Syria and US

Damascus reminds US that Raqqa is part of Syria

Syria considers the claims of the United States and its alliance about the liberation of Raqqa city from ISIS to be lies aiming to divert international public opinion from the crimes committed by this alliance in Raqqa province, an official …

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Russia's Lavrov and U.S. Tillerson Discuss Syria

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov held a phone call on the Syria crisis with his American counterpart Rex Tillerson, the ministry said in a statement on Friday, US News reports with a reference to Reuters. Lavrov and Tillerson …

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Is US army waiting for order to strike Assad?

The US military has ships and aircraft in place to strike Syria if ordered to do so by President Donald Trump. For now, Syria's Shayrat airbase remains under constant overhead surveillance by the US for further …

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US starts providing weapons to Syrian Kurds - media

The United States said it started distributing arms to Syrian Kurdish militia battling to help retake the city of Raqqa from ISIS. Pentagon spokesman Major Adrian Rankine-Galloway said the Kurdish fighters received …

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US orders imagery from Iran and North Korea

The geospatial intelligence startup Planet Labs Inc has been contracted to supply US National Geospatial Intelligence Agency with imagery from Syria and Iraq, Iran and North Korea. The Agency also plans to request imagery from …

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Trump continues sanctions against Syrian government

US President Donald Trump has continued the national emergency with regard to Syria for another year, which enables the blocking of property of certain government officials and prohibits the exportation of some products to the …

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Pentagon deploys troops to Turkey's border wiith Syria

The United States has deployed service personnel to Turkey's border with Syria to serve as a buffer between Ankara-led forces and Kurdish fighters, a source with the People's Protection Units (YPG) told Sputnik Turkey, speaking on …

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ISIS moves its capital in Syria

In the wake of increased airstrikes and pressure applied from three directions by U.S.-backed Syrian forces, the Islamic State has essentially moved its so-called capital in Syria, U.S. defense officials told Fox News. ISIS is now centered …

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Stakes in Syria are higher than ever

"I believe that your visit came at a great time. It gives us much-needed opportunities, so that, just like our presidents agreed, we could frankly and honestly clarify the prospects for cooperation on all issues, primarily on the …

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Trump: US not going into Syria

US President Donald Trump said during an exclusive interview on FOX Business he has no plans to enter Syria. “We’re not going into Syria. But when I see people using horrible, horrible chemical weapons…I …

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