Israeli targeting of two Islamic Jihad leaders, resulting in rocket attacks from Gaza and a military escalation with the Palestinians, take place as the country is in political turmoil with only a caretaker government in Tel Aviv. Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) have called up reserves and tanks have been spotted[…]
Israeli forces have killed a top Islamic Jihad commander in an air raid on his home in Gaza City, threatening to unleash another devastating round of violence. The Palestinian group announced the death in a statement on Tuesday after Israel confirmed it had hit Bahaa Abu al-Ata, 42, in an attack.[…]
At least two people have been killed and six other wounded after a blast rocked the Mazzeh district of Damascus just as the military’s air defense engaged a “hostile target” over the nearby suburb of Daraya, SANA reports. A suspected missile strike hit a civilian building near the Lebanese Embassy[…]
A former British army officer who helped found the White Helmets volunteer search-and-rescue organisation in Syria was found dead in Turkey on Monday. The body of James Le Mesurier, founder and CEO of Mayday Rescue group, was discovered near his home in central Istanbul’s Beyoglu district by worshippers on their way to[…]
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 long-awaited US pullout from Syria appears to have been postponed, with Pentagon sources claiming some 800 troops will stay behind to “guard” Syria’s oil, in a mission even pro-war US politicians are calling “reckless.” US troops will occupy a large, oil-rich area stretching 150km from Deir ez-Zor to al-Hasakah,[…]
Israel is assisting Syrian Kurds battered by a month-old Turkish incursion, and advocating for them in talks with the United States, the deputy Israeli foreign minister said on Wednesday. Ankara launched its assault targeting the Kurdish YPG militia after the abrupt withdrawal of 1,000 US troops from northern Syria in[…]
Yemen’s Saudi-backed government and southern separatists signed an agreement on Tuesday to end a power struggle in the south of Yemen, Reuters reported. No details were given, but sources said the deal calls for a government reshuffle to include the separatists’ Southern Transitional Council (STC) and placing tens of thousands[…]
A US military unit withdrawing from northern Syria and heading toward the Iraqi border has come under fire from the territory held by Turkish-backed militants, Russia’s Ministry of Defense said, citing the American side. The convoy was traveling along the M4 motorway – which runs parallel to the Turkish border[…]
Take any words from US politicians with a grain of salt, Syria’s Bashar Assad has urged, as he cast doubt on the story of the Islamic State leader being killed in US a raid, and compared it to the shady killing of Osama Bin Laden. The widely publicized US special[…]
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