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Houthi aircraft let loose powerful attack on two Saudi airports

Published 2019-07-06 21:47:32 by News Desk in Yemen

BEIRUT, LEBANON (9:30 P.M.) – The Houthi forces let loose a powerful attack on two airports in southern Saudi Arabia this evening. According to the Yemen-based Masirah TV, the Houthi forces first carried out their attack on the Jizan Airport using their Qassef-1 drones. The Houthi attack was reportedly successful, causing several explosions at the Jizan Regional Airport. Following this attack, the Houthi forces unleashed a heavy attack on the Abha Regional Airport; however, it is not clear if their drone missiles hit their targets.

Tags: Houthi, Saudi, Yemen


Turkish Army attacks Kurdish forces in northern Aleppo

Published 2019-07-06 20:16:38 by News Desk in Syria, Turkey

BEIRUT, LEBANON (8:00 P.M.) – The Turkish Army has attacked the positions of the Kurdish-led People’s Protection Units (YPG) in northern Aleppo this evening. According to the reports from the Aleppo Governorate, the Turkish Army heavily shelled the YPG’s positions in the town of Al-Malkiyah, which is west of the former’s base in Azaz. This latest attack by the Turkish Army comes just hours after some reports surfaced that five of their soldiers were killed by the YPG. Typically, the Turkish Ministry of Defense announces their losses in Syria; however, they have not made any statements.

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Tags: Aleppo, Azaz, Syria, Turkey, YPG


Houthi forces unveil new cruise missile: photos

Published 2019-07-06 19:22:51 by News Desk in Yemen

BEIRUT, LEBANON (7:00 P.M.) – The Houthi forces have unveiled their new cruise missile in a number of teaser images that were released on Saturday. In addition to their cruise missile, the Houthi forces are also unveiling a new drone that is expected to possess long-range capabilities.    

Tags: }, Houthi, Yemen


Turkey allegedly seeking to annex Idlib, northern Aleppo: report

Published 2019-07-06 18:21:05 by News Desk in Syria, Turkey

BEIRUT, LEBANON (6:00 P.M.) – Turkey is allegedly seeking to annex the Idlib Governorate and the northern region of Aleppo, Iran’s Fars News Agency reported, citing the Arab-language publication Al-Arabi Jadid. According to the Fars News report, Turkey is taking preliminary steps to install their political rhetoric and military occupation of these areas. They continued that the main obstacle for Turkey is the presence of Hay’at Tahrir Al-Sham (the Levant Liberation Board or the Al-Nusra Front) terrorists, noting that the Turkish officials have told them that this jihadist group will be dissolved by the year-end, through either war or peace… Read on ->

Tags: Idlib, Syria, Turkey


Russian Air Force unleashes heavy assault in northern Hama after jihadists target Christian town

Published 2019-07-06 17:49:36 by News Desk in Syria

BEIRUT, LEBANON (5:30 P.M.) – The Russian Air Force carried out a heavy attack on the militant positions in northern Hama after the latter fired several artillery shells and rockets towards the Christian town of Al-Sqaylabiyeh. Russian jets reportedly began their barrage of airstrikes over the Jaysh Al-Izza strongholds of Kafr Zita and Al-Latamnah, destroying the militant group’s missile launchers and punishing them with strikes on their bases and hideouts. The Russian Air Force would then expand their attack to the southwestern countryside of the Idlib, where their jets pounded Hay’at Tahrir Al-Sham’s positions between the towns of Khan Sheikhoun… Read on ->

Tags: Russia, Syria


Libyan official accuses Turkey of transferring foreign terrorists to Libya

Published 2019-07-06 17:33:21 by News Desk in North-Africa, Turkey

BEIRUT, LEBANON (5:15 P.M.) – A Libyan official told the Arabic language version of Russia’s Sputnik News Agency on Saturday that Turkey is transferring foreign terrorists to Libya to fight the Benghazi-based Libyan National Army (LNA). Speaking to Sputnik from Tobruk, Libyan parliamentarian ‘Ali Al-Sa’eedi Al-Qaidi said that Turkey has been sending terrorists to Libya for quite some time now, highlighting the fact that these militants only attack the Libyan National Army. “The transfer of terrorists is not new. This is a long story. Many terrorists come from Turkey through Tripoli and Misrata to fight the Libyan National Army in… Read on ->

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Tags: Libya, Turkey


Syrian Army destroys 3 jihadist vehicles during successful defense of NW Hama town

Published 2019-07-06 17:09:16 by News Desk in Syria

BEIRUT, LEBANON (4:45 P.M.) – The jihadist rebels of Hay’at Tahrir Al-Sham and their allies from Jaysh Al-Izza launched an attack last night on the Syrian Arab Army’s (SAA) defenses at the town of Al-Hamamiyat in northwestern Hama. Under the cover of night, the jihadist rebels attempted to break through the Syrian Army’s defenses at Al-Hamamiyat using both suicide bombers and their heavy weaponry. The attack was ultimately foiled by the Syrian Arab Army after nearly two hours of combat in northwestern Hama. According to a military source in Hama, the Syrian Arab Army was able to kill several militants… Read on ->

Tags: Hama, Syria


Russian Pantsir-S1 defense system hits over 100 targets during drills

Published 2019-07-06 16:18:19 by News Desk in World-News

The crews of Pantsir-S1 surface-to-air missile/gun systems destroyed over 100 cruise missiles of a notional enemy in Crimea drills, the press office of Russia’s Southern Military District reported on Friday. “The units of Pantsir-S surface-to-air missile/gun systems of the Southern Military District notionally destroyed over 100 targets in Crimea as part of the single day of fighting a notional enemy’s cruise missiles and unmanned aerial vehicles,” the press office said in a statement. During the drills, the air defense crews spotted and destroyed small-size, low-speed and low-flying air targets and also practiced the procedure of detecting and striking cruise missiles… Read on ->

Tags: Russia


Jihadists claim Syrian Army chopper hit by anti-aircraft missile

Published 2019-07-06 15:45:35 by News Desk in Syria

BEIRUT, LEBANON (3:25 P.M.) – The jihadist rebels alleged on Friday that their forces struck a Syrian Arab Army (SAA) helicopter with an anti-aircraft missile (MANPADS) in the northern countryside of the Hama Governorate. According to the jihadist claims, their anti-aircraft missile forced the Syrian Army chopper to make an emergency landing at the Hama Military Airport. However, no photos or videos have been published showing the alleged anti-aircraft missile strike on the Syrian Army chopper. While no photos or videos were published, the jihadist rebels have hit Syrian military aircraft on a number of occasions in the past two… Read on ->

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Tags: Hama, Syria


Up close footage of Syrian Army tank attacking jihadist forces in northern Hama

Published 2019-07-06 15:25:10 by News Desk in Syria

BEIRUT, LEBANON (3:00 P.M.) – Despite not launching any offensive operations this month, the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) has kept busy in northwestern Syria by heavily targeting the jihadist movements. These attacks have proven effective at times, as the Syrian Arab Army has managed to inflict heavy losses within the ranks of the jihadist forces. As shown in the video below, a Syrian Army tank can be seen targeting jihadist movements at the Tal SyriaTel and Tal Bizam axes in northern Hama. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y_EO4PBU0S0

Tags: Hama, Syria


Jihadists suffer heavy losses in failed offensive in northwestern Hama

Published 2019-07-06 01:02:30 by News Desk in Syria

BEIRUT, LEBANON (12:15 A.M.) – The jihadist rebels launched an offensive operation this evening that targeted the town of Al-Hamamiyat in the northwestern countryside of the Hama Governorate. Led by Hay’at Tahrir Al-Sham and their suicide bombers, the jihadist rebels stormed the Syriana Arab Army’s (SAA) defenses at Al-Hamamiyat in a bid to capture the town and retake their lost ground. However, the jihadist offensive would be short-lived as the Syrian Arab Army was able to inflict heavy casualties within the ranks of the Hay’at Tahrir Al-Sham militants at Al-Hamamiyat. The Syrian Arab Army has reported that they have since… Read on ->

Tags: Hama, Syria


Syrian Army films strategic jihadist base in Idlib: video

Published 2019-07-06 00:08:45 by News Desk in Syria

BEIRUT, LEBANON (11:40 P.M.) – A Syrian Arab Army (SAA) spy filmed from inside a strategic jihadist base in the Idlib Governorate. In a short video released by the official media wing of the Tiger Forces, the Syrian Army spy films from the strategic Taftanaz Airport, which has since been turned into a base for the jihadist rebels. https://www.facebook.com/489306751179330/posts/2180526788723976/

Tags: Idlib, Syria


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