Military expert to ST: Liberation of Khan Sheikhoun in Idleb will be a direct military defeat for Turkish regime

The military and strategic expert has asserted that the liberation of Khan Sheikhoun city will tighten the noose on terrorist organizations' strongholds in the northern countryside of Hama and it will be a direct military defeat for the Turkish occupation forces in Morek area and in the East of the city.

Retired Brigadier-General Haitham Hassoun told the Syria Times e-newspaper that the importance of Khan Sheikhoun city lies in the fact that it is the terrorists' largest stronghold in the south of Idleb.

Syrian Political Analyst Ammar Waqqaf to ST: Nobody Wants the Syrian Public to Feel Comfortable

The Syria Times e-newspaper conducted an interview with the SyrianPolitical analyst, Ammar Waqqaf living in the UK, the founder and director of GNOSOS, an organization that focuses on stakeholder opinion in Syria and Middle East.

 On how he currently views Syria and on whether there has been any shift in interest, he said that there hasn’t been a shift in interest although the Syrian issue has dropped from the agenda significantly. One reason for that is that the refugee crisis has eased a lot compared with three or four years ago. So, the Syrian issue is not the hot topic that it was a few years back.

The military operations and bloodshed have lessened as well .So there is not much news about the front as well. And also mainly because the ability of Europe to do something and change something has also reduced, and that also the Americans now are the one who are calling the shots basically.

Sen. Richard Black to ST: Establishment of an occupied zone within Syria is prohibited by international law

Virginia Senator Richard Black has described the ‘safe’ zone which the United States and Turkey seek to establish in the north of Syria as an ‘occupied’ zone, stressing that this move is prohibited by the International law.

In an interview with Syria Times e-newspaper, the senator said that the actions of the US ignore the fact that this is not the imaginary land known as “Kurdistan.” It is Syria.

“The idea of a “no-fly zone” was intended to facilitate an all-out attack on Syria,” the Senator asserted, adding that Washington wants to preserve the Kurdish-run pocket in northern Syria in order to inhibit trade between Iran and Syria.

Dr. Mahdi Dakhlallah to ST: Syria eventually will return united

Member of the Baath Arab Socialist Party’s Regional Leadership Dr. Mahdi Dakhlallah has underscored that Syria eventually will unite and gain complete sovereignty over all its territories. 

He told Syria Times e-newspaper that the Turkish regime’s head Racep Tayyip Erdogan  can’t implement what he circulates through media outlets into action as regards his vow to establish a'safe’ zone and to carry out an operation east of the Euphrates river in northern Syria.

Syrian political analyst to ST: Mossad officers operate in Idleb under the guise of “western military experts”

Syrian political analyst Dr. Ahmad al-Derzi has underscored that wherever the Americans exist, the Israelis will be with them indirectly through dual-nationality, and then the Israeli existence will be turned into different forms such as the current Israeli existence in Syria in general and in Idleb in particular.

“In Syria, Israel has created agents network in cooperation with western intelligence agencies, especially Britain, as happened in Daraa, Quneitra and other provinces,” the analyst told the Syriatimes e-newspaper, indicating that the White Helmets organization which fabricates chemical attacks is an example of this network.