Brief History Russian-Syrian relations dates back to 1946 when Syria gained its full independence from France, but could not achieve stability for a long period after the end of World War II. The two countries have shared a close relationship, Syria is one of Russia’s closest Middle Eastern allies. In 1956 Syria followed its ally… Read More Russian Intervention in Syria
All Opposition forces agree that launching a new offensive on the Syrian Coast is so vital to end this war, The Syrian Coast [Latakia] is considered to be Assad’s regime stronghold and homeland to the Alawite minorities were most of the Assad’s elite troops belong to. Syrian government forces and allied Shiite militia has suffered… Read More Will the Syrian Opposition launch a new offensive on the Coast?
Peshmerga Rojava or Syrian Peshmerga is a military force that was created in 2014 and it is the military wing of Kurdistan Democratic Party of Syria [PDK-S] which is one of the most prominent Syrian Kurdish parties, it is also part of the National Coalition for Syrian Revolutionary and Opposition Forces. Syrian Peshmerga logo /… Read More Peshmerga Rojava
A number of Sunni Arab tribal sheikhs and tribes in Fallujah and Ramadi in Anbar province have pledged allegiance to the Islamic State [IS] militant group. The sheikhs and tribal leaders made the pledge to IS in Fallujah in a statement read out by Ahmed Dara al-Jumaili, an influential and known sheikh, after a meeting… Read More Why did Sunni Arab tribes pledge allegiance to Islamic State?
Despite the importance of liberation of territories by the revolutionary forces and capturing it from Syrian Government forces and militia, it became clear that this stage do not represent all the revolutionary work, because it must include administrating and securing needs for the liberated territories. Military institution for liberation and Civilian institution for administration Revolutionary factions… Read More Three common problems in the liberated territories in Syria
After 18 days of marathon talks in the Austrian capital Vienna, Iran has reached a deal with P5+1 superpower nations – China, France, Russia, the UK, USA and Germany on its nuclear program which is labelled worldwide as a historic deal after 12-year stand-off over Iran’s nuclear program. The outcome followed a series of staggered… Read More Iran’s Nuclear Deal: Celebrations and Concerns
On 25 June, Syrian Revolutionaries of the FSA’s Southern Front and Jihadists from Army of the Conquest – Southern Sector including other Syrian Islamist groups launched an Operation to capture the city of Daraa and surrounding towns from Syrian government forces, the Operation is led by FSA’s Southern Front. After weeks of intensive fighting between… Read More Why is Operation Southern Storm failing?