U.S. Attacks Syrian Government Forces – It Now has to Make Its Choice

The Syrian army is on the way to liberate the ISIS besieged city of some 100,000 and garrison of Deir Ezzor in the east of the country. The U.S. has trained a few thousand "New Syrian Army" insurgents in Jordan and is reportedly prepared to march these and its own forces from Jordan through the …

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FILE PHOTO: A US Air Force F-16 © Hamad I Mohammed / Reuters

US-Led Coalition Confirms Airstrike on Syrian Forces

The US forces in Syria have bombed a militia group fighting alongside the Syrian government forces in southern Syria on Thursday, the US-led coalition has confirmed. The coalition said in a statement that the Syrian forces "posed a threat" to US and partner troops at Tanf base near the Syria-Iraq-Jordan border. https://twitter.com/CJTFOIR/status/865264099244036097 "This action was …

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Israel Minister: “The Time has Come to Assassinate Bashar Assad”

Israel’s Housing and Construction Minister Yoav Galant called for the assassination of Syrian President Bashar Assad following yesterday’s US State Department report that the Syrian regime was using a prison crematorium to hide mass killings outside Damascus, the Jerusalem Post reported. Speaking at a conference outside Jerusalem, Galant, a retired Israeli Defence Forces general, said …

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#MosulSOS: Civilians Become Collateral Damage in US Coalition Anti-ISIS Strikes

Hundreds of thousands of civilians in western Mosul are at risk of becoming casualties as the US-led coalition and Iraqi military wage their operation against Islamic State. RT sheds light on their plight. The #MosulSOS project gathers all of RT’s coverage of the deadly siege that began seven months ago. https://youtu.be/VlG50jmcclo Constantly at risk of …

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Thieves Break into German Military Compound, Steal Weapons from Armored Carrier

Unidentified thieves stole weapons from inside a Fox armored personnel carrier after breaking into a military facility in northern Germany, the Bundeswehr confirmed to local media. The perpetrators stole two G36 assault rifles, one P8 pistol, one flare gun, two magazines without ammunition, two radio devices, and a pair of binoculars, Die Welt reported, adding …

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Syria: The New Government Plans for Moving East

The de-escalation agreement for four fighting zones in Syria has come into effect. The battles between Syrian government forces (red) and the foreign supported "rebels" (yellow) has ebbed in the north, in Idleb and north Hama, in the south round Deraa, around the besieged "rebel" enclaves north of Homs and east of Damascus in east-Ghouta. …

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U.S. guided-missile destroyer Nitze, third from left, docks with other warships in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil during a joint military exercise, April 27, 2011. (AP/Victor R. Caivano)

Tensions Rise as US Announces Military Drills Near Embattled Venezuela

Three South American countries are preparing to hold a large military drill near Venezuela later this year. The involvement of the U.S. military in the drill has raised concerns about the U.S.’ true intentions in the area, as it has already worked to covertly destabilize Venezuela’s economy. The involvement of the U.S. military in an …

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Indian Police Claim Rats Drank 900,000 Liters of Confiscated Alcohol

Police in the Indian state of Bihar, where alcohol was outlawed last April, have accused rats of decimating the majority of the stash of booze confiscated over the past year – over 40,000 cases, or about 900,000 liters. According to the Hindu newspaper, senior superintendent of police of state capital Patna, Manu Maharaj, was informed …

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Saudi Defense Minister and Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. © Fayez Nureldine / AFP

Saudi Prince Accuses Iran of ‘Extremist Ideology,’ Ambition to ‘Control Islamic World’

It’s impossible to build bridges between Saudi Arabia and Iran due to Tehran’s “extremist ideology” and ambitions to “control the Islamic world,” Saudi Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman al-Saud, the kingdom’s defense minister. The official shared his views in an interview with MBC television, broadcasted by Saudi media. Asked if there’s any room for …

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