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December 13, 2018 6:43 PM World War 3 fears as Turkey begins MILITARY OPERATIONS against US-backed Kurdish fighters

TURKEY will launch a new military operation in Syria against the US-backed Kurdish militia, according to President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, sparking fresh fears of World War 3. “Our partners in the US led coalition are well aware of these Turkish moves because a Turkish attack against us can also impact the US efforts to defeat terrorists.” Turkey and the United 7

December 13, 2018 3:56 AM US brands Russia ‘CORRUPT’ over Venezuela bombers, Russia HITS BACK at ‘hypocritical’ US

RUSSIA has hit back at the US over military spending, after Secretary of State Mike Pompeo accused Moscow of corruption and of wasting public money aiding Venezuela. Mr Pompeo’s scorn came after Putin sent two nuclear-capable bombers to Caracas on Monday. He sent two Tu-160 bombers, along with an Antonov An-124 military transport aircraft and an Ilyushin 6

November 29, 2018 8:42 AM Russia THREAT: Putin to resume Syria airstrikes

RUSSIA has threatened to resume its bombing campaign against “Islamist insurgents” who have failed to withdraw from their Syrian enclave as a ceasefire deal struck with Turkey teeters on the brink of collapse. Kremlin envoy Alexander Lavrentyev said 15,000 fighters aligned with the Nusra Front, an al-Qaeda affiliate that has since been renamed itself 12

November 28, 2018 9:56 PM REVEALED: The most dangerous countries in the world 2018

SYRIA, Afghanistan and Papua New Guinea are among the most dangerous countries in the world, according to the latest travel advice recommendations issued by Spain’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs to its citizens. The Government department’s yearly analysis suggest four countries have become more dangerous in the last 12 months, compared with two, including 26

November 20, 2018 9:42 PM Iran accuses Trump of 'shameful' support for Saudi Arabia in wake of Khashoggi killing

IRAN has branded Donald Trump as “shameful” as they accused the US President of pledging support for Saudi Arabia despite the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in its Istanbul consulate. Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif was enraged by Mr Trump’s statement which criticised Tehran in its opening paragraphs. The US President’s statement 13

November 6, 2018 8:12 AM World War 3: Turkey tells US it is playing ‘DANGEROUS’ game with Iran sanctions

TURKEY has warned the US it is playing a "dangerous" game to slap more sanctions on Iran, in comments that are likely to stoke World War 3 fears. Ankara's foreign minister said it was dangerous to isolate Tehran and unfair to punish the country's people. Mevlut Cavusoglu said:"We do not believe any result can be reached with sanctions. I think meaningful 15

October 29, 2018 2:47 AM ISIS RETURNS as militants MURDER four at Libya police station in savage attack

ISIS militants have savagely murdered four people - including the son of a local official - at a Libyan police station in a callous attack, it has been confirmed. News of the latest attack in Syria comes after the heinous terrorists took 700 hostages in Syria in an area controlled by US-backed forces. Putin disclosed the details of the kidnapping after 23

October 27, 2018 12:20 PM Putin, Erdogan, Merkel and Macron arrive at Syria summit as Middle East tensions peak

VLADIMIR Putin, Angela Merkel and Emmanuel Macron have arrived to Istanbul for a four-way summit with Turkey's president Recep Tayyip Erdogan in a bid to find a political resolution to the conflict in Syria. The four leaders pledged to sit at a negotiating table to find a lasting political solution to the Syrian civil war that has been ravaving the country 22

October 25, 2018 9:24 PM Syrian first lady Asma al Assad seen in headscarf amid cancer treatment

The former investment banker is shown speaking to women at a cancer centre as she undergoes treatment for breast cancer. Asma al Assad, the 43-year-old British wife of President Bashar al Assad. was seen speaking to women at the facility in the capital Damascus on Thursday in footage released by the Syrian presidency. A post from its Twitter account 16

October 19, 2018 7:30 PM Syria news: How female soldiers were made to bite off the heads of snakes for Assad

THE Assad regime once forced female soldiers to bite off the heads of snakes and male soldiers to kill puppies to show their loyalty towards former president Hafez al-Assad, according to a new BBC documentary. The BBC programme ‘A Dangerous Dynasty: House of Assad’ explores the story of the Assad dynasty and how President Bashar al-Assad's father Hafez 13