Syria’s Cauldron: One Step Away from Major Showdown
Opinion

Syria’s Cauldron: One Step Away from Major Showdown

Syrian rebels from Eastern Lions and Ahmad al-Abdo Army formations – the elements of the Free Syrian Army (FSA) – state that they are «intensely» attacking Iranian-backed pro-government militias in the eastern Syrian desert in an operation dubbed «The Land is Ours». The forces’ strength is around four thousand. The main enemies are the Islamic…

Iran’s Revolutionary Guards Blame Saudis for Tehran Attacks, Riyadh Rejects Accusation
Middle East

Iran’s Revolutionary Guards Blame Saudis for Tehran Attacks, Riyadh Rejects Accusation

Iran’s Revolutionary Guards have accused Saudi Arabia of masterminding the deadly attacks in Tehran on Wednesday, a claim which Riyadh has denied. Islamic State previously claimed responsibility for the attacks which killed at least 12 people. “This terrorist attack happened only a week after the meeting between the U.S. president (Donald Trump) and the (Saudi)…

Syrian War Report – June 7, 2017: Battle for Raqqah Started
Middle East

Syrian War Report – June 7, 2017: Battle for Raqqah Started

Late on June 6, the US-led coalition once again bombed pro-government forces in the area of At Tanf in southern Syria near the border with Iraq. According to the coalition statement, warplanes targeted a group of over 60 soldiers with battle tanks, technical vehicles and artillery pieces “posing a threat to Coalition and partner forces…