Middle East
02 November 2017
Government Forces Liberated Large Area From Terrorists In Northern Hama

The Syrian Arab Army assisted by Liwa Fatemiyoun (also known as Fatemiyoun Division) and Hezbollah have liberated a significant area from Hayat Tahrir al-Sham in the northeast Hama countryside.

02 November 2017
Israeli air strike on Syria; this time in the Homs Industrial Zone.

Israeli warplanes fired several rockets over the Lebanon’s sky and targeted a warehouse in the industrial area of Hassiya

01 November 2017
Deir Ezzor update: Syrian Army liberates Matar Qadim and Khisarat District

The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) is steadily advancing inside the provincial capital of Deir Ezzor, liberating neighborhood after neighborhood in effort to defeat the remaining Islamic State (ISIS) forces inside the city.

31 October 2017
Lebanon Appoints News Ambassador To Syria

Lebanon has officially appointed Saad Zakhia as its ambassador to Syria. Zakhia is set to hand over his credentials to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad during this week.

27 October 2017
One Of Top Peshmerga Commanders Was Killed In Clashes With Iraqi Forces

Wahid Bakozi, one of the top commanders of Peshmerga units loyal to President Of Iraqi Kurdistan Masoud Barzani was killed in clashes with Iraqi government forces in Zumar area.

27 October 2017
Syrian Army Advances Near Al-Mayadin As Situation In Omar Oil Fields Remains Unclear

Last weekend, the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) announced that they captured the Omar oil fields on the eastern bank of Euphrates in the province of Deir Ezzor. However, so far pro-Kurdish sources have not been able to provide a visual confirmation of this SDF advance.

25 October 2017
Syrian Military Appoints New Commander Of Forces In Deir Ezzor Following Death Of Gen Zahreddin

The Syrian military has appointed Gen Ghassan Tarragon as the new commander of Syrian forces in Deir Ezzor city.

25 October 2017
Iraqi Forces Make Last Preparations For Advance On Al-Qaim

Major General Fadhil Jamil al-Barwari, a commanding officer of the Iraqi Special Operations Forces also known as the Golden Division entered the Assad airbase.

22 October 2017
Iranian Chief Of Staff Met With Syrian President

Chief of the General Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Major General Mohammad Bagheri met with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad on Thursday.

19 October 2017
A look of the Kurdistan Democratic Party media game on making tensions between Kurds, Hashd al-Shabi and the Iranian Revolutionary Guards

In recent days, KDP affiliated media have claimed in widespread and false propaganda that the Iranian Revolutionary Guard and general Soleimani have a major role in making the Iraqi government and Hashd al-Shabi(PMU) attack Kirkuk. While the intensive meetings and ongoing consultations of general Soleimani and other Iranian representatives with the authorities of all parties […]

19 October 2017
Israel’s Strategic Ambitions Thwarted in Iraqi Kurdistan and Will be in Syria’s Deir ez-Zor

By David Macilwain
David lives in Australia, but grew up and graduated in the UK.

18 October 2017
Summary: Operation of the Federal Government of Iraq in disputed areas with the Iraqi Kurdistan Region

Two days after the start of operations to regain the disputed areas between the federal government of Iraq and the Kurdistan regional government, the Iraqi forces managed to control over 10,000 square kilometers of disputed areas.