Contents tagged with Deir ez-Zor

  • Media: Russian military headquarters blown up in Syria

    At least seven Russian military personnel died as a result of the explosion at the headquarters of the Russian troops near Deir ez-Zor in eastern Syria, reported EBAA news outlet.

    "Seven Russian military, as well as representatives of the Syrian regime, were killed on Friday after an explosive device was detonated at the headquarters of the Russian troops in the Criminal Court building north of the Panorama junction on the Deir ez-Zor-Damascus road," EBAA writes.

    It is noted that the Russians …

  • Russian Ministry of Defense reports death of four soldiers in Syria

    Four Russian soldiers were killed in Syria during a battle in the province of Deir ez-Zor, Interfax news agency reports with reference to Russian Ministry of Defense."Two Russian military advisers who were in charge of the Syrian artillery battery were killed. Five more Russian servicemen were injured and immediately taken to the Russian military hospital. The military doctors fought for the lives of the two wounded soldiers, but they succumbed to their wounds. The servicemen have been …

  • Media: France deploys six artillery batteries in Syrian Deir ez-Zor province

    The French military has established six artillery batteries near the Syrian-Iraqi border in order to support Kurds, the Baghdad Post reports, citing its sources.

    The newspaper states that the six artillery batteries were established in the north of Deir Ezzor province's Baguz village.

    The French military have increased their presence in Kurdish-held areas of Syria. They are currently deployed in Manbij, al-Hasakah, Ayn Issa and Raqqa.

    Earlier, the newspaper Le Parisien, citing as its source …

  • US-led coalition attacked by 'an unidentified aggressor' near Syrian town of Deir ez-Zor

    The US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) opened fire on "unidentified forces" near the town of Deir ez-Zor on Thursday, reported US-led coalition.

     According to the statement of the coalition, the SDF forces were attacked by an "unidentified aggressor".

    “The hostile force engaged SDF with artillery, and SDF responded in self-defense, resulting in the destruction of one artillery piece,” the statement of the US-led coalition reads.

    According to the statement, Coalition officials discussed …

  • Syrian and pro-Iranian forces attack US-Led coalition near Deir ez-Zor

    The Syrian Army and Iran-sponsored militias attacked the positions of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) on the east bank of the Euphrates. The Syrian forces managed to take control of several villages located north-east of the city of Deir ez-Zor. The Syrian state agency SANA confirmed the information.

    Later, the SDF forces brought reinforcements from Conoco oil field. They mounted a counteroffensive and with the support of strikes by the US-led coalition aircraft regained control of the lost …

  • Syrian Army increases its presence in Deir ez-Zor preparing for an attack on US-led coalition

    The Syrian Army is amassing the troops on the eastern bank of the Euphrates River in preparation to attack the US-led coalition and retake the oil and gas fields which are under the control of the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) , reports Syrian journalist Eyad Al-Hosain.

    “Military preparations are underway. A massive military campaign will soon be launched. The Syrian army will enter the oil fields controlled by American-backed forces East of Euphrates, “writes the journalist on his …

  • U.S. coalition conducts new air attack on Syrian army in Deir ez Zor

    The United States-led coalition carried out a new air strike on the Syrian military and its allies. The village of Al-Muhasan, which is located on the right bank of the Euphrates River in the province of Deir ez Zor, was attacked.

    Last week, the Euphrate Post reported that the Coalition struck at the Syrian Army and its allies on the western bank of the Euphrates River.

    At that time, dozens of volunteer militia troops supported by Iran, pro-government units, as well as members of Russian …

  • US-led coalition strikes Assad’s allies again near Deir ez-Zor

    According to the agency Euphrates Post, units of Fatemiyoun and Zainebiyoun (Afghan and Pakistani Shia military formations fighting on the side of government troops in Syria and supported by Iran) have attempted to cross to the eastern bank the Euphrates River in the area of Al-Muhasan, but were attacked by the US-led coalition air force. The militants retreated to the airfield near Deir ez-Zor and from there tried to cross again to the other bank of the river through a pontoon bridge erected …

  • Former Russian MP: 334 Russians were killed in the US airstrike in Syria

    334 Russians were killed in the airstrike of the US-led coalition on February 7.  217 people were from the fifth assault squad, 10 people from the second assault squad, 94 from Vesna (Spring) assault squad and 13 people from the artillery battalion, said former State Duma Deputy Viktor Alksnis during a broadcast of the Russian TV Channel Dozhd (Rain), stressing that it was an unofficial statistics.

    "This data is collected from a survey of family members of those who fought in Syria and who …

  • Russian political party releases statement about missing activist after US strike in Syria

    RBC news agency reports, citing the Other Russia Party spokesman Alexander Averin, that another activist from the unregistered Other Russia party has disappeared after a strike in Deir ez-Zor, Syria on February 7. The strike was conducted by the international coalition led by the United States.

    "Yes, indeed, there is still one National Bolshevik who has not gotten in touch. He stopped contact after that very battle," Averin said. According to the spokesman, the missing activist was in the same …