URGENT:Western leaders support terror groups in Syria

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12.07.2016

Terrorist attacks, an unprecedented refugee influx and other problems with which Europe is struggling to cope are the result of wrong decisions made by European leaders, Syria’s president Bashar Assad told a European Parliament delegation. He stressed the role that the European Parliament should play in fixing the policies of some of European countries which had let terrorism evolve. Economic sanctions imposed against Damascus have impacted the Syrian people, who…

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MILITARY VIDEO:ISIS shoots down russian helecopter near Palmyra, two pilots kill

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10.07.2016

ISIS militants have downed a military helicopter near Palmyra, Syria, killing two Russian pilot-instructors Evgeny Dolgin and Ryafagat Khabibulin on board. The helicopter had been attacking the advancing terrorists at Damascus’ request when it was taken down, according to the Russian defense ministry. It should be noted, that veteran helicopter pilot Ryafagat Khabibulin, who died in battle in Syria’s Homs, was among Russia’s most decorated and renowned military pilots. He had…

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Putin Can Help US Find ‘Face-Saving’ Way Out of Syria

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08.07.2016

Russian President Vladimir Putin can help the United States exit Syria in a dignified manner while finding opportunities to cooperate and improve bilateral relations. On Wednesday, the Kremlin’s press service said Putin and President Barack Obama reaffirmed their readiness to increase military cooperation in Syria and to resurrect UN-mediated negotiations between the Syrian government and opposition representatives. “President Putin could help the United States find a face-saving way out of its disastrous interventions in Syria,” Sydney…

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LOL: Syrian rebels lose ISIS battle after being abandoned by US jets

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08.07.2016

A US-trained Syrian rebel unit was reportedly defeated and forced to flee by ISIS during a desert battle near the town of Bukamal, after American jets abandoned them at a critical moment to bomb another target in neighboring Iraq. The Pentagon-trained rebel unit, the New Syrian Army (NSA), was on a ground offensive to re-take the Islamic State-held town of Bukamal in southeast Syria last week, the Washington Post reported on…

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Syrian Government Army Advances on Rebel-Held Areas of Aleppo

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08.07.2016

The Syrian government army advanced in the direction of rebel-held areas of Aleppo, cutting off the only road there, local media reported. The government made gains on the north of Aleppo in the Mallh Farms area, coming within firing range of the Castello road, the only way out and to the city for the rebels, Rudaw Kurdish online outlet reported Thursday. Earlier on Thursday, at least 25 people were injured during a terrorists’ shelling of northern districts of the city. In recent weeks,…

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Seven Killed, Over 20 Injured in Clashes in Southern Yemen

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06.07.2016

According to reports, 7 people were killed and over 20 sustained injuries in clashes between the army and militants reportedly aligned with Al-Qaeda in Yemen.   Seven people were killed and over 20 sustained injuries in clashes between the army and militants reportedly aligned with Al-Qaeda (banned in Russia) in Yemen on Wednesday, a Yemeni security source told Sputnik.According to the source, fighting broke out near a military base outside the city of Aden south in the country following a suicide attack.

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Syria’s Assad keeps key portfolios in new cabinet line-up

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04.07.2016

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, fighting a civil war that has ruined the country economically and fragmented it regions, issued a decree to form a new cabinet on Sunday that kept key ministers in place. The cabinet comes after he appointed on June 22 a new government led by former electricity minister Emad Khamis, a member of Assad’s Baath political party since 1977 The lineup announced on state media keeps the…

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Liberating Raqqa From ISIS ‘Not Difficult Militarily’ – Assad

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01.07.2016

The liberation of Raqqa from ISIS terrorist group is a matter of time that does not present difficulties militarily, Syrian President Bashar Assad said in an interview with Australian television. Assad maintained that the danger of terrorists groups like ISIS “is not about what land they occupy…It’s about how much of their ideology can they instill in the mind of the people in the area that they sit or live in.” “Reaching…

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Decision to normalize relations with Turkey could reflect positively on Syria crisis

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01.07.2016

The Russian Ambassador to Syria Alexander Kinshchak said Russia’s decision to normalize relations with Turkey could positively reflect on settling the crisis in Syria and on the efforts of combating international terrorism. Kinshchak said if a partnership could be established between Moscow and Ankara with counterterrorism playing a central role in, that would be quite positively effective in the development of the situation in Syria. Kinshchak didn’t rule out having…

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