Selected Articles: Towards Syria’s Revival?

In Syria, we have heard of significant progress following the ceasefire agreement with the warring parties. Syrian refugees successively returned to their abandoned homes to renew their economic activities. Damascus held its first modern trade fair after several years dating back to 1954. The Syrian Army was able to recover militant-held provinces after a devastating blow to the ISIS. 

Is Syria nearing its complete revival? Or is the Washington simply re-structuring their drawing board? Read our selected articles below to know what’s going on.

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Video: Syrian Army Delivers Devastating Blow to ISIS in Homs Province

By South Front, August 19, 2017

According to the Syrian Defense Ministry, pro-government fighters have liberated the Tuweiyan gas factory, the Tuweiyan gas field, the Akram gas field, the Husain gas field, the Ghadur gas field and the Tuweiyan station. The SAA reportedly destroyed 15 armed vehicles of ISIS and removed dozens of IEDs and mines planted in the gas fields.

Syrian Conflict Nearing Its End: Adviser to President Assad

By Press TV, August 19, 2017

Speaking in an exclusive interview with Lebanon-based Arabic-language al-Mayadeen television news network on Friday, Bouthaina Shaaban said the inauguration of Damascus International Fair and regional participation proves a “U-turn was achieved” in the foreign-sponsored crisis.

Damascus International Fair Signals Syria’s Revival

By Adam Garrie, August 19, 2017

While winning the war against radical Salafist/Wahhabi terrorism is crucial, securing a peace that is based on the future prosperity of the Syrian people is essential. The Syrian government, its state partners and private businesses and entrepreneurs from around the world seem to determined to view the challenges of post war Syria as mutual opportunities.

Terrorist Attack directed against Damascus International Fair. At Least Four Killed

By Sputnik, August 20, 2017

The local source told RIA Novosti that the shelling came from Eastern Ghouta on Damascus’ outskirks controlled by anti-government armed militant groups.

Carla Del Ponte – A War Crimes Prosecutor or A Guided Missile Against Syria?

By Sarah Abed, August 20, 2017

Only one week after announcing her decision to step down as one of the three members on the UN Independent Commission of Inquiry on Syria where she has spent five years since it’s inception in September 2012, Carla Del Ponte told Swiss media in interviews published Sunday, that her team has collected enough evidence against the President of Syria, Dr. Bashar Al Assad to convict him of war crimes.

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