This is a summary of 7 AMN articles on the following subjects: Hmeimim, Russia, Syria, Iran, IRGC, US, Euphrates, Turkey, India, Pakistan, Hama, Idlib, ISIS.

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Russia redeploys Su-57 stealth fighter to Syria

Published 2019-04-08 22:14:41 by News Desk in Syria

BEIRUT, LEBANON (9:50 P.M.) – The Russian Air Force has reportedly redeployed one of their elite Su-57 stealth fighters to Syria after a short absence. Based on satellite images from the Hmeimim Airport in southwest Latakia, the Su-57 appears to be back in Syria after the Israeli Air Force carried out a powerful attack on the Aleppo Governorate on March 27th. https://twitter.com/reutersanders/status/1115213867557228544 The Twitter user @Reutersanders also posted images of the Russian military’s Pantsir systems at the Hmeimim Airbase, which have previously played a role in the defense of the installation during a jihadist drone attack last month. https://twitter.com/reutersanders/status/1115218664591065089 Meanwhile,… Read on ->

Tags: Hmeimim, Russia, Syria


US officially designates Iran’s IRGC as a terrorist organization

Published 2019-04-08 20:34:20 by News Desk in Iran

Iran’s Supreme Security Council has designated the US CENTCOM and related forces as a terrorist organisation, Press TV reported. In addition, the media outlet noted, the council accused Washington of supporting terrorism. “As a retaliatory measure to the US illegal decision [to recognize the IRGC as a terrorist organization], Iran declares the US regime a ‘state that supports terrorism’ and the CENTCOM and forces that are linked to it a ‘terrorist group’,” the security council’s statement, quoted by the Islamic Republic of Iranian Broadcasting state media outlet, read. The move was announced shortly after US President Donald Trump announced a similar decision against Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guards… Read on ->

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Tags: Iran, IRGC, US


Turkish military begins air landing drills for Syria operation

Published 2019-04-08 19:14:35 by News Desk in Syria, Turkey

BEIRUT, LEBANON (7:00 P.M.) – The Turkish military has begun helicopter training drills for what appears to be their next major operation in Syria. According to the pro-opposition page Halab Today, the Turkish military is conducting live training drills involving helicopter air landings as they prepare for their eastern Euphrates offensive against the Kurdish-led People’s Protection Units (YPG). https://twitter.com/HalabTodayTV/status/1115192462992183296 Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has repeatedly stated that his armed forces are going to expel the Kurdish-led troops from northern Syria. However, despite his repeated statements, Erodgan will have to deal with the U.S. Coalition, who is deeply embedded with… Read on ->

Tags: Euphrates, Syria, Turkey


India releases radar image of Pakistani F-16 downing

Published 2019-04-08 17:11:09 by News Desk in World-News

Radar images showing the air battle between Indian Air Force pilot Abhinandan Varthaman and a Pakistani F-16 jet were displayed by the Indian Air Force as “irrefutable proof” that an F-16 was downed, according to the NDTV news outlet. “The IAF has irrefutable evidence of not only the fact that the F-16 was used by Pakistan Air Force on February 27, 2019 but also that IAF MIG 21 Bison shot down the F-16,” Air Force Vice Marshal RGK Kapoor said at a press conference as quoted by the Times Now. The statement comes days after the Foreign Policy magazine reported that… Read on ->

Tags: India, Pakistan


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Russian warships unleash cruise missile strikes across western Idlib (VIDEO)

Published 2019-04-08 16:39:49 by News Desk in Syria

BEIRUT, LEBANON (3:45 P.M.) – Russian warships off the coast of the Mediterranean Sea carried out a series of cruise missile strikes on the jihadist rebel positions in the western countryside of the Idlib Governorate. According to reports from Latakia, the Russian warhships fired several cruise missiles towards the positions of Hay’at Tahrir Al-Sham and the Turkestan Islamic Party in the Jisr Al-Shughour countryside. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6QcpL7PfYAM This cruise missile attack by the Russian Navy comes just 24 hours after the jihadist rebels attacked the large city of Masyaf in the western countryside of the Hama Governorate. At least seven civilians were… Read on ->

Tags: Hama, Idlib, Russia, Syria


ISIS terrorists kill 2 Russian soldiers in eastern Syria

Published 2019-04-08 00:30:15 by News Desk in Syria

BEIRUT, LEBANON (12:20 A.M.) – The so-called “Islamic State” (ISIS/ISIL/IS/Daesh) released footage on Sunday of two Russian soldiers that were allegedly killed in eastern Syria. According to the terrorist group’s official media wing, they killed the two Russian soldiers in the eastern countryside of the Homs Governorate. The Islamic State did not reveal how they killed the two Russian soldiers; however, it is believed that the terrorist group killed the two military personnel during an ambush near the ancient city of Palmyra (var. Tadmur). The Russian military is currently embedded with the Syrian Arab Army in the eastern countryside of… Read on ->

Tags: ISIS, Russia, Syria


Breaking: Russian Air Force unleashes hell over northwestern Syria

Published 2019-04-08 00:20:04 by News Desk in Syria

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BEIRUT, LEBANON (12:10 A.M.) – The Russian Air Force unleashed a massive assault across northwestern Syria this evening, targeting several areas controlled by both the jihadist and Turkish-backed rebels. According to a military source in Hama, the Russian Air Force heavily targeted northern Hama and southern Idlib, hitting the positions of both Hay’at Tahrir Al-Sham and Jaysh Al-Izza in the northwestern region of Syria. Among the towns targeted by the Russian Air Force tonight was the Jaysh Al-Izza stronghold of Kafr Zita, which is located just south of the Idlib Governorate’s border. The Russian Air Force also targeted several others… Read on ->

Tags: Hama, Idlib, Russia, Syria


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