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ISIS Released Photos Of Fierce Attack On Town In Nigeria’s Yobe State

Support SouthFrontClick to see full-size image. On May 6th, ISIS news agency Amaq shared photos of a recent large-scale attack by the terrorist group’s fighters on the town of Geidem in the northeastern Nigerian...

Afghan Security Forces Launched Counter-Offensive In Baghlan To Halt Taliban Advance

Support SouthFrontAfghan National Army soldiers prepare to move out following an inspection of troops at the Regional Military Training Center at Tactical Base Gamberi, Afghanistan, on July 30, 2015. JARROD MORRIS/U.S. ARMY On May...

US-led Coalition Intensified Military Shipments To Northeastern Syria: Russian Reconciliation Center

Support SouthFrontILLUSTRATIVE IMAGE Russia is concerned about the recent increase in US-led coalition military shipments to Syria’s northeastern region, Alexander Karpov, Deputy Chief of the Russian Center for Reconciliation in Syria said on May...

Nuclear Troubleshoot: U.S. Minuteman III ICBM Shuts Itself Off During Final Countdown

Support SouthFrontClick to see full-size image On May 5th, the US Air Force said that it had canceled a launch of an unarmed Minuteman III nuclear intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) test. The reason is...

U.S. Air Force Tests Skyborg Autonomy Core System With UTAP-22 “Mako” Drone

Support SouthFrontClick to see full-size image The US Air Force used its artificial intelligence system to control an autonomous drone for the first time ever in April. This was announced on May 5th. The...

Joint Chiefs Chairman: One of the Key Strengths of the American Military Is Our Diversity

The nation’s top military officer touted “diversity” as one of the United States military’s “key strengths” on Wednesday, amid a push by the Biden administration to make race a top issue at the Pentagon....

Taliban Captures Shahr-e Kohna In Afghanistan’s Baghlan As Government Forces Retreat

Support SouthFrontTaliban fighters during a military exercise before “Operation al-Khandagh” The Shahr-e Kohna region of Baghlan-e Markazi district in the northern Afghan province of Baghlan has fallen to the Taliban, the Ariana News reported...

Egypt To Buy Aerial Refueling Aircraft, Spy Satellite From France – Report

Support SouthFrontAirbus A330 MRTT, Paris-Orly Airport, 4 July 2019, By Olivier CABARET, Source: flickr.com/photos/48518396@N08/48196569261/ Egypt may soon announce a new deal with France which would include the purchase of aerial refueling aircraft and a...

Israeli Military Threatens Syrian Soldiers In Leaflets Dropped After Recent Strikes On al-Quneitra

Support SouthFrontAn old military vehicle can be seen positioned near the Druze village of Majdal Shams in the Golan Heights. IMAGE: AMMAR AWAD/REUTERS The Israeli military has warned Syrian service members in al-Quneitra against...

Defender-Europe Begins In Estonia, NATO Surprised Russia Has Forces Along Its Own Border

Support SouthFrontClick to see full-size image On May 5th, the Defender Europe series of exercises began at the Central Range of the Estonian Defense Forces. It included live firing of multiple launch rocket systems,...

A Light Slap: Honeywell Fined For Sharing F-35, Other Secrets To China

Support SouthFrontClick to see full-size image On May 5th, the US State Department announced that it had reached a $13 million settlement with defense contractor Honeywell. The settlement is over allegations it exported technical...

Russia To Test RS-28 Sarmat ICBM Three Times In 2021, British Media Goes Off The Rails

Support SouthFrontClick to see full-size image In 2021, Russia is to carry out three test launches of its RS-28 Sarmat intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM). “Three launches of the Sarmat ICBM will be carried out...

Syrian Authorities Showcased Weapons, Including Anti-Tank & Anti-Aircraft Missiles, Uncovered In Daraa (Video, Photos)

Support SouthFrontClick to see full-size image. On May 5, Syrian authorities showcased loads of weapons and ammunition which were recently uncovered in the southern governorate of Daraa. According to the Syrian Arab News Agency,...

ISIS Shared Photos Of Recent Large-Scale Attack On Northeastern Nigerian Town

Support SouthFrontClick to see full-size image. On May 5, ISIS news agency Amaq released photos of a recent attack by the group on the town of Kanama in the northeastern Nigerian state of Yobe....

Greater Idlib: Syrian Army Killed, Injured Several Militants In Guided Missile Strikes (Video)

Support SouthFrontIllustrative image At least four militants were killed or injured in the northwestern Syrian region of Greater Idlib as a result of guided missile strikes by the Syrian Arab Army (SAA). On May...

Taliban Begin Pouring From Every Direction As The U.S. Withdraws

Support SouthFrontClick to see full-size image The United States withdrawal from Afghanistan is in progress, and two more B-52 bombers were deployed in Al Udeid Air Base in Qatar to guarantee the security of...

Israel Strikes Numerous Locations In Southwestern Syria, Including Military Facility

Support SouthFrontClick to see full-size image In the early hours of May 5th, Israeli warplanes struck a number of locations in Syria’s southwest. According to Syria’s Ministry of Defense statement, the incident took place...

Egypt To Buy 30 Rafale Fighter Jets From France, As It Looks To Replace U.S. As Key Weapon Provider

Support SouthFrontClick to see full-size image Egypt signed a contract with France to buy 30 Rafale fighter jets in a deal that investigative website Disclose said was worth $4.5bn. Egypt’s defense ministry revealed early...

Drive-By Shooting In The West Bank, Hours After IDF Shoots And Kills 60-Year-Old Woman

Support SouthFrontClick to see full-size image On May 2nd, three 19-year-old yeshiva students were injured, two of them seriously, in a drive-by shooting at a bus stop in the northern West Bank. The shots...

In Video: Russian Frigate ‘Marshal Shaposhnikov’ Failed To Launch Kalibr Cruise Missile

Support SouthFrontScreenshot The Russian frigate reportedly tried to launch the Kalibr cruise missile, but almost immediately after the launch, the missile went into an uncontrolled flight and crashed next to the ship itself. The...