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World Briefs: Civilians among 54 dead in anti-ISIS strike

Added: 13.07.2018 17:00 | 0 views | 0 comments

July 14, 2018 5:00 AM
BEIRUT • An air strike on one of the last holdouts of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) group in Syria has killed 54 people, more than half of them civilians, a war monitor said yesterday. The US-led coalition fighting the militants said it was investigating the deaths.


G.R.U., Russian Spy Agency Cited by Mueller, Casts a Long Shadow

Added: 13.07.2018 15:49 | 0 views | 0 comments

From the downing of a civilian airliner over Ukraine to operations in Syria to the 2016 United States election, the G.R.U. has been an arm of the Russian state.


Kremlin says Iranian presence in Syria high on summit agenda

Added: 13.07.2018 14:21 | 0 views | 0 comments

MOSCOW (AP) — The Kremlin is reaffirming its denial of meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election ahead of a summit between Russian President Vladimir Putin and U.S. President Donald Trump. Putin’s foreign affairs adviser, Yuri Ushakov, said Friday that “the Russian state has never interfered and has no intention of interfering in the U.S. [...]


Air strike kills dozens in Syria

Added: 13.07.2018 7:11 | 0 views | 0 comments

An air strike probably carried out by US-led international forces or Iraq has struck an Islamic State-held area of eastern Syria, killing 54 people including 28 civilians as well as members of the jihadist group.


Air strike in eastern Syria kills 28

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At least 28 civilians have been killed in an air strike in an area controlled by the Islamic State group in eastern Syria.


Syria's Former Rebel Strongholds Endure as Regime Reasserts Control

Added: 12.07.2018 23:30 | 0 views | 0 comments

President Bashar al-Assad’s forces are maintaining pressure on Eastern Ghouta with arrests, military conscriptions and restricted food supplies months after the capture of the Damascus suburb in order to assert the government’s grip over the former rebel stronghold.


Syrian Forces Retake Daraa

Added: 12.07.2018 21:20 | 1 views | 0 comments

The Syrian government of president Bashar al-Assad retook the rebel-controlled city of Daraa on Thursday, capturing the city where the protests first began against Assad which sparked the seven-year civil war, according to The Guardian. Syrian state media said the Syrian forces raised the flag for the first time in several years after they regained several remaining rebel-controlled portions of the city. The military was able to arrive on a surrender deal with the local rebels which included the exile of opposition fighters and activists to the remaining rebel-held areas and a planned handover of any remaining weapons. “Units of the Syrian Arab army entered the district of Daraa al-Balad and...


World War 3: Putin under pressure to admit presence of MERCENARY soldiers in Syria

Added: 12.07.2018 20:18 | 1 views | 0 comments

VLADIMIR PUTIN is under pressure to recognise that private military companies are fighting in Syria alongside Russian fighters, which could affect secret operations in the Syrian war.


Syrian army raises flag above city considered birthplace of uprising against Assad

Added: 12.07.2018 15:56 | 0 views | 0 comments

Syrian forces hoisted their red, black and white flag as they took control of the southern city of Daraa on Thursday, quashing a rebellion that began there in 2011 before spiraling into one of the bloodiest wars of the century.
Seven years on, Syrian, Russian and Iranian forces are fighting the...

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Syrian government raises flag in Deraa, birthplace of revolt

Added: 12.07.2018 15:37 | 0 views | 0 comments

State TV says the army hoisted the flag near ffice, as President Assad takes further control of the country.


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