groups have reportedly been concentrated near the […]

Turkey Artillery Shelling Syrian Army Forces Across Border, Backing al Qaeda Withdrawal

Turkey Artillery Shelling Syrian Army Forces Across Border, Backing al Qaeda Withdrawal

  TEHRAN (FNA) – The Syrian Army and its popular allies are making a rapid march on terrorists’ positions at Lattakia province’s border with Turkey, battlefield source said, adding that even the Turkish Army’s artillery shelling of Syrian government forces has failed to slow them down. “The Turkish army’ artillery units opened fire at the […]

Austria Suspends Schengen, Imposes Border Control Amid Refugee Crisis

Austria Suspends Schengen, Imposes Border Control Amid Refugee Crisis

The Austrian government temporarily suspended the Schengen agreement, imposing full border control measures on everyone entering the country, Austrian Chancellor Werner Faymann told the newspaper Oesterreich in an interview.  “Everyone who is coming to us would be carefully checked at the border,” Fayman told Oesterreich. Chancellor Faymann said that from now on Austria would “similar to Germany” have a more […]

Russian Jets Hit ISIS Targets near Lebanese Border

Russian Jets Hit ISIS Targets near Lebanese Border

Russian warplanes have targeted the ISIS strongholds across Lebanon’s northeastern border which caused hundreds of militants to be killed, state media has reported. The National News Agency said warplanes were bombing ISIS (Daesh) targets in Wadi Mira, Martbaya and Zamarani, in the northern Qalamoun region along the Syrian-Lebanese border. The targeted areas, located on the […]

Kurdish YPG Advances on Turkish Border with Russian Air Support

Kurdish YPG Advances on Turkish Border with Russian Air Support

A Peoples Protection Units (YPG) fighter in Rojava.   ERBIL, Kurdistan Region – Turkey’s semi-official Anadolu news agency reported that the People’s Protection Units (YPG) were backed by Russian aircraft Saturday in an advance into the Azaz region of Syria near the Turkish border. Russian warplanes have reportedly facilitated the advance of YPG fighters by carrying […]

US Asks Turkey to Close Border, Doesn’t Mention to Stop Complicity in Terrorism

US Asks Turkey to Close Border, Doesn’t Mention to Stop Complicity in Terrorism

[ Editor’s note:  Obama is quickly rebuffed by Erdogan here who has no interest in ending the looting of Iraq and Syria by his family and political friends….Gordon ]  ____________ Washington is urging Ankara to seal off a 100-kilometer stretch of borderline with Syria currently used by Islamic State for transportation of fighters and supplies […]

Terrorists ‘stick to Turkish border’, Russia to continue targeting them – Kremlin

Terrorists ‘stick to Turkish border’, Russia to continue targeting them – Kremlin

Russia is not considering stopping airstrikes on terrorist targets close to the Turkish border after the downing of its plane by Turkish fighter jets, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said. “There is no such legal term ‘further from the Turkish border’. There is the term ‘Syrian airspace’. We would be happy if terrorists kept further from […]

Declaring a War Zone on our Southern Border

Declaring a War Zone on our Southern Border

By: Christopher B. Kuch, PhD   Under article 1, section 8 of the US constitution the congress has the power to declare war and make rules for the government and regulation of land…and to provide for calling forth the militia to execute the laws of the Union. The congress has enacted laws and regulations about […]

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