Posts Tagged ‘northern’

Ankara won’t tolerate any US delay over northern Syria safe zone: Turkish FM

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu says his country will not tolerate any US delay in setting up a so-called safe zone in northern Syria, where US-sponsored Kurdish militants are operating. “They (the Americans) first need to be sincere and need to understand that Turkey won’t tolerate delaying tactics,” Cavusoglu said during a press conference in the capital Ankara on […]

Pentagon Warns It Will Prevent "Unacceptable" Turkish Invasion Of Northern Syria

Turkey has for days been poised to unilaterally invade northern Syria over US objections, which Ankara officials say is to establish a 32 kilometer (20 mile) inside the war torn country, giving Turkey complete control of a region where the Syrian Kurdish YPG operates (People’s Protection Units). Turkey has long considered the US-backed group, […]

Turkey calls on US to end support for Kurdish militants in northern Syria

Turkey has strongly called on the United States to stop supporting a Kurdish militant group in northern Syria as Ankara and Washington held their latest round of talks on the issue aimed at preventing a fresh Turkish cross-border invasion into the Arab country. The Turkish government has long been infuriated by Washington’s persisting support […]

15-year-old girl in moderate condition after stabbing in northern Israeli town

A 15-year-old girl was stabbed Saturday in the northern Arab-Israeli town of Jisr az-Zarka. She was conscious and in moderate condition but suffered multiple wounds, Magen David Adom emergency services said. Medical personnel had transferred her to the Hillel Yaffe Medical Center in Hadera. The attacker appeared to be a woman from the village, and […]

Syrian Army keeps rolling in northern Hama as militant defenses collapse: map

2019-08-01 BEIRUT, LEBANON (12:00 P.M.) – The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) is sweeping through northern Hama after the collapse of the militant defensive corridor. According to a military source near the front-lines, the Syrian Arab Army has imposed full control over the town of Abu Rai’dah Sharqi and the hilltops of Tal Syria Tel and […]

Syrian War Report – July 31, 2019: Syrian Army Advancing In Northern Hama

…from SouthFront On the evening of July 28 the Syrian Arab Army (SAA), the Tiger Forces and their allies renewed their advance on militant positions in northern Hama. In the ensuing series of clashes, government troops eliminated at least 5 units of military equipment belonging to militants and up to 10 members of militant groups. […]

Video: Syrian Army Repelled Large Attack in Northern Hama. UK Claims Iran Attempted to Capture Its Tanker

On July 10, Hay’at Tahrir al-Sham (formerly Jabhat al-Nusra, the Syrian branch of al-Qaeda) and its allies launched a surprise attack on positions of the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) in northern Hama and captured the town of al-Hamameyat and the nearby hill. According to the group’s news agency, Iba’a, militants destroyed a battle tank and […]

Turkey ‘neutralizes’ high-ranking PKK militant in northern Iraq

Turkish military forces have killed a high-ranking member of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) militant group during a counter-terrorism operation in Iraq’s northern semi-autonomous Kurdistan region. Turkish sources, speaking on condition of anonymity, said on Sunday that Diyar Garip Muhammed, better known by the nom de guerre Halmat Diyar, was “neutralized” during an offensive on June 27 in the […]

Turkey allegedly seeking to annex Idlib, northern Aleppo: report

2019-07-06 BEIRUT, LEBANON (6:00 P.M.) – Turkey is allegedly seeking to annex the Idlib Governorate and the northern region of Aleppo, Iran’s Fars News Agency reported, citing the Arab-language publication Al-Arabi Jadid. According to the Fars News report, Turkey is taking preliminary steps to install their political rhetoric and military occupation of these areas. Fars […]

German military helicopter crashes in northern Germany – local media

The crash occurred near the neighborhood of Hameln in Lower Saxony, according to German media, citing a spokesperson for the fire service. The aircraft, whose type is not yet known, hit a corn field at the edge of a forest. The crash sparked a fire on the ground, the local fire brigade said on Twitter. […]

Two leading Northern Irish activists pass away

They came from widely divergent backgrounds, but their demise brings to a close a chapter in Northern Ireland’s troubled politics. First came the news that veteran politician and civil rights campaigner Ivan Cooper had passed away. As a protestant, Cooper bravely crossed the sectarian boundary by joining up with leading Catholic politicians, notably John […]

‘Rainbow colored clouds’ seen over northern Virginia

   There wasn’t any rain midday Wednesday, so you know it’s not a rainbow. But some of the clouds did turn a vibrant! These rainbow colored clouds are called a circumhoriztional arcs, or rather part of the arc. While they’re not exactly rare around our area, the circumstances have to be just right. They can […]

Extreme heatwave spreads across northern India

A heat wave is spreading across north India with temperatures reaching above 45 degrees Celsius (113 Fahrenheit), according to the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD). (Source: AP)   Source Article from Related Posts Massive wildfire spreads rapidly in Athens suburb overnight, sparking evacuations   A huge blaze prompted early morning evacuations in a suburb of […]

Turkish forces ‘neutralize’ 43 Kurdish PKK terrorists in northern Iraq: Turkey

Turkish military forces have “neutralized” dozens of members of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) militant group following a string of artillery and airstrikes followed by operations by commando brigades in Iraq’s northern semi-autonomous Kurdistan region “Forty-three PKK terrorists have been neutralized as part of Operation Claw, which has continued successfully for 13 days in the Hakurk region of northern […]

Syrian army forces recapture villages on northern edge of Hama

Syrian government forces, backed by allied fighters from popular defense groups, have managed to establish control over several villages in the country’s western-central province of Hama following intense clashes with members of the Jabhat Fateh al-Sham Takfiri terrorist group, formerly known as al-Nusra Front. Lebanon-based Arabic-language al-Manar television network reported Syrian forces had secured the villages of al-Humayrat, al-Hardana, al-Qaroutiyah, Qirata, […]

Photos: Gilan, a paradise in northern Iran

MNA | Behnam Yousefi: The northern province of Gilan, which encompasses the western end of the Alborz Mountains and lies along the Caspian Sea, is privileged by unique nature and rich historical background. Filled with and dense rainforests and over 40 rivers, the green province attracts thousands of tourists every year.     Source Article […]

Northern Ireland: Four men arrested in connection with journalist Lyra McKee’s killing

   Police investigating the killing of journalist Lyra McKee, who was shot dead by paramilitary gunfire in Northern Ireland last month, have made four arrests. The Police Service of Northern Ireland says males 15, 18, 38 and 51 years old were arrested in Londonderry, also known as Derry, on Thursday under terrorism legislation, in connection […]

“Israel” threatens to displace 15 families in northern Jordan valley

Northern Jordan Valley (QNN)- Israeli occupation forces on Tuesday informed 15 Palestinian families, residing in Himsal Fouqa in the northern Jordan Valley, that they need to leave their tents as the occupation army decided to conduct military training in the area. The 15 families which consist of 98 members, including children and women, are threatened […]

Israeli jets strike northern Gaza Strip in new act of aggression

Press TV – Israeli military aircraft have carried out a series of airstrikes against targets in the northern part of the Gaza Strip as the Tel Aviv regime continues with its acts of aggression against the besieged Palestinian coastal sliver. “The strike was executed following earlier strikes during the day and in response to the shooting […]

Operation Northern Shield: israel’s (apartheid state) new wars

Israel announced yesterday morning a military and engineering operation, which it dubbed “Operation Northern Shield”, aimed at destroying what it alleges are offensive tunnels belonging to the Lebanese resistance group, Hezbollah, on the border with Lebanon. This operation represents Israel’s new approach to war, which has been Israel’s favourite in recent years. It calls this […]

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