Contents tagged with ISIL

  • Media provides details about deaths of Russian officers in Syria

    The location of the Russian major and two colonels who were killed in Syria may have been given out to the militants by the former Islamic State fighters or pro-Iranian units, reports Novaya Gazeta.

    Several days ago, the Russian Ministry of Defense reported deaths of three military in Syria as a result of militants’ attack at the end of February. Kremlin did not disclose any details of what happened.

    According to Novaya Gazeta, victims were a major and two colonels. They drove in a UAZ …

  • United States plans to leave around 400 military in Syria

    A number of news agencies, referring to a high-ranking representative of the U.S. presidential administration, reported that after the withdrawal of armed forces from Syria, the United States intends to leave about 400 troops in the country, writes Deutsche Welle. 

    Earlier, the White House press secretary, Sarah Sanders, said that Washington wants a small peacekeeping group of about 200 to remain in Syria for a certain period of time. She explained that this would help to "protect peace" in …