US Central Command spokesman Josh Jacques says that a US-led coalition airstrike against pro-Syrian government forces operating near the city of An Tanf may have resulted in casualties on Thursday.
Daesh attack on Kurdish military forces Peshmerga in Iraq's northern Kirkuk governorate left two people killed.
The US-led coalition said it has conducted a show of force and fired warning shots prior to carrying out an airstrike against pro-Syrian government forces that were operating near the city of al-Tanf.
Daesh terrorists attacked the Syrian city of Deir ez-Zor on Thursday with rocket shells and killed three civilians, local media reported.
Renowned Russian humanitarian and charity activist Elizaveta Glinka, widely known as Dr. Lisa found a place in all our hearts for her humanitarian service in Ukraine and Syria. Her foundation “Fair Help” will now be called “Fair Help by Doctor Lisa” to perpetuate the name of the deceased founder.
The strike of the US-led coalition on Syrian government forces in southern Syria should become the most important item on the agenda of the Geneva Syrian peace talks, head of the upper house's Defense and Security Committee Viktor Ozerov told Sputnik Thursday.
Russia tried to get Syrian army away from the area near US and rebel forces around al-Tanf before the US-led coalition conducted strikes, Operation Inherent Resolve said in a statement on Thursday.
The death toll following Daesh Thursday attack on Aqareb es Safi village reached 51 people, a source in Salamiyeh National Hospital told Sputnik.
A US defense official told Sputnik that the US-led coalition struck the pro-Syrian government forces near the town of al-Tanf in the area of an established deconfliction zone with Russia.
Russia fully supports the Hamas' recognition of the independent Palestinian state within the borders of 1967, the Foreign Ministry said Thursday.
A US-led coalition spokesperson has confirmed that coalition strikes in southern Syria struck pro-Syrian government forces, BuzzFeed News reported on Thursday. Later, a US defense official confirmed the information to Sputnik.
Turkey will not participate in the anti-Daesh Raqqa operation amid the YPG involvement in it, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Thursday.
The Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu has called for an anti-terror US envoy to be removed from his post. Mr. Cavusoglu claimed that Brett McGurk — the US special envoy to the coalition against Daesh — supports Kurdish militants.
A representative of the leading Kurdish party in Iraq, the Democratic Party of Kurdistan (KDP) in Mosul, Said Mamuziny, spoke to Sputnik in an interview about how the detachments of the Iraqi militia Hashd al-Sha’abi were seen setting up positions next to the Kurdistan Worker’s Party members in Sinjar.
Iraqi troops are forcing about 300 displaced families to return to the western part of Mosul, Human Rights Watch said in a press release on Thursday.
The US Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman said the anti-Daesh coalition would benefit from the alliance's official participation.
On Wednesday, the Shadow Brokers group of hackers announced that in June they would begin use new hacking tools and publish secret data on the missile and nuclear projects of several countries, according to Reuters.
Crises in the Middle East and North Africa should be resolved via the participation of all sides without exception, Russia's foreign minister said.
ussian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov commented on media reports about the US idea to create an organization similar to NATO in the Persian Gulf.
Any arms deliveries to Syria must be coordinated with the government in Damascus, the Russian Foreign Ministry's spokeswoman said.
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