Syria

Israel bombs targets in south Syria, near Damascus: monitor

Russia: ‘No Offensive’ Planned Against Al-Qaeda in Syria

Russia, Turkey, and Iran have not agreed on new military operations against al-Qaeda-linked jihadis gaining ground in Syria’s Idlib province in recent weeks despite a Moscow-Ankara agreement to rein them in, a spokesman for President Vladimir Putin reportedly revealed on Thursday.

Assad staying in power would be 'grotesque error': Macron

Russia: ‘Not All Issues Have Been Resolved’ with Iran in Syria

Dictator Bashar al-Assad’s allies Moscow and Tehran disagree on solutions to the Syrian war, Russian President Vladimir Putin conceded on Thursday, days after deadly infighting between regime forces loyal to Russia and Iran erupted, threatening to break the pro-Damascus alliance.

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Netanyahu Confirms Israeli Military Strike in Syrian Golan Heights

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Tuesday confirmed that Israel had carried out a military strike in the Syrian Golan Heights the night before, further breaking from Israel’s previous policy of ambiguity around its activities against Iran in Syria.

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Syria Reports Israeli Shelling Near Southern Border

Israeli tank shells hit a demolished hospital and an observation post in Syria’s southern Quneitra province near the border with Israel, Syrian state media reported on Monday evening, adding there had been only material damage.

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Arab League Debates Allowing Syria to Return

The Arab League announced on Monday that they have not yet reached a consensus on reinstating membership for Syria, which they froze out of the League in 2011 at the dawn of its brutal civil war. Discussions about reinstating Syria will evidently continue.

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Caroline Glick: Time for the U.S. to End Aid to Lebanon

After nine months, Lebanese Prime Minister Saed Hariri has finally bowed to reality. Hezbollah and its allies won the elections last May. And elections have consequences — which is why the U.S. should withdraw its support from Lebanon’s government.

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Syrian Kurds on Turning to Russia, Assad: ‘We Don’t Like or Prefer This’

Syrian Kurds who helped the United States decimate the Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL) are reluctantly turning to Russia and its Syrian regime ally for assistance in protecting their lands from a planned attack by NATO member Turkey as the U.S. prepares to draw down its military presence in Syria, a Kurdish leader told Breitbart News.

Syria's SDF: US-backed anti-IS alliance

Pentagon: Unchecked, Islamic State Could Resurge in Syria in 6-12 Months

“Battled-hardened” Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL) remnants in Syria “could likely” mount a resurgence in “six to 12 months” absent “sustained counterterrorism pressure” by American and local troops, the Pentagon’s inspector general (IG) warned in a report released Monday.

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Klein: Trump Respects Independence of Intel Agencies While Obama Politicized Them

NEW YORK — Amid the flurry of news media coverage surrounding President Donald Trump’s criticism of the U.S. intelligence community, it may be instructive to recall the Obama administration was repeatedly accused of politicizing the country’s intelligence agencies to advance its own foreign policy agenda.

Moscow accuses US of using white phosphorous in Syria

Syria: U.S. Coalition Jets Bomb Assad Army in Self-Defense

Warplanes from the U.S.-led coalition in Syria bombed elements of dictator Bashar Assad’s army on Saturday. The coalition said the airstrike was conducted in defense of local allies after Syrian forces fired upon them.

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Trump: U.S. Needs Troops in Iraq to ‘Watch Iran’

In an interview broadcast Sunday morning on CBS News’ Face the Nation, President Donald Trump said America needs to keep troops at their posts in the “unbelievable and expensive military base built in Iraq” in order to “watch Iran.”

Syria and Iran sign 'strategic' economic agreement

Iran and Syria Agree to Boost Cooperation, in ‘Message to World’

DAMASCUS, Syria — Syria and Iran signed 11 agreements and memoranda of understanding late Monday, including a “long-term strategic economic cooperation” deal aimed at strengthening cooperation between Damascus and one of its key allies in the civil war that has torn the country apart.

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Turkey’s Erdogan Reveals Ethnic Change Plan for Kurdish Syria

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday revealed plans to return four million Syrian refugees to Kurdish-held northern Syria, fueling fears that Ankara is going to further upend the region’s long-established demographics by forcibly replacing the local Kurds with Arabs.