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  • Syria's Assad offers Putin support in Ukraine conflict

    03/15/2023 11:11:32 AM PDT · by marcusmaximus · 16 replies
    TRT World ^ | 3/15/2023 | Staff
    Syria's Bashar al Assad has offered Russian President Vladimir Putin his support in the conflict in Ukraine. In a televised meeting with Putin in the Kremlin on Wednesday, Assad said Russia was fighting "neo-Nazis and old Nazis" in Ukraine, according to a Russian translation.
  • A great segment from Iran backed TV in Lebanon

    02/06/2023 5:46:22 PM PST · by Conservat1 · 2 replies
    roi kais • روعي كايس • רועי קייס @kaisos1987 @guy_telaviv A great segment from the Lebanese channel al-Mayadeen, which is affiliated with Iran and Co. - an American interviewee criticizes the channel for not mentioning Assad's massacres against the Syrians, and then the presenter tells him: "We are not talking about Syria today on the show, but you are free to say whatever you want ". A moment later his microphone miraculously went off.
  • US military confirms rocket attack on base in Syria's Al Hasakah province

    11/25/2022 7:33:14 PM PST · by Nextrush · 23 replies
    TASS Russia ^ | 11/25/2022 | TASS
    Attacks of this kind place coalition forces and the civilian population at risk and undermine the hard-earned stability and security of Syria and the region, CENTCOM spokesman Colonel Joe Buccino said WASHINGTON, November 26./TASS/. US-led coalition forces came under attack at a US-controlled base in Al Hasakah province, the United States Central Command (CENTCOM) said in a statement. "Two rockets targeted coalition forces at the US patrol base in al-Shaddadi, Syria today at approximately 10:31 p.m. local time in Syria,: the statement reads. According to the document, "the attack resulted in no injuries or damage to the base or coalition...
  • In Islamic Iran, young girls are forced to marry prison guards. Then executed the next day

    11/15/2022 7:30:25 AM PST · by Words Matter · 41 replies
    MSN mamamia ^ | 14 Nov 2022 | Gemma Bath
    Protests began in Iran on September 16, prompted by the death of a 22-year-old woman who was dragged away and allegedly beaten by the morality police for wearing her hijab improperly. Now, a new horror is being forced on the protesters of Iran who've spent weeks continuing their fight amidst brutal oppression by Islamic forces. More than 14,000 Iranians have been arrested in connection with the demonstrations being held around the country, with the country's parliament voting overwhelmingly last week in favour of the death penalty. Protests are being held across the world in solidarity with Iranian citizens. Image: Taken...
  • Iran's role in persecution of Mideast Christians is overlooked, expert says

    06/09/2022 5:34:29 AM PDT · by Conservat1 · 4 replies
    JNS ^ | Mar 1, 2022 | Syria, Isaac
    According to York University's Farhad Rezaei, what distinguishes Iran when it comes to persecution of Christians is that it is pursuing a "strategy of eliminationism" – an organized, unrelenting, Nazi-like campaign to reduce the Christian presence in the Middle East. By David Isaac, JNS, Mar 1, 2022 The West is missing a critical component of the story when it comes to the persecution of Middle East Christians, said Farhad Rezaei, a visiting lecturer at Toronto-based York University, during a Zoom presentation on Feb. 22. And that missing element is Iran. In the presentation – sponsored by The Philos Project, a...
  • NAZI LAVROV | Cartoon Movement

    05/03/2022 2:44:59 PM PDT · by Conservat1 · 21 replies
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  • Russia is deploying up to 20,000 (Arabs) Syrian, Libyan, and Wagner Group mercenaries in the Donbas, European official says

    04/20/2022 6:40:50 AM PDT · by Conservat1 · 31 replies
    Business Insider ^ | Apr 20, 2022
    Russia is deploying between 10,000 and 20,000 mercenaries in Ukraine, a European official said. Some are Syrian and Libyan fighters, though the exact breakdown of the force is still unclear.
  • Hunter Biden emails shed new light on fund securing millions from investor with alleged organized crime ties

    04/05/2022 3:58:08 AM PDT · by george76 · 5 replies
    FOX Business ^ | March 18, 2022 | Houston Keene , Cameron Cawthorne
    Multiple 2016 and 2017 emails from Hunter Biden’s longtime business partner Eric Schwerin .. raise new questions about a claim made by Biden's attorney regarding Biden's divestiture in a technology-focused fund. Leaked Treasury Department records obtained as part of the FinCen Files revealed that Hares Youssef, a Ukrainian-Syrian businessman with alleged ties to Russian organized crime, paid mbloom — a now-defunct technology startup fund backed by Hawaii’s Strategic State Development Corporation and Rosemont Seneca Technology Partners (RSTP) — nearly $3 million. ... The transaction was flagged via a Suspicious Activity Report (SAR) by the City National Bank in Los Angeles...
  • Erdoğan says he will suggest Putin to find honorable exit from Ukraine

    03/27/2022 8:28:43 AM PDT · by marcusmaximus · 105 replies
    Hurriyet ^ | 3/25/2022 | HANDE FIRAT
    President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has said he will suggest Russian President Vladimir Putin to find an honorable exit from Ukraine and end the war after his return from an extraordinary NATO summit in Brussels. “I may have a talk with Putin either this weekend or early next week. As we will make an assessment of the NATO meetings with him, we should tell him, ‘After this, you should be the architect of the moves for peace.’ We should find a way to end this by suggesting him ‘Find an honorable exit,’” Erdoğan told journalists on board a plane during his...
  • Putin's tactic: (Syria 2015, Ukraine 2022): an uncompromising siege, massive destruction of cities by aerial bombardment and the evacuation of a frightened civilian population.

    03/19/2022 11:04:25 PM PDT · by Conservat1 · 14 replies
    2022 Kharkiv Ukraine, 2015 The Palestinian al-Yarmouk refugee camp in southern Damascus. Putin's tactic The same tactic - an uncompromising siege, massive destruction of cities by aerial bombardment and the evacuation of a frightened civilian population. In Syria it ended in the surrender of the armed rebels in most cities.— Roi Kais • روعي كايس • רועי קייס (@kaisos1987) March 18, 2022
  • Syria to supply Russia with 40,000 mercenaries - Ukrainian Defense Min.

    03/19/2022 10:59:17 PM PDT · by Conservat1 · 16 replies
    JPost ^ | March 17, 2022 | Staff
    According to Ukrainian intelligence, weapons and other equipment will be transferred to Russia and Belarus from Syria in the near future. Syrian President Bashar Assad has promised to provide some 40,000 militants to the Russian Federation for the war in Ukraine, The Ukrainian Defense Ministry reported on Thursday afternoon.
  • Syria loads chemical weapons into bombs; military awaits Assad's order

    12/05/2012 4:03:49 PM PST · by John W · 96 replies ^ | December 5, 2012 | Jim Miklaszewski and M. Alex Johnson
    The Syrian military is prepared to use chemical weapons against its own people and is awaiting final orders from President Bashar Assad, U.S. officials told NBC News on Wednesday. The military has loaded the precursor chemicals for sarin, a deadly nerve gas, into aerial bombs that could be dropped onto the Syrian people from dozens of fighter-bombers, the officials said. As recently as Tuesday, officials had said there was as yet no evidence that the process of mixing the "precursor" chemicals had begun. But Wednesday, they said their worst fears had been confirmed: The nerve agents were locked and loaded...
  • On the Eleventh Anniversary of the Syrian Uprising, a Bipartisan Rebuke of Biden’s Assad Rapprochement

    03/16/2022 4:52:38 PM PDT · by Conservat1 · 7 replies
    NRO ^ | Mar 15, 2022 | Jimmy Quinn
    This rebuke of Biden’s Syria policy comes as the White House continues to negotiate a return to the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran — a deal with a key Assad backer that granted Damascus new funds to wage war against Syrian civilians... “Propped up by Russia and Iran, the Assad regime continues profiting from its crimes against humanity and has diverted millions in aid to fill its own coffers. There is no solution to the crisis in Syria as long as Assad remains,” ... The administration, more than failing to embrace its Caesar sanctions authorities, has also hollowed out the...
  • Muslim Brotherhood Scholar: "Muslims Are Allowed to Join Either Side of the Russia-Ukraine War, in Order to Pit Them against One Another; They Will Be Rewarded for Killing Infidels, or .. Become Martyrs"

    03/16/2022 4:09:53 PM PDT · by Conservat1 · 26 replies
    Muslim Brotherhood Scholar Dr. Yasser Al-Naggar: Muslims Are Allowed to Join Either Side of the Russia-Ukraine War, in Order to Pit Them against One Another; They Will Be Rewarded for Killing Infidels, or Be Killed and Become Martyrs #Ukraine #Russia #Islam— MEMRI (@MEMRIReports) March 16, 2022
  • "Palestinian" crimes on Lebanon's Christians

    06/10/2021 10:18:57 PM PDT · by Conservat1
    Palestinian refugees may yield weapons Jerusalem Post Staff. JPost, Oct 17, 2005.Lebanon has long viewed the armed Palestinians with suspicion, largely due to the guerrillas' role in the 1975-90 civil war. - Ynetnews, Feb 26, 2009. In Lebanon, Fatah and Arafat soon became pivotal players in the Civil War which enveloped the country in 1975. Pressured by the PFLP, the DFLP and the Palestine Liberation Front (PLF), Fatah eventually aligned itself with the Left's Lebanese National Movement, but lost its Syrian ally – President Hafez Assad, who feared loosing control over Lebanon – in the process. Assad eventually sent...
  • Ukraine war recalls trauma for survivors of Aleppo siege

    03/15/2022 6:25:36 PM PDT · by Conservat1 · 24 replies
    ABC News ^ | Mar 15, 2022
    In late 2016, Syrian government forces had sealed off Aleppo's rebel-held eastern half, with 270,000 people inside, and for months they and Russian warplanes blasted it to rubble. Food was scarce. .. Hashem and other Aleppo survivors on Tuesday mark the 11th anniversary of Syria’s revolution-turned-civil war. This year, many of them are not just reflecting on their own fates, they are watching in shock as Ukrainians face familiar horrors: bombardment, brutal siege and flight from their homes. In Syria's war, Russia helped President Bashar Assad's government gain the upper hand with a ruthless strategy. One by one, they locked...
  • 30 Per Cent of ‘Ukrainian Refugees’ Are Actually From Other Countries

    03/15/2022 3:51:09 PM PDT · by george76 · 27 replies
    Summit News ^ | 15 March, 2022 | Paul Joseph Watson
    Most of the false asylum claimants are economic migrants from North Africa and the Middle East.. Around a third of Ukrainian refugees arriving in France are actually economic migrants from other areas of the world, mostly North Africa and the Middle East, according to an investigation by newspaper Le Figaro. Over 5,000 refugees have already arrived in France from Ukraine, with some being transported by bus from Berlin and others arriving by rail and air. “However, many of those arriving through official channels and being identified by the authorities are non-Ukrainian, with Le Figaro reporting that as many as 30...
  • Obama lied about Syria 'red line', set Middle East back 20 years, top Saudi official says

    01/29/2019 8:36:24 AM PST · by jazusamo · 35 replies
    Fox News ^ | January 29, 2019 | Lukas Mikelionis
    President Barack Obama lied when he said his administration would retaliate if Syria used chemical weapons and claimed he "would promise something and do the opposite", setting the Middle East back 20 years, a former top Saudi official has claimed. Bandar bin Sultan, who served as the head of Saudi intelligence and later as the Saudi ambassador to the United States, lashed out against Obama in a wide-ranging interview with the Independent Arabia, a newly launched publication in London. He said that the late Saudi King Abdullah told Obama in their last phone call that “I did not expect that...
  • Russians reportedly bringing bio-chem weapon suits into Ukraine

    03/11/2022 3:08:41 PM PST · by Conservat1 · 70 replies
    ABC News (tweet) ^ | Mar 11, 2022
    UKRAINE-RUSSIA LATEST:🔷 Russians reportedly bringing bio-chem weapon suits into Ukraine🔷 Evidence mounting that Russia's attacks will result in war crimes🔷 U.S. says task force targeting sanctioned Russian oligarchs is 'up and running'— ABC News (@ABC) March 11, 2022
  • Putin says Russia to welcome volunteers from Middle East to fight Ukraine

    03/11/2022 2:30:36 AM PST · by Conservat1 · 54 replies
    National Post ^ | Mar 11, 2022
    LONDON — Russian President Vladimir Putin gave the green light on Friday to bring in thousands of fighters from the Middle East to fight against Ukraine. At a meeting of Russia’s Security Council, Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu said there were 16,000 volunteers in the Middle East who were ready to come to fight with Russian-backed forces in the breakaway Donbass region of eastern Ukraine.