Iraqi troops kill some 50 terrorists in country's Anbar province

December 27, 2015 by · Comments Off on Iraqi troops kill some 50 terrorists in country's Anbar province 

MOSCOW, Dec. 26 — Iraqi Armed Forces killed 54 militants during anti-terrorist offensive near the city of Fallujah in country's Anbar province, a spokesman of the Iraqi military command said Saturday.

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Kremlin says it supports coalition with West to fight terrorism

December 8, 2015 by · Comments Off on Kremlin says it supports coalition with West to fight terrorism 

MOSCOW, Dec. 8 — The Kremlin on Monday showed its support to form a united international coalition with coordinated efforts, saying it is the only effective way to fight global terrorism.

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French aircraft carrier to reach anti-ISIL operation zone within week

November 19, 2015 by · Comments Off on French aircraft carrier to reach anti-ISIL operation zone within week 

MOSCOW, Nov. 19 — French Defense Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said that aircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle will be ready to begin its operation against ISIL radicals before the end of the week.

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Arab allies have no wish to support Washington's 'Game' in Syria

November 11, 2015 by · Comments Off on Arab allies have no wish to support Washington's 'Game' in Syria 

Tehran, Nov. 10 — A Russian military expert has said that Arab nations, who initially took part in the US-led airstrikes against the terrorist group of Daesh (ISIL), are no more interested in supporting Washington’s “game” in Syria.

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Russia’s success in Syria forces US to ramp up airstrikes against ISIL

October 29, 2015 by · Comments Off on Russia’s success in Syria forces US to ramp up airstrikes against ISIL 

MOSCOW, Oct. 28 — The pledge by US Defense Secretary to step up the US-led campaign against ISIL proves that Russia is making progress in fighting terrorism, Russian Senator Franz Klintsevich said.

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Russian, Western positions on Syria are becoming closer – Politician

October 28, 2015 by · Comments Off on Russian, Western positions on Syria are becoming closer – Politician 

MOSCOW, Oct. 27 — There is a relative rapprochement now between Russia and Western countries on the Syrian crisis as both parties understand that a political settlement is the only way out of the conflict, Egyptian politician Rouf Saad said.

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Obama advisers call for sending army closer to contact lines in Syria, Iraq

October 28, 2015 by · Comments Off on Obama advisers call for sending army closer to contact lines in Syria, Iraq 

MOSCOW, Oct. 27 — Senior national security advisers have called on US President Barack Obama to move the country's forces closer to the contact line in Iraq and Syria to increase the efficiency of the US-led military campaign against ISIL, US officials told The Washington Post.

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Kremlin: Russia helps Assad because only Syrian army can defeat ISIL

September 11, 2015 by · Comments Off on Kremlin: Russia helps Assad because only Syrian army can defeat ISIL 

MOSCOW, Sept. 10 — There are no other organized forces capable of fighting against ISIL except for the Syrian government army, Peskov said.

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Withdrawal date of F-16 Jets sent to Turkey yet Undefined – US Armed Forces

August 12, 2015 by · Comments Off on Withdrawal date of F-16 Jets sent to Turkey yet Undefined – US Armed Forces 

MOSCOW, Aug. 11 — On Sunday, the US Mission to NATO announced that the US Air Force is deploying six of its F-16 fighter jets to the southern Turkish base of Incirlik.

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Anti-ISIL coalition carries out 17 airstrikes in Iraq, Syria

June 24, 2015 by · Comments Off on Anti-ISIL coalition carries out 17 airstrikes in Iraq, Syria 

WASHINGTON, June 24 — Three airstrikes hit Islamic State positions near the Syrian town of Tal Abyad, where the U.S.-led coalition has been providing support to a coalition of Syrian Kurdish forces of the YPG, Assyrian Christians and the Free Syrian Army group Burkan al-Firat.

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