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Russia handcuffed to Syria’s failing state

Asiatimes 01 Aug 2021
All the standard public relations ploys were in evidence for the recent meeting between Syria’s leader Bashar al-Assad and Russian envoy Alexander Lavrentiev in Damascus ... Part of that might be recouped by stripping Syria’s economic carcass, claiming control of resources and industries ... Syria’s gross domestic product (GDP) has fallen by an since 2011.
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Syria’s Assad asks PM Arnous in presidential decree to form new cabinet

Press TV 01 Aug 2021
Political commentator Vanessa Beeley told Press TV in an exclusive interview at the time that the results of the presidential election in Syria clearly showed the determined public resistance in the face of an all-out onslaught being waged by imperialist powers. Syria’s enemies frustrated over election results, huge voter turnout.
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The Last Survivor of the Arab Spring Nations Has Fallen, by Patrick Cockburn

The Unz Review 31 Jul 2021
The takeover of power has been called “a constitutional coup” because Saied, a law professor by profession, was already president, but decisive steps towards autocracy are being taken ... In three of them – Libya, Syria and Yemen – civil wars, all fuelled and manipulated by outside powers, are raging and show no sign of ending.
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Iran TV report says attack on “Israeli ship” was revenge for Syria raid

The Jerusalem Post 31 Jul 2021
A TV network linked to Iran has said that the attack on a ship off the coast of Oman was in “response to a recent Israeli attack on Al-Dabaa airport in the Al-Qusayr region in Syria.” The report by the Iranian-backed network in Arabic appears to be one of the first major media reports in Iran discussing the attack on the ship. .
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U.S. sets sanctions on Syrian prisons, two militant bands

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette 30 Jul 2021
BEIRUT -- The Biden administration announced Wednesday its first sanctions on Syria, targeting prison facilities and officials who run them as well as armed groups, focusing on human-rights abuses ... The sanctions target eight Syrian prisons, most of them linked to the powerful intelligence agencies and the generals who administer them.
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Russia and Syria: bound together in a mission that is far from accomplished

The Conversation 30 Jul 2021
All the standard public relations ploys were in evidence for the recent meeting between Syria’s leader Bashar al-Assad and Russian envoy Alexander Lavrentiev in Damascus ... Part of that might be recouped by stripping Syria’s economic carcass, claiming control of resources and industries ... Syria’s GDP has fallen by an estimated 60% since 2011.
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Syria Shows Its Mettle – Olympians Ghada Shouaa to Hend Zaza

GlobalResearch 30 Jul 2021
first, the pride that this athlete bestows on all Syrians, also on Arab women worldwide; second, her place as successor to the overlooked Ghada Shouaa, Syria’s Olympic gold medalist; third, her outstanding accomplishment in a land smitten by ongoing deprivations of war and sanctions (see below).
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Syrian rebels hit military outpost in government-controlled south

The National 30 Jul 2021
Rebels, residents and the army said on Thursday widespread attacks at outposts near the Damascus-Deraa highway leading to the border crossing of Nassib with Jordan also disrupted passenger and commercial traffic at the main gateway for goods from Lebanon and Syria to the Gulf ... Senior Hezbollah member killed in Syria.
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RPT: ANALYSIS - Biden Unlikely to Resist Neocon Policy Pressures on Iraq Troops Pullout

Urdu Point 30 Jul 2021
When Biden came into office he surrounded himself with a cabinet and senior advisers who had supported wars and military action in Iraq and Syria, among other countries ... clearly remained committed to upholding the US powerful military presence in the region, Kwiatkowski said.
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Britain cannot remove Isis members’ citizenship without telling them, High Court rules

The Independent 30 Jul 2021
The power has become a major part of the UK’s efforts to prevent jihadis returning from Syria, by depriving them of travel documents and any right to assistance ...
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Jordan to reopen Syria border crossing at 'full capacity'

The New Arab 29 Jul 2021
Faraya added that 500 travellers from Syria would be allowed to cross into Jordan every day, and 200 vehicles - 100 from each side - would traverse the border ... This week, Jordan King Abdullah II said that Assad would remain in power "for a long time" and that Jordan had to take a "mature" attitude to developments in neighbouring Syria.
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ANALYSIS - Biden Unlikely to Resist Neocon Policy Pressures on Iraq Troops Pullout Strategy

Urdu Point 29 Jul 2021
When Biden came into office he surrounded himself with a cabinet and senior advisers who had supported wars and military action in Iraq and Syria, among other countries ... clearly remained committed to upholding the US powerful military presence in the region, Kwiatkowski said.
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Israel faces Russia policy change, or perhaps political posturing, regarding Syria

Cleveland Jewish News 29 Jul 2021
Russia has allowed Israel relative free reign in preventing an Iranian stronghold in Syria ... Doran suggested that if the report comes from “real sources connected to power in Russia, then it is an invitation from [President Vladimir] Putin to the Israelis to renegotiate the terms of their operations in Syria.”.
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US sanctions hit Syria prisons, abusers including opposition

The Independent 28 Jul 2021
The Biden administration announced Wednesday its first sanctions on Syria targeting prison facilities and officials who run them, as well as armed groups, focusing on human rights abuses ... The sanctions target eight Syrian prisons, most of them linked to the powerful general and military intelligence agencies, and the generals who administer them.
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Iran-Israel media information laundering - analysis

The Jerusalem Post 28 Jul 2021
Iran is apparently very interested in the “deterrent power” of Israel ... Iran now turns its gaze to Syria. “As long as Syrian President Bashar al-Assad is in power, Iran and its proxy forces cannot be expelled from the country,” Iran’s media concludes, based on what it says is the Israeli assessment.
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