BEIRUT, LEBANON (4:00 P.M.) – The U.S. military reportedly bombed a group of jihadist rebels near the city of Idlib in northern Syria, local activists reported this afternoon.

According to the reports, the U.S. fired cruise missiles at a base belonging to the Hurras Al-Deen group near the northeastern outskirts of Idlib city.

The reports said that dozens of jihadists, most of them foreigners, were killed during the U.S. military’s attack on the Hurras Al-Deen base near Idlib city.

Some other reports have claimed that the attack was actually carried out by the Russian Navy; however, there has been no confirmation.

If the U.S. is indeed behind this attack, it would mark the second time this year that they have bombed a jihadist base in the Idlib Governorate.

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If it was US behind it then it’s called “friendly fire” 😉

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More like removing the evidence before the inevitable opposition collapse.

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To paraphrase a certain Chinese minister regarding the promotion of democracy by the USA and Co, “If that’s friendly fire, I hate to see what you do when angry”

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Tien Am Men with tanks firing into the crowd?
Mhhh… That is Chinese style 😉

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The Chinese learnt to fire on students from the USA regarding Kent State in Ohio, USA. I was referring to the so called democracy projects in Iraq, Afghanistan, and Libya where the USA and allies have left a mess and certainly non-functioning “democracies”. Strangely enough the USA and their Western allies are not willing to tackle the main Middle east problem of Sunni Muslim supremacy as pushed by the Saudi Arabians and the Emirates who fund wahabbi madrasses around the world while also sponsoring and arming jihadi terrorists. The Brits even suppressed a negative report about the Saudis while selling… Read more »

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I think the Chinese never needed USA as a model to use powder to suppress dissent : they invented it! They were already using crossbows with magazines in times the rest of the world still only had bows. You poorly know Chinese history. It’s very violent Pakistan Seizes 400 Facilities Run by Banned Extremist Groups https://www.voanews.com/south-central-asia/pakistan-seizes-400-facilities-run-banned-extremist-groups I haven’t studied it closely, but it seems UAE and KSA have pushing more and more changes since MBS and MBZ are in charge. I’ll take a closer look at it one of these days. The genius idea to start a civil war in… Read more »

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Strange isn’t it. As the SAA and Russians are making progress in eliminating jihadis in both Hama and Idlib that the Americans, who over the years couldn’t be bothered about jihadis keeping the Syrian Government from retrieving Idlib, should suddenly have a change of heart and insinuate themselves into what has been a successful SAA/RuAF campaign there…..

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It’s because the US are team Good Guys and they only bomb the baddies and carefully avoid every single innocent bystanders in every of their airstrikes, whereas the Russians + Allies usually only bomb civilians and their bombs are too dumb to do the job right. So what you see here is in fact the Americans coming to do the job left undone after years of RuAF/SAA inaction. AHAHAHAHAHAHAH man the joke, admit it bro, you almost believe me 😀

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the saddest part being that chances are that some US Coalition representative might well have the nerve to come to the public tribune and look journos in the eyes to actually declare that kind of horse shyte exactly… they’ve done it before, no reason for them to behave any better now.

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FÜCK the journos and the media pougnetta.
What matters is a well sharpened scythe…
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And “I love the smell of napalm in the morning”
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Any way, this war is lasting for 1,400 years and everybody is too “politically correct” to cut the hydra’s main head by fear of consequences that wouldn’t happen since the other heads would die too.

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Jihadists themselves said the attack[s] came from Turkey, be that from inside Turkey or Turkish-occupied Syria. Some ” local activists ” said it was US attack. So it was aircraft of US make. Russia was in cease-fire mode, per agreement with Turkey. Turkey green lights fake US strike to conceal Jolani and others. I’ll be a monkey’s uncle if Jolani or even any other Jihadists were even slightly injured.They’ll use aftermath footage from previous, authentic RuAF attacks to ” verify ” the incident.

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Nusra is on US kill list too… Any way, who cares? What matters is to please the mujahideen by securing their place in heaven by securing their “martyr”.
They love death more than we love life, don’t they? They want to meet their Allah?
Great, let’s arrange the meeting, no matter if the Grim Reaper comes from Russia, USA, EU or wherever it comes from, the job has to be done
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These were 6 cruise missiles. No air strike.

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@Jongle You are right. TASS reported US violated agreement. Also read elsewhere that Golani is employed by the US and provided coordinates. Disintegrating “victory” due to Turkish pressure. I assume Turkey put pressure on US. Agents on the ground are international pro Turkish militia Golani recruited for Al-Qaeda after liquidating mother formation. “he was about to go to highway to headquarters near Turkey in order to make an announcement when he was rushed by US aircraft and exterminated her father.” I assume he,is Golani.

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Jens Holm

Strange You after years has not noticed thats russian zone as well as Afrin.

Strange You also havnt notished, that the enemies are Assads as well as ISIS, when ISIS became international.

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There’s stuff happening behind the scene. There were many changes in th region in the last years…
Not so long ago, who would have imagined that Sayeed Hassan Nasrallah was the boyfriend of PM Hariri and that Nasrallah had the project to participate the 2019 Beirut Pride, disguised as a gimp.

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Nestor Arapa

Quisiera escuchar o ver la opinión de los cascos blancos, si es EE.UU. está bueno, pero si fuera los Rusos lo llamarán asesinato de civiles…
Quiero ver como informan los medios occidentales al servicio de propaganda de los terroristas, los doble rasero de la información.

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Did it ever came to your mind that Western propaganda was a way to make jihadists believe they could win, so they all moved to Syria/Iraq… And BTW, it wasn’t just the west : Russia, China, India, etc, also let many radicalised idiots to move there.

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If removing Assad had been the west goal, Assad wouldn’ had lasted longer than Gaddafi.

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Still don’t get what the real reason?

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No idea of the police job needed to get them one by one? And unless they participated murders, you won’t lock them for more than a few years, moreover, you can’t let them in touch with others, or they’ll do the dawaa in jail too..

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Once they joined IS, AQ, etc, they’re enemy combatants, Assad even emptied his own prisons, moreover, if they come back, they can be charged with serious crimes/offences. If we don’t get em, the Kurds, Iraqis, SAA, Russians, will do, even Hezb or IRGC…
They came from everywhere to go… underground…

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Isis leader a CIA asset. He was trained in Jordan by Americans. Jihadist are being used to destabilize the region and start a larger conflict between Sunni and Shiites. They could care less about Al-Assad. The Goal is to destroy the country by economic sanctions and war. They want out of the Middle East and will leave the entire region in flames except…..Israel. That’s the plot.

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ISIS founder Zarqawi was hiding in an IRGC compound after 9-11 and was smuggled into Iraq by Quds-Force in 2002.
OBL was personally trained by Imad Mugniyeh (Hezbollah REAL founder) when Hezb had its training camp in Sudan, Mugniyeh was trained as a sniper in Arafat’s personal guard (Force 17), Arafat was trained by SS Colonel Otto Skorzeny.
Yeah, CIA are no angels too, and guess what?
Qassem Soleimani teamed with David Petraeus in Iraq! YES! And not just a little!

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That you Dashbugs. Spewing that nonsense again and once more implying that ISIS was an Iranian creation.

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Hamza bin Laden even got married in Iran.
There is no nonsense with Iran creating ISIS, this strategy is about 2,500 years old : It’s how Alexander the great built his empire. Machiavelli greatly explains this in “The Prince” if you want a simple and efficient explaining of this strategy, read this.
Think about it : who is pulling the strings in Iraq NOW = who gained profit from the ISIS crime?
Zarqawi presence in IRGC base 2001-2002 is well known, as well as Soleimani teaming with US troops to retake several Iraqi cities.
The day you’ll understand geopolitics, you’ll lose your innocence…

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can’t be anyone else but our friend . a rose by any other name

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You’d need to learn how police works in Europe and the US to get how they proceed! Here, if the police incites you at doing crimes to screw you and attempts framings, the cops will end sued. In the US, they will propose you to participate criminal activities, the principle being that if you’re proposed criminal activities by real criminals or by them and you jump in, you’re a criminal. They will build set-ups, you may even end creating some mafia, then when the case sounds OK for them, they will have your a*s for lunch and since your little… Read more »

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In other terms, if you’re proposed bizarre activities, especially linked to terrorism, or to participate criminal activities, it’s as simple as it : do not jump in…

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Jens Holm

Kind of. They should use the word conspiricy less and think different.

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For Israel, let me laugh! They never stopped trying to reach out to EVERYBODY in the region! Egypt and Jordan opted for peace, they have peace with Israel! The other monarchies but Qatar have stopped playing stupid, do they end in IDF or Mossad harm’s way since? I’m not a diplomat, but mark my words, if Syria was wanting peace with Israel, it wouldn’t take more than a few hours to negotiate a lasting one and come with a non zero-sum game (win-win). What you guys want are zero-sum games : the winner takes it all! And you’re very frustrated… Read more »

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Jens Holm

Compared to Your socalled honor killings or revenge ? Compared to women in many muslim areas hardly are people and not even get the much lower as thr Choran says ???

You have to clean Your own carpet very much, before it can fly anywhere.

You are right about Your USA version, but only partly. It mainly works fine, but makes too many mistakes – I am from Denmark and think I can compare.

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Very funny version. Sunnis and Shiits has fighted against each other from Islam was made – and in exactlý that region. Ali, Basra with Aysia, the Damaskus and the Bagdad Khalifat – or is that censured away from Your memory as well. And the goals are well descriebed in big letters. 1) Remove Assads and Baathists – or – Replace those with moderate Baathists and making space for the rest of the population or – as now, because of the Russians, to reduce Syria to a smaller Syria, where the area named Syria once was. I see no flames all… Read more »

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The Muslim Brotherhood is very ecumenical, Jens. The Farsi translator for Sayeed Qutb is nobody else than Ali Khamenei himself!

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Jens Holm

Order some 1000 pages from UN as the civile part of it.

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Bad memorycard pls replace. Mainly USA asked for Assads being removed and reduced or replaced by the first FSA.

FSA was not Jihadists at all.

You also totally ignore all the arab supporters for the Johadist. Very strange, are they nor regular arabs as well ??

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In 2012, 85% of FSA were jihadis, dixit Pr. Fabrice Balanche who lived for decades between Syria and Lebanon. He’s one of the most praised academics for anything related to the Levant where he lived for many years. DIA, CENTCOM and even CIA deliberately torpedoed some of the Killary/Kerry plans… You had Soleimani and Petraeus teaming at retaking several Iraqi cities, Mossad and Aman providing intelligence to Assad with GRU or some businessmen as middlemen, many counter-nature alliance were on, BTW, a “teaming” (alliance would be exagerated) between what Khomeini used to call “the little Satan” = Russia and Iran… Read more »

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Thomas Welschen

ciao compagno..please read…James Le Mesurier, a British ex-mercenary, founded the White Helmets in 2013. The group has been lauded for its “humanitarian” efforts in Syria, but they have actually functioned more as a logistics and propaganda arm of Syria’s al-Qaeda branch, complete with training from Le Mesurier

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MI6 profile, in fact

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Agent 000, James Swamp

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Diego Prendergast

En Canadá, el Primer Ministro arroja propaganda de Trump.

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When expiration date of their own Jihadists come, they get rid of them just like Bin Laden.

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Marg bar jomhuri Eslami

Everybody has multiple agenda no matter the side.
In 2015-2016, it wasn’t far, hadn’t Russia intervened efficiently, that Israel would have provided air support to SAA, IRGC, PMU, Iraqi army, YPG/Peshmergas and Hezbollah.
Air-marshal Eshel was pushing for it, and IMHO, one of the greatest strategic errors Netanyahu did was not to accept his plan!

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Dead jihadists tell no tales.

US deleting their failed foreign investments.

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Yes, read an article stating this much. Golani employed by US and was providing coordinates for strikes, including the one near Aleppo 2 months ago. He was killed in a separate US strike. Facilitators, Agents on ground are international pro turk militias which Golani recruited for al-qaeda after forming HTS. All occurred due to Turkish pressure.

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Who are these ” local activists ” claiming that the US military actually attacked Jihadists ? I’m not having it. Maybe these Jihadists were bothering the SDF, but I’m not having that either. Within the first year or two of the Russian intervention in Syria the Pentagon was claiming credit for Russian air strikes on Jihadists, largely to do with ISIS, citing the same air strikes and associated figures as being theirs. This particular incident is something to do with the latest cease fire. A Russian air strike which was not a Russian air strike because the Russians are in… Read more »

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Jens Holm

ISIS are enemies for USA as well as Russia. I see USA was allowed and accepted figting ISIS hard in the Russian zone.

As I recall it, the Rusians also bombarded Raqqa.

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What happens here is non-boolean. I don’t think you “allow” USA to act or not. It’s more them willingly accepting to not interfere in an area as it’d make things even more complicated than they already are, same thing for Israel. The end STRATEGIC interests of Russia are the same as they are for Syria, Iraq, EU, USA and even Israel. What is creating this mess are the combined geopolitical and sectarian expansionism of two poles who are destabilising the region in order to expand their influence and control of oil/gas resources… In fact, the key to start stabilising it… Read more »

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Tried to reply but censored

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THIS IS ONE OF DONALD TRUMP’S CON JOBS TO BOOST HIS LOW SELF ESTEEM EGO, THIS WAY HE WILL TRY TO CONVENIENCE THE WORLD HE GOT RID OF THE TERRORISTS SINCE IT WAS ONE OF Americas failed creation in the first place.

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I doubt him having low self esteem.
Seeing USA behind all Mid-East mess is ridiculous : it’s like that since the 7th century. It was already unstable before, but the appearance at Thulsa Doom’s snake cult-like made it catastrophic.
Only Conan can save the day 🙂

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Let us wait for the confirmaton.mof this news.

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Seems it happened in Shaykh Dawud (Idlib northern outskirts). Pentagon says “at least 40 dead”. Was a meeting of al-Qaeda’s Haras al-Din and supporters of Tawhid (ex-Jund al-Aqsa)

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Some local rumours say Julani attended the meeting. Still to be confirmed (dubious source from ISIS circles)

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unfortunately Syria has become the ‘playing field’ of many foreign powers, such as the USA, Russia and the various groups of jihadists … you would almost get sympathy for the villain Assad ..the only real honest ones are the Kurds misused by almost every one…I hope they will get back in their parts of the Middle East…Erdogan has been finished…almost…

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He’s still dangerous, more than the Iranians in fact, but his power has taken significant hits. In fact, Syria has more became a killing field to get rid of the jihadis. MB/Qatar/Turkey gathered all the looneys they could to take down Assad thus gathering their brainwashed mujahideen from all over the world. So the alleged support (way more in the MSM than it was practical in reality) was a way to make ’em believe we all were into booting Assad when, and not only for Westerners : even Russia, China or India let their looneys move to Syria/Iraq, the goal… Read more »

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Diego Prendergast

Public record shows the Syria Invasion was paid for by Saudi in USD. They bought the scum of the earth and the MSM.

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In fact you have the Qatari will to sell the North-Dome gas through pipeline as a starting point. When Assad refused to allow the transit of the pipeline in 2009, decision was taken to remove him. Saudis are partly responsible for the escalation. Partly, because Assad calling Iran for help while they had already extended tentacles in Iraq and Lebanon while teaming with the Muslim Brotherhood in Sudan+Egypt an placing their Houthi pawn in Yemen meant the building of a political Islamist Shia crescent allied with Sunni Islamists in Egypt/Sudan in a pincher movement pattern designed to crush the monarchies…… Read more »

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Does make some sense as afterall who knows what twisted games these people play and what the true objectives are.

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No one is innocent, baby, there are no good guys, some are just worst… And the worst ones are likely to depict the lesser evil ones as being the worst…
Just take a look at the UNHRC : all the worst human rights offenders managed to have a seat in the council, and they maybe published one resolution for the genocide in Darfour while at every meeting, they single out a democracy which even hasn’t death penalty and has to deal with foreign funded terrorist organisations…

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@ Daesh;” And the worst ones are likely to depict the lesser evil ones as being the worst…”

And that is no more evident than in the failed state of Israel .