By: Middle East Affairs GENEVA - On Tuesday, an announcement said that The United Nations Special Envoy for Syria starts chats with Iran, Russia and Turkey in September to begin concluding the organization of the body proposed to draft another Syrian constitution. It should be noted that Staffan de Mistura, going to
By Middle East Affairs Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said he will hold talks Friday with the United Nation's Syria peace envoy Staffan de Mistura, according to the foreign ministry. "I confirm that these talks are planned for Friday," foreign ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said. De Mistura, Reuters reported, is carrying out an
By Middle East Affairs A senior Israeli military official has admitted to The New York Times that Israel targeted an Iranian air base in Syria last week. “It was the first time we attacked live Iranian targets — both facilities and people,” said the Israeli military source. The attack killed seven Iranian Revolutionary Guards'
By Middle East Affairs Though Israel hasn't confirmed or denied carrying out an airstrike overnight Sunday against an Iranian base in Syria, Lebanese al-Mayadeen channel reports that Iran's top adviser to the supreme leader threatened that Israel should expect a response. Adviser Ali Akbar Velayati said the strike on the T-4 air