Homs ~ The Syrian Arab Army, in cooperation with Popular Defense groups, restored security and stability to the villages of Rajm al-Qaser, al-Rajm al-A’li, Rajm Dergham, Talet al-I’lam al-Gharbiyeh, Talet al-Madarjeh, Talet al-Treix, Sha’er telecommunication station, Sha’er factory, Qaret al-Bak, Jabal Thaniyat al-Rez and the oil and gas wells of /103, 108, 110, 112/ in the eastern countryside of Homs province.
Deir Ezzor ~ In Deir Ezzor, an army unit clashed with Daesh-affiliated terrorist groups which infiltrated towards the river bed in Deir Ezzor, killing 12 terrorists and destroying a vehicle equipped with a machinegun.
Another army unit carried out several military operations against Daesh (ISIS,ISIL, IS) gatherings in the surrounding of al-Banourama area on the southwestern outskirts of the city.
The operations resulted in the death of 7 terrorists and the destruction of a vehicle equipped with a machinegun and 3 fortified posts.
A military source stated that a Syrian army unit detonated a 50-meter tunnel in al-Sina’a neighborhood in Deir Ezzor city, killing all terrorists inside it……………….
In 2013, 5 young men were kidnapped from the ancient Christian town of Maloula, during the NATO and Gulf state funded, Nusra Front/Free Syrian Army-led invasion of this extraordinary hillside town, that still teaches the language of Christ in its schools, Aramaic. For the first six months, after their kidnap, their families remained in contact with the kidnappers among the Free Syrian Army or so called “moderates” & Nusra Front aka Al Qaeda, then communications ended abruptly. These hopes were cruelly destroyed recently when the executed bodies of the 5 young men were found close to the Syrian border and were identified as the kidnap victims. The Martyrs’ names are : Ghassan Michael Shnis, Atef Ragheb Kalomeh, Shady Michael Thalab, Daoud Sarkis Milaneh and Jihad Mtanios Thalab. The grief and rage was palpable, both from those close family members walking with the coffins and from the people of Damascus who flocked onto the streets to pay their respects. United in the senseless loss of yet more young lives in this 6 year war bieng waged against Syria by U.S.-NATO and Gulf state regimes. God bless the martyrs of Maloula and take their souls into peace and rest from the turmoil on earth. Farewell brave souls….travel well into the light…you will never be forgotten. (credit to Vanessa Beeley)
Lebanese authorities returned the remains of 5 Syrian Christian citizens from Maaloula found across the borders.
The martyrs from Maloula, the predominantly Christian city in Damascus Countryside, were kidnapped by the US sponsored ‘Moderate Rebels’ before they converted into ‘Nusra Front’ upon raiding their city in 2013.
Marks of torture appeared were obvious on the bodies of the 5 men who were buried hastily on the Lebanese side of the Qalamon Mountain across the borders from Maloula.
Syrian officials received the bodies in a majestic procession, among them were the Governor, Police chief of Damascus Countryside and both Christian and Muslim leading clergy in the region…………………..
New batch of terrorists [foreign-backed mercenary-jihadists and various kinds infesting-rats] leave al-Waer area with their disgraced families.
A new batch of armed terrorists and some of their disgraced families’ members who rejected to join the reconciliation agreement in al-Waer neighborhood started to leave the neighborhood in a step towards evacuating the area from arms and gunmen and paving the way for the return of peace and prosperity thanks to the governmental institutions…………………..
26/27 April 2017: Defense Ministers of 24 countries, Heads of seven international organizations, and other guests had gathered in Moscow for the International Security Conference. Around 600 participants were in attendance in total. On the agenda were pressing topics of the day – Syria, North Korea, and NATO (North Atlantic Terroristic Organization) expansion Eastward. In this opening speech, Minister Shoigu emphasised that instead of a unified effort against international terrorism, Europe and the North Atlantic Alliance prefers to focus on non-existant threats from the East, paying off puppet leaders in the Baltic states especially. The recent accession of Montenegro into NATO, taking into account the vastly anti-NATO views of its Yugoslav neighbour, Serbia, precipitates a Balkan crisis of the future.
Units of the Syrian Arab Army and Syrian armed forces on Saturday destroyed 8 vehicles for Jabhat al-Nusra, al-Qaeda foreign backed mercenary-terrorists, and two of their command-centers in al-Naima town in Daraa eastern countryside and in Daraa al-Balad.
A Syrian military source said that the army’s operations ended up with the killing of several terrorists and inuring many others.
A unit of the Syrian army killed 17 Daesh (ISIS, ISIL, IS) mercenary-terrorists in the surroundings of al-Maqaber and the factories areas in Deir Ezzor. Meanwhile, units of army foiled an attack by Daesh on many military points in the city.
Syrian Arab Army responded harshly to an attack by Daesh mercenary-gangsters in the Khanzir region of southern Aleppo…………………
Another battlefield front to stop and defeat the American empire.
The East is the greatest threat to the petrodollar — and Saudi Arabia is already eyeing oil trade in yuan.
Should we welcome closer ties between Saudi Arabia and China? As the Asia Times writes, “China’s slow intertwining with Saudi Arabia complements the Sino-Russo alliance. Primarily, its benefits could lead to a realistic threat to the petrodollar.”
While we’d prefer Saudi Arabia to disappear entirely, if it has to exist — and from a pragmatic standpoint, it probably isn’t going anywhere — it would greatly benefit the world if Riyadh dumped the dollar and adopted the yuan.
~ Deir Ezzor: Syrian Arab Army and Armed Force Units achieved a new advancement in their continued operations against positions of Daesh (ISIS, ISIL, IS) mercenary-terrorists in the southern part of Deir Ezzor City.
Reporters in Deir Ezzor said that army units, in cooperation with the backing forces, established control over Talet Hassan and a number of the strategic points after engaging in fierce clashes with ISIS terrorists to the west of Liwa al-Tamin on the southern axis of the city.
The reporters confirmed that scores of ISIS terrorists were killed in the clashes including a field commander terrorist Abu Ayham al-Masri.
A Syrian army unit also carried out bombardments against the supply routes and positions of ISIS terrorists in the surroundings of Liwa al-Tamin, killing 11 terrorists and injuring others.
Meanwhile, army units, in cooperation with the popular defense groups, carried out a special operation against positions of ISIS terrorists in the western part of al-Maqaber “cemeteries” area achieving a notable advancement and inflicting heavy losses upon ISIS in the personnel and equipment.
~ In Daraa, Syrian Army units targeted with heavy strikes the gatherings and movements of Jabhat al-Nusra terrorists in al-Naziheen and al-Abasiyeh neighborhoods and in al-Masri roundabout, killing and injuring large number of them………………..
According to an investigation carried out by a Bulgarian journalist, weapons from a NATO member state (Bulgaria) have ended up in the hands of mercenary-terrorist gangs of jihadists in Syria.
In the report, a commander from the western-backed terrorist gang of the so called “Free Syrian Army” (deserters militarly incapable) claims the U.S.-led coalition is aware of this but chooses to look the other way.
A desperate attempt by the Zionist entity to raise the collapsed morale of its mercenary-terrorists, Tel Aviv’s allied puppets. Also a strategic agreement with the U.S. to attack Syria from south and from north.
A Syrian military position southwest of Damascus International Airport was exposed to an Israeli aggression with several missiles fired from inside the occupied territories at dawn on Thursday causing explosions in the place and leaving some material losses, a Syrian Arab Army source said.
The source added that the Israeli aggression comes as a desperate attempt to raise the collapsed morale of terrorist groups due to the Syrian army’s blows and this aggression will not dissuade the army from continuing the war against terrorism and crushing it.
Lebanese media reported a large blast in the vicinity of the airport early Thursday, speculating that the explosion at the fuel depot could have been carried out by Israel.
“The missiles were fired from the occupied territory, which led to explosions on the ground and property damage,” the Syrian military source specified.
Israeli officials have not commented on the issue yet. However, Intelligence Minister Yisrael Katz, speaking to Army Radio from the United States earlier, hinted at what had happened in Damascus……………………….
Russia’s FSB officers detained two Daesh (ISIS, ISIL, IS) supporters, face on the ground on the island of Sakhalin. Agents received intel the two men were planning a terrorist attack. An IED (Improvised Explosive Device), extremist literature and Daesh propaganda were found among the men’s possessions.
U.S. troops in northern Syria visiting the site of the Turkish airstrikes against Kurds
U.S. troops escorted by Kurdish fighters visited sites around the Karachok mountains east of al-Qamishli in north eastern Syria, Tuesday, where Turkish military jets carried out airstrikes against Kurdish forces, leaving dozens dead.
from ‘CanDoBetter’, submitted by ‘DontGetFooledAgain’
See also: ABC’s 4 Corners breaches Code of Practice; ‘Syria’s Disappeared’ (24/4/17) by Susan Dirgham
By my own measurement the 4 Corners ‘report’ Syria’s Disappeared – The Case Against Assad only gave Syrian President Bashar al-Assad 40 seconds – 10 seconds near the start and 30 seconds near the end – to answer claims that his govenment had imprisoned, tortured and murdered tens of thousands of his own people as well as the more recent fraudulent allegation that the Syrian Army had used Sarin gas in Idlib province.
The full interview of length 34 minutes and 40 seconds was published by Yahoo News on 10 February 2017 and a full copy recorded by the Syrian Government has been placed on YouTube. The YouTube copy is embedded below………………….
Syrian Army Tiger Forces not only repelled one of the most brutal offensive by Jabat al-Nusra (Al-Qaeda in Syria) on Northern Hama but also captured new territories including Halfaya, and moving towards Al-Lataminah which is considered one of Al-Qaeda’s headquarters, including underground operation rooms.
A Turkish dissident leader revealed that the pharmaceutical companies affiliated to Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s government have provided the terrorists in Syria with Sarin gas, reiterating that Ankara has been directly involved in Khan Sheikhoun chemical attack.
Sarhab Golhan, the leader of Moon and Star party, was quoted by SANA news agency as saying that Erdogan is directly involved in the chemical attack and he is “the ISIL’s current leader”.
“If investigations are carried out about Khan Sheikhoun incident, it will certainly reveal that Erdogan is behind it and all massacres happening in our region; the Justice and Development government opened the borders to the terrorists’ easy traffic and equipped them with weapons,” he added.
Golhan said that certain pharmaceutical companies close to the Justice and Development government have supplied the terrorists with Sarin gas to be used against the civilians and raise allegations against the Syrian government to provoke the international community…………………..
Exclusive Russian Report (by Anna News): Tomahawk Leftovers Examined at Syrian Shayrat airbase.
April 7, America dealt a massive blow with cruise missiles at the air base Shairat, located near Homs. Thus, the US trampled down the last norms of international law. The cause of the massive attack was the incident in the Syrian village of Khan Sheikhun where, according to the opposition, more than 30 people died as a result of the chemical attack. The tragedy that has taken place has generated a huge number of questions. However, no one really intended to conduct an international investigation into the incident. Within a few days, the perpetrators of the tragedy were appointed and a massive blow was immediately struck at them. And the basis for the attacks were data from social networks. Until recently, the American side was confident of storing chemical weapons here. Representative of the US Department of Defense Jeff Davis spoke about this. According to him, the planes “flew from this air base on April 4” and, allegedly, dealt an air strike using chemical weapons in the province of Idlib. And the American command consciously chose the targets for the attack and struck down everything where a chemical weapon could theoretically be located. Thus, the ammunition depot and the fuel storage facility were destroyed. A few hours after the strike, our crew quietly inspected all the destroyed objects. In particular, we visited the armory warehouse, and no one received poisoning. Because there was no chemical weapons at the base (and even in Syria) and no. The impact was carried out by high-precision cruise missiles, which without any special effort penetrated the concrete walls of the hangar, hitting the technology hidden in it. A total of 7 soldiers and officers were killed, 13 people were injured. But even so, by the time the runway was cleared of debris and Syrian planes and helicopters began to make military sorties from the military airfield again. (Caption author, English-Russian, Stanislav Stankevich)
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A Syrian Army source announced on Friday evening [21 April 2017] that the Israeli enemy’s warplanes fired two missiles at 18:45 from within occupied territory at a military position in the surroundings of Khan Arnabeh in Quneitra countryside, causing material damage.
The source said that this aggression came after an attempt by terrorists to infiltrate military positions in Quneitra countryside was foiled and the terrorists suffered heavy losses, which proves that Israel provides direct support to terrorist organizations.
The source affirmed that such desperate attempts will not dissuade the Army and Armed Forces from continuing to crush the terrorist groups that act as Israel’s proxy in the area.
Israel occupied the Golan Heights in the 1967 Six-Day War with Syria and annexed the territory in 1981. The international community has not recognized the Israeli annexation…………….
President Bashar al-Assad stressed that what has been said on Khan Sheikhoun is a fabricated story, adding that the West and the United States blocked any delegation from coming to investigate, because if they come, they will find that all their narratives about what happened in Khan Sheikhoun and then the attack on Shairat airport was a false flag, was a lie.
In an interview given to Russia’s RIA Novosti and Sputnik news agencies, President al-Assad said that we always announce that we are ready to cooperate with any country who is genuinely ready or wants or has the will to fight terrorism.
He added that we already know that the West supports the terrorists and it doesn’t have a will to fight them…………………..
FULL VIDEO OF THE INTERVIEW IN ENGLISH……………….
FULL TRANSCRIPT IN ENGLISH OF THE INTERVIEW………………
President al-Assad: “…………..when Russia supports our army, it not only protects the Syrian citizens, it also protects the Russian citizens, and I think the European and others. So, for them they don’t look at it as commercial war like the Americans; when they launch a war they calculated how much jobs can you create out of this war. They look at it as a war that needs to protect their citizens, our citizens, other citizens, the position of Russia, the balance, the political balance, the military balance around the world, as a great country. So, in that regard, you don’t look at the armaments as how much do they cost or how much do they bring as benefit or profit.”……………………….
The plot thickens: In the meeting with Italian President in Moscow on 11 April, President Putin said that the US “deep state” military-financial interests potentially pressured President Trump into the airstrike on Syria. “Should anything go really wrong – Trump is who they will blame” – he said. A day later, Putin revealed in an interview that he was made aware of the airstrike a number of hours in advance. Given what we know about the situation so far – 1) Russia was given sufficient warning time to remove any personnel from the airbase, both Russian and Syrian, and 2) Not only did half of the US cruise missiles fail to reach the destination, but the ones that did were seemingly off-course. Very little damage was sustained at the Syrian airbase or the aircraft, as pointed out soon after the incident, by the Russian Ministry of Defense.
This leads me to believe that the whole thing was a facade, designed to appease certain “financial-military” interests inside the US ‘deep state’, as originally alluded to by President Putin. The slander of #RussiaGate has seemingly disappeared since Trump became a ‘war President’. The issue of ‘whodunnit’ over the preliminary gas attack, which served as justification for the US airstrike, remains at large.
prisoners in their own land: the same behavior of the terrorists in Aleppo, Idleb, Mosul
For over a decade, Palestinians in Gaza have been living under an Israeli blockade that affects almost all aspects of their lives. For most of patients in Gaza, the medical treatment they need is not available. They are forced to travel outside for treatment. However, Israel has been denying most of them travel permits.
Scores of civilians were killed due to raids launched by the warplanes of US-led international alliance on al-Bokmal city in Deir Ezzor countryside .
Locals said tho Syrian Agency reporters that warplanes of the alliance, over the past 24 hours, launched a number of raids on al-Bokmal city, Hasrat town, Allabed neighborhood in Mohasan town, in the countryside of Deir Ezzor province, claiming the lives of 16 civilians and injuring 40 others including Iraqi refugees.
The sources said that earlier, the alliance warplanes targeted with 12 rockets the building of Agricultural Engineering faculty and a number of houses in al-Hsainieh village in the western countryside, claiming the lives of 7 persons, including two women and a child, and injuring 12 others…………..
A Syrian military source announced that security and stability were restored to the town of Souran and control was regained over the strategic hill of Bazam after inflicting heavy losses upon Jabhat al-Nusra terrorists in the personnel and equipment in the northern countryside of Hama central province.
Meanwhile, units of the army thwarted an attack by terrorist groups on a number of military points in Quneitra northern countryside.
Army units killed 14 terrorists and destroyed two machinegun-equipped vehicles in the western and eastern directions of Deir Ezzor City and in the surroundings of the Regiment 137.
More than 10 of Jabhat al-Nusra terrorists were killed or injured in operations carried out by the Syrian Arab army against their gatherings and fortifications in Daraa al-Balad area in Daraa southern province.
Army units carried out special operations against gatherings of the ISIS terrorists on the southern outskirts of Deir Ezzor City.
Army units thwarted an attack launched by Jabhat al-Nusra on one of the military points in the western part of Damascus Countryside……………
“In a heinous, criminal act which was planned to kill the largest number of children and women, terrorists detonated on Saturday a car bomb in an area that gathers buses and ambulances in Al-Rashideen region in West Aleppo to transport nearly 5,000 citizens from the terror-besieged towns of Kefraya and al-Fouaa.
The coward mercenary-terrorists attack claimed the lives of more than 120 children and women and injured hundreds, and caused massive material damage to the cars and buses.
The people of the two towns have suffered daily from a severe siege, starvation and shelling that did not stop, imposed by the terrorist groups for more than four consecutive years.
The terrorist bombing attack that targeted the people of Kefraya and al-Fouaa coincides with a feverish campaign of armed terrorist groups that unveils their bankruptcy in front of the success of the national reconciliation being carried out in an attempt to make the agreement of the four cities a failure…
Robert Kennedy Jr. has bravely exposed how the Syrian invasion by the Trump administration is yet another proxy oil war.
According to an astonishing essay written 6 weeks before the gas attack on Syrian citizens, Kennedy explains how the US funds and manages ISIS in order to destabilize the region with the aim of ultimately taking control over the oil supply in the region.
The fossil fuel industry’s business model is to externalize its costs by clawing in obscene subsidies and tax deductions—causing grave environmental costs, including toxic pollution and global warming. Among the other unassessed prices of the world’s addiction to oil are social chaos, war, terror, the refugee crisis overseas, and the loss of democracy and civil rights abroad and at home.
Over the past seven decades, the Dulles brothers, the Cheney Gang, the neocons and their ilk have hijacked that fundamental principle of American idealism and deployed our military and intelligence apparatus to serve the mercantile interests of large corporations and particularly, the petroleum companies and military contractors who have literally made a killing from these conflicts. It’s time for Americans to turn America away from this new imperialism and back to the path of idealism and democracy. We should let the Arabs govern Arabia and turn our energies to the great endeavor of nation building at home. We need to begin this process, not by invading Syria, but by ending our ruinous addiction to oil……. ………. …….. ………..
Terrorists detonated a car bomb they had managed to sneak into the area by loading it with children’s food supplies.
A number of people were killed and scores more were injured in terrorist car bomb attack that took place in al-Rashideen area west of Aleppo near the buses which are transporting locals from the towns of Kefraya and al-Foua’a.
SANA’s correspondent in Aleppo said that terrorists detonated a car bomb in the area where buses and ambulances have been parked for more than 24 hours in al-Rashideen area to transport 5,000 citizens of Kefraya and al-Foua’a towns.
He added that the terrorist bombing claimed a number of lives and caused injuries to scores of civilians, most of them women and children, in addition to causing considerable damage to the buses and the ambulances……………
President Bashar al-Assad: “The chemical incident in Idlib province was a 100% fabrication, as the Syrian military has already dismantled chemical weapons stockpiles a few years ago…”. “Our impression is that the West, mainly the United States, is hand-in-glove with the terrorists,” President Assad told the French news agency in his first interview since the retaliatory US missile strike on a Syrian airbase in Shayrat. “They fabricated the whole story in order to have a pretext for the attack,” he said.
According to Assad, the Syrian military dismantled all of its chemical weapons arsenal in 2013. “There was no order to make any attack… We gave up our arsenal a few years ago. Even if we have them, we wouldn’t use them,”he added. “You have a lot of fake videos now. We don’t know whether those dead children were killed in Khan Shaykhun. Were they dead at all?” he said.
The Syrian leader also lashed out at the Trump administration, saying peace talks that would ensure a lasting truce in Syria have stalled because the US has no interest in ending the war. “The US is not serious in achieving any political solution. They want to use it as an umbrella for the terrorists,” he said….(…read more…)…
Syrian Gas Attack is a Lie – “Stop Your Governments!”
Maria Zakharova calls on Western respresenatives/ journalists to hear Russia, and what it has to say. The attack against the Syrian government (on April 7th, US warships delivered an illegal blow to a Syrian airbase in Homs: their justification was the recent “chemical weapon” attack on behalf of the Syrian government in Idlib), much like the Ghouta gas attack in 2013, which precipitated the Syrian civil war, is a giant facade for the military industrial warhawks in the U.S., to put their money where their mouth is.
Lavrov schools Tillerson in basic lessons of history
(updated) At the Tillerson – Lavrov talks in Moscow last week, Russia’s Foreign Minister disagreed with the US Secretary of State in their stance on the use of chemical weapons by Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad. Russia stands for a full investigation to take place, prior to taking any kind of action. In his explanation Lavrov noted, that the only source of information on the Idlib gas attack comes from the widely discredited ‘White Helmets’ propagandists. No official investigation by international bodies, has taken place. Tillerson, on the other hand, is quite assured of Assad’s involvement in the attack, without questioning White Helmets’ evidence. Furthermore, Russia’s top diplomat made it quite clear that no more ‘regime changes’ are possible, citing the devastating examples of Yugoslavia, Iraq, Libya and Sudan. This week, the US Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson, and UK Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, Boris Johnson, were set to meet with Russia’s representatives in Moscow. Johnson has since pulled out of the meeting, in wake of the US airstrike on Syria, citing “Russia’s continued defence of the Assad regime.” While the backdrop to this meeting sets the stage to be particularly on edge, it is also true that to this day, no coherent foreign policy strategy has been made public on behalf of the Trump administration, and most certainly, no collusion has taken place with President Putin (despite the fake news rumours on CNN and BBC). In this clip, Maria Zakharova, Foreign Affairs Spokesperson, remains her pragmatic self in her stance on illegal US actions. Most notably, she claims that one of the components to the recent attack on Syria by the US, is to mask the humanitarian disaster that is Mosul, under a US-led counter-terrorism operation. Lavrov, Russia’s Foreign Affairs Minister – he reminds Tillerson that he does not dance with boys! Don’t miss my previous video on Vimeo with Maria Zakharova, which was not allowed on YouTube due to copyright blocks: “Airstrike on Syria: The world is held hostage by the US“
Deep State problems: Putin warns of more chemical attacks
At Press Conference of Vladimir Putin and his Italian counterpart, Sergio Mattarella, the Russian President was asked for his view in regard to the US airstrike on Syria. His response revealed not a bashing of the new US administration, but the rivalries of the US “deep state” military-financial interests that potentially pressured President Trump into the airstrike on Syria. “Should anything go really wrong – Trump is who they will blame” – he said. Moreover, Putin told reporters that Russian intelligence indicates that terrorist factions operating in Syria are planning further chemical weapons attacks, likely in regions south of Damascus. These attacks will then be used as justification for more strikes against the Assad government. A day earlier, Fort Russ Editor in Chief, Joaquin Flores, stated the very same reasoning on RT talk-show CrossTalk Bullhorns. In his analysis, he explained that there are a lot more interests than meet the eye when it comes to the Idlib “chemical gas attack” and the subsequent US airstrike on Syria.
The Wall Street Journal said the trip was organized with help of the US military, and it was the first time a US lawmaker had traveled to the region since American special operations forces began fighting alongside local forces.
McCain also met with Turkish President Erdogan to discuss the situation in Syria and current US-Turkey relations.
McCain said in a statement…
“The change of administration in the United States presents an important opportunity to review and reassess current policy in Syria.”
On April 4th, 2017 a suspicious chemical attack in an Idlib province prompted US President Trump to launch missiles at Syria. McCain applauded the action and urged for more.
McCain has an uncanny talent to show up in places rife with geo-political tension, and upon McCain’s departure conflict cranks up to deadly levels.
President Bashar al-Assad gave an interview to AFP in which he said what happened in Khan Shaikhoun is a fabricated story, stressing that Syria does not possess a chemical arsenal and that even if it has such an arsenal, it will not use it.
He made it clear that Syria can only allow any investigation in the Khan Sheikhoun incident when it’s impartial.
The President said that the United States is not serious in achieving any political solution.
He stressed that Syria’s firepower, our ability to attack the terrorists hasn’t been affected by this strike.
~ President Bashar al-Assad: “As long as the United States is being governed by this complex of military industrial complex, the financial companies, banks, and what you call deep regime, and works for the vested interest of those groups, of course. It could happen anytime, anywhere, not only in Syria”.
~ President Bashar al-Assad: “Anyway, I was very cautious in saying any opinion regarding him (Trump) before he became President and after. I always say let’s see what he’s going to do, we wouldn’t comment on statements. So, actually, this is the first proof that it’s not about the President in the United State; it’s about the regime and the deep state or the deep regime in the United States is still the same, it doesn’t change. The President is only one of the performers on their theatre, if he wants to be a leader, he cannot, because as some say he wanted to be a leader, Trump wanted to be a leader, but every President there, if he wants to be a real leader, later he’s going to eat his words, swallow his pride if he has pride at all, and make a 180 degree U-turn, otherwise he would pay the price politically”.
Trump, elected promising less military interventions abroad, is looking for a pretext to militarily intervene in Syria
Bolivia’s UN envoy held the U.S. to account over its unreliability on WMD claims, in a moment that reminded the world of the false intelligence that lead to the Iraq Invasion. How can the U.S. be believed over such claims in Syria, when it resists a ground investigation in Idlib, where it says the chemical attack carried out by the Syrian govt, took place? Assad says the U.S. is looking for a pretext to militarily intervene. This, under a president who had promised less foreign intervention. At the same time, the Syrian govt says the U.S. attacked Dayr al Zawr (Deir Ezzour), causing the release of toxic gas, & the killing of many innocents, which is symbolic of what Syria has said all along: that militants have chemical weapons in their possession.