425 articles tagged "Bashar Assad"
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Iran, Shattered by Heavy Losses, Ponders Downsizing Troop Level in Syria
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report July 14, 2016

Qassem Soleiman ordered to stop the swelling traffic of Iranian coffins from Syria.

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Putin Deaf to Israel’s Gripes about Russian Arms for Hizballah
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report July 14, 2016

Israeli air strikes are not stopping all arms convoy traffic from Syria to Lebanon.

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IDF bulldozers with tanks enter Golan DMZ
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report July 13, 2016

Israeli military bulldozers backed by tanks have crossed into the demilitarized zone dividing the Israeli and Syrian Golan borders. They are building a line of fortifications and anti-tank trenches 300-500 meters inside the DMZ  This is the first time in the six-year Syrian war that the IDF has openly operated on the Syrian side of the border. The force has not so far run into opposition - or indeed a word of protest from Damascus.

 

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The covert dimension of Israeli-Egyptian ties
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report July 10, 2016

The Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry’s visit to Israel Sunday, July 10 and the two conversations he held with Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu that day underscored the intensified ties between the two governments and their leaders.

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Assad Has Finally Won. Washington Is Talking to Him
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report July 7, 2016

Obama secretly sent Special Envoy Brett McGurk for direct back-channel talks with Assad.

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Erdogan Covertly Reaches out to Assad, Raising His New Allies’ Mistrust
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report July 7, 2016

Seeks to follow Russian track to Assad while upsetting future Sunni allies.

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‘Brexit’ may push Arab world into Assad’s arms
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report June 26, 2016

An unforeseen trickle-down effect of Britain’s decision to leave the EU: Arab governments have begun shying away from their reliance on the US or Europe to lead the war on ISIS..

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Putin Humiliates Assad, Treats Him like Russia’s Vassal
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report June 23, 2016

He has shown the world that Assad’s Syria has become a virtual Russian dominion.

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US, Russia Mull Options Anew after Near-Air Collision over Syria
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report June 23, 2016

Putin determines to curtail US military intervention in Syrian war.

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The Putin-Netanyahu Understandings Extend to Syria’s Future
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report June 16, 2016

Both agreed that Assad has no place in any post war administration in Damascus.

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America’s Precarious Balancing Act vs. ISIS in Iraq, Syria
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report June 9, 2016

US strategic planners are loath to allow pro-Iranian local forces spearheading the battles against ISIS to surge in and take over.

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Jordan Gets a New, Hi-Tech Border Defense Wall
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report June 9, 2016

This wall system, 442km (275 miles) long, will separate Jordan from Syria and Iraq.

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Why Putin sent a lost Israeli tank home
DEBKAfile Special Report May 30, 2016

Russia’s President Vladimir Putin is willing to vouch that the Russian army stationed in Syria will prevent Iranian and Hizballah fighters from infiltrating or getting near the Israeli border.

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ISIS Zeroes in on Russian Military in Syria
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report May 26, 2016

ISIS attacks on Russian military in Syria expose security vulnerabilies.

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IRGC routed in Syria by new missile
DEBKAfile Special Report May 16, 2016

The defeat that Iran and Hizballah suffered on May 6 in a battle at the Syrian village of Khan Touman showed they cannot win the war for Syria’s President Assad. Seven days after the clash, the commander of Hizballah’s forces in Syria, Mustafa Bader Al-din, was killed in a ground-to-ground missile strike near the Damascus international airport. Later claims by various sources that he was killed in the battle were attempts to conceal the two biggest military blows suffered by the Iranians and Hizballah in Syria.

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Hizballah links US, Russia to Al-din’s killing
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report May 14, 2016

Intelligence sources in Syria and Lebanon said Friday that Hizballah leader Hassan Nasrallah  strongly suspects that US and Russian special forces assassinated Mustafa Bader Al-din, the commander of Hizballah forces in Syria, in a joint operation-despite the public allegation against amorphous rebels.    

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Falling-Out Between Russia, Iran and Syria Stymies Aleppo Offensive
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report May 12, 2016

Falling-out between Russia, Iran and Syria stymies Aleppo offensive.

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US, Russia aim to ‘decapitate’ Syrian military
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report May 7, 2016

The US, Russia and the Syrian rebels started discussions this weekend over the composition of a list of Syrian generals who will be removed over war crimes they committed during the country’s civil war, debkafile’s military and intelligence sources report exclusively. :

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Exclusive Details of Second US-Russian Accord for Syria
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report May 5, 2016

The Russians also consented to negotiations on the future of senior Syrian military commanders.

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Suddenly Russia consents to consider Assad’s ouster
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report May 4, 2016

Washington and Moscow have made dramatic progress over the last few days in marathon telephone talks between Secretary of State John Kerry and Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on ending the war in Syria. Russia agreed for the first time to discuss the possibility that Syrian President Bashar Assad will step down, and the conditions under which such a process will take place.    

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