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[Graphic 18+] 41 Revolutionary guard personnel dead after bus hit by suicide blast

Published 2019-02-13 22:48:05 by News Desk in Iran

At least 41 members of Iran’s Revolutionary Guard have reportedly been killed in a suicide bomb attack on a bus in Iran’s southeastern Sistan and Baluchestan Province on Wednesday.

  Video credit: Ruptly

Tags: Iran, IRGC


Large Syrian Army convoy heads to northwestern Syria

Published 2019-02-13 22:18:34 by Leith Aboufadel in Syria

BEIRUT, LEBANON (10:00 P.M.) – A large military convoy from the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) was seen traveling the Damascus-Aleppo Highway en route for the northern countryside of the Hama Governorate on Wednesday. According to a military communique, a large convoy consisting of 30+ tanks from the 10th Division was… Read on ->

Tags: Hama, Idlib, Syria


Iraq will repatriate captured terrorists in Syria

Published 2019-02-13 21:36:41 by News Desk in Iraq, Syria

BEIRUT, LEBANON (9:20 P.M.) – Iraq will be repatriating any Iraqi national that has been captured in Syria, Prime Minister Adil Abdul-Mahdi said during a press conference on Wednesday. According to Abdul-Mahdi, all captured Iraqi nationals will be repatriated and brought to justice for their crimes committed. Abdul-Mahdi made these… Read on ->

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Tags: Iraq, ISIS, Syria


Armenia may purchase additional Su-30SM fighters from Russia: MoD

Published 2019-02-13 21:08:41 by News Desk in World-News

Armenia may purchase more Su-30SM multifunctional fighters from Russia, Armenian Defense Minister David Tonoyan stated during Wednesday’s briefing. Previously, Armenia ordered four Su-30SM fighters. “Yes, we do not plan to be limited only by four units of this type of military equipment,” Tonoyan said in response to a question about… Read on ->

Tags: Armenia, Russia


US upset over Armenia’s military deployment to Syria

Published 2019-02-13 20:34:41 by News Desk in Middleeast, Syria

BEIRUT, LEBANON (8:10 P.M.) – The United States expressed their dismay over Armenia’s recent military deployment to Syria, despite the fact they were invited by the Syrian government. “We recognize the desire of other nations to respond to the humanitarian situation in Syria, and we share the concerns about protecting religious… Read on ->

Tags: Armenia, Syria, US


US Congress will not support military intervention in Venezuela: official

Published 2019-02-13 19:35:20 by News Desk in World-News

Congress would not support a US military intervention in Venezuela, House of Representatives Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Eliot Engel said during a hearing on the crisis in Venezuela on Wednesday. “US military intervention is not an option,” Engel said. “Congress decides when, where and how the US military is used… Read on ->

Tags: Venezuela


[Graphic 18+] US -backed forces execute 4 ISIS fighters in eastern Syria

Published 2019-02-13 19:08:48 by News Desk in Syria

BEIRUT, LEBANON (7:00 P.M.) – The U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) were recorded this week executing four Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL/IS/Daesh) that were attempting to escape from their besieged pocket in eastern Deir Ezzor. According to the video that was released by the Euphrates Post via their YouTube channel, the SDF fighters… Read on ->

Tags: Deir_Ezzor, SDF, Syria


Breaking: 20 IRGC soldiers killed in suicide blast in southeast Iran

Published 2019-02-13 18:53:03 by News Desk in Iran

A suicide attack in the Chanali area of Southeastern Iran has killed 20 personnel from Iran’s elite revolutionary guards, Wednesday, according to FARS news agency. 10 Iranian guards were injured in the attack which reportedly targeted a bus carrying security forces. The attack happened on a road between the cities… Read on ->

Tags: Iran, IRGC


Palestinian Resistance Warn Israel After Israeli Snipers Murder 17yr Old

Published 2019-02-13 18:44:35 by Robert Inlakesh in Middleeast, Palestine

DAMASCUS, SYRIA (6:30 P.M)- Palestinian resistance factions have warned Israel, following the murder of another 17 year old in Gaza. Yesterday, the Gaza Ministry of Health announced that seventeen year old, Hassan Nofal, had died in hospital. The seventeen year old, from Al-Bureij refugee camp (Eastern Gaza), was shot by… Read on ->

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Tags: Hamas, Israel, Israeli Snipers, Palestinian


Netanyahu confirms Syria strike as he heads to Poland for ME meet (video)

Published 2019-02-13 18:01:43 by News Desk in Middleeast, Syria

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu confirmed a strike had taken place in southern Syria before he boarded a plane in Tel Aviv on Tuesday. “We operate every day, including yesterday, against Iran, all the time against Iran and against its attempts to entrench itself in the region,” Netanyahu told reporters,… Read on ->

Tags: Iran, Israel, Netanyahu, Syria


Exclusive: Syrian Army pushing to take over 20km buffer zone in northwest Syria

Published 2019-02-13 17:44:00 by Leith Aboufadel in Syria

BEIRUT, LEBANON (5:10 P.M.) – The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) is pushing to launch a new operation to clear the 20-kilometer-deep demilitarized zone that stretches from northeast Latakia to western Aleppo. According to a government source in Damascus, the Russian and Iranian delegations in Sochi this Thursday will present the… Read on ->

Tags: Hama, Idlib, Syria


Venezuelan military execute border patrols amid mounting pressure on gov’t (video)

Published 2019-02-13 17:08:39 by News Desk in World-News

Military exercises continued in the border municipality of Pedro Maria Urena on Wednesday as international pressure mounts on the government of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro. The drills, which are aimed at readying the military to defend Venezuela’s sovereignty against a possible invasion attempt, come after the US threatened military intervention… Read on ->

Tags: Venezuela


New video shows hundreds of fresh recreuits joining Syrian Army ranks

Published 2019-02-13 16:43:47 by News Desk in Syria

BEIRUT, LEBANON (4:20 P.M.) – A new video was released this week that showed hundreds of fresh recruits joining the Syrian Arab Army (SAA). The new video shows the ceremony taking place inside the Hama Governorate as hundreds of soldiers are inducted into the Syrian Arab Army. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o0MIWohsQpo

Tags: Hama, Syria


Over 500 Russian troops take part in military drills in Crimea

Published 2019-02-13 15:58:35 by News Desk in World-News

More than 500 troops of the Black Sea Fleet’s ground force have taken part in a tactical exercise on the Crimean Peninsula, the fleet’s press-service told the media on Wednesday. “Mechanized infantry units of a separate coast defense brigade of the Black Sea Fleet’s army corps have held company level… Read on ->

Tags: Russia


Breaking: Syrian Air Force launches first airstrikes this month

Published 2019-02-13 15:49:40 by Leith Aboufadel in Syria

BEIRUT, LEBANON (3:30 P.M.) – For the first time this month, the Syrian Arab Air Force (SyAAF) launched a series of airstrikes across a region of Syria. According to a military source in Sweida, the Syrian Air Force heavily bombarded the Islamic State’s (ISIS/ISIL/IS/Daesh) positions inside the Badiya Al-Sham region. The… Read on ->

Tags: Homs, ISIS, Syria


Kurdish sleeper cell allegedly kills 12 commandos from FSA Special Forces near Turkish border

Published 2019-02-13 15:37:49 by News Desk in Syria

BEIRUT, LEBANON (3:20 P.M.) – The Kurdish-led Wrath Of Olives Operation Room took responsibility for yesterday’s attack on a border checkpoint in northern Aleppo. According to the group, their attack resulted in the death of at least 12 commandos from the Free Syrian Army’s Special Forces division. No further details… Read on ->

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Tags: FSA, YPG


Saudi Coalition bombs fishing boat off Yemeni coast, 10+ killed

Published 2019-02-13 14:34:20 by News Desk in Yemen

BEIRUT, LEBANON (2:15 P.M.) – The Saudi Coalition carried out a new bombing in western Yemen on Wednesday, striking a fishing boat off the coast of Hodeidah city. According to local observers, the Saudi Coalition bombed the fishing boat on Wednesday morning, resulting in the death of over ten fishermen…. Read on ->

Tags: Hodeidah, Saudi, Yemen


Some western states want to preserve terrorist enclave in Idlib: Russia

Published 2019-02-13 14:06:27 by News Desk in Syria

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has said that some Western countries wish to preserve an enclave that is a terrorist hotbed in Syria’s Idlib province. “There’s been news that some Western countries wish to do precisely that. They want this enclave where Jabhat al-Nusra (terrorist group outlawed in Russia) controls… Read on ->

Tags: Idlib, Syria


ISIS nearly wiped out in eastern Euphrates region as SDF troops capture Baghouz – map

Published 2019-02-13 13:47:23 by News Desk in Syria

BEIRUT, LEBANON (1:20 P.M.) – The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) continued their large-scale operation in the eastern region of the Euphrates River Valley, today, targeting the last areas controlled by the Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL/IS/Daesh). Backed by heavy airstrikes and artillery, the Syrian Democratic Forces were able to crack the Islamic… Read on ->

Tags: Euphrates, ISIS, Syria


Emotional return for 20 Syrians freed from militant captivity (video)

Published 2019-02-13 12:41:49 by News Desk in Syria

On Tuesday, the Syrian military and Turkish-backed rebels agreed to exchange prisoners near the key city of Al-Bab in northeast Aleppo. According to the Russian Ministry of Defence, twenty Syrian citizens were exchanged for the same number of militants in the village of Deir Qaq, in the Aleppo governorate on… Read on ->

Tags: Aleppo, Syria


Netanyahu admits to recent Israeli attack against Syrian Army

Published 2019-02-13 12:18:44 by News Desk in Middleeast, Syria

On Monday, the Syrian Arab News Agency (SANA) reported that Israeli tank shells had hit a demolished hospital and an observation post in Quneitra province in southern Syria near the border with Israel and that no one was hurt in the shelling. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu confirmed on Tuesday the… Read on ->

Tags: Israel, Netanyahu, Syria


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