This is a summary of 6 AMN articles on the following subjects: Hama, Syria, Hahahahaha, Iraq, Israel, Idlib, +, Belarus, Russia.

Categories covered in this brief: Syria, Iraq, Middleeast

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Syrian Army inside long-time militant stronghold in Hama: video

Published 2019-08-23 13:35:23 by News Desk in Syria

BEIRUT, LEBANON (1:15 P.M.) – The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) recently announced that their forces were in full control of the once militant-held northern Hama pocket. Among the areas captured by the Syrian Arab Army were the key towns of Kafr Zita and Al-Latamnah; these two towns were previously the strongholds of Jaysh Al-Izza in northern Hama. As shown in the short video below, the Syrian Army is now inside of Kafr Zita after the remaining militants either surrendered to the military or fled to the Turkish observation post in Morek. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0igZ8QI28XA With these areas now clear, the Syrian Army… Read on ->

Tags: Hama, Syria


US officials confirm Israel carried out attack in Iraq

Published 2019-08-23 13:12:05 by News Desk in Iraq, Middleeast

Israel conducted “several strikes in recent days” in Iraq, including the July 19 attack north of Baghdad which targeted a base allegedly used by Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps “to transfer weapons to Syria”, unnamed senior US officials were quoted by the New York Times as saying. One of the sources said that Israel was “pushing the limits” with the alleged strikes on Iraq, and that the Jewish state risks “getting the United States military removed from Iraq”. Netanyahu Hints Israel Could Conduct Strikes in Iraq The claims come after Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu hinted at his country’s involvement… Read on ->

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Tags: Hahahahaha, Iraq, Israel


Breaking: Syrian Army captures entire northern Hama pocket

Published 2019-08-23 12:56:37 by News Desk in Syria

BEIRUT, LEBANON (12:40 P.M.) – The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) has taken control of the entire northern Hama pocket this morning after the remaining militants either fled to the Turkish observation post or surrendered to the military. According to a military source in Hama, the Syrian Army has taken control of the last five towns that were under the control of Hay’at Tahrir Al-Sham and Jaysh Al-Izza. The five towns that were previously under militant control were Kafr Zita, Al-Latamnah, Latmeen, Morek, and Lahaya. The source said the Syrian Army has moved their troops toward the Turkish military’s observation post… Read on ->

Tags: Hama, Idlib, Syria


Syrian Army declares full control over Khan Sheikhoun after short battle: map

Published 2019-08-23 06:10:43 by News Desk in Syria

BEIRUT, LEBANON (5:40 A.M.) – On Thursday, the Syrian Arab Army’s High Command announced that the strategic city of Khan Sheikhoun was under the military’s control after a short battle. The Syrian Arab Army was able to fully secure Khan Sheikhoun after entering the city from all axes on Wednesday; this was followed by a thorough combing operation to ensure that Khan Sheikhoun was cleared of all explosives and militants. While Khan Sheikhoun was not declared under the Syrian Army’s control until Thursday, all of the militants from Hay’at Tahrir Al-Sham and Jaysh Al-Izza had already withdrawn from the southern… Read on ->

Tags: Hama, Idlib, Syria

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Syrian MiG-29 jet equipped with Belarusian airborne defense system

Published 2019-08-23 05:37:09 by News Desk in Syria

BEIRUT, LEBANON (5:00 A.M.) – The Syrian Arab Air Force’s (SyAAF) Soviet-era MiG-29 fighter is currently equipped with the Belarusian-made Talisman airborne defense system, the Russian aviation publication Avia.Pro reported on Thursday. According to the publication, since the Talisman airborne defense system was introduced on the Syrian MiG-29, the fighter jet has experienced a significant increase in its military capabilities.  “Analyzing the latest data on the use of MiG-29 fighters by the Syrian Air Force, experts were able to establish that the Belarusian Talisman airborne defense systems were installed on these aircraft, which are, in fact, a powerful electronic warfare… Read on ->

Tags: +, Belarus, Russia, Syria


Alleged Israeli airstrike in Iraq is ‘declaration of war’: official

Published 2019-08-23 04:50:58 by News Desk in Iraq

An alleged Israeli airstrike on an ammunition depot in the Iraqi capital of Baghdad, belonging to the Iran-backed Popular Mobilization Forces (PMF), is a declaration of war against Iraq, and Baghdad should openly respond to violations of its sovereignty, Iraqi lawmaker and a PMF official, Ahmed Asadi, said on Thursday. “Israel’s intervention into the sphere of our national interests is a declaration of war against Iraq, its people, sovereignty. The silence on the aggression is not a rational position … We must take measures at the regional and international levels to resist the destruction of our airspace and military capabilities,”… Read on ->

Tags: Iraq, Israel


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