Deputy Spokesperson of the U.S. Department of State, Mark Toner, during a regular briefing on April 25 said that the U.S. expresses serious concern over Turkey’s aggression in Syria and Iraq. Read more
Al-Hasaka governorate has always been of a special character due to its demographic diversity; Arabs, Kurds, Assyrians, Armenians, Yazidis, Christians, Muslims, and other ethnic and religious groups that have long lived there creating a unique fabric where cultural heritage overlaps in a beautiful way.
Today the governorate is in a different situation where every group fears for itself, the Syrian north is divided like never before. Kurdish administration has laid its shadows on ethnic groups, particularly Arabs, and even on Kurds themselves. Immigration is on the rise among most groups, especially Assyrians, the original inhabitants of that land.
On the evening of 6 April 2017 a little before Damascus’ midnight, came out Trump’s statements of a possible strike on Syria within few hours. On 7 April at 03:42 AM, explosions were heard in Shayrat town and all surrounding towns and villages, the sky was lit with fire. 59 Tomahawks had been fired from the Mediterranean targeting Shayrat military airfield in Homs, the main airfield used by the Syrian Army to target ISIS and Qaeda affiliates. The Americans did it.
Without any international consultation, without any permission from Security Council, without any legal right, the American administration paraded its bullying once again. Explaining its action, the American administration announced that this strike was a retaliation to a “chemical attack” on Khan Shiekhoun on 4 April 2017, allegedly carried out by the Syrian Army. The US assigned itself responsible for punishing the Syrian regime by targeting the airbase from which the chemical attack was allegedly carried out. Read more