Syrian War Report – May 17, 2017: US-led Block Starts Media Campaign Against Syrian Government

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On Tuesday, the Syrian Army and the National Defense Forces (NDF) captured two small villages near the recently liberated Jirah Military Airbase in the province of Aleppo. The army and the NDF took control of Bayloneh and Jarrah Sagir located west of the airbase at the road heading to the town of Tabqah. Government forces liberated the Jirah Military Base from ISIS last weekend. Since then, they have been preparing for further advances against ISIS terrorists in the province.

Israeli Housing and Construction Minister Yoav Galant has called to assasinate Syrian President Bashar Assad. Galant made the statement speaking at a conference outside Jerusalem amid the recent US allegations that Syrian security forces were conducting mass executions and were burning the bodies of the “victims.” He called that Assad’s alleged actions are a “genocide” with “hundreds of thousands killed.”

Earlier this month, the US State Department accused the Syrian government of carrying out mass killings of thousands of prisoners and burning the bodies in a large crematorium outside Damascus. Stuart Jones, acting assistant secretary for the State Department Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs, gave reporters some “declassified” satellite pictures allegedly showing a building in the prison complex that has been allegedly modified to support the crematorium. However, even some mainstream media outlets doubted that the provided imagery can confirm the state department allegations.

In April, US President Donald Trump ordered a missile strike against an Syrian air force airfield that US intelligence believes was used to carry out an April 4 chemical attack on the town of Khan Sheikhoun in the province of Idlib. However, the Trump administration has failed to provide any solid evidence that the Syrian military was behind the attack.

The new accusations against the Damascus government appeared amid a start of the new round of the peace talks in Geneva. According to reports, the government and the so-called opposition was set to discuss political transition, new constitution, elections and combating terrorism. Unfortunately, it is not clear how it’s possible to discuss combating terrorism with representatives of the opposition that directly cooperates with Hayat Tahrir al-Sham (formerly Jabhat al-Nusra, the Syrian branch of al-Qaeda) and other terrorist groups as well as has al-Qaeda-style political program. Last weekend, President Assad said that “nothing substantial” would come out of the summit, which was “merely a meeting for the media”.

All real progress in decreasing violence in the country was achieved in the Astana format, that includes Syria, Iran, Russia and Turkey with some representatives of militant groups influenced by Ankara. The recent safe zones deal that is now works across the country is an example of this progress.

The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), backed up by the US-led coalition’s airpower, artillery and military advisers, made more gains against ISIS in the Raqqah countryside. SDF units took control of the villages of al-Jaif, Dahr al-Abdul and Badr and advanced on Mazraat al-Andalus and Hamrat Buwaytiyah in an attempt to further isolate the ISIS self-proclaimed capital.

Meanwhile, the vicinity of Raqqah has been flooded with watter from the Tabqah dam recently captured by the SDF. The SDF argue that ISIS has used irrigation channels (linked with the dam) to do this and to blame the US-backed force for a humanitarian crisis in the city. ISIS reported that the SDF did this by itself in order to flood ISIS underground tunnels in the area. The terrorist group is going to use this network during the battle for Raqqah.

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  • paolo duchateau

    good strategy to flood daesh tunnels !!

  • Jens Holm

    Its not a madia campain against Assads telling, whats going on. The same Amnesty has by good reasons looked close to the others in the region as well as the whole world – incl Guantanamo – and told whats going on in plus and minus.

    Here the main critics seems to be 50 killed pr day from a prison been hidden, but just unfortunatl confirm those Baathistas with Assad as leaders stil kill all possible oposition and ordinary small people after arrest, jail and tortue.

    • gustavo

      Stop watching CNN, CBS, BBC, Fox bias news system.

      • Jens Holm

        Well, its all over and is not made by Fox. we have our TV channels. I can see Norway, sweden, germany, denmark, BBC and CNN and have about 25 of them.

        But at the computer I can see news from all parts of the world for free in limited versions. That includes the middle east ones incl. the israelians.

        So if You think news from You cant bee seen here and are seen by at least some parts of the populations, we can see very much even I and most here almost only see the english versions. Try this:

        http://wwitv.com/television/210.htm

  • Hisham Saber

    Just like the hoax of the so called holocaust by Germans of Jews , Jews are now trying the same propaganda on Syria.

    Nothing they say is true. The Mossad’s motto is ‘ By way of deception, thou shalt make war’.

    Even Jesus son of blessed Mary called them out. :

    John 8:44 New International Version (NIV)
    44 – You belong to your father, the devil, and you want to carry out your father’s desires. He was a murderer from the beginning, not holding to the truth, for there is no truth in him. When he lies, he speaks his native language, for he is a liar and the father of lies.

    • Steve

      “Just like the hoax of the so called holocaust by Germans of Jews , Jews are now trying the same propaganda on Syria.”…..absolutely Hisham, absolutely!!….the world is sick of their lies.

      • Attrition47

        As above

      • dutchnational

        The lot of you are fake trolls. You can be as antisemitic as you want, but do not spout lies.

        Denying the genocide on jews in WWII is not even denied by those who committed the genocide. Go spread your lies elsewhere.

        I am amazed that the moderators here accept this known lies and do not block you. They should.

        Shame on you. Shame on the moderators.

    • Attrition47

      Oh you sad fucking bastard. Are you a HaSSbara troll?

      • Hisham Saber

        Your the one who is probably the Jewish blowjob here, in fact, if I had your address, I would send you a pillow to kneel on while you service your Israeli cousins.

    • Solomon Krupacek

      idiot!

    • Real Anti-Racist Action

      You are 100% right my brother. In fact I am posting the documentary that proves what you said is true for all the world to read and see. The world gets angry when they realize that the UK and US-Zionist Empires have been fooling the whole world into Lucifitarian-lies for well over 100 years on a broad range of issues.
      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xe6npWo7Wug

  • FlorianGeyer

    When the old and tired Zionist playbook of burning bodies and gas etc are wheeled out it is apparent that the US,NATO,Israel axis of warmongers is on the back foot.

    We will have shrunken heads and human skin lampshades next I suppose ( the infamous jew skin lampshades have been analysed and were pig skin by the way. Lampshades of that type were fashionable across Europe in the 1920’s /30’s ) partly due to the translucent properties of the pig skin. The shrunken heads were in fact old South American native heads taken from the local museum of a German town and passed off as jew heads to a gullible public.

  • Occams
    • Attrition47

      How many more times? Zionists are antisemites, not Jews.

      • Nigel Maund

        Correct! as the history books describe.

  • hvaiallverden

    Its just the same scrap book used for years, they used this nonsense witch we all know is fabricated bullshit aka propaganda, they did it to anyone of the latest wars, Libya, where they went thru the scrap book in the same range of accusations, of mass graves, Viagra ???, mass slaughtering, of everybody incl blacks.
    Weirdly anuf, nobody bothers to debate the atrocity committed against sub-Saharan by the scums that the west put there in Libya and how they are as we speak, 2017.
    That is whats going on in Mali, the so called “terrorists” groups, is killing civilians, and imposing “sharia” laws, yeah, Mali is one of the most obvious western backed coups for eons and nobody bothers to write about it, this so called “Islamic rebels” are the same scums as what they have filled Syria with, trained most likely in some of the Mediterranean rim states on the African soil.
    As to Africans them self.
    We all know whom founded and started Boko Haram, yeah, ges whom, Hilarious Caligula Clintonius, the beast her self along with her puppet Obamalama the Childslayer..

    What I do know, and think they want, the pattern we see in the propaganda makes me think they are running out of time, and have kicked their bullshit into warp drive, and all this for covering up and hide the facts, drool it down to be about “humanity and democracy” witch we all know is utter bull, but an invasion is coming, I assume this summer.
    Unless, Syria takes the regions back.
    I hope the Kurds realize that for once, they have an chance to have a land, peace and prosperity, stop the endless wars, but you have to deal with the truth, and that is simple, stay within the lands, when peace comes, and trade/people again flows, the borders will be more of an sign, than anything else, since freedom is been given to you all, incl Kurds.
    I cant think of anything else, that will sustain it self, in the future.

    Fool me once, shame on you, fool me twice, shame on me.
    Nobody believes their bullshit, they know it, and so do we.
    But the fact is, they will try, of course, since their masters tells them to do.
    The ugly truth is, the only language an full blown psycho understands, is when He is kicked in the face, and slammed down onto His knees.
    Anything else, is an waist of time, if you dont have something, something that gives you an firm grip on their balls, so they are more easily moved around, to an position where they arent a problem anymore, that one is also something useful to do when it comes to psychos.

    Psychos dont like to fight, lets others to the fight, and nothing scares them more than moving it, the fight into their own realm/house.

    Yeah, we do live in interesting times.

    peace

    • Hisham Saber

      Yes you are very correct. Time is running out for them. Tik…tok…tik…tok.

      That’s why they (puesdo-Jews) are so angry at Putin and Russia, because they were so close to their dream and goal of world domination and subjugation. But Putin stepped in and squashed their nefarious designs. Beautiful really. Payback for the real ‘Holocaust’ they perpetrated on the Russian people during the 20th century. The Bolshevik Red Terror (Revolution) was their doing,the genocide famine in the Ukraine in 36′ and 37′ was them, the Gulags was them, the looting and moral decline of Russia in the 90’s was them(when every Russian girl wanted to be a prostitute and every boy a gangster…all their doing. In fact, wherever they have gathered in numbers, they bring down the morality of that society that hosts them, for they are, and have always been, a parasitical race/tribe. Throughout history they have double-crossed, betrayed and worked against the very people who helped them and took them in.

      From Babylon, Persia, Egypt, Greece, Rome, renaissance Europe, the British Empire, Russia and now the west, especially the U.S. They are the Global peddlers of child pornography, pedophilia, human slave trafficking, money laundering and organized crime, to name a few.

      There are some esoteric aspects to these folks though, and there is a new line of study and research stating that they are of mixed species, Neanderthal and Homo-Sapien lineage to these Khazar people. It would explain their war-mongering, lack of compassion, lack of empathy,no morality, no sense of right and wrong, and the total disregard for human life outside their tribe/race. They are also into conjuring up demons/Jinn’s to obtain power over us, and also widely documented ritual killing of usually virgin children of the Gentile’s.

      Together, they pose the most eminent threat to the future of humanity here on Earth.

      I would even suspect that Alien races from outer space have decided to avoid us altogether because they found out such a diabolical people reside and are in temporary power here on Earth .lol. Maybe we should build big space shuttles, gather them up, put them on the ships and send them off with enough fuel to get them past Orion’s Belt. lol. Problem solved, peace on Earth.

  • Nigel Maund

    I see more propaganda garbage from the Israeli’s and their totally controlled US lapdog against Assad. Where’s the chimneys for the incinerators on this building chaps?? Don’t see any so it’s yet another example of sowing false information for political and military ends. Does anyone with one brain cell operating believe anything from Israel and it’s US toady anymore? … I don’t … not a damn word!