A Secret US-Iran Deal Over Oil Supplies to Syria

Elijah J. Magnier A secret deal has been set up between the US and Iran, through a third party, to enable the Iranian super tanker Adrian Darya 1 (formerly Grace 1) to deliver its 2.1 million barrels of oil to the Syrian government. Smaller tankers worked for five days unloading the oil to be delivered…

Iraq MP: US Massively Supporting ISIL

TEHRAN (FNA)- An Iraqi lawmaker underlined that the US is providing all-out support for the ISIL terrorists, and called for expediting the approval of a law on expulsion of foreign troops from Iraq. “The ISIL terrorists are massively supported by the US through training, weapons shipments and airborne relocation,” the Arabic-language Baghdad al-Youm news website…

American Forces Deactivated Iraq’s Missile Defense Shield

TEHRAN (FNA)- Secretary-General of Iraq’s popular Al-Nujaba Movement Akram al-Kaabi warned of Washington and its allies’ plots against his country, saying that the American forces have deactivated Iraq’s missile defense shield. “The Americans have deactivated and weakened Iraq’s air defense system,” Kaabi said on Wednesday. He described the US as weaker than the past, but…

In the Last 24 Hours: Army Preparing for Military Operations in Demilitarized Zone

TEHRAN (FNA)- The Syrian Army is fully preparing itself for resuming large-scale military operation in the demilitarized zone as terrorist groups continue to violate the ceasefire, the Arabic-language media outlets said Wednesday. The Arabic-language al-Watan newspaper quoted local sources in the city of Ma’aret al-Numan in Southern Idlib as saying that Tahrir al-Sham al-Hay’at (the…

Russia: US Strikes in Syria’s Idlib Breached Agreements

Sputnik-Middle East Russian Military Says US Strike in Idlib, Syria Led to Multiple Casualties, Damage Earlier, the Pentagon confirmed that the US-led coalition had conducted strikes against the leaders of an al-Qaeda*-linked militant group in Syria’s Idlib province. The Russian Defence Ministry’s Centre for the Reconciliation of Opposing Sides in Syria said in a statement…

Hezbollah Rejects US Demand to Not Respond to Recent Israeli Attacks

TEHRAN (FNA)- A former Lebanese minister revealed that Hezbollah resistance group has dismissed Washington’s demand to avoid giving a response to the recent Israeli aggression. A Lebanese official has told Hezbollah commanders in Lebanon that if they do not respond to the recent Israeli attacks on Dhahiyeh region in Southern Beirut, Washington will avoid sanctioning…

Who is Behind Blowing up Ammunition Warehouses in Iraq? Iran is the Target.

Elijah J. Magnier An explosion occurred Tuesday at an ammunition storage warehouse used by Iraqi security forces operating under the Popular Mobilisation Forces (PMF) close to the US air and military base in Balad, Salahuddin province, 64 km north of Baghdad. Over a week before, a warehouse at Camp-Sakr used by the Federal Police and PMF in…

Hashd Al-Shaabi Base in Salahuddin Bombed by US Aircraft

TEHRAN (FNA)- The US launched an airstrike on a Hashd al-Shaabi (popular forces) base in Salahuddin province, causing a big fire in the region, an Iraqi security source said. The Arabic-language al-Ma’aloumeh quoted the source as saying that the Tuesday fire at Salahuddin airbase occurred after the US attack on one of Hashd al-Shaabi bases….