Powerful lobbies are behind the US rush for Syria’s natural resources, and the Americans are carrying on where Islamist groups left off by “stealing and selling” them, President Bashar Assad has said. In October, Donald Trump made headlines by ordering all US troops out of Syria, leaving the devastated country[…]
A disturbing clip of an execution in Syria has prompted a Russian newspaper to investigate links between the torturers and the shadowy Wagner Group. Claiming to have uncovered one of the “mercenaries,” it wants Moscow to step in. The extremely graphic footage, said to have been filmed in Syria in[…]
Syria became a testing ground for the US as it refines its tools to safeguard global hegemony, President Bashar Assad told RT’s Afshin Rattansi in an exclusive interview. He also explained what many Syrians are fighting for. Washington sees its former dominant role slipping away and is trying to preserve[…]
The Department of Defense has published drone footage of the US special forces raid that allegedly killed the leader the Islamic State terrorist group, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, as well as additional details of the mission. Central Command chief General Frank McKenzie described the operation at a Pentagon press briefing on[…]
There’s no credible data to prove a successful American raid took place against Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, Russia’s Defense Ministry said. The US coalition didn’t even carry out any airstrikes in Idlib recently. Earlier, Trump made a rare Sunday address from the White House informing the world that[…]
The Israeli PM’s spokesman has faced a fiery backlash, including accusations of racism, after he mischaracterized female flag-waving Palestine protesters, calling them “ISIS women.” Hamas is in a state of war with the ‘caliphate’. Ofir Gendelman, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s Arab media spokesman, sparked a Twitter storm after he[…]
Turkey shelled Islamic State positions in Syria on Tuesday for a second day, in response to mortar fire from across the border, Turkish media reported. Two mortar rounds hit the southeastern Turkish town of Karkamis, close to the border and facing the Syrian town of Jarablus, which is held by[…]
Field hospitals behind the frontlines in Libya’s Sirte were full on Wednesday after fierce fighting against Islamic State (IS) militants left 36 dead and more than 140 wounded in a single day, with the toll expected to rise as battles continue overnight. “I am so angry and upset I almost[…]
A truck bomb at an Iraqi checkpoint south of Baghdad killed at least 60 people and wounded more than 70 on Sunday, medical and security officials said, and Islamic State claimed responsibility for the blast. The suicide attack, involving an explosive-laden fuel tanker, is the second deadliest this year after[…]
The demolition of Palmyra’s Temple of Bel represents a tragedy, not only for the history of the Syria people but that of the global community as well, according to The U.N. Training and Research Agency (UNOSAT). The nearly 2,000-year old Roman Temple, considered amongst the most historically significant structures in[…]
Strictly Necessary Cookies
Strictly Necessary Cookie should be enabled at all times so that we can save your preferences for cookie settings.
If you disable this cookie, we will not be able to save your preferences. This means that every time you visit this website you will need to enable or disable cookies again.