Category Archives: Syria

US, UK chemical agents captured from terrorists by Syrian Army

By Andrew Illingworth

Evidence has emerged to suggest that the United States and United Kingdom supplied weapons-grade chemical agents to terrorist forces in Syria.

During a press conference in Damascus on Wednesday, Syrian Deputy Foreign Minister Faisal Mekdad stated that chemical agents have been found at arms depots abandoned by militant forces in Aleppo city and the East Ghouta region of Damascus which have trademark signatures that can be traced back to known US and UK chemical weapons laboratories.

US-led coalition used banned white phosphorus on civilians in Syria – Damascus to UN

The Syrian foreign ministry has, in correspondence to the United Nations, accused the US-led coalition of new atrocities against its civilians.
It includes an attack on hospital in Raqqa and the use of “internationally banned white phosphorus munitions” against the Syrian people.

Has the US lost the war in Syria? The blame game begins

by Darius Shahtahmasebi

By ending the “secret” CIA program to arm and train Syrian rebels attempting to topple Bashar al-Assad in Syria, the Trump administration has accepted defeat in Syria, according to the Century Foundation, a prominent New York-based think tank.

Rojava. Les Kurdes entre utopie et guerres

Jean Michel Morel

Un autre futur pour le Kurdistan. Municipalisme libertaire et confédéralisme démocratique de Pierre Bance et l’ouvrage collectif mené sous la direction de Stephen Bouquin, Mireille Court et Chris Den Hond, La Commune du Rojava. L’alternative kurde à l’État-nation sont deux livres récemment publiés qui tentent d’éclairer, au-delà du dur combat pour un Kurdistan confédéral et démocratique, le projet de société, l’utopie émancipatrice qui guide les Kurdes.

Top YPG commander accuses Syria, Russia and Turkey of conspiring over Afrin issue

The general commander of the Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG), Sipan Hemo, has accused the governments of Damascus, Moscow and Turkey of conspiring against the YPG over the Afrin issue.

The accusation comes amid escalating tensions between the Syrian-based YPG militia and Ankara over whose sphere of control the region of Afrin in northern Syria should fall into. To this end, Turkey has heavily shelled YPG position in the region of Afrin and threatened a ground invasion via its proxies.