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Video: US Policy Towards Syria and the Mockery of International Law

The call for US airstrikes to scare President Bashar Assad into submission is a call for terrorism, says former CIA analyst Ray McGovern Visit...
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Video: ‘We need to step very carefully’ – Russian UN envoy on conclusions of...

Russia's UN envoy has called on the international community not to draw “hasty conclusions” from a year-long UN investigation that blames the Syrian ... Via...

‘No idea for three loops:’ US pilots recount how they ‘shadowed’ Syrian aircraft

American pilots that recently intercepted Syrian warplanes over the country’s northeast say the government jets had no idea they were being shadowed, while admitting...
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Video: Amnesty in Wartime: Assad pardons former Syrian militants (RT Documentary)

In Syria, there are more than 100 militant groups fighting against the state army. Unusually, President Bashar Assad has offered an amnesty to militants...
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Video: ‘Mutual mistrust reduced’: Lavrov & Kerry agree on concrete steps to ease Syrian...

Progress towards settling the Syrian crisis has been made, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and US Secretary of State John Kerry announced after ... Via...
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Video: Turkey launches military op in Syria to free ISIS-held city of Jarablus

Turkey has launched a ground incursion into Syria targeting Islamic State and Kurdish fighters near the town of Jarablus. Ankara says it wants to...
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Video: Turkish tanks cross Syrian border in military op to retake city of Jarablus...

Turkish tank units reportedly crossed the Syrian border on Wednesday in a military operation to clear Islamic State from the Syrian border town of...

Syrian Flashpoint

Even as top Turkish officials excoriate the United States for supposedly backing the failed coup attempt against President Recip Erdogan, Turkish ...
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Video: Turkey liberates Jarablus from ISIS, sends more tanks to Syria

More Turkish military vehicles have been seen at the border with Syria, as Ankara launches a large-scale operation against Islamic State in Syria. Turkish...

Turkey/US Invade Syria – Hillary Gets ‘No-Fly’ Zone

Just three years after promising the American people that he would not put American boots on the ground in Syria,...

Propaganda for Syrian ‘Regime Change’

Neocons and liberal hawks have poured millions of dollars into propaganda to justify “regime change” in Syria and are now...

Did Washington Just Declare a ‘No Fly’ Zone in Syria?

Reading between the lines in today’s Pentagon press briefing, a bombshell US policy shift is becoming more apparent: Syrian forces and their Russian partners...

Ron Paul on the US Policy Shift In Syria; Pentagon’s Lost Trillions

Why is the US warning Syria not to shoot back at Kurdish militia members who are firing on Syrian military...

Clintonites Prepare for War on Syria

The Syria Propaganda Campaign Neocons and Clintonites have launched a major campaign with the goal of direct US military intervention and aggression against Syria,...

U.S. Invades Syria, And Warns Russia

Eric Zuesse On Monday, August 22nd, the United States government — which demands the overthrow of the internationally-recognized-as-legal government of Syria — officially announced that...

Israel shells Syria after stray mortar crosses into its territory

The IDF says it has attacked a Syrian Army launch site near Israel’s border in the Golan Heights, after a Syrian mortar...

Russia Teams Up With Iran To Continue To Bomb Syria

Ho, ho, ho, here’s a scenario no one could have possibly anticipated: some complex thing in the Middle East as a temporary patch to...

Syrian boy’s image shamelessly exploited for West’s war agenda

How many times have we seen this before? Western media selectively focusing on, or distorting, human suffering in order to fulfill a...

A Lawless Plan To Target Syria’s Allies

On Aug. 17, TV interviewer Charlie Rose gave former acting CIA Director Michael Morell a “mulligan” for an earlier wayward drive on...

US Warns Syrian Military… Against Operating Inside Syria!

Just when you thought US foreign policy could not get more absurd. Lt. Gen. Stephen Townsend, who is listed as...

US Hawks Advance a War Agenda in Syria

Exclusive: The U.S. government, having illegally sent American troops into Syria, is now threatening to attack the Syrian military if...
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Video: Russian Black Sea Fleet carries out missile strikes on terrorist targets in Syria...

The Russian Defense Ministry has said Black Sea Fleet warships have launched three cruise missile strikes on terrorist targets in Syria. A terrorist command...
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Video: ‘There are pieces of shrapnel in my arm’: Lizzie Phelan talks to Syrian...

As fighting intensifies in Aleppo - many heart-rending stories of suffering have hit the headlines. None more so than a five-year-old boy who was...

A Lawless Plan to Target Russians in Syria

Exclusive: Official Washington’s disdain for international law – when its doing the lawbreaking – was underscored by ex-CIA acting director...

The Hunger To Fix Syria, and the Indifference Towards Yemen

Earlier this week, a young Syrian boy made the news in the worst, most captivating fashion. It often takes one photo of...
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Video: Russia uses Iran airbase, is ‘De Facto UN’ in Syria. Al-Nusra becomes ‘Sham...

Russia uses Iran as base to bomb Syrian militants for first time Russian use of Iranian bases unfortunate, not surprising: U.S.01:15 By Andrew Osborn...

Pentagon sends jets, warning as Syria bombs near US-backed Kurds

The US-led coalition scrambled planes near the northeastern Syrian city of Hasakah, after Syrian SU-24 airplanes...

Washington Hawks Prey on Syrian Killing Fields

Official Washington loves to show heartbreaking images of wounded Syrian children with the implicit message that it’s time to invade...

Turkey and Iran Reach Agreement on Conditions for Syria Peace

In a stunning diplomatic surprise, Turkey and Iran have announced a preliminary agreement on fundamental principles for a settlement of the...

More False Outrage on the Syrian War

Washington’s neocon hypocrisy surfaced again with the furor over Russia using an Iranian base to launch airstrikes against terror groups...
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Video: China ‘to provide aid, enhance military training’ in Syria – top army official

Beijing and Damascus have agreed that the Chinese military will provide humanitarian aid to Syria, a high-ranking People's Liberation Army officer said, adding ... Via...
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Video: Ten Times Worse Than Hell: A Syrian Doctor on the Humanitarian Catastrophe in...

http://democracynow.org - In the latest escalation of the war in Syria, Russia has begun launching airstrikes from an Iranian air base. The New York...

Ten Times Worse Than Hell: A Syrian Doctor on the Humanitarian Catastrophe in Aleppo

In the latest escalation of the war in Syria, Russia has begun launching airstrikes from an Iranian air base. The New York...

‘Let British jihadists go to Syria so they can die fighting’ – Labour MP

A senior Labour MP has come under fire for claiming British jihadists should be allowed to join Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL) in Syria,...

Updates from on the Ground in Syria: June to August 11, 2016

Since June 13, 2016, I have been visiting different regions of Syria but have not had sufficient time to post regularly.  However, until I am...

Seymour Hersh on White House Lies About bin Laden’s Death, Pakistan and the Syrian...

People look into the compound where Osama bin Laden was killed in Abbottabad, Pakistan, May 4, 2011. (Warrick Page / The New York Times) In...
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Video: RAW: Russian fighter jets target #ISIS near Deir ez-Zor, Syria

Six Russian Tu-22M3 long-range bombers hit ISIS positions outside the Syrian city of Deir ez-Zor, north-eastern Syria, on Sunday, the Defense Ministry said. Via Youtube
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Video: US claims no change of strategy in Syria as Turkey offers Russia to...

Turkey has offered to carry out joint military operations with Russia, against Islamic State terrorists in Syria. However, closer ties between Ankara and Moscow...

Rigging the Coverage of Syria

The major U.S. news media has consistently slanted its coverage of the Syrian conflict to back neocon desires for more...
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Video: ‘Russians and Iranians should be killed to pay a price in Syria’ –...

Former CIA deputy director Michael Morell, who supports Hillary Clinton and insists that Donald Trump is being manipulated by Russian President Vladimir Putin ... Via...

How Media Distorted Syrian Ceasefire’s Breakdown

Coverage of the breakdown of the partial ceasefire in Syria illustrated the main way corporate news media distort public understanding of a...

Syrian refugees resettled on remote Scottish island of Bute complain their new home is...

A scheme designed to offer Syrian refugees a fresh start away from their war-torn homeland has backfired after two families said the...
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Video: Russian bombers target ISIS chemical weapons plant near Raqqa, Syria – MoD

Russian Tu-22M3 strategic bombers have destroyed an Islamic State chemical weapons factory and killed numerous personnel with concentrated ... Via Youtube

How Media Distorted Syrian Ceasefire’s Breakdown

Coverage of the breakdown of the partial ceasefire in Syria illustrated the main way corporate news media distort public understanding of a major foreign...

The Criminality of American and British Illegal Immigrants in Syria

It’s really 19th century behavior in the 21st century. You just don’t invade another country on phony pretexts in order to assert your interests.—...

Hundreds of Royal Marines to join the SAS to train New Syrian Army and...

Britain will deploy hundreds of elite troops to the Middle East to train Syrian rebel...
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Video: Drone captures devastation of Kinsabba after Syrian govt forces liberate town

Drone footage released on Tuesday shows the ruins of Kinsabba after the town was retaken by Syrian government forces and allied Shia militia last...
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Video: Syrian kids chase Pokémon in war-torn Aleppo

Pokemon Go players took to the streets of war ravaged Aleppo on Saturday, to escape the harsh realities of daily life and recreate a...

Illegal incursion? 1st alleged photo evidence of British presence in Syria

Photos purporting to depict British special forces operating on the Syria-Iraq border are believed to...

Al Qaeda’s Name Game in Syria

Washington’s neocon-dominated foreign policy establishment has long seen Al Qaeda’s Nusra Front as a strategic ally in Syria – and now...

More Neocon Excuses to Bomb Syria

Official Washington’s influential neocons continue to dream up new excuses for expanding U.S. military intervention in Syria, including why to...

Russia, Syria and the US: Hillary’s Foreign Policy Priority

Orlok | Shutterstock.com A week ago, after meeting Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov in Geneva, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry announced that the two sides had...

New Zealand gives $17.2m funding boost to support Syrian refugees’ health

A funding boost of $17.2 million over four years will help support 500 Syrian refugees arriving in New Zealand. Health Minister Jonathan Coleman said the...
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Video: Amnesty in Wartime: RT first foreign crew to film amnestied militants serving in...

In Syria, there are more than a hundred militant groups fighting against government forces. President Bashar al-Assad has offered an amnesty to militants who...

‘Martyr’ Briton killed in Syria fighting ISIS alongside Kurdish Peshmerga

A British man killed while fighting Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS, ISIL) in Syria alongside...
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Video: Battle for Aleppo: Heavy fighting as Syrian army stalls rebel counter-offensive

Heavy fighting continuing around Aleppo and its neighbouring provinces between the Syrian army and various rebel groups. The rebels have launched a ... Via Youtube

British men used eBay sales to fund brother fighting for ISIS in Syria

Two dry cleaners from the West Midlands who sold their brother’s BMW, watch and wedding...

Obama at Pentagon: Syria Mess Is All Assad’s Fault

Some presidents grow in office and some presidents grow once out of office (Jimmy Carter comes to mind). But some presidents seem...
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Video: Two separate chemical attacks reported in northern Syria

Two chemical attacks have reportedly taken place in northern Syria. One occurred in the government-controlled part of the city of Aleppo. The other in...

Police arrest 900 Syrians in England and Wales for crimes including rape and child...

And officials say the migrants were accused of sickening crimes including rapes and child abuse. Now critics say they are concerned that...

Syrian refugees in Calais briefly offered hope of UK asylum… then Home Office snatches...

Prime Minister Theresa May’s former department is closing the door on more refugee children coming...
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Video: RAW: Wreckage of Russian helicopter downed in Syria after delivering aid to Aleppo

A Russian Mi-8 helicopter has been shot down by ground fire in Syria following delivery of humanitarian supplies to Aleppo, the Defense Ministry said. Via...
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Video: Latest US-led coalition strikes killed 45 civilians near Manbij – Syrian Foreign Ministry

Syria has appealed to the UN claiming that 45 civilians were killed and 50 injured in US-led coalition airstrikes outside the city of Manbij...
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Video: Syria blast: Dozens killed, nearly 200 wounded in truck bomb attack, ISIS claims...

Syria's state-run news agency has raised the death toll from what it says was a twin bombing that struck a crowd in a predominantly...

Lessons in Activism: Middle School Students Advocate for Syrian Refugees

Manhattan Country School students hold a banner in front of the White House. (Photo: Ian Weill) On the last day before spring break at Manhattan...
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Video: Syria: Govt forces advance on Aleppo day before humanitarian corridors opening expected

Footage released by Syrian military's media branch shows intense fighting in Aleppo on Wednesday, a day before Assad's govt announced it would open ... Via...
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Video: Russia & Syria launch large-scale humanitarian operation for Aleppo residents

Russia and Syria are launching a large-scale humanitarian operation for Aleppo residents, Russia's Defense Ministry said. Corridors for civilians and militants ... Via Youtube

UK won’t meet pledge to resettle 20k Syrian refugees by 2020 – MPs

The British government is not on track to meet its promise to accommodate 20,000 Syrian...
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Video: ‘Under the carpet’: US coalition slammed for civilian deaths in Syrian airstrikes

The Russian ambassador to the United Nations has lashed out at the U.S. - over its failure to investigate alleged mass civilian deaths, in...

May scraps ‘minister for Syrian refugees’ role invented by Cameron

British Prime Minister Theresa May has axed the ministerial post responsible for ensuring 20,000 Syrian refugees are accommodated in the UK by 2020. May quietly...
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Video: Syrian military release video of heavy fighting with Al-Nusra front near Damascus

Heavy clashes between Syrian forces and Al-Nusra front extremists continued in a village near Damascus on Saturday, footage released by the Syrian military ... Via...

Syrian ‘Refugee’ Machetes Pregnant Woman To Death, Injures Two More In Germany

A bystander ran over a machete-wielding refugee this afternoon, ending a rampage that saw a pregnant woman killed and two other injured...
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Video: Syrian refugee wielding machete kills 1, injures 2 in Reutlingen, Germany

At least one person has been killed and two more injured in an incident in the German town of Reutlingen. A man wielding a...
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Video: Moment German police arrest machete wielding Syrian refugee in Reutlingen

One person has been killed and two more injured in an incident in the German town of Reutlingen. A Syrian refugee wielding a machete...
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Video: Combat cam: Russian Tu-22m3 strategic bombers target ISIS in Syria

Six Russian Tu-22M3 long-range bombers have destroyed two terrorist command centers and compounds during anti-IS airstrikes near the ancient Syrian city of ... Via Youtube
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Video: Syrian opposition asks US-led coalition to halt strikes after mass civilian casualties reports

The head of Syrian opposition group, the Syrian National Coalition (SNC), urged the US-led coalition to suspend its aerial campaign against Islamic State (IS,...