Russian FSB Chief: 5,000 Terrorists Amassed in Afghanistan Close to CIS Border

TEHRAN (FNA)- An Islamic State offshoot has amassed around 5,000 militants in Northern Afghanistan on the border of post-Soviet republics of Central Asia, the director of Russia’s FSB warned, adding that many of them have fought in Syria. “Especially worrying is re-deployment of terrorist groups into Northern provinces of Afghanistan,” Alexander Bortnikov told chiefs of…

New Report by OPCW Expert Proves Official Conclusions on Chemical Attack in Douma Contradict Facts

17 May، 2019 The Hague, SANA A report by Ian Henderson, an expert from the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), reflated that the conclusions of the official report issued by the OPCW regarding the chemical weapons attack that allegedly took place in Douma are inconsistent with reality and engineering evidence. Engineering-assessment-of-two-cylinders-observed-at-the-Douma-incident-27-February-2019-1 Henderson’s…

Further Evidence US Attacked Syria Based on False Flag

Tony Cartalucci Further evidence has emerged indicating that the alleged 2018 Douma, Syria chemical attack was staged by US-backed militants, not the Syrian government. With the US plotting war from South America to the South China Sea, understanding how US-backed militants staged the attack, allowing the Western media to sell US military intervention to the…

Al Baghdadi: The US Couldn’t Wish for a Greater Ally

Tony Cartalucci By 2013 the US-led proxy war on Syria had stalled. A staged chemical attack and threats of direct US military intervention were thwarted by Russian efforts to diplomatically resolve the impasse through the declaration and disposal of Syria’s entire chemical weapons arsenal. With US-backed militants having already reached the full extent of their…

Blackwater Starts Training of ISIL Terrorists at US Base in Western Iraq

TEHRAN (FNA)- The notorious US mercenary firm Blackwater has returned to Iraq to train thousands of ISIL terrorists in the Washington-occupied Ein al-Assad base in al-Anbar province, a Lebanese newspaper reported. The Arabic-language al-Akhbar newspaper reported on Saturday that Blackwater, along with other security firms, has returned to Iraq since the start of 2018 after…

Hundreds of Ankara-Backed Terrorists Join ISIL in Northern Syria

TEHRAN (FNA)- 800 members of an Ankara-backed terrorist group stationed in occupied areas of Aleppo and Idlib provinces joined the ISIL. The so-called ‘Saraya Khalid bin al-Walid’ terrorist group that operates in Idlib province in a statement on Saturday stated allegiance to ISIL ringleader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi and merged into the terrorist group. Meantime, the…

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…