…from SouthFront On August 30, the Taliban claimed that it downed a US helicopter in the Afghan province of Logar and that 20 US soldiers were killed in the attack. A spokesman for the US military in Afghanistan, Bob Purtiman, denied the Taliban’s claims and said that the helicopter had some technical problem and it […]
The world community continues to condemn the surprise White House statement warning Syria against a chemical weapons attack.
Deputy Spokesperson of the U.S. Department of State, Mark Toner, during a regular briefing on April 25 said that the U.S. expresses serious concern over Turkey’s aggression in Syria and Iraq.
…from SouthFront Israeli warplanes reportedly delivered airstrikes against Syrian army targets in the Qasioun Mount region near Damascus early on March 22nd. Israeli jets allegedly carried out four rounds of airstrikes. There were no reports about casualties or damage suffered by Syrian government forces. Initially reports about the incident appeared in pro-militant social media accounts […]
Coalition F16s attacked the village of al Mansourah (Arabic Translation), hitting a building providing shelter for displaced persons from the Aleppo countryside, 143 civilians were killed and 250 seriously injured with as many as 500 more requiring treatment at the scene.
…from SouthFront On Monday, the Jaish al-Islam militant group, known to be supported by Saudi Arabia, launched missiles against government forces positions in the Damascus countryside. Jaish al-Islam allegedly captured some missiles in the Qalamoun area in 2013. The usage of these missiles is a clear indication that Jaish al-Islam, which keeps positions in the […]
Last month, Trump told Russian leader Vladimir Putin he does not want to renew a 2010 nuclear arms reduction treaty between Washington and Moscow because the deal was bad for the United States.
Moscow is concerned over the escalation of rhetoric between Washington and Tehran and will do everything in its power to lower the tensions, Russian ambassador to Iran Levan Dzhagaryan told Sputnik. MOSCOW (Sputnik) – On Friday, the administration of US President Donald Trump imposed sanctions against 25 individuals and entities based in Iran, Lebanon, the United Arab […]
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 […]
…from SouthFront Recent weeks have seen a series of incidents, mainly on the Donbass, suggesting a large-scale escalation of combat operations cannot entirely be ruled out. Ukrainian forces have stepped up bombardments of frontline LPR/DPR positions and of Novorossia cities and towns. There have been a number of efforts by regular UAF forces and by […]
…from SouthFront Yemen’s warring factions have been mired in peace talks in Kuwait for three months. Now, Kuwaiti Undersecretary for Foreign Affairs Khaled al-Jarallah has told the parties that they must reach an accord by the first week of August or be expelled from the country. U.N. special envoy to Yemen Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed […]
On April 28th, Russia’s permanent representative to the United Nations, Vitaly Churkin stated that, “The last report of the [OSCE] Special Monitoring Mission notes that only 9 percent of the declared weaponry remains at Ukrainian warehouses.
Armenia’s Ministry of Defense revealed numbers of the casualties in the recent escalation in Nagoorno-Karabakh.
Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has given an interview to Russian TV where he points the finger of blame for the escalation of violence in Nagorno-Karabakh at Turkey.