A Syrian-led human rights group says it has documented more than 1,400 instances in which Russian forces indiscriminately targeted civilians and civilian infrastructure during three years of involvement in the Syrian civil war. Syrian human rights group documents Russian civilian atrocities in Syria. Russian atrocities began since Russia, under Vladimir
An Israeli official played down on Wednesday the Russian upgrading of Syria’s air defenses. The official said the newly supplied S-300 missile system could be defeated by Israel’s stealth fighters. He alluded to its destruction as well. The S-300 missile defense batteries marketing ploy aim more at flexing Putin’s muscles
Russia announced on Monday it will supply an S-300 surface-to-air missile system to Syria in two weeks. The decision was taken against strong Israeli objections. It happened a week after Moscow blamed Israel for indirectly causing the downing of a Russian military plane in Syria. Concentrating on ISIS removal while
Assad just told world Idlib Agreement is temporary. A news item on the AP wire system declared: Both Syria’s government and its opposition welcomed the Turkey-Russia deal declaring a de-militarized zone around the major rebel stronghold Idlib, saying Tuesday the agreement stemmed more bloodshed. It was expected for the opposition
An agreement between Turkey and Russia may have saved Idlib from a devastating assault on its civilian population. It provides Turkey with autonomous control over the province juxtaposed its borders. However, for those who experienced fleeting Russian commitments, the premature Idlib saving celebrations should be put on hold for now.
Following President Trump decision to dispatch the Marines USS Essex armed with the stealth F-35B jet fighters to Syria, the move is bearing fruit after days of relative calm in Idlib. The USS Essex possibly deterred Idlib assault because behind this decision is a clear message to Putin and Chemical