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Operation underway to flush out Iranian militias from Syria-Jordan border

The brigade will also be tasked with helping to oust military forces loyal to Iran. (Supplied) By Taym Al-Ahmad November 03, 2020 Plans are underway to oust Iranian militias from the Jordan-Syria border, IranWire has learned. A military source told IranWire that on October 29, key Jordanian intelligence and military officials met in Amman [...]

By |November 3rd, 2020|Jordan, Syria|

Iran vows to liberate Golan Heights from Israel

Ebrahim Raisi toured the Lebanese-Israeli border on January 30, 2018. (raisi.ir) October 30, 2020 Iran’s judiciary chief, Ebrahim Raisi, told Syria’s ambassador to Iran that it supports the “resistance” to retake the Golan Heights from Israel. The Syrian regime views the Golan as part of Syria, but the US recognized it as part of Israel. [...]

By |October 30th, 2020|Isreal, Syria|

U.S.-sanctioned Iranian plane lands in Venezuela -lawmaker, data

Qeshm Fars Air, an Iranian civil aviation company, is suspected of smuggling arms into Syria. (Supplied) October 28, 2020 An Iranian plane owned by a company sanctioned by the United States for allegedly shipping weapons to Syria landed in Venezuela on Tuesday, according to an opposition Venezuelan lawmaker and flight tracking data. The [...]

By |October 28th, 2020|Latin America, North America, Syria, USA, Venezuela|

Assad regime, Russia, Iran threaten stability of Syria, region: US Embassy

Smoke rising from the Syrian town of Ras al-Ain as Turkish forces continue their assault, October 15, 2019. (AFP) October 27, 2020 The Assad regime and its Russian and Iranian allies threaten the stability of Syria and its surrounding region, the US Embassy in Syria says. “We are very concerned by this dangerous [...]

By |October 27th, 2020|Middle East, North America, Russia, Syria, USA|

Israel’s military steps up campaign against Iran and its proxies in southern Syria

Syrian air defenses respond to Israeli missiles targeting south of the capital Damascus in an earlier strike on July 20, 2020. (AFP) By Joe Truzman October 24, 2020 A recent series of Israeli operations against the Syrian Arab Army (SAA), Iran and its proxies in southern Syria highlights the ongoing conflict against Iran’s entrenchment [...]

By |October 24th, 2020|Isreal, Syria|

Syria fuel crisis eases as Iran delivers new oil supplies

Oil supertanker Grace 1 carrying Iranian crude oil to Syria is seen near Gibraltar, Spain, July 4, 2019. (Reuters) October 23, 2020 Iran has delivered several gasoline and crude oil shipments to Syria, easing a near two-month gasoline shortage aggravated by tougher U.S. sanctions, shippers, port officials and traders said. A vessel began [...]

By |October 23rd, 2020|Syria|

Israel hits Iran-backed fighters in southern Syria

A vehicle allegedly used by Hezbollah to transfer arms targeted by the IDF near the Lebanon border in Syria, April 15, 2020. (Supplied) October 21, 2020 An Israeli strike hit on Wednesday the province of Quneitra in southern Syria, with a war monitor saying the attack targeted a base for pro-Iran militias. A [...]

By |October 21st, 2020|Isreal, Syria|

Iranian militias change names of ancient streets in Syria

People walk on the rubble of damaged buildings after an airstrike in Aleppo, Syria, May 3, 2016. (REUTERS) October 12, 2020 Sources in Syria's al-Mayadeen city, in the eastern countryside of Deir Ezzor, said that Iranian militias have changed the names of a number of ancient streets, replacing them with the names of [...]

By |October 12th, 2020|Syria|

Iranian Deputy Minister of Industry outlines reconstruction projects funded by Tehran in Syria

Destruction in Homs city, Syria. (Reuters) October 07, 2020 Iran's Deputy Minister of Industry, Mines, and Trade (MIMT) Hamid Zadboom called the reconstruction of countries such as Syria a "religious duty," adding that "Iranian building materials needed to renovate the war-torn country are underway." Zadboom, who also chairs the Trade Promotion Organization of [...]

By |October 7th, 2020|Syria|

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|