US Dispatches Troops, Advanced Military Equipment to Iraq’s Kirkuk

TEHRAN (FNA)- Head of Iraq’s Badr Organization disclosed that the US Army has sent fresh troops and state-of-the-art military equipment to K1 military base in Kirkuk province. “New US military convoys comprising advanced military vehicles and equipment together with fresh troops have arrived in K1 military base in Kirkuk province in Northern Iraq,” the Arabic-language…

Reshaping the Middle East: Why the West Should Stop its Interventions (Part I & II)

Elijah J. Magnier | @ejmalrai Sayyed Abbas al-Mussawi, Hezbollah’s Secretary General assassinated by Israel. Part I Every single foreign intervention has made the Middle East reconfigure itself against the interventionists. It has harshly counter-attacked, creating the opposite of the insurgents’ desired effect. When we look at recent history (the last four decades since the PLO…

Iraq: No Foreign Bases Allowed on Our Soil

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul-Mahdi told Acting US Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan that his country will accept no foreign military bases on its soil, just as it will not take dictates from outsiders. In a meeting with Shanahan in Baghdad on Tuesday, Abdul-Mahdi said that Iraq-US relations must be based on the “basic…

Syria Demands International Action Against Coalition’s Continued Crimes

12 February، 2019 Damascus, SANA Syria reiterated its demands for the Security Council to take action against the crimes and attacks carried out by the warplanes of the US-led international coalition, to carry out an international investigation into these attacks, and to work towards preventing them and end the hostile presence of American and other…

Sources: US after Establishment of Permanent Base at Iraqi-Syrian Borders

TEHRAN (FNA)- The American forces intend to set up a permanent military base at al-Tanf region in Iraq near the border with Syria. The Arabic-language al-Ma’aloumeh news website quoted Barakat al-Issawi, a former member of al-Anbar provincial council, as saying on Monday that the US has sent weapons and military equipment from Ein al-Assad airbase…

70 Civilians Martyred or Injured in New Massacre by US-led Coalition in Deir Ezzor

12 February، 2019 Deir Ezzor, SANA Warplanes of the US-led “International Coalition” on Tuesday continued aggression on the Syrian territories through shelling al-Baghouz town in Deir Ezzor countryside claiming the lives of scores of civilians and injuring others, mostly women and children. Local sources in Deir Ezzor told SANA that at least 70 civilians were…

16 Civilians Killed in New US-led Coalition Aggression on Deir Ezzor

11 February، 2019 Deir Ezzor/Homs, SANA Local sources said on Monday that the US-led coalition perpetrated a new massacre, claiming the lives of 16 citizens, among them 7 children, in an intensified shelling on the residential houses in the surrounding of al-Baghouz in Deir Ezzor south-eastern countryside. Earlier, the sources said that four civilians were…

Four Civilians Martyred in New Aggression by International Coalition in Deir Ezzor

11 February، 2019 Deir Ezzor/Homs, SANA Local sources said that four civilians were martyred on Monday in an aggression by the US-led “International Coalition” on houses on the outskirts of al-Baghouz town in Deir Ezzor eastern countryside. The US-led “International Coalition” on Feb. 9th committed a massacre against the Syrians as 3 civilians were martyred…

US Reinforcing Troops Buildup at Iraq’s Border with Syria’s al-Tanf

TEHRAN (FNA)- The US Army has sent a massive military convoy to its controlled regions in Western Iraq just behind the border with Syria at al-Tanf crossing, local sources reported. “A massive US military convoy comprising military vehicles, artillery canons and heavy weapons has been dispatched to Iraq’s Western border with the US-controlled al-Tanf region,”…