Syrian government forces, supported by allied fighters from popular defense groups, have repelled a surprise attack by members of the Jabhat Fateh al-Sham Takfiri terrorist group, formerly known as al-Nusra Front, on military posts in the country’s strategic southwestern region of Quneitra near the border with Israeli-controlled Palestinian territories.
Turkish foreign minister says it will confront any Syrian pro-government forces entering in the Kurdish-controlled enclave of Afrin to protect the US-backed People's Protection Units (YPG), as Damascus reportedly intends to send pro-government forces to the flashpoint region to join forces with the Kurds against Turkish troops.
Militants from the Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) have tracked and shot down a Turkish unmanned aerial vehicle in the skies over Syria’s northwestern region of Afrin as Ankara government pushes ahead with its cross-border offensive against the US-backed forces.
Syrian government forces, backed by allied fighters from popular defense groups, have made fresh territorial gains against foreign-sponsored Takfiri terrorists across the conflict-plagued Arab country.
Criticizing the US policy in Syria to bring Turks and Kurds into a full scale war, Turkish veteran politician said involving Syrian Kurds in the county’s settlement process will limit the US influence in Syria.
Syrian army troops, supported by allied fighters from popular defense groups, have thwarted an attack by terrorists from the Jabhat Fateh al-Sham Takfiri group, formerly known as al-Nusra Front, on a number of military posts in the northern sector of the country’s western coastal province of Latakia, inflicting stinging blows to the extremists.
At least nine people have lost their lives and nearly two dozen others sustained injuries when foreign-sponsored Takfiri militants carried out a mortar attack against a residential area in Syria’s capital city of Damascus.
The Syrian military said one of its jet fighter aircraft has crashed in the country’s west-central province of Hama as Syrian government forces, backed by fighters from allied popular defense groups, continue to make territorial gains in battles against foreign-backed Takfiri militants.
The United Nations says more than 13 million Syrians are in need of aid despite a relative drop in fighting between the government troops and foreign-backed militant outfits in the war-torn Arab country in recent months.
A so-called monitoring group says more than two dozen people have been killed and scores of others injured when a powerful explosion targeted a group of internally displaced persons in the northern countryside of Syria’s eastern city of Dayr al-Zawr.
Syrian government soldiers have reportedly thwarted a major attack by Daesh Takfiri militants against military positions in the Arab country’s central province of Homs, killing a large number of the terrorists in the process.