Jim W. Dean – The Kurds are playing with fire with their resolution ploy. The deck is stacked against them as they cannot export their oil through countries around them that deem them a threat.
The Taliban warned that Afghanistan would become “a graveyard” for the United States Tuesday after President Donald Trump cleared the way for thousands more American troops to be sent to the war-torn country.
Trump orders review of China’s practices regarding intellectual property; Beijing warns it “will not sit idle”
President Donald Trump has asked his country’s top trade official to review China’s practices regarding intellectual property. The move was incremental, but could eventually lead to the US imposing trade sanctions.
The former US Secretary of State, Henry Kissinger, warned that destroying the Islamic State militant group could lead to the emergence of an “Iranian radical empire” to fill the void.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani cautioned that extremist elements could expand their presence in the Caucasus and Central Asia after being flushed out of Iraq and Syria, calling for concerted action to stem terrorism in the region.
The Turkish government has asked the US to reverse its decision to broaden support for Syria’s Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (YPG), stating that it is unacceptable for a NATO ally to support “terrorist groups.”
The Jordanian newspaper Assabeel “reported the London-based Al-Hayat newspaper saying that Jordan warned Lebanon about the expected Israeli strike on the margins of the Arab League Summit which took place at the end of March,” according to the Middle Eastern Monitor.
The European Union has warned that the bloc could redefine the entire status of its relations with Turkey in light of recent developments in the country and amid growing disputes between the two sides.
Protesters comparing Donald Trump to Hitler demonstrate outside the US embassy in London. (File photo) Muslims in the US state of Iowa have called for a hate crime investigation into a threatening note a mosque has recently received. The hand-written note delivered to the Islamic Center of Des Moines, Iowa, on Sunday warned that […]
Former prime minister Ehud Barak cautioned against taking American President Donald Trump at his word Monday, as the US administration’s special envoy was set to land in the country for the first time.
Trump Fail: ‘Vicious circle’: Moscow warns NATO Black Sea buildup & increased spending may lead to new Cold War
Moscow will take “all necessary measures” to protect its national interests in the Black Sea, Russia’s envoy to NATO has said, warning the alliance risks ushering in a vicious new Cold War with its significant spending and military build up in the region. Wrapping up NATO Defense Minister’s two-day meeting in Brussels, Secretary General […]
Syrian state news agency SANA says Israeli jets have bombed the Mezzeh military airport west of Damascus, accusing Tel Aviv of supporting terrorism.
UN Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura says immediate priority is a cessation of hostilities in Syria
US President Barack Obama warned his successor Donald Trump on Friday against provoking a “very significant” response from China by reaching out to Taiwan.
A US federal judge has issued an order, warning Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump’s campaign against harassing or intimidating Ohio voters. US District Judge James Gwin ruled on Friday that anyone who hinders or delays a prospective voter from reaching the polling place and casting a ballot inside or near Ohio polling places would face […]
Russia’s Defense Ministry has cautioned the US-led coalition of carrying out airstrikes on Syrian army positions, adding in Syria there are numerous S-300 and S-400 air defense systems up and running.
The file photo shows an American U2 spy plane in flight. A senior Iranian commander says the country’s air defense forces have warned off an American U2 spy plane trying to fly over Iran’s borders. Brigadier General Farzad Esmaili, the commander of the Khatam al-Anbiya Air Defense Base, said on Thursday the forces warned […]
Counter measures will be taken by US troops in case they “feel threatened” by Syrian or Russian air forces, according to a senior US military official. The warning comes in the wake of a recent incident with Syrian warplanes attacking areas close to US Special Forces.
The son of slain Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin said Donald Trump’s “ugly” campaign rhetoric is threatening American democracy and creating an atmosphere similar to the one in Israel leading up to his father’s assassination.
There is a sense of inevitability to the notion that IS terrorist activities are going to spread to Europe. How the governments of Europe deal with this threat could be one of the defining factors of the coming years, not least due to the parallel issue of millions of disenfranchised and disgruntled Muslims living in Europe that represent something of a powder keg under threat of ignition by the sparks of IS terrorism.
The US has strongly warned Israel against destroying the Palestinian village of Sussiya in the occupied West Bank, calling such a prospect “very troubling.”
He makes the French want to retch, the Germans consider him a hate preacher, in Britain we just think the whole fiasco is darkly humourous; yet Trump continues to be supported by large numbers of Americans. In fact, it has been blatantly obvious to us non-Americans that Trump and his campaign for president has brought […]
This is a recipe for disaster as Russia is understandably unhappy with NATO’s steady encroachment on its Western borders.
The company responsible for security at Zaventem airport was none other than Israel’s ICTS.