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A picture taken on July 31, 2017 shows the main building of the Russian Foreign Ministry in Moscow. (By AFP)
19 Aug 2017 08:43

Preparations being made for new high-level Syria peace talks in Astana: Russia

Islam Times - The Russian Foreign Ministry says preparations are being made by Russia, Iran, and Turkey, as well as the Syrian government and opposition, for a next round of high-level conflict resolution talks in Kazakhstan’s Astana.

 
In this file photo, smoke rises following an airstrike by US-led coalition aircraft in Kobani, Syria, during fighting between Syrian Kurds and Daesh terrorists. (Photo by Getty Images)
19 Aug 2017 05:00

23 more Syrians dead as US-led coalition bombs Daesh-held Raqqah

Islam Times - Nearly two dozen civilians have lost their lives when the US-led coalition purportedly fighting the Daesh Takfiri terrorist group conducted a series of aerial assaults in Syria’s militant-held northern city of Raqqah.

 
Bouthaina Shaaban, the political and media adviser to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad
19 Aug 2017 04:43

Syrian conflict nearing its end

Islam Times - The political and media adviser to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad says the six-year militancy in her country is nearly over as foreign states cut their backing for Takfiri terrorist groups, vowing that government troops would fight against any "illegitimate" forces, whether Turkish or ...

 
A US-made military vehicle from the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) drives in the northern Syrian city of Raqqah on August 15, 2017. (Photo by AFP)
19 Aug 2017 04:27

US plans decades-long military presence in northern Syria

Islam Times - A US-backed militia group in northern Syria says American forces plan to remain in the Arab state “for decades to come” after the fall of Daesh, adding that Washington is not providing support to anti-Damascus militants “for free.”

 
The photo shows an eastern area of the embattled city of Raqqah in northern Syria on August 15, 2017. (Photo by AFP)
17 Aug 2017 04:45

In Syria's Raqqah, US-led airstrikes kill more civilians

Islam Times - At least 38 civilians have been killed in airstrikes conducted by the US-led coalition, purportedly fighting the Daesh Takfiri terrorist group, on the Syrian city of Raqqah in the past 48 hours, a pro-opposition monitoring group says.

 
Syrian Deputy Foreign Minister Faisal Mekdad
17 Aug 2017 04:38

Syria says US, allies supplying terrorists with toxic agents

Islam Times - Syria says the US, Britain and their allies are supporting terrorists in the war-torn Arab country by supplying them with toxic agents and other kinds of weapons.

 
Lebanese army soldiers stand guard at the port of Beirut on August 14, 2017. (Photo by AFP)
16 Aug 2017 12:45

Lebanese army makes gains against Daesh on Syrian border

Islam Times - The Lebanese military has managed to wrest control of several areas near the Syrian border in its latest push against the Daesh Takfiri terrorist group operating in the region.

 
600,000 Syrians Returned Home in 2017, Mostly to Aleppo: UN
16 Aug 2017 09:40

600,000 Syrians Returned Home in 2017, Mostly to Aleppo: UN

Islam Times - In the first half of 2017, 602,759 Syrians displaced by conflict have returned home, according to reports by the United Nation's International Organization for Migration

 
This file photo shows a Syrian fighter jet firing missiles.
16 Aug 2017 05:11

Syrian Air Force warplane goes down in eastern Suwayda

Islam Times - The Syrian military said one of its Soviet-built jet fighter aircraft has crashed in the country’s southernmost province of Suwayda, where Syrian government forces, backed by fighters from allied popular defense groups, continue to gain ground in their fight against foreign-sponsored Takfiri ...

 
A Syrian refugee from the informal Rukban camp, which lies in Jordan’s remote northeast off the border with Syria, walks in the rain as she shelters a young child outside a UN-operated medical clinic, March 1, 2017. (Photo by AFP)
15 Aug 2017 08:50

50,000 stranded on Jordan-Syria border: UN

Islam Times - The United Nations (UN) says roughly 50,000 Syrians are stranded on Syria’s border with Jordan, expressing concern about their situation.

 
Hezbollah and Syrian Army Units Finishing Off Terrorists of Al-Nusra
15 Aug 2017 07:52

Hezbollah and Syrian Army Units Finishing Off Terrorists of Al-Nusra

Islam Times - It came unexpectedly, rapidly and with great force: on 21 July 2016, Hezbollah in Lebanon and the Syrian army from their side, in unison, attacked positions of the malevolent terrorist group, Jabhat Fatah al-Sham (formerly known as Al-Nusra Front), in the mountainous province of Jroud ...

 
How are Border Areas with Iraq Vital for Syrian Army?
15 Aug 2017 06:55

How are Border Areas with Iraq Vital for Syrian Army?

Islam Times - Military sources have reported that the Syrian army, backed by a coalition of allied forces, has made fresh major gains in Sad Al-Zalf region of Sweida’s eastern outskirts. The major operation in southwestern Syria has led to retaking about 1,300 kilometers of the region and some hilltops ...

 
Syrian government troops stand guard in the southwestern province of Quneitra on July 2, 2017. (Photo by AFP)
14 Aug 2017 06:41

Syria has increased government-held areas by 2.5 times in 2 months: Russia

Islam Times - Russia says Syria has managed to increase the size of the government-held areas across the Arab country by two and half times in just two months, calling the achievement a “great success.”

 
Peace in Syria for the benefit of Israël and Turkey?
14 Aug 2017 04:29

Peace in Syria for the benefit of Israël and Turkey?

Islam Times - As we approach the end of the war against Syria, none of the initial goals of the Anglo-Saxons have been clearly reached. Not only has the Muslim Brotherhood failed to triumph via the Arab Springs, but they seem to be losing all over the region, apart from in Qatar and Turkey. And although ...

 
Billions of dollars’ worth of arms against Syria
14 Aug 2017 04:27

Billions of dollars’ worth of arms against Syria

Islam Times - Over the last seven years, several billion dollars’ worth of armament has been illegally introduced into Syria – a fact which in itself is enough to disprove the myth according to which this war is a democratic revolution.

 
Syrians return home in droves, mostly to Aleppo
13 Aug 2017 08:00

Syrians return home in droves, mostly to Aleppo

Islam Times - More than 600,000 Syrians have returned to their homes in the seven months from January, mostly to the northwestern province of Aleppo which the government liberated at the end of 2016.

 
Syrian Forces Retake Largest ISIS Bastion in Homs Province
13 Aug 2017 06:36

Syrian Forces Retake Largest ISIS Bastion in Homs Province

Islam Times - Syrian forces have established control over the largest ISIS terrorist group’s stronghold in Homs and the last significant bastion of the Takfiris on the way to the besieged city of Deir Ezzor.

 
Syria liberates last Daesh stronghold in Homs
12 Aug 2017 12:02

Syria liberates last Daesh stronghold in Homs

Islam Times - The Syrian army and its allied forces have flushed out Takfiri Daesh terrorists from their last stronghold in Syria’s sprawling central province of Homs.

 
Smoke rises from a building in Raqqa, Syria
10 Aug 2017 03:37

US Airstrikes Slay 29 More Civilians in Syria’s Raqqa

Islam Times - US airstrike have killed at least 29 civilians, including 14 children and 9 women, in 24 hours in Syria’s northern city of Raqqa, a monitoring group said on Tuesday.

 
Heavy smoke billows following an airstrike on the western frontline of Raqqah, Syria, on July 17, 2017.
9 Aug 2017 05:51

US Airstrikes Kill over 13 Civilians in Syria’s Raqqa

Islam Times - US airstrikes have killed over a dozen civilians, including children and women, in the Syrian city of Raqqa, a monitoring group reported on Tuesday.