At least 29 civilians, including women and children, have lost their lives in fresh air raids conducted by the US-led coalition in Syria’s northern city of Raqqah over the past 24 hours, a monitoring group says.
It seems the widely condemned slaughter of civilians in Iraq’s Mosul was never enough; because the United States is now busy doing the same thing in Syria’s Raqqa – bombing civilians who have two choices: flee or die.
Jim W. Dean – The US Coalition shows its hand once again for using proxy terrorism against Syria. We have a new report that the Kurds are offering ISIS a chance to leave Raqqa to fight the Syrian forces.
Although officials admit the U.S. role, they maintain that the massive death toll was the result of Islamic State group explosives set off in a “secondary explosion.”
The Washington Post’s Loveday Morris and Liz Sly report that a sharp rise in the number of civilians reported killed in U.S.-led airstrikes in Iraq and Syria is spreading panic, deepening mistrust and triggering accusations that the United States and its partners may be acting with an unprecedented disregard for lives of noncombatants.
Trump’s War on Islam Hiding Behind New Unrestricted Drone Killing Policy for Pentagon and CIA RT/Moscow: The Russian Defense Ministry has urged a comment from the US after photos of a purported US missile fragment found in the rubble of a bombed Syrian mosque emerged online. The Pentagon denies that their forces hit the mosque. […]
More than 20 civilians were killed in a B-52 strike carried out by the US on the Idlib province in Syria on January 3, according to Russian Chief of the General Staff Valery Gerasimov. Gerasimov slammed the Western coalition in Syria for failing to achieve “any meaningful results,” adding that “at the same time, […]
Syrian authorities handed over a batch of documents with the evidence of a rebel use of banned chemical agent against civilians near Aleppo to the international chemical watchdog.
Sputnik: Terrorists in Aleppo consumed all the food delivered from abroad leaving civilians to starve, the Russian General Staff said in a statement on Friday. “In the liberated districts of Aleppo, Syrian servicemen have found several depots with food delivered from abroad. This food was consumed only by terrorists and members of their families, while [eastern] Aleppo’s population was starving.” […]
Jim W. Dean – The big test now will be to see of the Syrian coalition can get a well oiled PR program running on all the atrocities committed by the jihadis and their Western and Gulf State backed friends.
“Over the past 48 hours, up to 50,000 people have been evacuated from eastern Aleppo, Russian Defense Ministry spokesperson Major General Igor Konashenkov has reported. “More than 20,000 residents left eastern Aleppo in the first part of Saturday, and 1,217 militants laid down their weapons,”Konashenkov said. “The Russian Center for Reconciliation, through humanitarian corridors near […]
“There is confirmation of the facts of abuse, torture, public executions, as well as wanton killings of the population,” said the head of operations for Russia’s General Staff
Jim W. Dean – My biggest concern is that the Saudis fear that acknowledging a loss in Yemen could stimulate a coup for the dishonor of its not being able to crush the most impoverished Arab country, even while using its huge military might and Western backers.
US-led Coalition Aircraft Commit Massacre in Aleppo Countryside, Killing Dozens Civilians Aircrafts of US-led Coalition have committed a new massacre against the Syrians, killing and injuring more than 60 civilians in the village of Thelthanh in the countryside of al-Bab area to the north of Aleppo city. Local and media sources said that the village, […]
Jim W. Dean – In this interview, Damascus was still trying to get the jihadis to accept leaving town, an attempt I suspect to take advantage of possible splits in their ranks. We have heard of no significant numbers accepting the offer.
The airstrikes at dawn on Tuesday pulverized entire families, including young children — families that were fleeing Islamic State militants but were instead mistaken for being those very fighters.
After 9/11 New Yorkers were assured the air was safe by the EPA. The federal government was slow to respond with health programs to help survivors despite recognizing the worst health effects wouldn’t be seen for 10-15 years. But 15 years later cancer rates doubled.
In a surreal twist on efforts by U.S. law-enforcement to evade filming, high-ranking Chinese government officials rolled out new protocols Monday not only confirming citizens right to videotape police making arrests, but encouraging it as a safeguard against police abuse.
Iranian military officials did not mince words when a US drone tried to enter their airspace today.
Manbij, with a population of about 80,000 people, was captured by Daesh in 2014. The city has an important strategic location: it lies 85 km to the south of Aleppo, 40 km to the north of Jarabulus and 65 km to the east of Kobani. On Friday morning, the units of the Manbij Military Council launched […]
Jim W. Dean – Uri has a home run piece below, a hard-nosed exposé of Jews against Jews in a close range, take-no-prisoners knife fight, with the future control of the army at stake.
Our job is to expose political Satanists and tell them that they really have no clothes and that people of reason will never stand with them.
The so-called Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says dozens of civilians were also wounded in the air raids that targeted the town of Ghandurah on Thursday.
The U.S.-led coalition keeps on horrifying the international community with its actions in Syria. A video circulating on social media on Tuesday depicts rebel fighters beheading a boy identified as “Abdullah Issa” after capturing him north of Syria’s second city Aleppo.
While Ukrainians celebrate winning a stupid song competition few in Europe give a toss about, their fellow countrymen in the Donbass continue to suffer due to continual fighting. The Minsk II agreement may have withdrawn most of the heavy weapons, but civilians continue to suffer and have their homes destroyed by bombardment from mortars, RPGs and artillery. […]
Despite a tentative ceasefire and truce negotiations being discussed by groups across Syria, terrorist groups not party to the ceasefire continued their attacks on Saturday, primarily aimed at civilians.