This is a summary of 26 AMN articles on the following subjects: Iraq, Syria, Assad, Erdogan, Turkey, Israel, Lebanon, Aleppo, YPG, Idlib, Iran, Netanyahu, Gaza, Israeli Sniper, EU, IRGC, Manbij, IDF, Palestine, Guaido, Venezuela, US, Poseidon, Russia, Quneitra, Coalition, ISIS, Albukamal, Khabib, McGregor, UFC, Maduro, Gaddafi, Libya, Deir_Ezzor, Germany, Sweden.

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New video footage shows Iraqi strikes inside Syria

Published 2019-02-03 23:55:43 by News Desk in Iraq, Syria

BEIRUT, LEBANON (11:45 P.M.) – A new video that was released by the Iraqi Ministry of Defense on Sunday showed their forces and U.S. allies striking the Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL/IS/Daesh) inside Syria. According to the Iraqi Ministry of Defense, the strikes were conducted in and around the town of Baghouz… Read on ->

Tags: Iraq, Syria


Erdogan says Turkey has maintained ties with Syrian gov’t despite rift with Assad

Published 2019-02-03 23:44:29 by News Desk in Syria, Turkey

BEIRUT, LEBANON (11:30 P.M.) – In an interview with state-owned TRT World News on Sunday, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said that his regime has maintained contact with the Syrian government despite his rift with Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad. “Foreign policy with Syria continues at a lower level,” he told… Read on ->

Tags: Assad, Erdogan, Turkey


Breaking: Israeli forces fire flares above Lebanese town as they begin unusual night raid

Published 2019-02-03 23:31:17 by News Desk in Lebanon, Middleeast

BEIRUT, LEBANON (11:20 P.M.) – A short while ago, the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) fired flares above the Lebanese town of Wazzani as their troops began an unusual night raid. According to a Lebanese Army communique, the Israeli Defense Forces entered this town in the Sheba’a Farms region and began… Read on ->

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Tags: Israel, Lebanon


Turkish Army attacks Kurdish forces in northern Aleppo

Published 2019-02-03 23:21:33 by News Desk in Syria

BEIRUT, LEBANON (11:00 P.M.) – The Turkish Army launched a heavy attack against a group of fighters from the Kurdish-led People’s Protection Units (YPG) in the northern countryside of the Aleppo. According to reports from northern Aleppo, the Turkish Army launched several artillery shells towards the YPG’s positions inside the… Read on ->

Tags: Aleppo, Syria, Turkey, YPG


Syrian Army destroys jihadist weapons depot in Idlib

Published 2019-02-03 22:56:47 by News Desk in Syria

BEIRUT, LEBANON (10:40 P.M.) – The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) carried out several attacks against the jihadist rebels in the southern part of the Idlib Governorate on Sunday. Led by their 4th Armored Divison, the Syrian Arab Army carried out targeted strikes on a weapons depot that belonged to the… Read on ->

Tags: Idlib, Syria


Iran, Hezbollah control new Lebanese government, claims Netanyahu

Published 2019-02-03 22:37:25 by News Desk in Lebanon, Iran, Middleeast

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu claimed that Iran “controls” the new government of Lebanon via Hezbollah, during an address to a United Nations delegation in Jerusalem on Sunday. He made the remarks ahead of the delegates’ tour along the Lebanese border where Israel says it has uncovered Hezbollah infiltration tunnels…. Read on ->

Tags: Iran, Lebanon, Netanyahu


Man Dies In Gaza Hospital From Israeli Gunshot Wound

Published 2019-02-03 21:46:34 by Robert Inlakesh in Palestine

DAMASCUS, SYRIA (10:00 P.M)- A Palestinian man died in hospital today, after being critically wounded by Israeli Sniper fire. The Gaza Ministry of Health,  confirmed today, the death of 30 year old, Ahmad Abu Jabal, who was shot and critically injured on the 29th of January by Israeli Sniper fire…. Read on ->

Tags: Gaza, Israeli Sniper


Man rescued from deadly building collapse in Aleppo (video)

Published 2019-02-03 14:52:26 by News Desk in Syria

Rescuers pulled a survivor from the rubble of a building that collapsed in Aleppo and killed at least 11 people on Saturday. Footage shows the rescue operations and the moment a young man was dug out from underneath the rubble.

According to the Syrian Arab News… Read on ->

Tags: Aleppo, Syria


Syrian Army launches heavy assault across southern Idlib

Published 2019-02-03 14:30:23 by News Desk in Syria

BEIRUT, LEBANON (2:20 P.M.) – The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) launched a heavy attack across the southern countryside of the Idlib Governorate this afternoon, targeting several areas controlled by both the jihadist and Turkish-backed rebels. Led by their artillery teams, the Syrian Arab Army heavily targeted Jaysh Al-Izza and Hay’at… Read on ->

Tags: Idlib, Syria


IRGC warns Iran will have ‘no option’ but to grow missile program if pressed by EU

Published 2019-02-03 13:59:54 by News Desk in Iran

Iran’s policy of limiting the capabilities of its missile forces will change if European powers and others continue to try to force the country to leave itself defenseless, Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps second-in-command Brig. Gen. Hossein Salami has warned, PressTV reports. “If the Europeans and others want to pursue the… Read on ->

Tags: EU, Iran, IRGC


Syrian Army troops block Turkish forces around Manbij

Published 2019-02-03 13:45:33 by Leith Aboufadel in Syria

BEIRUT, LEBANON (1:30 P.M.) – The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) troops in the Manbij countryside have positioned themselves around the western and northern flanks of the city in a bid to block the Turkish forces, a field source in Aleppo city told Al-Masdar News. According to the source, the Syrian… Read on ->

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Tags: Manbij, Syria


Close call: Israeli soldier’s helmet saves his life after sniper shot (video)

Published 2019-02-03 12:55:56 by News Desk in Middleeast, Palestine

BEIRUT, LEBANON (12:40 P.M.) – An Israeli soldier had a near-death experience recently after a sniper targeted his head along the border of the Gaza Strip. According to Lebanon’s Al-Mayadeen TV, the Israeli soldier was positioned at a mound near the Gaza border when a sniper opened fire and struck… Read on ->

Tags: Gaza, IDF, Israel, Palestine


Guaido says Venezuelan opposition is stronger than ever

Published 2019-02-03 12:30:55 by News Desk in World-News

Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido believes that President Nicolas Maduro’s political adversaries are very strong now, he said in an interview with newspaper El Nacional released on Saturday evening (Sunday morning Moscow time). “Today we are very strong as opposition, stronger than ever,” the politician said. “We should work each… Read on ->

Tags: Guaido, Venezuela


Update: US Coalition bombed several Syrian, Iranian military sites

Published 2019-02-03 11:34:53 by News Desk in Syria

BEIRUT, LEBANON (11:20 A.M.) – At approximately 11:30 P.M. (local time), the U.S. Coalition bombed the Syrian military’s positions near the Iraqi border. Speaking to Al-Masdar this morning, a source said that the U.S. Coalition did not just attack an artillery field gun near Albukamal, but also, multiple Iranian military… Read on ->

Tags: Iran, Syria, US


New Russian ‘Poseidon’ underwater stealth vehicle to join service soon

Published 2019-02-03 11:21:37 by News Desk in World-News

The unmanned underwater vehicle (UUV) from the oceanic multi-purpose system Poseidon will be able to autonomously skirt any enemy defense systems, which will make it invulnerable with regard to its performance characteristics, a defense industry source told TASS on Sunday. “On its way to a target, Poseidon will be able… Read on ->

Tags: Poseidon, Russia


US allegedly approves of Turkey’s safe zone in northern Syria: report

Published 2019-02-03 11:10:38 by News Desk in Syria, Turkey

BEIRUT, LEBANON (10:45 A.M.) – The U.S. and Turkey have allegedly reached an agreement on a number of terms regarding a potential safe zone in northeastern Syria, Asharq Al-Aswat reported on Sunday morning. Citing well-informed sources, Asharq Al-Aswat said that the U.S. and Turkey allegedly reached an agreement that was… Read on ->

Tags: Syria, Turkey, US


Syrian Army seizes large cache of weapons, Israeli medical supplies in Al-Quneitra (video)

Published 2019-02-03 10:44:06 by News Desk in Syria

BEIRUT, LEBANON (10:30 A.M.) – The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) seized a large cache of weapons and medical supplies while combing through the Al-Quneitra countryside this past week. According to the Syrian Arab News Agency (SANA), the military seized a large number of shells, ammunition boxes, RPGs, Israeli-made medical supplies,… Read on ->

Tags: Quneitra, Syria


ISIS launches new attack on Syrian Army troops after US Coalition strike

Published 2019-02-03 10:27:57 by News Desk in Syria

BEIRUT, LEBANON (10:10 A.M.) – The Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL/IS/Daesh) launched a new attack against the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) in the eastern countryside of the Deir Ezzor Governorate this morning. According to reports, the Islamic State took advantage of the destroyed Syrian Army artillery gun in Al-Sukkariyeh to attack the… Read on ->

Tags: Coalition, ISIS, Syria


Guaido addresses anti-Maduro rally in Caracas

Published 2019-02-03 10:13:29 by News Desk in World-News

Venezuela’s opposition leader and self-proclamed interim president Juan Guaido announced at a rally in Caracas on Saturday that the opposition would soon start gathering international humanitarian aid in Colombia, Brazil and an undisclosed island in the Caribbean. Guaido said the first gathering point will be in Cucuta, a Colombian city… Read on ->

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Tags: Guaido, Venezuela


Breaking: Venezuelan ambassador to Iraq recognizes Guaido as President of Venezuela

Published 2019-02-03 06:50:11 by News Desk in Iraq, World-News

BEIRUT, LEBANON (6:30 A.M.) – The Venezuelan Ambassador to Iraq Jonathan Velasco Ramirez said on Sunday morning that he recognizes opposition leader Juan Guaido as the President of Venezuela. “Our only place is on the side of the people, the constitution, and the National Assembly. Engineer Juan Guaido has the… Read on ->

Tags: Iraq, Venezuela


Update: Syrian Army says US attack near Iraqi border was unprovoked

Published 2019-02-03 02:35:13 by News Desk in Syria

BEIRUT, LEBANON (2:20 A.M.) – At approximately 11:30 P.M. (local time), the U.S. Coalition launched an airstrike on a Syrian Arab Army (SAA) artillery team near the Iraqi border. The U.S. Coalition’s attack targeted the Syrian military’s artillery team inside the small town of Al-Sukkariyeh, which is located just west… Read on ->

Tags: Albukamal, Syria, US


UFC fighter Khabib says he would attack MgGregor 100 times more

Published 2019-02-03 01:50:58 by News Desk in World-News

Russian UFC fighter Khabib Nurmagomedov does not regret his notorious post-bout fight with Irish athlete Conor McGregor pointing out that he was not the one who initiated the melee. Russian Nurmagomedov said in an interview he would have engaged in the post-bout fight with Irish mixed martial artist and boxer… Read on ->

Tags: Khabib, McGregor, UFC


Maduro addresses rally in Caracas, calls for ‘national dialogue’ (video)

Published 2019-02-03 01:29:55 by News Desk in World-News

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro called for “national dialogue to solve the problems between Venezuelans” while addressing a rally of his supporters in Caracas on Saturday. “The coup d’etat that they attempted failed and they don’t realise it. Here the revolution is governing, and we will keep governing,” the Venezuelan president… Read on ->

Tags: Maduro, Venezuela


West to support bid by Gaddafi’s son for Libyan presidency – Gaddafi ally’s daughter

Published 2019-02-03 01:06:16 by News Desk in North-Africa

The daughter of Muammar Gaddafi’s head of security, human rights advocate Reem El Debri, said she assumed that the West would support the son of the ex-Libyan president, Saif al-Islam Qaddafi, in his bid to become president of the North African country, during an interview from Cairo on Friday. “I… Read on ->

Tags: Gaddafi, Libya


Breaking: US Air Force bombs Syrian Army troops near Iraqi border

Published 2019-02-03 00:49:40 by News Desk in Syria

BEIRUT,LEBANON  (12:30 A.M.) – Minutes ago, the U.S. Air Force bombed a Syrian Arab Army (SAA) artillery field position west of the Iraq border, the high commander reported shortly after the attack. According to the claim, the U.S. bombed the Syrian Arab Army’s artillery field position inside the town of… Read on ->

Tags: Deir_Ezzor, Syria, US


SDF troops capture 6 foreign jihadists, including 1 Swede

Published 2019-02-03 00:42:28 by News Desk in Syria

BEIRUT, LEBANON (12:30 A.M.) – The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) captured a number of foreign Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL/IS/Daesh) members this week after advancing in the eastern Euphrates region. According to the official media wing of the Syrian Democratic Forces, their troops captured six foreign Islamic State members, including two men… Read on ->

Tags: Germany, Sweden, Syria


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