Donald Trump has decided to halt the CIA’s covert programme to equip and train moderate rebels fighting Syrian president Bashar al-Assad, in a move likely to be welcomed by Russia’s Vladimir Putin. The CIA programme began in 2013 as part of Barack Obama’s support for the overthrow of Assad but met with little success, two […]
Donald Trump has decided to halt the CIA’s covert programme to equip and train moderate rebels fighting Syrian president Bashar al-Assad, in a move li...
The struggle for power from the ruins of Libya is likely to get even uglier, and what is becoming decidedly more noticeable is the role of other inter...
Heavy clashes erupted on Sunday between rival factions on the coastal road east of the Libyan capital Tripoli, according to a witness and local report...
Russia's Foreign Minister, Sergey Lavrov has questioned an accusation from the U.S., that the Syrian government is planning a chemical attack. He said...
The struggle for power from the ruins of Libya is likely to get even uglier, and what is becoming decidedly more noticeable is the role of other interfering states who are betting on one side or another in the game for the prize that is Libya. The latest international intrigue, orchestrated by what we might […]
Heavy clashes erupted on Sunday between rival factions on the coastal road east of the Libyan capital Tripoli, according to a witness and local reports. The clashes broke out when an armed group opposed to the U.N.-backed Government of National Accord (GNA) in Tripoli tried to approach the capital and were confronted by forces that […]
Russia’s Foreign Minister, Sergey Lavrov has questioned an accusation from the U.S., that the Syrian government is planning a chemical attack. He said Washington’s claim could encourage terrorists to use chemical weapons as a provocation, and blame it on President Assad. Sergey Lavrov made those remarks during a meeting with Germany’s foreign minister.
The White House issued a stern warning to Syrian President Bashar Assad on Monday night as it claimed “potential” evidence that Syria was preparing for another chemical weapons attack. In an ominous statement issued with no supporting evidence or further explanation, Press Secretary Sean Spicer said the U.S. had “identified potential preparations for another chemical […]
Most media outlets and politicians often ignore the deadly consequences of US regime change policy, including the rise of Islamic State, according to Representative Tulsi Gabbard (D-Hawaii). “I think that there has been a concerted effort both on the part of some in the media, as well as many in politics, and many in our […]
The Israeli military on Sunday said it attacked a series of targets belonging to the Syrian military, after several projectiles from neighboring Syria landed in the Israeli-controlled Golan Heights for a second day. The military said it targeted two Syrian artillery positions and an ammunitions truck. There were no immediate reports of casualties. But as […]
US special forces wear Kurdish badges The U.S. coalition against Syria was initiated as an indirect attack on Iran. It is the policy stated by former CIA director James Woolsey; Diminish allies of Iran before war with Iran, presumably to reduce the blowback from US/Israeli strikes on Iran. One way the U.S. sees as an […]
Belgian soldiers “neutralized” a person reportedly wearing an explosive belt at Brussels Central Station on Tuesday evening. “We do not know whether the man, whose identity we have yet to confirm, is alive or dead. However, this was a terrorist attack,” Eric Van der Sijpt, spokesperson for the Belgian Federal prosecutor told reporters at a […]
A heavily-armed driver “deliberately” rammed a police van at the Champs-Elysées roundabout in Paris on Monday, just 200 yards form the presidential palace where Emmanuel Macron resides. The vehicle, a white Renault Mégane, struck a blue police van as it drove down the road in the central Parisian district at around 3.40pm, and burst into […]