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2020 Feb 22 - 7:38pm
Su-25 aircrafts in Syria. FILE IMAGE: Vadim Grishankin/Russian Defense Ministry Press and Information Office/TASSu Late on February 21, Syrian and Russian warplanes carried out a series of airstrikes on Greater Idlib, targeting several vehicles in the northwestern region. According to pro-government sources, at least nine vehicles, including many battle tanks, were destroyed between the towns of Mjdlya and Sarmin in southern Idlib. The vehicles...
Tags: #FROMTHEFRONT, #SYRIA, junktag (ignore), Hot
2020 Feb 22 - 6:20pm
Dear friends, SouthFront is now offering a new video product: “Syrian War Diary“. Over the past several years, the Syrian conflict has passed through several turning points. Now the military and diplomatic situation is quite different to what we observed before the start of the Russian military operation in 2015. “Syrian War Diary” videos unite SouthFront’s War Reports produced during this period and provide a retrospective of these developments...
Tags: International Military Review - Syria-Iraq, SouthFront TV
2020 Feb 22 - 5:59pm
Click to see the full-size image This map provides a general look at the military situation in southern Idlib after the recent failed attempt of the Turkish Army and its proxies to capture the village of Nayrab. MORE ON THE TOPIC: Assad Forces Give Turkish Army Whipping In Eastern Idlib The post Military Situation In Southern Idlib On February 22, 2020 (Map Update) appeared first on .
Tags: #FROMTHEFRONT, #MAPS, #SYRIA, junktag (ignore), Hot, Military
2020 Feb 22 - 5:17pm
Click to see the full-size image A brief overview of the recent developments in Yemen: According to a Yemeni Armed Forces spokesman, 12 Sammad 3 UAVs, two cruise missiles and a long-range Zulfaqar missile have targeted the Saudi Aramco oil facilities in Yanbu. Ceasefire violations were reported in al-Hudaydah; Saudi-led coalition warplanes struck the Ghayl area 9 times; Saudi-led coalition warplanes struck the Nihm area 5 times; Saudi-led...
Tags: #FROMTHEFRONT, #MAPS, #YEMEN, junktag (ignore), Military
2020 Feb 22 - 5:12pm
Click to see the full-size image A brief overview of the recent developments in Afghanistan: The UN reported that 3,403 civilians were killed and 6,989 were injured as a result of the ongoing conflict in 2019; At least four security force members were killed in a clash with the Taliban near Korak Arabiya village in the province of Sar-e-Pul; The reduction of violence plan agreed by the Taliban and the US started on February 22. It’s...
Tags: #AFGHANISTAN, #FROMTHEFRONT, #MAPS, junktag (ignore), Military
2020 Feb 22 - 5:08pm
Click to see the full-size image A brief overview of the recent developments in northwestern Syria: Turkey is deploying T-300 Kasırga heavy multiple rocket launchers in the province of Hatay, near the border with Syria; Syrian state TV claimed that 250 Turkish-backed militants were killed in the recent failed attack on Nayrab; Turkey is supplying Idlib groups with M114 heavy howitzers; The Turkish observation post near the town of Qaminas was...
Tags: #FROMTHEFRONT, #MAPS, #SYRIA, junktag (ignore), Hot, Military
2020 Feb 22 - 2:19pm
Click to see the full-size image The T-155 Firtina is a Turkish 155 mm self-propelled howitzer developed on the basis of the K9 Thunder that was developed by South Korea’s Samsung Techwin. T-155 Firtina howitzers are the core of the Turkish artillery force employed for operations in Syria. MORE ON THE TOPIC: AH-1Z Viper Attack Helicopter (Infographics) The post T-155 Firtina 155mm Self-Propelled Howitzer (Infographics) appeared first on...
Tags: #INFOGRAPHICS, #MAPS, #TURKEY, junktag (ignore), Hot, Military
2020 Feb 22 - 1:54pm
Originally appeared at ZeroHedge Despite Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro emerging victorious after last year’s tumultuous events, which included a US assisted coup attempt by a faction of the military last Spring, out of which Washington also maintained a diplomatic fiction that opposition leader Juan Guaidó is actually the president, it appears the White House is still considering military options against Maduro. Bloomberg reports...
Tags: #USA, #VENEZUELA, junktag (ignore), Security
2020 Feb 22 - 1:38pm
ILLUSTRATIVE IMAGE: AP Photo TASS reports (source): Russian President Vladimir Putin told his Turkish counterpart, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, that Russia is seriously concerned over extremists’ aggressive actions in Syria’s Idlib governorate, the Kremlin press service said on Friday after their telephone conversation. “The focus was again made on the current situation in the Idlib de-escalation zone. Vladimir Putin expressed serious concern...
Tags: #RUSSIA, #SYRIA, #TURKEY, junktag (ignore), Hot, Military
2020 Feb 22 - 4:54am
The Turkish Armed Forces have deployed at least two T-300 Kasırga heavy multiple rocket launchers (MRLs) along the border with Syria. A video showing the heavy MRLs moving in the southern Turkish province of Hatay was released on February 21 by the Ihlas News Agency (IHA). Developed by Turkeys defense giant ROKETSAN, the T-300 is based on Chinese WS-1B with some modifications. The heavy rocket launcher is meant to provide the Turkish Armed...
Tags: #SYRIA, #TURKEY, junktag (ignore), Hot
2020 Feb 22 - 2:33am
On February 21, the Syrian Arab News Agency (SANA) released a video revealing the catastrophic losses the Turkish military and its proxies sustained during their recent failed attack on the town of al-Nayrab in southern Idlib. The attack saw the direct participation of the Turkish military, which provided al-Qaeda-affiliated Hay’at Tahrir al-Sham (HTS) and the National Front for Liberation (NFL) with heavy weapons and fire support. The SANA’s...
Tags: #FROMTHEFRONT, #SYRIA, junktag (ignore), Hot, Suggested Analyses
2020 Feb 22 - 12:31am
On February 21, the pro-opposition Arab 24 Agency released a video accidently revealing how a Turkish post opened fire at a Russian Su-24 warplane during the recent Turkish-led attack on the town of al-Nayran in Syria’s Idlib. The video shows what appears to be Turkish service members launching a U.S.-made FIM-92 Stinger man-portable air-defense system (MANPADs) at the Russian warplane. Pro-government activists recognized the system thanks to...
Tags: #FROMTHEFRONT, #SYRIA, junktag (ignore), Hot