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

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UN: All War Crimes In Syria Must Be Pursued

War crimes investigators and activists have amassed an “overwhelming volume” of testimony, images and videos documenting atrocities committed by all sides during Syria’s war, a U.N. quasi-prosecutorial body said in its first report. The team, led by former French judge Catherine Marchi-Uhel, said it is preparing case files and has engaged with war crimes investigative … Continue reading UN: All War Crimes In Syria Must Be Pursued

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

China To Step Up Support To Syria

China has pledged to increase aid to Syria in part to stop the war-torn country from becoming a training ground for China’s Muslim minority, according to a Chinese analyst. Chinese ambassador to Syria Qi Qianjin said in Damascus on Sunday that China was preparing to play a bigger role in Syria. “I think it’s about … Continue reading China To Step Up Support To Syria

France Calls For Humanitarian Corridors In Syria

French Defence Minister Florence Parly on Friday called the international community to put an end to bombings in Syria. She urged to open humanitarian corridors to save and help civilians. "We are very worried. The air strikes need to end," Parly said. "Civilians are the targets, in Idlib and in the east of Damascus. This … Continue reading France Calls For Humanitarian Corridors In Syria

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

Turkish Opposition Calls Ankara On Stabilizing Relations With Damascus

Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu, a Turkish social democratic politician, leader of the CHP and of the Main Opposition in Turkey since 2010 urges Ankara to immediately restore relations with Damascus to bring peace and stability in Syria, preserve its territorial integrity and stop the bloodshed. The politician also supports the Operation Olive Branch conducted by the Turkish … Continue reading Turkish Opposition Calls Ankara On Stabilizing Relations With Damascus