Iran’s IRGC commander targeted by a drone near Iraqi-Syrian border

Iranian revolutionary guard forces during fighting in Aleppo, Syria. undated. (Fars) November 30, 2020 A senior Iranian Revolutionary Guards commander was killed overnight Sunday, Al Arabiya has reported. Citing Iraqi sources, Al Arabiya said that Muslim Shahdan was killed near the border between Syria and Iraq on Sunday night. According to the sources, [...]

By |November 30th, 2020|Syria|

Israeli military targets Hezbollah activity in Syria

Israeli soldiers stand atop tanks overlooking the border between Israel and Syria. (REUTERS) November 30, 2020 State-run Syrian news agency (SANA) reported Tuesday night that the Israeli military launched airstrikes against southern Syria shortly before midnight. “At 23:50 on the night of 11/24, the Zionist enemy launched an airstrike from the direction of [...]

By |November 30th, 2020|Isreal, Lebanon, Syria|

Air strikes kill 19 Iran-backed fighters in Syria

Israel has carried out hundreds of air and missile strikes on Syria since the country's civil war broke out in 2011. (Reuters) November 26, 2020 Air strikes likely carried out by Israel killed at least 19 pro-Iran militia fighters in war-torn eastern Syria, a war monitor said Thursday. The early morning strikes hit [...]

By |November 26th, 2020|Isreal, Pakistan, Syria|

Eight pro-Iran fighters killed from Israeli air strikes in Syria

Syrian air defences responding to Israeli missiles targeting Iranian facilities near Damascus, May 10, 2018. (REUTERS) November 25, 2020 Israeli air strikes in Syria overnight killed at least eight fighters operating in pro-Iran militias, a war monitoring group said Wednesday. The strikes near the capital Damascus targeted an arms depot and a position [...]

By |November 25th, 2020|Isreal, Syria|

Iran strengthens military presence in eastern Syria

An Afghan Shia jihadist plants the flag of the Iran-backed Fatemiyoun Division near the entrance of the Al Sana’iyah, Deir Ezzor. (LWJ) By Sirwan Kajjo November 25, 2020 Iranian forces continue to expand their military presence in parts of eastern Syria, a move, analysts say, that could undermine U.S.-led efforts in the fight against [...]

By |November 25th, 2020|Syria|

Israel reveals details on Iranian positions in Syria

An IDF soldier in the Golan Heights looks into southern Syria from the Israeli side of the border. (IDF) November 20, 2020 The Israeli army spokesman revealed on Thursday secrets of the Iranian positions in Syria, saying Tehran reduced its presence but increased the activity of its militias. The Iranian Revolutionary Guards Corps [...]

By |November 20th, 2020|Isreal, Syria|

Iranian military base and missile platform destroyed by Israeli air raids in Syria

Syrian air defenses respond to Israeli missiles targeting south of the capital Damascus in an earlier strike on July 20, 2020. (AFP) By Taym Al-Ahmad November 19, 2020 Several military sites in Syria including an Iranian-run camp were bombarded by Israeli warplanes shortly after midnight on Wednesday, November 18. Avichay Adraee, the Israeli Defense [...]

By |November 19th, 2020|Isreal, Syria|

Syria-Iran bartering system to get underway

In late 2018, the Syrian regime signed a long-term economic cooperation agreement with Iran in a number of economic areas. (Getty) November 18, 2020 A system for the commercial bartering of goods between Syria and Iran will start at the beginning of December, according to the Syrian Trade Corporation. "The first bartered products [...]

By |November 18th, 2020|Syria|

Israeli military says it struck Syrian, Iranian forces in Syria

An Israeli Air Force F-16 fighter jets. (Flash90) November 18, 2020 Israel launched air raids against what it called a wide range of Syrian and Iranian targets in Syria on Wednesday, sending a signal that it will pursue its policy of striking across the border despite U.S. President Donald Trump’s election defeat. Israel [...]

By |November 18th, 2020|Isreal, Syria|

Factbox: Iranian influence and presence in Syria

Iranian Major General Mohammad Bagheri, left, and Syrian Defense Minister Ali Ayyoub sign a military deal in Damascus, July 8, 2020. (AFP) By Navvar Saban November 7, 2020 Since the beginning of the Syrian civil war in 2011, Iran has found different approaches to increase its military and security influence in Syria. The first [...]

By |November 7th, 2020|Syria|