Tel Aviv (MEE) – After a few days of hesitation and delay, the Israel government decided on Tuesday to deploy 1,000 soldiers to patrol the streets, man barricades and be used as an auxiliary force to the national and border police. Originally, the Israeli military intended the auxiliaries to carry their personal armsContinue Reading

Baghdad (TS) – The United States (U.S.) has withdrawn its forces Sunday from a military base in the northern Iraqi province of Kirkuk, according to a statement released by the U.S. led coalition in the Middle East. Three hundred coalition personnel left the K1 base and handed it over to Iraq’s securityContinue Reading

Washington D.C. (GZ) The International Criminal Court approved an investigation into US war crimes in Afghanistan. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo responded by threatening to punish family members of ICC staff. US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has threatened the family members of International Criminal Court staff, vowing that WashingtonContinue Reading

Ankara (NEO) – Erdogan’s Idlib war has morphed into a new one with the EU, which he can’t win. Is there a method to his madness? I ask because as soon as things calm down in one place, he picks a fight somewhere else. While he advanced into Idlib withContinue Reading

Tel Aviv (AMA) – The prisoners reportedly contracted the virus after contact with an Israeli investigator who had COVID-19, a rights group has said Israeli authorities have informed Palestinians held at the Megiddo prison in Israel that four cases of the novel coronavirus have been detected inside the facility, accordingContinue Reading

As Coronvirus Grips the US, Americans Get a Taste of Life Under Sanctions

Washington D.C. (MPN) – Crippling shortages, travel restrictions, and overwhelmed medical services will give Americans a taste of what it is like for the millions of people living under US sanctions worldwide. Across fifty states, Americans are collectively bracing for the incoming COVID-19 pandemic to hit. In the face ofContinue Reading

Ankara (TM) – Fighters from the Syrian National Army, a Turkish-backed rebel group in northern Syria, have been holding sit-in demonstrations for two days, demanding that Ankara pay their salaries, according to the Syrian Observatory For Human Rights (SOHR), a war monitor. The fighters have cut off the roads in the townsContinue Reading

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Caracas (TSN) – Venezuela’s Foreign Affairs Minister Jorge Arreaza reported  Tuesday that the government of President Nicolas Maduro asked the International Monetary Fund (IMF) for a financing facility for US$5 billion from the emergency fund of the Rapid Financing Instrument (RFI). These resources will be deployed to strengthen the response capacities of the VenezuelanContinue Reading

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Ankara (TM) – Turkish arms imports fell by 48 percent between 2015 and 2019 compared to the previous five-year period, an annual report released by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) showed, according to Daily Sabah. The report said the decrease in imports can be explained by delays in deliveries ofContinue Reading

Sana’a (AMA) The US-Saudi aggression and its mercenaries committed on Wednesday, 174 military violations against civilians and their property in various areas of Hodeidah governorate in just 24 hours. A source in the Liaison and Redeployment Coordination Operations Room monitoring the ceasefire and the truce commitment in Hodeidah governorate revealedContinue Reading