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Russia Sends Military Police to Syria’s Douma

Russian military police has been sent to Douma, the town northeast of Syrian capital Damascus, where an alleged chemical attack on the weekend killed several civilians, the Russian Defense Ministry said Thursday. The military police of the Russian armed forces have begun working in Douma to ensure law and order there after its liberation from […].....»»

Category: newsSource: metrocebu metrocebuApr 15th, 2018

Russia: Syria chemical attack fabrication by foreign power

Russia's foreign minister said on Friday that a suspected chemical attack in the Syrian town of Douma last weekend was staged with the help of a foreign intelligence agency, without specifying or providing evidence, and sternly warned the West against proposed military action......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 13th, 2018

Russia sends more air defense missiles to Syria

MOSCOW — The Russian military said yesterday it had beefed up its forces in Syria with state-of-the-art air defense missiles, an announcement that follows Wa.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 5th, 2016

US charges 7 Russian intel officers with hacking

LONDON ---The US Justice Department has charged seven Russian military intelligence officers with hacking anti-doping agencies and other organizations. An indictment announced in Washington on Thursday says Russia's military intelligence agency, known as the GRU, targeted the hacking victims because they had publicly supported a ban on Russian athletes in international sports competitions and because they had condemned Russia's state-sponsored athlete doping program. Prosecutors say the Russians also targeted a Pennsylvania-based nuclear energy company and an international organization that was investigating chemical weapons in Syria and the poisoning of a former GRU officer. ...Keep on reading: US charges 7 Russian intel officers with hacking.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 4th, 2018

Russian military jet with 14 servicemen aboard vanishes from radar off Syria

MOSCOW, Russia – A Russian military jet carrying 14 servicemen vanished from radar over the Mediterranean Sea late Monday, September 17, as Syria came under attack by Israeli missiles, the defense ministry said. "Connection has been lost with the crew of a Russian Il-20 plane over the Mediterranean Sea 35 kilometers ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsSep 18th, 2018

Russia says drone attacks on its Syria base have increased

Russian air defense assets in Syria have downed 45 drones targeting their main base in the country, its military said yesterday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 16th, 2018

Russia says drone attacks on its Syria base have increased

Russian air defense assets in Syria have downed 45 drones targeting their main base in the country, its military said yesterday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 16th, 2018

No military cooperation with Russia in Syria for now – Mattis

WASHINGTON DC, USA – US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Tuesday, July 24, there would be no cooperation with the Russian military in Syria – at least for now. After US President Donald Trump met with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Helsinki, Moscow last week put forward plans to Washington to cooperate on the safe return of refugees to Syria ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 25th, 2018

Nerve agent victim dies in UK

Britain blames Russia for the attack LONDON — A woman who was poisoned by a military-grade nerve agent in southwest England died Sunday, eight days after police think she touched a contaminated item that has not been found. London’s Metropolitan Police force said detectives had become a homicide investigation with 44-year-old Dawn Sturgess’s death at […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsJul 9th, 2018

UN chief appeals for end to fighting in south Syria

UNITED NATIONS: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Friday called for an immediate end to a military escalation in southwest Syria and a return to ceasefire arrangements agreed by Russia, the United States and Jordan. US Ambassador Nikki Haley separately urged Russia to pressure its Syrian ally to uphold the truce. Guterres is scheduled to hold [...] The post UN chief appeals for end to fighting in south Syria appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated NewsJun 23rd, 2018

UN chief appeals for end to fighting in south Syria

UNITED NATIONS, United States – United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Friday, June 22 called for an immediate end to a military escalation in southwest Syria and a return to ceasefire arrangements agreed by Russia, the United States and Jordan. US Ambassador Nikki Haley separately urged Russia to pressure its ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJun 23rd, 2018

Putin meets Assad, calls for political process on Syria

SOCHI, Russia – Russian President Vladimir Putin held a rare meeting with Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad  on Thursday, May 17, and said the "military success" in Syria allowed for a large-scale "political process" leading to the withdrawal of foreign forces and the reconstruction of the country. A day after UN special ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsMay 18th, 2018

US lawmakers jolted by Syria briefing, Pentagon warns of IS resurgence

  The United States military’s hands-off approach on the ground in Syria is ceding influence to Russia and Iran, a top lawmaker warned on Tuesday, as the Pentagon said it has seen the Islamic State (IS) “resurge” in parts of the country.   Senate Foreign Relations Committee chairman Bob Corker said Moscow and Tehran have… link: US lawmakers jolted by Syria briefing, Pentagon warns of IS resurgence.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsApr 18th, 2018

US lawmakers jolted by Syria briefing, Pentagon warns of IS resurgence

  The United States military's hands-off approach on the ground in Syria is ceding influence to Russia and Iran, a top lawmaker warned on Tuesday, as the Pentagon said it has seen the Islamic State (IS) "resurge" in parts of the country.   Senate Foreign Relations Committee chairman Bob Corker said Moscow and Tehran have "significant influence" in the war-ravaged Middle Eastern nation due to their years-long commitment, while President Donald Trump signals the US could be headed for the exits there.   When asked whether he wanted a greater US troop presence to shape events in Syria, Corker was somber.   "I think the administration's plans are ...Keep on reading: US lawmakers jolted by Syria briefing, Pentagon warns of IS resurgence.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 18th, 2018

Russia says West only interested in overthrowing Syria s Assad

UNITED NATIONS, United States – Russia on Friday, April 13, accused the West of having the sole aim in Syria of overthrowing the government as it urged US, French and British leaders to refrain from military action. "We continue to observe dangerous military preparations for an illegal act of force against ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsApr 13th, 2018

Dire warning

WASHINGTON, United States -- US President Donald Trump warned Wednesday that “missiles will be coming” in response to an alleged chemical attack in Syria, as the UN chief urged world powers to stop a face-off with Russia from spiraling out of control. With punitive US military action seemingly imminent, Russia….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsApr 12th, 2018

Trump signals strikes against Syria imminent

WASHINGTON/BEIRUT — US President Donald Trump warned Russia on Wednesday of imminent military action in Syria over a suspected poison gas attack, declaring that missiles “will be coming” and lambasting Moscow for standing by Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. The White House pushed back against suggestions that Mr. Trump had broadcast his plans for military strikes […] The post Trump signals strikes against Syria imminent appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsApr 12th, 2018

Missiles ‘will be coming’ to Syria, Trump warns Russia

US President Donald Trump warned Russia on Wednesday of imminent military action in Syria over a suspected poison gas attack, declaring that missiles ‘will be coming’ and lambasting Moscow for standing by Syrian President Bashar Assad. Source link link: Missiles ‘will be coming’ to Syria, Trump warns Russia.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsApr 11th, 2018

Spotlight: Syria on Brink of War As U.S. Threatens Military Action

The U.S.-Russia tension runs high over the alleged chemical weapons attack in Syria, while the U.S. seems banging the drums of war in Syria using the same old pretext of chemical weapons. Intense political clashes were witnessed in the UN Security Council on Tuesday between Russia and the U.S. over the recent allegations of chemical […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsApr 11th, 2018

Trump mulls ‘very tough’ military response to Syria attack

WASHINGTON --- President Donald Trump is threatening an imminent military strike against Syria, vowing to respond "forcefully" to Saturday's apparent chemical weapons attack on civilians and warning that Russia or any other nation found to share responsibility will "pay a price." As he began a Monday evening meeting with military leaders at the White House, Trump promised to "make a decision tonight or very shortly thereafter." He said: "We have a lot of options militarily, and we'll be letting you know pretty soon. Probably after the fact." The White House sharply rejected any suggestion that Trump's own words about pulling US troops out of Syria had opened the door for the at...Keep on reading: Trump mulls ‘very tough’ military response to Syria attack.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 10th, 2018

Israel blamed for missile strike in Syria; 14 reported dead

BEIRUT --- Russia and the Syrian military blamed Israel for a pre-dawn missile attack Monday on a major air base in central Syria, saying Israeli fighter jets launched the missiles from Lebanon's air space. A war-monitoring group said the airstrikes killed 14 people, including Iranians active in Syria. Russia's Defense Ministry said two Israeli aircraft targeted the T4 air base in Homs province, firing eight missiles. It said Syria shot down five of them while the other three landed in the western part of the base. Syrian state TV quoted an unnamed military official as saying that Israeli F-15 warplanes fired several missiles at T4. It gave no further details. Israel's foreign ...Keep on reading: Israel blamed for missile strike in Syria; 14 reported dead.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 9th, 2018