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Syrian Army Expels US-backed Militants from Syrian Desert
25 May 2017 05:00

Syrian Army Expels US-backed Militants from Syrian Desert

Islam Times - US-backed militant groups, often referred to as the Free Syrian Army (FSA), have declared the start of a counter-offensive against “the regime and its foreign militias” east of Suweida in southeastern Syria. The counter-offensive was dubbed operation “Desert Volcano” and its declared goal ...

 
About 100 Trucks with US Weapons for Kurdish Forces Arrived in Syria
25 May 2017 04:35

About 100 Trucks with US Weapons for Kurdish Forces Arrived in Syria

Islam Times - The US is supplying weapons and equipment to Kurdish forces operating in Syria. The People’s Protection Units (YPG - a military wing of the Kurdish Democratic Union Party) as well as its female version, the Women’s Protection Units (YPJ), form the core of the US-backed Syrian Democratic ...

 
A French Rafale fighter jet takes off from the deck of France
24 May 2017 05:55

US-led strikes record highest civilian toll in Syria: monitor

Islam Times - A coalition of military forces allegedly fighting Daesh and other terror groups in Syria under the leadership of the United States has killed the highest number of civilians in a matter of one month since it began operations three years ago.

 
Russia Is Counting on Hezbollah in Eastern Syria Offensive
24 May 2017 05:28

Russia Is Counting on Hezbollah in Eastern Syria Offensive

Islam Times - Media coverage claimed that Russia has requested Hezbollah to leave Syrian territory based purely on speculation following Hezbollah’s announcement of its withdrawal from the Lebanese border, leaving it to Lebanese military to secure.

 
NATO’s Role in the Recruitment of Terrorists
24 May 2017 05:18

NATO’s Role in the Recruitment of Terrorists

Islam Times - Evidence confirms that NATO is behind the recruitment of “jihadist” terrorists and the same Western governments that are presumably waging a “war on terrorism” are the unspoken State Sponsors of Terrorism involved directly or indirectly in the financing, recruitment and training of “jihadists”....

 
Strategic Aspects of US Airstrike on Pro-Syrian Forces near Iraqi Border
23 May 2017 07:19

Strategic Aspects of US Airstrike on Pro-Syrian Forces near Iraqi Border

Islam Times - On Thursday night, the US fighter jets carried out an airstrike on the pro-Syrian forces advancing on towards the Syrian border area with Iraq.

 
Syria Recaptured 50km of Border with Jordan
23 May 2017 04:58

Syria Recaptured 50km of Border with Jordan

Islam Times - The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) and its allies recaptured the Dahra Umm Salasil area near the Syrian-Jordanian border and liberated 50 km of the border.

 
Syria Confirms New Anti-Daesh Coordination Agreement with Russia and Iran
23 May 2017 04:55

Syria Confirms New Anti-Daesh Coordination Agreement with Russia and Iran

Islam Times - Syria slammed a statement by US officials that Russia deliberately delays Syria’s progress against Daesh.

 
Battle for Raqqah
23 May 2017 04:50

Battle for Raqqah

Islam Times - The strategic importance of the city as well as the nearby Tabqah dam turned Raqqah into a target for every faction involved in the war and all of them have attempted to take control of it. The province used to be the calmest before the Syrian crisis and did not witness any significant ...

 
Russian forces arrive in southern Syria
22 May 2017 08:46

Russian forces arrive in southern Syria

Islam Times - Russian paratroopers and special forces arrived in the Al-Sweida Governorate of southern Syria this week, following the U.S. attack on a pro-government convoy near the Iraqi border-crossing, a military source told Al-Masdar News last night.

 
Twenty-six Unknown Facts about Daesh
22 May 2017 05:18

Twenty-six Unknown Facts about Daesh

Islam Times - Recent developments confirm what is known and documented: Washington is behind the Daesh and also behind the ‘moderate’ Al Qaeda terrorists. They are supporting the US campaign ‘against’ the Daesh and they expect us to believe that they are actually committed to waging a campaign against ...

 
Syrian Army Calls US Bluff
22 May 2017 05:06

Syrian Army Calls US Bluff

Islam Times - The US seems desperate to create a pretext for direct military intervention in Syria, but Syrian forces and their allies refuse to take the bait

 
‘US is erratic on Syria’
22 May 2017 05:04

‘US is erratic on Syria’

Islam Times - A defense analyst and author said that the US is ‘erratic’ in its behavior regarding Syria. The US wants to retain the status quo with parts of Syria controlled by the opposition, for as long as Syrian government can’t control all the areas it wants to.

 
Syria Talks Overshadowed by Disruptive US Measures
20 May 2017 08:41

Syria Talks Overshadowed by Disruptive US Measures

Islam Times - The peace talks to reach a solution to the Syrian crisis restarted in Geneva on May16, hosted by the UN and mainly sponsored by Russia is scheduled to last until Friday.

 
Syria’s White Helmets Caught on Camera during Militants ’ Execution
20 May 2017 08:35

Syria’s White Helmets Caught on Camera during Militants ’ Execution

Islam Times - Several members of White Helmets, or the so-called Syria Civil Defence, were caught in a disgusting video showing them helping militants get rid of body of a man after conducting a summary execution in the town of Jasim.

 
Syria
20 May 2017 05:34

Latest round of Syrian peace talks comes to an end

Islam Times - Syria's Ambassador to the UN Bashar al-Ja'afari has announced the end of the latest round of Syrian peace talks, while stressing that "state terrorism" is still being carried out against his country.

 
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20 May 2017 05:12

Most 'Rebel-Held' Syria is Held by al-Qaeda

Islam Times - A new documentary about rebel-held Syria was produced by the pan-Arab Akhbar al-Aan TV (financed by UAE) and was filmed in secret to protect reporters from being kidnapped or pressured to tow the rebel line.

 
US: Syria Restoring Its Territory Will
20 May 2017 05:11

US: Syria Restoring Its Territory Will 'Not Be Accepted'

Islam Times - It seems that Syria requires US permission to retake its territory despite the US being in violation f international law, without a UN mandate or being invited by the internationally recognized government of President Assad.

 
UN Proposes Steps for Mapping New Syria Constitution
18 May 2017 06:00

UN Proposes Steps for Mapping New Syria Constitution

Islam Times - Syria’s warring parties are expected to respond on Wednesday to a UN proposal on mapping a way to a new draft constitution for the conflict-ridden Arab country, as the sixth round of Syrian peace talks continued for the second day in the Swiss city of Geneva.

 
The picture shows participants in Syria peace talks at the UN in Geneva, Switzerland, May 16, 2017. (By Reuters)
17 May 2017 11:25

Syria’s warring sides to respond to UN bid for drafting constitution

Islam Times - Syria’s warring parties have reportedly been presented with a “surprise” United Nations proposal aimed at mapping a way forward to a new draft constitution for the conflict-ridden Arab country.