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A Syrian in Europe on the Refugee Crisis and its Causes

September 25th, 2015 By: Samer Hussein, for Fort Russ – first published on Center for Syncretic Studies social networking   * Samer Hussein is a Syrian living in Slovenia. A law graduate, he has a vast interest in history and geopolitics, particularly of the Middle East. Pre-war Aleppo Myself Syrian living in Europe, I often get asked by […]

The Syrian Rift: 10 Major Developments

September 25, 2015 Military Informant Translated by Kristina Rus Michail Shmatov  1. Syrian armed forces have successfully defended the strategically important province of Latakia, sweeping much of it from Islamist militants. The threat of the Syrian state being landlocked is gone, more or less stable front line was formed in Latakia.  2. A threat by the Islamists of splitting […]

Training Camps in Ukraine Prepare Crimean Tatar Islamic Terrorists for ISIS

September 23, 2015 Yurasumy Translated by Krisitna Rus Back in June 2015 I received information that at the poligon  “Shiroky Lan” (Nikolaev region) they are training radical Islamists, including the Crimean-Tatar battalion “Crimea”. In August came the info that instructors there have a specific Arab appearance. Simultaneously it became known that the training at the […]

Russian marines clash with ISIS in Syria

September 21, 2015 Translated by Kristina Rus Russian marines engaged in a fight with militants of the Islamic State near the Syrian city of Latakia. According to news agency “Fresh Wind”, on Saturday night to Sunday morning members of ISIS tried to mount an attack on the airbase, however, they were ambushed. During the […]

China in Syria? Ready to Join Russia in ISIS fight

September 19th, 2015 –  Dr. Christina Lin  Times of Israel “If Assad asks, China can deploy troops to Syria” Two fighters from the Turkistan Islamic Party stand on top of a MIG fighter jet. Chinese Uyghur terrorists establishing base in Syria A new article reported that 3,500 Uyghurs are settling in a village near Jisr-al Shagour that was […]

Russia gives Syria satellite Intel on ISIS

September 19th, 2015 –  Almasdarnews – Leith Fadel –                        The Russian Federation has recently boosted their military aid to the embattled Syrian Armed Forces, providing not only heavy weaponry, armor, and military personnel, but also, satellite imagery that has assisted the Syrian Arab Air Force […]

Russia: ISIS Hiding Among Refugees

September 18th, 2015 –  Tass –  “Russian Security Service: Refugee crisis used by Islamic State to send people to Europe” TASHKENT, September 18. /TASS/. The Islamic State (IS) terrorist organization takes advantage of the situation with refugees by sending its own people to Europe, Federal Security Service first deputy director Army General Sergey Smirnov said […]

Russia will ‘Discuss and Consider’ Sending Troops to Syria

September 18th, 2015 Tass SOCHI, September 18. /TASS/. Russia will consider Syria’s request to send troops if Damascus asks for it, but it is hard to talk about hypothetically, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told journalists on Friday. Answering a question on whether Russia would agree to send troops to participate in military operations together with […]

Lavrov: US knows ISIS positions, refuses to bomb

September 13th, 2015 – – translated for Fort Russ by Joaquin Flores –  “Lavrov: Russia has information that the US knows the position of the IS, but does not bomb them” Russia has information that the US know the specific location points of the “Islamic State” (extremist organization banned in Russia), but did not […]