President Assad: Cessation of military operations requires preventing terrorists from using it to improve their position

21st February 2016 Published by SANA Damascus, SANA – President Bashar Assad asserted that the cessation of military operations requires preventing the terrorists from using it to improve their position, as well as preventing other countries, especially Turkey, from sending more recruits, more terrorists, more armaments, or any kind of logistical support to terrorists, adding…

HILARY CLINTON AND THE SYRIAN BLOODBATH

21st February 2016 Written by Jeffrey Sachs for Huffington Post   In the Milwaukee debate, Hillary Clinton took pride in her role in a recent UN Security Council resolution on a Syrian ceasefire: But I would add this. You know, the Security Council finally got around to adopting a resolution. At the core of that…

PETER OBORNE REPORTS FROM ALEPPO

21st February 2016 Peter Oborne speaks to residents of government-held areas about their fighting for ‘civilisation’ and latest drive to root out ‘terrorism’ in Syria   ALEPPO, Syria – Before the war you could have a leisurely breakfast in Syria’s capital Damascus and be in Aleppo in time for a late lunch at one of its…

SPECIAL REPORT: Russia Brokers Humanitarian Aid for Kafarya and Foua, Idlib Villages Under Terrorist Siege

  Vanessa Beeley 21st Century Wire Russian intervention in Syria has not only improved the military situation on the ground for the SAA [Syrian Arab Army] and allies, Iran and Hezbollah.  Russia has succeeded where, previously, the UN and the US have failed. Russia has, apparently,  negotiated with the US and achieved the delivery of…