The safety of over 400,000 people in Raqqa, Syria, where US-backed Syrian opposition forces are bombing ISIS, is of "deep concern" to the UN. The offensive has resulted in "an escalating number of civilian deaths” as well as damage to vital civilian infrastructure, the organization added.
The US has never liberated a Middle Eastern country - ever. And the fear of the civilians in Mosul is understandable considering the indiscriminate carnage occurring there, Mike Raddie, editor, BSNews, human rights activist, told RT.
In a move that may affect the protracted Raqqa offensive, Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL) terrorists have “essentially moved” their so-called capital in Syria to the eastern province of Deir ez-Zor, Fox News reported, citing unnamed US defense officials.
The shocking thing about the attack on a Syrian bus convoy is the story that came out in Western mainstream media immediately after did not match what eyewitnesses were saying, claims Patrick Henningsen, executive editor of 21st Century Wire.com.
Just when you thought the hypocrisy and mendacity of the British political establishment could not sink any lower, up pops the proposal to strip Asma Assad, wife to Syria’s President Bashar Assad, of her British citizenship.