753 articles tagged "Syria"
US Marines in northern Syria
US Marines in Syria to defend Kurds against Turkey
DEBKAfile Special Report April 30, 2017

The US has sent a group of US Marines armed with eight-wheeled Stryker armored carriers to northern Syria as a buffer between Syrian Kurds and Turkish forces, after Turkish air strikes killed 20 members of the US-backed Kurdish YPG (People’s Protection Units) militia. Clashes broke out between Turkish and Kurdish forces after the air strikes.
 

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The Bad Guys Are Not (Yet) Impressed by the New Sheriff
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report April 27, 2017

Trump’s military steps have not deflected Kim Jong-un or Ayatollah Khamenei from their nuclear goals.

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Trump and Tehran Trade Conciliatory Signals ahead of Iran’s Presidential Election
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report April 27, 2017

Khamenei’s favorite in Iran’s May 19 presidential election advocates withdrawal from.

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New US air bases in Syria
US Air Force to quit Incirlik, move to Syria base
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report April 8, 2017

US engineering teams are working round the clock to build a big new air base in northern Syria after completing the expansion of another four. They are all situated in the Syrian borderland with Iraq, debkafile reports. The Trump administration is going full steam ahead on the massive project of pulling US air force units out of the Incirlik air base in southern Turkey and transferring them to the Syrian complex..

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The USS Porter in action
US strikes Syrian military airfield
DEBKAfile Special Report April 7, 2017

The US military launched 59 Tomahawk cruise missiles at a Syrian military airfield late on Thursday, April 6, in the first direct American assault on the government of President Bashar al-Assad since that country’s civil war began six years ago.

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Sarin Gas Bomb: Russian-Iranian Distraction from Grand US Raqqa Plan
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report April 6, 2017

The outrage was contrived by Russia, Iran and Assad to deflect a large-scale US buildup in Syria.

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US, Russia Ratchet up Mid-East Military Cooperation
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report March 30, 2017

Signs of this cooperation are popping up across the region from Syria to Egypt.

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Trump Pumps More US Troops into Syria, Iraq and Yemen
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report March 30, 2017

A fight is ahead on Capitol Hill over Trump administration’s actions without Congress.

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Iran Offers Air Base to Break up Russia’s Syria Partnership with the US
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report March 30, 2017

Tehran also seeks Moscow’s backing for future reprisals against Israeli attacks.

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Erdogan Halts Military Operations in Syria, Bows to US-Russian Ultimatum
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report March 30, 2017

They placed a joint veto on all Turkish military activity in Syria and Iraq.

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Trump Starts Working Secretly with Russia in Syria – Ahead of FBI Probe
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report March 23, 2017

US and Russia set up new Syrian bases in synchronized moves.

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Iran’s Gen. Soleimani Blows Holes in Putin’s Syria Strategy
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report March 23, 2017

Hizballah, his sharp weapon against Russia in Syria, moves in on the South.

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Hizballah’s trust in Russia – strategic dilemma for Israel
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report March 18, 2017

Israel launched an air raid against the Syrian T4 air base near Palmyra early Friday March 17, as pro-Iranian Hizballlah forces drove through Hermon to reach Israel's Golan border, Moscow held back from restraining Hizballah.

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Israeli air strikes in Syria. Reprisal threatened
DEBKAfile Special Report March 17, 2017

Syria threatened direct retaliation for the Israeli air raid Friday, March 17 and the interception of its anti-air missile by the Israeli Arrow before that missile could down an IAF jet or land on a populated place across the border.
 

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Fragments of Israeli anti-air missile drops over Jordan
Israeli air strikes in Syria, intercepts missile
DEBKAfile Special Report March 17, 2017

Early Friday, March 17, the Israeli Air Force attacked a number of targets in Syria. In the course of the attack, Syrian anti-air missiles were fired and intercepted by Israeli anti-missile systems from Israel. Fragments of the interceptors dropped over Jordan.
 

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Lebanon Is Next Target. ISIS U-Turns as Turf Threatened in Syria, Iraq
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report March 16, 2017

Jihadists on the run from Mosul and Raqqa are ordered to change course for Lebanon.

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US Marines in northern Syria
Two Mid East leaders make no headway with Putin
DEBKAfile Exclusive Analysis March 11, 2017

Two close US allies, Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan, traveled to Moscow this week to press different cases relatied to Syria to Putin. Netanyahu focused on Iran; Erdogan on the Kurds..

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US Rangers in Syria with Striker tanks
US troops land in Syria to launch Raqqa operation
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report March 8, 2017

EXCLUSIVE:  Elements of the US 75th Ranger Regiment have arrived in Syria for the Trump administration’s first direct military operation in Syria: the long-delayed offensive to capture Raqqa from the Islamic State. 

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Erdogan Is in Hot Water in Washington, Moscow and Tehran
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report March 2, 2017

All three are determined to curtail the Turkish presence in Syria and Iraq.

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Iraqi F-16 jets strike ISIS in Abu Kemal, Syria
Iraq hits ISIS in Syria - with Russia, without US
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report February 25, 2017

The Iraqi air force Friday, Feb. 24, conducted its first ever bombardment of the Islamic State in Syria, targeting Abu Kemal. The Iraqi Defense Ministry spokesman stated the attack was coordinated with Moscow, Damascus and Tehran. 

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