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Russia and Turkey discuss Idlib Showdown, seeking de-escalation

MOSCOW – [EAD] – The delegations of Turkey and Russia are negotiating in Moscow on the situation in the Idlib de-escalation zone. The meeting is held in the building of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Russia in a closed to the press mode. The Turkish delegation at the talks is led by Deputy Foreign Minister Sedat […]

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Assad Liberates Terrorist-Held Town Near Aleppo as Turkey-Russia Talks Approach

ALEPPO – Syrian government forces have made significant strides in the province of Aleppo, having regained control of most of the region held by Islamic militants, state media in the Arab Republic reported today, February 17. The troops of Bashar al-Assad over the past day significantly advanced their positions west of Aleppo. This happened in anticipation of the […]

Turkish Aggression on Syrian Soil Aimed at Saving Terrorists

DAMASCUS – The Syrian government strongly condemned Turkey’s deployment of more military reinforcements to terrorist-held areas in the country’s embattled northern provinces of Idlib and Aleppo, emphasizing that such actions will fail to save terrorist groups that are targeting civilians in the war-ravaged country. “The Turkish regime continues its aggression against the sovereignty and integrity […]

Russia attempts mediation as Syrian and Turkish forces clash

MOSCOW – Vladimir Putin had a telephone conversation with President of the Republic of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan upon the initiative of the latter. Discussions continued on various aspects of the settlement of the Syrian crisis, primarily in the context of the aggravation of the situation in the Idlib de-escalation zone, the Kremlin’s press service reports. The importance […]

MAJOR: Turkey Threatens New Offensive in Syria

ANKARA – Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan warned that Ankara may start a “military operation in Idlib if the situation in that troubled region was not immediately resolved“. Speaking in Ankara, Erdogan warned that Turkey would be unable to deal with an influx of Syrian refugees who may try to flee to southern Turkey amid […]

SYRIA: Russian & US Forces Close to Open Conflict – In Depth

The competition between Russia and the USA in the northeastern part of Syria is growing, the two strongest military powers are increasingly struggling for peaceful coexistence in the Arab Republic. Since the beginning of the year, the American side has moved to the tactics of blocking the movements of Russian troops on the strategically important M4 […]

Turkey vs. the EU – Erdogan Threatens 500 Year Occupation of Libya

BERLIN –  In Berlin on January 19th was a peace conference, but the Turkish president, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, arrived there, if not on a war footing, certainly with the firm intention of conquering a leading position in the solution of the Libyan crisis. The goal is to ensure control of oil resources in Tripoli and […]

MAJOR: Aleppo Battle sees Russia obliterate terrorists

DAMASCUS – On January 17 and through this morning in the west of Aleppo there are intense exchanges of mortar and rocket-artillery attacks. The Syrian army has been firing at militant positions for the third day in a row. Last night almost all the western suburbs and suburbs of the second largest Syrian city, as […]

Haftar thanks Putin, backs Russia’s peace initiative for Libya

MOSCOW – Russian President Vladimir Putin received a letter from the commander of the Libyan National Army (LNA) Khalifa Haftar . The text of the message was published today, January 17, by the Kremlin press service . “I thank you and express full support for the Russian initiative for holding peace talks in Moscow, which should lead to peace in Libya. I confirm that […]