Daily Archives: November 17, 2021

2021-11-17: News Headlines

Anonymous669 (2021-11-17). Israel Strikes Again: Missile Hits Southern Outskirts Of Syria's Damascus. southfront.org File image. | In the early morning of November 17, an Israeli missile strike targeted the southern outskirts of the Syrian capital, Damascus. | A Syrian military source told the state-run Syrian Arab News Agency that the target was an "empty building," claiming that no losses were sustained."At approximately 12: 45 am today, the Israeli enemy launched an aggression with two missiles from the direction of the occupied Syrian Golan, targeting an empty building south of Damascus," the source said. "One of the hosti…

The Socialist Program (2021-11-16). Hidden U.S. War Crimes in Syria. liberationnews.org Brian Becker, Esther Iverem, Nicole Roussell and Walter Smolarek discuss a newly-revealed US war crime in Syria that took the lives of over 60 civilians, causing shock and outrage around the world.

_____ (2021-11-16). Syria Massacre Coverup Shows Danger Of Assange Precedent. popularresistance.org Julian Assange currently sits in Belmarsh Prison waiting to find out if British judges will overturn a lower court's ruling against his extradition to the United States to be prosecuted under the Espionage Act for journalistic activity which exposed U.S. war crimes. War crimes not unlike those that were just exposed by The New York Times in its reporting on the Baghuz massacre. The precedent the U.S. government is trying to set with its persecution of Assange will, if successful, cast a chilling effect over journalism which scrutinizes the U.S. war machine, not just in the United States but around the world.

WSWS (2021-11-16). Media faithfully echoes US justifications for war crime at Baghuz, Syria. wsws.org A section of the media has decided that the atrocity cannot be entirely disappeared behind a wall of silence, but their reports are a concerted effort to contain the political fallout.

Aaron Maté (2021-11-16). Syria's My Lai? US Massacred 70 Civilians and Covered it up. orinocotribune.com By Aaron Maté — Nov 14, 2021 | After killing dozens of Syrian civilians in a 2019 bombing, the US military exonerated itself and concealed evidence. It's the latest scandal for a shadowy US war in Syria that has evaded oversight. | The On March 18, 2019, amid a battle with Islamic State fighters, the US Air Force bombed a crowd of civilians taking shelter near the town of Baghuz, Syria, killing a rep…

_____ (2021-11-16). U.S. Coverup of Syria Massacre Shows the Danger of the Assange Precedent. strategic-culture.org By Caitlin JOHNSTONE | investigative report on a US military coverup of a 2019 massacre in Baghuz, Syria which killed scores of civilians. This would be The report contains many significant revelations, including that the US military has been grossly

Anonymous103 (2021-11-16). Military Situation In Syria On November 16, 2021 (Map Update). southfront.org Click to see full-size image | On November 15, Russia reported that Idlib militants violated the ceasefire regime in Greater Idlib 12 times: 10 — in Aleppo province, 2 — in Latakia province; | On November 16, SAA artillery shelled positions of Turkish-backed forces in al-Barah village; | On November 16, SAA artillery shelled positions of Turkish-backed forces in Maarat Naasan village; | On November 15, intra clashes between the Turkish-backed militants were reported in the town of Ras…

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