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Russian Air Force destroys 3 jihadist command centers in Idlib

Published 2019-10-27 23:57:41 by News Desk in Syria

BEIRUT, LEBANON (11:45 P.M.) – Russian warplanes launched a series of raids, during which several targets belonging to Hay’at Tahrir Al-Sham were destroyed in the southern countryside of Idlib. A field source in southern Idlib told the Sputnik News Agency that raids carried out by Russian warplanes targeted the military headquarters and crowds belonging to the HTS terrorist organization in the towns of Taftanaz, Hass, Kafr Nabl and Sarmin in the southern Idlib countryside. The source pointed out that Russian reconnaissance aircraft monitored the movements and crowds of militants at the hubs of the Taftanaz Airport, Hass, Kafrnbel and Sarmin… Read on ->

Tags: Idlib, Syria

Syrian Army offensive in Idlib to begin as early as next week: source

Published 2019-10-27 21:50:03 by News Desk in Syria

BEIRUT, LEBANON (9:25 P.M.) – The Syrian Arab Army’s (SAA) offensive in Idlib could begin as early as next week, a source in Damascus told Al-Masdar News on Sunday evening. According to the source, the Syrian Arab Army has been amassing troops in two important areas in northwestern Syria: Al-Ghaab Plain region of northwest Hama and southern Idlib. The source said the Syrian Army’s offensive will be led by the elite 25th Special Mission Forces Division (formerly Tiger Forces), the Republican Guard, and elements of the 4th Armored Division. For several days, the Syrian Arab Army has deployed columns of… Read on ->

Tags: Idlib, Syria

US keeping military presence in Syria to rob Syrian people: Russian diplomat

Published 2019-10-27 21:21:52 by News Desk in Syria

The United States’ military presence in Syria is geared to continue to rob the Syrian people, Russia’s First Deputy Permanent Representative to the United Nations Dmitry Polyansky said on Sunday. “To protect Syrian oil fields from Syrian people. And to continue to rob them in the meantime. That would be the right media coverage of what is happening,” he wrote on his twitter account commenting on the reports that the US was sending fresh forces to protect oil field in northeastern Syria from Islamic State (a terrorist organization outlawed in Russia) militants. “US foreign policy in this regard is consistent… Read on ->

Tags: Russia, Syria, US

Up close Syrian Army tank footage from strategic battle for Kabani

Published 2019-10-27 20:51:08 by News Desk in Syria

BEIRUT, LEBANON (8:40 P.M.) – The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) has been involved in a fierce battle for the strategic town of Kabani for the past 72 hours. Led by their 4th Armored Division, the Syrian Arab Army has captured the Zuwayqat Mountain south of Kabani, putting themselves within striking distance of the town. In a new video released this week, a Syrian Arab Army tank can be seen in close combat against the jihadist rebels near Kabani.

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Tags: Kabani, Syria

Iran says killing of Baghdadi ‘not a big deal’, US ‘killed its own creature’

Published 2019-10-27 20:35:57 by News Desk in Iran, Syria

Iranian Minister of Information and Communications Technology Mohammad-Javad Azari Jahromi on Sunday said that the elimination of Abu Bakr Baghdadi, the leader of the Daesh* terrorist organisation by the US air force was not “a big deal” and that Washington had simply destroyed its own “creature.” “Not a big deal! You just killed your creature,” Jahromi posted on Twitter in response to Trump’s tweet reading “Something very big has just happened!” Earlier in the day, US President Donald Trump announced having hunted down Baghdadi in Syria’s Idlib and thanked Russia, Iraq, Syria and Turkey for their assistance in the course… Read on ->

Tags: Baghdadi, Iran

El ejército sirio ingresa a 2 nuevas ciudades en el noroeste de Al-Hasakah

Published 2019-10-27 20:18:37 by Nick Leon in Espanol, Siria

BEIRUT, LÍBANO (8:30 a.m.) – El Ejército Árabe Sirio (SAA) ingresó a dos nuevas ciudades en la gobernación de Al-Hasakah esta semana después de una serie de ataques de militantes respaldados por Turquía cerca del distrito de Tal Tamr. Según un informe de la gobernación de Al-Hasakah, el ejército sirio ingresó a las ciudades de Al-Kasra y Abu Raseen en el campo del sudeste de Ras Al-‘Ayn. La entrada del ejército sirio en estas dos ciudades en el noroeste de Al-Hasakah se produjo en respuesta al ataque militante respaldado por Turquía en sus posiciones la semana pasada. Desde el sábado,… Read on ->


Column of Russian soldiers head to Turkish border: video

Published 2019-10-27 20:07:09 by News Desk in Syria

BEIRUT, LEBANON (7:45 P.M.) – The Russian military sent another column of soldiers to the Turkish border region with Syria’s Al-Hasakah Governorate this week, as they help facilitate the withdrawal of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) from this area. In a short video released on Sunday, the Russian military police can be seen heading to the Tal Tamr area near the Turkish border:

Tags: Russia, Syria

US military reinforcements arrive at Syria’s largest oil field

Published 2019-10-27 19:48:50 by News Desk in Syria

BEIRUT, LEBANON (7:30 P.M.) – Reinforcements from the U.S. military arrived at Syria’s largest oil field on Sunday, as they continued their deployment at this crucial site in the eastern part of the country. According to reports, the U.S. military sent a large number of military personnel to the Al-‘Umar Oil Fields in eastern Deir Ezzor. This deployment comes just days after the U.S. President Donald Trump tweeted that America had ‘secured’ Syria’s oil after their battle against the Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL/IS/Daesh). While Trump says that the U.S. is controlled the oil fields to prevent a resurgence of the Islamic… Read on ->

Tags: Syria, US

Fuerzas especiales estadounidenses llevaron a cabo una incursión aprobada por Trump para matar a Bagdadi

Published 2019-10-27 19:32:57 by Nick Leon in Espanol, Siria

El sábado anterior, el presidente de Estados Unidos, Trump, tuiteó crípticamente que “algo muy grande acaba de suceder”. Más tarde ese día, se anunció una “declaración importante” no revelada por el presidente para el domingo por la mañana. El ejército de EE. UU. Ha llevado a cabo una redada de operaciones especiales contra el líder de Daesh * Abu Bakr al Baghdadi, según un informe de Newsweek. La redada, que tuvo lugar el sábado, fue aprobada por el presidente una semana antes, según el informe. Un alto funcionario del Pentágono y un oficial del Ejército de EE. UU. Le dijeron… Read on ->

Tags: Baghdadi, Siria

Breaking: Major ISIS figure and right-hand man to Baghdadi killed in northern Syria

Published 2019-10-27 19:19:19 by News Desk in Syria

BEIRUT, LEBANON (7:00 P.M.) – A major Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL/IS/Daesh) and close confidant of Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi was killed in a U.S. Coalition operation along the Turkish border, the commander of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) Mazloum ‘Abdi announced this evening. According to ‘Abdi, Abu Al-Hassan Al-Muhajer was killed in a U.S. special operation at the town of ‘Ayn Al-‘Bayda near the border city of Jarabulus in northeast Aleppo. The details behind the death of Al-Muhajer are still unclear; however, it appears that the U.S. had planned to strike the Islamic State command in two different operations in the past… Read on ->

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Tags: ISIS, Jarabulus, Syria

Estados Unidos afirma que Baghdadi murió en ataque aéreo cerca de la frontera turca: video

Published 2019-10-27 19:10:44 by Nick Leon in Espanol, Siria

BEIRUT, LÍBANO (7:30 a.m.) – Estados Unidos alegó que anoche asesinaron al líder de la organización terrorista del Estado Islámico (ISIS / ISIL / IS / Daesh) en la gobernación de Idlib. Según los informes, Estados Unidos llevó a cabo un ataque estratégico contra la posición de Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi en la ciudad de Barisha, cerca de la frontera turca. Usando helicópteros, Estados Unidos golpeó la ciudad de Barisha anoche; Esto resultó en varias explosiones que fueron reportadas por los lugareños en el área. Un video publicado el domingo por la mañana mostró las secuelas del ataque del ejército estadounidense… Read on ->

Tags: Baghdadi, Idlib, ISIS, Siria

Several videos emerge from reported site of Baghdadi’s death

Published 2019-10-27 19:06:35 by News Desk in Syria

Videos have been circulating on social media from the site where Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the man behind the recent terror resurgence in Syria and Iraq, reportedly met his end. Syrian journalist Mohamad Rasheed has shared footage he said was filmed this morning in the village of Barisha in north-eastern Syria, close to the Turkish border. As he walks through piles of brick rubble, he says US forces have totally destroyed the compound. As first reported by Newsweek, al-Baghdadi blew himself up using a suicide vest. Sources told the magazine that an airstrike was conducted to prevent the location from becoming a shrine… Read on ->

Tags: Baghdadi, ISIS, Syria

Poderoso ataque aéreo lanzado misteriosamente en el norte de Idlib

Published 2019-10-27 19:02:32 by Nick Leon in Espanol, Siria

BEIRUT, LÍBANO (12:00 a.m.) – Esta noche se llevó a cabo un misterioso ataque aéreo sobre el campo del norte de la gobernación de Idlib, con algunos informes iniciales que afirman que era la Coalición de los EE. UU. Dirigida a una base yihadista. Según las afirmaciones, varios helicópteros atacaron la ciudad de Barishah, donde se dijo que los helicópteros de ataque llovieron cohetes en un sitio yihadista. Algunos informes afirman que puede haber sido helicópteros de ataque turcos que llevaron a cabo el ataque en una base de YPG en la región de Afrin; Sin embargo, nada está confirmado… Read on ->

Tags: Idlib, Siria

Syrian Army scores big advance in northeast Latakia amid new attempt to capture Kabani

Published 2019-10-27 18:48:23 by News Desk in Syria

BEIRUT, LEBANON (6:25 P.M.) – The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) scored a big advance in northeastern Latakia today as the military made a new push to capture the strategic town of Kabani. Led by the 4th Armored Division, the Syrian Arab Army began their attack around 10 A.M. on Saturday, when their troops began to storm the Zuwayqat Mountain and its corresponding hills. Following a heavy battle that lasted for several hours, the Syrian Arab Army was able to take hold of the Zuwayqat Mountain, giving their forces fire control over the remaining hills south of Kabani. The Syrian Arab… Read on ->

Tags: Kabani, Latakia, Syria

Breaking: Heavy clashes breakout between Syrian Army and Turkish-backed militants in northeast Syria

Published 2019-10-27 18:28:21 by News Desk in Syria

BEIRUT, LEBANON (6:15 P.M.) – The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) and Turkish-backed militants are engaged in a fierce battle this evening in the northwestern countryside of the Al-Hasakah Governorate. According to a military source near the battlefield, the Turkish-backed militants attacked the Syrian Arab Army’s positions at the towns of Umm Ashba and Bab Al-Khayr, resulting in heavy clashes for control of this area. The source said the Syrian Arab Army has mostly fended off the militant attack; however, the military will likely respond to these latest provocations this time, as this third time in five days that the so-called… Read on ->

Tags: Hasakah, Syria

Russia doubts Trump’s claim about killing Baghdadi

Published 2019-10-27 18:14:57 by News Desk in Syria

There’s no credible data to prove a successful American raid took place against Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, Russia’s Defense Ministry said. The US coalition didn’t even carry out any airstrikes in Idlib recently. Earlier, Trump made a rare Sunday address from the White House informing the world that al-Baghdadi was eliminated in northwest Syria in a “daring nighttime raid” with the involvement of US special forces, planes, helicopters and drones. The Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS) leader met his end “crying and screaming” in the face of the Americans’ might, he said. But the Russian Defense Ministry insisted… Read on ->

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Tags: Baghdadi, Russia, Syria

SDF begins withdrawing forces from safe zone, open to peace talks with gov’t

Published 2019-10-27 18:07:14 by News Desk in Syria

BEIRUT, LEBANON (5:45 P.M.) – The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) have begun withdrawing their troops from the 32-km-long border area as part of the Sochi agreement that was made last week. According to a Syrian Arab Army (SAA) source, the SDF troops have already begun the withdrawal under Russian military supervision. In addition to the withdrawal, the SDF is open to peace talks with the Syrian government and called on Russia to begin the facilitation of this dialogue with Damascus. The new Sochi deal that was agreed upon by Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan… Read on ->

Tags: SDF, Syria

Syrian Army enters 2 new towns in northwest Al-Hasakah

Published 2019-10-27 08:43:04 by News Desk in Syria

BEIRUT, LEBANON (8:30 A.M.) – The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) has entered two new towns in the Al-Hasakah Governorate this week following a string of attacks by the Turkish-backed militants near the Tal Tamr District. According to a report from the Al-Hasakah Governorate, the Syrian Army entered the towns of Al-Kasra and Abu Raseen in the southeastern countryside of Ras Al-‘Ayn. The Syrian Army’s entry into these two towns in northwest Al-Hasakah came in response to the Turkish-backed militant attack on their positions last week. Since Saturday, the Syrian Arab Army has entered at least four towns in the Ras… Read on ->

Tags: Hasakah, Syria

US Special Forces carried out Trump approved raid to kill Baghdadi

Published 2019-10-27 08:05:55 by News Desk in Syria

Earlier Saturday, US President Trump cryptically tweeted that “something very big has just happened.” Later that day, an undisclosed “major statement” by the president was announced for Sunday morning. The US military has conducted a special operations raid targeting Daesh* leader Abu Bakr al Baghdadi, a Newsweek report says. The raid, which took place Saturday, was approved by the president a week prior, the report says. A senior Pentagon official and a US Army official told Newsweek that Baghdadi was the target of a top-secret operation in Syria’s Idlib province. The US Army official said that Baghdadi was killed during… Read on ->

Tags: Baghdadi, ISIS, Syria

US claims Baghdadi killed in airstrike near Turkish border: video

Published 2019-10-27 07:54:32 by News Desk in Syria

BEIRUT, LEBANON (7:30 A.M.) – The U.S. has alleged that they killed the leader of the Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL/IS/Daesh) terrorist organization in the Idlib Governorate last night. According to reports, the U.S. carried out a strategic attack on Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi’s position in the town of Barisha near the Turkish border. Using helicopters, the U.S. hammered the town of Barisha last night; this resulted in several explosions that were reported by the locals in the area. A video released on Sunday morning showed the aftermath of the U.S. military’s attack on this town in northern Idlib

Tags: Baghdadi, Idlib, ISIS, Syria

Breaking: Powerful air attack mysteriously launched on northern Idlib

Published 2019-10-27 00:19:02 by News Desk in Syria

BEIRUT, LEBANON (12:00 A.M.) – A mysterious air attack was conducted over the northern countryside of the Idlib Governorate this evening, with some early reports claiming it was the U.S. Coalition targeting a jihadist base. According to the claims, several helicopters targeted the town of Barishah, where it was said that the attack choppers rained rockets on a jihadist site. Some reports claim it may have been Turkish attack choppers that carried out the attack on a YPG base in the Afrin region; however, nothing is confirmed at this time. More details to come…

Tags: Idlib, Syria

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