This is a summary of 8 AMN articles on the following subjects: Idlib, Russia, Syria, Taftanaz, Lavrov, US, Hama, Daraa, Aleppo, Iraq.

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Russian airstrike destroys jihadist convoy near strategic base in Idlib

Published 2019-07-27 20:59:50 by News Desk in Syria

BEIRUT, LEBANON (8:40 P.M.) – The Russian Air Force carried out a powerful attack on a jihadist convoy that was leaving a key base inside the Idlib Governorate on Saturday. According to a military source in nearby Hama, the Russian Air Force attacked a Hay’at Tahrir Al-Sham convoy as it was traveling from the Taftanaz Airbase near Idlib city. The Russian Air Force reportedly carried out several more strikes around the Taftanaz Airbase before shifting their attention to the northwestern region of the Hama Governorate. Typically, the Russian Air Force concentrates their strikes along the demilitarized zone; however, as of… Read on ->

Tags: Idlib, Russia, Syria, Taftanaz


US deployment of weapons in space will lead to new stage of arms race — Lavrov

Published 2019-07-27 19:24:20 by News Desk in World-News

The implementation of US plans to deploy missile defense systems in space will lead to another stage in an arms race, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said on Friday at the session of the Council of Foreign Ministers of BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa) countries. “We are concerned over US plans to deploy weapons in space that are already being implemented. This will lead to another qualitative stage of an arms race,” Lavrov said. “As you know, Russia and China have already presented a draft proposal on preventing deployment of weapons in space at the disarmamanet conference in… Read on ->

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Tags: Lavrov, Russia, US


Jihadist special forces devastated in joint Syrian-Russian attack in northwest Hama

Published 2019-07-27 18:27:01 by News Desk in Syria

BEIRUT, LEBANON (6:00 P.M.) – The jihadist special forces from the Ansar Al-Deen terrorist group were wiped ou in a joint Russian-Syrian airstrike on a large hilltop in the northwestern countryside of the Hama Governorate this morning. According to the preliminary details revealed to Al-Masdar, the jihadists were preparing to storm the Syrian Arab Army’s (SAA) positions near the large hilltop of Tal Malah when Russian and Syrian air force jets struck the militants. Shortly after the attack near Tal Malah., several jihadist pages mourned the death of eight militants killed. The jihadist pages claimed they were killed during clashes… Read on ->

Tags: Hama, Syria


Mass grave containing bodies of Syrian soldiers uncovered in Daraa

Published 2019-07-27 18:13:52 by News Desk in Syria

The Syrian Army discovered a mass grave containing dead bodies of the government forces killed by militants that once controlled large parts of the Daraa Governorate. A military source said that the Syrian Army found a mass grave containing 13 corpses near the city of Nawa in western Dara’a. The source noted that the Syrian soldiers had been killed in clashes with the militants in Daraa region over the past six years. The Syrian Army has discovered a number of mass graves containing bodies of Syrian soldiers after liberation of the Southern parts of Syria since last year.

Tags: Daraa, Syria


Syrian Army launches heavy attack in southern Aleppo

Published 2019-07-27 17:10:43 by News Desk in Syria

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BEIRUT, LEBANON (4:40 P.M.) – The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) began a heavy attack across southern Aleppo on Friday, targeting a number of sites belonging to Hay’at Tahrir Al-Sham and their allies. According to a military report from nearby Aleppo city, the Syrian Arab Army’s artillery and rocket teams unleashed a heavy barrage on the jihadist positions in Tal Al-‘Eis, ICARDA Farms, Tal Bajer, and Jazraya. This powerful attack by the Syrian Arab Army was conducted in response to the repeated jihadist strikes on Aleppo city. The jihadist attacks on Aleppo city resulted in the death of a number of… Read on ->

Tags: Aleppo, Syria


Hashd Al-Shaabi issues stern warning to US about staying in Iraq

Published 2019-07-27 16:34:54 by News Desk in Iraq, Syria

BEIRUT, LEBANON (4:00 P.M.) – An official from Hashd Al-Sha’abi reportedly stated this weekend that the U.S. Armed Forces inside Iraq must withdraw or else face future repercussions. The Hashd Al-Sha’abi official, Mu’in Al-Kazhimi, was quoted by Baghdad Today as saying that Iraq has reached stability and does not need the U.S. Armed Forces inside the country. “The attempt to expand and stay in Iraq by the U.S. is unacceptable, coupling with the fact that they are making Iraq a danger to their neighbors,” the official said. He would then issue a stern warning to U.S. President Donald Trump, saying… Read on ->

Tags: Iraq, Syria, US


Several Syrian soldiers killed after jihadist suicide attack in Daraa

Published 2019-07-27 15:54:30 by News Desk in Syria

BEIRUT, LEBANON (3:30 P.M.) – Several Syrian Arab Army (SAA) soldiers were killed on Saturday morning when a jihadist rebel detonated his suicide belt in northeastern Daraa. According to a military source in the town of Izra’a, the jihadist rebel detonated his suicde belt during an army raid on his group’s hideout in the town of Mlihit Al-Atash. The military said the jihadist sleeper cell was loyal to the terrorist group Hay’at Tahrir al-Sham, who once controlled much of northeastern Daraa. Following their defeat at the hands of the Syrian Arab Army, the jihadist rebels either fled to southern Daraa… Read on ->

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Tags: Daraa, Syria


Russia test launches Topol intercontinental missile from Kapustin Yar range

Published 2019-07-27 15:44:35 by News Desk in World-News

Russia’s strategic missile forces have test launched a Topol intercontinental ballistic missile from the Kapustin Yar practice range, the Russian Defense Ministry reported on Friday. “On July 26, 2019, a combat unit of the strategic missile forces conducted a test launch of an intercontinental ballistic missile of the Topol mobile ground-based missile system from the Kapustin Yar state central practice range in the Astrakhan region,” the ministry said. According to the ministry, the missile engaged the target accurately. “The missile’s exercise head hit the target at the Sary-Shagan range in Kazakhstan to the specified accuracy. The tasks of the launch… Read on ->

Tags: Russia


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