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The Daily Brief 2019-07-03

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This is a summary of 4 AMN articles on the following subjects: Idlib, Russia, Syria, Israel, Deir_Ezzor. Categories covered in this brief: Syria, Middleeast Let us know how you like this brief in the comments below. — The AMN Live Team Table of Contents Russian Air Force devastates underground militant base in Idlib [Graphic 18+] […]

Source: AMN - Al-Masdar News | المصدر نيوز - The Arab Source

Syrian and Russian forces holding talks about new offensive in Idlib: report

Posted: 04 Jul 2019 01:37 PM PDT

BEIRUT, LEBANON (11:20 P.M.) – The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) and Russian military command are in talks about a new offensive in northwestern Syria, an army source in Damascus told Al-Masdar News this evening. According to the source, the Russian-Turkish peace talks have completely collapsed in northern Syria, with Moscow resuming their heavy airstrikes on […]

Source: AMN - Al-Masdar News | المصدر نيوز - The Arab Source

Breaking: Houthi forces bomb Saudi Arabia’s Jizan Airport

Posted: 04 Jul 2019 01:13 PM PDT

BEIRUT, LEBANON (11:00 P.M.) – The Houthi forces have just launched another attack on a Saudi airport, marking the second time this week that they have targeted one of these installations. According to the official media wing of the Houthi forces, their rocket battalion bombed the Jizan Airport in southern Saudi Arabia using their Qasef-2k […]

Source: AMN - Al-Masdar News | المصدر نيوز - The Arab Source

Jihadist missile attack takes disastrous turn as they almost hit own forces: video

Posted: 04 Jul 2019 12:41 PM PDT

BEIRUT, LEBANON (10:30 P.M.) – The jihadist rebels attempted to fire a missile towards the Syrian Arab Army’s (SAA) positions in northern Syria; however, the attack would take a disastrous turn as the missile nearly hit a fellow militant on a motorcycle.

Source: AMN - Al-Masdar News | المصدر نيوز - The Arab Source

British Royal Marines seize Iranian oil tanker en route to Syria: video

Posted: 04 Jul 2019 11:17 AM PDT

British Royal Marines stormed a supertanker, Grace 1, in Gibraltar on Thursday, on suspicion of carrying Iranian crude oil to Syria in contravention of EU and US sanctions. The tanker was reported to have sailed from Iran, a close ally of the Syrian government and was suspected to be delivered to Syria’s Baniyas Refinery, in […]

Source: AMN - Al-Masdar News | المصدر نيوز - The Arab Source

Tensions rise in northeast Syria after Kurdish forces arrest Syrian military personnel

Posted: 04 Jul 2019 10:23 AM PDT

BEIRUT, LEBANON (7:30 P.M.) – Tensions are rising in northeastern Syria following the arrest of several Syrian military personnel by the Asayish forces (Kurdish police) inside the Al-Hasakah Governorate. According to reports from the Al-Hasakah Governorate, the Asayish forces arrested several members of the pro-government National Defense Forces (NDF) inside the large city of Al-Qamishli. […]

Source: AMN - Al-Masdar News | المصدر نيوز - The Arab Source

Breaking: Houthi forces claim strikes on US-made missile system

Posted: 04 Jul 2019 09:20 AM PDT

BEIRUT, LEBANON (7:00 P.M.) – Minutes ago, the Houthi forces announced that their troops targeted a U.S.-made missile system inside northern Yemen. According to the Houthi forces, their rocket battalion targeted the Saudi military’s U.S.-made Patriot missile system in the Marib Governorate on Thursday evening. The Houthi forces said they targeted the Patriot missile system […]

Source: AMN - Al-Masdar News | المصدر نيوز - The Arab Source

Russian Air Force lets loose large attack across southern Idlib

Posted: 04 Jul 2019 09:00 AM PDT

BEIRUT, LEBANON (6:30 P.M.) – The Russian Air Force unleashed a heavy assault across the Idlib-Hama axis this afternoon, hitting several targets belonging to the jihadist rebels of Hay’at Tahrir Al-Sham and their allies from Jaysh Al-Izza. Backed by the Syrian Arab Air Force (SyAAF), the Russian jets began their attack by heavily bombing the […]

Source: AMN - Al-Masdar News | المصدر نيوز - The Arab Source

Iran summons UK ambassador after Royal Marines seize Iranian oil destined for Syria

Posted: 04 Jul 2019 08:32 AM PDT

The Iranian Foreign Ministry has summoned UK Ambassador to Iran Nicolas Hopton over what it described as the “illegal seizure” of an oil tanker carrying Iranian oil to Syria, Iranian state television has reported, citing Foreign Ministry spokesperson Abbas Mousavi. Earlier, Spanish officials said that the Grace 1, a Panamanian-flagged supertanker carrying Iranian crude oil to Syria […]

Source: AMN - Al-Masdar News | المصدر نيوز - The Arab Source

Iran in possession of ‘secret weapons’: commander

Posted: 04 Jul 2019 03:13 AM PDT

BEIRUT, LEBANON (1:00 P.M.) – The commander of the Iranian Army’s Khatam ol-Anbiya Air Defense Base Brigadier General Alireza Sabahi Fard pledged to hand the enemies of Iran the harshest response in case of any hostile moves against the country, adding that Iran is in possession of secret weapons to be used in ‘rainy days’. […]

Source: AMN - Al-Masdar News | المصدر نيوز - The Arab Source

Syrian Army spy films from jihadist stronghold in Idlib: video

Posted: 04 Jul 2019 02:52 AM PDT

BEIRUT, LEBANON (12:35 P.M.) – A Syrian Arab Army (SAA) spy filmed from inside a jihadist stronghold in the Idlib Governorate, the official media wing of the Tiger Forces reported on Thursday. According to the Tiger Forces, the Syrian Army spy filmed from the town of Al-Shababi in the Idlib Governorate. As shown in the […]

Source: AMN - Al-Masdar News | المصدر نيوز - The Arab Source

China’s new ship-borne chopper to raise military’s ability to new level: report

Posted: 04 Jul 2019 02:28 AM PDT

Chinese soldiers train on the Binzhou frigate, the commanding ship of China’s 29th naval escort fleet for anti-piracy missions in the Gulf of Aden and Somali waters. The training included shooting practice and abseiling from a helicopter. File photo: China News Service China’s latest vessel-borne helicopter will take the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) Navy’s combat […]

Source: AMN - Al-Masdar News | المصدر نيوز - The Arab Source

Mass grave with nearly 200 bodies found in Raqqa

Posted: 04 Jul 2019 01:55 AM PDT

BEIRUT, LEBANON (11:30 A.M.) – A mass grave was uncovered by the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) inside Raqqa city on Wednesday, the group’s media wing announced. According to the SDF, nearly 200 bodies were found inside the unearthed mass grave in the Vanguard Camp of Raqqa city. The corpses found inside of the mass grave […]

Source: AMN - Al-Masdar News | المصدر نيوز - The Arab Source

British Royal Marines seize oil taker destined for Syria

Posted: 04 Jul 2019 01:32 AM PDT

BEIRUT, LEBANON (11:20 A.M.) – The Royal Marines have stopped and boarded an oil tanker believed to be en route to the Syrian port city of Tartous, the government of Gibraltar announced this morning. According to the government of Gibraltar, the Royal Marines detained the Grace 1, a Panamanian tanker that was allegedly carrying crude […]

Source: AMN - Al-Masdar News | المصدر نيوز - The Arab Source

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