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Two CIA-Mossad-backed Cults Team Up To Terrorize Region

by Wayne Madsen, The Wayne Madsen Report

WMR’s sources in Turkey and Iran are confirming that links have been established between the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) and the Iranian exiled terrorist group Mojahedin-e-Khalq (MEK) through Central Intelligence Agency and Israeli Mossad interlocutors. Continue reading Two CIA-Mossad-backed Cults Team Up To Terrorize Region

Syrian Arab Army Captures Strategic Checkpoint in Deir Ezzor

by Leith Fadel, Al-Masdar News

The 104th Airborne Brigade of the Syrian Arab Army captured the strategic Feela Al-‘Ameed Checkpoint on Sakr Island (Hajeewa Sakr) in the Deir Ezzor Governorate after violent clashes with the Islamic State of Iraq and Al-Sham today. According to a military source, two dozen ISIS militants were killed during the clashes, including a field commander from Morocco. He also added that the 104th Brigade suffered 3 casualties during the operation to capture the checkpoint.

The Syrian Arab Army now controls 90% of Sakr Island and the two imperative suspension bridges that link the island to the mainland. Brigadier General Issam Zahreddine of the 104th Airborne Brigade is leading the operation on Sakr Island and all military activity in the Deir Ezzor Governorate. Continue reading Syrian Arab Army Captures Strategic Checkpoint in Deir Ezzor

Al-Laham receives a letter of solidarity with Syria from the Venezuelan people

Damascus, SANA – Speaker of the People’s Assembly Mohammad Jihad al-Laham received a solidarity letter from President of the National Assembly of Venezuela Diosdado Cabello-Rondon.

Al-Laham met on Wednesday the delegation of Fe-Arab organization and the Syrian community in Venezuela.

During the meeting, al-Laham described as “deep and strong” the relations between Syria and Venezuela, particularly the parliamentary ones, saying that terrorism to which Syria is exposed was supported by Western, Arab and regional governments in addition to the Turkish conspiratorial role. Continue reading Al-Laham receives a letter of solidarity with Syria from the Venezuelan people

Syrian Arab Army Regains Control over Strategic Town in Eastern Ghouta

TEHRAN (FNA) – The Syrian army continued its advances in many areas of Damascus countryside in the Southern parts of the country and seized back control over a strategic town in there.

The army units regained full control over Housh Al-Fareh in Eastern Ghouta in Damascus on Tuesday.

Tens of militants were killed and dozens more injured in heavy clashes with the army.

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Mufti Hassoun: Syria is fighting terrorism on behalf of the world

Moscow, SANA – Syria’s Grand Mufti Ahmad Badr Eddin Hassoun said that Syria is fighting international terrorism on behalf of the entire world and is foiling all U.S.- western schemes.

During his meeting with head of the Central Committee for the Russian Communist Party, Gennady Zyuganov in Moscow on Tuesday, Hassoun said that the West is trying to punish Syria for its independent policy and stances. Continue reading Mufti Hassoun: Syria is fighting terrorism on behalf of the world

Syrian Arab Army repels Takfiri militants in Idlib

Syrian military forces have repelled an offensive by al-Qaeda-linked militants against the northwestern city of Idlib, a UK-based Syrian opposition group says.

The so-called Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said on Monday that the militants of Nusra Front, backed by other groups, attacked the city from all sides.

Syrian forces pushed them back after they had temporarily seized several government buildings including the governor’s office. Continue reading Syrian Arab Army repels Takfiri militants in Idlib

Iran Blames Turkey for Prolonged Syrian Crisis

TEHRAN (FNA)- The Iranian foreign ministry expressed regret over Turkey’s interference in Syria’s internal affairs, and said Ankara’s meddling has been a driving force behind the continued crisis in the neighboring Arab country.

“Unfortunately, Turkey’s interference in Syria’s internal affairs and its emphasis on deciding for the fate of the Syrian people has resulted in a prolonged war, displaced people and large human casualties in Syria,” a high-ranking foreign ministry official said on Tuesday.

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