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Assad returns French Legion of Honor medal

SHAFAQNA - Syrian President Bashar Assad has surrendered his Legion of Honor award, France’s most prestigious decoration, given to him by Jacques Chirac in 2001, saying he will not wear honors bestowed by a “slave country” that bombs…

Anti war demonstration in London

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SHAFAQNA- The anti war groups had a demonstration against Western airstrike on Syria in front of the UK Parliament, today. Acording Shafaqna's reporter, they said: We strongly condemn the missile attacks on Syria last week which will have…

Protest in San Francisco against aIrstrikes in Syria

SHAFAQNA - Hundreds of anti-war protesters gathered in San Francisco Saturday to protest the recent U.S. military airstrikes against Syria. “Stop the bombing,” was one of the many chants that were heard during the protests. The group…

Protest in London / Trump & May - No More Bombs on Syria

SHAFAQNA- The largest anti war group ( Stop the war coalition ) handed a letter signed by MP's, trade unionists, celebrities and academics to No.10 to urge Theresa May to refrain from joining Donald Trump in escalating the war in Syria. At…

Russian Orthodox Church’s Patriarch Kirill discusses Syria with Pope Francis

SHAFAQNA - Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and all Russia has discussed US-led airstrikes on Syria with Pope Francis in a phone conversation, the head of the Russian Orthodox Church told reporters on Saturday. “We have come forward with this initiative…

US, UK, France targeted Syria with 110 missiles: Syrian Comdr

SHAFAQNA - The General Command of the Syrian Army and Armed Forces stressed Saturday that most of the missiles fired by the US, Britain and France tripartite aggression on Syrian targets in Damascus and outside it were shot down. The General…

IDPs return to East Ghouta - Syria

SHAFAQNA - Thousands of civilians returned homes in the villages and towns of eastern Ghouta in Damascus countryside after the Syrian Army restored security and stability to them and eradicated the Takfiri terrorist organizations from them. A…

Syria, Yemen, Myanmar in Focus at Fajr Broken Olive Branches 2018

SHAFAQNA - Fajr International Film Festival has announced the number of top movies playing in the 2018 Broken Olive Branches section. The section will screen more than 10 feature films, and the conflicts in Syria, Yemen and Myanmar are the…

Erdogan: We will nip US-backed 'terror army' at Syria/Turkey border

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SHAFAQNA- Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has warned the United States over its support for the creation of a 30,000-strong “terror army” on the country’s southern borders with Syria, vowing to crush the force before it was…

Little Santas flock onto Aleppo streets at Christmas, 1 year after liberation

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SHAFAQNA - Dozens of children dressed in red-and-white Santa Claus costumes danced around a fir tree as Christians in Syria’s Aleppo celebrated Christmas, a scene unimaginable a year ago under Islamist occupation. Two-thirds of Aleppo’s…

8th round of Syria peace talks kicks off in Kazakh capital

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SHAFAQNA - The eighth round of Syria peace talks backed by Turkey, Russia and Iran kicked off in Kazakhstan's capital Astana on Thursday. Astana hosts another two-day meeting attended by representatives from Russia, Turkey and Iran, which…

Daesh has been completely defeated in Syria

SHAFAQNA - Russian Foreign Minister, Sergey Lavrov, affirmed on Friday that Daesh terrorist organization has been completely defeated in Syria. “As for Syria and the joint fight against Daesh/ISIS, ISIS has been completely defeated, in fact.…

200 tons of aid arrives in Syria's Deir Ezzor

SHAFAQNA - A twenty-truck convoy carrying more than 200 tons of relief substances provided by the Syria Trust for Development arrived in Deir Ezzor city on Monday. Speaking to the source, Deir Ezzor Governor Mohammed Ibrahim Samra said that…

Thomas Friedman’s Justification of Ibne Salman’s Palace Coup is Pathetic

    There is no difference between establishment Democrats and Republicans in sucking up to Saudi despots. Before watching Thomas Friedman sucking up to the palace coup of Ibne Salman, make sure you have a puke bucket ready. Major…

Sellouts like Hillary have been lying about everything from Iraq to Syria

    So it turns out that “Ayatullah” Putin and “His Wikileaks” were right – once Again. The corrupt corporatist sellout elites of the DNC agreed to be the money laundering end for Hillary’s campaign when they kicked…

President Bashar al-Assad: U.S. and Its Western Allies Are to Blame for Failure of Latest Ceasefire

SHAFAQNA- President Bashar al-Assad asserted that the United States and its Western allies are to blame for the failure of latest ceasefire, because terrorism and terrorists are for them a card they want to play on the Syrian arena. In…

German police arrest 19yo Syrian suspected of plotting high-profile attack

SHAFAQNA - German counterterrorism police have arrested a 19-year-old Syrian suspect who nurtured “concrete plans” to carry out an attack by detonating an explosive device with the aim of killing as many people as possible, the federal…

Upcoming round of Syria talks in Geneva scheduled on Nov. 28: De Mistura

SHAFAQNA - UN special envoy for Syria, Staffan de Mistura, said on Thursday that the upcoming round of Syrian-Syrian talks of Geneva will be on November 28th, 2017. De Mistura told UN Security council in a briefing via TV that the work plan…

US/Saudi Collusion Against Syria, Top Secret NSA Document

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SHAFAQNA- I’ve written numerous articles on US collusion with NATO, the Saudis, Turkey, Israel and other regional rogue states to replace Syria’s Assad with pro-Western puppet rule. Naked aggression using heavily armed terrorist foot…

BBC Urdu has been caught red handed mistranslating and lying about Iranian FM’s claims on Iraqi paramilitary groups fighting ISIS

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    The BBC has long been known as a mouthpiece and propaganda for the British government’s neocolonial agenda in the world. It does not just represent the British government’s views, but it actively spreads misinformation…

The First Women's Health Center Opens in Idlib

SHAFAQNA - The first women’s health center in Syria’s Idlib province, designed to accommodate up to 3,500 patients, has been opened near the Turkish border by an Istanbul-based NGO. Mehmet Cihat Aygun, a board member of the Alliance…

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…

US provides safe exit for ISIS in Syria’s Raqqa

    SHAFAQNA - ISIS Takfiri terrorists are abandoning Raqqa through a safe exit corridor established by US-backed SDF militias. The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) backed by the US, is an alliance of Kurdish and Arab militias,…

Syrian national team left heartbroken after failing to qualify for 2018 FIFA World Cup

SHAFAQNA- In an epic display of sportsmanship, Syria has failed to qualify for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia. The Syrian national football team was up against Australia, against whom they drew 1:1 in the first leg of the game…

Twin suicide attack at Damascus police station leaves several dead - report

SHAFAQNA - Two suicide bombers attacked a police station in the Syrian capital Damascus on Monday, state television said, citing the Interior Ministry. Al-Mayadeen TV channel said four militants carried out the attack, killing more than 10 people.…

Syria demands immediate international move against US-led coalition

      SHAFAQNA - The Foreign and Expatriates Ministry of Syria addressed on Thursday new letters to the chiefs of the UN and the international Security Council over the constantly repeated attacks of the US-led coalition…

U.S. Is Not Ready for the End of War in Syria. The White House does Not Want Peace

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SHAFAQNA- It is no secret that the American government has been supporting terrorist groups during the entire Syrian conflict. One of these days, another fact proving this statement was recorded. On September 20, Hayat Tahrir Al-Sham…

500 displaced families return to their homes in Aleppo’s Manbij

SHAFAQNA - More than 500 families from the countryside of Manbij city in the eastern Aleppo countryside returned to their villages and towns after the restoration of security and stability to them. A number of returning locals expressed their…