According to the Agency Maan, the Syrian military sources denied reports of Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, according to which the Israeli air force struck Syria. According to the SOHR, at least three rockets were fired at the facilities between Damascus and Daraa. «Caused not only material damage», — noted human rights activists.
The TV channel «al Jazeera» reports that, according to the latest data, the victims of the terrorist attack in Ankara had 28 people, more than 60 were injured. Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said that the intelligence agencies of the country will reach the organizers of the terrorist attacks. Representatives of management also called on the international community to support Turkey in the fight against terror.
London’s «al-Sharq al-Awsat» talks about the compromises made between the Central Iraqi government and the authorities of the Kurdish Autonomous region. The Kurds accepted the offer of Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi, according to which autonomy is refused an independent oil exports, and Baghdad took over payment of salaries to employees of the public sector.
The TV channel «al-Manar» belonging to the Lebanese grouping «Hezbollah», reports that on February 18 to begin deliveries to Iran Russian anti-aircraft missile systems s-300. It is also reported that during the visit to Moscow by Iranian defense Minister Hossein dechane the agreement was reached on the supply of su-30.
The TV channel «al Arabiya» reports that the terrorist group «Islamic state» has claimed responsibility for the Downing of the helicopter of the Iraqi air force in the area of Fallujah. Earlier it was reported that the helicopter was shot down by enemy fire, one crew member was killed and two were seriously injured.