Posts Tagged ‘northwestern’


February 23, 2020 A While there are certainly some structural similarities between the Syrian Arab Army’s ongoing liberation offensive in Northwestern Syria and Saakashvili’s previous desire to restore Georgia’s full sovereignty over Abkhazia and South Ossetia in 2008, the international legal and situational differences between the two are much too important to ignore and thus make […]

Photos: Unprecedented snowfall surprises people of northwestern Iran

ISNA | Morteza Fathi, Moein Azari & Mostafa Shanechi: Heavy snowfall in Tabriz City surprises people and makes them stay at home while it created problems for the transport system, East Azarbaijan Province, northwestern Iran.     Source Article from Hits: 7

4.9 magnitude quake on northwestern Iran damages over 100 houses

IRNA – An earthquake measuring 4.9 on the Richter scale shook northwestern Iranian city of Oshnaviyeh on Wednesday night and caused slight damages to more than one hundred houses in urban and rural areas. The quake inflicted no casualties, caretaker of Oshnaviyeh Governorate Abdolsalam Mam Azizi told IRNA on Thursday. Meanwhile, the area has had […]

Army confirms MiG-29 crash in northwestern Iran

MNA – The Iranian Army in a statement has confirmed that a MiG-29 fighter jet, belonging to the Army, has crashed near Sabalan Mountain in northwestern Iran during mission. The statement adds that the fighter jet was piloted by Colonel Mohammad Reza Rahmani, an experienced pilot in the Air Forces service. “Despite severe weather conditions […]

Photos: President Rouhani inaugurates new railway link in northwestern Iran

ISNA | Erfan Abdoli & Maryam Ebrahime: President Hassan Rouhani inaugurated a new railway link connecting the city of Mianeh to the capital of East Azarbaijan province, Tabriz, in the northwest of the country on Wednesday. The new railway road which is located on the old Tehran-Tabriz railroad will cut the distance between the two […]

4.8 Richter tremor jolts Mianeh, northwestern Iran

IRNA – An earthquake measuring 4.8 on the Richter scale shook town of Torkmanchai on suburb of the city of Mianeh northwestern Iran in East Azarbaijan province on Sunday. According to the Seismological Center of the Geophysics Institute of Tehran University, the tremor occurred at 05:43 hours local time (02:13 GMT) and at the depth […]

Iran’s IRGC forces conduct massive drills in Northwestern Iran

Tasnim – The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Ground Force conducted large-scale drills in mountainous regions of Northwestern Iran in West Azarbaijan province. The wargames dubbed as ‘Qadir’ (aslo Ghadeer) is meant to cleanse the region of terrorist groups that might be hiding at the bordering areas of Bouralan region near the town of Maku […]

Map Update: Syrian Army’s Progress In Northwestern Hama, Southern Idlib

Map Update: Syrian Army’s Progress In Northwestern Hama, Southern Idlib Click to see the full-size image The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) liberated al-Hobait, Maghar al-Hamam, Maghar al-Hantah and Tell Sukayk; The village of Sukayk remains contested; Hayat Tahrir al-Sham attack on Tell Sukayk was repelled by the SAA. Militants used at least one SVBIED; Strikes […]


South Front Click to see the full-size image Hostilities have resumed in the southern part of the so-called Idlib de-escalation zone after the collapse of another attempt to establish a ceasefire in the area. The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) liberated Arbeen and al-Zakah; The SAA repelled militants’ attempt to advance towards Hasarya; Multiple air and […]

Taliban militants storm hotel in northwestern Afghanistan, kill at least 8 people

Members of the Taliban militant group have bomb attacked a hotel in Afghanistan’s northwestern province of Badghis, killing at least eight people and wounding nearly a dozen more, officials say. According to Interior Ministry’s spokesman Nusrat Rahimi, three Taliban militants assaulted a commercial building housing a hotel in Chawk-e-Pesta neighborhood in the provincial capital […]

Syrian War Report – June 5, 2019: Army Liberates More Area In Northwestern Hama

…from SouthFront Syrian government forces have resumed their offensive on the positions of Hayat Tahrir al-Sham (formerly Jabhat al-Nusra) and the Turkish-backed Front for National Liberation (NFL). Over the past two days, units of the Syrian Arab Army and the Tiger Forces have liberated the villages of Qasabiya, Humayrat, Hardanah and Qirutiyah. According to pro-government […]


The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) and its allies have taken back the town of Kafr Nabudah in northwestern Hama from militants. MORE HERE Click to see the full-size image Related Videos   MORE ON THE TOPIC: Map Update: Military Situation In Northwestern Syria On May 26, 2019 SYRIAN WARPLANES DESTROYED MILITANT CONVOY NORTHEAST OF KAFR NABUDAH […]

VIDEO: SAA Face Jihadist Offensive in Northwestern Hama

. BEIRUT, LEBANON (8:10 A.M.) – The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) and jihadist rebels clashed at the towns of Kafr Naboudeh, al-Jayyid, Sharanaz, al- Hawija and al-Hawash in the country’s northwestern region on Monday. Several Syrian Army tanks, rockets, and snipers were seen engaging the enemy forces as they attempt to retake the areas they […]

Syrian War Report – May 8, 2019: Syrian Army Liberates Another Town In Northwestern Hama

…from SouthFront By May 8, the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) and its allies had repelled a series of counter-attacks by Hayat Tahrir al-Sham-led forces keeping control of all the positions captured in northwestern Hama. Especially intense clashes took place near Tell Ottman where, according to pro-government sources, the SAA eliminated at least 5 militants. Despite […]

Video: Multiple Casualties Reported Amid Clashes in Northwestern Hama

On May 6, air defenses of Russia’s Hmeimim airbase in Syria repelled two militant rocket attacks intercepting at least 36 projectiles, the Russian Defense Ministry reported. According to the defense ministry, the attacks caused no damage or casualties. Militants had used a unmanned aerial vehicle to direct their fire. The shelling came from the Idlib […]

Intl official: Over 60 terrorists captured in yearlong operations in northwestern Iran

FNA – Iran’s security forces have captured tens of Mojahedin-e Khalq Organization (MKO, also known as the MEK, PMOI and NCRI) and Takfiri terrorists in the past Iranian year (ended on March 20), a senior intelligence official stated on Wednesday. “Given the fact that East Azarbaijan province (in Northwestern Iran) is on the path used […]

Security forces disband terrorist team in northwestern Iran

FNA- Security forces in the Northwestern province of West Azarbaijan arrested members of a terrorist team who plotted to conduct sabotage acts and assassinations in Iran. “(The members of) a group which aimed to carry out sabotage operations in the province (West Azarbaijan) and assassinate at least 10 figures were arrested by the security forces,” […]

5.7-magnitude earthquake strikes northwestern China

The tremor hit at a depth of 6km, CGTN reports, citing the China Earthquake Networks Center. No casualties or damage have been reported. The region was struck by a 6.5 earthquake on August 8, with tremors reaching as far as neighboring Kazakhstan. READ MORE: 6.5 quake hits western China, tremors reach Kazakhstan The county is […]

Photos: Fifth Urmia Grape Festival underway in northwestern Iran

Chi Chest coastal village in West Azarbaijan Province, northwestern Iran, is currently playing host to the Fifth Urmia Grape Festival which was inaugurated on September 7 and will be open to visitors until September 15. Earlier, commenting on the festival, Jalil Jabbari, the director general of the Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization of East […]

Photos: Nomadic lifestyle in northwestern Iran

ISNA | Tohid Mehdizadeh: Atmianlu nomads are from one of the biggest tribes living in Arasbaran region, northwestern Iran. Quch Gulu countryside in Arasbaran annually hosts over 100 nomadic families. Atmianlu nomadic families annually gather in the beautiful Quch Gulu area, near the city of Ahar in Iran’s East Azarbaijan province, as of early June. […]

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