Thursday, February 22, 2018
SYRIA - The United States fully supports the call of the United Nations to reduce violence in Syria to deliver humanitarian aid, the White House said in a statement. "We fully support the call of the UN to refrain from...
RUSSIA - As Washington strengthens its presence in the Black Sea, Russian Admiral Vladimir Valuev, former commander of the Russian Baltic Fleet, said that the two US warships stationed in the region pose no threat to Russia. The two destroyers stationed...
PALESTINE - Israeli occupation forces stepped up their strikes in the Gaza Strip last weekend after a bomb exploded near a group of Israeli soldiers on the border fence east of Khan Younis in the Gaza Strip. south of the...
SYRIA - In response to terrorist rocket attacks on localities in the province of Damascus, the Syrian Foreign Ministry sent two separate letters to the UN Secretary-General and the President of the UN Security Council on Wednesday (February 21st). In...
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 the launch of a military...
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 allies. "The escalation of tensions in...
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 United Kingdom's ambassador to Kuwait,...
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 information was provided in this...
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 interview with Knooz Media, Mahmoud...
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 influence in Europe. "We are for...
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 authorities to "fight against corruption"...
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 the bidding data. The Dow Jones...
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 we have a surprise about...
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 for the renewal of parliament,"...
UNITED STATES - US President Donald Trump and his Middle East peace mediator Jared Kushner and Special Envoy Tramp Jason Greenblatt asked members of the UN Security Council on Tuesday to "support" the peace plan Washington is preparing for the...
GERMANY - German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Wednesday warned of China's attempts to link its investments in the Balkans to political issues, amid accusations that Beijing is seeking to strengthen its influence in Europe through this means. "We are with free...
UNITED KINGDOM - British pro-European activists have decided to run a red bus to warn of the dangers of leaving the European Union, such as those advocated by the break-ins during the referendum. The bus was presented as part of a...
KOSOVO - Kosovo's security forces should not turn into an army, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said at a news conference with Serbian President Alexander Vucic. "We welcomed and approved the EU mediation mission, which was supported in the resolution...
ALBANIA - Moscow is concerned about plans for the creation of Great Albania and the EU's passivity in this regard, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said at a news conference with Serbian President Alexander Vucic. "Of course, we can not...
UNITED STATES - Ivanka Trump to arrive in South Korea on Friday. Daughter and adviser to the US President Ivanka Trump will lead the country's delegation at the closing of the Olympics in Pyeongchang on February 25, a senior...