Category: Turkey

Turkey agrees to buy S-400 air defences from Russia

Turkey has signed a controversial deal with Russia to arm its forces with Russian S-400 anti-aircraft missiles. The € 2.14bn deal has sparked concern over Turkey’s increasingly closer ties with Russia and its recent souring of relations with the US and Europe. A deposit for the S-400 has been put down, but the deal is […]

U.S. shoots down Iranian drone in reckless race to Raqqa

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 […]

Saudis list terrorists connected to Qatar, Turkey, & Iran

As part of fighting terrorism and closing its sources and expansion, On Friday, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain listed 59 individuals and 12 entities related to Qatar on its banned terrorist lists, including five Libyans who, since the revolution that toppled the Muammar Gaddafi regime, played dubious roles in Libya, contributed […]

Mission creep: ‘US UK getting sucked into Syrian hot war’

The presence of British, as well as American forces in Syria, is indisputably illegal under international law; this is an act of aggression no matter what the reason given by the US-led coalition, political commentators told RT. The US-led coalition carried out a bombing raid against forces fighting for the Syrian government in the south […]

“Trump and Putin agree to seek Syria cease-fire”

President Trump and President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia agreed on Tuesday to work together to broker a cease-fire in Syria, as they sought to move past weeks of tension after a chemical attack on Syrian civilians and a retaliatory American cruise missile strike. In their first telephone conversation since the rupture in relations last […]

U.S. attacked Syria’s main base in fight against terrorists

The United States attacked the Syrian army’s main command center in the fight against terrorists of the Islamic State terror group (outlawed in Russia), Political and Media Adviser to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad Bouthaina Shaaban told the Al-Mayadeen TV channel. According to her, “those who took such step should be put on par with terrorists.” […]

Israeli regime threatens to destroy Syrian air defenses

Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman has warned Syria that Israel will destroy its air defense system if Syria fires an anti-aircraft missile at Israeli aircraft again. Speaking on Israel public radio Sunday morning, Liberman said, “The next time the Syrians use their air defense systems against our airplanes, we will destroy all of them without […]

SAF missiles fired at Israeli jets conducting strikes in Syria

The Syrian Army says Israeli military jets hit a “military target” near Palmyra in a raid overnight. In retaliation the jets were targeted by Syrian anti-aircraft missiles. According to a Syrian Army statement, a total of four Israeli jets breached Syrian airspace on Friday morning, Reuters reports. Syria’s air defenses shot down one of the […]

“All foreign troops in Syria without permission are invaders”

Any foreign forces, including those from the US, that enter Syria without invitation are invaders, Syrian President Bashar Assad told Chinese media in an interview, noting that no one had given the US troops currently in Manbij permission to be there. “Any foreign troops coming to Syria without our invitation or consultation or permission, they […]

Aref Nayed condemns U.S. & Turk support for MB & al-Qaeda

Aref Nayed, the former Libyan ambassador, who is seen as a possible candidate from the premiership, has attacked the international community for not supporting Khalifa Hafter’s Libyan National Army (LNA) as its fights the Benghazi Defence Brigades (BDB) which he described as an “Al-Qaeda” army. It was in alliance with Al-Qaeda affiliates and the Muslim […]

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