The Daily Brief 2020-11-23

This is a summary of 9 AMN articles on the following subjects: Iraq, ISIS, Germany, Libya, Turkey, Ethiopia, Tigray, Ansarallah, Houthi, Saudi, Yemen, Iran,...

New videos surface of Azerbaijani forces dehumanizing and beheading Armenian soldiers

BEIRUT, LEBANON (11:50 P.M.) - The Azerbaijani Armed Forces have taken to social media recently to gloat about their declared victory in the Karabakh...

Barack Obama reveals ‘smartest Gulf leader’ in new book

BEIRUT, LEBANON (11:30 A.M.) - Former U.S. President Barack Obama revealed in his new book who he considers the smartest leader in the Gulf...

Turkey blocks Germany military from searching for weapons on ship destined...

BEIRUT, LEBANON (1:10 P.M.) - The German military said on Monday that Turkey blocked its forces from searching a ship that was suspected of...

Tigrayan forces destroy airport under Ethiopian army control

BEIRUT, LEBANON (1:00 P.M.) - On Monday, Reuters announced that the forces of the Tigrayan People's Liberation Front (TPLF) destroyed an airport under the...

Video footage shows moment Israeli tank flips over

A video of the Israeli Defence Force (IDF) Merkava tank flipping over during a routine drill emerged on social media on Sunday, garnering swift...

Turkish drones launch strikes over northern Syria

BEIRUT, LEBANON (11:20 P.M.) - A Turkish attack drone reportedly carried out airstrikes over the northern region of the Al-Raqqa Governorate on Sunday, the...

Syrian President appoints Faisal Miqdad as new Foreign Minister

BEIRUT, LEBANON (10:50 P.M.) - Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad issued on Sunday, three legislative decrees to designate Dr. Faisal Al-Miqdad as Minister of Foreign...

Large Turkish army convoy enters northwestern Syria as they setup new...

BEIRUT, LEBANON (11:00 A.M.) - A large Turkish army convoy entered northwestern Syria on Saturday, amid reports of the establishment of new military posts...

Iraqi forces arrest high-ranking and internationally wanted ISIS leader

BEIRUT, LEBANON (1:40 P.M.) - On Monday, the spokesman for the Commander-in-Chief of the Iraqi Armed Forces, Yehya Rasoul, announced the arrest of an...

Fact check: Barack Obama’s book claims Soviet Union armed Iran with...

BEIRUT, LEBANON (11:40 A.M.) - Former U.S. President Barack Obama's much anticipated book, A Promised Land, hit the shelves of bookstores on November 17th,...

Qassem Soleimani’s successor meets with Iraqi PM as US withdraws troops

BEIRUT, LEBANON (10:50 A.M.) - On Saturday, Iraqi and foreign media outlets reported that the Iraqi Prime Minister, Mustafa Al-Kazemi, met with the Iranian...

Fact check: Barack Obama’s book claims Soviet Union armed Iran with...

BEIRUT, LEBANON (11:40 A.M.) - Former U.S. President Barack Obama's much anticipated book, A Promised Land, hit the shelves of bookstores on November 17th,...

Qassem Soleimani’s successor meets with Iraqi PM as US withdraws troops

BEIRUT, LEBANON (10:50 A.M.) - On Saturday, Iraqi and foreign media outlets reported that the Iraqi Prime Minister, Mustafa Al-Kazemi, met with the Iranian...

Iran denies reports about 2 Quds Force soldiers being killed in...

BEIRUT, LEBANON (10:00 A.M.) - On Sunday, the Iranian Foreign Ministry rejected the authenticity of reports that Iranians from the Quds Force were killed...

New video shows Saudi Aramco station after Houthi attack

BEIRUT, LEBANON (12:20 P.M.) - The Ansarallah Movement (Houthis) launched a powerful attack on a oil station inside the Saudi coastal city of Jeddah...

Ansarallah forces launch powerful attack on Saudi oil station along Red...

BEIRUT, LEBANON (7:30 A.M.) - The Ansarallah Movement announced on the early hours of Monday, the bombing of an oil distribution station in the...

Yemen’s Ansarallah forces appoint new ambassador to Syria

BEIRUT, LEBANON (10:30 P.M.) - On Sunday, the Ansarallah Movement appointed a new ambassador to Damascus, succeeding the previous envoy Nayef Al-Qanis, who was...

Video footage shows moment Israeli tank flips over

A video of the Israeli Defence Force (IDF) Merkava tank flipping over during a routine drill emerged on social media on Sunday, garnering swift...

Israeli tank flips over in the Jordan Valley: photos and video

BEIRUT, LEBANON (11:40 P.M.) - An Israeli tank overturned today on Sunday, in the northern Jordan Valley, without causing any casualties among the soldiers...

US deploys heavy bombers to Middle East amid tensions with Iran

BEIRUT, LEBANON (12:00 A.M.) - The U.S. Central Command announced on Saturday, the deployment of the B-52H strategic bombers to its bases in the...

Turkey blocks Germany military from searching for weapons on ship destined...

BEIRUT, LEBANON (1:10 P.M.) - The German military said on Monday that Turkey blocked its forces from searching a ship that was suspected of...

Polisario Front strikes Moroccan military positions behind border wall

BEIRUT, LEBANON (8:20 A.M.) - The Polisario Front said that it continued to target the sites of the Moroccan forces on Saturday behind the...

Polisario forces launch heavy attacks on Moroccan border

BEIRUT, LEBANON (10:10 P.M.) - The Polisario Ministry of Defense announced on Thursday evening that its forces launched intensive attacks on the Moroccan wall...