The Assad regime needs an army. Right now, it has some ragtag, squalid fighters, backed by Iran and Hezbollah. To build his forces, Assad is resorting to counter-productive tactics of forcing Syrians to fight for his rule of terror. Call it the Assad army composition of forced conscription. Of late,
Michael Peck of the National Interest wrote an article in which the Assad regime threatens Israel using its recently acquired expertise in tunnel warfare. The article quotes directly a Syrian General making these threats. Brigadier-General Lu’ayy Shehadeh told Hezbollah TV network Al-Manar: I can tell you that as experts on
The Syrian military said Israel launched raids on an industrial zone in the northern city of Aleppo. Opposition sources said the strikes hit Iranian ammunitions stores and a military airport used by Tehran’s forces. Israel struck Iranian ammunition depots some 500km from Tel Aviv. There was no immediate comment from
France has banned flights in and out of the country by Iran’s Mahan Air, accusing it of transporting military equipment and personnel to Syria and other Middle East war zones, diplomats said on Monday, after heavy U.S. pressure on Paris to act. In effect, France shuts Iranian terror transport system
the SDF killed The Islamic State group has lost all the territory it once controlled in Iraq and Syria, but its shadowy leader and self-proclaimed “caliph” is still at large. Islamic State mission remains unaccomplished as leader escapes justice. With a $25 million U.S. bounty on his head, Abu Bakr
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday, in a moment to cry for me Syria, it was time to back Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights. This was expected after Senator Lindsey Graham visited the Heights on March 11 and promised to lobby for Israeli sovereignty. Trump wrote on Twitter.