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FSA, TURKEY TO FORM ‘NATIONAL’ ARMY

The Free Syrian Army (FSA) representatives met with Turkish officials and the Syrian opposition’s interim government members in the northeastern countryside of Aleppo on Tuesday. 46 more words

Syria

A visual tour of the price Raqqa paid for its freedom from ISIL

Raqqa, the Syrian city that served as the “capital” of the Islamic State, was liberated this week by a US-backed coalition of militia groups. While initial wire photos from the ground depict the scene as jubilant, with soldiers waving flags atop tanks riding through the city, the city itself has been decimated by months of airstrikes and street battles. 298 more words

Syria used sarin gas in March attack just days before second chemical attack: watchdog

An inquiry by the global chemical weapons watchdog found sarin was used in a March attack in Syria on an opposition-held town, just days before the banned nerve agent killed dozens in a separate attack nearby, sources told Reuters on Wednesday. 497 more words

World

Germany Launches Probe After Pentagon's Syrian Arms Smuggling Story Goes Viral, by Tyler Durden

The Pentagon is still sending Syria rebels arms. Germany wants to investigate. From Tyler Durden at zerohedge.com:

The German government has opened a probe into an illegal Pentagon arms trafficking operation after a bombshell investigative report on the secret program went viral this week. 232 more words

Foreign Policy

US SUPPLY SYRIAN MILITANTS WITH SERBIAN MUNITIONS

The Pentagon’s Special Operations Command (SOCOM) has bought Serbian mortar shell to arm militant groups in Syria. 113 more words

Syria

The eagle has landed: from Israel to Syria and back again

The epic tale of enemies coming together and collaborating to save the life of an eagle:
A rebel chief with a passion for birds of prey captures an eagle on the battlefield. 846 more words

Israel

Syrian rebels, Jihadists, Trump, Terrorists groups, Israel: Deadly Delusions?

A DEADLY DELUSION: WERE SYRIA’S REBELS EVER GOING TO DEFEAT THE JIHADISTS?

SAM HELLER. AUGUST 10, 2017

President Donald Trump’s decision last month to shutter America’s covert program to arm and train Syrian rebels fighting the regime of Bashar al-Assad  5,159 more words

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