The Kurds in Syria say the Syrian government has agreed to send its army to the northern border to try to halt Turkey’s offensive against them. Syrian state media earlier reported that government forces had been deployed to the north.
The US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) have launched another assault on the Islamic State group’s last enclave in Syria. Head of the SDF media office, Mustafa Bali, tweeted their troops were in “direct violent clashes”. Islamic State militants are centred in
Israel’s military says it has started hitting Iranian targets in Syria. The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) says its operation is against the Quds Force – an elite unit of the Iranian Revolutionary Guards. It provided no details. But there are
The US will work with allies to “expel every last Iranian boot” from Syria, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says. Mr Pompeo warned there would be no US reconstruction aid for areas controlled by Syrian President Bashar al-Assad until Iran
SVE NEWS & The National Interest Sharing Series – Russia and Turkey Will Collide Over End of Syrian Civil War
This is Washington’s chance to repair ties with Ankara to counter Moscow and Damascus. At the beginning of August, the Syrian military planes flew over the northwestern province of Idlib and dropped leaflets urging residents to surrender and threatening military
Russian planes have reportedly bombed rebel-held targets in the Syrian province of Idlib, as government troops mass before an expected offensive. If confirmed, they would be the first such air strikes there in three weeks. Earlier, US President Donald Trump