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On September 4, Israel carried out a strike on targets in the provinces of Tartus and Hama, according to the Syrian state media. The Syrian Air Defense Forces intercepted at least five missiles. However, the rest of them hit a target in the area of Masyaf in the Hama countryside.
Pro-Israeli sources described the target as an Iranian weapons depot. However, no visual confirmation to confirm this claim was provided. According to the news agency SANA, at least one person was killed and 12 others were injured as a result of the attack. No further details were revealed.
Meanwhile, the Israeli military announced that it has carried out over 200 strikes on Iranian targets in Syria over the past year.
The September 4 Israeli strike came on the same day when the Syrian Air Fore increased number of airstrikes on terrorist targets – mostly Hayat Tahrir al-Sham (formerly Jabhat al-Nusra) and the Turkistan Islamic Party – in southern and southwestern Idlib. According to different sources, about 30-60 strikes were carried out. Pro-militant sources also claimed that the Russian Aerospace Forces were involved.
Earlier, Syrian Foreign Minister Walid Muallem said that US threats to strike the war-torn country will not halt the liberation of Idlib.
“The intended aggression won’t affect our people’s morale nor will it sway our military plans to liberate Idlib,” Muallem told the Russian state media. “This is not the first time that the United States, Great Britain and France have cooked up a scheme for a chemical weapons incident,” he added.
Separately, the Syrian Foreign Ministry accused the US and its allies of supplying terrorists with weapons through Eastern European countries and the Balkan countries.
“It is obvious that the United States and its allies are supplying a huge amount of ammunition and weapons, using third countries such as the Eastern European countries, Ukraine, and the Balkan states, to fuel the Nusra Front [also known as Hayat Tahrir al-Sham] and Daesh [ISIS],” Alaa Saeed Din Hamdan, the first secretary of the Syrian Foreign Ministry’s international relations department, said.
On September 7, Iranian, Turkey and Russian presidents will meet for new high level talks in Teheran. According to the Kremlin, the situation in Idlib will be among the key topics of the Syrian agenda.
The Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) released a statement claiming that it had captured a key ISIS member responsible for the terrorist group’s intelligence activities in Raqqa, Aleppo, Hama and other areas.
Abu Kerem (real name Adil Musa Abdouljezar) was allegedly captured by the YPG’s Anti-Terror Units on August 11. The YPG also claimed that the captured terrorist had “provided a lot of important information about ISIS and how it has been strengthened and bolstered by the Turkish state.”
The YPG and its political wing, the Democratic Union Party (PYD), often accuse Turkey of war crimes and supporting terrorists. In turn, Ankara describes the YPG and the PYD as terrorist organizations, local affiliates of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK).
Looks like ISIS in Idlib has procured itself a proxy Air Force. This, however, will not alter the final outcome.
All of this probably sounds silly to many of the readers who aren’t indoctrinated with this dogma, but empirical evidence shows that the Alt-Media Community has difficulty accepting that Syria isn’t invincible and that the Russian-“Israeli” Strategic Partnership does in fact exist. One actually proves the other, however, since “Israel’s” admission that it carried out 200+ strikes in Syria suggests that the Syrian Arab Army’s air defenses aren’t anywhere near as “perfect” as they’re oftentimes presented as whenever Damascus reports that it shot down a couple of its adversary’s missiles, which naturally prompts one to consider how these missiles even penetrated Russian-controlled Syrian airspace unless some “gentlemen’s agreement” was reached between Moscow and Tel Aviv.
Alt-Media Silent As “Israel” Admits To 200+ Strikes In Syria
Monolithic narratives are like deadly unicorns: mythic and seductive all at once. The world is so calculatedly contradictory as to resist story-telling and coherence altogether. That may be the ultimate triumph of the elites –perpetual narrative dissonance. Nothing can be rallied around. No opposition of sufficient scale can form.
> That may be the ultimate triumph of the elites –perpetual narrative dissonance. Nothing can be rallied around. No opposition of sufficient scale can form.
Brilliantly well said.
(Another factor is to keep the Mighty Wurlitzer blaring at 11.)
these posts to start here..BF Anonymous, Full Spectrum, Lohmann…. read like an alternative media of their very own
To oppose who or what?The USA/Washington,EU,the Russian Federation,China,etc?Or maybe all of them at once?And for what purpose?To achieve or accomplish what?What you are doing right now with your comment is coherent story-telling/narrative building, so I’d say the ‘elites’ have already failed.
The world is contradictory and some of it is calculated, but this is in good part due to the fact multiple organized groups are in conflict right now and as is common with these kinds of situations, these groups use propaganda to achieve various goals and counter-propaganda to undermine the propaganda of other groups – it is not something intentionally done by a singular,monolithic elite as you seem to believe.This is nothing new, though the internet and drastically increased speed of communication has made these things more visible.
what is monolithic anymore,everything is in chaos now, wait for the dust to settle before making any judgements about anybody or anything,chaos is the only way control of the ELITES breaks down,you wanna proof ..just see POTUS unable to rule.Chickens comes home to roost.
Israelis airstrikes are from standoff positions, not overflying Syria.
Meanwhile, Syria is fighting a war against a massive coalition and during most of the past 18 months, 150,000-250,000 terrorists.
So, a sucker punch from Israeli aircraft offshore or over Lebanon (another violation of law flaunted by the arrogant warriors of Tel Aviv) while Syria is fighting on a dozen fronts to liberate its cities and towns and to protect its infrastructure doesn’t look like weakness.
The facts are Israel hits mostly Iranian targets in Syria. It’s fairly clear that Iran is the weak one. Not Syria.
And certainly, Iran won’t get Russian protection for its basing and depots in Syria. While operational, Iran forces probably get Russian support in fights against terrorists. In its “war” against Israel, Iran is not going to get anything from Russia, maybe not even a radar-based heads-up warning.
As for Russian technology shooting down IDF planes, the planes are over Lebanon.
Let the Israelis threaten Russian bases or manpower and see how things change terminally for Israel.
Today, al Nusra’s armed drone bases were obliterated. Nearly all their drones used to attack Latakia base never got through. And now they have lost all drones, munitions and personnel.
Soon, all this Israeli striking inside Syria will be over. Like the Hegemon, they are facing a new reality.
They dare not start a war that will burn several of their own cities (like Haifa). And they cannot fight to remove Russia from the ME.
So they claim 200 hits on poor Syrian soil. Pathetic. Criminal, too.
Israel is a Terrorist State that mows down children, teenage girls and medical workers in a slaughter that the rest of the world ignores. But it doesn’t change how truly weak the IDF is. Snipers shooting children. Pure fascism.
The time will come soon when Syria has S-300s and its skies will be secured from intruders and their missiles.
The question is when will Lebanon be covered? A half dozen very mobile Pantsir-S1s would snuff the IDF platforms using their airspace. That’s what’s needed.
Larchmonte: “But it doesn’t change how truly weak the IDF is. Snipers shooting children”
And having to use 4 warplanes in order to perpetrate a sneak attack with missiles which manage to kill only one civilian and wound 5 other civilians before the planes hurriedly scuttle away.
Its outrageous that Lebanese airspace has been wide open for decades,never mind Syria.
i hope Hezbollah in Syria send home a lot of the captured US antiaircraft weapons and put a stop to the zionist entity over its airspace. I admit i would not grieve if an idf pilot got shot down over Lebanon or anywhere else in the M.E
Four Russian Warplanes Hit Nusra Front Positions in Syria’s Idlib Province – MoD
“”On the 4th of September, at night, the anti-aircraft weapons of Hmeimim Airbase destroyed two terrorist assault UAVs. In total, last month, 47 terrorist unmanned aerial vehicles were destroyed… in the area of Russia’s Hmeymim Airbase,” Konashenkov told reporters.
“On the same day [September 4], four planes from the Russian air unit deployed at the Hmeymim Airbase carried out strikes on Nusra Front* terrorist group targets in Idlib province with precision-guided munitions,” Konashenkov said.
According to the spokesman, the strikes were carried out on the terrorists’ storage facilities where they kept drones, located outside settlements, as well as “detected sites where assault drones were launched to carry out terrorist attacks on Russia’s Hmeymim Airbase and settlements in the provinces of Aleppo and Hama.”
“The Russian aircraft carried out all strikes solely on the identified terrorist targets, as confirmed through several channels, located far from settlements,” Konashenkov said.
He added that two Su-34 jets had also destroyed a workshop where terrorists assembled drones and a warehouse of explosives for them.
Konashenkov noted that the multipurpose Su-35S fighter, equipped with high-precision ammunition, also destroyed a warehouse in which the man-portable air defense systems (MANPADS) of terrorists were stored.”
The zionazi-gay media is coordinating with trump/pompaio in the psywar sphere, where Syrian/Allied attacks on terrorists will be portrayed as attacks against “innocent civilians”, providing “meat” for the israeli colonial trump regime to claim a humanitarian disaster. The RT article briefly covers the western zionazi-gay media disinfo being already spread:
Russian jets hit solely Nusra targets in Syria’s Idlib – MoD
“Russian military planes launched precision strikes against Jabhat an-Nusra objects in Syria’s Idlib province on September 4, the Russian Defense Ministry has revealed, countering reports of civilians falling prey to bombardment.
The statement comes after speculation that Russian aircraft in fact bombed civilian targets in the area on Tuesday and that the assault led to casualties.”
With or without their cw falseflag, zionazia will likely try having their pindo/nato colonial’s attempt a r2p Gambit to prevent the roll up of their terrorist proxies in Idlib. Or at least to try and prolong their demise to hurt Syria.
Israel Admits to Giving Guns to Anti-Government Extremists in Syria
“It has long been an open secret that Israel was arming and supporting groups seeking to overthrow the government of Syrian President Bashar Assad. Reports of Israel treating al-Qaeda-linked extremist fighters of the Al Nusra Front in their hospitals under Operation Good Neighbor have fueled speculation of a deeper connection between the so-called rebel groups occupying the Golan Heights and Israel, which illegally annexed the western two-thirds of the area in 1967. In 2015, before the official launch of Operation Good Neighbor, then-Israeli Defense Minister Moshe Ya’alon characterized their support for Golan Islamists as humanitarian and as a bargaining chip to keep the militants from slaughtering members of the Druze minority in the area.
But on Tuesday, Israeli authorities admitted that Operation Good Neighbor is more than just a super-secret, codenamed, humanitarian mission — and in fact gives the potpourri of the seven or so jihadist groups in the Golan light arms and munitions. That’s according to the Jerusalem Post, which deleted an article summarizing the subjects of a Tuesday press conference held by senior members of the Israeli Defense Forces. The outlet has not said why it deleted the article, despite questioning on the subject from Twitter users, and other Israeli media outlets have not reported on the statements about light weapons. [Apparently j-post missed the memo and neglected to censor the arming the terrorists portions and were ordered to pull the article. The israeli media is under wartime censorship with regard to a lot of subjects. -vt]
However, this is also something that Syria has claimed for years.
In addition to the lethal support, Israel has also provided enough supplies to feed and clothe, well, a small army: 3,359,845 pounds of food (1,524 metric tons), 551,156 pounds of clothes (250 metric tons), 250,308 gallons of fuel (947,520 liters), 21 electrical generators and 24,900 palettes of medical equipment, according to the Jerusalem Post.
Meanwhile, members of Fursan al-Joulan, an anti-government Islamist group which gets weapons from the United States and Saudi Arabia and is also trained, funded and armed by Qatar, also gets some of its salaries paid by Israel, the Jerusalem Post reported. The group, which consists of just 400 fighters, gets some $5,000 a month from Tel Aviv. Joulan has a bit of a hot-and-cold relationship with Jabhat al-Nusra and has collaborated with them on a number of offensives. The CIA cut off funding for the group in 2014 after a number of their Islamists joined Al-Nusra.
“Israel stood by our side in a heroic way,” Joulan spokesman Moatasem al-Golani told The Wall Street Journal in 2017. “We wouldn’t have survived without Israel’s assistance.”
While it is difficult to make sense of the miscellany of extremist fighters in the Golan, “everyone” in the Syrian village of Hader in the Golan believes the Israeli government and the West “tacitly” support Al-Nusra, according to a May report from UK Channel 4 News. One villager called them “proxies.”
Israel has intermittently bombed bases in Syria for years, but such campaigns ramped up in the wake of the US withdrawal from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), or Iran Nuclear Deal. Within an hour of the announcement, Israel started hammering targets in Syria, claiming they were Iranian military entities.”
This latter info shows how intricately and tightly woven israeloamerican strategy is under the neocon trump regime.
RT covered this info, as well, and looked into the disappearance of the j-post material.
Did IDF admit giving weapons to Islamists in Syria? Explosive Israeli news report vanishes
“The IDF has confirmed that it provided weapons to Islamist rebels in Syria’s Golan Heights, the Jerusalem Post reported. However, the article was removed without explanation hours after being published.
The report, ‘IDF confirms: Israel provided light-weapons to Syrian rebels,’ claimed that the Israeli military acknowledged for the first time that it had provided money, weapons and ammunition to militants operating near the border with Israel.
The article was removed shortly after being published, but a version of the article can still be read using Google cache. The IDF told RT that it would not comment on the story, and the Jerusalem Post has not responded to an inquiry asking why the article was pulled.”
Later j-post did reply:
Jerusalem Post to RT: Report on IDF funding Syrian rebels pulled on request of ‘army’s censor’
“We were told by the army’s military censor to remove that part of the story,” David Brinn, the managing editor of the Jerusalem Post told RT as he replied to a request for comment. The report, ‘IDF confirms: Israel provided light-weapons to Syrian rebels,’ which claimed that the Israeli military acknowledged for the first time that it had provided money, weapons and ammunition to the Syrian militants, was removed just hours after being published without any explanation.
According to Brinn, the story was removed “for security reasons evidently.” The IDF told RT that it would not comment on the issue.”
Good, the “zionist sympathizers”* ( ;-D ) at RT have front paged this story now.
* The websayanim s.w.a.r.m. here often smear RT as a pro-zionist/pro-israeli site as part of their Russia bashing psyops.
ICH has the original j-post article:
IDF Confirms: Israel Provided Weapons, Cash to Syrian “Rebels”
This information needs to go viral.
These air strikes cannot materially change the facts on the ground, so what is this ? A temper tantrum? They are certainly doing a great job of making a case for updating Syria’s anti-aircraft systems.
Syrian Army captures US-made missiles in Quneitra (photos)
“According to the Syrian Arab News Agency (SANA), the Syrian Arab Army uncovered the large weapons cache while combing through the liberated town of Al-Rafid in the Al-Quneitr Governorate.
The SANA report said that the Syrian Arab Army uncovered a large number of US-made TOW missiles, Israeli-made grendes, rocket launchers, night vision goggles, varius kinds of ammunition, RPGs, and mortar rounds.
The SANA report added that there was also a large quantity of medical supplies and “fake blood, cosmetics, and plastic body organs.”
Syrian, Russian jets unleash several airstrikes over southwest Idlib after jihadists target resort town
“The Syrian and Russian air forces unleashed flurry of airstrikes in northern Syria tonight after the jihadist rebels targeted a resort town in the Latakia province.
According to a military source in Latakia, the jihadist rebels fired several rockets towards the civilian neighborhoods in the resort town of Slunfeh on Wednesday afternoon.
While no one was hurt, local activists did report material damage to a number of buildings in the town.
In response to this attack by the jihadist rebels, Syrian and Russian air forces conducted a plethora of airstrikes over the Jisr Al-Shughour District in the province of Idlib.”
The israeli colonial quislings in the trump regime threaten Syria and her Allies about cleaning up Idlib, yet have their terrorist proxies continue to stage provocations there. What does that say?
My guess is zionazia has a working strategy to use the Syrian assult on their zionazi-gay terrorists in Idlib as fuel for their propaganda war to get support for r2p nonsense to try and save their final fallback position in the kurd northeast.
The Neoconservative Comeback.
Their goal under a Pence(once Trump out),destroying Syria,Iran and Russia for their owners Israel.
To those who are strongly opposed to Donald Trump, his present troubles no doubt resonate positively. The looming prospect of his successful removal from office through impeachment proceedings—or his just leaving as pressure for such proceedings builds—might even be such opponents’ fondest wish. But as Colin Powell used to say to me, “Be careful what you wish for…”
In this instance, such a warning has nothing to do with the line of succession and what Jane Mayer in The New Yorker called “The Danger of President Pence.” It has to do instead with the return of the Neoconservatives (Neocons) and only by extension, then, with a Pence or other caretaker presidency.
Because what is happening today, as Trump is preoccupied increasingly with the considerable, ever-growing challenges to him personally and to his presidency institutionally, is the reentry into critical positions in the government of these people, the people who gave America the 2003 invasion of Iraq. Even those many of them who declared “Never Trump”—as arch-Neocon Eliot Cohen summed it up—are salivating at the prospect of carrying out their foreign and security policy while Trump essentially boils in his own corrupt juices…
Skripal Case: Gaping Holes in New Narrative
From C Murray blog:
My take on the whole thing, for what it’s worth:
1. Lead up to the US election – UK government decides to ingratiate itself with “let’s hear it for the future President of the United States of America, folks!” by providing her team with a delicious series of absolutely cast-iron solid-gold platinum-plated genuine tawdry smears on her crass opponent…
2. November 2016 – Oops! Er… that wasn’t supposed to happen…
3. Sergei Skripal, source of all that glorious made-up dirt, has suddenly gone from ‘hero of the hour’ to a source of enormous potential embarrassment…
4. Baldrick of MI5/MI6 – “Don’t worry Prime Minister. We have a brilliant plan that will get Sergei out of the way, provide a pretext for international condemnation of the evil Russians, and justify a new assault on Assad ALL IN ONE FELL SWOOP! And the thing is, in their deranged hatred of Donald Trump, all the ‘progressive’ MSM will line up with our owned assets on this one…”
5. Teresa May – “Brilliant. Just brilliant. This is fantastic. Go for it guys.”
6. And so the elaborate concoction of implausible idiocy unfolds…
7. One minor detail involves a ‘crack team of GRU assassins’ made up of two complaisant Western-owned Ukrainian assets, traveling around the UK countryside by omnibus, Boris bike and wheelbarrow, ostentatiously ensuring that they are clearly photographed in as many incriminating locations as possible…
An idiot’s guide to the Skripal affair.
Putin’s Novichok assassin identiified. Pictured smiling, walking UK street
The Brits are going rogue,now accusing Putin for the Skripal false flag:
Putin Bears ‘Strong Responsibility’ for Skripal Attack – UK Security Minister
We must connect the dots,it is clear that something very big is going to happen,probably before the Midterms.We will have our ”octobre surprise”.
Steel dossier-Skripal——–Syria/false chem attacks——-Russiagate—-the impeachment war against Trump(who started well before the 2016 election)…MI6 is pushing for war.
Breaking:Macron will provide air support to Al Nusra and co
French Armed Forces Chief General Francois Lecointre announced that France was ready to hit Syria if chemical weapons are used in Idlib province, Reuters reported.
Not to forget the Vostok 2018 drills and the Nato exercise at RF borders.
“We must connect the dots,it is clear that something very big is going to happen”
The zionazi-gays are desperate about Syria. They own the may regime.
Israel allegedly attacks Syria for the second time in two days
Psychic Haley knows ‘exactly’ who’s responsible for the next chemical attack in Syria
“Nikki Haley has stated that she knows “exactly” who is going to use chemical weapons in Syria’s Idlib. The prophecy comes amid warnings that the terrorists are preparing a false flag attack to trigger a US-coalition intervention.
Revealing her extraordinary psychic abilities in addition to notorious diplomatic skills, the US envoy to the United Nations said that the sovereign government of Syria could “continue to go the route of taking over Syria” if it wants, but “if there are chemical weapons that are used [in Idlib], we know exactly who is going to use them.”
“In the past when an incident happened, they automatically claimed they knew who was responsible, even before there was an investigation or evidence. And now they’ve even gone further. So even before the incident happens, they claim to know who’s responsible,” Sterling told RT.
Social media users also appeared deeply skeptical of Haley’s certainty about a war crime that has yet to happen. “Clairvoyant Haley just knows chemical weapons will be used in a battle that has not begun. As false flag attacks go, this one’s been so clumsily telegraphed, it’s laughable,” one Twitter user commented.”
Well, being the ones setting up the cw falseflag, haley’s israeli owners do know who will use them. Doubtful they actually told her any details, though, given what she is.
The unholy alliance of Jewish and Christian Zionist are causing a world of trouble. Both those YT channels are apparently Christian and conservative, which I am neither. However, it’s encouraging to see that such voices are there. There are people of good will in all religions who are in essential agreement. Hopefully, all those who believe that peace and non interference can together work to stop this madness can cooperate on this common goal.
I would not support Rand Paul for his domestic policies but commend him for his courageous stand against war crimes which most members of both parties are guilty of.