U.N. Envoy Sees Syria Partition ‘Catastrophe’, Fears Return of ISIS

Syria is heading for a catastrophic partition and could see the return of Islamic State if there is no inclusive peace settlement, U.N. Syria envoy Staffan de Mistura said on Monday. “The truth is that a soft, long-term partition of Syria, which (is) the one that we are witnessing at the moment, in different areas … Continue reading U.N. Envoy Sees Syria Partition ‘Catastrophe’, Fears Return of ISIS

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Expert: SAA is Winning War in Eastern Ghouta

The Syrian army will eventually prevail over the terrorists in Eastern Ghouta and will force them to retreat, a Damascus-based political analyst Turki al Hasan told media. What really matters now, he added, is whether they will lay down their arms or move to other parts of the country, like they did earlier in Aleppo. … Continue reading Expert: SAA is Winning War in Eastern Ghouta

Moscow Says Pro-IS Terror Groups Responsible for Syria’s Eastern Ghouta Crisis

On Thursday, White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders accused Moscow and Damascus of targeting civilians in Eastern Ghouta. She particularly called on Russia and its partners to abide by their obligations concerning de-escalation zones. On Wednesday, Russia suggested that the United Nations Security Council hold an emergency meeting to discuss the deteriorating humanitarian situation in … Continue reading Moscow Says Pro-IS Terror Groups Responsible for Syria’s Eastern Ghouta Crisis

Mattis: US Won’t Follow Turkey’s Demands On Syria’s Manbij

The US Defense Minister James Mattis said Washington will not withdraw its forces from the city of Manbij in the North of Syria. He said that concerning Turkey's pressure on Manbij issue the situation hasn't changed yet. According to the politician Washington understands Ankara's alarm at this, but the United States are aimed at pressing … Continue reading Mattis: US Won’t Follow Turkey’s Demands On Syria’s Manbij

Syria, Iraq To Open Al-Qaim Border Crossing

Head of the Syrian Ministry of Interior Mohammad al-Shaar met with Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi in Baghdad where they discussed the possibility of reopening the Al-Qaim border crossing. They've also discussed a number of security, terrorism and coordination issues at the meeting. Both states are interested in reopening this border crossing as the situation … Continue reading Syria, Iraq To Open Al-Qaim Border Crossing

Chinese Special Forces to Join Combating Terrorism in Syria

According to "FARS news agency" the Russian Reconciliation Center for Syria announced on Wednesday that Chinese Special Forces are ready to go in Syria to take part in combat against terrorist groups. The Russian center said that the Chinese forces will soon arrive in Syria to intensify the attacks on the Islamic al-Turkistani. The center … Continue reading Chinese Special Forces to Join Combating Terrorism in Syria

Full Translation of Ceasefire Agreement Between US-led SDF and ISIS in Hasakah

In the name of God, the Compassionate, the Merciful Conciliation a) Militarily: 1. Immediate ceasefire by the two sides until negotiations end. 2. The ceasefire lasts for a month subject to extension beginning from 10 Rabi' al-Awal 1439 AH corresponding to 28 November 2017 CE and ends on 10 Rabi' al-Thani 1439 AH corresponding to … Continue reading Full Translation of Ceasefire Agreement Between US-led SDF and ISIS in Hasakah