Tag: Syria

BSNews co-editor’s trip to Syria

Hello, I’m Alison Banville, co-editor of BSNews. This is my crowdfunder for my upcoming trip to Syria: I have made two trips to Syria with my co-editor, Mike Raddie. In 2017 we visited Aleppo, Homs and Damascus, during which we interviewed Aleppo MP Fares Shehabi and talked to people on the ground in East Aleppo, Jebrin refugee camp and in the previously occupied […]

US Task Force Smoking Gun smuggles weapons to Syria: Serbia files

New leaked documents expose for the first time a secret US Special Operations Command unit code named Task Force Smoking Gun. It has been deployed in Croatia since 2017 and tasked with diverting tons of arms and ammunition from Europe to Syria. Recently I anonymously received explosive documents about arms deals between the US Government and the Serbian state owned-arms […]

‘This is who we are, this is Syria’

Our friend Ibrahim Muhammad writes movingly below on the indomitable spirit of resilience, defiance and hope which is the hallmark of the amazing Syrian people. Please view his video and read his words: Just a small part of the #Syrian_beauty ❤️🇸🇾❤️ See the amount of joy, happiness and peace, just imagine the other picture: What if ISIS or Al Nusra or what […]

Romancing Rojava: Rhetoric vs. Reality

The purpose of this article is to provide a critique of the Rojava project through a close examination of the discrepancies between the rhetoric surrounding the endeavour and the realities governing its implementation. By “Rojava project” we refer to the endeavour to establish Kurdish nationalist sovereignty in northern Syria by the Democratic Union Party (PYD) and its military wing the […]

Syria: Bodies Don’t Lie

Vanessa Beeley brings vital testimony from Syria which reveals the real story suppressed by western corporate media: During my last but one trip to #Damascus, I had the privilege of interviewing the Director of Forensics, Dr Zaher Hajjo, in Damascus. Here are just a few of the statements he gave me during our meeting. Hajjo is a genuine patriot who […]

Corporate Media Spin: Terrorist Bunkers in Idlib Become ‘Hospitals’

In the western media narrative, SAA-targeted underground bunkers and terrorist run prisons become ‘hospitals’. We should not allow ourselves to be collectively hypnotised into believing the media hype that would portray armed-group murderers as heroes, and the Syrian people and government struggling to expel them from the country as villains. IDLIB PROVINCE, SYRIA (Report) — In recently liberated Qalaat Al Madiq […]

Sky News and the Western Press Have Once Again Failed Syria

Recent storylines from the Western press on the “Idlib” narrative, particularly the extraordinary spate of “on-the-ground” reports from Sky News reporter Alex Crawford, have failed to paint an accurate picture of the reality faced by Syrian civilians. Brett McGurk – the U.S. government’s Special Presidential Envoy for the Global Coalition to Counter ISIL — described Idlib as “the largest Al Qaeda safe […]