2020-02-03: Social Media Postees

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Video: Syrian Army Offensive in Greater Idlib
South Front | globalresearch.ca | 2020-02-03
The last week of January turned badly for Idlib militants. Hayat Tahrir al-Sham (formerly the Syrian branch of al-Qaeda), the Turkish-backed National Front for Liberation and their allies appeared to be unable to contain the offensive of the Syrian Army, …

ACLU: Trump Is Expanding His Racist Travel Ban, This Time Targeting Africans
Staff | democracynow.org | 2020-02-03
The Trump administration has expanded its contested travel ban to six additional countries

Erdogan Says Turkey Bombed Syrian Troops in Idlib
telesurenglish.net | 2020-02-03
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Monday that Turkey has been retaliating against the Syrian forces' attack on its soldiers in the northern Syrian region of Idlib. | RELATED: | Turkey Demands US Deliver F-35 Fighter Jets or Money Back | "Our artillery and F-16 (warplanes) are all operating in the field," Erdogan said in a televised speech. | "We have soldiers martyred, and it is not possible for us to remain silent," he added. | Turkish forces have identified about 4…

Russian military shoots down drone approaching Khmeimim Air Base from Med Sea
rt.com | 2020-02-03
An unidentified drone has been intercepted near Russian Khmeimim airbase in Syria. The UAV approached the compound from the Mediterranean Sea and was shot down by the base's anti-air defenses. | The flying object came close to the military facility late on Monday, Russia's Defence Ministry has said. The drone was shot down by a Pantsir-S anti-aircraft system before it reached the premises of the base and it did not inflict any materiel damage or casualties. The origin of the drone has not been established yet. | Earlier in the day, Syrian state media reported that at least two drones, launched by the anti-gove…

Video: Turkey's Madman Erdogan Sends NATO Troops to Defend al-Qaeda Terrorists in Idlib
Arabi Souri | globalresearch.ca | 2020-02-03
Erdogan lost his mind and sends NATO troops into the Syrian province of Idlib to establish military checkpoints in front of the advancing Syrian Arab Army from the south to protect his defeated and collapsing al-Qaeda terrorists. | Even someone like …

'They will understand their mistake': Erdogan vows to continue military ops in Idlib after 6 Turkish soldiers killed
rt.com | 2020-02-03
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan promised to continue retaliating heavily to any attacks against Turkish forces in Syria's Idlib Province, after six Turkish soldiers were killed. | "We have responded in kind to these attacks and will continue to do so, whether it is with our artillery or mortars," Erdogan told reporters in Istanbul on Monday, adding that a military operation in Syria's northwestern Idlib Province is ongoing. | He said that the Turkish heavy howitzers and F-16 jets hit around 40 targets, "neutralizing" between 30 and 35 Syrian government soldiers. Sources told the Daily Sabah that Ankara…

Turkey says 6 troops killed in shelling in Syria's Idlib, points finger at Damascus
rt.com | 2020-02-03
Ankara has claimed that six Turkish soldiers were killed and several others injured after they came under heavy shelling in the rebel-held province of Idlib, while blaming Syrian Army forces for the attack. | In a statement on Monday, the Turkish Defense Ministry said that its forces came under "intense artillery fire" in the northwest Syrian province. It initially said four troops were killed and nine injured, including one seriously. The death toll was later updated to six. | The ministry said that the Turkish forces retaliated by destroying unspecified targets in the region. It also claimed that Ankara had…

Trump Is Expanding His Racist Travel Ban, This Time Targeting Africans
Staff | truthout.org | 2020-02-03
The Trump administration has expanded its contested travel ban to six additional countries

Jo Malone Reveals First Official South Korean Perfume Ambassador: Meet Minhyun of NU'EST
sputniknews.com | 2020-02-03
The British perfume brand will start a variety of campaign activities alongside the K-pop star with its spring "Brit Collection" 2020.

Turkey informed Russia of developments in Syria's Idlib
yenisafak.com | 2020-02-03
Turkey informed Russia of developments in Syria's Idlib region, a spokesman for President Tayyip Erdogan's AK Party said on Monday, denying Moscow's assertion that it was not informed of movements before six Turkish troops were killed by Syrian shelling.Russia, which supports Syrian government forces, later said the Turkish personnel came under fire because it was not warned about Turkey's operations in Idlib beforehand."The statement that Russia was not informed is not correct. Turkey is providing regular and instant information to Russia. It also informed them in this latest event. It is not true to say informa…

Turkish DefMin heading to Syria border amid Idlib attack
yenisafak.com | 2020-02-03
Turkey's defense minister is heading to the Syria border in the wake of a regime attack on Turkish troops in Idlib on Monday.Hulusi Akar had been scheduled to accompany President Recep Tayyip Erdogan during his official visit to Ukraine, however, he abandoned the delegation due to an attack on Turkish troops in Idlib, northwestern Syria, which left six Turkish army personnel martyred.Akar departed Ankara to visit Turkey's Syria border.The attack by the forces of Bashar al-Assad regime also wounded at least 7 others.

Turkey's opposition leader slams Syrian regime attacks
yenisafak.com | 2020-02-03
Turkey's opposition Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) leader reiterated that diplomatic and military responds are required to a Monday regime attack on Turkish troops in Syria."Using our political and diplomatic initiatives as well as our military deterrence to this end, we should make the life miserable for the enemies in Idlib and the surrounding area," Devlet Bahceli said in a statement.At least five Turkish soldiers, and one civil servant were martyred, while seven others injured in an intense shelling by forces of Bashar al-Assad regime in Idlib, northwestern Syria early Monday."The security of the observatio…

Turkish, African business circles to meet in ski resort
yenisafak.com | 2020-02-03
Turkey's Foreign Economic Relations Board's Turkey-Africa Business Council chairmen will gather in Erciyes Ski Center, located in the central province of Kayseri.Nearly 40 chairmen and 17 ambassadors from African countries will meet on Feb. 8-9, Berna Gozbasi, the coordinating chairwoman of the council, told Anadolu Agency.Reminding that Turkey announced 2020 as the Africa year, she noted the trade between Turkey and African countries was targeted to expand.Africa continent has been exploited by several countries, but Turkey's trade plan is based on mutual win, she stressed.Referring to the meeting this weekend,…

Why aren't Americans rising up like the people of Chile and Lebanon?
Medea Benjamin | zcomm.org | 2020-02-02
The tinder for a revolutionary movement is everywhere…

UN chief 'deeply concerned' by military escalation in northwest Syria
news.un.org | 2020-02-01
The UN Secretary-General has called for an immediate cessation of hostilities in northwest Syria.

Western Imperialism Stokes Resistance
Eric Walberg | dissidentvoice.org | 2020-02-01
Tim Anderson's Axis of Resistance: Towards an Independent Middle East takes on the leftist position of 'a plague on all your houses'. Yassin Al-Haj Saleh, 'the intellectual voice of the Syrian revolution' (for westerners), presents a bleak portrait of "three monsters … treading on Syria's corpse": (1) the Assad regime and its allies, (2) DAESH/ISIS …

Headlines for January 31, 2020
Staff | democracynow.org | 2020-01-31
Senate Poised to Acquit President Trump in Impeachment Trial, World Health Organization Declares International Public Health Emergency, U.S. Special Envoy Warns of International Crisis in Idlib, Syria, Britain Formally Withdrawing from European Union Tonight, Pentagon Deploys 1st Low-Yield Nuclear Warhead-Armed Submarine, Trump Admin Poised to Loosen Restrictions on Use of Landmines, Human Rights Groups Condemn Mexico for Crackdown on Central American Migrants, Mexican Butterfly Conservationist Found Dead, Bolivia's Movement for Socialism Candidate Luis Arce Returns to Bolivia, U.S. Pushes EU to End Ban on Chemic…

Wealthy Gulf States Plan to Spend Big to Coax Syria Away from Iran
Agha Hussain | mintpressnews.com | 2020-01-31
In the first of a three-part series, Agha Hussein investigates efforts by wealthy Gulf Arab countries to ply post-war Syria away from Iran by investing heavily in its post-war reconstruction.

Wealthy Gulf States Plan to Spend Big to Coax Syria Away from Iran
Agha Hussain | mintpressnews.com | 2020-01-31
In the first of a three-part series, Agha Hussein investigates efforts by wealthy Gulf Arab countries to ply post-war Syria away from Iran by investing heavily in its post-war reconstruction.

Headlines for January 29, 2020
Staff | democracynow.org | 2020-01-29
McConnell Tries to Secure Votes to Block Impeachment Witnesses, "Our Rights Are Not for Sale": Palestinians Reject Trump's Middle East Plan, Trump Praises Pompeo for Shouting and Cursing at NPR Reporter, WaPo Reinstates Reporter Suspended for Tweeting About Kobe Rape Case, Death Toll from Coronavirus Virus Hits 132, with 6,000 Infected, Over 100,000 Syrian Civilians Flee Regime Offensive in Idlib, Floods Kill 30, Displace 16,000 in Madagascar, Mississippi to Shut Down Unit of Parchman Prison After Deaths of 9 Prisoners, Maryland Cop Charged with Murder for Killing Handcuffed Man in Police Car…

End Syria fighting to avoid 'even greater humanitarian catastrophe'
news.un.org | 2020-01-29
The "dire and deteriorating humanitarian situation" affecting women and children in northwest Syria was the UN Emergency Relief Coordinator's top concern on Wednesday morning as he briefed the Security Council in New York.

Headlines for January 24, 2020
Staff | democracynow.org | 2020-01-24
Impeachment Managers Continue Opening Arguments in Trump's Senate Trial, 33 Million on Lockdown in Chinese Cities as Coronavirus Outbreak Spreads, Hundreds of Thousands of Iraqis March to Demand U.S. Troop Withdrawal, Trump Invites Israeli Leaders to White House for "Peace Plan" Unveiling, Mexican Soldiers Attack Central American Migrant Caravan, Arresting 800, U.S. to Send Ambassador to Bolivia After Coup That Ousted Evo Morales, Puerto Rican Protesters Demand Ouster of Gov. Wanda Vázquez, SC Official Switches Presidential Endorsement from Biden to Sanders, National Archives Replaces Doctored Women's March Photo…