Powerful pro-Iran Badr Brigades to enter Syria

Powerful pro-Iran Badr Brigades to enter Syria

DEBKAfile Exclusive Report May 31, 2017, 4:02 PM (IDT Hadi al-Amiri, commander of the strongest Iraqi Shiite militia, the Badr Brigades, said Wednesday, May 31, that his forces are preparing to enter Syria. The advanced capabilities of this powerful Iranian-led...
Russian siege on Raqqa, distant from US troops

Russian siege on Raqqa, distant from US troops

DEBKAfile Exclusive Report May 27, 2017, 9:13 PM (IDT)   Russian President Vladimir Putin acted to strengthen the military alliance he had set up with Iran and Turkey for working together in Syria – as a counterweight to President Donald Trump’s spectacular...