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|

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|