Posts Tagged ‘Syria’

Russia to coordinate with Turkey, Iran in Syria

AP— The Latest on Syrian president Assad’s visit to Moscow (all times local): 3 p.m. Russia’s defense ministry says top military chiefs of Russia, Turkey and Iran have agreed to coordinate their efforts in Syria to defeat the Islamic State group. The presidents of Russia, Turkey and Iran are meeting in the Black Sea resort […]

Syria’s Assad met Putin and Russian military leaders in Sochi

nsnbc : Syrian President Bashar al-Assad visited Russian President Vladimir Putin in Sochi. Putin also introduced Assad to senior officials of the Russian Defense […]

Erdogan demands northern Syria must be cleared of Kurdish terrorists, YPG ready with new regiment

nsnbc : Having no mandate for operations in Syria from the UN Security Council or the Syrian government, Turkish President R. Tayyip Erdogan demanded […]

Zarif in Turkey to attend trilateral meeting on Syria

Nov 20, The Iran Project- Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad left Tehran for Turkey on November 18 at the head of a high-ranking delegation to take part in a foreign ministers meeting of Iran, Russia and Turkey on Syrian crisis. During his one-day visit in Turkey, Zarif participated in a trilateral meeting attended by Foreign Ministers […]

Erdogan accuses US of financing ISIS, breaking promises in Syria

“That’s the headline. But what did you do? You paid a lot of dollars to [ISIS],” Erdogan said, as cited by AFP. It’s not the first time Erdogan has called out Washington for enabling terrorists. Last December, the Turkish president caused quite a stir in the media, claiming that Turkey had “confirmed evidence, with pictures, […]

EXPOSED: The ‘Walter Mitty’ of Syria’s Fictional ‘Revolution’

Prof. Tim AndersonGlobal Research Some western “Liberals” and “Leftists” pay homage to Yassin al-Haj Saleh, an intellectual leftist of the ‘Syrian Revolution’. In fact Saleh represented only a tiny part of Syria’s left. He was ‘persecuted’ because he aligned himself with the 1980 and 2011 bloody uprisings by the sectarian Muslim Brotherhood, and their international Salafist […]

Road to Damascus: An Irishman’s Journey to Syria

Niall FarrellAdvertiser.ie The Prophet Mohammad, when asked why he had never visited Damascus, replied that you “only enter paradise once”. Thus advised, I joined a group of international peace activists on a tour of Syria. The trip would take us to Damascus, Maaloula, Homs, and Aleppo. The group included four close associates – Clare Daly […]

Israel, Netanyahu Threaten To “Go It Alone” Against Iran In Syria

Renegade Editor’s Note: I am suspicious of the way this is framed as being the plot of “Anglo-American imperialism”, as the Anglo-American empire is almost as controlled by jews as Israel itself. By Brandon Turbeville After continually launching airstrikes inside Syrian territory against Hezbollah and the Syrian military in favor of Western-backed terrorists, Israel is threatening […]

Iraqi forces liberate last Daesh-held town near Syria border

Press TV – Iraqi armed forces have liberated Rawa, the last remaining town under the grip of the Daesh terror group, hours after they launched the offensive. Lieutenant General Abdul Ameer Rasheed Yarallah said in a statement from the Joint Operations Command on Friday that Iraqi forces “liberated Rawa entirely, and raised the Iraqi flag […]

Russian Wagner Group merceneary Yury Ebel reported killed in Syria

nsnbc : Yury Ebel, another Russian mercenary from the Wagner Group has been killed in Syria. Although mercenaries are banned under Russian law – […]

Syria sends reinforcements to Bukamal in last anti-Daesh push

Press TV – Syrian government forces have dispatched reinforcements to the eastern town of Bukamal in Syria’s Dayr al-Zawr province to fully purge the city of Daesh terrorists. The official SANA news agency reported on Thursday that the Syria air force carried out multiple airstrikes against gatherings and supply routes of Daesh terrorists in surroundings […]

Turkey, Russia, Iran to hold Syria summit in Sochi on Nov. 22: NTV

Reuters – Turkey, Russia and Iran will hold a summit to discuss developments in Syria next week in the Russian resort of Sochi, Turkish broadcaster NTV said on Thursday. The three countries will discuss the ongoing ceasefire in Syria at their Nov. 22 meeting, NTV said. Reporting by Tuvan Gumrukcu; Editing by Dominic Evans Source […]

Bombshell BBC Report Confirms US Struck a Deal with ISIS in Syria

At a moment of widespread acknowledgment that the short-lived Islamic State (ISIS) is no longer a reality, and as ISIS is about to be defeated by the Syrian Army in its last urban holdout of Abu Kamal City in eastern Syria, the US is signaling an open-ended military presence in Syria. On Monday Defense Secretary Jim Mattis told reporters at the […]

Top Iranian, Russian officials confer Syria in Moscow

November 15, The Iran Project – Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab and African Affairs Hossein Jaberi Ansari arrived in Moscow on Tuesday (Nov 14) for bilateral talks and discussing recent developments in the region and Syria. During his day-long visit to Moscow, he hold talk with his Russian counterpart Mikhail Bogdanov,  Deputy Defense Minister […]

Iranian presence in Syria is legitimate, Russia says amid Israeli concerns

Haaretz– Israeli defense figures are set to meet U.S. counterparts today; Jerusalem troubled by seeming unwillingness of superpowers to expel Iranian troops from southern Syria. Russia has not promised to ensure a withdrawal of pro-Iranian forces from Syria, RIA news agency quoted Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov as saying on Tuesday. The presence of Iran […]

Putin and Erdogan discuss political solution for Syria but Kurds cause controversy

nsnbc : Russian President Vladimir Putin and Turkish President R. Tayyip Erdogan met for a working meeting at a presidential residence in the Black […]

The last thing israel wants are de-escalation zones in Syria

Tel Aviv signals Israel will continue striking Syria with no respect to de-escalation zone agreement Source : PressTV Link:  (AhlulBayt News Agency) – The Israeli regime has signaled that Tel Aviv would continue with military strikes across the Syrian border to thwart any alleged encroachment by Iranian-allied forces, including the Lebanese resistance movement Hezbollah, even […]

Hezbollah Unit in Syria Claims Sighting of ISIS Leader al-Baghdadi

     The world’s most wanted militant may still be alive, or not, since the Russians claim they killed him in an airstrike earlier this year. A military media unit run by the Iran-backed Hezbollah said this week that Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was spotted in the Syrian town of Abu Kamal, a town the group liberated […]

Trump and Putin agree: “Only a political solution can end the war in Syria”

nsnbc : U.S. President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin issued a joint statement saying they will continue to de-conflict anti-ISIS efforts in […]

"Israel Will Not Let This Happen": Iran Is Reportedly Building A Military Base In Syria

On Friday, the “western press” started to set the stage for war between Lebanon (and Iran) and Saudi Arabia (and Israel). First, it was the third reminder in a row that, despite no presentation of evidence, the ballistic missile that was fired last Saturday by Houthi rebels in Yemen, and supposedly meant […]

SYRIA: SWEDHR Denounce OPCW Report as ‘Warmongering’ Based Upon Flawed Investigation

Prof. Marcello Ferrada de NoliThe Indicter Carl von Clausewitz (1780–1831) [1] meant that war is the continuation of politics by other means. Instead in this modern episode, politics acts as the continuation of war: At the same rhythm in which the Syrian army and Russian forces, as well other allies, progress its irreversible military victory, the losing […]

“Next time it won’t be just a cruise” – Russia warns US against flying over its bases in Syria

“Next time it won’t be just a cruise” – Russia warns US against flying over its bases in Syria DAMASCUS, Syria. The Russian Coordination Center in Hmeimim confirmed that a US P-8A Poseidon reconnaissance aircraft, which is capable of detecting military submarines at various depths, took off from a Naval Air Station Sigonella in the […]

Syria Rejects OPCW-UN False Charges on Khan Sheikhoun Incident

21st Century Wire says… Since April 4th 2017, the world has been jockeyed from one position or conclusion to another, by the so-called international community, desperate to pin blame for the alleged chemical weapons attacks in Khan Sheikhoun, on the Syrian government in Damascus. With Idlib under largely Nusra Front aka Al Qaeda occupation, the […]

Sloppy OPCW investigation into chemical weapons use in Syria discredits UN and permanent Security Council members

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : Sloppy work by the joint OPCW-UN mechanism in the investigation of the use of chemical weapons in Syria on April […]

Resistance Axis Victory in Syria is a Positive Development for World Peace

Niraj Srivastava21st Century Wire The 3rd of November marks an important turning point in the Syrian war, which has been raging for more than six years. It was on that day that the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) and its allies captured the provincial capital of Deir Ezzore, most of which had been under the control […]

Witnesses: US Transferred ISIS Commanders In Syria To Safety

US aircraft reportedly airlifted ISIS commanders from a northwestern town in Syria prior to an offensive by the Syrian army to liberate the town from the terrorists. Several eyewitnesses said that American helicopters picked up the terrorist commanders from the town of Mayadin, which was later liberated according to report by RIA Novosti news agency on […]

‘We will deal with any illegal invader force’ to restore peace across Syria, Damascus vows

     Damascus will continue to battle terrorists until it regains full control of Syrian territory and re-establishes security, President Bashar Assad has said. His top adviser, has meanwhile branded all foreign troops present in Syria without authorization as “illegal invaders.” The war in Syria will continue until full “recovery of security and stability to all […]

SYRIA WAR REPORT – NOVEMBER 7, 2017: SYRIAN ARMY PULVERIZES AL-QAEDA POSITIONS IN NORTHERN HAMA

While the Syrian Tiger Forces and their allies are preparing for a final push towards the ISIS-held town of al-Bukamal, important developments are also taking place in the area west of the Ithriyah-Khanaser road. Since October, the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) and the National Defense Forces (NDF) have been conducting a military operation in the  […]

Last Bid Scramble by US and Client States to Save Face as Syria Marches to Victory

Finian CunninghamStrategic Culture It’s been a more-than-usual eventful week in the Middle East. Russian-backed forces made yet more significant military gains in defeating US-sponsored proxies in Syria, with a fearsome display of long-range Russian air and naval firepower against militant hold-outs near Deir ez-Zor. That was while Russian President Vladimir Putin was greeted in the […]

Iran 1st VP to pay visit to Syria

MNA – Senior Advisor to the Leader of Islamic Revolution for International Affairs Ali Akbar Velayati announced that Iran’s 1st VP Es’hagh Jahangiri is due to visit Syria in near future. Speaking among reporters, following his meeting with Syrian PM Khamis, Velayati said Mr. Jahangiri will consult with Syrian authorities on the all-out relations between […]

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