…from SouthFront In June 2014, the so-called Islamic State (IS) occupied about one-third of Iraq’s territory, including Iraq’s second largest city, Mosul. It meant the radical islamists were close to capturing Baghdad and imposing its authority over all of Iraq. At that point the Iraqi government recognized the real danger of the situation and started […]
Just one year ago, Director of Europol Rob Wainwright warned Europe of further terror attacks.
US investigators uncovered a global financial network headed by one of high-ranking representatives of the Islamic State terrorist organisation (banned in Russia). According to the Wall Street Journal, which refers to a written statement from the FBI, terrorists used fake transactions on eBay to send money to their accomplice in the United States.
by Katherine Frisk: South Africans Protest Zuma-Gupta State Capture Who is behind Jacob Zuma’s Proposed Land “Expropriation Without Compensation? ” The same people who are behind Islamic State. The same people who have been behind the land grabs in Libya, Yemen, Iraq and Syria over the last six years and intend to extend their resource theft […]
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 […]
…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 […]
Trump is acting on behalf of his Israeli masters in sending the US military back into the Middle East, a Zionist agenda to destabilise the region, destroying the Arab nation states while their Turkish and Saudi friends seize large areas for themselves.
In March, Moscow became the center of the diplomatic activity of global and regional powers involved in a number of the ongoing crises in the Middle East.
by Gordon Duff, VT Sr. Editor … with Press TV, Tehran The United States has no credibility in the Middle East region despite President Barack Obama’s efforts to make it look like otherwise, a political analyst says. Gordon Duff made the comments in an interview with Press TV on Monday when asked about […]
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.
If the US launches a military campaign to oust the Syrian government, it would further fracture the country and have tremendous negative long-term consequence for the entire region, Russian Foreign Ministry spokesperson Maria Zakharova warned.
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 […]
President Barack Obama has warned of the existence of Daesh sleeper cells in the US and says the possibility of further terrorist attacks in the country is real.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has accused the US of importing terror to the Middle East through its interventions, pointing to Iraq, Libya and Syria as examples. Speaking at an event being held in honor of the holy Islamic day of Eid’l Fit’r in Davao City on Friday, the leader challenged the narrative that the Middle […]
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.
… 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 […]
It is obvious from the outside that the USA has become the face and fist of the global NWO evil empire. But are the majority of the American People aware of this and more importantly can they wake up out of their stupor to restore some dignity to their country and to the world?
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: […]
In an idle moment between cocktail parties in the Arab capital where they served, a British and French diplomat were chatting recently about their respective countries’ legacies in the 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 […]
TEHRAN (FNA)- The participants of the Vienna talks have all the time in the world to prove they are serious about finding a peaceful solution to the Syrian crisis. But they are wrong to assume the chaos will go away through dialog alone. Even long after a political deal has been reached, the violence will […]
Did Jeb take this photo or was it his grandfather?
Saudi’s turning to Syria, abandoning Netanyahu and Erdogan
Druze to be ethnically cleansed for failing to give in to Israeli threats…
We have a lot to be thankful for. In particular, people who risked life, limb, family and fortune to do what is right. Thomas Jefferson is one of those people. Today, April 13th, is Thomas Jefferson’s birthday.
Anthony Hall…”The US uses democracy claims as a tool to use for its own interests and its acting like a double dealer in Yemen.”
Since leaving office in 2007, the empire of Tony Blair has grown exponentially cashing in on his role as “Middle East Peace Negotiator” which is code for cash in the misery of the people
If Israel is the center of the universe for American politicians then Washington is the center of the universe for AIPAC and Israel”.
VT Editors Travel To International Conference on Combating Terrorism and Religious Extremism in Middle East
In consultation with our editorial board and like minded individuals within the military and intelligence community, select VT board members traveled to Damascus last week