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Orient Net19-2-2018

YPG makes ‘deal’ with Assad regime on Afrin

Assad regime forces could enter the YPG-held enclave in Afrin within the next two days after the YPG agreed to let the Assad regime repel the Turkish Olive Branch Operation, ..
Orient Net19-2-2018

SAMS: Russia behind increased bombing of Syrian hospitals

Dr. Mohammad Katoub of the Syrian American Medical Society (SAMS), which works in opposition areas of Syria and other doctors visiting Brussels this week for meetings with European officials told ..
Orient Net19-2-2018

FSA, Turkish military expand in Afrin region

The Free Syrian Army (FSA) and the Turkish military captured on Monday three more villages and a mount in north western Syria’s Afrin region, during Operation Olive Branch. Orient News correspondent ..
Orient Net19-2-2018

Regime overnight attacks kill 17 civilians in E. Ghouta

Assad militias carried out intensified overnight air strikes and rocket shelling against Eastern Ghouta’s besieged towns and cities in Rural Damascus on Feb. 18, killing 17 civilians and injuring dozens, ..
Orient Net18-2-2018

Saudi Arabia’s al-Jubier: Iran must be held accountable on missiles

Saudi Arabia on Sunday (February 18) welcomed a draft United Nations resolution offered by Britain, the United States and France that would condemn Iran for failing to stop its ballistic ..
Orient Net18-2-2018

YPG, ISIS cooperated together in Raqqa - Turkish FM

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu called on Sunday (February 18) for the United States to stop backing Kurdish YPG militia in Syria.  Speaking at the annual Munich Security Conference, Cavusoglu said ..
Orient Net18-2-2018

US to probe into Syria attack involving Russians

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis has said that the United States is still investigating who directed an attack on a base housing US-backed opposition forces and US military advisers in Syria ..
Orient Net18-2-2018

Assad rockets kill 5 in Ghouta’s Mesraba

The Assad regime’s militias shelled on Sunday (February 18) the city of Mesraba in Damascus eastern countryside with rockets and artillery shells, causing a number of casualties. At least five people ..
Orient Net18-2-2018

Netanyahu warns with ‘piece of Iranian drone’ in hand

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned Tehran on Saturday over aggression by what he called Iran and its "proxies" in Syria, while showing what he claimed was a piece of ..
Orient Net18-2-2018

All 66 passengers killed after plane crashes in Iran

An Iranian passenger plane has crashed in a mountainous area of the central province of Isfahan, killing all 66 people on board, according to state media. The plane came down in ..