Middle East Syria

Confirmed: US Army Deployed to Help Kurds Crush ISIS in Raqqa

Raqqa (AMN) – On Wednesday, Colonel Ryan Dillon confirmed dozens of US military advisors were deployed inside Raqqa city itself with US Marines providing artillery support against ISIS from the surrounding countryside. The troops, many of them special operations forces, are working in an “advise, assist and accompany” role to support Kurdish fighters of the Syrian […]

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Chemical-Related Issues in Syria Used for Politicized Purposes: OPCW Chief

Damascus (Tasnim) – Director General of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) Ahmet Uzumcu said all issues in Syria, including those related to purported gas attacks there, are usually used for politicized purposes. “All the state parties with the chemical weapons convention have the obligation to declare their chemical weapons, to declare their […]

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Iran Offers to Help in Investigation into Khan Sheikhoun Chemical Attack

Tehran (Tasnim) – Iran’s foreign minister expressed Tehran’s readiness to assist the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) in investigations into use of chemical weapon agents in Syria’s Khan Sheikhoun. Iran, itself a victim of chemical attacks carried out by the regime of Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein during the imposed war of 1980s, is fundamentally against […]

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After Russian Warning, US Claims Victory ‘Averting’ Chemical Attack in Syria

Washington (GPA) – Shortly after Russian foreign minister Sergey Lavrov issued a warning of “proportionate” response to US aggression on Syria, Washington tried to make their retreat look like a victory. As our readers already know, earlier this week the Trump regime issued a warning to the Syrian government that there would be retaliation for […]

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Syrian Army Confiscates Israeli Armaments Left Behind by Rebels in Homs

Homs (AMN) – Weapons produced in the Jewish nation were seized by the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) in the city of Homs on Wednesday after security forces discovered secret ammunition stockpiles across the former rebel stronghold of Al-Waer, an outer suburb located on the northwestern perimeter of the provincial capital. According to photos obtained by Al-Masdar News, the […]

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Sergey Lavrov Promises “Proportional” Response to US Aggression Against Syria

Moscow (Duran) – Lavrov compared a US assault on Syria to an assault on Russian dignity. Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has just wrapped up a press conference with German Vice Chancellor Sigmar Gabriel. When asked about Russia’s response to aggressive statements form the US saying that Syria is planning to use chemical weapons and that the US intends […]