Map. History of Syria conflict

17 October 2017
Hay'at Tahrir al-Sham have detained Belgium Molenbeek Sheikh Bassam Ayyachi, an AQ-Central-connected veteran. He had slammed HTS for their spat with Ahrar.2 חודש לפני
Hay'at Tahrir al-Sham have detained Belgium Molenbeek Sheikh Bassam Ayyachi, an AQ-Central-connected veteran. He had slammed HTS for their spat with Ahrar.
Protesters in Atareb, western Aleppo, are demanding Hay'at Tahrir Sham to stay away from their city.2 חודש לפני
Protesters in Atareb, western Aleppo, are demanding Hay'at Tahrir Sham to stay away from their city.
HTS responds to the leaked audio activists shared of Abu Yaqdhan. Pointing to the words of Abu al-Fath al-Farghali, a member of HTS General Shari'a Council who says HTS policy is to avoid bloodshed of other fighters and civilians, and what some (Abu Yaqdhan) said was wrong and will be corrected.2 חודש לפני
HTS responds to the leaked audio activists shared of Abu Yaqdhan. Pointing to the words of Abu al-Fath al-Farghali, a member of HTS General Shari'a Council who says HTS policy is to avoid bloodshed of other fighters and civilians, and what some (Abu Yaqdhan) said was wrong and will be corrected.
Oil refineries south of Amarinah. Possible local supply for Turkish tanks/artillery at the fire base nearby.2 חודש לפני
Oil refineries south of Amarinah. Possible local supply for Turkish tanks/artillery at the fire base nearby.
Abu Muhammad al-Shuhayl, al-Nusra founder and a Hay'at Tahrir al-Sham leader, was killed by poison in Idlib under mysterious circumstances. He played a key role in bringing AQI into Syria.2 חודש לפני
Abu Muhammad al-Shuhayl, al-Nusra founder and a Hay'at Tahrir al-Sham leader, was killed by poison in Idlib under mysterious circumstances. He played a key role in bringing AQI into Syria.
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Artillery shelling by armed groups in North Aleppo (Euphrates Shield) on SDF/YPG locations in Ayn Daqna
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Government forces captured Sabkhawi in southern Raqqa.
FSA Military Council statement translated into English: We were not consulted on this deescalation & consider it as a one-side deal that the regime will not comply with.2 חודש לפני
FSA Military Council statement translated into English: We were not consulted on this deescalation & consider it as a one-side deal that the regime will not comply with.
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SAA control Dakhilah town - Bir Sabkhaoui and Sabkhaoui gas field , South Raqqa cs
Makeshift crude oil refineries found also near Jubb al-Kusa incl. oil distribution.2 חודש לפני
Makeshift crude oil refineries found also near Jubb al-Kusa incl. oil distribution.
Makeshift crude oil refineries have been set up south of Jarabulus since January 2017. Near Tall ash Shair.2 חודש לפני
Makeshift crude oil refineries have been set up south of Jarabulus since January 2017. Near Tall ash Shair.
Volodin Andrey from Neftekamsk previously fought at Donbas, was killed in Syria on  12 June2 חודש לפני
Volodin Andrey from Neftekamsk previously fought at Donbas, was killed in Syria on 12 June
Volodin Andrey from Neftekamsk previously fought at Donbas, was killed in Syria on  12 June
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Syrian government forces declare cessation of hostilities in Eastern Ghouta region
West Qalamoun: A pro-Government fighter from Homs was captured by Hay'at Tahrir al-Sham and two more Hezbollah fighters were killed in Arsal Mounts.2 חודש לפני
West Qalamoun: A pro-Government fighter from Homs was captured by Hay'at Tahrir al-Sham and two more Hezbollah fighters were killed in Arsal Mounts.
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The YPG/SDF target Kaljibrin and Marea with mortars from their positions in Sheikh Issa and Tel Rifaat, north of Aleppo, Syria.
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FSA Military Council in Damascus and its Countryside state they didn't sign the de-escalation agreement Eastern Ghouta
There's only 2km left between the eastern and western fronts. Once done, SDF will control both banks of the Euphrates River2 חודש לפני
There's only 2km left between the eastern and western fronts. Once done, SDF will control both banks of the Euphrates River
FSA deploying 2 Grad launchers and one 122 mm gun to shell pro-Assad government forces in Eastern Syria2 חודש לפני
FSA deploying 2 Grad launchers and one 122 mm gun to shell pro-Assad government forces in Eastern Syria
East Damascus: Rebels killed Republican Guard's officer (Commandos) Basel Fuad Abbas on the Ain Terma front.2 חודש לפני
East Damascus: Rebels killed Republican Guard's officer (Commandos) Basel Fuad Abbas on the Ain Terma front.
FSA National Front for the Liberation of Syria statement translated into English.2 חודש לפני
FSA National Front for the Liberation of Syria statement translated into English.
The aftermath of an airstrike and rescuing the wounded in Douma city in Damascus countryside.2 חודש לפני
The aftermath of an airstrike and rescuing the wounded in Douma city in Damascus countryside.
FSA National Front for the Liberation of Syria forms with  11 Southern groups, 2 חודש לפני
FSA National Front for the Liberation of Syria forms with 11 Southern groups, "not linked to any foreign agendas"
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The signing of the Ghouta agreement in Cairo explains: Russia attempt to introduce Egypt into the arrangements for a solution in Syria
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Russia agrees mechanism for Ghouta safe zone in Syria
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July 21, Coalition forces conducted 15 strikes consisting of 28 engagements against ISIS in Syria and Iraq.
The fighters reached the Bab al-Hawa crossing, only to be suddenly blocked by Turkey from crossing into Idlib to participate in the fighting.2 חודש לפני
The fighters reached the Bab al-Hawa crossing, only to be suddenly blocked by Turkey from crossing into Idlib to participate in the fighting.
Another video of FSA fighters waiting to leave northern Aleppo to go fight in Idlib, bragging about how they're going to defeat HTS/Nusra2 חודש לפני
Another video of FSA fighters waiting to leave northern Aleppo to go fight in Idlib, bragging about how they're going to defeat HTS/Nusra
Video of ES fighters departing from northern Aleppo toward the Bab al-Hawa crossing between Turkey and Idlib.2 חודש לפני
Video of ES fighters departing from northern Aleppo toward the Bab al-Hawa crossing between Turkey and Idlib.
SyAAF Su-22 over Ayn Tarma this morning.2 חודש לפני
SyAAF Su-22 over Ayn Tarma this morning.
Islamic State: Battles against Syrian forces in the vicinity of Ithriya Hama2 חודש לפני
Islamic State: Battles against Syrian forces in the vicinity of Ithriya Hama
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15 Hezbollah fighters and 48 militants were reportedly killed during the first day of the Arsal offensive along the Syria - Lebanon border
Hezbollah is targeting HTS at Aarsal Barens2 חודש לפני
Hezbollah is targeting HTS at Aarsal Barens
Hezbollah is targeting HTS at Aarsal Barens
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Syrian jets bomb Lebanese border area, as the wide offensive with Hezbollah continues
Photos of Hezbollah operation in Wadi Al-Khail triangle, Wadi al-Ayouni in Jaroud Aarsal2 חודש לפני
Photos of Hezbollah operation in Wadi Al-Khail triangle, Wadi al-Ayouni in Jaroud Aarsal
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Clashes in Sukhna area eastern Homs countryside and exchangeable Shelling between ISIS and pro-Government forces
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2 civilians killed "child and old man" others injured after an airstrikes targeted Douma neighborhoods, Damascus countryside
Video: clashes in Ein Tarma2 חודש לפני
Video: clashes in Ein Tarma
Video: clashes in Ein Tarma
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Hezbollah and Syrian army in operation at Lebanon border is in control of Qornat Wadi al-Khayl and Qurnat al-Qanzah heights
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SNHR: 8 civilians arrested and taken away for forced recruitment in Ras al Ein city in Hasaka
FSA Saraya Ahl Al-Sham confirms fighting against Hezbollah, and calls upon human rights organizations to protect the refugees from the clashes2 חודש לפני
FSA Saraya Ahl Al-Sham confirms fighting against Hezbollah, and calls upon human rights organizations to protect the refugees from the clashes
Brigadier General Suheil al-Hassan and the commander of Al-Ya'rub Groups - Ya'rub Ali Jdeid.2 חודש לפני
Brigadier General Suheil al-Hassan and the commander of Al-Ya'rub Groups - Ya'rub Ali Jdeid.
Leaked audio alleging to be a recording (translated into English by .@GIIMedia) of Hay'at Tahrir al-Sham's Abu Yaqdhan, who is a Shar'i in Hay'at Tahrir al-Sham's military division.2 חודש לפני
Leaked audio alleging to be a recording (translated into English by [email protected]) of Hay'at Tahrir al-Sham's Abu Yaqdhan, who is a Shar'i in Hay'at Tahrir al-Sham's military division.
Jamil Hamid Ramadan, an IS official and the personal accomplice of Saddam al-Jamal (an IS governor in the 2 חודש לפני
Jamil Hamid Ramadan, an IS official and the personal accomplice of Saddam al-Jamal (an IS governor in the "Euphrates Area" which is the Deir ez-Zor-Anbar area) was reportedly arrested today by Ahrar al-Sharqiya while he was trying to flee Abukamal.
FSA Northern Brigade rebels state they repelled 2 infiltration attempts by YPG near Sajur river2 חודש לפני
FSA Northern Brigade rebels state they repelled 2 infiltration attempts by YPG near Sajur river
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Mortars by pro-Government forces are hitting Ain Tarma in Damascus, Syria.
Turkish drone (hex 005883) at the border to Syria and in Afrin tonight.2 חודש לפני
Turkish drone (hex 005883) at the border to Syria and in Afrin tonight.
Manbij Military Council footage from Raqqa, Syria.2 חודש לפני
Manbij Military Council footage from Raqqa, Syria.
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The Syrian Government wants the US and its allies to pay for the destruction of Syrian infrastructure and to bear legal responsibility for "illegitimately" bombing civilian targets, Damascus has told the UN, also demanding that US-led coalition strikes stop.
Photos from the anti-Israel and Palestinian solidarity rally by Syrians after Friday prayer in southern Damascus near the Yalda mosque.2 חודש לפני
Photos from the anti-Israel and Palestinian solidarity rally by Syrians after Friday prayer in southern Damascus near the Yalda mosque.
US SOCOM Commander Raymond Thomas describes the moment he told the YPG group to 2 חודש לפני
US SOCOM Commander Raymond Thomas describes the moment he told the YPG group to "rebrand" themselves so as to gain "credibility" because Turkey recognised (and still does) the YPG group as the (US and Turkey designated) "terrorist enemy" equating to the PKK.
US Special Ops chief General Raymond Thomas confirms that the CIA ended support for Syrian rebels and says the U.S. decision to halt the CIA program equipping and training certain rebel groups fighting the government of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad was not done as a concession to Assad's ally Russia.2 חודש לפני
US Special Ops chief General Raymond Thomas confirms that the CIA ended support for Syrian rebels and says the U.S. decision to halt the CIA program equipping and training certain rebel groups fighting the government of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad was not done as a concession to Assad's ally Russia.
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US Special Forces head says military told Kurdish YPG to rebrand themselves as Syrian Democratic Forces (25 mins in)
US Special Forces head says military told Kurdish YPG to rebrand themselves as Syrian Democratic Forces (25 mins in)
Faylaq al-Sham responds to Nour al-Din al-Zenki claims they withdrew as 2 חודש לפני
Faylaq al-Sham responds to Nour al-Din al-Zenki claims they withdrew as "peacekeepers", saying they only did so because Ahrar al-Sham & Hay'at Tahrir al-Sham were already in "negotiations".
Syrians in al-Bab in solidarity with Palestinians in Jerusalem.
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Syrians in al-Bab in solidarity with Palestinians in Jerusalem. "Glory to the people holding the burning coal of their revolution."
Evidence of drugs found inside a building formerly occupied by IS in Raqqa, Syria. .@IanPannell for .@ABC News reports.2 חודש לפני
Evidence of drugs found inside a building formerly occupied by IS in Raqqa, Syria. [email protected] for [email protected] News reports.
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FSA First Coastal Division use a BGM-71 TOW missile to destroy a government transport truck in Latakia countryside
FSA First Coastal Division use a BGM-71 TOW missile to destroy a government transport truck in Latakia countryside
MMC/SDF fighters confiscated weapons, ammo  and  mines from daesh in Tayar district SW Raqqa.2 חודש לפני
MMC/SDF fighters confiscated weapons, ammo and mines from daesh in Tayar district SW Raqqa.
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James Mattis,United States Secretary of Defense, on ISIS leader al-Baghdadi: 'I believe he is alive'
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According to Syrian activists (not any official Hay'at Tahrir al-Sham media channel), after the ceasefire between Hay'at Tahrir al-Sham, without any clashes, Ahrar al-Sham withdrew from the town of Ma'arrat Misrin and Hay'at Tahrir al-Sham took over the town.
A busy day for the SDF, as they received thousands of local civillians fleeing from Raqqa city to the safety of SDF areas.2 חודש לפני
A busy day for the SDF, as they received thousands of local civillians fleeing from Raqqa city to the safety of SDF areas.
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Ahrar al-Sham and Hay'at Tahrir al-Sham have agreed on a cease-fire, the release of detainees & the hand over of Bab al-Hawa border crossing to a civilian administration meaning all factions will withdraw from it, essentially putting an end to the fighting that began three days ago between the two parties.
Ahrar al-Sham press release on them confirming they have reached an agreement with Hay'at Tahrir al-Sham to hand over Bab al-Hawa border crossing with Turkey to a civilian administration and release each other group detainees.2 חודש לפני
Ahrar al-Sham press release on them confirming they have reached an agreement with Hay'at Tahrir al-Sham to hand over Bab al-Hawa border crossing with Turkey to a civilian administration and release each other group detainees.
Hezbollah fighters infiltrating into Arsal region from territory controlled by Lebanese Army2 חודש לפני
Hezbollah fighters infiltrating into Arsal region from territory controlled by Lebanese Army
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Hay'at Tahrir al-Sham announces control of the village of Kafr Yahmul following the withdrawal of Ahrar al-Sham.
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A group of Kurdish Syrians joined FSA Ahl al-Diyar Operations Room
A group of Kurdish Syrians joined FSA Ahl al-Diyar Operations Room
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Reports about capture Al-Dahel and Al-Eakershy villages in East Raqqa CS are false
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Ahrar al-Sham withdraws from the villages of "Karsa - Rasha - The court and the village of Tremala - the headquarters of the 57 - Maraat al-Seen - Barabu - Qasabiya - al-Faqiya" located in Jabal Shshabuh and Hay'at Tahrir al-Sham took control of them.
More Hezbollah fighters killed by Rebels in West Qalamoun. FSA-led Coalition Saraya Ahl Al-Sham fighting with  HTS claims 30 KIA. 1 POW.2 חודש לפני
More Hezbollah fighters killed by Rebels in West Qalamoun. FSA-led Coalition Saraya Ahl Al-Sham fighting with HTS claims 30 KIA. 1 POW.
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Airstrikes hits Al Mayadin City eastern Deir Ezzor
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SOHR: 68 Rebels and 15 civilians have been at least killed during the infighting in Idlib Governorate during the last 72 hours.
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Al Masdar: Syrian Army advances 30 kilometers through ISIS-held eastern Raqqa and Captured Dalhah and Ukayrishah
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Protest in Maarat Al Numan in support of Saraqib against HTS
Protest in Maarat Al Numan in support of Saraqib against HTS
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US officials say Russia for 1st time moved 3 Su-25 "Frogfoot" jets from airbase in Latakia along Syria coast to Tiyas (T-4) airbase in Homs
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Hezbollah confirms its fighters have begun operation against militants on both sides of border with Syria
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[email protected] Strike Update: Near Raqqah, 16 strikes engaged 10 ISIS tactical units; destroyed 13 positions
Zinki said Faylaq al-Sham pulled back their peacekeeping troops and thus, the whole thing won't continue. So no more peacekeepers.2 חודש לפני
Zinki said Faylaq al-Sham pulled back their peacekeeping troops and thus, the whole thing won't continue. So no more peacekeepers.
Funeral in Afrin for killed YPG fighter in clashes near Ayn Daqna2 חודש לפני
Funeral in Afrin for killed YPG fighter in clashes near Ayn Daqna
One of the Euphrates Shield forces Ceys-al Ahfad has entered Bab-al Hawa border crossing to support Ahrar al Sham.2 חודש לפני
One of the Euphrates Shield forces Ceys-al Ahfad has entered Bab-al Hawa border crossing to support Ahrar al Sham.
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East Homs. 25+ SAA soldiers killed by Da'esh near T3 Airbase
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9kms left to As Sukhnah from South-West for Syrian army and allies
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Arsal: Lebanese President Michel Aoun says he has been "following security developments on the Syrian-Lebanese border since this morning."
Confirmed YPG SDF using drones to target ISIS, Raqqa2 חודש לפני
Confirmed YPG SDF using drones to target ISIS, Raqqa
Fighters from Euphrates Shield at the Bab al-Hawa crossing into Idlib last night, after crossing from northern Aleppo through Turkey2 חודש לפני
Fighters from Euphrates Shield at the Bab al-Hawa crossing into Idlib last night, after crossing from northern Aleppo through Turkey
Before withdraw Ahrar is burning their posts near Bab al Hawa2 חודש לפני
Before withdraw Ahrar is burning their posts near Bab al Hawa
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Faylaq/Zinki peacekeeping force commander says they're heading to the areas of clashes and will respond to any attacks against their forces.
Faylaq/Zinki peacekeeping force commander says they're heading to the areas of clashes and will respond to any attacks against their forces.
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A senior leader with Ahrar, Faruq, who Hay'at Tahrir al-Sham members said fled to Turkey is in Bab al-Hawa and vows to defend against "Khawarij". Faruq also calls out specifically al-Jawlani and more significantly, ex Ahrar leader Abu Jabir, as traitors to the revolution.
A senior leader with Ahrar, Faruq, who Hay'at Tahrir al-Sham members said fled to Turkey is in Bab al-Hawa and vows to defend against
SDF fighters are heading towards the frontlines in Raqqa2 חודש לפני
SDF fighters are heading towards the frontlines in Raqqa
Statement by Faylaq al-Sham and Harakat Nuruddin al-Zinki calling for peace and  mediation (between Ahrar and Hay'at Tahrir al-Sham) and offering to deploy their forces as peacekeepers.2 חודש לפני
Statement by Faylaq al-Sham and Harakat Nuruddin al-Zinki calling for peace and mediation (between Ahrar and Hay'at Tahrir al-Sham) and offering to deploy their forces as peacekeepers.
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New statement by Ahrar al-Sham's leader Ali al-Umar, vowing to "keep defending the revolution from transgressors".
New statement by Ahrar al-Sham's leader Ali al-Umar, vowing to
SDF surveillance cameras showed how to track down and identify IS points to avoid hitting civilians and keeping them safe2 חודש לפני
SDF surveillance cameras showed how to track down and identify IS points to avoid hitting civilians and keeping them safe
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Heavy clashes between SDF forces and ISIL in three districts of Raqqa: At least 8 ISIL killed
Pro-Assad forces gained control over 2 חודש לפני
Pro-Assad forces gained control over "Tilat Al Burkan" in Western Qalamun
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Syrian army and Hezbollah launch attack on militants near Lebanese border.
Report sharing information about the LAF Commandos/Hezbollah/SAA SRG military operations against Hay'at Tahrir al-Sham.2 חודש לפני
Report sharing information about the LAF Commandos/Hezbollah/SAA SRG military operations against Hay'at Tahrir al-Sham.
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Heavy shelling targeting residential buildings in Ein Tarma this morning; for the past two hours, heavy and medium weapons have been used by Government forces.
During the past 48 hours, 50+ Syrian Army forces were killed due to the recklessness of some officers near al-Tanaf Syrian desert and Rayhan farms in eastern Ghouta, Syria.2 חודש לפני
During the past 48 hours, 50+ Syrian Army forces were killed due to the recklessness of some officers near al-Tanaf Syrian desert and Rayhan farms in eastern Ghouta, Syria.
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The Lebanese group Hezbollah and the Syrian army launched an operation today against militants in an area of the Syrian-Lebanese frontier, a commander in the military alliance fighting in support of President Bashar al-Assad said.
Video allegedly shows the arrival of the second batch of Turkish-backed rebel fighters to the Bab al-Hawa border crossing to fight in the ranks of Ahrar al-Sham against Hay'at Tahrir al-Sham.2 חודש לפני
Video allegedly shows the arrival of the second batch of Turkish-backed rebel fighters to the Bab al-Hawa border crossing to fight in the ranks of Ahrar al-Sham against Hay'at Tahrir al-Sham.
Has Russia pursued any sort of serious strategy to counter IS in Syria? 2 חודש לפני
Has Russia pursued any sort of serious strategy to counter IS in Syria? "No", says [email protected]'s Pompeo, "Only the most minimal" of efforts.
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"I'm sort of kidding," adds [email protected] Director Mike Pompeo regarding his Russian naval port comment. "I think they (Russia) find any place where they can make our lives more difficult...useful to them".
Are the Kurds a friend in Syria? 2 חודש לפני
Are the Kurds a friend in Syria? "It's a complicated question," says [email protected] Director Mike Pompeo. "I don't think you can speak about the Kurds as an individual element" per Pompeo, "there are places we are definitely working alongside them".
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"America's interests are larger than just Syria," per CIA's Pompeo. "We have to think about Syria in the context of the greater Middle East". The US interest is in "providing the conditions so we can have a more stable Middle East... and keep America safe".
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"We certainly are trying to find places we can work alongside the Russians," [email protected]'s Pompeo says, "But we don't have the same set of interests". Hence, "we're staring at the places we can find to achieve American outcomes" in Syria. "When the decision was made to allow the Russians to enter into Syria now 4 years ago, it fundamentally changed the landscape", and, "it's certainly been worse for the Syrian people".
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As a lawmaker, Pompeo complained when Obama allowed CIA backed rebels to be bombed. Tonight, no comment on cutting them off.
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CIA's Pompeo on Russia's interest in Syria: "They love a warm water naval port and they love to stick it to America."
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“It’s difficult to imagine a stable Syria with Assad still in power. He’s a puppet of the Iranians” — CIA Director Pompeo.
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Hay'at Tahrir al-Sham declares they have seized control of the town of Atmeh in rural Idlib near the border with Turkey, after the withdrawal of Ahrar al-Sham.