At Least 9 Killed, 12 Injured in Blast in Manbij

According to preliminary media reports, at least 9 people were killed with 12 injured in a blast in a northern Syrian city of Manbij, Wednesday. At least two US soldiers are feared killed and two more injured, as local media reports. The so-called Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL) took responsibility for the attack that reportedly…

Iraq-Syria Border: US Forces Open Safe Corridors for Daesh

TEHRAN (FNA)- A senior member of al-Anbar provincial council said the American forces are making suspicious moves to open up safe passageways for the ISIL terrorists from the new US bases in the province to the border with Syria. Qusai al-Anbari told the Arabic-language al-Ma’aloumeh news website on Wednesday that the US forces in al-Anbar…

Syrian Foreign Ministry Responds to Erdogan

15 January، 2019 Damascus, SANA Syria said on Tuesday that the statements of the Turkish regime president stress once again that this regime, , can’t behave except by the language of occupation or aggression. An official source at Foreign and Expatriates Ministry told SANA in a statement that the Turkish regime, the sponsor of terrorists…

Iraq’s Popular Forces Stop US Reconnaissance on Border with Syria

The command of Iraq’s popular mobilization forces announced Tuesday that its units banned a US suspicious reconnaissance activity in Anbar, surveying the deployment if the regular and popular troops on border with Syria. PMF’s command stressed that the US action violates Iraq’s sovereignty and endangers its border troops by unveiling their secret deployment and munitions….

Damascus: Syrian Settlement Must Include Withdrawal of Illegal Foreign Troops

Sputnik-Middle East Syrian Foreign Minister Walid Muallem has held his first meeting with new UN Special Envoy Geir Pedersen in order to discuss a political settlement of the crisis in the country. According to the Foreign Ministry, Muallem stressed that the settlement plan for Syria must include the withdrawal of illegal foreign troops from the…

Russia: Terrorists Preparing New Chemical Attacks in Syria

15 January، 2019 Moscow, SANA A Russian source said that terrorist organizations are preparing to carry out new attacks using chemical weapons and toxic materials against civilians and army units in Idleb. Interfax news agency on Tuesday quoted the source as saying that terrorists are preparing a new chemical attack in Ma’aret al-Nu’man area in…

Hundreds of Civilians Exit Al-Tanf Region Despite US-Backed Militants’ Blockade

TEHRAN (FNA)- A large number of refugees left Al-Rakban Camp in the US-controlled al-Tanf region, near Syria’s Eastern borders with Jordan, for Syrian Army positions in spite of terrorists’ efforts to prevent their exit, media reports said. “Despite a blockade by US-backed terrorists in al-Tanf region near borders with Jordan in recent days, over 200…

Israel’s Not So Secret Program to Arm Terrorists in Syria

TEHRAN (FNA)- The whole world is in the know how that the Israeli army has been, from day one, and still is providing large amounts of cash, weapons and ammunition to foreign-sponsored Salafi-Takfiri terrorists operating in Syria. Even the Israeli army chief admits. Chief of Staff Gadi Eisenkot has just confirmed that the Israeli military…

Imperial Nations Reassert Colonial Ambitions in the Middle East

Thierry Meyssan One of the consequences of the successive ends of the bipolar and unipolar world is the re-establishment of colonial projects. One after the other, the French, Turkish and English have publicly declared the return of their colonial ambitions. We still need to know what form they will adopt in the 21st century. The…

President al-Assad Receives Chairman of the Iranian Parliament’s National Security and Foreign Policy Commission

14 January، 2019 Damascus, SANA President Bashar al-Assad received on Monday morning the Chairman of the Iranian Parliament’s National Security and Foreign Policy Commission Heshmatollah Falahatpisheh and the accompanying delegation. During the meeting, the two sides discussed the decades-long strategic relations between Syria and Iran, and they affirmed their determination to continue developing these relations…

Army Launches Precision Strikes on Terrorists in Hama Countryside

14 January، 2019 Hama, SANA Army units on Monday launched precision strikes on lines of movement and infiltration of terrorist organizations in the vicinity of Hasraya town in Hama northern countryside, inflicting losses upon them in personnel and equipment, SANA reporter said. The army units, the reporter added, foiled terrorist groups’ infiltration attempts from al-Dawrat…

Syrian Minister Reveals Damage Done in Israeli Airstrike on Damascus

Sputnik-Middle East Israel claims that the air raid, which took place on the night of 11-12 January, was aimed at alleged Iranian military targets situated in Syria. Damascus has condemned Tel Aviv’s strike and urged the UN to respond in light of repeated Israeli attacks. Syrian Minister of Transport Ali Hamud said on 14 January…

How Youth are Recruited into Terrorist Networks

A man who swore an oath of allegiance to Osama Bin Laden and met with the architects of the 9/11 attacks, Aimen Deanjoined Sophie in studio to talk about his journey from Al-Qaeda operative to top MI6 spy. Sophie Shevardnadze: Aimen Dean, former al-Qaeda operative turned one of UK’s top intelligence assets within the terrorist…

In the Last 24 Hours: Army Sends Fresh Military Convoys to Northern Syria

TEHRAN (FNA)- The Damascus Army sent new military convoys from Deir Ezzur province in Eastern Syria to Hama in the Northern parts of the country to prepare for military operations there. “Massive military convoys of the Syrian Army comprising hundreds of soldiers from different divisions, including 5th Division, along with military equipment and hardware have…

Israel Determined to Take Further Action Against Iran in Syria

TEL AVIV, January 13. /TASS/. Israel is prepared to take further action against Iranian targets in Syria to prevent Iran’s gaining a military stronghold in that country, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Sunday. “Just in the last 36 hours the air force attacked Iranian warehouses with Iranian weapons at the international airport in…