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12:28 [Rubikon] (D)
Der Wasserkrieg
Israel schneidet die Palästinenser in den besetzten Gebieten systematisch von einer Versorgung mit sauberem Trinkwasser ab. Es gibt keine ethnischen Säuberungen und Israel ist die einzige Demokratie im Mittleren Osten. Mit groben Pinselstrichen zeichnen unsere Medien und etablierten Politiker ein eher idyllisches Bild von Israel. Wie aber soll man es nennen, wenn israelische Zivilbeamte, geschützt von Soldaten, mühsam verlegte Wasserrohre im Westjordanland mutwillig zerstören? Etwa Demokratie?
0:19 [Observateur continental] (F)
Politicien turc: un nouveau coup d`Etat n`est exclu en Turquie
Devlet Bahçeli, célèbre politicien turc, académicien de l`université Gazi, représentant du sommet du Parti du mouvement national, ancien vice-premier ministre turc (1999-2002), a commenté l`achat de systèmes antiaériens russes S-400 par Ankara et leurs récents essais sur une base militaire près de la capitale turque.
22:31 [Réseau Voltaire] (F)
La milice turkmène syrienne reçoit des chars allemands
La milice turkmène syrienne, qui s’est illustrée en appuyant l’armée turque contre le PKK/YPG, vient de recevoir au moins deux tanks Leopard 2A4 (version à calculateur numérique) et peut-être beaucoup plus. Ces blindés sont fabriqués par la société allemande Krauss-Maffei. Ils ont équipé presque toutes les forces de l’Otan dans les années 80. L’armée turque, qui en a acheté 340, en avait déployé une cinquantaine en Syrie et en a perdu une dizaine lors des combats.
10:43 [Mint Press News] (E)
In WWII-Era Fashion, the Saudi-led Coalition is Weaponizing Disease in Yemen
What’s happening in Yemen may not be literal biological warfare, but it is certainly biological warfare by other means reports Ahmed AbdulKareem. Beyond the devastation it has caused on the back of tens of thousands of airstrikes, a crippling blockade and the intentional targeting of civilian infrastructure, the Saudi-led coalition supported by the United States has sparked an outbreak of disease and epidemics in Yemen in a manner not seen since World War II.
14:49 [Press TV] (E)
Syrian government troops repel terrorist attack in militant-held Idlib
Syrian government troops have successfully foiled an offensive by members of the Jabhat Fateh al-Sham, formerly known as al-Nusra Front, Takfiri terrorist group in the country’s northwestern province of Idlib, as they continue to seize back more areas in the embattled territory from extremists.
13:07 [Neue Rheinische Zeitung] (D)
Kommentar vom Hochblauen - Wer rettet Palästina?
Es ist nur eine Frage der Zeit, wann es zu einem nächsten schrecklichen Massaker in Gaza oder sonst wo im illegal besetzten Palästina kommen wird. Das zionistische Regime braucht Kriege im inneren wie nach außen, um zu überleben. Nur Führer mit Blut an den Händen sind in der Lage, von diesem "auserwählten Volk" gewählt und anerkannt zu werden.
16:56 [IMEMC News] (E)
Israeli Soldiers Uproot Palestinian Lands Near Bethlehem
On Thursday morning, Israeli soldiers, accompanied by bulldozers, invaded Palestinian agricultural lands, west of Bethlehem city, south of occupied Jerusalem in the West Bank, and uprooted them....Israel is trying to expand its illegal colonies, built in direct violation of International Law and the Fourth Geneva Convention, by illegally annexing and destroying more Palestinian lands.
16:40 [IMEMC News] (E)
Soldiers Uproot 30 Trees, Demolish 150 Walls And Wells, In Salfit
Israeli soldiers invaded, Thursday, the al-Jawareesh area, west of the central West Bank city of Salfit, before uprooting 30 olive trees, in addition to demolishing 150 sustaining walls and several water wells. The Palestinian Agriculture Ministry said the soldiers uprooted the trees, and carried the demolitions out without prior notice.
16:34 [IMEMC News] (E)
Israeli Army Injures 26 Palestinians In Nablus
Israeli soldiers injured, on Wednesday at dawn, at least twenty-six Palestinians in the northern West Bank city of Nablus, after the army accompanied dozens of colonialist settlers into Joseph’s Tomb, east of the city. Media sources said the soldiers invaded Joseph’s Tomb area, and resorted to the excessive use of force against Palestinian youngsters, protesting the invasion. The Palestinian Red Crescent Society (PRCS) said the soldiers shot 15 Palestinians with rubber-coated steel bullets, and caused at least eleven to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. It is worth mentioning that an armored bulldozer accompanied the invading soldiers while a military drone hovered overhead.
16:28 [Arendt-Art] (D)
Palästina ist von den Karten verschwunden
Turbolenzen gab es, als Frau Inge Höger auf der 9. Konferenz der Palästinenser in Europa ein Grußwort gehalten hat. Dort wurde auf der Bühne allen Gästen ein Palästinaschal umgehängt. In Erinnerung an das verlorene und immer noch nicht zugestandene Palästina wurde Israel (das keine Grenzen hat) und Palästina als ein Gebiet, wie es früher war, dargestellt. Das wurde von den angeblichen Freunden Israels skandalisiert und gleich als Antisemitismus verleumdet. Das sogar amtliche Karten Israels sich Palästina einverleibten, wurde verschwiegen.
23:03 [Consortium News] (E)
‘We Thought the House Was Empty’
With the annexation of 5 million Palestinians in the occupied territory, Vijay Prashad says Israel is content with being an apartheid state. On Nov. 13, 2019, as part of its deadly attack on the people of Gaza, Israeli armed forces bombed a building in the Deir al-Balah neighbourhood of Gaza City. That strike killed eight people:...What happened on that day has become routine in Gaza, which is a ruin populated by nearly 2 million people. A garrotted sliver of land that sits on the Mediterranean Sea, Gaza cannot import goods to survive, let alone to reconstruct the damage caused by Israeli attacks.
13:58 [zerohedge] (E)
US Forces Attack Boats Caught Smuggling Oil To Syrian Government
The U.S. military reportedly attacked four tanker ferries on Saturday that were attempting to smuggle oil from the SDF-held areas in eastern Syria to the Syrian government territories.
13:29 [Voltaire Network] (E)
In Syria, Christian populations protected by Russian Army
he Russian army has deployed to Tal Tamr, in northern Syria, to protect the population from abuses at the hands of the Turkish army and the PKK/YPG Kurdish militias. The city of Tal Tamr was annexed by the PKK/YPG to "Rojava", the state devised by the Pentagon in 2013 as part of the plan for redrawing the Middle East. At that point, the PKK-YPF proceeded to push out many Assyrian Christians, who constituted the majority, replacing them with Kurds. For its part, the Turkish army is destroying all non-Muslim monuments in its path, and consequently the traces of a Christian presence.
8:49 [Evelyn Hecht-Galinski] (D)
Wer rettet Palästina?
Es ist nur eine Frage der Zeit, wann es zu einem nächsten schrecklichen Massaker in Gaza oder sonst wo im illegal besetzten Palästina kommen wird.
17:06 [France-Irak Actualité] (F)
Abdallah II: « Sans le règlement de la question palestinienne, Israël n’aura pas véritablement un avenir au Moyen-Orient »
Dans un communiqué, le Palais royal jordanien rapporte que le roi Abdallah qui a reçu le « Titre d’homme d’Etat de l’année 2019 » remis par l’Institut des études sur le Proche-Orient à Washington, a déclaré lors d’une session de dialogue que « les relations avec Israël sont aussi mauvaises que jamais ». Selon le roi jordanien, cette situation est due en partie aux problèmes intérieurs d’Israël.
20:49 [Press TV] (E)
Likud officials in talks to topple Netanyahu after graft indictments: Report
On Friday, Israel`s Channel 12 TV reported that top Likud members have been convinced “the Netanyahu era is over” and are trying to unseat him as the party`s head within the current 21-day period allotted for the parliament (Knesset) to agree on a prime minister.
16:11 [Pars today] (F)
Syrie : MI6 à l’origine du trafic d’organe!
Connus pour la production de documents falsifiés de supposes frappes chimiques en Syrie et ce dans le but de fournir le prétexte aux frappes occidentales contre l’armée syrienne, les Casques blancs étaient impliqués dans le trafic d’organe en Syrie. Les Casques blancs ont également été impliqués dans le prélèvement forcé d`organes sur des Syriens dans les zones contrôlées par des terroristes, selon des experts russes qui ont interrogé des habitants de la région.
15:47 [Moon of Alabama] (E)
Netanyahoo, Indicted For Bribery, Fraud And Breach Of Trust, Becomes More Dangerous
Israel had two parliament elections this year which both ended in a political stalemate. Neither Prime Minister Netanyahoo of the Likud Party nor Blue and White coalition leader Benny Gantz managed to form a government. Both were unable to find enough additional votes to form a coalition and to gain a majority. Now the parliament has 21 days to find a majority. It will likely fail and a third election seems inevitable. It is curious that Israel`s Attorney General used this point in time to finally charge Netanyahoo: Attorney General Avichai Mendelblit announced Thursday Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu would be charged with bribery, fraud and breach in three corruption cases, dubbed Cases 4000, 2000 and 1000.
15:31 [One World] (E)
The Lebanese Color Revolution Is A Defining Moment For The Resistance
What originally began as an expression of legitimate outrage at the Mideast country`s dysfunctional government and endemic corruption quickly transformed into a Color Revolution aimed at carrying out regime change in Lebanon through the removal of Hezbollah from its government, the threat of which makes this a defining moment for the Resistance because its supporters` loyalty is being tested to the core.
10:19 [Zero Hedge] (E)
Benjamin Netanyahu Charged With Bribery And Fraud In Corruption Probe
Netanyahu, a four-time premier, is to be charged with bribery in one case, and with fraud and breach of trust in all three cases in which he allegedly made illicit deals either with supporters or with local businesses, in exchange for gifts or cash.
22:42 [Sputnik News] (F)
Benyamin Netanyahou mis en examen pour corruption
Le procureur général d`Israël a décidé de mettre en examen le Premier ministre Benyamin Netanyahou, soupçonné de corruption dans le cadre de différentes affaires. Le Premier ministre israélien Benyamin Netanyahou a été mis en examen pour corruption, fraude et abus de confiance dans différentes affaires, a annoncé jeudi soir le procureur général d`Israël
10:07 [Réseau International] (F)
La véritable « Source de paix »
Lettre d’Alep No 37 : Depuis l’offensive turque contre la Syrie il y a presque un mois, nous recevons tous les jours des messages de nos amis demandant de nos nouvelles et s’enquérant de ce qui se passe. Je vais, donc, essayer de vous résumer brièvement une situation très complexe. Je commencerai par vous faire part du contexte d’avant le 9 octobre pour vous parler, ensuite, des derniers développements.
7:46 [Steve Pieczenik/YouTube] (E)
OPUS 192 Pompeo Falls Down
Pompeo is a smarty But he is a poser and a tool. He needs to go now.
7:45 [Zero Hedge] (E)
"Wide-Scale" Israeli Strike On Damascus Kills 23 After Alleged Iranian Rocket Attack
Russia has condemned what`s being called the largest Israeli attack in over nine months.
20:30 [Zero Hedge] (E)
Is The Middle East Beginning A Self-Correction?
Two years, three years, five years’ maximum from now, you will not recognize the same Middle East”, says the former Egyptian FM, Arab League Secretary General and Presidential Candidate, Amr Moussa, in an interview with Al-Monitor.
8:50 [Zero Hedge] (E)
Russia Slams US Backing For Israeli Settlements As "New Dangerous Escalation"
Called it a severe blow to peace after Pompeo announced, “The Trump administration is reversing the Obama administration’s approach towards Israeli settlements.”
22:33 [youtube/RT] (E)
Syria`s Bashar al-Assad: US Always Loots Other Countries, Erdogan is a `Fanatic Islamist`
In this exclusive interview with RT, President of Syria Bashar al-Assad talks to Going Underground`s Afshin Rattansi in a ground-breaking interview. In the interview he discusses why he hasn`t given an interview in over a year, accusations of the US stealing Syria`s oil, the White Helmets which he calls an offshoot of the Al-Nusra Front, Erdogan`s involvement in the Syrian Civil War and his invasion of Northern Syria, the West`s support for terrorists in Syria and how this is no different from previous episodes of Western foreign policy and relations between Damascus and the Kurds (including the US-backed SDF).
21:31 [RT] (D)
Nach Syrien-Einmarsch: Zustimmungswerte für Erdoğan steigen
Mit der im Westen verurteilten türkischen Militärintervention im benachbarten Nordsyrien schaffte es Präsident Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, zwei Fliegen mit einer Klappe zu schlagen: die Zerschlagung des kurdischen Staatengebildes und seine Zustimmungswerte in der Bevölkerung zu erhöhen.
7:26 [Mint Press News] (E)
The Houthis Are Preparing for a Planned Israeli Attack on Yemen
There are strong indications that Israel is planning to launch airstrikes against Yemen under the pretext of preventing an Iranian military presence from taking hold, much as it did in Syria and Iraq. As the war in Yemen nears the end of its fifth year, the situation in the country seems to be escalating. There are strong indications that Israel is planning to launch airstrikes against the country under the pretext of preventing an Iranian military presence from taking hold, a move that is likely to open the door for further escalation.
7:12 [Common Dreams] (E)
We Must Not Just Watch, Yet Again, As Israel’s Massive Military Dominates and Destroys Palestinian Lives and Livelihoods in Gaza
"If the threats of annexation by Israeli leaders could spark bold commitments to condition U.S. funding to Israel, certainly extrajudicial killings and flagrant attacks on civilians ought to as well." JVP condemns the latest Israeli airstrikes on Gaza. We see this escalation as yet another example of Israel’s illegal and unconscionable attacks on Palestinians, which put the lives of all who live in the region at risk.
8:32 [Réseau International] (F)
Les manifestations au Liban : Les résultats de la première manche et les impératifs pour gérer ce bourbier
Chaque fois que nous abordons les manifestations populaires qui ont éclaté au Liban le 17 octobre, il est toujours nécessaire de souligner que ce mouvement résulte d’une injustice sociale et d’une corruption généralisée qui ont nécrosé le pouvoir au Liban, ce pouvoir tellement funeste qu’il en devient indescriptible. Mais il faut également insister sur le fait que cette explosion est le résultat inévitable d’une terrible situation installée depuis trois décennies avec l’accord du Taïf et le régime institué par la Deuxième République.
19:39 [Thomaldrin] (F)
Ayssar Midani – Syrie – Rapport de situation n°72 du 8 nov 2019 en 2 parties
– 01mn20 : Situations des palestiniens : Un palestinien ciblé dans le dos par une balle caoutchouc d’une policière israélienne par amusement. Des colons israéliens profanent la mosquée Al Aqsa. Arrestations arbitraires et intrusions dans des villes et villages palestiniens. Destructions de maisons, de plantations et de récoltes d’olives. Blocus de Gaza et entrave à la pêche. Silence des instances internationales face aux exactions israéliennes. Libération d’une prisonnière jordanienne. Prisonniers palestiniens en grève de la faim. Marche du retour.
15:30 [Elija J. Magnier] (E)
Lebanon and Iraq protestors: The US, Israel and Saudi Arabia are fed up with Iran 4/4
When the US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says “The Iraqi and Lebanese people want their country back. They are discovering that the Iranian regime’s top export is corruption”, he is directly accusing the respective governments in Iraq and Lebanon of being pro-Iranian and therefore supporting the revolution. The US involvement in the Iraqi and Lebanese streets and its wish to see governments removed has not gone unnoticed by the highest Shia authority in the world, the Iranian Najaf-based Grand Ayatollah Ali Sistani, who enjoys significant influence in Iraq and the rest of the Islamic world.
16:16 [Elija J. Magnier] (E)
Lebanon and Iraq protestors: The US, Israel and Saudi Arabia are fed up with Iran 3/4
For the first time since Lebanese independence in 1945, protestors in Lebanon have hit the streets to protest against the corruption of all political leaders currently in power. However, they were not alone: many of the over one and a half million Syrian refugees and seven hundred thousand Palestinian refugees in the country also participated. They all demanded reforms, and expressed anger over the corruption of Lebanese politicians, poor public services, and the mismanagement of economic resources.
15:32 [Assawra] (F)
Pour les vendeurs ambulants au Liban, la contestation est une aubaine
L’odeur du fromage grillé se mêle à celle du maïs bouilli: lorsque vient l’heure de grignoter, les manifestants libanais ont l’embarras du choix. Pour les vendeurs ambulants qui ont envahi le centre de Beyrouth, la contestation est une aubaine. Ibrahim est plâtrier. Mais quand il a vu la foule affluer par dizaines de milliers sur la place des Martyrs pour manifester contre une classe politique accusée de corruption et d’incompétence, il a compris que c’était une occasion à ne pas manquer. Un jour, il vend des « kaak », sorte de simits libanais, un autre c’est du maïs ou des barquettes de fèves, saupoudrées de cumin avec un peu de citron.
15:23 [RT] (D)
Jemenitische Regierung und südjemenitische Separatisten einigen sich auf Friedensabkommen
Die international anerkannte jemenitische Regierung von Präsident Abed Rabbo Mansur Hadi und südjemenitische Separatisten unter Führung von Aidarus al-Zubaidi haben laut Medienberichten vereinbart, ein kürzlich in Riad erzieltes Friedensabkommen umzusetzen.
21:43 [ISM] (E)
Israeli apartheid in Masafer Yatta: raids, demolitions, arrests and beatings
Beginning with invasive night raids multiple villages, and ending with 7 structures demolished, 4 families made homeless, 2 Palestinians arrested, 1 beaten and hospitalized, 1 car confiscated, and 1 major access road severely damaged, Israeli Occupation Forces continue their ongoing assault on local communities in Masafer Yatta. Masafer Yatta is a collection of over 20 villages near Hebron, deep in the south of the West Bank.
21:28 [+972 Magazine] (E)
Israel killed 222 Gaza protestors since 2018. Only one soldier has been indicted
As Othman Hiles began climbing the Gaza fence, an Israeli soldier opened fire and killed the unarmed 14-year-old. The soldier’s sentence? Community service. Two women and a teenage boy stand close to the fence separating Gaza from Israel, waving Palestinian flags. Four other teenagers approach. One of them, 14-year-old Othman Hiles, is wearing a white shirt and dark pants. He goes up to the fence, touches it, walks along it for a few yards, and touches it again. He puts his foot on the fence and starts to climb. As his second foot reaches the fence, a shot is fired. Hiles is hit in the chest and falls.
9:51 [Elija J. Magnier] (E)
Lebanon and Iraq protestors: The US, Israel and Saudi Arabia are fed up with Iran 2/4
In 1975, Lebanon went through 15 years of violent and destructive civil war. The circumstances before the beginning of the war were aimed at destroying and removing the Palestinian Liberation organisation (PLO) led by Yasser Arafat. Palestinians were drawn into a civil war in Lebanon, paving the way for an Israeli invasion in 1982 that finally led to the departure of the PLO from Lebanon (and the “Islamic Resistance” that became years later known as Hezbollah). Today, in Lebanon, Hezbollah believes the same scenario could be repeated if dragged onto the street to face protestors. This is why the leadership is exerting patience and restraint, and will continue to do so, to keep control of its men, off the streets.
23:14 [] (E)
The New Middle East That’s Coming
by Conn Hallinan - As Saudi Arabia slowly backpedals, we could see an end to the Yemen war, an easing of Iran’s isolation, and a reduced role for the U.S. The fallout from the September attack on Saudi Arabia’s Aramco oil facilities is continuing to reverberate throughout the Middle East, sidelining old enmities – sometimes for new ones – and redrawing traditional alliances. While Turkey’s recent invasion of northern Syria is grabbing the headlines, the bigger story may be that major regional players are contemplating some historic realignments.
17:33 [Fort Russ] (E)
MAJOR: Syrian Army Regains Control of Giant Oil Field in Hasaka
The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) took back control of a key oil field in the Province of Hasaka in the northeastern part of the country. The Arabic-language Radio Sham FM reported on Tuesday night that the Syrian Arab Army has continued to advance in northeastern Syria and entered the al-Ramilan region in Hasaka to take control of its oil field. According to the report, the army soldiers have already gained back control of the Molla Abbas oil field which is a part of the giant al-Ramilan oil field. The report added that the Syrian Army troops were deployed in northern Qamishli near the borders with Turkey on Tuesday.
13:49 [Elija J. Magnier] (E)
Lebanon and Iraq protestors: The US, Israel and Saudi Arabia are fed up with Iran 1/4
The United States of America, Israel and Saudi Arabia are fed up with Iran and its allies in the Middle East. But despite waging war against Syria and Hezbollah in Lebanon, by inviting the Iraqi government to dilute al-Hashd al-Shaabi, by attempting to submit Gaza and to curb the Houthis in Yemen, it was not possible to break the strong alliances of Iran spread throughout the Middle East. Moreover, through democratic elections, Iran’s allies in Lebanon and Iraq managed to be part of the Parliament and have ministers in the cabinets of their respective countries.
9:03 [Decryptnews online] (F)
Yémen, vers la fin du conflit ?
Le président yéménite Abd Rabbo Mansour Hadi et le chef du STC Aidarous al-Zoubeïdi ont assisté à la signature de l’accord. L’accord prévoit, selon des sources politiques yéménites et saoudiennes, d’intégrer des séparatistes membres du Conseil de transition du sud (STC) au gouvernement, et le retour de celui-ci à Aden, la grande ville du sud. L’émissaire de l’ONU au Yémen, Martin Griffiths, a salué « la signature de cet accord, une étape importante pour nos efforts collectifs en vue d’un règlement pacifique du conflit au Yémen« .
22:46 [Press TV] (E)
Israel admits aiding Kurdish militants in Syria
Israel’s deputy foreign minister has admitted aiding Kurdish militants in Syria amid a Turkish incursion into the Arab country.
13:38 [SouthFront] (D)
Syrien – Kriegsbericht vom 5. November 2019
Als Antwort auf die jüngste Eskalation in Nord-Lattakia hat die syrische Armee einen Verstärkungstrupp südlich der von Milizen gehaltenen Stadt Kbani stationiert. Laut regierungsfreundlichen Quellen,denkt die syrische Militärführung auch darüber nach Einheiten der Tiger-Kräfte in der Region zu stationieren.
8:58 [Strategic Culture Foundation] (E)
The ‘War’ for the Future of Middle East
And here we are once more, Israel cannot safely ‘live’ in a region containing a militant Hezbollah. Not surprisingly, the Russian Ambassador in Beirut, Alexander Zasypkin, quickly recognized this all too familiar pattern: Speaking with al-Akhbar on 9 October in Beirut (more than a week before the protests in Beirut erupted), the Ambassador dismissed the prospect of any easing of regional tensions; but rather identified the economic crisis that has been building for years in Lebanon as the ‘peg’ on which the US and its allies might sow chaos in Lebanon (and in Iraq’s parallel economic calamity), to strike at Hezbollah and the Hash’d A-Sha’abi — Israel’s and America’s adversaries in the region.
21:47 [SouthFront] (D)
Syrien – Kriegsbericht vom 4. November 2019
Sowohl die Syrische Armee als auch Kräfte unter Führung der Türkei haben ihre Stellungen an der Kontaktlinie in Nordost-Syrien weiter befestigt. Ein großer Verstärkungskonvoi der Syrischen Armee wurde in den südlich von Ras al-Ayn gelegenen Ortschaften Abu Rasin und Umm Harmalah stationiert.
14:04 [youtube/The Last American Vagabond] (E)
"White Helmets Are Preparing New Chemical Provocations In Syria," France Bombs Iraq & Oil Occupation
Welcome to The Daily Wrap Up, a concise show dedicated to bringing you the most relevant independent news, as we see it, from the last 24 hours.
9:33 [New Eastern Outlook] (E)
Qatar – Education as a Weapon
There seems to be no limit to Qataris tossing around their wealth. This tiny kingdom with 2.6 million inhabitants is full of ridiculously lavish gold-plated palaces, most of them built with terrible taste. It is overflowing with Lamborghini racing cars and Rolls Royce limousines, and now, even with ludicrously wasteful air-conditioned sidewalks (cold air blows from below, into the 35C heat). Ruled by the House of Thani, the State of Qatar is truly a strange place: according to the latest count conducted in early 2017, its total population was 2.6 million, of which 313,000 were Qatari citizens and 2.3 million ‘expatriates’, both the low-wage migrant workers, and the lavishly remunerated Western professionals.
7:06 [Thomaldrin] (F)
Ayssar Midani – Syrie – Rapport de situation n°71 du 1er novembre 2019
– 00mn47 : Evocation de la coupure d’internet de Thom Aldrin, empêchant l’enregistrement des Sitreps. – 02mn46 : Situation des Palestiniens en territoire occupé et en Cisjordanie. Gréve de la faim de prisonniers palestiniens dont une jordanienne en mauvaise santé. Violation systématique et répétée des droits de l’homme par Israël. Destructions de maisons palestiniennes. Marche du retour. – 12mn21 : Israël fauteur de trouble dans la région du Moyen-Orient et s’attaque aussi au Yémen en fournissant de l’aide à l’Arabie Saoudite. Israël bras armé de l’impérialisme US et de l’OTAN dans la région. ...
7:00 [Strategic Culture Foundation] (E)
The Middle East’s New Post-Regime Change Future
Matthew Ehret - With the transformation of the rules of the “Great Game” in the Middle East emerging out of President Trump’s recent Syrian surprise pullout and Putin’s brilliant manoeuvres since 2015, a sweeping set of development/reconstruction programs led by China now have a chance to become hegemonic across the formerly hopeless, terrorist-infested region.
6:59 [RT] (D)
Israel greift nach Raketenbeschuss Gazastreifen an – Palästinenser sprechen von einem Todesopfer
Auf Raketenattacken aus dem Gazastreifen am Freitagabend hat Israel mit Luftangriffen auf das Küstengebiet reagiert. Nach Angaben des palästinensischen Gesundheitsministeriums ist dabei ein Mann ums Leben gekommen. Zwei weitere Zivilisten hätten Verletzungen erlitten.
17:28 [Strategic Cultures] (E)
How the Russian-Turkish Deal on Northern Syria Works
The agreement signed between Russia and Turkey for a new security plan in northeast Syria was certainly historic and a much welcome potential path towards stability and peace.
11:27 [Newsweek] (E)
Russia Claims U.S. Will Smuggle $30 Million of Oil Out of Syria Every Month Under Trump`s `Criminal` Plan
Russia`s foreign ministry spokesperson has accused the U.S. of "criminal activity" with regards to President Donald Trump`s plan to deploy troops to guard oil fields in eastern Syria. Maria Zakharova said Friday that the Trump administration was engaging in illegal smuggling, and estimated Washington stands to make tens of millions of dollars every month from the oil extracted in the region.
7:55 [Zero Hedge] (E)
Assad Calls Trump "Best US President" Ever For "Transparency" Of Real US Motives
“All American presidents commit crimes and end up taking the Nobel Prize and appear as a defender of human rights... Trump speaks with the transparency to say ‘We want the oil’.”
7:39 [Global Research] (E)
Trump Slides an American Foot in the Door in Syria
At first glance, it would appear to be a businessman’s plan to plunder the profits of Syria, and he has quoted profits expected and even ear-marked the profits to support the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) who are a Syrian Kurdish militia who had been on the US payroll as mercenaries in the past fight against ISIS.
7:38 [antiwar] (E)
Israeli Soldier Gets Slap on the Wrist for Murder of Unarmed Child
An Israeli soldier was convicted for the death of a 15-year-old Palestinian boy during the Great March of Return protests last year at the border fence that separates the Gaza Strip from Israel.
22:53 [Indian Punchline] (E)
US intensifies geopolitical struggle over Syria
No one would have thought that out of the US president Donald Trump’s decision three weeks ago to withdraw all American troops from Syria, a US military re-engagement with renewed vigour in that country would ensue. The US troops were first sent across to Iraq, but only to return to Syria with heavy armour and weaponry. Plans are afoot now to reinforce the deployments.
22:20 [News Front] (F)
Le Président syrien a demandé aux extrémistes toujours présents dans le gouvernorat d’Idlib de quitter le territoire ou de déposer les armes, menaçant de lancer une offensive.
10:07 [Press TV] (E)
Turkey accuses France, Israel of establishing terror state in Syria
Turkey has accused France and Israel of seeking to establish “a terrorist state” within Syria, after Paris and Tel Aviv both sided with Syrian Kurds in the face of Ankara`s hostility towards them.
9:54 [Voltaire Network] (E)
The Future of the Levant
We can’t resist publishing Thierry Meyssan’s editorial in al-Watan, Syria’s leading daily newspaper. He describes the United States/Russia agreement for the Levant. Over the past century, the United Kingdom and then the United States have successively courted all states and faith groups in the Middle East. They have fuelled confessional conflicts in such a way as to make themselves indispensable, according to the old principle of "Divide and conquer". President Trump was elected three years ago with the plan to end the US Empire and bring his country’s forces back to the service of his fellow citizens. According to the analysis of his ephemeral security adviser, General Michael Flynn, withdrawing his troops from the wider Middle East while bringing peace to it means ending religious conflicts and therefore giving priority to sectarian states.
9:51 [RT] (D)
"Tricks der Amerikaner": Assad zweifelt am Tod al-Baghdadis und zieht Parallelen zu Bin Laden
Man dürfe den Aussagen Washingtons nicht einfach so glauben, erklärte der syrische Präsident zur der von den USA behaupteten Tötung des IS-Führer al-Baghdadi. Selbst wenn er tot wäre, würde das nichts ändern, so Assad, denn er sei nur ein Werkzeug der USA gewesen.
9:49 [SouthFront] (D)
Syrien – Kriegsbericht vom 1. November 2019
Am 31. Oktober haben die von Kurden angeführten Demokratischen Kräfte Syriens (SDF) die Dörfer Abu Rasin, al-Manakh, al-Sibatiyah, Rajlah al-Hamrah und al-Qasimiyah in Nordost-Syrien von durch die Türkei unterstützten Milizen zurückerobert.
8:41 [Réseau International] (F)
Liban : Quoi d’autres après la démission de Saad Hariri ?
Les discussions des salons et des forums politiques invitent soit à négocier de nouveau avec le Premier ministre Saad Hariri, lequel a présenté sa démission, soit à rechercher une autre personne capable de diriger un nouveau gouvernement, suite à ce premier pas célébré en tant que fruit de la « révolution » populaire sur les places bondées de monde.
20:43 [SouthFront] (D)
Syrien – Kriegsbericht vom 31. Oktober 2019
Nahe der Stadt Kbanah, im südlichen Teil der Deeskalationszone von Idlib, ereignen sich seit einigen Tagen in Folge schwere Gefechte zwischen der Syrischen Armee und Hayat Tahrir al-Sham.
19:40 [Press TV] (E)
Hezbollah resistance fighters seeking to clear Lebanon skies of Israeli aircraft: Nasrallah
The secretary general of the Lebanese resistance movement says fighters from his groups are determined to clear Lebanon’s airspace of the presence of any Israeli military aircraft, emphasizing that they will not hesitate to target any intruding machine capable of flying.
10:49 [Pars today] (F)
1er coup d`Assad contre l`OTAN?
C`est la pire des choses qui puissent arriver aux parties qui ont tout misé sur le Rojava pour provoquer l`effondrement de l`État syrien : une conversion des forces kurdes, en une partie de l`armée syrienne. Il s`agirait en effet d`une mutation aux dimensions géostratégique, les FDS ayant été formées, armées et entraînées pendant des années par les instructeurs américains, français, britanniques, allemands et israéliens.
8:41 [Anti-Spiegel] (D)
Was die Zusammenstöße zwischen syrischen und türkischen Truppen bedeuten
An der syrisch-türkischen Grenze ist es zu Gefechten zwischen türkischen und syrischen Streitkräften gekommen.
17:32 [Voltaire Netzwerk] (D)
Rücktritt von Saad Hariri
Im Libanon kündigte der (sunnitische) Regierungspräsident Saad Hariri am 29. Oktober 2019, als Antwort auf die Demonstrationen, seinen Rücktritt und den seiner Regierung an. Sofort luden die Vereinigten Staaten den (christlichen) Präsidenten der Republik und den (schiitischen) Präsidenten der Nationalversammlung ein, unverzüglich eine neue Regierung zu bilden. Durch die Provokation dieser Situation, zeigt sich das libanesische Volk jedoch besonders wankelmütig und vergisst die Art und Weise, wie es Saad Hariri an die Macht gebracht hatte (die "bunte Revolution" von Zedernholz).
17:30 [Moon of Alabama] (E)
Why Lebanon And Iraq Are At The Brink Of Further Strife
Today the Prime Minister of Lebanon Saad Hariri resigned after -at times- violent protests. In Iraq the gadfly cleric Moqtada Sadr joined protesters after previous protests in Iraq also led to violence. In both countries at least some protesters demand the resignation of their governments. While the demonstrations in both countries are about local economic and political issues there are foreign actors involved who want to use them to achieve their own goals.
7:17 [SouthFront] (D)
Türkei-gestützte Kräfte nehmen russische Militärpolizei in Nordost-Syrien unter Beschuß
Am 29. Oktober geriet eine Patrouille der russischen Militärpolizei nahe des an der Grenze gelegenen Dorfes Darbasyah unter Mörserbeschuß. Das Dorf liegt gerade östlich der von der Türkei kontrollierten Stadt Ras al-Ayn.
8:37 [Voltaire Netzwerk] (D)
Die Zukunft der Levante
Wir können nicht umhin, Thierry Meyssans Leitartikel in al-Watan, der ersten syrischen Tageszeitung, zu veröffentlichen. Darin beschreibt er das Abkommen zwischen den USA und Russland für die Levante.
7:49 [SouthFront] (D)
Syrien – Kriegsbericht vom 29. Oktober 2019
Am 27. Oktober haben die von Kurden kontrollierten Demokratischen Kräfte Syriens (SDF) angekündigt, daß sie mit dem Abzug von der türkischen Grenze im Rahmen des zwischen den Präsidenten Erdogan und Putin vereinbarten Abkommens zur Errichichtung einer Deeskalationszone begonnen haben.
7:34 [News Front] (F)
Les militaires syriens assistés par les forces armées russes ont érigé en un mois un pont sur l’Euphrate à Deir ez-Zor
Plusieurs milliers de Syriens sont venus assister à l’inauguration d’un pont sur l’Euphrate à Deir ez-Zor (est de la Syrie), construit par les militaires syriens avec l’assistance des forces armées russes. Ce pont flottant a été érigé en un mois. Il est composé de pontons qui peuvent être soulevés ou abaissés en fonction du niveau de l’eau. Pour qu’il ne soit pas emporté par le courant qui atteint 5 m/s, il est attaché à la berge par des câbles en acier et est doté d’un système d’haubans. Le conseiller des forces armées russes en Syrie, Ivan Poltev, a signalé que l’importance du pont n’était pas à sous-estimer.
7:26 [Pars today] (F)
Liban : Hariri, suite et fin?
Au treizième jour des manifestations, Saad Hariri a enfin jeté l’éponge : du Premier ministre libanais, on avait du mal à attendre mieux et pourtant Hariri disposait de toutes les prérogatives politiques pour appliquer des réformes nécessaires à l’assainissement des finances publiques, à l’allègement de la dette étrangère et à la remise sur les rails de l’État.
7:21 [Pars today] (F)
Liban: qui a poussé Hariri à démissionner?
Dans une première réaction à la démission du Premier ministre libanais Saad Hariri, le bureau du président libanais Michel Aoun a annoncé que « le Président Aoun n’aurait pour le moment aucune demande pour créer un nouveau cabinet (par intérim) », rapporte Reuters. Une source proche du bureau présidentiel du Liban a pourtant annoncé que le président libanais « était en train d’étudier la lettre de démission de Saad Hariri ».
23:52 [Zero Hedge] (E)
"We Need A Shock": PM Hariri Resigns Amid Protests, Lebanon’s Dollar-Bonds Plunge
After twelve days of massive anti-corruption protests essentially bringing life in Lebanon to a standstill, with banks and schools shuttered and major roads blocked, Lebanon`s Prime Minister Saad Hariri says he is ready to submit his resignation. In an address to the nation at 4pm Tuesday afternoon (local time), Hariri confirmed he`s submitting his government`s resignation to President Michel Aoun after rumors of his stepping down swirled all day. Hariri said he had "reached a dead end" amid the protests which have reportedly involved one million people, or up to 25% of Lebanon`s total population, and further called on "all Lebanese to protect civil peace".
23:02 [SouthFront] (D)
Syrien – Kriegsbericht vom 28. Oktober 2019
Am 26. Oktober hat Präsident Donald Trump offiziell verkündet, daß Sondereinsatzkommandos der Vereinigten Staaten (VS) den Anführer des ISIS, Abu Bakr al-Bagdadi während eines nächtlichen Angriffs in Nordwest-Syrien eliminiert haben.
22:43 [FRN] (E)
Russia Deploys Additional Anti-Terrorist Forces From Chechnya To Syria (VIDEO)
Russia has redeployed nearly 300 more military police from the Chechen Republic to Syria. According to the memorandum signed by Moscow and Ankara, they’ll be patrolling a 30-kilometer (18.6 mile) zone near the Turkish border. As the Ministry of Defense says, over twenty Tigr and Typhoon armored vehicles have been delivered by aircraft. Chechen Spetsnaz and Military Police units have been instrumental in providing security in areas liberated from terrorists, especially in Idlib and Aleppo provinces.
22:41 [Fort Russ] (E)
Russian Military Releases Satellite PHOTOS Proving U.S. Is Stealing Syrian Oil
By Paul Antonopoulos - The Russian Ministry of Defense published satellite images on Saturday proving US smuggling of Syrian oil through tankers. The photographs prove that Syrian oil was sent overseas under US military guard before and after the defeat of Daesh [ISIS], said Russian Defense Ministry spokesman Maj. General Igor Konashenkov. “Space intelligence images showed that the oil was actively extracted and massively exported for processing outside Syria, under the reliable protection of US troops, before and after the defeat of the Daesh terrorists.”
22:41 [South Front] (E)
SDF Announces Withdrawal From Border With Turkey In Coordination With Russia (Video)
The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) announced on October 27 that their troops are withdrawing from the border with Turkey in accordance with the Russian-Turkish agreement reached earlier in October. In an official statement, the Kurdish-led group said that border guards of the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) will be deployed along the border line.
15:34 [Press TV] (E)
Lebanese PM Hariri submits resignation amid ongoing anti-govt. protests
“I have reached a dead end today. I will head to the Baabda Palace to submit the government`s resignation to President Michel Aoun,” Hariri said as he addressed the Lebanese nation in a televised speech on Tuesday evening.
14:43 [] (D)
Endloser Krieg verzerrt die US-Außenpolitik enorm
Das Pentagon nutzte die Fixierung des Präsidenten auf Plünderung, um ihn dazu zu bringen, der Aufrechterhaltung einer US-Militärpräsenz in Syrien zuzustimmen: Ein US-Beamter mit Kenntnis der Operationen in Syrien sagte, dass Trumps Interesse am Erdöl dem Pentagon, das mit der ursprünglichen Entscheidung unzufrieden war, die Möglichkeit bot, sein Beharren auf einem vollständigen Rückzug abzumildern und die Fortsetzung der Anti-Terroroperationen und der Kontrolle des Luftraums zu erlauben.
12:28 [Press TV] (E)
Iraq: No deaths during Karbala protests, media fabricating news
Iraqi officials have dismissed reports of fatalities during Monday’s anti-government protests in the holy city of Karbala, saying certain media outlets have been fabricating news.
10:07 [Elija J. Magnier] (E)
Lebanon: this Week won’t be the same as last week for Protestors
After less than two weeks of generalized, impulsive and unorganised protests on the streets of Lebanon, a huge amount of money has been invested – by undeclared donors – in recent days to provide protestors with food, drinks and necessities so that they will stay in the street until “the fall of the political regime, the government and the rule of bankers- in particular the Central Bank”.
17:59 [youtube/The Last American Vagabond] (E)
Russia Has `Proof` US Is Smuggling Oil In Syria & Did Israel/US Create A Civil War In Lebanon?
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17:39 [Voltairenet] (E)
The modified face of the Levant
As in the case of Lebanon since 1943, Iraq since 2005 has a constitution which distributes power according to religious affiliation. This system was designed by the colonizers to maintain these countries in a state of dependency despite their official independence.
10:03 [SouthFront] (D)
Wie das russisch-türkische ´Schutzzonen´-Abkommen den weiteren Verlauf des Syrien-Konflikts bestimmt
Die militärische Krise im Nordosten Syriens, die mit der türkischen Militäroffensive gegen kurdische Milizen mitten während des Abzugs der US-Truppen begann, gewinnt an Klarheit.
9:49 [The Saker] (E)
Vladimir Putin, Syria’s pacifier-in-chief
By Pepe Escobar - Russia-Turkey deal establishes ‘safe zone’ along Turkish border and there will be joint Russia-Turkey military patrols. The negotiations in Sochi were long – over six hours – tense and tough. Two leaders in a room with their interpreters and several senior Turkish ministers close by if advice was needed. The stakes were immense: a road map to pacify northeast Syria, finally. The press conference afterwards was somewhat awkward – riffing on generalities. But there’s no question that in the end Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan managed the near impossible.
9:32 [WRMEA] (E)
This Place is Only for Jews: The West Bank’s Apartheid Springs
By GIDEON LEVY, ALEX LEVAC - WHAT COULD BE MORE IDYLLIC than the sight of a natural bubbling spring amid craggy boulders, welling up from the hills, its crystalline waters flowing silently into a small pool where people are cavorting in delight?...In these apartheid springs, stolen waters shall not be sweetened. Palestinian owners of these lands can only look on despairingly from the windows of their homes at their neglected olive groves, which they were forced to abandon to the insatiable greed of the lords of the land, and at the gushing springs nearby that were also stolen from them. The groves are gone, the springs are gone, justice is gone. And all, of course, under the aegis of the state and its institutions.
9:06 [] (D)
Erfolgreicher Win-Win-Win-Win-Plan für Syriens Nordosten
Wie der Win-Win-Win-Win-Plan für Syriens Nordosten Erfolg hat -..---Moon of Alabama 16. Okt 2019 ..Aus dem Englischen: Einar Schlereth --Die syrischen und russischen Operationen laufen gut. … Russische Truppen verhüteten Versuche der türkisch unterstützten Dschihadisten, Manbij anzugreifen. Russische und syrische Einheiten wurden nun auch in Ayn al-Arab/Kobani aufgenommen.
7:59 [Réseau International] (F)
Syrie: Ankara met fin à son offensive militaire, accord russo-turc pour contrôler la frontière
Dans un appel téléphonique passé à Vladimir Poutine, le président syrien Bachar Al-Assad a pour sa part estimé que « ceux qui ont des desseins séparatistes étaient responsables des événements qui se sont produits », faisant allusion aux Kurdes, a annoncé mardi l’agence de presse officielle syrienne SANA. Il a en outre rappelé « son total refus de toute invasion de terres syriennes sous aucun nom ou sous aucun prétexte ».
7:46 [Réseau International] (F)
Messages du président Bachar al-Assad en visite surprise sur le front d’Idleb
Merci aux officiers, aux soldats, aux techniciens quelles que soient leurs spécialités. Merci pour les énormes sacrifices consentis et que vous continuez à consentir face à cette guerre féroce dont vous vous êtes montrés à la hauteur. Il est vrai que si vous rencontriez n’importe lequel de vos concitoyens, n’importe où, son premier mot serait « Mabrouk » ! [Félicitations doublées de bénédiction, NdT]. Mabrouk pour la victoire, surtout si cette rencontre a lieu ici, à « Al-Habit », région limitrophe de Khan Cheikoun récemment libérée.
1:06 [RT] (D)
Putin und Erdoğan einig: Stationierung russischer und syrischer Truppen außerhalb türkischer Zone
Die türkische Offensive "Friedensquelle" wird weiterhin in einem eingeschränkten Gebiet Nordsyriens operativ sein. Russische und syrische Einheiten werden außerhalb dieser Zone in Nordostsyrien eingesetzt. Hierauf einigten sich der russische und der türkische Präsident.
8:35 [Le Monde russe] (F)
La Russie envoie un bataillon supplémentaire de police militaire en Syrie
Ce sont 300 policiers militaires stationnés en Tchétchénie qui ont été envoyés en renfort en Syrie. Ils sont arrivés la nuit dernière à la base militaire russe de Hmeimim. Ils ont reçu le soutien officiel du Chef de la République de Tchétchénie, Ramzan Kadyrov.
21:33 [SouthFront] (D)
Syrien – Kriegsbericht vom 23. Oktober 2019:
Am 22. Oktober haben der türkische Präsident, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, und der russische Präsident Vladimir Putin, ein Abkommen zur Beruhigung der Situation in Nordost-Syrien geschlossen.
9:55 [New Eastern Outlook] (E)
Beirut is Burning: Rebellion Against the Elites has Commenced
Tires are burning, smoke is rising towards the sky. It is October, the 18th day of the month, the capital city of Lebanon, in the past known as the “Paris of the East”, is covered in smoke. For years I was warning that the country governed by corrupt, indifferent elites, could not hold together, indefinitely. For all those five years when I was calling Beirut home, things were going down the drain. Nothing was improving: almost no public transportation, electricity shortages, contaminated and erratic water supply. Periodically, garbage has been piling up along the streets and suburban roads. Once an airplane lands and the doors open, the terrible stench of garbage welcomes us, residents of Beirut, back home. Almost everyone knew that all this could not continue like this, forever.
8:56 [Moon of Alabama] (E)
Syria - The Kurds Want To Play On Both Sides
President Donald Trump says he wants to “end endless wars.” But the counter-Iran, counter-Russia hawks on his national security team are planning to sneak in a long-term U.S. military presence in southeast Syria. And their plans may have been in the works for a while. With U.S. forces opening the gates for Turkey to take over northeast Syria, Trump administration officials are now drawing up plans to keep several hundred U.S. troops alongside Arab rebel groups in the country’s oil-rich southeast. Trump has said, “we have secured the oil.” And Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) diplomats have said they’re willing to work with such a plan.
20:06 [Sputnik News] (F)
Benny Gantz officiellement chargé de former un nouveau gouvernement en Israël
«Lors des consultations avec les représentants des partis, 54 députés ont appuyé l’idée que Benny Gantz devrait former un gouvernement. Je lui remets donc aujourd’hui le mandat pour la formation d’une coalition gouvernementale… Il reste peu de temps et nous devons relever des défis importants», a indiqué le Président Rivlin lors d’une cérémonie retransmise par les chaînes de télévision locales.
21:38 [Press TV] (E)
Seven Saudi soldiers killed in clashes with Yemeni forces in border areas
Yemeni army soldiers and fighters from allied Popular Committees have killed at least seven Saudi soldiers during separate attacks in the kingdom’s southwestern border regions as part of their retaliatory raids against the Riyadh regime’s atrocious military campaign against their crisis-hit country.
9:48 [SouthFront] (D)
Kriegsbericht: VS-Truppen verbleiben zum Schutz von Ölfeldern vor Terroristen in Syrien
Die Vereinigten Staaten (VS) planen, trotz des andauernden Truppenabzugs, die Kontrolle über die Ölfelder östlich des Euphrats zu behalten. Am 21. Oktober berichtete VS-Verteidigungsminister Mark Esper, daß Washington sicher gehen möchte, daß die Ölfelder nicht in die Hände des ISIS oder anderer Milizen fallen.
8:18 [Pars today] (F)
Assad le conquérant à Idlib
Le président syrien s’est déplacé, triomphalement, dans la province d’Idlib pour rendre visite aux forces de l’armée syrienne qui mènent, depuis quelque temps, une lutte acharnée contre les groupes terroristes soutenues entres autres par la Turquie. C’est certes un autre échec pour le président turc, dont l’opération « Source de paix » lancée dans le nord-ouest de la Syrie a entaché l’image de la Turquie. Les images diffusées sur la toile dévoilent les crimes commis par les militaires turcs à l`encontre des Kurdes. Et qui plus est, Erdogan doit bientôt répondre, à Sotchi, de son intervention illégitime en Syrie.
22:00 [Zero Hedge] (E)
Lira Jumps On Reports Of Turkish Deal With Russia Over Northern Syria "Safe Zone"
Update (1315ET): Turkey`s Erdogan says deal reached with Russia for Kurdish fighters to move out of Syrian border area within 150 hours establishing a "safe zone" inside Syria. As Haaretz reports, Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Tuesday that talks with his Turkish counterpart Tayyip Erdogan had yielded what he called momentous results for Syria.
19:20 [Voltaire Netzwerk] (D)
Die Libanesen, Gefangene ihrer Verfassung
Seit fünf Tagen ist der Libanon Schauplatz von Unruhen und Großdemonstrationen, die das Land lahmlegen. Es ist fast unmöglich zu fahren, da alle Straßen abgeschnitten sind. Die Bewegung hat sich schnell im ganzen Land ausgebreitet. Vor Ort konnte Thierry Meyssan sehen, dass sie überhaupt nicht spontan war. Ihm zufolge akzeptiert die Gruppe, die die Unruhen angestiftet hat, den Paradigmenwechsel der Regionalpolitik nicht. Die Libanesen hingegen versuchen sich gegen ein Verfassungssystem aufzulehnen, das sie gefangen hält.
18:40 [wunderhaft] (D)
Syrien – Kriegsbericht vom 21. Oktober 2019
Der von Washington und Ankara in Nordost-Syrien vereinbarte Waffenstillstand ist postwendend zusammengebrochen.
18:31 [SANA] (E)
President al-Assad meets army personnel on frontlines in Idleb and Hama countryside
President Bashar al-Assad on Monday visited Syrian Arab Army units operating on the frontlines in Idleb’s southern countryside and Hama’s northern countryside.
17:35 [Sputnik] (D)
Abzug aus Syrien: US-Soldaten dürfen nicht im Irak bleiben
Die aus Syrien in Richtung Irak abziehenden US-Soldaten werden dort laut dem Kommando der irakischen Armee nicht bleiben dürfen.
7:48 [Réseau International] (F)
Nasrallah : Le message des gens a été reçu par le gouvernement. Ceux qui n’assument pas leurs responsabilités doivent être jugés
Le secrétaire général du Hezbollah, Sayed Hassan Nasrallah, a exprimé ses respects envers les contestations spontanées et honnêtes qui expriment la douleur des gens. Il a dans ce contexte appelé les manifestants à refuser que leurs protestations soient exploitées par certaines parties politiques impliquées dans la corruption. Une allusion au chef du parti progressiste, Walid Joumblatt, qui a appelé ses partisans à manifester pour réclamer la chute du président Michel Aoun. « Vous perdez votre temps », a-t-il lancé à certains partis dans le gouvernement (Joumblatt et Geagea) qui veulent renverser le mandat du chef de l’Etat.
13:02 [Press TV] (E)
Street protests express `people`s pain`: Lebanon`s Aoun
Lebanon`s President Michel Aoun has expressed solidarity with protesters, saying their recent agitation showed "people`s pain".
10:59 [New Eastern Outlook] (E)
The US Didn’t Foresee a Russia-Turkey Surprise in Syria
When the US president tweeted about withdrawing from Syria and letting Turkey move its forces in to take control of areas hitherto under Kurdish control, Donald Trump was probably thinking of Turkey as more of a ‘NATO-ally’ allowing him to fulfil his promise of ending America’s “useless wars” in the Middle East. Little did he seem to know, as the turn of events have proven, that his withdrawal decision would actually turn the tables on the US and give a virtual blow to critical US interests in the region—interests that included, among other things, a plan to break Iran’s ‘axis of resistance’ and disrupt China’s Belt & Road Initiative so as to limit to its global reach and its economic influence in a region that continues to be the centre of global energy production. Kurds’ deal with Russia and Syria means that the US has lost its only ground ally in the region and that it no longer has any means to influence ground situation.
8:58 [Pars today] (F)
Liban: qui souffle sur les braises?
Quelques heures après le discours très attendu du secrétaire général du Hezbollah sur la situation en cours au Liban où Nasrallah a mis en garde contre une implosion du gouvernement et le vide que cela créera à un des moments les plus sensibles de l’histoire du pays, l’un des courants les plus proches d’Israël, celui de Samir Geagea, retire ses quatre ministres du gouvernement.
6:54 [Press TV] (E)
Israeli plan of Judaizing al-Quds won’t materialize: Hamas
A senior leader of the Palestinian Hamas resistance movement says the Israeli regime’s Judaization plans in Jerusalem al-Quds will never succeed.
4:09 [Xinhua] (E)
U.S. troops withdrawing from Syria to western Iraq, says Pentagon chief
U.S. President Donald Trump said last week that the U.S. troops leaving Syria will remain in the Middle East region to "monitor the situation."
20:42 [Analitik] (D)
Lösung des Kurdenproblems nähert sich dem Höhepunkt
Teile und herrsche. Das ist einer der obersten Grundsätze der westlichen imperialen Politik. Sie wurde und wird im Nahen Osten angewandt, wie überall anders auch. Aus der neuesten Geschichte gibt es im Nahen Osten folgendes Teile-und-Herrsche-Projekt: böser böser IS entsteht aus dem Nichts heraus auf dem Gebiet von Syrien und Irak. Zur gleichen Zeit richten die guten guten Kurden ihre Köpfe auf – ebenfalls auf dem Gebiet von Syrien und Irak. Der böse IS und die guten Kurden sollten beide bis zur Staatsform reifen. Beide bezahlt und geführt von USA, Israel, Saudi-Arabien, der EU und anderen Fahnenträgern der Demokratie. Die neuen Staatsgebilde, das eine gut, das andere böse, sollten das entstandene Chaos in die Nachbarreigionen weitertragen und vermehren.
20:35 [youtube/The Last American Vagabond] (E)
Turkey Breaks Ceasefire, US "Secures Syria`s Oil" & Assange`s Torture & Violation Of Rights Exposed
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19:11 [Syriana Analysis] (E)
Everything you need to know about NE Syria, the Kurds & Turkish invasion
Kevork Almassian of Syriana Analysis addresses the recent security developments in North-Eastern #Syria, particularly the Turkish invasion to create the so-called safe zone, #Erdogan-Pense agreement and the #Kurdish question.
19:05 [IMEMC News] (E)
Illegal Colonists Attack Palestinian, International Activists, In Olive Orchards Near Bethlehem
Several illegal Israeli colonialist settlers attacked, Saturday, Palestinian villagers and international solidarity activists, while picking olive trees in Palestinian orchards in the al-Jab’a village, southwest of the West Bank city of Bethlehem. Tha Maan News agency qouted Ziad Salah, the coordinator of the Palestinian Agricultural Relief Society, stating that the colonists hurled stones at the Palestinians and the solidarity activists, in addition to attacking homes and cars in the village, causing property damage. Salah said that the attack took place during a nonviolent activity for aiding the Palestinians in picking their olive trees, dubbed as “We Are With You,” and meant to help the villagers, subject to frequent assaults and violations by both the illegal colonists and the soldiers.
19:00 [MEMO] (E)
Some 5,000 settlers storm Al-Aqsa Mosque during Sukkot
The Union of Temple Mount Organisation called for its fans to increase their raids of Al-Aqsa Mosque during the Jewish holidays. For the third consecutive day, around 2,473 settlers stormed Al-Aqsa Mosque and performed Talmudic rituals during the Jewish holiday of Sukkot, reported on Friday.
18:59 [IMEMC News] (E)
Israeli Soldiers Injure Many Protesters, Abduct International Peace Activist, In Kufur Qaddoum
Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly procession in Kufur Qaddoum town, east of the northern West Bank city of Qalqilia, and injured several protesters, in addition to abducting an international peace activist. The Popular Committee against the Annexation Wall and Colonies in Kufur Qaddoum, said the soldiers assaulted the protesters, and ambushed some of them. It added that the soldiers fired gas bombs, causing many protesters to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation, before abducting a solidarity activist from Spain, in addition to wounding another international activist and one Palestinian, while chasing them.
18:44 [SouthFront] (D)
Syrien – Kriegsbericht vom 18. Oktober 2019
Am 16. und 17. Oktober haben die russischen Luftstreitkräfte Angriffe auf Stellungen von Hayat Tahrir al-Sham in Nord-Lattakia und im Süden Idlibs geflogen. Laut Quellen vor Ort waren die Angriffe unweit von Tahtaya, Kafar Sijnah und Rakaya Sijneh am heftigsten.
18:40 [youtube/TruNews] (E)
Syrian Girl: Assad Will Reclaim All of Syria, War With Israel & Turkey is Possible
Geopolitical analyst Maram Susli, AKA "Syrian Girl", joins TruNews correspondent Edward Szall to discuss the multinational mess in Syria, as the Turkish invasion draws international condemnation, as well as the physical deployment of the Syrian Army to the North to secure national sovereignty.
11:59 [Observateur continental] (F)
Syrie: victoire de la légitimité
Suite à la décision du président étasunien Donald Trump de retirer la majeure partie des troupes US de Syrie, leurs alliés kurdes des dites Forces démocratiques syriennes (FDS) se sont retrouvés sous le feu de la puissance militaire turque. En effet, la Turquie avait rappelé à plusieurs reprises qu’elle ne permettra pas d’avoir des groupes «terroristes» hostiles à ses frontières. La suite a donné raison à la stratégie de l’axe Moscou-Damas.
11:37 [France-Irak Actualité] (D)
Benyamin Netanyahou : Provocations, Elections, Echec et mat ?
Chacun connait les résultats. Après une participation légèrement en hausse par rapport au printemps dernier (70 %), le parti Bleu Blanc a obtenu 33 sièges contre 31 pour le Likoud ; la Liste arabe unifiée - regroupant trois partis arabes et le Hadash (comprenant des communistes israéliens juifs),13. Il devient la troisième formation politique du pays. Sera-t-elle le plus grand parti de l’opposition ? Ou soutiendra-t-il un gouvernement présidé par Benny Gantz, comme il semble le proposer ? Ce serait un tournant capital dans l’histoire d’Israël, car jamais les Palestiniens d’Israël n’ont soutenu les partis sionistes, de droite comme de gauche. Leurs représentants auraient-il aujourd’hui en tête l’avenir d’Israël/Palestine, en un seul Etat ?
12:07 [Le Blog de Bien-être-soi] (F)
Nous sommes tous des Bédouins
J’ai été vivement percutée par l’article de Jonathan Cook au sujet des expulsions massives de dizaines de milliers de Bédouins de leur territoire ancestral. Je m’inspire du slogan « nous sommes tous Charlie » pour percevoir en quoi nous avons tous en nous quelque chose des Bédouins. Sans nous attendre à ce qu’ils soient assassinés comme le personnel de Charlie Hebdo, nous pouvons prendre conscience des intentions du gouvernement d’Israël sur cette population de 250 000 Bédouins qui ont officiellement la citoyenneté.
2:14 [Eva Bartlett] (E)
From Mt Qasioun, looking down on Damascus, at peace in spite of Western war on Syria
Finally made it to Qasioun mountain, a fantastic view of Damascus.
19:16 [Sputnik] (D)
Türkei nennt möglichen Grund für Fortführung der Militäroperation in Syrien
Ankara wird laut dem türkischen Präsidenten Recep Tayyip Erdogan die Operation in Syrien weiterführen, wenn die USA ihre Versprechungen bezüglich des Abzugs der kurdischen Kräfte über die Grenzen der Sicherheitszone hinaus nicht einhalten.
10:16 [Strategika 51] (F)
Damas reprend le contrôle du Nord et de l’Est de l’Euphrate grâce à Ankara et la débâcle des forces étrangères qui y étaient stationnées
La focalisation sur les états d’âmes ou les sauts d’humour des présidents US et Turcs importe peu. Les deux hommes se ressemblent sur certains points mais différent sur beaucoup d’autres. Le nouveau Sultan est connu pour ses accès de fureur extrême et souvent destructrices. Avec Erdogan, les meubles se transforment en projectiles suivant des trajectoires insolites. Toujours est-il que cette irascibilité est nettement plus tolérable que la kleptomanie ou l’extrême perversion de certains de ses homologues européens et Arabes. Tout cela est futile. Ce qui l’est moins est le grand bouleversement en cours au Levant.
10:04 [Moon of Alabama] (E)
How The Win-Win-Win-Win Plan For Syria`s Northeast Succeeds
The Syrian and Russian operations in the northeast of Syria are going well. Russian troops prevented attempts by Turkish supported Jihadis to attack Manbij. Russian and Syrian units have now also entered Ayn al-Arab/Kobani. Syrian government troops took control of the electricity producing dam in Tabqah and some units set up posts in Raqqa. Other units entered the Conoco and Al-Umar oil fields north of Abu Kahmal and east of Deir Ezzor. Some local tribe which profited from the oil explorations there held a small protest against the return of government control.
4:32 [SouthFront] (D)
Syrien – Kriegsbericht vom 17. Oktober 2019
Am 16. Oktober haben Einheiten der Syrischen Armee zum ersten Mal seit dem Jahr 2014 die Stadt Raqqa betreten. Die Stadt war seit 2017 unter Kontrolle der von Kurden angeführten Demokratischen Kräfte Syriens (SDF), nachdem diese sie mit Hilfe der Vereinigten Staaten (VS) vom ISIS übernommen hatten.
4:30 [RT] (D)
US-Vizepräsident Pence: Feuerpause mit Erdoğan für Nordsyrien vereinbart
Laut US-Vizepräsident Pence wurde bei den Gesprächen in Ankara eine Feuerpause für Nordsyrien vereinbart.
4:23 [RT] (D)
Türkischer Einmarsch in Syrien: Der Wertewesten hat sich verzockt (Video)
Vor wenigen Tagen startete die türkische "Operation Friedensquelle" in Syrien. Die transatlantische Gemeinschaft spricht von "Verrat" an den Kurden und wirft Ankara einen Bruch des Völkerrechts vor. Washington und Brüssel haben das Völkerrecht jedoch zuvor bereits ausgehöhlt.
22:30 [Consortium News] (E)
Everybody Betraying Everybody in Syria
Washington has never gotten over the fact that Syria for over half a century has never bowed to U.S. or Israeli hegemony in the region, and has all along been a strong supporter of Syria’s secular —yes secular —Arab nationalism. The U.S. has therefore shown great willingness to “fight to the last Syrian” if necessary to achieve its ends.
22:15 [Indian Punchline] (E)
It’s curtains for US in Syria. Russia, Iran owe big thanks to Erdogan
Turkey’s Operation Peace Spring in Northern Syria has reportedly advanced to a 1000 square kilometers area. The scenario agreed on behind the curtains through months of confidential exchanges, often one-on-one, between the Russian and Turkish leaders regarding north-eastern Syria is entering a critical phase of implementation on the ground with the agreement between the Kurds and the Assad regime.
21:47 [Dedefensa] (F)
Orfèvrerie russe
Une certaine presse, celle-là qui fabrique le plasma dans lequel nous sommes immergés pollué de travestissements de la vérité tant elle nous la sert estropiée, invalide, sans substance car elle se trouve tronquée de l’essentiel qui est tu, se lamente récemment sur les Kurdes promis à une mort certaine. Depuis 2014, une coalition dirigée par les Usa ‘contre Daesh’ opère en Syrie et en Irak et mène des attaques aériennes sur ces deux pays. Airwars estime qu’elle a tué entre 8 214 et 13 125 civils au cours de 2 890 incidents distincts dont environ 2000 enfants et 1300 femmes.
20:38 [RT] (E)
Turkey to halt military operation against Kurds in N. Syria, ceasefire will last for 120 hours – US VP Pence
Turkey has agreed to temporarily halt its military operation against Syria’s Kurdish-led militias, allowing them to withdraw from the country’s border, US Vice President Mike Pence said during a visit to Ankara.
8:23 [Réseau International] (F)
La bataille du nord de la Syrie ou la tromperie toujours partagée par Ankara et Washington
Les chaines d’informations syriennes et libanaises ayant diffusé les déclarations de responsables des conseils kurdes concernant un accord entre certaines factions séparatistes et le gouvernement syrien, décidé à contrer l’invasion turque, nous sommes allés à la recherche de sites kurdes en langue arabe. C’est ainsi que, dans la soirée, nous avons consulté le site « ANT Kurdistan », alors qu’il venait de diffuser une vidéo sous le titre : « Autour de l’accord entre les forces kurdes et la Russie sur la cession de Aïn al-Arab/ Kobane et Manbej au régime syrien – par Rami Abdul-Rahman », le fameux directeur du non moins fameux OSDH [le soi-disant Observatoire Syrien des Droits de l’Homme]. Plus tard, les messages se sont succédé.
3:53 [SouthFront] (D)
Syrien – Kriegsbericht vom 15. Oktober 2019
Am 14. Oktober haben Einheiten der Syrisch Arabischen Armee mit dem Einmarsch in die von den kurdisch angeführten Demokratischen Kräften Syriens (SDF) kontrollierten Gebiete in Nordost-Syrien begonnen.
18:43 [ISW News] (E)
SDF Advances South of Ras al-Ayn with Support of Syrian Army
ISWNews Analysis Group: According to local sources, SDF forces with the support of the Syrian Army succeeded in liberating al-Manajeer and its surrounding villages from the Turkey-backed militants.
17:08 [Press TV] (E)
Syrian army troops take full control of Manbij
Syrian army troops have established full control over Manbij, a city in the northern province of Aleppo, and its nearby settlements, amid Turkey’s cross-border invasion in northeastern Syria and an abrupt US retreat of its forces from the city.
15:50 [Elija J. Magnier] (E)
Winners and Losers in the Turkish attack on Kurds in Syria (part 1of 3)
By deciding to pull out 1,000 men from NES, Trump is reshuffling the cards, moving the burden away from his administration and dropping it into the hands of Russia, Turkey and Syria (and their allies). There is a serious need for Russia to move fast and bring concerned players around the table to organise a situation that could turn more chaotic and lead to even more confrontation.
8:32 [Oriental Review] (E)
The Military And Political Power Of Hezbollah
At the end of August, the Lebanese organisation Hezbollah fired two rockets at an Israeli armoured personnel carrier at the border. Several Israeli soldiers were injured. In response, Israeli troops fired on Lebanese territory adjacent to the border. The shells fell on bare ground, without causing harm to people or nearby buildings. Hezbollah chalked up yet another victory that was warmly received not just in Lebanon, but also in other countries. Israel did not launch new attacks, but responded by withdrawing its armed forces seven kilometres inland from the country’s border. Hezbollah sources confirmed that their intelligence services even visited abandoned Israeli military bases and roadblocks.
7:55 [Dedefensa] (F)
Variations autour du “boucher de Damas”
La sanctification des Kurdes est une des deux constantes les plus fermes de la narrative-Système pour ce qui concerne l’explication de l’“Orient [très-]compliqué” en mode-postmoderne, notion qu’il s’agit de simplifier pour mieux articuler le simulacre de service. L’autre “des deux constantes les plus fermes”, installée en 2011, c’est “le boucher de Damas”, alias Assad, président syrien. Quoi qu’il se passe, l’impératif du simulacre est de retrouver Assad menaçant d’une boucherie n’importe qui, pour le plaisir et pour le vice partagés, et particulièrement une boucherie des Kurdes. Nous sommes à un de ces points de rupture qui font naître un malaise diffus dans le bon équilibre de la presseSystème ; il est en effet impossible pour l’instant de transformer en FakeNews/DeepFake le fait que le “boucher de Damas” pourrait bien être celui qui sauverait éventuellement les Kurdes sanctifiés des griffes réputées impitoyables du Turc Erdogan.
19:02 [RT] (D)
Kommt es zum Konflikt mit der Türkei? Syrische Armee rückt in Kurdengebiete ein (Video)
Die syrische Regierung hat eine Einigung mit den Kurden im Norden Syriens getroffen und sendet nun ihre Truppen in die Region, um die türkische Offensive zu stoppen. Droht nun ein direkter Konflikt zwischen den Militärs beider Länder?
18:49 [ISW News] (D)
Aktuelle Karte von Nordostsyrien
Artikel in arabisch, Karte vom 15.10.2019 abends - inklusive hochauflösender Karte mit Ortsnamen in englisch
18:35 [Moon of Alabama] (E)
Syrian Government Regains Control Over Country`s Northeastern Parts
“This is total chaos,” a senior administration official said at midday, speaking on the condition of anonymity about the confusing situation in Syria. Although “the Turks gave guarantees to us” that U.S. forces would not be harmed, the official said, Syrian militias allied with them “are running up and down roads, ambushing and attacking vehicles,” putting American ­forces — as well as civilians — in danger even as they withdraw. The militias, known as the Free Syrian Army, “are crazy and not reliable.” Ahhhh. The "Free Syrian Army", which the U.S. built and supplied with an immense amount of weapons to fight the Syrian government, is "crazy and not reliable". How come that all the think tankers and `journalists` who for years lauded that `army` never noticed that?
18:27 [Asia Times] (E)
Kurds face stark options after US pullback
The predominant Western narrative credits the Syrian Democratic Forces, mostly Kurdish, for fighting and defeating Islamic State, also known as Daesh. The SDF is essentially a collection of mercenaries working for the Pentagon against Damascus. But many Syrian citizens argue that ISIS was in fact defeated by the Syrian Arab Army, Russian aerial and technical expertise plus advisers and special forces from Iran and Hezbollah.
17:58 [Moon of Alabama] (E)
Syrian Government Regains Control Over Country`s Northeastern Parts
Eight days ago U.S. President Donald Trump gave a green light for another Turkish invasion of Syria. We explained why that move made it inevitable for the Kurds to submit to Damascus and to let the Syrian Arab Army back into northeast Syria:....After Trump had spoken with the Turkish president Erdogan, the U.S. military removed a few of its forces from some areas near the Turkish border. The Pentagon was still under the false impression that Turkey would limit its invasion to some 5 kilometer in depth.
7:34 [Global Research] (E)
Uninhabitable: Gaza Faces Moment of Truth
The only way Israelis can be made to sit up and take note of the disaster unfolding next door in Gaza, it seems, is when they fear the fallout may spill out of the tiny coastal enclave and engulf them too. Environmental experts from two Israeli universities issued a report in June warning that the imminent collapse of Gaza’s water, sewage and electricity infrastructure would soon rebound on Israel. Gideon Bromberg, the Israeli director of EcoPeace Middle East, which commissioned the report, told journalists: “Without urgent, vigorous action, plagues and infections will break out that could cost a great many lives, both in Israel and in Gaza, and no fence or Iron Dome [Israel’s missile interception system] can thwart them.”
20:28 [Sic Semper Tyrannis] (E)
Jubilation! - TTG
Damascus is on her way in achieving her ultimate goal of regaining control over all her territory and achieving peace thanks to VV Putin and the welcome and necessary assistance of DJ Trump. There’s no other way to put it.
12:35 [RT] (D)
Reisereportage: Spurensuche in Syrien - Teil 1
Die Nahost-Korrespondentin Karin Leukefeld hat sich auf Reise durch Syrien begeben: Von Hama über das kürzlich noch umkämpfte Chan Schaichun, über Qal`at al-Mudiq und Apameia nach Westen. Eindrücke aus einem Land zwischen Krieg und Frieden.
11:06 [Strategika 51] (F)
Syrie : « Nous avons le choix entre l’extermination de notre peuple ou de très douloureuses concessions à Damas et Moscou » affirme le Chef des FDS
Sur le terrain, les kurdes se retrouvent totalement piégés. Abandonnés par les Américains, ils sont désormais confrontés au rouleau compresseur turc dont les forces sont extrêmement motivées pour « casser les séparatistes kurdes ». Côté européen, Berlin et Paris se sont contentés de faire semblant de décréter un embargo sur les armes à destination de la Turquie, une mesure symbolique qui n’aura aucun impact sur la poursuite des opérations turques en Syrie et en Irak. Cette mesure en trompe l’œil n’affecte aucun intérêt industriel puisque le gros des affaires se fait avec les pays Arabes du Golfe.
10:52 [Counterpunch] (E)
With Criticism Crushed in the West, Israel Can Enjoy Its Impunity
Recent events have shone a spotlight not only on how Israel is intensifying its abuse of Palestinians under its rule, but the utterly depraved complicity of western governments in its actions. The arrival of Donald Trump in the White House two-and-a-half years ago has emboldened Israel as never before, leaving it free to unleash new waves of brutality in the occupied territories. Western states have not only turned a blind eye to these outrages, but are actively assisting in silencing anyone who dares to speak out.
9:09 [Pars today] (F)
Mer Rouge: 1er face-à-face Israël/Iran?
La première réaction de Riyad au double tir de missile visant le vendredi 11 octobre le pétrolier iranien SABITI à 65 miles du port de Djeddah est tombé samedi par la voie du porte-parole de la garde-côtière saoudienne; l`intéressé a affirmé que Riyad avait amplement l`intention d`aider le pétrolier, mais que ce dernier n`a pas répondu à son offre d`assistance. Alors que le PM pakistanais vient d`arriver ce dimanche à Téhéran pour tenter une médiation entre l`Iran et l`Arabie saoudite, ces propos pourraient s`interpréter comme un refus saoudien d`aller dans le sens d`une escalade.
7:41 [SouthFront] (D)
Ist die türkische Operation im Nordosten Syriens mit den Vereinigten Staaten und Russland koordiniert?
Am 10. Oktober erzielte der Sicherheitsrat der Vereinten Nationen keine Einigung über eine Erklärung, die die türkische Militäroperation in Syrien verurteilt. Nach einer Krisensitzung des Sicherheitsrates hinter verschlossenen Türen gaben die Botschafter düstere Beurteilungen der Lage ab.
23:15 [ZeroHedge] (E)
Turkey Warns Of War As Syrian Army Heads To Turkish Border
update2: A top Turkish official warns of bigger escalation now that Syrian Army units appear to be heading to besieged Kurdish towns along the border with Turkey. Erdogan aide Yasin Aktay has said "conflict between the two armies" is likely if pro-Assad forces enter the northeast region which has now been abandoned by US troops. * * * update: It`s official, after what appears a major deal between the Kurdish-led SDF and Damascus was struck in the wake of a US exit from the region: "Syrian military forces will be deployed on the border with Turkey by tomorrow morning in certain areas," reports Danny Makki, a well-known war correspondent in Damascus. This as multiple videos have spread online showing pro-Damascus forces entering Manbij:
23:08 [Xinhua] (E)
Syrian army moves to confront Turkish assault in N Syria: state media
Syrian army`s move came after reaching an alleged deal with the Kurdish forces on entering the cities of Manbij and Ayn al-Arab, in order to strip Turkey of the pretext to attack Kurish-controlled areas in northern Syria.
18:40 [Fars News Agency] (E)
US to Pull Out 1,000 Troops from Northern Syria Amid Turkish Offensive
The US army is evacuating around 1,000 troops from Northern Syria "as safely and quickly as possible", Defense Secretary Mark Esper stated, days after President Donald Trump opened the door for Ankara`s cross-border attack on regions held by Kurdish militias whom Washington called an ally.
10:14 [Al Waght] (E)
Turkey-Supported Syrian Opposition Take Kurdush-Controlled Ras Al Ain
Turkey-backed Syrian opposition militias have reportedly seized Ras Al Ain town in northeast Syria as the Turkish operation against the Syrian Kurdish groups entered its fourth day.
9:40 [RT] (D)
Gouverneur von Homs: "Alle Syrer sollten in ihre Heimat zurückkehren"
Talal al-Barazi ist Gouverneur von Homs. Homs ist mit 43.000 Quadratkilometern die größte Provinz Syriens und liegt im Zentrum des Landes. Über die Rückkehr der Menschen in die Stadt, das Gesetz Nr. 10 und die Probleme beim Wiederaufbau sprach Karin Leukefeld mit Talal al-Barazi in Homs. Wie ist die Lage in Homs nach mehr als acht Jahren Krieg? Wie viele Menschen haben die Provinz verlassen, und wie viele sind zurückgekehrt?
9:32 [Fort Russ] (E)
Houthi on US Troops in Saudi Arabia: Learn from Vietnam
Head of Yemen’s Supreme Revolutionary Committee Mohammad Ali al-Houthi called on the US to “learn from Vietnam” after Washington announced plans to deploy about 2,000 additional troops to Saudi Arabia. An “increase in numbers does not mean victory”, al-Houthi warned in a series of tweets, adding the US should also learn from its “useless wars” in countries such as Yemen and Iraq, PressTV reported. The official vowed that the Yemeni nation would continue its resistance against Saudi Arabia and other countries which are supported by the US in their war on the impoverished nation.
9:27 [Indian Punchline] (E)
A Turkish-Russian entente cordiale in the making
There has been widespread criticism in the Beltway that the US is jeopardising its Kurdish partners on the ground and unleashing unpredictable consequences for Syria — and, above all, badly damaged US credibility. Some forewarn that Syrian conflict is intensifying just when the embers were cooling. Some of this criticism may be true. Because, Turkey is vengeful. It has long wanted to move across the border into northern Syria, where it sees the Syrian Kurdish forces or YPG as joined at the hips with the Kurdistan Workers’ Party or PKK, separatists that Turkey considers a terrorist group that has waged an insurgency for decades, and has long put Turkey on edge.
9:05 [Press TV] (E)
Iran offers to bring together Syrian Kurds, Damascus government, Turkey
Iran`s foreign minister has offered to bring together Syrian Kurds, the Damascus government and Turkey in an effort to establish security along the Turkish-Syrian border.
21:56 [Press TV] (E)
US troops come under Turkish artillery fire in northeast Syria
A US military position in northern Syria has come under Turkish artillery fire, almost hitting the outpost where American troops were based in.
9:23 [Moon of Alabama] (E)
Trump Brings Troops Back Home To Saudi Arabia
Pentagon just announced the deployment of two more fighter squadrons, one air expeditionary wing, two Patriot batteries and one THAAD unit to Saudi Arabia just now, moments before briefing with senior officials. None of which is able to defend Saudi Arabia against another drone or cruise-missile attack.
23:55 [Press TV] (E)
Damascus vows to confront `brutal` Turkish aggression by all legal means
Syria has censured Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s latest remarks concerning his keenness to protect Syrian people and their rights as far from reality, emphasizing that the Damascus government will respond to Turkey’s offensive into the northeastern part of the country through all available legal means.
23:29 [Stalker Zone] (E)
Northeast Syria: Where Neoconservatism Went to Die
What is going on in Northeast Syria? Has Turkey “invaded” this territory? What is the stance of Russia and the US? Who is to blame for the Kurds’ woes? The text below tackles these questions, and more.
20:19 [Zero Hedge] (E)
Putin Planning "Deal Of The Century" Between Syria & Turkey As US Exits
Lebanese Arabic news broadcaster Al-Mayadeen is reporting that Russia has begun organizing "reconciliation talks" between Syria and Turkey, in what would be an unprecedented development, given President Erdogan`s position has long been that Turkey won`t negotiate with Damascus so long as Assad is in power.
20:11 [New Eastern Outlook] (E)
Saudi Arabia is Opening its Doors: but What Will You See Once There?
The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is opening up to the world. It used to be absolutely impossible to get a visa to enter, unless you were a religious pilgrim (therefore officially a Muslim), NATO military personnel, or a businessman or woman, invited by a local company or by the Saudi government. Even if you secured approval, visas were outrageously expensive, costing several hundreds of dollars. The only loophole was a “transit visa” for those who were going to drive from Oman or Bahrain, to Jordan. Tourism was not recognized as a reason to visit the KSA. There were simply no tourist visas issued. Full stop.
19:50 [Press TV] (E)
Yemen`s Ansarullah offers new prisoner swap deal to Saudi-backed ex-govt.
Yemen’s Houthi Ansarullah movement has offered the Saudi-backed former government a new deal for exchange of prisoners over a week after the popular movement unilaterally released hundreds of detainees.
19:41 [Voltaire Netzwerk] (D)
Dschihadisten im Zentrum der atlantischen Meinungsverschiedenheit
Das Problem der Dschihadisten, die in der Internationalen Anti-Daesh-Koalition gefangen sind, steht im Mittelpunkt des Streits zwischen den Verbündeten. Präsident Trump hat in den letzten Monaten seine Absicht angekündigt, die US-Truppen von Nordsyrien, die es illegal besetzen, abzuziehen. Dieser Rückzug würde zum Ende der "Rojava" führen, diesem aramäischen Gebiet, das von den kurdischen Söldnern der NATO verwaltet wird, und zur Schließung der Gefangenenlager. Das Pentagon seinerseits beabsichtigt, seinen Plan zur Umgestaltung des erweiterten Nahen Ostens fortzusetzen und daher seine Soldaten nicht aus Syrien abzuziehen.
18:25 [Press TV] (E)
Heavy fighting in northeastern Syria as civilians flee Turkish attacks
Turkish warplanes and artillery hit northeast Syria on the third day of an incursion that has forced tens of thousands to flee.
18:00 [Iran Info 24] (E)
Iran oil tanker hit by two missiles off Saudi coast: Iranian state media
An Iranian-owned oil tanker was struck by two missiles off the Saudi port of Jeddah on Friday, Iranian state television reported, quoting the National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC) which owns the vessel. The tanker was set ablaze and suffered heavy damage and was leaking crude about 60 miles (96 km) from Jeddah, according to Iranian media.
9:20 [Réseau International] (F)
Invasion turque de la Syrie : Qu’en est-il de la Russie ?
À l’heure où nous écrivons, il n’est pas encore clair si tous les membres du Conseil de sécurité se sont contentés de considérer cette invasion de la Syrie par la Turquie comme une simple opération militaire contre des Kurdes, sans autre considération pour les victimes civiles mortes ou blessées parmi les habitants de toutes les confessions et ethnies [2][3] tandis que les milices Kurdes armées et financées par les États-Unis prenaient la poudre d’escampette les poches bien garnies ; les destructions des infrastructures dont au moins une station d’eau potable près de Ras al-Aïn ; les frappes sur des sites archéologiques remontant à des siècles et des siècles dans cette région du nord de la Syrie [4] qui a déjà connues tant de massacres aux mains des Turcs et des Kurdes aussi ; sans parler de la souveraineté de la Syrie que tous déclarent vouloir respecter par oral et par écrits.
13:31 [Zero Hedge] (E)
"Huge Panic" As Syrian Civilians Flee Airstrikes - Trump Slams Turkish Attack As "Bad Idea"
update3: In his first full statement since the start of Turkish military operations Wednesday morning, which has now witnessed ground forces cross into northeast Syria supported by Turkish F-16 fighter jets, President Trump has slammed the operation as a "bad idea" — but stopped short of calling for a halt to the incursion.
13:30 [Hartmut Barth-Engelbart] (D)
Die Kurden als Bauernopfer im US-Kriegs-Supermacht-Schachspiel
oder wie man die syrisch-russischen Verbände gegen die türkische Armee schicken und die Kurden dabei opfern kann, um sie dann wieder zu “retten”. US- und IS-raels Ziel ist die Balkanisierung des Nahen Ostens. Die Kurden sind dabei nur ein kleiner Hebel. Nach neuesten Abwandlungen des Peters-Planes und des darauf aufbauenden Feldman-Planes wurde den Kurden ein eigener Zugang zu Mittelmeer versprochen. Das aber hätte die Türkei einen okkupierten syrischen Zipfel mit einer starken kurdischen Minderheit gekostet ...
12:59 [SouthFront] (D)
Syrien – Kriegsbericht vom 9. Oktober 2019
Der Truppenabzug der Vereinigten Staaten (VS) von der türkischen Grenze hat innerhalb der Führung der von den VS unterstützten Demokratischen Kräfte Syriens (SDF), die vornehmlich aus kurdischen Milizen besteht, eine gewisse Panik verursacht.
9:05 [Indian Punchline] (E)
Trump orders troop withdrawal in Syria. It could be for real.
The US president Donald Trump is not known to practise judo. A few judo techniques he may have got to know from his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin, who is a Black Belt. But what Trump has just done to Turkey’s President Recep Erdogan is straight out of a Physics concept in judo. Taking advantage of the opponent’s momentum is a smart judo technique. If he charges at you and you just stood there, he’ll knock you over. But the velocity he’s gaining can be simply used against him by pulling him over, which will cause him to throw himself. You can save yourself a lot of time and energy if you can take advantage of your opponent’s momentum.
8:28 [Assawra] (F)
Trump : « Intervenir au Moyen-Orient fut la pire décision de l’histoire des États-Unis »
Cette annonce surprise, dimanche, semblait donner le feu vert à une opération militaire turque contre les forces kurdes, alliées de Washington dans la lutte antijihadiste. Critiqué jusque dans son propre camp, le président américain a depuis multiplié les déclarations, parfois contradictoires, sur ce dossier, menaçant notamment la Turquie de lourdes représailles économique si elle venait à « dépasser les bornes ».
20:38 [American Herald Tribune] (E)
Turkey’s Safe-zone and Refugee Peace-corridor in Syria Is a Cover for a Violent Demographic Re-engineering
On Saturday, Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced that preparations have been made for a unilateral cross border air and land military operation in the next day or two, in northern Syria, east of the Euphrates River. Erdogan expressed his frustration with Washington’s lack of adherence to a September 30th deadline to establish a thirty-kilometer-deep safe zone on Syria’s northern border.
19:59 [Syria News] (E)
Did the Terror War on the Syrian Economy Succeed?
Syrian Economy is one of the targets of the War of Terror waged by the US and company against the Syrian people, did it survive? Western Pentagon propagandists aka Mainstream Media pundits effortlessly try to imply that the US-led War of Terror against the Syrian people, the Syrian state and the Syrian Armed Forces, as a public uprising against dictatorship, couldn’t be any further from the truth. Throughout the past years, we have debunked each statement trying to conceal the heinous role carried out by the USA and its European lackeys, its Gulfies servants, and its regional criminals, under an intensive unprecedented synchronized systematic propaganda, diplomatic, political, and on the streets campaigns.
13:17 [Press TV] (E)
Russia calls for dialogue between Syrian government, Kurds
Russia has called for dialogue between the Syrian government and Kurdish forces controlling the country`s northern region amid Washington’s greenlight for Ankara’s upcoming military operation against its Kurdish allies.
13:12 [Moon of Alabama] (E)
Syria - Trump Gives A Green Light For Another Turkish Invasion
This morning U.S. President Donald Trump has a little surprise for the Kurds in Syria: Today, President Donald J. Trump spoke with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey by telephone. Turkey will soon be moving forward with its long-planned operation into Northern Syria. The United States Armed Forces will not support or be involved in the operation, and United States forces, having defeated the ISIS territorial “Caliphate,” will no longer be in the immediate area.
12:59 [Decryptnews online] (F)
Arabie Saoudite : possible destitution de MBS ?
L’attaque revendiquée par des houthis yéménites, contre des infrastructures pétrolières du royaume le 14 septembre dernier, a suscité l’inquiétude au sein plusieurs branches de la famille royale. Assassinat de Jamal Khashoggi, enlisement de la guerre au Yémen et purges au sein du pouvoir saoudien… Certains choix de Mohammed ben Salmane ont été vivement critiqués jusqu’à Riyad. Son emprise sur le pouvoir est-elle aussi ferme qu’elle ne parait ? Son emprise est à la fois très forte et fragile. Très forte, car il a écarté, définitivement ou provisoirement, en les intimidant (on pense au célèbre et multimilliardaire Prince Al Waleed détenu plusieurs mois sans procès dans un hôtel de luxe de la capitale saoudienne entre fin 2017 et début 2018) presque tous ceux qui auraient pu représenter une menace sérieuse. ll a ainsi fait presque le vide autour de lui.
6:56 [SouthFront] (D)
Syrien – Kriegsbericht vom 8. Oktober 2019
Am 7. Oktober haben die Vereinigten Staaten (VS) mit dem Abzug ihrer Truppen aus ihren Stellungen entlang der Grenze zur Türkei in Nord-Syrien begonnen. Das VS-Militär hatte permanente Garnisonen in Tel Abyad, Tel Musa, Tel Hinzir und Tel Arqam stationiert. Diese wurden nun aufgegeben.
6:49 [Zero Hedge] (E)
Syrian Kurds Say `Partnership` With Assad Or Russia Likely If Turkey Invades
As we predicted in the wake of the White House`s late Sunday announcement that “Turkey will soon be moving forward with its long-planned operation into Northern Syria” and that American troops will withdraw from the "immediate area" — this will ensure that the United States` Kurdish proxies in Syria, now in Erdogan`s cross hairs, will quickly do a deal with "the devil we know" — that is, come under the protection of Assad and the Syrian Army. On Monday the commander of the US trained and armed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), Mazlum Abdi, indicated just that in a bombshell statement. “We are considering a partnership with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, with the aim of fighting Turkish forces,” he said.
17:47 [Press TV] (E)
Syrian Kurds hint at possible talks with Damascus amid US troops withdrawal
A top Kurdish official says the Kurdish forces controlling northern Syria may open talks with Damascus and Russia, after the United States announced it was withdrawing troops from the area in the wake of Ankara’s looming military operation against Kurdish militants from the People`s Protection Units (YPG).
13:26 [SouthFront] (D)
Syrien – Kriegsbericht vom 7. Oktober 2019
Am 5. Oktober haben die russischen Luftstreitkräfte Angriffe auf Stellungen von Hayat Tahrir al-Sham nahe der Ortschaften Ballisa und Agr Hilltop in Süd-Idlib geflogen. Bei den Angriffen, die eine logische Fortsetzung der in jüngster Zeit intensivierten Angriffe der syrischen Luftwaffe in Nordwest-Hama und Nord-Lattakia darstellen, sind mindestens 9 Milizionäre getötet worden.
6:59 [Press TV] (E)
Turkey assures Iran its operation in northern Syria is `temporary`
Turkey`s foreign minister has assured his Iranian counterpart that Ankara`s military operation in northern Syria, which began on Monday night, is a temporary one.
22:33 [Sic Semper Tyrannis] (E)
The Rojava Kurds should have seen this coming. The US has a long standing tradition of abandoning Kurds. The abandonment is not the worst part of this policy decision. It is the decision to turn over the jihadis captured by US, YPG and SDF forces over the last few years to Turkey... just in time for Erdogan`s announced invasion of northeast Syria.
21:55 [Zero Hedge] (E)
Trump On Syria Pullout: "Enough Of Endless War", If ISIS Returns "We Can Go Back & BLAST!"
Update 3: A US State Department official told the press that the US is "reviewing" its military position in Syria and that the military won`t do anything to stop the Turks if they follow through with plans of an incursion. Though the US affirms that it retains control over the airspace above northeastern Turkey. Meanwhile, President Trump has chimed in with more tweets, insisting that "Russia & China...loved seeing us bogged down, watching over a quagmire, & spending big dollars to do so." It`s time to "get out of these ridiculous endless wars" and stop spending money on "people who don`t even like the USA. "Just like Trump promised during the campaign, "the endless and ridiculous wars are ENDING!" he insisted. "We will be focused on the big picture...knowing we can always go back & BLAST!"
21:49 [Zero Hedge] (E)
The US-Iran Silent War Is Suddenly Transformed Into An "Iraq Uprising"
The last four days have shown that the ongoing US-Iran war is acutely affecting the whole region. This is now evident in Iraq where more than 105 people have been killed and thousands wounded in the course of demonstrations that engulfed the capital Baghdad and southern Shia cities including Amara, Nasririyeh, Basrah, Najaf and Karbalaa. Similar demonstrations could erupt in Beirut and other Lebanese cities due to the similarity of economic conditions in the two countries. The critical economic situation in the Middle East offers fertile ground for uprisings that lead to general chaos.
21:17 [SANA] (E)
Zarif underlines need for respecting Syria’s sovereignty
He added that the US is an occupation frivolous power, and depending on it to guarantee security is useless.
19:43 [Press TV] (E)
Iran`z FM: US irrelevant occupier in Syria; futile to seek its permission for security
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says the United States is an "irrelevant occupier in Syria," stressing that peace will be achieved in the war-ravaged country only through respect for its territorial integrity and people‎.
18:25 [Strategic Culture Foundation] (E)
Syria Between the Ottoman Hammer and the Israeli Anvil
Syria, uncomfortably and vulnerably, finds itself sandwiched between the Ottoman hammer to the North and the Israeli anvil to the South. Both power houses are, hostile, expansionist and occupy Syrian territory. When one thinks of a ‘safe zone’ along the Syrian-Turkish border on the Syrian side, one is reminded of the American-Mexican border. Both borders face a similar security situation: one state faces security threats emanating from the neighboring state.
9:26 [New Eastern Outlook] (E)
BC: Syrian Refugees ‘Abandoned’ in Lebanon
BC stands for NEO’s Banned Classic. This article was originally published by our journal on 10.03.15. For some reason, this article is missing from Google search results. Since this article remains pretty relevant to those geopolitical events that are taking place on the geopolitical stage today, we deem it possible to present it to our readers once again. Should it go missing again, you may be confident that you will see it republished by NEO once more, should it still remain relevant by that time.
18:15 [Thomaldrin] (F)
Ayssar Midani – Syrie – Rapport de situation n°70 du 4 octobre 2019
– 22mn56 : Exactions des milices du F.D.S complices des américains contre les civils syriens de la région de Hassaké, Qamichli et Raqqa. Accord turco-américain pour une zone de sécurité sur le territoire syrien qui équivaut à une annexion de territoire. – 27mn36 : Une opposition politique à Erdogan, le « parti du peuple », incite à la désobéissance contre le programme du chef de l’état Turc contre la Syrie et en faveur des terroristes. Le parti politique d’Erdogan se disloque. – 31mn44 : Erdogan traine des pieds pour appliquer les accords de Sotchi. Passivité suspecte et coupable des turques à empêcher le blocage et le minage du couloir humanitaire d’Abou dhouhour par les terroristes pour entraver la fuite des civils. Effets de la libération de la région de Khan Sheikhoun sur les terroristes qui refusent une solution pacifique offerte par le gouvernement syrien.
10:54 [SouthFront] (D)
Syrien – Kriegsbericht vom 4. Oktober 2019
Die Türkei befestigt ihre Grenze zur syrischen Provinz Idlib mit Zementblöcken, Stacheldraht und anderen militärischen Strukturen. Laut Ankara, befindet sich Idlib in den Händen der so genannten moderaten Opposition. Jedoch ist das Land aus irgendeinem Grund über die Anwesenheit dieser moderaten Aktivisten in der Grenzregion besorgt.
9:20 [SouthFront] (D)
Die Türkei verstärkt ihre Grenze zum syrischen Idlib
Die Türkei verstärkt ihre Grenze zum Gouvernement Idlib, wo verschiedene terroristische Gruppen aufgestellt sind, berichtete die Daily Sabah am 1. Oktober.
12:52 [Press TV] (E)
Saudi defense minister says views Houthi truce `positively`
Saudi Arabia says it views the truce announced by Yemen’s Houthis positively, claiming the proposal is something the kingdom has always been seeking.
9:43 [Madaniya] (F)
Ordre de mission de Mohamad Ben Salmane à propos des « activités suspectes » de Jamal Khashoggi
Un ordre de mission du chef d’état major des opérations spéciales hors frontière du Royaume saoudien, dont le fac simlilé en arabe est joint à ce texte, enjoigant aux agents saoudiens de surveiller les activités «suspectes» de Jamal Khashoggi, en rapport avec des «princes de la famille royale, membres de l’opposition». L’ordre de mission est signé du prince héritier Mohamad Ben Salmane. Les tweets d’un de ses proches, Hassan Hassan, qui rapporte l’ultime échange entre les deux amis concernant le projet de lancement d’une chaine d’information indépendante sans le concours financier du Qatar et des Emirats Arabes Unis.
21:29 [Elija J. Magnier] (E)
Can the US starve Hezbollah of funds?
Over the years, researchers have copied and parroted inaccurate declassified US intelligence reports on Hezbollah’s sources of income around the world. These documents claim Hezbollah lives off selling smuggled cigarettes and illegally copied CDs or on income generated by selling drugs in Latin America and around the world. The US also accuses Hezbollah of profiting from commercial or business projects abroad and of having bank accounts worldwide. These claims were pretexts for the US to impose sanctions on the group and confiscate foreign accounts that, in reality, did not belong to Hezbollah. When all attempts to curb Hezbollah’s finances failed, a few options remained to the US government.
20:36 [Afrique-Asie] (F)
« Les guerres de Syrie » de Michel Raimbaud : résistance, mode d’emploi
La Syrie n’a jamais eu bonne presse auprès des élites politiques dirigeantes de l’Hexagone. Et pour cause : ce pays récalcitrant, farouchement attaché à sa souveraineté, porte-étendard du nationalisme arabe, résolument anti-impérialiste, dernier rempart contre l’entreprise sioniste en Palestine, membre central de ce qu’il est désormais appelé Axe de la Résistance qui l’unit au Hezbollah libanais, à la résistance palestinienne, à l’Iran et à l’Irak, un axe adossé à une Russie ressuscitée sur les décombres de l’Union soviétique.
0:29 [The National Interest] (E)
Saudi Arabia Under Siege: Is the Kingdom Quietly Crumbling?
Saudi authorities have been silent about the Houthi claims of a cross-border raid, but worrying reports are leaking out of the country.
12:34 [Middle East Eye] (E)
Saudi Arabia`s Mr Hashtag: Where is Saud al-Qahtani?
The disappearance of Saud al-Qahtani, an important aide of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and a man reportedly involved in the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Istanbul 11 months ago, is still a mystery. Since Qahtani was sacked following the murder, he is yet to appear in public or post on social media, as he once always did. On 28 August, Oslo-based Palestinian exile and critic of the Saudi regime, Iyad al-Baghdadi, tweeted that he "received news that Saud Al Qahtani (SQ) had been poisoned to death by Mohammed bin Salman. The source is well placed and has been consistently reliable for nearly a year. I cannot publicly reveal anything else about this source".
10:05 [Fort Russ] (E)
Yemen Is Now Saudi Arabia’s “Vietnam War”
Something does not appear right in Saudi Arabia. Although the Wahhabi Kingdom has a technological, demographical and economical advantage over Yemen, it has completely failed to break the Yemeni resistance, headed by the Houthi-led Ansarullah Movement. The Ansarullah Movement has not just been on the defensive against Saudi Arabia’s advancements, but has also taken the fight directly to them despite the Kingdom controlling the seas and the high skies.
9:28 [Madaniya] (F)
Arabie saoudite: Un royaume de coupeurs de têtes 1/2
In Memoriam Nasser As Said, le premier dans l’ordre des suppliciés saoudiens de l’époque contemporaine, le véritable père spirituel de l’opposition saoudienne. Sauf retournement spectaculaire, l’Arabie saoudite devrait accueillir le sommet annuel du G20 en novembre 2019 à Riyad, dans une tentative des grands décideurs économiques de la planète – les pays occidentaux, la Chine et la Russie-, de procéder à la réhabilitation diplomatique de la dynastie Wahhabite, un an après l‘équarrissage du journaliste saoudien Jamal Khashoggi au consulat saoudien à Istanbul.
9:21 [Press TV] (F)
Les USA veulent occuper la zone dite "Bouclier de l`Euphrate"
Face à un État syrien gagnant, à une Russie et à un Iran qui ne lâchent pas leur allié, que comptent faire les États-Unis? Selon le journal libanais Al-Akhbar, avec l’arrivée au pouvoir de Donald Trump, le Pentagone a ordonné, le 27 décembre 2016, une intervention plus vaste en Syrie sous prétexte de lutter contre Daech. De même, un autre plan destiné à créer des zones démilitarisées en Syrie et à faciliter l’entrée directe des forces américaines dans les conflits a été mis en place. Al-Akhbar souligne ensuite que la nouvelle mission de l’armée américaine est fondée sur quatre principes
23:09 [Syria News] (E)
Kurds Lost their Dream to Expand 2nd Israel into Northeast of Syria
Kurds in Syria never listened to the advice from all parties, and only submitted to the US and Israel demands, now they’re slowly awakening to the fact that they’ve been used and time to throw them, not even the US will risk a confrontation in the region to defend their dreams. Hailing from the Qandil Mountains, empowered by the US sanctions and later invasion of Iraq, the Kurds first got their no-fly zone over the areas they occupied and later declared their 2nd Israel semi-state when the conditions were favorable.
15:00 [American Herald Tribune] (E)
All Points Alert: Israel Is the Killer State at Large
The most important news coming out of occupied Palestine in the past week was not the blow delivered to Benyamin Netanyahu. Netanyahu or Gantz, it will be business as usual, now that the elections are over: more attacks on Gaza, possibly a large-scale war on Gaza, possibly a war on Lebanon, or Iran, who would know, as Israel always has a profusion of targets. No, the most important news was not the elections but the killing of a Palestinian woman on the west bank, only a few days after a 10-year-old boy, Abd al Rahman Yassir Shtewi, had been shot in the head by a soldier near the northern West Bank village of Kafr Qaddum during a demonstration over the closure of an access road.
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