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Syria

Pentagon ready to train up to 15,000 Syrian rebels
Pentagon officials provided an update on Friday concerning the campaign being waged against militants from the so-called Islamic State and said the operation remains a ways from being over.

26.09.2014 18:22

Denmark to send F-16 jets to aid anti-ISIS strikes in Iraq
Denmark is to dispatch seven F-16 fighter jets to Iraq to aid in the struggle against Islamic State militants, Danish PM Helle Thorning-Schmidt announced Friday.

26.09.2014 12:42

Britain ready to put ‘robust legal case’ used by US for Syria airstrikes – Foreign Secretary
UK Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond said Britain is prepared to make a robust legal case for extending airstrikes against Islamic State beyond Iraq into Syria, with the backing of MPs.

26.09.2014 11:02

​Raptors, reapers & rockets: What US & Co use against ISIS
Fighting the Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS) militants in Iraq and Syria with no boots on the ground requires millions of dollars’ worth of equipment, jet fuel and precision munitions.

26.09.2014 12:28

ISIS moves closer to Syria-Turkey border amid mass exodus of Kurds
The situation remains tense around a strategic town on Syrian-Turkish border, where Kurdish forces are trying to stop Islamic State militants’ advance amid a mass exodus of Kurds into Turkey.

26.09.2014 09:21

‘US funded and trained jihadists in Syria – and now it wants to fight them’
The US is creating in Syria a perpetual state of war, funding jihadists on one side and then attacking them on the other, while the civilian casualties are just a part of the game, investigative reporter Ben Swann told RT.

26.09.2014 03:47

UK MPs vote overwhelmingly for ISIS airstrikes in Iraq
MPs have voted to back Britain joining US-led airstrikes on Islamic State in Iraq in a vote on Friday. Attacks could begin within days, as ministers admit that UK military intervention could last two or three years.

26.09.2014 08:11

Pentagon denies civilian deaths in Syria bombing – so far
Citing its battle damage assessment “up until now,” the Pentagon has denied any civilian casualties as a result of airstrikes in Syria, saying that reports remain unconfirmed and videos posted on social media showing civilians underneath rubble are fake.

26.09.2014 01:40

FBI Director: We have identified man in ISIS beheading videos
The FBI believes it has identified the masked Islamic State militant responsible for beheading Westerners in ISIS videos, but law enforcement will not reveal the identity of the man known only as “Jihadi John,” agency director James Comey told reporters.

25.09.2014 19:36

Coalition of the Clueless
This US-engineered Coalition is in for some surprises. With few common goals, it has thrust itself into battle against the most determined players in the region and beyond.

25.09.2014 16:40

Anti-ISIS military campaign 'could go on for years' – UK Defence Secretary
Britain's armed forces will be involved in Iraq for the "long haul" of at least three or four years to defeat Islamic State fighters, the UK defence secretary has said.

25.09.2014 14:46

Forget napalm – President Wimp loves the smell of coffee in the morning
Colonel Kilgore, in Coppola’s “Apocalypse Now,” said he loved the smell of napalm in the morning. By way of contrast, US President Barack Obama, prefers the smell of coffee.

25.09.2014 11:38

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