This is a summary of 21 AMN articles on the following subjects: Houthii, Saudi, Yemen, Iran, Israel, Syria, Mediterranean, Russia, Gaza, Hamas, Israeli, Euphrates, ISIS, SDF, France, US, Houthi, Lebanon, Damascus, Daraa, Hama, Armenia, Golan, Germany, Aleppo, Assad, Britain, Iraq.

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Houthi warplanes heavily bomb Saudi Army troops along Yemeni border

Published 2019-01-22 23:58:11 by News Desk in Yemen

BEIRUT, LEBANON (11:40 P.M.)  – Houthi warplanes heavily bombarded the Yemeni border, tonight, targeting the Saudi Army’s positions in the Asir region. According to the official media wing of the Houthi forces, their rocket battalion heavily bombed the Saudi Army troops using their armed drones at the Aleeb Crossing. The… Read on ->

Tags: Houthii, Saudi, Yemen


Increased Israeli strikes on Syria unlikely to force Iran to withdraw

Published 2019-01-22 23:39:45 by News Desk in Iran, Middleeast, Syria

BEIRUT, LEBANON (11:30 P.M.) – Israel’s increased attacks in Syria are unlikely to force Iran to withdraw from the country, the Soufan Group said on Tuesday. “Israeli strikes, even if increased in frequency or intensity, are unlikely to force Iran to withdraw from Syria, but are also unlikely to provoke… Read on ->

Tags: Iran, Israel, Syria


Russian military detected Israeli missile test over eastern Mediterranean

Published 2019-01-22 23:22:50 by News Desk in Middleeast, Syria

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The Russian military has detected the launch of a missile drone by Israel over the Mediterranean Sea as part of missile defence tests, the Russian Ministry of Defence said on Tuesday. “Today, at 07.35 am Moscow time [04:35 GMT], the Russian Aerospace Forces detected the launch of a missile drone over the Mediterranean Sea,” the ministry said in a statement. According… Read on ->

Tags: Israel, Mediterranean, Russia


Israeli Tank Strikes Gaza Killing One, Hamas Respond

Published 2019-01-22 22:15:16 by Robert Inlakesh in Middleeast, Palestine

DAMASCUS, SYRIA (10:00 P.M)- Israeli tanks opened fired upon a security outpost in Gaza, hours ago, prompting a response from Hamas. One Palestinian have been killed and two others injured, following an unprovoked tank shelling of a Hamas run outpost in Eastern Gaza. IMG_2846 Ashraf al-Qedra, spokesperson for the Gaza… Read on ->

Tags: Gaza, Hamas, Israeli


ISIS on last legs in eastern Euphrates after losing another town – map

Published 2019-01-22 12:58:16 by News Desk in Syria

The Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL/IS/Daesh) has suffered another string of losses in the eastern Euphrates region after the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) made another big push in eastern Deir Ezzor. Backed by U.S. airstrikes, the Syrian Democratic Forces were able to assert full control over the small village of Mozan after… Read on ->

Tags: Euphrates, ISIS, SDF, Syria


Israeli attack on Syria allegedly killed 12 Iranian soldiers: monitor

Published 2019-01-22 12:37:23 by News Desk in Iran, Middleeast, Syria

BEIRUT, LEBANON (12:20 P.M.) – The recent Israeli attack on the Syrian provinces of Damascus and Al-Sweida resulted in the death of 21 people, the London-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR). According to the SOHR, of the 21 people killed by the Israeli Air Force on Sunday, at least… Read on ->

Tags: Iran, Israel, Syria


France allegedly concerned over losing only ‘trump card’ in Syria

Published 2019-01-22 12:16:48 by News Desk in Syria

French diplomats are alarmed by the withdrawal of US troops from Syria, Le Figaro reported, citing high-ranking officials, who spoke on condition of anonymity. According to the French media outlet, France has been losing political leverage in Syria from the very onset of the crisis, and US President Donald Trump’s… Read on ->

Tags: France, Syria


Israel, US successfully test new missile defense system after latest Syria attack

Published 2019-01-22 12:09:10 by News Desk in Middleeast

BEIRUT, LEBANON (12:00 P.M.) – The United States and Israel dually tested the new Arrow 3 missile defense system on Tuesday morning, the Israeli Ministry of Defense announced. According to the Israeli Ministry of Defense, the test launch began shortly before 6:45 A.M. (local time) as a dummy missile was… Read on ->

Tags: Israel, US


Saudi Coalition forces suffer staggering losses as Houthi missiles hammer Yemeni border

Published 2019-01-22 11:54:22 by News Desk in Yemen

BEIRUT, LEBANON (11:30 A.M.) – The Houthi forces have launched several ballistic missiles towards the Saudi Coalition defenses along the Yemen-Saudi border over the last 24 hours. Using their domestically-made Badr-1 ballistic missile, the Houthi forces’ rocket battalion was able to score several direct hits on the Saudi Coalition positions… Read on ->

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Tags: Houthi, Saudi, Yemen


Lebanese Army placed on high alert as Israeli forces resume border construction

Published 2019-01-22 11:25:05 by News Desk in Lebanon, Middleeast

BEIRUT, LEBANON (11:00 A.M.) – The Lebanese Army has been on high alert for over 24 hours as they closely monitor the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) along the southern border. According to a military communique, the Lebanese Army’s alert level was raised on Monday when the Israeli Defense Forces resumed… Read on ->

Tags: Israel, Lebanon


Ex-US Coalition envoy says ‘there is no plan’ for what comes after American withdrawal

Published 2019-01-22 10:59:58 by News Desk in Syria

The former US special envoy for the anti-Daesh forces in Syria claimed that pulling American troops out of Syria could have devastating consequences as “there is no plan” for what comes next once the forces are gone. Brett McGurk, the former special presidential envoy for the Global Coalition to Counter… Read on ->

Tags: Syria, US


Satellite images taken after Israeli strikes reveal level of damage on Syrian sites

Published 2019-01-22 10:46:07 by News Desk in Syria

BEIRUT, LEBANON (10:30 A.M.) – Satellite images that were captured after the Israeli strikes on Sunday revealed the heavy damage done on the Syrian military installations in the Damascus and Al-Sweida provinces. As shown in the first batch of satellite images captured by the Twitter observer @Aldin_ww, the Israeli Air… Read on ->

Tags: Damascus, Israel, Syria


Russian military seizes US-made weapons in southern Syria

Published 2019-01-22 10:07:30 by News Desk in Syria

Russian soldiers have discovered a hidden store with anti-tank weapons that was apparently abandoned by militants in Syria’s Deraa province, representative of the Russian Armed Forces Valery Shkolnik said on Tuesday. “Here you can see the arsenal that was seized over the past 24 hours from illegal armed groups that… Read on ->

Tags: Daraa, Russia, Syria


Syrian Army foils attempted ambush by jihadist rebels in northwest Hama

Published 2019-01-22 09:59:05 by Leith Aboufadel in Syria

BEIRUT, LEBANON (9:30 A.M.) – The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) foiled an attempted ambush by the jihadist rebels in the northwestern countryside of the Hama Governorate. According to reports from northwest Hama, the Syrian Arab Army foiled a jihadist infiltration attempt near the small town of Al-Bredij. The reports said… Read on ->

Tags: Hama, Syria


Russian military to kickoff large-scale drills in Armenia

Published 2019-01-22 09:37:55 by News Desk in World-News

Over 2,500 Russian servicemen in Armenia have taken part in snap drills that involved aviation and missile defense systems, the press service of the Southern Military District said on Tuesday. “Over 2,500 servicemen at a Russian base in Armenia completed tasks after receiving an alarm signal and preparing the equipment… Read on ->

Tags: Armenia, Russia


IDF releases footage of skiers watching Iron Dome intercepting Syrian missile

Published 2019-01-22 09:23:03 by News Desk in Middleeast, Syria

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BEIRUT, LEBANON (9:00 A.M.) – The Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) released footage of their Iron Dome system intercepting a Syrian missile that was fired into the occupied Golan Heights on Sunday. As shown in the video below, people skiing on Mount Hermon (var. Jabal Sheikh) watched as the Iron Dome… Read on ->

Tags: Golan, Israel, Syria


Iranian airline banned from German airports over support to Syria: FM

Published 2019-01-22 09:02:09 by Leith Aboufadel in Iran, Middleeast, Syria

The Iranian airline, Mahan Air, has been banned from operating out of Germany’s airports according to Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Christofer Burger, speaking from a press conference in Berlin, on Monday. “It is in the foreign-policy interests of Germany not to allow any air traffic from companies that support the war… Read on ->

Tags: Germany, Iran, Syria


Developing: Russian jets swarm western Aleppo countryside

Published 2019-01-22 01:59:00 by Leith Aboufadel in Syria

BEIRUT, LEBANON (1:45 A.M.) – Russian jets are swarming the western countryside of the Aleppo Governorate, tonight, a military source told Al-Masdar News. According to the source, the Russian jets repeatedly circled the jihadist-held towns of Dart Izza, Khan Al-Assal, and Khan Touman in the western countryside of Aleppo. Despite… Read on ->

Tags: Aleppo, Syria


Asma Al-Assad donates hearing aid to deaf child (video)

Published 2019-01-22 00:59:50 by News Desk in Syria

First Lady of Syria and wife of President Bashar al-Assad, Asma Al-Assad, paid a visit to a deaf boy in Damascus on Monday, as part of a charity program in the war-torn country.

Assad took part in the Cochlear Implant project led by Aamal, the Syrian… Read on ->

Tags: Assad, Syria


Breaking: Britain withdraws half of its warplanes from Syria, Iraq

Published 2019-01-22 00:37:10 by News Desk in Iraq, Middleeast, Syria

BEIRUT, LEBANON (12:20 A.M.) – The British Air Force has withdrawn half of its warplanes from both Syria and Iraq this week, the UK military chiefs announced on Monday, as reported by the Daily Mail. According to the UK military chiefs, eight Royal Air Force Tornados will be withdrawn from… Read on ->

Tags: Britain, Iraq, Syria


US Coalition confirms American convoy involved in car bomb attack

Published 2019-01-22 00:17:39 by News Desk in Syria

The US-led coalition has confirmed that its convoy was involved in an apparent car blast earlier in the day, while no of US servicemen have been injured. “We can confirm a combined U.S. and Syrian partner force convoy was involved in an apparent VBIED attack today in Syria. There were… Read on ->

Tags: Syria, US


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