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Moscow opposes Israeli airstrikes in Syria and warns Tel Aviv against such actions in the future, said the press service of the Russian Foreign Ministry.
"We warn the Israeli leadership against repeating such steps, which have dangerous consequences for the entire Middle East region," the ministry said.
Earlier, Israel carried out air strikes on populated areas of Syria in the province of Al Qunaitra. At least four people were killed.
The Israeli army said it carried out the attack in …
The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) struck Assad's army targets in southern Syria in response to an attempt to plant explosives on the border.
According to the IDF, "the targets of the airstrikes were observation posts, intelligence-gathering equipment, anti-aircraft batteries and command facilities at Syrian military bases."
The official news agency of the Assad regime SANA reports, citing military sources, that at about eleven o'clock in the evening Israeli helicopters fired missiles at several …
Russia's Permanent Representative to the UN, Vasily Nebenzya, speaking at a meeting of the UN Security Council, said that it is necessary to put an end to “the illegal presence” of the United States in Syria.
Nebenzya stressed that Syria loses about $40 million a month because of its inability to access its oil fields, noting that the "barbaric methods" used by the United States in oil production could lead to an environmental disaster in northeastern Syria and Iraq.
Nebenzya didn’t forget …
The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) carried out airstrikes against a number of Syrian Army targets after shelling from Syrian territory. "We hold the Syrian regime accountable for the attack and we will respond to any violation of Israel’s sovereignty," the IDF said on Saturday night, July 25. The Israeli side did not specify which targets were hit by its aviation. A few hours earlier, IDF reported explosions in the Golan Heights area and damage to a building and a vehicle.
The Syrian state …
Syrian air defense systems "responded to the Israeli missile aggression carried out from the town of Majdal Shams in the Golan Heights,” Syrian news agency Sana reported. Sana states, citing "army sources”, that anti-aircraft systems “responded to the shelling and shot down most enemy missiles and limited the material damage they could cause".
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (an opposition to the Assad regime, based in London and with knowledgeable sources among the Syrian population) …
Tensions continue between the U.S. and Russian forces in Syria. The U.S. military once again blocked the Russian convoy which led to a tense conversation between American and Russian commanders.
Footage of the incident, which was filmed by the Russian military, was published by Telegram channel "Ukrainian Dialogue."
Another "race" of the U.S. military and Russia happened the other day in the province of Al-Hasakah. The Americans once again blocked the column of the Russian military police. …
On 16 July, an explosion occurred on a road between the town of Ad Darbasiyah and the city of Al-Hasaka in northeastern Syria. The Russian military and Asayish police were sent to the area to inspect the scene after the patrols were completed. At that moment there was a second explosion, reported the Telegram channel Directorate 4.
According to preliminary data, a makeshift UAV of pro-Turkish militia dropped an mortar shell. According to Kurdish media, three Russian servicemen, two Asaish …
A bomb was detonated on the way of a Russian patrol, several soldiers were wounded, reported the Russian Reconciliation Center for Syria, as quoted by RBC news agency.
The patrol was carried out jointly with the Turkish military. The explosion occurred on the morning of July 14, at 8:20 Moscow time. The convoy was on the M-4 highway near the town of Ariha, in the southern part of the Idlib de-escalation zone.
A Russian armored personnel carrier was damaged in the explosion. The armored …
Militants in Syria have tried to attack Khmeimim airbase used by the Russian armed forces with drones, stated the head of the Russian Center for Reconciliation of Opposing Sides in Syria Rear Admiral Alexander Scherbitsky, RIA Novosti reports.
According to him, Russian air defense systems detected the drones on July 11 at 22:30 local time. They were approaching the airbase from the northeast direction.
"Russian air defense systems destroyed two militants’ unmanned aerial vehicles at a …
The mass destruction of the Russian-made Pantsir-S1 anti-aircraft missile and artillery systems in Syria and Libya can be explained by the existence of a so-called "dead crater" or "dead zone", writes the newspaper of the Russian Defense Minister Krasnaya Zvezda (Red Star).
The newspaper states, referring to the official tactical and technical characteristics of the air defense system, that Pantsir has limitations with regards to its ability to detect targets "at low, medium and high altitudes, …