terrorism in the east

UN: up to 30,000 ISIS members still in Iraq and Syria

ISIS (terror organization that is outlawed in Russia) has up to 30,000 members roughly equally distributed between Syria and Iraq and its global network poses a rising threat, a United Nations report says. The report said that despite …

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Iran’s Intelligence forces foils two terrorist attacks

Iranian intelligence ministry said it managed to foil two terrorist attacks in western and southern Iran. Two terrorist operations intended to be carried out in Iranian western province of Kurdistan and southern province of Khuzestan …

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More than 30 terrorists killed in Turkey

At least 36 PKK terrorists have been killed as part of anti-terror operations across Turkey over the past week, the Interior Ministry said in a statement. According to the ministry, the Turkish Armed Forces carried out 1,994 …

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Syria moving back to peace

Most of Syria has already been liberated from terrorists, peaceful life is slowly returning to the country, and Damascus calls on refugees to return to their homeland. "We encourage every Syrian to come back to Syria, especially …

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Assad about Russian military's presence in Syria

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said that Russian forces were needed in the country long-term and for more than just fighting terrorism. "Russian armed forces are needed for balance in our region, at least in the …

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Blast rocks southwestern Syrian city, 38 killed

A powerful explosion hit As-Suwayda in southwestern Syria today, killing at least 38 people, SANA reported. According to the report, the explosion occurred as a suicide bomber blew himself up near a market.  Police had …

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 UAV shot down over Khmeimim air base

Militants continue to launch UAVs in the area of ​​the Khmeimim air base in Syria. On Saturday night, in the area of ​​the air base, a UAV  launched from the territory controlled by the militants in the north of Latakia was shot down, the …

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10 Iran Revolutionary Guards killed in border clash

At least 10 members of Iran’s Revolutionary Guards were killed when insurgents attacked one of their bases along the border with Iraq, the force said in a statement on Saturday, The Guarding reported. The attack happened on Friday …

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Turkey officially ends state of emergency

Turkey ended the emergency rule regime today, which lasted almost two years, Yeni Safak newspaper reported. Ahead of elections last month, Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan promised to lift the state of emergency …

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Journalist killed in south Syria fighting - media

A Syrian journalist working with a pro-regime television network has been killed in the southern province of Quneitra, where government forces are battling rebels, state media said. The journalist, Mustafa Salama, was killed in …

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EU discusses security cooperation issues in Turkmenistan

The countries of Central Asia and the European Union discussed the cooperation strategy at the 5th session of the High Level Dialogue (HLD) on Political and Security issues between the European Union and the countries of Central Asia in Ashgabat, …

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Turkey lifts state of emergency

State of emergency will be lifted in Turkey today, the country's Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım said earlier, noting that state of emergency will be lifted after a new government is formed. The swearing-in …

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