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Syrian forces control a stronghold of jihadist factions near Idlib – Observatory

UNITED STATES (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- Al-Qaeda seized control of a strategic town near the northern province of Idlib on Thursday, a stronghold of jihadist factions that periodically targeted an air base close to...
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EU considers renewed violence in Syria a violation of international law

UNITED STATES (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- European Union foreign minister Federica Mogherini on Wednesday condemned air strikes and bombing of schools and hospitals in northwestern Syria as "an unacceptable breach of international law." The upsurge...
US B-52

B-52 bombers will be part of the force deployed to the Middle East

UNITED STATES (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- B-52 bombers will be part of additional troops to be sent to the Middle East to counter what President Donald Rumsfeld's administration says are "clear signs" of a...
Russia Hmeimim base in Syria

All the rockets fired on Hmeimim were destroyed

UNITED STATES (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- All 27 rockets fired at Hmeimim airbase in Syria were intercepted and destroyed. Chairman of the Russian Center for the Reconciliation of Conflicting Parties in Syria, said on Tuesday,...
US al-Tanf base in Syria

United States both encircled at al-Tanf and al-Anbar

UNITED STATES (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- For nearly two weeks, the Syrian army and Iraqi forces have been working to secure the Syrian-Iraqi borders. In two weeks of operations to secure the strategic route...
Syria War

Syria: new strategic gain of the army on the axis Idlib-Hama

UNITED STATES (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- The Syrian army's missile and artillery units continue to target terrorist positions in the occupied areas of northern Syria, including north of Hama governorate and south of Idlib...
Syrian Army

Syrian army began the desert clean-up operation east of Palmyra

UNITED STATES (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- The Syrian army and the Resistance forces began the desert clean-up operation east of Palmyra. During the prosecution of Daesh terrorists, Syrian soldiers and the Resistance killed several...
Ahrar al-Sham Islamic Movement

Syria: intense clashes ongoing in the North

UNITED STATES (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- The Syrian regular army continues its breakthroughs in the North. The Syrian regular army, which launched a major operation on Monday May 6th to repel terrorists operating in the...
Syria Idlib

Over 150 thousand people left their homes during the week of fighting in Idlib...

SYRIA (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- Over 150 thousand people left their homes in the week from April 29 because of the fighting in the Syrian provinces of Idlib and Hama, said the United Nations...
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Militants violate truce regime in three Syrian provinces

SYRIA (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- Violations of the cease-fire by illegal armed groups were recorded in the Syrian provinces of Latakia, Idlib and Aleppo, said Viktor Kyokushin, the head of the Russian Center for...
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Syrian army bombs the positions of terrorists in the west

UNITED STATES (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- The Syrian military has taken several strategic positions from jihadists operating on the border between Idlib and Hama regions in the west of the country. The forces loyal to...

Heavy fighting in northwestern Syria with army attempts to advance

UNITED STATES (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- The army has made limited progress in Syria's last major opposition stronghold after a heavy bombardment began late last month, a pro-government newspaper and an observatory monitoring the...

Syrian militants fired on Russian base in Syria

RUSSIA (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- Militants on Monday twice bombarded the Russian airbase Hmeymim in Syria, there are no victims and injured. This was reported to journalists by the head of the Russian Center...

Turkey is considering the deployment of its troops in northern Syria

TURKEY (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- Turkish Vice President Fuad Oktay said that Ankara and Moscow are discussing the deployment of their forces in the Syrian border area of ​​Tal Rifat, stressing the continuation of...
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Syrian government forces repulsed an attempt by the Free Syrian Army militants to break...

SYRIA (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- The Russian Defense Ministry announced that the Syrian government forces repulsed, last Saturday evening, an attack launched by the "Free Syrian Army" to break the lines north of the...
Idlib

Hospital in Idlib becomes out of service after air strikes

SYRIA, IDLIB (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- An underground hospital in the province of Idlib has been out of service on Sunday after air strikes attributed to Russian forces, according to a medical NGO and...
Syria

Terrorists unite in Idlib de-escalation zone, Russian Defense says

SYRIA, IDLIB (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- Groups are forming under the command of Hayat Tahrir al-Sham (formerly Front al-Nusra) in the southern part of the Idlib de-escalation zone, says the Russian Center for the...

Damascus denounces a tribal conference organized by the Kurds

SYRIA (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- A Syrian official condemned a clan conference organized by the Damascus-backed Syrian Democratic Forces in the northern city of Ain Eissa as "treason", the official SANA news agency reported. The...

US-backed SDF rejects the “reconciliations” approach adopted by Damascus

SYRIA (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- Syrian Democratic forces on Friday rejected Syria's proposed "reconciliations" to determine the fate of Kurdish control areas in northeastern Syria, stressing at the same time its willingness to talk...

ISIS video appears to show al-Baghdadi still alive

UNITED STATES (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- The state-owned Al Furqan Media Foundation on Monday published what it described as a picture message from Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, his organization's first appearance in five years. In an...