US ‘simulates’ anti-ISIS fight in Iraq as terrorists cross into Syria – MoD

from RT

The Russian Defense Ministry has accused the US-led international coalition of “simulating” the fight against ISIS in Iraq. The coalition conducted fewer airstrikes in Iraq in September while well-armed terrorists crossed into Syria, Moscow added.

For the past week, the focus of the Russian-led air campaign in Syria has been to annihilate terrorists in the city of Al-Mayadeen, one of the terrorists’ last strongholds southeast of the city of Deir ez-Zor.

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US-Led Coalition Destroys Everything in Syria Except for Daesh – Damascus

from Sputnik International

Syrian Foreign Minister Walid Muallem has said that the US-led coalition against internationally condemned terrorist group Daesh is acting in Syria like it is seeking to destroy the country and prolong the armed conflict in the country.

Muallem said Russia is demanding that the coalition will be dissolved.

Israel Uses Bogus UN Report to Justify Illegal Attack on Syrian Arab Army (AE video)

Israel has launched an attack on the SAA using the bogus report from the International Commission of Inquiry on the Syrian Arab Republic as justification. Apparently Israeli Zionists aren’t ready to give up on their “snatch the Golan Heights forever” project or their Greater Kurdistan plan. The report dusts off the old chestnut of Khan Sheikhoun sarin gas attack. The “report” is a complete fabrication based ENTIRELY on al Qaeda-linked terrorist “witnesses” and Britain’s White Helmets propaganda vehicle who USED TO BE CALLED “the Islamic State Fire Brigade”

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Syria army advances towards ISIS-held Deir Ezzor

from Al Arabia

Syrian government soldiers and allied fighters have advanced further towards a government enclave besieged by ISIS in the country’s east, a monitor said on Sunday.

Syria’s army, backed by Russian military support, has been advancing towards Deir Ezzor city for weeks on several fronts.

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Russian fighters bomb ISIS hardware near Deir Ez-Zor

ABNA

Russia’s Aerospace Defense Forces have destroyed multiple pieces of ISIS’s hardware over two days of operations near the Syrian city of Deir Ez-Zor, the Russian Defense Ministry said Saturday.

“Over the past two days, Russian planes have destroyed 9 pieces of hardware, including two tanks, 6 artillery nests, one homemade multiple rocket launchers, 3 ammunition depots, a command center, as well as 20 trucks loaded with fuel, arms and ammunition,” the statement read.

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News Analysis: Beginning of end of Syria war could be closer than ever with IS collapse

by Hummam Sheikh Ali, XinhuaNet

The end of the Syrian war seems around the corner with the near collapse of the Islamic State (IS) group and the change of the international stance toward President Bashar al-Assad, experts say.

The Islamic State’s fighters in Syria are reeling and buckling under the pressure of the massive assaults on their key positions in Syria.

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Dozens of Al-Nusra (al Qaeda), ISIS-affiliated jihadists (U.S.-backed terrorist mercenaries) entered Germany posing as refugees – report

from RT

Several dozen Syrian extremists linked to both al-Nusra Front (al Qaeda) and ISIS, who committed “numerous massacres” of civilians and captives, have sought asylum in Germany, Der Spiegel reports.

Some 60 members of a Syrian militant group called Liwa Owais al-Korani or the Owais al-Korani Brigade arrived to Germany as refugees, Der Spiegel reports, citing sources within the German security services.

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