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Real Coverage of the Syrian Conflict

Since 2011, the Syrian War has become one of the most important battlefields in the world. Now in its 7th year, it remains one of the most misrepresented conflicts in history, as regime change-seeking Western and Gulf state powers seek to mislead the public by wrongly framing it as a 'civil war' when in fact it is any but that. With over 1,200 Syria-related articles in our archive, 21WIRE is determined to set the record straight, providing readers with groundbreaking coverage from the Middle East...

Hundreds of Russian Islamists Fighting Assad in Syria

The Moscow times | Russian-speaking Salafi Muslims are fighting against Bashar Assad’s regime in Syria, according to an expert at a state-run think tank.

Assad Pulls Ahead in Syrian War. Putin, Khamenei Are Co-Victors

Debka | March 5 has been set as the date for peace talks to open in Moscow between the Syrian opposition and the Assad regime.

A Kinder, Gentler Foreign Policy: U.S. pledges food and medicine for Syrian rebels

21WIRE + Washington Post | John Kerry offers a new sales pitch to an old crime in Washington – as he nudges the US towards all out war.

Saudis Step Up Help for Rebels in Syria With Croatian Arms

StratRisks | Saudi Arabia is funneling Croatian arms to Syrian rebels.

Sectarian Theatre Gradually Moves Eastward to Iraq

21WIRE + AP | Iraq bomb blast kills 26 as fears of sectarian strife return to the Middle East’s notorious state.

Elite Iranian General Is Assassinated Crossing Syria-Lebanon Border

Guardian | Senior commander of Iran’s elite Revolutionary Guards killed while travelling from Syria to Lebanon,

Ahrar al-Sham jihadists emerge from shadows in north Syria

Daily Star ATME, Syria:  Jihadist group Ahrar  al-Sham is emerging from the shadows of the  larger rebel outfit Al-Nusra Front  as key player in northern Syria,  playing up its nationalist roots and more moderate form of Islam. Fighters from the group, whose name means in Arabic the “Free Men of Syria”,  are mainly to be […]

US Officials: Iran and Hezbollah build Syrian militia networks in event Assad falls

21st Century Wire says… Here’s a popular talking point coming out of Washington now. Clearly, US and Israeli officials are worried about the effectiveness of Hezbollah and Iran fighting their Islamist terrorist proxies in Syria… Karen De Young Washington Post Iran and Hezbollah, its Lebanese proxy, are building a network of militias inside Syria to […]

Erdogan vs Army: 15% of Turkish Military Top Brass on Trial, Hundreds Resign

21WIRE + RT | Erdogan beleives he’s the new sultan of the Ottoman Empire.

‘Non-Political Technocrats’ Takeover Tunisia Govt as Arab Spring Myth Crumbles

Daily Star | Notice how there are suddenly calls for a new ‘technocrat’ government.

Belgium MP on Syria: ‘It’s time to stop lying and treating us like imbeciles’

Michael Collins | Belgium is shamefully funding the arming of the Islamist rebels who are trying to overthrow Bashar Al Assad.

PLAYING WITH FIRE: Israel’s Bombing of Syria Escalates Threat of Wider War

Wednesday’s bombing of a Syrian military site by Israeli warplanes has ratcheted up the danger that the Western-backed civil war in Syria will spill over into a broader regional conflagration. Bill Van AukenGlobal Research Unnamed US officials cited by the New York Times claimed that the target of Wednesday’s dawn air strike was a military convoy carrying […]

Official: Israeli Warplanes Fly Over Lebanon, Bomb Syria

21WIRE | Israel is busy behind the scenes softening up Syria in advance of a US-led bombing campaign.

BREAKING: ‘Israeli airstrike intended to stop Syrian scientific military research’

21WIRE + RT | Western NATO allies and Israel will disregard any international law and decorum to advance their own neo-colonial and imperial agenda.

Hezbollah, Russia condemn Israeli airstrike inside Syria

Joel Greenberg and Babak Dehghanpisheh Washington Post JERUSALEM — Israeli aircraft struck inside Syria on Wednesday for the first time since 2007, according to Western and Syrian officials, in a development that underlined the risk that the civil war in Syria could spill over into a wider conflict. There were conflicting reports about the target and […]

TRENDS: THE NEXT OIL WAR WILL BE DIFFERENT

Andrew McKillop | By 2014, the US will be rivaling Saudi and Russian oil output, or even exceeding their output, as Asian demands for energy increase.

Assad Still Confident That He Can Control Syria

Washington Post Liz Sly BEIRUT — Syrian President Bashar al-Assad remains confident that he can ride out the maelstrom engulfing his country, casting into doubt prospects that intensified efforts to negotiate an end to the bloodshed can succeed, according to Syrians familiar with the thinking of the regime. Although Assad isn’t winning the fight against the rebels, he isn’t […]

Henningsen on RT: ‘Syria is a gangster’s paradise right now’

21st Century Wire and UK Column’s analyst Patrick Henningsen discusses with RT about how NATO’s recent deployment of missile defense batteries in neighboring Turkey is nothing more than a chess move to prepare for western/NATO airstrikes at some point further down the timeline, and also how Syria’s so-called ‘opposition’ are using the chaos in the […]

Assad: War in Syria between ‘nation and terrorists’

Syria’s president has outlined a plan to end the country’s conflict, starting with a halt to international support to “al-Qaeda-linked terrorist groups.” The solution proposes a new constitution and government, as well as national reconciliation.

NATO Deploys Missiles & Troops On Syrian Border

RT | NATO’s role seems to be expanding every day – far beyond its original charter.