Iranian Media: Americans 'Want to Drive Syrian People Out of Their Homeland' - Breitbart News

Iran's state-run PressTV interviewed two former U.S. diplomats to promote the narrative that U.S. airstrikes inside Syria are behind the mass migration of Syrians to Europe. “The high civilian death toll from recent US airstrikes on Syrian territories ...

Iran Funds Proxies With Money Freed up From the Nuclear Deal - Iran News Update

Lieutenant General Thomas Trask, the US Special Operation Forces Vice Commander, said on Tuesday that the large sum of money that Iran obtained as a direct result of the 2015 Iran nuclear deal goes towards its spread of influence across the Middle East.

Tehran's road to Damascus - Arab News

Iran-backed militias reached a new milestone this week, managing to advance to the Iraq-Syria border. Rudaw, the main media outlet of the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG), said of this development: “The Hashd (Shiite militia) could soon resemble the ...

Hashd Al-Shaabi to liberate Tanf border-crossing - Ahlul Bayt News Agency: Providing Shia News (press release)

May 31, 2017 - 11:37 PM News Code : 833359 Source : FNA Link: (AhlulBayt News Agency) - Field sources reported that the Hashd al-Shaabi (Iraq's Popular Mobilization Forces) is ready to fight against ISIS along with the Syrian Army troops to free the ...

A showdown could be looming between the US, Iran, and the Assad regime at the Syria-Iraq border - Business Insider

us special forces raqqa syria A US fighter stands near a military vehicle, north of Raqqa, Syria, November 6, 2016. REUTERS/Rodi Said. In April, Syrian rebel fighters and their US special-forces trainers repulsed an ISIS attack in an hours-long battle ...

US Allies Are Sending More Arms to Syrian Rebels to Counter Iran Threat - Iran Focus

London, 31 May - Syrian rebels have said that the US and its allies are sending them more weapons in order to counter the growing threat from Iranian-backed militias in Syria. The weapons are being shipped through two channels; one from the Pentagon ...

The US And Its Allies Appear Poised For Battle Against Pro-Syrian Regime Forces - Task & Purpose

Syrian militias fighting in support of the Bashar al-Assad regime are reportedly amassing near a small base manned by coalition forces in southeast Syria, raising concerns of a looming confrontation between ground forces technically not at war with ...

Iraqi Militias Prepared to Join Assad in Fight Against Daesh - Al-Bawaba

A spokesman for Iraq's Iran-backed paramilitary forces has said they ready to move inside Syrian territories to fight alongside the Assad regime after they captured areas along the border. Karim al-Nouri said on Monday that controversial Popular ...

Analysis: How the Syrian Government Pushed East Along Three Axes - News Deeply

As the conflict in western Syria has calmed down recently, Syria expert Aron Lund explains in IRIN News the complex battle taking place in the eastern parts of the country. Written by Aron Lund, Published on May. 31, 2017, Read time Approx. 9 minutes ...

US-backed Syria militia threatens Iraqi Shia forces moving on border - Middle East Eye

A Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) commander has said he would fight Iraqi Shia forces if they attempted to enter territory they controlled in Syria. Speaking to the Kurdistan24 news site, Talal Silo said that the SDF would not allow the Popular ...

Paramilitary troops say crossing Iraqi borders requires parliament approval - Iraqi News

(IraqiNews.com) The Shia-led paramilitary troops have said that crossing the Iraqi borders to other countries requires parliament approval in advance. In press remarks, Ahmed al-Assadi, spokesperson of al-Hashd al-Shaabi (Popular Mobilization Units ...

Syrian rebels say Russian jets blocked their attack on Iranian-backed militias - Business Insider

russian military jets syria Russian military jets are seen at Hmeymim air base in Syria, June 18, 2016. Russian Defense Ministry/Vadim Savitsky via Reuters. AMMAN (Reuters) - Western-backed Syrian rebels said on Wednesday that Russian jets attacked ...

How much is Iran paying for Assad's foreign fighters? - TRT World

The Assad regime has reportedly asked Tehran to foot the whole bill for tens of thousands of Shia militiamen. Photo by: Reuters. Forces loyal to Syria's Bashar al Assad stand inside the Umayyad mosque, in the government-controlled area of Aleppo ...

Assad looks east as the centre of gravity shifts - The National

The political centre of gravity in Syria's conflict is shifting to the east of the country, as the Assad regime expands its control in the west. This is significant for many reasons, not least that eastern Syria is where the vital interests of several ...

Could Syria's 'prosecutor without a tribunal' work? - Aljazeera.com

A new UN office is starting to support prosecutions of those responsible for atrocities in Syria, but there is a catch. 31 May 2017 08:03 GMT |. Listen to this page using ReadSpeaker. 0; All Social. Listen to this page using ReadSpeaker. 0; All Social.

YPG-led forces say Iraq's Hashd al-Shaabi not to enter Syria - Kurdistan24

Colonel Talal Silo, the spokesperson for the Kurdish-led, US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) speaks to Kurdistan24, Hasaka, Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava), November 29, 2016. (Photo: Kurdistan24/Archive). Tag : Syrian Kurds SDF YPG Hashd Shaabi.

ANALYSIS: What is the Iranian regime's greatest weakness? - Al-Arabiya

Regime has dominated Iran by hijacking the revolution, which was the result of years of people's struggle for freedom and justice. (Reuters). By F. Mahmoudi Special to Al Arabiya English Wednesday, 31 May 2017. Text size A A A. Pro-Iranian regime ...

If Trump Wants to Fight Iran, He'll Soon Get the Chance in Syria - Bloomberg

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, assisted by Russia and Iran, saw his forces retake Aleppo in the biggest victory against rebels in almost six years of civil war. The Syrian civil war started in 2011 on the heels of the Arab Spring. It has seen the ...

Syria Rebels: US Sending More Arms to Fight 'Iran-Backed Militias' - Antiwar.com

Syrian rebels are reporting that the US has been increasing the supply of arms to their fighters, particularly in southeast Syria,, with a specific eye on trying to forestall an offensive by “Iran-backed militias” in the area, who are trying to connect ...

Iraq: Iran-Linked Shiite Troops' Advance Toward Syria Border May Benefit Assad - Breitbart News

Iran-backed Shiite paramilitary troops, sanctioned by Baghdad, say they have pushed the Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL) out of several villages west of Mosul, advancing further towards Iraq's border with Syria. “Iraq's government is aiming to control the ...