Islamic State in Syria - ISIS Today

Raqqa, which IS declared the capital of its self-proclaimed caliphate, was taken by the SDF six years into Syria’s civil war after a protracted battle that killed thousands of civilians and wrecked much of the city.Read More →

Iran, Russia Naval

“Tactical, rescue and anti-piracy war games between Iranian and Russian naval forces are being planned and will be implemented in the near future,” the semi-official news agency Mehr quoted Rear Admiral Hossein Khanzadi as saying.Read More →

Iranian Parliament - Iran Politics News Today

“It is better to finalise the FATF and CFT (counter financing of terrorism regimes) in the earliest time, so the Europeans have no excuse not to implement the (SPV) mechanism,” Abdolreza Faraji was quoted by semi-official ISNA new agency.Read More →

Bashar al-Assad - Syria Politics News Headlines

“I think you know the British long-standing position is that we won’t have lasting peace in Syria with that regime. But regretfully we do think he’s going to be around for a while and that is because of the support that he’s had from Russia.” – Jeremy Hunt.Read More →

Israeli police remove Jewish settlers from illegal Palestine outposts - Israel News Headlines

Some 500,000 Israelis live in the West Bank and East Jerusalem, which was also captured by Israel in the 1967 conflict. The two areas are home to more than 2.6 million Palestinians.Read More →

Iran Missile

“Iraq is under growing influence of the (covert Iranian foreign operations unit) Qods Force and Iran,” Major-General Tamir Hayman, the chief of Israeli military intelligence chief, told a conference in Tel Aviv.Read More →

Benjamin Netanyahu - Politics Israel Headline Stories

Benny Gantz poses the toughest challenge to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s bid for reelection next year formally established a political party. Benjamin Netanyahu is running for a fifth term under the shadow of three corruption investigations.Read More →

Benny Gantz, Benjamin Gantz - Benjamin (Benny) Gantz - Israel Politics News

Benjamin (Benny) Gantz was born June 9, 1959 and recruited to the IDF in 1977 when he joined the Paratroopers Brigade. Continue with Benjamin Gantz Biography and Profile.Read More →

Donald Trump Phone Call - US News Today

“Trump asked: ‘If we withdraw our soldiers, can you clean up ISIS?’”, a Turkish official said. He said Erdogan replied that Turkish forces were up to the task. “Then you do it,” Trump told him abruptly. John Bolton, also on the call, Trump said: “Start work for the withdrawal of U.S. troops from Syria.”Read More →

Bashar al-Assad - Syrian Kurdish YPG - Syria News

“To repel a Turkish attack, we are discussing various options … We have made contact with Russia, France and European Union countries to help,” said Badran Jia Kurd, a senior Kurdish official who went to Moscow last week for talks with Russian foreign ministry officials.Read More →

Recep Tayyip Erdogan - Donald Trump - Bashar al-Assad - Vladimir Putin - Turkey - US - Syria - Russia - News

US president Donald Trump announced the pullout from Syria last week, surprising allies and sparking the resignation of two of his top aides. Syrian Bashar al-Assad’s troops and Russian forces have also started deploying to the front lines around the town.Read More →

Donald Trump Visit US Troops in Iraq - Iraqi News

“Parliament must clearly and urgently express its view about the ongoing American violations of Iraqi sovereignty,” said Salam al-Shimiri, a lawmaker loyal to the populist cleric Moqtada al-Sadr.Read More →