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Jaysh al-Islam and Liwa-al-Islam Now deceased Chemical Waeapon Expert Zahran Alloush has been working for Saudi Intelligence since the 1980s. An in depth investigation concluded that Alloush was the field commander who gave the direct order to deploy the chemical weapons attack in East Ghouta in August 2013.
By Christof Lehmann On Saturday, December 26th, 2015

Syrian Air Strike Exterminates Commander Behind 2013 Chemical Weapons Attack in Ghouta

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : Zahran Alloush, the commander of the Jaysh al-Islam alliance was killed in a Damascus suburb. August 21, 2013 the Saudi intelligence asset Alloush was commanding Liwa-al-Islam when More...

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By Christof Lehmann On Saturday, July 8th, 2017

Russia & US reach consensus about ceasefire in southwest Syria: Implications

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : In the wake of the first meeting between Russian President Vladimir Putin and U.S. President Donald Trump, on the sidelines of the G20 in Hamburg, Germany, officials from both sides stated More...

April 6, 2017. U.S. President Donald Trump postures after cruise missile strikes against Syrian military forces, after alleged chemical weapons use by "regime forces".
By nsnbc On Tuesday, June 27th, 2017

White House threatens Syria over “potential evidence” for “potential chemical weapons attack”

nsnbc : The White House, late Monday, claimed it has identified “potential preparations” for a chemical attack by the Syrian government, and said the Syrian government and military would pay a heavy More...

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By nsnbc On Sunday, June 4th, 2017

Worst of Syrian war is behind us: Assad

nsnbc : Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said the worst of the now six-year-long war in Syria “is behind us”. The statement was made in an interview with the India-based WION television and against the More...

Displaced twice. Palestinian refugees in the Yarmouk refugee camp in Damascus 2014
By nsnbc On Saturday, May 6th, 2017

Guarantor powers plan to publish map of de-escalation zones in Syria by June 4

nsnbc : Following the last  rounds of talks on Syria in Astana, Russia, Turkey and Iran, plan to publish a map of de-escalation zones in Syria by June 4. In Astana this week, the parties signed a memorandum calling More...

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By Christof Lehmann On Thursday, April 13th, 2017

China and Russia Veto UN Security Council Resolution on Syria – No Carte Blanche for Chapter VII

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : Permanent UN Security Council member Russia, on Wednesday, used its veto right to block the adoption of a resolution on Syria that would have condemned the alleged use of chemical weapons More...

By Christof Lehmann On Tuesday, April 11th, 2017

No “Problems” with Export of Iraqi – Kurdish Oil via Turkey and Drawing New Borders in the Middle East

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : Amidst intense discussions about a referendum on the independence of northern Iraq’s predominantly Kurdish region, the Kurdistan Ministry of Natural Resources notes that there were More...

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By nsnbc On Sunday, April 9th, 2017

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson heads to Moscow on April 12

 nsnbc : U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson heads to Moscow on April 12, merely days after the United States hit the al-Shairat Airport in the countryside of Homs, Syria, with more than 50 cruise missiles, More...

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By nsnbc On Saturday, April 8th, 2017

After US Cruise Missile Raid in Syria, Russia Suspends Russia – US Security Hotline

nsnbc : After the U.S. on Friday had delivered a strike with Tomahawk missiles at an airbase of the Syrian Air Force in Shayrat, the Russian Defense Ministry suspends as of April 8 the operations of a communications More...

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By nsnbc On Wednesday, April 5th, 2017

UN Security Council Opts for Investigation of Alleged Chemical Weapons Attack in Syria

nsnbc : Briefing an emergency meeting of the Security Council following the reports of alleged chemical weapons use in Khan Shaykhun, southern rural Idleb, Syria, a senior United Nations official for disarmament More...