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And on Navy Day on 30 July 2017, Russia made a point of showing off its naval might across the world, from Tartus in Syria to Sebastopol and Vladivostok, and, above all, in the Baltic waters of St Petersburg under the approving eye of Putin. Up to a point Putin's naval show that day represented a Potemkin ...
This benevolent picture of the White Helmets is, however, not one independent researchers who've actually travelled to Syria -- much less civilians in .... She met with the group's members in Aleppo, Lattakia, Tartus and Damascus during her time in Syria, and interviews conducted with their members ...

We will stop Iran. … Darkness is descending on our region. Iran is building an aggressive empire: Iran, Iraq, Syria, Lebanon, Gaza, Yemen, more to come. Now Iran is seeking to build permanent military bases in Syria, seeking to create a land bridge from Tartus, from Tehran to Tartus on the Mediterranean.".
I have a hunch that Russian President Vladimir Putin is contemplating jettisoning Syrian President Bashar Assad at some time in the near future, after he has "milked him" dry. Putin succeeded in securing for Russia permanent naval and airbases at Tartus and Hmeimim and brought Syria's sky completely ...
Unless there is a late surge for Communist Party candidate Pavel Grudinin, who is running second with 7 percent, Vladimir Putin will be re-elected president of Russia for another six years on March 18. Then we must decide whether to continue on course into a second Cold War, or engage Russia, as every ...
Local sources reported to Sputnik reporter Suliman Mulhem that "thousands of residents" have fled the city with their families over the past week, heading towards Syria's coastal provinces of Latakia and Tartus. Those who have fled are likely to avoid Damascus until the Syrian Army dislodges militants from ...

Iran is building an aggressive empire: Iran, Iraq, Syria, Lebanon, Gaza, Yemen, more to come. Now Iran is seeking to build permanent military bases in Syria, seeking to create a land bridge from Tartus, from Tehran to Tartus on the Mediterranean. And in addition to moving its army, its air force, its navy to ...
Here we are not just talking about Shiite militias like Hezbollah and Iranian-backed proxies, but also Christian militias in places like Wadi al-Nasara between Homs and Tartus and Ismaili militias in places like Salamiyah. You did not have these sectarian militias before the war. Furthermore, the conflict has ...
MOSCOW -- A Russian military transport plane carrying 33 passengers and six crew members crashed on landing at an air base in Syria on Tuesday, killing ... Russia has stepped up security at the air base and at a naval facility at Tartus on the Mediterranean coast after both came under a drone attack in ...
On December 22, 2017, Russian Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu reported to the head of state that Russian troops had been withdrawn from Syria, with only three military police battalions, the Center for Reconciliation of the Warring Parties and two bases, in Hmeymim and Tartus, remaining in Syria.
Having started as a peaceful pro-democracy uprising, the conflict has escalated to leave Syria a war-torn playground for some of the world's most powerful nations to ... RUSSIA, which leases the Mediterranean port of Tartus from Syria, entered the war in 2015 and is now the biggest supplier of arms there.
Putin highly values his personal ties with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, and Russian air defense assets deployed in its Tartus and Khmeimim bases--and covering most of Syrian airspace--did not interfere with Israel's air strikes. The "made-in-Russia" Syrian air defense managed, nevertheless, ...
The document orders other Russian outposts in Syria, including in Tartus, to suppress phone signals by July 1. "Unmanned aerial vehicles such as quadcopters can follow a specific signal via a phone number," a Defense Ministry source who confirmed the authenticity of the document told RBC on Tuesday.
Adm. James Foggo, who oversees Allied Joint Force Command and United States Naval Forces Europe and Africa, said the expansion of the Russian naval base at Tartus, Syria to support President Bashar al-Assad and China's first overseas base in Djibouti as part of its global initiative to expand its ...
Russia's top defense official said only two of the stealth jets had gone to Syria, denying reports that there might have been up to four in the country, and .... Around the beginning of 2018, rebels began launching mass drone attacks on the base, as well as Russia's naval base in Syria's coastal city of Tartus, ...
Putin highly values his personal ties with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, and Russian air defense assets deployed in its Tartus and Khmeimim bases--and covering most of Syrian airspace--did not interfere with Israel's air strikes. The "made-in-Russia" Syrian air defense managed, nevertheless, ...
The document orders other Russian outposts in Syria, including in Tartus, to suppress phone signals by July 1. "unmanned aerial vehicles such as quadcopters can follow a specific signal via a phone number," a Defense Ministry source who confirmed the authenticity of the document told RBC on Tuesday.

The legitimate fear the coastal areas in Syria may be overrun, thus placing the Russian Naval base in Tartus under direct attack spurred Moscow on to take matters into their own hands. The naval base is not large or incredibly sophisticated, it generally holds around ten Russian ships and other auxiliary ...
PanARMENIAN.Net - A militant sleeper agent belonging to an unknown faction (if any) carried out an assassination attack on three high-ranking commanders belonging to the Syrian Arab Army's elite Tiger Forces Division whilst they were on leave in Tartus city last night, Al-Masdar News reports citing ...
The Russian Foreign Ministry says that five Russians who were not military personnel may have been killed in a clash with U.S.-led forces in Syria last ... Russian military personnel from Syria, but also signed a law ratifying an agreement enabling Russia to expand operations at its naval facility in Tartus.
Adm. James Foggo, who oversees Allied Joint Force Command and United States Naval Forces Europe and Africa, said the expansion of the Russian naval base at Tartus, Syria to support President Bashar al-Assad and China's first overseas base in Djibouti as part of its global initiative to expand its ...
A swarm of DIY drones attacked two military installations in Syria. The 13 crudely made aircraft, which were powered by small gas engines and flew on wings fashioned from laminated Styrofoam, zeroed in on their targets: the vast Russian army base at Khmeimim and the naval base at Tartus on the Syrian ...
Russia's contingent staying in Syria will continue to help the Syrian Army repel attacks by Islamic State (a terrorist organization outlawed in Russia) ... Syria, with only three military police battalions, the center for reconciliation of the warring parties and two bases, in Hmeymim and Tartus, remaining in Syria.
"That man took an active part in the struggle against the French occupation [related to the 1920 Franco-Syrian war. The French executed Al-Khatib for helping Syrian rebels hide their weapons stacks. We decided to carve his portrait right in the center of the [sculpture] composition," Ali Muhammed said.
The attack against Latakia and Tartus, on the night of January 5-6, utilized multiple small unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) carrying improvised explosive devices (IED), marking a sophisticated targeting of Russian military assets deployed in Syria. The attack failed due to early detection and interception by ...
The attack by more than 13 drones on Russian airbases in Syria in Hmeimim and Tartus, marks a deep breach in the prestige of victory that Putin had wanted to be become his halo, signaling that Russia and its allies remain vulnerable on the ground to formidable military attacks. Those allies imposed on ...
Russia deployed two Su-57 (PAK FA/T-50) 5th generation stealth prototypes February 21 to #Hmeymim airbase in Syria for weapon system testing. pic.twitter.com/ ... In December, an unknown group launched coordinated suicide drone attacks against Khmeimim and the Russian naval base at Tartus.
Moreover, the explosives from the bombs carried by drones that attacked Hmeymim and Tartus bases in Syria cannot be made in makeshift conditions. There are several places where this substance is manufactured and one of them is Ukraine, according to Novikov. "Preliminary analysis has shown that the ...
In short order, Russia secured a long-term presence and improved a once decrepit naval facility in Tartus, as well as assisted regime forces in the recapture of vast swaths of Eastern and Southeastern Syria. Finally, while far from being the primary objective of Russia's intervention, it contributed to the ...
7 (Xinhua) -- The Nusra Front terrorist group, an offspring of al-Qaeda, is the main source of destabilization in Syria, a Russian Defense Ministry ... by shock drones earlier this year against Russia's Hmeymim and Tartus military bases in Syria, using technical solutions previously unavailable to terrorists.
On Sunday, Russian president Vladimir Putin visited Syria where he also declared victory against "terrorists." In his first trip to Syria, Putin announced he was pulling out some of the Russian troops, according to The Associated Press. The Russian military will, however, keep its aircraft at Hemeimeem air ...
The first group of Russian troops deployed to Syria returned home on Tuesday, the army said, beginning a partial withdrawal announced by President Vladimir Putin. "The battalion of military ... Putin said both Russia's airbase Hmeimim and naval facility in Tartus would continue to function. The Russian ...
Also, despite withdrawing some troops the Russian leader indicated that Moscow would retain its two large bases in Syria, both the Khmeimim air base located southeast of Syria's top port city of Latakia and the Tartus naval base in Syria's second-largest port cityThe Pentagon expressed skepticism about ...
He was also quoted as saying that Russia would keep the Khmeimim air base as well as a naval facility at the Syrian port of Tartus "on a permanent basis." Putin also told Assad he wanted to work with Iran and Turkey to kick-start the Syrian peace process, Russian news agencies reported. Putin was cited ...
The first Russian troops returned home Tuesday from their deployment in Syria, beginning a partial withdrawal from a mission widely seen as decisive ... He did not clarify how many soldiers will be returning home this time but said both Russia's airbase Hmeimim and naval facility in Tartus would continue ...
Meanwhile, Syrian state TV said that Ashar Assad met up with Putin at the air base in Syria earlier in the morning. The Russian military has said previously that they will maintain their presence at the Hemeimeem air base and the naval facility in Tartus. The visit marks Putin's first trip to Syria and comes as ...
Moscow >> Declaring a victory in Syria, Russian president Vladimir Putin on Monday visited a Russian military air base in the country and announced a partial pullout of Russian forces ... Putin, however, said the Russian military will maintain its presence at Hemeimeem and the naval facility in Tartus.
On one side, Russia and Iran, the official backers of Syria's President Bashar al-Assad, have invested in his regime. Now they reap the fruits of victory. Russia wants to enlarge its only port in the Mediterranean in Tartus, Syria, and increase its military presence on NATO's southern flank. Moscow has also ...
In 1105, Crusaders captured the area known as Antartus (modern-day Tartus, Syria) and built the Cathedral of our Lady of Tortosa, now one of ...
Syria's long-running civil war may be winding down slowly, but the ... Moscow also has signed a deal with Syria to use the Tartus base for 49 ...
war-torn Syria plans to build a railway system that extends to its ... The minister also said there is a plan to expand seaports in Tartus and ...
The precise number of Russian troops fighting in Syria is not known. ... Bashar al-Assad in northwest Syria, and the Tartus naval facility.
Syria eyes railways to China, Turkey; plans to expand seaports ... also said that there is a plan to expand seaports in Tartus and Latakia.
The Russian military bases in Khmeimim and Tartus will remain in Syria after the end of the counter-terrorist operation, the chairman of the ...
Syrian Opposition In Riyadh Tells Iran To Leave, Rejects Assad Role ... bases (in Tartus and Hmeimim) and several necessary structures to ...
The precise number of Russian troops fighting in Syria is not known. ... Bashar al-Assad in northwest Syria, and the Tartus naval facility.
Iran, Russia and Turkey, together with the Syrian and foreign militias acting in ... in the Latakia and Tartus region controlled by the Syrian Army.
Two Russian military bases in Syria, Hmeimim Air Base in the western coastal Province of Latakia and Naval Base Tartus would remain in ...
Increased Turkey-Iran cooperation to target terror in Iraq, Syria .... the regionThe U.S., which included the Latakia-Tartus-Damascus line in the ...
Israel has been warning about Iran entrenching itself in Syria for the past year. ... Mediterranean coast, as Russia had done at the port of Tartus.


 

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