Police in Greece have stormed headquarters of the country’s now-defunct public broadcaster ERT, evicting the employees who had occupied the building since June. Former employees of the state broadcaster had occupied the building since Greek government shut down the ERT.
According to the security sources, nine people were gunned down by unidentified armed men on Monday, while 11 others were shot dead in the early hours of Tuesday morning. Security forces arrested 3,000 terror suspects, discovered a heavy cache of weapons, guns, hand grenades, explosives.
Oil revenues 70 percent of Yemen’s state budget. Oil and gas products account for over 90 percent of Yemen's exports. Militants and tribesmen repeatedly attacked oil, gas pipelines in Yemen past two years to win concessions from central government, causing fuel shortages, slashing export earnings.
Bomb went off in a market in Tikrit, In another incident, gunmen in Mosul, killed three provincial government employees, injured another. Separate attack by armed men in the city, four police officers died. Three policemen die in assault on a checkpoint. Series of attacks in Baquba and Kirkuk.
Turkish police clashed with Kurdish demonstrators, used water cannons, smoke grenades in southeastern town of Cizre. Protesting against Ankara’s plans to erect a wall near border with Syria. Kurdish protesters say wall divides them from family members on Syrian side of the border.
Former US ambassador to United Nations John Bolton:“I don’t think Israel has much time,” “Frankly, they should have done this years ago.” Criticized President Obama for negotiations with Iran. Former Pentagon chief Leon Panetta: threats of military force against Iran necessary to back up US policy.
Press TV: The Syrian army continues to push back foreign-backed militants fighting against the government on the outskirts of the capital Damascus. Preparations underway for large-scale operation to flush out militants from the whole region.
At least three residents from the mainly Alawite neighborhood of Jabal Mohsen were beaten and wounded by gunfire Saturday after they were forced out of a bus in a predominantly Sunni area of Tripoli, in the latest sectarian attack in the northern Lebanese city.
Israeli officials mad after Obama administration confirmed IDF struck a Syrian military base this week. Israel, which refused to comment on the strike, is fuming behind the scenes and accusing the U.S. which gives Israel $3 billion in funding annually of not behaving like a proper ally:
Foreign Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane:South Africa to “slow down” its ties with Israel in solidarity with Palestine. Increasingly strained relations between Israel, international community including its own allies, over its illegal expansionist policies, obstacle to peace.
To fund Israel’s development of two missile systems and to finance the purchase of extra batteries for 2014. Aid is in addition to the $3.1 billion in military assistance that Washington provides to the Zionist regime annually. US government serve Israel interests due to influence of the powerful Zionist lobby
Russian officials defended the weapons shipments. Fulfilling previously signed contracts, not violating international law with the deliveries. More deliveries, militarily significant. Air force jets refurbished by Russia and delivered to Assad’s forces.
Pakistani government accused US of "scuttling" efforts towards peace talks with Taliban after their leader killed in drone strike on Friday.US ambassador summoned over the issue.Pakistan does not see this drone attack as an attack on an individual but as an attack on the peace process.
Syrian state TV: The army has captured a strategic town in northern Syria believed to be home of a chemical weapons production facility, storage sites. The town of Safira scene of three weeks of intense fighting as army kept trying to retake it from rebels who have been in control there for more than a year.
Israeli warplanes have attacked a shipment of Russian missiles inside a Syrian government stronghold, according to US officials. The disclosure could further strain US-Israel relations, which are already under pressure over differences regarding the Iranian nuclear programme.
National Director pro-Israeli Anti-Defamation League (ADL) Abraham Foxman: Tel Aviv regime cannot bank on the US over Iran any more, Washington seems to be avoiding confrontation with Tehran. Increasingly sees a “weak and retreating” US that “cannot be counted on. Jeopardize Israel’s security
Pakistan Movement for Justice:“If drone attacks are carried out during peace talks with Taliban, NATO supplies for Afghanistan will be stopped. Routes are vulnerable for NATO convoys, pass through tribal zones, must be guarded by Pakistani troops. Some convoys attacked, destroyed.
Anti-regime protesters in Bahrain have held demonstrations in several towns and villages across the country.Protests held after court sentenced ten anti-regime protesters to jail. Amnesty International censured Bahraini regime over crackdown on protesters.
Israeli regime pressing plans to build 3,500 more illegal settler units in occupied West Bank. Official from office of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on condition of anonymity: Bibi issued order Wednesday hours after Tel Aviv freed 26 Palestinian prisoners of thousands locked up in Israeli .
Airstrike carried out by US assassination drone killed three people in Pakistan’s North Waziristan tribal area, borders Afghanistan. Local people were trying to recover dead bodies, injured trapped beneath rubble. US drone fired two missiles into compound near Miranshah, main town of North Waziristan.
Hamas official says the closure of Gaza tunnels by the Egyptian military is causing major losses to the Israeli-blockaded enclave, caused heavy losses to the industry, commerce, agriculture, transport and construction sectors, preventing Gaza from access to basic goods construction materials, food, fuel.
Egyptian university students have staged fresh rallies to voice support for former president, Mohamed Morsi, deposed by the military in July. large crowds across the country condemn the army, demand reinstatement of Egypts first democratically-elected president. Police pro-Morsi students clash.
Authorities estimate the number of Syrian refugees in Egypt to be approximately 300,000. Begging in front of mosques to support family. Egyptian media fostering anti-Syrian sentiment. Lack of aid,support, struggle to find work shelter. Syrians not welcome in Egypt anymore.” Harassment by security officials.
Washington is afraid of a possible regime fall in Bahrain, has major military interest in Bahrain. Protesters initially called for political reforms constitutional monarchy, later changed to call for ouster of the ruling Al Khalifa family following brutal crackdown on popular protests.
death toll from a week of clashes between supporters and opponents of the Syrian government in the northern city of Tripoli has risen to 14. Security sources say the army has separated the two sides and pushed them back. UN: 4.2 million people displaced inside Syria since beginning of conflict.
Ten car bombs ripped through the Iraqi capital, Baghdad, killing at least 42 and wounding dozens more, officials said. attacks, including separate blast targeting soldiers in the northern city of Mosul, killed dozens more across Iraq. Man driving car with explosives blew himself up outside government bank.
Letters to countries in Latin America and Europe, as well as to South Africa, Australia, Japan and South Korea, the Palestinian Authority asked governments to put pressure on local companies and discourage any relations with the Israeli settlements. Campaign for an economic boycott.
Syrian refugees make up a quarter of Lebanon's population, the country's fragile systems are stretched and tensions, rising. Families living in flimsy tents face winter. 300,000 Syrians had crossed into Lebanonm Palestinian refugees: 400,000 remain in the country in desperate conditions.
last thing the Zionists want to see is a strong Islamic country like Iran that can counter balance Zionist power in the Middle East. Another factor is the American people’s increased awareness of a misguided foreign policy that has been largely influenced by Zionist war mongers.
40 people were killed and more than 90 injured Friday in twin car bombs explosions in a Damascus suburb.Blasts happened in front of a mosque in Wadi Barada. Came amid reports of greater achievements for the Syrian military.
Scores of militants have been killed in Syria as the army steps up its raids on foreign-backed militants and their strongholds across the country. Many foreign nationals, were killed in the attack and a large cache of weapons including anti-tank missiles were also seized.
“Israel has long-term agenda to destabilize surrounding nations, put in permanent military bases, complete control over region, extract the resources. “You do not need to fight any more wars for Israel; you do not need a foreign state dictating to your government,
Syria's Grand Mufti Sheikh Ahmad Badreddin Hassoun says at least 2,000 Russian citizens mostly Chechen are fighting along with foreign-backed militants in Syria. Syrian President Assad: militants from 29 countries fighting against his government in different parts of the country.
Three people have been killed in renewed fighting between supporters and opponents of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in the northern Lebanese city of Tripoli. Fighting between the groups began earlier in the week.
US heavily dependent on Bahraini government for giving them a naval base there. reluctant to criticize the Al Khalifa government in Bahrain for that reason. Saudi-backed Bahraini forces attacked funeral procession for 17-year-old youth killed by regime forces in the northwestern village of Bani Jamra.
Bahrain: Anti-regime demonstratorsagain took to the streets in the capital, Manama, staged protest rallies across the country, number of villages and towns. Call for Al Khalifa family rule to end. Scores killed, many tortured, thousands more detained over the past months. UN: human rights violations.
Press TV: The Syrian army continues to gain ground in its fight against foreign-backed Takfiri armed groups in the suburbs of the capital, Damascus. Clashes broke out between the al-Qaeda-linked militants and the Kurdish fighters near the Syrian border with Iraq.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu We insist that these negotiations lead to the dismantling of Iran’s enrichment capability. Forget the ‘peace process. Only alternative repeated military strikes against Iranian nuclear facilities. Will sow the seeds for new, safer, more liberal order in Middle East.
UN, Amnesty International: killing thousands, non-combatant civilians, by US drone strikes in Pakistan, Afghanistan, Yemen, other countries expose lies of Obama drone strikes are “surgical” attacks, kill few civilians. US concealing carnage, violation of international humanitarian law.
Growing number fleeing to Turkey shunning refugee camps, venturing into omajor cities, far from war as possible. Turkey: no distinction between Alawites, Sunnis, but people do, They don’t like Alawites they know we’re Alawites. We are neither opposition nor Assad supporters. We are just citizens,”
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