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US Forces to Remain Indefinitely in Syria Illegally

Damascus (GR) – Russia intervened in Syria at the request of its government – to combat US-supported terrorists. They continue pouring into the country cross-border, replacing others eliminated by Syrian and allied forces, greatly aided by Russian airpower, considerably reduced from its earlier strength. Last October, Syria’s Defense Ministry reported the seizure of large amounts of weapons and […]

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Turkey Summons Russia and Iran to Protect Syrian Rebels in Idlib

Damascus (GPA) – Turkey has called on the Syrian Army to halt their advance into territory under control of Syrian rebels Idlib. The renewed relations between Turkey, Russia, and Iran seem to have hit a roadblock when earlier today Russia’s and Iran’s ambassadors were summoned to the Turkish Foreign Ministry. Ankara’s reasons for summoning the […]

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Russia & Turkey Urge External Actors Should Stay Out of Iran’s Business

Moscow (GPA) – The Russian and Turkish Foreign Ministries have both issued statements on the protests in Iran sharing one message: external actors need to stay out Tehran’s internal affairs. As Iran enters its seventh day since protests began in several major cities across the country, Tehran’s allies are now issuing warnings about external actors […]

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Trump Snubs Russia Approving Arms Sales for Ukraine

Washington (GPA) – In a move likely to further erode US-Russian relations, the Trump regime has approved weapons sales to Ukraine. While Trump apologists spent last week pretending the US President was finally making good on his promise “to improve relations with Russia” by helping foil a terror attack, behind the scenes a much more […]

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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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Putin Declares Victory in Syria, US Backs Russian Peace Plan

Damascus (GPA) – In a surprise visit to Syria, Russian President Vladimir Putin congratulated the Russian and Syrian militaries on their victory over the terrorist threats that have been ravaging Syria for 6 years. As part of a three-nation trip to Egypt, Turkey, and Syria, Vladimir Putin made a stop yesterday at the Russian-run Hmeimim […]

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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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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 […]