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Syrian War Report – August 16, 2017: Army Repels Fierce ISIS Attack Near Euphrates River

https://southfront.org/syrian-war-report-august-16-2017-army-repels-fierce-isis-attack-near-euphrates-river/ If you’re able, and if you like our content and approach, please support the project. Our work wouldn’t be possible without your help: PayPal: southfront@list.ru or via: http://southfront.org/donate/ or via: https://www.patreon.com/southfront On Tuesday, ISIS fighters launched a large counter-attack against the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) and tribal forces west of the ISIS-held town of Maadan in the southern Raqqah countryside. According to reports, ISIS units entered the villages of al-Buhamad, Athshana, Salem Hamad and

Syrian War Report – August 15, 2017: Tiger Forces Clearing Central Syria From ISIS

https://southfront.org/syrian-war-report-august-15-2017-tiger-forces-clearing-central-syria-from-isis/ If you’re able, and if you like our content and approach, please support the project. Our work wouldn’t be possible without your help: PayPal: southfront@list.ru or via: http://southfront.org/donate/ or via: https://www.patreon.com/southfront Voiceover by Harold Hoover The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) Tiger Forces have been further capitalizing from the airdrop operation conducted behind ISIS defense lines in the Homs-Palmyra countryside. On Monday, the Tiger Forces liberated the villages of Bukhayran, Ariqah and Othmaniyah and then

Syrian War Report – August 14, 2017: Govt-held Area In Syria Grown By 250 Percent Over Two Months

https://southfront.org/syrian-war-report-august-14-2017-govt-held-area-in-syria-grown-by-250-percent-over-two-months/ If you’re able, and if you like our content and approach, please support the project. Our work wouldn’t be possible without your help: PayPal: southfront@list.ru or via: http://southfront.org/donate/ or via: https://www.patreon.com/southfront The area controlled by the Damascus government in Syria has grown by 250 percent over the past two months, Russian Minister of Defense Sergey Shoigu said on Sunday. Shoigu added that the liberation of the key town of Sukhna in the province of

Syrian War Report – August 11, 2017: Government Forces Liberate 1,300km2 Near Jordanian Border

https://southfront.org/syrian-war-report-august-11-2017-government-forces-liberate-1300km2-near-jordanian-border/ If you’re able, and if you like our content and approach, please support the project. Our work wouldn’t be possible without your help: PayPal: southfront@list.ru or via: http://southfront.org/donate/ or via: https://www.patreon.com/southfront The Syrian Arab Army (SAA), the National Defense Forces (NDF), the Syrian Social Nationalist Party (SSNP) military wing and other pro-government factions have liberated from US-backed militant groups 1300 km2 in southeastern Syria, including 30 km of the border with Jordan. The recently

Syrian War Report – August 10, 2017: Army Repels ISIS Attack, Inflicts Large Casualties To Terrorists

https://southfront.org/syrian-war-report-august-10-2017-army-repels-isis-attack-inflicts-large-casualties-to-terrorists/ If you’re able, and if you like our content and approach, please support the project. Our work wouldn’t be possible without your help: PayPal: southfront@list.ru or via: http://southfront.org/donate/ or via: https://www.patreon.com/southfront Voiceover by Harold Hoover Government forces have repelled a large-scale ISIS advance in the area of Humaymah and the T2 pumping station at the Syrian-Iraqi border. The advance started on Wednesday with an attack by ISIS suicide bombers and 5 vehicle-borne improvised explosive

Erik Prince offers Pentagon a way out of Afghanistan

by Baaz On Monday, the US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson spoke about the Trump administration’s views on the war in Afghanistan.  Tillerson said: ·         We’ve had now three sessions within the National Security Council exploring a full range of options. And when I say a full range of options, I mean the entire landscape… I think this is reflective of the deliberations that we want to undertake. The President

Lessons Of Syria: Russia Creates Super Light Motorized Infantry

https://southfront.org/lessons-of-syria-russia-creates-super-light-motorized-infantry/ Written and produced by SF Team: J.Hawk, Daniel Deiss, Edwin Watson; Voiceover by Oleg Maslov If you’re able, and if you like our content and approach, please support the project. Our work wouldn’t be possible without your help: PayPal: southfront@list.ru or via: http://southfront.org/donate/ or via: https://www.patreon.com/southfront One of the iconic weapons of the Russian Civil War was the tachanka–a light wheeled carriage pulled by a team of horses and mounting a Maxim heavy

Syria & Iraq War Report – August 9, 2017: Tensions Grow As US-led Coalition Strikes PMU In Border Area

https://southfront.org/syria-iraq-war-report-august-9-2017-tensions-grow-as-us-led-coalition-strikes-pmu-in-border-area/ If you’re able, and if you like our content and approach, please support the project. Our work wouldn’t be possible without your help: PayPal: southfront@list.ru or via: http://southfront.org/donate/ or via: https://www.patreon.com/southfront Syrian Arab Army (SAA) Tiger Forces and tribal forces fighters have liberated Jabir, Numaysah, Khamisiyah and Wadi Susah near the important ISIS-held town of Maadan in the province of Raqqah. The government forces advanced amid the ongoing fighting in the area of Sukhna

Syrian War Report – August 8, 2017: ISIS Deploys Large Reinforcements, Attempts Retake Sukhna

https://southfront.org/syrian-war-report-august-8-2017-isis-deploys-large-reinforcements-attempts-retake-sukhna/ If you’re able, and if you like our content and approach, please support the project. Our work wouldn’t be possible without your help: PayPal: southfront@list.ru or via: http://southfront.org/donate/ or via: https://www.patreon.com/southfront Voiceover by Harold Hoover ISIS has reportedly deployed large reinforcements, including experienced infantry and technicals, from the terrorist group’s strong points in the eastern Salamiyah countryside in order to retake the strategic town of Sukhna from the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) and its

Syrian War Report – August 7, 2017: Sukhna Liberated, Army Continues Advance

https://southfront.org/syrian-war-report-august-7-2017-sukhna-liberated-army-continues-advance/ If you’re able, and if you like our content and approach, please support the project. Our work wouldn’t be possible without your help: PayPal: southfront@list.ru or via: http://southfront.org/donate/ or via: https://www.patreon.com/southfront Last weekend, Syrian government forces liberated the strategic town of Sukhna in the province of Homs. The town located 110km from the city of Deir Ezzor had been one of the key ISIS strongholds lying at the root of the ISIS defense in

Syrian War Report – August 4, 2017: Army, SDF Boost Cooperation, Set Up Joint Operations Room

https://southfront.org/syrian-war-report-august-4-2017-army-sdf-boost-cooperation-set-up-joint-operations-room/ If you’re able, and if you like our content and approach, please support the project. Our work wouldn’t be possible without your help: PayPal: southfront@list.ru or via: http://southfront.org/donate/ or via: https://www.patreon.com/southfront Modern 9K333 Verba man-portable air-defense systems (MANPADs) have been spotted at positions of the Russian military servicemen in the Eastern Ghouta region near Damascus. The MANPADs were reportedly deployed to protect checkpoints and observation posts established by the Russians from DIY combat drones

Syrian War Report – August 3, 2017: Govt Forces Enter Strategic Sukhna Town In Homs Province

https://southfront.org/syrian-war-report-august-3-2017-govt-forces-enter-strategic-sukhna-town-in-homs-province/ If you’re able, and if you like our content and approach, please support the project. Our work wouldn’t be possible without your help: PayPal: southfront@list.ru or via: http://southfront.org/donate/ or via: https://www.patreon.com/southfront Voiceover by Harold Hoover On Wednesday, the Syrian Arab Army and the National Defense Forces (NDF) began a direct storm of the ISIS—held town of Sukhna at the Palmyra-Deir Ezzor highway. Government forces captured the ISIS fortifications south and west of the town,

Syrian War Report – August 2, 2017: US-backed Forces Run Away From At Tanf

https://southfront.org/syrian-war-report-august-2-2017-us-backed-forces-run-away-from-at-tanf/ If you’re able, and if you like our content and approach, please support the project. Our work wouldn’t be possible without your help: PayPal: southfront@list.ru or via: http://southfront.org/donate/ or via: https://www.patreon.com/southfront In August, another group of Jaysh Maghawir al-Thawra members in southeastern Syria defected to Syrian government forces, according to pro-opposition sources. In July, the first group of the US-backed force run away from the US-controlled at-Tanf garrison and surrendered with arms and equipment

Syrian War Report – August 1, 2017: Army Repels Large ISIS Counter-Attack In Southern Raqqah

https://southfront.org/syrian-war-report-august-1-2017-army-repels-large-isis-counter-attack-in-southern-raqqah/   If you’re able, and if you like our content and approach, please support the project. Our work wouldn’t be possible without your help: PayPal: southfront@list.ru or via: http://southfront.org/donate/ or via: https://www.patreon.com/southfront Voiceover by Harold Hoover Government forces, led by the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) Tiger Forces and pro-government tribal forces, have liberated the villages Wadi Kharrar, Subayat, Salim Hammad, Abu Hammad, Muqla Saghir, and Muqla Kabir and fully encircled ISIS terrorists in the

Syrian War Report – July 31, 2017: Tiger Forces Enter Deir Ezzor Province

https://southfront.org/syrian-war-report-july-31-2017-tiger-forces-enter-deir-ezzor-province/ If you’re able, and if you like our content and approach, please support the project. Our work wouldn’t be possible without your help: PayPal: southfront@list.ru or via: http://southfront.org/donate/ or via: https://www.patreon.com/southfront Government forces, led by the Syrian Arab army (SAA) Tiger Forces liberated more villages on the west bank of the Euphrates River in Raqqah province and entered the northwestern part of Deir Ezzor province. Last weekend, the Tiger Forces and their allies captured

Russia expels American diplomats and intelligence operatives

by Scott Humor In the last days of 2016, one couldn’t do enough to avoid announcements of 35 Russian diplomats being expelled from the US and Russian government-owned property being seized. Every five minutes on every channel, there was footage of people burdened with children and suitcases waiting on wet tarmac for a plane to pick them up, because they weren’t allowed to remain inside the airport building. Also, there

Russia’s Navy Day parade 2017 in Saint Petersburg

The Main Naval Parade in St Petersburg July 30, 2017 An entire parade in two minutes   St Petersburg Vladimir Putin arrived in St Petersburg on Navy Day to review the Main Naval Parade held in the Neva and inner harbour of Kronstadt. In accordance with the Presidential Executive Order of July 27, 2017, the Main Naval Parade was held for the first time in Russia’s modern history. The parade

Syrian War Report – July 28, 2017: ISIS Still Has 20,000 Fighters At Syrian-Iraqi Battleground

https://southfront.org/syrian-war-report-july-28-2017-isis-still-has-20000-fighters-at-syrian-iraqi-battleground/ If you’re able, and if you like our content and approach, please support the project. Our work wouldn’t be possible without your help: PayPal: southfront@list.ru, BTC: 1PvKhgVDoXp96Yyp7Pgs5uMPkChSMA2G5n or via: http://southfront.org/donate/ or via: https://www.patreon.com/southfront The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) and its allies entered the Sukhna gas field located in less than 2km from the strategic ISIS-held town at the Palmyra-Deir Ezzor road. Heavy clashes are reportedly now ongoing in the gas field area. If government troops secure

Russia’s Foreign Ministry’s statement on the U.S. counter-sanctions

№ 1420-28-07-2017 28.07.17 Foreign Ministry’s statement   On July 27, the US Congress passed a new bill on tougher anti-Russia sanctions. This measure is further proof of the Unites States’ extremely hostile foreign policy. Hiding behind its sense of superiority, the United States arrogantly ignores the stances and interests of other countries. It is common knowledge that the Russian Federation has been doing everything in its power to improve bilateral

CrossTalk: Sanctioning Russia S.722

    The Republican-controlled Congress can’t unite around Trump’s legislative agenda, but with Democrats they are in unison when it comes to punishing Russia for alleged meddling in the 2016 election. Russia will brush off new sanctions as it did three years ago, but the Europeans won’t. CrossTalking with Mitch Feierstein, David Swanson, and Alexander Mercouris. RT (Russia Today) is a global news network broadcasting from Moscow and Washington studios.

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