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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Israeli air attack near Aleppo in Syria

Israeli air attack near Aleppo in Syria

Israel carried out an air raid in northern Syria near Aleppo on Wednesday night, the official Syrian news agency reported, saying the anti-aircraft defense had repelled the attack. Israeli strikes touched “ammunition depots belonging to Iranian forces and allied groups” operating in support of the Syrian regime, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights […]

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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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Is Donald Trump right to say that ISIS is defeated in Syria and Iraq

Is Donald Trump right to say that ISIS is defeated in Syria and Iraq?

After the loss of ISIS territories in Iraq and Syria, the group is still a concrete threat to civilians but also to the armed forces on the ground. It also continues to inspire attacks in Europe, like that of December in Strasbourg. “We defeated ISIS in Syria”. This is what Donald Trump asserts in a […]

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Hezbollah evokes strikes against Tel Aviv

Hezbollah evokes strikes against Tel Aviv

Hezbollah leader said Saturday that Israeli army strikes in Syria could result in reprisal strikes against Tel Aviv by the “axis of resistance” composed by Iran, Syria and the militia Lebanese Shiite. This statement of Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah intervenes in response to the proliferation of air operations conducted by Israel in Syrian territory to prevent […]

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Erdogan in Moscow to discuss Syria with Putin

Erdogan in Moscow to discuss Syria with Putin

Russian presidents Vladimir Putin and Turkey’s Recep Tayyip Erdogan were meeting in Moscow on Wednesday to discuss Syria, the latter seeking to convince the justification of its proposal for a “security zone” in northern Syria, to prevent any Kurdish autonomy. At the start of the meeting under the Kremlin, Vladimir Putin welcomed his Turkish counterpart […]

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Syria after withdrawal, Washington has no plan

Syria: after withdrawal, Washington has “no plan”

The former US special envoy for the international coalition, Brett McGurk, deplores the decision of Donald Trump. The following ? They have no idea. The United States has no plan for Syrieselon’s former US special envoy for the international anti-jihadist coalition Brett McGurk, as they implement President Donald Trump’s order to withdraw American troops. “There […]

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Syria IS suicide bombing against the US coalition

Syria: IS suicide bombing against the US coalition

This attack weakens the position of Donald Trump who announced last December the withdrawal of US forces from Syria. Sixteen people, including four Americans, were killed Wednesday in a suicide bombing claimed by the Islamic State (IS) jihadist group in Manbij, Syria. Among them, “two soldiers, a civilian employee of the Ministry of Defense and […]

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Macron and Trump talk on the phone about the US withdrawal from Syria.

Macron and Trump about the US withdrawal from Syria.

France wants to ensure the safety of all allies on the spot. The French and American presidents, Emmanuel Macron and Donald Trump, exchanged on Monday by telephone, the second obviously attempting to reassure the first on the announced withdrawal of American troops from Syria, criticized by Paris. “They discussed together the situation in Syria, where […]

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