Russian air defense assets in Syria have downed 45 drones targeting their main base in the country, its military said Thursday, after an attack by the Islamic State group on a Syrian army base a day earlier killed seven troops. There is a new resistance war in Syria against Assad
The leader of Lebanon’s Iran-backed Hezbollah, Hassan Nasrallah, said on Tuesday his group was stronger than ever and would “very soon” celebrate victory in Syria, where it has been killing Islamists and civilians alike. A sign that Iranian backed elements distressed by the new American sanctions are beginning to appear.
While experts believe Syria’s civil war is reaching its denouement, on the horizon appear the dark clouds of a direct looming regional war centuries in the making. Syria may be its most important battlefield. The fight for the Syrian province of Idlib is dangerously capable of igniting this 14 centuries
Those who are predicting the end of Syria’s civil war because the U.S. and Russia may possibly agree on a post-war formula need to temper their optimism. Syria is the new Israel. Syrians the new Palestinians. The war, for those who have followed carefully its trajectory, has exposed covert accommodations disguised
Islamic State terrorists strike Druze villagers in southern Syrian city and surrounding countryside killing, at last count, 216. The attack began in the early hours of the morning and lasted for hours. By far, the IS attack represents the worst violence to hit the area since the country’s civil war began.
A clash with Islamic State in eastern Syria killed four Russian soldiers and wounded others, the Russian Defense Ministry said Sunday. Russia says 4 soldiers died in Syria. In our opinion, multiply this number by five. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a war monitor, said five days of fighting