This is a summary of 9 AMN articles on the following subjects: Hama, Syria, Hodeidah, Houthi, Yemen, Turkey, US, Russia.

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Jihadists launch new attack to capture key town in northwest Hama

Published 2019-06-07 23:59:24 by News Desk in Syria

BEIRUT, LEBANON (11:45 P.M.) – The jihadist rebels launched a new attack in the northwestern countryside of the Hama Governorate on Friday, targeting the Syrian Arab Army’s (SAA) positions at the town of Kernaz. Led by Hay’at Tahrir Al-Sham, the jihadist rebels began their attack by storming the Syrian Arab Army’s positions at both Al-Hamamiyat and Kernaz. A fierce battle would ensue following the start of the jihadist offensive; this prompted the Syrian military to send several units of reinforcements to Kernaz to prevent the area from falling to HTS. According to a field source, the Syrian Arab Army and… Read on ->

Tags: Hama, Syria


Houthi forces shoot down US-made drone in western Yemen

Published 2019-06-07 10:54:07 by News Desk in Yemen

BEIRUT, LEBANON (10:30 A.M.) – The Houthi forces announced last night that its troops managed to shoot down a U.S.-made drone in the western region of Yemen. According to the Houthi forces, their troops shot down a U.S-made MQ-9 drone that was seen flying over their positions in the Hodeidah Governorate. The Houthi forces are still in control of most of the Hodeidah Governorate, despite the Saudi-led Coalition’s best efforts to force them to retreat from the area.

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Tags: Hodeidah, Houthi, Yemen


Syrian Army rolls back jihadist gains, nearly all territory retaken

Published 2019-06-07 10:32:19 by News Desk in Syria

BEIRUT, LEBANON (10:10 A.M.) – The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) has now retaken almost all of the territory they lost to the jihadist rebels last night, a source from the military told Al-Masdar moments ago. The source said the Syrian Arab Army recently just expelled the jihadist rebels from the key hilltop of Tal Malah. Tal Malah overlooks the main road linking the two government strongholds of Mhardeh and Sqaylabiyeh. Since they launched their counter-offensive, the Syrian Arab Army has managed to retake the town of Kafr Houd and the large hilltop of Tal Malah. The Syrian Army is now… Read on ->

Tags: Hama, Syria


Breaking: Syrian Army retakes first town lost to jihadist forces in northwest Hama

Published 2019-06-07 09:58:01 by News Desk in Syria

BEIRUT, LEBANON (9:40 A.M.) – The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) launched a counter-offensive in northwestern Hama this morning after losing several areas to the jihadist rebels overnight. Led by the Tiger Forces, the Syrian Arab Army began the counter-offensive by launching a heavy attack on the town of Kafr Houd. According to a source near the front-lines, the Syrian Arab Army was able to retake Kafr Houd after a short battle with the jihadist rebels of Hay’at Tahrir Al-Sham. The source added that the jihadist rebels are not putting up much of a fight around Tal Malah, as they have… Read on ->

Tags: Hama, Syria


Former Syrian national team member turned militant commander wounded in northwest Hama

Published 2019-06-07 09:38:51 by News Desk in Syria

BEIRUT, LEBANON (9:20 A.M.) – The former goalkeeper for the Syrian National Team was wounded in the Hama Governorate Thursday after engaging in heavy combat with the Syrian Armed Forces. According to the opposition activists, ‘Abdel-Bassit Sarout (AKA Abu Ja’afar) was wounded on Thursday evening after his Free Syrian Army (FSA), Jaysh Al-Izza, managed to capture the key hilltop of Tal Malah. The opposition activists reported that Sarout is expected to make a quick recovery, but did not specify what his injuries were. Sarout was a popular fixture in the early protests in Syria, as he often joined the demonstrations… Read on ->

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Tags: Hama, Syria


Syrian Army launches counter-offensive to retake lost areas in northwestern Hama

Published 2019-06-07 09:13:00 by News Desk in Syria

BEIRUT, LEBANON (9:00 A.M.) – The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) launched a counter-offensive in the northwestern countryside of the Hama Governorate this morning, a source from the military told Al-Masdar News. According to the military source, reinforcements from the government strongholds of Mhardeh, Masyaf, Qomhana, and Sqaylabiyeh arrived at the front-lines last night to help the Syrian Arab Army fend off the large-scale jihadist attack. The source added that the Syrian Arab Army began the counter-offensive by targeting Hay’at Tahrir Al-Sham’s positions at the town of Kafr Houd. Some field reports indicate that the Syrian Arab Army has managed to… Read on ->

Tags: Hama, Syria


US stops accepting new Turkish pilots for F-35 training: report

Published 2019-06-07 08:59:03 by News Desk in Turkey

The two NATO allies have disputed for months over Ankara’s purchase order for Russia’s S-400 air defence systems, which Washington claims could pose a threat to US F-35 fighter jets. The US took the decision to stop accepting any new Turkish pilots to the US-based F-35 fighter jet training program, previously agreed on with Turkey, Reuters reported, citing US officials. According to Reuters, two unnamed US officials revealed the decision on F-35 jet training, noting that chances for a policy reversal depended on Ankara. The US officials said that the decision applied only to upcoming rounds of Turkish pilots and… Read on ->

Tags: Turkey, US


Russian forces withdraw from base in northern Hama after jihadist attack

Published 2019-06-07 00:46:01 by News Desk in Syria

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BEIRUT, LEBANON (12:30 A.M.) – The Russian troops have withdrawn from their base in Tal Salba this evening after the jihadist rebels launched several artillery shells towards their positions. According to a report from the front, the jihadist rebels of Hay’at Tahrir Al-Sham began hammering the Russian base at Tal Salba in northern Hama after seizing several sites from the Syrian Arab Army (SAA). The Russian Air Force has responded to these attacks by launching heavy airstrikes over the Hama-Idlib axis; this has temporarily halted the jihadist shelling on the Tal Salba area. The Russian military has a large presence… Read on ->

Tags: Hama, Russia


Turkish troops allegedly come under attack in NW Hama after Syrian Army responds to jihadist assault

Published 2019-06-07 00:25:16 by News Desk in Syria

BEIRUT, LEBANON (12:10 A.M.) – The Turkish Armed Forces came under attack this evening when the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) fired several artillery shells towards the militants in northern Hama. According to opposition activists on social media, the Syrian Army fired several artillery shells towards the town of Morek, which is where the Turkish military has one of their largest observation posts in the northern countryside of the Hama Governorate. A source in the area said these reports are not yet confirmed. He said the Syrian Army did target the Morek area, but there is still no confirmation that they… Read on ->

Tags: Hama, Syria


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