A study published by the Gulf Arab Institute in Washington gave an indication of the losses suffered by the Lebanese Shiite militia of Hezbollah due to its military involvement in support of Bashar al-Assad’s regime in Syria. The survey conducted on by the researchers, based on the names published by the party itself indicates that…

An Arab-Kurdish force has been facing counter-attacks by the Islamic State (ISIS) group in an eastern Syrian province where jihadists are under attack for several days, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) announced on Saturday 13 October 2018. ISIS fighters also attacked an internally displaced persons (IDP) camp in Deir Ez-Zor province run by…

Local sources familiar with the situation in northwestern Syria told the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) on October 12 that radical militants have not withdrawn from the demilitarized zone around the northern governorate of Idlib so far. According to the sources, radical groups such as Hayat Tahrir al-Sham (HTS), the Turkistan Islamic Party (TIP)…

The Central Committee of al-Baath Arab Socialist Party held a meeting on Sunday chaired by Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, the Party’s Regional Secretary, during which he gave a presentation of the latest political and field developments. The Syrian President said that what is happening in Syria cannot be separated from what has been amply in…

Western and regional donors will not contribute to the reconstruction of Syria until the parties to the conflict have reached a political agreement under the supervision of the United Nations. This position, according to the pan-Arab daily “Ashar al Awsat”, was made explicit by the foreign ministers of various western countries – including the US…

Two pro-Turkish Syrian rebel leaders told Reuters that on Saturday, October 6, 2018, insurgent organizations began withdrawing their heavy weapons from a demilitarized zone that was the subject of an agreement between Turkey and Russia in northwestern Syria to avoid an offensive by the Damascus regime. “The process of withdrawing heavy weapons began this morning…

Syrian media have revealed marked discrepancies in the highly secure corridors of the Republican Palace, which have turned into an internal war between entities close to Bashar al-Assad, resulting in the arrest of three senior officials of the “requests” department within the Republican Palace. According to sources cited by the Orient Net, the differences between…

Fighting erupted on Friday between Turkey-backed rebels and jihadist hardliners in northwest Syria, a monitor and a resident said, near a planned demilitarisation zone. The buffer zone, agreed last month between rebel backer Ankara and government ally Moscow, is meant to separate regime fighters from the myriad rebel and jihadist forces of the Idlib region….

The youngest son of the Islamic Head of State, Abu Bakr al Baghdadi, was killed in a Russian air raid in Syria. The information was provided by the “Iraqinews” portal, referring to a commander of the Iraqi Shia militia coalition, Jabbar al Mamori. The latter claims to have received reports that the attack took place…