Shipment Of Chemical Weapons Arrives Jisr Al-Shughur In Syria’s Idlib Province – Report

21 October 2018 — South Front

Russian military inspect suspected chemical weapons workshop in Aleppo, November 14, 2016

Russian military inspect suspected chemical weapons workshop in Aleppo, November 14, 2016 © / Ruptly

Hay’at Tahrir al-Sham (HTS), the former branch of al-Qaeda in Syria, moved several chemical weapons containers from the town of Maarrat Misrin in northern Idlib to the city of Jisr al-Shughur in the northwestern part of the governorate, a local source revealed to the Russian news agency Sputnik.

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Israel Kills 52 Syrian/Iraqi Anti-ISIS Fighters, as US Takes Aim at Iran

21 June 2018 — TRNN

An air attack in eastern Syria killed 52 Syrian and Iraqi government-backed forces who were fighting ISIS. They blamed the US, but it said Israel is responsible. Max Blumenthal says this is part of a larger campaign to destabilize and fragment Syria and weaken its ally Iran (inc. transcript) Continue reading

UK drone strike kills civilian in Syria admits MoD By Chris ColeUK drone strike kills civilian in Syria admits MoD By Chris Cole

2 May 2018 — Drone Wars

For the first time, the Ministry of Defence has admitted a civilian death in its air campaign against ISIS in Iraq and Syria.  The strike, from an RAF Reaper drone, occurred on 26 March according to a written statement by the Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson.  The strike itself was reported by the MoD on its website on 4 April.  It stated: Continue reading

Who Drives Terrorism? Selected Articles

9 November 2017 — Global Research

Among US anti-war activists, an unusual consensus has emerged. Al Qaeda now rebranded as “moderate terrorists” is heralded as being firmly opposed to US military intervention  in the Middle East.

This interpretation is based on a fallacy. Al Qaeda was created by the CIA in the heyday of the Soviet-Afghan war. Al Qaeda is an instrument of US intelligence, a so-called “intelligence asset”.

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How Ukraine Turned into An Arms Dealer – Supplying Weapons to Al Qaeda and ISIS-Daesh By Sophie Mangal

14 October 2017 — Global Research 

The Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project (OCCRP) together with the Balkan Investigative Reporting Network revealed a scheme of weapons supply to the terrorists of ISIS and Jabhat al-Nusra.

There is no secret that the U.S. provides the so-called moderate opposition and Kurdish militia in Syria with arms and ammunition most of which are the weapons remained after the Soviet-led Warsaw Pact disbanded.

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The lawfulness of the drone strike against Sally Jones

12 October 2017 — Drone Wars

By Max Brookman-Byrne, Lecturer in Law, University of LincolnReposted with permission.

Sally Jones, reportedly killed in US drone strike in June 2017

It was today revealed by various newspapers (for instance, the GuardianBBC and Mail) that Sally Jones, the so-called ‘White Widow’, has likely been killed by a targeted drone strike. Jones was described as being a member of ISIS and was apparently killed, along with her 12-year-old son, in June 2017 near the Iraq-Syria border.

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