Jim W. Dean – VT was right again. We smelled right away that this new desert fight in Syria was not a skirmish that Damascus had assigned to some throwaway militias to give them something to do.
…from SouthFront The US-backed military operation against ISIS terrorists in the Iraqi city of Mosul is approaching its final phase. Iraqi security forces (ISF), backed up by US-led coalition warplanes, attack helicopters, and special operation forces, have made significant progress against ISIS terrorists in the northern and southern parts of western Mosul, out-flanking the Old […]
…from SouthFront On March 29th, Turkey officially declared that its military operation in northern Syria, known as Operation Euphrates Shield, finished after achieving all its goals. The decision was announced during the meeting of the Turkish National Security Council that was attended by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. “It was noted that Operation ‘Euphrates Shield’, […]
The Turkish military has successfully completed its ‘Euphrates Shield’ operation in northern Syria, the Turkish National Security Council has announced. The NSC meeting on Wednesday was attended by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. “It was noted that the Operation ‘Euphrates Shield’ which was started with the goal of ensuring national security, preventing the threat from […]
The mid-term goal of government troops in the area is to secure a number of gas and oil fields along the Homs-Palmyra highway and around the ancient city.
Gordon Duff – While Julian Assange insists all investigations into 9/11 and Israel are “a waste of time,” we find the “keys to the kingdom,” particularly when added to VT’s own work, in, of all places, WikiLeaks own files.
…from SouthFront On Sunday, Iraqi forces officially launched a military operation to liberate the western part of the city of Mosul from the ISIS terrorist group. The Iraqi military and the Federal Police liberated a number of villages, including Al-Kafour, Jasmia, Bijwarey, Athba and Lazaka, southwest of the city and stormed the Mu`askar al Ghazlani […]
Jim W. Dean – Trump Tweeting has pushed Mosul virtually out of the news, along with many other things, like Libya, Africa, refugee camps in the EU, MH-17, and all the other unfinished pieces of business.
…from SouthFront On January 17, the Syrian army, led by Tiger Forces units, made a push against ISIS terrorists in the eastern countryside of Aleppo city. Government forces seized the village of Abad and engaged militants in the villages of Rasm al-Alam and Mushayrafa. Some pro-government sources described this move as a first stage of […]
Declassified documents reveal U.S.-backed Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet used Nazi training and support for Operation Condor activities.
…from SouthFront As SF predicted, the Syrian army, Hezbollah and the National Defense Forces (NDF) launched an offensive operation against ISIS in the province of Homs. Government forces attacked ISIS terrorists near the Tyas Airbase and retook the Tyas crossroads and the village of Sharifah. Over 170 ISIS fighters, 15 vehicles and 4 battle tanks […]
The latest release of previously classified documents on Operation Condor reveals that the United States characterized Latin America as a region that wanted authoritarian and paternalistic rule, while showing how U.S. sponsored right-wing regimes viewed U.S. policy and their concerns over human rights.
The upcoming Iraqi assault to retake Mosul from IS has the potential to ignite a wider conflict in the region. This is largely due to the actions of Turkey who have moved units of their army into Iraq and are loudly proclaiming that they will ‘participate’ in the offensive to drive IS out of Mosul.
…from SouthFront The Syrian Arab Army announced renewed operations in eastern Aleppo on September 22nd. Hezbollah announced their participation shortly after the SAA General Command. The operations are reportedly coordinated with Russian military advisers deployed in the area. The Syrian Air Force has delivered up to 45 air strikes on militant targets in the Aleppo […]
Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yidirim on Friday denounced as a “bare-faced lie” suggestions in Western media that Ankara’s military operation in Syria was singling out Kurdish people rather than jihadists.
On August 24, Turkey, in close cooperation with the United States, destroyed the hopes of the Kurdish Democratic Union Party (PYD) to link up Kurdish cantons in northern Syria and de facto set up a semi-independent state along the Turkish border.
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.
Russian government has announced that it aims to launch an operation in Syria against IS, urging Iraqi officials to cancel all flights in Erbil and Sulaimaniyah airports in order to prevent any hazardous incidents from happening.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Russia announced that it aims to launch an operation in Syria against ISIL, urging Iraqi officials to cancel all flights in Erbil and Suleimaniyah airports in order to prevent any hazardous incidents from happening. Russia has announced that it is set to launch an extensive military operation codenamed “pervasive destruction”, using 69 Sukhoi […]
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A representative of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) has told Sputnik Turkey that the SDF has launched a large-scale three-pronged offensive to liberate Syria’s third-largest city Raqqa, which has been the ‘capital’ city of Daesh terrorists for over 2.5 years.
© Sergei Bobylev/TASS archive DAMASCUS, April 10. /TASS/. The Russian Aerospace Forces and Syria’s military are preparing a joint operation aimed at the liberation of the city of Aleppo, Syrian Prime Minister Wael Nader al-Halki said on Sunday at a meeting with a delegation of Russian parliamentarians comprising Alexander Yushchenko, Sergei Gavrilov and Dmitry Sablin. “We, […]
… by Ian Greenhalgh As TASS today reported, Russia has not only been upgrading it’s weapons systems it has also upgraded it’s battlefield comms systems. This is another example of how procurement of the latest systems need not cost billions and take years to accomplish; we in the West have grown accustomed to high pricing […]
The Russian air group in Syria used attack helicopters Mi-28N Night Hunter against militants in Palmyra, as follows from a video clip posted on the Defense Ministry’s website.
Jim W. Dean – Governments have a duty to take care of their own people first, especially in times of economic stress. It is always cheaper, and fairer to the taxpayers or debt funders to help third world people out via development programs in their own countries.
Tamara ZAMYATINA Author profile MOSCOW/TASS/. Danger exists that Saudi Arabia and Turkey will provide support to armed groupings fighting against the government troops of Syrian President Bashar Assad if these two countries launch a ground operation against the Islamic State terrorist organization on the territory of Syria, experts polled by TASS said on Friday. On […]
Syrian government forces have launched offensive on positions of the Islamic State (IS) terrorist organization in 10 directions thanks to the Russian military operation in the country, Chief of General Staff, Army General Valery Gerasimov said on Friday.
Passenger records handed over to the Guardian by Kurdish forces at Tel Abyad have Daesh stamp marks. ‘Russia Smashing Daesh While Turkey Attacks Us’ – Syrian Kurdish Commander In what appears to be additional confirmation of Turkey’s leadership knowledge of Daesh (also known as the Islamic State terrorist group), crossing Syria-Turkey borders without challenge, Kurdish forces managed to seize a list […]
On September 30, 2015, the Russian Federation Council unanimously supported President Vladimir Putin’s proposal to authorize sending a Russian task force to Syria. Daesh’s 90-Day Nightmare: Results of Russia’s 2015 Syrian Operation MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Sergei Ivanov, Chief of Staff of the Presidential Executive Office, announced to journalists that Syria’s President Bashar Assad had requested military assistance from Russia. Ivanov […]
North Iowa hosted a five-day thank-you event in August for Vietnam veterans.