MAJOR GROUND OFFENSIVE ...The Saudi Foreign Ministry's announcement, carried by the state-run Saudi Press Agency, urged citizens already there to depart or to be in contact with the Saudi Embassy in Beirut.
DM Won't Comment, But Launches Probe Into Leaked News
I hadn't even changed money when a guy in a military jacket approached me for a donation for Ukraine's war efforts, and he was quite persistent too. This happened in Maidan Square, now turned into a death shrine, with photos of sacrificed soldier
Yesterday's announcement of a ceasefire agreement in Syria raised hope that the five year war may finally be coming to a close. But with Syrian government forces poised to retake areas long-controlled by ISIS and al-Qaeda, does either side have much
The Washington neocons have managed to muck things up in Syria blurring and confusing boundaries between who's who amongst warring factions in its now half decade old regime change proxy war that the US has been losing.
As tensions in the middle east continue to escalate between Syria and its neighbors, the Saudi Arabian government seems to be preparing for a full-scale invasion just on the border.
An initial meeting between U.S. and Russian representatives tasked with organizing a cessation of hostilities in Syria will not be held until Friday, making it unlikely that an actual cease-fire will take place on that day, as originally scheduled.
The rapid advance of U.S.-backed Kurdish fighters in northern Syria, taking advantage of Russian air strikes to seize territory near the Turkish border, has infuriated Ankara and threatened to drive a wedge between NATO allies.
On Feb.16, the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) in coordination with Hezbollah and the National Defense Forces (NDF) liberated the village of Misqan in northern Aleppo following a heavy firefight with the militants operating in the area, mostly members of Al-N
While you are enjoying your Sunday, the insane neoconservatives who control Western foreign policy and their Turkish and Saudi Arabian vassals might be preparing the end of the world.
Turkish Army Enters Syria After Second Day Of Shelling As Saudi Warplanes Arrive
Even as all sides - including the US, Russia, Saudi Arabia, and select rebel groups - pretend to be working towards a ceasefire and a diplomatic solution to the five year conflict in Syria, actions speak louder than words, and to put it as succin
When In Doubt, Bomb (The Remnants Of) Syria
Polarization is the Health of the Empire
Some 10,000 years ago a woman in the last stages of pregnancy met a terrible death, trussed like a captive animal and dumped into shallow water at the edge of a Kenyan lagoon. She died with at least 27 members of her tribe, all equally brutally murde
If you believed America's longest war, in Afghanistan, was coming to an end, be advised: It is not.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has drawn a line in the sand; either the US supports Ankara or the Kurdish people.
Not long ago, U.S. jets and Shia militias worked together to battle ISIS. Today, those militias are trying to take down American proxies in Syria.
Foreign and defence ministers of the leading international states are meeting in Munich and Brussels following the collapse of the latest round of peace talks
And despite vows of protection from as high as the United Nations, the IFJ said it produced the report "25 years of contribution towards safer journalism" to underscore a worsening climate of impunity which has helped killers get away with murder
With The Russians?!' Can you spot what's wrong with that quote, from a Reuters piece out today? Here's the problem: "could soon fall" implies that Aleppo is on the verge of succumbing to enemy forces. It's not.
WE EXPECT MILITARY ESCALATION IN SYRIA LEADING TO WW3
Scott Horton (Scott Horton Radio) on various foreign policy/civil liberty issues, summary of Iowa Caucus and looking forward to New Hampshire, Rand Paul, etc...- Carla Gericke (President of the Free State Project) on the FSP's goal of 20,000 signers
Last month, when Saudi Arabia announced it would be heading (that's heading, not beheading) a 34-nation "anti-terror coalition", everyone who knows anything at all about the Mid-East and about the sectarian divide laughed hysterically.