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Iraq Accuses Pentagon Of "Extremely Exaggerating" Numbers Of ISIS Fighters

The US Department of Defense Inspector General released a formal report last week which claimed ISIS retains between 14,000 and 18,000 members in Iraq and Syria, which Pentagon officials used to argue for a continuing US troops presence in Syria. They touted the report as “verification” that a US draw down in Syria had enabled a a resurgent ISIS.

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۳۰ killed in munition explosion in Syrian air base

At least 30 Syrian military personnel and pro-government fighters were killed Saturday by an explosion in an air base in central Syria, a war monitor reported.

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Militants Shell Syrian Provinces of Hama, Latakia – Russian Military

Militants have shelled the Syrian provinces of Hama and Latakia despite the ceasefire regime across the country, the Russian Centre for Reconciliation of Opposing Sides in Syria said.

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Rockets fired from Syria wound at least six in Turkish border town

Six people, including a child, were injured after one of two rockets believed to have been fired from a YPG-controlled area of Syria landed on a house in a Turkish border town on Monday night, the provincial governor’s office said.

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Britain Offers To Help Release Tanker If Given Guarantees By Iran

Britain has offered Iran a way out of the crisis over its seized oil tanker in Gibraltar, saying it would “facilitate release” of the Grace 1 if Tehran provided guarantees the vessel would not travel on to Syria in violation of European Union sanctions.

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New hopes for imminent formation of Syria’s Constitutional Committee

As battles continue between the Syrian army and armed groups in different parts of Syria, talks of ¬necessary provisions for political transition in the country are also underway. In this vein, the Syrian government has been in touch with Russia to prepare the ground for forming the constitutional committee.

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Iran summons UK ambassador over the seizure of an Iranian oil tanker

Claiming to be enforcing oil sanctions against Damascus, the British forces has seized an Iranian tanker carrying oil to Syria.

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Attacks from ISIS sleeper cells in Iraq and Syria could set the stage for a future land grab

Remnants of the Islamic State are engaged in a campaign of violence, extortion, and terrorism in Syria and Iraq in an apparent effort to regroup after the disintegration of the jihadist group’s land caliphate earlier this year.

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Can Russia and Turkey find enough common ground to break the deadlock in Syria’s Idlib?

Russia and Turkey have brokered a ceasefire in Syria’s northwest Idlib province. It is yet to be seen if this ceasefire can finally bring an end to this latest round of fighting between the Russian-backed Syrian regime and the Turkish-backed opposition that began on April 30.

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Why The S-400 Is A More Formidable Threat To US Arms Industry Than You Think

Generally, when discussing air-defense systems here, we are referring to Russian devices that have become famous in recent years, in particular the S-300 (and its variants) and the S-400.

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Why The S-400 Is A More Formidable Threat To US Arms Industry Than You Think

Generally, when discussing air-defense systems here, we are referring to Russian devices that have become famous in recent years, in particular the S-300 (and its variants) and the S-400. Their deployment in Syria has slowed down the ability of such advanced air forces as those of the United States and Israel to target the country, increasing as it does the embarrassing possibility of having their fourth- or fifth-generation fighters shot down.

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US military asks Germany to extend Tornado mission in Syria: report

A US general has asked the German military to extend its aerial reconnaissance and tanking missions in Syria to help US troops fighting against the remnants of the “Islamic State” terrorist group, German newsmagazine Der Spiegel reported Friday.

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Turkey, Iran, Russia condemn US move on Golan Heights

Turkey, Russia, and Iran on Friday condemned the US decision to recognise Israeli sovereignty over Syria’s occupied Golan Heights.

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Iraq to convene summit with representatives of Iran, Saudi Arabia, Jordan, Syria

Iraq will convene a summit with representatives of Iran, Saudi Arabia, Jordan, Syria, reports AFP.

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Settlements in three Syrian regions shelled by militants over last 24 hours

Militants from the Idlib de-escalation zone have repeatedly shelled the inhabited localities in the Syrian regions of Idlib, Latakia and Aleppo in the past 24 hours, Major General Viktor Kupchishin, chief of the Russian Center for reconciliation of the conflicting sides in Syria, told reporters on Saturday.

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Iran Gains Mediterranean Port Lease Deal 300 km From Israel’s Coast – Reports

Tensions between Tehran and Tel Aviv remain high over Syria, with the Israeli military claiming to have carried out 200+ attacks on ‘Iranian targets’ in the war-torn Arab country over the past few years.

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