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Hezbollah sending fighters to Ukraine in deal with Putin's Wagner Group: report

Mar 27, 2022

The road to Al Quds apparently runs through Kyiv, with the Iranian regime’s Lebanese ‘resistance’ affiliate Hezbollah dispatching fighters to the city and elsewhere in Ukraine to fight for Russia in a deal with the infamous Russian Wagner Group.

According to a report published by Russian opposition newspaper Novaya Gazeta, the Russian mercenary group run by ‘Putin’s chef’ Yevgeny Prigozhin, has persuaded the Iranian regime’s Lebanese militia, Hezbollah, to participate in the Russian war against Ukraine.

Most Palestinian-Syrians killed in Syria since 2011 died in Yarmouk camp: report

Feb 20, 2022

The Yarmouk Palestinian refugee camp, south of the capital, Damascus, suffered the highest number of Palestinian-Syrian fatalities since the outbreak of the Syrian uprising for freedom in Syria 2011.

The news comes in the latest report from the Action Group for the Palestinians of Syria (AGPS).

In an interview with SY24, a spokesperson from the AGPS’ media office said that over a third of the 4,116 Palestinian refugees, 493 of them women, documented killed in various locations across Syria since 2011, died in Yarmouk camp.

Russia confirms 'testing' advanced suicide drone model in Syria

Feb 19, 2022

Russian sources confirmed that Moscow has tested an upgraded version of its ‘Lancet’ suicide drones in Syria, adding this weapon to the series of weapons that Russia is testing over Syrian territory.

Russian media quoted an informed Russian military source as saying that “in the framework of these tests, a new version of the Lancet-3 suicide plane was used several times by Russian military units against terrorist sites in Syria”. This is the term used by the Kremlin for all Russian targets in Syria, including schools and hospitals.

How the 'War on Terror' and 'Foreign Policy Realism' Enabled Putin to Wage War on Freedom

Feb 05, 2022

The 'international community' has shown contempt for Syrian and wider Arab freedom not just for the past 11 years since the start of the Syrian revolution and the Arab Spring, but for decades, with the 'free world' treating Syria, Palestine, Iraq, Iran and the MENA region as another planet where the fundamental rights and freedoms detailed in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights don't apply.

Russia to UN: Unacceptable to justify the killing of women by indiscriminate use of force

Jan 18, 2022

Russia believes it is wholly unacceptable to try to justify the death of women due to the indiscriminate use of force through identifying them as so-called ‘collateral damage’ in conflict, according to Russia’s First Deputy Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Dmitry Polyansky.

According to Russian state media organ TASS, Polyansky told a meeting of the UN Security Council on Tuesday, "Of serious concern are cases of the deaths and injuries of women, including as a result of indiscriminate or excessive use of force."

At least 1,800 Palestinians among the forcibly disappeared in Assad regime prisons: report

Aug 31, 2021

The Action Group for Palestinians of Syria has confirmed that at least 1,800 Palestinian detainees are among the people imprisoned in the Syrian regime’s network of both public and secret prisons, where they are subjected to various types of torture.

Washington reprimands SDF allies for displays of loyalty to the PKK

Jun 22, 2021

Washington has reportedly reprimanded its Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) allies in northeast Syria for holding up banners depicting the leader of the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK), Abdullah Ocalan, during rallies in the SDF-controlled area.

Denmark gets info on “safety” for returning Syrians from senior Assad regime officer

May 02, 2021

After the news spread that Denmark had not renewed the residency of dozens of Syrians, based on its 2019 report that the governorate of Damascus was “safe” for Syrian refugees to return, Syrian human rights activist Mansour Al-Omari set about researching the sources of this misleading report, and to assess what had led Denmar’s government to classify the area as “safe”. He found that one of the main sources in the report was Major General Naji Numeir, director of the Assad regime’s Immigration and Passports Department.

Russian General: Bombing Syria is a “pleasure”

Mar 29, 2021

The commander of the Russian military submarine Velikiy Novgorod, General Denis Sobin, has described the periods surrounding the bombing of Syria as "pleasant" moments, expressing his “pleasure” at bombing operations.

The commander made his statement during an interview broadcast on Monday (March 29) on the Russian Ministry of Defence’s ‘Zvezda’ TV channel.

Iranian militia kills four members of one family in E. Aleppo

Mar 24, 2021

Iranian militiamen reportedly killed a father, mother and two of their children in countryside in eastern Aleppo countryside on Tuesday (March 23).

A report on the Al-Khabur news site reported that the victims were searching for truffles in the vicinity of the village of Al-Mohsen south of the town of Maskana in eastern Aleppo when they were shot and killed by the Iranian militias.

The victims were identified as 52-year-old Muhammad Al-Abed, his 44-year-old wife Raghad, and their two unnamed children, a son aged 19 and a daughter aged 26.