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Syria’s War for Peace

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SHAFAQNA- There is a great deal of discussion about saving civilian lives in Syria, as there should be. Missing from the discussion, however, is the most important point. If Western policymakers were genuinely concerned about saving civilians,…

Iran called for militants to be “cleaned out” of Syria’s Idlib province

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SHAFAQNA - Iran's foreign minister said at the start of a visit to Damascus that "terrorists must be purged" from Syria's Idlib and the entire northwestern province returned to government control. The visit comes days before the leaders of…

How Propaganda Feeds War on Syria

SHAFAQNA- This article first appeared on GR on March 17, 2016. Western propaganda against countries targeted for “regime change” can be especially insidious because mainstream journalists abandon skepticism and go with the flow, such…

You Only Hate Assad Because Your TV Told You To

SHAFAQNA - "What we’ve been undergoing to a large extent is a form of psychological abuse, actually, by very narcissistic, hegemonic governments and officials for a very long time. It’s a form of gaslighting where actually our own faith…

West intervenes in favor of terrorists whenever army advances: Assad

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SHAFAQNA - Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has accused the West of interfering in Syria’s affairs in favor of terrorists whenever the army makes gains, citing Washington’s missile attack on a Syrian military airbase earlier this month…

After “Liberation,” U.S. To Give Control Of Raqqa To Rebels, Not Syrian Government

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SHAFAQNA - While the public justification for the presence of United States troops in Syria has long been focused on fighting the terror group Daesh (ISIS), the recent actions of the U.S. and its allies within Syria continue to suggest that…

Trump considers military options in Syria to topple Bashar Al-Assad

SHAFAQNA - President Donald Trump has told some members of Congress that he is considering military action in Syria in retaliation for this week’s chemical attack, and recognizes the seriousness of the situation, a source said. The source…

US must accept 'political reality' in Syria: White House

SHAFAQNA - The White House has said that the US must understand the "political reality" in Syria and accept the future of President Bashar al-Assad is for Syrians to decide. White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer told reporters on Friday…