Jim W. Dean – Turkey’s main concern is seeing the referendum trigger an uprising in its own unhappy Kurdish regions, when it already has serious concerns with a Kurdish independent state being carved out on its southern border with Syria.
Donald Trump is in Saudi Arabia and judging by the speech he just gave in front of the Saudi king and an assemblage of bought and paid for supplicant nations, one of the prime goals of his visit is to organise a war with Iran.
A US senator has censured the whopping $110 billion weapons deal President Donald Trump signed with the Saudi kingdom, insisting that Washington is trusting a regime with “the worst human rights record” in the region to bring peace to the Middle East.
President Trump is preparing to reverse the Obama-era policy banning the sale of advanced guided missiles to Saudi Arabia.
The Saudi media and government have hailed the visit this month of Deputy Crown Prince and Defense Minister Mohammed bin Salman to the White House as a “turning point” that has “restored” the 70-year-old relationship back to where it was before Obama.
Leader of the Iranian Kurdish Communist Party (Komela) Umar Alikhanzada. Photo: Rudaw video ERBIL, Kurdistan Region — The main armed Kurdish groups opposed to the Iranian government will develop strategic partnerships including in military activities amid an escalation of tensions between Iran and its Kurdish groups seeking more self-rule from Tehran. The leader of […]
Veterans are being tricked into lobbying for Saudi Arabia (and Israel) to cover up 9/11.
Henry Kamens – Earlier this year the U.S. military launched cruise missiles at radar sites along Yemen’s Red Sea coast, after its ships were supposedly targeted by missiles fired from rebel-controlled areas. Apparently the last cruise missile attacks didn’t work, because the rebels are still shooting. This suggests that neither the attacks on the warships nor the US response were real, but were more false flags during an election year in support of failed US regional policy.
Saudi Arabian Deputy Crown Prince and Minister of Defense, Prince Mohammed bin Salman (C-L) meeting with US President Barack Obama in Washington, DC, on June 17, 2016. (Photo by AFP) US President Barack Obama is set to veto legislation which gives the families of 9/11 attack victims a civil cause of action against Saudi Arabia […]
The sixth assembly of the members of cluster munition convention was held in Geneva.
UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson is being urged to publicly reject Saudi Arabian “propaganda” claims concerning three young men on death row, amid fears the protestors are set to be executed in the country – despite being convicted as juveniles.
Sadly the 28 pages don’t provide answers, however we at VT can and have fulfilled that role in the 9-11 investigation – if only the right people in power actually cared enough to act.
A Syrian Arab Army helicopter was downed today near Deir al Kasab outside Damscus. The pilot, Zein Naif Khalouf, was executed by ISIS at the scene.
While the western world has it’s attention focused on the possible slaying of 50 people in Florida, the Islamic world is still trying to get answers about the horrific tragedy of 24th September, 2014 when thousands of pilgrims making the Hajj pilgrimage to Mecca were crushed to death.
Cluster bombs are horrible, indiscriminate weapons that have killed and maimed countless civilians, especially children who, with their inquisitive nature are apt to pick up unexploded bomblets; therefore this has to be seen as good news
Banned UK-manufactured cluster bombs have been found in a Yemeni village targeted in Saudi-led coalition airstrikes, leading to calls for the UK to come clean on its weapon sales and military support to Saudi Arabia.
… by Ian Greenhalgh Earlier this week I reported on the 28 pages that were omitted from the 9-11 report because they directly implicated Saudi Arabia as having been part of the conspiracy. In that report I described the deterioration of US-Saudi relations as ‘cooling’; however, it appears that a more appropriate term to describe […]
… 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 […]
Strained US-Saudi Relations Threaten Fight Against Daesh In an effort to pressure regional partners to play a more active role in combating Daesh, also known as IS/Islamic State, the US is hoping to repair its damaged relationship with Saudi Arabia. The normally strong alliance between Washington and Riyadh has become increasingly rocky over the past year. At the […]
Former Saudi Crown Prince Muqrin bin Abdulaziz criticized Saudi Ministry of Foreign Affairs sabotage in political dialogues between the Syrian government and his dissidents.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Saudi Arabia and Qatar have dispatched new cargoes of arms and ammunition, including advanced missiles, to the militant groups in Aleppo to help the terrorists defend their positions against the government forces’ advances in the Northern battlefields of the country. The terrorists of Harakat Ahrar al-Sham, the Free Syrian Army (FSA), al-Shamiyah Front, […]
Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Major General Mohammad Ali Jafari said Saudi Arabia doesn’t have the guts to send its armed forces to Syria.
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 […]
Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu has said that, together with Saudi Arabia, his country will continue to support what he called “moderate” groups fighting the regime of President Bashar al-Assad in Syria.
We are on the eve of the talks and who is really coming seems to still be up in the air. But Staffan de Mistura did not humiliate the UN by letting the extortionists hijack the invitation list from the UN.
Jim W. Dean – Turkey keeps pushing its “unsaid hand” that it has permission to be in Kurdistan to train troops with Kurdish permission, and hence it is none of Baghdad’s business.
Syrian dissident groups and Kurds expressed outrage at Riyadh for hosting various branches of Al-Qaeda terrorist group under the name of dissident groups.
TEHRAN (FNA)- President of Iraq’s Kurdish Regional Government Masoud Barzani has received $8bln from the Saudi government in the form of financial aid during his recent visit to Riyadh, a senior member of the Movement for Change (Bizutnaway Gorran) at the Iraqi parliament revealed on Wednesday. “Barzani has received financial aid amounting to $8bln during […]
TEHRAN (FNA)- The body of Iran’s former ambassador to Beirut Qazanfar Roknabadi who went missing during the recent stampede in Saudi Arabia has been identified, informed sources disclosed. “Two members of Roknabadi’s family are currently in Saudi Arabia and after conducting DNA tests and their conformity with Roknabadi it came to be known that the […]