This is a summary of 15 AMN articles on the following subjects: Iran, Syria, Hezbolá, Israel, Nasrallah, Latakia, Kabani, Siria, Baghdadi, Russia, Iraq, Serbia, Rusia, Hama, Trump, Hezbollah, Lebanon.

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Iran, Syria sign deal on electricity cooperation

Published 2019-11-02 23:24:52 by News Desk in Iran, Syria

The memorandum of understanding was signed by Syrian Electricity Minister Zuhair Kharboutli and Iranian Energy Minister Reza Ardakanian. “We plan and intend, after creating the necessary infrastructure to implement this program, to sync power grids of Iran and Syria within three years”, Ardakanian said. He noted that, in the future, there would be a possibility of electricity transfer between Iran and Syria through Iraq. The minister recalled that Iran and Iraq had already synced their power grids. In a separate statement, the ministry announced that the three countries would create a special consortium. The two energy chiefs also agreed that… Read on ->

Tags: Iran, Syria


Israel pensó que Hezbolá no se atrevería a usar misiles antiaéreos: Nasrallah

Published 2019-11-02 23:16:23 by Nick Leon in Espanol, Libano

BEIRUT, LÍBANO (8:30 a.m.) – El secretario general de Hezbolá, Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah, dijo el viernes a Al-Manar que Israel creía que la resistencia no se atrevería a usar misiles antiaéreos contra su fuerza aérea. “Pero la resistencia ha demostrado que tienen el coraje de usar estas armas”, dijo Sayyed Nasrallah a la emisora ​​de televisión Al-Manar, propiedad de Hezbollah. “Lo que sucedió en el sur fue una confrontación con un avión no tripulado israelí; esto es normal”. “Nuestro objetivo es limpiar el espacio aéreo libanés de las violaciones israelíes, y lo sucedido sucedió en el contexto de algo que… Read on ->

Tags: Hezbolá, Israel, Nasrallah


Syrian Army captures strategic hills amid heavy clashes with jihadists near Kabani: video

Published 2019-11-02 23:09:35 by News Desk in Syria

BEIRUT, LEBANON (10:45 P.M.) – The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) launched another big attack on the strategic hills in the northeastern countryside of the Latakia Governorate this week. Led by the 42nd Brigade of the 4th Armored Division, the Syrian Arab Army began their attack this weekend by storming the last hills under jihadist control south of Kabani. This big attack led to heavy clashes between the Syrian Arab Army and jihadist forces; it would result in the military taking control of several hilltops at the southern axis of Kabani. The Syrian Army’s advance was captured by the Sputnik News… Read on ->

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Tags: Latakia, Syria


Acercamiento de los yihadistas en una feroz batalla con el ejército sirio cerca de Kabani: video

Published 2019-11-02 22:58:28 by Nick Leon in Espanol, Siria

BEIRUT, LÍBANO (7:45 a.m.) – El ejército árabe sirio (SAA) y los rebeldes yihadistas han estado involucrados en una intensa batalla por la ciudad clave de Kabani durante la semana pasada. Dirigido por la 4ta División Blindada, el Ejército Árabe Sirio ha asaltado repetidamente las posiciones yihadistas al sur de Kabani, mientras intentan romper la línea principal de defensa del Partido Islámico de Turquestán y Hay’at Tahrir Al-Sham. Sin embargo, el ejército sirio no ha podido llegar a Kabani, a pesar de lanzar varios ataques grandes contra la ciudad durante la semana pasada. La razón de las deficiencias del ejército… Read on ->

Tags: Kabani, Latakia, Siria


Russian FM calls ISIS leader Baghdadi US ‘brainchild’

Published 2019-11-02 22:49:56 by News Desk in Syria

The leader of the Daesh terrorist group Abu Bakr Baghdadi was “the brainchild of the United States”, and his elimination has not yet been confirmed, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said on Friday. “The Russian Defense Ministry has already made a comment on Baghdadi. We want more information. Everything was solemnly and triumphantly announced, but our military is still studying additional facts, and they cannot confirm yet much of what the US has said”, Lavrov said. At the same time, he recalled that Baghdadi “is (or was, if he is already dead) a brainchild of the United States”. “Daesh* arose… Read on ->

Tags: Baghdadi, Russia, Syria


Large US military convoy leaves Syria for Iraq: video

Published 2019-11-02 22:43:47 by News Desk in Iraq, Syria

BEIRUT, LEBANON (10:20 P.M.) – A large U.S. military convoy was filmed leaving northeastern Syria on Saturday for neighboring Iraq. According to the Syrian Arab News Agency, more than 100 U.S. vehicles left Syria through the Al-Walid Crossing; they would then enter Iraq through the Nineveh Governorate. https://youtu.be/fyzynlGwqfA It is not clear why the U.S. military redeployed these vehicles to Iraq; however, the last time they did this, the Iraqi government released a statement saying that they would not allow those U.S. forces to remain inside the country.

Tags: Iraq, Syria


Serbia considers purchasing Russia’s S-400 system

Published 2019-11-02 22:23:44 by News Desk in World-News

The Serbian government is considering the purchase of Russian missile defense systems S-400 through obtaining a long-term loan, the Vecherne Novosti daily informed on Friday, citing its own sources. “Serbia’s military and state leadership was impressed by the efficiency of the S-400 system [during the recent drills “Slavic Shield-2019″ with the participation of the Russian military]. In the coming months, they might hold talks with Moscow on acquiring a long-term loan for the purchase this missile defense system,” the newspaper wrote. The daily reminded that a group of Serbian military officers had wrapped up joint drills with Russia using S-400… Read on ->

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Tags: Russia, Serbia


La información rusa dice que no se han proporcionado pruebas genéticas sobre la muerte de Bagdadi

Published 2019-11-02 22:19:28 by Nick Leon in Espanol, Siria

No hay material genético que permita concluir que Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, el líder del Estado Islámico (IS, grupo terrorista, ilegalizado en Rusia), fue asesinado en una redada estadounidense, Director del Servicio de Inteligencia Exterior de Rusia Sergei Naryshkin le dijo a TASS el viernes. “No hay material genético, lo que nos permitiría decirlo con una certeza del 100 por ciento”, enfatizó. El 27 de octubre, el presidente de los Estados Unidos, Donald Trump, dijo que al-Baghdadi había sido asesinado durante una operación especial en la gobernación de Idlib en Siria. Agradeció a Rusia, Irak, Siria y Turquía por su ayuda…. Read on ->

Tags: Baghdadi, Rusia, Siria


Syrian Army’s 1st Division arrives in northwest Hama for next offensive

Published 2019-11-02 21:58:25 by News Desk in Syria

BEIRUT, LEBANON (9:30 P.M.) – The Syrian Arab Army’s (SAA) 1st Armored Division sent a large number of reinforcements to the northwestern countryside of the Hama Governorate on Saturday. According to a report from the Hama Governorate, the 1st Division reinforcements were specifically deployed to the Al-Ghaab Plain axis, where they will participate in the upcoming offensive against the jihadist rebels. In particular, the 1st Division will join the elite 25th Special Mission Forces (formerly Tiger Forces) and the Republican Guard as they look to clear out the northern region of the Al-Ghaab Plain from the remaining jihadists. This offensive… Read on ->

Tags: Hama, Syria


Trump brags about keeping Syria’s oil

Published 2019-11-02 21:43:13 by News Desk in Syria

US President Donald Trump has reiterated the US’s lack of interest in patrolling the Syrian-Turkish border, saying the US’s main interest was in controlling the country’s oil. “The ceasefire has held very nicely. We’ve kept the oil. We’ve stayed back and kept the oil. Other people can patrol the border of Syria, frankly, and Turkey, let them – they’ve been fighting for a thousand years, let them do the border, we don’t want to do that. We want to bring our soldiers home. But we did leave soldiers because we’re keeping the oil. I like oil. We’re keeping the oil,”… Read on ->

Tags: Syria, Trump


Trump says dog involved in Baghdadi operation received more publicity than him

Published 2019-11-02 09:45:37 by News Desk in Syria

Speaking at a rally in Mississippi on Friday night, President Donald Trump specifically focused on a dog that took part in last week’s US special operations raid near the Syria-Turkey border to take out top Daesh terrorist Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. “Actually, and I’m happy about this, Conan the dog got more publicity than me and I’m very happy about that,” Trump said. He also pointed to the fact that the story of the successful raid “disappeared so fast” and that he “didn’t do it for the story” to be covered by the media. “I did it because it’s the right… Read on ->

Tags: Baghdadi, Syria


Jihadist offensive in Latakia proves they are still dangerous despite battlefield setbacks: source

Published 2019-11-02 09:34:17 by News Desk in Syria

BEIRUT, LEBANON (9:10 A.M.) – The jihadist rebels launched a surprise offensive in the northern countryside of the Latakia Governorate on Friday. This surprise operation resulted in the capture of several points, including Tal Rasho and Tal Ballout, by Jaysh Al-Izza, Hay’at Tahrir Al-Sham and the Turkestan Islamic Party. While they later retreated from these sites after failing to secure the area, the jihadist rebels proved they are still capable of launching these powerful attacks against the Syrian Army and their allies, despite their previous battlefield woes. According to an army source in Damascus, the jihadist offensive has once again… Read on ->

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Tags: Latakia, Syria


Israel thought Hezbollah would not dare use anti-aircraft missiles: Nasrallah

Published 2019-11-02 08:40:55 by News Desk in Lebanon, Middleeast

BEIRUT, LEBANON (8:30 A.M.) – Hezbollah’s Secretary-General Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah told Al-Manar on Friday that Israel believed the resistance would not dare to use anti-aircraft missiles against their air force. “But the resistance has proved that they have the courage to use these weapons,” Sayyed Nasrallah told the Hezbollah-owned Al-Manar TV broadcaster. “What happened in the south was a confrontation with an Israeli drone; this is normal.” “Our aim is to clean up the Lebanese airspace from Israeli violations, and what happened came in the context of something that will continue, and this is separate from any developments at home,”… Read on ->

Tags: Hezbollah, Lebanon, Nasrallah


Up close footage of jihadists in fierce battle with Syrian Army near Kabani: video

Published 2019-11-02 08:19:28 by News Desk in Syria

BEIRUT, LEBANON (7:45 A.M.) – The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) and jihadist rebels have been involved in an intense battle for the key town of Kabani for the past week now. Led by the 4th Armored Division, the Syrian Arab Army has repeatedly stormed the jihadist positions south of Kabani, as they attempt to crack the main line of defense for the Turkestan Islamic Party and Hay’at Tahrir Al-Sham. However, the Syrian Army has been unable to reach Kabani, despite launching several large attacks on the town over the past week. The reason for the Syrian Army’s short comings is… Read on ->

Tags: Kabani, Latakia, Syria


Russian intel says no genetic evidence provided on Baghdadi’s death

Published 2019-11-02 07:44:30 by News Desk in Syria

There is no genetic material that would make it possible to conclude that Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the leader of the Islamic State (IS, terror group, outlawed in Russia), was killed in a US raid, Director of the Russian Foreign Intelligence Service Sergei Naryshkin told TASS on Friday. “There is no genetic material, which would allow us to say that with 100-percent certainty,” he emphasized. On October 27, US President Donald Trump said that al-Baghdadi had been killed during a special operation in Syria’s Idlib Governorate. He thanked Russia, Iraq, Syria and Turkey for their assistance. Meanwhile, the Russian Defense Ministry… Read on ->

Tags: Baghdadi, Syria


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