A senior Iranian official has called on Iraqi Kurdish leaders to forgo a planned referendum for secession, warning that a possible breakup of the Arab country could have grave consequences for the security of the region.
Head of Yemen’s Supreme Political Council Saleh al-Samad shrugged off the Saudi- led coalition’s claims about its advances in the Arabian Peninsula country and said the Yemeni forces are “on the verge of victory”.
The US military is shifting towards a “more global” exercise program in preparation to deter what they term a “more assertive Russia” as well as countering other complex threats, a senior officer commanding the US forces in Europe has said. TrendsRussia-NATO relations “What we’re eventually going toward is a globally integrated exercise program so that […]
Iran has built a third underground ballistic missile production factory and will keep developing its missile programme, the semi-official Fars news agency quoted a senior commander of the elite Revolutionary Guard as saying.
UN Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura says immediate priority is a cessation of hostilities in Syria
By Chuck Ross submitted by D Boyaijan A Turkish-American businessman who is head of the Democratic National Committee’s Heritage Council claimed to have paid a former GOP congressman to write a pro-Turkey op-ed last year and also provided secret updates on his own political activities to members of Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s inner circle, newly […]
An Iranian-made drone was involved in the killing of four Turkish soldiers in an air attack on November 24, not a Syrian warplane, said a senior Turkish official on Wednesday.
UN official calls for action to oppose European and US politicians who create “an atmosphere thick with hate” that “may descend into violence.”
Beijing and Damascus have agreed that the Chinese military will provide humanitarian aid to Syria, a high-ranking People’s Liberation Army officer said, adding that the training of Syrian personnel by Chinese instructors has also been discussed.
Jim W. Dean – Iran lays out the obvious ploy, one ignored by Western media, to establish a rogue, but Western and Gulf State semi- caliphate permanent proxy terrorist entity in the rear of Damascus, Lebanon and Iraq.
In Tehran, a senior official said Turkey, Saudi Arabia and Qatar had recently supplied Takfiri militants with weapons and food to retake the Syrian village of Khan Tuman in Aleppo during the ceasefire.
Jim W. Dean – This is a huge story. We have a top Naval admiral publicly admitting that Russia’s military expansion, is really just the expected defensive response to NATO aggression toward Russian borders, confirming VT’s editorial position on this from day one.
The annual profit of the Islamic State terrorist group from drug trafficking reaches several hundreds of millions of dollars, the head of Russia’s federal drug control service said in an interview with TASS on Friday.
Despite all the US assurances, provocations from Ankara are not ruled out completely if Turkish aviation is involved in Syria. In any case, tension over the Syrian skies will increase.
OPCW: American Backed Groups Use Chemical Weapons in Syria Not Gov’t Forces TEHRAN (FNA) – The Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) has confirmed the traces of the sarin gas used in Syria are not linked with the Syrian government’s former stockpile of chemical weapons, a report by the OPCW said Friday. The […]
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is believed to be capable of going to great lengths to maintain his grip on power, which could lead to his ultimate downfall
TEHRAN (FNA)- A prominent official from the US-backed Syrian Opposition called for the extermination of Alawite Muslim villages after a series of defeats the militant groups sustained as a result of the Syrian Army’s operations in November. The Syrian Opposition official responsible for this sectarian attack was identified as Abdullah al-Ali – a former Aleppo-based […]
FARS news is reporting that Turkey has blinked, and is pulling Turkish troops out of Iraq where they have been helping to provide security with ISIL for the oil truck routes. Kurdish troops don’t need to be “trained” by anybody.
Two or three of the Paris bombers might have arrived to Europe as refugees, using authentic Syrian IDs, Focus Online wrote. It is believed that more ISIL members may attempt to travel to the EU using Syrian documents in ISIL’s possession. ISIL, also known as Daesh, has 3,000 authentic Syrian and Iraqi passports stolen from the national […]
© Russian Defense Ministry’s Press and Information Department/TASS MOSCOW, November 26. /TASS/. The military of Russia and Syria delivered massive strikes at the territory where the pilot of Russia’s Sukhoi Su-24M aircraft downed by the Turkish Air Force was rescued, Russian Defense Ministry spokesman Maj. Gen. Igor Konashenkov said Thursday. Russia’s S-400 air defense system enters combat duty in Syria […]
Syrian Army Official: ISIS Terrorists Suffered Huge Losses, Fleeing to Turkey A Syrian army general says government forces have dealt heavy blows to members of the ISIS terror group and other Takfiri outfits operating in the country, forcing the extremists to flee towards the Turkish border in search of refuge. “Our armed forces are broadening […]
Shahwan Abdallah, the secretary of the Iraqi parliament’s defense committee, said that only the department for collecting intelligence data related to the Islamic State (ISIL) jihadists movement, used for selecting targets for air strikes, is operating at the moment. © SPUTNIK/ ANDREI STENIN US Not Showing Signs of Interest in Joining Baghdad Info Center MOSCOW […]
The person responsible for ensuring that more than 12 million veterans get their benefits has resigned as undersecretary of the Veterans Benefits Administration.
“Israel also supports ISIS and extremist groups just the way it backs them in Syria and provides them with weapons and medical aid.”
Former White House National Security Council advisor Gwenyth Todd claims that Bashar Assad’s government provides the Syrian people with the best chance for achieving stability. WASHINGTON (Sputnik) — President Bashar Assad’s government provides the Syrian people with the best chance for achieving stability and finding a genuine political solution, former White House National Security Council advisor Gwenyth Todd […]
A senior member of Russia’s parliament Duma says an ongoing air campaign by Moscow against militants operating in Syria is going to intensify.