French army chief says forces ready to strike targets in Syria if chemical weapons used in Idlib offensive

Map. History of Syria conflict

22 September 2018
An artillery shelling targeting the village of Al-Karakat in Jabal Shahshbo west of Hama.
Turkey sends large amount of tanks,howitzers,artillery and commando forces to its Syria border in Hatay2 week ago
Turkey sends large amount of tanks,howitzers,artillery and commando forces to its Syria border in Hatay
In UNSC brief on Syria chemical weapons (SCR 2118), Syria Amb. cites "false information" about chemical weapons in Syria, Notes "deaf members" of the Council that did not listen to the High Commissioner. Threats will not cause us to waver. "We are diplomats here."
Four people and five entities accused of facilitating petroleum shipments and financing to Syria government hit with sanctions by @USTreasury.
US Treasury sanctions Assad government's key oil facilitator Muhammed al-Qatirji for his dealings with ISIS. Qatirji was also involved in US-backed SDF's oil trade with Assad government
US at UN: "The Syrians' and Russians' lies do not exonerate them. The Syrians' and Russians' lies only reveal Assad's guilt. The United States will not stop pushing back forcefully on these lies. We will not abandon the Syrian people."
In UNSC brief on Syria chemical weapons (SCR 2118), @SwedenUN notes that too many Syria "de-escalation areas have turned into escalation areas." And in Idlib, there is simply nowhere else for civilians to flee. This cannot turn into another Aleppo or E. Ghouta.
In UNSC brief on Syria chemical weapons (SCR 2118), @USUN notes "evil and honor" and much in between during the long Syria war. A "lack of capacity for shame" too frequent here. Reminds that a full-scale Idlib attack would be unacceptable, with or without chemical weapons.
In UNSC brief on Syria chemical weapons (SCR 2118), @UKUN_NewYork claims that if Russia refuses to restrain Syria in its military operations and possible chemical weapons use, Russia will be complicit in the destruction that follows.
In UNSC brief on Syria chemical weapons (SCR 2118), Netherlands laments escalating violence against Idlib and the Council must do what is required to prevent a humanitarian catastrophe. Efforts to "combat terrorism" must not violate the laws of war and human rights.
Syrian Democratic Forces and high US commanders held a meeting in Kobane
U.S. official warns Nicaragua not to follow 'familiar path' of Syria and Venezuela.
Joint European statement on Idlib : "[it] is the last remaining de-escalation zone in Syria that the Astana guarantors committed to safeguard. We express our support for the urgent diplomatic efforts being made to this end by Turkey and the UN."
Syrian Prime Minister Imad Khamis said on Thursday in Damascus that opposition-controlled Idlib province will soon be restored to Syrian state sovereignty, vowing to win any coming war.
Cavusoglu met Zarif in Tehran prior to 3 Presidents meeting tomorrow
SDF officially announces the unification of all the management branch in Northern Syria into a single management board.
US-backed SDF forms a unified administration for eastern Syria, named "the Self-Administration of Northern and Eastern Syria." The next step will be to form one government to govern the region
Syrian minister says Kurdish-led northeast will not be given special treatment - i.e. autonomy.
2 week ago
Rebels shelled government positions in Salma town in Latakia with missiles
2 week ago
Bahceli of MHP: "It is clear that the operations in Idlib will pose national security threat for Turkey, with following heavy consequences."
2 week ago
Russian Foreign Ministry: Moscow has destroyed and will destroy the terrorists in Idlib and anywhere
2 week ago
Climbing out from Latakia AB, Syria Russia Russian Navy Tu154 RF85855 RFF7333
Syrian Army advancing in Ard Qaa Banat area Suwayda
Syria: hundreds of civilians decided to move towards N. Idlib and border with Turkey fleeing recent RuAF and Assad bombardment on Jisr Shoghur and North Hama/SE. Idlib areas.
The center of the White Helmets went out of service due to the massive attacks on Idlib countryside. Syria
Syria: remains of rockets with submunitions (BM-27 Uragan) fired by Assad forces on Al-Tah (SE. Idlib).
2 week ago
Merkel: I spoke with Erdogan and Putin about Idlib. It shouldn't be a humanitarian disaster. There are radicals that need to be fought
The United States had brought 200 armored to Kobane from Iraq yesterday.
Today they started to transport a large number of armored vehicles to Ayn Issa.2 week ago
The United States had brought 200 armored to Kobane from Iraq yesterday. Today they started to transport a large number of armored vehicles to Ayn Issa.
Man and his child was rescued by Syrian Civil Defense after pro-Assad forces shelling on Al Tah city in Southern Idlib
DierEzor: Iranian militias released video shows military convoy enter to Albukamal city from Iraq2 week ago
DierEzor: Iranian militias released video shows military convoy enter to Albukamal city from Iraq
Russian Navy Tu-154M RFF7333 heading South from Latakia Syria2 week ago
Russian Navy Tu-154M RFF7333 heading South from Latakia Syria
A French military: There is intelligence that Russia plans to finish with Idlib by the end of the year
French army chief says forces ready to strike targets in Syria if chemical weapons used in Idlib offensive
Syrian government forces targeted Al Tamaniayah town with rocket launchers
Hama Kafr Zita:  More than five raids so far on the city2 week ago
Hama Kafr Zita: More than five raids so far on the city
Syria: wave of Russian airstrikes on N. Hama countryside. 3 warplanes circling over area of Kafr Zita with reconnaissance drone.2 week ago
Syria: wave of Russian airstrikes on N. Hama countryside. 3 warplanes circling over area of Kafr Zita with reconnaissance drone.
Idlib: A woman was injured in the village of Rjam al-Qat in rural Ma'arat al-Nu'man as a result of artillery shelling carried out by the pro-Assad forces
Rebels renew targeting of the fortifications of the pro-Assad forces in the town of Salanfeh, Latakia with rockets, killing a senior officer
2 week ago
Air raids by Russian warplanes with thermobaric rockets on the outskirts of Kafr Zeita in the northern countryside of Hama.
First Russian airstrikes on N. Hama countryside. Photo from area of KafrZita.2 week ago
First Russian airstrikes on N. Hama countryside. Photo from area of KafrZita.
Russian air raids on the city of Kafr Zeita, north of Hama2 week ago
Russian air raids on the city of Kafr Zeita, north of Hama
Wave of take-offs from Russian Airbase moments ago.
Syria: heavy artillery and bombardment with submunition hit village of Tamanah in SE. Idlib CS. Several people wounded including children.
IED exploded in Sarmin town of Idlib province: a child and his father were killed
Syria: NLF keeps shelling Ghab Plain with Grad rockets (area of Bahsa).
Syria: Abu Amara Special Task Brigade claims IED attack on convoy of Syrian Resistance near Slenfah (E. Latakia). Its leader Mihraç Üral was slightly injured while one member killed and 2 injured.2 week ago
Syria: Abu Amara Special Task Brigade claims IED attack on convoy of "Syrian Resistance" near Slenfah (E. Latakia). Its leader Mihraç Üral was slightly injured while one member killed and 2 injured.
One of FSA Jaysh al Izza field commanders Mohammad Safwan al Saleh was killed in Northern Hama
Heavy bombardment on several villages in Southern Idlib this morning by the Syrian government.
The militia leader (Liberation Front Iskendorn) Ali Kayali (Mirage Ural) was injured by an explosive device in the Syrian coast2 week ago
The militia leader (Liberation Front Iskendorn) Ali Kayali (Mirage Ural) was injured by an explosive device in the Syrian coast
Artillery shelling from the positions of the government forces targeting the village of Khirbet al-Anakos in Al Ghab plains west of Hama
SDF forces are conducting a campaign of arrests in the market of the Tabqa city for conscription
Shelling with missiles and artillery on Buraysah, Khuwayn and Al Tah in Southern Idlib countryside
Civilians were wounded in the artillery shelling on the village of Barissa in the south-eastern Idlib countryside
Pro-Assad forces shelled the village of At Tah and al-Barisah village East to Maarat Al-Numan, Idlib
Artillery bombardment from the positions of the government forces targeted Al-Tamanah town in south of Idlib
More than 200 trucls from the International @Coalition loaded with armored vehicles arrived in Kobane in support of the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF).
Syria: monitoring a powerful RuAF airstrike which flattened yesterday a building in Janudiyah, N. of Jisr Shoghur (South-West Idlib).
South Syria: after heavy bombardment government managed to advance today in Safa Volcanic Field (~2 km). Pics: ISIS fighter and soldier from 14th Div. Special Forces killed.2 week ago
South Syria: after heavy bombardment government managed to advance today in Safa Volcanic Field (~2 km). Pics: ISIS fighter and soldier from 14th Div. Special Forces killed.
2 week ago
Rebels shelling Al-Qardahah tonight with missiles
It's fakeOld image from Damascus
Aerial bombardment targeting the Nayrab military airport in the countryside of Aleppo,
Deir ez-Zur: SDF forces issue an order to close all river crossings with the areas under pro-Assad forces control on western bank of the Euphrates River and declared area a closed military zone
A military source for the Hama Now network: The missiles that targeted the camp of Guran this evening are not GRAD rockets, but another land-to-land missiles
Syria: Israel destroyed yesterday a new base (construction started end-2017, not even completed) in South-West outskirts of Masyaf (NW. Hama).2 week ago
Syria: Israel destroyed yesterday a new base (construction started end-2017, not even completed) in South-West outskirts of Masyaf (NW. Hama).
2 week ago
Germany says its efforts are focused on preventing a humanitarian disaster in Idlib
Turkish Armed Forces UAV is flying south-east of Afrin.
Trump says he did not discuss the assassination of Syria's Assad
Likely IAF F-16s low pass near Lebanon coastline Probably yesterday's airstrike on Masyaf facility
Trump: The United States will feel very angry if there will be massacre in Idlib
Syria: moment when Rebels (NLF) targeted Joureen Camp in Ghab Plain as part of retaliation vs wave of airstrikes yesterday.
2 week ago
Turkish FM: 'Their (Assad government) goal to capture Idlib carries a serious risk and would be disastrous.'
Missile bombardment of the pro-Assad forces targeting the town of Qustoun in the western countryside of Hama Syria
2 week ago
Turkey conveyed to Russia its condemnation on recent attack in Idlib: Turkish FM
2 week ago
Turkish Foreign Minister: Solution in Idlib is not by bombing the entire province, joint action may be a solution to eradicate extremist groups
Fire broke out at the military camp of #Jorin north of #Hama as a result of rockets
Syria: following ATGM strike which destroyed a T-72 and killed a Captain, Rebels targeted tonight Joureen Camp (Ghab Plain) with a barrage of artillery. Fire visible from 10 km away.
Artillery shelling targeted the town of Bdama in Jisr al-Shughour area west of Idlib.
Russia military released the video of air strikes conducted on militant targets in Idlib province yesterday
Press Release: Ambassador Haley to Chair UNSC Meeting on Idlib, Syria "The Trump Administration and the international community have made it clear that there is no military solution to the Syrian conflict. Assad's brutal government backed by Russia and Iran can't continue to attack and terrorize Syria’s citizens. With millions of civilians at risk, an offensive against Idlib would be a reckless escalation. The regime and its backers must stop their military campaign in all its forms to allow the UN-led political process to have a chance to succeed
Virginia State Senator Richard Black met with Bashar al-Assad in Syria today.
Syria: Israel i airstrikes yesterday in Tartus and Hama provinces killed at least 4 (updated death toll). A dozen were also wounded.2 week ago
Syria: Israel i airstrikes yesterday in Tartus and Hama provinces killed at least 4 (updated death toll). A dozen were also wounded.
Syria: area of Slenfah (E. Latakia) hit by 2 explosions, reportedly due to rockets.2 week ago
Syria: area of Slenfah (E. Latakia) hit by 2 explosions, reportedly due to rockets.
Syrian Kurds say killed 15 rebel fighters in Turkish-held Afrin district
This video is recorded yesterday at Hmeimim AB, Latakia shows 8 Russia n Navy Su-30SMs, 2 Tu-142MKs anti-submariners and 4 Russian Air Force's Il-78M tankers participating in the Russian Navy exercise in E. MediterraneanSea. Four more Su-30SMs joined them in Syria today.
Russian Ministry of Defense: Russian aircrafts bombed militants in Idlib
Syria: video showing NLF destroying this morning a T-72 with an ATGM in Joureen Camp (Ghab Plain, N. Hama).
Syria: Turkish Observation Post near Morek (N. Hama) with its new additional fortification (works nearing completion).2 week ago
Syria: Turkish Observation Post near Morek (N. Hama) with its new additional fortification (works nearing completion).
Russian air force T-154 taking the long Caspian route from Astrkhan to Latakia RA-85041
Syria: 1st Division moving from Damascus towards Greater Idlib this morning. Lots of armor and trucks with troops visible.
RUAF strategic bombers noted airborne, at least 3 planes
Syria: first Division started to move at dawn towards Greater Idlib with its armored fleet.
2 week ago
Ryabkov: Question of launch of campaign in Idlib will be clear after the summit of Russia, Iran and Turkey in Tehran
2 week ago
Hama: pro-Assad forces bombard the town of Jahabera in the northern Hama countryside with artillery
2 week ago
Russia's deputy FM Ryabkov says situation in Syria can not be normalized without solving the problem in Idlib
2 week ago
Russia's deputy FM the situation in Syria will be one of the key topics at possible meeting between Lavrov and Pompeo
2 week ago
Turkish Armed Forces General Staff (TSK) is enlarging the capacity of Atme refugee camp to accommodate the expected wave of forcibly displaced Syrians
Syria: NLF announces ATGM strike inside military base of Joureen in Ghab Plain (NW. Hama) and destruction of a T-72. government artillery shelling nearby villages.
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