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Russia Will Consider US Aircraft in Syria For What They Are: Hostile Forces

Damascus (GPA) – Now that US forces have shot down their first Syrian government jet, Russia is responding by challenging the US coalitions illegal operations. US fighter jets shot down the Syrian jet just yesterday, but events have unfolded quickly since then. The downing of the Syrian jet by US forces has moved Russia to […]

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Saudi ‘Double Tap’ Attack on Yemen Market Kills Dozens, Prevents Rescue

Sa’ada (GPA) – Over two dozen Yemeni civilians were killed on Sunday after Saudi Arabia– once again– targeted a market in Yemen with multiple airstrikes. Paramedics were also killed in a “double tap” strike while attempting to rescue the victims. According to the Sa’ada Health Bureau, at least 25 people died after Saudi airstrikes targeted […]

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Russian MoD: Al-Baghdadi Possibly Killed in Airstrike

Damascus (GPA) – Following an airstrike in Syria earlier last month, officials at the Russian Ministry of Defense (MoD) are now attempting to determine if Islamic State (IS) leader, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, was among the targets killed. The Russian government is now investigating an airstrike led by their forces and carried out on May 28th in a […]

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Iran Calls for Boycott Against Israel’s Nuke Program

Vienna (Tasnim) – Iran’s envoy to the International Atomic Energy Agency denounced the West’s “double-standards” in dealing with the Israeli regime’s nuclear activities, urging the UN nuclear watchdog to address the issue in a serious manner. Addressing a seasonal meeting of the IAEA’s Board of Governors in Vienna on Thursday, Reza Najafi described the Tel Aviv […]

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Saudi-Backed Forces in Yemen Allegedly Tortured and Burned Young Girl

Taiz (GPA) – Citizens in the southwest Yemeni province of Taiz– under control of Saudi-backed troops– have discovered the charred body of a young girl. Her body also exhibits signs of torture. A number of residents in Taiz were shocked and disgusted to find the badly burned body of a young girl– no older than […]

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US-Qatar Agree to $12bn Military Jet Deal

Doha (MEE) – As crisis in Gulf simmers, US deal with Qatar may include as many as 36 F-15 fighter jets. US Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis and his Qatari counterpart Khalid al-Attiyah signed a letter of agreement on Wednesday for a $12bn sale of US-manufactured F-15 fighters, the Pentagon said. The sale comes amid a simmering crisis […]

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Yemeni Forces Annihilate Saudi Warship [VIDEO]

Mokha (GPA) –  Yemen’s Popular Committees successfully struck a Saudi warship off the coast of Mokha today and have just released the video below. The warship was struck near the port city of Mokha off Yemen’s south western coast in the province of Taiz. Head of Supreme Revolutionary Committee, Mohammad Ali al-Houthi announced the attack on […]

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Cholera Cases Surpass 100,000, Death Toll Hits 780 in Yemen

Sana’a (GPA) –  The World Health Organization (WHO) says the number of suspected cholera cases in conflict-ridden Yemen has exceeded 100,000 in less than two months, with the death toll hitting over 780. “To date, 101,820 suspected cholera cases and 789 deaths have been reported in 19 governorates,” WHO spokesman, Tarik Jasarevic, told Reuters on […]

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Here’s Exactly What 800+ Days of US-Saudi Aggression Has Destroyed in Yemen…

Sana’a (GPA) – Last week marked the 800th day of US-Saudi aggression against Yemen. Schools, homes, factories, farms and so on have been destroyed. Not one sector of the community is safe. Looking back on the past 800 days, Yemen’s Observatory News Agency has released a set of statistics detailing just how much damage the […]

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Ayatollah: Terrorist US Destabilized Middle East

Tehran (TeleSUR) – “America is a terrorist country and backs terrorism… therefore, we cannot normalize ties with such country,” said Ayatollah Ali Khamenei. Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has fingered the United States for instability in the Middle East. The Supreme Leader alleges that Washington’s fight against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) is […]

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