almasdarnews.com – Dangerous jihadist offensive at key Hama town ends in dramatic fashion
For nearly three hours on Sunday night, the jihadist rebels attempted to push deep into Qomhana; however, they were eventually encircled by the Syrian Arab Army once reinforcements arrived from both the western and eastern flanks.
presstv.ir – France’s optimism on Raqqah recapture far from reality: Russia
Russia has rejected the US-led coalition’s “rosy forecasts” on surrounding and swiftly retaking the Syrian city of Raqqah from Daesh, saying any such victory could only be achieved through concerted cooperation among all parties fighting terror in the Arab state.
sputniknews.com – We Mean Business: Syria Will Fire Scuds at Israel in Response to Airstrikes
The Syrian government has announced that it will retaliate should Israel continue to conduct airstrikes on Syrian territory.
globalresearch.ca – US Imposed Syria Sanctions Hit Children’s Cancer Treatment at Damascus Children’s Hospital
Damascus: In the cancer ward at Damascus Children’s Hospital, doctors are struggling with a critical shortage of specialist drugs to treat their young patients — and it’s not just due to the general chaos of the Syrian civil war.
Tony Cartalucci – US Expands De Facto Syrian Invasion
The recent expansion of US military forces in Syria follows a predictable, singular agenda targeting this nation for decades – and more specifically – during the most recent and ongoing conflict which began in 2011 amid the US-engineered “Arab Spring.”