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Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif at the Valdai Discussion Club’s conference in Moscow,
21 Feb 2018 04:27

Iran Concerned over the US Illegitimate Presence in Syria: FM Zarif

Islam Times - Iran is worried over the United States’ illegitimate presence in Syria, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Monday in Moscow at a meeting with his Russian counterpart, Sergey Lavrov.

 
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif gives a speech during the Munich Security Conference on February 18, 2018 in Munich, southern Germany. (Photo by AFP)
19 Feb 2018 11:42

Syria facing ‘new wave’ of US intervention, Iran’s Zarif says

Islam Times - Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says war-torn Syria is currently facing a "new wave" of the US intervention, noting that Washington is still pursuing its geoeconomic interests in the Arab country.

 
A member of government-allied Syrian forces watches as smoke rises from buildings following an airstrike against Daesh in the eastern city of Dayr al-Zawr, October 31, 2017. (Photo by AFP)
19 Feb 2018 11:39

Syria sends forces to Afrin amid Turkish siege: TV

Islam Times - Syria's state television says government-backed forces will soon enter the northern region of Afrin, which has been under Turkish attacks for a month now.

 
US Defense Minister James Mattis delivers a speech during a press conference at the NATO headquarters in Brussels on February 15, 2018. (AFP photo)
19 Feb 2018 09:51

US vows to probe Syria attack involving Russians

Islam Times - US Defense Secretary James Mattis has pledged to investigate an alleged attack involving a group of Russian private military contractors on US-backed opposition forces in Syria but stopped short of accusing Moscow of orchestrating the assault.

 
US Fighter Jets Continue Green-on-Blue Bombing in Eastern Syria
19 Feb 2018 08:07

US Fighter Jets Continue Green-on-Blue Bombing in Eastern Syria

Islam Times - The US-led coalition fighter jets once again bombed friendly troops and destroyed a position of the Kurdish fighters in Southeastern Deir Ezzur, inflicting major losses on the Kurds, an Arab media outlet reported.

 
Tens of Ankara Forces, Allied Militants Killed in Northern Syria, Turkish Territory
19 Feb 2018 08:06

Tens of Ankara Forces, Allied Militants Killed in Northern Syria, Turkish Territory

Islam Times - Tens of Turkish Army men and Ankara-backed militants have been killed in the Kurdish fighters' attacks in Turkish territory and in Afrin region after the army kicked off Operation Olive Branch against the Kurds in Northwestern Aleppo, a media outlet reported on Sunday.

 
Syrian Army Repels Terrorists
19 Feb 2018 08:05

Syrian Army Repels Terrorists' Attack at Border with Lebanon

Islam Times - The Syrian Army's border guards opened heavy fire at a group of terrorists deployed in Lebanon that tried to cross the borderline and enter Syria, pushing them back.

 
Countdown Starts for Syrian Army
19 Feb 2018 08:04

Countdown Starts for Syrian Army's Imminent Operation in Eastern Damascus

Islam Times - The Syrian Army troops are preparing for an imminent operation against terrorists after arrival of more forces and equipment in Eastern Ghouta, local sources reported on Sunday.

 
Over 1,610 Kurdish Fighters Killed, Captured in Turkish Military Operation in Northern Syria
19 Feb 2018 08:03

Over 1,610 Kurdish Fighters Killed, Captured in Turkish Military Operation in Northern Syria

Islam Times - A sum of 1,614 Kurdish gunmen have thus far been killed or captured in the Turkish Army forces' operation in Afrin in Northwestern Aleppo, the Turkish Army General Staff said in its latest statement on Sunday.

 
Kurdish Media Reveals Secret Cooperation between ISIL Terrorists, Turkish Army in Northern Syria
19 Feb 2018 08:02

Kurdish Media Reveals Secret Cooperation between ISIL Terrorists, Turkish Army in Northern Syria

Islam Times - A Kurdish media outlet disclosed on Sunday that one of the notorious commanders of ISIL terrorist group has assisted the Turkish army's Operation Olive Branch against the Kurds in Afrin region in Northwestern Aleppo.

 
Emir of Al-Nusra Killed in Clashes with Rival Group in Southern Damascus
19 Feb 2018 08:00

Emir of Al-Nusra Killed in Clashes with Rival Group in Southern Damascus

Islam Times - Abu Talib al-Yadawi, a senior commander of Al-Nusra Front (Tahrir al-Sham Hay'at or the Levant Liberation Board), has been killed in clashes with ISIL terrorists in Yarmouk Palestinian Refugee Camp in the Southern countryside of Damascus city, an Arab media sources reported on Sunday.

 
Turkish-backed Free Syrian Army fighters are seen next to military trucks in Northern Afrin countryside, Syria, February 16, 2018
19 Feb 2018 06:16

Deal reached for Syrian army to enter Afrin, claims Kurdish official

Islam Times - A deal between Damascus and Syrian Kurds fighting off an ongoing Turkish offensive on Afrin is reportedly on the cards again. An adviser to the Kurdish administration told Reuters Syrian troops might be at the border in two days.

 
The photo, taken on March 5, 2017, shows a convoy of US armored vehicles driving near the village of Yalanli, on the outskirts of the northern Syrian city of Manbij. (By AFP)
17 Feb 2018 08:14

Russia: US plans to keep forces inside Syria forever

Islam Times - Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has censured the “illegal” military presence of the United States on the ground in Syria, saying Washington plans to keep its forces in the Arab country “forever.”

 
Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu (R) meets US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson in Ankara, Turkey, February 16, 2018. (Photo by Reuters)
17 Feb 2018 07:19

Turkey, US to work together in Syria occupation: Cavusoglu, Tillerson

Islam Times - Ankara and Washington have reached an agreement to work together in their occupation of Syria, where the two NATO allies have been on a collision course over the US’s support for the Kurdish militants operating at Turkish doorstep.

 
US-Led Coalition Supporting Terrorists in Syria: Al-Jaafari
15 Feb 2018 12:46

US-Led Coalition Supporting Terrorists in Syria: Al-Jaafari

Islam Times - Syria’s Permanent Representative to the UN Dr. Bashar al-Jaafari said that the US, France and Britain have made every effort to undermine Syria and its people.

 
French President Threatens to Strike Syria
15 Feb 2018 04:42

French President Threatens to Strike Syria

Islam Times - France threatened to attack Syria if the use of chemical weapons against civilians is proven in the war-torn country.

 
The remains of an F-16 Israeli war plane are seen near the village of Harduf, occupied Palestinian territories,
15 Feb 2018 04:20

Syria Warns Israeli Regime of ’More Surprises’ after F-16 Downing

Islam Times - Israeli regime will face "more surprises" should it again attack Syrian territory, Damascus said on Tuesday.

 
Al-Nusra Front Terrorists
15 Feb 2018 04:16

Al-Nusra Terrorists, White Helmets Plotting Chemical Weapons Use in Syria

Islam Times - Russian Coordination Center in Syria has reported that al-Nusra Front terrorists, in cooperation with the so-called White Helmets, are preparing and circulating for the use of chemical weapons against civilians in Idlib to accuse the Syrian forces of this act.

 
US Seeks to Create Quasi-State in Syria: Russia
15 Feb 2018 04:13

US Seeks to Create Quasi-State in Syria: Russia

Islam Times - The US actions in Syria indicate that Washington might be seeking to undermine Syria's territorial integrity, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Tuesday.

 
Syrian YPG militants target Turkish reconnaissance drone over Afrin
13 Feb 2018 06:27

Syrian YPG militants target Turkish reconnaissance drone over Afrin

Islam Times - 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.