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Russia Invites Trump to Upcoming Syrian Peace Talks

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Russia has invited President-elect Donald Trump to Syrian peace talks set to begin in late January, reports claim. The invitation was made, according to an anonymous transition official speaking with the Washington Post, during a Dec. 28 phone call between Russia’s ambassador to the United States, Sergei Kislyak, and Trump’s pick for national security adviser, Michael T. Flynn. The talks, which... 

Syrian Army warns Israel it will respond after military airport bombed near Damascus

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Syrian state news agency SANA says Israeli jets have bombed the Mezzeh military airport west of Damascus, accusing Tel Aviv of supporting terrorism. The airport was rocked by multiple explosions, with ambulances rushing to the scene. The Syrian Arab Army has warned that there will be repercussions for Israel for the “flagrant attack” on the military base, state TV said, citing a Syrian army command... 

Israeli Airstrikes Target Military Airport in Damascus Despite Vowing to Target ISIS

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A Mezzah military air facility was struck by several explosions near the Syrian capital of Damascus. Israeli rockets took aim at an ammunitions hub, producing an enormous explosion, according to Syrian state TV. “Rockets strike at Mezzeh Military airport in Damascus minutes ago,” Hadi al-Bahra, former president of the National Coalition of Syrian Revolution and Opposition Forces said on... 

ISIS Palestinian Drives Truck Through Jews in Jerusalem, 4 dead, 17 injured

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A Palestinian has driven a truck into a crowd of soldiers in Jerusalem, killing four people and injuring 17 others. Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu said the attacker, who was shot dead by security forces, may have been a supporter of Islamic State terror group. “It is a terrorist attack, a ramming attack,” a police spokeswoman said on Israel Radio. Four people in their 20’s were killed... 

39 killed in Turkey night club terrorist attack

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President Tayyip Erdogan has dubbed the New Year’s Eve shooting spree that left 39 people dead at an Istanbul night club “dirty games,” vowing Turkey will fight to the end against all forms of terrorist attacks. A manhunt for the attacker is still ongoing. “They are trying to create chaos, demoralize our people, and destabilize our country with abominable attacks which target civilians,”... 

Revolutionary Machine Identifies Cancer, Other Diseases from a Single Breath

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A team from the Israel Institute of Technology has developed a device that from a single breath can identify diseases such as multiple forms of cancer, Parkinson’s disease, and multiple sclerosis. While the machine is still in the experimental stages, it has a high degree of promise for use in non-invasive diagnoses of serious illnesses. The international team demonstrated that a medical theory... 

John Kerry Blasts Israel: You can Either Be Jewish or Democratic, Not Both

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“SECRETARY OF STATE JOHN KERRY: There are a similar number of Jews and Palestinians living between the Jordan River and Mediterranean Sea. They have a choice. They can choose to live together in one state or they can separate into two states. But here is a fundamental reality, if the choice is one state, Israel can either be Jewish or democratic, it cannot be both.” Kerry also claimed that President... 

Turkey: ‘Evidence’ proves US is helping ISIS in Syria

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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said “it’s very clear” that the US-led coalition is supporting terrorist groups in Syria, Islamic State (IS, also known as ISIS/ISIL) among them.”They give support to terrorist groups including Daesh (Arabic for IS),” Erdogan said. Saying that the US have accused Turkey of supporting IS, speaking at a press conference on Tuesday the Turkish leader... 

Palestinian Official Expects 'Difficult Period' Due to Trump's Pro-Israel Bias

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Egypt has withdrawn its support for a UNSC resolution condemning the illegal construction of Israeli settlements on Palestinian territory, amid fears the US would veto it. Mustafa Barghouti, leader of the Palestinian National Initiative party, told Sputnik that he expects things to get more difficult once President-elect Trump steps into office. On Saturday, Egypt announced that it had withdrawn its... 

Lawmakers Ringing Alarm Over Possible Saudi Influence on European Muslims

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Swiss lawmakers have expressed growing concerns regarding lack of transparency over the country’s mosques and Muslim organizations’ funding. The parliamentarians fear foreign influence, citing the problem of Islamic radicalization in Europe. Swiss parliamentarians have raised the alarm over possible foreign influence on the country’s mosques and called attention to lack of transparency... 

Israel Slams Obama for Final Despicable Act at UN

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Obama’s hatred of Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu and the Jewish state is well known. Last December a report surfaced that Barack Obama intercepted communications between Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and US lawmakers. The Obama White House targeted Netanyahu because he opposed their insane nuclear deal with the Iranian regime. Last October Obama ordered Secretary of State John Kerry... 

Russian Jets Launched 71,000 Strikes in Syria, Eliminating 35,000 Terrorists

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Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said that since the start of Russia’s aerial campaign in Syria, Russian warplanes have launched 71,000 airstrikes and eliminated 35,000 terrorists. The Russian Aerospace Forces have destroyed over 700 terrorist training camps in Syria during its campaign, Shoigu said. “Since the start of the operation, Russian jets have conducted 17,800 sorties, launching... 

Russia says Islamist killing of ambassador in Ankara is act of terrorism

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The attack on Russian envoy Andrey Karlov, who died of gunshot wounds received during an official event in the Turkish capital, Ankara, is qualified by Moscow as a “terrorist act,” the Foreign Ministry says. Announcing Karlov’s death, the ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said the “day is tragic in the history of the Russian diplomacy.” The ambassador was shot at a... 

Saudi Arabia Foreign Minister Admits to Pressuring US to Change 9/11 Law

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Saudi Arabia’s Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir has admitted that he has been pressuring the US government to change the Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act (JASTA). JASTA permits victims of the 2001 attacks on the World Trade Center, as well as their families, to sue Riyadh, or any other sovereign entity thought to be supporting terrorism in the US. Of the 19 Al-Qaeda terrorists who were... 

US Halts Weapons Sales to Saudis Over Growing Body Count in Yemen Conflict

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A rapidly-increasing civilian death toll resulting from Saudi Arabia’s military campaign in Yemen has prompted the White House to halt the sale of weapons to Riyadh. Washington announced that instead it will shift focus to improving target practice in the kingdom and training the Saudi Air Force. In the 20 months since the Saudis, at the behest of Yemen’s exiled president, became involved in the... 
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