US-led Coalition Conducted Strike on Civilian Homes in Deir Ezzor

18 October، 2018 Deir Ezzor, SANA The US-led international coalition committed a new massacre against Syrian civilians in al-Swseh town in the eastern countryside of Deir Ezzor. Local sources stated that the warplanes of international coalition targeted with several airstrikes al-Swseh town,140 km east of Deir Ezzor, causing the martyrdom and injury of a number…

US-Backed Militants Blackmailing Civilians to Allow Exit from Al-Tanf Region

TEHRAN (FNA)- Tens of civilians have returned to the regions that are under the Syrian Army’s control after paying a hefty amount of money to be allowed to leave a US-run refugee camp in al-Tanf in Southern Homs, well-informed sources reported on Tuesday. The Arabic-language website of Sputnik quoted the sources as reporting that tens…

US Forces Reinvigorating Al-Tanf Base at Syria-Iraq Border

TEHRAN (FNA)- Washington has started recruiting more fighters to reinvigorate al-Tanf base in Southern Homs near the border with Iraq despite US army claims about its imminent pullout from the region, a Syrian paper reported on Tuesday. The Arabic-language al-Watan, a state-run daily, quoted well-informed sources as reporting that the “US occupiers” in al-Tanf base…

Raqqa: US-led Coalition’s Ongoing Denials an Insult to Survivors

Amnesty International Disappointing Pentagon communiqué spurns liability for civilian casualties Coalition strikes destroyed 80% of Raqqa, killing hundreds of civilians Ongoing Amnesty International investigation reveals evidence of dozens of new civilian victims The US-led Coalition’s ongoing failure to admit to, let alone adequately investigate, the shocking scale of civilian deaths and destruction it caused in…

Chemical Weapons and War Crimes: US Use White Phosphorous Munitions in Syria

Peter Korzun The US-led coalition used white phosphorus (WP) munitions delivering air strikes in the Syrian province of Deir Ez-Zor on Oct.13. The attack resulted in casualties among civilians. Last month, WP munitions were also used by two US Air Force (USAF) F-15s in an attack on the town of Hajin, Deir-ez-Zor. The Syrian government has repeatedly condemned the…

US Coalition Strikes Syrian Town Using Banned White Phosphorus

Sputnik-Middle East The reported strikes are not the first time that the US-led coalition has been accused of using the banned munitions in recent weeks. Last month, the Russian military reported that US strikes using white phosphorus had resulted in major fires and civilian casualties in the eastern Syrian province of Deir Ez-Zor. The strikes,…

In the Last 24 Hours: Army Advances in Deserts of Sweida

TEHRAN (FNA)- The Damascus Army sent fresh military convoys to the Eastern Badiyeh (desert) of Sweida over the past 24 hours, intensifying cleansing operations against the ISIL in the terrorists’ last stronghold. “The army has sent tens of its forces and new military equipment to Toloul al-Safa region in Eastern Badiyeh of Sweida to be…

Russian MoD Urges US to Provide Unhindered Humanitarian Access to the Rukban Camp

Peaceful settlement of the conflict and rendering of comprehensive assistance are the main vectors of work in the Syrian Arab Republic. Representatives of the Russian Centre for Reconciliation held two humanitarian actions in the settlements of al-Malikiya, Aleppo province, and Qasr-Wardan, Hama province. Civilians received 900 sets of food with the total weight of 3.9…

Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Maria Zakharova’s Remarks on the Situation in Syria

Briefing by Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Maria Zakharova, Koktebel, October 10, 2018 Syria update The overall situation in Syria remains tense. Meanwhile, the implementation of the Memorandum of Understanding on the Stabilisation of the Situation in the Idlib De-escalation Zone is ongoing (as you may recall, this was signed following Russian President Vladimir Putin’s talks with…

Russian MoD: Daesh Seize Toxic Chemicals Due to West’s Irresponsible Actions

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 Safsara (two times), Latakia province, the Maqanis al-Duwayri (three times) districts and R&D Centre of Aleppo. Attack of government positions near the Tell…

Syria Denounces Efforts to Politicize OPCW

Damascus, Oct 10 (Prensa Latina) The efforts by the United States, France and the United Kingdom to politicize the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) are dangerous, and the decision to broaden its mandate is illegal, said Syrian Deputy Foreign Minister Faisal Mekdad on Tuesday. The Syrian official warned against those efforts and…

Israel Trains to Counter the S-300 While Russia Expands Towards Lebanon

Elijah J. Magnier | @ejmalrai The Israeli Air Force is conducting intensive manoeuvres with its F-35 Adirs along with F-16s over Lebanese airspace to counter the threat posed by the three battalion sets of S-300PM missiles systems delivered by Moscow to Damascus so that Tel Aviv can resume its bombing of targets in Syria. Despite…