extremism in the East

Hamza bin Laden was killed by US, Trump says

Hamza bin Laden, the son of the founder of the al-Qaeda terrorist group (banned in the Russian Federation), Osama bin Laden, was killed in the US counter-terrorism operation, US leader Donald Trump said. He "was killed during the …

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Turkish police detain 418 people in PKK probe

The police detained 418 people across 29 provinces in an investigation related to the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) terror group, according to the Turkish Interior Ministry. Four hundred and eighteen people have been detained …

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Pentagon: ISIS re-surging in Syria

The ISIS terrorist group (banned in Russia) is "re-surging" in Syria less than five months after U.S. President Donald Trump declared the terror group's caliphate there had been 100% defeated, according to a …

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U.S. assesses situation in Idlib

ISIS elements (banned in Russia) and other terrorist groups remain active in Syria's Idlib, U.S. special envoy for Syria James Jeffrey said, noting that it is a major concern for Washington. The northern Syrian …

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 Iraq hands over children of ISIS members to Turkey

Iraq has handed over 188 Turkish children of suspected ISIS members (the terrorist group banned in Russia) to Turkey in the presence of government officials from both countries and UNICEF, a judiciary spokesman said. “The central …

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Terrorists fire rockets at Hmeymim airbase

Terrorists fired 17 rockets from the Idlib area at Russia’s Hmeymim airbase in Syria, with eight of them falling short and the other nine destroyed by the alert air defense force, Russia’s Defense Ministry reported.

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Explosion in Damascus kills person

One person was killed and five others wounded today when an explosion occurred in Syria's capital Damascus, state TV reported. According to the report, the explosion rocked the Naher Aysheh area south of Damascus. Investigations are …

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 Assad: Syria facing economic siege

Syria was suffering an economic siege, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said at the meeting with Chinese assistant foreign minister Chen Xiaodong in Damascus. "The war on Syria has taken on a new …

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Jabhat al-Nusra militants attack Idlib zone

Two militant groups of the terrorist organization Jabhat al-Nusra (outlawed in Russia) attacked Syria’s forces in the Idlib de-escalation zone, head of the Russian Reconciliation Center for the Opposing Sides in Syria Lieutenant General …

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Blast hits Syria's Manbij, nine people killed

Nine people were killed as a result of the blast in Syria's Manbij, Al Jazeera reported on Twitter. According to the local military council, the blast occurred near a patrol of the international coalition in the city.  …

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US Official: 'End Days' Nearing for ISIS in Syria

Col. Sean Ryan, a spokesman for the US-led Coalition said Saturday that fighting against ISIS (banned in Russia) in its last enclave in eastern Syria "is going very well,'' Asharq Al-Awsat reports. His comments came a day after the …

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Kazbek Kokov warns of tough opposition to extremism

The authorities of Kabardino-Balkaria will firmly oppose all attempts to violate socio-political stability, manifestations of nationalism and extremism in order to preserve interethnic and inter-regional harmony. The relevant position …

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Group of terrorists liquidated in Turkey's Hatay

Five terrorists were liquidated in the Turkish province of Hatay, the Turkish media reported. Turkey's Ministry of Internal Affairs said that on August 28 the terrorists took five hostages who were released later. …

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