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Russian military carries out 1,898 humanitarian missions in Syria

Russian military carries out 1,898 humanitarian missions in Syria Russian military doctors have been examining Syrian civilians and providing them with medicinesSource: Russian military carries out 1,898 humanitarian missions in Syria From News Feed

Trump Wants Saudis, ‘Other Rich Countries’ to Pay as US Slashes Aid for Syria

Trump Wants Saudis, ‘Other Rich Countries’ to Pay as US Slashes Aid for Syria Earlier, State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert said that some 230 million dollars in US stabilization funds for Syria will be redirected “to support other key foreign policy priorities.”Source: Trump Wants Saudis, ‘Other Rich Countries’ to Pay as US Slashes Aid for…

ISIS remains strong with 30,000 members in Iraq and Syria, experts warn

ISIS remains strong with 30,000 members in Iraq and Syria, experts warn The Islamic State has recovered from some of its recent defeats in the battlefield and has as many as 30,000 committed members in Iraq and Syria, according to two reports by American and United Nations experts.Source: ISIS remains strong with 30,000 members in…

UN peacekeepers return to disengagement line between Syria, Israeli-occupied territory

UN peacekeepers return to disengagement line between Syria, Israeli-occupied territory The United Nations Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF) has returned to its positions on the line of separation between Syria and the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights after leaving it in 2014, a war monitor reported Thursday. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the UNDOF vehicles were…

Zarif, Lavrov exchange views on JCPOA, Caspian Sea, Syria in Singapore

Zarif, Lavrov exchange views on JCPOA, Caspian Sea, Syria in Singapore Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov have held talks in Singapore on a range of issues, among them the 2015 nuclear deal, the upcoming Caspian Sea summit and the Syria crisis. Zarif and Lavrov met on the sidelines…

Russia accuses US of harboring ISIS fighters in southern Syria

Russia accuses US of harboring ISIS fighters in southern Syria __________ Al Masdar Russia accuses US of harboring ISIS fighters in southern Syria The Russian Ministry of Defense has accused the U.S. of harboring Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL/IS/Daesh) terrorists in the Tanf region of southern Syria. According to a statement from Russia’s Chief of the Main…

Russian envoy: Deal reached to keep Iran 85 km from Israeli-Syria border

Russian envoy: Deal reached to keep Iran 85 km from Israeli-Syria border After Israel rejected offer to keep Iranian forces 100 km from border, Russian Presidential Special Envoy for Syria Alexander Lavrentyev claims ‘we managed to attain the pullout of Iranian units 85 kilometers from the Israeli border.’ Ynet ,Published:  08.01.18 , 08:39 https://www.ynetnews.com/articles/0,7340,L-5320601,00.html Russia…

Syrian War Report – July 31, 2018: Damascus Is In One Step From Liberating Entire Southern Syria

Syrian War Report – July 31, 2018: Damascus Is In One Step From Liberating Entire Southern Syria …from SouthFront ISIS members retreated from the town of Shajarah and the villages of As`arah and Ma`rabah east of the Golan Heights under pressure from Syrian government forces. Thus, the terrorist group remained in control of only 3…

Syrian War Report – July 27, 2018: Army Eliminates Over 600 ISIS Members In Southern Syria

Syrian War Report – July 27, 2018: Army Eliminates Over 600 ISIS Members In Southern Syria …from SouthFront ISIS is on the verge of full collapse in southern Syria. Over the past few days, the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) led by the 4th Armoured Division and the Tiger Forces, have liberated over 30 villages and…

ISIS Attacks Kill Over 200 in Southern Syria

ISIS Attacks Kill Over 200 in Southern Syria (MEE) — A string of suicide and gun attacks in southern Syria claimed by the Islamic State (IS) group has killed more than 200 people in one of the militant group’s deadliest operation in months, local officials and a UK-based activist group said. “Three bombers with explosive belts targeted…

Syria – For The Third Time Israel Falsely Claims Iran Pull-Back Deal With Russia

Syria – For The Third Time Israel Falsely Claims Iran Pull-Back Deal With Russia A typical Israeli propaganda scheme is to falsely claim that an agreement with some entity has been made and to then push that entity to stick to a “deal” it never agreed to. Israel dislikes any ‘Iranian presence’ in Syria. It…

Syria’s future is in Russian hands

Syria’s future is in Russian hands After the Helsinki summit between Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin, and the confirmation of the Russian President as the godfather of Syria’s present and future — in close partnership with Israel, it must be said —Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov visited the self-styled Jewish state. He presented Tel Aviv…

Israel Evacuates White Helmets From Syria to Jordan

Israel Evacuates White Helmets From Syria to Jordan Israel has evacuated hundreds of members of the controversial Western-backed White Helmets from Syria to Jordan to be resettled later in the UK, Canada, and Germany, according to statements from Tel Aviv and Amman.   Emmanuel Nahshon, a Foreign Ministry spokesman, had confirmed on Twitter that “Israel has…

Israel Evacuates White Helmets From Syria – Reports

Israel Evacuates White Helmets From Syria – Reports Israel evacuated nearly 800 White Helmets personnel and their families from the southwest of Syria to Jordan, where they will later be transported to Great Britan, Canada, and Germany, Bild reported.Source: Israel Evacuates White Helmets From Syria – Reports From News Feed

France Sends Medical Aid to Assad’s Syria After Making Deal With Russia

France Sends Medical Aid to Assad’s Syria After Making Deal With Russia (MEMO) — France sent 50 tonnes of medical aid to government-controlled eastern Ghouta in Syria on Friday after Russia agreed to facilitate its delivery, raising hopes for future aid efforts, French officials said according to a report by Reuters. The aid, which will arrive on a…

Bolton: US Will Keep Its Troops in Syria Until ‘Iranian Menace’ Eliminated

Bolton: US Will Keep Its Troops in Syria Until ‘Iranian Menace’ Eliminated John Bolton’s comments are at odds with President Donald Trump’s March announcement that US troops would be leaving Syria “like, very soon.”Source: Bolton: US Will Keep Its Troops in Syria Until ‘Iranian Menace’ Eliminated From News Feed

Evacuation of Militants to North Syria Begins in Daraa – Reports

Evacuation of Militants to North Syria Begins in Daraa – Reports DAMASCUS (Sputnik) – The evacuation of Syrian militants who do not want to reconcile with the country’s authorities, and their families, to the province of Idlib began in the city of Daraa, the Syrian state news agency SANA reported.Source: Evacuation of Militants to North…

Iran will leave Syria, Iraq only if Baghdad, Damascus want it, aide to Khamenei says

Iran will leave Syria, Iraq only if Baghdad, Damascus want it, aide to Khamenei says A top aide to Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Friday that Iran would immediately withdraw its “military advisers” from Syria and Iraq only if their governments wanted it to.   “Iran and Russia’s presence in Syria will…