CAIRO (Sputnik) - Houthi Rebels said they have shot down an unmanned drone over northern Yemen just a day after claiming to bring down a Saudi Apache helicopter, Yahya Sarea, the group's military spokesman, said on Saturday.
Previously, demonstrators set a local Iranian consulate on fire, with the staff fleeing the building through a back door, while scores of police officers and protesters were injured in clashes that followed.
The Israeli premier has been going through some tough times lately, as he is currently facing criminal charges on corruption, including bribery, fraud, and breach of trust, with three corruption cases in total.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The European parties to the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) have failed to take practical measures to fulfill their commitments under the agreement, namely to ensure Iran's economic interests, the spokesman for the Iranian Parliament's National Security and Foreign Policy Commission said on Saturday.
The Yemen-based Houthi movement claimed to have shot down a Saudi helicopter near the border with Saudi Arabia on Friday, according to the group's spokesman. The Saudi-led coalition hasn't commented on the report yet.
Iraq’s Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi stated earlier that he had paid heed to the message of the Iraqi Shiite religious authority about the severe situation in the country and the incapability of the authorities to deal with the problem over the last two months.
The footage shows a helicopter going down in flames and leaving a thick plume of smoke behind it. Then the helicopter disappears behind some cliffs, but the distant sound of a crash can be heard during the last moments in the clip.
The Islamic Republic is modernising its military despite restrictions imposed on arms sales to the country by the UN and the EU between 2007 and 2010 due to a nuclear programme row. While the UN arms embargo is scheduled to be lifted in October 2020, the European sanctions expire in October 2023.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - A 5.0-magnitude earthquake has struck western Iran's Masjed Soleyman Province, the US Geological Survey said.
KOBANE (Sputnik) - Russian military police have conducted reconnaissance along a new patrol route near the city of Kobane in northern Syria, a Sputnik correspondent reported on Saturday.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The Syrian Army has repelled an attack by militants from Hayat Tahrir al-Sham (formerly known as the Nusra Front*) in the east of Idlib Province, Syrian media reported.
The tensions between the two sides have escalated recently, following Israel's killing of Baha Abu al-Atta, a top commander from the Islamic Jihad group in the Gaza Strip.
The US has reportedly fortified its positions by the oil fields in north-eastern Syria despite the earlier decision to reduce its military presence in the Arab Republic and criticism from Moscow, which has called the American military deployment illegitimate.
Protests in Baghdad are continuing after violent clashes resulted in 45 dead and over 150 wounded across Iraq during the past week. Authorities declared curfew in Najaf province in southern Iraq after a crowd of people set the Iranian consulate building on fire.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi said Friday, following weeks of protests in the country, he would submit his resignation letter to parliament.
DOHA (Sputnik) - The members of the Houthi movement, operating in Yemen, have shot down a Saudi helicopter near the border with Saudi Arabia, Yahya Sarea, the group's military spokesman, said on Friday.
The day before, Syrian state television reported that US forces mustered dozens of military vehicles near oil fields in the Rumeilan region of Al-Hasakah province in Syria's northeast.
Last week, Tesla introduced its long-awaited Cybertruck at an event in Los Angeles, followed by the launch of preorders though the start of production is not scheduled to begin until 2021 or late 2022.
Tehran continues to boost its military amid a standoff with the US in the wake of Washington establishing a maritime coalition patrolling the waters near Iran's borders.
President Trump has long been reiterating his intentions vis-a-vis the US contingent in Afghanistan, however peace with the Taliban to guarantee the pullout of foreign troops from the area has been at a standstill.