Tag Archives: Syria

Idlib Syria: Turks and HTS against SFA and YPG plus FSA

The Turkish army is expanding its deployment in northwest Syria with the goal of encircling a Kurdish enclave and reining in Russian strikes in the Idlib border province under a deal to reduce clashes, rebels and witnesses said on October … Continue reading

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Russians threatened by al-Tanf

Rising tensions between U.S.-backed Syrian forces and the Russian-backed Syrian army — both of which are battling IS — race for control of oil and gas-rich areas of eastern Syria is engendering Russian military accusations. The claim is that the … Continue reading

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Syria: in operations against ISIS in Raqqa and Deir ez-Zor province, U.S. retains right of self-defense at all times.

Airstrikes on villages and towns held by the Islamic State group in eastern Syria have killed and wounded dozens a day after an attack by the extremists killed more than 120 pro-government fighters and briefly cut off the highway linking … Continue reading

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Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi’s death? No?

There have been several previous reports of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi’s death. But on August 31, Gen Townsend said there were “indicators in intelligence channels that he’s still alive”. “We’re looking for him every day. I don’t think he’s dead,” he … Continue reading

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MQ-1 Predator crashes near Incirlik

US drone crashes in southern Turkey after leaving Incirlik Air Base … https://t.co/78tIOFLu0a — John Drone (@the_best_drones) August 19, 2017 An MQ-1 Predator,  crashed in southeast Turkey at around 11:50 a.m. (0850 GMT). Turkish authorities this month detained a suspected … Continue reading

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Isis recruiting, financing, propaganda and external operations gone from Raqqa

  July 14 — Near Dayr Az Zawr, two strikes destroyed five oil tanks, a front-end loader and a wellhead Shaker Hardao the chemical weapons producer of ISIS terrorists,was arrested by Kurdish #YPG-led #SDF forces in #Raqqa. via-Ali Mishael pic.twitter.com/sfzWE7MaLP — … Continue reading

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Denmark enters Daesh coalition, bombs Raqqa

  Updated 10:01 August 8, 2016 Denmark’s armed forces announced their aircraft have for the first time dropped bombs in Syria’s Raqqa province, where the Islamic State group has its self-declared capital. Defense Command Denmark said the F-16 raid happened … Continue reading

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