Over 12,000 Jaysh Al-Islam Militants, Family Members Have Left Douma This Month

Over 12,000 Jaysh Al-Islam militants and their family members have left the East Ghouta town of Douma since the start of this month, the Syrian military reported this morning. The Syrian military report added that more than 167,000 people have been either evacuated to government areas or rebel-held territories in northern Syria since the start … Continue reading Over 12,000 Jaysh Al-Islam Militants, Family Members Have Left Douma This Month

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Syrian, Russian Jets Ready to Response on US Strike

The Syrian and Russian air forces have been conducting a large number of flights along the Syrian coast in response to the U.S.’ latest threat of force against the government in Damascus. According to a military source in the Latakia Governorate, Syrian and Russian jets have been conducting nonstop flights along Syria’s coast since 6:00 … Continue reading Syrian, Russian Jets Ready to Response on US Strike

Al-Jaafari : Some UNSC Permanent Members Try to Lie to Create Pretext for Aggression Against Syria

Syria’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Dr. Bashar al-Jaafari, said that the Israeli aggression against Syria would not succeed in protecting Israel’s agents from terrorist organizations, pointing out that some of the United Nations Security Council’s permanent members are trying to lie to defame Syria and create pretexts for attacking it. Al-Jaafari, during the … Continue reading Al-Jaafari : Some UNSC Permanent Members Try to Lie to Create Pretext for Aggression Against Syria

One More US Warship Heading Towards Syria

The US is mulling several options for striking Syria in response to a suspected chemical-weapons attack in Douma, which Washington blames on Damascus. The next few days may see already a second US Navy destroyer entering the Mediterranean Sea, The Wall Street Journal reported, citing sources at the Pentagon. “The US already has one guided-missile destroyer, … Continue reading One More US Warship Heading Towards Syria

Putin, Erdogan Discuss Syrian Settlement Over Phone

In a telephone conversation on Monday, the Russian and Turkish presidents, Vladimir Putin and Recep Tayyip Erdogan, discussed the Syrian settlement, the Kremlin press service has said, adding that the leaders agreed to continue contacts on Syria. "High marks were given to the meeting of the presidents of the Astana process guarantor countries - Russia, … Continue reading Putin, Erdogan Discuss Syrian Settlement Over Phone

US Forces Build More Bases In Syria

The United States ground war in Syria started in late 2015, when the Obama administration ordered a small deployment of roughly 50 troops. The American public saw little of the engagement: a few photos of familiar-looking soldiers in familiar-looking armored vehicles. The White House and the Pentagon stressed that the war in Syria against the … Continue reading US Forces Build More Bases In Syria

US Military: Time For US To Get Out Of Syria

President Donald Trump is right; it is time for the U.S. military to leave Syria. Even though he appears to have no strategy for what comes next, his intention to put a limit on any long-term U.S. military commitment is the right way to go. Trump’s off-the-cuff withdrawal statement from last week received the standard Washington push-back. … Continue reading US Military: Time For US To Get Out Of Syria