Day: 06/07/2018

Air strikes pummel Syria’s Daraa after talks with rebels break down

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As Russian-mediated negotiations fall through, southern Syria sees highest level of violence in two-week offensive

Source: Air strikes pummel Syria’s Daraa after talks with rebels break down

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Overdue US Admission that Civilians Were Killed in Syria Strike Is Still Insufficient

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After months of denying that any civilians died, the US-led coalition in Syria finally recognized that its strike on a school in March 2017 killed dozens of civilians.

Source: Overdue US Admission that Civilians Were Killed in Syria Strike Is Still Insufficient

Russian jets hit Syrian south, U.N. urges Jordan to open border

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Syrian army troops came close to the Jordanian border on Thursday as the opposition and Russia agreed to resume suspended talks on a deal to end fighting that has sparked one of the fastest displacements in the course of the conflict.

Source: Russian jets hit Syrian south, U.N. urges Jordan to open border

Sen. Lindsey Graham courts Kurds in Syria, contradicting both Trump & intl law — RT US News

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Lindsey Graham’s incursion into the Syrian city of Manbij, where he tried to secure a jackpot by playing the Kurdish card, highlights America’s confusing Mideast policy, but it also brings more trouble to the Syrian stalemate.

Source: Sen. Lindsey Graham courts Kurds in Syria, contradicting both Trump & intl law — RT US News

PressTV-Israeli top court suspends razing of Palestinian village

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The Israeli Supreme Court suspends planned demolition of a Bedouin village in the West Bank.

Source: PressTV-Israeli top court suspends razing of Palestinian village