Sunday, 17 September 2017 BEIRUT (Reuters) - U.S.-backed militias in Syria said they came under attack on Saturday from Russian jets and Syrian government forces in Deir al-Zor province, a flashpoint in an increasingly complex battlefield.
U.S.-backed militias and the Syrian army advanced in separate offensives against Islamic State in eastern Syria on Saturday. They are piling pressure on shrinking territory the terrorist group still holds in oil-rich areas near the Iraqi border. The Syrian Democratic Forces, which is a U.S.-backed...
Bashar al-Assad boasted his government's progress in Syria's seven-year civil war with a video of himself driving to meet soldiers near a rebel pocket in Damascus. "The road is open... everything is.. Source: Euronews English -
Syria’s president just made a rare public appearance to celebrate the army’s brutal takeover of Eastern Ghouta. Syrian forces now control more than 80% of the area, according to a human rights.. Source: NowThis News -
Turkish soldiers and forces of the Free Syria Army celebrated on the streets of Afrin after they ousted Kurdish fighters from the town. The victory of the Kurdish fighting force known as the YPG, which.. Source: Euronews English -
The capture of the Syrian town of Afrin by Turkish-backed forces has helped stir nationalist passions in Turkey, a country that has seen deep political divisions in recent years. Mainstream newspapers.. Source: Euronews English -
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad was in Eastern Ghouta on Sunday, visiting regime forces as they increase their foothold in the previously rebel-held area. Assad told the cheering trooops they were.. Source: Euronews English -
Turkish forces and their Syrian rebel allies swept into the northwestern Syrian town of Afrin on Sunday (March 18), raising their flags in the town centre and declaring full control after an eight-week.. Source: Euronews English -