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Syria elects parliament, US dismisses democracy and demands control

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As a new round of Syria peace talks kicks off in Geneva, Syrians in government-controlled areas head to polling stations to elect a new parliament. Washington has dismissed the poll out of hand saying it doesn’t reflect “the will of the people.” The High Judicial Committee for Elections in Syria …

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Clinton emails: Google plotted to overthrow Assad in Syria

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Google in 2012 sought to help insurgents overthrow Syrian President Bashar Assad, according to State Department emails receiving fresh scrutiny this week. Messages between former secretary of state Hillary Clinton‘s team and one of the company’s executives detailed the plan for Google to get involved in the region. “Please keep …

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CIA ignored rise of ISIS in Syria, goal was to remove Assad

CIA backed Syrian rebel

The Free Syrian Army’s ‘spy chief’ told Le Monde his agents had been gathering intelligence from within Islamic State’s ranks since its emergence, but the CIA largely ignored data that could have helped suppress the terror group from the outset. The Free Syrian Army’s spymaster, codenamed “M”, in an exclusive to Le Monde, told …

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ISIS selling CIA-supplied weapons online

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Once upon a time, roughly two year ago, the US would vehemently deny that any of its weapons made their way to ISIS, Al Nusra, and the various other jihadist groups operating in the middle east and which the US is, supposedly, targeting for eradication as part of the Syria …

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American Foreign Policy: CIA-backed rebels are fighting Pentagon-backed rebels

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CIA-backed Islamic rebels are fighting against Pentagon-backed Kurish rebels in Syria. Buzzfeed notes: Officials with Syrian rebel battalions that receive covert backing from one arm of the U.S. government told BuzzFeed News that they recently began fighting rival rebels supported by another arm of the U.S. government. The infighting between American proxies is the …

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Leaked telephone transcripts show Turkey is helping ISIS in Syria

Turkey ISIS partnership

Further proof of ties between the Turkish military and ISIS terrorists operating on the Syrian-Turkish border has been revealed in the Cumhuriyet newspaper, which published more transcripts of telephone calls between the jihadists and officers. The documents are said to come from an ongoing court case on Islamic State at …

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Turkey begins firing on Syrian army, inside Syria

Turkey firing on Syrian army in Syria

The Syrian government has confirmed that its army positions were targeted by Turkish shelling on Saturday, which also hit the positions of the Syrian Kurdish militias in the northern Aleppo province. Turkish shelling reportedly continued Sunday. The Syrian government has condemned the Turkish shelling of Syrian territory and described it as …

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High-tech US weapons used to target Russians in Syria

US weapons in Syria target Russians

New evidence strongly suggests that US-backed militants in Syria are using American weapons to target senior Russian military officials in the country, a new report says. The so-called Free Syrian Army has recently released video footage showing a laser-guided BGM-71 TOWs anti-tank missile being fired at a rooftop where unidentified military …

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Syria: it’s not a civil war and it never was

US weapons in Syria

The weapons are foreign, the fighters are foreign, the agenda is foreign. As Syrian forces fight to wrest control of their country back and restore order within their borders, the myth of the “Syrian civil war” continues on. Undoubtedly there are Syrians who oppose the Syrian government and even Syrians who …

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