Israel Attacks Missile Factory in Hama
14 Apr 2019

Israel Attacks Missile Factory in Hama

Israel attacks missile factory in Hama near the city of Masyaf by firing rockets while in Lebanese airspace. The attack took place early Saturday morning as Israeli jets thundered low through the skies of Lebanon. According to the Syrian opposition, one of the targets was a factory “producing high-precision rockets

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Trump Designates IRGC Terror Organization
11 Apr 2019

Trump Designates IRGC Terror Organization

On Monday, President Donald Trump designates IRGC terror organization, which drew Iranian condemnation. The action by Trump, who has taken a hard line toward Iran by withdrawing from the 2015 Iran nuclear deal and re-imposing broad economic sanctions, marks the first time the United States has formally labeled another nation’s

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Syrian Civil War Goes Underground
09 Apr 2019

Syrian Civil War Goes Underground

The Middle East is going through a rotational phase of suicide attacks, car bombings, and IED’s. It is our own enlightenment but with more oomph than the boring western Renaissance. For those who think Assad has won, here are two cold-water-in-the-face stories to open our eyes. Both by Reuters news

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Assad Angered Russia Over Favoring Iran
07 Apr 2019

Assad Angered Russia Over Favoring Iran

In a scathing article in Asharq al-Awsat, a Saudi daily, Ibrahim Hamidi writes that Assad angered Russia over favoring Iran when he granted the Islamic Republic the rights to manage a Latakia port facility near a Russian facility in Tartous. Hamidi writes: Russia has expressed its anger over Damascus’ granting

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Assad Preparing to Gas Idlib Intelligence Shows
05 Apr 2019

Assad Preparing to Gas Idlib Intelligence Shows

Britain, France and the United States are warning the Assad regime against using chemical weapons on opponents of the government. Intelligence received by the three western nations hint at laboratory activities pointing to Assad preparing to gas Idlib. The foreign ministers of the three countries said in a joint statement

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Assad Shelling Idlib Civilians With Missiles
05 Apr 2019

Assad Shelling Idlib Civilians With Missiles

Assad shelling Idlib civilians with missiles killed at least 17 civilians in the past 24 hours in different locations of northwest Syria. Half of the dead are under the age of 18. The shelling also wounded dozens in Kafr Nubl, where one missile hit a market, said Obada Dhikra, the

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