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Myth of arctic meltdown: Stunning satellite images show summer ice cap is thicker

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The speech by former US Vice-President Al Gore was apocalyptic. ‘The North Polar ice cap is falling off a cliff,’ he said. ‘It could be completely gone in summer in as little as seven years. Seven years from now.’ Those comments came in 2007 as Mr Gore accepted the Nobel Peace Prize for his campaigning on climate change. But seven years after his warning,... 

​Australia imposes new round of sanctions against Russia

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The Australian government on Monday unveiled further sanctions against Russian oil and gas, financial and defense sectors, bringing Canberra in line with the European Union. Under the new sanctions there will be no new arms exports and no new exports for the oil and gas industry, Prime Minister Tony Abbott told the Australian parliament. In addition, Russian... 

ISIL laptop shows plans for biological attacks in Syria

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UN investigators conduct a probe about use of WMDs by militants in Syria. Syrian opposition sources say a laptop seized from ISIL Takfiri terrorists contains a series of secret plans including hints at biological attacks. The laptop was recovered during a raid on an ISIL hideout in Idlib Province close to Turkey’s border. A commander in a rival anti-government... 

NATO readies 10000 troops to fight against Russia

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NATO is reportedly working towards the creation of an expeditionary force composed of 10,000 troops from seven different member states as a result of escalating tensions with Russia over the conflict in Ukraine. According to the Financial Times, the force’s creation will be spearheaded by Britain and involve contributions from Denmark, Latvia, Estonia, Lithuania,... 

Ukraine to apply for NATO & EU membership

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Ukraine’s Cabinet has asked the country’s parliament to consider dropping the country’s non-aligned status and seek membership of NATO. Prime Minister Arseny Yatsenyuk’s government submitted to the parliament, the Verkhovna Rada, a draft bill that would cancel Ukraine’s non-aligned status and revive the country’s quest to join NATO, a path ditched... 

Russia rejects Ukraine invasion allegations

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Moscow has responded to accusations of a Russian invasion of Ukraine, saying there is no proof to support the allegations. “No facts about a Russian military presence on Ukrainian territory have ever been presented. There have been reports about satellite imagery exposing Russian troops’ movements, however they turned out to be images from video games.... 

Iran completes Missile Defense System similar to Russian S-300

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This is the first photo of Iran’s homegrown Bavar-373 missile defense system. Iran has finished manufacturing a homegrown missile defense system, which is as powerful as the S-300 system that Russia refused to deliver to the Islamic Republic. The Fars news agency published on Friday the first images of the long-range Bavar-373 missile defense system, saying... 

Ukraine conflict death toll hits 2600, mostly civilians – UN

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A woman and the body of a person killed in an artillery attack on Lugansk. At least 2,593 people have been killed in eastern Ukraine since the start of the Kiev’s military operation against anti-government forces there started in mid-April, according to a new estimate by the Office of the UN High Commissioner on Human Rights. The death toll includes civilians,... 

Kiev claims Russia has invaded Ukraine but offers no proof

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Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko The chorus of allegations about a full-scale Russian invasion of Ukraine has President Poroshenko calling for an emergency meeting of the country’s security and defense council, while the Prime Minister Yatsenyuk is calling for a Russian asset freeze. “I have made a decision to cancel my working visit to the Republic... 

Israel Acknowledges Jews in fact Khazars, Plans Migration to Ukraine

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From Left to Right: Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, Kiev Mayor Vitali Klitschko, US Secretary of State John Kerry and Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk. Everyone in this photo is Jewish, just a coincidence! “A blue-ribbon team of scholars from leading research institutions and museums has just issued a secret report to the government, acknowledging... 

More Ukrainian troops desert into Russia, Opposition Grows Stronger

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Ukrainian soldiers in a tent camp in Rostov Region A group of 62 Ukrainian troops have crossed into Russia’s Rostov Region seeking shelter to save their lives amid an intensified counteroffensive recently launched by anti-Kiev militia in southeastern Ukraine. “Today, 62 servicemen of the Ukrainian Armed Forces turned to Russian border guards asking to let... 

NATO plans to deploy forces to Eastern Europe

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NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen Under the pretext of an ‘overt’ Russian threat, NATO is pushing for a ‘readiness action plan’ that will bring the Cold War military bloc closer to Russian borders than ever, even despite objections from some NATO members. NATO Secretary-General Anders Fogh Rasmussen said the 28-nation military bloc,... 

ISIL threatens to attack Saudi Arabia

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Takfiri ISIL militants have reportedly threatened to attack Saudi Arabia during Eid-Adha (the Feast of Sacrifice) that marks the culmination of the annual Hajj pilgrimage, a report says. According to Syria Alaan news website, ISIL militants will begin an armed operation in Saudi Arabia after being supplied with arms and money by al-Qaeda agents. The report... 

US begins surveillance flights over Syria

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The Pentagon has begun surveillance flights over militant-controlled parts of Syria, US officials say. The United States has begun surveillance flights over militant-controlled parts of Syria after US President Barack Obama’s authorization, according to American officials. One unnamed official said on Tuesday that the reconnaissance flights had started, while... 

Israel, Palestine agree to long-term ceasefire in Gaza Strip

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A long-term truce in Gaza has been agreed with Israel, Palestine President Mahmoud Abbas said. The ceasefire announced by Egypt came into effect at 16:00 GMT with almost immediate reports of warning sirens going off in southern Israel. “We have responded to the Egyptian proposal for a complete and comprehensive cease-fire, which starts at 19:00 Cairo time,”... 
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