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Watch: Greek submarine destroy enemy warship

Published 2020-06-26 23:25:22 by News Desk in World-News

BEIRUT, LEBANON (11:10 P.M.) – The Greek Navy posted a video clip of their combat torpedo being fired from their electric Pipinos submarine during the SINKEX 24 drills in the Aegean Sea. The submarine launched a torpedo on the deck A 415 Evros, according to the BMPD website. The strike resulted in an explosion on the right side of the warship. Then the ship immediately sank at sea. It is noteworthy that all the participants in the video arrived in Greece from Germany. The Pipinos was a 214 type submarine built in the shipyards of Greece, South Korea, Portugal… Read on ->

Tags: Greece

Iran reveals cause of powerful explosion in Tehran

Published 2020-06-26 20:38:25 by News Desk in Iran

BEIRUT, LEBANON (8:20 P.M.) – The Iranian Ministry of Defense announced that the blast heard in eastern Tehran last night was caused by the explosion of a natural gas warehouse in the Parchin region. “The emergency teams have started to put out the fire caused by the explosion of the industrial gas tank in the eastern part of the capital, Tehran,” the Iranian Defense Ministry spokesman Brigadier Amir Abdi said Friday in a statement. Abdi stressed, “There are no casualties because of the explosion of the industrial gas tank in eastern Tehran.” Earlier, Iranian media said that a huge explosion… Read on ->

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Tags: Iran, Tehran

Gaddafi’s cousin warns Erdogan: ‘We are able to reach Istanbul’

Published 2020-06-26 20:23:46 by News Desk in North-Africa, Turkey

BEIRUT, LEBANON (8:00 P.M.) – The political official of the Libyan National Struggle Front and cousin of the former Libyan President, Ahmed Gaddaf Al-Dam, said on Thursday that Egypt has the right to defend itself, pointing out that many of the bombings that took place inside the country came from Libya. In an interview with Sky News Arabia, Qaddaf Al-Dam stressed that the efforts of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to interfere in Libya will fail.” “Egypt is subject to an organized war as an Arab country, and it has the right to defend itself when its red lines are… Read on ->

Tags: Erdogan, Libya, Turkey

Israeli media says Hezbollah is planning a war this summer

Published 2020-06-26 20:04:46 by News Desk in Lebanon, Middleeast

BEIRUT, LEBANON (7:45 P.M.) – An Israeli publication stated on Thursday that a war this summer between Hezbollah and the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) is possible. The Israeli Broadcasting Corporation “Kan”, quoted Western diplomatic sources in Beirut, who spoke to the newspaper “Okaz”, that all data and reports indicate the possibility of a war this summer between the Lebanese party and Israel. The western sources reported that Hezbollah feels that it is besieged, and therefore it is ready to go far to break this siege, as it sees that the war against Israel can turn the table and mix all… Read on ->

Tags: Hezbollah, Israel, Lebanon

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Egyptian defense chief calls on military to maintain highest levels of readiness

Published 2020-06-26 19:48:41 by News Desk in North-Africa

BEIRUT, LEBANON (7:30 P.M.) – Egyptian Minister of Defense Mohamed Zaki called on the army forces to maintain the highest levels of combat readiness in order to face all the challenges and crises in the region and to protect the pillars of Egyptian national security. The Egyptian Minister of Defense said during the graduation of new cadets at the Nasser Military Academy: “The Egyptian armed forces will always remain a support for the Arab and Islamic causes of its nation,” pointing to the need to “maintain the highest levels of combat efficiency in facing all the challenges and crises in… Read on ->

Tags: Egypt

Turkey will continue military operations inside of Idlib: MoD

Published 2020-06-26 19:36:49 by News Desk in Syria, Turkey

BEIRUT, LEBANON (7:20 P.M.) – Turkish Defense Minister, Hulusi Akar, announced on Thursday, that his country will continue its military operations in the Idlib Governorate. Akar said during his participation in an event in central Turkey that his country’s armed forces continue to combat all “terrorist organizations” that pose a threat to the security of Turkey, whether inside its borders or outside. Akar pointed out that the activities of the Turkish army in the Syrian Idlib Governorate are continuing in accordance with international agreements and laws. He continued, “Besides our activities in Idlib, we are fighting a great struggle against… Read on ->

Tags: Idlib, Syria, Turkey

Iraqi forces raid Kataeb Hezbollah base, arrests 3 leaders

Published 2020-06-26 19:28:14 by News Desk in Iraq

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BEIRUT, LEBANON (7:20 P.M.) – The Iraqi security forces carried out a raid at the headquarters of Kataeb Hezbollah in Baghdad, today, resulting in the arrest of three of its leaders. According to reports, an American force consisting of 40 vehicles, as well as units of the Iraqi counter-terrorist force, had cordoned off the headquarters of the 45th Brigade of Kataeb Hezbollah in the Al-Buathiha area, southeast of Baghdad. In turn, Iraqi government officials told Reuters that forces had confiscated missiles and arrested three Kataeb Hezbollah leaders, which is supported by Iran and accused by the United States of launching… Read on ->

Tags: Baghdad, Iraq

Libyan Army launches operation to secure strategic oil fields

Published 2020-06-26 00:45:32 by News Desk in North-Africa

BEIRUT, LEBANON (12:30 A.M.) – The Libyan National Army (LNA), led by Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar, has begun the process of securing and protecting the Hilal oil region, where the military units will begin Speaking to Sputnik Arabic, Ibrahim Al-Faidi, the official of the media office of the Libyan Oil Facilities Guard, said in a special statement  that “on the instructions of the Commander-in-Chief of the Libyan Arab Armed Forces, Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar, and in implementation of his orders, after an expanded meeting was held at the headquarters of the Guard of Petroleum Facilities in the city of Breqa… Read on ->

Tags: Libya

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