Russian jets bomb IS-held Syrian town surrounded by Turkish forces
- January 02, 2017

Assad is likely to stay in power for now and Russian Federation can scale back its military involvement in Syria-as Putin himself acknowledged Thursday. Walid al-Moallem held a meeting with his Iranian counterpart Mohammad Javad Zarif. Churkin said there are other very important players who are welcome including Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and Qatar - and "we do expect the Trump administration after it comes into the White House on January 20 will be an important participant". (more...)
Alabama reminds Washington why it is No
- January 01, 2017

The reason as to why the team was so dominant all season is its outstanding defense. His average carry shot up to 12.5 yards with his second score of the game. The Alabama Crimson Tide take the field for their SEC Championship game against the Florida Gators at the Georgia Dome on December 3, 2016 in Atlanta, Georgia. (more...)
Putin: Syrian gov't has signed cease-fire agreement with rebels Putin: Syrian gov't has signed cease-fire agreement with rebels
- December 30, 2016

A Syrian rescue group known as the White Helmets said Thursday that at least 12 people were killed and 27 others injured in airstrikes and artillery shelling on civilian homes in the Damascus suburb of eastern Ghouta. Moscow, Iran and Turkey over the last few months have offered their collaborative mediation to broker a deal for settling the almost six-year-old Syrian war. (more...)
Shinzo Abe's Pearl Harbor Visit Not First by a Japanese Prime Minister
- December 28, 2016

Lacking access to oil, the militarist regime in Tokyo confronted the options of complete capitulation or going to war against a far more economically powerful adversary. Mr Abe will pray for the dead but will not issue an apology, his aides said. "The world needs the spirit of tolerance and the power of reconciliation now, and especially now". (more...)
Erdogan accuses United States of supporting ISIS
- December 28, 2016

USA officials have on numerous occasions denied providing arms to the YPG. Ten Cumhuriyet staff including its top editor and senior executives were jailed in November pending trial on suspicion of crimes on behalf of Kurdish militants and USA -based cleric Fethullah Gulen, who is accused of instigating the failed July 15 coup. (more...)
IS claims it carried out Berlin truck attack IS claims it carried out Berlin truck attack
- December 24, 2016

He was also apparently due to be deported soon, but law enforcement officials are still researching if there was a conflict due to his changing status. "We can report that we have additional data that there are high chances that the suspect was indeed the perpetrator of the crime", De Maiziere said. (more...)