Speaking with Sputnik France, Pierre Le Corf, founder of the NGO “WeAreSuperheroes,” who has been living in Syria’s Aleppo for some time, has warned of another attack to come, this time in the province of Idlib within a few months.
The Russian Envoy to OPCW said that chemical weapons provocation in Syria was carried out by non-governmental organizations that the UK and the US paid for cooperation.
The Syrian Civil Defense, more commonly known as the White Helmets, has emerged as one of the most effective propaganda tools for Islamist militants in Syria, with the group staging numerous provocations to draw in foreign military intervention to aid the militants in their quest to establish Shariah law in the Arab state.
The lion’s share of Israeli media earlier voiced concerns over the Russian Defense Ministry’s plans to reconsider supplies of S-300 systems to Syria following the western-coordinated airstrikes against the war-weary country.
VERKHNYAYA PYSHMA (Sverdlovsk region) (Sputnik) - About 10,000 militants, most of whom are Daesh members are currently in Afghanistan, commander of Russian Central Military District troops Lt. Gen. Alexander Lapin said at a meeting with students and employees of the Ural Mining and Metallurgical Company (UMMC) on Monday.
Syria was subject to a tripartite attack by the US, the UK and France on April 14, with the aggressors launching over 100 missiles at targets across the Arab state. The Syrian government has repeatedly denied using chemical weapons and described the strikes as a violation of the country’s sovereignty.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Monday that all proofs of the alleged chemical attack in Douma, provided by some Western leaders, were taken from media and social networks.
The Turkish Foreign Minister has said that French President Emmanuel Macron's statement about the US-led strikes on Syria is trying to divide Moscow, Ankara.
With the crisis in Syria heating up, Russia has stepped up military and humanitarian supplies to the war-torn Arab country.
DAMASCUS (Sputnik) - Clashes are underway between units of the Syrian Republican Guard and militants in the Syrian town of Duma in Eastern Ghouta, there are casualties, a RIA Novosti correspondent reported on Monday from the scene.
In an exclusive interview with bTV, Ribal al-Assad has expressed his views on the latest reports about the alleged chemical attack in Douma in Eastern Ghouta, which triggered a massive wave of airstrikes against Syria, carried out jointly by the United States, France and the United Kingdom.
Russia’s stealth Kilo-class attack submarines operate extremely quietly and are nicknamed “Black Holes” by Western military experts.
Despite President Donald Trump’s earlier promise to leave Syria in the immediate future, the United States has set up a military facility in Eastern Deir ez-Zor, Fars news agency reported, citing the Arabic-language Orient news website.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Russia has never supplied Syria with dual-use technologies, and US accusations are fake, first deputy chairman of the Russian parliament's upper house Defense Committee Yevgeny Serebrennikov told Sputnik on Sunday.
Radio Sputnik discussed Israel's stance on the Syrian conflict with Professor Gabriel Ben-Dor, head of the National Security Studies Programs at the University of Haifa.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - The Syrian nation was not scared by the recent attack conducted by the United States, France and the United Kingdom, but celebrate the capabilities of the country's army, which managed to shot down some of the missiles, and thank Russia for the support, a resident of the Syrian city of Homs told Sputnik.
DHAHRAN (Saudi Arabia) (Sputnik) - The final statement of the Arab League Summit did not accuse the Syrian authorities of reported use of chemical weapons in Duma, as was declared earlier by Saudi Foreign Minister Adel Jubeir.
BLAGOVESHCHENSK (Sputnik) - Syria has eliminated its chemical weapons stockpiles and the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) has confirmed that, Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said.
DHAHRAN (Saudi Arabia) (Sputnik) - Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Sisi demanded on Sunday an international investigation into the last week's alleged use of chemical weapons in Syria.
DHAHRAN (Saudi Arabia) (Sputnik) - The heads of the Arab League states condemn the alleged use of chemical weapons by the Syrian authorities, according to the final statement of the Arab League Summit.
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