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Officials: Iran behind drone attack on US base in Syria

Pentagon spokesman John Kirby speaks during a briefing at the Pentagon in Washington, Wednesday, May 5, 2021. (AP) October 26, 2021 U.S. officials say they believe Iran was behind the drone attack last week at the military outpost in southern Syria where American troops are based. Officials said Monday the U.S. believes that [...]

By |October 26th, 2021|North America, Syria, USA|

Iran’s new brigade infiltrates tribes in east Syria

Members of the Syrian Democratic Forces gather in the village of Susah in the eastern province of Deir ez-Zor, near the Syrian border with Iraq, Sept. 13, 2018. (AFP) By Mohammed Hardan October 26, 2021 Since the beginning of 2021, Iran has begun working on forming the Hashemiyoon military brigade in Syria, allowing only Shiites [...]

By |October 26th, 2021|Syria|

Iran provincial governor slapped in a rare security breach

An unidentified mans slaps Eastern Azerbaijan Governor Abedin Khorram as he speaks in the provincial capital Tabriz, Oct 23, 2021. (Twitter) October 23, 2021 The new governor of a northwestern Iranian province was slapped in the face by an angry man during his inauguration Saturday, an unusual breach of security in the Islamic [...]

By |October 23rd, 2021|Iran, Syria|

Russia disbanding Syrian militia it formed, opening up Golan for Iran

Smoke plumes rising from reported Syrian and Russian airstrikes near Golan Heights, July 16, 2018. (AFP) October 22, 2021 Russia is attempting to disband a militia it formed, funded, and armed in southern Syria near the border with Israel over the past few years, a part of an ongoing reconciliation process in the [...]

By |October 22nd, 2021|Israel, Russia, Syria|

Israeli PM to ask Putin for more freedom of action against Iran in Syria

Israeli PM Naftali Bennett addresses the Knesset, June 13, 2021. (Israeli Knesset) October 19, 2021 Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett intends to ask Russian President Vladimir Putin during his upcoming visit to Moscow to keep Iran and its proxies away from the ceasefire line in Syria’s occupied Golan Heights, as well as to [...]

By |October 19th, 2021|Israel, Russia, Syria|

Killing of Syria agent could mark new phase in Israeli campaign against Iran

Druse supporters of Syrian President Bashar Assad wave Syrian flags during a rally close to the Syrian border demanding the return of the Golan Heights, captured by Israel in 1967, in Majdal Shams, Golan Heights, Feb 14, 2021. (AP) October 18, 2021 The death of a former Syrian Druse lawmaker, allegedly by Israeli [...]

By |October 18th, 2021|Israel, Syria|

Pro-Iran militias warn of forceful response after Israeli strike in Syria

Syrian air defences intercept an Israeli missile in the sky over the Syrian capital Damascus. (AFP) October 14, 2021 Iran-backed forces in Syria said on Thursday they would respond forcefully to an Israeli strike over Syria's Palmyra area in the province of Homs on Wednesday evening in the second such strike within a [...]

By |October 14th, 2021|Israel, Syria|

Iranian factions suffer casualties in strike on Syria’s Al Bukamal

Iranian revolutionary guard forces during fighting in Aleppo, Syria. undated. (Fars) October 13, 2021 Four Iranian militiamen were killed in a drone strike, the second of a kind in days, targeting Syria’s Al Bukamal district in the eastern countryside of Deir Ezzor province, reported a UK-based war monitor on Tuesday. According to the [...]

By |October 13th, 2021|Syria|

TankerTrackers says 3rd tanker carrying Iranian fuel to Lebanon has reached Syria

Iranian tanker docking at platform of oil facility in the Khark Island on shore of Gulf. (AFP) October 6, 2021 A third tanker carrying Iranian fuel for distribution in Lebanon has reached the Syrian port city of Baniyas, TankerTrackers.com reported on Twitter on Wednesday. The Iran-aligned Hezbollah movement says the shipments it is [...]

By |October 6th, 2021|Lebanon, Syria|

Unidentified planes hits Iranian militias in eastern Syria

A convoy of pro-Syrian government fighters arriving in Syria's northern city of Afrin, February 20, 2018. (AFP) September 28, 2021 Unidentified aircraft hit a base run by Iranian-backed militias in Syria's eastern province of Deir al Zor near the Iraqi border where Tehran has in the last year expanded its military presence, residents [...]

By |September 28th, 2021|Syria|