Lavrov: A Direct US-Russian Confrontation is Unlikely

Sputnik International Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov gave his thoughts on the recent alleged chemical weapons attack in Syria, the US strikes against this Arab country, the Skripal case, the upcoming Donald Trump-Kim Jong-un talks and Russia-US ties in an interview with Director General of Rossiya Segodnya International Information Agency Dmitry Kiselev. Sputnik: You said…

Jihadist Use of Children to Manufacture Consent for War

As more doubts are raised over videos purporting to show the aftermath of an alleged chemical attack in Syria’s Douma… an RT crew visits places seen in the footage and speaks to eyewitnesses. Sputnik-Middle East The bombshell testimony of an 11-year-old boy disproving a White Helmets video about a ‘chemical attack’ in Douma, Syria has…

Syria in the Last 24 Hours: Army Begins Operations Southern Damascus, Eastern Qalamoun

Army Starts Operations to Isolate Terrorists’ Stronghold in Eastern Qalamoun TEHRAN (FNA)- The government forces started a fresh phase of operations to drive a wedge between terrorist bastions in Eastern Qalamoun region of Damascus after the latter didn’t accept to withdraw from al-Rahibeh. The terrorists’ positions in al-Batra mountain in Eastern Qalamoun were pounded by…

Russian Ministry of Defense Meets with UN Envoy to Syria

Today, the Minister of Defence of the Russian Federation General of the Army Sergei Shoigu had a meeting with Staffan de Mistura, United Nations Special Envoy to Syria. Sergei Shoigu expressed his gratitude to Staffan de Mistura for arriving in Moscow. “It is to be stressed that missile strikes against Syria were delivered at the…