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Iranian fuel will be delivered by truck to Lebanon via Syria

Trucks carrying oil in Hassakeh province, Syria, April 2018. (AP) September 2, 2021 The first Iranian fuel oil cargo secured through Lebanon’s armed group Hezbollah will be delivered via Syria by truck to avoid complications related to sanctions, two sources with knowledge of the mater said on Thursday. Hezbollah, a heavily armed group [...]

By |September 2nd, 2021|Lebanon, Syria|

Iran FM arrives in Damascus to discuss Baghdad regional summit

Syria's President Bashar al-Assad meets with Iran's FM, Hossein Amir Abdollahian, in Damascus, Syria, August 29, 2021. (REUTERS) August 30, 2021 Damascus has voiced its confidence that good relations with Tehran will continue under President Ebrahim Raisi with the Syrian Foreign Minister Faisal Mekdad saying ties with its ally are on track to [...]

By |August 30th, 2021|Syria|

Lawmaker says Iran must supply fuel to Syria, Lebanon and Venezuela

Iranian tanker docking at platform of oil facility in the Khark Island on shore of Gulf. (AFP) August 30, 2021 A member of Iran’s parliament energy committee has said on Sunday that the Islamic Republic must supply fuel to allies such as Lebanon, Syria and Venezuela “to protect them from harm.” Hadi Bayginejad [...]

By |August 30th, 2021|Latin America, Lebanon, Syria, Venezuela|

Iran-backed forces ready to storm last rebel-held area in south Syria

A boy rides a bicycle past a man sitting on rubble of a damaged house in the rebel held historic southern town of Bosra al-Sham, Deraa, Syria Feb 23, 2016. (REUTERS) August 30, 2021 Syria's military bombarded the last rebel enclave in the southern city of Deraa on Sunday, killing at least six [...]

By |August 30th, 2021|Syria|

How Tehran supported Bashar al-Assad’s presidential campaign in Syria

Iranian officials and their proxies worked to manufacture popular support for Bashar al-Assad’s 2021 rigged election campaign. (Getty) By Yasser Allawi and Ahmed Abdullah August 25, 2021 The Iranian regime has been openly supportive of Bashar al-Assad’s despotic regime in Syria ever since the outset of the Syrian uprisings in 2011. It has dispatched [...]

By |August 25th, 2021|Syria|

Israeli strikes on Syria kill 4 pro-Iran fighters

Syrian air defenses respond to Israeli missiles targeting south of the capital Damascus in an earlier strike on July 20, 2020. (AFP) August 20, 2021 Israeli air strikes on Syria have killed four pro-Iranian fighters allied to the Damascus regime, a Britain-based war monitor said Friday. Syrian state media earlier said its air [...]

By |August 20th, 2021|Israel, Lebanon, Syria|

Explosions rock Syria in alleged Israeli airstrikes on Hezbollah arms depots

A missile is seen crossing over Damascus, Syria in 2018. (Reuters) August 20, 2021 Syrian air defenses were activated against Israeli missile attacks on sites near Damascus and Homs, Syrian state media reported late Thursday, citing a military source. Loud explosions shook the Syrian capital during the reported air strikes, two days after [...]

By |August 20th, 2021|Israel, Syria|

Son of Syrian Druze leader blames Iran and Hezbollah for his father’s death

The Druze community has voiced its concern over the expansion of Hezbollah and Iran in the Jabal al-Arab region in Syria. (Reuters) August 12, 2021 The son of a Syrian Druze leader has accused Iran and Hezbollah of being responsible for the killing of his father, the founder of the anti-Assad regime Men [...]

By |August 12th, 2021|Syria|

Explosion reported at Syria’s Latakia port on ship that may be Iranian

Smoke billows from a ship at the Latakia harbor in Syria, following a reported explosion, August 10, 2021. (Twitter) August 10, 2021 A major explosion occurred on a commercial ship docked at Syria’s Latakia port on Tuesday afternoon, according to Arabic-language media and the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights. According to SOHR — [...]

By |August 10th, 2021|Syria|

Iran Guards deploy aircraft detecting radar in western Syria

The IRGC had transported a number of weapons and ammunition from their caches in the al-Mazare area to houses in residential neighborhoods in the city. (Tasnim) August 2, 2021 Iranian Revolutionary Guards Corps factions set aircraft-detecting radar in Syria’s al-Mazare area, around al-Mayadeen city in the eastern sector of the Deir Ezzor countryside. [...]

By |August 2nd, 2021|Syria|