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  • Syrian Arab Army advances in outskirts of Deir ez-Zor

    The Syrian army along with supporting forces and covered by the Air Force, has managed to recapture areas outside the south of Deir ez-Zor in fierce fight against Daesh militants in the region.

  • Assad: Syria belongs to Syrians

    Bashar Al Assad, the Syrian President, has in an interview today with the Syrian Arab News Agency (SANA) spoken in depth about the country status and the involvement of Western countries in the ongoing conflict.

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    US-backed Kurdish militia to work with Syrian army against ISIS

    Units of the SDF (Syrian Democratic Forces) attacked the northern approaches to the besieged Deir Ezzor city on Wednesday, and seized a number of oil facilities and other Islamic State (IS) positions. According to a Syrian military source, the authorities agreed with the US-backed militia to coordinate operations against the self-proclaimed Islamic State, following a […]

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    Revealed: Text of Russia’s Draft Syrian Constitution

    The preliminary version of the suggested constitution promotes the Kurdish Cultural Autonomy. It would also set limits on presidential terms, and would decentralize Syrian state authority. Syrian Ambassador to Russia Riad Haddad said yesterday that Damascus would study the draft, saying the government would be soon ready for consultations with the opposition. Damascus thinks the […]

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    Russia to send modernized fighter jets to Syria

    Four modernized close air support fighter planes are to be sent to the Russian airbase in Syria later this summer, according to the Russian Izvestia newspaper.