The massacre was carried out by Branch 227 of the regime’s military intelligence in April 2013, the British newspaper Guardian reports.
Rome’s stance on the Syrian regime has diverged from its Western counterparts, but rapprochement is unlikely to happen soon.
Assad regime forces and allied Iranian militias shelled the village of Maarat Naasan in northwestern Idlib province, killing at least three children.
The State Department says the US does not support efforts to rehabilitate Syrian regime leader Bashar al Assad, and also does not "support others normalising relations".
The best way to counter Russia is by organising a coordinated campaign to counter it in other conflicts—starting with Syria.
Thousands of protesters in northern Idlib mark 11 years since the start of anti-regime uprising in the Arab country, with some waving Ukrainian flags and urging Ukrainians to resist "common enemy" Russia.
Recent history demonstrates that Russian commitments to ceasefires and humanitarian corridors are tentative at best and deliberately manipulative at worst.
The Russian attack on Ukraine has not emerged out of a clear blue sky but rather has been fomented for years in a veritable swamp of spiralling Russian belligerence.
Decades after the bloody Hama massacre, Syrian regime head Bashar al Assad has managed to cling to power, like his father, under the averted gaze of world powers.
The plan will push the country towards more intransigence, and will impede the implementation of international resolutions, the Syrian opposition forces' High Negotiations Committee says.
Attempts to dissuade Bashar al Assad from flooding the region with narcotics will be met with intransigence, underlined by deniability and theatricality.
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