Press TV – KSA spymaster-Mossad talks spark anger
A meeting between the Saudi Arabian spy chief, Prince Bandar bin Sultan bin Abdulaziz Al Saud and the director of Israel’s Mossad intelligence agency, Tamir Bardo, has infuriated Saudi authorities.
According to the Wall Street Journal, Bandar is leading the rebel forces trying to overthrow the Syrian government. Many analysts consider Bandar a prime suspect in the apparent false-flag chemical weapons attack in al-Ghouta.
voiceofrussia.com – Still no date for Syria peace talks – UN-Arab League envoy
voiceofrussia.com – Lavrov urges to dismiss idea of solving Syria conflict by means of intervention
“We continue to work actively on the initiative to hold the Geneva-2 conference with our American partners and a team led by UN and Arab League Special Envoy to Syria Lakhdar Brahimi”, he said speaking at an event marking the Islamic New Year.
“We believe it’s nesessary to dismiss illusions regarding the possibility of resolving the Syrian conflict by means of outside intervention and unrealistic plans to topple the current regime,” the Russian Foreign Minister underlined.
globalresearch.ca – Regional War Scenario. NATO-US-Turkey War Games Off the Syrian Coastline
According to Turkish press reports, Turkey’s High Command will be hosting NATO’S Invitex military exercise in the Eastern Mediterranean in a clear act of provocation directed against Syria.
The Invitex-Eastern Mediterranean war games are scheduled from November 4 to 14.
Deafening silence. Not a single Western media has reported on these war games.
The official release by the TKS High Command suggests a war games scenario involving a regional war, under the assumption that the ongoing US-NATO-Israeli covert war on Syria could lead to military escalation. The countries considered to be a threat to Turkey and NATO are not mentioned.
en.alalam.ir – ‘Turkey let militants from 83 countries in Syria’
Syrian Deputy Foreign MinisterFaisal Muqdad says Turkey has let terrorist from 83 countries to enter Syria to topple the government.
Speaking to al-Alam on Tuesday, Muqdad criticized foreign supporters of the insurgency in Syria, saying that, instead of helping Syrian people, the United States, France, Turkey and Saudi Arabia are sending them more weapons to continue the war.
A report by the American Pentapolis Agency of statistics on September showed at least 130 thousand non-Syrian militants are fighting in Syria.
Assad advisor: With political will, Syrian crisis over in 2 weeks, Syria says it’s not going to the long awaited peace summit to hand over power or form a transitional government. The statement from the country’s information minister has sparked fears the planned Geneva conference will be called off. We now have an exclusive opportunity discuss this vital issue directly with an advisor to President Assad, Dr. Bouthania Shaaban. She joins us live from our Damascus studio. sana.sy – Shaaban: Syria will go to Geneva II to reach political agreement among the Syrians
voiceofrussia.com – Western help to militants cost Syria 100,000 deaths – expert, Marcus Popandopulous, Publisher and Editor of Politics First .. in an interview to Voice of Russia
Popandopulous also expressed regret that it had taken over 100.000 lives for the officials to understand a peace conference was needed: “Brutal reality is that back in 2011 the West led by the US and its regional allies, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, Qatar, saw an opportunity to remove a non-compliant governments in Syria, which follows an independent foreign policy. They certainly underestimated the resolve of the Syrian government, they certainly underestimated the resolve of the Syrian armed forces, and they certainly underestimated the support that the Syrian government has within Syria.
It is quite ironic that we hear them saying ‘we have to have peace in Syria’, it is quite ironic that we hear western politicians and regional politicians saying ‘we have to have peace in Syria’ when it is their actions which have brought about the bloodshed in Syria. If the western and regional allies have not provided military, logistical and political support to the militant on the ground in Syria, we wouldn’t have had a 100,000 deaths today,” Popandopulous concluded.
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Thierry Meyssan – Syria has Changed
The media coverage of the war in Syria examines only military, diplomatic and humanitarian action. It ignores profound transformation. However, one does not survive a sea of violence without changing profoundly. From Damascus, where he has lived for two years, Thierry Meyssan describes this evolution.