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Iran establishing secret military base in Syria

Iran has established a new military base in Syria and has plans to house thousands of troops at the location. (ISI) September 5, 2019 Iran has established a new military base in Syria and has plans to house thousands of troops at the location, multiple Western intelligence sources told Fox News. The classified [...]

By |September 5th, 2019|Syria|

General Javad Ghaffari: Most powerful Iranian military figure in Syria

Ghaffari is the mastermind of a recent plot to attack Israel with drones. (AP) August 29, 2019 Security services in Tel Aviv marked Iranian general Javad Ghaffari as the most powerful Iranian military figure in Syria, claiming he remains under the direct command of al-Quds Force commander Qasem Soleimani. The services leaked information [...]

By |August 29th, 2019|Isreal, Syria|

Two fighters of Iran-allied Hezbollah killed in Syria strike trained in Iran for attack

Members of Lebanon’s Shia Hezbollah movement stand at attention in the southern town of Bisariyeh, last August. (AFP) August 27, 2019 The Israel Defense Forces on Monday identified two of the people killed in its airstrikes in Syria on Saturday as Lebanese nationals trained to operate attack drones by the Iranian military. Late [...]

By |August 27th, 2019|Isreal, Lebanon, Syria|

IDF chief: Iranian commander Soleimani personally oversaw drone attack plan

Gen. Qassem Soleimani (C), who heads the elite Quds Force of Iran's Revolutionary Guard attends a graduation ceremony of a group of the guard's officers in Tehran,June 30, 2018. (AP) August 26, 2019 The Israel Defense Forces on Sunday said the attack drones that Iran intended to use against the Jewish state on [...]

By |August 26th, 2019|Isreal, Syria|

Israel’s Syria assaults kill Hezbollah men, Iranian

Syrian air defences responding to Israeli missiles targeting Iranian facilities near Damascus, April 13, 2019. (AFP) August 26, 2019 Israel airstrikes near the Syrian capital overnight killed two fighters of the Lebanese Shiite movement Hezbollah and one Iranian combatant, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights war monitor said on Sunday. “The Israeli raids [...]

By |August 26th, 2019|Isreal, Syria|

US, Russia gave Israel green light to strike Iran in Syria, Iraq

An Israeli Air Force F-16 fighter jets. (Flash90) August 22, 2019 Israel has conducted several strikes on Iranian-controlled bases in Syria and Iraq in recent weeks with permission from the United States and Russia, a Western diplomatic source told a Saudi-owned newspaper Wednesday. Moscow and Washington agreed that the Jewish state could conduct [...]

By |August 22nd, 2019|Iraq, Isreal, Syria|

Syria opposition confirms Iran’s participation in southern Idlib battles

Rescuers and civilians inspect a destroyed building in the Syrian village of Kfar Jales, on the outskirts of Idlib, following airstrikes by Syrian and Russian warplanes. (AFP) August 15, 2019 Syrian opposition sources confirmed on Tuesday that Iranian militias are taking part in battles in northern Hama, southern Idlib and eastern Latakia in [...]

By |August 15th, 2019|Syria|

Web of Lebanese companies may be shipping Iranian oil to Syria

Iranian Revolutionary Guard speedboats cruise past an oil tanker off the port of Bandar Abbas, in southern Iran, on July 2, 2017. (AFP) By Albin Szakola August 13, 2019 Tracking data and business records indicate a pair of shadowy Lebanon-based companies own and operate tankers illicitly transporting Iranian oil in the eastern Mediterranean. While [...]

By |August 13th, 2019|Lebanon, Syria|

Iran to establish at least 3 factories in Syria amid economic crisis

Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei (R) meets with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in Tehran, February 25, 2019. (AFP) August 2, 2019 Masan Nahas, head of the Iran – Syria Chamber of Commerce says Iran has agreed to open three factories in Syria before Eid al-Adha (August 12). Two of the factories are [...]

By |August 2nd, 2019|Syria|

How long can Hezbollah sustain fund shortage?

Members of Lebanon’s Shia Hezbollah movement stand at attention in the southern town of Bisariyeh, August 10, 2017. (AFP) By Track Persia July 30, 2019 Since its establishment in 1982, the Lebanese Shiite Hezbollah organisation has been relying on terrorist tactics carried out by its organised militia. The militia later evolved into a [...]

By |July 30th, 2019|Ideology, Lebanon, Syria|