EU Europe Middle East Syria

EU Refuses to Pay for Damage They’ve Caused in Syria

(GPA) Brussels – In several European Union (EU) documents released this week, as well as in statements by EU officials it has been revealed that money won’t be coming from Brussels to rebuild Syria unless a western favored deal is struck. The EU has apparently decided against helping to repair the damage they’re in part […]

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Just After a Memo to Send Guns to Syria, Obama Now Sending More Special Forces

(GPA) Washington – Following the liberation of Aleppo by the Syrian military, president Obama first decided to send weapons to terrorist and now he is sending a new batch of US special forces to aid “rebel” groups. Just after the Syrian army freed the majority of East Aleppo, the Obama administration has made multiple moves […]

Americas North America United States

Blaming Russia for Starting Arms Race, US Beefs Up Its Nuclear Potential

(SCF) United States – There is a lot of ballyhoo raised in the West over Russia’s effort to boost its strategic nuclear potential while the US is cutting down. A Daily Beast report serves as a good example. It says, «While the US military has been steadily cutting the number of nukes it loads on submarines and bombers and […]

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Russia and China Veto Syrian Ceasefire Resolution in UNSC

(GPA) New York – Earlier today at a meeting of the United Nations Security Council, a proposal to initiate a seven day ceasefire in East Aleppo, Syria was vetoed by both Russia and China. Russia warned the delegation from the United States earlier today that the measure would be blocked. Russia was joined by China […]

Middle East Syria

“Moderate” Rebels Attack Hospital in Aleppo

(GPA) Aleppo, Syria – “Moderate rebels” have attacked a hospital inside the government-controlled portion of Aleppo. One Russian female medical worker has been killed and many more residents have been injured after rebel fighters fired mortar shells at the hospital– which was set up by the Russian military to take care of civilians inside the devastated city. Russian […]

Europe Russia Ukraine

Russia and Ukraine Tensions Escalate as Each Country Blames the Other

(GPA) Moscow – This week tensions are flaring up between the governments in Moscow and Kiev with conflicting versions of who the aggressor is. On Tuesday the the Associated Press reported that two new divisions of Russian troops were deployed on the country’s western border with Ukraine. Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said the two […]

Africa Libya

ISIS Beheads a Family of Four in Libya; LNA Seeks Russian Support

ISIS IN ACTION On 25 November, four members of a single family were beheaded in their house in Khoms, with graffiti left behind claiming ISIS was responsible. The motive and perpetrators of the attack are unknown, but locals say that the family belongs to a branch of Salafism whose members have had an active role fighting […]

Israel & Palestine Middle East

Israel Nearly Doubles Their Arsenal of Stealth Fighters. But Why?

(GPA) Tel Aviv – The office of the Israeli Prime Minister issued a statement Sunday that the country would be adding 17 new F-35 stealth fighters to their Air Force. The 17 new jets would bring the total number of stealth fighters in the Israeli arsenal up to 50. This will create the capability for Israel […]

Russia

Russia to Join List of Nations Leaving ICC

(GPA) The Hague – Following the departure of several African nations, Russia has joined the growing list of countries abandoning the Western dominated International Criminal Court (ICC) at The Hague. In a statement on Wednesday, the Russian Foreign Ministry (FM) said they were withdrawing their signature from the Rome Statute signed in 2000. The FM […]