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Russian Special Forces Eliminate Militants Behind Syrian Airbase Attacks

The Russian military announced late on Friday that it has tracked down and eliminated a group of rebels inv.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJan 13th, 2018

Islamic State Returns to Guerrilla Warfare in Iraq and Syria

Despite Syrian and Iraqi claims of victory, thousands of holed-up Islamic State militants have mounted a number of recent guerrilla-style attacks on civilians and military forces, according to the U.S.-led coalition and others......»»

Category: topSource: wsjJan 2nd, 2018

What Is The Taliban"s "Red Unit"? Jihadi Special Forces Are Using Russian, U.S. Tech For Attacks

The guerrilla fighters have futuristic technology and powerful weapons that threaten to alter the Afghan battlefield......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekDec 1st, 2017

U.S.-Backed Syrian Forces Retake Old City of Raqqa

U.S.-backed Syrian forces retook the old city of Raqqa, U.S. officials said Sunday, inching closer to fully capturing what was once the extremist group’s de facto capital used by militants to plan and stage attacks on the West......»»

Category: topSource: wsjSep 4th, 2017

The Wall Street Journal: U.S.-backed forces seize old city in former ISIS capital Raqqa

U.S.-backed Syrian forces retook the old city of Raqqa, U.S. officials said Sunday, inching closer to fully capturing what was once the extremist group’s de facto capital used by militants to plan and stage attacks on the West......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 3rd, 2017

What"s Happening in Palmyra? Syrian Army, Russia Defeat ISIS after Deadly Suicide Attacks

The Syrian army, supported by Russian airstrikes, continued to advance against the Islamic State group as unknown militants killed dozens in Damascus......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekMar 15th, 2017

U.S. Hunts for Russian Equipment Stolen by Islamic State in Syria

American military personnel in Syria are working to find and destroy advanced Russian weaponry seized by Islamic State extremist fighters when the militants retook the city of Palmyra less than a week ago from Moscow-supported Syrian-regime forces.....»»

Category: topSource: wsjDec 16th, 2016

Russian Special Forces Aid Syria in Aleppo

Russian special-operations forces have played a pivotal part in the Syrian ground offensive to retake Aleppo, a role shielded by secrecy about their operations there......»»

Category: topSource: wsjDec 16th, 2016

22 children killed in air strikes on Syrian school: UNICEF

Syrian government forces and their Russian ally have been accused by Western powers and rights groups of carrying out indiscriminate attacks on civilian infrastructure.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardOct 26th, 2016

Obama Making Terrorist Situation Worse

Conflicts in Syria have intensified over the week despite the Russia-U.S. truce accord which started on Monday, as militants continued targeting Syrian government troops, the Russian Defense Ministry said Sunday. “Only the Syrian government forces h.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsSep 20th, 2016

Caught On Video: Saudis Intercept Ballistic Missile Shot By Yemen Militants

Royal Saudi Arabia Air Defense forces have shot down a ballistic missile near the border of Yemen over the southern province of Najran on Thursday, reports Arab News. Yemen's Shiite rebels say they fired the missile targeting a special forces.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJan 12th, 2018

Russia Defends Syrian Military Bases From Massive Drone Attack

Russian security forces of the Khmeimim air base and Russian Naval CSS point in the city of Tartus ,thwarted  a terrorist attack “with massive application of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) through the night of 5th – 6.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJan 9th, 2018

Russian says its forces in Syria were attacked by drones, but that it can handle it

US Navy MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia has enough forces remaining in Syria to withstand possible attacks.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 9th, 2018

2 Russian military personnel were killed in the mortar attack at a Syrian air base that reportedly destroyed 7 Russian jets

The Russian Ministry of Defense said that a mortar attack on its airbase in Syria had killed two "military personnel," b.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 4th, 2018

Syria"s Assad Calls US-Backed Kurdish Militia "Traitors" Under Foreign Control

On Monday Syrian President Bashar al-Assad described US-backed forces in eastern Syria as “traitors” during a meeting with Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin. "When we talk about those ref.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeDec 19th, 2017

Trump says he won’t fire Robert Mueller

President Donald Trump insisted today he has no plans to fire special counsel Robert Mueller, despite his team’s recent attacks on the credibility of the probe into Russian meddling in the US electio........»»

Category: topSource: thehindubusinesslineDec 18th, 2017

U.S. Fighter Jets Fired Warning Shots at Russian Planes Flying Over Syrian Airspace

Russian planes have been flying over Syria six to eight times a day, according to the Pentagon. U.S. forces fired warning shots at Russian aircraft Wednesday after.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneDec 15th, 2017

Islamic State recaptures Albu Kamal from Syrian army in fierce fightback

Syrian regime forces and allied militia overran Albu Kamal on Thursday but lost the town again just two days later after a string of IS counter-attacks.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardNov 12th, 2017

Niger Asks U.S. Military to Kill Militants With Drone Strikes

The request comes as the Pentagon continues to investigate an ambush on October 4 that killed four U.S. special forces soldiers......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekNov 1st, 2017

The Syrian army and its allies are increasing their attacks on ISIS" last bastion

Thomson ReutersAMMAN (Reuters) - The Syrian army, supported by Russian jets and Iranian-backed militias, escalated bombing on Sunday of areas of the Syrian city of Deir al-Zor still held by Islamic S.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 29th, 2017

ISIS went on a killing rampage as it fled a Syrian town, killing at least 67 civilians

Hussein Malla/AP Islamic State militants went on a killing spree before Syrian government forces overtook the town of Qaryatayn, activists said Monday. At least 67 civilians were found dead. ISIS forces have been on the run lately in Ir.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 23rd, 2017