More Civilians Killed, Wounded in US-Led Coalition Airstrikes in Raqqa

TEHRAN (FNA)- Field sources in Northeastern Syria reported that almost 30 civilians have been killed and wounded in a drone attack launched by the US-led coalition in Raqqa countryside. The sources said that a coalition combat drone targeted several vehicles carrying female workers in the farms near the terrorist-held Raqqa city, killing 22 women and…

Syrian Army Prepares for Zero Hour on the Southern Front (Arabic | English)

Sputnik Arabic Original in Arabic (below) Translated to English via Google (poor but adequate) Guests: Russian journalist Andrei Ontkov from Moscow Major General Reza Ahmed Shreiki from Damascus There was a lot of news about the American crowds on the Syrian-Jordanian border and the possibility that Jordanian and US forces might enter Syrian territory to…

US Support of Terrorists in Syria Remains Obstacle to Peace

Sputnik-Middle East The creation of four de-escalation zones in Syria, backed by Russia, Iran and Turkey, offers the conditions for political reconciliation, but US backing for “moderate opposition” groups is an obstacle to political resolution, military expert Viktor Murakhovsky told RIA Novosti. While Russia has done everything in its power to enable a political agreement, US support…

Russian Defence Ministry: Implementation of Memorandum on De-escalation Zones

Russian Defence Ministry held a briefing titled “Principles of implementation of the Memorandum on Syria de-escalation zones signed in Astana” Speech of the Deputy Defence Minister of Russia Lieutenant General Alexander Fomin Good day, ladies and gentlemen! The Ministry of Defence of the Russian Federation is holding a briefing on the main points and principles…

Syria’s “No-Fly” Zones Closed to US-led Coalition Aircraft

ASTANA, May 5. /TASS/. The planned de-escalation zones in Syria will be closed to the US-led coalition’s aviation, the head of Russia’s delegation and the president’s special envoy for Syrian settlement, Alexander Lavrentyev, said. “The case is that in the de-escalation zones the work of aviation, especially the coalition forces, is absolutely not envisaged, with…