News Syria: Jets strike U.S.-backed forces in eastern Syria: SDF
BEIRUT (Reuters) - U.S.-backed Syrian militias said Russian warplanes struck their positions in Deir al-Zor province on Monday, near a major natural gas field they seized from Islamic State in recent days. The Syrian Democratic Forces, an alliance of ...
News Syria: Russia denies it bombed US-backed militias in Syria - RIA - Reuters
Russia denies it bombed US-backed militias in Syria - RIAReutersMOSCOW (Reuters) - The Russian Defence Ministry on Monday denied its planes had bombed U.S.-backed militias in Syria's Deir al-Zor province earlier in the day, saying it was always careful to ensure its air strikes were accurate, the RIA news agency ...
News Syria: Syria rejects Iraqi Kurdish independence referendum: state media
BEIRUT (Reuters) - The Syrian government rejects the independence referendum organized by the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) in northern Iraq, Syria’s foreign minister has said. Voting started on Monday in northern Iraq despite intense international ...
News Syria: Breaking: Syrian Army liberates 35km2 of territory in central Syria - AMN Al-Masdar News (registration)
Breaking: Syrian Army liberates 35km2 of territory in central SyriaAMN Al-Masdar News (registration)BEIRUT, LEBANON (3:30 P.M.) – The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) has scored another important advance in central Syria, liberating a large portion of territory occupied by the so-called Islamic State (ISIL) inside the Homs Governorate. Led by the 5th Legion ...and more »
News Syria: Syria: SDF says it took Conoco gas field from ISIL
US-backed Syrian fighters captured a major gas field from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) group in an eastern province that borders Iraq as they race with government forces to capture the energy-rich region, a senior official with the group ...
News Syria: Military Strikes Continue Against ISIS Terrorists in Syria, Iraq - Department of Defense
Military Strikes Continue Against ISIS Terrorists in Syria, IraqDepartment of DefenseSOUTHWEST ASIA, Sept. 25, 2017 — U.S. and coalition military forces continued to attack the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria yesterday, conducting 85 strikes consisting of 167 engagements, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve officials ...and more »
News Syria: US boosts surveillance amid Russian threats in Syria
(CNN)US forces in Syria have increased surveillance of Russian troop locations following Moscow's suggestion that US troops could get caught in Russian military operations, according to a US official directly familiar with US military planning. While the ...
News Syria: Syria government rejects Iraqi Kurdish independence vote - The Times of Israel
The Times of IsraelSyria government rejects Iraqi Kurdish independence voteThe Times of IsraelDAMASCUS, Syria — Syria's Foreign Minister Walid Muallem has rejected a controversial independence referendum by Iraq's Kurds being held on Monday as “unacceptable,” saying Damascus only recognized a unified Iraq. Iraqi Kurds are voting Monday in ...and more »
News Syria: Russia general killed in Syria fighting
Russia's Defense Ministry says a general has been killed in fighting in Syria. The ministry said Sunday that Lt. Gen. Valery Asapov "was at a command post of Syrian troops, assisting the Syrian commanders in the operation for the liberation of the city of ...
News Syria: The Latest: Putin to visit Ankara, discuss Iraqi Kurds vote - Washington Post
Washington PostThe Latest: Putin to visit Ankara, discuss Iraqi Kurds voteWashington PostTurkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Russia's Vladimir Putin have spoken over the phone about the contentious Iraqi Kurdish vote in support for independence and stressed the importance of Iraq and Syria's territorial integrity. Erdogan's office ...and more »
News Syria: Airstrikes hit Syria's Aleppo despite ceasefire
Airstrikes have targeted rural Aleppo in northern Syria Sunday for the first time in months since a cease-fire took hold in the province, killing one, activists and a war monitoring group said. Also Sunday, the Central Military Media, affiliated with the ...
News Syria: The Latest: US-backed Syrians say hit by Russian airstrike - WTOP
The Latest: US-backed Syrians say hit by Russian airstrikeWTOPSyrian state media say two people have been killed in shelling on President Bashar Assad's ancestral village of Qardaha. Syria's state broadcaster said Monday the village has been shelled by “terrorists” for two days straight. It says two people were ...and more »
News Syria: Russian Navy Warship Heads for Greek Vacation Hotspot Before Joining Syria War
Russia’s Admiral Grigorovich warship is heading to the Mediterranean Sea, loaded with cruise missiles, ready for action in Syria's civil war. But before it rejoins action, it will stop by Greek tourist hotspot Corfu. The warship's mission in the Greek ...
News Syria: Russian, Kazakh Presidents Discuss Syria Reconciliation, Astana Talks - Kremlin - Sputnik International
Sputnik InternationalRussian, Kazakh Presidents Discuss Syria Reconciliation, Astana Talks - KremlinSputnik International"[The sides] discussed future prospects of the Syrian peaceful resolution in the context of the sixth international meeting on Syria which took place in Astana on September 14-15. [The sides] stated that the Astana format proved its effectiveness ...and more »
News Syria: The Latest: Syria rejects Iraqi Kurdish independence vote
IRBIL, Iraq — The Latest on the Iraqi Kurdish referendum on support for independence from Baghdad and the tensions surrounding the vote (all times local): 2:20 p.m. Syria's foreign minister says his country doesn't recognize the Iraqi Kurdish referendum ...
News Syria: Turkey's Foreign Minister Says Russian Bombing in Syria's Idlib Killing Civilians - U.S. News & World Report
Turkey's Foreign Minister Says Russian Bombing in Syria's Idlib Killing CiviliansU.S. News & World ReportISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkey's foreign minister said on Monday that recent Russian bombing in Syria's Idlib had killed civilians and moderate rebels and this would be discussed with Russian President Vladimir Putin when he visits Turkey. The killing of ...
News Syria: Russia stokes propaganda war, claims US troops in Syria met with no resistance from Isis
Russian-backed Syrian government forces have ended the siege of Deir ez-ZorFADEL SENNA/AFP/Getty Images The Russian ministry of defence (MoD) has released a number of satellite images on social media that purportedly show US troops and US-backed Syrian ...
News Syria: Swedish court sentences Syrian asylum seeker to prison for posing with war dead - Reuters
Swedish court sentences Syrian asylum seeker to prison for posing with war deadReutersSTOCKHOLM (Reuters) - A Swedish court on Monday sentenced a Syrian asylum seeker to eight months in prison after he posed for photos with dead bodies during the conflict in his home country. The man admitted to posing with dead or severely injured ...and more »
News Syria: Monitor: Airstrikes in Syria's Aleppo despite ceasefire
BEIRUT – A Syrian war monitoring group says airstrikes have targeted rural Aleppo for the first time in months since a cease-fire took hold in the province. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the airstrikes Sunday pounded Syria's rural Idlib ...
News Syria: Jets strike US-backed forces in eastern Syria: SDF - Reuters
Jets strike US-backed forces in eastern Syria: SDFReutersBEIRUT (Reuters) - U.S.-backed Syrian militias said Russian warplanes struck their positions in Deir al-Zor province on Monday, near a major natural gas field they seized from Islamic State in recent days. The Syrian Democratic Forces, an alliance of ...and more »