Tag Archives: Middle east

USA unwilling to acknowledge Turkey-ISIS terrorists oil trade

Russia’s Defense Ministry has slammed Washington’s reaction to the outing of the secret oil trade between Turkey and Islamic State terrorists, calling it a “theatre of the absurd” and saying it looks rather like “direct patronage.” A Pentagon spokesman rejected … read more

Why the US, France and Britain are destroying Syria

Since Russia stepped up to the plate, suddenly western countries can’t wait to bomb ISIS. Are they now there to get the job done? Or are they there to stop Russia increasing its influence, and to make sure it doesn’t … read more

Russian airstrikes hit Turkish convoy delivering weapons to ISIS in Syria

Turkish news editor prosecuted for blowing whistle on Turkey’s alliance with ISIS The incident involving the shooting down of a Russian warplane by the Turkish military may have had to do with Turkey’s cooperation with the radical Islamic fighters in … read more

Worried About A Russo-Turkish Conflict – Dozens Of U.S. Tactical Nukes Are Sitting In Turkey

If everything goes to plan, Turkey will receive the United States’ newest nuclear weapon in 2019. Turkey currently hosts between 60 and 70 B61 gravity bombs at Incirlik air force base. During the Cold War, Turkish aircraft were on full … read more

Turkey’s president warns Russia not to ‘play with fire’

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President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has warned Russia not to “play with fire” after reports emerged that Turkish businessmen had been detained in Russia. Moscow said it would suspend visa-free travel with Turkey, and its tourism agency head announced on Friday … read more

Russia Cuts All Military And Diplomatic Ties With Turkey

All military contacts with Turkey have been cut following the downing of Russia’s Su-24 military jet, the Russian Defense Ministry said Thursday “Today, in accordance with a previously made decision, all cooperation channels have been cut between the Russian Defense Ministry and the … read more

Turkey and Russia in war of words over downed jet

Turkey, Russia and their respective allies have entered a war of words about the downing of a Russian warplane near the Turkey-Syria border – raising tensions in a region struggling to cope with the ongoing Syrian conflict. The Russian Sukhoi … read more

Russia S-300 missile deployed and S400‬ missile will deploy in ‪Syria‬.

Russia S-300 missile deployed and S400‬ missile will deploy in ‪Syria‬. Russia will deploy S-400 defense missile systems to Hmeymim airbase in Syria, Russian Defense Ministry Sergey Shoygu said Russia is deploying S-400 Triumf (NATO reporting name: SA-21 Growler) next … read more

U.S. Coalition Airstrike Destroys Nearly 300 ISIS Vehicles in Syria

A U.S.-led coalition airstrike near Hasakah and Dayr Az Zawr in Syria destroyed 283 ISIS vehicles on November 23, the Department of Defense announced.  The United States and coalition military forces carried out a series of airstrikes across Syria and … read more

ISIS Has Enough Radioactive Material To Build WMD – ‘Dirty bomb’

Islamic State is believed to have seized enough radioactive material to build a large “dirty” bomb, according to Australian intelligence reports. NATO has expressed concerned about the supplies, according to Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop. According to Australian intelligence reports … read more