Brigadier General Mithghal al-Batish of the Free Syrian Army (FSA) has said that the Bashar al-Assad’s army is not participating in the ground battles in the city of Aleppo. He said that those who are fighting are mainly from the IRGC (Iranian regime’s Revolutionary Guards), as well as their affiliated foreign militia which includes the Lebanese Hezbollah.
David Jones MP, former Cabinet Minister, has written an article for the Politics Home website in which he calls the bombing of civilians in Aleppo “tantamount to a war crime”. The bombing of civilians including women and children and the attacks on hospitals and medical facilities is a cowardly act, he added.
It has been reported by the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI) that the deputy commander of the Iranian regime’s Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) has threatened to close the strategic Strait of Hormuz on Iran's southern shores to the United States and its allies. Almost a third of all oil traded by sea passes through this narrow strait.
The National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI) have reported that the Iranian regime, faced with a crisis in recruiting fighters to defend Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad, have now embarked on a propaganda campaign to recruit children to join the war in Syria.
The European Union could impose sanctions on the Iranian regime over its recent ballistic missile tests, France's foreign minister said on Sunday.
The United States, France and other countries have already said that, if the missiles are confirmed as nuclear-capable, the tests, conducted last week by Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC), would violate U.N. Security Council resolution 2231.
Instead of apologizing for the attacks on Saudi diplomatic missions, Iran’s leaders must change their government’s policies, become good neighbors, stop supporting militant groups, desist from assassinating people and not harbor terrorists, said Foreign Minister Adel Al-Jubeir in an interview published Friday.