Russia Sends Heavy Military Equipment to Syrian Army Positions in Hama

TEHRAN (FNA)- The Russian Army has sent heavy military equipment to the Syrian Army’s military positions in Northern Hama as Damascus government forces launched ground and air raids on the terrorists’ military positions and movements in Northern Hama and Western Aleppo, media reports said Tuesday. The pro-militants Smart News website quoted special sources as saying…

Terrorists Target Russian Military Police Patrol, Daraa Countryside

14 July، 2019 Daraa, SANA The Russian Ministry of Defense announced that a terrorist attack targeted a patrol of the Russian military police with an explosive device in Daraa countryside and no causalities were reported among the Russian service members. Chief of the Russian Reconciliation Center in Hmeimim Major General Alexei Bakin said in a…

Shifting Alliances: Is Turkey Now “Officially” an Ally of Russia?

Prof Michel Chossudovsky Turkey is taking delivery of Russia’s S 400 missile defence system. What this signifies is that Turkey and Russia are now “officially” allies. The first shipment of the S-400 landed in Ankara on July 12, according to Turkey’s Ministry of Defense. (see image below) Two more shipments are due, with the third delivery of “over…

Turkey Continues Receiving Russian S-400 Air Defense Parts

Turkey has continued receiving components of a Russian-made air defense system for a second day, despite Washington’s warnings that it will impose sanctions on the NATO-member country. Turkey’s defense ministry tweeted Saturday the landing of a fourth Russian cargo plane in Murted Air Base, near the capital, Ankara. On Friday, the ministry announced the much-awaited…

Terrorists Plan Provocation Using Chemical Weapons in Syria’s Idlib

Sputnik-Middle East Earlier, Russia insisted that all reported cases of chemical weapons use in Syria must be investigated independently. According to the Russian envoy to the Organisation for Prohibition of Chemical Weapons Alexander Shulgin, a new chemical weapons provocation is being planned by militants in Syria’s Idlib province. “They repeatedly have said that Syrians have…

Ryabkov: Russia to Present Additional Data on Alleged Chemical Attack in Douma

11 July، 2019 Moscow, SANA Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Ryabkov announced that Moscow on Friday will present additional data on the alleged chemical attack in Douma City. ”We will soon present additional data gathered by our experts and social activists regarding the Douma incident. As I see it, a relevant presentation will be held…

Russian and Syrian Joint Coordination Headquarters Statement on the Problems Impeding Repatriating of Refugees

JOINT STATEMENT of the interdepartmental coordination headquarters of Russian Federation and Syrian Arab Republic “On problems impeding repatriation of refugees” July 10, 2019 In order to maintain conditions favourable for the return of refugees and internally displaced persons to the places of pre-war residence, the Syrian government, with the assistance of the Russian side, continues…

Russian and Syrian Joint Coordination Headquarters Statement on the Problems Impeding Repatriating of Refugees

JOINT STATEMENT  of the interdepartmental coordination headquarters of Russian Federation and Syrian Arab Republic “On problems impeding repatriation of refugees” July 3, 2019 Due to the concerted efforts of the Joint Coordination Headquarters of Russian Federation and Syrian Arab Republic, significant results have been achieved in creating conducive conditions for refugees and internally displaced persons…

Terrorist Sleeper Cells, Daesh Fighters Remain in Iraq

Sputnik-Middle East Iraqi leaders told UN Security Council member representatives during a trip to the Middle East last week that it would be a political mistake to claim terrorism had been defeated in Iraq, Russian Deputy Permanent Representative to the United Nations Vladimir Safronkov told reporters on Tuesday. “The Iraqi leadership told the members of…

Terrorists Attack 11 Towns, Attempt Attack on Russian Hmeymim Air Base

Despite the ceasefire regime being established throughout the country, there are still cases of ceasefire regime violation by illegal armed formations in the Idlib de-escalation zone. Over the past day, terrorists attacked Djubb al-Zarur, Ikko, Mamuhiyah, al-Areim, Ein-al-Qantara, Safsafa, Ein al-Ashra in Latakia province, Hamamiyat, Tal Mitvazi in Hama province, Nic and al-Buraidj in Aleppo…

Russian Security Council: Downed US Drone Violated Iranian Airspace

Sputnik-Middle East Tensions between Iran and the US have intensified since Tehran downed an American drone, which as Iran said, had violated the country’s borders. Washington, meanwhile, has accused Tehran of allegedly attacking oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman, something that the Islamic Republic denies doing. Russian Security Council Secretary Nikolai Patrushev stated in…