2018-09-25: News Headlines

South Front (2018-09-25). Video: Rift Grows Among Militant Groups in Idlib. globalresearch.ca A rift among Idlib militant groups is growing over the demilitarization zone agreement reached by Turkey and Russia earlier this month. | On September 22, the National Front for Liberation (NFL) released on official statement declaring its support to the agreement. …

Patrick Cockburn (2018-09-25). How Putin Came Out on Top in Syria. counterpunch.org More>

Leith Aboufadel (2018-09-25). Breaking: Russia Establishes No-fly Zone Over Latakia Province – Diplomat. globalresearch.ca The Russian military has established a no-fly zone over the Latakia province of western Syria, Russian Senator and former Air Force commander Viktor Bondarev stated on Monday. | "The establishment of a no-fly zone over the Russian military base in Latakia | …

South Front (2018-09-25). Video: Syrian Military to Get S-300 Systems, Other Assistance From Russia. globalresearch.ca Russia has announced a batch of measures, which will be employed in response to the shootdown of the IL-20 military plane as a result of hostile actions by Israeli F-16 off the Syrian coast. | According to a September 24 statement …

The Conversation (2018-09-25). Crucial Video Evidence of War Crimes Is Being Deleted — How Can It be Saved? alternet.org Mechanisms to keep users safe from violent content may pose serious problems for international justice. | From Syria to Myanmar and beyond, many of today's most intractable and brutal conflicts are being documented by everyday internet users equipped with smartphones. But even though they're documenting vital evidence that could one day help convict perpetrators of atrocities, their footage and photos are at risk from the very platforms that host th. . .

Democracy Now! (2018-09-25). Headlines for September 25, 2018. democracynow.org 128 Arrested on Capitol Hill Protesting Brett Kavanaugh Nomination, In Fox News Interview, Kavanaugh Denies Sexually Assaulting Women, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein Remains in Job For Now, Dallas PD Fires Police Officer Who Shot Black Man in His Own Apartment, Study: 11,000 More Homes in Carolinas Were Damaged in Storm Due to Rising Sea Levels, Trump: Second Summit Will Be Held Soon with North Korean Leader, Trump Rules Out Meeting Iranian President Hassan Rouhani at U.N., Russia to Provide Syria with Advanced Missile Defense System, Bolton: U.S. Troops Will Remain in Syria Until Iranian Forces Leave, Ni…

Zero Hedge (2018-09-25). Bolton Warns Russian S-300 Missile Sale to Syria Would be "Significant Escalation" globalresearch.ca Update: U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton said on Monday that the Russian plans to supply Syria with a S-300 missile system would be a "significant escalation" by Moscow and hopes it will reconsider. His statement follows the Russian announcement …

Consortiumnews (2018-09-25). The Battle for Our Minds. consortiumnews.com There are battlefields in Syria, Ukraine, Yemen, and elsewhere, but given the state of corporate media, perhaps the most consequential battle now being fought is for our minds, says Patrick Lawrence. By Patrick Lawrence Special to Consortium News After reading… Read more →

Stephen Lendman (2018-09-25). US and Israel Warn Russia Against Supplying Syria with S-300 Air Defense Systems. globalresearch.ca On Monday by phone, Putin informed Assad of his intention to supply Syria's military with sophisticated S-300 air defense systems within two weeks. | They're able to intercept and destroy multiple hostile aircraft, ballistic, and other missiles at distances of over …

Philip Giraldi (2018-09-25). The Path to World War III? globalresearch.ca The minimal U.S. press coverage accorded to last Monday's shooting down of a Russian intelligence plane off the coast of Syria is, of course, a reflection both of lack of interest and of Israel's involvement in the incident. If one …

teleSUR (2018-09-25). Ahed Tamimi Speaks at Greek Communist Party Event About Palestinian Resistance. mintpressnews.com Ahed Tamimi, the 17-year-old face of Palestinian resistance, spoke about Palestine and its struggle on Saturday in Greece at a press conference organized by the Communist Youth of Greece (widely known by its Greek acronym KNE). | KNE's Culture and Youth Creation conference saw the participation of Ahed and Palestinian Ambassador to Greece Marwan Tubasi. The young activist spoke about the struggles of Palestinians, her time in Israeli prison, international solidarity, and her hope for a free Palestine. | "The victory and freedom of Palestine will be achieved through a unified struggle by Palestinian people. International support for the cause helps us to pressure Israel and it boosts the morale of Palestinians to continue the struggle." | Ahed was imprisoned for eight months in December for slapping two Israeli occupation soldiers who were harassing her family in the yard of their…

Brian Kalman (2018-09-24). Before Pointing its Finger at Russia and Syria, the U.S. Should Answer for Its Own Chemical and Biological Weapons Record. globalresearch.ca The world is once again witnessing the height of U.S. hypocrisy as members of the U.S. State Department ratchet up anti-Russian and anti-Syrian rhetoric surrounding the use of chemical weapons in Syria and the UK. Ambassador Nikki Haley has warned …

RT (2018-09-24). Russia To Supply S-300 To Syria Within 2 Weeks. iranian.com Within two weeks Russia will deliver to Damascus an S-300 air defense system, previously suspended on a request by Israel. It comes as part of response to the downing of a Russian Il-20 plane amid an Israeli air raid on Syria. Moscow accused Tel Aviv of failing to inform Russia about its impending attack on […]

Whitney Webb (2018-09-24). Russian S-300 Air Defense System May Make Syria "Untouchable," But Israel Seems Ready to Test It. mintpressnews.com With the US support for Israel unwavering under the Trump administration, Israel may risk sparking a larger war in Syria knowing that the Americans will likely back them — no matter the cost.

Tony Cartalucci (2018-09-24). Syrian-Iranian-Russian Victory Only Way To Avenge Israeli-French Strikes. iranian.com Western and Russian media sources have reported an alleged joint Israeli-French strike on Syria on September 17. The attack included Israeli warplanes and French missile frigates operating in the Mediterranean off Syria's coast. Amid the attack, a Russian Il-20 reconnaissance aircraft with 14 service members aboard disappeared. The attack immediately prompted commentators, analysts, and pundits […]

South Front (2018-09-24). Russia Is Going to Start the Production of Construction Materials and Cars in Syria. globalresearch.ca On September 21st, the Russian Minister of Trade and Industry Denis Manturov announced the country's plans to start production of construction materials and cars in Syria, which are to be exported to third countries. | As cited by TASS …

Whitney Webb (2018-09-24). Russian S-300 Air Defense System May Make Syria "Untouchable," But Israel Seems Ready To Test It. iranian.com With the US support for Israel unwavering under the Trump administration, Israel may risk sparking a larger war in Syria knowing that the Americans will likely back them — no matter the cost. [dropcap]A[/dropcap]fter the Russian Ministry of Defense held the Israel Air Force solely responsible for the recent downing of a Russian Il-20 reconnaissance […]

RT (2018-09-24). Journalists who dropped the ball on Iraq war still working, now targeting Syria & Iran. rt.com Hawkish journalists who loudly backed the invasion of Iraq continue to dominate US mainstream media and are calling for war again. One is even regarded as a credible chemical weapons expert for Fox News.

RT (2018-09-24). US to stay in Syria so long as 'Iranians' are there — Bolton. rt.com US forces will remain in Syria so long as any Iranian-related forces operate there, the Trump administration has declared. Syria invited Iran to help fight jihadist rebels and ISIS, while denouncing the US presence as illegal.

Andrew Levine (2018-09-21). Israel's Anti-Semitism Smear Campaign. counterpunch.org Trump put his son-in-law, Jared Kushner, a not-too-bright graduate of a Zionist day school and the gzillionaire son of a felonious Trump-like New Jersey real estate mogul, in charge of Middle East diplomacy. He made a Trump Organization lawyer, Jason Greenblatt, an "Assistant to the President and Special Representative for International Negotiations." His bankruptcy lawyer, David Friedman, is his Ambassador to Israel. All three are in way over their heads; and all three are zealous ethnocrats. More

James Carden (2018-09-20). Tulsi Gabbard on the Administration's Push for War in Syria. thenation.com Tulsi Gabbard on the Administration's Push for War in Syria appeared first on The Nation.

RT (2018-09-20). Grammar fail! Pompeo annoyed with State Dept's inappropriate use of commas, staff given lessons. rt.com There's undoubtedly a lot going on in Mike Pompeo's head at any time, from Syria to North Korea. But the secretary of state apparently still has time to be a stickler for grammar, with his staff sending out memos on comma usage.

Democracy Now! (2018-09-18). Headlines for September 18, 2018. democracynow.org Trump Administration Slashes Number of Permitted Refugees in U.S. to Historic Low, Kavanaugh & Christine Ford to Testify at New Hearing on Attempted Rape Allegation, Syrian Missile Downs Russian Military Aircraft, Killing 15, Russia and Turkey Announce Plan to Create Demilitarized Zone in Idlib, Yemen: U.S.-Backed Saudi Coalition Accused of Deadly Bombing of Radio Station, Pyongyang: North and South Korean Leaders Reportedly Preparing to Declare End of Korean War, Hurricane Florence Death Toll Reaches 32 as Threat of Toxic Coal Ash Release Looms, Death Toll from Typhoon Mangkhut Tops 74 with 3 Million Displaced i…

RT (2018-09-18). US aircraft carrier Truman crosses Atlantic after threats to Syria. rt.com USS 'Harry S. Truman' is crossing the Atlantic after leaving the US east coast following last week's drills. The movement of the carrier, used during the Middle East mission in April, comes in the wake of US threats to Damascus.

Dan Cohen (2018-09-16). Presenting The Syria Deception: Al Qaeda Goes to Hollywood (VIDEO). grayzoneproject.com An exclusive Grayzone investigative documentary rips the cover off of the most sophisticated and expensive campaign of humanitarian interventionist propaganda…

Reed Richardson (2018-09-14). As Trump Commits to Endless War, Corporate Media Obsess Over Anonymous Op-Ed. fair.org Corporate media obsessed over the whodunit of an anonymous op-ed published by the New York Times ( 9/5/18). | The anonymous New York Times op-ed ( 9/5/18), purportedly written by a senior Trump administration official, coupled with the release of Bob Woodward's new book, Fear—itself full of White House back-stabbing and anonymous quotes—unleashed a veritable tsunami of breathless press speculation last week. But lost amidst the deluge was a Trump administration story that will have deadly, far-reaching consequences long after the Times op-ed is forgotten and Woodward's book hits the discount pile. That's because Trump effectively endorsed endless US war in Syria last week, and almost no one in the press noticed. | There were a few lonely exceptions. The Washington Post ( 9/6/18) spelled out the new Trump administration policy quite clearly, though the banality with which US foreign…

2018-09-25: Social Media Postees

How Putin Came Out on Top in Syria
Patrick Cockburn | counterpunch.org | 2018-09-25
counterpunch.org/2018/09/25/how-putin-ca…

The Battle for Our Minds
Consortiumnews | consortiumnews.com | 2018-09-25
There are battlefields in Syria, Ukraine, Yemen, and elsewhere, but given the state of corporate media, perhaps the most consequential battle now being fought is for our minds, says Patrick Lawrence. By Patrick Lawrence Special to Consortium News After reading… Read more ?…
consortiumnews.com/2018/09/25/the-battle…

Breaking: Russia Establishes No-fly Zone Over Latakia Province – Diplomat
Leith Aboufadel | globalresearch.ca | 2018-09-25
The Russian military has established a no-fly zone over the Latakia province of western Syria, Russian Senator and former Air Force commander Viktor Bondarev stated on Monday. | "The establishment of a no-fly zone over the Russian military base in Latakia | … | The post Breaking: Russia Establishes No-fly Zone Over Latakia Province – Diplomat appeared first on Global Research.
globalresearch.ca/breaking-russia-establ…

US and Israel Warn Russia Against Supplying Syria with S-300 Air Defense Systems
Stephen Lendman | globalresearch.ca | 2018-09-25
On Monday by phone, Putin informed Assad of his intention to supply Syria's military with sophisticated S-300 air defense systems within two weeks. | They're able to intercept and destroy multiple hostile aircraft, ballistic, and other missiles at distances of over … | The post US and Israel Warn Russia Against Supplying Syria with S-300 Air Defense Systems appeared first on Global Research.
globalresearch.ca/us-and-israel-warn-rus…

Video: Syrian Military to Get S-300 Systems, Other Assistance From Russia
South Front | globalresearch.ca | 2018-09-25
Russia has announced a batch of measures, which will be employed in response to the shootdown of the IL-20 military plane as a result of hostile actions by Israeli F-16 off the Syrian coast. | According to a September 24 statement … | The post Video: Syrian Military to Get S-300 Systems, Other Assistance From Russia appeared first on Global Research.
globalresearch.ca/video-syrian-military-…

Crucial Video Evidence of War Crimes Is Being Deleted — How Can It be Saved?
The Conversation | alternet.org | 2018-09-25
Mechanisms to keep users safe from violent content may pose serious problems for international justice. | From Syria to Myanmar and beyond, many of today's most intractable and brutal conflicts are being documented by everyday internet users equipped with smartphones. But even though they're documenting vital evidence that could one day help convict perpetrators of atrocities, their footage and photos are at risk from the very platforms that host th. . .
alternet.org/crucial-video-evidence-war-…

Bolton Warns Russian S-300 Missile Sale to Syria Would be "Significant Escalation"
Zero Hedge | globalresearch.ca | 2018-09-25
Update: U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton said on Monday that the Russian plans to supply Syria with a S-300 missile system would be a "significant escalation" by Moscow and hopes it will reconsider. His statement follows the Russian announcement … | The post Bolton Warns Russian S-300 Missile Sale to Syria Would be "Significant Escalation" appeared first on Global Research.
globalresearch.ca/bolton-warns-russian-s…

The Path to World War III?
Philip Giraldi | globalresearch.ca | 2018-09-25
The minimal U.S. press coverage accorded to last Monday's shooting down of a Russian intelligence plane off the coast of Syria is, of course, a reflection both of lack of interest and of Israel's involvement in the incident. If one … | The post The Path to World War III? appeared first on Global Research.
globalresearch.ca/the-path-to-world-war-…

Ahed Tamimi Speaks at Greek Communist Party Event About Palestinian Resistance
teleSUR | mintpressnews.com | 2018-09-25
Ahed Tamimi, the 17-year-old face of Palestinian resistance, spoke about Palestine and its struggle on Saturday in Greece at a press conference organized by the Communist Youth of Greece (widely known by its Greek acronym KNE). | KNE's Culture and Youth Creation conference saw the participation of Ahed and Palestinian Ambassador to Greece Marwan Tubasi. The young activist spoke about the struggles of Palestinians, her time in Israeli prison, international solidarity, and her hope for a free Palestine. | "The victory and freedom of Palestine will be achieved through a unified struggle by Palestinian people. International support for the cause helps us to pressure Israel and it boosts the morale of Palestinians to continue the struggle." | Ahed was imprisoned for eight months in December for slapping two Israeli occupation soldiers who were harassing her family in the yard of their…
mintpressnews.com/ahed-tamimi-greek-comm…

Video: Rift Grows Among Militant Groups in Idlib
South Front | globalresearch.ca | 2018-09-25
A rift among Idlib militant groups is growing over the demilitarization zone agreement reached by Turkey and Russia earlier this month. | On September 22, the National Front for Liberation (NFL) released on official statement declaring its support to the agreement. … | The post Video: Rift Grows Among Militant Groups in Idlib appeared first on Global Research.
globalresearch.ca/video-rift-grows-among…

Syrian-Iranian-Russian Victory Only Way To Avenge Israeli-French Strikes
Tony Cartalucci | iranian.com | 2018-09-24
Western and Russian media sources have reported an alleged joint Israeli-French strike on Syria on September 17. The attack included Israeli warplanes and French missile frigates operating in the Mediterranean off Syria's coast. Amid the attack, a Russian Il-20 reconnaissance aircraft with 14 service members aboard disappeared. The attack immediately prompted commentators, analysts, and pundits […] | The post Syrian-Iranian-Russian Victory Only Way To Avenge Israeli-French Strikes app…
iranian.com/2018/09/24/syrian-iranian-ru…

Russia Is Going to Start the Production of Construction Materials and Cars in Syria
South Front | globalresearch.ca | 2018-09-24
On September 21st, the Russian Minister of Trade and Industry Denis Manturov announced the country's plans to start production of construction materials and cars in Syria, which are to be exported to third countries. | As cited by TASS … | The post Russia Is Going to Start the Production of Construction Materials and Cars in Syria appeared first on Global Research.
globalresearch.ca/russia-is-going-to-sta…

Russian S-300 Air Defense System May Make Syria "Untouchable," But Israel Seems Ready to Test It
Whitney Webb | mintpressnews.com | 2018-09-24
With the US support for Israel unwavering under the Trump administration, Israel may risk sparking a larger war in Syria knowing that the Americans will likely back them — no matter the cost. | The post Russian S-300 Air Defense System May Make Syria "Untouchable," But Israel Seems Ready to Test It appeared first on MintPress News.
mintpressnews.com/new-russian-s-300-air-…

Russia To Supply S-300 To Syria Within 2 Weeks
RT | iranian.com | 2018-09-24
Within two weeks Russia will deliver to Damascus an S-300 air defense system, previously suspended on a request by Israel. It comes as part of response to the downing of a Russian Il-20 plane amid an Israeli air raid on Syria. Moscow accused Tel Aviv of failing to inform Russia about its impending attack on […] | The post Russia To Supply S-300 To Syria Within 2 Weeks appeared first on The Iranian.
iranian.com/2018/09/24/russia-to-supply-…

Journalists who dropped the ball on Iraq war still working, now targeting Syria & Iran
RT | rt.com | 2018-09-24
Hawkish journalists who loudly backed the invasion of Iraq continue to dominate US mainstream media and are calling for war again. One is even regarded as a credible chemical weapons expert for Fox News.
rt.com/usa/439241-iraq-war-journalists-w…

US to stay in Syria so long as 'Iranians' are there — Bolton
RT | rt.com | 2018-09-24
US forces will remain in Syria so long as any Iranian-related forces operate there, the Trump administration has declared. Syria invited Iran to help fight jihadist rebels and ISIS, while denouncing the US presence as illegal.
rt.com/usa/439254-bolton-syria-iran-troo…

Israel's Anti-Semitism Smear Campaign
Andrew Levine | counterpunch.org | 2018-09-21
Trump put his son-in-law, Jared Kushner, a not-too-bright graduate of a Zionist day school and the gzillionaire son of a felonious Trump-like New Jersey real estate mogul, in charge of Middle East diplomacy. He made a Trump Organization lawyer, Jason Greenblatt, an "Assistant to the President and Special Representative for International Negotiations." His bankruptcy lawyer, David Friedman, is his Ambassador to Israel. All three are in way over their heads; and all three are zealous ethnocrats.
counterpunch.org/2018/09/21/israels-anti…

Tulsi Gabbard on the Administration's Push for War in Syria
James Carden | thenation.com | 2018-09-20
Tulsi Gabbard on the Administration's Push for War in Syria appeared first on The Nation.
thenation.com/article/tulsi-gabbard-on-t…

Grammar fail! Pompeo annoyed with State Dept's inappropriate use of commas, staff given lessons
RT | rt.com | 2018-09-20
There's undoubtedly a lot going on in Mike Pompeo's head at any time, from Syria to North Korea. But the secretary of state apparently still has time to be a stickler for grammar, with his staff sending out memos on comma usage.
rt.com/usa/438977-pompeo-commas-grammar-…

US aircraft carrier Truman crosses Atlantic after threats to Syria
RT | rt.com | 2018-09-18
USS 'Harry S. Truman' is crossing the Atlantic after leaving the US east coast following last week's drills. The movement of the carrier, used during the Middle East mission in April, comes in the wake of US threats to Damascus.
rt.com/usa/438740-uss-harry-truman-cross…

Presenting The Syria Deception: Al Qaeda Goes to Hollywood (VIDEO)
Dan Cohen | grayzoneproject.com | 2018-09-16
An exclusive Grayzone investigative documentary rips the cover off of the most sophisticated and expensive campaign of humanitarian interventionist propaganda… | The post Presenting The Syria Deception: Al Qaeda Goes to Hollywood (VIDEO) appeared first on Grayzone Project.
grayzoneproject.com/2018/09/15/presentin…

As Trump Commits to Endless War, Corporate Media Obsess Over Anonymous Op-Ed
Reed Richardson | fair.org | 2018-09-14
Corporate media obsessed over the whodunit of an anonymous op-ed published by the New York Times ( 9/5/18). | The anonymous New York Times op-ed ( 9/5/18), purportedly written by a senior Trump administration official, coupled with the release of Bob Woodward's new book, Fear–itself full of White House back-stabbing and anonymous quotes–unleashed a veritable tsunami of breathless press speculation last week. But lost amidst the deluge was a Trump administration story that will have deadly, far-reaching consequences long after the Times op-ed is forgotten and Woodward's book hits the discount pile. That's because Trump effectively endorsed endless US war in Syria last week, and almost no one in the press noticed. | There were a few lonely exceptions. The Washington Post ( 9/6/18) spelled out the new Trump administration policy quite clearly, though the banality with which US foreign…
fair.org/home/as-trump-commits-to-endles…

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