Massive Israeli Airstrikes on Latakia, Syria

by Steven Sahiounie, published on Mideast Discourse, December 28, 2021 Israel repeatedly strikes civilian targets in Syria, but it doesn’t even make the news over here.  Israel murders and imprisons hundreds of Palestinians every year, but it  is business as usual.  Israel illegally sabotages Iranian electrical plants and nuclear facilities, murders Iranian diplomats, scientists and others, and we applaud their[…]

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Turkey Manufacturing Water Crisis to Pressure Damascus and Syria’s Kurds

by Paul Antinopoulos, published on InfoBRICS, May 20, 2021 This point is an important one.  Turkey and Israel have been stealing Syria’s water for decades.  Israel has redirected the substantial water resources of the Golan into Israel and Turkey uses upstream dams on the Euphrates to limit water going into Syria and Iraq.   Turkey is misbehaving at present due to[…]

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Eyewitness report: Syrians Celebrate Election Outcome

by Kobi Guillory, published on Fightback News, May 28, 2021 Damascus, Syria – On Wednesday, May 26, election day in Syria, crowds flocked to polling places to cast their votes. A delegation of observers from the U.S., South Africa, France and Palestine visited polling locations east of Damascus in the war-torn Ghouta region to witness the voting and celebrations taking[…]

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SSM: Remarks on the 10th Anniversary of the Syrian War

Expanded Statement by Ken Stone on behalf of Syria Solidarity Movement, March 12, 2021 The February 25th, 2021, US bombing of Syria signaled the new US regime’s intention to continue its war of attrition on Syria. It is merely the latest stage of a hybrid war that began when the Arab Nationalist Movement came to power in 1963.  Since 2011, Washington[…]

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US Peace Council Statement Condemns Biden Bombing Syria

U.S. Peace Council Strongly Condemns the Biden Administration’s Illegal Bombing of Syria! February 26, 2021 Only thirty-six days after taking office, President Biden took his first illegal foreign-policy action by ordering an air strike on the sovereign nation of Syria, killing more than a dozen Syrian citizens. This air strike, a blatant violation of international law and the United Nations[…]

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Texas and Syria Suffer Freezing Temperatures and Electricity Outages

by Steven Sahiounie, published on Syria Solidarity Movement, February 26, 2021 Yes, one more on Syria, a look at the Texas/Damascus freeze from the other side.  Indeed, Sanctions Kill.  [jb] Americans in Texas and several other states have been badly hit by a severe snowstorm and accompanying electricity outages, with water shortages due to frozen and burst water pipes. As the global[…]

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US Bombs Syria & Ridiculously Claims Self Defense

by Caitlin Johnstone, published on Consortium News, February 26, 2021 On orders of President Biden, the United States has launched an airstrike on a facility in Syria. As of this writing the exact number of killed and injured is unknown, with early reports claiming “a handful” of people were killed. Rather than doing anything remotely resembling journalism, the western mass[…]

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Black Alliance for Peace: Our Demands of Candidate and Elected Officials

by Black Alliance for Peace The Black Alliance for Peace (BAP) has determined climate change and the interlocking issues of war, militarism, and the now-normalized and still illegal U.S. interventionism pose the greatest threats to humanity. That is why we have launched a campaign demanding all 2020 candidates for local, state and federal offices in the United States take a position on U.S. interventionism[…]

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Deadly New Sanctions on Syria

by Judith Bello On May 20, President Trump signed into law the 2020 National Defense Authorization Act.   Embedded in this bill, a housekeeping bill of sorts where yearly “defense” appropriations and priorities are spelled out, was the basic text of the 2019 Caesar Syrian Civilian Protection Act.  Perhaps they were buried here because they didn’t have bipartisan support, but there[…]

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