Two Steregushchiy-class corvettes, an ocean tug and a fleet oiler departed from the naval base in the Russian exclave of Kaliningrad on Saturday bound for the Eastern Mediterranean and likely Syria, the official told USNI News

Map. History of Syria conflict

21 November 2017
West Aleppo: Faylaq Al-Sham striking government fortifications in Al-Zahraa district  and  Layramoun.7 month ago
West Aleppo: Faylaq Al-Sham striking government fortifications in Al-Zahraa district and Layramoun.
Intense confrontation between Jaish Al-Islam and Syrian Army T-72s in Eastern suburbs of Damascus, Syria7 month ago
Intense confrontation between Jaish Al-Islam and Syrian Army T-72s in Eastern suburbs of Damascus, Syria
SAA pounding rebels in Hama countryside with MLRS GRAD. Syria7 month ago
SAA pounding rebels in Hama countryside with MLRS GRAD. Syria
SAA at Maardes in the northern countryside of Hama Syria7 month ago
SAA at Maardes in the northern countryside of Hama Syria
Syrian rebels destroyed an Assad government BMP-2 west of Aleppo with the TOW7 month ago
Syrian rebels destroyed an Assad government BMP-2 west of Aleppo with the TOW
Syrian rebels destroyed an Assad government BMP-2 west of Aleppo with the TOW
Russian, possibly Syrian air forces have been dropping incendiary bombs near Khan-Sheikhoun (Apr 4 chemical weapons attack site)7 month ago
Russian, possibly Syrian air forces have been dropping incendiary bombs near Khan-Sheikhoun (Apr 4 chemical weapons attack site)
7 month ago
Al-Hayat is reporting that a joint American-British-Jordanian operation is planned in southern Syria against an IS affiliate (Jaysh Khalid)
UK Royal air force Typhoons have supported the Syrian Democratic Forces consolidation the Tabqah Dam7 month ago
UK Royal air force Typhoons have supported the Syrian Democratic Forces consolidation the Tabqah Dam
Daraa: very intensive raids by RuAF/SyAF on Rebel-held Daraa since early morning.7 month ago
Daraa: very intensive raids by RuAF/SyAF on Rebel-held Daraa since early morning.
Heavy missiles strikes on rebels in Souran village north Hama countryside7 month ago
Heavy missiles strikes on rebels in Souran village north Hama countryside
East Damascus: remains of mine-clearing line charge in Qabun, confirming use by government of Russia supplied Ru-777 month ago
East Damascus: remains of mine-clearing line charge in Qabun, confirming use by government of Russia supplied Ru-77
Peskov slams Reuters for yesterday's alleged Syrian-Russian-Iranian statement, 7 month ago
Peskov slams Reuters for yesterday's alleged Syrian-Russian-Iranian statement, "no idea where it came from".
7 month ago
Syrian Army launches counter-attack at Al-Manishiyah in Dara'a
SyAF/RuAF helicopter flying over Daraa7 month ago
SyAF/RuAF helicopter flying over Daraa
SyAF/RuAF helicopter flying over Daraa
7 month ago
Kremlin denied joint statement with Iran and Hezbollah on "red lines" for U.S military action
7 month ago
#WrathOfEuphrates fierce clashes between SDF fighters and ISIS in Ayda Qabîra village west Tabqa city
Airstrikes on Daraa are continuing7 month ago
Airstrikes on Daraa are continuing
Airstrikes on Daraa are continuing
7 month ago
Raqqa: warplanes targeted the city by two airstrikes
7 month ago
Shepherd and a child and number of sheep were killed in cluster bomb attack on a field near Hawar in Western Aleppo
7 month ago
SDF fighters have advanced 3km towards Tabqa city from the village of Safsafah
Russian airplanes targeting opposition-controlled areas in Daraa, South Syria7 month ago
Russian airplanes targeting opposition-controlled areas in Daraa, South Syria
Russian airplanes targeting opposition-controlled areas in Daraa, South Syria
Another airstrike on Al Balad district in Daraa7 month ago
Another airstrike on Al Balad district in Daraa
Another airstrike on Al Balad district in Daraa
Sham Legion have destroyed SAA BMP at Zahra association frontline7 month ago
Sham Legion have destroyed SAA BMP at Zahra association frontline
SAA/allies target the rebels car on a road near Western Ghariya7 month ago
SAA/allies target the rebels car on a road near Western Ghariya
SAA/allies target the rebels car on a road near Western Ghariya
Visual verification of the new rebel-government front in Daraa's Manshiyah district after rebel advance7 month ago
Visual verification of the new rebel-government front in Daraa's Manshiyah district after rebel advance
Visual verification of the new rebel-government front in Daraa's Manshiyah district after rebel advance
7 month ago
"I'd prefer a more constructive approach from the Russian side", – Merkel chief of staff
7 month ago
Assad warplanes targeted on Ein Tarma neighborhood, Damascus countryside by 2 airstrikes no casualties reported,
Many airstrikes on Daraa today7 month ago
Many airstrikes on Daraa today
Many airstrikes on Daraa today
SAA tank was destoyed in Northern Hama with TOW7 month ago
SAA tank was destoyed in Northern Hama with TOW
SAA tank was destoyed in Northern Hama with TOW
East Damascus: government renewed attempt to advance on Barzeh front. Reports mine clearing vehicle Ru-77 used.7 month ago
East Damascus: government renewed attempt to advance on Barzeh front. Reports mine clearing vehicle Ru-77 used.
7 month ago
SyAAF/RuAF Strikes on Zahraa, Dhahret Abedrabbou, Rashideen and Scientific Research. SAA assault led by Liwaa Al-Quds. Aleppo Syria
Heavy artillery shells targeted Almarj area in Damascus countryside, no casualties reported, but massive losses in properties7 month ago
Heavy artillery shells targeted Almarj area in Damascus countryside, no casualties reported, but massive losses in properties
Syria - Daraa: Airplanes launch air raids on Daraa Al Balad neighborhoods7 month ago
Syria - Daraa: Airplanes launch air raids on Daraa Al Balad neighborhoods
Syria - Daraa: Airplanes launch air raids on Daraa Al Balad neighborhoods
Hama Battle: Faylaq Al-Sham shelled Mt Zin Al-Abdeen with Grad rockets7 month ago
Hama Battle: Faylaq Al-Sham shelled Mt Zin Al-Abdeen with Grad rockets
7 month ago
Damascus says Turkey seeks private Tehran talks on Syria to keep its stance secret
7 month ago
At least two civilians were killed due mortar shelling by Daesh last night in AlJoura neighbourhood in besieged DeirEzzor
7 month ago
Tiger Forces recaptured Ma'ardes in Northern Hama
Airplanes are flying over Daraa7 month ago
Airplanes are flying over Daraa
Airplanes are flying over Daraa
7 month ago
West Aleppo: Rebels thwarted another pro-Government assault along Al-Zahraa district - Al-Rachidin axis.
7 month ago
#WrathOfEuphrates: fierce clashes between SDF and ISIS on Aleppo road,south Tabqa which is besieged from four sides
A technical was destroyed by Syrian Army in Ma'ardes Northern Hama7 month ago
A technical was destroyed by Syrian Army in Ma'ardes Northern Hama
Hama Battle: pro-Government forces failed attack South of Helfaya fleeing under Jaish Al-Izza fire7 month ago
Hama Battle: pro-Government forces failed attack South of Helfaya fleeing under Jaish Al-Izza fire
7 month ago
Syrian dioplomat welcomes suspension of Russian-US memorandum on aviation safety
Interesting footage from Helfaya. Assad mostly sends militia group of 20-40 with one tank. If the tank bites the dust, the troops run.7 month ago
Interesting footage from Helfaya. Assad mostly sends militia group of 20-40 with one tank. If the tank bites the dust, the troops run.
7 month ago
Russian officials criticise United Kingdom's Foreign Secretary @BorisJohnson for cancelling an upcoming trip to Moscow over Syrian tensions.
Aftermath of a Russian/government incendiary  munition strike in al Latamna, Hama7 month ago
Aftermath of a Russian/government incendiary munition strike in al Latamna, Hama
7 month ago
National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster: U.S. wants to eliminate 'murderous government' in Syria
7 month ago
Two Steregushchiy-class corvettes, an ocean tug and a fleet oiler departed from the naval base in the Russian exclave of Kaliningrad on Saturday bound for the Eastern Mediterranean and likely Syria, the official told USNI News
7 month ago
Turkey-backed rebels repel an attempt by government forces backed w/ foreign militias to advance on the village of Tafriyat, east al-Bab, Syria.
7 month ago
McCain: Trump administration "partially to blame" for Syrian chemical attacks
7 month ago
Ex-Obama official: "We always knew" Assad kept some chemical weapons
Ethnographic map of Raqqah city neighborhoods by: @AryanNawzad7 month ago
Ethnographic map of Raqqah city neighborhoods by: @AryanNawzad
The pilot Gen Mhmd Hasoury who stands accused of carrying out the chemical massacre in Khan Sheikhoun on the 4th of April has been reportedly killed today by a bomb blast under his car.7 month ago
The pilot Gen Mhmd Hasoury who stands accused of carrying out the chemical massacre in Khan Sheikhoun on the 4th of April has been reportedly killed today by a bomb blast under his car.
7 month ago
The SDF repelled an IS attack between Tabqa and Tabqa airport this evening. A number of IS fighters were killed with 3 bodies in SDF possession. ANHA.
7 month ago
Rubio: Boeing deal should be canceled to hurt Russia and Syria
7 month ago
Lindsey Graham: Assad is telling Trump "F you"
US, coalition fights back ISIS attack on base in South Syria. ISIS used VBIED, 20-30 ISIS fighters, ground assault, suicide vests.7 month ago
US, coalition fights back ISIS attack on base in South Syria. ISIS used VBIED, 20-30 ISIS fighters, ground assault, suicide vests.
Saraqeb is on fire after Russia dropped thermite on the town7 month ago
Saraqeb is on fire after Russia dropped thermite on the town
Announcement of the general command of Osoud el-Sharqiya Army on the IS attack on the Tanf region in the Syrian desert.7 month ago
Announcement of the general command of Osoud el-Sharqiya Army on the IS attack on the Tanf region in the Syrian desert.
A lot of helicopters seen landing in Tartus base then headed to east7 month ago
A lot of helicopters seen landing in Tartus base then headed to east
7 month ago
Saraqib, Idlib: Russian aircrafts bombed the town with incendiary ammunition
Saraqib, Idlib: Russian aircrafts bombed the town with incendiary ammunition
7 month ago
#WrathOfEuphrateson going clashes southwest Tabqa between airport and city, SDF advancing against ISIS
Close call when RuAF drops incendiary bomb targeting Saraqib area. Idlib7 month ago
Close call when RuAF drops incendiary bomb targeting Saraqib area. Idlib
7 month ago
PYD leader Muslim: All groups in Syria with chemical weapons should be targeted and I hope the targeting of the Shayrat airfield in Homs by US missile strikes will have positive effects on reaching a political solution in Syria.
Aircrafts hit Saraqib town in Idlib with incendiary ammunition7 month ago
Aircrafts hit Saraqib town in Idlib with incendiary ammunition
7 month ago
Clashes btwn SAA/NDF/Hezboolah and ISIS militants in the vicinity of the field and Mount of Shaer in the Easter countryside of Homs Syria
Russian Su-34 attacked Sarmin town in Idlib7 month ago
Russian Su-34 attacked Sarmin town in Idlib
Russian Su-34 attacked Sarmin town in Idlib
Readout from the @WhiteHouse of last evening's phone call between @POTUS and Japan's @AbeShinzo.7 month ago
Readout from the @WhiteHouse of last evening's phone call between @POTUS and Japan's @AbeShinzo.
REUTERS/Rodi Said.. airplane parts inside Tabqa military airport after taking control of it from Islamic State fighters, west of Raqqa city7 month ago
REUTERS/Rodi Said.. airplane parts inside Tabqa military airport after taking control of it from Islamic State fighters, west of Raqqa city
7 month ago
U.S. officials say Russian inaction enabled Syria chemical attack
Daraa: RuAF sent its most advanced jets in Syria (Su-35) to bomb Rebel-held Daraa after recent advances by Al-Bunian Al-Marsous op. room.7 month ago
Daraa: RuAF sent its most advanced jets in Syria (Su-35) to bomb Rebel-held Daraa after recent advances by Al-Bunian Al-Marsous op. room.
Daraa: 15 more pro-Assad confirmed killed by Al-Bunian Al-Marsous op. room in Al-Manshiyah. 1st one is Brig. General from Masyaf.7 month ago
Daraa: 15 more pro-Assad confirmed killed by Al-Bunian Al-Marsous op. room in Al-Manshiyah. 1st one is Brig. General from Masyaf.
Bombardment of Khan Shaykhun town in Idlib today7 month ago
Bombardment of Khan Shaykhun town in Idlib today
Bombardment of Khan Shaykhun town in Idlib today
2 helicopters flying over Daraa countryside7 month ago
2 helicopters flying over Daraa countryside
2 helicopters flying over Daraa countryside
Video from inside Al Manshiyah district of Daraa7 month ago
Video from inside Al Manshiyah district of Daraa
Video from inside Al Manshiyah district of Daraa
Violent strikes on Al Qabun district of Damascus this morning7 month ago
Violent strikes on Al Qabun district of Damascus this morning
Violent strikes on Al Qabun district of Damascus this morning
Video: Helicopter flying over Daraa city7 month ago
Video: Helicopter flying over Daraa city
Video: Helicopter flying over Daraa city
Moment when aircrafts targeted Daraa7 month ago
Moment when aircrafts targeted Daraa
Moment when aircrafts targeted Daraa
Aircrafts hit Zamalka, Qabun. Number of civilians were wounded7 month ago
Aircrafts hit Zamalka, Qabun. Number of civilians were wounded
Aircrafts hit Zamalka, Qabun. Number of civilians were wounded
7 month ago
Pakistan sending doctors to Turkey to treat Syrian refugees and money to support Syrian orphans
3 airplanes launched dozen of airstrikes on Eastern Damascus suburbs, also 18 surface-to-surface missiles hit7 month ago
3 airplanes launched dozen of airstrikes on Eastern Damascus suburbs, also 18 surface-to-surface missiles hit
3 airplanes launched dozen of airstrikes on Eastern Damascus suburbs, also 18 surface-to-surface missiles hit
20 killed as result of airstrike on Urum al-Jos town in Idlib7 month ago
20 killed as result of airstrike on Urum al-Jos town in Idlib
20 killed as result of airstrike on Urum al-Jos town in Idlib
Aircrafts targeted Al-Habit town7 month ago
Aircrafts targeted Al-Habit town
Aircrafts targeted Al-Habit town
Kiselev once dubbed Trump 7 month ago
Kiselev once dubbed Trump "man of his word" and "Alpha male". Today he spoke of Trump's "total failure" & "fabricated excuse" for Syria strike
UK defence minister: Russia responsible by proxy for Syria chemical deaths7 month ago
UK defence minister: Russia responsible by proxy for Syria chemical deaths
Hama Battle: Central Division destroyed with a TOW a 57 mm gun  and  killed several pro-Assad on Khattab front.7 month ago
Hama Battle: Central Division destroyed with a TOW a 57 mm gun and killed several pro-Assad on Khattab front.
7 month ago
McMaster says, US is prepared to take more military action in the case of further use of chemical weapons by Assad government.
Free Syrian Army forces expel Daesh from Tanf border crossing on the Syria-Iraq border7 month ago
Free Syrian Army forces expel Daesh from Tanf border crossing on the Syria-Iraq border
On the US airstrike on the Syrian air base .@SenJohnMcCain says, 7 month ago
On the US airstrike on the Syrian air base [email protected] says, "By the way, we should have cratered the runways".
.@RepAdamSchiff to @ThisWeekABC: Russia 7 month ago
[email protected] to @ThisWeekABC: Russia "absolutely" complicit in Syrian chemical attack: "Absolutely they know what the Syrians are doing."
7 month ago
President Trump's National Security Advisor H. R. McMaster says Russia must question support for the 'murderous regime' in Syria.
7 month ago
Rex Tillerson says the strike was meant "to render that airbase... no longer usable." Seems like he's admitting the strike failed.
7 month ago
SDF has captured Abbad village from IS, Syria.
7 month ago
Tillerson said there is 'no hard evidence' that Russia was connected to this chemical weapons attack.
.@SenSanders: 7 month ago
[email protected]: "Yes, we have to get rid of Assad...But we cannot do it unilaterally."
7 month ago
Rex Tillerson says the battle against IS "is being coordinated somewhat with the Syrian regime..."
7 month ago
Tillerson: "We are hopeful we can work with Russia and use their influence" to achieve peace in Syria.
7 month ago
US ambassador to the UN says US priorities in Syria are to 'get Assad out', 'defeat IS' and 'get Iranian influence out'.
7 month ago
It is "truly amazing" that Russia "continues to cover for Assad," says UN Ambassador Nikki Haley
7 month ago
UN Ambassador Nikki Haley: “We don’t see a peaceful Syria with Assad in there”
7 month ago
Putin discussed with Iranian President the situation in Syria
7 month ago
UN Ambassador Nikki Haley: "What we have seen at the UN is a huge sigh of relief" after Syria airstrikes
7 month ago
UN Ambassador Nikki Haley on Trump in Syria: “If he needs to do more, he will do more”
Russia's state TV is calling U.S. strike on Syria 7 month ago
Russia's state TV is calling U.S. strike on Syria "cruel, shameful and senseless," ominously pondering: "What will America get in response?"
Assad's allies say U.S. attack crosses 'red lines'7 month ago
Assad's allies say U.S. attack crosses 'red lines'
7 month ago
Russia, Iran and Hezbollah military leaders release joint statement, threatens the U.S.
Convoys of Tiger Forces armored vehicles arrive in Hama7 month ago
Convoys of Tiger Forces armored vehicles arrive in Hama
Turkish FM Mevlut Cavusoglu: Russia and the United States are now competing in Syria not to let the YPG be engrossed in each other.7 month ago
Turkish FM Mevlut Cavusoglu: Russia and the United States are now competing in Syria not to let the YPG be engrossed in each other.
Hezbollah, Russia and Iran coalition is now threatening U.S. to not attack Assad7 month ago
Hezbollah, Russia and Iran coalition is now threatening U.S. to not attack Assad
Latakia: Rebel assault on Zuwayqat front was stopped w/ the involvement of Russian SOF. 3 Rebel BMPs and one T-72 was taken out.7 month ago
Latakia: Rebel assault on Zuwayqat front was stopped w/ the involvement of Russian SOF. 3 Rebel BMPs and one T-72 was taken out.
7 month ago
Coalition aircraft carried out raids on al-Mashlab neighborhood and the southern outskirts of Al-Raqqa city, there is information about wounded civilians.
Hama Battle: Ahrar Al-Sham declares Rebels repelled pro-Government forces assault on Helfaya.7 month ago
Hama Battle: Ahrar Al-Sham declares Rebels repelled pro-Government forces assault on Helfaya.
7 month ago
President Erdoğan urges Russia to stop supporting Assad government
Russia only doubling down on support for Assad after US strike; Medvedev still saying Assad's rule is 7 month ago
Russia only doubling down on support for Assad after US strike; Medvedev still saying Assad's rule is "legitimate"
7 month ago
An artillery shell hits Saqba city in Damascus countryside , no casualties reported, but massive losses in properties.
Hama Battle: Jaish Al-Izza destroyed with a TOW a tank on Tell Sofouh, S. of Helfaya.7 month ago
Hama Battle: Jaish Al-Izza destroyed with a TOW a tank on Tell Sofouh, S. of Helfaya.
Tillerson tells .@GStephanopoulos 7 month ago
Tillerson tells [email protected] "there is no change to our military posture" in Syria after airstrikes.
7 month ago
A meeting with Russia President Putin has been removed from Secretary of State Tillerson's Moscow schedule.
One of the wells burning around Hayan in East Homs just put out yesterday7 month ago
One of the wells burning around Hayan in East Homs just put out yesterday
At 01:30 tonight, a Russian jet struck the only hospital in Dael, Daraa knocking it out of operation  and  killing 1 nurse, Munther al-Jamus7 month ago
At 01:30 tonight, a Russian jet struck the only hospital in Dael, Daraa knocking it out of operation and killing 1 nurse, Munther al-Jamus
Daraa: 2 more government positions taken yesterday by Rebels in Al-Manshiyah. 1st one is Syriatel CP, completely wiped out.7 month ago
Daraa: 2 more government positions taken yesterday by Rebels in Al-Manshiyah. 1st one is Syriatel CP, completely wiped out.
Infographic of Assad government command chain in regards to authorization of the use of chemical weapons. By @ForeignPolicy7 month ago
Infographic of Assad government command chain in regards to authorization of the use of chemical weapons. By @ForeignPolicy
7 month ago
The Syrian opposition forces bombarded on early Sunday with heavy artillery and missiles, said to be targeting the Syrian regime positions in (Mehreda and Suqailba) cities held by the Syrian govt. forces in Hama countryside
Hama: FSA Jaish Nasr denouncing pro-government foreign militias using Christian towns of Muhardah  and  Suquaylbiyah to attack nearby locations7 month ago
Hama: FSA Jaish Nasr denouncing pro-government foreign militias using Christian towns of Muhardah and Suquaylbiyah to attack nearby locations
Assad had the phone call from Iranian President Al-Rouhani7 month ago
Assad had the phone call from Iranian President Al-Rouhani
7 month ago
Main hospital of Dael town bombed out of service
Bombardment of Daraa this morning7 month ago
Bombardment of Daraa this morning
Bombardment of Daraa this morning
Incendiary ammunition were used against Kafr Zita and Sayad villages in Northern Hama last night7 month ago
Incendiary ammunition were used against Kafr Zita and Sayad villages in Northern Hama last night
Incendiary ammunition were used against Kafr Zita and Sayad villages in Northern Hama last night
7 month ago
SAA tank was damaged with RPG as it attempted to attack near Halfaya, North Hama
7 month ago
Coordinated attack by Da'ish from the Rutbah desert in Iraq and Albu Kamal in Syria. 3 car bombs destroyed, multiple attackers dead.
Russia warplane killed 18 civilians including 5 children yesterday  in Urem Aljoz southern countryside of Idlib7 month ago
Russia warplane killed 18 civilians including 5 children yesterday in Urem Aljoz southern countryside of Idlib
Iraq's armed forces have repelled a Da'ish assault on the Al-Waleed border crossing with Syria.7 month ago
Iraq's armed forces have repelled a Da'ish assault on the Al-Waleed border crossing with Syria.
The MaT (NSyA) repelled 20 ISIL militants at At Tanf in Syria7 month ago
The MaT (NSyA) repelled 20 ISIL militants at At Tanf in Syria
Pro-Assad rally in Sydney, Australia7 month ago
Pro-Assad rally in Sydney, Australia
7 month ago
Trump preparing broad Syria strategy for Congress
7 month ago
Sean Spicer: Syria strikes poke holes in Democrat's Russia collusion theory