Syria: 3 civilians killed, 6 injured in YPG/PKK car bomb in Afrin

At least three civilians were killed in a car bomb attack carried out by the PKK’s Syrian offshoot, the YPG, in northwestern Syria, Turkey’s Defense Ministry said Sunday. The explosion in the Afrin region also injured six civilians, including three Read More …

ISIS attacks increase In Syria and Iraq due to ‘well-entrenched’ insurgency – Pentagon

Islamic State (ISIS) attacks in Iraq and Syria increased between April and July as they continue to operate a “low-level” but “well-entrenched” insurgency in rural areas, the Pentagon said in its latest quarterly report. “ISIS-claimed attacks increased compared to previous Read More …

Syria: Several civilians injured in booby-trapped motorcycle explosion in al-Shadadi City

A number of civilians were injured in the explosion of a booby-trapped motorcycle in front of one of the US occupation-backed QSD militia in al-Shadadi City in Hasaka southern countryside. Local sources told SANA reporter that a booby-trapped motorcycle went Read More …

Japan’s Contribution to Humanitarian Mine Action in Syria

With the support from the Government of Japan (USD 825,000), the United Nations Mine Action Service Syria Response Programme (UNMAS SRP) launched the new project “Humanitarian Mine Action to address increased threat associated with the COVID-19 pandemic in Syria (31 Read More …

Syria: 6 IEDs dismantled W. Deir Ezzor; investigations underway

Today, De-mining Engineering Teams of the Syrian Democratic Forces managed to dismantle 6 explosive devices, which were prepared for detonation in Al-Kasra area in the western countryside of Deir Ezzor. The Media Center of the Syrian Democratic Forces stated that Read More …

Fire extinguished on oil tanker off Syria after suspected drone attack

Syria’s oil ministry said firefighters on Saturday put out a fire on an oil tanker off the Baniyas refinery after a suspected attack by a drone coming from the direction of Lebanese waters. The identity of the vessel was unclear, Read More …