Lights, Camera, Action, False Flag in Syria

The die is cast in Syria. The mother of all battles to eliminate US-supported terrorists in Idlib province looms. During a Tuesday Security Council session, Russia’s envoy Vasily Nebenzia repeated what he, Defense Ministry spokesman General Igor Konashenkov, and Syrian UN envoy Bashar al-Jaafari stressed earlier. “(U)ndeniable proof” shows US-supported terrorists and White Helmets infesting …

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Turkish Tantrum Delays Liberation Of Idlib

Turkey is again turning to the U.S. to achieve its aim of controlling and annexing north Syria. At the Tehran summit of the Russian, Iranian and Turkish presidents, Turkey presented a (likely U.S. induced plan) for Idlib governorate: It included: prolongation of the deescalation ceasefire 12 armed groups, including Hayat Tahrir al Sham to be …

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On the Frontlines of Idlib: the Elusive Syrian Army

Every journalist would like to start a report with the words: “All quiet on the western front.” Or the eastern front. And I had actually scribbled “all quiet on the northern front” in my notebook, on my rural way to the far northern village of Kansabba on Syria’s front line opposite Idlib province, when an artillery …

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UN Chief Urges Talks to Avoid Idlib Bloodbath, While NATO Threatens War to Defend Terrorists

United Nations chief Antonio Guterres this week decried a Russian-backed Syrian offensive to retake militant-held Idlib province. But the fact is, terrorist groups need to be eradicated, and the NATO powers are backing them. The UN secretary general urged a redoubling of the Astana talks process initiated by Russia, Iran, and Turkey to end conflict …

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Trump’s Taking Putin’s Earlier ICC Moves to a Qualitatively New Level

President Putin’s decision to remove Russia from the International Criminal Court in 2016 over its hyper-politicized reports about the country’s activities during the 2008 peace-enforcement operation against Georgia and 2014 reunification with Crimea inadvertently gave “normative legitimacy” to Trump leaving the organization too, though Moscow could never have expected that Washington would then take everything …

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US Favorite Candidate for Iraq PM Has Fallen with the Burned Walls of the Iranian Consulate in Basra

The US favourite candidate for the prime ministership Haider Abadi lost his last chance to renew his mandate for a second term when riots caused arson around the southern city of Basra and burned down the walls of the Iranian consulate in the city. While the inhabitants demonstrated for their justified demands (fresh water, electricity, …

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US Efforts to Halt Eurasian Integration Are Failing Miserably

The operation of the Syrian Arab Army in the province of Idlib represents the last step of the central government of Damascus in the liberation of the country from the scourge of Islamist terrorism. With the defeat of Daesh and the removal of the remaining pockets of resistance, Assad’s soldiers have accomplished an extraordinary task. …

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Russia’s Pivoting to the Horn of Africa via Eritrea & the UAE

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov lauded his country’s relationship with Eritrea and informed the world about Moscow’s plans to build a logistics center there. He was speaking alongside his Eritrean counterpart at a press conference in Sochi after their bilateral meeting, which he also noted included discussions about building regional transport corridors, pipelines, and opening …

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