Archive for: January 2015

Israel may be arming al-Nusra the al-Qaeda group in Syria

A perennial PR theme of the Syrian regime since the civil war and uprising erupted in March 2011 was that the opposition was all Islamist extremists and Al-Qaeda, and that there were no secular or democratic forces involved in the uprising against the government. On Monday, in an interview with Foreign Affairs magazine, Bashar Al-Assad […]

ISIL operative confesses to getting funds via the U.S.

Yousaf al Salafi – allegedly the Pakistan commander of Islamic State (IS) or Daish – has confessed during investigations that he has been receiving funds through the United States. Law enforcing agencies on January 22 claimed that they arrested al Salafi, along with his two companions, during a joint raid in Lahore. However, sources revealed […]

Libyan luxury hotel attacked in the name of asset al-Libi

In an email sent out after a phone call between the two leaders, the White House insisted the invasion was about “helping provide the Libyan people an opportunity to transform their country, by installing a democratic system that respects the people’s will.” That “democratic system” has produced chaos, terror, and social and political disintegration. Latest […]

US congratulates Kurds over Kobani;Turkey slams celebrations

The United States pledged to continue military and humanitarian assistance to the Kurdish city of Kobane in Syria, after Kurdish forces defeated the Islamic State (known as ISIS or ISIL) following a four-month siege. “We congratulate its (Kobane’s) brave defenders,” US State Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki said in a briefing to reporters, referring to the […]

Hezbollah claims retaliatory attack on Israeli military convoy

An attack by Hezbollah has hit an Israeli convoy, reportedly killing and injuring several Israeli soldiers. The attack took place near Shebaa Farms, a disputed land where the borders of Israel, Lebanon, and Syria meet. Adam Pletts has more. Israel kills UN peacekeeper in reponse to Hezbollah retaliation attack U.S. strongly condemns Hezbollah’s attack today

U.S. using Ukraine as ‘proxy state’ to destabilize Russia

The United States is using Ukraine as a “proxy state” to destabilize Russia, a “very risky policy” that is being implemented in other regions as well, a political analyst in Moscow says. The arming of Ukraine by the US “is a policy that is very dangerous because the United States is using Ukrainian lives as […]

Israel strike on Hezbollah aimed at derailing U.S.-Iran talks

Tran is drawing new borders in the Middle East, Lebanese MP Walid Jumblatt said on Thursday, adding that Israel’s recent strike on a Hezbollah convoy in Syria may have been aimed at disrupting U.S.-Iranian nuclear talks. “The Qunaitra attack is a kind of advanced demarcation line between Iran and Israel and also has some sort […]

South Korea can ruin talks with North at USA’s command

As reported by the South Korean newspaper “Asia Today” with reference to its sources, Choe Ryong Hae, the Special Envoy of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, asked Vladimir Putin during his visit for assistance in arranging a meeting between the leaders of North and South Korea. The Russian President supposedly agreed to assist on […]

U.S. signs $1 billion deal for Russian rocket engines

A private U.S. space firm has signed a deal to buy 60 rocket engines from Russia’s state-owned Energia producer. Energia announced the deal, worth about $1 billion, ina press release late on January 16. The U.S. firm Orbital Sciences will buy 60 RD-180 rocket engines for use to deliver supplies to the International Space Station […]

U.S. is preparing up to 5k militants that would flee to ISIL

Reported along the peripheries of the Western media, it was reported recently that some 3,000 so-called “moderate rebels” of the “Free Syrian Army” had defected to the “Islamic State” (ISIS). While not the first time so-called “moderates” have crossed over openly to Al Qaeda or ISIS, it is one of the largest crossovers that has […]

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