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Russia allocates $1 billion to help with Syria’s reconstruction

BEIRUT, LEBANON (3:40 P.M.) – Russia and Syria signed 8 memoranda of understanding on energy, customs and education.Mikhail Mezentsev, head of the headquarters for coordination between Russian-Syrian agencies for...

Syria may purchase Belarusian missile system: report

The Syrian military may purchase a Belarusian missile system to replace their current Russian Grad rockets, Avia.Pro reported on Wednesday. According to the publication, the Syrian military may acquire the Belarusian Flute...

Win-Win Vs Lose-Lose: The Time Has Come For The World To Choose

It is a tragedy of our age that society has been locked in a zero-sum operating system for so long that many people living in the west cannot even...

Putin says Russia does not plan to go to war with anyone

Russian President Vladimir Putin has said Russia does not plan to go to war with anyone, but wants to dissuade other countries from engaging in conflict with Moscow, the...

Russia is building a new military base in Syria, near Palmyra

The Russian military in Syria is preparing to build a "permanent military base" near the historic city of Palmyra (Arb. Tadmor) in the Homs region, in the center of...

US faces ‘more’ isolation after ‘null & void’ move to unilaterally reimpose UN sanctions

Tehran has rebuked Washington’s decision to unilaterally reimpose UN sanctions on the Islamic Republic, predicting that the move will damage the US’ standing in the international community. Majid Takht-Ravanchi, the...

Turkish forces target several sites near Tal Rifaat in northern Aleppo

The Turkish army said that it destroyed more than 20 sites and “neutralized a large number of militants” in the city of Tal Rifaat in northern Syria, the Anadolu...
An S-400 air defence missile system at the Hmeymim airbase (photo Sputnik)

Iraq submits request to purchase Russian S-400 system despite US threats

The Parliamentary Security and Defence Committee of Iraq submitted a detailed study requesting the purchase of Russian long-range, surface-to-air S-400 missile defence systems for the consideration of the country’s...
Iranian supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei speaks to air force staff in Tehran on February 8, 2019. (handout via EPA)

Iran’s Supreme Leader vows to expel US forces from Syria and Iraq

BEIRUT, LEBANON (11:30 A.M.) – Iran’s Supreme Leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, pledged on Sunday to expel the U.S. forces from Syria and Iraq, in response to “the United States...

US-led Coalition forces targeted by roadside bomb north of Baghdad: Iraqi security forces

BEIRUT, LEBANON (9:00 P.M.) – The Iraqi Security Media Cell announced on Tuesday, that an explosive device was detonated while a convoy from the U.S.-led International Coalition Forces was...

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Gustavo Petro

Historic Win for Left: Gustavo Petro Wins Colombian Elections

Bogota-SANA-Leftist candidate Gustavo Petro maintained a five percentage point difference, with 50 percent, against Rodolfo Hernandez during Colombia’s presidential runoff, with 79.6 percent of...

EU forced to buy Russian oil to prevent Putin from earning even more –...

The head of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, said that the European Union is forced to buy Russian oil so that Putin...

JP Morgan: The Russian economy is doing better than expected after the introduction of...

The large American bank "JP Morgan" estimates that the Russian economy is doing better than expected after the introduction of Western sanctions, and that...

Greenpeace: United Kingdom imported more than $ 275 million in Russian oil during the...

The British government has imported Russian oil worth 220 million pounds ($ 276 million) since Moscow declared war on Ukraine, according to a new...

The Hell of Volnovakha

The battle for this strategically important place was fought for two weeks. With the fall of Volnovakha and the northbound frontline push, a railway...