Category Archives: Military

Hizbullah Praises Heroic Operation in Al-Quds: Model of Continuous Resistance

Hezbollah praised the heroic operation carried out by the Palestinian Mujahid Ibrahim Akari in the occupied town of al-Quds on Wednesday.

In a statement released by the party’s Media Relations late on Wednesday, Hezbollah said: “This successful operation is a model for the popular and continuous resistance.” Continue reading Hizbullah Praises Heroic Operation in Al-Quds: Model of Continuous Resistance

West Bank to become anti-Zionist hub: Iran diplomat

A senior Iranian diplomat has praised the resistance of Palestinians in the face of the Israeli occupation, saying the occupied West Bank will soon emerge as an anti-Zionist hub.

The Israeli-occupied West Bank will soon turn into a center for resistance against the Zionist regime, Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab and African Affairs Hossein Amir-Abdollahian said in an interview with Lebanon’s Al-Ahed news website on Wednesday. Continue reading West Bank to become anti-Zionist hub: Iran diplomat

Syrian Arab Army Prepares To Envelop Aleppo

by Leith Fadel, Al-Masdar News

As the Anti-ISIS Coalition continues to bombard east Aleppo, the battle between the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) and the Islamic Front (Jabhat Al-Islamiyya) has started to heat up. The SAA’s offensive dubbed “Operation Canopus Star” began in December of 2013; this attack followed the strategic capture of the As-Safira District, which opened a new SAA supply route from Khanesser Road. The Khanesser Road supply route has proved to be one the most imperative victories for the SAA in the Aleppo Governorate, as the consistent flow of supplies have replenished the once scarce resources for the embattled soldiers. Continue reading Syrian Arab Army Prepares To Envelop Aleppo

Syrian Arab Army retakes Homs gas fields from ISIS

Soldiers of the Syrian army have recaptured two major gas fields and a gas company in the central province of Homs.

The Syrian military forces backed by pro-government fighters “retook control of the Jhar and Mahr gas fields, as well as the Hayyan gas company in the east of Homs province,” said the so-called Syrian Observatory for Human Rights on Wednesday.

“Jhar and Hayyan are particularly important because they feed Homs city and Damascus the gas supplies needed to produce electricity,” said the observatory’s director, Rami Abdel Rahman. Continue reading Syrian Arab Army retakes Homs gas fields from ISIS

Iranian Government Approves Bill to Set Up Armed Forces’ Marine Industries Organization

TEHRAN (FNA) – The Iranian government approved a bill to establish the Armed Forces Marine Industries Organization in a move to enhance the country’s deterrence and military power.

The ratification was approved during a cabinet meeting in Tehran on Wednesday.

The cabinet ratification is aimed at developing deterrence capabilities and providing the defensive needs of the Iranian Armed Forces to surface and subsurface vessels, Surface-Effect Ships (SES), speed boats, and dynamic power systems as well as manufacturing, supplying and optimizing equipment and weapons mainly through home-grown and indigenized technologies, and conducting operational tests and providing logistic services based on new standards. Continue reading Iranian Government Approves Bill to Set Up Armed Forces’ Marine Industries Organization

Yemen’s Houthis take city south of capital

by Ahmad Al-Haj, The Associated Press (reprinted by The Daily Star)

ADEN: Yemen’s powerful Shiite rebels who are in control of the capital swept a central city south of the capital Wednesday, after repelling Al-Qaeda militants in nearly two-weeks of deadly battles, officials said. Continue reading Yemen’s Houthis take city south of capital

Palestinian Operation in Al-Quds Kills One Settler, Injures Others

A pickup truck rammed into a group of Zionists assembled at a rail road station in occupied East Jerusalem on Wednesday, killing one person and wounding a number of others, the Zionist Channel 2 reported.

The operation was carried out by a Palestinian from the east Jerusalem neighborhood of Shuafat, it added.

Palestinian Islamic Resistance movement Hamas claimed responsibility for the daring operation. Continue reading Palestinian Operation in Al-Quds Kills One Settler, Injures Others

ISIS Backpedalling at Al-Sha’ar Gas Fields; Syrian Arab Army on the Offensive

by Leith Fadel, Al-Masdar News

After 5 days of heavy firefights at the Al-Sha’ar Gas Fields, the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) and National Defense Forces (NDF) have countered the Islamic State of Iraq and Al-Sham’s (ISIS) offensive in east Homs, recapturing lost territory and killing scores of militants during the fierce clashes. Earlier today, the SAA recaptured the Hayyan Gas Fields, securing the area and forcing the ISIS militants to retreat further north. Continue reading ISIS Backpedalling at Al-Sha’ar Gas Fields; Syrian Arab Army on the Offensive

Yemeni Houthis push out militants from Jabal Ras

Houthi movement’s Ansarullah revolutionaries have succeeded in taking control of the Jabal Ras area in western Yemen, making fresh gains against al-Qaeda-affiliated militants.

The Houthis pushed out the militants from Jabal Ras in the Yemeni Province of Al-Hudaydah on Monday. Continue reading Yemeni Houthis push out militants from Jabal Ras

US-Zionist-Backed Opposition Forces Face Their Biggest Loss in the Dara’a Governorate

by Leith Fadel, Al-Masdar News

Yesterday, the SAA’s 5th Division launched a surprise attack on the Syrian Revolutionaries Front (SRF), overrunning their positions and creating panic within the rebel ranks. Continue reading US-Zionist-Backed Opposition Forces Face Their Biggest Loss in the Dara’a Governorate