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World War III Starts In The Middle East? Saudi Arabia And Turkey Consider A Ground Invasion Of Syria

Are Saudi Arabia and Turkey about to send ground troops into Syria? If so, how will Russia, Iran and the Syrian government respond? In 2016, Syria has become ground zero for a conflict that has been raging for centuries. 201 more words


Dozens killed in Damascus suburb bombings, ISIS claims responsibility

A series of blasts have struck the outskirts of Syria’s capital, Damascus. At least 45 people were killed in the mainly Shiite neighbourhood, Syria’s Interior Ministry reported. 72 more words


120,000 People Starving in Syrian City Besieged by ISIS

At least 120,000 people in the Syrian city of Deir al-Zor are starving while ISIS continues to besiege the city.

Christian Today reports that, since 2011, ISIS has been in conflict with the Syrian Armed Forces and the Free Syrian Army in the city. 89 more words


Drone video shows devastated Damascus neighborhood

RT footage from a drone flying over a Damascus neighborhood shows the scale of destruction inflicted upon it by years of warfare. The once-thriving area has been turned into a desolate, gray concrete wasteland. 81 more words


UN Syria Envoy Travels to Saudi Arabia and Iran for Talks

The UN special envoy to Syria headed off to Saudi Arabia and Iran on Monday for talks to diffuse tensions between the two countries.

The United Nations special envoy for Syria traveled to Saudi Arabia on Monday, from where he will head to Iran for talks with the countries’ leaders, the UN spokesman said on Monday. 229 more words


Hezbollah Claims Responsibility for Attack Against Israeli Patrol Vehicle

According to local media reports, Hezbollah has claimed responsibility for an attack against an Israeli military vehicle patrolling the Lebanese-Israeli border.

Lebanon’s Shiite movement Hezbollah has claimed responsibility for an attack against an Israeli military vehicle patrolling the Lebanese-Israeli border, local media reported Monday. 141 more words


Syrian Army Drives Daesh Away From Strategic Air Base Near Aleppo

The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) launched a major offensive to destroy Daesh strongholds in the villages surrounding the Kweiris (Kuweires) military airbase in the province of Aleppo, the Fars news agency reported. 136 more words