+18 graphic video: ISIS beheads Russian spy who infiltrated Islamic State...

DAMASCUS, SYRIA (1:30 A.M.) – On Monday, ISIS released a propaganda video showing the decapitation of an alleged Russian spy, warning others not to...

+18 graphic propaganda video: ISIS conducts deadly raids across western Iraq

DAMASCUS, SYRIA (1:00 A.M.) – The Islamic State released a characteristic 16-minute video on Friday, showing large jihadist convoys and Inghimasi units attacking Iraqi...

1983 CIA document reveals plan to destroy Syria, foreshadows current crisis

As the Syrian crisis enters its sixth year, the Donald Trump administration is looking more and more like the Obama administration every day. As the...

Hama offensive: An indication of the Syrian opposition’s decline

Damascus, Syria - (9:38 P.M.) Militants from a range of Islamist groups, including the newly-formed Hayat Tahrir Al-Sham (HTS) group, and the Turkistan Islamic...

Syrian Army restarts Deir Ezzor liberation campaign after push east of...

DAMASCUS, SYRIA (1:10 A.M.) – Over the past 48 hours, elements of the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) have liberated a number of sites on...

ISIS manpower shortage sees them relying on elderly, children in suicide...

The lack of manpower for ISIS has become increasingly desperate as they now only send elderly men and children to conduct suicide missions. At the...

Civilians take up arms, chase Islamist rebels out of town in...

A remarkable scene occurred late on Saturday afternoon as residents in the town of Kafr Nabuda appeared fed up with Islamist rule and showcased...

UN, Ansarullah reach consensus on holding fresh Yemen talks

January 24 | Al-Masdar News The United Nations special envoy for Yemen, Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed, said on Monday that he had recently met with Ansarullah and the General People’s Congress leaders, and...

Russia’s military position in Syria is optimal

At the official request of the Syrian government, the Russian Air Force (RUAF) began conducting airstrikes against Islamist fighters, and their military assets, in...

Why kicking out international media from Syria is a very bad...

We have seen some unacceptable instances where international journalists have been kicked out (asked to leave) from Syria accused of “untruthful reporting”. This while...