This is a summary of 11 AMN articles on the following subjects: Idlib, Syria, National Coffee Day 2019, King Salman, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, Yemen, Mediterranean, Israel, Saudi, Kabani, Latakia, Houthi, Houthi Movement, Jamal Khashoggi, MBS.

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Jihadist infighting results in heavy losses in Idlib

Published 2019-09-29 23:29:11 by News Desk in Syria

BEIRUT, LEBANON (11:00 P.M.) – The jihadist rebels have been involved in a series of clashes inside the Idlib Governorate recently, the Arabic-language version of the Sputnik News Agency reported on Sunday. According to the Sputnik report, the jihadist factions, Hay’at Tahrir Al-Sham and Harakat Ahrar Al-Sham, clashed inside the town of Bileen, which is in the Al-Zawiya Mountain region of Idlib. Citing a report from one of their correspondents, Sputnik said clashes resulted in heavy loses for the jihadist rebels, including several members of Turkish-backed Harakat Ahrar Al-Sham. The report said that at least 23 members of Hay’at Tahrir… Read on ->

Tags: Idlib, Syria

National Coffee Day 2019: Where to get free coffee in the US?

Published 2019-09-29 23:08:42 by Zen Adra in World-News

Restaurants and coffee shops celebrate the National Coffee Day 2019 by offering a low-cost or even free coffee to start your day with. On September 29, coffee lovers can probably have a cup of coffee once an hour, all day and never pay for it. The list below details all the places you’ll find cheap and free coffee today, including Bruegger’s Bagels, Peet’s Coffee, Nekter Juice Bar, and many other places.   Free Coffee for National Coffee Day Krispy Kreme The deal: The classic donut chain is going all out for National Coffee Day. Walk into your local Krispy Kreme and… Read on ->

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Tags: National Coffee Day 2019

King Salman’s personal bodyguard killed in ‘dispute’

Published 2019-09-29 22:40:21 by Zen Adra in Gulf, Middleeast

The personal bodyguard of Saudi Arabia’s king Salman Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud has been shot dead by a friend in what authorities described as a ‘personal dispute’. Gen Abdel Aziz al-Fagham, also a high-ranking officer in the Royal Guard, was visiting a friend on Saturday night when Mamdouh Bin Meshaal Al Ali broke in and opened fire at the host and his guests. The shoot-out injured several people, including Gen. al-Fagham, who later died of his wounds in hospital. The assailant was also shot dead by security forces just outside the crime scene when he refused to surrender. Al Ali… Read on ->

Tags: King Salman, Saudi Arabia

Turkey shoots down drone that violated its airspace 6 times: photos

Published 2019-09-29 21:41:37 by News Desk in Syria, Turkey

The unidentified drone was shot down at 13:24 local time (10:24 GMT) by two F-16 fighters departing from Incirlik Air Base, according to the Turkish Defence Ministry. “The wreck of the drone was found at the Cildiroba base”, the ministry said. ​The statement issued by the ministry says that it was not known whom the drone belonged to. The UAV reportedly violated Turkish airspace six times in the area of the Euphrates Shield Operation and west of Kilis, a city in south-central Turkey, near the border with Syria. Earlier in September, Turkish Defence Minister Hulusi Akar announced plans to set up… Read on ->

Tags: Syria, Turkey

New video shows dozens of Saudi soldiers, allied fighters captured by Houthi forces

Published 2019-09-29 21:34:06 by News Desk in Yemen

BEIRUT, LEBANON (9:20 P.M.) – A new video was released on Sunday that showed dozens of Saudi soldiers and their allied fighters after they were captured by the Houthi forces.

Tags: Yemen

Two US warships armed with Tomahawk cruise missiles enters Mediterranean: media

Published 2019-09-29 21:11:56 by News Desk in Syria

BEIRUT, LEBANON (8:45 P.M.) – Two U.S. warships reportedly entered the Mediterranean region this week amid recent accusations of chemical weapons use in Syria. According to the Russian aviation publication Avia.Pro, two U.S. missile destroyers, U.S.S. Lassen and U.S.S. Forrest Sherman, entered the Mediterranean Sea this week and are making their way to the eastern part of the region. Avia.Pro said some sources claim that the two missile destroyers, which are armed with Tomahawk cruise missiles, are actually heading to the Persian Gulf, while others allege that they could be preparing to attack the Syrian military. “According to some sources,… Read on ->

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Tags: Mediterranean, Syria

Israeli defense engineer explains why Saudi defenses failed to repel Aramco attack

Published 2019-09-29 20:47:19 by News Desk in Yemen

Former Director of the Israel Missile Defence Organisation Uzi Rubin has revealed in an interview with the Defence News media outlet that Saudi air defences, namely Patriot systems, failed to repel the combined drone and missile attack on the country’s oil facilities in September due to the aerial assailants flying below the horizon. According to him, the defences were not prepared to detect such targets. “When it comes to missiles, missile defence sensors will aim above the horizon because the missile is above it and you don’t want clutter. So when it comes to guarding, the issue is things that can… Read on ->

Tags: Israel, Saudi, Yemen

Syrian Air Force unleashes massive attack on jihadist stronghold in northeast Latakia

Published 2019-09-29 20:31:29 by News Desk in Syria

BEIRUT, LEBANON (8:10 P.M.) – The Syrian Air Force continued their campaign over the northeastern countryside of Latakia Sunday, targeting several areas under the control of the jihadist rebels. Led by their attack helicopters on Sunday, the Syrian Air Force targeted a number of sites belonging to Hay’at Tahrir Al-Sham and the Turkestan Islamic Party in the Kabani and Sirmaniyeh area of Latakia and Idlib. The Syrian Air Force’s jets would also participate in the attack, as they heavily focused on the network of tunnels used by the jihadist forces around the key town of Kabani. Due to the plethora… Read on ->

Tags: Kabani, Latakia, Syria

Houthi forces release video of massive attack on Saudi border

Published 2019-09-29 20:21:13 by News Desk in Yemen

Houthi military spokesman Yahya Saria has presented footage allegedly showing how the militant group attacked Saudi forces in the border region of Najran, capturing troops, officers and armoured vehicles in the process. The video was aired by the Houthi-run al-Masirah TV broadcaster. The video shows several cars in an armoured column being hit by blasts. The Houthi military spokesman didn’t specify when the footage was filmed. A day earlier, the Houthis reported defeating three “enemy military brigades” and capturing “thousands” of soldiers, along with officers, over the last three days. Riyadh has not confirmed or denied the Houthis’ statements regarding the alleged defeat and capture… Read on ->

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Tags: Houthi, Saudi, Yemen

Houthis release fresh photos of latest deadly attack on Saudi forces

Published 2019-09-29 17:18:47 by Zen Adra in Yemen

Yemen’s Houthi Movement has just released new pictures featuring spoils from their latest offensive against Saudi forces in southern Saudi Arabia. Dubbed “Operation Victory from God”, the offensive resulted in capturing several Saudi army officers, thousands of troops and hundreds of vehicles. Houthi forces spokesman Gen. Yahya Saria said that three military brigades of enemy forces in Najran were encircled just 72 hours after the attack. Gen. Saria added that Yemeni fighters are capable of further penetrating into Saudi territories “in case it continues its aggression against Yemen.” The Houthi military spokesperson revealed that those who have been captured will… Read on ->

Tags: Houthi Movement, Saudi Arabia, Yemen

MBS admits responsibility for Khashoggi’s murder

Published 2019-09-29 14:28:43 by Zen Adra in Middleeast, Turkey

Saudi Crown Prince, Mohammed Bin Salman, finally acknowledged his responsibility for the killing of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi after almost a year of denial. “It happened under my watch,” the crown prince, commonly referred to by his initials MBS, said to PBS Frontline journalist Martin Smith. “I get all the responsibility because it happened under my watch.” On October 2, 2018, Khashoggi was seen entering the Saudi Consulate in Turkey’s Istanbul. Once inside, he was brutally killed and dismembered by Saudi state agents. His remains has never been located or recovered. Mohammed Bin Salman (MBS), the de-facto ruler of the oil-rich… Read on ->

Tags: Jamal Khashoggi, MBS

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