Turkey Preparing Assault on Syrian City of Afrin

Sputnik-Middle East An official representative of the Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG), Nuri Mehmud, told Sputnik Turkiye that Turkey is getting ready for an assault on the Syrian city of Afrin, located to the north of Aleppo, which is currently controlled by the Syrian Kurds. Ankara is currently pulling its troops to the city border….

No Defense for US Acts of War in Syria

Finian Cunningham The shooting down of a Syrian fighter jet by US forces this week comes on the back of several aggressive actions by American military on the ground. Taken together the US actions mark an alarming escalation of intervention in the Syrian war – to the point where the Americans can be said to…

US Strikes on Syrian Jet, Drone Prove ‘Open Complicity With Terrorists’

US strikes against Syrian forces are direct assistance to terrorists, Russia’s deputy foreign minister said. Sputnik-Middle East US strikes on the Syrian Armed Forces’ aircraft and drone mean aiding terrorists, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov told Sputnik on Tuesday. “In the case of strikes [by US forces on the aircraft and drone of the…

Increasing Number of US Troops in Southern Syria Violates International Law

20 June، 2017 Moscow, SANA Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov stressed that increasing the number the US troops in southern Syria is illegal. “It is absolutely illegal as the move was not made in accordance with any decision, reached by the UN Security Council, nor was it made following a request by the legitimate…

Pilot of Jet Downed by US-Led Coalition Rescued by Syrian Forces

TEHRAN (FNA)- The Syrian government forces discovered and rescued the pilot of the Syrian Air Force aircraft which was downed by the US-led coalition in Raqqa province. An informed source told Sputnik that “the soldiers of General Suheil al-Hassan (Tiger Forces) discovered and rescued the pilot of the downed aircraft. Now, Col. Ali Fahd is…