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Erdogan Hopes to Continue Talks on Syria with Putin Rather than Trump

Ankara (AMN) – Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Tuesday that he was not planning to discuss the US intentions to create “border security forces” northern Syria with US President Donald Trump, but would maintain contact with Russian President Vladimir Putin. “I am not planning to call Trump, but contacts with Putin continue,” Erdogan told […]

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Middle East Saudi Arabia Yemen

Report: 6 Yemeni Civilians Killed in 34 Saudi Airstrikes in a Single Day

Sana’a (YE) – The warplanes of the Saudi-led coalition conducted at least 34 airstrikes over the past 24 hours, killing six civilians and wounding three others, local officials told YemenExtra on Tuesday. In the Red Sea port city of Hudayda, 4 civilians were killed when the coalition warplanes launched an air raid targeting an onion […]

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Qatar Says Second UAE Military Plane Violated its Airspace

Doha (MEE) – A second United Arab Emirates military jet has violated Qatar’s airspace, the Gulf state said on Saturday, prompting Doha to send a new complaint to the United Nations. The plane was traveling from the UAE to Bahrain on 3 January when it flew over Qatar’s special economic zone “without prior authorization,” the foreign ministry said […]

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Middle East Syria Turkey

Erdogan Prepares for Incursion into Kurdish Controlled Afrin

Ankara (GPA) – Turkish President Recep Erdogan announced the likely offensive in Kurdish Controlled Afrin on Saturday. Trouble continues to brew in Idlib as the Turkish military – already creating problems for the Syrian military – prepares to open a second front from their positions in Idlib, into the Kurdish controlled city of Afrin in northern Syria. The upcoming […]

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US Forces to Remain Indefinitely in Syria Illegally

Damascus (GR) – Russia intervened in Syria at the request of its government – to combat US-supported terrorists. They continue pouring into the country cross-border, replacing others eliminated by Syrian and allied forces, greatly aided by Russian airpower, considerably reduced from its earlier strength. Last October, Syria’s Defense Ministry reported the seizure of large amounts of weapons and […]

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Middle East Saudi Arabia Yemen

Hell on Earth: Saudi Airstrikes Continue Attacking Civilians in Yemen

Sana’a (GPA) – Yemenis truly live in hell on earth as US-backed Saudi airstrikes continue attacking civilian areas. No Yemeni province is entirely immune to air attacks whether from the United States or Saudi Arabia. Saada province, however, falls victim to high levels of strikes both in frequency and intensity. Hell on Earth: The Terrorist […]

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Yemeni Resistance Fighters Capture Saudi Military Base [VIDEO]

Sana’a (GPA) – Video footage released by Yemen’s Military Media show Yemeni resistance fighters storming a Saudi military base in Najran on Wednesday. Najran lies within Saudi territory just beyond the southwestern border with Yemen. Resistance forces have expanded their operations in the region in retaliation for the ongoing Saudi airstrike campaign and aggression on the nation. […]

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Middle East Yemen

‘Houthis’ Release 200+ Coup Plotters and Issue Anti-Human Trafficking Laws

Sana’a (GPA) – You wouldn’t know it from reading mainstream media’s take on Yemen, but the Sana’a government has granted amnesty to over 200 coup plotters and initiated anti-human trafficking reforms. Yemeni state news agency Saba reported on Wednesday that the Sana’a government (controlled by the Houthis) had released 209 political prisoners. Ansarullah (aka. the […]

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MSNBC Ignores Catastrophic US-Backed War in Yemen

New York (FAIR) – For the popular US cable news network MSNBC, the largest humanitarian catastrophe in the world is apparently not worth much attention—even as the US government has played a key role in creating and maintaining that unparalleled crisis. An analysis by FAIR has found that the leading liberal cable network did not run a single segment […]

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Middle East Turkey United States

Erdogan: Won’t Extradite Terrorists to US Until Gulen is Returned

Ankara (GPA) – Turkish President Recep Erdogan has said he will no longer extradite terrorists to the US until the exiled cleric is returned. Erdogan announced his new policy yesterday at a meeting of local administrative officials at the presidential palace in Ankara. The move is meant to step up the pressure for the US to return ex-Erdogan […]