During Syrian conflict, 50 percent of the world's amphetamine seizures happened in the Arabian Peninsula, it is known that Daesh terrorists are addicted to the 'chemical courage.'
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - US Senator Marco Rubio said in a statement on Wednesday that he and Senator Chris Coons introduced a bill authorizing military aid for Israel over the next ten years as per the new memorandum of understanding signed by Washington and Tel Aviv in 2016.
Daesh (ISIS/ISIL) has reportedly regrouped to kick off an all-out offensive against al-Hasakah and Deir ez-Zor, where major oil sites are located, according to Al-Masdar News. The media outlet surmised that the US-backed Syrian forces could be the first to fall victim to the terrorist advance.
The US State Department's narrative of Moscow and Damascus' failing to adhere to the provisions of UN Resolution 2401 clearly contradict facts on the ground. Meanwhile, it has turned out that the areas where the resolution remains largely neglected and people are not getting much needed humanitarian aid are those controlled by the US.
Mohammad Bin Salman’s first UK visit as heir to the Saudi throne comes as the country faces multiple crises in the region and condemnation for its actions internationally.
BERLIN (Sputnik) - The German Defense Ministry will continue training Kurdish Peshmerga forces in Iraq, the ministry's spokesperson Frank Faehnrich said on Wednesday.
Pictures allegedly showing the White Helmets' filmmaking studio in Syria's Eastern Ghouta have appeared on social media, prompting numerous news agencies to assume that the group is producing another "documentary" movie about the "atrocities" of the Syrian government.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - US State Department spokesperson Heather Nauert said on Wednesday that the Astana peace process for Syria has failed and questioned Moscow's commitment to a ceasefire in the Damascus enclave of Eastern Ghouta.
ANKARA (Sputnik) - Ankara is taking measures to extend the Eastern Ghouta ceasefire in Syria from 4-5 hours to 24 hours a day, presidential spokesman Ibrahim Kalin said.
The Syrian army is conducting an attack on the militants' defensive line in the village of Masraba in Eastern Ghouta in an effort to slice the rebel enclave in two as they intensified a campaign to deal the opposition its biggest defeat since 2016.
US-backed Kurdish-dominated forces, who control much of northern Syria and large swathes of the oil-rich eastern province of Deir ez-Zor, are facing increasingly high levels of resistance from Arabs living in cities and villages they hold, especially in areas which aren’t predominantly Kurdish.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - The US-led coalition fighting the Daesh terror group in Syria and Iraq has found no solid evidence that civilians were killed when it launched an airstrike on a school in the Iraqi city of Raqqa in March 2017, a spokesperson for Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve's Public Affairs Office told Sputnik on Wednesday.
ANKARA (Sputnik) - Ankara urges Washington to prevent redeployment of the Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) from Syria’s Manbij to Afrin, Ibrahim Kalin, the spokesman of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, said Wednesday.
A potential decision by Washington to take new military actions against Damascus would mark the second US strike on Syria in less than a year.
GENEVA (Sputnik) – The attacks on the Jabhat al-Nusra terrorist group were stopped on Monday during the delivery of humanitarian aid to the Syrian town of Douma in the besieged enclave of Eastern Ghouta, a diplomatic source told Sputnik.
In response to the Syrian Army’s offensive in Damascus’ east Ghouta pocket, Islamist militants have intensified shelling on areas of the city under the government’s control, deliberately targeting cafes, restaurants, schools and residential areas, in addition to governmental buildings.
The right-wing Alternative for Germany (AfD) parliamentarians have embarked on an extraordinary trip to assess the situation in Syria and boost the party’s hopes of sending back half a million Syrian refugees from Germany.
Observers spotted a Russian Navy Tapir-class LST (Tank Landing Ship) crossing through the Dardanelles near the Turkish seaport of Canakkale, en route to Syria on March 6, the Mynet Internet platform reported.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The situation in Syria is gradually normalizing, the number of violations is decreasing, however, the situation in Eastern Ghouta remains tense, chief of the Russian center for Syrian reconciliation Maj. Gen. Yury Yevtushenko said Tuesday.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Russian President Vladimir Putin has discussed situation in Eastern Ghouta in the context of the UN Security Council’s resolution on the Syrian ceasefire in a phone conversation with Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Kremlin’s press service said in a statement.
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