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Armada rusa realiza ejercicios militares frente a la costa siria

Published 2019-10-14 19:24:13 by Nick Leon in Espanol, Siria

La fragata de misiles de la Armada rusa, el almirante Makarov, realizó un ejercicio de artillería en el Mediterráneo oriental, dijo el lunes el comandante del barco, capitán de segundo rango Anton Kuprin. Los marineros dispararon un cañón de artillería de 100 mm, lanzando 80 proyectiles al objetivo en menos de un minuto, dijo el comandante del barco. “Todo el armamento del barco fue probado en la batalla en los dos años anteriores. Específicamente, la tripulación disparó Kalibrs [misiles de crucero] y sistemas de misiles antiaéreos. Los barcos de este tipo cumplieron numerosas misiones en el Mediterráneo y hoy esto… Read on ->

Tags: Rusia, Siria, Tartus


La Fuerza Aérea Rusa lanza nuevos ataques sobre el sur de Idlib

Published 2019-10-14 19:22:34 by Nick Leon in Espanol, Siria

BEIRUT, LÍBANO (3:00 p.m.) – La Fuerza Aérea Rusa ha lanzado hoy un nuevo conjunto de ataques sobre la Gobernación de Idlib, dirigido a varios sitios pertenecientes a los rebeldes yihadistas. Según una fuente militar en la cercana gobernación de Hama, la Fuerza Aérea rusa atacó fuertemente las posiciones de Hay’at Tahrir Al-Sham en la ciudad de Rakaya y sus alrededores. Esta última serie de ataques aéreos de la Fuerza Aérea rusa llega solo 15 horas después de que bombardearon un centro de comando Hay’at Tahrir Al-Sham en la región de la montaña Arba’een de Idlib. Desde principios de octubre,… Read on ->

Tags: Idlib, Rusia, Siria


El ejército estadounidense bloquea la entrada del ejército sirio en la ciudad fronteriza: video

Published 2019-10-14 19:19:35 by Nick Leon in Espanol, Siria

BEIRUT, LÍBANO (2:30 p. M.) – El ejército de los EE. UU. Está bloqueando el ingreso del ejército árabe sirio (SAA) a la ciudad fronteriza de Kobani (var. ‘Ayn Al-‘Arab), mostró un nuevo video del norte de Siria el lunes por la tarde . En el video que se compartió en las redes sociales, se puede ver al ejército de los EE. UU. Publicado en las carreteras que conducen a Kobani; Esto obligó al ejército árabe sirio a detener sus movimientos en la zona. https://twitter.com/i/status/1183706462364884994

Tags: Estados Unidos, Kobane, SDF, Siria, US Army


La OTAN debe elegir entre Turquía y los “terroristas”: Erdogan

Published 2019-10-14 19:15:51 by Nick Leon in Espanol, Siria, Turquia

El presidente turco, Tayyip Erdogan, enfatizó anteriormente la determinación del país de persistir con una campaña militar contra los kurdos y Daesh * que permanecen en el área “sin importar lo que digan”, y pidió a los aliados de Turquía de la OTAN, algunos de los cuales han retirado las exportaciones militares a Ankara ayudar en su batalla contra los militantes. Según el presidente turco, Tayyip Erdogan, la OTAN no apoya a Turquía y, por lo tanto, enfrenta una difícil decisión: ir con Ankara o con los “terroristas”. “Somos miembros de la OTAN, y la carta del bloque tiene el… Read on ->

Tags: Erdogan, OTAN, Siria, Turquía


Protesta con efecto en Ecuador, el gobierno quiere responder a las demandas

Published 2019-10-14 18:52:33 by Nick Leon in Espanol, Latin-America

El decreto para la retirada de los subsidios al combustible debe ser reemplazado y revisado. Anteriormente, la represión continúa. Nuevos casos de persecución política. Después de 12 días de protestas decididas y represión masiva por parte del estado, los pueblos indígenas en Ecuador han tenido éxito en las conversaciones con el gobierno el domingo por la noche. El presidente Lenin Moreno acordó “reemplazar” el controvertido Decreto 883 sobre la eliminación de los subsidios al combustible. Para este propósito, se establecerá una comisión. Los representantes de la Confederación de Nacionalidades Indígenas del Ecuador (Conaie) quedaron inicialmente satisfechos. La medida en que… Read on ->

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Tags: Conaie, Ecuador, Lenin Moreno


Ataques conjuntos ruso-sirios destruyen el centro de comando yihadista en Idlib

Published 2019-10-14 18:45:33 by Nick Leon in Espanol, Siria

BEIRUT, LÍBANO (2:10 P.M.) – Las fuerzas aéreas sirias y rusas llevaron a cabo varios ataques aéreos en la región de la montaña Arba’een de Idlib anoche, alcanzando varios objetivos yihadistas cerca de la ciudad de Ariha. Una fuente de campo de Sputnik News ahora ha revelado lo que las fuerzas aéreas sirias y rusas estaban apuntando en Idlib. “El avión conjunto sirio-ruso llevó a cabo antes de la medianoche del domingo, una serie de ataques aéreos en sitios pertenecientes a pistoleros HTS en Jabal al-Arbaeen al sur de Idlib. La fuente dijo que los aviones de reconocimiento pudieron detectar… Read on ->

Tags: Idlib, Siria


El ejército sirio toma el control de la base de la Brigada 93 en el norte de Raqqa

Published 2019-10-14 18:42:46 by Nick Leon in Espanol, Siria

BEIRUT, LÍBANO (1:45 P.M.) – El Ejército Árabe Sirio (SAA) ha tomado el control de la base de la Brigada 93 en el norte de Al-Raqqa esta tarde, dijo una fuente del ejército a Al-Masdar News. Según la fuente, el ejército árabe sirio se trasladó a la base de la Brigada 93 después de que las Fuerzas Democráticas Sirias (SDF) se retiraran de partes de ‘Ayn’ Issa, una ciudad que también fue entregada a los militares. El ejército sirio perdió la Brigada 93 durante la ofensiva del Estado Islámico en 2014 en la gobernación de Al-Raqqa. Sin embargo, la base… Read on ->

Tags: Raqqa, Siria


Primer video del norte de la ciudad de Raqqa después de la entrada del ejército sirio

Published 2019-10-14 18:37:35 by Nick Leon in Espanol, Siria

BEIRUT, LÍBANO (12:20 p.m.) – El Ejército Árabe Sirio (SAA) ingresó a la ciudad de ‘Ayn’ Issa en el norte de Al-Raqqa esta mañana después de lograr un acuerdo con las Fuerzas Democráticas Sirias (SDF). La televisión estatal siria Al-Ikhbariya envió a sus equipos de cámara a ‘Ayn’ Issa, donde filmaron las celebraciones desde la ciudad (video a continuación): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eQd44veaD-E  

Tags: Raqqa, Siria


Russian Navy holds military drills off Syrian coast

Published 2019-10-14 17:19:41 by News Desk in Syria

The Russian Navy’s missile frigate Admiral Makarov held a gunnery exercise in the East Mediterranean, Ship Commander Captain 2nd Rank Anton Kuprin said on Monday. The sailors fired a 100mm artillery gun, launching 80 shells at the target in less than in a minute, the ship commander said. “All the ship’s armament was tested in battle in the previous two years. Specifically, the crew fired Kalibrs [cruise missiles] and anti-aircraft missile systems. The ships of this type numerously accomplished missions in the Mediterranean and today this is, perhaps, Russia’s most advanced weapon,” the captain said. The frigate Admiral Makarov called… Read on ->

Tags: Russia, Syria, Tartus


Russian Air Force launches new strikes over southern Idlib

Published 2019-10-14 15:13:30 by News Desk in Syria

BEIRUT, LEBANON (3:00 P.M.) – The Russian Air Force has launched a new set of strikes over the Idlib Governorate today, targeting several sites belonging to the jihadist rebels. According to a military source in the nearby Hama Governorate, the Russian Air Force heavily targeted the positions of Hay’at Tahrir Al-Sham in the town of Rakaya and its surroundings. This latest series of airstrikes by the Russian Air Force comes just 15 hours after they bombed a Hay’at Tahrir Al-Sham command center in the Arba’een Mountain region of Idlib. Since the start of October, the Russian Air Force has launched… Read on ->

Tags: Idlib, Russia, Syria


US military blocks Syrian Army’s entry into border city: video

Published 2019-10-14 14:50:47 by News Desk in Syria

BEIRUT, LEBANON (2:30 P.M.) – The U.S. military is blocking the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) from entering the border city of Kobani (var. ‘Ayn Al-‘Arab), a new video from northern Syria showed on Monday afternoon. In the video that was shared on social media, the U.S. military can be seen posted up along the roads leading to Kobani; this forced the Syrian Arab Army to halt their movements in the area. https://twitter.com/dersi4m/status/1183706462364884994?s=20 According to some reports from northern Syria, the U.S. military warned the Syrian Army to halt their movements until their troops were fully withdrawn from Kobani. It is… Read on ->

Tags: Kobani, Syria, US


NATO must choose between Turkey and ‘terrorists’: Erdogan

Published 2019-10-14 14:37:42 by News Desk in Syria, Turkey

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan earlier emphasised the country’s determination to persist with a military campaign against the Kurds and Daesh* remaining in the area “no matter what anyone says”, calling on Turkey’s NATO allies, some of whom have pulled military exports to Ankara, to assist in their battle against militants. According to Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan, NATO does not support Turkey and is thereby facing a tough choice – either go with Ankara or the “terrorists”. “We are members of NATO, and the charter of the bloc has Article 5 (urging the response of all members of the alliance when… Read on ->

Tags: Erdogan, NATO, Syria, Turkey


Joint Russian-Syrian strikes destroy jihadist command center in Idlib

Published 2019-10-14 14:29:51 by News Desk in Syria

BEIRUT, LEBANON (2:10 P.M.) – The Syrian and Russian air forces carried out several airstrikes in the Arba’een Mountain region of Idlib last night, hitting a number of jihadist targets near the city of Ariha. A Sputnik News field source has now revealed what the Syrian and Russian air forces were targeting in Idlib. “The joint Syrian-Russian aircraft carried out before midnight on Sunday, a series of airstrikes on sites belonging to HTS gunmen in Jabal al-Arbaeen south of Idlib. The source said that the reconnaissance planes were able to detect the movements of the HTS gunmen when they were… Read on ->

Tags: Idlib, Syria


Syrian Army takes control of Brigade 93 base in northern Raqqa

Published 2019-10-14 14:04:42 by News Desk in Syria

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BEIRUT, LEBANON (1:45 P.M.) – The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) has taken control over the Brigade 93 base in northern Al-Raqqa this afternoon, a source from the military told Al-Masdar News. According to the source, the Syrian Arab Army moved into the Brigade 93 base after the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) withdrew from parts of ‘Ayn ‘Issa, a town that was also handed over to the military. The Syrian Army lost Brigade 93 during the Islamic State’s 2014 offensive in the Al-Raqqa Governorate. However, the base was later captured by the Syrian Democratic Forces during their Euphrates offensive (2016-2019), which… Read on ->

Tags: Raqqa, Syria


First video from northern Raqqa town after Syrian Army enters

Published 2019-10-14 12:36:18 by News Desk in Syria

BEIRUT, LEBANON (12:20 P.M.) – The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) has entered the town of ‘Ayn ‘Issa in northern Al-Raqqa this morning after securing an agreement with the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF). Syrian state-owned Al-Ikhbariya TV has sent their camera crews to ‘Ayn ‘Issa, where they filmed the celebrations from the town itself (video below): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eQd44veaD-E&feature=youtu.be

Tags: Raqqa, Syria


Erdogan gives first comments on Syrian Army deployment to SDF-held border areas

Published 2019-10-14 12:14:55 by News Desk in Syria, Turkey

BEIRUT, LEBANON (12:00 P.M.) – Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan gave his first comments about the Syrian Arab Army’s (SAA) deployment to the areas controlled by the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) in northern Syria. According to the Arabic-language version of the Sputnik News Agency, the Turkish President said that he did not believe there would be any problems with the Syrian Army taking control of Kobani (var. ‘Ayn Al-‘Arab) or any other area along the border. Furthermore, Erdogan said his talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin about the situation in northern Syria were ‘positive’. In regards to Operation Peace Spring,… Read on ->

Tags: Erdogan, Syria, Turkey


Breaking: Syrian Army reaches town in northern Raqqa

Published 2019-10-14 11:47:40 by News Desk in Syria

BEIRUT, LEBANON (11:35 A.M.) – The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) has reached the northern countryside of the Al-Raqqa Governorate this morning after securing an agreement with the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF). According to a military source in the Al-Raqqa Governorate, the Syrian Army has reached the town of ‘Ayn ‘Issa in northern Al-Raqqa, marking the first time that they have deployed to this region since they lost the territory to the Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL/IS/Daesh) in August 2014. In addition to entering ‘Ayn ‘Issa, the Syrian Army has also confirmed that they have entered Al-Tabaqa city and the Tabaqa Airport in… Read on ->

Tags: Raqqa, Syria


US Coalition bombs Syrian Army convoy in southern Raqqa: SOHR

Published 2019-10-14 11:32:17 by News Desk in Syria

BEIRUT, LEBANON (11:20 A.M.) – The  Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) reported this morning that the U.S. Coalition bombed a Syrian Arab Army (SAA) convoy in the southern countryside of the Al-Raqqa Governorate. According to the SOHR report, the U.S. Coalition bombed the Syrian Army convoy as it was traveling through the Al-Rusafah area near the Homs Governorate border. The Syrian Army convoy was reportedly en route to the city of Al-Tabaqa in western Al-Raqqa when it was hit by a U.S. Coalition airstrike. The SOHR said it had no information on casualties. Al-Masdar is awaiting a response from… Read on ->

Tags: Raqqa, Syria


Turkish-backed forces capture 3 towns in northern Raqqa

Published 2019-10-14 11:18:58 by News Desk in Syria

BEIRUT, LEBANON (11:00 A.M.) – The Turkish military and their allied militant forces have advanced in the northern countryside of the Al-Raqqa Governorate today after launching another big attack around Tal Abyad. Led by the so-called “Syrian National Army” (SNA), the Turkish-backed militants managed to capture the towns of ‘Ayn Arous, Bade’, and Jassim after a short battle with the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF). This latest advance by the Turkish-backed militants comes just hours after they announced full control over the key border city of Tal Abyad in the northern countryside of the Al-Raqqa Governorate.      

Tags: Raqqa, Syria


Syrian Army kills several ISIS terrorists along Deir Ezzor-Sukhnah Highway

Published 2019-10-14 10:53:29 by News Desk in Syria

BEIRUT, LEBANON (10:40 A.M.) – The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) launched an attack against a group of Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL/IS/Daesh) terrorists in the Badiya Al-Sham region of the Homs Governorate on Sunday. Backed by heavy airstrikes, the Syrian Arab Army attacked the Islamic State terrorists north of the Sukhnah-Deir Ezzor Highway. According to a field report from Homs, the Syrian Arab Army attack resulted in the death of several Islamic State terrorists and the destruction of their hideout near the desert town of Al-Sukhnah. The Syrian Army also targeted the Islamic State terrorists near the Deir Ezzor border; thsi resulted… Read on ->

Tags: Deir Ezzor, ISIS, Syria


Syrian Army takes control of Tal Tamr region of Al-Hasakah

Published 2019-10-14 10:30:28 by News Desk in Syria

BEIRUT, LEBANON (10:15 A.M.) – The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) has taken control of the Tal Tamr District of Al-Hasakah after the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) withdraw from the area. According to the Syrian Army, their troops have deployed to the district and setup checkpoints inside the town of Tal Tamr. In February 2015, over 220 Assyrian civilians in Tal Tamr were kidnapped by the Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL/IS/Daesh) terrorist organization. Of the 220 civilians that were kidnapped, less than 30 of them have been released by the Islamic State since 2015. The remaining civilians are still missing; their whereabouts are… Read on ->

Tags: Syria


Turkish-backed militants capture strategic border city in northern Al-Raqqa

Published 2019-10-14 10:07:02 by News Desk in Syria

BEIRUT, LEBANON (9:45 A.M.) – The Turkish-backed militants have reportedly captured a key border city in the northern countryside of the Al-Raqqa Governorate. Led by the so-called “Syrian National Army”, the Turkish-backed militants announced last night that their forces captured the strategic border city of Tal Abyad after several days of battle against the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF). This announcement came nearly a day after they claimed control over the border city of Al-Ras Al-‘Ayn, which is located just east of the Al-Raqqa Governorate’s border. However, since the announcement of Ras Al-‘Ayn’s capture by the militants, the Syrian Democratic… Read on ->

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Tags: Raqqa, Syria


Jihadists preparing to take advantage of Turkish operation to expand control over Idlib

Published 2019-10-14 09:50:18 by News Desk in Syria

BEIRUT, LEBANON (9:30 A.M.) – The jihadist rebels of Hay’at Tahrir Al-Sham are strengthening their positions around the Idlib Governorate in preparation for an operation against the Turkish-backed militants, Al-Watan reported on Monday.  According to the Al-Watan report, the jihadists are exploiting the Turkish military operation in northern Syria to expand its control over the Idlib Governorate.  In previous Turkish Army-backed operations in northern Syria (i.e. Afrin 2018), the jihadist rebels have exploited these offensives to expand their control over the countrysides of Aleppo, Idlib, and Hama. This report by Al-Watan is especially important given that Turkey has agreed to… Read on ->

Tags: Idlib, Syria


Breaking: Syrian Army enters Tabaqa city and several towns in Al-Raqqa

Published 2019-10-14 09:18:29 by News Desk in Syria

BEIRUT, LEBANON (9:00 A.M.) – The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) has entered the city of Al-Tabaqa this morning after securing an agreement with the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF). According to a report from northern Syria this morning, the Syrian Arab Army troops that were deployed in southern Al-Raqqa were given the green light to enter Al-Tabaqa after the Syrian Democratic Forces withdrew from the city. Furthermore, the Syrian Arab Army has also taken control of the Tabaqa Airport, which is located just south of the city. In addition to taking control of Al-Tabaqa, the Syrian Army has also entered several… Read on ->

Tags: Raqqa, Syria


Russian Air Force destroys jihadist bases in Idlib

Published 2019-10-14 07:47:08 by News Desk in Syria

BEIRUT, LEBANON (7:20 A.M.) – The Russian Air Force carried out a number of airstrikes over the Idlib countryside on Sunday, as they targeted several sites belonging to the jihadist rebels of Hay’at Tahrir Al-Sham. Led their aircraft from the Hmeimim (var. Khmeimim) Airbase in Latakia, the Russian Air Force unleashed a plethora of strikes near the city of Ariha, hitting jihadist targets in the strategic Arba’een Mountains of the Idlib Governorate. According to an army source in the Latakia Governorate, the Russian Air Force attack managed to destroy some jihadist bases that were used by Hay’at Tahrir Al-Sham militants…. Read on ->

Tags: Idlib, Syria


Celebrations erupt in Al-Hasakah province after Syrian Army-SDF agreement: videos

Published 2019-10-14 07:08:59 by News Desk in Syria

BEIRUT, LEBANON (7:00 A.M.) – Celebrations erupted in the Al-Hasakah province last night following the announcement of a new agreement between the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) and Syrian Arab Army (SAA). The border city of Al-Qamishli was one of the first to experience these celebrations as people took to the streets to greet the Syrian Arab Army in several neighborhoods (video below): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xw-iH8BtEAg The provincial capital of Al-Hasakah also witnessed celebrations, with many people taking to the streets to greet the Syrian Army soldiers deploying to these areas. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jAwA9aWx5W4

Tags: Hasakah, Syria


Turkish airstrike hits convoy in northern Syria, 11 killed: ANHA

Published 2019-10-14 06:54:29 by News Desk in Syria

At least 11 people were killed and 74 injured in a Turkish airstrike on a convoy in northern Syria, Kurdish media reported Sunday. According to the ANHA news agency, one of its correspondents was also killed in the Turkish airstrike. The France 24 broadcaster said at least one of their journalists was also among the dead, while two French reporters were reportedly injured in the attack. “Our team is fine but some colleagues are dead”, Stephanie Perez, a French journalist, tweeted earlier. The attack hit a convoy outside the border town of Ras al-Ain which Turkish forces had seized earlier… Read on ->

Tags: Syria


Syrian Army to enter strategic city in Raqqa for first time since 2014

Published 2019-10-14 06:32:14 by News Desk in Syria

BEIRUT, LEBANON (6:00 A.M.) – The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) will be entering the strategic city of Al-Tabaqa in the Al-Raqqa Governorate for the first time since they it the city to the Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL/IS/Daesh) in 2014. According to reports from northern Syria, the Syrian Army has already entered the Tabaqa Airport and will soon enter the city as part of their agreement with the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) in the area. Al-Tabaqa was captured by the Islamic State during their August 2014 offensive in the Al-Raqqa Governorate. Following the capture of the city and airbase, the Islamic State… Read on ->

Tags: Raqqa, Syria


Syrian Army to enter several SDF-held areas in northern Syria to protect against Turkish offensive

Published 2019-10-14 05:58:47 by News Desk in Syria

BEIRUT, LEBANON (5:30 A.M.) – The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) will enter several areas in northern Syria in the coming days as part of a cooperation agreement with the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) to protect the region from a Turkish military expansion. According to a military source from the Syrian Army, the military is sending reinforcements to the cities of Manbij, Kobani, and Al-Tabaqa, along with several towns in their surroundings. Furthermore, the Syrian Army will be allowed access to several sites across the Al-Hasakah Governorate, including much of the provincial capital, which will be duly patrolled by their troops… Read on ->

Tags: Hasakah, Manbij, Raqqa, Syria


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