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    Quote Originally Posted by OUTLAW 09 View Post
    This is the face of the Obama/Rhodes WH who does nothing "stupid" in Syria....except allowing civilians (men, women, children) to be killed ...

    The face of a broken man, lost both his wife and daughters in a single regime terror attack on #Aleppo

    Syrian man in #Aleppo is inconsolable after he finds his little daughter, dead
    https://youtu.be/CvaykaNDLI0

    Assad airforce lost 4 pilots in 24 hrs.
    https://twitter.com/syrianpc/status/749314083397206016
    He just lost his beloved wife and baby girl.
    Tell him of a "partially working cessation of hostilities".
    Useless UNSC

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    Listen in.
    Heavy cluster bomb raids all across #RifDimashq today
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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tCGb...ature=youtu.be

    Russia fights terrorists in Syria. US sanctions Russia. Therefore, US "supports terrorists." @mfa_russia's odd logic http://www.mid.ru/ru/foreign_policy/...ent/id/2340873

    The final toll of the airborne terror attacks on #Rastan is 4 dead, incl. 2 children, 13 injured, incl. 8 children.
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    Why Are #Kremlin's #Trolls Spreading #Online Hoaxes?:
    http://wp.me/p1wMhe-3Q4

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    Manbij: #ISIS launched a massive offensive against #YPG around #Manbij and captured several villages north and east of #Manbij today.

    Iran uses civilian airline to transport foreigners to fight #Syrians. How can world stand by & watch destruction ME? https://twitter.com/gholhaki/status/746001082481053696

    Fancy new (to Syria) SPBE cluster munitions deployed by Russian Su-24 jets over Idlib. Photo credit @SyriaCivilDef

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    Manbij: #ISIS captured 8 villages from #YPG around #Manbij since yesterday.

    Syria Regime continues (paid) mass evacuation of loyalist people from #DeirEzzor city toward #Qamishli by helicopters
    ~200/day

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    Quote Originally Posted by OUTLAW 09 View Post
    Fancy new (to Syria) SPBE cluster munitions deployed by Russian Su-24 jets over Idlib. Photo credit @SyriaCivilDef
    Yet again, SPBE submunitions, only appearing since Russia started bombing Syria
    https://twitter.com/snhr/status/749534872495161344

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    ProAssad supporter Fisk.....

    Curious. Robert Fisk visits Mezzeh military prison & never thinks to ask about 1000s abused & killed there

    http://www.independent.co.uk/news/wo...-a7113556.html

    Rebels capture Citadel Hill in Latakia and loot abandoned government position
    https://youtube.com/watch?v=vccYNuFjHUc

    FSA claim repelled (the usual) #IS-night assault on northern #Aleppo villages

    Daraa: #IS attacked meeting of #FSA "Southern Front" -leaders with suiciders wearing explosive belts in Inkhil
    7 dead Horan brigade

    North #Latakia Updates: Opposition took control of Kapi Kaya and Sarraf villages in NW of Kellaz. Clashes in Jabal Abu Ali and al-Bayda.

    Suqur al-Jebal inflicting casualties on pro-Regime forces trying to advance in #Handarat.
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N-cBUjtSU4M
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    Regime attempts to fully surround #Aleppo are intensifying, offensives reported near Layramoun & against Handarat refugee camp today #Syria

    BUT WAIT Russian lied again when it stated via their FM that Syria did not intend to attack Aleppo......and the Obama/Rhodes WH honestly believes they can be "trusted"....when they cannot even fulfill Minsk 2....

    Rebels repelling pro-Regime forces in #Handarat, despite airstrikes.
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jV4TBq30esg
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xNitfQp9YVk
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    Weapons & ammo seized by 1st Coastal Division on Mount Qalaa (RPG-26 launchers), N. #Latakia
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vccYNuFjHUc

    Precise #TOW strike by 1st Coastal Division inside Regime-held building in N. #Latakia.
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lpBxMtIFuZk

    Suqur Jebal & Zinki also involved in renewed push vs #IS N. #Aleppo.
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JOOmix4dzfA
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GdX11k9FBK4

    1st Coastal Division #TOW strike on bulldozer in Jebal Turkman, N. #Latakia. Apparent miss.
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OI4gdtg2yOg

    Important gathering of Sham Front Rebels amidst increasing pressure on #ISIS in N. #Aleppo.
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DzFUtumDhg4

    Liwa al-Mutasim (#FSA) took out a #Daesh car bomb in Tal Ahmar with an US .50cal machine gun
    https://youtu.be/SZ6opsAKQ00

    Very interesting - never before seen - #FSA tank variation armored vehicle N of #Aleppo.
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N_y_-wQVELU
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    Part of a large new #FSA/moderate rebel offensive vs. #ISIS along the Syrian-Turkish border.
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kQLPHoACobo

    Turkish company "ÇUHADAR TREYLER" transports #FSA tank & BMP vs. #ISIS inside(!) #Syria.
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hznX7QcFGLM

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    Julia Davis @JuliaDavisNews
    #RussiaLies
    Vesti claims that #Turkey offered compensation to the family of the fallen pilot, but the family refused to take it.


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    Quote Originally Posted by OUTLAW 09 View Post
    Julia Davis @JuliaDavisNews
    #RussiaLies
    Vesti claims that #Turkey offered compensation to the family of the fallen pilot, but the family refused to take it.

    Julia Davis @JuliaDavisNews
    Vesti: "Finally, Erdogan complied with all of #Putin's demands."
    Russian Screen reads: "You don't chop off a repentant head"

    Vesti: "#Turkey has itself crammed full of Islamic radicals."
    Nonetheless, #Russia tells its tourists to go there.

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    Syria's Assad keeps key portfolios in new cabinet line-up
    http://reut.rs/299sNLf

    #Syria #FSA try to storm #IS held town of Al-Ra'i in northern #Aleppo
    http://wikimapia.org/#lang=de&lat=36...48015&z=14&m=b

    Breaking. Jaish Al-Fateh launched assault to take Tell Abou Ali & Burj Bayda in Jebal Turkman, N. #Latakia. Heavy artillery shelling ongoing

    Regime drone overlooking #Aleppo's Al-Layramoun roundabout
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pzze...ature=youtu.be
    http://wikimapia.org/#lang=de&lat=36...15893&z=16&m=b

    Jaish al-Tahrir (FSA affiliate) claims al-Nusra raided its HQ in Idlib, arrested its leader & 40 others #Syria

    FSA Jaish al-Tahrir is a major force involved in fighting #IS, #Assad army and #IRGC militias in #Aleppo and #Latakia.

    Seems like a Nusra campaign against Jaish al-Tahrir in Mount Zawiya. Still unknown why.

    The DISPUTE was between Jaish Al Tahrir leaders themselves and JN intervened when they were asked to. JN was asked to by multiple JaT leadrs


    IS seized Khirbat ar-Rus & Jubb al-Ashara
    Now #SDF-Tishrin Dam supply line in danger


    Pro-#Assad forces fleeing the battlefield in #Handarat (Northern #Aleppo) today.

    Syria Rebels hit group of #Assad-forces in Handarat front with ATMG
    & rest fled
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6SesG0ZPkco
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    Map. The situation in #Aleppo with damaged/destroyed buildings (as per @UNOSAT) shown.
    HD - http://www.mediafire.com/convkey/5d5...s5q13pubzg.jpg

    Report from Mallah farms front in northern #Aleppo shows mass destruction
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=er0vOfLlXxo
    http://wikimapia.org/#lang=de&lat=36...38424&z=14&m=b

    FSA blow up regime technical in northern #Daraa with TOW
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TR0lOhrNaSs
    http://wikimapia.org/#lang=de&lat=33...07254&z=14&m=b

    ISIS has launched a massive counter attack to break the YPG Siege of on Manbij city and so far has gained many positions

    ISIS has captured Al-Nuamiyah,Khirbet Al-Rus,Jubb Asharah,Khirbet Al-Ashrah,Jabal Aqrah,Mount Umm Al-Sarj,Quraa Saghir&Kabeer&Jubb Nahid

    Heavy Clashes in Zunqul village between YPG and ISIS

    Manbij:
    #IS drive vehicle bomb into Kaber Kabir after seized southern mountains & villages
    http://wikimapia.org/#lang=de&lat=36...79393&z=14&m=b

    ISIS advancing north and south of #Manbij now, using huge VBIEDs against #YPG militias.
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    Daesh cut off cable phone lines for entire #Manbej

    Yarmouk Battle: heavy artillery shelling on Jebal Turkman, N. #Latakia.

    1 week after major offensive on #Mallah, Rebels still resist despite relentless airstrikes.
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=er0vOfLlXxo

    Saif Al-Islam blew up with a #TOW a 23 mm gun & its crew in Tell Qareen, N. #Daraa.
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TR0lOhrNaSs

    Over 5 Quds brigade militiamen have been killed after a bid to break Handarat Camp in. In #Syria's #Aleppo

    FSA News ‏@FSATruth
    #Breaking
    #FSA #Southern_Front brigades start major new battles against #Daesh in sw #Daraa

    The car bomb planted by #NSyA affiliated grps that killed the #ISIS deputy of the Euphrates in al-Bukamal 2 days ago
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    AND this is from a former US Ex Ambassador....

    http://en.news-front.info/2016/07/01...ish+News+front

    John Herbst:

    Assad should stay to prevent extremists from taking over

    Published: 01 July 2016, 12:28

    “I think Russia is right on this very specific point that the only alternatives right now to Assad are Islamic extremists,” Herbst said on Thursday. “I think Assad is a tyrant, he is brutal, but he is not as bad as the Islamic extremists.”

    Herbst stated he believed the US government had been “a little bit unrealistic” regarding the Assad regime, and Washington needed to adjust to acknowledge the Syrian government’s survival.

    “I think Assad regime will have power in Syria for a while. It will be foolish for us to get rid of him because the only thing we would do if we got rid of him would be to allow Islamic extremists to come to power,” he maintained.

    Herbst also noted that the United States and Russia had similar interests in Syria, and could cooperate.

    “It may be possible to cooperate, but there is a very serious problem in this area, and that is, most of the Russian military activities are directed against not the Islamic extremists, but against the very weak forces that are supported by the United States,” he claimed.

    However, if Russia stopped supporting military action against US-backed groups in Syria, the way would be open for greater cooperation between Washington and Moscow, Herbst maintained.

    “If Russia were to stop doing that, I think it is possible for the United States and Russia to work together against ISIS [Daesh] against Jabhat al-Nusra and other extremist Islamists,” he added.

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    People in Jayrud fear the worse after captured pilot killed
    https://www.youtu.be/9MpXrBLsQ0E

    Criminals: Qasem Soleimani #Iran/#IRGC, Nuri al-Maliki #Iraq (ex-PM) & Mohammed Abdul Salam #Yemen/#Houthi militia

    Make no mistake, it’s no coincidence that Marat al-Numan & Kafranabel have now both seen Nusra assert its influence vs. moderate FSA.

    Both towns (soon Ariha?) have housed confident, locally-rooted & West-backed FSA factions whose long-term presence challenged Nusra.

    Jaish al-Tahrir issues warning to Jabhat al-Nusra & calls for issues to be resolved in court:
    https://twitter.com/threrr1/status/749379556457476096

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    Thanks @KyleWOrton for recording my comments on BBC Radio about the reported US-#Russia proposal:
    https://youtu.be/hkdSmUAlUFY

    Mountain Hawks Brigade commander discusses the Hndarat front, Regime still being repelled after months of attempts
    https://youtu.be/xNitfQp9YVk

    Fighting in Mallah north of #Aleppo city intensifying. If army takes it, it will be able to cut Castello & besiege oppos'n districts

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    Extremely interesting applies to both Syria and Iraq.....

    Hassan Hassan ‏@hxhassan
    Isis has conducted exactly 666 suicide operations since Nov., according to the stats I've been compiling here. 666 suicide bombers in 8 mo.

    "Let him that hath understanding count the number of the beast: for it is the number ... 666"

    Hassan Hassan ‏@hxhassan
    Isis conducted 100 suicide operations in June. 3 in Sirte, 56 in Iraq & 41 Syria (YPG & Assad, 19 each; rebels, 3).

    ISIS suicide ops in May, 81 ops. 77 IEDs. 21 inghimasis. Casualties: 225 FSA; 1591 ISF; 320 Kurds; 638 regime.

    Isis carried out 83 suicide operations in April in Iraq & Syria -- Anbar was the hotspot, followed by #Aleppo

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