This is a summary of 31 AMN articles on the following subjects: Russia, Syria, Turkey, Assad, Putin, Siria, Aleppo, Turquía, Idlib, Estados Unidos, Irak, South_Korea, Erdogan, YPG, Rusia, Tabaqa, Ansarallah, Yemen, Cuba, Exxon, Daraa, Kurds, Iraq, US, Hasakah, Ansrallah, Saudi.

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New map of northern Syria after agreement on Turkish border region

Published 2019-10-22 23:23:17 by News Desk in Syria

BEIRUT, LEBANON (11:00 P.M.) – Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan reached an agreement on Tuesday to hold joint patrols along the Syrian-Turkish border region. These patrols, which will focus on the region between Jarabulus and Al-Malikiyah, will allow the Turkish military to enter as far as 10-kilometers-deep into the proposed demilitarized zone along this border area. At the same time, the 10-km-deep demilitarized zone will also allow for the Syrian border guards and Russian military police to conduct their own patrols within this vast region that stretches from Aleppo to Al-Hasakah. The agreement will… Read on ->

Tags: Russia, Syria, Turkey


Putin calls Assad to inform about new Syria deal with Erdogan

Published 2019-10-22 23:05:45 by News Desk in Syria

BEIRUT, LEBANON (10:45 P.M.) – Russian President Vladimir Putin phoned his Syrian counterpart Bashar Al-Assad shortly after the conclusion of his Syria meeting with the Turkish leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan, a source in Damascus told Al-Masdar News. The source said Putin informed Assad that the deal with Turkey will focus on fighting all forms of terrorism, while respecting Syria’s territorial integrity. This deal between Putin and Erdogan came shortly after Assad accused the latter of land grabbing in Syria.

Tags: Assad, Putin, Syria


El presidente sirio se encuentra con el famoso comandante ‘Tigre’: video

Published 2019-10-22 23:04:10 by Nick Leon in Espanol, Siria

BEIRUT, LÍBANO (5:45 P.M.) – El presidente sirio Bashar Al-Assad visitó hoy el campo del sur de la gobernación de Idlib para reunirse con las tropas y observar sus operaciones de campo. Durante su visita, el presidente sirio se reunió con el famoso comandante militar sirio, el mayor general Suheil Al-Hassan, quien dirige la élite de la 25ª División de Fuerzas de Misión Especial (anteriormente Fuerzas Tigre). https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3vtz0xIu_Ks Apodado “Al-Nimr” (Tigre), el general Hassan actualmente dirige las operaciones en la región sur de Idlib y se espera que lidere la próxima gran ofensiva en la gobernación.

Tags: Assad, Siria


Syrian Army nearly in control of strategic Aleppo-Hasakah Highway

Published 2019-10-22 22:48:18 by News Desk in Syria

BEIRUT, LEBANON (10:30 P.M.) – The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) is nearly in full control of the strategic Aleppo-Hasakah Highway that stretches across northern Syria. According to a military report from northern Syria, the Syrian Army troops are positioned across every major point on the highway, except for the area near Raqqa city and Al-Malikiyah. The Syria troops are stationed on the 60 km strip along the highway reaching as far as administrative borders of the Raqqa Province. However, the Syrian Arab Army is expected to take control of Al-Malikiyah in the coming days, which will mean they will control… Read on ->

Tags: Aleppo, Syria


El ejército sirio despliega nuevas fuerzas en la frontera turca: video

Published 2019-10-22 22:30:35 by Nick Leon in Espanol, Siria

BEIURT, LÍBANO (5:20 P.M.) – El Ejército Árabe Sirio (SAA) ha desplegado una nueva fuerza en la ciudad de Qamishli en el campo norteño de Al-Hasakah esta semana. Según los informes, el ejército árabe sirio envió su 5to Regimiento de la Guardia Fronteriza a la frontera Qamishli-Turquía. Este movimiento del ejército sirio se produce solo 24 horas después de que una unidad militar en Qamishli se volviera a desplegar en la ciudad de Al-Malikiyah a lo largo de la frontera iraquí. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QaO_Uth1QMI  

Tags: Siria, Turquía


Syrian Army’s Idlib offensive to begin at any moment

Published 2019-10-22 22:16:03 by News Desk in Syria

BEIRUT, LEBANON (10:00 P.M.) – Retired Brigadier General Ali Maqsoud, the Syrian military expert, said that the completion of the Idlib operation by the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) and its allies may begin at any moment after President Assad returns from his visit to the southern province to his headquarters in Damascus. Brigadier General Maqsoud said that the visit of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad to the south of Idlib carries the message of Syrian victory and confirms that a decision to launch a major military operation by the Syrian Army has reached its final stages of preparation. On Tuesday morning,… Read on ->

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Tags: Idlib, Syria


Las tropas estadounidenses de Siria no tienen permiso para permanecer en Irak: militares

Published 2019-10-22 22:03:50 by Nick Leon in Espanol, Siria

Las fuerzas estadounidenses que cruzaron a Irak como parte de un retiro de Siria no tienen permiso para quedarse y solo pueden estar allí en tránsito, dijo el martes el ejército iraquí. El secretario de Defensa de Estados Unidos, Mark Esper, dijo, sin embargo, que Washington tenía como objetivo eventualmente llevar a las tropas que se retiraban de Siria a los Estados Unidos. La declaración militar iraquí contradice el anuncio del Pentágono de que se espera que todos los cerca de 1,000 soldados que se retiran del norte de Siria se trasladen al oeste de Irak para continuar la campaña… Read on ->

Tags: Estados Unidos, Irak, Siria


Six Russian warplanes enter Seoul’s air defense zone — South Korean ministry

Published 2019-10-22 21:48:16 by News Desk in World-News

Six Russian warplanes intruded into Seoul’s air defense identification zone on Tuesday, a spokesperson for the South Korean Defense Ministry told TASS on the phone. According to the spokesperson, six aircraft of the Russian Aerospace Force (a Beriev A-50 plane, three Sukhoi Su-27 fighters and two Tupolev Tu-95 bombers) entered the zone north of Ulleungdo Island in the Sea of Japan at 09:23 local time (00:23 GMT) and left it seven minutes later. However, the aircraft entered the air defense zone several more times in the next six hours, the South Korean Defense Ministry claimed, pointing out that the Russian… Read on ->

Tags: Russia, South_Korea


Assad critica a Erdogan como “ladrón de tierras” con planes expansionistas en Siria

Published 2019-10-22 21:38:18 by Nick Leon in Espanol, Siria, Turquia

El presidente sirio, Bashar al-Assad, culpó a Turquía de los planes expansionistas con respecto a los distritos del norte del país. Lo dijo el martes mientras visitaba al ejército sirio en un sector frontal de la gobernación de Idlib, informó la agencia de noticias SANA: “El presidente turco ha robado petróleo y trigo de Siria y también le quitó fábricas a Aleppo, y ahora [Tayyip] Erdogan quiere robar parte del suelo sirio con sus recursos naturales”, dijo la agencia de noticias citando al líder sirio. Bashar al-Assad destacó que Siria “valora igualmente cada parte de su tierra, por lo que… Read on ->

Tags: Assad, Erdogan, Siria, Turquía


El presidente sirio realiza su primera visita a la provincia de Idlib desde el comienzo de la guerra: fotos, video

Published 2019-10-22 21:08:12 by Nick Leon in Espanol, Siria

BEIRUT, LÍBANO (4:00 p.m.) – El presidente sirio Bashar Al-Assad fue fotografiado el martes saludando a los soldados del Ejército Árabe Sirio (SAA) dentro de la región sur de la provincia de Idlib. Según una fuente del ejército, el presidente sirio visitó varias áreas que anteriormente estaban controladas por los rebeldes yihadistas, incluidos Khan Sheikhoun y Al-Hobeit en el sur de Idlib. El presidente sirio realizó un recorrido por el área antes de reunirse con el comandante de la 25ª División de Fuerzas de Misión Especial (anteriormente Fuerzas Tigre), Mayor General Suheil Al-Hassan, en Al-Hobeit. El viaje del martes a… Read on ->

Tags: Assad, Idlib, Siria


Breaking: Putin, Erdogan agree to safe zone in northern Syria, YPG withdrawal

Published 2019-10-22 20:23:16 by News Desk in Syria, Turkey

BEIRUT, LEBANON (8:00 P.M.) – A new Sochi agreement has been established in northern Syria that would see both the Russian and Turkish armed forces jointly patrolling this area. During a joint press conference on Tuesday evening, Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced the implementation of a ten-kilometer-deep safe zone along the Syrian-Turkish border. Both the Turkish and Russian armies will jointly patrol this safe zone, while the Syrian military will force the Kurdish-led People’s Protection Units (YPG) to withdraw from the designated area. Russian President Vladimir Putin has stated that foreign forces that… Read on ->

Tags: Erdogan, Putin, Syria, Turkey, YPG


Los helicópteros rusos aterrizan por primera vez en la base aérea de Tabaqa en Al-Raqqa

Published 2019-10-22 20:04:39 by Nick Leon in Espanol, Siria

BEIRUT, LÍBANO (3:30 p.m.) – La Fuerza Aérea Rusa aterrizó en la base aérea de Tabaqa en Al-Raqqa por primera vez durante esta guerra de ocho años, informó el martes el periódico ruso RIA. Según una fuente del ejército árabe sirio, el ejército ruso se hará cargo de la base aérea de Tabaqa y utilizará la instalación para albergar parte de sus fuerzas y aviones, principalmente sus helicópteros de ataque. En 2014, en el apogeo de la guerra en Siria, el Estado Islámico (ISIS / ISIL / IS / Daesh) capturó la base aérea de Tabaqa del ejército árabe sirio;… Read on ->

Tags: Rusia, Siria, Tabaqa


US authorizes $4.5 million in aid to White Helmets

Published 2019-10-22 19:44:34 by News Desk in Syria

US president Donald Trump has authorized $4.5 million in aid to the so-called Syrian Civil Defense (SCD), aka “White Helmets,” calling their work “important and highly valued.” The group’s critics point to its terrorist ties. Announcing the aid on Tuesday, the White House claimed that the White Helmets have “rescued more than 115,000 people, including many ethnic and religious minorities” over the course of the 8-year conflict in Syria. The source of this figure is the group itself, and it has not been independently verified. “The United States encourages our allies and partners to join us in our support for… Read on ->

Tags: Syria


Syrian Army spies reveal locations of hidden jihadist bases in Idlib: video

Published 2019-10-22 19:37:03 by News Desk in Syria

BEIRUT, LEBANON (7:20 P.M.) – The Syrian Arab Army’s (SAA) spies in the Idlib countryside have been providing the military with the locations of jihadist bases inside this governorate of northwestern Syria. In a new video released this week, a Syrian Army spy films from a remote location in the mountains west of Jisr al-Shughour. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MAp4FycKBN0 These mountains, which are believed to be home to several foreign jihadists, have long been used by the militant groups in Idlib to hold meetings and plan operations. The Russian and Syrian armed forces have relied on these spies to provide the locations of… Read on ->

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Tags: Idlib, Syria


Las fuerzas de Ansarallah lanzan un gran ataque en el sur de Arabia Saudita: video

Published 2019-10-22 19:29:38 by Nick Leon in Espanol, Yemen-Es

BEIRUT, LÍBANO (3:15 p.m.) – Las fuerzas de Ansarallah lanzaron recientemente un ataque a gran escala dentro de la región sur de Arabia Saudita; Esta ofensiva apuntaría a varias instalaciones y puestos militares cerca de la frontera con Yemen. En un video de 30 minutos de duración publicado esta semana, las fuerzas de Ansarallah mostraron su operación en la región de Najran de Arabia Saudita, lo que les valió varias ganancias y la incautación de muchas armas enemigas. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6KH12OC1_uU  

Tags: Ansarallah, Yemen


Empresa petrolera estadounidense demandó a empresas cubanas

Published 2019-10-22 19:07:02 by Nick Leon in Espanol, Latin-America

Un tribunal federal estadounidense en Washington escuchó una audiencia la semana pasada en la demanda de compensación de la compañía petrolera ExxonMobil contra las compañías cubanas Cimex y Unión Cuba Petróleo (Cupet). Exxon es una de las compañías que surgió de la ahora desaparecida compañía estadounidense Standard Oil. Su refinería en La Habana fue una de las primeras unidades de negocios estadounidenses en ser nacionalizada por el gobierno revolucionario de Cuba. La razón de esto fue que la refinería se negó a procesar petróleo crudo de la Unión Soviética, lo cual fue de importancia central para el desarrollo económico de… Read on ->

Tags: Cuba, Exxon


Grandes enfrentamientos estallan en el sur de Siria luego de que militantes lanzan nuevos ataques

Published 2019-10-22 18:34:00 by Nick Leon in Espanol, Siria

BEIRUT, LÍBANO (3:00 p.m.) – Una célula durmiente del ejército sirio (FSA) lanzó hoy nuevos ataques en la región norte de Daraa, lo que resultó en una serie de fuertes enfrentamientos con las fuerzas de seguridad sirias en el área. Según una fuente local, los militantes de la FSA atacaron varios puntos de control dentro de Al-Sanamayn esta mañana, lo que provocó que los militares respondieran con su armamento pesado para eliminar la amenaza. Al mismo tiempo, el ejército árabe sirio comenzó a desplegar varias unidades de refuerzos en la ciudad de Al-Sanamayn para restablecer la seguridad y evitar nuevos… Read on ->

Tags: Daraa, Siria


Syrian President vows to support Kurds against Turkish aggression

Published 2019-10-22 18:30:50 by News Desk in Syria, Turkey

BEIRUT, LEBANON (6:20 P.M.) – Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said on Tuesday that his government support the Kurdish fighters resisting the Turkish incursion in the northern part of the country. “We are prepared to support any group carrying out popular resistance against the Turkish aggression,” he said in a video shared by the official social media account of the Syrian Presidency. “This is not a political decision… We are not taking any political decisions now,” he told government troops on the frontline in the province of Idlib. “It is a constitutional duty and a national duty,” he added, referring to… Read on ->

Tags: Kurds, Syria, Turkey


Swedish Air Force approaches Russian airbase in Syria to test air defenses: media

Published 2019-10-22 18:15:20 by News Desk in Syria

BEIRUT, LEBANON (6:00 P.M.) – An aircraft belonging to the Swedish Air Force made a bizarre flight near Russia’s primary airbase in Syria this week, the Russian aviation publication Avia.Pro reported. “Despite the significant remoteness of Scandinavia from the Middle East, two days earlier, a Swedish military reconnaissance aircraft was seen near the Russian military bases in Syria,” the publication reported. “According to experts, the reason for flying over a distance of several thousand kilometers was the interest of the Russian air defense systems located at the Khmeimim Airbase,” they pointed out. The Swedish Air Force has not made this… Read on ->

Tags: Russia, Syria


Erdogan promete reiniciar la operación en Siria ‘más fuertemente’ si Estados Unidos rompe sus promesas

Published 2019-10-22 18:10:05 by Nick Leon in Espanol, Siria, Turquia

Erdogan y el vicepresidente de los Estados Unidos, Mike Pence, Operation Peace Spring, lanzada por Ankara el 9 de octubre. Sin embargo, continúan los enfrentamientos menores entre las Fuerzas Democráticas Sirias (SDF) lideradas por los kurdos y Turquía en el norte de Siria. El presidente Recep Tayyip Erdogan advirtió el martes que quiere relanzar su ofensiva en Siria aún más. Señaló que, mientras tanto, militantes de las Unidades de Protección del Pueblo Kurdo (YPG) continúan retirándose de la frontera turca. El político también dijo que quiere llegar a un acuerdo con su homólogo ruso, Vladimir Putin, y verificar el progreso… Read on ->

Tags: Erdogan, Siria


Syrian President meets famous ‘Tiger’ commander: video

Published 2019-10-22 17:55:34 by News Desk in Syria

BEIRUT, LEBANON (5:45 P.M.) – Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad visited the southern countryside of the Idlib Governorate today to meet with the troops and watch their field operations. During his visit, the Syrian President met the famous Syrian military commander, Major General Suheil Al-Hassan, who leads the elite 25th Special Mission Forces Division (formerly the Tiger Forces). https://youtu.be/3vtz0xIu_Ks Dubbed “Al-Nimr” (Tiger), General Hassan is currently leading the operations in the southern region of Idlib and he is expected to lead the next major offensive in the governorate.

Tags: Assad, Syria


Syrian Army deploys new forces to Turkish border: video

Published 2019-10-22 17:40:40 by News Desk in Syria

BEIURT, LEBANON (5:20 P.M.) – The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) has deployed a new force to the city of Qamishli in the northern countryside of Al-Hasakah this week. According to reports, the Syrian Arab Army sent their 5th Border Guard Regiment to the Qamishli-Turkey border. This move by the Syrian military comes just 24 hours after a military unit in Qamishli was redeployed to the town of Al-Malikiyah along the Iraqi border. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QaO_Uth1QMI

Tags: Syria, Turkey


US troops from Syria do not have permission to stay in Iraq: military

Published 2019-10-22 17:27:18 by News Desk in Iraq, Syria

U.S. forces that crossed into Iraq as part of a pull-out from Syria do not have permission to stay and can only be there in transit, the Iraqi military said on Tuesday. U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper said, however, that Washington aimed eventually to bring the troops withdrawing from Syria back to the United States. The Iraqi military statement contradicted the Pentagon’s announcement that all of the nearly 1,000 troops withdrawing from northern Syria are expected to move to western Iraq to continue the campaign against Islamic State militants and “to help defend Iraq”. “All U.S. forces that withdrew from… Read on ->

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Tags: Iraq, Syria, US


Assad slams Erdogan as ‘land thief’ with expansionist plans in Syria

Published 2019-10-22 16:37:38 by News Desk in Syria, Turkey

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has blamed Turkey for expansionist plans regarding the country’s northern districts. He said about it on Tuesday while visiting the Syrian army on a front sector in the Idlib Governorate, SANA news agency reported, “The Turkish president has stolen oil and wheat from Syria and also took factories away from Aleppo, and now [Tayyip] Erdogan wants to steal part of Syrian soil with its natural resources,” the news agency quoted the Syrian leader as saying. Bashar al-Assad highlighted that Syria “equally values each part of its land, so the development of the military situation has utmost… Read on ->

Tags: Assad, Erdogan, Syria, Turkey


Columns of Syrian Army troops deploy to several towns near Turkish border: photos

Published 2019-10-22 16:29:41 by News Desk in Syria

BEIRUT, LEBANON (4:15 P.M.) – The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) has deployed several units of soldiers to the northern countryside of the Al-Hasakah Governorate this week as they fulfill their military agreement with the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF). According to a military source in Al-Hasakah, the Syrian Army deployed columns of troops to several towns and villages near the Turkish border, including Shuwysh, Nouflyah, Al-Mahal, Badran, Al-Hizam and Kahft Al-Marati. In the coming days, more Syrian Arab Army units are expected to deploy to the Turkish border in order to prevent any land grabbing by the Turkish military and their… Read on ->

Tags: Hasakah, Syria, Turkey


Syrian President makes first visit to Idlib province since start of the war: photos, video

Published 2019-10-22 16:15:20 by News Desk in Syria

BEIRUT, LEBANON (4:00 P.M.) – Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad was pictured on Tuesday greeting Syrian Arab Army (SAA) soldiers inside the southern region of the Idlib province. According to an army source, the Syrian President visited several areas that were previously controlled by the jihadist rebels, including Khan Sheikhoun and Al-Hobeit in southern Idlib. The Syrian President was given a tour of the area before he met with the commander of the 25th Special Mission Forces Division (formerly Tiger Forces), Major General Suheil Al-Hassan, in Al-Hobeit. Tuesday’s trip to the Idlib province marks the first time during this war that… Read on ->

Tags: Assad, Idlib, Syria


Russian choppers land for first time at Tabaqa Airbase in Al-Raqqa

Published 2019-10-22 15:49:53 by News Desk in Syria

BEIRUT, LEBANON (3:30 P.M.) – The Russian Air Force has landed at the Tabaqa Airbase in Al-Raqqa for the first time during this eight-year-long war, the Russian newspaper RIA reported on Tuesday. According to a Syrian Arab Army source, the Russian military will be taking over the Tabaqa Airbase and using the installation to house part of its forces and aircraft, primarily its attack choppers. In 2014, at the height of the war in Syria, the Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL/IS/Daesh) captured the Tabaqa Airbase from the Syrian Arab Army; they would later commit one of the largest massacres of the war… Read on ->

Tags: Russia, Syria, Tabaqa


Ansarallah forces launch major attack inside southern Saudi Arabia: video

Published 2019-10-22 15:31:54 by News Desk in Yemen

BEIRUT, LEBANON (3:15 P.M.) – The Ansarallah forces recently launched large-scale attack inside of the southern region of Saudi Arabia; this offensive would target several installations and military posts near the Yemeni border. In a 30-minute-long-video released this week, the Ansarallah forces showed off their operation in Saudi Arabia’s Najran region, which netted them several gains and the seizure of many enemy weapons. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6KH12OC1_uU

Tags: Ansrallah, Yemen


Heavy clashes breakout in southern Syria after militants launch new attacks

Published 2019-10-22 15:14:08 by News Desk in Syria

BEIRUT, LEBANON (3:00 P.M.) – A Free Syrian Army (FSA) sleeper cell launched new attacks inside the northern region of Daraa today, resulting in a series of heavy clashes with the Syrian security forces in the area. According to a local source, the FSA militants attacked various checkpoints inside of Al-Sanamayn this morning, prompting the military to respond with their heavy weaponry to eliminate the threat. At the same time, the Syrian Arab Army began deploying several units of reinforcements to the city of Al-Sanamayn to reestablish security and prevent any further attacks that could destabilize the northern Daraa. Al-Sanamayn… Read on ->

Tags: Daraa, Syria


Erdogan vows to restart Syria operation ‘more strongly’ if US breaks its promises

Published 2019-10-22 15:02:23 by News Desk in Syria, Turkey

Operation Peace Spring, launched by Ankara on 9 October, was put on hold last Thursday after intense talks between Erdogan and US Vice President Mike Pence. However, minor clashes continue between the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) and Turkey in northern Syria. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday warned that his country will relaunch its offensive in Syria even more strongly if Washington breaks its promises to Ankara. He noted that in the meantime militants from the Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) continue to withdraw from the Turkish border. The politician also said he will discuss a peace settlement with… Read on ->

Tags: Erdogan, Syria, Turkey


Ansarallah forces launch important offensive along Saudi border

Published 2019-10-22 00:30:05 by News Desk in Yemen

BEIRUT, LEBANON (12:00 A.M.) – The Ansarallah forces have launched a major border operation in northern Yemen this week that targets several important areas currently controlled by the pro-government troops and tribes. According to a report from northern Yemen, the Ansrallah forces launched a big attack on several border areas this week, including the Samud Mountain range.  Should they break through the pro-government defenses, the Ansarallah forces could find themselves on the brink of capturing several important areas along the Saudi border. The Ansarallah forces have finally turned the tables against the pro-government troops in northern Yemen after being on… Read on ->

Tags: Saudi, Yemen


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