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Iraq Middle East Russia

Moscow, Baghdad Sign Huge Arms Deal

Baghdad  (SCF) – It was reported on July 20 that Russia and Iraq have struck a deal on supplying a large batch of T-90 tanks. Vladimir Kozhin, the Russian president’s aide for military technical cooperation, confirmed the agreement but declined to provide details, saying only «the number of tanks is substantial». Russian military analyst Ruslan Pukhov told Russian newspaper Izvestia that the […]

Iran Middle East United States

Iran Rejects ‘Interfering’ White House Statement on Prisoners

Tehran (Tasnim) – Iran’s Foreign Ministry slammed as “interfering and threatening” a statement made by the White House that has demanded the release of American convicts being held in Iran, stressing that Iran’s Judiciary is an independent body dealing with the violations of national security. “As usual, the White House’s comments are an example of interference in the […]

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Syria Requests US Compensation Over Destruction Wrought by War

Damascus (Duran) – America’s illegal presence in Syria and the loss of civilian life which has resulted from it, has led Syria to request compensation at the United Nations. The government of the Syrian Arab Republic has written to the United Nations demanding that the international body compensate Syria for its human and material loses which resulted from […]

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Germany Turkey

Turkey: German Arms Sales Frozen; Travel Warning Issued for German Citizens

Berlin (AHT) – Germany has frozen all arms deliveries to Turkey, the Bild newspaper reported on July 21, amid a row between the NATO partners that has sharply worsened since the arrest of several rights activists in Istanbul, according the Turkish Newspaper Hurriyet Daily News. Berlin stepped up its travel advisory for Turkey on July 20 and warned it would review […]

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Middle East Saudi Arabia Yemen

[VIDEO] Yemeni Forces Strike Saudi Oil Refinery with Long-Range Missile

Sana’a (GPA) – In retaliation for the Saudi’s ongoing aggression against Yemen, Yemeni forces have targeted an Aramco Saudi oil refinery in Yanbu province with a long-range ballistic missile. The Saudi-led coalition tend to order anywhere from 20 to 70 airstrikes against various Yemeni provinces on any given day. Any province under control of Yemen’s […]

Iran Middle East United States

Iran Unveils New Line of Anti-Air Missiles [VIDEO]

Tehran (GPA) – With tension rising between Washington and Tehran, Iranian state media has reported a new class of missiles entering production. This has been a busy week in the world of US-Iran relations, starting with the US certifying Iran’s compliance with nuclear agreements on Monday. Yet following the findings by the US on Monday, Washington decided to […]

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Israel & Palestine Middle East Yemen

[PHOTOS] Millions of Yemenis March in Solidarity With Palestine

Sana’a (GPA) – After kicking the week off with stunning military parades, Yemen’s resistance filled the streets of Sana’a today in solidarity with Palestine against Israel’s brutal occupation. Millions of Yemenis marched through Sana’a today to protest Israel’s ongoing occupation of Palestine and the recent closure of al-Aqsa Mosque. Israeli authorities closed the compound which reopened […]

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A History of John McCain’s Calls for War

Washington (GPA) – Earlier this week notorious war hawk US Senator John McCain (R-Az) was diagnosed with brain cancer. While the liberal and conservative establishments are sending their regards, Geopolitics Alert instead compiled a list of reasons why we don’t care about McCain. The list is of course a history of all the instances McCain has called […]

Israel & Palestine Middle East

Israeli Forces Wound 22 Palestinians in Jerusalem’s Old City

Jerusalem (MEE) – Nightly confrontations have erupted between Palestinians and Israeli forces since authorities placed metal detectors at Noble Sanctuary Israeli forces wounded 22 Palestinians at Lion’s Gate near Haram al-Sharif in Jerusalem on Thursday night. According to the Red Crescent, two of the injured are in serious condition after they were hit by a stun grenade. There […]