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The Pentagon is
apoplectic because this display of
Russian technology revealed the end of
the American monopoly over long-range
killed in bombings, clashes with extremist militants
Iraqi security forces on Tuesday continued major
offensive against the Islamic State (IS) militants
in northern central province of Salahudin, while 13
people were killed in separate bomb attacks and
clashes with IS, security sources said.
Islamic State second-in-command killed by US
airstrike in Iraq, group confirms:
A spokesperson from IS warned that the US would
'taste the tragedy' after a senior member of their
ranks was killed by an airstrike
using information from new intelligence centre to
Iraq has started bombing ISIS with help from a new
intelligence centre that has staff from Russia, Iran
and Syria, a senior parliamentary figure said on
Tuesday about cooperation seen as a threat to US
interests in the region.
Forces Seize US-Supplied Anti-Armor Missiles from
ISIL in Fallujah:
The Iraqi army and volunteer forces discovered
US-made military hardware and ammunition, including
anti-armor missiles, in terrorists' positions and
trenches captured during the operations in the
Fallujah region in Al-Anbar province.
rebels fortify frontline with anti-tank missiles:
Syrian insurgents are deploying extensive supplies
of anti-tank missiles provided by their foreign
backers to counter ground attacks by the Syrian army
and its allies. Activists however said supplies had
been stepped up since the Russian airstrikes began
on Sept. 30.
airdrops arms in Syria: News Analysis
- The US is engaged in an increasingly desperate
attempt to rescue the Syrian adherents of Al Qaeda,
a force which the American people have been told for
the last 18 years is their most deadly threat, to be
countered with endless war and sweeping attacks on
Weaponry Is Turning Syria Into Proxy War With Russia:
Insurgent commanders say that since Russia began air
attacks in support of the Syrian government, they
are receiving for the first time bountiful supplies
of powerful American-made antitank missiles.
Little doubt US arms delivered to Syrian opposition
to fall into terrorists' hands:
The Russian Foreign Ministry has few doubts that
weapons and munitions supplied by the US to the
so-called “moderate Syrian opposition” will end up
in terrorists’ hands. The US Air Force has
reportedly delivered 50 tons of munitions to Syrian
Russia military showdown is INEVITABLE top MI6 chief
Former MI6 chief Sir John Sawers said there is a
"real risk of a clash" as tensions boil between both
superpowers amid Russia's bombing crusade in Syria.
Syria's Al-Nusra Calls On Jihadists in Caucasus to
"If the Russian army kills the people of Syria, then
kill their people. And if they kill our soldiers,
then kill their soldiers. An eye for an eye," Abu
Mohamed al-Jolani, the head of Al-Nusra Front, said
in an audio recording released late Monday. He
pledged that Moscow's air war in Syria, would have
dire consequences for Russia.
Rockets hit Russian embassy compound in Damascus:
Two rockets struck the Russian embassy compound in
Damascus Tuesday sparking panic as several hundred
people gathered to express their support for
Moscow's air war in Syria, AFP journalists said.
moderate opposition doesn’t exist:
News Analysis -
90% of the
so-called “Syrian rebels” are clearly terrorists
supported by Qatar, Saudi Arabia and other foreign
15 Militants Killed in Syrian Forces' Operations
near Aleppo City:
Militants' centers in the outskirts of the Northern
city of Aleppo were targeted by the Syrian Army,
leaving at least 15 terrorists dead and several
others wounded, local sources said on Tuesday.
Hezbollah commanders killed fighting rebels in Syria:
Two Hezbollah commanders have been killed fighting
alongside government forces against rebels in
Syria's Idlib province, reports indicate.
hit 86 'terrorist' targets in Syria in past 24
"In the last 24 hours, Su-34, Su-24M and Su-25SM
planes carried out 88 sorties against 86 terrorist
infrastructure targets in the provinces of Raqa,
Hama, Idlib, Latakia and Aleppo," the defense
ministry said in a statement.
lost most of its ammunition & heavy vehicles in
Russian airstrikes – military:
Islamic State militants have lost "most" of their
ammunition, heavy vehicles and equipment in Russian
airstrikes, the Defense Ministry said Tuesday. At
least 86 ISIS targets were hit during 88 sorties in
the last 24 hours.
would talk with Russia and Iran on political
solution in Syria: PM:
Turkey would hold talks with Russia and Iran to work
towards a political solution in Syria but would not
take a foreign policy stance which "legitimizes the
Syrian regime", Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet
Davutoglu said on Monday.
Turkish officials claim 'concrete evidence' of Isis
link to bombings:
Officials also hit back at accusations that the
state was responsible for the massacre, saying 2,000
security personnel had been deployed to protect the
peace rally, and rejected accusations that the
ruling party sought to exploit the violence to
bolster its chances at snap elections due next
Turkey warns U.S., Russia
against backing Kurdish militia in Syria:
"This is clear cut for us and there is no joking
about it," one official said of the possibility of
Syrian Kurdish militia crossing the Euphrates to
extend control along Turkish borders from Iraq's
Kurdistan region towards the Mediterranean coast.
Kurdish forces razed Arab villages:
Amnesty International has accused Kurdish armed
units in northern Syria of razing Arab and Turkmen
villages, actions it says amounted to war crimes.
killed as Saudi airstrikes pound rebel supply lines
in Yemen's south:
Security officials say airstrikes from a Saudi-led
coalition targeting Yemen's Shiite rebels have
killed eight rebel fighters in a renewed attempt to
cut their supply lines to the country's third
leader urges all followers to join fight against
- The leader of Yemen's Houthis urged all followers
on Tuesday to head to war fronts to repel what he
called invaders, a reference to an Arab coalition
that intervened to overturn the rule of his
Iranian-allied group over large parts of the
Briton, 74, may not survive Saudi's lashings over
The crime is related to homemade wine. But can
74-year-old Karl Andree survive the punishment --
360 lashes by Saudi authorities?
Israelis killed as wave of violence escalates:
Two Palestinians shot and stabbed passengers on a
bus in Jerusalem, killing two people and wounding at
least five others, amid tit-for-tat stabbing attacks
between Israelis and Palestinians.
1,300 Palestinians Shot in Last 11 Days:
News Analysis - Daily horrors continue. A
15-year-old Palestinian girl was shot and critically
wounded en route home from school with friends,
threatening no one.
condemns 'terror attacks' on Israeli civilians:
"The United States condemns in the strongest terms
today's terrorist attacks against Israeli
civilians," spokesman John Kirby said.
killed in clash between Nigerian troops, militants
Ten suspected Islamic fundamentalists were killed on
Tuesday in Okene, near Lokoja in Kogi during a
bloody encounter between an Islamic sect and men of
the Nigerian Army.
killed in shootings, grenade attack in Burundi
capital - police, residents:
At least seven people were killed in shootings and a
grenade attack on Tuesday in Burundi's capital,
police and residents said, in a further spate of
violence following the election of President Pierre
Nkurunziza to a third term.
least six killed in Islamist ambush in northern
"The Islamists first laid a mine. A civilian vehicle
exploded on the mine," a security source said. Two
other civilian vehicles arrived and were damaged
before "the Islamists came out from their hiding
place to fire on the civilians," the source added.
killed in new DR Congo attacks blamed on Uganda
The gun attacks happened within two hours of each
other on Monday in the restive north of North Kivu
province, from which many locals have been evacuated
after a string of massacres blamed on the Ugandan
Allied Democratic Forces.
Pakistan: 16 Armed Militants Killed:
Eyewitness told BNA local reporters so far 31 dead
bodies of armed militants were on the battlefield.
Afghanistan: 10 Daesh fighters killed:
Afghan security forces have killed at least 10 Daesh
fighters in a series of mop-up operation conducted
in Achin district of eastern Nangarhar province,
military official said on Tuesday.
killed in suicide bombing in S. Afghanistan:
- Two people, including the attacker, were killed as
a suicide bomber blew himself up next to a police
checkpoint in Miwand district of the southern
Kandahar province on Tuesday, police spokesman in
the province Zia Durani said.
Taliban pull back from Kunduz as fighting flares on
The Taliban said they were pulling back in the
northern city of Kunduz on Tuesday in order to
protect civilians, but fighting continued elsewhere
in the country with government troops battling to
reopen the main highway south of the capital Kabul.
Won't Back Down After Chinese Threat, Sends U.S.
Warships To Contested Islands In "Matter Of Days":
After months of debate in the U.S. government, there
is now a consensus that the U.S. Navy should send
ships or aircraft within 12 nautical miles of the
artificial islands to challenge China’s territorial
claims there, according to people familiar with
board says Russian-made missile downed MH17:
Findings do not specify who launched BUK missile
which brought down passenger jet over eastern
Ukraine in July 2014.
Russia: 'serious doubts'
about MH17 probe:
"There remain serious doubts whether the genuine
goal of an investigation conducted in the
Netherlands is the establishment of true reasons
behind the catastrophe and not a justification of
accusations that have been put forward in advance,"
a foreign ministry spokeswoman said.
refugee camp offers 'worse conditions' than prisons:
Refugees in a Czech refugee center were "debased in
front of their children," according to human rights
official Anna Sabatova. The conditions violate
international conventions, she said after visiting
Justice for Assange:
Assange has already been cleared and the woman says
the police made it up in order to ’get him’. On
August 25 2010, Assange was cleared of the suspicion
of ’rape’ by Stockholm’s Chief Prosecutor Eva Finne,
who stated she "made the assessment that the
evidence did not disclose any offence of rape
US Detainees Sue CIA Torture Program Architects:
CIA psychologists behind the U.S. intelligence
agency’s “enhanced interrogation” program are guilty
of torture, non-consensual human experimentation,
and war crimes, three former detainees alleged in a
federal lawsuit Tuesday.
Georgia deputies filmed tasing handcuffed inmate
hours before his death:
A video has emerged showing deputies in Georgia
tasing a mentally ill man in the groin while he was
restrained in a chair. He was found dead just hours
later. Two deputies and a jail nurse are being tried
for involuntary manslaughter following his death.
Christie Says He Would Shoot Down Russian Planes
Gov. Chris Christie of New Jersey ramped up his
tough talk on foreign policy on Monday, calling
President Obama a “weakling” and saying that the
United States should threaten to shoot down Russian
planes conducting airstrikes in Syria.
Donald Trump doctrine: 'Assad is bad' but US must
Republican frontrunner lays out foreign policy -
Condemns Iraq ‘disaster’ with exceptions for
atrocities – ‘Isis is one of them’ - Suggests
sympathy for Putin’s Syrian intervention in
Carson discusses the end of days:
When asked if he thinks the end of the world is
near, Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson
said "you could guess that we are getting closer to