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Syrian elections are under way as citizens elect People’s Assembly members

BEIRUT, LEBANON (10:00 A.M.) – On Sunday morning, Syrian state media reported that ballot boxes were opened to voters in all polling stations to elect members of...

Turkish warplanes intercepted 6 Greek F-16 jets

Turkish warplanes allegedly intercepted a half dozen Greek jets this week during their large-scale military drills in the eastern Mediterranean, RT reported on Friday. According to RT, a number of Turkish warplanes...

Iran issues first statement about alleged Israeli attack on nuclear facility

The Center for Public Diplomacy and Information of the Iranian Atomic Energy Organization has commented on the news of an explosion at the site of the Reza Nejad nuclear...

Russia cannot guarantee safety of Turkish aircraft’s flights over Syria

Russian taskforce’s command cannot guarantee safety of Turkish aircraft’s flights over Syria, Oleg Zhuravlev, chief of the Russian Center for Reconciliation of the Opposing Parties in Syria, said on...

Erdogan calls for 30-km-deep buffer zone across northern Syria border

During his presidential address on Saturday morning, Turkish leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan called for a 30-kilometer-deep buffer zone across Syria’s northern border. This buffer zone, which would presumably go across...

US military will not remain in Syria permanently, no timetable set for withdrawal

BEIRUT, LEBANON (10:00 P.M.) – The head of the U.S. Central Command, General Kenneth McKinsey, stressed that the United States does not intend to remain permanently in...

‘Terrorist in a suit’: Iran’s information minister strikes back after Trump’s Twitter threats

The Iranian information minister issued a toughly worded response to US President Donald Trump after he posted a threatening tweet about “targeting" dozens of sites across Iran. "Trump is a...

Iraqi Hezbollah announces readiness for military action to expel US forces

BEIRUT, LEBANON (3:25 P.M.) – Iraq’s Kataib Hezbollah announced on Sunday, “the full readiness for extensive military action to force the American forces out of the country.”The...

Russian Air Force unleashes heavy attack near Turkish border

The Russian Air Force has launched several airstrikes near the Turkish border this evening, as their warplanes continue to target areas under the control of Hay’at Tahrir Al-Sham (HTS)...

Saudi Arabia’s bot army flourishes as Twitter fails to tame the beast

By: Marc Owen Jones One of the Middle East’s oldest and most prolific disinformation networks is still going strong on Twitter - and no one seems to know why. The so-called Diavolo network, which...

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FBI asked Hunter Biden business partner Tony Bobulinski for interview

The FBI is interviewing Hunter Biden’s ex-business partner Tony Bobulinski on Friday in addition to getting copies of his phones, a top Republican senator said, meaning...

Trump Says Israel and Sudan Reach Peace Accord

President Donald Trump said Friday that Israel and Sudan had agreed to a peace deal, following on accords his administration helped negotiate between the...

Latino Support for Trump in California Jumps 8 Points in One Month

Support for President Donald Trump among Latino voters has jumped eight points in one month in California in one of the most widely-respected polls...

Armenia denies Azerbaijan’s claims about controlling Karabakh-Iran border

The Armenian Ministry of Defense denied the validity of the claims from the Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev about the control of his country’s forces...

The Mainstream Press Is Desperate To Help Joe Biden, Even If It Means A...

By  John Daniel Davidson It’s hard to imagine a media establishment more corrupt and insular than the American political press, which refuses to cover one...