Showing posts with label Army. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Army. Show all posts

Artsakh's Soldiers May Continue Service in Armenian Army


Okt 2, 2023. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas

Deputy Defence Minister Arman Sargsyan said that the servicemen of the already dissolved Nagorno-Karabakh Defence Army could continue their service in the Armed Forces of the Republic of Armenia.


Iraq reacts to repeated Turkish bombings


Photo: The Sun

Okt 2, 2023. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas

Iraq rejects repeated Turkish air strikes or the presence of Turkish bases in its Kurdistan region and hopes to come to an agreement with Ankara to solve this problem, Iraqi President Abdul-Latif Rashid said in comments aired on Monday.

U.S. Army: Helicopter Raid in Northern Syria Captures ISIS Official


Okt 1, 2023. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas

U.S. Central Command forces conducted a successful helicopter raid in northern Syria on September 28, 2023, capturing Mamduh Ibrahim al-haji Shaykh, an ISIS Facilitator.

The US military is increasing airstrikes in Syria


US Army AH-64 Apache attack helicopters

Okt 1, 2023. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas


US forces carried out a helicopter raid in northern Syria on September 28, capturing an “ISIS facilitator” named Ibrahim al-haji Shaykh, US Central Command said on Saturday. This is the latest helicopter raid by US forces in Syria and appears to be part of an increase of these types of operations.

North Syria: Turkish forces and their groups shell villages in western Tel Abyad


Sept 29, 2023.  Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas


Al-Raqqah province

SOHR sources have reported that Turkish forces and their proxy factions fired artillery shells on the SDF-controlled villages of Beir Ali, Beir Habash and Qaz’ali in the western countryside of Tel Abyad in Al-Raqqah. However, no casualties have been reported.


Secretary General statement on the situation in Kosovo


Sept 29, 2023. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas


The North Atlantic Council met today (29 September 2023) to discuss the situation in Kosovo. Allies expressed their deep concern about the increasing tensions in northern Kosovo.

Greece’s First FDI HN Frigate Technically Launched By Naval Group


Kimon is now ready for fitting out. Naval News picture.

Sept 28, 2023. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas


French shipbuilder Naval Group today conducted the "technical launch" of the first Kimon-class (FDI HN) for the Hellenic Navy. The launching ceremony with Greek and French officials will take place on October 4 2023.

Russia urges Bulgaria to reconsider decision to give S-300 missiles to Kiev

Sept 27, 2023. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas

The Russian Federal Service for Military-Technical Cooperation has urged Bulgaria not to give S-300 anti-aircraft missile systems to Ukraine, in order not to violate international law, TASS reported.

Military escalation - Turkish forces shell areas of regime and Kurdish forces in Afrin


Sept 24, 2023.  Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas

Aleppo province.

 Turkish forces and their proxies fire heavy artillery shells on the vicinity of Abin and Aqiba Villages in Shirawa district in Afrin countryside north western of Aleppo within areas of regime and Kurdish forces in northern Aleppo countryside, amid flight of Turkish scout drones over the region.

Organization of Turkic States: “Nagorno Karabakh is part of Azerbaijan”


Sept 23, 2023. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas

 The head of the Organization of Turkic States has emphasized that the Karabakh region is part of Azerbaijan and the Turkic World.

Turkiye defence minister: ‘Turkiye will not withdraw military from Syria until security is established’


Chief of General Staff General Yaşar Güler

 Sept 23, 2023. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas

Turkish Defence Minister Yasar Guler stressed the need for the Bashar Al-Assad regime to meet several requirements before Turkish forces withdraw from northern Syria.

PKK rebels: 11 Turkish soldiers killed, 15 wounded


Sept 23, 2023. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas


HPG's Media Center issued a statement today, regarding its operations against the Turkish occupation army and the occupation attacks.

“Martyr Dalil area, west of Zap:

Conflict-Related Sexual Violence in Ukraine


Sept 22, 2023. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas

 Lessons from Bosnia and Herzegovina and Policy Options for Ukraine, the United States, and the International Community

New U.S. Military Chief Led Fight against ISIS—introduced Innovations in Bombing Campaign


Sept 21, 2023. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas


Washington DC.

The U.S. Senate, on Wednesday, confirmed the appointment of Gen. Charles Q. Brown Jr. (U.S, Air Force) as Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, America’s top military officer.

Brown is the son and grandson of Army veterans: his grandfather served in World War II and his father in Vietnam.

Azerbaijani forces strike Karabakh, raising risk of new Caucasus war


Sept 20, 2023. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas


Azerbaijan sent troops backed by artillery strikes into Armenian-controlled territories of Nagorno-Karabakh on Tuesday (19 September) in an attempt to bring the breakaway region to heel by force, raising the threat of a new war with its neighbour Armenia.

US allows much of Egypt military aid despite human rights concerns


Egyptian army 

Sept 16, 2023. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas


The Biden administration has allowed much of US foreign military aid to Egypt to go ahead, saying the country was vital for US national security interests, despite what critics have said about widespread human rights abuses, Reuters reports.

Turkish drone kills two female fighters in Syria’s Manbij: Local council


Sept 16, 2023. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas

Erbil, Kurdistan Region

Two members of an all-woman force in the northern Syrian city of Manbij were killed by a Turkish drone strike on Friday, a Kurdish-led military council said.

Russian submarine was hit in Sevastopol


Photo credit: @MT_Anderson / Twitter

September 13, 2023. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas


Reports are surfacing that a KILO class submarine under the command of the Russian Navy has potentially been targeted by Ukraine in Sevastopol, as asserted by submarine expert H I Sutton in a tweet, although confirmation remains pending at this juncture.

Organ trade begins to flourish in Ukraine — Russian diplomat


According to Vasily Nebenzya, Ukraine is forming a legal framework actually encouraging this

Sept 12, 2023. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas


Trading in organs is common practice in Ukraine and the country’s law only encourages it, Russian Permanent Representative to the United Nations Vasily Nebenzya said on Tuesday.

Russia wants to talk over Armenia’s decision to host joint drills with US — Kremlin

  Sept 11, 2023. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas

Russia will put Armenia’s decision to host a joint military exercise with the United States rather than with the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) under a microscope, Kremlin Spokesman Dmitry Peskov said.