This is a summary of 25 AMN articles on the following subjects: Russia, Syria, Rukban, HTS, Jihadist, Jolani, Assad, Erdogan, Turkey, India, Euphrates, ISIS, SDF, US, Guaido, Trump, Venezuela, Aleppo, Iraq, Hama, Iran, Saudi, Yemen, Armenia, Tanf, Netanyahu, Damascus, East_ghouta.

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Russia wants to press charges against White Helmets

Published 2019-02-19 23:43:27 by News Desk in Syria

Russia will press for putting the non-governmental organization White Helmets on trial for crimes committed in Syria, including faked videos of chemical attacks, the director of the Foreign Ministry’s department of new challenges and threats, Ilya Rogachyov, told TASS in an interview on Tuesday. “The leading Western countries have failed… Read on ->

Tags: Russia, Syria


Two humanitarian corridors open for refugees from Rukban camp (video)

Published 2019-02-19 22:18:06 by News Desk in Syria

Two humanitarian corridors for refugees who wish to leave the Rukban refugee camp were opened in the settlements of Jleb and Jabal al-Ghurab on Tuesday morning. According to the chief of Russia’s National Defence Control Centre, Mikhail Mizintsev, “In accordance with the February 16 joint statement by the Russian and… Read on ->

Tags: Rukban, Syria


Top jihadist leader Al-Jolani allegedly wounded in northern Syria

Published 2019-02-19 21:59:47 by News Desk in Syria

BEIRUT, LEBANON (9:45 P.M.) – The top commander of Hay’at Tahrir Al-Sham and founder of Jabhat Al-Nusra, Abu Mohammad Al-Jolani (AKA Ahmad Hussein Al-Shara), was reportedly wounded in northern Syria on Monday. According to Sputnik’s Turkish language publication, Al-Jolani was wounded when shrapnel struck his head following an explosion inside… Read on ->

Tags: HTS, Jihadist, Jolani, Syria

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Erdogan dreams of recreating Ottoman Empire: Assad’s adviser

Published 2019-02-19 21:41:54 by News Desk in Syria, Turkey

BEIRUT, LEBANON (9:30 P.M.) – The Syrian government continued their war of words with the Erdogan administration on Tuesday as both sides resume their insults towards one another. During a press conference in Moscow on Tuesday, the political and media adviser to the Syrian President Dr. Bouthaina Sha’aban heavily criticized… Read on ->

Tags: Assad, Erdogan, Syria, Turkey


Crazy footage of 2 Indian jets colliding in mid-air (video)

Published 2019-02-19 21:28:21 by News Desk in World-News

Two planes from the Indian Air Force’s aerobatics team collided in mid-air during rehearsals for a show and plunged to the ground, killing one of the pilots, near Bangalore (Bengaluru) on Tuesday. Footage shows the two Surya Kiran Hawk jets flying closer together before crashing and plunging to the ground…. Read on ->

Tags: India


ISIS holds last few hundred yards of territory in eastern Euphrates region (map)

Published 2019-02-19 14:34:58 by News Desk in Syria

BEIRUT, LEBANON (2:20 P.M.) – The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) have seized almost all of the Islamic State’s (ISIS/ISIL/IS/Daesh) eastern Euphrates pocket after several weeks of intense fighting. However, the last few hundred yards of ISIS-occupied territory is proving incredibly difficult to penetrate as several terrorists refuse to surrender their… Read on ->

Tags: Euphrates, ISIS, SDF, Syria, US


US attempting to break up Syria and create quasi-state: Russia

Published 2019-02-19 14:18:22 by News Desk in Syria

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Tuesday that Washington is attempting to split Syria and create a quasi-state on the Euphrates River’s east bank as the US is opposing the return of Syria’s northeast to the Syrian government. The minister also called the US plans to transfer control in Syria’s buffer zone illegitimate, adding that Washington prohibits… Read on ->

Tags: Euphrates, Russia, Syria, US


‘I reiterate my gratitude to President Trump’ – Guaido

Published 2019-02-19 14:11:00 by News Desk in World-News

The president of the National Assembly in Venezuela, Juan Guaido, took part in an event in Caracas, Monday, to honour opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez, who has been imprisoned for five years on a charge of conspiracy against the Venezuelan government. At the headquarters of both men’s party, the Voluntad Popular… Read on ->

Tags: Guaido, Trump, Venezuela


Breaking: Jihadist rebels launch new attack on Aleppo city

Published 2019-02-19 14:03:02 by News Desk in Syria

BEIRUT, LEBANON (1:45 P.M.) – The jihadist rebels of Hay’at Tahrir Al-Sham launched a new attack inside the Aleppo Governorate, today, targeting two areas in the capital city. According to a military source in the provincial capital, the jihadist rebels of Hay’at Tahrir Al-Sham fired several artillery shells into the… Read on ->

Tags: Aleppo, Syria


‘We have the right to use different systems’: Erdogan on S-400 purchase

Published 2019-02-19 13:36:38 by News Desk in Turkey

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday criticized claims Ankara must give up the idea of purchasing Russia’s air defense systems S-400. “All of them say we must give up the purchase of S-400. Why should we change our mind? We have the right to use different systems. We do… Read on ->

Tags: Erdogan, Turkey


Dozens of ISIS terrorists allegedly escape from Syria to Iraq

Published 2019-02-19 13:23:15 by News Desk in Syria

BEIRUT, LEBANON (1:00 P.M.) – Dozens of Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL/IS/Daesh) terrorists reportedly evaded capture in eastern Syria by slipping to Iraq’s Al-Anbar Governorate, a new report from the Deir Ezzor Governorate claimed. According to the report, approximately 35 Islamic State fighters escaped the town of Baghouz and made their way… Read on ->

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Tags: Iraq, ISIS, Syria


Venezuela accuses US of threatening military intervention

Published 2019-02-19 12:56:11 by News Desk in World-News

Venezuelan Vice President Delcy Rodriguez has denounced Washington’s attempts to deliver humanitarian aid to the crisis-struck country, citing the United States’ track record of involvement in conflicts in Arab nations. “The best thing Donald Trump can offer to Venezuela is military aggression!” she tweeted on Tuesday. “It is the type… Read on ->

Tags: US, Venezuela


Syrian Army launches wide-scale assault across northwestern Hama

Published 2019-02-19 12:40:52 by News Desk in Syria

BEIRUT, LEBANON (12:25 P.M.) – The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) unleashed a wide-scale assault across the northwestern countryside of the Hama Governorate on Tuesday, targeting several areas controlled by the Turkestan Islamic Party and Hay’at Tahrir Al-Sham. Led by their 4th Armored Division, the Syrian Arab Army fire several missiles… Read on ->

Tags: Hama, Syria


Breaking: Two humanitarian corridors opened for refugees at Rukban Camp

Published 2019-02-19 11:23:05 by News Desk in Syria

Two humanitarian corridors for refugees who wish to leave the Rukban refugee camp are open, the chief of Russia’s National Defense Control Center Mikhail Mizintsev said on Tuesday. “In accordance with the February 16 joint statement by the Russian and Syrian coordination centers on opening the humanitarian corridors for the… Read on ->

Tags: Rukban, Syria


Saudi Arabia accuses Iran of supplying Al-Qaeda with weapons in Iran

Published 2019-02-19 11:08:12 by News Desk in Gulf, Iran, Yemen

BEIRUT, LEBANON (10:45 A.M.) – The Saudi Coalition has accused the Islamic Republican of Iran of supplying the Al-Qaeda terrorist group with weapons in Yemen. According to a statement on Monday, the Saudi Coalition said that their allied fighters found Iranian-made weapons in the recently captured areas in southern Yemen. These accusations… Read on ->

Tags: Iran, Saudi, Yemen


Armenian troops to Syria was PM’s decision

Published 2019-02-19 10:44:13 by News Desk in Middleeast, Syria, World-News

BEIRUT, LEBANON (10:30 A.M.) – The decision to send Armenian troops to Syria was Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan’s alone, the according to Irates publication said this morning. “It [sending a mission to Syria] was actually one person’s decision—in the person of [PM] Nikol Pashinyan,” Irates wrote, as quoted by News.AM. “But… Read on ->

Tags: Armenia, Syria


US forces at Al-Tanf are impeding fight against terrorism: Syrian official

Published 2019-02-19 10:23:55 by News Desk in Syria

BEIRUT, LEBANON (10:10 A.M.) – The political and media adviser to the Syrian President Dr. Bouthaina Shaaban said on Tuesday morning that the nations which claim to fight against terrorism – in particular, the United States of America – are the same countries that back terrorism in Syria in order… Read on ->

Tags: Syria, Tanf, US


Netanyahu to speak with PUti about increasing cooperation in Syria

Published 2019-02-19 09:38:03 by News Desk in Middleeast, Syria

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has said he plans to discuss with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow on February 21 strengthening coordination between the two countries’ military on Syria. “On Thursday, I will meet in Moscow with Russian President Vladimir Putin. We will continue discussing enhancing coordination mechanism to… Read on ->

Tags: Netanyahu, Syria


‘Every intruder is an enemy’ – Assad (video)

Published 2019-02-19 06:58:41 by News Desk in Syria

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Syrian President Bashar Al Assad said any intruder in Syria would be considered an enemy, speaking in Damascus on Sunday. “Every inch of Syria will be liberated, and any intruder is an enemy. He will be treated as an occupation force, this is not a political opinion, but it’s a… Read on ->

Tags: Assad, Syria


Erdogan blasts US allies over support for ‘terrorists’ in Syria

Published 2019-02-19 06:07:04 by News Desk in Syria, Turkey

BEIRUT, LEBANON (6:00 A.M.) – Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan stated during a demonstration in the Turkish city of Burdur on Monday that the U.S. was still supporting ‘terrorists’ inside Syria. “Through Iraq, you (U.S.) sent around 23,000 trucks with weapons to terrorists,” Erdogan told the demonstrators, “But when we… Read on ->

Tags: Erdogan, Syria, Turkey


Saudi Arabia to purchase Russian AK-103 assault rifles

Published 2019-02-19 05:25:26 by News Desk in Gulf, Middleeast

Saudi Arabia will soon receive a shipment of AK-103 assault rifles, Head of Russia’s Rostec State Corporation Sergei Chemezov said at the IDEX-2019 International Defense Exhibition. “The contract is in already in effect. The supplies are about to begin, all items are ready and we will ship them off soon,”… Read on ->

Tags: Russia, Saudi


Syrian Army kills 4 jihadist in northwest Hama

Published 2019-02-19 04:33:18 by News Desk in Syria

BEIRUT, LEBANON (4:15 A.M.) – The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) carried out a deadly attack against a group of jihadist rebels in the Hama Governorate last night. According to a military source in the Hama Governorate, the Syrian Arab Army carried out a heavy attack against a group of Hay’at… Read on ->

Tags: Hama, Syria


Turkey to receive Russian S-400 system by end of 2019

Published 2019-02-19 04:06:41 by News Desk in Turkey

Russia will complete the deliveries of advanced S-400 surface-to-air missile systems to Turkey by the end of this year, CEO of Russia’s hi-tech corporation Rostec Sergei Chemezov said at the 14th IDEX-2019 international defense show on Monday. “We have signed the contract and we will complete the deliveries by the… Read on ->

Tags: Russia, Turkey


Last ISIS terrorist refuse to surrender in eastern Euphrates region

Published 2019-02-19 03:44:59 by News Desk in Syria

Hundreds of Daesh terrorists are refusing to surrender in the Syrian village of Baghouz, where they are making their last stand, despite being surrounded by Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) and facing inevitable defeat, The Hill reported on Monday. The SDF’s top commander commented on the situation, saying that Baghouz… Read on ->

Tags: Euphrates, ISIS, Syria


Syrian military seizes huge cache of weapons in East Ghouta (video)

Published 2019-02-19 03:11:34 by News Desk in Syria

BEIRUT, LEBANON (2:00 A.M.) – The Syrian military seized a huge cache of weapons on Sunday that were left behind by the Islamist rebels in the East Ghouta region of Damascus last year. According to reports from Damascus, the Syrian military seized a large cache of weapons while combing through… Read on ->

Tags: Damascus, East_ghouta, Syria


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