Showing posts with label oil fields. Show all posts
Showing posts with label oil fields. Show all posts

Thursday, April 26, 2018

US to expand "role" in Syria : Mattis

US to expand "role" in Syria
The United States will expand its role in Syria, Secretary of Defense James Mattis has said. The expansion comes in response to increased Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS) offensives in the region.

Friday, March 2, 2018

Russian Statements About Numerous US Bases in Syria False : Coalition Spokesman

Russian Statements About Numerous US Bases in Syria False
Russian allegations that the United States has set up military bases in Kurdish areas of northern Syria are false and the US-led coalition is focused only on defeating Daesh, a spokesperson for Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve told Sputnik on Friday.

Tuesday, February 27, 2018

US-Led Coalition Reportedly Targets Pro-Damascus Forces Again

Syria’s oil-rich city of Deir ez-Zor
The US-led coalition carried out airstrikes on Monday to impede the advance of pro-Damascus forces towards Syria’s oil-rich city of Deir ez-Zor, the Anadolu agency reported, citing local sources. Both Syria and the US have yet to comment on the fresh reports.

Thursday, February 8, 2018

US Seizing Economic Assets in Syria Instead of Fighting ISIL: Russian MoD

oil fields syria
The Russian Defense Ministry said in a statement on Thursday that the US-led coalition’s shelling of the Syrian militiamen proves that rather than fighting the ISIL, Washington has been seizing Syria’s economic assets.

Tuesday, December 26, 2017

SDF's Advances in Energy-Rich Region Increase Possibility of Direct Confrontation with Syria Army

SDF's Advances in Energy-Rich Region
The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) captured another oilfield in Eastern Deir Ezzur, dissident-affiliated websites reported on Tuesday, adding that the SDF is now one step closer to direct clashes with the Syrian Army.

Sunday, November 26, 2017

Direct Confrontation Growing More Likely between Syrian Troops, SDF Near Border with Iraq

Direct Confrontation Growing More Likely between Syrian Troops, SDF
The US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) have approached the Syrian Army troops' positions near the border with Iraq, intensifying the possibility of direct confrontation with the pro-government forces in Deir Ezzur province, a Kurdish media outlet reported on Sunday.

Saturday, October 14, 2017

Kurds boost Kirkuk presence, pull back defense lines

Tens of thousands of Kurdish peshmerga soldiers
Kurdish authorities said Friday they had sent thousands more troops to Kirkuk to confront “threats” of Iraqi military attack, but also pulled back defense lines around the disputed oil-producing area slightly to ease tensions.

Friday, October 13, 2017

Iraq forces retake positions from Kurds in Kirkuk

oil-rich province of Kirkuk
Iraqi forces Friday retook positions controlled by Kurdish peshmerga fighters since 2014 in the oil-rich province of Kirkuk amid a bitter row with the Kurds over a vote for independence last month.

Sunday, September 24, 2017

Russia to Set up New Military Base in Eastern Syria

New Military Base in Eastern Syria
The Arabic-language al-Ahd news website quoted western media sources as reporting that Russia is to set up a new large military base in Deir Ezzur due to its regional and international strategic importance.

Monday, July 31, 2017

Saturday, July 29, 2017

Iran says US Navy fires warning shots near its vessels

Iran's elite Revolutionary Guard
Iran's elite Revolutionary Guard said Saturday a U.S. Navy aircraft carrier fired a warning shot in an "unprofessional" confrontation with Iranian vessels, the official IRNA news agency reported.

Wednesday, January 4, 2017

Russian DM: US-led coalition destroys Syrian infrastructure and excludes oil sites seized by ISIS

The Russian Defense Ministry affirmed that the international coalition led by the US contributes to supporting ISIS with millions of dollars monthly as it helps in joining new mercenaries to its ranks because it doesn’t target ISIS gatherings in the oil sites that are under its control in Syria.

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Tuesday, September 6, 2016

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“The U.S. must stop supporting terrorists who are destroying Syria and her people" : US Congresswoman, Tulsi Gabbard

US Congresswoman, Tulsi Gabbard, recently visited Syria, and even met with President Bashar Al-Assad. She also visited the recently libe...