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- Russian military uncovers cave used by Turkish-backed forces in southern Idlib
- CBS video footage shows Iranian attack on US forces at Ain Al-Assad base in Iraq
- Yemen’s Southern Transitional Council warns of Marib falling to Houthis, calls on Biden to end war
- Pentagon claims 1 ‘Iran-backed’ fighter killed during east Syria strike
Published 2021-03-02 17:03:39 by News Desk in Syria
BEIRUT, LEBANON (4:40 P.M.) – Explosives experts from the Russian armed forces destroyed an empty cave in the Syrian Governorate of Idlib this week, where the Turkish-backed forces established a field hospital. The commander of the Russian engineering forces, Colonel Roman Bismartni, said, “It is one of the most equipped places that our forces have found.” He continued, “In this cave there was a modern hospital fully equipped to receive outpatients and carry out complex operations, and allowed to accommodate up to 100 people.” According to him, “the cave was equipped for two years by a relatively small, but very… Read on ->
Tags: Idlib, Russia, Syria
Published 2021-03-02 16:35:36 by News Desk in Iran, Iraq
BEIRUT, LEBANON (4:10 P.M.) – CBS published new scenes documenting the moment Iranian missiles landed on the Ain Al-Assad military base in Iraq, in response to the assassination of the Quds Force commander, Major General Qassem Soleimani, on January 3rd, 2020. The channel said that a drone filmed the scenes, which show Iranian ballistic missiles landing on sites at the second largest military base hosting US forces in Iraq. During an interview on the 60 Minutes program, Army Major Robert Hales, the highest-ranking physician at the base, said that the attack was “similar to science fiction movies,” noting that during… Read on ->
Tags: Iran, Iraq
Published 2021-03-02 15:59:39 by News Desk in Yemen
BEIRUT, LEBANON (3:45 P.M.) – The head of the UAE-backed Southern Transitional Council in Yemen, Aidaroos Al-Zubeidi, said on Tuesday that “US President Joe Biden can help end the 6-year-old war in Yemen by supporting the UN-sponsored referendum on the independence of the south.” Al-Zubaidi said, in an interview with the British newspaper, The Guardian, that “the referendum will show 90% support for the independence of southern Yemen, and it should take place exclusively inside the south,” noting that in the Brexit referendum, the European Union voters did not get a chance to vote. Biden’s envoy for Yemen affairs called… Read on ->
Tags: Houthis, UAE, Yemen
Published 2021-03-02 15:40:47 by News Desk in Syria, World-News
Last week’s US strike at the presumed facility of “Iran-backed” militia on Syria’s territory near the border with Iraq killed one fighter and injured two others, according to Pentagon spokesman John Kirby. He added, however, that the numbers are still being gathered and might change in the future. The airstrike was conducted at night between 25 and 26 February in Deir ez-Zor province bordering Iraq. According to the comparative satellite imagery published after the attack, around 10 buildings were destroyed as a result of the strike. Washington claims that the airstrike was carried out in response to rocket attacks on… Read on ->
Tags: Pentagon, Syria, US
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