Western media lies about Syria in order to support the regime change project undertaken at least a decade ago. Western media lies because it is owned by the transatlantic oligarchy and its financial sector whose program is regime change in Syria.
Two major defeats for the Western regime change program are the current victory over terrorists in East Ghouta and an earlier victory against the terrorists in Aleppo. Taken together these are major turning points in the regime change war and Syria has won.
The role of the Western media in spreading lies about Syria was well explained by journalist Rania Khalek in an investigative piece published last year about the liberation of Aleppo:
...."Almost always overlooked in the US (and UK) media narrative is the fact that the rebels in East Aleppo were a patchwork of Western- and Gulf-backed jihadist groups dominated by Jabhat Fateh al-Sham (formerly Jabhat al-Nusra)—Al Qaeda’s affiliate in Syria—along with its ally, Ahrar al-Sham (Daily Beast, 8/8/16; Foreign Policy, 9/1/16). These groups are explicitly anti-democratic and have been implicated in human rights violations, from mass execution and child beheadings to using caged religious minorities as human shields.
In the absence of any desire to evoke a political response, US media would surely have identified East Aleppo’s rebels by the name of the most famous militant group in the world—Al Qaeda. Yet press reports regularly referred to the militant forces dominating East Aleppo simply as “rebels.”....