Russian military intervention in the Syrian Civil War

Russia, Turkey, Iran agree on Syria de-escalation zones

Russia, Turkey and Iran have agreed to set up de-escalation zones in Syria for six months, negotiators for the three nations said in a joint statement on Sept. 15 after talks in Kazakhstan.
   
The zones will include, fully or partly, Eastern Ghouta, the provinces of Idlib, Homs, Latakia, Aleppo and Hama, according to the statement.

Commandos kill 25 jihadists in central Syria: Monitor

A commando operation backed by Russian warplanes and helicopters has killed 25 members of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) in central Syria, a monitor said on Aug. 13.

Supported by regime ally Russia, Syria's army has waged a months-long offensive to recapture the vast desert region that stretches from the country's center to the Iraqi and Jordanian borders.

Russia Wants US to Clarify Syria 'No-Fly Zones' Proposal

Russia says it has asked the US to provide more details about its proposal to work together with Moscow to set up "no-fly zones" in Syria, according to PressTV. 

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson had on Wednesday said Washington was "prepared to explore the possibility of establishing with Russia joint mechanisms for ensuring stability, including no-fly zones" in the Arab country.

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