Will Trump and Soleimani Trade Iraq for Syria?

Elijah J. Magnier | @ejmalrai Trump will pull out US forces in 30 days…. Trump won’t withdraw now… Trump will pull out from Syria in four months…The US forces began withdrawing military equipment but not the personnel… Trump will maintain a 20 mile buffer zone in Syria… All these contradictory announcements have come from the White…

Hilal Hilal: Syria Will Not Tolerate Militants in Idlib, US Base in At Tanf

Sputnik-Middle East Syria will not allow either militants in the province of Idlib or the US base in At Tanf, used by Washington to train fighters against Daesh*, to remain on the country’s territory, Hilal Hilal, the assistant regional secretary of the Arab Socialist Baath Party, told reporters on Thursday. “It is absolutely not our…

The Tiger Forces to be Deployed in Idleb

The Tiger Forces, an elite unit of the Syrian Army,  received orders to deploy to the outskirts of Idleb. The Tiger Forces will be relocated to the Al Suqailabiyeh government stronghold, where they will be moved to the front lines near the historic city of Qalat al Madiq. The Tiger Forces are expected to begin…

Final Steps in Syria’s Successful Struggle for Peace and Sovereignty

Federico Pieraccini The situation in Syria evolves daily and sees two situations very closely linked to each other, with the US withdrawal from Syria and the consequent expansionist ambitions of Erdogan in Syria and the Hay’at Tahrir al-Sham (HTS) takeover in Idlib that frees the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) and Russian aviation to liberate the de-escalation…

Iraqi MP Warns of US-Saudi-Israeli Plot Against Hashd Al-Shaabi

TEHRAN (FNA)- A senior member of the Iraqi parliament’s security and defense commission warned of a joint plot by the US, Saudi Arabia and Israel to dismantle Hashd al-Shaabi (Popular Forces). Karim Aliwi told the Arabic-language al-Ma’aloumeh news agency on Thursday that the US is hatching a big plot in the Middle-East which will be…

Israel Has Been Weakened by the War on Syria

Elijah J. Magnier | @ejmalrai A Satellite image of T-4 airbase in Syria. Photo: DigitalGlobe/European Space Imaging Intelligence sources said “Israel wants Syria to return to the era before 2011 when the leaders of the country were less powerful and experienced than they are today after seven years of warfare, the delivery of Russian advanced…

Terrorists Shell Research Center in Aleppo

MOSCOW, January 16. /TASS/. Militants operating in Syria’s Idlib de-escalation zone have shelled the research center in Aleppo in the past 24 hours, Lieutenant General Sergei Solomatin, head of the Russian Center for reconciliation of the conflicting sides in Syria, told reporters on Wednesday. “In spite of the ceasefire agreement, one incident of shelling by…

At Least 9 Killed, 12 Injured in Blast in Manbij

According to preliminary media reports, at least 9 people were killed with 12 injured in a blast in a northern Syrian city of Manbij, Wednesday. At least two US soldiers are feared killed and two more injured, as local media reports. The so-called Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL) took responsibility for the attack that reportedly…

Iraq-Syria Border: US Forces Open Safe Corridors for Daesh

TEHRAN (FNA)- A senior member of al-Anbar provincial council said the American forces are making suspicious moves to open up safe passageways for the ISIL terrorists from the new US bases in the province to the border with Syria. Qusai al-Anbari told the Arabic-language al-Ma’aloumeh news website on Wednesday that the US forces in al-Anbar…

Syrian Foreign Ministry Responds to Erdogan

15 January، 2019 Damascus, SANA Syria said on Tuesday that the statements of the Turkish regime president stress once again that this regime, , can’t behave except by the language of occupation or aggression. An official source at Foreign and Expatriates Ministry told SANA in a statement that the Turkish regime, the sponsor of terrorists…

Iraq’s Popular Forces Stop US Reconnaissance on Border with Syria

The command of Iraq’s popular mobilization forces announced Tuesday that its units banned a US suspicious reconnaissance activity in Anbar, surveying the deployment if the regular and popular troops on border with Syria. PMF’s command stressed that the US action violates Iraq’s sovereignty and endangers its border troops by unveiling their secret deployment and munitions….

Damascus: Syrian Settlement Must Include Withdrawal of Illegal Foreign Troops

Sputnik-Middle East Syrian Foreign Minister Walid Muallem has held his first meeting with new UN Special Envoy Geir Pedersen in order to discuss a political settlement of the crisis in the country. According to the Foreign Ministry, Muallem stressed that the settlement plan for Syria must include the withdrawal of illegal foreign troops from the…

Russia: Terrorists Preparing New Chemical Attacks in Syria

15 January، 2019 Moscow, SANA A Russian source said that terrorist organizations are preparing to carry out new attacks using chemical weapons and toxic materials against civilians and army units in Idleb. Interfax news agency on Tuesday quoted the source as saying that terrorists are preparing a new chemical attack in Ma’aret al-Nu’man area in…