Middle-East Desk



Eight Iranians killed in Syria

Tehran (AFP) – Eight Iranians, two of them Revolutionary Guards forces, have been killed in Syria in recent days after Tehran increased its advisory missions to help Damascus, a guards spokesman said Friday. “Two guards…








Russia and Israel Establish Syria ‘Hotline’

MOSCOW—The Russian military has set up a “hotline” with the Israeli military to avoid an inadvertent clash in Syrian airspace, Russia’s Ministry of Defense said Thursday. In a statement released Thursday, the Russian military said…