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Russian ship carrying heavy military cargo heads to Syria: photos

BEIRUT, LEBANON (10:45 P.M.) – A Russian cargo ship was photographed transiting the Bosphorus Strait towards the Mediterranean waters this week, as they continue to send military equipment to...

At least 22 shelling incidents recorded in Idlib de-escalation zone in past day

The Russian Center for Reconciliation of Opposing Parties in Syria has recorded 22 shelling incidents by illegal armed groups in three regions in Syria’s Idlib de-escalation zone in the...

The Russians are coming: Two large cargo ships carrying tanks, vehicles heads to Syria

BEIRUT, LEBANON (12:00 A.M.) – Two Russian cargo ships are currently on the way to Syria’s Tartous to deliver weapons and supplies, several images revealed on Saturday. In two separate...

Iran firmly committed to developing missile capability, says defense minister, amid hostility in the...

The Iranian defense minister has reaffirmed his country’s commitment to strengthening its missile capabilities as Trump-era sanctions remain in place and tensions with Israel and the new US administration...

US eyeing Greece as ‘alternative’ if Turkey closes Incirlik Airbase

Although the US and Turkey have been allies since the latter joined the NATO alliance in 1952, tensions between the two nations have grown in recent years as the...

Regions not under Damascus control in most dire straits — senior Russian diplomat

UNITED NATIONS, March 29. /TASS/. The most difficult humanitarian situation in Syria is seen in the regions not under the control of Damascus, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Vershinin...

Popular uprising will begin if US and Turkey do not leave Syria: Assad

BEIRUT, LEBANON (1:35 P.M.) – Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad told Russia’s Sputnik Agency on Thursday that if the United States and Turkey do not leave Syria after the defeat...

Syrian Army, SDF establish new points in key northern Raqqa town after Turkish forces...

BEIRUT, LEBANON (10:10 A.M.) – The Tal Abyad Military Council announced that an agreement had been reached to establish three observation points for the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) and...

4 Coalition soldiers killed in Iraq. Shia storm starts

Shia militias launched a new attack on a US base north of Baghdad. 30 rockets were launched, resulting in the death of 2 US and 2 British soldiers, while...

The U.S. Oil Ambitions Threaten Economy and Sovereignty of Syria

From the very beginning an open U.S. intervention in the Syrian conflict caused heated discussions in the world community concerning legality of activities of the White House in Syria....

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Topol ICBMs to come out of service in Russia in 2024

Russia’s strategic missile forces will stop using Topol intercontinental ballistic missiles in 2024, a source in the defense sector told TASS on Thursday. "It is...

Biden calls on N.Y. Gov. Andrew Cuomo to resign, following AG report on sexual...

President Biden on Tuesday called on New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo to resign, following the state Attorney General's report finding that the governor violated federal...

Egypt receives fourth German S-44 submarine at Alexandria base

Egypt received the fourth German-made S-44 submarine at its Alexandria naval base on Monday, the Egyptian Navy announced. The model 209/1400 mod 4 sub...

IDF: Lebanon fires three missiles at Israel, artillery responds with artillery fire

Three rockets were fired on Wednesday from the territory of Lebanon at Israel, the Israeli artillery opened fire on Lebanese territory in response, the...

India military seeks to bolster ‘Act East’ policy with naval deployment to South China...

The Indian Navy has announced the deployment of a naval task force to the South China Sea to bolster security and support allies in...