‘Maybe it was the Belgians’: Netanyahu claims ignorance after reports of missiles fired over Damascus

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has dismissed reports that his military launched a missile attack on the Syrian capital, Damascus, saying that perhaps the “Belgian Air Force” was responsible. In an interview with Radio Haifa on Friday, Netanyahu said he didn’t know “what happened last night” and that “maybe it was the Belgian Air Force” […]

700,000 Displaced as Syria and Turkey Descend into War

Syria and Turkey are fighting each other in the rebel-controlled Idlib region, forcing hundreds of thousands to flee for their lives as the bombings intensify. The post 700,000 Displaced as Syria and Turkey Descend into War appeared first on The Real News Network. Source: https://therealnews.com/stories/syria-and-turkey-descend-war-idlib Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with […]

Interest in its Natural Resources Is Tearing Libya Apart

Greg Shupak discusses the failed attempt to reach a ceasefire agreement for Libya in Moscow, and the new attempt to reach an agreement in Berlin. As Turkey, the UAE, Egypt and other regional players interfere in the civil war in order to promote their natural gas interests, Libya seems as far as it ever was […]

The War on Terror Cost $6.4 Trillion and 800,000 Lives

A new study on the cost of U.S. wars in Afghanistan, Iraq, Syria, and Pakistan presents a harrowing picture of the cost exacted in lives and taxpayer dollars. The post The War on Terror Cost $6.4 Trillion and 800,000 Lives appeared first on The Real News Network. Source: https://therealnews.com/stories/war-on-terror-cost-6-4-million-and-lives Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story […]

Israeli warplanes strike Damascus, air defenses destroy ‘most’ of hostile missiles (VIDEO)

Syrian air defenses have repelled an Israeli raid, intercepting several “hostile missiles” over southern Damascus, and destroying majority of them before the projectiles hit the ground, state news agency SANA reported. Also on rt.comSeveral blasts heard near Syria’s Damascus airport – state media Citing a Syrian military source, SANA reported on Tuesday night that Syrian […]

Turkey’s Erdogan: Islamophobia’s Willing Accomplice

Shortly after meeting with Hungary’s far-right prime minister Viktor Orban, Turkey’s President Erdogan met with President Trump. Erdogan is spinning the war in Syria as promoting the interests of the far right in order to gather support for his policies from Islamophobic politicians. The post Turkey’s Erdogan: Islamophobia’s Willing Accomplice appeared first on The Real […]

Erdogan's ethnic cleansing of the Kurds is still happening now – and we have Trump to thank

Making life impossible for a civilian population can take other effective but less dramatic forms than the use of white phosphorus or roadside killings Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/voices/erdogan-turkey-kurds-border-syria-war-trump-ethnic-cleansing-a9204581.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. The Article Was Written/Published By: Patrick Cockburn

Everything you were told about the Syrian war was wrong – until now

Despite all evidence to the contrary, the Syrian Democratic Forces kept their title unquestioned until the Turks invaded Syria, when they were suddenly transformed into ‘Kurdish forces’ who had been betrayed by the Americans. Which, of course, they always were Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/voices/syrian-war-bashar-al-assad-donald-trump-saudi-middle-east-robert-fisk-a9189746.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. The Article […]

Moscow slams illegal US presence in Syria amid reports of new military bases being built in oil-rich province

US actions to bolster its ‘illegal presence’ in Syria violate international law, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Vershinin said on Tuesday. The statement comes shortly after Turkish media reported that two new American military bases are under construction in the oil-rich Deir ez-Zor province. The Russian diplomat was asked for the ministry’s take on the […]

‘I like oil!’ Trump reaffirms predatory intentions in Syria as Assad calls him ‘the best’ US president for his honesty

Donald Trump is not trying to hide Washington’s true policies and intentions behind doublespeak about freedom and democracy – and that makes him “the best American President,” Syrian President Bashar Assad said. “We’ve stayed back and kept the oil,” Trump reiterated on Friday, reaffirming the main US interest in Syria and making clear that all less […]