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Syria rebels launch attack on government forces in northwest - StarTribune.com

Syria rebels launch attack on government forces in northwest - StarTribune.com

Startribune - 2019-06-07 01:13

Syria rebels launch attack on government forces in northwest - StarTribune.com - Startribune

Turkey, Russia dispute facts after attack on Turkish outpost in Syria - Reuters

Reuters - 2019-06-13 21:44

Turkey, Russia dispute facts after attack on Turkish outpost in Syria

Reuters - 2019-06-13 18:23
Russia and Turkey, the two countries responsible for a rickety agreement to keep the peace along Syria's last major frontline, gave sharply conflicting accounts on Thursday of an attack on a Turkish military outpost. ...

Ceasefire agreement reached in Idlib

ANF - 2019-06-13 11:02
The Russian army announced a cease-fire agreement between the armed forces and government forces in the northern Syrian region of Idlib. ...

Saudi-led coalition confirms Houthi attack on airport

Waar Media - 2019-06-12 20:05
WAAR_DUHOK The Saudi-led coalition confirmed Wednesday an attack by Yemeni Houthi rebels on an airport in southern Saudi Arabia. Col. Turki al-Maliki, spokesman for the coalition, was quoted in a statement released by Saudi Press Agency (SPA) as saying: ...

Houthi Missile Attack on Saudi Airport Wounds Dozens

BAS News - 2019-06-12 14:33
ERBIL — Yemeni militias of pro-Iranian Houthis carried out a missile attack on a civilian airport in southern Saudi Arabia on Wednesday, wounding at least 26 people. The Saudi-led Coalition soon blamed Iran for the attack, saying it proved Tehran’s invol ...

ISIS attack on YBS position in Shengal repelled

ANF - 2019-06-11 12:26
The Turkish-backed terrorists have attacked a position of Shengal Defense Units. ...

Bomb Attack on SDF Convoy Kills 4 Fighters in Syria

BAS News - 2019-06-11 11:28
ERBIL — A roadside bomb targeted a convoy of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) military vehicles near Raqqa in Syria, leaving at least four Kurdish fighters killed. The blast has also injured nine other fighters, according to Sputnik. The attack took pl ...

Barzani Calls on New President of Kurdistan to Work on Disputes with Baghdad

BAS News - 2019-06-10 13:14
ERBIL — Kurdish charismatic leader and the former president of Kurdistan Region, Masoud Barzani, reiterated a call on political forces in Erbil and Baghdad to work together and address the prolonged disputes, namely those pertaining to the contested Kurd ...

HRE hit occupation forces in Afrin and Azaz: 2 dead

ANF - 2019-06-09 18:25
HRE reported continued actions against the occupation forces in northern Syria. ...

Prisoner who were on hunger strike in Van not medically treated

ANF - 2019-06-01 10:23
The families of prisoners who were on death fast in Van Prison denounced that they are not being properly treated. ...

US blames Iran for tanker bombings in UAE, Saudi attack

Waar Media - 2019-05-25 13:07
WAAR_DUHOK The Pentagon on Friday blamed Iran and its proxy forces for recent tanker bombings in the United Arab Emirates and an attack on a pipeline in Saudi Arabia. This determination came the same day U.S. President Donald Trump announced the deployme ...

Iranian-Backed Militias Behind Rocket Attack on Baghdad’s Green Zone: US

BAS News - 2019-05-25 12:06
ERBIL — Washington has accused Iranian-backed militias forces in Iraq for carrying out the Katyusha rocket attack on Baghdad’s Green Zone last week. The accusation was made by US Vice Admiral Michael Gilday, the director of the Joint Staff, on Friday. Th ...

Bomb Attack Kills, Injures Five Farmers in Nineveh

BAS News - 2019-05-21 00:33
ERBIL - A bomb attack on Monday resulted in the killing and wounding of five farmers in the Iraqi province of Nineveh, a security source said. The incident took place in the district of Tal Afar, western Mosul, where a bomb exploded on an agricultural fi ...

Iraq to Investigate Sunday's Rocket Attack on Green Zone

BAS News - 2019-05-20 00:33
ERBIL - The Security Committee in the Iraqi Parliament is said to investigate on Monday into Sunday's rocket attack on the fortified Green Zone where the US embassy and other foreign diplomatic buildings are located. Earlier the day, several Katyusha roc ...

US Puts Forces on High Alert in Iraq

BAS News - 2019-05-15 10:50
ERBIL — The United States has put its forces in Iraq on high level of alert, saying that imminent threats from Iran and its proxy militias in Iraq were noticed. “(The US mission) is now at a high level of alert as we continue to closely monitor credible ...

Iran Considers US Forces in Gulf a Target, Not a Threat: Commander

BAS News - 2019-05-13 01:45
ERBIL - Iran has said that it does not see the US forces in the Gulf as a threat as much as it does as a target, reports said on Sunday. The comments were made by a senior Iranian Revolutionary Guards commander, Amirali Hajizadeh, who is the head of the ...