This is a summary of 4 AMN articles on the following subjects: Daraa, Syria, Iraq, ISIS, SN9, SpaceX, Whenhop.
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Table of Contents
- Situation in southern Syria deteriorates amid escalation of violence
- ‘Major blow’: High-ranking ISIS leader killed in Iraq
- Governor of southern Syria town assassinated by unknown assailants
- SpaceX SN9 will she finally fly?
Published 2021-01-29 18:15:33 by News Desk in Syria
BEIRUT, LEBANON (5:40 P.M.) – The Daraa Governorate has witnessed a wave of violence to start the new year, amid the mobilization of Syrian Arab Army (SAA) troops to several areas across this region of southern Syria. According to the latest reports from the Daraa Governorate, Syrian Arab Army (SAA) troops are on high alert after a string of coordinated attacks launched by sleeper cells belonging to the Free Syrian Army (FSA) and their allies. These events in Daraa followed the assassination of a town’s governor by a group of assailants, believed to reconciled rebels from the Free Syrian Army…. Read on ->
Tags: Daraa, Syria
Published 2021-01-29 15:58:09 by News Desk in Iraq
BEIRUT, LEBANON (3:45 P.M.) – The spokesman for Operation Inherent Resolve of the International Coalition, Colonel, Wayne Marotto tweeted on Friday, the details of the killing of the leader of the Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL/IS/Daesh) in Iraq, Abu Yasir Al-Issawi. “Abu Yasir, the most senior Daesh leader in Iraq, was killed during an air strike near Kirkuk, Jan. 27, 2021. The @iraqicts & @CJTFOIR partnered operation resulted in the deaths of 10 Daesh terrorists. Yasir’s death is another significant blow to Daesh resurgence efforts in Iraq,” Col. Marotto said. “The Coalition will continue to remove key leaders from the battlefield and… Read on ->
Tags: Iraq, ISIS
Published 2021-01-29 15:48:31 by News Desk in Syria
Mamdouh Mafalani was heading to work in the eastern Daraa countryside when he was assassinated, the state news agency SANA cited a police source as saying. The governor was admitted to the Izraa Hospital but succumbed to his wounds, the hospital’s director, Ahmad Ghazali, reportedly said. Since 2011, Syria has been experiencing a period of instability, with the government of Bashar Assad battling a number of opposition groups and terrorist organisations. At the moment, the country’s authorities are primarily focused on the political settlement of the continuous crisis as well as the reconstruction of Syria and the return of refugees…. Read on ->
Tags: Daraa, Syria
Published 2021-01-29 15:36:53 by News Desk in Americas
After a number of wet dress rehearsals and static fire tests and FAA regulatory trials and tribulations, there just might finally be the time for the #whenhop hashtag to become obsolete. The FAA withdrew the permission to launch yesterday, this was snipped seconds before the FAA website was completely overwhelmed with traffic and resolutely died. https://twitter.com/nextspaceflight/status/1354847067739361281 Elon Mush replied very unhappily about the FAA space division yesterday; https://twitter.com/elonmusk/status/1354862567680847876 But hopefully, we’ll see a completed flight with a starship that sticks the landing. As of 14:34 CET today the FAA has given the go-ahead to launch! Join us in the AMN… Read on ->
Tags: SN9, SpaceX, Whenhop
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