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Israeli Air Force bombed Damascus international airport — reports

Israeli Air Force has bombed the Damascus international airport, say reports on early Friday.  According to reports earlier the Syrian Air Defense has shot down an Israeli drone.

Israeli fighter jet targeted positions in Syria’s occupied Golan Heights

An Israeli fighter jet has targeted positions in Syria’s occupied Golan Heights after a Patriot missile allegedly intercepted and shot down an unmanned aerial vehicle purportedly operated by the Lebanese Hezbollah resistance movement. Beirut-based and English-language Daily Star reported that the aerial assaults targeted a...

US-backed force clearing last IS fighters from Rapqa

The U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) clearing last Islamic State (IS, ISIS/ISIL) fighters from Rapqa, a monitoring group the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said on Thursday.  

Every 8 min US-led coalition fired a bomb, missile or shell in Syria’s Raqqa last month killing over 433 civilians

Every eight minutes last month, a bomb, missile or shell was fired on the Syrian city of Raqqa by a U.S.-led coalition battling Islamic State (IS, ISIS/ISIL) group, resulting in at least 433 likely civilian deaths, according to a report released by a UK-based...

Russian airstrikes destroy Nusra front attacking military police in Idlib

The Russian Defense Ministry has released a video of Russian airstrikes that helped to check the US-initiated offensive by al-Nusra terrorists in Syria’s Idlib de-escalation zone and break the militants’ siege of a Russian military police unit encircled in the area, told Russian Sputnik.

Russia warns US it will strike US-backed fighters in Syria if provoked

Russia said on Thursday it had warned the United States it would target areas in Syria where U.S. special forces and U.S.-backed militia were operating if its own forces came under fire from them, something it said had already happened twice, reported Reuters. Russia was...

IS terrorists attacked an Iranian convoy trying to deliver humanitarian aid to people in eastern Syria

An Iranian aid convoy has come under attack by Daesh terrorists in eastern Syria. The Islamic State (IS, ISIS/ISIL) terrorists shelled the convoy as it entered the city of Deir Ezzor. Mortar shells injured one person; but the convoy, carrying over one-thousand tons of aid,...

Russian, Syrian forces killed more than 850 militants in Idlib, Syria — Russia’s General Staff

Russian warplanes and Syrian forces have repelled an offensive by jihadists in a de-escalation zone in Idlib governorate in Syria, reported Russia Today news. The forces killed some 850 militants and destroyed 11 tanks and other assets, Russia’s General Staff reported.

ISIS targets Iranian aid convoy in the area controlled by Syrian Army in eastern Syria

Islamic State (IS, ISIS/ISIL) mortar shells on Wednesday targeted an Iranian aid convoy to areas recently captured by the Syrian army and its allies in Deir Ezzor in eastern Syria, a military media unit run by the government's ally Hezbollah said. The mortar injured one...

US-backed SDF says Raqqa campaign in final stages

The US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) said on Wednesday its campaign to capture Raqqa from Islamic State (IS, ISIS/ISIL) was in its final stages and its fighters had seized over 80 percent of the city. The SDF said it had opened a new front against...

Syrian army, allies repelled a terrorist attack targeting govt-held areas

The Syrian army and its allies have repelled a terrorist attack targeting government-held areas in the country’s west-central province of Hama. A media outlet belonging to the Lebanese Resistance Movement Hezbollah announced the news. Earlier, the UK-based Observatory for Human Rights reported that several militant groups,...

US-backed forces takes 90% of Syria’s Raqqa from Islamic State, Observatory

U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces takes 90 percent of Syria's Raqqa from Islamic State group, reported Syrian Observatory for Human Rights on Wednesday, as cited by AFP news agency. "Because of the heavy (US-led) coalition air strikes, IS withdrew from at least five key neighbourhoods over...

Iraqi forces launch assault for last Islamic State bastions in Anbar

Iraqi security forces and paramilitary units launched a dawn assault Tuesday against one of the Islamic State (IS, ISIS/ISIL) group’s last bastions in the vast western province of Anbar bordering Syria. The Joint Operations Command said an offensive had begun to retake the town of...

Israeli warplanes bombed an area near the Lebanese-Syrian border, reports

Israeli warplanes bombed Lebanon’s Sheba’a Farms this afternoon, targeting a large hilltop near the Lebanese-Syrian border, according to reports. Israeli warplanes have executed two air raids on al-Rashaha hill located at the Lebanese-Syrian borders east of the Shebaa town, the National News Agency said on...

Israel fires patriot missile at drone infiltrating from Syrian airspace, reports

Israel fires patriot missile at drone infiltrating from Syrian airspace, reports say on Tuesday. Israel Air Force shot down an Iranian-made Hezbollah drone attempting to infiltrate Israel from Syrian airspace, the military said. The drone was successfully intercepted by a Patriot missile over the Golan Heights. The...

Russian airstrike destroyed Khan Sheikhoon hospital in Syria’s Idlib, reports

Russian airstrike has hit and completely destroyed Khan Sheikhoon hospital in Idlib countryside on Tuesday. Several people were killed by the attack, according to the reports. Suspected Russian warplanes fired missiles on Kafr Nobbol Surgical Hospital north of Kafr Nobbol city in Idlib governorate southern...

Syrian army sends more troops near US-backed militias in eastern Euphrates

Syrian troops crossed to the eastern side of the Euphrates in Deir Ezzor on Monday, state media and a monitoring group said, increasing their presence in an area where U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) have also advanced.

Millions of Western dollars meant to save Syrian children vanished, HRW

Millions of dollars pledged to get Syrian refugee children in school just haven’t reached them, Human Rights Watch (HRW) reports. They blame the donors for a lack of transparency, as RT’s Sameera Khan reports.

Syrian army, allies now control 75% of Deir Ezzor in eastern Syria

The Syrian army and its allies have seized control of over 75 percent of the capital city of Deir al-Zour province in eastern Syria following battles with the Islamic State (IS, ISIS/ISIL), a monitor group reported on Monday, as cited by Xinhua news agency. The...

France pushes new Syria initiative at UN

France warned on Monday that the status quo in Syria risked leading to the country’s permanent fragmentation and opening the door to new radical Islamist groups unless UN Security Council members joined forces to push a peaceful solution. Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian told reporters...