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Impotent Rage

I saw this on the BBC News feed today.

I haven’t been able to watch the full video as I could not cope with it, but just open the link and look at the smile on the face of that beautiful little boy and tell me, how can they do that to him?  11 more words

BBC News

Jineology – science of women, science of revolution

Camilla Power, Senior Lecturer in Anthropology, University of East London

“If women combine forces they can make a huge revolution”

With these words,  Fouwza Yusuf, cochair of Kongreya Star launched the founding congress of the Women’s Council of Northern and Eastern Syria (Jun 14 2019). 1,763 more words

Syria: Fierce battles as Assad’s forces enter Khan Sheikhoun

Syrian government forces stormed the town of Khan Sheikhoun yesterday amid fierce clashes with armed opposition groups, leaving dozens dead.

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the government’s ground troops penetrated Khan Sheikhoun in Idlib province for the first time since they lost control of it in 2014. 71 more words

Middle East

So many hot spots

It is hard to keep track of them all.  Here it seems that Syrian and Russian a/c are attacking either Turkish units inside Syria or Turkish surrogates with Turkish supplied armor.  Great.  Just frikkin’ great.


Turkish military convoy hit by airstrike in northern Syria

ISTANBUL — A Turkish military convoy was targeted by an airstrike in Syria on Monday, killing three civilians, Turkey’s Defense Ministry said in a statement. 317 more words

Middle East

Turkey fuming after Syrian airstrike on convoy in Islamist-held Idlib province

RT | August 19, 2019

The Turkish Defense Ministry has condemned Syria for attacking its convoy in the Syrian province of Idlib. Damascus said the vehicles were transporting weapons and ammo to “terrorist forces.”

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