Iran’s Revolutionary Guards say Israeli strike kills senior Syrian general

An Israeli strike in Syria has killed a senior general in Iran’s Revolutionary Guards, the military force said, as Tehran vowed retaliation. The incident has further escalated tensions in the Middle East, where Iran-aligned groups have stepped up attacks since Iran-backed Hamas militants attacked southern Israel on October 7, triggering a war with Israel. Iranian […]

Israeli strikes destroy Damascus, Aleppo airports: Syrian state media

Last weekend, Israeli strikes targeted Aleppo airport, wounding five people, a war monitor reported, and putting it out of service, according to officials. During Syria’s more than decade-long war, Israel has carried out hundreds of airstrikes on its northern neighbor, mainly targeting Iran-backed forces and Lebanese Hezbollah fighters, as well as Syrian army positions Is. […]

Iran’s president heads to Syria for first post-war trip, eyeing rebuilding

Tehran and Damascus are both under heavy Western sanctions. Analyst Danura said the regional climate following the Saudi-Iran rapprochement made Raisi’s visit “more appropriate”. Assad is hoping that a full normalization of relations with the wealthy Gulf monarchies and other Arab states will also help rebuild finances. In April, Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Faisal bin […]