Regional Powers Partake in Iraq Summit in Blow to ‘Arab NATO’

Iraq’s parliamentary summit has brought together the country’s neighbors in what has been described as “a display of rare regional unity”, further sidelining a US initiative to form an “Arab NATO”. The one-day summit, hosted by Iraq’s Parliament speaker Mohammed al-Halbusi, brings together representatives from Iraq, Iran, Turkey, Saudi Arabia, Jordan, Syria, and Kuwait on…

US Attempting to Transfer ISIL Terrorists from Idlib to Safe Areas in Iraq

TEHRAN (FNA)- The US has increased reconnaissance operations in Western Iraq, a security expert said, warning that the American forces are attempting to transfer the ISIL and other terrorists from Eastern Deir Ezzur and Idlib to safe regions in Iraq. The Arabic-language al-Ma’aloumeh news website quoted Kazzem al-Haj as saying on Friday that the US…

Hasaka: US-Controlled Camp Turns into ISIL Headquarters

TEHRAN (FNA)- The ISIL terrorist commanders are using a camp controlled by the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) in Hasaka as a base for military operations, Arabic-language media reports said on Monday. “The ISIL terrorists and commanders have turned the SDF-controlled al-Hawl Camp as a venue for holding their meetings and coordinating their movements,” the Arabic-language…

Former Commander Reveals Turkey’s Close Ties with ISIS in Syria

Nafeez Ahmed In an explosive interview, a former ISIS commander has claimed that the terror group cooperated directly with Turkish state intelligence agencies for years on areas of “common interest”. The source said that senior Turkish government officials had numerous meetings with ISIS representatives to coordinate activities and that this also involved providing support and…

Foreign Ministry: UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Should Declare a Stance Warning Against the Rejected US Declaration About the Occupied Syrian Golan

27 March، 2019 Damascus, SANA Foreign and Expatriates Ministry on Wednesday addressed a letter to UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet regarding US President Donald Trump’s declaration on the occupied Syrian Golan. The Ministry affirmed that the US President’s declaration to recognize the annexation of the occupied Syrian Golan to the Israeli occupation…

Address by the Permanent Representative of the Russian Federation to the United Nations, Mr. Vladimir A. Nebenzi, to the Security Council Meeting on Syria

Mr. Chairman, We thank Ms. R. Dicarlo, Deputy Secretary General for Political Affairs, and Mr. R. Rajasingham, Director for Coordination of OCHA, for their briefing. The development of the military and political situation in the Syrian Arab Republic has recently undergone significant changes. As a result of the suppression of the terrorist threat, the authority…

UN Media Stakeout: EU Members Do Not Recognize Israel’s Sovereignty Over Occupied Golan

Press Encounter on the recognition of the sovereignty over the Golan Height by: H.E. Marc Pecsteen de Buytswerve, Permanent Representative of Belgium H.E. François Delattre, Permanent Representative of France H.E. Christoph Heusgen, Permanent Representative of Germany H.E. Karen Pierce, Permanent Representative of the United Kingdom H.E. Joanna Wronecka, Permanent Representative of Poland