Rami Abdurrahman of the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights and Omar Abu Laila, a Europe-based opposition activist originally from Syria's eastern province, said Saturday that Islamic State fighters are now once again in full control of the town. It's also the country with the most military activity in Syria. Had it not been for the Russian air cover, the Iranian militias would not have been able to advance; rather, they would have faced nearly certain defeat.
The U.S. official, speaking to reporters at a briefing in Danang, Vietnam, said Russian Federation and the U.S. agreed to get Assad to the peace process in Geneva. The U.S. official said additional agreements with Jordan had strengthened one zone in the south.
However, the internationally acceptable positioning, albeit temporary, would mean regional conflict between Iraq, Israel and Turkey, all of which are getting ready for the "post-ceasefire" stage.Recently published satellite maps show that Iran is building a series of small military bases, extending from the southern suburbs of Damascus to the Golan, apart from the military compounds built by Lebanese Hezbollah in its positions in other areas inside Syria. Both Iranian and Hezbollah forces have been backing Assad in the Syrian civil war.
Israel fired a Patriot missile at a unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) that was headed into Israeli airspace from Syria on Shabbos morning.
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These include Flynn's partners, Bijan Kian and Brian McCauley, and Flynn's son, Michael G. Lawyers for Mr Flynn labelled the allegations "outrageous" and "false".
Although Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu did not address the deal, he and Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman have long said Israel will not tolerate an Iranian presence along the Golan nor allow Iran to entrench itself military in Syria.
Israel sees "Hezbollah" as an advanced Iranian battalion that is part of the conflict over influence in the Middle East and is nurtured by the expected cease fire that will approve the presence of Iranians in Syria. Meanwhile, Iran and Israel are preparing for the next phase.
"We hold the Syrian regime responsible for any firing or breach of sovereignty and call on it to hold back all players active in its territory", Lieberman said in a statement.
The Revolutionary Guards Corp (IRGC) is establishing a long-term existence of its foreign militias and militants in regions ruled by it inside Syria, up to 50 kilometers from the Israeli border with Golan.
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