This is a summary of 24 AMN articles on the following subjects: Israel, Rusia, Siria, Idlib, Iran, Zarif, Pakistan, US, Damasco, Chechenia, EE.UU., F-35, Sukhnah, Syria, Hama, Assyrians, Hasakah, SDF, Russia, Damascus, Chechnya, Turkey, ISIS, Baniyas.

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Rusia critica el ataque israelí contra Siria como violación del derecho internacional

Published 2019-11-20 20:50:13 by Nick Leon in Espanol, Siria

El ataque de la Fuerza Aérea israelí en territorio sirio es contrario a los principios del derecho internacional y conduce a una escalada innecesaria de tensiones. El Ministerio de Relaciones Exteriores de Rusia considera que estos pasos son incorrectos, dijo el viceministro de Relaciones Exteriores, Mikhail Bogdanov. “Por supuesto, estamos en contacto con todos nuestros socios, descubriendo las circunstancias. Atacar el territorio de un estado soberano es completamente contrario a los principios del derecho internacional y conduce a una escalada de tensiones, que nadie necesita “, dijo Bogdanov. El primer ministro israelí, Benjamin Netanyahu, acudió a Twitter para comentar sobre… Read on ->

Tags: Israel, Rusia, Siria


Rebeldes yihadistas lanzan rápida contraofensiva en el sureste de Idlib

Published 2019-11-20 20:27:41 by Nick Leon in Espanol, Siria

BEIRUT, LÍBANO (10:40 a.m.) – Los rebeldes yihadistas han lanzado una contraofensiva en el campo del sudeste de la gobernación de Idlib esta mañana después de perder una ciudad ante el ejército árabe sirio (SAA). Dirigidos por Hay’at Tahrir Al-Sham, los rebeldes yihadistas irrumpieron en la parte oriental de Musharifah Al-Shmaliyah en un intento por evitar que el ejército sirio fortalezca sus posiciones en la ciudad. Según una fuente militar cerca de la línea del frente, los rebeldes yihadistas pudieron volver a entrar en la ciudad, pero aún no han expulsado a las tropas restantes del ejército sirio del área…. Read on ->

Tags: Idlib, Siria


Estados Unidos “vergonzoso” retiene alimentos y medicinas de los iraníes mientras afirma apoyar a la gente: Zarif

Published 2019-11-20 19:57:25 by Nick Leon in Espanol, Medio-Oriente

La autoproclamada solidaridad de Washington con los iraníes que protestan contra el aumento de los costos del combustible no puede tomarse en serio ya que las sanciones de Estados Unidos han causado tanto sufrimiento en la República Islámica, dijo el ministro de Relaciones Exteriores, Javad Zarif. “El régimen que impone acciones económicas coercitivas y prohíbe la entrega de alimentos y drogas a los ancianos y pacientes, nunca puede afirmar que está apoyando a la nación iraní”, señaló Zarif el martes, según la agencia de noticias semioficial IRNA de Irán. Agregó que las naciones europeas que no desafían la postura de… Read on ->

Tags: Iran, Zarif


Pakistan allegedly blocks US military plane from entering its airspace

Published 2019-11-20 19:28:42 by News Desk in World-News

Pakistan’s Civil Aviation Authority reportedly thwarted an attempt by a US military plane to enter its airspace on Wednesday. The authority claimed that the US jet had tried to enter into Pakistani airspace from the Karachi region without having the relevant clearances and codes. According to reports, the US plane was coming from Muscat and Pakistan’s civil aviation authority claimed the air traffic controller in the area immediately sent out a warning, so the aircraft was forced to head back. The US side has yet to comment on the reports. Pakistan had closed its airspace in February this year after… Read on ->

Tags: Pakistan, US


Israel envía un poderoso mensaje mientras destruyen todo el almacenamiento de defensa aérea sirio

Published 2019-11-20 19:22:34 by Nick Leon in Espanol, Medio-Oriente

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BEIRUT, LÍBANO (9:40 a.m.) – Israel lanzó un poderoso ataque sobre las regiones sur y suroeste de Damasco anoche. Entre los sitios atacados por la Fuerza Aérea de Israel anoche se encontraba un almacenamiento de defensa aérea completo que pertenecía al ejército sirio, dijo una fuente en Damasco a Al-Masdar News. Según la fuente, la Fuerza Aérea israelí disparó un par de misiles contra el almacenamiento de defensa aérea en la ciudad de Kesweh, lo que resultó en una explosión masiva que se pudo escuchar desde la ciudad capital. Además del ataque contra el almacenamiento de la defensa aérea, la… Read on ->

Tags: Damasco, Israel, Siria


Ejército sirio reanuda ofensiva en el sureste de Idlib, nueva ciudad capturada

Published 2019-11-20 19:02:46 by Nick Leon in Espanol, Siria

BEIRUT, LÍBANO (9:30 a.m.) – El ejército árabe sirio (SAA) ha reanudado su ofensiva en el campo del sureste de la gobernación de Idlib esta mañana. Dirigido por las 25 Fuerzas de Misión Especial (anteriormente Fuerzas Tigre), el ejército árabe sirio comenzó la ofensiva esta mañana al asaltar las defensas de Hay’at Tahrir Al-Sham en la ciudad de Musharifah Al-Shmaliyah. Tras una breve batalla con Hay’at Tahrir Al-Sham, el ejército árabe sirio logró establecer el control total sobre Musharifah Al-Shmaliyah, marcando la primera vez que avanzan en el sureste de Idlib en una semana. Como resultado de este avance, el… Read on ->

Tags: Idlib, Siria


Cerca de 300 soldados rusos salen de Siria hacia Chechenia

Published 2019-11-20 18:21:20 by Nick Leon in Espanol, Siria

Una ceremonia festiva tuvo lugar en Chechenia para dar la bienvenida a un batallón de policías militares después de su misión en Siria, informó el martes la oficina de prensa del Distrito Militar del Sur de Rusia. “El comando de la policía militar agradeció al personal por su valentía y alta profesionalidad demostrada fuera de nuestra Patria para proteger las instalaciones civiles, convocar cargas humanitarias y proporcionar corredores humanitarios en las áreas de desescalada”, dijo la oficina de prensa en un comunicado. “Alrededor de 300 militares del Distrito Militar del Sur han regresado a casa después de cumplir con éxito… Read on ->

Tags: Chechenia, Siria


Estados Unidos vuelve a desplegar cazas furtivos F-35 en Oriente Medio: fotos

Published 2019-11-20 17:12:36 by Nick Leon in Espanol, Medio-Oriente

BEIRUT, LÍBANO (8:40 a.m.) – El Comando Central de EE. UU. Anunció el martes el regreso de los aviones de combate de la Fuerza Aérea a la base aérea de Al-Dhafrah en los Emiratos Árabes Unidos (EAU). Según la declaración emitida por el Comando Central de los EE. UU., Sus cazas sigilosos F-35 han regresado a la Base Aérea Al-Dhafrah en los EAU desde la Base Aérea Hull en Utah. https://twitter.com/CENTCOMArabic/status/1196857364592373762?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1196857364592373762&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.almasdarnews.com%2Fwp-admin%2Fpost.php%3Fpost%3D408700%26action%3Dedit Según la declaración de los EE. UU., Los cazas sigilosos F-35 se unirán al Ala Expedicionaria número 380 de la Fuerza Aérea de los EE. UU. En la Base… Read on ->

Tags: EE.UU., F-35


Syrian military kills several ISIS terrorists in fierce battle near Al-Sukhnah

Published 2019-11-20 16:32:09 by News Desk in Syria

BEIRUT, LEBANON (4:20 P.M.) – For the second day in a row, the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) and Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL/IS/Daesh) forces clashed outside of the strategic town of Al-Sukhnah in the eastern countryside of the Homs Governorate. According to a field report on Wednesday, the Syrian Army came under heavy attack by the Islamic State terrorists in the Badiya Al-Sukhnah area, resulting in a series of fierce firefights. A source from the army said while the SAA did suffer some casualties, he pointed out that the Islamic State suffered a greater number of losses, with several of their members… Read on ->

Tags: Sukhnah, Syria


Massive convoy of 1,500 Syrian soldiers arrives in northwest Hama for next offensive

Published 2019-11-20 12:16:21 by News Desk in Syria

BEIRUT, LEBANON (12:00 P.M.) – A large convoy of reinforcements from the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) and National Defense Forces (NDF) arrived in the northwestern countryside of the Hama Governorate this morning as they prepare to launch a new offensive at the Al-Ghaab Plain. According to a military report, the Syrian Army and National Defense Forces sent reinforcements from the Daraa, Damascus, and Al-Sweida governorates to northwestern Hama this week. The report said that the SAA and NDF reinforcements numbered over 1,500 soldiers, as they already join a large force that is deployed at the front-lines of the Al-Ghaab Plain… Read on ->

Tags: Hama, Syria


Syrian Army, SDF advance 10 km west of Assyrian town in northeast Syria

Published 2019-11-20 12:01:59 by News Desk in Syria

BEIRUT, LEBANON (11:45 A.M.) – The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) advanced west of the Assyrian town of Tal Tamr in the northwestern countryside of the Al-Hasakah Governorate on Tuesday. According to reports, the Syrian Arab Army, alongside the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), regained the initiative west of Tal Tamr, resulting in the their expansion westward. The reports specified that the Syrian Army and SDF established control over four new points near Tal Tamr, giving them about a 10-kilometer-long buffer zone west of Tal Tamr. At the same time, the Syrian Army, supported by the SDF, clashed with the Turkish-backed militants… Read on ->

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Tags: Assyrians, Hasakah, SDF, Syria


Russia slams Israeli attack on Syria as violation of international law

Published 2019-11-20 11:36:49 by News Desk in Syria

The strike by the Israeli Air Force on Syrian territory is contrary to the principles of international law and leads to an unnecessary escalation of tensions. The Russian Foreign Ministry considers these steps to be incorrect, Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov said. “We are, of course, in contact with all our partners, finding out the circumstances. Striking the territory of a sovereign state is completely contrary to the principles of international law and leads to an escalation of tensions, which no one needs,” Bogdanov said. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has taken to Twitter to comment on the IDF strike… Read on ->

Tags: Israel, Russia, Syria


Jihadist rebels launch swift counter-offensive in southeastern Idlib

Published 2019-11-20 10:54:36 by News Desk in Syria

BEIRUT, LEBANON (10:40 A.M.) – The jihadist rebels have launched a counter-offensive in the southeastern countryside of the Idlib Governorate this morning after losing a town to the Syrian Arab Army (SAA). Led by Hay’at Tahrir Al-Sham, the jihadist rebels reportedly stormed the eastern part of Musharifah Al-Shmaliyah in a bid to stop the Syrian military from fortifying their positions in the town. According to a military source near the front-lines, the jihadist rebels were able to reenter the town, but they have yet to expel the remaining Syrian Army troops from the area. Furthermore, the source says the Syrian… Read on ->

Tags: Idlib, Syria


‘Shameful’ US withholds food and medicine from Iranians while claiming to support the people: Zarif

Published 2019-11-20 10:27:28 by News Desk in Iran

Washington’s self-professed solidarity with Iranians protesting against rising fuel costs cannot be taken seriously since US sanctions have caused so much suffering in the Islamic Republic, Foreign Minister Javad Zarif said. “The regime that imposes coercive economic actions and bars delivery of food and drugs to the elderly and patients, can never claim that it’s supporting the Iranian nation,” Zarif noted on Tuesday, according to Iran’s semi-official IRNA news agency. He added that European nations that fail to challenge Washington’s regime change posturing against Tehran will be “responsible for their dangerous acts.” Three Iranian security force members killed by protesters… Read on ->

Tags: Iran, US, Zarif


Israel sends powerful message as they destroy entire Syrian air defense storage

Published 2019-11-20 10:01:25 by News Desk in Middleeast, Syria

BEIRUT, LEBANON (9:40 A.M.) – Israel launched a powerful attack over the southern and southwestern regions of Damascus last night. Among the sites targeted by the Israeli Air Force last night was an entire air defense storage that belonged to the Syrian military, a source in Damascus told Al-Masdar News. According to the source, the Israeli Air Force fired a couple of missiles at the air defense storage in the town of Kesweh, resulting in a massive blast that could be heard from the capital city. In addition to the attack on the air defense storage, the Israeli Air Force… Read on ->

Tags: Damascus, Israel, Syria


Breaking: Syrian Army resumes offensive in southeast Idlib, new town captured

Published 2019-11-20 09:39:36 by News Desk in Syria

BEIRUT, LEBANON (9:30 A.M.) – The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) has resumed their offensive in the southeastern countryside of the Idlib Governorate this morning. Led by the 25th Special Mission Forces (formerly Tiger Forces), the Syrian Arab Army began the offensive this morning by storming the defenses of Hay’at Tahrir Al-Sham at the town of Musharifah Al-Shmaliyah. Following a short battle with Hay’at Tahrir Al-Sham, the Syrian Arab Army managed to establish full control over Musharifah Al-Shmaliyah, marking the first time that they have advanced in southeast Idlib in a week. As a result of this advance, the Syrian Arab… Read on ->

Tags: Idlib, Syria


About 300 Russian soldiers leave Syria for Chechnya

Published 2019-11-20 09:26:01 by News Desk in Middleeast, Syria

A festive ceremony took place in Chechnya to welcome back a battalion of military police after its mission in Syria, the press office of Russia’s Southern Military District reported on Tuesday. “The military police command thanked the personnel for their courage and high professionalism displayed outside our Motherland in protecting civilian facilities, convoying humanitarian cargoes and providing humanitarian corridors in de-escalation areas,” the press office said in a statement. “About 300 servicemen of the Southern Military District have returned home after successfully accomplishing special missions on the territory of the Syrian Arab Republic,” the statement says. The military police personnel… Read on ->

Tags: Chechnya, Russia, Syria


US redeploys F-35 stealth fighters to Middle East: photos

Published 2019-11-20 08:58:24 by News Desk in Middleeast, World-News

BEIRUT, LEBANON (8:40 A.M.) – The U.S. Central Command announced on Tuesday the return of their Air Force’s fighter jets to Al-Dhafrah Airbase in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). According to the statement released by the U.S. Central Command, their F-35 stealth fighters have returned to the Al-Dhafrah Airbase in the UAE from the Hull Airbase in Utah. https://twitter.com/CENTCOMArabic/status/1196857364592373762?s=20 Per the U.S. statement, the F-35 stealth fighters will join the 380th Expeditionary Wing of the U.S. Air Force at the Al-Dhafrah Airbase. The F-35 is one of the most advanced warplanes in the world, and is one of the first… Read on ->

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Tags: US


Turkish-backed forces launch heavy attack in northern Syria

Published 2019-11-20 08:37:49 by News Desk in Syria, Turkey

BEIRUT, LEBANON (8:20 A.M.) – The Turkish-backed forces launched a heavy attack on several sites in northern Syria this morning, as their troops targeted areas with a large presence of fighters from the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF). According to reports from the Al-Raqqa Governorate, the Turkish-backed militants began their attack near the town of Tal Abyad. on Wednesday. Led by the so-called “Syrian National Army” (SNA), the Turkish-backed militants launched heavy artillery and missiles towards the SDF’s positions in northern Al-Raqqa. The reports said the Turkish-backed militants specifically targeted the SDF’s positions in the villages of Qas ‘Ali, Khirbat Al-Baqr,… Read on ->

Tags: Syria, Turkey


Israel confirms attack on Syria, vows to continue ‘operating firmly’ inside the country

Published 2019-11-20 08:04:33 by News Desk in Middleeast, Syria

The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) said in a statement on Wednesday morning that its jets pounded Syrian territory, attacking dozens of military targets belonging to the Iranian and Syrian forces. According to the IDF, the targets included air-to-air missiles, warehouses and various military facilities. ​The IDF said in the statement that the air raid came in response to earlier rocket launches allegedly made by Syrian forces from Syrian territory that targeted Israeli territory. The IDF blamed “Syrian regime” for the attacks, vowing to continue “operating firmly and for as long as necessary against the Iranian entrenchment in Syria.” Early on… Read on ->

Tags: Damascus, Israel, Syria


Video footage of Israeli attack on southern Damascus

Published 2019-11-20 06:23:11 by News Desk in Syria

BEIRUT, LEBANON (6:15 A.M.) – The Israeli Air Force launched a heavy attack on southern Damascus this morning, hitting a number of sites inside the Beit Saber area. According to a Syrian military source, their air defenses managed to shoot down seven of the 18 missiles that were fired by the Israeli Air Force from the southern border of Lebanon. In the first video below, the Israeli air-to-surface missiles can be seen hitting their targets in the Beit Saber area of southern Damascus. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ni5WvD4N4nk In the second video, the Syrian military’s air defenses can be seen successfully intercepting the Israeli… Read on ->

Tags: Damascus, Israel, Syria


Israeli Air Force launches heavy attack on southern Damascus: full report

Published 2019-11-20 05:52:00 by News Desk in Syria

BEIRUT, LEBANON (5:30 A.M.) – The Israeli Air Force unleashed a new attack over the southern region of Damascus this morning, causing a number of explosions in the process. According to the Syrian military, they activated their air defenses this morning when the Israeli Air Force fired several air-to-surface missiles towards the southern part of Damascus. The military said the Israeli Air Force launched at least 18 missiles from the Marjeyoun area near the southern border of Lebanon, with eleven of these projectiles hitting their intended targeted in the Beit Saber area of southern Damascus. They would add that these… Read on ->

Tags: Damascus, Israel, Syria


ISIS exploiting Turkish military operation to regroup in Syria: Pentagon

Published 2019-11-20 01:05:32 by News Desk in Syria

A new assessment by the Pentagon’s Defence Intelligence Agency (DIA), released on Tuesday, claims that Trump’s pullout of US troops from northern Syria has assisted the Daesh terrorist group and ruined connections with Kurdish militia forces. “[Daesh] exploited the Turkish incursion and subsequent drawdown of US troops to reconstitute capabilities and resources within Syria and strengthen its ability to plan attacks abroad,” according to the DIA assessment, released as part of a quarterly report by the Pentagon’s inspector general, Glenn Fine. The inspector general said that without “counterterrorism pressure” the group may be able to more freely build clandestine networks… Read on ->

Tags: ISIS, Syria, Turkey


Syria’s Mediterranean oil refinery fully operable again

Published 2019-11-20 00:11:14 by News Desk in Syria

BEIRUT, LEBANON (11:55 P.M.) – The Syrian Oil Ministry announced on Tuesday that all production sections at the Baniyas Refinery (Tartous countryside) are back to work after an explosion earlier this month. According to the Syrian Arab News Agency (SANA), the Ministry of Oil and Mineral Resources confirmed that “all production sections in the Baniyas Refinery returned to work after the explosion in one of the reservoirs on November 7th. The ministry said in a statement that the workers and technicians in the Baniyas Refinery “have completed the unloading of containers in the optimization section so that all production departments… Read on ->

Tags: Baniyas, Syria


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