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Iraqis Accuse US of Arming ISIS After Discovering Weapons Airdrop

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“These are American parachutes that the Americans sent to IS when they were here in Baiji”. Iraqi residents have once again accused the US government of supplying ISIS jihadists with food and weapons in a viral video posted online this week. The video, which features a group of men who appear to be soldiers, shows both supply crates and parachutes alleged to belong to the Unites States... 

NATO To Send Troops To Protect ISIS From Russia

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Deployment will effectively provide military support for ISIS and al-Nusra. NATO boss Jens Stoltenberg said during a meeting of defense ministers in Brussels on Thursday the alliance is prepared to send ground troops to protect Turkey’s border with Syria. “Nato is ready and able to defend all allies, including Turkey against any threats,” Stoltenberg said. The move is in response to a claim... 

Yemen bombed nonstop by Saudi Arabia

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A malnourished two-year-old Yemeni girl receives treatment at a hospital in the capital, Sana’a. Days of bombardment do not appear to end as the Saudi air force keeps dispatching warplanes to strike even more targets across Yemen, which is facing a deteriorating humanitarian situation. According to the latest media reports on Sunday, Saudi jets pounded the province of Sana’a, targeting residential... 

Free Syrian Army Asks Russia for Help Against ISIS

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The representative of the Euphrates Volcano command of the FSA and the Kurdish YPG told Sputnik that the command supports Russia’s operation against ISIS/ISIL and requests military help. The Eurphrates Volcano (Burqan al-Furat) command of the Free Syrian Army (FSA) supports Russia’s military operation in Syria and for help in battling ISIL, the command’s official spokesman Servan... 

Putin Orders Syrian Ground War To Begin As NATO Masses Forces

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The Ministry of Defense (MoD) is reporting today that President Putin has authorized combat ground operations to begin in Syria utilizing strategic Aerospace Forces protection operations in support of the internationally authorized military forces under the control of the legitimate government of Syria. According to this report, President Putin issued this order after the Obama regime notified the... 

Russian Air Force Destroys Terrorist Command Center In Raqqa

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A surgical airstrike by Russian fighter jets has knocked out the battle headquarters of a jihadist group near Raqqa, according to Russian Defense Ministry. Operating from the Khmeimim airbase, the Russian Air Force continues to inflict pinpoint strikes on Islamic State installations. “Over the past 24 hours, Sukhoi Su-34 and Su-24M fighter jets have performed 20 sorties and hit nine Islamic State... 

Russians Say U.S. Not Bombing ISIS

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Alexei Pushkov, the head of the Russian parliament’s international affairs committee, took to Twitter on Friday and said the United States is not bombing ISIS. “McCain accused us of striking out at US-trained insurgents… However, since they have either run away or joined al-Qaeda, hitting them is a mission impossible,” Pushkov wrote on his Twitter account. “The US-led coalition spent... 

Russian military strikes in Syria to intensify

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A senior member of Russia’s parliament says an ongoing air campaign by Moscow against militants operating in Syria is going to intensify. Alexei Pushkov, who serves as the chairman of the Committee for International Affairs at the Russian State Duma (the lower house of the parliament), said Friday that Moscow will be intensifying its attacks against the militants in Syria while studying the risks... 

Lebanon finds Israeli Spy Rock on its territory

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A rock-shaped Israeli-made espionage device was found in the southern Lebanese town of Bani Hayan on September 30, 2015. A highly camouflaged Israeli espionage device has been discovered in southern Lebanon, the country’s army says. “An army force discovered an Israeli spy device in a rock connected to an electric cable. A military expert arrived at the scene and dismantled the device,” the Lebanese... 

Iranian Troops To Conduct Ground Attacks In Syria

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Iran has dispatched hundreds of ground troops to Syria to fight alongside the forces loyal to President Bashar al-Assad. A full scale war is unfolding in Syria, with a ground offensive being planned to coincide with Russian air strikes, according to Lebanese sources. “The (Russian) air strikes will in the near future be accompanied by ground advances by the Syrian army and its allies,” one of... 

Putin Orders Military Draft Of 150,000 As Russian Air Fury Pounds Syria

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A new Ministry of Defense (MoD) report circulating in the Kremlin today states that yesterday’s decree signed by President Putin for the autumn conscription campaign of an additional 150,000 troops will ensure the continued combat viability of Federation Military Forces as it faces not only Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL) terrorists, but the growing threat of war between Russia and the West. According... 

Israel Prepares Ground Invasion of Syria

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Israeli Likud Minister Yuval Steinitz will tell the United States, Russia and other world powers Israel will not tolerate Iranian forces near its border, the Jerusalem Times reported on Tuesday. Steinitz made the remark as Israel’s prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, flew to New York to address the United Nations General Assembly on Thursday. “In all of our discussions, first and foremost with... 

DoD Confirms US-Trained Fighters in Syria Gave Arms to Nusra Front Militants

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Fighters from Al-Qaeda’s Syrian affiliate Al-Nusra Front drive in the northern Syrian city of Aleppo. A spokesman for the Pentagon has confirmed that Syrian rebel fighters trained by the United States provided ammunition and equipment to an al-Qaeda-linked group. Syrian rebel fighters trained by the United States provided ammunition and equipment to an al-Qaeda-linked group this week, a spokesman... 

US to counter Russia military efforts in Syria

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The United States plans to undermine Russia’s military buildup in Syria, which is designed to defeat the Daesh (ISIL) terrorist group and help stabilize the country, a US military analyst in California says. Russia’s military buildup in Syria to stop advances by Daesh and boost the government of President Bashar al-Assad is an “enormously positive move,” said Scott Bennett, a former US Army... 

Syrian war spurs first withdrawal from ‘doomsday’ Arctic seed vault

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Syria’s civil war has prompted the first withdrawal of crop seeds from a “doomsday” vault built in an Arctic mountainside to safeguard global food supplies. The seeds, including samples of wheat, barley and grasses suited to dry regions, have been requested by researchers in the Middle East to replace a collection in the Syrian city of Aleppo that has been damaged by the war. “Protecting the... 
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