War

Breaking Bread: Syria’s Treasure and the Burning Wheatfields

Janice Kortkamp, a great friend of Syria, writes movingly here of the deep significance of bread in Syrian life and the great crime of illegally occupying US troops burning wheat fields as well as the theft of Syrian wheat by Turkey: I’ve described Syria as the most real place I’ve ever been and there is nothing more simply real than […]

Understanding the Russian Role in Syria

Syrian Ibrahim Mohammad clarifies here the misunderstandings that abound concerning the Russian motivations in aiding Syria: I recently replied to a comment on one of my posts and I’d like to share it with everyone to avoid as much useless conversations as possible in order to save time and energy. ” I hope that you get me right on this..If […]

Lest We Forget: Rashideen, the NATO Backed Massacre of Children The Corporate Media Used To Promote Terrorists.

Andrew Ashdown writes: Three years ago this week, a horrific massacre of children was perpetrated by western-backed ‘moderate rebels’ at al-Rashideen outside Aleppo, and was whitewashed by Western media. This detailed and well-researched article by Vanessa Beeley, including interviews with surviving families is an important record both of the event itself, and of the misrepresentation of facts by mainstream media that […]

Bring Him Home

Alison Banville (BSNews co-editor) My thoughts and love are with officer Haian Dalloul, and his beloved mother, my dear friend, Rajaa Kahwaje, and Haiian’s brave brother and dear friend, Lieutenant Ali Dalloul at this time. Please pray for them and let us do all we can to bring Haian home: Yadhira Lopez writes: Dear Friends, Some of you are my friends on Facebook, […]

The road to rebuilding Syria runs through Aleppo

(Written on March 13th 2020) The current Turkish-Russian agreement in Idlib Yesterday, the meeting between Turkish and Russian military delegations continued for their third day and will resume today.  The discussion focuses on the safe movement of traffic on the M4 highway connecting the international Port at Latakia with the industrial powerhouse of Aleppo.  A deal was signed on March 5th at […]

We Kept Our Faith: A Message From Syria

Ibrahim Mohammad, a resident of Aleppo and formerly of the Syrian Arab Army, sends a strong and moving message on the realities of the regime change war on his country. Read carefully for those who have doubts. Some of you might find my way aggressive sometimes.. Well, consider this, I lived this bloody crisis through every detail of it, I fought […]

Syria: The First Casualty

The following excellent article was written by Joe Giambrone in 2012 but is still highly relevant and a crucial aid to understanding the propaganda strategy employed by the Empire and its stenographers in the corporate media towards Syria: The big lie concerning Syria is the most significant and outrageous myth that we are living under today.  As previous big lies fade into […]

For Sama: The Truth About the Propaganda Film That Disappeared Terrorist Atrocities

Oscar-nominated ‘For Sama’ is a gritty, well produced “documentary” claiming to present the reality of the five-year siege of the Syrian city of Aleppo. Just how deceptive is this portrayal? The 90-minute video directed by UK Channel 4’s Waad Al-Kateab and English filmmaker Edward Watts has been unanimously praised in the mainstream media and it might win this year’s Academy […]

Western efforts to frustrate Douma ‘attack’ whistleblower only underline importance of his UN testimony

NATO states responded with an unjustified certainty to the Douma incident two years ago, and have compounded the shame with their treatment of weapons expert Ian Henderson this week at the UN. Preordained conclusions At an ‘Arria-formula’ meeting of the Security Council convened on January 20, 2020  at the request of Russia, Ian Henderson – a former member of the […]

Iraq Tells US ‘Get Out of Our Country!’ in Massive March in Baghdad

Friday 24th January 2020: a huge march in Baghdad took place that sent an uncompromising message to Washington – get the hell out of Iraq! Unsurprisingly, western corporate news outlets either completely ignored or played down the event – the latter amounting to stark misrepresentation and therefore, lying – so we would urge all of our readers to share this […]

Craig Murray: OPCW Leaks And the Rise of the Zombie State Narrative

The ruling Establishment has learnt a profound lesson from the debacle over Iraqi Weapons of Mass Destruction. The lesson they have learnt is not that it is wrong to attack and destroy an entire country on the basis of lies. They have not learnt that lesson despite the fact the western powers are now busily attacking the Iraqi Shia majority […]