Monday, May 20, 2024


US admits strike killed civilian, not al Qaeda leader, in Syria last year

The Pentagon has acknowledged that it mistakenly killed a civilian in a 2023 air attack in northwest Syria after U.S. service members misidentified the victim as a senior al Qaeda leader.

Iranian military advisor assassinated by Israel in Syria

An Iranian military advisor with the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) was killed in an Israeli strike in northern Syria.

Syrian president receives UAE’s first envoy to Damascus after over a decade

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has received the first ambassador to have been sent by the United Arab Emirates to Damascus in more than a decade since the breakout of the war in the country.

Iranians hold funeral procession for assassinated IRGC member

People in the Iranian capital city of Tehran have taken to the streets to show their tribute to Saeed Alidadi, an Iranian military advisor recently assassinated in an Israeli raid in Syria.

Iran slams US attacks on Iraq and Syria as strategic mistake

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Nasser Kanaani has categorically condemned the United States’ military attacks on areas in Iraq and Syria, calling them as adventurism and a strategic mistake.

Iran mission confirms military advisor killed in Israeli raid on Syria

Iran's ambassy in Damascus has confirmed earlier reports of an Iranian military advisor having been killed in an Israeli attack on Syria.

Syrian military says US raid killed civilians, soldiers, caused “significant damage”

The Syrian military has announced that the US airstrikes that targeted parts of Syria late on Friday killed civilians and military personnel and caused "significant damage".

Report: Iranian military advisor killed in Israeli strike in Syria

An Iranian military advisor with the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) was assassinated in an Israeli airstrike on the southern outskirts of the Syrian capital Damascus early Friday, according to reports.

US denies reports of Syria troop withdrawal

The US Department of Defense has dismissed media reports claiming that Washington may withdraw from parts of Syria, calling them “erroneous". Damascus has repeatedly urged Washington to end the occupation of Syria.

Iranian FM to UN chief: Israel should bear consequences for assassination of IRGC military advisors

The Iranian Foreign Minister, in a letter addressed to the UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres, issued a stern warning to Israel following the assassination of a number of Iran's military advisors in Syria, stressing Tel Aviv must bear the consequences of such terrorist acts.

Iranians hold funeral for IRGC military advisors killed in Syria

People have held a funeral for three military advisors with Iran's Islamic Revolution Gaurds Corps (IRGC) who were assassinated during an airstrike by Israel in Syria on Saturday.

Syria urges international community to stop Israeli strikes on civilian targets

Damascus calls on the international community to stop Israeli attacks on civilians, the Syrian Foreign Ministry announced in a statement following an Israeli air raid on the capital which killed at least five people.

Iran president vows response to Israel’s assassination of Iranian military advisors in Syria    

Iran's President Ebrahim Raisi has issued a message following the Saturday airstrike by the Israeli regime in the Syrian capital Damascus that killed five Iranian military advisors, vowing response.

Iran says reserves right to retaliation for Israel assassination of Iranian advisors in Syria

The Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman has warned that Tehran reserves right to act in kind over Israel's assassination of four Iranian military advisors in Syria's capital, Damascus.

IRGC: Four Iranian military advisors assassinated in Israeli strike on Damascus

Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) announced in a statement on Saturday four of its military advisors were assassinated in an Israeli strike in the Syrian capital Damascus earlier in the day.

Turkey says bombed ‘terrorist targets’ in Iraq and Syria

Turkey conducted air strikes on more than 50 "terrorist targets" in northern Iraq and Syria after nine Turkish soldiers were killed in Iraq, the defence ministry has announced.

Iranian president, FM say Israel to pay heavy price for assassinating IRGC military advisor

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi and Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian have vowed that the Israeli regime will definitely pay the price for killing a senior military advisor with the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) in Syria.

Iran vows ‘smart’, ‘decisive’ response to Israeli assassination of IRGC general in Syria

The spokesman for the Iranian defense ministry has warned the Israeli regime should await a ‘smart’ and ‘decisive’ response after killing a top Iranian commander and military advisor in Syria on Monday.

Turkey launches air raids on Iraq, Syria after 12 soldiers killed

The Turkish air force conducted air strikes in northern Iraq and Syria and destroyed 29 targets of the  Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) after 12 soldiers were killed in the past two days in northern Iraq, the defence ministry announced on Saturday.

Syria appoints new envoy to Saudi Arabia after a decade

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has appointed Ayman Soussan, who has been serving as deputy foreign minister, as the country’s new ambassador to Riyadh, following the resumption of diplomatic relations between the two countries after more than a decade.

Iranians bid farewell to Defenders of Holy Shrine in Tehran

A large number of people attended the funeral procession for 7 Iranians, known as the Defenders of the Holy Shrine in Iran.

Iran says leaves no Israeli hostile move unpunished

The Iranian Foreign Ministry’s spokesperson has vowed that Tehran would give an appropriate response to any hostile measure after Israeli raids claimed the lives of two Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) servicemen in Syria.

Report: Two IRGC members killed in Syria 

An Israel attack in Syria has killed two members of the Islamic  Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) in Syria.

France issues int’l arrest warrant for Syria’s Assad

France has issued an international arrest warrant for Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, accused of complicity in crimes against humanity over the chemical attacks in 2013 near Damascus, a judicial source and plaintiffs in the case announced Wednesday. Damascus has rejected any involvement in the gas attack.

US carries out two strikes on “armed groups” in Syria

The United States Air Force carried out two airstrikes in Syria against what it called two targets affiliated to pro-Iranian forces. Iran says, upon a request by the Syrian government, it maintains an advisory mission in the Middle Eastern country.

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