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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|

Pro-Iran fighters returning from Syria threaten Pakistan’s security

An image that Iran used in the propaganda film called "Lovers Stand Dying" to recruit Pakistanis into the Zainabiyoun Brigade. (Social Media) September 08, 2020 Pakistan’s colossal human and financial sacrifices to uproot terrorism are undoubtedly appreciated globally. Pakistan’s security forces have carried out intensive counterterrorism campaigns across the country, including at least [...]

By |September 8th, 2020|Pakistan, Syria|

Presumed Israeli strikes kill 16 pro-Iran fighters in Syria

An Israel Air Force airplane F-16 D takes off, June 28, 2018. (Flash90) September 03, 2020 Presumed Israeli air strikes on eastern Syria killed 16 Iran-backed fighters Thursday, a war monitor said, hours after Damascus said it intercepted Israeli missiles fired at a central air base. Those killed were “Iraqi paramilitary fighters loyal [...]

By |September 3rd, 2020|Isreal, Syria|

Iran secures control over water smuggling routes in eastern Syria

A Revolutionary Guard armed group captured Al-Bareed crossing after expelling the 4th Division’s members stationed there. (AFP) September 2, 2020 Iran’s Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) has taken control over all waterways separating their area of control in east Syria’s al-Mayadeen region in Deir Ezzor and areas controlled by the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces, [...]

By |September 2nd, 2020|Syria|

Israeli airstrikes killed 11 in Syria, including Iran-backed militants

Syrian air defences responding to Israeli missiles targeting Iranian facilities near Damascus, May 10, 2018. (REUTERS) September 1, 2020 Israeli strikes on Syria killed one civilian, three government troops and seven allied foreign fighters, a war monitor said on Tuesday in a new toll. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, which had previously put [...]

By |September 1st, 2020|Isreal, Syria|

Syria: Commander in Deir Ezzor says Iran-backed sleeper cells seek instability

Iran-backed Afghan Shia jihadist plants the flag of the Fatemiyoun Division near the entrance of Deir Ezzor. (LWJ) August 27, 2020 Terrorist sleeper cells, which are backed by Iranian militias and receive instructions from Syrian regime forces in Deir Ezzor province, seek to destabilize the area, a security official said. Bashar al-Saab, a [...]

By |August 27th, 2020|Syria|

IRGC-controlled Afghan group loses fighter to COVID-19

Afghan fighters with the Fatimiyoun Brigade in Syria. (AP) August 27, 2020 An Afghan paramilitary group that answers to the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC), the Fatemiyoun Division, announced on Aug. 16 that one of its fighters has died as a result of COVID-19. That statement appears to be the first official confirmation [...]

By |August 27th, 2020|Afghanistan, Syria|

IRGC-led Afghan group releases Syria training camp video

Iranian-backed Afghan Fatemiyoun Brigade fighters in Syria. (Supplied) By Amir Toumaj August 17, 2020 On 4 August, US-designated terrorist group Fatemiyoun Division, a Shiite-Afghan paramilitary unit that answers to the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) Qods Force, released an “exclusive” video of fighters undergoing “specialized” training at a camp in Syria. The exact date [...]

By |August 17th, 2020|Afghanistan, Syria|