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Aleppo celebrates Christmas as Assad visits Damascus convent
Euronews ^ | Dec 26 2016 | Euronews

Posted on 12/26/2016 9:43:43 AM PST by WilliamIII

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and his family visited a convent north of Damascus on Christmas day.

It is his first public appearance since his regime forces won back the northern city Aleppo from rebels.

(Excerpt) Read more at euronews.com ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Foreign Affairs; Syria
KEYWORDS: aleppo; christians

1 posted on 12/26/2016 9:43:43 AM PST by WilliamIII
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To: WilliamIII

I honestly did not know much about this conflict and the two sides of the story, except for the fact that the mainstream news (and Obama) portray Assad as a bloodthirsty killer who gasses his own people, and the rebels are simply freedom fighters who also happen to be part time ISIS soldiers.

But now I’m starting to notice alternative media such as the video of CHRISTIANS celebrating the liberation of Aleppo and celebrating CHRISTMAS in the streets. The fact that Christians are celebrating, and welcoming Assad, tells me exactly who’s side I should be on.


2 posted on 12/26/2016 9:57:31 AM PST by bigtoona (Make America Great Again! America First!)
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To: WilliamIII

If it’s any consolation, my dog celebrated Christmas yesterday with a can of Alpo.


3 posted on 12/26/2016 9:59:52 AM PST by Jim 0216
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To: WilliamIII

Assad is no prize. But the day Obama stood by while his proxies slaughtered Christians is the day Obama’s policy lost all support among Americans.

Some people may think that its a clever trick to overthrow a monster using a worse monster, but it can blow up in your face. It can strip you of whatever moral standing you thought you had.

So it is that most Americans support Putin and Assad over Obama. That takes a special kind of toxic incompetence to arrange that outcome.


4 posted on 12/26/2016 10:07:56 AM PST by marron
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To: bigtoona
"I honestly did not know much about this conflict and the two sides of the story, except for the fact that the mainstream news (and Obama) portray Assad as a bloodthirsty killer ..."

Nearly all of the MidEast news since the 1970s
has been nothing but American/BBC liberal/Leftist media
lies and propaganda. Consider what happened in Lebanon in
1980s.

The media portrayed it as an aggressive Israel
beating up on the "palestinians." But what it really
turned out to be was "palestinian"/Muslim effort to
exterminate the Lebanese Christians and drive Christianity
out of Lebanon. I took years after that entire mess was
over before the media reported the truth about Lebanon.

5 posted on 12/26/2016 10:32:38 AM PST by StormEye
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To: StormEye

Thanks to Putin


6 posted on 12/26/2016 10:46:11 AM PST by scooby321 (o even lower)
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To: bigtoona
The fact that Christians are celebrating, and welcoming Assad, tells me exactly who’s side I should be on.

Assad is not a Sunni Muslim or a Shiite Muslim both of whom hate us Kafirs.
Assad is an ALawite and Alawites tolerate Christians and Alawites celebrate Christmas and the Epiphany.

I have had from day one a minority view on ousting Assad and the Alawites since I was afraid that if the Sunnis or Shiites took over full control it would be bad for any Kafir (non Muslim) in that country, and for us in the long run. .

People will counter and say Alawites are a Shiite Sect but as I look at the two religions the Alawies are clearly Muslim heretics and you can get along with them, whereas the Sunnis and Shiites although enemies religiously of each other are both in agreement about killing us Kafirs.-Tom

7 posted on 12/26/2016 10:50:10 AM PST by Capt. Tom
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To: marron

Unfortunately, Republicans in Congress support Obama’s anti-Assad crusade. Some, like McCain, criticize Obama for not doing more for the jihadi rebels


8 posted on 12/26/2016 11:02:06 AM PST by WilliamIII
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To: marron

Unfortunately, Republicans in Congress support Obama’s anti-Assad crusade. Some, like McCain, criticize Obama for not doing more for the jihadi rebels


9 posted on 12/26/2016 11:02:11 AM PST by WilliamIII
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To: Capt. Tom

I figured it was something like this. We are definitely on the correct side.


10 posted on 12/26/2016 11:08:51 AM PST by bigtoona (Make America Great Again! America First!)
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To: StormEye

I think the wikileaks and Clinton foundation have finally exposed that there are a small number of puppetmasters that are constantly stirring the pot in hot spots like the middle east. It’s something many of us thought might be happening to some degree but now we can really see it in detail.

For example, we see Soros paying multiple foundations millions to send thugs into Trump rallies to attack people and then the media works directly with him and the DNC to create a Trump is dangerous narrative! This affected our election and has brainwashed half of the country into thinking Trump is a living Hitler.

The bastards are constantly supporting and creating conflict around the globe and then tens of thousands of our sons and daughters are sent in to be killed, maimed and mentally ruined for these globalists causes. Our world would be a fairly peaceful place if we can unravel all of these foundations and globalists cabals.


11 posted on 12/26/2016 11:18:48 AM PST by bigtoona (Make America Great Again! America First!)
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