Syrian Army recaptures key Golan Heights crossing

A file photo of Syrian Army troops

Syrian army troops have established control over a key crossing in the israeli-occupied Golan Heights shortly after it fell into the hands of foreign-backed militants.

On Thursday, Syrian forces liberated the Quneitra Crossing – situated between Syria and the Golan Heights – after heavy clashes with anti-government gunmen.

Earlier in the day, israeli media reported that foreign-backed militants had seized the crossing.

Meanwhile, Austria has announced that it will withdraw its peacekeepers from the UN monitoring force on the Golan Heights in wake of ongoing battles in the area.

Austrians account for about 380 of the 1,000-strong United Nations Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF), and their departure will deal a serious blow to the mission.

israel captured the Golan Heights from Syria during the Six-Day War of 1967, when it also took control of the West Bank and the Gaza Strip.

It annexed the Golan Heights in 1981, although the move was never recognized by the international community and was a violation of international law.

The israeli regime has used various means to help the foreign-sponsored militants in Syria, including the provision of medical assistance.

Also on Thursday, the Syrian troops recaptured the town of al-Daba’a. This came after the Army liberated the strategic town of Qusayr on Wednesday following three weeks of fighting with the militants.

Syria has been gripped by a deadly unrest since March 2011, and many people, including large numbers of government forces, have been killed in the violence.

Damascus says the chaos is being orchestrated from outside the country, and there are reports that a very large number of the militants are foreign nationals.

Source: Press TV

Syria ends 1st phase of Qusayr operation

The Syrian army has successfully concluded the first phase of its operation in the western city of Qusayr. (File photo)

The Syrian army has successfully concluded the first phase of its operation in the strategic western city of Qusayr.

According to reports from the city, an unknown number of security agents from different foreign countries have been detained or killed during the operation.

Syrian forces have inflicted major losses on the militants in Qusayr, destroying their weaponry and equipment.

The Syrian army has also found several caches of weapons, mostly containing israeli-made ammunition.

Qusayr, which is located in the central province of Homs, has been the scene of fierce clashes between Syrian forces and militants over the past few days.

The senior commander of the terrorist group al-Nusra Front, Abu Omar, was among those killed in battle on May 21.

The crisis in Syria began in March 2011.

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said on May 18 that militants from 29 different countries were fighting against the government in different parts of the country.

President Assad also said in April that the situation in Syria was improving as the army enjoyed people’s support in the fight against terrorism.

The Syrian army said in a statement issued on May 21 that it had destroyed an Israeli military vehicle that drove toward the village of Bir Ajam, located in the Israeli-occupied Syrian territory of the Golan Heights.

Source: Press TV

Syria: Al-Qusayr and the Hezbollah

The line of reports from Al-Qusayr remains the same as yesterday, and today we are almost able to say, that the “battle” is pretty close to its end.

Meanwhile, such reports of the presents of fighters of the Lebanese Tayyar Al-Mustaqbal (Future Movement) in al-Qusayr are interesting:

“Province of Homs. The cleanup operation against those armed gangs and groups, who are entrenched in the neighborhoods, continues. Currently, the main forces of the surviving terrorists still remain in the northern districts, where also the airport Ad-Dabaa, occupied by them, is located; it seems they apparently intend to use it for their escape from the encirclement.

In the course of the battles from today[21/05/2013 – author], a group of Lebanese fighters was destroyed by Syrian Army members, the group belonged to the Al-Mustaqbal, led by Saad Hariri; as well as a terrorist unit, consisting of 20 men, under the led of the field commander Wrtan al-Zkhuri from the al-Nusra-Front (Dschabhat al-Nusra).

Once again, a group of armed men was tracked down and liquidated at the border to Lebanon, while the gunmen tried to break through the blockade around the city and to help the encircled terrorists.” (ANNA-News)

Both Salafi and Israeli sources, and with the later, the “world community”, hardly get any air while they are getting loudly worked up (het up / excited) that Hezbollah takes part around Al-Qusayr. They modestly ignore the reasons for this, respectively they rant about an “alliance with the dictator”.

The Lebanese Hariri units are the reason. Hariri controls the comfortable and wide swath from the Lebanese Tripoli up to the Syrian border, which was set up by the sponsors of the aggression against Syria.

Foreign terrorists (especially North-African), tons of weapons, and ammunition reach Syria through this corridor. The Al-Mustaqbal will know how to feed themselves from the arsenals, which are passing by. Of course, the safe passage costs something.

Ultimately, Hezbollah is nothing else doing in this scenario than what israel is doing against Hezbollah – they are trying to prevent the rearmament of the Hariri units. Which are not arming themselves against israel, but against a much more uncomfortable enemy in the inland.

That there are Lebanese terrorists groups in Syria for a long time, this does not fit into the world picture which is jointly drawn by Israel and the Salafists (Salafis). So, without further ado, this gets suppressed without hesitation, and therefore, the half-truth looks similiar to a dangerous lie. Continue reading

Syrian army destroys Israeli military vehicle in Golan Heights

File photo shows the line that separates Syria from the Israeli-occupied lands on the Golan Heights.

 

Syria says its army has destroyed an Israeli military vehicle that had crossed the ceasefire line in the occupied Golan Heights.

The Syrian army said in a statement issued on Tuesday that the vehicle drove toward the village of Bir Ajam, located in the “liberated area of Syrian territories where there are armed terrorist groups.”

“Following that, the Israeli enemy fired two rockets from the occupied site of Tal al-Faras toward one of our sites in al-Zubaydiah site; no casualties reported,” the statement added.

Also on Tuesday, the Israeli military said its troops had shot at a target inside Syria, following an incident where gunfire from Syria hit the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights.

The Israeli regime has recently boosted its military activities in the Golan Heights, where clashes between the Syrian army and the militant groups continue.

Syria has been gripped by unrest for over two years, and many people, including large numbers of Syrian soldiers and security personnel, have been killed in the foreign-sponsored militancy.

Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad said on May 18 that militants from 29 different countries were fighting against the government in different parts of the country.

Source: Press TV

‘Israel forces fired at target in Syria’

The file photo shows an Israeli tank on Syria’s illegally annexed Golan Heights.

The Israeli military says its troops have shot at a target inside Syria, after gunfire from Damascus hit the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights.

The military said in a Tuesday statement that the gunfire from Damascus damaged a military vehicle without causing any injuries.

The statement added that the Israeli soldiers “returned precise fire.”

Tel Aviv has recently boosted military activities in the occupied Golan Heights, where clashes between Syrian forces and foreign-sponsored militants have spiked dramatically in recent weeks.

The Israeli military has set up a “military field hospital” at military outpost 105 in the occupied Golan Heights to treat wounded militants fighting against the government in neighboring Syria.

The Israeli military has carried out three airstrikes against Syria so far this year.

On May 5, Syria said the Israeli regime had carried out an airstrike targeting a research center in a suburb of Damascus, following heavy losses of al-Qaeda-affiliated groups at the hands of the Syrian army. According to Syrian media reports, Israeli rockets struck the Jamraya Research Center.

The Jamraya facility was also targeted in an Israeli airstrike in January.  Continue reading

“Global War on Terror” is officially permanent

Recently, the Senate Armed Services Committee held a hearing regarding the 2001 Authorization for the Use of Military Force, the extremely dubious and un-Constitutional legislation that gave the United States government “legal authority” to use military force against “those who planned, authorized, committed or aided” the terrorist attacks on 9/11. Rather than arresting and executing the dual Israeli-American citizens and other traitors who planned, facilitated, executed, and covered up 9/11, using military force against the criminal terrorist state of Israel, whose agents and assets perpetrated and benefitted from that dastardly act, the United States military launched what has turned out to be an endless war against a faceless, amorphous enemy.

The “Global War on Terror” – an Orwellian concept concocted by Zionist Jews and their neocon henchmen – was officially launched as a result of the false flag, PSYOP-style terrorist attack on 9/11. More aptly called the Jewish War of Terror, the genocidal campaign of destruction against the Muslim world, combined with the rise and institutionalization of the tyrannical, un-American police state/Homeland Security complex, represents a threat to liberty and freedom perhaps unprecedented in history.9/11, the event which officially kick started the “Global War on Terror,” accomplished two goals primarily.

First, it justified the various military Continue reading

De Gaulle vu par l’Egypte nassérienne

Au-delà du jeu de miroirs entre la France de De Gaulle et l’Egypte de Nasser, l’étude de Hoda Abdel-Nasser, dont nous publions un extrait, met l’accent sur l’évolution de la position impartiale française vis-à-vis d’Israël après l’agression de 1967.  

« J’ai commencé à admirer De Gaulle durant la seconde guerre mondiale. Je me souviens de lui défilant sur les Champs-Elysées à la libération de Paris. Durant la guerre, j’ai admiré l’officier déterminé à poursuivre la lutte en dépit de toutes les difficultés. De même, De Gaulle a été courageux en ce qui concerne l’Algérie où il affronta la situation sans louvoyer. Il s’agit d’une question de dignité. Je pense que c’est un homme de principes ; je pense qu’en dépit des difficultés, les relations avec lui diffèrent des relations habituelles avec les politiques. C’est un grand privilège pour un homme que d’être en relation avec un homme de principes ».

Telles sont les paroles prononcées par Nasser au sujet de l’impression que lui fit De Gaulle à travers son histoire personnelle, ses prises de position nationalistes, ses initiatives et ses actions politiques.

« Par son intelligence, sa volonté et son courage, exceptionnels, le président Gamal Abdel-Nasser a rendu à son pays et au monde arabe tout entier des services incomparables. Dans une période de l’Histoire plus dure et dramatique que tout autre, il n’a pas cessé de lutter pour leur indépendance, leur honneur et leur grandeur. Aussi nous étions-nous tous deux bien compris et profondément estimés. Ainsi avions-nous pu rétablir entre la République arabe unie et la France les très bonnes relations que leur commandent leur grande amitié séculaire et leur volonté commune de justice, de dignité et de paix ».

Ici, c’est le général qui exprime son estime à Nasser. Les deux dirigeants ne se sont jamais rencontrés, mais durant leur mandat, les relations franco-égyptiennes d’une part et les relations franco-arabes de l’autre ont connu une évolution déterminante sur une période de temps n’excédant pas dix années ; au regard de l’histoire des relations entre les peuples, une telle période semble courte. Continue reading

israel treats wounded Syria militants

An israeli security guard stands in the emergency room of Ziv Medical Center in the northern Israeli city of Safed, February 16, 2013.

 

An israeli hospital is treating the foreign-sponsored militants who have been injured in clashes with Syrian government forces along the Syrian-israeli border fence in the occupied Golan Heights.

From a reported number of seven militants recently admitted to the israeli hospital, one was found in critical condition with shrapnel wounds to his abdomen, four were moderately wounded and two had light wounds. israeli troops took the militants to the Ziv Medical Center in Israel’s northern city of Safed on Saturday, the Jerusalem Post reported.

The anti-Syria militants are being kept under round-the-clock watch in separate rooms in the Israeli hospital, and there are Arabic interpreters who can communicate with them.

A hospital spokesman, speaking on the condition of anonymity, said the seven wounded militants are likely to be hospitalized for about a week.

Syria has been experiencing unrest since March 2011. Many people, including large numbers of security forces, have been killed in the turmoil.  Continue reading