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Syrian War Report – September 19, 2017: Syrian Army Develops Advance On Eastern Bank Of Euphrates

Syrian War Report – September 19, 2017: Syrian Army Develops Advance On Eastern Bank Of Euphrates

…from SouthFront On September 18th, the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) and the Syrian Republcian Guard (SRG) officially crossed the Euphrates River using a pontoon bridge and amphibious vehicles. They then engaged ISIS terrorists on the eastern bank. The SAA and the SRG advanced on ISIS positions in the Saqr Island and captured a major part […]

Syrian War Report – September 14, 2017: Syrian Army Clearing Eastern Homs Pocket From ISIS

Syrian War Report – September 14, 2017: Syrian Army Clearing Eastern Homs Pocket From ISIS

…from SouthFront The Syrian Arab Army (SAA), the National Defense Forces (NDF), and the Qalamoun Shield Forces (QSF) have liberated the villages of Um Rujm, ‘Amudiyah, Rasm Sawwanah, Unq al-Hawa, Khan, Luwaybidah, and Darwishiyah from ISIS in the eastern countryside of Salamiyah north of the Homs-Palmyra highway. Despite strong ISIS resistance, government troops continue developing […]

Syrian War Report – September 12, 2017: Battle For Eastern Syria

Syrian War Report – September 12, 2017: Battle For Eastern Syria

…from SouthFront Pro-government forces have liberated the al-Hadalat refugee camp from US-backed militant groups near the Syrian-Jordanian border. The Hadalat refugee camp had been an important facility controlled by US-backed forces. Its population is about 5,000 people. According to pro-government sources, government troops are going to continue their efforts in order to take control of […]

US Army Continues Rescue Operations for ISIL in Eastern Syria

US Army Continues Rescue Operations for ISIL in Eastern Syria

TEHRAN (FNA)- Military helicopters of the US-led coalition carried out another heliborne operation in Southeastern Deir Ezzur, carrying 20 senior ISIL commanders on board, a military and diplomatic source said on Friday. “Amid the successful operations by the Syrian government troops in the Eastern part of Syria in late August, a number of ISIL field […]

Sex abuse & sham marriages: Reality for Eastern European women trafficked to Scotland

Sex abuse & sham marriages: Reality for Eastern European women trafficked to Scotland

Women from Eastern Europe are being smuggled into Scotland for sexual exploitation and sham marriages at the hands of human traffickers, according to a new documentary. Undercover BBC journalist Sam Poling traveled to Slovakia to expose how Eastern European criminal gangs are trafficking young women to Scotland for them to marry third-country nationals, mainly Pakistanis, […]

Syrian War Report – May 4, 2017: Rebel Civil War In Eastern Ghouta

Syrian War Report – May 4, 2017: Rebel Civil War In Eastern Ghouta

…from SouthFront Clashes continued between Jaish al-Islam and the joint forces of the Al-Rahman Corps and Hayat Tahrir al-Sham (formerly Jabhat al-Nusra, the Syrian branch of al-Qaeda) in the Eastern Ghouta region near Damascus. The Al-Rahman Corps and Hayat Tahrir al-Sham (HTS) captured the village of Beit Sawa from Jaish al-Islam. Earlier this week, Jaish […]

Artillery Duels In Eastern Ukraine: Propaganda And Reality

Artillery Duels In Eastern Ukraine: Propaganda And Reality

…from SouthFront Media coverage of the recent escalation in the Donbass region in eastern Ukraine has once again shown that mainstream media provides a slanted view on the military situation in the region. It is especially interesting to observe how various mainstream outlets and so-called “NGOs” blamed militia of the Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR) for […]

Syrian War Report – February 3, 2017: Syrian Army Storming Key Gas Fields In Eastern Homs

Syrian War Report – February 3, 2017: Syrian Army Storming Key Gas Fields In Eastern Homs

…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 […]

Trump Silent: Kiev Unleashes Massive Attack on Donbass

Trump Silent: Kiev Unleashes Massive Attack on Donbass

Editor’s note:  Trump or at least Tillerson, now confirmed as Secretary of State, should have announced something.  This attack clearly violates the Minsk accords.  This is one area where we hoped Trump would be pro-active, rather than penning executive orders tearing down America’s already shredded constitution.  Give him today and if nothing comes out of […]

Military Escalation In Eastern Ukraine In Last Days Of January

Military Escalation In Eastern Ukraine In Last Days Of January

So far [12:00 CET], 85 fighters of the Ukrainian Armed Forces and pro-Kiev paramilitary groups have been killed and 315 others wounded in clashes with forces of the Donetk People’s Republic (DPR), according to information obtained by SF. ..from SouthFront The military conflict has dramatically escalated in the region of Donbass in eastern Ukraine. On […]

Iraqi Forces Are Close To Full Liberation Of Eastern Mosul From ISIS

Iraqi Forces Are Close To Full Liberation Of Eastern Mosul From ISIS

…from SouthFront Iraqi security forces (ISF), backed up by US-led coalition warplanes and military advisors, have regained more areas from the ISIS terrorist group inside the major Iraqi city of Mosul in the province of Nineveh. ISF troops have recently, liberated the districts of Al-Hadba, Kafaat, al-Kindy, Andalus, Dhubat, al-Furqan, Al-Faisaliyah, and al-Shorta. Also liberated […]

Iraqi Security Forces Rapidly Gaining Ground In Eastern Mosul

Iraqi Security Forces Rapidly Gaining Ground In Eastern Mosul

…from SouthFront On January 9, Iraqi security forces (ISF) took control of the al-Baladiyat district of Mosul and announced the liberation of Domiz. Separately, ISF units entered the district of Sukkar after a series of firefights with ISIS units in the area. Yarmjah, Mazari, and Palestine districts remained conten[d]ed areas between ISF and ISIS. Pro-government […]

Syrian War Report – September 23, 2016: Operation to Clear Eastern Aleppo

Syrian War Report – September 23, 2016: Operation to Clear Eastern Aleppo

…from SouthFront The Syrian Arab Army announced renewed operations in eastern Aleppo on September 22nd. Hezbollah announced their participation shortly after the SAA General Command. The operations are reportedly coordinated with Russian military advisers deployed in the area. The Syrian Air Force has delivered up to 45 air strikes on militant targets in the Aleppo […]

Syrian War Report – August 22, 2016: Deep Crisis in Eastern Syria

Syrian War Report – August 22, 2016: Deep Crisis in Eastern Syria

Last weekend, the situation in southwestern Aleppo was remaining tense. The Syrian Army, the National Defense Forces, Hezbollah, and other pro-government militias supported by the Russian Aerospace Forces, made a series to attempts to advance on the areas controlled by Jaish al-Fatah operation room but was not able to make significant gains against.

Jihadis resort to Nerve Gas as Syrian Army pounds their way into Eastern Ghouta

Jihadis resort to Nerve Gas as Syrian Army pounds their way into Eastern Ghouta

This report from the 15th of June by Al-Masdar News shows that the Jihadis holding the enclave of Eastern Ghouta, just outside the capital Damascus, are growing ever more desperate as the Syrian forces pound them: Ghouta rebels attack Syrian Army with nerve gas Islamist militants used, yesterday, toxic gas to halt the Syrian Army’s […]

NATO expansion into Eastern Europe underway

NATO expansion into Eastern Europe underway

The US and NATO have been making aggressive noises towards Moscow for several years now. However, we are now seeing NATO make expansions eastward that Russia can only see as aggressive. The subsequent escalation of tensions takes us back into a Cold War scenario that we all hoped was a thing of the past. __________ […]

SouthFront: Military situation in Eastern Ukraine, Mar. 31, 2016

SouthFront: Military situation in Eastern Ukraine, Mar. 31, 2016

…from SouthFront The situation at the Donbass contact line remains tense. The sides use infantry fighting vehicles, grenade launchers of different types and small arms. Sporadic artillery and battle tank shellings sometimes turn into almost “full-scale military actions” as the recently observed clashes near Gorlovka when the Ukrainian military attempted to cut the Donetsk-Gorlovka road. […]

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