Syria

Iraq Building Border Fence with Syria to Block Militants

Baghdad (TNA) – Iraq has begun building a fence along its border with Syria in order to stop Daesh (ISIL or ISIS) militants crossing into the country, an Iraqi border guards spokesman said. “Ten days ago we started to set up a barbed wire security fence with surveillance towers along the border with Syria,” Anwar Hamid […]

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Southern Rebels Back in Talks with Russia After Jordan Intervenes

Damascus (MEE) – Negotiations between Russia and rebels in the southern town of Bursa al-Sham to reach a ceasefire agreement have restarted, the insurgents said on Sunday after Jordan stepped in as mediator. Talks had collapsed on Saturday as pro-Syrian government forces, backed by Russian air power, took a string of towns and villages in their fresh offensive […]

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US Official Says Israel Behind Attack on Syria-Iraq Border

Washington (MEMO) – Israel is behind an attack on the Iraq-Syria border that left dozens of militia fighters dead, CNN reported yesterday, citing a US official. An airstrike on Sunday night targeting pro-Assad forces fighting Daesh was initially blamed on the US by Syrian state media. The strike took place in Al-Hari military base, southeast of Albu Kamal, with the death […]

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State Department Restarts Funding the White Helmets

Washington (GPA) – After just over a month, the US State Department has returned to their previous policy of funding the White Helmets. Last month it was announced that Washington would freeze funds set aside for the “Syrian Civil Defense” organization, better known as the White Helmets. This was a welcomed development due to the organization’s function […]

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Turkish FM: YPG Will be Disarmed as Part of Roadmap

Ankara (TM) – Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu on Tuesday said the People’s Protection Units (YPG), a Kurdish militant group in northern Syria, would be disarmed as part of a roadmap that Turkey and the US endorsed yesterday, the NTV news website reported. “I didn’t get the idea that they would designate the YPG as a terrorist group, […]

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Syria’s Army Repels Daesh Attack in Deir Ez-Zor as US-Led Offensives Resume

Damascus (TNA) – The Syrian army forces thwarted major attacks by Daesh (ISIS or ISIL) terrorist group on the eastern countryside of Deir ez-Zor, inflicting heavy losses on the foreign-backed militants, as the US-led coalition resumes its attacks on the northeastern province of al-Hasakah. Units of the Syrian Arab Army on Sunday managed to foil […]

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DPRK Announces Kim and Assad Meeting Plans

Pyongyang (GPA) – On Sunday, the Democratic Peoples Republic of Korea (DPRK) announced an expected meeting between the two countries’ leaders Kim and Assad. The Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) announced on Sunday that the DPRK’s ambassador to Syria, Mun Jong Nam, visited Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. The purpose of the ambassador’s visit has been announced by Pyongyang, […]

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Erdogan, Putin Discuss Developments in Syria

Damascus (TNA) – Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday discussed recent developments in Syria with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin over the phone. According to presidential sources, Erdogan and Putin pointed out the significance of achievements gained in the Astana process for a political solution in Syria and stressed that the government and opposition […]

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ISIS Suspected to be Leaving Yarmouk as SAA Secures Area [Photos & Video]

Damascus (GPA) – The Yarmouk Palestinian refugee camp near Damascus has nearly been cleared of the previously heavy Daesh presence. Today may a victory for both the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) as well as Palestinians in the diaspora who have seen the Yarmouk refugee camp mostly cleared of the Zionist proxy, Islamic State. This comes after Yarmouk […]

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US Places Sanctions on Hezbollah Leaders

Beirut (GPA) – The United States and Gulf allies Wednesday placed sanctions on Lebanon’s Hezbollah leaders, Secretary General Hassan Nasrallah and his deputy, Naim Qassem. Other senior leaders targeted include Sheikh Muhammad Yazbak, one of the original founders of the group, Husayn Al- Khalil, a high-ranking Political Adviser to Nasrallah, and Ibrahim al-Amin al-Sayyid. The action took […]

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