By Nauman Sadiq for Veterans Today Since the beginning of the Syrian conflict in August 2011 to April 2013, Islamic State and al-Nusra Front (currently Jabhat Fateh al-Sham, JFS) were a single organization that chose the banner of “Jabhat al-Nusra.” Although the current al-Nusra Front is led by Abu Mohammad al-Julani but he was appointed […]
The first British female fighter to join the battle against Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL) in Syria says UK intelligence agency MI5 is targeting her family, who are now “afraid for their own safety.” ‘I would die for this’: Liverpool woman joins fight against ISIS in Syria Kimberley Taylor, 27, has been fighting alongside the […]
By Sajjad Shaukat for Veterans Today At least five people were killed and approximately 40 were injured, including policemen in simultaneous terror attacks in London on Wednesday (March 22, 2017). According to the BBC, “The attacker, whose identity police believe they know, stabbed the unarmed officer before being shot dead. After the car crashed into […]
“If someone is crazy enough to make his airspace available to a third country willing to attack Serbia, we have a missile capable of knocking out all major cities in the region,” Miroslav Lazanski, a military observer with the Belgrade-based newspaper Politika, told Sputnik Serbia.
Sputnik/Moscow: Israel is likely to try to retain the existing status quo in Syria since it has benefited from the ongoing conflict in the war-torn neighboring nation, political analyst Sergei Balmasov asserted, saying that Tel Aviv’s combat missions are not aimed at President Bashar al-Assad, but are rather meant to prevent the crisis from being […]
Today, Labor Secretary nominee Alexander Acosta faced questioning today by Virginia Senator Tim Kaine in regards to the handling of the Jeffrey Epstein case and plea deal that was negotiated behind closed doors without victim involvement.
Nauman Sadiq for Veterans Today Since the beginning of the Syrian civil war in August 2011 to June 2014, when the Islamic State overran Mosul and Anbar in Iraq, an informal pact had existed between the Western powers, their regional allies and the Sunni Arab militants of the Middle East against the Shi’a resistance axis. […]
Protesters comparing Donald Trump to Hitler demonstrate outside the US embassy in London. (File photo) Muslims in the US state of Iowa have called for a hate crime investigation into a threatening note a mosque has recently received. The hand-written note delivered to the Islamic Center of Des Moines, Iowa, on Sunday warned that […]
Donald Trump should apologize to his predecessor, former President Barack Obama, for claims assessed as false by FBI Director James Comey, says a former CIA chief. The New York billionaire has accused Obama of wiretapping Trump Tower in the run-up to the 2016 presidential election. His claims followed an investigation into his ties with […]
In the wake of a recent lawsuit filed by families of victims against the Saudi government for the September 11, 2001, terror attacks that killed 3,000 people between New York, Washington and Pennsylvania, Energy Minister Khalid al Falih predicted that counter measures would be deployed by the new White House administration. Saudi royalty believes that, […]
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said that he has told Russian President Vladimir Putin that Israeli forces will continue airstrikes in Syria if they deem it necessary. “If there is feasibility from an intelligence and military standpoint – we attack and so it will continue,” Netanyahu said during a visit to China, adding that […]
Leader of the Iranian Kurdish Communist Party (Komela) Umar Alikhanzada. Photo: Rudaw video ERBIL, Kurdistan Region — The main armed Kurdish groups opposed to the Iranian government will develop strategic partnerships including in military activities amid an escalation of tensions between Iran and its Kurdish groups seeking more self-rule from Tehran. The leader of […]
Fox News has dropped a legal analyst who claimed British intelligence might have helped spy on Donald Trump during his bid to become US president. Andrew Napolitano had been pulled from the channel, a source at Fox said. The network made no immediate comment on Monday. Napolitano said last week on Fox & Friends he […]
Nauman Sadiq for Veterans Today On Monday, Tom Perry of Reuters broke the story  that Russia is setting up a military base in the Kurdish canton of Afrin in northwestern Syria. Reuters quoted YPG spokesman Redur Xelil that agreement had been concluded on Sunday and that Russian troops had already arrived at the position […]
Peaceful, or not, Islam is only a religion just like any other cosmopolitan religion whether it’s Christianity, Buddhism or Hinduism. Instead of taking an essentialist approach, which lays emphasis on essences, we need to look at the evolution of social phenomena in its proper historical context.
The last part of the African continent to be analyzed in the Hybrid War vulnerability study is its western core region around Nigeria.
A provocative billboard depicting US President Donald Trump surrounded by mushroom clouds from nuclear explosions and dollar signs resembling Nazi swastikas has been erected in Phoenix, Arizona. The US leader also wears a Russian flag lapel pin. The billboard, placed on Grand Avenue near Fillmore Street, is owned by Beatrice Moore, who commissioned the menacing […]
U.S. soldiers gather at a military base north of Mosul. Editor’s note: This is a good enough RT piece to publish but not so good that failure to point out some “oddness” isn’t important as well. Dan seems to be more than a bit myopic it seems. Were one to take a look at the […]
By William Edstrom A heroin surge is shocking and awing Americans, 165,000 of who will be killed the next ten years. How does 415,000 kilograms (913,000 pounds) of heroin from US-occupied Afghanistan get to US each year? Opium Wars I & II were British troops forcing farmers in India and Pakistan, colonies of Britain […]
Nauman Sadiq for Veterans Today During Imran Khan’s four months long Dharna (sit-in and political demonstrations) in front of the parliament in Islamabad from August to December 2014, the allegations of election rigging and electoral reforms were only a red herring. A question would naturally arise in the minds of curious observers of Pakistan’s politics […]
Trump’s War on Islam Hiding Behind New Unrestricted Drone Killing Policy for Pentagon and CIA RT/Moscow: The Russian Defense Ministry has urged a comment from the US after photos of a purported US missile fragment found in the rubble of a bombed Syrian mosque emerged online. The Pentagon denies that their forces hit the mosque. […]
Kwame Nkrumah (21 September 1909 – 27 April 1972) was the first President of the first free nation in Africa, and a founding father of the Pan-Africanist movement. His dream was to turn Ghana into a modern industrial utopia – a society shaped by the power of science that would serve as a model for […]
The Syrian Army says its air defenses have shot down one Israeli warplane and hit a second after four planes breached Syrian airspace and attacked government troops near Palmyra Friday morning.
By Benjamin Fulford The Japanese government has made repeated attempts to kill me. The best documented event took place in June of 2009 when an agent by the name of Mutsuaki Okubo stabbed me with a poisoned needle in front of multiple witnesses. When I went to the Japanese police they refused to take any […]
Trump’s own words continue to undermine Trump himself, since Trump is essentially saying “I piss on America and its stupid constitution” — a violation of his oath of office, and what Trump proposes in his Muslim travel ban is recruitment bait for IS/Daesh and al-Qaeda.
Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif called on Turkey to pursue a more realistic approach to regional developments, emphasizing that “self-restraint” is an integral part of neighborhood.
Sebastian Gorka, left, a top aide to US President Donald Trump, seen in on inauguration day wearing the uniform and medal of Vitézi Rend, a Hungarian order of merit with ties to Nazi Germany (Fox News) Members of a Nazi-allied Hungarian group have said that a deputy assistant to US President Donald Trump is a […]
By Nauman Sadiq for Veterans Today Although people often conflate democracy and liberalism, but there is a fine distinction between politics and culture; a democratic system of governance falls in the category of politics while liberalism, as a value system, falls in the category of culture. When we say that Islam and democracy are inconsistent, […]
Ukrainian military expert Oleg Zhdanov, in his interview with Observer magazine made a statement that shocked not only Russian military officials, but their counterparts in many other countries. Ukraine’s military analyst stated that Russia was “incapable of waging a full-scale war with Ukraine.” Moreover, Mr. Zhdanov said that Russia would be able to withstand the […]
Nikki Haley, Ambassador of the United States to the United Nations. © Luiz Rampelotto / EuropaNewswire / Global Look Press RT/Moscow: Nikki Haley, the new Washington envoy to the UN, has slammed Russia and spoken out in favor of President Trump’s travel ban in her first interview in the new role. “Take it seriously. We […]