Middle East
16 August 2019
Latest Updates on Yemen 15 August 2019

Latest news from Yemen’s frontlines

16 August 2019
Map: Syrian Army liberated Madaya and Tal Al Arjahi in southern Idlib
16 August 2019
Iran’s Oil Tanker Grace 1 Released

Iran’s oil tanker Grace 1, released on Thursday from Gibraltar after being held there for over a month, will head to the Mediterranean Sea under a new name, Adrian Darya, the deputy head of Iran’s Ports and Maritime Organization, Jalil Eslami, said on Friday.

15 August 2019
SDF Denied the Russian Defense Ministry’s Claim about the “Reconciliation Agreement” in Raqqah

ISWNews Analysis Group: Three days ago, the Russian Defense Ministry’s Center for Reconciliation of Opposing Sides in Syria released a statement announcing 10 villages in the Syrian province of Raqqah have signed a reconciliation agreement with the Damascus government.

15 August 2019
Adil Abdul-Mahdi Issued a No Flight Zone in Iraq’s Airspace.

Adil Abdul-Mahdi, Iraqi Prime Minister and Commander in Chief, banned all sort of flights military or civil of any kind including helicopter and drones in Iraq’s Airspace.

15 August 2019
Map: Latest Military Situation on Northwestern Hama and Southern Idlib

Now it’s the time to look beyond and have a wider look on the field map of southern Idlib and northwest Hama. Latest military situation on the battleground of southern Idlib province is shown in the above map. The Syrian Army, instead of having direct contacts with the militias in cities like Kafr Zita and Latamenah and Morek, decided to advance towards north and most probably to bypass the important city of Khan Shaykhun.

14 August 2019
Map: Less than 3 km to Khan Shaykhun!

ISWNews Analysis Group: Following the advancements of Syrian Army in southern Idlib province, the areas of Um Zaytuna and Kafr Tab got freed of the militants occupation.

14 August 2019
Damned Democracy!

Look at this slogan written on a sign in Habit town, south of Idlib: “Damn democracy” and wrote under it “your Mojahed brothers.”

14 August 2019
Satellite photos of Hashad Sha’abi’s destroyed ammo warehouse in south of Baghdad

ISWNews Analysis Group: Israeli company ImageSat Intl. released photos of Hashad Sha’abi(PMU) and Iraqi Police ammo warehouse which was exploded two days ago in south of Baghdad.

14 August 2019
Images: Syrian Army Warplane Shot Down in Southern Idlib

ISWNews Analysis Group: A Syrian Army Su22M3 fighter jet was shot down by militants in the southeast of Idlib province; the pilot was also captured.

14 August 2019
Trilateral Summit Between Russia, Turkey, Iran in Ankara

ISWNews Analysis Group: Yesterday Kremlin stated that there will be a summit between Iran-Russia-Turkey about Syria next month held in Turkey.

14 August 2019
Map: Syrian Army Advances South of Idlib; Tal Aas liberated

ISWNews Analysis Group: Syrian Army liberated Tal Aas, Khirbat Murshid and Muntar in southern Idlib province from terrorists.