Why the opposition couldn’t break the siege on Aleppo?

Overview The Syrian opposition forces launched a second offensive on the western suburbs of Aleppo, the “Battle for the Hero-Martyr Abu Omar al-Saraqib” or “The mother of all battles” as described by the opposition as a possible deciding the outcome of the Syrian conflict. The objective of the offensive was to establish a new supply… Read More Why the opposition couldn’t break the siege on Aleppo?

Battle of Aleppo: will it be a turning point in the Syrian war?

The Syrian regime forces backed by Iranian backed militant groups and Russian airforce have been advancing in the northern suburbs of Aleppo and have been capturing Syrian opposition held areas rapidly, which managed them to reach and to end the opposition three year siege on the Shiite towns of Nubul and Zahra, this advancement has… Read More Battle of Aleppo: will it be a turning point in the Syrian war?

What is the dispute between Russia and Iran regarding Syria?

Syria was expected to be one of the top agenda issues for President Vladimir Putin when he traveled to Tehran, the Russian President’s first visit in eight years and the first since Hassan Rouhani became the president of Iran. Tehran is naturally uncomfortable. Syria was becoming their fiefdom. They invested a lot in terms of… Read More What is the dispute between Russia and Iran regarding Syria?

Why Putin will fail in Syria?

Moscow joined the Syrian war on 30th September, by launching airstrikes in different opposition held territories killing mostly civilians and opposition fighters. In addition of providing air support to the Assad regime troops, Iranian IRGC and Hezbollah offensive in Hama Suburbs, Latakia and Aleppo. Instead of capturing strategic positions in Ghab plains and Hama suburbs,… Read More Why Putin will fail in Syria?