Monthly Archives: September 2014

Britain conducts first raids in Syria against ISIS

Britain conducted its first air raids against ISIS target.  The American and their Arab “allies” conducted raids against ISIS and al-Nusra also.  Targets included Conco Gas factory, and other targets in Idlib.  In the rest of the country the flames … Continue reading

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Syria: more raids and uncertainty

The raids on the Islamic State continued.  Oil refineries, a plastic factory and other target were hit around al-Raqqa and Deir al-Zur.  The battles near Ayn al-Arab/Kobani continued with the Islamic State shelling the city itself.   Abu Muhammad al-Julani, … Continue reading

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Air raids continue while IS adjusts

Air raids continued against the Islamic State.  Targets were oil facilities near al-Raqqa and al-Tabni Salt mine, which provided more than %65 of Syria’s Salt demand in the past.    The Islamic State continued its assault on Ayn al-Arab/Kobani, unaffected … Continue reading

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Raids against the Islamic State continued

The air raids against the Islamic State continued.  The targets hit by the Americans, and their “allies,” were long, but most important are the oil producing/refining facilities that were hit.  The big news that started getting to the front is … Continue reading

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Syrian oil fields under attack

The Americans and their “allies” attacked oil fields under the control of the Islamic State in Syria.  The oil field attacked are around Deir al-Zur and al-Raqqa.  As of today, the Islamic State controls the Tanak and al-Umar/Omr important oil … Continue reading

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Syria today is uncertain of tomorrow

Syria is still adjusting to the American bombs and rockets.  Syrians are busy talking about who is slated to benefit from this attack on the Islamic State.  No clear foe on the ground had materialized to confront the Islamic State, … Continue reading

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After the bombs were dropped

Today the news coming out of Syria are mostly connected to the raids done by the Americans and their “allies,” on the 22nd of September, 2014.  The Dollar rates vs the Syrian Pound/Lira is still showing effects related to fears … Continue reading

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