Nearly all respondents to a recent survey on US President Donald Trump’s so-called “deal of the century” for the Israeli-Palestinian conflict reject the proposal, and a majority of those polled believe the plan has absolutely no chance of putting an end to Israeli occupation in the area.
Houthis' military spokesperson Brigadier General Yahya Saria claimed that the rebel movement had allegedly hit an "enemy jet" over the northern part of Yemen, adding that the newly-developed technology has enabled downing of the target.
Earlier, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu cautioned Hamas against launching any more projectiles from the Gaza Strip into Israel, warning that the Palestinian militant group that it would be in for “the surprise of their lives” if attacks continued.
The US regards the Turco-Syrian conflict as a window of opportunity to close ranks with Ankara and project its force in the Balkan-Black Sea and Central Asian directions, says Mehmet Seyfettin Erol, the head of the Ankara Centre for Crisis and Policy Research.
The conflict between the US military and Syrians occurred on 12 February at a checkpoint in a village east of the town of Qamishli in north-eastern Syria.
Tensions in Syria began to escalate earlier this month after eight Turkish nationals were killed in shelling by Syrian forces on Turkey's observation posts in Idlib. On Friday, a Syrian army helicopter was downed over Al Atarib in the province of Aleppo, the second helicopter that the Syrians have lost in the past week.
Earlier, the Turkish military announced that it had 'neutralized' 63 more Syrian troops in Idlib province, with the two countries getting into a shooting war this week after the shelling of a Turkish observation post on Monday.
Earlier on Friday, militants reoortedly shot down a Syrian army helicopter in the country’s Aleppo province, in what has become the second such downing over the past three days.
The United States government reportedly carried out a number of cyberattacks targeting Iran’s internet infrastructure over the past year, in response to Tehran’s shootdown of a US drone over Iranian airspace in the Hormuz Strait, and other actions in the Middle East which Washington has blamed on the Islamic Republic.
Militants shot down a Syrian army helicopter in Aleppo province, according to the Anadolu news agency.
Syrian air defences reported intercepting multiple hostile targets over Damascus on Thursday night, with the missiles said to have come from the direction of the Israeli-controlled Syrian Golan Heights.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The Turkish Air Force neutralised six members of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK), which Ankara designates as a terrorist group, in airstrikes carried out on the Qandil region in northern Iraq, the Turkish Defense Ministry said on Friday.
The EU uses its financial wealth as a means to meddle in Israel's politics by financing left-wing NGOs, says an Israeli think-tank. While Brussels' conduct is legal, the attention it gives Israel raises questions as to the European Union's true intentions.
Videos shared on social media show Syrian Air Defense Force systems repelling an attack in the capital city of Damascus.
US Central Command (CENTCOM) announced Thursday afternoon that the USS Normandy (CG60) boarded a dhow in the Arabian Sea on Sunday and seized a "large cache" of Iranian-made weapons while conducting "maritime security operations."
There have been no immediate reports of casualties.
Tensions between Tehran and Washington have been simmering for over a month now after a US drone strike assassinated Soleimani in Baghdad on January 3. Meanwhile, this week, Iran and Israel once again exchanged threats, this time regarding one another's operations in Syria.
Israel has repeatedly targeted what it says are Iranian or Iranian-backed forces in the Syrian Arab Republic. Iran maintains that its Syria presence is aimed at helping Damascus fight terrorists.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - The US-led coalition in Iraq and Syria has killed at least 1,370 civilians since the start of its military operations in 2014, Combined Joint Task Force - Operation Inherent Resolve said in its monthly civilian casualty report on Thursday.
The overwhelmingly symbolic move comes in the wake of the deteriorating situation in northwestern Syria, where Turkish and Syrian troops have been trading fire in the rebel-held province of Idlib.