…from SouthFront Recent weeks have seen a series of incidents, mainly on the Donbass, suggesting a large-scale escalation of combat operations cannot entirely be ruled out. Ukrainian forces have stepped up bombardments of frontline LPR/DPR positions and of Novorossia cities and towns. There have been a number of efforts by regular UAF forces and by […]
Pro-Kurdish fighters claim US, Syria, Turkey and Iran are collaborating to undermine them, after having served US as shock troops against IS Wladimir van Wilgenburg QAMISHLI, Syria – The Kurdish YPG militia counted the US among its most trusted allies as it fought the Islamic State (IS) group in northern Syria. But that all changed on […]
Asif Haroon Raja The US was the first country to dupe and trap Pakistan after 9/11 for the achievement of its go-strategic objectives in the region. Collin Powell pushed Gen Musharraf against the wall by asking him bluntly whether “you are with us or against us”. And when he unhesitatingly opted for the first option, […]
Jim W. Dean – Iran pulls another major flanking move in the heart of the US/Asia Pivot, with its forging new major economic relations with the Muslim powerhouse of the region, Indonesia, while bridging the Shia-Sunni religious gap to do so.
Quite what the Turks are playing at here is difficult to discern, they are ostensibly US allies and part of the US-lead coalition but have just attacked a US ally and fellow member of that coalition while at the same time attacking ISIS.
We thought we understood who was aligned with who, but the latest developments where Syrian got forces have been bombing the PKK/YPG forces in the far NE corner of Syria has thrown a spanner in the works and has us a little mystified to be frank; in the absence of further info, we simply do not know what exactly is going on and what machinations have brought about this state of affairs.
Jim W. Dean – We now have a dirty dance going on, with the US supporting the Turkish attack on Jarablus to clear Daesh from the border town, but which will also prevent the Kurds from getting that important border town.
Turkey claims it has “no clue” about who was behind the attack on a wedding in a town close to the Syrian border that left 54 people dead; this was an attack on the Kurdish population of Gaziantep as a whole designed to spread terror and is just the latest in a very long string of murderous attacks against the Kurds, all of them carried out by Erdogan’s cruel regime.
Ever since Porky Poroshenko the chocolate oligarch was installed into power in Kiev, the fascist junta there has been re-arming and making obvious preparations for war.
Jim W. Dean – News on this kind of technology does not always meet the public eye like this, especially if it has military applications which could give some a huge advantage that a powerful nation does not want others to have.
The cyber wars, while far less public than the actual shooting wars, are no less real and sometimes no less damaging to the nation states under attack.
I’m sure we’ve all heard the various conspiracy theories surrounding the moon and the Apollo missions. For me, the most intriguing part is the abrupt end of those missions.
Today marks the 75th anniversary of the beginning of one of the most cruel and ruthless genocides of the 20th century and one that has been largely forgotten. The number of people murdered in the Jasenovac death camp system is unknown. Hundreds of thousands of Serbs perished there, together with Jews, Gypsies, Croat partisans, and other Croat opponents of the Ustasha regime.
Jim W. Dean – Uri puts the whammy on Zionist Supremacy with his usual surgical blade talent, honed after decades of being a harsh critic of Jewish Jihadis.
The President of the Philippines Rodrigo Duterte, has threatened that the country could leave the UN, after the organization urged the Philippines to stop executing and killing people linked to drug business and threatened that “state actors” could be punished. “I do not want to insult you, but maybe we’ll just have to decide […]
The death toll from a bomb blast that targeted a wedding ceremony in Turkey’s southeastern Gaziantep Province has risen to 50. According to Gaziantep Governor Ali Yerlikaya, the “terror attack” took place in the Sahinbey district’s Akdere neighborhood late on Saturday. Officials had earlier put the number of those killed at 30, with 94 others injured. A […]
The United Nations has admitted for the first time that its peacekeepers in Haiti played a role in the outbreak of the cholera epidemic in the aftermath of the devastating 2010 earthquake that sent the poverty-stricken Caribbean nation into a tailspin.
During a visit to Syria On Tuesday, China’s Senior Administration Official have Stated that Beijing would like to have a military relationship with Damascus.
Vice President Joe Biden’s visit to Serbia was intended to send a message that the US stood by its policies, essentially promoting Hillary Clinton’s campaign. All it managed to do, however, was dredge up the bitter memories of the 1999 NATO invasion. Before jetting off to Belgrade on August 16, Biden gave a fiery speech […]
Taking note of the acts of terrorism in San Bernardino, Orlando, Paris, Brussels, Munich and Nice, Pakistani author Sajjad Shaukat said in a detailed statement that in his research-based book, “US vs Islamic, Invisible Balance of Power: Dangerous Shift in International Relations,” which was first published in 2005, he had already predicted terror attacks in the US and Europe.
China launched the world’s first quantum science satellite into space early on Tuesday morning, with the project carrying the hopes of scientists around the world. In ancient times, China was the land of innovation, inventing black powder, paper, printing and the compass. Now, after decades of rapid economic development, it has built up the world’s largest army of scientists and engineers, some armed with cutting-edge technology and state-of-the-art hardware, and is ready to reclaim the glory of the past with ambitious projects.
Ayn Dara and the Syrian Connection
Pursuing the political goals of its foreign sponsors, Kiev will continue to provoke the militia forces in the Donbass region and if this fails to elicit a full-scale military response, will probably attempt further terror attacks on Russian soil.
Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu has lashed out at NATO, saying the alliance is not fully cooperating with Ankara. In an interview with Sputnik, he hinted that Turkey would consider military cooperation with Russia. Cavusoglu says that Ankara has become alarmed at the lack of willingness shown by NATO to cooperate with Turkey, which is […]
Asif Haroon Raja Dr. Sadia Ali has timed her article titled “The poor daughter of Baluchistan” in The News dated August 17, 2016 with Narendra Modi’s diatribe on the occasion of India’s Independence Day on August 15. She has lent strength to Indian ongoing propaganda onslaught drumming up the sufferings of the people of Baluchistan […]
Arab communities in the United States are in shock after a Lebanese-American man was shot and killed by a neighbour who had allegedly used violence and racial slurs against the family for years.
Russian officials mooted the possibility of using Turkey’s Incirlik air base as a hub for carrying out air strikes in Syria, following the rapprochement between the two countries.
Greece and Turkey are not friends , okay, I win this weeks ‘stating the blindingly obvious award’, but let me give you a little background as to this latest dispute.
Renowned western and Arab media outlets and journalists confirmed that Russia had warned Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of an imminent coup by the army on July 15, a revelation that appeared in an FNA report last month.
TEHRAN (FNA)- President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is preparing to take a high-profile trip to Tehran in a move seen by mainstream Arab media as the official launchpad for kickstarting the Turkey-Iran-Russia coalition on Syria. Erdogan made a half-a-day trip to Russia after the recent coup in Turkey to meet and hold negotiations with Russian President […]