…from SouthFront The Syrian army, backed up by the Russian Aerospace Forces, liberated the ancient city of Palmyra, including the Palmyra Airport from ISIS on March 2. Syrian army servicemen have been examining the historic part of Palmyra with the aim of demining the city. The US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) primarily consisting of the […]
RT/Moscow: The newly-discovered ‘exoplanets’ could have life-supporting liquid water under the right atmospheric conditions, according to the space agency, but the chances of finding water in its liquid state are highest with the three in their star’s ‘habitable zone’. NASA revealed the new findings about the exoplanets, meaning planets outside our solar system, at […]
New York City more Radioactive than Tokyo, Japan
…from SouthFront The Syrian army and the National Defense Forces (NDF) are storming the ISIS-held Hayyan gas fields west of Palmyra in the province of Homs. Government forces are reportedly in control of over a half of the area, but clashes are ongoing. Yesterday, the army and the NDF secured the Jihar crossroad and the […]
…from SouthFront Over 2,500 militants have been killed and wounded in western Aleppo since the start of Al-Nusra-led attempt to break the government forces’ defenses in the area on October 28, according to sources in the Syrian military. Considering that the total striking force deployed by Jaish al-Fatah coalition for the operation was about 5,000 […]
In an unprecedented show of military power, the US Air Force has for the first time flown all three of the country’s strategic bombers B-52, B-1B, and B-2 in one formation in the vicinity of disputed waters that China has repeatedly vowed to defend.
With ISIS being beaten back from Aleppo in Syria, ISIL struggling to cling on to even a portion of Mosul in Iraq, and the Kurds pounding ISIS around Manbij, it looks like Islamic State is actually losing the ground war. If Turkey really does stop supporting IS then could we see an end to this most […]
Syrian and Russian warplanes have delivered heavy air strikes in the Syrian provinces of Aleppo, Idlib, Hama and Homs, destroying the manpower and military equipment of jihadi groups.
An unidentified unmanned aircraft violated Israeli airspace over the Golan Heights on Sunday. Neither two Patriot missiles, nor one air-to-air missile fired from an Israeli fighter reportedly managed to take down the mystery UAV that retreated into Syria.
On June 3, the ISIS terrorist group launched a full-scale advance at the rebel stronghold of Mar’e. ISIS units stormed Mar’e from two different axes – from the north and from the south, resulting violent clashes in the area.
Jim W. Dean – Bahrain continues to keep a lid on its protests with harsh measures against the leadership. Unmentioned in the broadcast is the claim they were caught with explosives, which could be true or could they have been planted.
Russia will set up two new divisions in its Western Military District and one division in its Southern Military District to counteract NATO buildup near its borders, Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu said on Wednesday.
On May 2, the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) and its allies counter-attacked advancing on ISIS positions in the eastern parts of the Homs province
Scenes from the ongoing crisis involving lead-tainted drinking water supplied to the residents of Flint, Mich., by the state. Tribune news servicesContact Reporter The Flint water crisis has become a criminal case, with two state regulators and a city employee charged with official misconduct, evidence-tampering and other offenses over the lead contamination that alarmed the country […]
The Syrian coalition anti-terrorism operation continues it offensive in the central and eastern regions with extensive combined operations
If you’re able, and if you like our content and approach, please support the project. Our work wouldn’t be possible without your help: PayPal: email@example.com or via: http://southfront.org/donate/ or via:https://www.patreon.com/southfront The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) launched a military operation to liberate at the strategic village of Kabani controled by Al-Nusra and its allies. Thus, the […]
Jim W. Dean – Both the US and EU have been very quiet on the opposition crackdown in Turkey, despite that, in the EU’s case, what Edrogan is doing would disqualify it for EU membership, but it does not seem to bother Merkel much.
Three British Special Forces were wounded in a firefight with 30 ISIS terrorists in Iraq, it has been reported.
The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) supported by the National Defense Forces (NDF), the Iraqi paramilitary groups of Kata’eb Hezbollah and Harakat al-Nujaba have completed a siege of the militant groups in the town of Ratyan. Now, the Syrian artillery and warplanes are pounding the militants in the area.
BofA: The Oil Crash Is Kicking Off One of the Largest Wealth Transfers in Human History A $3 trillion shift.
Economists are still hotly debating whether the oil crash has been a net positive for advanced economies. Optimists argue that cheap oil is a good thing for consumers and commodity-sensitive businesses, while pessimists point to the hit to energy-related investment and possible spillover into the financial system. A new note from Francisco Blanch at Bank […]
…from SouthFront One of the key sectors of Russian military modernization is its tank fleet, which still includes many unmodernized T-72B and T-80U tanks. In order to close the tank quality gap with NATO, Russia opted to upgrade the T-72B to the T-72B3 standard, a modernization that yielded a modern tank comparable to the T-90 […]
“In three days, starting December 25, [Russian warplanes] conducted 164 sorties, hitting 556 terrorist targets in the provinces of Aleppo, Idlib, Latakia, Hama, Homs, Damascus, Deir ez-Zor and Raqqa,” chief of the Main Operational Directorate of the General Staff of the Russian Armed Forces Sergei Rudskoy told reporters.
Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said that the air force is strictly implementing Supreme Command’s order to carry out combat missions in Syria alongside fighter jets, according to RIA Novosti.
Islamic State has acknowledged the death of three field commanders as a result of Russian airstrikes in Syria’s Aleppo province, Russia’s General Staff said. “The militants have admitted the death of Abu Nurlbagasi, Muhammad ibn Khayrat and Al-Okab as a result of Russian airstrikes in the area of Aleppo,”Colonel General Andrey Kartapolov, General Staff spokesman, […]
The Russian Air Force in Syria has made 137 sorties over last three days, hitting 448 infrastructure facilities belonging to Islamic State and other terrorists groups in the country, Russia’s Defense Ministry said. “Over the last three days, Russian jets made 137 sorties in the Syrian Arab Republic and destroyed 448 facilities of terrorist infrastructure […]
Russian bombers have destroyed 285 ISIL and Nusra Front targets over the past three days in Syria’s provinces of Hama, Idlib, Latakia, Damascus, Aleppo, Deir ez-Zor, the Russian Defense Ministry said Monday.
The woman has also asserted that the ring is still operating, and that over the years her and other victims who have went to police have been “stonewalled” by authorities.
Rand Clifford for Veterans Today Will we survive to the bitter end of Presidential Selection, 2016? If excessive war, declaration of martial law and/or “Executive Orders” don’t kick our cans too far down Bitter Road, how many voters might write in Vladimir Putin ? “Hang with the chads” some people say. And no endorsing here…but […]
Not what the UAE had bargained for when they agreed to bail out the Saudis
Time to clean out the Pentagon.