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Russia wades into intercepted jet row

Moscow officials say the lives of Russian passengers were put at risk by the interception of a Syrian passenger plane by Turkish jet fighters. 

‘Four beaten when masked men boarded Syria-bound plane’ – attendant

Humiliation, threats and brutal beatings – that’s how some of those on board a Syria-bound plane describe the welcome they received in Turkey. F-16 fighter jets were scrambled to ground the Moscow – Damascus flight. It was carrying over thirty passengers, including small children.

Rebels to kill Iran’s hostages if Syria rejects prisoner release

In Syria, the Free Syrian Army says in two days they could start executing 48 Iranians they kidnapped in August. They claim their captives are Revolutionary Guards, Tehran says they’re pilgrims. The threat would be carried out if the Syrian regime does not fulfill demands to release rebels fighters and stop shelling. RT talks to […]

West Use Terrorists in Turkey to Bait Syria as with Soviets in Afghanistan

In a bid to speed up their time tables for Spring 2013, the West and their proxy Turkey are now baiting Syria into a wider regional conflict. Turkey’s parliament has authorized cross-border military operations into Syria ‘when necessary’ following a casual mortar-shelling incident on the Turkish-Syrian border. UK Column’s Patrick Henningsen breaks down the geopolitical […]

Turkey strikes Syria targets after deadly mortar attack

Turkey has fired back at Syria after Syrian mortar bombs killed five people and wounded eight others in a Turkish town near the border, says the Turkish Prime Minister’s office 

Syrian rebel force announces shift of its headquarters from Turkey to Syria

Wash Post | The so-called “moderate rebels” of Syria are getting lots of help from NATO member Turkey.

While Blood Flows in Cairo, Arab League Call Their Meeting To Discuss… Syria?

Patrick Henningsen | The Arab League has shown itself to be nothing more than a passive functionary of US and NATO nation interests in the Middle East.

Israeli Aggression: Watch Trailer from “Operation Overreaction”

Mark Fiore | See the Gaza Flotilla action and watch as Israel continues to struggle maintaining healthy relations- with anyone!