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The Russian military has backed down after the US Marine Corps called their bluff in Syria

THE RUSSIAN MILITARY HAS BACKED DOWN AFTER THE US MARINE CORPS CALLED THEIR BLUFF IN SYRIA

U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Roderick Jacquote Following a show of force by the US Marine Corps in Syria, Russia has backed off...

Syria reportedly shoots down a Russian plane on accident while fending off an Israeli missile strike

SYRIA REPORTEDLY SHOOTS DOWN A RUSSIAN PLANE ON ACCIDENT WHILE FENDING OFF AN ISRAELI MISSILE STRIKE

Hassan Ammar/AP Photo US military officials believe Syrian forces accidentally shot down a Russian aircraft, according to a CNN report. Russia...

 
 
 
Russian warships lurking off Syria are probably hanging around for cruise missile strikes in a major offensive

RUSSIAN WARSHIPS LURKING OFF SYRIA ARE PROBABLY HANGING AROUND FOR CRUISE MISSILE STRIKES IN A MAJOR OFFENSIVE

AP/Russian Defense Ministry Press Service Russia recently gathered its forces in the Mediterranean for combat exercises. The drills...

Activists: Turkey beefing up its troops in Syria's Idlib

ACTIVISTS: TURKEY BEEFING UP ITS TROOPS IN SYRIA'S IDLIB

BEIRUT - Syrian activists are reporting that new military reinforcements have arrived to beef up Turkish observation points inside...

 
 
 
Trump now plans to keep US troops in Syria until Iran gets out, which means America may never leave

TRUMP NOW PLANS TO KEEP US TROOPS IN SYRIA UNTIL IRAN GETS OUT, WHICH MEANS AMERICA MAY NEVER LEAVE

President Donald Trump is reportedly adopting a new strategy in Syria that will see US troops remain there indefinitely. The Trump...

Putin, Erdogan and Rouhani meet for high-stakes summit as Syria prepares all-out assault on rebels

PUTIN, ERDOGAN AND ROUHANI MEET FOR HIGH-STAKES SUMMIT AS SYRIA PREPARES ALL-OUT ASSAULT ON REBELS

ISTANBUL - The leaders of Russia, Turkey and Iran convened Friday in Tehran for a high-stakes summit that could shape one of the final...

 
 
 
Russia reportedly warned US forces in Syria it is prepared to attack a key base where dozens of US troops are located

RUSSIA REPORTEDLY WARNED US FORCES IN SYRIA IT IS PREPARED TO ATTACK A KEY BASE WHERE DOZENS OF US TROOPS ARE LOCATED

Russia has reportedly warned the US that its military and allied Syrian forces were ready to attack a key US-held base in Syria, according...

Trump Warns Syria's Assad, Russia, Iran Not to ‘Recklessly Attack' Idlib: A ‘Grave' Mistake

TRUMP WARNS SYRIA'S ASSAD, RUSSIA, IRAN NOT TO ‘RECKLESSLY ATTACK' IDLIB: A ‘GRAVE' MISTAKE

President Donald Trump took to Twitter on Monday to warn Syrian President Bashar Bashar al-Assad against attacking Idlib, the final...

 
 
 
Russia sent a massive naval armada to Syria - and looks to be readying to fight the US

RUSSIA SENT A MASSIVE NAVAL ARMADA TO SYRIA - AND LOOKS TO BE READYING TO FIGHT THE US

Russia has positioned a considerable naval armada in the Mediterranean near Syria after accusing the US of plotting a false flag chemical...

Putin said victims are 'inevitable' when he was questioned about hundreds of thousands of civilian deaths in Syria

PUTIN SAID VICTIMS ARE 'INEVITABLE' WHEN HE WAS QUESTIONED ABOUT HUNDREDS OF THOUSANDS OF CIVILIAN DEATHS IN SYRIA

Russian President Vladimir Putin deflected questions about Russia's involvement in Syria's civil war where, it's estimated, at least...

 
 
 
Vladimir Putin Has Trump Right Where He Wants Him

VLADIMIR PUTIN HAS TRUMP RIGHT WHERE HE WANTS HIM

The Russian leader will likely pledge progress on issues like Syria at their Helsinki summit. But officials from U.S.-allied countries...

The US Army is shelling ISIS fighters from a new fire base at Iraq's Syrian border

THE US ARMY IS SHELLING ISIS FIGHTERS FROM A NEW FIRE BASE AT IRAQ'S SYRIAN BORDER

Spc. Anthony Zendejas IV/US Army A U.S. Army artillery unit is pounding Islamic State fighters inside Syria from a remote desert camp...

 
 
 
Israel reinforces troops, steps up humanitarian aid to Syria

ISRAEL REINFORCES TROOPS, STEPS UP HUMANITARIAN AID TO SYRIA

JERUSALEM - The Israeli military said Sunday it would be reinforcing troops along the frontier with Syria and stepping up its humanitarian...

Violence in southern Syria amid negotiations for a deal

VIOLENCE IN SOUTHERN SYRIA AMID NEGOTIATIONS FOR A DEAL

BEIRUT - Syrian government forces are pressing their offensive in the country's south under the cover of airstrikes as rebels say Russia...

 
 
 
‘We'll be talking': Trump says he will press Putin on election interference, Ukraine, Syria and Crimea

‘WE'LL BE TALKING': TRUMP SAYS HE WILL PRESS PUTIN ON ELECTION INTERFERENCE, UKRAINE, SYRIA AND CRIMEA

MORRISTOWN, N.J. - President Donald Trump said Friday he plans to bring up Russian election meddling during his upcoming summit with...

Israeli missiles struck near Damascus airport, Syrian state media reports

ISRAELI MISSILES STRUCK NEAR DAMASCUS AIRPORT, SYRIAN STATE MEDIA REPORTS

REUTERS/Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Eric Garst/U.S. Navy/Handout Syrian state news agency SANA said two Israeli missiles...

 
 
 
‘The optics are horrendous': Even as he courts Trump, Kim may soon welcome Assad to North Korea

‘THE OPTICS ARE HORRENDOUS': EVEN AS HE COURTS TRUMP, KIM MAY SOON WELCOME ASSAD TO NORTH KOREA

TOKYO - President Bashar Assad of Syria plans to visit North Korea's leader, Kim Jong Un, the North's state-run news media said on...

Assad says the West is fuelling Syria's eight-year war with the aim of toppling him

ASSAD SAYS THE WEST IS FUELLING SYRIA'S EIGHT-YEAR WAR WITH THE AIM OF TOPPLING HIM

BEIRUT - Syrian President Bashar Assad said in an interview published Sunday that the West is fuelling the devastating war in his country,...

 
 
 
About 40 US soldiers held off hundreds of Russian mercenaries in a brutal firefight in Syria

ABOUT 40 US SOLDIERS HELD OFF HUNDREDS OF RUSSIAN MERCENARIES IN A BRUTAL FIREFIGHT IN SYRIA

Roughly 40 US commandos held off about 500 pro-Syrian government forces - including Russian mercenaries - in an intense firefight in...

Over 100 years later Bayer still refuses to take responsibility for developing the poison gas used during World War I

OVER 100 YEARS LATER BAYER STILL REFUSES TO TAKE RESPONSIBILITY FOR DEVELOPING THE POISON GAS USED DURING WORLD WAR I

There has been a loud outcry in recent years against the use of chemical weapons in countries like Iraq and Syria, and rightly so....