ㅤ"’We can not know the kinds of gases, but we suspected chlorine and treated patients on this basis because of the symptoms,’ Zaher Batal, the head of the Aleppo Doctors Syndicate, told Reuters. He indicated that the assault marks the ‘first gas attack against civilians in the city since the [Syrian] conflict erupted more than seven years ago’ in March 2011.
ㅤ’The explosive [shells] contain toxic gases that led to choking among civilians,’ Aleppo city’s police chief Issam al-Shilli told the state-run Syrian Arab News Agency (SANA), Reuters noted.
ㅤSANA reportedly claimed that ‘107 people were injured, including children, after militants hit three districts with projectiles containing gases that caused choking.’
ㅤThe U.K.-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR), which uses ground sources to monitor the conflict, placed the estimated number of people who suffered from ‘suffocation’ after the attack at 94, ‘including tens of children and women.’"
ㅤFull story at Breitbart. Posted here on 11/26/18. See "chemical weapons, syria, aleppo."
TRUMP: U.S. TROOPS WILL BE OUT OF SYRIA ‘VERY SOON’
ㅤ”President Trump said on Thursday that the U.S. would be out of Syria ‘very soon’ in the fight against ISIS.
ㅤ’We’re knocking the hell out of ISIS. We’ll be coming out of Syria, like, very soon,’ President Trump said in an Ohio speech focused on infrastructure, referring to the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria terror group.
ㅤ’Let the other people take care of it now. Very soon. Very soon, we’re coming out. We’re going to have a hundred percent of the caliphate, as they call it. Sometimes referred to as land, taking it all back. Quickly, quickly,’ he continued.”
Full story and video at The Hill, image from twitter(.com) – 3/29/18.
Tags: syria, isis. 𑗉
RUSSIAN FIGHTER JET SHOT DOWN IN SYRIA
ㅤ”‘A Russian fighter jet Su-25 crashed when flying over the Idlib de-escalation zone,’ the Defense Ministry told TASS, a state-run media outlet. ‘According to preliminary information, the jet was brought down with a portable anti-aircraft missile system.’
ㅤThe missile was fired by Jabhat al-Nusra, the ministry added, which is an affiliate of al Qaeda operating in Syria.
ㅤSecretary of State Rex Tillerson cited the group’s persistence as evidence that the U.S. needs to retain a presence in the country following the defeat of the Islamic State as a land-holding terrorist organization.'”
Full story at The Washington Examiner, image from taskandpurpose(.com) – 2/3/18.
ㅤTags: jihad, kremlin, moscow, russia, terrorism, vladimir putin, jabhat al-nusra, al qaeda, syria.
ㅤ”‘The leadership team that is in place right now has certainly enabled us to succeed,’ Brig. Gen. Andrew Croft, the ranking U.S. Air Force officer in Iraq, told Fox News. ‘I couldn’t ask for a better leadership team to work for, to enable the military to do what it does best.’
ㅤMarine Col. Seth Folsom agreed, saying he thought it was going to take at until next spring to make the gains that they have made in less than a year. He attributes it to the ‘clear mandate’ they have received.'”
ㅤFull story at The Independent Journal Review, image from ijr(.com) • isis, islam, islamic state, islamist, muslim, muslim brotherhood, radical islam, salafist, sharia law, iraq, syria ㅤ Home