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27 June 2020 Military News

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  • What Iranian Authorities Hid About The Big Explosion In East Tehran Radio Farda 27 Jun 2020 -- On June 25, Tehran residents were treated to an unusual sight, a bright orange light in the nighttime sky over Eastern Tehran. Iranian officials soon claimed that what had happened was a mere explosion of industrial gas tanks in the general area of Parchin, the site of Iran's vast explosives, rocket, and ammunition manufacturing complex. Yet a closer examination of videos posted on social media seemed to suggest that the blast took place in the Khojir region of Tehran, something finally confirmed by satellite pictures a day later.
  • Israeli Blog Says Images Confirm Mystery Iran Blast Was In Missile Industries Factory Radio Farda 27 Jun 2020 -- In a tweet on Friday Intelli Times, an online Israeli intelligence blog, said they could confirm from satellite images that the blast in Tehran on Thursday occurred at a facility at Khojir in the southeast of the capital.
  • Tehran Blast Took Place at Missile Production Facility, News Agency Claims, Citing Satellite Images Sputnik 27 Jun 2020 -- A large explosion woke up the residents of the Iranian capital with a huge dawn-like blaze seen to the east of the city. The blast, officially attributed to an explosion of a leaky gas tank, shattered windows in some buildings, but ultimately resulted in no casualties.
  • Iran's IRGC to receive 'surprise systems' soon: Top general Press TV 27 Jun 2020 -- The chief commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) says the force is to receive "surprise systems" in the near future, stressing that a US bid to extend an arms embargo on Iran would have no effect on the country's defense capabilities.
  • Border Guard: Three Iranian Boats Were Spotted After Entering Saudi Waters SPA 27 Jun 2020 -- The Official Spokesperson for the Border Guards stated that maritime border guard patrols monitored at 18:30, on Thursday, 4/11/1441 AH, three Iranian boats after they entered the Saudi waters, where they were immediately followed up and repeated warnings issued to them to stop, but they refused to respond.

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  • Militants Shell Towns in Syria's Idlib, Aleppo, Russian Military Says Sputnik 27 Jun 2020 -- Militants from the Hayat Tahrir al-Sham* terrorist group have attacked three settlements in the Syrian provinces of Aleppo and Idlib, Rear Admiral Alexander Shcherbitsky, the head of the Russian Defence Ministry's centre for Syrian reconciliation, said on Friday.
  • UN Warns of Risk to Civilians in Libya VOA 27 Jun 2020 -- The United Nations has warned of a looming risk to the lives of tens of thousands of civilians in a coastal Libyan city, calling on the United States to play a more active diplomatic role to prevent further conflict in the oil-rich country.
  • Israeli warplanes conduct fresh airstrikes against positions in besieged Gaza Strip Press TV 27 Jun 2020 -- Israeli warplanes have carried out fresh airstrikes against the besieged Gaza Strip, targeting a number of areas in the south and center of the Palestinian enclave.
  • EU Slams Turkey's Actions Along Greek Border, Drilling in East Mediterranean VOA 27 Jun 2020 -- The European Union's top diplomat has voiced concern about deteriorating relations between Greece and Turkey. Rallying to the defense of Greece, an EU member state, though, Josep Borrell warned Turkey that any attempt to undermine Greece's borders and rights would be considered an equal affront to the EU. The EU official, however, fell short of spelling out any potential reprisals against Turkey.

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