RT/Moscow: Tehran kicked off the mass production of a main battle tank called Karrar at a ceremony attended by Iran’s defense minister. The tank appears to have a design similar to Russia’s T-90MS. Brigadier General Hossein Dehqan praised Iran’s new tank at the Sunday event, the Iranian media reported. “The tank can compete with […]
A mass grave containing the remains of babies and children has been discovered at a former Catholic orphanage in Ireland where it has been alleged up to 800 died, government-appointed investigators said on Friday.
Vedomosti: Washington looking to drive wedge between Moscow and Tehran Russia and Iran have a common objective in Syria, and all assertions about the possibility of driving a wedge between the two countries are speculations, Vedomosti quotes former Russian Ambassador to Saudi Arabia, Andrei Baklanov, as saying. “We have substantially coinciding stances with Tehran. Bashar […]
The United States now has the largest prison population in the world with approximately 5 million people incarcerated in State and Federal prisons.
Germany’s spies will be working with significantly increased resources next year, if a budget report leaked to three media outlets is approved. The federal domestic intelligence agency, the Verfassungsschutz (BfV) is bidding for an 18-percent budget boost in 2017, up to 307 million euros ($345 million), while the foreign intelligence agency BND will get a 12-percent rise to 808 million euros, according to a report released Thursday by the “Süddeutsche Zeitung” along with public broadcasters NDR and WDR.
As Islamic State retreats the true scale of its atrocities is becoming apparent. Associated Press collated existing documents and testimonies to produce the fullest picture yet – but activists say that thousands more victims buried in shallow mass graves are yet to be discovered. The agency says it has pinpointed the exact location of 72 […]
Jim W. Dean – My, my, Mr. Kissinger just experienced one of the negatives of living too long…that declassification of some of your past nasty acts catches up with you.
This gruesome discovery is proof that ISIS has been recruiting from all corners of the globe. Quite where these particular recruits came from in Asia is unknown but we know that ISIS has established itself in Malaysia, Indonesia, The Phillipines and elsewhere. Central Asia is probably more likely however, in particular the Uighur region of […]
Iran developed this SAM system in response to the 2010 blocking of the sale of Russian S-300 systems and claims it is even better than the S-300.
There are multiple confirmations today, from sources in Hezbollah intelligence in Lebanon, from Iraq and now directly from Russia.