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Russian airstrikes have forced the al-Qaeda-affiliated terrorist organization al-Nusra to appeal for help in the United Nations, Germany's Deutsche Wirtschafts Nachrichten reports.

The German site DWN cites a Reuters report as saying that the terrorist group has asked the UN for a "two-three week truce," and demanded that all attacks on the terrorist group be stopped. 

The group has made this move in the hopes that the break in hostilities will give them time to regroup, preventing their complete destruction, the paper says.

For their part, the United States and Saudi Arabia have long-supported the terror group with arms and finances, while politicians have attempted to put al-Nusra in a more favorable light by counting them in the ranks of the so-called 'moderate opposition', the newspaper suggests. 

And "while the al-Nusra Front has officially rejected al-Qaeda's goals, they have done so only in order to participate in the carve-up of Syria," DWN adds. In the meantime, "a UN report has accused al-Nusra of crimes against humanity."

"Russian airstrikes have put the al-Nusra Front, as well as Daesh, under considerable pressure, recently surrounding [the former] in Aleppo. The Syrian Army, which is supported by the Russians, has been advancing undeterred and does not want to engage in negotiations with the terrorists."

"The precarious situation," DWN says, "has forced the terrorist group to try an original move – to bring about a ceasefire in the UN. This was reported by Reuters, citing anonymous sources 'close to the peace negotiations'."

These sources, the newspaper notes, may have received their information from the CIA. The intelligence agency's cooperation with al-Nusra Front has served to annoy both the Pentagon and the White House, with President Barack Obama previously referring to this strategy as a failure.

Ultimately, the newspaper suggests, "the offer is of course just a trap for the Russians: The militants desire to regroup in order to prevent their utter destruction…because the Russians and Syrians are proceeding with the battle for Syria with the utmost severity."

"The Russians," DWN notes, "will not agree to the proposal. Unlike the West, the [Syrian-Russian-Iranian] alliance is resolute in its fight with Daesh, and are even officially recognized by the UN. [However,] Russia itself suffered a diplomatic defeat on Friday: The UN Security Council postponed a decision on a resolution against a Turkish invasion of Syria."

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  • This is fantastic keep up the good work Vladimir!!
  • ozcanerdonmezin reply to (Show commentHide comment)
    jas,

    That is as clear as day and night, but most people refuse to believe this inconvenient truth.
  • Mitach2002
    Lol. Odds are they'll get it, after all these terrorist are an American organization.
  • hehehe.. I have no word to condemned.. The Real Pariah Terrorists.. lol..!
  • vendor
    What about the celestial virgins? They suddenly do not want them?
  • Beady-eyed Insomniac
    True Vendor - paradise not looking so grand now. How sad......not.
  • Alvaro Marfan
    Mouth-foaming bastards.
  • jameskees
    Even inside the shithole, Russian bombs will find you!
  • klod.infobeez
    Why do they worry ?

    Lavrov said they we strike "moderate al-Quaeda" only with "moderate bombs"...
  • Huh?in reply to (Show commentHide comment)
    jas,
    And this would be expected of Germany and NATO. They can't afford, (politically or militarily) to get their asses handed to them. After all the tongue wagging they have done and money spent, they would look like idiots.

    Oh..wait...they already do...sorry.
  • Huh?in reply tovendor(Show commentHide comment)
    vendor,
    wait...wait...there are virgins??? REALLY? Oh, I didn't know this...hell yeah..let's fight on...I am ready!! I have to DIE first??? NOOOO...HELL NO....I will run away because I didn't sign up to die..just here to get money...and maybe a virgin or two.
    (probably not what they really say, but it could be)
  • GwanSoon Lee Tattoos
    Do not give them any chance to regroup or attain more weapons and ammo. Just keep on blasting them back to the hole in the sewer where they crawled out of.
  • michael
    oh, so they found playing with the big kids to be somewhat out of their league? Poor little nippers.
  • Elsa JV
    O M G -- Are they for real? Tell them to put down their weapons and go home; they are embroiled in a never-ending war, in which the Russians, Syrians, and Iranians will win -- their friends, the Americans, Turks, and Saudis are not enough to stop the terror that is about to rain down on them.

    If this wasn't so serious, it could have been hilarious. The audacity, as if speaking to the UN will legitimize their standing in the eyes of the world. It is only America, Turkey, and the Saudis that even speak to them and they think that gives them the right to made demands to the UN. F... bunch of terrorists.

    Russia needs to bomb the F... daylights out of these bastards and send them off to meet their 72 virgins, the heavens are about to ran out of virgins. Madness!!
  • Beady-eyed Insomniac
    April 1 come early?????
  • dna1991
    Al Nusra can be given German citizenship as they have served Germany well thus far. Al Nusra is qualified to be part of North Atlantic Terrorist Organization.
  • cast235
    They could all go to jail. Not bad either. They LUCKY, Russia do not want a ground operation. What will come from the cold, will be "SHOCK AND AWE".
  • vendorin reply todna1991(Show commentHide comment)
    dna1991, Thumbs up. I am also up for giving them unconditional EU entry and citizenship.
  • Vera Narishkinin reply tovendor(Show commentHide comment)
    vendor, It is a misconception/mistranslation of the Quran. They are not virgins, they are houris:

    In Islamic mythology, the houris (/ˈhʊəriz, ˈhaʊəriz/)[1] or ḥūr (plural of ḥaurāʾ, "gazelle-eyed (woman)")[1] or ḥūrīyah[note 1] (Arabic: حورية‎) are commonly translated as "(splendid)[2] companions of equal age (well-matched)",[3] "lovely eyed",[4] of "modest gaze",[5] "pure beings" or "companions pure" of paradise, denoting humans and jinn who enter Jannah (paradise) after being recreated anew in the hereafter.[6]

    Among non-Muslims, the concept of the houri received wide publicity as "virgins" (most usually 72 in number for each shahid) promised as a reward to Muslim martyrs, after their death. However, contrary to such reports, the Quran states that all believers who go to Heaven shall be granted the company of more than one houri—explicitly mentioned in the plural, and the number 72 comes from a hadith with a weak chain of narrators (i.e. less than totally reliable), and not the Quran.

    Source: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Houri
  • vendorin reply toVera Narishkin(Show commentHide comment)
    Vera Narishkin, thanks. I am aware of this. My question was a rhetoric question. It is a good thing you left the link as another question can be asked here - if so, and without their bodies once in heaven in company of these celestial beings the relationship with them can only be platonic as the "tools" for any form of physical love or companionship are being left on Earth. So in other words they behave as celestial eunuchs.
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