Fundamentalist Islamic coalition Jaysh/Jaish al Fatah (Army of Conquest) announce merger of Western deemed moderate group into the coalition

Official Jaish al Fatah statement released on the 27 September announcing the full merger of Western deemed moderate group Nour al Din al Zenki Movement and Suquor al Sham into the fundamentalist Islamic coalition.

Revealing interview with Jabhat Fatah al Sham commander in Aleppo by German Press

Jürgen Todenhöfer, reporter for the German news outlet Kölner Stadtanzeiger (also an author and politician) has interviewed a Jabhat Fatah al sham (Jabhat al Nusrah) commander Abu al-Ezz in Aleppo recently (16 September 2016). Original German article: Kölner Stadtanzeiger article (26 Sep 2016) - Interview mit Al Nusra-Kommandeur "Die Amerikaner stehen auf unserer Seite": English…Read more Revealing interview with Jabhat Fatah al Sham commander in Aleppo by German Press

Civilian casualties rise amid increased Russian and Syrian airstrikes

According to widespread reports, civilian casualties and deaths have increased dramatically following the latest Cessation of Hostilities agreement failure. BBC News article (18 Sep 2016) - Air strikes hit rebel-held areas of Aleppo, monitors say: UN News Centre article (20 Sep 2016) - UN officials condemn attacks against aid convoy and warehouse in rural Aleppo:…Read more Civilian casualties rise amid increased Russian and Syrian airstrikes

How early did fundamentalist Islamic opposition groups emerge or arrive in Syria?

The stated aim quoted by Western politicians and main stream media news outlets for the support of opposition groups throughout the Syrian conflict is 'the establishment of a democratic, free Syria'. The WIDER View has reported on many occasions that this stated goal has been compromised from the early days of the conflict. This post…Read more How early did fundamentalist Islamic opposition groups emerge or arrive in Syria?

So what is the future for Syria?

    As Syria's civil war continues with no sign of resolution despite multiple ceasefire attempts resulting in failure and the myriad of interests, both domestic, regional and foreign, The WIDER View asks - What is the future for Syria? Below is a brief list describing some of the possibilities, in extremely broad terms, of…Read more So what is the future for Syria?

Fundamentalist Islamic group Jabhat Ansar al Din release new video showing recent battles in Aleppo to break siege

Fundamentalist coalition and Western deemed terrorist organistation Jabhat Ansar al Din has released a new video depicting recent battles in Aleppo to break the siege. The main offensive was spearheaded by the Jaish al Fatah coalition (Army of Conquest) with Jabhat Fatah al Sham leading the way in tandem with other fundamentalist and Western deemed…Read more Fundamentalist Islamic group Jabhat Ansar al Din release new video showing recent battles in Aleppo to break siege