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In the Western Media Narrative, SAA-Targeted Underground Bunkers and Terrorist-Run Prisons Become “Hospitals”

    In the Western Media Narrative, SAA-Targeted Underground Bunkers and Terrorist-Run Prisons Become “Hospitals”

IDLIB PROVINCE, SYRIA (Report) — In recently liberated Qalaat Al Madiq — 500 meters from As Suqaylabiyah, a predominantly Christian town near Syria’s embattled Idlib province — the White Helmets, a controversial rescue group financed primarily by the U.K. Foreign Office, was found to have an established presence in a network of tunnels. The tunnels…

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Sky News and the Western Press Have Once Again Failed Syria

    Sky News and the Western Press Have Once Again Failed Syria

Recent storylines from the Western press on the “Idlib” narrative, particularly the extraordinary spate of “on-the-ground” reports from Sky News reporter Alex Crawford, have failed to paint an accurate picture of the reality faced by Syrian civilians. Brett McGurk – the U.S. government’s Special Presidential Envoy for the Global Coalition to Counter ISIL — described…

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As Suqaylabiyah: The Syrian Christian Town Near Idlib the West Has Never Heard Of

    As Suqaylabiyah: The Syrian Christian Town Near Idlib the West Has Never Heard Of

On the 12th of May, 2019, Jaish Al Izza — an armed affiliate of Hayat Tahrir Al Sham (HTS) — an Al Qaeda rebrand that controls the majority of Idlib province and Northern Hama — targeted the Syrian Christian town of As Suqaylabiyah, situated on the border of terrorist-held areas. The attacks came just after…

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What ISIS Left Behind: Reporting from Idlib, Syria’s Last Front

    What ISIS Left Behind: Reporting from Idlib, Syria’s Last Front

For a while, all the guns have fallen silent. I am near Idlib, the last stronghold of the terrorists in Syria. The area where the deadliest anti-government fighters, most of them injected into Syria from Turkey, with Saudi, Qatari and Western ‘help’, are literally holed up, ready for the final showdown. Just yesterday, mortars were falling…

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Trump Punts on Syria: The Forever War in the Middle East is Far From Over

  Trump Punts on Syria: The Forever War in the Middle East is Far From Over

Donald Trump wants to pull U.S. troops out of Syria as quickly as possible. Well, it’s Wednesday, so that’s what the president wants now. Tomorrow, who knows, maybe he’ll insist that Syria pay for the pullout. Maybe Trump will decide to hold a summit with Bashar al-Assad after deciding that the Syrian leader’s not such…

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Idlib’s Rebels Unite Under Al Qaeda Banner While Syria Prepares Offensive

  Idlib’s Rebels Unite Under Al Qaeda Banner While Syria Prepares Offensive

DAMASCUS, SYRIA – While the conflict in Syria has largely faded from the news following the Idlib demilitarization agreement primarily brokered by Russia and Turkey in mid-September, a new Syrian military report cited by Al Masdar News claims that the Syrian military is set to begin a long-anticipated, major military offensive to retake the Idlib…

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According to Trump, He Just Learned About Syria’s Idlib

  According to Trump, He Just Learned About Syria’s Idlib

US President Donald Trump suggested on Wednesday he had never heard of the rebel-held Syrian region of Idlib under threat from Syrian government and Russian forces until a supporter brought it up at a recent rally about a month ago, Reuters reports. The United Nations says close to 3 million people live in the area, which also…

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Netherlands Cuts Funding to White Helmets Over Likely Links to Terrorism

  Netherlands Cuts Funding to White Helmets Over Likely Links to Terrorism

AMSTERDAM — Amid continued concerns that the White Helmets are currently staging a “false flag” chemical weapons attack in Syria’s Idlib, the Netherlands has decided to halt funding for the controversial group due to the “inadequate supervision” of White Helmets members on-the-ground and the group’s “likely” links to Al Qaeda-affiliated terrorist organizations. Notably, the decision…

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Nikki Haley Confirms US Will Now Attack Syria for “Any Attack” on Idlib

  Nikki Haley Confirms US Will Now Attack Syria for “Any Attack” on Idlib

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration now seems poised to launch an attack on the Syrian government in response to any type of military operation targeting Syria’s Idlib province, according to U.S. Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley. Speaking on Fox News on Wednesday, Haley stated that any Syrian attack on Idlib, regardless of whether or…

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UN Commission: Syrian Opposition Forces Should Leave Idlib

  UN Commission: Syrian Opposition Forces Should Leave Idlib

A UN commission has called for Syrian opposition groups to leave urban areas in the northern province of Idlib in order to prevent an attack from the Syrian government and its allies. The UN Commission of Inquiry on Syria Chief Paulo Pinheiro made the suggestion yesterday, echoing UN peace envoy Staffan de Mistura’s comments last…

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