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Russia plans to expand its military bases in Syria

Vladimir Putin instructed the military and diplomatic departments to negotiate with Damascus on the transfer of additional military facilities and water within the framework of an agreement on the deployment of a Russian air group

Coronavirus may give ISIS a new chance in Syria

The spread of coronavirus in refugee camps in Syria could lead to a revival of the Islamic State and a new escalation of violence. The federal news agency was figuring out how close Syria is to a new round of instability.

Syria opposes Turkey’s ambitions in Libya

Syria and the interim government of Libya, sitting in Tobruk, have signed a memorandum on the resumption of diplomatic missions and coordination of their positions in the international and regional arenas

Syria has warned to shoot down any aircraft that violates Syrian airspace

DAMASCUS, (BM) - The Syrian Air Defense Forces have issued a warning that they will shoot down any air assets that violate the state’s air borders, Sana reported on Saturday, February 22, citing its own source, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. “Any aircraft that violates Syrian airspace will be regarded as an enemy combat target that is not

Syrian airstrikes before two days ago on pro-Turkish militants in leaked video

DAMASCUS, (BM) - Syrian state television published a video that captures the targeted attacks by government forces of the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) on terrorist positions, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Read more: BulgarianMilitary.com 24/7 – War in Syria: Who controls what and what happens An airstrike against militants of pro-Turkish gangs

Syrian air defense repelled an attack near Russian Khmeimim air base

DAMASCUS, (BM) - Syrian air defense repelled an attack near the town of Jebla, located on the Mediterranean coast, learned BulgarianMilitary.com citing RIA Novosti report on Wednesday, February 19. The news was reported also by Syrian state television. Read more: BulgarianMilitary.com 24/7 – War in Syria: Who controls what and what happens

The Syria’s Aleppo is liberated after seven years of war with terrorists

ALEPPO, (BM) - Syrian Aleppo, the largest city in Syria, after 7 years of a long war, was finally liberated by the Syrian army with massive support from the Russian air forces, learned BulgarianMilitary.com citing Al Masdar News. Read more: BulgarianMilitary.com 24/7 – War in Syria: Who controls what and what happens The city and part of

USA: Damascus won’t last even a week without Russia

WASHINGTON, (BM) - The regime of Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad without Russian military assistance would not have been able to hold out for a long time in the confrontation with the armed opposition, said US Special Representative for Syria James Jeffrey. Read more: Military and defense analyzes, comments, opinions and rating – Defweek.com

Russia has deployed S-400 air defense missile system in Syria

DAMASCUS, (BM) - According to foreign military information publications , the Russian military deployed additional air defense to northern Syria, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Avia.pro. We are talking about the S-400 systems, which made it possible to detect the American F-35. Read more: Military and defense analyzes, comments,

Chinese analogue of Russian S-300 missile system has been delivered to Syria

DAMASCUS, (BM) - The Chinese news agency Sohu has confirmed the fact that the Syrian military has transferred the air defense and missile defense systems of the PRC, similar to the Russian S-300 air defense systems, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, according informational agency Sohu. Read more: Two Russian Su-57 Have Been Deployed in Syria for

Turkey Has Blamed the Kurds for Tensions Over the Past 24 Hours

ANKARA, (BM) - According to the Turkish Ministry of Defense, Kurds in northern Syria have violated the ceasefire in the last 24 hours by 16 times, BulgarianMilitary.com has learned, quoting FOCUS News Agency. Read more: Bashar Hafez al-Assad: ‘The War in Syria is Dangerous for Europe "While the Turkish armed forces demonstrate full

Bashar Hafez al-Assad: ‘The War in Syria is Dangerous for Europe

DAMASCUS, (BM) - In an exclusive interview Syrian President Bashar Assad said it’s hypocrisy for European nations to fear that Ankara will send refugees to Europe, but continue to sponsor terrorism in Syria, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Read more: Russia Provides Military Assistance to Terrorists, a Newspaper Reports "How can you fear

The U.S. Military and Defense Mission in Syria is Not Over Yet

JERUSALEM, (BM) - Pivoting from the dramatic killing of the Islamic State’s leader, the Pentagon is increasing US efforts to protect Syria’s oil fields from the extremist group as well as from Syria itself and the country’s Russian allies. It’s a new high-stakes mission even as American troops are withdrawn from other parts of the country. US

The ‘Right Hand’ of Baghdadi Has Been Eliminated by Syrian Kurds

DAMASCUS, (BM) - Syrian Kurds decided to keep up with the United States in statements about the success of the fight against ISIS. If Donald Trump announced the day before that the leader of ISIS Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi had been eliminated in the Syrian province of Idlib, then the Syrian Kurds announced that they had eliminated the second

War in Syria: Is the US “Giving” Syria to Russia?

DAMASCUS, (BM) - The withdrawal of American troops from Syria may lead to the fact that Russia will turn out to be the dominant military-political force in the Middle East. This is now worried by many Western analysts, who think that Moscow has "furnished" Washington in the struggle for the Eastern Mediterranean. Military bases in Syria One

Two Russian Su-57 Have Been Deployed in Syria for the Second Time

DAMASCUS, (BM) - Now according to Krasnaya Zvezda, the official newspaper of the Russian Ministry of Defense reports about two Su-57 Frazors having been deployed for a second time to Khmeimin Air Force Base, located near the coastal city of Jableh and Latakia (Syria), learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Fighter Jets World. Read more: Turkey

Syrian Rebels Withdraw from Idlib’s Khan Shaikhoun

IDLIB, (BM) - Syrian opposition fighters have withdrawn from a key town in Syria's rebel-held Idlib province, northwest of the country, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting AlJazeera. Read more: Terrorists are Trying to Expand the Area Controlled by Them in Syria`s Idlib, Russia said "Khan Shaikhoun has become completely surrounded by

US-Turkey Safe Zone Agreement is a ‘Blatant Attack and Aggression’, Syria Said

DAMASCUS, (BM) - The Syrian government has called the agreement between Turkey and the United States regarding a safe zone in northern Syria a "blatant attack" on the country's sovereignty, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Al Jazeera. Read more: War in Syria – Syrian Army Repels Terrorist Attacks Near al-Zakat-Hasraya at Last 24 Hours

Syrian Airstrikes Killed Nine Civilians in Rebel-Held Northwest Syria

DAMASCUS, (BM) - Regime airstrikes on Tuesday killed nine civilians in rebel-held northwest Syria, the target of months of regime and Russian bombardment, France 24 said. Three children were among the nine killed outside Maaret al-Numan, a town located in a southern strip of Idlib province, said the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights. Read

A New Chemical Experts Team Will Investigate Nine Alleged Attacks in Syria

THE HAGUE, (BM) - A new team established by the global chemical weapons watchdog to attribute blame for the use of banned munitions in Syria will investigate nine alleged attacks during the country’s civil war, including in the town of Douma, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Reuters. Read more: There is Alarming Likelihood That Syria

Military Activities in Idlib Are Ongoing, Russian Military Provides Humanitarian Aid

LATAKIA, (BM) - The temporary accommodation centers in the Syrian province of Latakia have received refugees from the Idlib de-escalation zone where military activities are ongoing, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, according Spokesman for the Russian Center for Reconciliation of the Opposing Sides in Syria Sergei Smolinsky statement. Read more:

Russia and Syria Blame U.S. Military of a Humanitarian Crisis in Refugee Camps

MOSCOW, (BGM) - By joint statement, released yesterday, The Russian Federation and the Syrian Arab Republic blame U.S. Military of a humanitarian crisis in Rukban and al-Hol refugee camps, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting the Russian Ministry of Defence. Here's the full text of the statement without editor`s correction: JOINT

There Were No Chemical Attacks in Syria’s Idlib De-Escalation Zone, Russia said

MOSCOW, (BGM) - There were no chemical attacks in Syria’s Idlib de-escalation zone on May 19 and there could not be any as Syrian government troops declared a unilateral ceasefire from May 18, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting TASS and according Russian Defense Ministry Igor Konashenkov. Read more: The US Suspects a New Chemical Attack of

Syrian Government Troops Repelled Attacks by Militants in Syria’s Idlib Province

DAMASCUS (BGM) - Syrian government troops on Wednesday morning repelled three big attacks by militants in Syria’s Idlib province, learned BulgarianMilitary.com according the Russian Ministry of Defence statement and quoted by TASS. It said in a statement that 500 Nusra front militants, seven tanks, and about 30 pickups mounted with heavy

At Least 10 Civilians Killed in Russian Air Attack on Town of Kafranbel, Syria

DAMASCUS (BM) - Air attacks by Syrian government ally Russia have killed 10 civilians, including five children, in an opposition-held province in northwest Syria, activists and a monitor have said, hours after Moscow announced a ceasefire, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting AlJazeera. The Russian army said the air raids overnight Sunday on

The Syrian Government Is Not Keeping Its Promises of a Ceasefire in Idlib, Turkey said

ISTANBUL, Turkey (BulgarianMilitary.com) - Turkey said on Friday Syrian government forces were violating a ceasefire agreement reached with Russia for Syria’s Idlib, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Reuters. Russia has backed the government of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, while Turkey has backed some rebels in Syria’s eight-year-old

ISIS Still Poses a Significant Threat to Iraq and Syria

WASHINGTON, the U.S. (BulgarianMilitary.com) - ISIS still poses a significant threat to Iraq and Syria and to the wider world, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting the U.S. MoD. Providing a coalition operations update from Baghdad to reporters at the Pentagon via teleconference, British Army Maj. Gen. Chris Ghika said ISIS has “morphed into

B-52 Bombers Have Arrived at a Major American Air Base in Qatar

AL UDEID AIR BASE, DOHA, Qatar (BulgarianMilitary.com) - B-52 bombers ordered by the White House to deploy to the Persian Gulf to counter unspecified threats from Iran have arrived at a major American air base in Qatar, learned BulgarianMilitary.com according to information from U.S. Air force and New York Post. Read more: B-52 in Gulf

Satellite Images Captured by the ISI Reveal the Damage to the Attacked Syrian Base

JERUSALEM, Israel (BulgarianMilitary.com) - Syrian media claimed that an Israeli airstrike on a military position in central Syria on April 13 has wounded six soldiers and destroyed several buildings, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Israel Defense. According to media reports, the target was a missile factory in the Masyaf area and the

Vasily Nebenzya: Everyone Should Leave Syria, Even Russia

NEW YORK, the United States (BulgarianMilitary.com) - Russia’s Permanent Representative to the UN, Vasily Nebenzya, stressed that everyone, including Iran, Turkey and even Russia should eventually leave Syria, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Middle East Monitor. The senior Russian diplomat reiterated Moscow’s call for establishing a

What Is Iran Doing in Syria?

SOFIA, Bulgaria, Author: Ruslan Trad for Vesti.bg (BulgarianMilitary.com) - In Tehran, the political elite celebrated in front of multi-thousand crowds four decades from the Islamic Revolution that overthrew the government of Mohammad Reza Shah Pahlavi. The end of over 2,500 years of monarchic tradition is one of the most significant dates in

Israel Has Not Yet Responded to Syria’s Accusations of Attacks

JERUSALEM, Israel (BulgarianMilitary.com) - Israel has so far not reacted in any way to Syrian claims that the Israeli defence forces (IDF) have attacked targets near the Syrian city of Quneitra, learned bulgarianMilitary.com. The official Syrian news agency, reported that on Feb.11 an IDF tank or tanks, fired shells at a "destroyed hospital"

Observation Posts to Be Set Up by the US Military on Syria-Turkey Border

WASHINGTON, the USA (BulgarianMilitary.com) – The U.S. Defence Secretary James N. Mattis announced that the United States military is setting up several observation posts in Syria beside the border with Turkey, learned BulgarianMilitary.com During a Pentagon press briefing on 21 November 2018, Mattis explained that the major purpose of the…

Russia Donated S-300PM Air Defence Systems and Missiles to Syria

MOSCOW, the Russian Federation, (BulgarianMilitary.com) - According to information published by the Russian News Agency, TASS, quoting a military diplomatic source, on 1 October Russia supplied Syria with three battalion sets of S-300PM systems along with twenty-four missile launchers in total, eight launchers for each system, as well as with more…

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