Contents tagged with Deir ez-Zor

  • Syrian Army increases its presence in Deir ez-Zor preparing for an attack on US-led coalition

    The Syrian Army is amassing the troops on the eastern bank of the Euphrates River in preparation to attack the US-led coalition and retake the oil and gas fields which are under the control of the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) , reports Syrian journalist Eyad Al-Hosain.

    “Military preparations are underway. A massive military campaign will soon be launched. The Syrian army will enter the oil fields controlled by American-backed forces East of Euphrates, “writes the journalist on his …

  • U.S. coalition conducts new air attack on Syrian army in Deir ez Zor

    The United States-led coalition carried out a new air strike on the Syrian military and its allies. The village of Al-Muhasan, which is located on the right bank of the Euphrates River in the province of Deir ez Zor, was attacked.

    Last week, the Euphrate Post reported that the Coalition struck at the Syrian Army and its allies on the western bank of the Euphrates River.

    At that time, dozens of volunteer militia troops supported by Iran, pro-government units, as well as members of Russian …

  • US-led coalition strikes Assad’s allies again near Deir ez-Zor

    According to the agency Euphrates Post, units of Fatemiyoun and Zainebiyoun (Afghan and Pakistani Shia military formations fighting on the side of government troops in Syria and supported by Iran) have attempted to cross to the eastern bank the Euphrates River in the area of Al-Muhasan, but were attacked by the US-led coalition air force. The militants retreated to the airfield near Deir ez-Zor and from there tried to cross again to the other bank of the river through a pontoon bridge erected …

  • Former Russian MP: 334 Russians were killed in the US airstrike in Syria

    334 Russians were killed in the airstrike of the US-led coalition on February 7.  217 people were from the fifth assault squad, 10 people from the second assault squad, 94 from Vesna (Spring) assault squad and 13 people from the artillery battalion, said former State Duma Deputy Viktor Alksnis during a broadcast of the Russian TV Channel Dozhd (Rain), stressing that it was an unofficial statistics.

    "This data is collected from a survey of family members of those who fought in Syria and who …

  • Russian political party releases statement about missing activist after US strike in Syria

    RBC news agency reports, citing the Other Russia Party spokesman Alexander Averin, that another activist from the unregistered Other Russia party has disappeared after a strike in Deir ez-Zor, Syria on February 7. The strike was conducted by the international coalition led by the United States.

    "Yes, indeed, there is still one National Bolshevik who has not gotten in touch. He stopped contact after that very battle," Averin said. According to the spokesman, the missing activist was in the same …

  • Russian airstrikes kill 34 civilians including 15 children in Syria

    On the morning of Sunday, November 26, Russian Air Forces and forces of the Syrian government conducted an air raid and struck the village of al-Shafah in the province of Deir ez-Zor in Syria, reports the news agency Deutsche Welle.

    “The planes hit base stations and militants gathered in the Euphrates Valley,” said a statement released by the Russian Ministry of Defense.

    However, civilians were also killed during these air raids. According to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR), 34 …

  • Unidentified militants attacked airbase of Syrian Army in Deir ez-Zor

    Unidentified militants attacked the air base of Syrian Air Force in Deir ez- Zor, reports Directorate 4 Telegram channel which monitors the Syrian conflict.

    According to the Channel, several militants speaking Russian managed to bypass the security at the air base presenting themselves as Russian military. One of the militants allegedly approached a group of Syrian soldiers and detonated a suicide vest. The militants also managed to set several planes on fire.

    According to unconfirmed reports, …

  • Russian strategic bombers carry out air strikes in Syrian province of Deir ez-Zor

    Russian strategic bombers carry out air strikes in Syrian province of Deir ez-Zor

    Six Tu-22M3 long-range strategic bombers flew from their bases in Russia and carried out air strikes at the targets in the Syrian province of Deir ez-Zor, as reported by the Russian Ministry of Defense. According to the Russian Ministry of Defense, strikes were carried out against ISIS facilities near the town of Abu Kamal.

    "Six Tu-22M3 long-range strategic bombers that have taken off from the Russian territory, …

  • ISIS captures a town deep in Assad-controlled territory as Syrian forces battle for Deir ez-Zor

    The terrorist group, Islamic State took control of the city of Al Qaryatayn in the territory under control of the Syrian government forces, reports the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.

    Local journalists have confirmed this information.

    It is noted that the city, captured by the ISIS terrorists, is deep within government held territory, southwest of Palmyra.

    According to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, the so-called "sleeping cell" of Islamists operated in this city.

    The capture …

  • Media: Information leak led to the recent death of Russian General in Syria

    The death of Russian General Valery Asapov in Syria is attributed to an information leak on his whereabouts to militants of the terrorist group Islamic State, Russia’s RIA Novosti news agency reports citing its source in the Syrian security services.

    According to the source, this is confirmed by an investigation conducted by the Syrian authorities.

    "The results of the preliminary investigation into the death of General Asapov in Deir ez-Zor revealed a leak of information about his whereabouts …