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Russian MoD takes drama out of US Air Force’s video report on ‘intercepts’ near Baltics

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Russian MoD takes drama out of US Air Force’s video report on ‘intercepts’ near Baltics

Russian MoD takes drama out of US Air Force’s video report on ‘intercepts’ near BalticsS. Air Force F-15C Eagle fighter is seen during NATO Baltic air policing mission takeover ceremony in Siauliai, Lithuania August 30, 2017. © Ints Kalnins / Reuters A Top Gun-evoking video showing US pilots scrambling to intercept Russian fighter jets near […]

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Trump’s hypocrisy, from Jerusalem to Tehran

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Trump’s hypocrisy, from Jerusalem to Tehran

This is not a whataboutery piece. As such, the intent is by no means to belittle or discredit what is taking place in Iran by asking “what about Palestine“. Trump’s hypocrisy, from Jerusalem to Tehran Iranian people – like most of their Arab counterparts – live under an oppressive regime that severely restricts the right […]

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Iranian diplomat charges US with inciting protests

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Iranian diplomat charges US with inciting protests

Iran has accused the US of “inciting” anti-government protests that have gripped the country, and said the Trump administration had “flouted” international law and the principles of the UN charter by supporting the unrest in a series of “absurd tweets”. Khoshroo accused Washington of inciting Iranians to ‘engage in disruptive acts’ [Mike Segar/Reuters] In a letter sent to Antonio Guterres, UN […]

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Trump says Iranian protesters will see support from the US ‘at the appropriate time

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Trump says Iranian protesters will see support from the US ‘at the appropriate time

 President Donald Trump on Wednesday said the United States would throw its support behind those protesting in Iran at an “appropriate time,” his latest in a string of tweets since anti-government protests erupted last week against Tehran. U.S. President Donald Trump gives the thumbs up as he departs the White House in Washington, DC, on […]

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Terror war losses outstrip ‘generous’ US payments

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Terror war losses outstrip ‘generous’ US payments

Islamabad: The US-led war against terror has inflicted three times more damages on Pakistan’s economy than $33.4 billion total economic assistance that Islamabad has received in the past 16 years. Interestingly, these $33.4 billion include payments made for supporting the US mission in Afghanistan. Soldiers stand guard outside Lal Shahbaz Qalandar’s shrine. PHOTO: APP The total […]

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Iranians hold nationwide rallies to denounce riots, back Islamic establishment (Video)

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Iranians hold nationwide rallies to denounce riots, back Islamic establishment (Video)

Iranians from all walks of life have taken to the streets of several cities to renew their allegiance to the Islamic establishment and condemn the recent wave of deadly violence in some areas. Iranians hold nationwide rallies in support of the Islamic establishment, January 3, 2018. Holding banners and national flags, the demonstrators have chanted […]

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French President Macron to visit China next week

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French President Macron to visit China next week

French President Emmanuel Macron will visit China for three days starting January 8, the Chinese foreign ministry has confirmed, after the young leader declared the need for a stronger Europe to “face China”. AF This will be Macron’s first state visit to the country, and the first by a European Union nation leader since the ruling […]

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Russian Mi-24 helicopter crashed in Syria, both pilots killed – MoD

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Russian Mi-24 helicopter crashed in Syria, both pilots killed – MoD

Russia’s Defense Ministry has confirmed that two pilots died when a Russian Mi-24 helicopter crashed due to a technical fault near the Syrian Hama military airfield, on New Year’s Eve. FILE PHOTO: Russian MI-24 attack helicopter over the Hmeimim air base in Syria © Dmitriy Vinogradov / Sputnik The incident took place on December 31, […]

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Two Koreas reopen hotline Pyongyang yet to respond to proposal to high-level talks

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Two Koreas reopen hotline Pyongyang yet to respond to proposal to high-level talks

North Korea reopened the cross-border communication link at the truce village of Panmunjeom, Wednesday, in response to South Korea’s suggestion for high-level talks on its participation in the PyeongChang Winter Olympic Games and other issues. Two Koreas reopen hotline Government officials and experts said the restoration of the hotline could be a turning point in […]

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US confirms withholding $225 million military aid to Pakistan

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US confirms withholding $225 million military aid to Pakistan

The White House confirmed on Tuesday that an already-delayed $255 million military aid to Pakistan had been blocked. The decision came a day after President Donald Trump lashed out at Pakistan for, what he said, the US got “nothing but lies and deceit” from Islamabad in the war against terrorism. US President Donald Trump. PHOTO: AFP “The […]

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