Kurdish officials in northeast Syria are expressing disappointment following a vote by the United Nations Security Council that failed to address “the deteriorating humanitarian situation” in that part of the war-torn country.
“If IS has been militarily eradicated who is hiding the more than 1,000 Yazidis? Who are they being bought from? And why are those traders not being investigated?” Good questions. Yet no answers appear to be forthcoming. Would answering them...
Watch US Armored Convoy Retreat As Syrian Army Threatens Fire In Tense Standoff
Sat, 07/11/2020 - 09:55
Though long off the media's radar, it remains that a thousand or more US troops are still occupying northeast...
At least two doctors in Syria's opposition-held northwest have been infected with the coronavirus, according to a monitoring group Saturday, raising the total number of cases in the overcrowded rebel enclave to three. The Syrian opposition and...
The Lebanese militant group Hezbollah is intensifying efforts to open a new border crossing between Lebanon and Syria, local sources and Arab media reported this week.The Iranian-backed Shiite group has been constructing an unofficial crossing along...
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Iran To Help Syria With Air Defense To Repel US, Israeli Attacks
Thu, 07/09/2020 - 22:40
Submitted by South Front,
Iran will help to strengthen Syrian air defense capabilities as part of a wider military security...
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In Syria’s opposition-held enclave, a new kind of panic is setting in
East Germany was hardly alone in selling ex-Nazi armaments to the Middle East, nor of selling German rifles in particular.
Here's What You Need To Remember: For four years, the weapons were widely photographed and...
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Technology, Middle East
How would they fare against even more advanced missiles.
Here's What You Need To Remember: Russia is reportedly planning to upgrade its T-90As—which are currently less advanced than the T-90MS’s in...
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As the conflict in Syria approaches its third anniversary this month, humanitarian agencies are dealing with a growing sense of donor fatigue from both nations and individuals. A new commercial from Save the Children aims to remind people that the...
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Security, Middle East
U.S. sanctions are forcing the U.S.-backed forces to deal with a U.S. enemy.
The United States should provide the U.S.-backed Syrian Kurds a waiver to sell their oil on the international market, the head of a...
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Katibat Imam al-Bukhari, a Taliban-loyal Uzbek group that operates in both Afghanistan and Syria, again promotes its Afghanistan operations. This comes as the Taliban has attempted to deny the presence of foreign fighters inside the country.
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Iran or Syria have no way to match it.
Key Point: An Israeli F-35 doesn't just carry bombs. It also sows doubt.
Israel is locked in a perpetual state of deterrence with its neighbors, all of whom are enemies now or could...
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Syrian families are hoping that newly imposed U.S. sanctions will force Damascus to reveal news about their loved ones who disappeared into government prisons during the country’s civil war
Syria Prepares For Military Confrontation With Turkey In Northeast
Fri, 07/03/2020 - 18:30
The Syrian Army and the National Defense Forces have put their forces on high alert in response to...
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Escobar: Barbarism Begins At Home
Fri, 07/03/2020 - 04:00
Authored by Pepe Escobar via The Asia Times,
Caesar 'Civilian Protection Act' moves Russia-China-Iran closer to Axis of Resistance's Syria, Iraq,...
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In Nigeria, Boko Haram’s leader has called it part of the “global war” against Islam. In Iraq and Syria, Islamic State leaders say it’s punishment for “crusaders,” at the same time Iran-backed Shiite militias hand out public health...
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