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Russian troops move close to International Coalition forces in Syrian Deir ez-Zor province
Over the past several days, Russian military convoys have been crossing the Russian-built pontoon bridge across the the Euphrates river between the towns al-Merayiah and al-Marat and heading for the town of Mazloum in the eastern Deir ez-Zor, reports Deir Ezzor 24 network.
Nearly 30 tanks and armored vehicles of the Russian forces were deployed in Mazloum and al-Marat, which is about 2 km from the area where the international coalition forces are based. The Russian troops were deployed on the …
U.S. troops block Russian military convoy from travelling on road in northeastern Syria
Tensions continue between the U.S. and Russian forces in Syria. The U.S. military once again blocked the Russian convoy which led to a tense conversation between American and Russian commanders.
Footage of the incident, which was filmed by the Russian military, was published by Telegram channel "Ukrainian Dialogue."
Another "race" of the U.S. military and Russia happened the other day in the province of Al-Hasakah. The Americans once again blocked the column of the Russian military police. …
The US sends more weapons and equipment to Conoco oil field in Syria
New American military equipment and weapons arrived in Deir ez-Zor in the past few days, reports Deir Ezzor 24 network citing its sources.
According to Deir Ezzor 24 , military equipment, including radar systems, arrived at Conoco oil field, which has been used as the military base by the US forces in Syria. The radars were activated on Friday morning.
The forces of the US-led coalition have expanded their presence in Deir Ezzor. after Washington’s statement that the US troops will remain in …
Russia and US-led coalition discuss withdrawal of Assad forces from Deir ez-Zor
A meeting was held between the US-led coalition commanders and Russian military leaders in the town of Al-Salhiyah north of Deir ez-Zor, reports Deir ezzor 24 network citing its sources.
According to the sources, the parties discussed the handover of villages (Hatlah, Al-Salhiyah, Mazloum, Marrat, Khasham, al-Tabiya Jazeera) to the Syrian Democratic Forces and the international coalition.
According to Deir ezzor 24, the Assad regime and the Russians agreed to hand over these areas to the …
US-led coalition planes strike Syrian positions in Homs
Two positions held by Syrian forces in the Homs Governorate were hit by missile strikes shortly before midnight on June 22, the Russian news outlet Daily Storm reports. The first strike targeted the village of Al-Halba, which lies south of Palmyra, and the second strike was directed further south, at Al-Qaryatayn, south-east of Homs. At least one Syrian soldier was killed and several were wounded. Sources report that the air strike was made by the US-led coalition in order to counter the Syrian …
Hashd al-Shaabi militia accuses the US of killing dozens of its fighters during airstrikes in Syria
Iranian-backed militia Hashd al-Shaabi, which carries out operations in Syria alongside the Iraqi forces, accused the US-led coalition of killing 22 of its fighters during the recent air strike on their positions. According to Hashd al-Shaabi, 12 of its soldiers were also injured.
“At 22:00 of Sunday evening, June 17, 2018, American aircraft, using guided missiles, struck three positions of Hashd al-Shaabi units of the 45th and 46th brigades which protect the border line with Syria, leading to …
US-led coalition strikes Assad army
Warplanes of the U.S.-led coalition have again struck the forces of Bashar Assad, reported the Syrian state agency SANA, citing military sources.
According to SANA, the planes that carried out the attack belonged to the U.S. Air Force. The attack took place in an area that is southeast of the city of Abu Kamal. This city is located on the Euphrates River in the province of Deir ez-Zor, near the border with Iraq.
The news agency reported that several people were killed in the air strike and …
Damascus demands the US withdraw from Syria
Damascus stated that the US must withdraw from Syria. “Presence of the US in Syria is illegal. The Americans must leave the military base that they established in the town of al-Tanf,” stated the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Syria, Walid Muallem, at a press conference in Damascus, Mehr News Agency reports.
"Do not believe the statements about the security agreement in southern Syria until the United States withdraws its troops from the al-Tanf," the minister said.
Muallem thanked Iran for …
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 …