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La Fuerza Aérea Rusa lanza el mayor ataque sobre el noroeste de Siria este mes

Published 2019-10-19 22:39:03 by Nick Leon in Espanol, Siria

BEIRUT, LÍBANO (12:45 p.m.) – El sábado, la Fuerza Aérea Rusa lanzó su mayor ataque del mes sobre la región noroeste de Siria. Utilizando helicópteros militares y aviones, la Fuerza Aérea rusa lanzó docenas de ataques aéreos sobre las posiciones de las facciones yihadistas en las gobernaciones de Idlib, Latakia y Hama. Comenzando con la Gobernación de Idlib, la Fuerza Aérea de Rusia lanzó una operación estratégica para bombardear un convoy Hay’at Tahrir Al-Sham que se preparaba para abandonar la Base Aérea de Taftanaz cerca de la ciudad de Idlib. Según una fuente militar en Latakia, el ataque ruso resultó… Read on ->

Tags: Rusia, Siria

Militares respaldados por Turquía atacan al ejército sirio cerca de la ciudad fronteriza en un nuevo intento de avanzar

Published 2019-10-19 22:08:22 by Nick Leon in Espanol, Siria

BEIRUT, LÍBANO (12:30 p.m.) – Esta tarde estalló una feroz batalla entre el Ejército Árabe Sirio (SAA) y los militantes respaldados por Turquía cerca de la ciudad fronteriza de Ras Al-‘Ayn, dijo una fuente del ejército a Al- Masdar de la gobernación de Al-Hasakah. Según la fuente militar, los enfrentamientos estallaron cuando el llamado “Ejército Nacional Sirio”, una coalición de grupos militantes, intentó avanzar hacia las áreas controladas por el ejército árabe sirio en el distrito Tal Tamr de la gobernación de Al-Hasakah. La fuente dijo que los enfrentamientos fueron más intensos cerca de la ciudad de Al-Ahras, ubicada al… Read on ->

Tags: Siria, Turquía

Las fuerzas especiales francesas necesitan la ayuda de Rusia para retirar tropas en el noreste de Siria

Published 2019-10-19 21:32:31 by Nick Leon in Espanol, Siria

BEIRUT, LÍBANO (12:00 PM) – Las Fuerzas Especiales francesas necesitan asistencia militar rusa para retirar sus tropas de la región noreste de Siria, dijo a la Agencia de Noticias Sputnik Emmanuel Dupuy, presidente del Instituto de Perspectivas y Seguridad en Europa (IPSE). en una entrevista el sábado En su larga entrevista con el Sputnik, Dupuy dijo que la cooperación militar entre Rusia y Francia podría desarrollarse como resultado de las circunstancias en el norte de Siria. Entrevista completa a continuación: Sputnik: ¿Cuáles son las verdaderas razones de la presencia de las fuerzas especiales francesas en Siria? ¿No fue, entre otras… Read on ->

Tags: Francia, Siria

La Fuerza Aérea rusa desató un gran ataque contra la base y el convoy yihadistas

Published 2019-10-19 20:09:10 by Nick Leon in Espanol, Siria

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BEIRUT, LÍBANO (12:00 p.m.) – La Fuerza Aérea rusa lanzó hoy un ataque a gran escala en la gobernación de Idlib, apuntando a varios sitios en esta región del norte de Siria controlada por los yihadistas. Base aérea de Taftanaz, que ha sido utilizada por Hay’at Tahrir Al-Sham (anteriormente Jabhat Al-Nusra) como una de sus principales instalaciones en Idlib , Latakia Governorate, la Fuerza Aérea Rusa llevó a cabo la Base Aérea de Taftanaz y sus alrededores; Esto resultó en la destrucción de varios sitios militantes y un refuerzo. Además de los ataques en la base aérea de Taftanaz, la… Read on ->

Tags: Rusia, Siria

Erdogan says Syrian Army is active in Turkey’s operation area

Published 2019-10-19 18:37:58 by News Desk in Syria, Turkey

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will focus on presence of Syrian forces in northern Syria at talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Sochi, Erdogan said in the city of Kayseri on Saturday, with his speech aired by the NTV channel. “Yesterday, I held talks with US President Donald Trump. On Tuesday we will be continuing talks with Mr. Putin. In the area of the operation are forces of the regime [of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad] under Russia’s protection. We will be tackling the issue with Mr. Putin,” he stressed. Moreover, Erdogan vowed that in case he fails to “reach… Read on ->

Tags: Syria, Turkey

Withdrawing US forces leave messages for Russian military in northern Aleppo: video

Published 2019-10-19 17:37:24 by News Desk in Syria

Russian journalists accompanied a Russian military patrol as it visited an abandoned US base outside Manbij, Syria providing unique footage showing what American troops left behind during their hasty retreat from the area earlier this month. The journalists included a correspondent from Zvezda, the official television channel of Russia’s Defence Ministry. The correspondent gave a tour of what remains of the base, which was built about three years ago, and is situated about 7 km outside the town of Manbij itself. Along with an estimated 300 US servicemen, the base housed about 15 vehicles, which US forces used to patrol… Read on ->

Tags: Manbij, Russia, Syria

Kurdish politician appeals to Israel for help in northern Syria

Published 2019-10-19 17:15:02 by News Desk in Syria

BEIRUT, LEBANON (5:00 P.M.) – An unnamed Kurdish politician appealed to the Israeli government for assistance against the Turkish forces in northern Syria, the publication UAWire reported. Citing the unnamed politician’s interview with Israeli Army Radio this week, the latter asked the Israeli government for help, pointing out if they do not, “the whole region will suffer” if no one stops the Turkish operation in Syria. He also warned of severe consequences not only for the Middle East but for the whole world if former militants of the Islamic State group, who fled because of the Turkish invasion, will get… Read on ->

Tags: Israel, Syria, Turkey

Russia, France discuss situation in eastern Mediterranean reigon

Published 2019-10-19 16:56:33 by News Desk in Middleeast, Syria, World-News

The situation in the Eastern Mediterranean was in focus of a telephone conversation between Russian Deputy Defense Minister Alexander Fomin and Director General for International Relations and Strategy at the Ministry for the Armed Forces Alice Guitton, the Russian Defense Ministry said on Friday. “Russian Deputy Defense Minister Colonel General Alexander Fomin held a telephone conversation with Director General for International Relations and Strategy at the Ministry for the Armed Forces Alice Guitton. The sides exchanged views on the situation in the Eastern Mediterranean,” the ministry said. The conversation was held in the furtherance of the agreements reached between the two… Read on ->

Tags: France, Russia

Erdogan vows to ‘crush the heads’ of Syrian Kurds if they don’t withdraw from border

Published 2019-10-19 16:42:17 by News Desk in Syria, Turkey

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has warned that his forces would “crush the heads” of Syrian Kurdish forces if they did not complete a pullout from the border area. Speaking Saturday at a ceremony in Kayseri, central Turkey, the president added that Ankara would “implement its own plans” if Ankara could not reach a solution with Russia on the Syrian forces deployed in the country’s north. Erdogan said he planned to discuss the deployment of Syrian forces in a “safe zone” in Syria with Russian President Vladimir Putin next week. “Yesterday I I held talks with US President Donald Trump…. Read on ->

Tags: Syria, Turkey

Turkish forces capture 2 towns near Ras Al-Ayn despite ceasefire agreement

Published 2019-10-19 15:25:23 by News Desk in Syria

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BEIRUT, LEBANON (3:00 P.M.) – The Turkish-backed militants scored a new advance in the Ras Al-Ayn countryside this week, despite an ongoing ceasefire agreement with the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF). According to a report from northern Syria, the Turkish-backed militants attacked the Syrian Democratic Forces in the southern countryside of Ras Al-Ayn this afternoon, seizing two towns after a short battle. The report said the so-called “Syrian National Army” managed to capture the towns of Jan Tamr and Al-Shakriyah following the SDF’s withdrawal towards the city of Ras Al-Ayn. This attack by the Turkish-backed militants was a violation of the… Read on ->

Tags: Syria, Turkey

Russian Air Force destroys jihadist base in Idlib: video

Published 2019-10-19 15:05:52 by News Desk in Syria

BEIRUT, LEBANON (2:45 P.M.) – The Russian Air Force carried out a powerful attack on the jihadist-held Taftanaz Airbase Saturday, targeting several sites in and around this installation in the Idlib Governorate. The attack, which was captured by local opposition activists, showed the moment the Russian Air Force hit the jihadist base in the vicinity of the Taftanaz Airbase near the provincial capital of Idlib. https://youtu.be/NMJroyqDdOU Following this attack, a military source from the Syrian Army told Al-Masdar that more than 30 militants from Hay’at Tahrir Al-Sham and their allied factions were kiled as a result of the bombing. Among… Read on ->

Tags: Russia, Syria

Syrian Army beats back Turkish forces near strategic border city

Published 2019-10-19 14:51:09 by News Desk in Syria

BEIRUT, LEBANON (2:30 P.M.) – The Turkish-backed militants launched a surprise attack on the Syrian Arab Army’s (SAA) defenses near the Syrian-Turkish border today in a bid to advance to the Tal Tamr District of Al-Hasakah. Led by the so-called “Syrian National Army”, the Turkish-backed militants attempted to crack the Syrian Army’s lines at northwestern Tal Tamr, despite the fact they are supposed to be adhering to a ceasefire in this border region. However, the Turkish-backed militants would eventually fall short of their plan to capture the town of Ahras, as the Syrian Arab Army was able to swiftly repel… Read on ->

Tags: Hasakah, Syria

Hezbollah leader expresses readiness to support current gov’t

Published 2019-10-19 14:04:43 by News Desk in Lebanon

Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah has signaled his readiness to support the current Lebanese government amid the ongoing protests in the capital Beirut. In a televised speech on Saturday, Nasrallah said that he would back the government,“but with a new agenda and a new spirit”. According to him, the past couple of days of protests indicated that if new taxes are introduced to resolve the political standoff, this may result in a “popular uprising”. Nasrallah said that if the government steps down, it could take a year or two to form a new Cabinet, “and the time is short”; he added… Read on ->

Tags: Hezbollah, Lebanon

Turkish Army convoy filmed heading to Syrian border: video

Published 2019-10-19 13:51:15 by News Desk in Syria, Turkey

BEIRUT, LEBANON (1:35 P.M.) – A Turkish military convoy was filmed this week traveling to the Syrian border to take part in the ongoing Operation Peace Spring against the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF). In a video released by the Sputnik News Agency’s Arabic-language channel, the Turkish military vehicles could be seen traveling through an undisclosed town allegedly near the Syrian border. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-hcYv1V9mEE

Tags: Syria, Turkey

Tensions increase in Lebanese city as protesters clash with Harakat Amal supporters: video

Published 2019-10-19 13:33:57 by News Desk in Lebanon

BEIRUT, LEBANON (1:15 P.M.) – The historical city of Soor (var. Tyre) is witnessing a massive uproar in its streets, as demonstrators protest the Lebanese government and politicians. On Saturday, the protests would turn violent as demonstrators were confronted by supporters of Harakat Amal, a Lebanese political party led by the veteran politician and Speaker of Parliament Nabih Berri. https://twitter.com/alihashem_tv/status/1185500437841088514?s=20 https://twitter.com/alihashem_tv/status/1185490964460294146?s=20 The clashes reportedly broke out after videos posted on social media Friday showed demonstrators shouting accusations that Nabih Berri was a thief.  

Tags: Lebanon

Russian Air Force launches largest attack over northwestern Syria this month

Published 2019-10-19 13:11:04 by News Desk in Syria

BEIRUT, LEBANON (12:45 P.M.) – On Saturday, the Russian Air Force launched their largest attack of the month over the northwestern region of Syria. Using both military choppers and jets, the Russian Air Force launched dozens of airstrikes over the positions of the jihadist factions in the Idlib, Latakia, and Hama governorates. Beginning with the Idlib Governorate, the Russian Air Force launched a strategic operation to bomb a Hay’at Tahrir Al-Sham convoy that was preparing to leave the Taftanaz Airbase near Idlib city. According to a military source in Latakia, the Russian attack resulted in the death of tens of… Read on ->

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Tags: Russia, Syria

Breaking: Turkish-backed militants attack Syrian Army near border city in new bid to advance

Published 2019-10-19 12:49:41 by News Desk in Syria

BEIRUT, LEBANON (12:30 P.M.) – A fierce battle broke out this afternoon between the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) and the Turkish-backed militants near the border city of Ras Al-‘Ayn, a source from the military told Al-Masdar from the Al-Hasakah Governorate. According to the military source, the clashes broke out when the so-called “Syrian National Army”, a coalition of militant groups, attempted to advance into the Syrian Arab Army-held areas in the Tal Tamr District of the Al-Hasakah Governorate. The source said the clashes were most intense near the town of Al-Ahras, which is located west of Tal Tamr. This latest… Read on ->

Tags: Syria, Turkey

French Special Forces need Russia’s help to withdraw troops in northeast Syria

Published 2019-10-19 12:24:44 by News Desk in Syria

BEIRUT, LEBANON (12:00 P.M.) – The French Special Forces need Russian military assistance to withdraw their troops from the northeastern region of Syria, Emmanuel Dupuy, President of the Institute for Prospects and Security in Europe (IPSE) told the Sputnik News Agency in an interview on Saturday. In his lengthy interview with Sputnik, Dupuy said military cooperation between Russian and France could develop as a result of circumstances in northern Syria. Full interview below: Sputnik: What are the real reasons for the presence of French Special Forces in Syria? Was it not, among other things, to prevent what is happening, namely… Read on ->

Tags: France, Russia, Syria

Russian Air Force unleashes large attack on jihadist base and convoy

Published 2019-10-19 12:11:04 by News Desk in Syria

BEIRUT, LEBANON (12:00 P.M.) – The Russian Air Force launched a large-scale attack on the Idlib Governorate today, targeting several sites in this jihadist-held region of northern Syria. Led by their military aircraft, the Russian Air Force carried out an important attack on the jihadist-held Taftanaz Airbase, which has been used by Hay’at Tahrir Al-Sham (previously Jabhat Al-Nusra) as one of their main installations in Idlib. According to a military source in the neighboring Latakia Governorate, the Russian Air Force carried out over ten airstrikes on the Taftanaz Airbase and its surroundings; this resulted in the destruction of several militant… Read on ->

Tags: Idlib, Russia, Syria

Tulsi Gabbard slams Hilary Clinton as ‘queen of warmongers’ after Russian asset claim

Published 2019-10-19 09:02:33 by News Desk in World-News

Democratic presidential candidate Tulsi Gabbard fired back at 2016 failed presidential contender Hillary Clinton on Friday, hours after news surfaced that Clinton had implied that Russians were “grooming” the Hawaii representative ahead of the 2020 election. Wasting no time at all, Gabbard went straight for the jugular by calling Clinton “the queen of warmongers, embodiment of corruption, and personification of the rot that has sickened the Democratic Party for so long.” “From the day I announced my candidacy, there has been a concerted campaign to destroy my reputation. We wondered who was behind it and why,” Gabbard tweeted. “Now we… Read on ->

Tags: Clinton, Gabbard

Siria después de la ofensiva turca y el acuerdo SDF-SAA

Published 2019-10-19 04:31:38 by Nick Leon in Espanol, Siria

BEIRUT, LÍBANO (6:10 p.m.) – El mes de octubre fue testigo de un gran cambio en el norte de Siria, comenzando con la ofensiva militar turca contra las Fuerzas Democráticas Sirias (SDF). El 9 de octubre, el ejército turco y sus fuerzas militantes aliadas lanzaron una ofensiva a gran escala que atacó varias áreas en poder de las tropas de las SDF en el norte de Siria. El ejército turco y sus aliados se han apoderado de la ciudad fronteriza de Abyad y de varios sitios a su alrededor, incluidas varias aldeas cercanas a las líneas del Ejército Árabe Sirio… Read on ->

Tags: Aleppo, Hasakah, Idlib, Siria

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