Turkish forces retaliated with an artillery barrage overnight and destroyed Kurdish YPG militia targets after the group opened fire on Turkey-backed forces in northern Syria, the military said on Wednesday.
A monitoring group said at least 30 civilians were killed and dozens more sustained injuries when the US-led coalition purportedly fighting the Daesh Takfiri terrorist group carried out an airstrike in Syria's troubled eastern province of Dayr al-Zawr.
UN special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura said that there are serious efforts for applying the agreement on de-escalation zones in Syria which will be followed up on during the upcoming Astana meeting.
Israel has in recent days pounded several military targets in Syria, saying the attacks were in response to the rockets fired by Syrian factions fighting each other which landed in the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights. Although none of the rockets from Syrian rival factions hit the Israeli military targets, the Tel Aviv regime bombed Syrian army forces and equipment. Press TV has asked Scott Rickard, a former American Intelligence Linguist from Tampa, Florida, and Maxine Dovere, a journalist and political commentator from New York, about Israel’s excessive response.
Israeli fighter jets carried out a series of attacks against a number of Syrian military positions near the Golan Heights on Saturday after several mortar shells exploded in an open area in the occupied territory.
Syrian army forces, supported by allied fighters, have reportedly managed to advance on the Daesh-held eastern province of Dayr al-Zawr for the first time since 2014 days after an Iranian missile strike against terrorist positions there.
The United States is violating the UN Charter and the International Criminal Court by conducting a war of aggression against Syria, according to Myles Hoenig, an American political analyst and activist.