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Tag Archives: Syria

Syria’s Douma district resurrected from war (video)

International chemical weapons experts have arrived in Syria to inspect the site of an alleged chemical attack in Douma. Xinhua’s Hummam Ali visits the town east of Damascus to find out how people’s lives have changed after years of war, and makes a fact-finding trip to a clinic where a video of the alleged chemical attack was filmed. New China …

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Daesh given 48 hours to leave enclave near Damascus (video)

The Syrian army has reportedly given Daesh terrorists 48 hours to withdraw from an enclave, south of the capital Damascus. According to Syrian media, the army and allied forces are ready to launch an operation if the terrorists refused to surrender the enclave around the Palestinian Yarmouk camp and the al-Hajar al-Aswad area. Government forces had begun shelling terrorist positions …

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Obama’s ‘Red Line’ on Syria Was a ‘Colossal Mistake’ – Former Security Adviser

Retired General Jim Jones, the first national security adviser to former US president Barack Obama, has fiercely criticized the president’s actions on Syria, calling it a “colossal mistake” to draw a “red line.” The former top security counsel to Obama said during an interview with CNN that the former president failed to live up to his threats to Syrian President …

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Real Reason Why Obama Was Not as Eager as Trump to ‘Knock the Hell Out of Daesh’

In the follow up to the phone conversation between Presidents Putin and Trump, where they agreed that a top priority in bilateral relations between Russia and the US is joining efforts in fighting their main threat, international terrorism, Russian political analyst Elena Suponina reviews why Barack Obama failed to pursue this agenda. On Saturday, Presidents Putin and Trump spoke over …

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A Social Evil: Human Trafficking ‘Flourishing’ in Syria

At least 1,500 human trafficking cases have been registered in Syria in the past year, according to the country’s Interior Ministry. Last year saw about 1,500 cases of human trafficking in Syria, with most such operations conducted by agents of foreign criminal networks or the Syrians they hired for the purpose, the country’s Interior Ministry reported. In an interview with …

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Ceasefire in Syria: Turkish policy sets Syria on new path

If the ceasefire brokered by Russia and Turkey holds, it will be welcomed by most people in Syria – but the odds seem stacked against it. Several previous ceasefires have collapsed, and new clashes have already broken out in several parts of the country amidst sharp differences in interpretation of the latest agreement by the Syrian opposition and the regime …

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What’s Behind Russophobic McСain’s Praise of Russia’s Op in Syria

Although Senator John McCain called Russia “a major player in the Middle East,” it is clear that his intent was to spite Donald Trump and outgoing President Barack Obama, rather than to recognize Moscow’s success, Russian academic Dmitry Egorchenkov told Radio Sputnik. US Senator John McCain has recently dubbed Russia a key player in Syria. However, there is more to …

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Think Twice: Topol-M Nuclear ICBMs Safeguarding Russia

AFP 2016/ ALEXANDER NEMENOV

Russia’s nuclear triad guarantees the nation’s security and sovereignty, RIA Novosti political analyst Alexander Khrolenko notes, adding that Moscow’s Topol-M ICBMs’ test launches demonstrate Russia’s strong defense commitment. Each launch of Russia’s intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) Topol-M shows the country’s strong determination to protect its borders, RIA Novosti political analyst Alexander Khrolenko writes in his article. On January 16 Moscow conducted a successful …

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