Lockheed Martin has been awarded additional funding to provide equipment and technical support for Aegis Ashore test and operational systems in Poland. Much of China Could Be Targeted by US Aegis Ashore in S Korea – Russian General Staff WASHINGTON (Sputnik) — Lockheed Martin has been awarded additional funding to provide equipment and technical support for Aegis Ashore […]
Israel has repeatedly bombed Syrian military installations during the Syrian civil war, but never Al Qaeda groups, says independent journalist Rania Khalek, adding Israel prefers to support Al Qaeda as, unlike Hezbollah, it doesn’t consider it a threat. The Syrian Army has accused Israel of bombing the Mezzeh military airport west of Damascus and warned […]
…from SouthFront Last night, Syrian army troops, backed up by artillery strikes, attacked ISIS units north of the Kuweires Airbase. There are no detailed reports from the area, but pro-government sources argued that the army had been able to kill some 4 ISIS members in the area. The government forces’ activity north of Kuweires allowed […]
Jim W. Dean – This is cute. Turkey has a huge Air Force and yet it seems it can’t supply air operation to cover it ground operation against al-Bab, with maybe even less than a brigade of IS jihadis there?
Editor’s note: With Wikileaks and the Trump web presence being discovered being run by ISIS in Macedonia (VT and Rolling Stone), we now turn our gaze to Netanyahu and his love of Trump. With virtual armies of phony anti-Zionists and “progressive” and “anti-neocons” flocking to Trumps backing for the payoffs they are getting, now aligned […]
Russia is ready to urge the Syrian government to let Al-Nusra Front militants exit Aleppo with their weapons, as proposed by the UN envoy to Syria, Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov says.
After a spate of devastating terrorist attacks that took place in Belgium France and Germany, Prime Minister Teresa May repeatedly said a terrorist attack in the UK is “highly likely”. She also said the Government is “making more funding available to the police for counter-terrorism policing”.
Former Iraqi prime minister Nouri al-Maliki welcomed by PUK leaders in Sulaimani. Photo: Rudaw ERBIL, Kurdistan Region—Iraq’s former Prime Minister Nouri Maliki has reportedly asked two Kurdish groups to join his State of Law Coalition in the parliament in an effort to secure the number of seats needed for a new term in office after […]
Jim W. Dean – Putin’s approval ratings continue to be the gold standard for world leadership, and a key factor in the sniping that comes at him from the West, land of the leadership wasteland, despite the longer history of democratic institutions.
The US and Russia have harsh words for those who may be sabotaging the Syrian peace process, yet they still believe peace is “possible.”
The slain commander of terrorist Jaysh al-Islam militia admits receiving financial support from Saudi Arabia – Video
Yesterday, a short video was surfaced on social websites, showing a secret meeting between extremist rebels of Faylaq al-Rahman, Liwaa al-Umma (affiliated with FSA) and the former leader of Jaysh al-Islam Zahran Allouch.
This Russian report from late March provides a wealth of details and specifics on exactly who is involved and what their role is.
Following the announcement by the Saudi Defense Ministry on Saturday February 14th that the kingdom intended to commit both air and ground forces to the fight against ISIS in Syria, the first four Royal Saudi Airforce F-15S strike fighters arrived at Incirlik air base on Friday February 26th.
Jim W. Dean – Multiple hints have gone out to Erdogan that he cannot attack Syria and expect NATO to foot the bill. But is he listening, or even Obama?
In an angry tirade starting with “Ey America!” Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan accused Washington of causing the bloodbath in Syria by not recognizing the Kurdish forces fighting against Islamic State in the region as terrorists. Bringing a new level of pressure to bear on its NATO ally, the Turkish president questioned Washington’s commitment as […]
Jim W. Dean – The US continues the “Puff the Magic Dragon” silliness by imposing sanctions on Russian individuals who under Russian law cannot have assets in the US and who have no intention of traveling here anyway, so it is just a cheap theater stunt for the American people.
Political Change, like climate change, is upon us and there is no painless path to transformation ~ for it involves letting go of the past and embracing the future ~ which both individually and politically is not an easy task. In that sense, both Bernie Sanders and Jeremy Corbyn are needed catalysts for change.
Jim W. Dean debates Richard Millett from London as he shills for the Israelis and Western terror supporters wanting to crush Syria. Millett had the gall to actually say that ISIL had gotten much stronger since the Russian air campaign. You just can’t make this stuff up.
NATO is set to deploy air defense support to member-state Turkey in an effort to prevent a repetition of the shooting down of a Russian Sukhoi Su-24 fighter aircraft in November, creating diplomatic tension between Ankara and Moscow.
Russian aviation group in Syria launches 30-40 strikes daily to support the Free Syrian Army (FSA), Russia’s Chief of the General Staff Valery Gerasimov said Monday. According to Gerasimov, units of the Free Syrian Army, with overall strength of over 5,000 troops, are carrying out an offensive alongside Syrian government forces in the provinces of Homs, Hama, Aleppo and Raqqa. “The number of such […]
Saving their sworn enemy: Heartstopping footage shows Israeli commandos rescuing wounded men from Syrian warzone – but WHY are they risking their lives for Islamic militants?
TEHRAN (FNA)- Washington is pressuring Jordan to agree with the deployment of terrorists in Southern Syria to create an ‘infiltration zone’ in the war-hit Arab country. The Kuwaiti al-Rai news (paper) website quoted an informed diplomat as saying that the US is attempting to gather the forces called by Washington as armed dissidents in one […]
“Iraq has the right to use all available options, including resorting to the UN Security Council in the absence of the withdrawal of these forces within 48 hours,” Abadi said
A Peoples Protection Units (YPG) fighter in Rojava. ERBIL, Kurdistan Region – Turkey’s semi-official Anadolu news agency reported that the People’s Protection Units (YPG) were backed by Russian aircraft Saturday in an advance into the Azaz region of Syria near the Turkish border. Russian warplanes have reportedly facilitated the advance of YPG fighters by carrying […]
© SPUTNIK/ IGOR ZAREMBO US Refuses to Disclose Information on Who Fired at Su-24 Pilot From Ground Turkish president Tayyip Erdogan is probably the most dangerous person on Earth at the moment, the news blog stated. Already notorious for manipulating Turkish society prior elections, he also has the reputation of a politician that makes imprudent announcements when it comes […]
Kurdistan Region Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani. Photo: KRG ERBIL, Kurdistan Region—As Peshmerga forces entered the town of Shingal (Sinjar) on Friday Kurdish Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani congratulated the Yezidi people as well as the Peshmerga and coalition forces for the town’s liberation from Islamist militants, hailing it as an important achievement for Kurdistan and the […]
Lavrov – We are ready to back the patriotic opposition, including the so-called Free Syrian Army, with our air support. However, Washington is refusing to inform us of the locations of the terrorists and where the opposition is based
The Syrian Armed Forces have liberated another five towns in the Hama province’s north with support of the Russian aviation, the commander of the operation told Russian journalists. “The advance of the Syrian troops began after Russian airstrikes. As a result, dozens of terrorists were killed, others chose to flee,” Colonel Ibrahim S. told RIA Novosti. According […]
Jordan’s King Abdullah II “is well aware of who is behind the terrorists and where their operations rooms and military training camps are located, where their funding and weapons come from, and how they enter our country from Jordan,”