Japan’s Defense Ministry will decide by next summer whether it needs to stock offensive weapons, in what may be the first such decision since the end of World War Two, local media said Saturday.
Jim W. Dean – The Syrian ceasefire and the intra-Jihadi fighting in Idlib have given the SAA time to clear some if its flank pressure, but Deir-Ezzor is at the end of the line, due to the logistics problems.
…from SouthFront Pro-Turkish militants and the Turkish army have still been facing difficulties in breaking ISIS defenses around al-Bab. Turkey-led forces have failed to seize Qabasin and Bzaah, and retreated from almost all areas seized inside al-Bab. Intense fighting is ongoing. Meanwhile, the Syrian army, supported by the Russian Aerospace Forces, continued its operation against […]
An informed source described clashes between the Syrian army and the ISIL terrorists in Deir Ezzur as one of the fiercest battles all throughout the crisis in Syria, and said the Pentagon is guiding the terrorists through the war in the Eastern city
…from SouthFront As SF predicted, the Syrian army, Hezbollah and the National Defense Forces (NDF) launched an offensive operation against ISIS in the province of Homs. Government forces attacked ISIS terrorists near the Tyas Airbase and retook the Tyas crossroads and the village of Sharifah. Over 170 ISIS fighters, 15 vehicles and 4 battle tanks […]
…from SouthFront Over 900 members of militant groups have been killed, dozens pieces of military hardware have been destroyed, 105 city quaters with (78.5 square km) have been liberated during the offensive operation in Aleppo city, First Deputy Head of the Main Operations Department at the Russian General Staff Lieutenant General Viktor Poznikhir announced on […]
In a remarkable coup, ISIS managed to wrestle the legendary city of Palmyra from the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) on Sunday after assembling a massive jihadist fighting force in eastern Homs.
…from SouthFront On December 8 ISIS terrorists launched multiple offensives against Syrian government forces near Palmyra. ISIS used a high number of car bombs and infanghtry fighting vehicles. ISIS seized notable areas northwest of the city, including Jazal, set a full control over Qasr al-Halabat south of Palmyra. The tactical goal of the ISIS operation […]
Ongoing tensions between Turkey and Iraq over its participation in the Mosul offensive have recently intensified after Turkey said its troops fired at Daesh targets at the request of Kurdish Peshmerga forces; meanwhile Baghdad objects to the Turkish military presence in northern Iraq. Experts speculate on why Ankara is so adamant about joining in. Turkish […]
Sam Thielman “That show was tape-destruction city, between [the two stars] and all of their other horrible, racist, homophobe, woman-abusing cronies,” Janet said. “It was nearly impossible to cut that show together between the grossness and abuse. But we were contracted to make this guy appear like a hero and maintain the brand not only […]
Jim W. Dean – While the US stalls for time for the Jihadis to reorganize themselves for new attacks, the Syrian coalition is not playing along with that game anymore, after getting hustled last week.
Poroshenko has spent huge sums on rearming his forces and the far right part of his junta, particularly Dmitry Yarosh and his Pravy Sektor party have been agitating for a renewed assault on Donbass.
Jim W. Dean – As the US and NATO see their terrorist and rebel proxy forces on the verge of losing, they know what a mountain of horror stories will be coming out of Aleppo when the jihadis are driven out, and it is safe for people to talk.
The Syrian Arab Army (SAA), assisted by Russian aircraft and its local allies, has managed to cut off all militant supply routes to the city of Aleppo in a weeks-long offensive that has demonstrated how efficient and potent Damascus-led forces have become, the Lebanese newspaper As Safir asserted.
Jim W. Dean – This Alice in Wonderland scenario of a Syrian ceasefire continues to roll on, where the US is seeking to undermine it to get Assad out of power before the next elections are held.
Stepping up the ante in the battle against ISIS, the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) has now advanced a total of 60 kilometers on the western Raqqa front, thus striking deep inside ISIS heartland. The Syrian army forces backed by their allied forces have established control over the strategic crossroads at Sfaiyeh leading to the northern city […]
Jim W. Dean – The US, EU and NATO have given Turkey such a free reign in support of its proxy terrorist groups to the point where it is getting more and more aggressive, endangering the complete collapse of the Syria peace talks.
Syrian government forces have launched offensive on positions of the Islamic State (IS) terrorist organization in 10 directions thanks to the Russian military operation in the country, Chief of General Staff, Army General Valery Gerasimov said on Friday.
The Syrian army has been storming the southern Daraa province in an effort recapture Al Sheikh Maskin, the town they call the “crossroads of the south” from the terrorists, wiping those out toward the Jordanian border. RT’s Murad Gazdiev is on the spot.
Gordon Duff – Back after the shootdown of MH17, RT did some amazing work. It also often presented stories that were totally contradictory, clearly planted by western intelligence agencies who create phony “packaged news” .
Russia’s Aerospace Forces will continue the operation as long as the Syrian army carries out its offensive against terrorists, Russian Deputy Defense Minister Anatoly Antonov said on Wednesday.
“Statements that Russian operation in Syria is illegal are not supported by facts and are unfounded,” – Maria Zakharova, Russian Foreign Ministry spokesperson
A commander of the Yazidi forces said that Yazidi militias are preparing the operation to liberate the city of Sinjar in the north-west of Iraq. MOSCOW, (Sputnik) — Yazidi militias are preparing the operation to liberate the city of Sinjar in the north-west of Iraq, captured by the Islamic State (ISIL) militants in August 2014, Lukman Ibrahim, a commander of the Yazidi forces […]
TEHRAN (FNA) – The Syrian army launched a full-scale offensive in the Latakia province on Friday, killing at least 34 terrorists, including foreign mercenaries, in the early stage of the operations, a Syrian army spokesman said. “As a result of the offensive, we have established control over the towns of Job al-Ahmar, Rabia, and Salma. A […]
Russia to Enter Ground Offensive against ISIS by “Blazing Sun” Reportedly Russia has deployed the Mobile Multiple Rocket Launcher called TOS-1A as part of their military action in Syria. This comes as Moscow announced that Russian fighter jets hit 40 ISIS targets in Syria since Tuesday morning. The TOS-1A system is a 30- or 24-barrel […]
MOSCOW, TASS/. The Russian Aerospace Forces group in Syria has eased the intensity of strikes as the Syrian army has gone on the offensive, Russian Defense Ministry spokesman, Major-General Igor Konashenkov, told the media on Thursday. “The active offensive operations by the Syrian armed forces have been changing the line of engagement with the IS […]
The Syrian Human Rights Observatory (SHRO) propaganda operations inside Syria are centered here, coordinated carefully with shelling of civilian areas of Damascus.