Posted in China Ethiopia Iran Turkey U.A.E.

Ethiopia civil war: Government defeats Tigray rebels with drones from China, UAE, Turkey and Iran

[The New York Times] “After Ethiopia’s embattled prime minister pulled off a stunning military victory earlier this month, reversing a rebel…

Posted in Colombia

Colombia court refuses to try general complicit in 104 murders as he collaborates with peace tribunal

[ABC News] “A court refused Monday to allow a trial for a retired general accused of offering incentives that led…

Posted in Syria USA

Mattis Admits There Was No Evidence Assad Used Poison Gas in Syria

[Newsweek, AP News] “Lost in the hyper-politicized hullabaloo surrounding the Nunes Memorandum and the Steele Dossier was the striking statement by…

Posted in Algeria

Claim: Algerian state infiltrated Islamist terrorist group GIA, complicit in its massacres

[Observer] “Twenty years ago tonight, around sunset, masked gunmen approached the village of Bentalha, on the outskirts of Algeria’s capital,…

Posted in Libya Qatar Syria Turkey USA

Syrian rebels get weapons from Libya with the help of Qatar, Turkey, U.S.

[The New York Times] “During his more than four decades in power, Col. Muammar el-Qaddafi of Libya was North Africa’s…

Posted in Canada EU Lebanon Russia Syria Turkey UK USA

Armed Palestinians fight Syrian forces, NATO to give better weapons and enlist Muslim volunteers, Hillary Clinton blames Russia for sending arms to government

[DEBKAfile] “For the first time in the five-month anti-Assad uprising, Syrian forces clashed with dissident Palestinians Sunday, Aug. 14, in…

Posted in Iraq Lebanon Syria Turkey

Syria protests infiltrated by armed jihadists provoking army into deadly fights, weapons smuggled in from Iraq, Lebanon and Turkey

[The Times] “The previous week four protesters had been shot dead for trying to block the main road between Damascus,…

Posted in Syria

Syrian security forces kill nine protesters, seize weapons and cash from al-Omari Mosque

[Daily Mail] “Fresh violence in a southern Syrian city has left nine people dead today.” “That made it the deadliest…