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How the Insurgencies in Middle East are not Terrorism?

How the Insurgencies in Middle East are not Terrorism?

Nauman Sadiq for Veterans Today The definition of the term “terrorism” has been deliberately left undefined by the Western powers to use it as a catch-all pretext to justify their interventionist policy in the energy-rich Islamic countries. Depending on context, “terrorism” can mean two markedly distinct phenomena: that are, religious extremism or militancy. If terrorism […]

Analysis: Geopolitical Standoff In Post-ISIS Middle East

Analysis: Geopolitical Standoff In Post-ISIS Middle East

…from SouthFront As the ISIS terrorist group is collapsing in Syria and Iraq, the competition among powers involved in the conflict increases. In March, Moscow and Astana become the main centers of the diplomatic activity with top leaders from Israel, Turkey, the UK and other powers discussing the issues confronting the Middle East. Ongoing events […]

Drone Video East Aleppo

Drone footage focuses on the Saint Elias Cathedral in the Al-Jadideh quarter of Aleppo. The church will hold its first Christmas ceremony in four years this coming Sunday. The church is considered to be one of the oldest in the Middle East. It was built in 1873. Throughout the Syrian crisis, the church has been the target of three missile attacks by militants.

What is Chechnya’s Kadyrov up to in Middle East?

What is Chechnya’s Kadyrov up to in Middle East?

In recent years, Chechnya has been conducting a dynamic activity beyond Russia’s borders. Once a rebellious land, but now one of the most loyal republics to the Kremlin, it has built a number of economic and political contacts, including some of the most influential leaders in the Middle East.

Syrian War Report – November 29, 2016: Syrian Army & YPG Attack Turkey-led Forces East of Aleppo

Syrian War Report – November 29, 2016: Syrian Army & YPG Attack Turkey-led Forces East of Aleppo

On November 28, Jabhat Fatah al-Sham (formerly Jabhat al-Nusra, the Syrian branch of al-Qaeda) and its allies officially surrendered the western Ghouta towns of Khan al-Shih and Zakiyah to government forces. In total about 3,000 militants and civilians were set to be evacuated to Idlib province from these villages via green buses.

Syrian War Report – November 28, 2016: Syrian Govt Forces Liberate about 40% of East Aleppo

Syrian War Report – November 28, 2016: Syrian Govt Forces Liberate about 40% of East Aleppo

..from SouthFront Last weekend, Syrian government forces delivered a devastating blow to the al-Nusra led militant coalition, known as Jaish al-Fatah, inside the Aleppo city. The Syrian army’s Republican Guard, the Syrian army’s Tiger Forces, the Desert Hawks Brigade, Liwa al-Quds and other pro-government groups liberated the neighborhoods of Hanano, Jabal Badro and Inzarat. They […]

Syrian War Report – November 25, 2016: Syrian Army & YPG Launch Joint Advance East of Aleppo

Syrian War Report – November 25, 2016: Syrian Army & YPG Launch Joint Advance East of Aleppo

…from SouthFront The Syrian army and the Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) launched a joint military operation against the ISIS terrorist group east of Aleppo city on November 24. Their forces reportedly liberated at least 2 villages in the area: Sheikh Kife and Nirbeh. Pro-government sources also argue that they liberated Juba and Halisah, but […]

Press TV: Fighting in Hasakah Foreshadows Realignment of Middle East War

Press TV has conducted an interview with Gordon Duff, senior editor of Veterans Today, to discuss the ongoing fight between the Syrian army and Kurdish militia forces in the northeastern city of Hasakah. Here is a rough transcription of the interview: Press TV: When the Kurds are helping fight terror groups in Syria, the same as […]

China Is Able to Deploy Up to 10000 Troops in the Middle East

China Is Able to Deploy Up to 10000 Troops in the Middle East

The Shanghai Cooperation Organisation Heads of State Summit took place in Tashkent, Uzbekistan in June 2016. Counterterrorism operations were one of the main topics of the Summit. Chinese experts believe that the situation in Syria needs special attention from the SCO members states, as the ISIS terrorist group poses a serious threat to the security of Pakistan, Afghanistan, China and Russia, as well as the surrounding regions, including the Middle East and the Caucasus.

Subversion of East Bengal

Subversion of East Bengal

Once the Army of British East India Company under Lord Clive defeated Siraj ud Daula in the battle of Plassey in 1757 with the help of infamous Mir Jaffar, the British in collusion with the Hindus oppressed the Muslim Bengalis and in a matter of 50 years they converted the entire class of their nobility into serfs and upgraded the Hindus from serfs to masters.

Results of the East Coast primary: Trump wins all 5; Clinton wins MD, DE, PA, CT; Sanders wins RI

Results of the East Coast primary: Trump wins all 5; Clinton wins MD, DE, PA, CT; Sanders wins RI

Tonight Donald Trump reigned triumphant in all five states, while Hillary Clinton continues to lead, narrowing the odds that Ted Cruz, Bernie Sanders and John Kasich will be able to rally a comeback for their respective parties’ nominations. Almost instantaneously, the Associated Press called Connecticut, Maryland and Pennsylvania for Trump. At the same time, Maryland […]

Saudis revive plans to bridge North Africa and Middle East

Saudis revive plans to bridge North Africa and Middle East

… by Ian Greenhalgh The new king of Saudi Arabia is reviving a decades old scheme to link the two halves of the Arab world. Currently, traveling by land from Saudi Arabia to Egypt requires passing through both Jordan and Israel; the proposed bridge across the Straits of Tiran would bypass both nations and allow direct travel between […]

How European Powers Reshaped Middle East

How European Powers Reshaped Middle East

   By seeking to establish an Islamic caliphate, Daesh (Islamic State/ISIL) has thrown into question the legitimacy of the post-Ottoman Middle Eastern borders defined by European colonialist powers; is the Sykes-Picot agreement the root cause of the ongoing strife in Syria and Iraq and should the Middle Eastern boundaries be redrawn? Trouble Brewing in Syria: […]

Deliberately Stoked Chaos in Middle East

Deliberately Stoked Chaos in Middle East

Asif Haroon Raja Few can deny the fact that the US allied with the west create problems for the world such as drug trafficking, human rights violations, defiance of international laws and the UN. It stokes religious extremism, creates monster of terrorism, initiate promote proxy wars and then make hue and cry and exert pressure […]

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