Monday, January 22, 2018

Trump deputy: No dialogue on immigration before the government is reinstated

US Vice President Mike Pence said on Sunday that the administration of President Donald Trump would not resume discussions with Democratic lawmakers on "illegal immigration" before the government's reinstatement. Pens, while inspecting US troops at a military facility in the Middle East, said Democrats were...

More than 30 killed in clash between security forces and gunmen attacked a hotel in Kabul

Gunmen in army uniforms stormed the Intercontinental Hotel in Kabul on Saturday night and clashed with Afghan special forces overnight, killing more than 30 people and injuring many, although the toll could be even higher. A spokesman for the Ministry of Public Health said 19...

Prime Minister: Turkey’s economy will not be affected by the Afrin operation in Syria

Turkish Prime Minister Ben Ali Yildirim told reporters on Sunday that Turkey's economy would not be affected by the Afrin operation in Syria, adding that the economy would continue to grow strongly. Ankara said Turkish ground forces entered the Syrian region of Afrin on Sunday...

Saudi Arabia is seeking proposals to refinance a $ 10 billion loan and raise other funds

Saudi Arabia has asked banks to make proposals to refinance a $ 10 billion syndicated international loan and help raise funds through other means, the country's debt management office said on Sunday. In addition to the loan refinancing proposals, the Government has also requested further...

The importance of Jerusalem in Pence’s visit to the Middle East

US Vice President Mike Pence's visit to Israel on Sunday was overshadowed by President Donald Trump's announcement last month that the United States recognized Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and would begin the transfer of the embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. Pence, an...

Report: Lavrov says America’s unilateral actions in Syria angered Turkey

The "unilateral actions" of the United States in Iran and Syria have angered Turkey, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov told the Kommersant newspaper. "Many political scientists ask why we are concerned. We say the worst is the best. Let the US show that it is...

2 PKK positions who fired rockets that killed one, injured over 30 in Turkey destroyed

Turkish army said on Sunday, it has destroyed 2 PKK positions who fired rockets toward Turkish area killing at least one civilian and injured over 30 others. This was reported by Turkish Anadolu Agency. https://twitter.com/breakingvop/status/955171822475075589

Kurds showed in the video the destruction of the Turkish tank in Afrin

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Kurdish militiamen shot video of the destruction of the Turkish tank during the fighting in the north-west of Syria. The video is published on YouTube channel YPG Press Office. The video shows the flight of an anti-tank missile, which the Kurds launched on Turkish armored...

Head of Chechnya accused the West of concealing the crisis in Afghanistan

The head of Chechnya, Ramzan Kadyrov, commenting on the militants' attack on the hotel in Kabul, said that the West keeps silent about the "bloody crisis" in Afghanistan, which is only getting worse every year, reports RIA. Armed militants infiltrated the Intercontinental Hotel on Saturday...

US Vice President arrived in Israel on a visit

US Vice President Mike Pence arrived in Israel, grateful to the US administration for the recognition of the capital status of Jerusalem. At the final and longest stage of his Middle East tour, Pence will hold talks with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and President Reuven...

US urges Turkey to restraint in operation in Afrin

The United States recognizes Turkey's right to protect security, but within the framework of the law and following measures to avoid civilian casualties, the statement of US State Department spokesman Heather Nauert said. Earlier, the General Staff of Turkey announced the beginning of the operation...

In Ankara, police used tear gas against opponents of the military operation in Afrin

In Ankara, police used tear gas against opponents of the military operation in Afrin. As reported by CNN Turk, the protesters demand the immediate cessation of the operation "Olive Branch", initiated by the General Staff of the Turkish Armed Forces in the north of Syria. Some...

Another shell exploded on the border of Turkey and Syria

In the Turkish city of Reyhanli in the province of Hatay on the border with Syria, another shell exploded. This was reported by the television channel "Haber Turk". Earlier, local media referring to the mayor of the city reported that at least 3 missiles were...

US will continue to support Syrian Kurds, despite the operation of Turkey

The United States intends to continue to support the Kurdish coalition of the "Force of Democratic Syria" (SDF) to combat the "Islamic State" group. This was reported at the headquarters of the Western coalition "Unshakable determination" led by the United States. "The Coalition is determined to...

Afrin Op: 45 targets of the Syrian Kurds are destroyed

The Turkish General Staff, commenting on the course of the operation in Syrian Afrina, said that 45 goals of Kurdish forces had been struck. "In the framework of Operation Olive Branch in Afrin, our Air Force destroyed 45 targets, including shelters, weapons stores, firing positions,...

Afghanistan, Kabul: 43 people killed in hotel Taliban attack

The number of victims in the attack on the Intercontinental Hotel in Kabul has risen to 43 people. This is reported by local media, referring to the power structures of the city. The attack of the militant group lasted about 18 hours. Responsibility for the...

Assad linked operation of Turkey with “support of terrorism” in Syria

Syrian authorities believe that the military operation of Turkey in Afrin is aimed at supporting terrorism. This was stated by the President of the country Bashar Assad. "Turkey's aggression in the Syrian city of Afrin can not be separated from the policy pursued by the...

VP Pence and Jordan’s King Abdullah ‘agreed to disagree’ on Trump’s Jerusalem decision

US Vice President Mike Pence says he and Jordan’s King Abdullah “agreed to disagree” on the issue of Jerusalem, Reuters reports. Pence is due to land in Israel in the coming minutes after spending the day in Jordan. Abdullah, a key US ally, had told Pence...

Germany’s SPD vote “Yes” on coalition talks with Merkel’s conservatives

Germany’s Social Democrats backed formal coalition talks with Chancellor Angela Merkel after a divisive party convention, marking a potential breakthrough toward her fourth term and an easing of political uncertainty in Europe’s biggest economy, Bloomberg News reports.A majority of the 600 SPD delegates gathered in Bonn voted...

Afrin Op: Footage of Turkish backed forces inside Bali village after defeating Kurdish YPG

Footage of Turkish backed forces inside Bali village after defeating Kurdish YPG. https://twitter.com/alsuraenglish/status/955085276304506880 --- Stay connected with @VOP_Today, @BreakingVop, @VOPnewsroom and never miss the breaking news stories happening around the world 24/7.