Petr Lvov

Syrian Games: Expulsion of Iran and Russia Co...

9bfccefbf652be42A number of countries are strengthening their efforts to force Iran out of Syria and diminish Russia’s influence there at all costs. On 17 June unidentified airplanes struck a massive blow against the Syrian military and Iranian proxy forces in the region of Abu Kamal causing…

A New Dimension of the Conflict in Yemen

1176126-2110731312For more than a week, the forces of the so-called Saudi-led Arab coalition have been assaulting Hodeida, a city with a population of well over 600,00 people located on the Red Sea coast of Yemen. Hodeida is also the location of a large port. So far, the Houthi insurgence, led by…

Saudi Arabia and the UAE are Scaling Up Their...

764563424213A military delegation of high-ranking officers from Saudi Arabia and the UAE recently visited a Kurdish SDF base in Aïn al-Arab (Kobani) on the Syrian border with Turkey. They discussed practical questions connected with replacing the US military presence there with troops from…

Washington’s Gas War agaisnt Russia is ...

GA42342342It is clear that Washington is doing everything it can to cast a blow to the Russian economy, while putting a particular emphasis on wrecking its gas trade. So, it one won’t be surprised to learn that every effort is taken to disrupt the construction of new gas pipe lines that would…

Daraa Governorate is the Next Stop for Damasc...

SSY4534523423With  Syrian armed forces having liberated the outskirts of Damascus, East Ghouta and the Palestinian refugee camps of Yarmouk, the time has come for them to launch an offensive into the south-western province of the Daraa, which served as the so-called cradle of Syria’s “color…

Iran is Fighting Tooth and Nail for Its Posit...

642342342The fact a couple Russian military advisors together with dozens of Syrian soldiers have recently perished in the Deir ez-Zor area indicates the United States together with its allies carries on with preparations to cast a decisive blow in southwest…

Has Washington Just Declared War on Iran?

543d23ce00354f91b265013589c25823On May 21, newly-appointed US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo voiced a total of 12 conditions that Iran must promise to fulfill in order for the US to return to the Iran nuclear deal Washington recently and unilaterally abandoned in the violation…

A Fight to the Death: Are There Viable Option...

IR563423123As soon as US President Donald Trump chose to back away from the international agreement on Iran’s nuclear program on May 8, a series of strikes were launched against Iranian detachments serving in Syria by the Israel Air Force. It has now become clear that the US and Israel…

Syria’s Endgame Can Get Ugly Really Fas...

SY45342341While Syrian troops carry on their liberation of Damascus’ suburbs from radical militants with the support of Iranian troops and Shia militia detachments, the United States and Saudi Arabia are planning to take advantage of Ankara’s tacit consent and launch a decisive blow against…

Syria: Long Way off to Peace

1223The Intra-Syrian Dialogue Congress held on January 30, 2018 in Sochi, which was missed out by the major opposition forces – the Sunni organizations supported by Saudi Arabia and the USA, and the Kurds of the Syrian Democratic Forceswhose participation was opposed by Turkey, was doomed in advance to…

Is Iran Suffering a Color Revolution or Deman...

90dfd04ab1As is pretty much always the case, Middle Eastern leaders have once again failed to stop the beginnings of yet another “color” revolution, or at least an attempt to trigger one. This time it is Iran that has found itself staring down the barrel of this…

Trump’s Decision on Jerusalem Demonstrated th...

M453442342After the recent decision of Donald Trump to move the US embassy from Tel-Aviv to Jerusalem, thus formally recognizing it as the capital of Israel, many expected a stormy reaction of the Arab and the Islamic world. However, nothing special happened. One…


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