AL-QAIDA-linked extremists launched an offensive on Syrian army positions in the north of Hama province yesterday, breaking a ceasefire that had held for more than a month.
The Hayat Tahrir al-Sham (Hetesh) attack north of the strategically important town of Ma’an broke the truce...
Saturday 5th Aug 2017
posted by James Tweedie in World
SYRIAN insurgents attacked army positions in the southern desert on Tuesday night as relations with their US backers fractured.
The Ahmad al-Abdu and Osoud al-Sharqia factions of the Free Syrian Army (FSA) claimed that they had seized Bir Mahroutha and Umm Rumam.
Thursday 3rd Aug 2017
US-LED coalition air raids have killed around 60 Syrian civilians in Isis-occupied Deir Ezzor province, the official Sana news agency reported yesterday.
Local sources said the strikes hit houses in al-Kamsheh, al-Showeit, al-Doweir and al-Ashara on the Euphrates river south of Deir...
Wednesday 2nd Aug 2017
SYRIAN government forces in south-east Raqqa province recovered from a fierce Isis counterattack yesterday to resume their campaign to capture the town of Ma’adan and enter Deir Ezzor province.
Isis inflicted the highest casualty toll that the Syrian army has suffered during...
Monday 31st Jul 2017
posted by Morning Star in World
MAINSTREAM media concentration on the US-backed, mainly Kurdish Syrian Democratic Forces’ (SDF) efforts to capture the Islamic State (Isis) capital Raqqa obscure events elsewhere in Syria.
Fighting in Raqqa mirrors the battle by Iraqi forces to retake Mosul from the Isis death...
Friday 28th Jul 2017
posted by Morning Star in Editorial
US-LED coalition warplanes massacred civilians in Deir Ezzor villages, Syrian state news agency Sana said yesterday.
Air strikes on al-Tibeh killed 18 civilians and injured 20, locals told the agency.
Sources told Sana that more civilians had been killed by coalition shelling...
A SYRIAN Kurdish leader told reporters yesterday that the United States must play a part in the rebuilding of Syria after areas held by Isis are liberated.
Ilham Ahmed, co-president of the political wing of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) which is fighting in Isis’s...
Wednesday 26th Jul 2017
RUSSIAN and Syrian fighter jets killed scores of Isis jihadists yesterday when they bombed their positions around the eastern city of Deir Ezzor.
A military source reported that more than 30 air strikes had hit gatherings and outposts for the terror group in areas surrounding the...
Tuesday 25th Jul 2017
Army pushes closer to Isis-threatened city
Monday 24th Jul 2017
LEBANON’S militant group Hezbollah resumed its offensive against Syrian rebel fighters near the Syrian border yesterday after the extremists killed a negotiator.
Ahmad Faleeti, former deputy mayor of the border town of Arsal, was killed on Saturday when militants from Jabhat...