Former Syrian prime minister Riad Hijab delivered a harsh critique of the country’s president during an interview with al-Arabiya Friday, claiming that “not even the Nazis did what Bashar Assad’s doing in Syria.”
An Iranian Revolutionary Guard commander has been killed inside Syria by rebels battling Iran’s close ally President Bashar Assad. The commander was identified as Gen. Hassan Shateri, by several Iranian websites But the Iranian embassy in Lebanon identified the dead man as Hessam Khoshnevis and said he was
The Iranian Embassy in Lebanon reported that the head of the “Iranian agency responsible for rebuilding Lebanon” was killed on the Beirut-Damascus road but did not reveal any other details . According to a report by Hezbollah’s Al-Manar TV the Iranian official was killed on Syrian soil on his way back from Damascus
BEIRUT, Lebanon- Hezbollah’s reported deployment of “military advisers” in Syria to aid its beleaguered ally, President Bashar Assad, suggests his regime’s war against rebels isn’t going well and that Iran, Hezbollah’s patron, is worried it could lose Syria, its key Arab ally.
Intelligence suggests the Syrian government has moved some of its chemical weapons in order to protect them, but the U.S. believes that the main sites remain secure, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta said Friday, indicating there are lingering questions about what exactly happened to some of the weapons.
Iran’s foreign ministry on Monday denied remarks by the Revolutionary Guards commander-in-chief that members of the country’s military forces were present in Syria and Lebanon, according to Arabic language Al Alam television.
Intent on weakening Iran economically, the Senate on Monday approved tough new penalties on the Tehran regime to thwart its nuclear ambitions. By voice vote, the Senate backed the measure ahead of talks between
At least 27 people were killed and many others injured after two huge successive explosions hit a military base southwest of the Iranian capital of Tehran on Saturday, state IRIB TV’s website reported. The number of victims has risen from 15 only hours ago.
An accidental explosion at a Revolutionary Guard ammunition depot west of Tehran killed at least 15 soldiers on Saturday, officials said. The explosion occurred while military personnel were transporting munitions at a base, said Guard spokesman Gen. Ramazan Sharif. The base is outside Bidganeh village, 25 miles southwest of the capital.
A US Congressional panel released a report late Wednesday alleging that Iran’s elite Al-Quds force offers support to Al-Qaeda, adding a new dimension to the militant threat to the United States.