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Outspoken politician says Iran involved in killing half a million Syrians

Reformist figure Faezeh Hashemi in a meeting in Tehran university on Monday December 07, 2015. (ILNA) January 11, 2022 Iran’s domestic and foreign policies are "irrational, Taliban-style, and propaganda based,” outspoken former lawmaker and presidential daughter, Faezeh Hashemi has said. Referring to the sizable number of security and military officials working for President [...]

By |January 11th, 2022|Syria|

Assad calls for expanding Iran-led ‘axis of resistance’

Posters of Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah, Syrian President Bashar Assad and Iran’s Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei in a village near the Lebanese-Syrian border. (REUTERS) January 7, 2022 Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has called for the expansion of the “axis of resistance” led by Iran, to include Iraq, Syria, Lebanon and other local militias. [...]

By |January 7th, 2022|Syria|

US-coalition against ISIS faces dual attacks in Syria and Iraq by Iran-backed groups

Wreckage of a drone that was shot down is seen at Ain Al-Asad air base in Anbar province, Iraq Jan 4, 2022. (Reuters) January 5, 2022 The US-led coalition fighting the terrorist group ISIS faced dual attacks, with one base in Syria and the other in Iraq coming under fire by Iran-backed groups, [...]

By |January 5th, 2022|Iraq, North America, Syria, USA|

War profiteers to benefit from resumption of religious flights from Iran to Syria

Iran resumed on Sunday religious flights to Damascus, two years after they were suspended due to the coronavirus pandemic. (AP) January 4, 2022 Experts have ruled out the possibility that the resumption of religious tourism flights and trips from Iran to Damascus would help revitalize the economy in areas held by the Syrian [...]

By |January 4th, 2022|Syria|

Iran resumes religious flights to Damascus

Shi'ite Muslims flock to the shrine of Sayyida Zeinab in Syria, March 25, 2003. (AFP) January 3, 2022 Iran resumed on Sunday religious flights to Damascus, two years after they were suspended due to the coronavirus pandemic. The first flight carried 25 tourists who will stay in the Syrian capital for five days. [...]

By |January 3rd, 2022|Syria|

Soleimani and Russian general swapped gifts – jewelry for shells

Soleimani played a major role in the Syrian civil war as the coordinator of Iran’s military involvement. (Supplied) January 1, 2022 A former advisor to Iran’s Qasem Soleimani has said that a Russian officer in Syria once gave the Qods chief 100 Krasnopol guided artillery shells as a gift. In an article published by [...]

By |January 1st, 2022|Russia, Syria|

After reported Syria strike, Israel says won’t let Iran bring ‘game-changing’ arms

Israeli PM Naftali Bennett, IDF Chief of Staff Lt. -Gen. Aviv Kohavi and Defense Minister Benny Gantz at a situation assessment tour at the Gaza Division, August 17, 2021. (GPO) December 30, 2021 Defense Minister Benny Gantz warned Iran on Tuesday that Israel will not allow it to spread “game-changing” weaponry to its [...]

By |December 30th, 2021|Israel, Syria|

In 2022, IDF to focus on curbing Tehran in Syria, prepping strike on Iran nuke sites

Syrian air defences responding to Israeli missiles targeting Iranian facilities near Damascus, May 10, 2018. (REUTERS) December 29, 2021 The Israel Defense Forces believes it significantly curbed Iran’s ability to transfer weapons and equipment through Syria over the past year through its airstrikes, and plans to continue doing so in 2022, The Times [...]

By |December 29th, 2021|Israel, Syria|

Israeli airstrike on key Syrian port targets Iranian supplies

Firefighters work at the scene of a missile attack, at the port of the coastal city of Latakia, Syria, Tuesday, Dec. 28, 2021. (AP) December 28, 2021 Israeli warplanes fired a number of missiles at the port of the coastal city of Latakia early Tuesday morning, causing large explosions and fires, in the [...]

By |December 28th, 2021|Israel, Syria|

Iran expands economic reach into oil-rich region of Syria

A Syrian man holds the Iranian flag as a convoy carrying aid provided by Iran arrives in Deir ez-Zor, Syria, Sept. 20, 2017. (AFP) By Mohammed Hardan December 23, 2021 Tehran seems to have managed to improve its economic relations with Syria and achieve a steady rise in Iranian exports there. It continues [...]

By |December 23rd, 2021|Syria|