Posts Tagged ‘Idlib’


[embedded content] 07.04.2021  South Front In Syria’s Greater Idlib, Hay’at Tahrir al-Sham continues its attempts at rebranding, all the while keeping up its usual militant activity. As per the Russian Reconciliation Center, militants in Greater Idlib shelled the surrounding areas 32 times on April 6th. Another al-Qaeda affiliated militant group in Greater Idlib, Ansar al-Islam, […]

Russian Forces Blow-up NATO’s Terrorists Massive Fortified Tunnel in Idlib

 ARABI SOURI APRIL 1, 2021 Russian forces used 5 tonnes of explosives to destroy a massive network of heavily fortified tunnels in the liberated parts of Idlib last Tuesday 23 March 2021. Roman Bessmertni, the head of the Engineering unit in the Russian force group in Syria explained how sophisticated the tunnel network was with chambers […]


[embedded content] South Front The Turkish-backed militants in Greater Idlib, and in northeastern Syria in general are being given no quarter. On March 21st, the Russian troops enforcing the ceasefire regime in Idlib carried out a rare strike – they launched what seemed to be a 9K720 Iskander missile and hit an unspecified target near […]

Russia Showcases Operations Of Its Combat Drones In Syria. Time To Push Idlib?

South Front [embedded content] Russia released a video showing its Orion combat drone carrying out strikes on targets in Syria. This marked the very first time such footage was being released. It shows the drone’s operation, lock-on and launching of a payload on a militant target. The Orion is a long-flight duration attack-reconnaissance UAV, that […]

After Idlib and the Kurds… What about the Euphrates and the Tigris? بعد إدلب والكرد.. ماذا عن الفرات ودجلة؟

 ARABI SOURI FEBRUARY 6, 2021 International relations researcher and specialist in Turkish affairs The following is the English translation from Arabic of the latest article by Turkish career journalist Husni Mahali he published in the Lebanese Al-Mayadeen news site Al-Mayadeen Net: After Turkey has become a main party in the overall developments of the Syrian file with the years […]

Syria’s war-torn Idlib region sees ‘a new terror’ threat from COVID-19

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Jaafari to UNSC: US, Turkey, White Helmets Plot Chemical Attack in Idlib

September 11, 2020 Miri Wood H.E. Bashar al Jaafari Syria’s Permanent Representative to the UN, His Excellency Dr. Bashar al Jaafari dropped another bombshell at the 84th meeting of the UNSC on the ‘Syrian chemical weapons’ file since the passage of UNSCR 2118 (2013), noting that a certain American envoy recently visited Turkey to plot out […]


Source 05.08.2020  Al-Qaeda-affiliated Hay’at Tahrir al-Sham (HTS) acknowledged its defeat in the last battle in the northwestern Syrian region of Greater Idlib in a new video release. The video, titled Wa Tuhadithu Akhbaraha [Telling Its Stories], documents the battle from HTS’ point of view. The video was released by the group’s media agency, Amjad, on […]

Daraa… for sure…Idlib and Raqqa درعا… حتماً… وإدلب والرقة

Daraa… for sure…Idlib and Raqqa مايو 29, 2018 Written by Nasser Kandil, Since the liberation of Aleppo, as a prominent event that changed the equations of the war in Syria at the beginning of the term of the US President Donald Trump, the US politics along with its most prominent ally the Saudi entity and […]

The new OPCW report on chlorine use in Idlib is another disgrace: Inconsistent, incomplete, implausible

     On February 4, two days before a UN Security Council meeting on chemical weapon issues, a Syrian army helicopter flew into Idleb governorate which is held by al-Qaeda. Escaping the quite effective air defenses of the terrorists it dropped two chlorine gas cylinders near a militarily irrelevant agricultural warehouse 40 kilometers away from the […]


South Front 30.04.2018 Click to see a full-size map Thousands of pro-government civilians will be evacuated from the besieged towns of al-Fu’ah and Kafriya in Syria’s eastern Idlib under a new agreement between the Damascus government and Hay’at Tahrir al-Sham (HTS), the Syrian Arab News Agency (SANA) reported on April 29. The SANA said that […]

Episode #227 – ‘Ticket to Idlib’ with Vanessa Beeley & Mike Robinson

Episode #227 of SUNDAY WIRE SHOW resumes on March 24th 2018 as host Patrick Henningsen brings you a very special LIVE broadcast on the Alternate Current Radio Network (ACR) – covering all the top news stories worldwide… LISTEN LIVE ON THIS PAGE AT THE FOLLOWING SCHEDULED SHOW TIMES: 5pm-8pm UK Time | 12pm-3pm ET (US) […]

Erdogan: Turkey’s Syria op will move to Idlib after mission completed in Afrin

“We want our Syrian brothers and sisters to return to their land, and now we want to do the same in Idlib what we have done in Afrin,” Erdogan said. It’s not the first time the Turkish leader has stated that the campaign against Kurdish militia in Syria could actually spread beyond Afrin. “Our heroic […]

Islamic State declares Idlib its emirate

While the representatives of Free Syria Army (FSA) are in Washington soliciting the Trump administration to restore the CIA’s ‘train and equip’ program for the Syrian militants that was shuttered in July last year, hundreds of Islamic State’s jihadists have joined the so-called ‘moderate rebels’ in Idlib in their battle against the […]

Erdogan declares Idlib op completed, threatens US-backed Kurdish ‘terrorists’

     Turkish president Recep Erdogan said Ankara’s operation in Syria’s Idlib province is largely over, but new military targets could lie ahead, with the Syrian Kurdish forces of northern Aleppo, with an allegedly vast “terrorist” element, possibly in Turkey’s crosshairs. Ankara’s campaign in the northwest Syrian province of Idlib, aimed at enforcing the de-escalation zone, […]

Syrian Government Condemns Turkish Military Invasion of Idlib Province

Turkish troops set up base in Idlib. (Photo: Cumhuriyet) 21st Century Wire says… Turkish troops have been entering northwest Syria for the last few days. Some reports have detailed the apparent compliance of Tahrir Al Sham terrorists with this maneuver by the Turkish military. HTS is a rebrand of Nusra Front aka Al Qaeda in […]

Turkish troops entered Idlib: Syria Demands Immediate Unconditional Withdrawal of Turkish Troops from Syrian Territory

Syria Demands Immediate Unconditional Withdrawal of Turkish Troops from Syrian Territory Saturday, 14 October 2017 18:42 | Published Date DAMASCUS– “Syria condemns in the strongest possible terms the incursion of Turkish army units into Idleb province, stressing that it constitutes a blatant aggression against the sovereignty and territorial integrity of the country and a flagrant violation of […]

Turkey’s president announces operation in Syria’s Idlib

AP — Turkey’s president announced Saturday that the country has launched a “serious” operation in Syria’s northwestern Idlib province with Turkey-backed Syrian opposition forces, following international efforts for de-escalation in the war-torn country. The operation has been highly expected in the province, where al-Qaida-linked fighters enjoy wide influence, after last month’s talks in the Kazakh […]

Russian long-range bombers target ISIS positions in Idlib & Deir ez-Zor in Syria – MoD

“Tu-95MS strategic bombers have carried out strikes with cruise missiles against the facilities of international terrorist groups in Syria. Taking off from the Engels airfield in Russia, the Tu-95s bombers flew over the territory of Iran and Iraq” to perform the mission, Defense Ministry spokesman Igor Konashenkov said. The H-101 cruise missiles, fired by the […]

Astana agreement doesn’t legalize Turkey’s troops in Idlib: Syrian Foreign Ministry

nsnbc : A source at the Syrian Arab Republic’s Foreign and Expatriates Ministry said that the de-escalation zone established as part of the Astana […]

Iran, Russia and Turkey agreed to police de-escalation zone in Syria’s Idlib province

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Turkey, Iran and Russia to deploy observers around Syria’s Idlib, Turkey says

Reuters– Russia, Iran and Turkey have agreed to deploy observers on the edge of a de-escalation zone in northern Syria’s Idlib region, which is largely controlled by Islamist militants, Turkey’s foreign ministry said on Friday. “Observers from these three countries will be deployed at check and observation points in safe zones that form the borders […]

Hezbollah – Al-Nusra swap prisoners; transport of 10,000 to Syria’s Idlib province expected Wednesday

nsnbc : Wednesday morning the Syrian Al-Qaeda franchise Jabhat Al-Nusra released three captured Hezbollah fighters in exchange for three individuals held by Lebanon, said […]

Undercover in Idlib

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Russian MoD disputes HRW report claiming Soviet chem bomb was used in Syria’s Idlib

This week, the international human rights organization published a report on the alleged “nerve-agent use” in Syria, which featured images of what HRW believed to be two remnants of Soviet-produced bombs, allegedly found in the town of Khan Sheikhoun in Syria’s province of Idlib. US launches probe into whether Russia took part in ‘chemical attack’ […]

What’s behind US, EU’s reluctance to investigate Idlib chemical incident

Sputnik – It is hardly surprising that the US and EU policymakers turn a deaf ear to Russia and Damascus’s plea to conduct a scrupulous investigation into the suspected use of the chemical weapons in Khan Shaykhun, Russian political analyst Stanislav Tarasov told Radio Sputnik, explaining why the West is uninterested in carrying out such […]

Cui bono? Who launched the chemical attack in Syria’s Idlib?

By Uri Avnery Cui bono – “who benefits” – is the first question an experienced detective asks when investigating a crime. Since I was a detective myself for a short time in my youth, I know the meaning. Often, the first and obvious suspicion is false. You ask yourself “cui bono“, and another suspect, who […]

Turnbull remains less than pitch-perfect

Michelle Grattan (TC) : Malcolm Turnbull is struggling to produce the right response in the aftermath of his election debacle. One thing Malcolm Turnbull should do in the short term if he’s forming a new ministry is find a first-rate minister to put into the health portfolio. David Moir/AAP On Saturday he did not take […]

‘Disgusting’ and ‘shallow’: Corbyn on the ridiculous bias of the BBC

     Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn has struck out at the BBC for its “disgusting” and “shallow” coverage of him, accusing the broadcaster of being “obsessed” with turning positive stories into negative ones. Corbyn was particularly critical of the BBC’s local elections coverage last month, in which he said Labour did well because it “hung […]

Psychopathic difficulty: Erdogan wants to mend ties with Russia but doesn’t know how

     Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said his country wants to “normalize relations with Russia,” but appeared bemused as to how to actually bring that about. Speaking at a press conference in the Turkish city of Izmir on Tuesday, the president wondered “how it happened [that] President Putin sacrificed very good relations between the […]

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