A week of military and diplomatic success for Israel; failure and humiliation for Iran and the PA

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On the political and military fronts, Israel outmaneuvers its enemies. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu secured another diplomatic victory for Israel with the dramatic announcement that Chad and the Jewish State would be reestablishing diplomatic relations. The Muslim majority nation had severed ties … Read More

Global hunger relief back-tracking, especially in war zones

Germany’s Welthungerhilfe (World Hunger Relief) aid organization published the Global Hunger Index (GHI) in Berlin Thursday, warning that gains made since 2000 have gone into reverse, with 821 million people, many of them children, undernourished. Zero hunger by 2030 is one of … Read More

Erdogan warns attack on Idlib will send Syrian refugees heading to Europe

The Turkish president said a new wave of refugees could head to Europe in the wake of an attack   CREDIT: AREF TAMMAWI/AFP/GETTY IMAGES A full-scale Syrian regime attack on Idlib would lead to a flow of refugees to Europe and “serious … Read More

Russian Forces Flood Into The Med Ahead Of Syrian Offensive, Here’s Everything You Need To Know

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We’ve broken down all the latest news and military movements to give you a clear picture of what is and what is likely to come. Syrian dictator Bashar Al Assad looks set to launch a new, all-out offensive into the … Read More

Defying Trump, Russia Pounds Idlib in Syrian War’s Last Major Battle

posted in: Middle East, News

‘Hundreds of thousands of people could be killed. Don’t let that happen!’ A screenshot of the White Helmets’ Twitter account shows what the organization describes as the aftermath of an airstrike on a town in the countryside of Idlib, September … Read More

Syria: Israel Behind Attack on Iranian Air Force Base Near Homs

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Reports say Syrian air defense systems fired at planes, coming in from Jordan, and heading towards the T4 airbase used by Iran. Israel struck target near Damascus airport, Syrian media says Israel is lying about Iranian presence in Syria, Assad’s … Read More

Russian airstrikes in southwest Syria signal escalation of regime offensive

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Russia has carried out its first airstrikes in southwest Syria in support of an Assad regime offensive. The battlefield space is one of the most geopolitically complex and explosive in the seven-year war. Russian warplanes pounded opposition areas in southwest … Read More

Death toll from Syrian conflict passes half a million: monitor

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Syrian children ride a bicycle past destroyed buildings in a rebel-held area in the southern city of Daraa on June 3. Photo: Mohamad Abazeed/AFP ERBIL, Kurdistan Region – The death toll in Syria’s complicated conflict, now in its eighth year, … Read More

Syria: Chemical weapons watchdog confirms chlorine gas attack in Saraqeb

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The Organization for the Prevention of Chemical Weapons has said samples show a high probability that chlorine gas was used in an attack in Syria. It did not say who had used the banned weapons. Chlorine gas “was likely used … Read More

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