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Iraqi forces kill ISIS terrorist leader known as ‘governor of Iraq’

BEIRUT, LEBANON (5:00 P.M.) – The Iraqi authorities announced on Tuesday, the killing of a high-ranking Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL/IS/Daesh) during a recent military operation against the terrorist...
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (L) shakes hands with soldiers October 15, 2013 in the Israeli-occupied territory of Golan Heights. (Kobi Gideon/GPO)

Deep State To Give Israel A MINIMUM Of $38 Billion Over 10 Years As...

WASHINGTON, D.C. – With the US economy reeling from the effects of the coronavirus lockdown, the Senate Foreign Relations Committee agreed to give Israel a minimum of $3.8 billion...

Russia’s Putin, Iraqi PM discuss settlement in Syria

Russian President Vladimir Putin discussed the Syrian settlement in a phone conversation with Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kazemi on Monday, EDNews.net reports citing Anadolu Agency.The two leaders agreed to...

Strategic M-4 Highway reopened in Syria for first time in years: video

BEIRUT, LEBANON (2:25 P.M.) – On Monday, the M-4 Highway (Aleppo-Hasakah) was officially reopened between the cities of Al-Hasakah and Aleppo, the Russian reconciliation center reported.This road,...

Syrian troops destroy terrorist unit in Raqqa province’s southwest

Units of the Syrian army have liquidated a group of Islamic State (outlawed in Russia) terrorists during an operation in the southwest of Raqqa province, the Al-Masdar online newspaper...

Granma’s View Of The Iran-Venezuela Crisis: Iranian Ships Attend The Funeral Wake For James...

Iranian ships attend the funeral wake for James Monroe.The Cuban Foreign Minister, Bruno Rodríguez Parrilla, warned on Thursday on his Twitter account that “the recent statements by the Head...

Egypt Security Forces Kill 21 Militants in North Sinai

Egypt said Saturday that security forces killed 21 militants in two separate raids in the restive northern Sinai Peninsula, EDNews.net reports citing Asharq Al-Awsat. The Interior Ministry said the militants...

Russian fighter jet shot down a US drone near Khmeimim air base in Syria

According to the Chinese news agency Sohu, a Russian fighter jet shot down an American drone near Khmeimim air base in Syria, EDNews.net reports citing Bulgarian Military News.The drone...

Qara 8 gas well put into services to support electric power stations

Damascus, SANA-Ministry of Petroleum and Mineral Resources put Qara 8 gas well into service with a production capacity of nearly 150 thousand cubic meters per day.The new quantity of...

Russia confirms readiness to organize meeting of Netanyahu and Abbas

Russian Deputy Foreign Minister and Special Presidential Envoy on the Middle East and Africa Mikhail Bogdanov confirmed during his phone call with the Fatah movement Central Committee member Hussein...

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U.S. coronavirus deaths top 100,000 as country reopens

The novel coronavirus has killed more than 100,000 people in the United States, according to a Reuters tally on Wednesday, even as the slowdown...

China passes new Hong Kong national security law

China on Thursday passed a new national security law for Hong Kong set to rein in the semi-autonomous region after months of protests last...

Russia leapfrogs Saudi Arabia as China’s top crude oil supplier in April

Russia overtook Saudi Arabia as China’s top crude oil supplier in April, customs data showed, with imports rising 18% from the same month a...

German economy likely to shrink 6.6% this year

The German economy is likely to shrink by 6.6% this year as a consequence of the coronavirus pandemic before growing by 10.2% in 2021,...
Military drills in Arctic (photo Russia Today)

Russia considers using heavy drones to control Arctic borders

The Russian industry considers developing heavy drones to control the border in Arctic regions, First Deputy Director of the Federal Security Service (FSB), Border...