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What’s Chechnya Doing In Syria? – Editorial

As Russia has increased its presence in the Middle East, Chechnya has come to play an important role for Moscow in a number of ways. Not only did its leader, Ramzan Kadyrov, use his personal authority and contacts to convey Kremlin messages for several regional governments, but Chechnya has also helped channel Russian influence in […]

US Expands Defacto Syrian Invasion

The recent expansion of US military forces in Syria follows a predictable, singular agenda targeting this nation for decades – and more specifically – during the most recent and ongoing conflict which began in 2011 amid the US-engineered “Arab Spring.” The UK Independent in its article, “US marines sent to Syria to help assault on […]

US Expands Defacto Syrian Invasion

The recent expansion of US military forces in Syria follows a predictable, singular agenda targeting this nation for decades – and more specifically – during the most recent and ongoing conflict which began in 2011 amid the US-engineered “Arab Spring.” The UK Independent in its article, “US marines sent to Syria to help assault on […]

What’s Chechnya Doing in Syria? – Editorial

As Russia has increased its presence in the Middle East, Chechnya has come to play an important role for Moscow in a number of ways. Not only did its leader, Ramzan Kadyrov, use his personal authority and contacts to convey Kremlin messages for several regional governments, but Chechnya has also helped channel Russian influence in […]

Free Syrian Army Getting Backup From Turkish-Trained Police

Turkey has been training a police organization, the Free Syrian Police (FSP), to help out with secondary operations in Aleppo province so the Free Syrian Army (FSA) can focus on fighting and maintaining control of the areas it has captured. “We are working on taking over all of the FSA military checkpoints at the city […]

Syrian Issue And Trade Bans Remain Hurdle As Turkey, Russia Pledge To Boost Ties

Hurdles remain amid Turkey and Russia’s pledge of healing rift and boosting bilateral ties, as both sides still have problems with issues over Syrian and bilateral trade. Russian charge d’affairs in Turkey was summoned on Thursday, as row spiraled after a Turkish soldier was killed by sniper attack from the Syrian border, where the Kurdish […]

Turkey Demands Answers from Russia After Soldiers Shot Dead Near Syria

Turkey summoned the acting Russian envoy Thursday after a Turkish soldier was shot dead by cross-border fire from a section of Kurdish-held Syria where Russian forces were present. Turkish troops reportedly responded to the fatal sniper fire by firing back into Syria’s northwestern region of Afrin, where Kurdish militants such as the People’s Protection Units […]

Turkey Demands Answers From Russia After Soldiers Shot Dead Near Syria

Turkey summoned the acting Russian envoy Thursday after a Turkish soldier was shot dead by cross-border fire from a section of Kurdish-held Syria where Russian forces were present. Turkish troops reportedly responded to the fatal sniper fire by firing back into Syria’s northwestern region of Afrin, where Kurdish militants such as the People’s Protection Units […]

Syrian Issue And Trade Bans Remain Hurdle As Turkey, Russia Pledge to Boost Ties

Hurdles remain amid Turkey and Russia’s pledge of healing rift and boosting bilateral ties, as both sides still have problems with issues over Syrian and bilateral trade. Russian charge d’affairs in Turkey was summoned on Thursday, as row spiraled after a Turkish soldier was killed by sniper attack from the Syrian border, where the Kurdish […]

Free Syrian Army Getting Backup From Turkish-Trained Police

Turkey has been training a police organization, the Free Syrian Police (FSP), to help out with secondary operations in Aleppo province so the Free Syrian Army (FSA) can focus on fighting and maintaining control of the areas it has captured. “We are working on taking over all of the FSA military checkpoints at the city […]

Syrian War Report – March 21, 2017: Russia Set Military Base In YPG-Held Area of Afrin?

Russia is setting up a military base in the Afrin canton area controlled by the Kurdish People’s Protection Units in northwestern Syria. The agreement on establishing the base was concluded on Sunday, according to YPG spokesman Redur Xelil. The base will reportedly be located at the village of Qatmah. Russian military servicemen have already arrived […]

Israel Precipitates New Tensions in Syria –Editorial

The Israeli air attacks on Friday near Palmyra in Syria targeting what Tel Aviv claims to be a convoy ferrying weapons for Hezbollah in Lebanon – and what Damascus alleges was a calculated act directed against the positions of the government forces fighting the Islamic State active in the region – cannot be regarded as […]

Israel Vows to Continue Launching Airstrikes on Targets In Syria

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has reaffirmed that Tel Aviv will continue to carry out operations aimed at disrupting weapons transfers from Iran to Hezbollah, the Lebanon-based Shia movement which Israel considers to be one of the top threats to its security. “My policy is consistent,” he said while on a visit to China. “We will […]

Israel Precipitates New Tensions in Syria – Editorial

The Israeli air attacks on Friday near Palmyra in Syria targeting what Tel Aviv claims to be a convoy ferrying weapons for Hezbollah in Lebanon – and what Damascus alleges was a calculated act directed against the positions of the government forces fighting the Islamic State active in the region – cannot be regarded as […]

Syrian War Report – March 21, 2017: Russia Set Military Base in YPG-Held Area of Afrin?

Russia is setting up a military base in the Afrin canton area controlled by the Kurdish People’s Protection Units in northwestern Syria. The agreement on establishing the base was concluded on Sunday, according to YPG spokesman Redur Xelil. The base will reportedly be located at the village of Qatmah. Russian military servicemen have already arrived […]