The Battle of Idlib

3 September 2018 — The Saker

by Ghassan and Intibah’s Kadi for The Saker Blog

Or is it the Battle for Idlib? And whose battle? And who is fighting who? And where?

The only thing that is clear about this seemingly upcoming battle is the fact that Idlib has been “used” as a sink hole and dumping ground for all anti-government/anti-Syria terrorists. Such a status quo cannot last.

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Syria: Bolton’s ‘Damascus Chemical Weapons Plot’ Lacks Motive, Credibility By Tony Cartalucci

29 August, 2018 — Land Destroyer

US National Security Adviser John Bolton – a tireless proponent of US-led war around the globe – has recently claimed the Syrian government is preparing to use chemical weapons to retake territory held by militants in northern Syria. In response, the US has already threatened to carry out military strikes against Syria.
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Statewatch News Online, 3 September 2018 (12/18)

3 September 2018 — Statewatch


1.    Research on the situation at the Spanish Southern Border
2.   UK: ICPO inquiry into bulk collection of data
3.   Urgent alert – solidarity with the victims of far-right violence in Saxony
4.   EU: Council: Informal Ministers defence: Austrian non-paper: Synergies and military support
5.  Orbán calls for deportation of migrants, calls Salvini his ‘hero’
6.   Activists held in Greece for illegally aiding migrants
7.   Netherlands: One in five vulnerable Syrian refugees are rejected by NL because of their views
8.   Refugee crisis: latest news from across Europe (28.8.18)
9.   Moria, Lesvos, Greece: Children ‘attempting suicide’ at Greek refugee camp
10. Austria rejects Afghan’s asylum request over appearance
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There is a deeper, darker agenda afoot as the US cuts UNRWA funding By Jonathan Cook

2 September 2018 — Jonathan Cook

Refugees are the final loose end in forcing Palestinians to accept Trump’s ‘deal of the century’ peace plan

The National – 2 September 2018

The Trump administration’s decision to scrap all future aid payments to the main agency helping Palestinian refugees marks a new – and most likely disastrous – chapter in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

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