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

Ships deployed: War declared


Israel deployed warships to the Red Sea yesterday after Yemen's Houthis declared war and launched a ballistic missile at an Israeli town

Nov 2, 2023. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas


Photos released by the Israeli military show Sa'ar-class corvettes patrolling near the Red Sea port of Eilat, which Israel sees as a new front as the war in Gaza draws retaliation from Iranian-backed forces in the region, the Telegraph reports.

War in Middle East: Dozens killed, hundreds injured in Israeli strike on Jabalia refugee camp - Day 25


Oct 31, 2023.  Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas

 Israeli airstrikes continue to strike all parts of the Gaza Strip in the 25-day war, with a specific focus on northern Gaza and a ground incursion to divide the north from the south. Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu continues to reject ceasefire calls, using biblical rhetoric to justify the conflict, which has raised concerns of ethnic cleansing according to UN reports.

This image grab taken from AFPTV video footage shows Palestinians looking for survivors in a crater
This image grab taken from AFPTV video footage shows Palestinians looking for survivors in a crater following a stike on a refugee camp in Jabalia on the northern Gaza Strip, on October 31, 2023. AFP

Israeli army kills one of Hamas commanders


Oct 31, 2023. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas


One of the Hamas commanders was eliminated in the city of Jebaliya in the north of the Gaza Strip, the press service of the Israel Defense Forces said.

Times of Israel

Turkish drone strikes village in Syria’s Manbij


Oct 30, 2023.  Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas

Manbij, Syria.

 The Manbij Military Council (MMC), affiliated with the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), said on Monday that Turkish forces targeted the village of Tokhar Saghir in northern Manbij, northern Syria, with a drone, resulting in the injury of one resident.

‘Barbaric, Sadistic Animals’: Israeli President Confirms Death of 23-Year-Old German-Israeli Abducted by Hamas

23-year-old German-Israeli Shani Louk, who was murdered by Hamas on October 7, 2023. (Photo: Instagram)


Oct 30, 2023.  Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas


 A 23-year-old German-Israeli woman was confirmed by Israel’s President Isaac Herzog on Monday to have been murdered by Hamas after she was abducted at a music festival in southern Israel during the Hamas atrocities of Oct. 7.

WATCH: IDF on Gaza shore as war enters new phase; key PIJ terrorist 'eliminated'


Oct 29, 2023. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas

Israeli forces are expanding ground operations in Gaza while their fighter jets have struck hundreds more Hamas targets, the Israeli military said on Sunday, in what Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has called the second phase of a three-week-old war. 

Gaza before and after: Satellite images show destruction


Oct 27, 2023. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas

  New satellite images of Gaza show the extent of the destruction caused by Israel's intense aerial bombardment of the territory over the past three weeks.

Hamas official says group ‘expects more’ from Hezbollah involvement in war


Ghazi Hamad, a member of Hamas's political bureau, speaks during an interview with The Associated Press in Beirut, Lebanon, Oct. 26, 2023. (AP Photo/Bilal Hussein)

Oct 26, 2023. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas


A senior Hamas official tells The Associated Press that the terror group had expected stronger intervention from Hezbollah in its war with Israel.

Israeli tanks raid northern Gaza Strip


Oct 26, 2023. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas

 Israeli tanks and infantry raided the northern Gaza Strip in a predawn attack Thursday, the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) said in a statement.

Russia: Some 385,000 people entered military service, 80,000 of them - volunteers

Oct 25, 2023. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas

About 385,000 people, including 80,000 volunteers, joined the Russian Armed Forces within the incomplete 10 months of this year, Russian Security Council Deputy Chairman Dmitry Medvedev said during the meeting on the staffing of Armed Forces.

Are Spy Satellites Really Worth the Millions?


Oct 25, 2023. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas

In today’s pop-culture-driven world, most people tend to think the American Defense and Intelligence apparatus has spy satellites silently monitoring every square inch of the globe, collecting data from on high to take out threats to American sovereignty or interests as they emerge.

Kurdish separatists kill 8 Turkish soldiers


Oct 24, 2023. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas

The People's Defense Forces (HPG) announced the killing of 8 Turkish occupation soldiers, on the anniversary of the founding of the Women's Army and the the martyrdom of leader Beritan.

Shiite militia claims responsibility for attacks on three US bases in Syria


Photo: “Insider”

Oct 24, 2023. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas

Three key US positions in Syria were hit by missile attacks. Among them are the military bases of al-Tanf and al-Shadadi, as well as the large al-Omar oil field, located in the province of Deir ez-Zor.

US forces down three drones over base in Syria


Oct 23, 2023. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas


Three drones belonging to Iran-backed militias were shot down Monday by US forces as they attempted to strike a coalition base in central Syria, a war monitor reported as anti-US attacks surge in Syria and Iraq over Washington’s support for Israel. 

Pentagon amps up posture in Mideast in response to 'escalations'


Oct 22, 2023. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas

The United States warned against any "escalation" in the Middle East in the wake of Israel's war on Gaza, Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin said Sunday, hours after the Pentagon moved to step up military readiness in the region.

Joint exercises of Azerbaijani and Turkish servicemen to begin tomorrow


Oct 22, 2023. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas



The "Mustafa Kemal Ataturk-2023" tactical exercises, which will be held in Azerbaijan on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the Republic of Türkiye, will begin tomorrow (October 23).

Armenian-Greek defense cooperation discussed in Yerevan


Oct 21, 2023. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas


Gaza hospital blast was caused by misfired rocket, says European military source


A top-down view showing an area of al-Ahli hospital where hundreds of Palestinians were killed in a blast that Israeli and Palestinian officials blamed on each other, and where Palestinians who fled their homes were sheltering amid the ongoing conflict with Israel, in Gaza City, October 18, 2023. © Mohammed Al-Masri, Reuters

 Oct 21, 2023.  Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas

Anti-Drone Defense System Will Be Installed In Romania


Oct 20, 2023. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas

Romania will have a new, modern anti-drone defense system installed on its territory as soon as possible, government sources informed on Friday.

US Troops in Syria Targeted by Drones


The al-Tanf military outpost in southern Syria

Oct 19, 2023. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas

US forces in Syria brought down two drones that were targeting them, leading to some minor injuries, US officials said on Thursday, with Washington on heightened alert for activity by Iran-backed groups as regional tensions soar during the Israel-Hamas war.