Syria: Bashar al-Assad's uncle Rifaat al-Assad will be tried in France

Syria: Bashar al-Assad’s uncle Rifaat al-Assad will be tried in France

Former Syrian Vice President Rifaat al-Assad, 81, is suspected of fraudulently building a real estate empire in France. His indictment in June 2016 already subjected the former Syrian vice president to a judicial review that limits his international travel. But Rifaat al-Assad, uncle of the current dictator, will have a trial in France. The 81 […]

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Iran warns Israel against new raids in Syria

Iran warns Israel against new raids in Syria

Iran warned Israel on Tuesday that it would respond in a “firm and dissuasive” way to new air attacks by the Jewish state against its positions in Syria. Ali Shamkhani, secretary of the Iranian National Security Council, issued the warning during a meeting in Tehran with Syrian Foreign Minister Walid al-Moualem. Iran is with Russia […]

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Syria accuses Israel of strikes on its territory

Syria accuses Israel of strikes on its territory

Israeli aircraft bombed sites near Damascus in the night from Tuesday to Wednesday, Syrian state media reported, a move that Moscow, a close ally of the regime in Syria, described as a “gross violation of sovereignty.” The Israeli army claimed to have protected itself from anti-aircraft missile fire from Syria. On Tuesday night, the Syrian […]

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The withdrawal order of US troops from Syria has been signed

The withdrawal order of US troops from Syria has been signed

The Pentagon announced Sunday the signing of the withdrawal order of US troops from Syria shortly after an interview between Donald Trump and his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan having focused on the implementation of this decision. The US president wants this departure of some 2,000 soldiers that his country has dispatched to Syrian territory […]

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Syrian constitution The commission could meet early 2019

Syrian constitution: The commission could meet early 2019

Russia, Iran and Turkey want to redouble their efforts to get the Syrian Constitutional Committee to meet in early 2019 to work on a new constitution and elections in Syria. Following a meeting in Geneva on Tuesday, UN Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura, who will leave the post on December 31, praised “the […]

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Syria 47 anti-Jihadist fighters dead in ISIS attacks

Syria: 47 anti-Jihadist fighters dead in ISIS attacks

Syria: At least 47 fighters of a Kurdish-Arab force backed by Washington-led anti-jihadist coalition were killed on Friday and Saturday in ISIS counterattacks in eastern Syria, according to an NGO. The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) has since September launched an offensive against an ultimate IS reduction in eastern Syria, but their progress is slowed by […]

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Syria two revolts and anti-jihadists shot dead in Idleb

Syria: two revolts and anti-jihadists shot dead in Idleb

Kafranbel (Syria) – Two figures of the uprising against the Syrian regime in 2011, also critical of jihadist groups, were killed on Friday in Idleb Province, the country’s last major insurgent stronghold, an NGO and a radio in which they worked. “The two militants Ra’d Fares and Hammoud al-Jneid were shot dead by unidentified men […]

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22 rebels killed during syrian regime assault near Idleb province

22 rebels killed during syrian regime assault near Idleb province

Syrian regime forces killed 22 rebels near Idleb province on Friday, in an area to be “demilitarized” under a Russian-Turkish agreement, the Syrian Observatory of Rights said of Man (OSDH). Ultimate Great Insurgent Bastion and Jihadist This is the deadliest assault in this region of north-west of the country at war since the announcement on […]

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