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US Fighter Jets in Syria Intercept and Fire Warning Flare on Russians

Damascus (GPA) – Earlier this week the world got its first glimpse of post-Daesh US operations in Syria when US jets fired warning flares at Russian pilots. According to sources within the US, the interception of several Russia SU-25 Jets was caused by the Russian pilots crossing the Euphrates. The river has been serving as […]

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Pro-US Kurds Will Not Participate in Syria Talks – Turkish Diplomatic Sources

Ankara (Duran) – Turkish diplomatic sources cited by the Daily Sabah and other Turkish outlets have reported that the PYD, a political arm of the pro-PKK militant/terrorist group YPG, will not participate in the forthcoming Syrian National Dialogue Congress, to be held in Sochi. The Syrian National Dialogue Congress organized by the Astana partners Russia, Iran, and Turkey, does not […]

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400 US Marines to Leave Syria But What About the Rest?

Damascus (GPA) – With the war on ISIS winding down, US soldiers prepare to leave their illegal posts. Earlier today, a statement was issued by the US-backed coalition in Syria – part of Operation Inherent Resolve (OIR) – announced that 400 members of the 1st Battalion, 10th Marine Regiment would be leaving Syria. The marines […]

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Syrian-Syrian Talks Not to Involve Terrorists: Iranian MP

Tehran (TNA) – A senior Iranian lawmaker reiterated Tehran’s policy to support the Syrian people’s right to self-determination and said it is natural that foreign-backed terrorists, who have killed many Syrians and destroyed the Arab country, should not be part of the peace talks. Speaking to the Tasnim News Agency, Spokesperson for the Iranian Parliament’s National Security and […]

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Iraqi Senior Leader: Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi Is Alive and in US Hands

Baghdad (AHT) – Jabbar al-Maamouri, a senior leader at the Popular Mobilization Forces in Iraq has declared that Abū Bakr al-Baghdadi, the leader of the Salafi militant terrorist organization known as the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL/ISIS) is now in the hands of the US forces. According to the source, al-Maamouri assured that the US forces will not […]

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Putin: ‘New Stage’ Reached in Syria, Concessions Needed

Moscow (MEE) – The summit with Turkey’s Erdogan and Iran’s Rouhani comes two days after Putin hosted surprise talks with Syria’s Assad. Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday a “new stage” had been reached in the Syria crisis but achieving a political solution would require compromises from all sides, including the Syrian government. Putin was speaking alongside […]

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Iran, Russia, Turkey Agree on All Issues in Antalya: Lavrov

Tehran (TNA) – Foreign ministers of Iran, Russia, and Turkey on Sunday agreed on all key issues at Syria peace talks in Antalya, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said. “We have gathered to discuss certain issues related to preparations for the summit of the three countries’ president, which is due in Sochi on November 22,” Lavrov […]

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Nikki Haley Promises US Will Act Without UNSC in Syria

New York (GPA) – Following two Russian vetoes in one week at the United Nations Security Council (UNSC), US ambassador Nikki Haley has promised the US would act alone to “fight for justice.” At the end of last week, the UNSC voted on two resolutions concerning the April chemical weapons incident in Khan Sheikhoun, Syria. The resolutions, which […]