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US meddling in Syria

Iran has condemned a US decision to build a new border force in Syria’s northeast. Foreign Ministry Spokesman, Bahram Qassemi, said Washington’s plan is an overt and flagrant interference in Syria’s internal affairs. Qassemi stressed that the move will further fan the flames of the...

Erdogan did not rule out a joint operation with the Syrian opposition

Turkish authorities plan to hold a military operation against the Kurdish militarized formations in the north of Syria together with the Syrian opposition fighters, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan quotes Hurriyet as saying. The Turkish president said during a speech in parliament that Turkey will...

Erdogan: We will suffocate a US-backed force in Syria even before it is born

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan threatened on Monday to "stifle" a 30,000-strong force backed by the United States "even before it was born," while Washington's support for Kurdish militants strained relations with one of its main allies in the Middle east. The United States announced...

Terrorist attacks in Russian bases in Syria: Who supplied the drones?

The drones that attacked Russian air bases on Syrian territory are very similar to those that equip the US military and were previously discovered among Kurdish militias, said Turkish military experts in an interview with Sputnik. Hmeimim airbase and the Tartous logistics base have been...

Turkey mounts military equipment on its border with Syria

In view of the possible military operation in Afrin mentioned by Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Ankara continues to strengthen its forces on the border with Syria, in the Turkish province of Hatay, reports the Turkish news agency Anadolu. Military equipment, including 24 armored vehicles and military...

Pentagon calls for easing tension on Turkish-Syrian border

As Turkey prepared to launch a military operation against the Kurdish factions in northern Syria, the Pentagon called on all sides to calm down, saying it took Ankara's concern over the PKK. US Defense Department spokesman Adrian Rankin-Galway said Monday that the US-led international coalition...

Erdogan wants to “wipe out” the force that US wants to form on the Syrian border

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday threatened to "destroy" the border force that Washington wants to form in Syria, including Kurdish guerrillas considered by Ankara to be "terrorists". "The United States has recognized that it is a terrorist army on our borders, and our...

‘We are ready’ – Turkey mobilizes its forces at the Syrian border

Ankara continues to strengthen its forces in the border state of Hattai, a move that could be a prelude to launching a military operation against the Kurdish factions in northern Syria. The agency "Anatolia" reports on Monday the arrival of Turkish reinforcements, including 24 armored...

Turkey can start military operation in the north of Syria at any moment: Erdogan

Turkey at any time can launch a military operation in the north of Syria, the country's president, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, said on Monday. "We have completed the preparations, the operation can begin at any moment," said the head of state, quoted by the Turkish media. They...

Turkey warns US against playing with fire on Syrian border

Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Baker Bondage said Monday that the United States is "playing with fire" by forming a border security force in Syria that includes Kurdish forces. The Turkish comments come in response to the declaration of the International Alliance led by the United...

Syrian Army “is about to liberate the southeast of Aleppo province”

Syrian government troops advance into Aleppo province after returning to the Abu Douhour military aerodrome in Idlib province. They liberated 44 villages and carried out demining operations. The Syrian military has dislodged terrorists from most villages in southeastern Aleppo, Sputnik told an informed source. "The Syrian...

US-led coalition took up the Syrian border

The US continues to support the armed Syrian opposition, and intends to train and equip tens of thousands of fighters with the country's president Bashar Assad. The Americans plan becomes clear in the light of the new statements of the coalition against the Islamic State...

Russia to response to the creation of “border security forces” by US coalition in Syria

Vladimir Shamanov, head of the RF State Defense Committee on Defense, said that Moscow and its partners intend to take action because of the creation of a coalition led by the US, the "border security forces" in Syria. According to him, the behavior of the...

German defense minister considers the war against the jihadists not over

German Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen said on Sunday that the war against the Islamic State was not over yet, warning that the organization should not be underestimated. "The organization of the Islamic state has been largely defeated militarily," the German minister told reporters during a...

Syria army advances

Syrian army units and their allied forces have taken control of dozens of towns and villages in the country’s northwest. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said government forces have taken at least 79 villages in the southern parts of Aleppo province. According to the UK...

Damascus was again attacked by armed factions based in the eastern Ghouta

The Syrian capital Damascus was again attacked by armed factions based in the eastern city of Ghouta on Sunday. "The shelling targeted the neighborhood of the Abbasids and the sector, where the militants fired three shells, one of which fell in front of the Church...

US legalizes terrorist organizations in Syria: Turkey

Washington's plans to create so-called "border security forces" on Syria's territory under its control are unacceptable, Turkish President's press secretary Ibrahim Kalyn said. "The US is taking steps that legitimize the terrorist organization, which causes concern ... ... We reserve the right to any fight...

US continues to arm Syrian Kurds: Erdogan

The United States continues to provide military support to the self-defense forces of the Syrian Kurds (YPG), Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said. Earlier, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said that US President Donald Trump assured Erdogan by telephone that he had instructed to stop the...

Coalition has started to create “border security forces” in Syria

The coalition led by the United States to combat the Islamic State group began to establish so-called "security border" in Syria under its control on the territory, told the publication Defense Post representative of its press service of Thomas Veale. The alliance works together with...

US-led coalition working with Syrian factions to form a new 30,000-strong border force

U.S.-led coalition is working with its Syrian militia allies to set up a border force of 30,000 personnel, the coalition said on Sunday, as cited by Reuters.The proposal to move into Afrin will follow Ankara's Operation Euphrates Shield completed in March 2017, which was...

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