Militants used a captured Syrian T-90 against its previous owners in a recent battle in the nation's province of Aleppo. Footage of the alleged tank turnabout instantly went viral on social media.
Earlier in the day, the Speaker of Iran’s Parliament Ali Larijani arrived in Damascus to hold talks with the Syrian leadership over the recent developments in the country.
On 8 May, 2018, US President Donald Trump announced Washington’s unilateral withdrawal from the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, reinstating harsh economic sanctions against Tehran.
According to the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre, the quake occurred at a depth of 47 kilometres.
This appears to be at least the fourth attempt by Hamas, the Gaza-based militant group warring with the Jewish State, to infiltrate the phones of Israeli soldiers, using increasingly sophisticated methods each time.
The US has repeatedly announced its military withdrawal from Syria, however, American troops are still present there. US President Donald Trump announced the fall of the Islamic State's five-year "caliphate" in March 2019, and added that the US would "remain vigilant until [IS] is finally defeated".
CAIRO (Sputnik) - The Syrian armed forces have shot down five unmanned aircraft attempting to attack an oil-processing plant in Syria's western province of Homs, Sham FM radio station reported on Sunday.
Earlier this week, spokesman for the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) Brig. Gen. Ramezan Sharif that the US assassination of the elite Quds Force Commander Qasem Soleimani would lead to the "liberation of Jerusalem" from Israel.
After announcing Israel would be able to "immediately" extend its sovereignty over vast areas of the West Bank, the US seems to be dragging its feet, warning against taking unilateral steps before the elections. But an Israeli lawyer refutes allegations that Washington backtracked from the plan, saying the sides should draw up detailed maps first.
During an election conference in Israel, a woman threw an apple at Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, according to the Israeli Channel 13.
Earlier, Yemen's Shia Houthi rebels claimed they had downed a Tornado fighter jet from the Arab coalition in the northwestern province of Al-Jawf.
US President Donald Trump's daughter - and so-called senior advisor - Ivanka Trump arrived to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on Saturday. The US president's daughter is participating in a Global Women's Forum purportedly promoting female entrepreneurship.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Zarif, on the sidelines of the Munich Security Conference, has suggested that US President Donald Trump is misguided by confusing information, leading him to make poor choices in US foreign policy.
Multiple reports emerged early on Sunday claiming that the Green Zone - a central area in the Iraqi capital city of Baghdad where the US Embassy and Iraqi base are located - was hit by shelling. The attack occurred a day after a senior US official announced the resumption of joint operations between the US-led coalition and Iraqi security forces.
Iran has rarely commented on the extent of its cooperation with Yemen’s Houthi militia, which maintains de-facto control over a wide area of the war-torn country and has been fighting a Saudi-led military coalition attempting to restore its ousted government.
ANKARA (Sputnik) - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan demanded on Saturday that Syrian government forces immediately withdrew from areas close to Turkish observation posts in Idlib, backtracking from his previous pledge to wait for the move until the end of February.
Nusra Front terrorists shot down two Syrian Army helicopters in Syria this week, with the escalation coming amid raging tensions between Damascus and Ankara, which escalated into a shooting war this week after Syrian artillery struck a Turkish observation post in the rebel province on Monday.
Tensions in northern Syria began to escalate earlier this month when Turkey retaliated against the killing of eight Turkish nationals in a shelling which Ankara claims was conducted by Syrian forces on one of Turkey's observation posts in the Arab country’s Idlib province.
After Iranian top general Qasem Soleimani and senior members of the Iranian-backed militia in Iraq were assassinated at the behest of US President Donald Trump near Baghdad on 3 January, Tehran and Washington have reportedly been one step from triggering a full-scale war in the Middle East.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - Joint operations between the United States and Iraq are returning to normal after a brief disruption following the coalition drone strike that killed top Iranian commander Qasem Soleimani in early January, a senior US administration official told reporters.