#Assad allies, including #Iranians, prepare ground attack in #Syria

  Hundreds of Iranian troops have arrived in Syria in the last 10 days and will soon join government forces and their Lebanese Hezbollah allies in a major ground offensive backed by Russian air strikes, two Lebanese sources told Reuters. … Continue reading #Assad allies, including #Iranians, prepare ground attack in #Syria

#Syrian army reportedly starts to use new weapons provided by #Russia

The Syrian military reportedly has started using new air and ground weapons supplied by Russia as part of a boost in support for Syrian leader Bashar Assad that has alarmed U.S. officials. Reuters, citing an unnamed Syrian military source, reported … Continue reading #Syrian army reportedly starts to use new weapons provided by #Russia