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This is a summary of 17 AMN articles on the following subjects: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Karabakh, Iran, Israel, Netanyahu, Donbass, Russia, Ukraine, Idlib, Syria, Turkey, Bassil, Hezbollah, Lebanon, Latakia, Ansarallah, Yemen, Hama.

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Fierce clashes breakout near strategic city in Karabakh as Azerbaijani forces resume offensive

Published 2020-11-07 22:38:31 by News Desk in World-News

BEIRUT, LEBANON (10:30 P.M.) – It will be another long night in the Karabakh region, as the Azerbaijani Armed Forces make another attempt to capture the strategic city of Shusha. According to the latest field report from southern Karabakh, the Azerbaijani Armed Forces are involved in a fierce firefight with the Artsakh Defense Army south of Shusha, as the former attacks with infantry and armored units. The report added that the Azerbaijani Armed Forces have not made any significant advances as of yet, but their assault south of Shusha resumed shortly after 10:00 P.M. (local time) this evening. The Azerbaijani… Read on ->

Tags: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Karabakh

Netanyahu’s party accuses Iran of fueling demonstrations in Israel

Published 2020-11-07 22:24:05 by News Desk in Iran

BEIRUT, LEBANON (10:10 P.M.) – Israel’s ruling Likud Party, led by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, has accused Iran of “fueling” demonstrations of the Israeli left in order to topple the government. According to i24 News, the Likud made these accusations against Tehran after the Facebook network announced that it had banned 12 accounts in addition to 307 Instagram accounts that were operated from Iran and published anti-Netanyahu content. The Likud said in a statement, “Earthquake: Iran is secretly encouraging the left-wing demonstrations of the Black Banners Movement in an attempt to overthrow Prime Minister Netanyahu.” “Iran, which is working to destroy… Read on ->

Tags: Iran, Israel, Netanyahu

Azerbaijan claims 16 new villages captured in Karabakh

Published 2020-11-07 22:08:06 by News Desk in World-News

BEIRUT, LEBANON (9:50 P.M.) – Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev claimed on Saturday that his country’s army was able to extend its control over 16 new villages in the conflict zone in the Karabakh region as a result of the battles with Armenian forces. Aliyev said on his official Twitter account that the Azerbaijani Armed Forces captured the villages of Yoksari Veseli, Yoksari Sidihmidli, Gurgan, Uchungu Mahmudlu, Kashar, Devanalar, Yukhari Mezri, Yanarhac, Gizyan, Balasoltanli and Mardanli. In another tweet, he said, “Bashdili village in Zangilan, Karabulag village, Mashmakhah in Khojaly and Atagot and Sakuri in Khojavind.” He added: “Long live the… Read on ->

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Tags: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Karabakh

Ukraine could use Turkish drones to attack Donbass forces: Russian media

Published 2020-11-07 21:52:57 by News Desk in World-News

BEIRUT, LEBANON (9:30 P.M.) – The Ukrainian military launched a new attack against the pro-Russian Donbass forces, hitting several sites across this disputed region. According to the Russian publication, Avia.Pro, the Ukrainian Armed Forces used drones to attack the positions of the Donbass People’s Republic, resulting in casualties for the latter. Avia.Pro said, however, that this latest escalation could see Ukraine’s use of Turkish drones, especially the Bayraktar TB2, which has been used in a number of conflicts recently. “A number of sources of the Avia.Pro news agency cited data that Turkey could put into service with Ukraine several Bayraktar… Read on ->

Tags: Donbass, Russia, Ukraine

Moment Syrian warplane hits jihadist base in southern Idlib: video

Published 2020-11-07 21:23:48 by News Desk in Syria

BEIRUT, LEBANON (9:00 P.M.) – The Syrian Arab Air Force (SyAAF), backed by their Russian allies, launched a heavy attack on the positions of Hay’at Tahrir Al-Sham (HTS) in the southern countryside of the Idlib Governorate on Saturday. According to a field source, the Syrian Air Force, with help from Russian reconnaissance planes, bombed the headquarters and arms depot of Hay’at Tahrir Al-Sham and their Turkish-backed allies. The source said the airstrikes targeted the jihadist group’s positions in the Jabal Al-Zawiya region of southern Idlib, which has long been under the control of Hay’at Tahrir Al-Sham and their Turkish-backed allies…. Read on ->

Tags: Idlib, Syria

Iran threatens to respond to Israeli and mercenary presence along its Karabakh border

Published 2020-11-07 21:03:14 by News Desk in Iran, Israel

BEIRUT, LEBANON (8:40 P.M.) – The spokesman for the Iranian Armed Forces, Abu Fadl Shikaraji, said on Saturday, that his country “will not tolerate the presence of terrorists at its borders with Karabakh, nor will it allow the establishment of bases for Israel near its borders.” Brigadier General Shikaraji said in an interview with the Mizan News Agency that the Iranian Supreme Leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, stressed the need for Armenia to return the lands that it “occupied” from the Republic of Azerbaijan, and that the Islamic Republic of Iran hopes that this matter will be resolved through dialogue. He… Read on ->

Tags: Iran, Karabakh

Syrian, Russian jets devastate jihadist base in southern Idlib

Published 2020-11-07 20:47:22 by News Desk in Syria

BEIRUT, LEBANON (8:30 P.M.) – On Saturday morning, the Syrian and Russian air forces launched a powerful attack on the positions of the Turkish-backed militants and their jihadist allies in the southern countryside of the Idlib Governorate. According to a field source in the Hama Governorate, the Syrian Arab Air Force (SyAAF), with help from their Russian allies, launched an attack on Hay’at Tahrir Al-Sham’s (HTS) positions, killing and wounding scores of these militants. The source said Russian reconnaissance planes closely monitored Hay’at Tahrir Al-Sham’s movements in Jabal Al-Zawiya before discovering a base for these militants near the town of… Read on ->

Tags: Idlib, Russia, Syria

Turkey begins withdrawal from 3rd besieged military post inside Syria

Published 2020-11-07 20:26:07 by News Desk in Syria, Turkey

BEIRUT, LEBANON (8:10 P.M.) – On Saturday, more than 50 Turkish military trucks loaded with logistical and engineering equipment left an area south of Ma’arat al-Numan in the southern countryside of Idlib, where they headed to the militant control areas in Jabal al-Zawiya. According to a field source in the Idlib Governorate, the Turkish military moved in trucks to transport their troops and their logistical equipment from this observation post that is surrounded by the Syrian Armed Forces. The Turkish forces established this point in August last year, in conjunction with the advance of the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) and… Read on ->

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Tags: Idlib, Syria, Turkey

Russia to receive Su-57 stealth fighters by end of year after successful tests in Syria

Published 2020-11-07 20:10:00 by News Desk in Syria, World-News

Russia’s Defense Ministry will get the first serial-produced Su-57 fifth-generation fighter in December, a source in the defense industry told TASS on Monday. “The Defense Ministry will get the first serial-produced Su-57 with the operational first-stage engine on the single military output day in December this year and four more such planes in 2021,” the source said. The new fighter’s delivery rate will eventually grow to 15 aircraft a year, the source said. “As a result, the contract signed in 2019 on 76 Su-57s through 2028 will definitely be fulfilled on time,” the source stressed. The deliveries of Su-57 fighters… Read on ->

Tags: Russia

Armenian forces deploy armored vehicles for important battle in Shusha: video

Published 2020-11-07 12:45:27 by News Desk in World-News

BEIRUT, LEBANON (12:30 P.M.) – In the biggest battle of the ongoing Karabakh conflict, the Artsakh Defense Army (ADA) has managed to stifle all Azerbaijani attempts to capture the strategic city of Shusha. According to the Anna News Agency, “serious battles are going on near Shushi and let’s say right away that the situation there is difficult. But there is one point that cannot be overlooked. Finally, the ADA brought armored vehicles into battle.” Anna News said that the arrival of armored vehicles “means that the air is reliably closed. A week ago, it would have been difficult to imagine… Read on ->

Tags: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Karabakh

Russian warplanes bomb Turkish-backed forces in southern Idlib

Published 2020-11-07 12:28:52 by News Desk in Syria

BEIRUT, LEBANON (12:15 P.M.) – The Russian Aerospace Forces launched new raids over the northwestern region of Syria this weekend, targeting a number of sites along the southern countryside of the Idlib Governorate. According to a report from northwestern Syria, the Russian Aerospace Forces bombed the positions of the Turkish-backed militants in the Jabal Al-Zawiya region, resulting in a powerful explosion near the line of contact. The report said the Russian Aerospace Forces utilized reconnaissance drones to identify the positions of the militant groups before they launched these heavy strikes on the latter’s positions on Saturday. These latest airstrikes by… Read on ->

Tags: Idlib, Russia, Syria, Turkey

Hezbollah slams US move to sanction Gebran Bassil

Published 2020-11-07 11:28:12 by News Desk in Lebanon

BEIRUT, LEBANON (11:10 A.M.) – On Friday, Hezbollah condemned the decision of the U.S. Treasury to impose sanctions against the leader of the Free Patriotic Movement, Gebran Bassil, considering the decision “a blatant and crude interference in the internal affairs of Lebanon.” In a statement published by Al-Manar TV, the Lebanese organization said, “Hezbollah condemns the decision taken by the U.S. Treasury Department against the leader of the Free Patriotic Movement, His Excellency Minister Gebran Bassil, and considers it a pure political decision and a blatant and blunt interference in the internal affairs of Lebanon.” The statement continued, “The United… Read on ->

Tags: Bassil, Hezbollah, Lebanon

Asma Al-Assad visits areas devastated by forest fires

Published 2020-11-07 11:07:43 by News Desk in Syria

BEIRUT, LEBANON (10:50 A.M.) – The first lady of Syria, Asma Al-Assad, wife of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, toured the Latakia countryside, during which she visited a number of villages, most notably the Dalieh sub-district of the city of Jableh. The first lady met with a number of active civil committees and developers of development proposals, according to the Syrian Arab News Agency (SANA). https://twitter.com/SanaAjel/status/1324789185866305538?s=20 The agency confirmed that Asma Al-Assad discussed agricultural and productive projects with the locals, along with how to support these projects. It is noteworthy to mention that about 28,000 Syrian families have been affected by… Read on ->

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Tags: Latakia, Syria

Ansarallah forces score big advance in northern Yemen

Published 2020-11-07 10:26:20 by News Desk in Yemen

BEIRUT, LEBANON (10:20 A.M.) – On Friday, the Ansarallah forces made significant progress in the Marib Governorate after a relatively quiet month on the ground in Yemen. According to a report from northern Yemen, the Ansrallah forces launched a big assault on the positions of the Yemeni government forces in the Maghdal Al-Jadaan District, which is the location of an imperative crossroad. The Ansarallah forces were able to capture several areas in this district, including the villages of Al-Jurf and Naba’a Al-Olaya, after intense clashes with the Yemeni government troops. The Yemeni government forces reportedly tried to launch a counter-attack… Read on ->

Tags: Ansarallah, Yemen

Azerbaijani troops were forced to retreat after suffering heavy losses near Shusha: video

Published 2020-11-07 10:16:04 by News Desk in World-News

BEIRUT, LEBANON (10:00 A.M.) – On October 31, sabotage groups from the Azerbaijani Armed Forces began to accumulate at the heights south of the village of Karintak, located at the foot of the hill where the city of Shusha is located. During the attack, the Azerbaijani Armed Forces repeatedly tried to enter Karintak, but having suffered losses were forced to retreat. In the morning, they changed their tactics and after suffering a blow from the village of Karintak a few kilometers to the south, they made an attempt to cut the road connecting Stepanakert with Goris. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nLXVcE82A4s At the moment,… Read on ->

Tags: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Karabakh

Turkish-backed forces attack Syrian Christian city in Hama

Published 2020-11-07 10:00:30 by News Desk in Syria

BEIRUT, LEBANON (9:40 A.M.) – The Turkish-backed forces targeted the Syrian Christian city of Al-Suqaylabiyeh on Friday, amid growing tensions in the northwestern region of the country. According to a field source in Suqaylabiyeh, the Turkish-backed National Liberation Front (NLF) fired several rockets and artillery shells towards the city and its surroundings, resulting in a number of explosions in the area. The source said no civilians were harmed during the attack by the Turkish-backed forces, despite the fall of these rockets and shells on civilian areas in western Hama. He would add that the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) and National… Read on ->

Tags: Hama, Idlib, Syria

Syrian mercenary losses keep climbing in Karabakh as Azerbaijan tries to capture strategic city

Published 2020-11-07 09:38:54 by News Desk in Syria, World-News

BEIRUT, LEBANON (9:30 A.M.) – The death toll for the Syrian mercenary forces in the Karabakh region has recently witnessed a surge in the number of dead militants, as the Azerbaijani Armed Forces throw them into the battle for Shusha. According to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR), the death toll for the Syrian mercenaries in Karabakh has risen to 250 after fierce clashes with the Artsakh Defense Army (ADA). The war monitor reported: “Syrian Observatory activists have monitored the arrival of a new batch of bodies of the Turkish-backed Syrian mercenaries in Syria, after being killed in Nagorno-Karabakh… Read on ->

Tags: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Karabakh, Syria

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