Thursday, February 22, 2018

Syria: US evacuates terrorists to Hassake

SYRIA - The US-led international coalition is transferring a group of Daesh terrorists to Hassaké, Syria. Residents of the Syrian town of Hassaké say on Wednesday (February 21st) that they have seen American helicopters evacuating elements...

Damascus regards Turkish operation in Afrin as a violation of its sovereignty

SYRIA - Syria's Ambassador to Riyadh Haddad, in Moscow, criticized Turkey's military operation in Afrin (northwestern Syria) as "a flagrant violation of sovereignty." " from his country. On 20 January 2018, the Turkish Army Staff announced...

Clashes between al-Nusra and al-Zinki terrorist groups spread in Aleppo

SYRIA - After fighting in Idlib province, two terrorist groups, the Noureddine al-Zinki Movement and the Al-Nusra Front, clashed this time in Aleppo province. Syrian opposition media sources announced yesterday (Tuesday) that the al-Nusra Front had...

Afrin: end of the Erdogan-Putin alliance?

SYRIA - While everything seemed to suggest that the Turkish president would avoid the American trap this time, the opposite seems to be happening: In Afrin, Turkey fired on the Syrian army and its...

Some Westerners are involved in crimes committed in Syria

SYRIA - Following recent terrorist attacks in the eastern Ghouta of Damascus, the Syrian Ministry of Foreign Affairs has written a letter to the United Nations and its Security Council. "The terrorists fired mortar shells at...

Israel starts arrests to expel African migrants

ISRAEL - While the Israeli regime is preparing to implement its controversial plan to deport African migrants, hundreds of migrants observing a hunger strike since Tuesday, February 20 evening to protest against the first arrests...

London plans a permanent presence in Kuwait

UNITED KINGDOM - In an exclusive interview, the United Kingdom's ambassador to Kuwait announced that his country was considering a permanent military presence in Kuwait. "The Kuwaiti government has been in favor of this," the...

Eastern Ghouta: Russia finds Washington’s accusations “groundless”

RUSSIA - Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov on Wednesday (February 21st) reacted to the accusations made by the United States against Russia. "These are unfounded accusations. It is not clear on what they are based. No specific...

NATO does not have the right to create a base in Iraq

IRAQ - The Iraqi Asaïb movement Ahl al-Haq expressed its opposition on Wednesday to the creation of a NATO base and the strengthening of the US military presence in Iraq in all its forms. In an...

Strong magnitude 5.0 earthquake hits Bulgaria

BULGARIA - Strong magnitude 5.0 earthquake hits Bulgaria on early Thursday.

Terrorist groups fired 40 rockets on residential areas of Damascus and Daraa

SYRIA - Damascus was once again the target of terrorist groups. Three rockets fell in al-Ghassani and al-Qassam neighborhoods, causing material damage. Damascus police reported two missiles fired near al-Zahrawi hospital in al-Qassam neighborhood The toll of...

Twenty Iraqis have been killed by Daesh terrorists

IRAQ - About 20 al-Anbar residents, who had been ambushed by Daesh on the Iraqi-Syrian border, were killed by members of this terrorist group. In addition, a court in Iraq has sentenced 12 widows of elements...

Americans plan to reorganize terrorists

SYRIA - The US-led international coalition is transferring a group of Daesh terrorists to Hassaké, Syria. Residents of the Syrian town of Hassaké say on Wednesday (February 21st) that they have seen American helicopters evacuating elements...

Germany warns against China’s influence in the Balkans

GERMANY - On Wednesday, February 21, Angela Merkel warned China that it should not link its investments in the Balkans to political issues, at a time when Beijing is suspected of wanting to extend its...

Washington raises its voice against Moscow

UNITED STATES - During his visit to Ukraine, US Assistant Secretary of State John Sullivan accused Russia of aggression against his neighbor. According to the Kyiv Post newspaper , John Sullivan on Wednesday urged the Ukrainian...

Turkish spy plane shot down near Afrin

SYRIA - A Turkish spy plane was targeted by the DCA of the Syrian Popular Forces as it flew over the Afrin region. According to al-Mayadeen report, Syrian Popular Forces air defense intercepted a Turkish spy...

Stock indices in the US ended Wednesday in the red

UNITED STATES - The main US stock indexes ended Wednesday in the red after the publication of the protocol of the January meeting of the Federal Reserve System (FED) of the United States, according to...

US-led coalition airstrikes killed at least 12 civilians in Deir ez Zor

SYRIA - The international coalition led by the United States to combat the Islamic State group caused air strikes on a village in the province of Deir ez Zor in northeast Syria, with 12 residents...

Venezuela announced the release of a new crypto currency, supported by gold

VENEZUELA - President of Venezuela Nicolas Maduro announced on Wednesday about the imminent release of another crypto currency - the gold "petro". According to Maduro, this will happen next week. "I do not want to rush things, but...

Maduro calls for early legislative elections

VENEZUELA - Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Wednesday called for early legislative elections almost two years ahead of schedule to coincide with the April 22 presidential election. Maduro said that "the date of the (legislative) elections...