SYRIA accused invading Turkish forces yesterday of massacring 11 civilians in the Isis-occupied northern town of al-Bab.
The official Sana news agency quoted local sources who said Turkish artillery had shelled residential neighbourhoods in the town north-east of Aleppo.
Wednesday 22nd Feb 2017
posted by Morning Star in World
Government forces move closer to rebel-held Palmyra
Tuesday 14th Feb 2017
posted by James Tweedie in World
ISIS extremists were driven back on several fronts in Syria yesterday as the army exploited the ceasefire with Western-backed insurgents.
Syrian forces retook more villages south of al-Bab in northern Aleppo province from the death cult.
And they took full control of Lake...
Thursday 9th Feb 2017
SYRIAN troops and Turkish invaders have all but cut off Isis terrorists in the northern town of al-Bab, state media said yesterday.
Syria’s Sana news agency said soldiers had captured Eweisheh hill, south-east of al-Bab in northern Aleppo province, cutting the extremists’...
Tuesday 7th Feb 2017
THE number of arrests in Turkey’s latest security crackdown since last year’s failed military coup neared 750 yesterday.
Anti-terrorism police launched the security operation against people with alleged links to Isis early on Sunday, conducting simultaneous raids in 29...
ANTI-TERRORISM police have detained 445 people for alleged links to the Isis death cult, the state-run Anadolu Agency reported yesterday.
Sixty suspects, the vast majority of them foreigners, were taken into custody in the capital Ankara in the early hours.
Monday 6th Feb 2017
ISIS has escalated its scorched earth campaign in Syria, setting gas fields west of Palmyra ablaze as the army advanced on them.
After weeks of fighting to secure their outpost at the T4 airfield, troops broke through towards the ruined ancient Roman city yesterday morning, but not...
Saturday 4th Feb 2017
posted by James Tweedie in Britain
SYRIAN government troops have driven Isis out of dozens of settlements and 100 square miles of territory north-east of Aleppo in the past three weeks, the army said yesterday.
The armed forces’ general command said the offensive launched 20 days before, with support from the...
Friday 3rd Feb 2017
A BRITISH man who died fighting Isis in Syria shot himself to avoid being taken hostage by the death cult, it was revealed yesterday.
Ryan Lock, a 20-year-old chef from Chichester, died during a Kurdish offensive to retake the Syrian city of Raqqa on December 21 last year. He was...
Thursday 2nd Feb 2017
posted by Morning Star in Britain
EUROPEAN UNION president Donald Tusk said yesterday that new United States President Donald Trump poses as much of a threat to the bloc as Russia, China and Islamic extremism.
In a letter to 27 EU leaders preceding Friday’s summit in Malta, Mr Tusk mentioned the Trump...
Wednesday 1st Feb 2017