How Former ‘Islamic State’ Militants Wind Up In Ukraine

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The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIS) is, for most people, a symbol of ultimate evil. Formed around a fundamentalist interpretation of Islam, the “state” is widely recognized as a terrorist organization guilty of mass war crimes and ethnic cleansing. Fears of ISIS spreading are common throughout Europe. But ISIS may already have […]

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KIRKUK-BANIYAS: THE FORGOTTEN PIPELINE

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The Kirkuk-Baniyas pipeline is a crude oil pipeline, connecting the Iraqi oil field of Kirkuk to the Syrian port city of Baniyas. The pipeline was commissioned in 1952, was 800 km long it had the capacity of transporting up to 300 000 barrels per day. The pipeline was crucial for the Syrian-Iraqi relations, no matter […]

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أغسطس 3rd, 2017

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In photos – Russsian Special forces SSO in SYRIA

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 Russia against terrorists in Aleppo and Palmyra. In the Syrian Arab Republic is a test of the latest special tools, designed for reconnaissance, detection and destruction of the enemy: used infrared sights, thermal imagers, small reconnaissance drones, and even military robots. The whole experience of the Russian military-industrial complex and special training for tens of […]

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مارس 3rd, 2017

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Russia, Turkey: Cooperating to End Syrian Nightmare

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As a new round of Syria peace talks kicks off in Geneva, the Islamic State (IS) extremist group suffered a major defeat. Turkey’s military confirmed on February 24, that the Free Syrian Army (FSA) backed by Turkish military had captured Al Bab, a major stronghold of the Islamic State (IS) in northern Syria, following two and […]

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Syria Experience Spurs Great Progress in Modernization of Russian Military

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Syria has become a testing ground for Russia weapons. The opportunity is not missed. The lessons are taken into consideration to make the military more efficient. The Sukhoi Su-35, Su-30S, Su -30SM and Su-30 aircraft have been battle-tested and modernized. The Kh-101 and Kalibr cruise missiles launched from the Caspian Sea have delivered long-range high-precision strikes against terrorists in Syria. But it’s […]

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مارس 1st, 2017

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Russia: Workhorses Protecting Against Terrorist Threat

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Russian Su-24M and Su-25M aircraft have been recently deployed to Ayni Air Base, Tajikistan. The planes will hold exercises with the 20th infantry brigade stationed in that country in accordance with the bilateral agreement to last till 2042. This relocation appears to be a precautionary measure against the background of worsening situation in Afghanistan. Su-24M and Su-25M […]

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مارس 1st, 2017

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UN Security Council fails to adopt resolution on Syria sanctions

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UNITED NATIONS, Feb. 28 (Xinhua) — The UN Security Council on Tuesday failed to adopt a draft resolution aiming to impose sanctions over alleged use of chemical weapons in Syria as Russia and China vetoed it. For the resolution drafted by Britain, France and the United States, nine council members voted in favor. Two veto-wielding […]

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US Uranium Weapons Have Been Used in Syria

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This month, the Pentagon admitted it has used uranium weapons in attacks inside Syria — violating its public promise last year that it would not use DU there, and contradicting the claim that US bombing is done in defense of the Syrian people, according to the Int’l Campaign to Ban Uranium Weapons. Like the Pentagon’s […]

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أكتوبر 30th, 2016

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Al-Baghdadi deployed elite al-Sham battalion to Mosul

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ISIS leader al-Baghdadi has deployed a battalion of elite jihadis to help defend Mosul as Kurdish, Iraqi, and Turkish troops continue to sweep aside his army of fanatics. Highly-skilled fighters in the so-called al-Sham battalion have been called back from al-Raqqa in Syria to boost the falling morale of Mosul’s beleaguered militants. According to the […]

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أكتوبر 30th, 2016

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