This is a summary of 16 AMN articles on the following subjects: Assad, Syria, Hasakah, US, Homs, ISIS, Kabani, Latakia, Gaza, Israel, Palestine, PIJ, Baghdadi, Daesh, Idlib, Qamishli, Erdogan, Trump, Turkey, Russia.

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Assad says Epstein didn’t commit suicide, he was killed

Published 2019-11-14 22:42:49 by News Desk in Syria

White Helmets founder James Le Mesurier may have been liquidated by intelligence agents upon the CIA’s instructions or with the agency’s direct participation, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad told Russia’s Rossiya-24 television on Thursday. The Syrian president said he saw links between the death of Le Mesurier and the deaths of US financier Jeffry Epstein, Al Qaeda chieftain Osama bin Laden and Islamic State (outlawed in Russia) leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. “American billionaire Jeffrey Epstein was killed several weeks ago, they said he had committed suicide in jail. However, he was killed because he knew a lot of vital secrets connected… Read on ->

Tags: Assad, Syria

Syrian Army enters most northeastern point of Syria

Published 2019-11-14 22:16:03 by News Desk in Syria

BEIRUT, LEBANON (10:00 P.M.) – The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) entered the most northeastern point in Syria on Thursday after the U.S. Armed Forces withdrew from this part of the country. According to reports on Thursday, the Syrian Arab Army entered the town of ‘Ayn Dewar in northeastern Al-Hasakah as they continue to fulfill their agreement with the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF). ‘Ayn Dewar is a town located just north of Al-Malkiyah, which is where the Iraqi border crossing with northeastern Al-Hasakah is located. The town of ‘Ayn Dewar is considered the last point in northeastern Syria that is linked… Read on ->

Tags: Hasakah, Syria

US looting Syria under pretext of securing oil fields: Russia

Published 2019-11-14 21:05:50 by News Desk in Syria

The United States has been pillaging Syria under the pretext of securing its oil fields and funnelling ill-gotten money to anti-government forces, senior Russian defence official Col. Gen. Mikhail Mizintsev said. “A number of US troops has been returned to positions east of the Euphrates River allegedly to protect oil rigs when in fact they are looting hydrocarbons for profit and with the goal of funding anti-government forces”, he said. The general, who heads Russia’s National Center for State Defence Control, said at a joint meeting of the Russian-Syrian coordination headquarters that US plundering deprived the Syrian people of their… Read on ->

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Tags: Syria, US

Syrian Army and ISIS square off in east Homs after terrorist group launches new attack

Published 2019-11-14 20:36:49 by News Desk in Syria

BEIRUT, LEBANON (8:10 P.M.) – The Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL/IS/Daesh) launched a new attack against the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) in the eastern countryside of the Homs Governorate. According to reports, the Islamic State attacked the Syrian Arab Army’s positions near the T-3 Pumping Station in eastern Homs; this resulted in a fierce battle between the two forces on Thursday. At the same time of the clashes, the Syrian Arab Air Force (SyAAF) reportedly carried out several airstrikes on the terrorist group’s positions, inflicting heavy casualties within the ranks of the Islamic State. The reports added that the Syrian Air Force… Read on ->

Tags: Homs, ISIS, Syria

Syrian Army ‘opened the gates of hell’ against the jihadists in northeast Latakia

Published 2019-11-14 20:12:43 by News Desk in Syria

BEIRUT, LEBANON (7:45 P.M.) – The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) recently “opened the gates of hell” against the jihadist rebels of the Turkestan Islamic Party (TIP) in northeast Latakia, Al-Watan reported on Thursday. According to Al-Watan, the Syrian Army unleashed a massive attack on the positions of TIP and Hay’at Tahrir Al-Sham, inflicting heavy losses within the ranks of these jihadist groups. Al-Watan said that the Syrian Arab Army, in coordination with their allies from the Russian and Syrian air forces, recently killed and wounded more than 25 jihadists during their attack on Kabani. At the same time, a source… Read on ->

Tags: Kabani, Latakia, Syria

Coming hours will be decisive for response to Israel: Islamic Jihad spox.

Published 2019-11-14 19:55:10 by News Desk in Middleeast, Palestine

BEIRUT, LEBANON (7:30 P.M.) – The spokesperson for the Islamic Jihad (PIJ) Musa’ab Al-Bureim told Al-Mayadeen TV on Thursday that the coming hours will be decisive for Saraya Al-Quds (PIJ military wing) to respond to Israel. “We have information that the Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will be begging for calm,” Al-Bureim said, claiming that “the decision to end this battle will be made by Saraya Al-Quds and Islamic Jihad.” “We will wait for the coming hours to establish a field position for the next battle; this makes the occupation the weakest party,” he added. The recent hostilities between Israel… Read on ->

Tags: Gaza, Israel, Palestine, PIJ

Daesh releases guide for lone wolf assassinations after Baghdadi’s death

Published 2019-11-14 19:07:47 by News Desk in World-News

Media outlets linked to the Daesh* terrorist group have published a guide for would-be lone wolf terrorists around the world that is aimed at teaching them how to approach heavily guarded targets, such as national leaders, officials, commanders, and assassinate them, the Daily Mail reported. The guide, titled “Ways to Assassinate Leaders”, offers the attackers three methods to approach their targets using various tricks, weapons, tools, and even wearing disguises. The paper also suggests that the terrorists should always consider their plans for how to retreat. Death of the Daesh* Leader The head of the terrorist group, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi,… Read on ->

Tags: Baghdadi, Daesh

Syrian Army’s new Idlib offensive aims to create pocket at strategic town

Published 2019-11-14 18:08:43 by News Desk in Syria

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BEIRUT, LEBANON (5:45 P.M.) – The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) launched a new offensive in the southeastern countryside of the Idlib Governorate on Thursday. Led by the 25th Special Mission Forces Division (formerly Tiger Forces), the Syrian Arab Army kicked off the offensive by capturing two towns and several points in southeastern Idlib. According to a Syrian Army source in nearby Hama, this attack on Thursday is the just the preliminary assault. A much larger attack is expected to be launched in the coming days. Furthermore, the source says the primary objective of this attack in southeastern Idlib is to… Read on ->

Tags: Idlib, Syria

US military convoy drives right past a Syrian Army checkpoint: video

Published 2019-11-14 17:33:41 by News Desk in Syria

BEIRUT, LEBANON (5:15 P.M.) – A U.S. military convoy was seen traveling along a road that goes through a Syrian Arab Army (SAA) checkpoint in the Al-Qamishli District of Al-Hasakah. As shown in the video below, the U.S. military convoy drives right past the Syrian Army and makes its way to an undisclosed area in northeastern Syria.

Tags: Qamishli, Syria

Erdogan says US offer to ditch S-400 deal is ‘not right’

Published 2019-11-14 16:34:48 by News Desk in Turkey

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan stated that Washington’s demand that Turkey ditch the S-400 air defence systems, which Ankara has procured from Russia, is “not right”, Turkish NTV reported. The president pointed out that the US had no such objections when Greece, also a member of NATO, obtained Russian S-300 air defences in 1997. Erdogan also reaffirmed the country’s readiness to buy Patriot systems from the US on favourable terms, but dismissed the possibility of any acquisition conditioned on discarding the S-400s, saying that such terms would constitute meddling in Turkey’s sovereignty. At the same time, Erdogan shared that he… Read on ->

Tags: Erdogan, Trump, Turkey

Russian choppers take off from base in northeast Syria: video

Published 2019-11-14 16:13:13 by News Desk in Syria

Three helicopters of Russia’s Aerospace Force have redeployed to the Qamishli airfield in northern Syria to provide cover for military police convoys, the TV Channel Zvezda reported on Thursday. “The first group of helicopters of Russia’s Aerospace Force has redeployed from Hmeymim to the Qamishli airport. They flew to Syria’s north for about five hours,” says the footage posted on the TV Channel’s website. One transport Mi-8 helicopter and two Mi-35 multirole gunships have already arrived at the aerodrome. Their operations will be covered from the ground by Pantsyr air defense missile/gun systems. Head of the Aviation Commandant’s Office… Read on ->

Tags: Russia, Syria

Turkish military is building new base in northeastern Syria, launches new operation

Published 2019-11-14 15:52:28 by News Desk in Syria, Turkey

BEIRUT, LEBANON (3:35 P.M.) – The Turkish military is building a new base in the Al-Hasakah Governorate of Syria, the Syrian Arab News Agency (SANA) reported on Thursday. According to the SANA report, the Turkish Army has begun construction on a new military base in the border city of Ras Al-‘Ayn. Ras Al-‘Ayn was captured by the Turkish-backed militants at the start of “Operation Peace Spring”, which began last month in northeastern Syria. At the same time, the Turkish Interior Ministry on Wednesday launched Operation Kasir-6 against the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) inside the Van, Hakkari and Sırnak provinces in… Read on ->

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Tags: Syria, Turkey

Russian military deploys air defense system to airport in northeast Syria: report

Published 2019-11-14 15:32:56 by News Desk in Syria

BEIRUT, LEBANON (3:10 P.M.) – The Russian military has deployed its Pantsir air defense system to the Qamishli Airport in northeastern Syria, the Russian television channel Star reported on Thursday, as quoted by Riafan. “Russian troops deployed Pantsir air defense systems at the airport in the Syrian city of Qamishli to protect transport helicopters deployed to northern Syria from the Khmeimim base. This was reported on Thursday by the television channel “Star,” Riafan reported. “According to the channel, the first group of Russian aerospace helicopters was relocated from the base in Khmeimim to the airport in Qamishli. It is also… Read on ->

Tags: Qamishli, Russia

Syrian Army begins 2nd phase of Idlib offensive, several areas captured

Published 2019-11-14 15:19:22 by News Desk in Syria

BEIRUT, LEBANON (3:00 P.M.) – The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) has begun the second phase of their Idlib offensive today, as their troops targeted several sites in the southeastern part of the governorate. Backed by heavy Russian airstrikes, the 25th Special Mission Forces Division (formerly Tiger Forces) of the Syrian Arab Army began the offensive by storming the jihadist-held Sinjar District in southeastern Idlib. According to a military source near the front-lines, the Syrian Arab Army has already captured several points in southeastern Idlib, including Tal Khaznah and Lobidiyah. The Syrian Arab Army is now attempting to capture the entire… Read on ->

Tags: Idlib, Syria

Front-line footage of Syrian troops taking on jihadist rebels in northeast Latakia

Published 2019-11-14 15:07:35 by News Desk in Syria

BEIRUT, LEBANON (3:00 P.M.) – The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) has been involved in a fierce battle for the strategic hills south of Kabani for several weeks now. Led by the 4th Armored Division, the Syrian Arab Army has attempted to capture these hills in a bid to reach the southern axis of Kabani and begin their attack on the jihadist-held town. The clashes outside of Kabani have been incredibly intense over the last ten days, with both sides suffering heavy casualties. While they have made some progress over the last few weeks, they have been unable to capture the… Read on ->

Tags: Kabani, Latakia, Syria

Assad calls US ‘Nazis’ for taking Syria’s oil

Published 2019-11-14 14:56:18 by News Desk in Syria

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad stated Thursday that the U.S. administration was similar to Nazi Germany because the country is just stealing oil from Syria. “The U.S. is a state, based like any regime on gangs of bandits. The U.S. president doesn’t represent the country, he is just an executive director of a company that has its board of directors, who represent other companies that it fact own the country,” Assad said. In October, U.S. President Donald Trump, who had previously announced his intention to withdraw all U.S. forces from the area, said that some troops would remain to “guard oil”… Read on ->

Tags: Assad, Syria

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