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October 16, 2018: Idlib Demilitarization Zone Agreement Reaches Its First Deadline

On October 15, a first deadline in the roadmap for implementation of the Idlib demilitarization agreement passed. According to this agreement, militant groups had to withdraw all their heavy weaponry and equipment from the declared 15-20km deep zone and halt ...

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October 12, 2018: ‘S-300 Elimination’ Delayed – Israel Grounds F-35 Fleet

On October 11, the Israeli military announced that it had halted flights of F-35I stealth fighter jets following the crash of the US Marine Corps F-35B jet in South Carolina on September 28. The Israeli Air Force (IAF) stated that ...

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Soros color revolution in Syria?

by Ghassan Kadi for The Saker Blog As the observers and analysts of events in the Middle East were busy looking at the aftermath of the downing of the IL-20 and the deployment of the S-300 in Syria, a great new ...

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Game Changer: S-300 & Other Military Equipment Delivered To Syria – Russian Defense Minister

The S-300 air defense system and dozens additional pieces of military equipment have been delivered to the Syrian military, Russian Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu told President Vladimir Putin on October 2. According to the defense minister, the Syrian military received ...

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October 1, 2018: Damascus To Evacaute People From On Al-Rukban Camp In US-Occupied Area

The Damascus government and representatives of tribal leaders from the al-Rukban refugee camp located in the US-occupied area of at-Tanf have reached a preliminary agreement to deal with the humanitarian crisis there. Under the agreement, the local leaders of the ...

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September 24, 2018: Rift Grows Among Militant Groups In Idlib

A rift among Idlib militant groups is growing over the demilitarization zone agreement reached by Turkey and Russia earlier this month. On September 22, the National Front for Liberation (NFL) released on official statement declaring its support to the agreement. ...

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September 25, 2018: Syrian Military To Get S-300 Systems, Other Assistance From Russia

Russia has announced a batch of measures, which will be employed in response to the shootdown of the IL-20 military plane as a result of hostile actions by Israeli F-16 off the Syrian coast. According to a September 24 statement ...

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Russia-supplied S-300 Systems Will Cover Syrian Coast, Borders With Israel, Lebanon, Jordan And Iraq – Reports

Within two weeks, Russia will supply the Syrian Air Defense Forces (SADF) with two regimental sets of the S-300 air defense system, Russia’s Kommersant newspaper reported on September 25 citing own sources aware of the situation. According to the report, ...

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Russia will establish an unofficial no-fly zone over Syria

Today Defense Minster Shoigu announced measures which went far beyond what I had hoped for.  Specifically, Shoigu has announced that Russia will Supply S-300 air defense systems (with a 250km range) to the Syrians in the next two weeks. Russia will deliver advanced automated air defense management ...

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Russian fighter jets intercept U.S. F-22 Raptor flying over Syria

Note by the Saker: this is an unconfirmed report, based on a Russian social media post, so don’t take it to the bank.  But this is curious, so I decided to repost it. Russian fighter jets intercept U.S. F-22 Raptor flying over ...

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