syria

  1. The Man

    Putin Says He Agreed With Trump to Secure Syria Border With Israel

    Putin Says He Agreed With Trump to Secure Syria Border With Israel Netanyahu was also in Moscow days ago asking for same. More on the complexities of the Russia-Iran partnership in Syria here: http://politicalhotwire.com/world-politics/196738-syria-russia-vs-iran.html
  2. The Man

    Saving Syria's White Helmets

    Much more: Western allies plan White Helmets evacuation from Syria White Helmets rescuing a child somewhere in Syria, back in 2016 Russian troops patrol a recently recaptured area in Daraa Governorate in southern Syria, as a pro-Assad fighter also walks nearby
  3. The Man

    Syria: Russia vs. Iran

    I thought about just putting this here: http://politicalhotwire.com/current-events/196366-rebels-losing-southern-syria.html But, this deserves own thread IMHO Putin just met with two important people: Israel's Benjamin Netanyahu, in Moscow for the third time this year, seeking to convince...
  4. The Man

    Rebels losing southern Syria

    Syrian troops reach border crossing with Jordan Previous recent threads on Syria: http://politicalhotwire.com/current-events/195690-us-fsa-rebels-youre-your-own.html http://politicalhotwire.com/current-events/195928-trump-seeks-deal-putin-syria.html...
  5. The Man

    Baghdadi's son killed in Syria

    Breaking: Baghdadi’s son killed by Syrian Army, Russians in Homs Son of Islamic State leader al-Baghdadi killed in Syria: IS news channel ISIS been trying to attack that area in Homs for awhile now, they are isolated in a small pocket in the desert region and indeed been trying to break...
  6. The Man

    Trump seeks "deal" with Putin on Syria

    More: Trump privately floats plan to make a deal with Putin on Syria Previously: http://politicalhotwire.com/current-events/195690-us-fsa-rebels-youre-your-own.html http://politicalhotwire.com/current-events/195824-trump-putin-summit-happening.html So, basically, Trump is gonna...
  7. The Man

    Crimea feeds Syria

    Much more: Syria's Assad gets food lifeline from Crimea Crimean farmers present freshly harvested wheat and bread baked from it to Governor Sergey Aksyonov Another farmer shoveling his grain in Crimea Grain being loaded on a ship, likely for Syria, in Crimean port city of Feodosiya
  8. The Man

    Syria recognizes Abkhazia, South Ossetia

    Syria recognises Russian-backed Georgia regions - BBC News Tiny Abkhazia, my old homeland, has reached out before to help Syria. They sent drinking water, delivered by the Russian military https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6NGOLKNln5c Also, Abkhazia, population 250,000, took in over...
  9. Singularity

    Trump disclosed classified information on Syria battle to gaggle of donors

    But her emails! The details of the battle remain classified, but speaking to donors in midtown Manhattan last Wednesday, Trump said he was amazed by the performance of American F-18 pilots. He suggested that the strikes may have been as brief as “10 minutes” and taken out 100 to 300...
  10. Darkman

    Report: Israel, Iran engage in indirect negotiations over Syria fighting

    Report: Israel, Iran engage in indirect negotiations over Syria fighting The report said a Jordanian mediator carried messages between the sides. By YASSER OKBI/MAARIV, YAMI ROTH / MAARIV May 28, 2018 00:35...
  11. The Man

    Norwegians fought for RUSSIA in Syria?

    Scandinavian Volunteers Participated In Battles Against ISIS On Side Of Syrian Government This is very interesting... I've seen discussions about it on Russian forums. Some think they are just mercenaries, but others see something much deeper and more... sinister (though, not necessarily from...
  12. Darkman

    Israel launches massive military strike against Iranian targets in Syria

    Israel launches massive military strike against Iranian targets in Syria Israel launches massive military strike against Iranian targets in Syria --- Good deal. Israel is no one's pussy.
  13. Darkman

    Syria blames Israel for strike near Damascus; target -Iranian missiles aimed @ Israel

    Let's boogie ... light it up as Christmas tree! ;-) Top stories Syria blames Israel for strike near Damascus; target was Iranian missiles aimed at Israel Haaretz 1 hour ago US officials growing increasingly concerned Iran could attack Israel CNN.com 2 hours ago Israel reportedly...
  14. The Man

    Syria updates

    More: Syria war: Rebels leave last major besieged enclave - BBC News A rebel representative talking to Russian officers in Rastan, I believe Russian and Syrian troops on the outskirts General Suheil al-Hassan, commander of the "Tiger Forces", arrives to inspect weapons surrendered...
  15. The Man

    Su-30 crash off Syria coast

    Two Pilots Killed in Russian Warplane Crash Off Syrian Coast Damn... Mind boggling that a fucking bird can bring down one of these And why didn't the pilots eject??? Don't tell me the emergency system wasn't working? In Russian military, one can't discount anything... All sorts of shit...
  16. Darkman

    Syria monitor: Missile attack kills 26, mostly Iranians ... Israel eyed.

    Syria monitor: Missile attack kills 26, mostly Iranians CTV News 4h ago Related Coverage Missiles target Syrian military bases in Hama, Aleppo Press TV Syria war: Missile strikes on military sites 'kill pro-Assad fighters' BBC News 6h ago Israel eyed after Hama, Syria, attack...
  17. The Man

    Syria: mercenaries vs. mercenaries?

    Syria: proposal to replace US troops with Arab force comes with grave risks So... Sudanese and Pakistani mercenaries run by ex-Blackwater guys employed by Saudi Arabia vs. Russian Wagner mercs & Iran's Fatemyun? What could possibly go wrong... lol
  18. K

    Syria captured British SAS men

    Syria captured SAS men by MATTHEW HICKLEY, Daily Mail Apr 18th 2018 Two SAS soldiers on a secret mission were captured by Syrian authorities after straying across the border from Iraq, it emerged yesterday. They were released only after a "high-level intervention" by the British...
  19. The Man

    How Russians work in Syria...

    I just read this crazy interview with a Russian Marine, guy from Crimea, who had fought in Syria since early 2016: https://zen.yandex.ru/media/kitchenmag/vkontakte-opublikovano-interviu-s-rossiiskim-morskim-pehotincem-iz-sirii-5a80b1951410c34bdda9683f They do not ID him, because he obviously...
  20. T

    Were U.S cruise missiles shot down in latest Syria attack?

    Have seen numerous accounts as high as 71 of 103 shot down. USA said all made their target. Has any reliable data come out on this matter? Syria has an assortment of Russian hardware with some reports saying this was a good test of Russian hardware. That was a lot of missiles fired...