Anti-aircraft defences intercept drones attacking Syria's Hmeimim airbase

Syrian state media said the drones were launched towards Hmeimim air base. (AFP/File photo)
Updated 03 September 2019

Anti-aircraft defences intercept drones attacking Syria's Hmeimim airbase

CAIRO: Explosions heard on Tuesday in the Syrian coastal city of Latakia were a result of anti-aircraft defences intercepting drones launched towards Hmeimim air base, Syrian state TV and the state news agency (SANA) reported.
State media said militants had launched the drones towards the air base from a de-escalation zone.


Saied wins Tunisia presidency with 72.71 percent: commission

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Saied wins Tunisia presidency with 72.71 percent: commission

  • Saied garnered 2.7 million votes against one million received by his rival business tycoon Nabil Karoui in Sunday's runoff, the commission said

TUNIS: Conservative political outsider Kais Saeid has won Tunisia's presidential election with 72.71 percent of votes, the North African country's electoral commission said Monday.
Saied garnered 2.7 million votes against one million received by his rival business tycoon Nabil Karoui in Sunday's runoff, the commission said.