Tag archive for ‘Syria’
By admin On Sunday, September 24th, 2017
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Russia general killed in Syria fighting

MOSCOW (AP) - Russia's Defense Ministry says a general has been killed in fighting in Syria. The ministry said Sunday that Lt. Gen. Valery Asapov "was at a command post of Syrian troops, assisting the Syrian commanders More...

By admin On Saturday, September 23rd, 2017
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Danes arrest man for allegedly sending drones, cameras to IS

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) - A Copenhagen court has jailed a man for 25 days under Denmark's anti-terror laws for allegedly shipping drones, components for unmanned aerial vehicles and infrared cameras that were bound More...

By admin On Thursday, September 21st, 2017
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Russia gives warning to US in Syria

MOSCOW – Russia said on Thursday it had warned the United States it would target areas in Syria where U.S. special forces and U.S.-backed militia were operating if its own forces came under fire from them, More...

By admin On Thursday, September 21st, 2017
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Russian special forces helping Syrian troops in key city

MOSCOW (AP) - Russia's defense ministry says its special forces are helping Syrian government troops fight Islamic State militants in the battle underway for the strategic city of Deir el-Zour. The campaign for More...

By admin On Wednesday, September 20th, 2017
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US-backed forces in Syria say ISIS on verge of losing Raqqa

BEIRUT — The U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) said on Wednesday its campaign to capture Raqqa from Islamic State was in its final stages and its fighters had seized 80 percent of the city. The SDF said More...

By admin On Tuesday, September 12th, 2017
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Russia says Syria government controls 85 percent of country

HEMEIMEEM AIR BASE, Syria (AP) - Russia's military says Syrian troops have liberated about 85 percent of the war-torn country' territory from militants. Lt. Gen. Alexander Lapin told reporters on Tuesday at Hemeimeem More...

By admin On Friday, September 8th, 2017
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Russia says airstrike kills several top ISIS commanders in Syria

MOSCOW — A Russian air strike has killed around 40 Islamic State fighters, including four senior commanders, near the eastern Syrian city of Deir al-Zor, Russia’s defense ministry said on Friday. The strike, More...

By admin On Thursday, September 7th, 2017
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US warplanes takes out ISIS members running to stranded convoy

US warplanes are picking off Islamic State militants who are drawn “like moths to the flame” of a stranded convoy evacuating hundreds of terrorists from Syria to the Iraqi border, according to a report More...

By admin On Thursday, September 7th, 2017
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Paris ‘bomb factory’ suspects believed to have links to Syria

French authorities investigating a suspected bomb factory near Paris believe three suspects were preparing attacks and had made calls to Syria, a minister said Thursday. Interior Minister Gerard Collomb said the More...

By admin On Thursday, September 7th, 2017
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‘No evidence’ of foreign fighter flow from Iraq, Syria into Europe, intel officials say

European intelligence officials have yet to see a massive rush of Islamic State fighters flow across their borders, despite the group suffering massive battlefield losses at the hands of the U.S.-led coalition in More...