Russians Reported Killed in US Strikes in Syria

Multiple reports indicate that Russian military contractors were among the dead in air and artillery strikes launched Wednesday by the US military in the northeastern Syrian province of Deir Ezzor against forces loyal to the government of President Bashar al-Assad. The Pentagon unleashed devastating firepower against the pro-government fighters on the pretext that they were …

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Dangerous Delusions: Syria Isn’t Going to Liberate Palestine Anytime Soon Nor Is Russia Turning Against “Israel”

A wave of hysteria has swept the Alt-Media Community following Syria’s downing of an “Israeli” jet, but for as much as people want to imagine that Damascus is on the cusp of liberating Palestine and that Moscow has turned against Tel Aviv, believing anything of the sort is nothing more than wishful thinking that might …

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United States Fails in Afghanistan – Russia Makes an Unexpected Move

The conflict in Syria is drawing to a close, but Afghanistan may be about to break out in conflict with renewed vigor. It is, according to numerous sources, that the ISIL fighters are moving to continue their war. Will events in Afghanistan develop according to the Syrian scenario? Or is there a chance of avoiding …

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US Blames Iran and Syria for Israeli Aggression

Washington and Israel coordinate their military activities, partnering in regional aggression. Both countries bear full responsibility for preemptive Israeli attacks against Syrian targets on Saturday. Do they signal more to come or will Israel back off after Syria downed one of its warplanes, one or more others reportedly struck and damaged? Does Syria have upgraded …

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What US News Reports on Syria’s War Hide

What’s being hidden from the public by the U.S. news-media’s reports on Syria’s war is that, ever since 2012, the U.S. Government has been trying to overthrow Syria’s Government by supporting, training and arming, in Syria, the many jihadist groups who were being led by Al Qaeda in Syria — jihadist groups which unanimously accept Al …

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Syrian Army Rains Shells on Turkish Troops in Rebel-Held Idlib. 1 Dead, 6 Wounded

The first Turkish attempt to set up a military base in Syria’s Islamist-held Idlib failed. January a large Turkish military convoy crossed the border on the way to a strategic town of al-Eis. Two days later it withdrew back into Turkey never having reached its destination and suffering 1 dead and 2 wounded to a …

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On the Syria Occupation and the New Face of Imperialism

US forces have attacked the Syrian military, reporting over a hundred deaths.The Syrian Ministry of Foreign Affairs is calling the air strike a massacre, a war crime, and a crime against humanity. The US is an invading, occupying force that is in Syria without the permission of its government, yet it is claiming that the air strike …

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In India, a light complexion is associated with power, status and beauty, fueling a growing market of skin-bleaching products. Photo: Adam Jones/Flickr, CC BY-SA

Bleached Girls: India and Its Love for Light Skin

“Let’s scrub out that tan” is a common refrain in beauty parlours in India, where girls grow up with constant reminders that only fair skin is beautiful. From Sunday classified ads touting the marriageability of an “MBA graduate. 5-½ ft. English medium. Fair complexion” to elderly aunties advising young women to apply saffron paste to …

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