Iran: Parliament Speaker Denies Russian Warplanes’ Use of Iranian Airbase

Speaker of the Iranian parliament Ali Larijani flatly denied reports of Russian warplanes using an Iranian airbase to launch attacks on the Islamic State in Syria. “No base has been given to the Russian military forces” the speaker clarified when Read more

Syria: ISIS on the retreat

Militants of the Islamic State had been on their back heels this week as they lost territories to the Assad government and to the rebels backed by the West and Arab States. Both sides owe their progress to Russia’s airstrikes Read more

Syria: Extremist coalition group launches Battle of Victory in Idlib  

The Al Nusrah Front, al Qaeda’s official branch in Syria, has joined hands with other rebel groups to launch an offensive on the pro-government forces in the Idlib province. The campaign is baptized the “Battle of Victory” and majority of Read more