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Turkish Army suffers heavy losses in northern Aleppo after ISIS suicide attack

BEIRUT, LEBANON (1:30 P.M.) - The Turkish Army suffered heavy losses on Saturday afternoon, following a suicide bombing by the so-called "Islamic State of Iraq and Al-Sham" near the key town of Al-Bab in eastern Aleppo.

According to the Islamic State's official media wing, one of their suicide bombers killed more than 20 Turkish soldiers and destroyed over 10 armored vehicles near Al-Bab today.

Using a VBIED (vehicle borne improvised explosive device), the Islamic State suicide bomber reportedly scored a direct hit against the stationary Turkish Armed Forces inside the village of Baratah, which is located west of Al-Bab.

Intense clashes broke-out after the Islamic State suicide bombing near Al-Bab, as the Turkish Army attempts to avenge their losses to the aforementioned terrorist group.


Israeli military has admitted that a map, which was posted on its Twitter account and allegedly showed military positions of the Hezbollah resistance movement, is fake.
A fake map of Lebanon, allegedly, showing military positions of Hezbollah, which was tweeted by Israeli military earlier.

The Israeli Army has admitted that a map, titled “Declassified map of Hezbollah’s military infrastructure in Lebanon,” which was posted on its Twitter account on December 6, is fake. The map, accompanied by the text “This is a war crime,” allegedly shows positions of antiaircraft systems, rocket launchers, infantry, and tunnels of the Hezbollah resistance movement in 85 villages in south Lebanon.

However, online users noted that the map was fabricated, as it was clear that its history was created by using Google Maps. Commentators also pointed out that the dots, marked on the map, represent a repetitive pattern.

On Thursday, the fact that the map, which, according to Israeli media, has been circulated…


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Russia’s Kalashnikov Concern presented the AK-15 assault rifle at the Army 2016 defence exhibition held outside Moscow in September. It has a rate of fire of 700 rounds per minute, which is 50 rounds faster than that of the AK-74M. The AK15 brandishes a Picatinny rail for various devices, a telescopic-type buttstock, and a pistol-type grip. The magazine-opening cover, foregrip, and gas tube are modified to ratch up the rifle’s grouping of shots and ergonomics.

The AK-15 was developed under the Ratnik program with aim to replace the AK-103. AK-15 (left) and AK-12. Source:Vasily Raksha AK-15 (left) and AK-12. Photo: Nikolai Novichkov AK-15. Photo: Nikolai Novichkov More about the Army 2016: Army 2016


The Islamic State (IS) terrorist group launched another big offensive near eastern gates of Palmyra.

Earlier this week, a massive offensive was launched by the Islamic State (IS) terrorist group in the Palmyra countryside, the Al-Masdar news portal reported. Terrorists targeted several sites, located around the city, trying to return the territories, which they lost earlier.

On Saturday, another big offensive was launched by the terrorist group near eastern gates of Palmyra. IS terrorists committed a successful suicide attack on Syrian troops and captured the strategic Grain Silos. After that, terrorists launched an assault on Jabal Tar. It was the first time in the last several months, when the IS has had a presence in this mountain chain.

As a result of these actions, the terrorist group is quickly approaching to Palmyra, as its members surround the city from all defensive flanks.

According to a military source in Tartous, the High Command of the Syrian Army is currently considering red…