WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - Syrian Foreign Minister Faisal Mekdad told Sputnik that Damascus considers Turkey's presence in Syria an act of occupation and wants to see Ankara immediately withdraw its forces.
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President Joe Biden concludes his address to the 76th Session of the UN General Assembly on September 21, 2021 in New York City.
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Biden spoke before the UN General Assembly Tuesday, where he declared the US was...
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The U.S. military said it targeted a senior al Qaeda leader in Idlib province, Syria on Sept. 20, but has offered few details concerning the airstrike.
The post U.S. targets suspected al Qaeda leader in Idlib, Syria first appeared on FDD's Long War...
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The Biden administration has quietly waved sanctions to allow Lebanon to import oil from Iran, both by sea and overland through Syria. Hezbollah already claims victory with its banners.
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Syria’s al-Hol detention camp in the Al Hasakah district, where family members of Daesh* militants are being held, has reported scores of killings this year, according to officials. The camp has become a breeding ground for violence, putting the...
Military Affairs, Middle East
There are, unfortunately for eager Russian pilots, no enemy fighter planes over Syria.
Here's What You Need To Remember: While other Russian jets such as the Su-30SM and the outstanding Sukhoi Su-34 Fullback...
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Syria’s defense minister has paid a rare visit to Jordan after Syrian troops captured several rebel-held areas near the border between the two countries
More than 70 slain at Syria's al-Hol camp this year as fanatics enforce strictures, settle scores
On the positive side, Rise and Fall meticulously traces the Syrian Social Nationalist Party (SSNP), one of the Middle East's most interesting organizations, through the decades, and especially the years 1932-59, documenting its twists and turns as it
Syrian War, Middle East
Israel's Air Force has decimated Syrian air defenses.
Here's What You Need to Remember: In fact, the recent raids may reveal improvements to Syria’s air defense forces due to ongoing Russian training and...
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Nationwide Blackout Hits Syria After Gas Pipeline Bombed
A blackout has reportedly plunged all of Syria into darkness Friday into Saturday, with Syria's state-run SANA announcing the nationwide power outage is due to an attack on a gas...
In a new ceasefire agreement that may bring an end to a 75-day Assad-regime siege on the Syrian town of Deraa al-Balad, Syrian rebels have, with few alternatives, made far-reaching concessions to the Syrian government. The siege and the subsequent
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In the past 10 years Idlib in North East Syria has become synonymous with war and resistance to the Assad regime.
Many people fled there to seek refuge from violence in other parts of the country only to find themselves victims again as the war...
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Kurdish-led authorities in northeast Syria have released 324 Syrian nationals from a refugee camp that houses thousands of people, including families of Islamic State fighters.
The released Syrians left the al-Hol camp Wednesday, local...
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The Jabhat al-Nusra terrorist group (banned in Russia) shelled Syria's Idlib de-escalation zone 27 times over the past 24 hours, Rear Adm. Vadim Kulit, deputy head of the Russian Defense Ministry's Center for Reconciliation of...
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Shamima Begum, who left east London as a schoolgirl to join the Islamic State, has appealed to be allowed back into Britain to appear in court, she insists, to refute claims that she’d been involved in terrorism.
Speaking from a camp in Syria,...
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Earlier this year, Pentagon spokesman John Kirby argued that the US military presence in north-eastern Syria is aimed at ensuring the “enduring defeat” of Daesh* terrorists, and that Washington is not involved in exploiting the region’s oil...
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