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This is a summary of 18 AMN articles on the following subjects: Iran, Israel, Saudi, Turkey, AL-Hasakah, Siria, Hasakah, Syria, EE.UU., Rusia, Lebanon, Turquía, Albukamal, Iraq, Pompeo, US, Palestine, West_Bank, Houthi, Yemen.

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Israel to Iran: Beware…We are not Saudi Arabia

Published 2019-11-19 23:54:21 by News Desk in Iran, Middleeast, Syria, World-News

BEIRUT, LEBANON (11:30 P.M.) – Israeli Foreign Minister Yisrael Katz said that his country is not Saudi Arabia and they will not enter a war of attrition against Iran. According to Ynet News, Katz warned Iran four missiles were fired into the occupied Golan Heights from Syria. Katz said the attack from Syria at dawn on Tuesday morning was an Iranian act, stressing that Israel would not allow the attack to be repeated again, and that his country was concerned about threats on its borders before the missiles entered their territory. The Israeli army said at dawn on Tuesday that… Read on ->

Tags: Iran, Israel, Saudi


Turkey orders arrest of over 130 military allegedly linked to 2016 coup

Published 2019-11-19 23:29:43 by News Desk in Turkey

Prosecutors in Izmir have issued an order on detaining 133 Turkish military as part of an operation against members of the Fethullah Terrorist Organization (FETO), which Ankara blames for an attempted coup in July 2016, NTV reported on Tuesday. According to the report, the Turkish security forces are carrying out an anti-terrorist operation simultaneously in 44 provinces across the country. Among the suspects 82 individuals are now serving in the army. On July 15, 2016, a group of Turkish soldiers and officers attempted to stage a coup d’etat and overthrow Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. About 250 people were killed… Read on ->

Tags: Turkey


Tropas estadounidenses realizan operaciones aéreas para arrestar a 2 sirios en Al-Hasakah: Al-Ikhbariya

Published 2019-11-19 19:50:41 by Nick Leon in Espanol, Siria

Las tropas estadounidenses han secuestrado a dos sirios de su hogar en la provincia nororiental de Hasakah, dijo el martes el canal de televisión Al-Ikhbariya. Las fuerzas estadounidenses fueron desplegadas desde un helicóptero directamente a una casa en el sur de la provincia y detuvieron a dos hermanos, afirmó la emisora. No hubo información inmediata sobre quiénes eran los hermanos. Estados Unidos anunció la retirada de las tropas en octubre, poco antes del inicio de una ofensiva transfronteriza turca, pero el ejército estadounidense dijo más tarde que varios cientos de fuerzas se quedarían en el noreste para asegurar los campos… Read on ->

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Tags: AL-Hasakah, Siria


Nuevas fotos satelitales muestran el supuesto puente terrestre iraní y la base en el este de Siria

Published 2019-11-19 19:17:32 by Nick Leon in Espanol, Medio-Oriente

BEIRUT, LÍBANO (5:00 p.m.) – Image Satellite International publicó varias imágenes satelitales esta semana que muestran un supuesto puente terrestre y una base militar construida por las fuerzas iraníes en el este de Siria cerca de la ciudad fronteriza iraquí de Albukamal. En la primera imagen publicada por ISI, muestran una imagen de lo que afirman es la base militar “Imam ‘Ali”, que afirman que está casi terminada después de varios meses de construcción. https://twitter.com/ImageSatIntl/status/1196539356426706944?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1196539356426706944&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.almasdarnews.com%2Fwp-admin%2Fpost.php%3Fpost%3D408673%26action%3Dedit Las imágenes satelitales segunda y tercera profundizan más sobre la supuesta base militar Imam ‘Ali, ya que muestran el área circundante y su posterior desarrollo… Read on ->

Tags: Iran, Siria


US troops conduct airborne operation to arrest 2 Syrians in Al-Hasakah: Al-Ikhbariya

Published 2019-11-19 18:50:09 by News Desk in Syria

US troops have abducted two Syrians from their home in the northeastern Hasakah province, the Al-Ikhbariya television channel said Tuesday. US forces were deployed from a helicopter straight onto a house in the province’s south and detained two brothers, the broadcaster claimed. There was no immediate information on who the brothers were. The United States announced troop pullout in October, shortly before the start of a Turkish cross-border offensive, but the US military said later that several hundred forces would stay behind in the northeast to secure oil fields.   Source: Sputnik

Tags: Hasakah, Syria


Mike Pompeo declara que los asentamientos israelíes en Cisjordania ya no son ilegales: video

Published 2019-11-19 18:30:41 by Nick Leon in Espanol, Noticias-Del-Mundo

El secretario de Estado de los Estados Unidos, Mike Pompeo, anunció que la administración del presidente de los Estados Unidos, Donald Trump, ya no reconoce los asentamientos israelíes “incompatibles con el derecho internacional”, durante una conferencia de prensa en Washington DC el lunes. “La administración Trump está revirtiendo el enfoque de la administración Obama hacia los asentamientos israelíes. Las declaraciones públicas de los Estados Unidos sobre las actividades de asentamiento en Cisjordania han sido inconsistentes durante décadas”, dijo Pompeo. “Ya no reconoceremos los asentamientos israelíes, en sí mismos, incompatibles con el derecho internacional. Se basa en los hechos únicos de… Read on ->

Tags: EE.UU., Israel


Manifestantes enojados arrojan un cóctel molotov contra un vehículo militar ruso en el norte de Siria: video

Published 2019-11-19 18:23:44 by Nick Leon in Espanol, Siria

BEIRUT, LÍBANO (4:25 p.m.) – Los manifestantes enojados en la gobernación de Al-Hasakah esta semana fueron filmados arrojando piedras y cócteles molotov a un vehículo militar ruso que estaba patrullando. En un video publicado por EHA Medya, se puede ver a los manifestantes arrojando piedras al vehículo militar ruso antes de que alguien arroje un cóctel Molotov al final de la película. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0I-bLO3veHQ&feature=emb_title

Tags: Rusia, Siria


Lebanese security forces deployed to capital as protesters attempt to block parliamentary session

Published 2019-11-19 17:35:49 by News Desk in Lebanon

Lebanese security forces were deployed in central Beirut on Tuesday, ahead of a parliamentary session protesters have vowed to prevent, as they demonstrate against the ruling elite. Banks reopened for the first time in a week after announcing temporary steps, such as a weekly cap of $1,000 on withdrawals of hard currency and transfers abroad limited to urgent personal expenses, in moves to prevent capital flight, Reuters reported. There is no indication of Lebanon’s leaders agreeing on a new government to replace the outgoing cabinet of Saad Hariri, who quit as premier on October 29. The protests have been fueled… Read on ->

Tags: Lebanon


La promesa de Turquía de reanudar la operación en el norte de Siria pilla a Rusia por sorpresa: Ministerio de Defensa

Published 2019-11-19 17:31:51 by Nick Leon in Espanol, Turquia

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La declaración del ministro de Relaciones Exteriores de Turquía, Mevlut Cavusoglu, sobre el incumplimiento de Rusia de sus promesas y sus amenazas de reanudar la operación militar de Ankara en el norte de Siria fueron sorprendentes, dijo el martes el portavoz del Ministerio de Defensa ruso, mayor general Igor Konashenkov, a periodistas. “El Ministerio de Defensa ruso se sorprendió al escuchar la declaración del ministro de Relaciones Exteriores turco, Mevlut Cavusoglu, sobre el supuesto incumplimiento de Rusia de sus promesas, así como sus amenazas sobre una operación en el norte de Siria”, dijo. “La declaración del alto diplomático turco que… Read on ->

Tags: Siria, Turquía


New satellite photos show alleged Iranian land bridge and base in eastern Syria

Published 2019-11-19 17:16:21 by News Desk in Iran, Syria

BEIRUT, LEBANON (5:00 P.M.) – Image Satellite International posted several satellite images this week showing an alleged land bridge and military base built by the Iranian forces in eastern Syria near the Iraqi border city of Albukamal. In the first image released by ISI, they show a picture of what they claim is the “Imam ‘Ali” military base, which they claim is nearly finished after several months of construction. https://twitter.com/ImageSatIntl/status/1196539356426706944?s=20 The second and third satellite images go further in-depth about the alleged Imam ‘Ali military base, as they show the surrounding area and its subsequent development these past few months…. Read on ->

Tags: Albukamal, Iran, Iraq, Syria


El líder de los colonos israelíes pide la anexión de Cisjordania luego del cambio de opinión

Published 2019-11-19 17:09:32 by Nick Leon in Espanol, Medio-Oriente

El anuncio explosivo de Mike Pompeo sobre los asentamientos judíos ha vigorizado a los líderes de los colonos en Israel, que ahora piden a su gobierno que anexe el territorio palestino. Oded Revivi, abogado a cargo del asentamiento de Efrat y portavoz del grupo paraguas Yesha, instó a Tel Aviv a extender su soberanía a las tierras. “El asentamiento no es un crimen y no es un obstáculo para la paz”, dijo, según lo citado por The Times of Israel, y agregó que el enviado de los Estados Unidos a Israel, David Friedman, había presionado para la medida. Israel Gantz,… Read on ->

Tags: Israel


Mike Pompeo declares Israeli settlements in the West Bank no longer illegal: video

Published 2019-11-19 16:58:57 by News Desk in Middleeast, Palestine

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced that US President Donald Trump’s administration no longer recognises Israeli settlements “inconsistent with international law,” during a press conference in Washington DC on Monday. “The Trump administration is reversing the Obama administration’s approach towards Israeli settlements. US public statements on settlement activities in the West Bank have been inconsistent over decades,” said Pompeo. “We will no longer recognize Israeli settlements, as per se, inconsistent with international law. It’s based on the unique facts of history and circumstances presented by the establishment of civilian settlements in the West Bank. Our decision today does not… Read on ->

Tags: Israel, Pompeo, US


Angry protesters throw Molotov cocktail at Russian military vehicle in northern Syria: video

Published 2019-11-19 16:39:55 by News Desk in Syria

BEIRUT, LEBANON (4:25 P.M.) – Angry protesters in the Al-Hasakah Governorate this week were filmed throwing rocks and Molotov cocktails at a Russian military vehicle that was on patrol. In a video released by EHA Medya, the protesters can be seen pelting the Russian military vehicle with rocks before someone throws a Molotov cocktail at the end of the film. https://youtu.be/0I-bLO3veHQ

Tags: Syria


Turkey’s vow to resume northern Syria operation catches Russia off guard: MoD

Published 2019-11-19 16:20:59 by News Desk in Syria, Turkey

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu’s statement about Russia’s failure to fulfill its promises and his threats to resume Ankara’s military operation in northern Syria were surprising, Russian Defense Ministry Spokesman Major General Igor Konashenkov told reporters on Tuesday. “The Russian Defense Ministry was surprised to hear Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu’s statement about Russia’s alleged failure to fulfill its promises, as well as his threats about an operation in northern Syria,” he said. “The Turkish top diplomat’s statement calling for military activities may raise tensions in Syria’s north instead of easing them in accordance with a joint memorandum signed by… Read on ->

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Tags: Syria, Turkey


Israeli settler leader calls for annexation of West Bank after US change of heart

Published 2019-11-19 16:05:13 by News Desk in Middleeast, Palestine

Mike Pompeo’s bombshell announcement on Jewish settlements has invigorated settler leaders in Israel, who are now calling on their government to annex Palestinian territory. Oded Revivi, a lawyer in charge of the settlement of Efrat and spokesman for the Yesha umbrella group, has urged Tel Aviv to extend its sovereignty onto the lands. “Settlement is not a crime and it is not an obstacle to peace,” he said, as quoted by The Times of Israel, adding that US envoy to Israel David Friedman had lobbied for the move. Yisrael Gantz, chair of the Binyamin Regional Council, which governs 46 Israeli… Read on ->

Tags: Israel, Palestine, West_Bank


Houthi forces seize three ships off the coast of Yemen, including Saudi vessel

Published 2019-11-19 08:21:17 by News Desk in Yemen

A statement from the Yemen Houthi movement claimed that on Monday evening an element of their “Coast Guard” had seized three vessels, one of which was described as the Saudi-flagged vessel Rabigh 3, as they had entered Yemeni territorial waters without prior notice, according to Houthi media broadcaster Al Masirah TV. The Houthi “Coast Guard” reportedly stated that the crews of the captured vessels at first did not respond to their call on International Channel 16. “The lack of response from crews of the captured ships was a clear challenge to all international maritime laws and a violation of Yemeni… Read on ->

Tags: Houthi, Yemen


Syrian, Israeli forces traded missile fire along the border

Published 2019-11-19 07:27:19 by News Desk in Syria

BEIRUT, LEBANON (7:00 A.M.) – At approximately 5:00 A.M. (Damascus Time), explosions were reported by the Syrian Arab News Agency (SANA) near the Damascus International Airport. However, approximately one hour ago, ground reporters in Damascus denied any attack took place near the airport, adding that the explosions took place closer to the border of the occupied Golan Heights. The confirmed attacks took place along the border of the occupied Golan Heights, where both the Israeli and Syrian forces claimed to have intercepted each others rockets. The Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) said their Iron Dome system intercepted four rockets fired from… Read on ->

Tags: Israel, Syria


Breaking: Early reports of an Israeli attack on western Damascus

Published 2019-11-19 05:35:20 by News Desk in Syria

BEIRUT, LEBANON (5:15 A.M.) – At approximately 5:00 A.M. (local time), a source from the Syrian military said a couple of rockets were fired from the Mount Hermon (Jabal Sheikh) region of Lebanon towards the western countryside of Damascus. According to the source, the attack was believed to have been launched by the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF), as they share a part of Mount Hermon. The source added that the Syrian military quickly activated their air defenses as soon as the rockets were fired into southwestern Syria. Since the attack, the Israeli media has reported that the Israeli Defense Forces… Read on ->

Tags: Israel, Syria


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