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…

US Conducts Heliborne Terrorist Rescue Operation in Eastern Homs

TEHRAN (FNA)- Three military helicopters of the US-led coalition carried out another heliborne operation in Eastern Homs, carrying a number of ISIL terrorists on board, local sources reported on Wednesday. The Arabic-language al-Hadath news quoted the sources as saying that a group of ISIL terrorists were transferred by a van from the town of Ayyash…

Pursuing Hard Truths in Syria

By Scott Ritter On the night of June 26, the White House Press Secretary released a statement, via Twitter, that, “the United States has identified potential preparations for another chemical weapons attack by the Assad regime that would likely result in the mass murder of civilians, including innocent children.” The tweet went on to declare…

US Planes Transfer ISIL Terrorists from Raqqa to Unknown Destinations

TEHRAN (FNA)- A senior Syrian legislator said revealed that the US aircraft are transferring ISIL terrorists from Raqqa province to unknown destinations. Ammar al-Assad said that the world is now aware of the West’s hostile policies and allegations against the Syrian government and knows that the western governments and the US want to display the…