A Jihadi charity organization is reportedly raising money online through various social media applications to help provide foreign fighters in Syria with military hardware, such as drones, according to a terrorist monitoring organization.
Congress moved this week to tighten the economic noose on the embattled regime of Syrian President Bashar al Assad, passing new sanctions that directly target his military alliance with Russia and Iran that has resulted in scores of civilian casualties.
The United States is closely monitoring an agreement struck Monday between Russia and Turkey to establish a de-militarized zone in Syria’s rebel-held Idlib province, according to the director of the Defense Intelligence Agency.
SOCHI, Russia (Reuters) – Russian and Turkish troops are to enforce a new demilitarized zone in Idlib from which radical rebels will be required to withdraw, Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Monday after a meeting with his Turkish counterpart.
The U.S. military launched on Friday a series of war drills dubbed “Defeat ISIS” in Eastern Syria to “hone their warfighting skills for counterterrorism operations” in the region, according to American military officials.
The Trump administration issued a series of new sanctions on the embattled regime of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad ahead of what U.S. officials believe is an “imminent attack” by the regime with help from Russia and Iran, according to an announcement by the Treasury Department.
The Trump administration announced Tuesday afternoon that Russia and Syria are gearing up to launch a mass strike in Syria on behalf of embattled President Bashar al-Assad, risking the lives of “millions of innocent civilians,” according to an announcement.