Syrian troops begin deploying along border with Turkey

World Nov 15, 2019

Syrian troops begin deploying along border with Turkey

Syrian government forces started deploying Thursday in areas close to the Turkish border in the country's northeast as part of an agreement reached between Russia and Turkey, state media reported. News agency SANA said troops were deploying between the towns of Jawadiyeh and Malkiyeh, also ...

Russia sets up chopper base in northern Syria after U.S. exit

World Nov 15, 2019

Russia sets up chopper base in northern Syria after U.S. exit

Russia has set up a helicopter base at an airport in the north-eastern Syrian city of Qamishli, the Russian Defense Ministry's Zvezda TV channel said on Thursday, a move designed to increase Moscow's control over events on the ground there. Two Mi-35 helicopter gunships were ...

Russian airstrikes kill seven civilians in northwestern Syria's Idlib

World Nov 11, 2019

Russian airstrikes kill seven civilians in northwestern Syria's Idlib

Airstrikes by Syrian regime ally Russia on Sunday killed seven civilians, including three children, in an anti-government bastion in northwestern Syria, a war monitor reported. Eight others were wounded in the raids and some of them are in a "critical" condition, said Rami Abdel Rahman, ...