Russian helicopters fly in first patrol in northeastern Syria
Russian helicopters have carried out their first aerial patrol in northeastern Syria in line with provisions of the October 22 Russian-Turkish memorandum of understanding, chief of the Russian Center …
Turkey requests phone call with Putin
Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan can have a telephone conversation soon, Kremlin Aide Yuri Ushakov said responding to a question from TASS.
"What I do …
US official admits Syrian constitutional committee launch impossible without Russia
The United States admits that the launch of the Syrian Constitutional Committee would be impossible without Russia’s participation, but Moscow and Washington have differences regarding the …
Pentagon set to equip three military bases east of Euphrates
Ilham Ahmed has reasoned her request with a threat of Turkey's use of combat aircraft against the Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) that form the basis of the US-allied Syrian Democratic Forces. …
Russian military police conduct two patrol missions in northern Syria
The Russian military police conducted two patrol missions in Syria’s northern governorates of Aleppo and al-Hasakah, with one of them jointly with Turkish border guards, Major General Yury …
Five members of Kurdistan Workers’ Party killed in Turkish airstrike in Iraq
The Turkish armed forces have wiped out five members of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) as a result of an airstrike on their positions in northern Iraq, Turkey’s Ministry of National …
US: not by oil alone...
The Pentagon has recently warned that the United States will repel any attempt to take Syria's oilfields away with "overwhelming force" whether the challenger is Islamic State or forces backed by …
Russian, Turkish militaries launch joint patrols in Syria
The Russian and Turkish militaries have launched a joint patrol mission along the Syrian border, the Russian Defense Ministry said in a statement on Friday.
"Russian military police officers and …
Russian intel says ironclad evidence of IS ringleader’s death hasn’t been provided
There is no genetic material that would make it possible to conclude that Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the leader of the Islamic State (IS, terror group, outlawed in Russia), was killed in a US raid, …
Turkey hands over 18 Syrian servicemen to Russia
Turkey has handed over to Russia18 Syrian servicemen captured by groups supporting Ankara in the north of Syria, the Turkish Ministry of National Defense said on Friday.
"Eighteen [Syrian] servicemen …