Iraqi Intelligence: Baghdadi Lives in Syria

The Iraqi Ministry of the Interior denounced as fabrications reports of the death of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi after Russia announced his killing in Syria in late May on the outskirts of Damascus. “Al-Baghdadi is still hiding in Syria outside the city of Al-Rigga,” said Ali al-Basri, director general of intelligence and counterterrorism at the Interior…

Hundreds of US Military Vehicles Enter Syria from Iraq

TEHRAN (FNA)- The Arabic-language media sources reported that over 150 military vehicles of the US army crossed Iraq’s border into Syria. The Arabic-language Al-Mayadeen news network quoted a well-informed source as saying that over 150 military vehicles of the US army along with their crew crossed the border at Fishkhabour and entered Syrian territories. The…

Kurdish Delegation Meets with Damascus Officials, Russian Officers

TEHRAN (FNA)- A delegation from the People’s Protection Units (YPG) has had meetings with Syrian officials in Damascus and with Russian officers in Humeimim airbase in Lattakia province to talk over different aspects of the latest developments in Northern Aleppo and Ankara’s military threats, media reports said on Sunday. The Kurdish-language Rudaw news quoted a…

Turkish Army Reinvigorates Deployment Near Afrin

TEHRAN (FNA)- Media reports said that the Turkish army has strengthened its military presence near Afrin region in Aleppo province. According to Hawar news, the Turkish army has increased the number of its military forces at borders between Afrin and Bakur region in Kurdistan in the villages of Ali Karo and Beykeh in Balbaleh region….