36 SYRIAN SOLDIERS, ISIS TERRORISTS KILLED IN CENTRAL SYRIA CLASHES: MONITORING GROUP

Illustrative image. A fierce battle between the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) and ISIS terrorists is taking place in the central region, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) reported on September 19. According to the UK-based monitoring group, heavy clashes are taking place in the Aleppo-Hama-Raqqa triangle, north of the Homs desert. Hundreds of the … Continue reading 36 SYRIAN SOLDIERS, ISIS TERRORISTS KILLED IN CENTRAL SYRIA CLASHES: MONITORING GROUP

ANOTHER COMMANDER OF RUSSIAN-BACKED 5TH CORPS SURVIVED ASSASSINATION ATTEMPT IN DARAA

On September 18, another commander of the Russian-backed 8th Brigade, a unit of the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) 5th Corps dedicated for former rebels, survived an assassination attempt in the eastern Daraa countryside. Unidentified gunmen reportedly opened fire at the commander, “Yasser Hamed al-Zoubi,” as he was passing on a road linking the towns of … Continue reading ANOTHER COMMANDER OF RUSSIAN-BACKED 5TH CORPS SURVIVED ASSASSINATION ATTEMPT IN DARAA

Afghanistan: Dozens of Taliban men killed in air strikes on base

The Taliban issued a statement accusing Afghan forces of killing at least 40 civilians in the air strikes [File: Watan Yar/EPA] At least 11 civilians were killed and more than 10 others wounded on Saturday in twin air strikes on a Taliban base in the northeastern Afghan province of Kunduz, a provincial official said. The … Continue reading Afghanistan: Dozens of Taliban men killed in air strikes on base

Libya’s NOC lifts force majeure on oil in ports without fighters

The eastern forces' blockade of oil exports has cost $9bn in lost revenue for Libya so far this year [File: Ismail Zitouny/Reuters] Libya's National Oil Corporation (NOC) has lifted a force majeure on what it deemed secure oil ports and facilities, but said the measure would remain in place for facilities where fighters remain. On … Continue reading Libya’s NOC lifts force majeure on oil in ports without fighters