Israel’s military steps up campaign against Iran and its proxies in southern Syria

Syrian air defenses respond to Israeli missiles targeting south of the capital Damascus in an earlier strike on July 20, 2020. (AFP) By Joe Truzman October 24, 2020 A recent series of Israeli operations against the Syrian Arab Army (SAA), Iran and its proxies in southern Syria highlights the ongoing conflict against Iran’s entrenchment [...]

By |October 24th, 2020|Isreal, Syria|

Syria fuel crisis eases as Iran delivers new oil supplies

Oil supertanker Grace 1 carrying Iranian crude oil to Syria is seen near Gibraltar, Spain, July 4, 2019. (Reuters) October 23, 2020 Iran has delivered several gasoline and crude oil shipments to Syria, easing a near two-month gasoline shortage aggravated by tougher U.S. sanctions, shippers, port officials and traders said. A vessel began [...]

By |October 23rd, 2020|Syria|

Israel hits Iran-backed fighters in southern Syria

A vehicle allegedly used by Hezbollah to transfer arms targeted by the IDF near the Lebanon border in Syria, April 15, 2020. (Supplied) October 21, 2020 An Israeli strike hit on Wednesday the province of Quneitra in southern Syria, with a war monitor saying the attack targeted a base for pro-Iran militias. A [...]

By |October 21st, 2020|Isreal, Syria|

Iranian militias change names of ancient streets in Syria

People walk on the rubble of damaged buildings after an airstrike in Aleppo, Syria, May 3, 2016. (REUTERS) October 12, 2020 Sources in Syria's al-Mayadeen city, in the eastern countryside of Deir Ezzor, said that Iranian militias have changed the names of a number of ancient streets, replacing them with the names of [...]

By |October 12th, 2020|Syria|

Iranian Deputy Minister of Industry outlines reconstruction projects funded by Tehran in Syria

Destruction in Homs city, Syria. (Reuters) October 07, 2020 Iran's Deputy Minister of Industry, Mines, and Trade (MIMT) Hamid Zadboom called the reconstruction of countries such as Syria a "religious duty," adding that "Iranian building materials needed to renovate the war-torn country are underway." Zadboom, who also chairs the Trade Promotion Organization of [...]

By |October 7th, 2020|Syria|

Iran to fund the fortification of Syrian air defense

Major General Mohammad Bagheri, left, and Syrian Defense Minister Ali Abdullah Ayyoub sign military deal in Damascus on July 8, 2020. (AFP) September 24, 2020 A senior spokesman for the General Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces says Iran plans to fortify Syria's air defense. Speaking to the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC)-linked [...]

By |September 24th, 2020|Syria|

IRGC-led Afghan group holds first ‘international conference’ in Iran

The Fatemiyoun Division while celebrating the Iranian revolution anniversary. (Supplied) By Amir Toumaj September 18, 2020 The Afghan paramilitary group Fatemiyoun Division, which answers to the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC), held its first “international conference,” an ideological indoctrination gathering, on Aug. 13 at the Imam Reza shrine in Mashhad, Iran. The Fatemiyoun’s Media Center has [...]

By |September 18th, 2020|Afghanistan, Syria|

Iran-backed Hezbollah to stay in Syria

A tank flying the Hezbollah terror group's flag is seen in the Qara area in Syria's Qalamoun region on August 28, 2017. (AFP) September 15, 2020 Head of the Free Patriotic Movement MP Gebran Bassil’s announcement that Hezbollah had begun to think about returning from Syria seems to be drifted from the current [...]

By |September 15th, 2020|Lebanon, Syria|

Suspected Israeli strikes kill 10 pro-Iran fighters in Syria

Syrian air defenses respond to Israeli missiles targeting south of the capital Damascus in an earlier strike on July 20, 2020. (AFP) September 14, 2020 Suspected Israeli airstrikes in eastern Syria on Monday killed 10 pro-Iran fighters, most of them Iraqis, a war monitor said. The raids against militant positions south of the [...]

By |September 14th, 2020|Isreal, Syria|

Israel destroyed 270 ‘Iranian targets’ in Syria in 32 months

Iran's army chief of staff Mohammad Bagheri, left, looking into binoculars, and other senior officers from the Iranian military, visit a front line in Aleppo, Syria, Octo 20, 2017. (AP) September 10, 2020 The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) reported that Israeli airstrikes on ‘Iranian sites’ in Syria for the past 32 [...]

By |September 10th, 2020|Isreal, Syria|