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Syrian War Report – October 24, 2016: Only Options Are Assad...

On October 22, clashes resumed between the Syrian government forces and the Al-Nusra-led coalition of militant groups in Aleppo city.

Syrian War Report – October 21, 2016: Major Militant Stronghold near...

...from SouthFront Russia has decided to extend the humanitarian pause around Aleppo for another 24 hours, the Russian defense minister said. The move was supported...

Syrian War Report, October 18, 2016: Militants Surrender in Damascus Countryside

...from SouthFront Russian and Syrian military scheduled a humanitarian pause in Aleppo city. The pause will take place on Thursday and will be aimed to...

Damascus offers Aleppo jihadis escape route to save civilians

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.

Direct aggression by US against Damascus to cause ‘tectonic shift’ in...

If the US launches a military campaign to oust the Syrian government, it would further fracture the country and have tremendous negative long-term consequence for the entire region, Russian Foreign Ministry spokesperson Maria Zakharova warned.

Spike in US Intel Ops Against Russia Signals Relations at ‘Point...

Jim W. Dean - With the Syrian-Russian-Iran anti-terrorism coalition having stopped the planned take down of Syria, the US coalition, which has both supported terrorists and fought them, can become even more dangerous.

Damascus claims IDF warplane & drone shot down in Syria after...

An Israeli warplane and a drone have been shot down by Syrian forces in the southern Quneitra countryside, Golan Heights, the Syrian Army said in a statement. It comes after the Israeli military targeted Syrian positions in the Golan Heights.

US tells rebels ceasefire deal grants them right to self-defense against...

Jim W. Dean - US special Syrian envoy Michael Ratner's letter to the moderate opposition groups warning that those who continue to work with al-Nusra will face "dire consequences" is a strong hint that they will get bombed if they do so. The new deal has some teeth in it.

Syrian War Report – August 29, 2016: Militant Strongholds Fall near...

According to leaders of militant groups involved in the operation, the Turkish-led forces are going to seize Al Bab and Manbij and link Jarablus and Al Rai. Meanwhile, the United States has temporarily halted all arms supplies to the SDF.

Damascus in peril: rebels eye the Syrian capital and CIA pays...

Russian Presidential press secretary Alexei Gromov, in a press conference in Moscow revealed that majority of defecting Syrian army officers who escaped to the neighboring Jordan, have been trained by CIA agents to be later infiltrate Syria again, through southern province of Suweida, hoping to reach Damascus countryside, opening the way to capture Capital Damascus, the golden apple.

Iran Demands Russia Shoot Down Israeli Jets Attacking Damascus

  Iran has joined many in Syria, demanding Russia respond more aggressively to not just Israel but Turkey as well. Sources close to the Assad government...

Ceasefire in Damascus suburb extended for 48 hours

Jim W. Dean - These ceasefires continue to bring the usual claims by the opposition of Damascus violations which are made because they are angry at being bombed for attacks on civilians themselves.

Iran has prevented ISIS from taking over Baghdad and Damascus, president...

By Rudaw ERBIL, Kurdistan Region - Iran's President Hassan Rouhani lauded Iran's actions in the Middle East,  claiming that Tehran has prevented the Islamic State...

Syrian Army Not Returning Fire at Russian Request After Damascus Shelled

The Syrian army, following a request from the Russian center on reconciliation, did not return fire after Damascus was shelled Saturday from the regions...

US Backed Terrorists Profiteering in Madaya, Press Blames Damascus Government

As a UN humanitarian convoy reached the besieged town of Madaya; the rebels are still controlling most of the town’s resources and sold them food at “inflated prices,” according to escaping residents.

Assad makes surprise Christmas visit to Damascus church (PHOTOS)

Corporate media almost never covers stories like these, which would include Syria's Muslim imams praying in Christian churches as a show of solidarity against the US coalition supported terrorists

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