Iranian and Turkish foreign ministers have called for a ceasefire in Syria before the upcoming peace conference in Geneva, which is designed to contain the deadly crisis plaguing the Arab state. Also stated that foreign-backed militants must leave Syria while refugees should be allowed to return home.
Several British MPs have urged Israel to come clean on its nuclear weapons program and called on the Tel Aviv regime to destroy its nuclear arsenal. The lawmakers said Israel keeps talking about the threat of nuclear weapons in the Middle East while it possesses hundreds of nuclear warheads itself.
U.S. troops in Afghanistan, including elite killer teams, are to be redefined as mere “advisors” to Afghan forces so that America‘s “combat” role can be declared ended – to be followed by ten more years of mass killing and occupation.
China confirmed that it had flown warplanes over the country’s newly established East China Sea Air Defense Identification Zone (ADIZ) on Thursday. China: all planes flying through the zone should submit flight plans, identify themselves, or face "defensive emergency measures.
18 people in Bangladesh have suffered burn injuries after a petrol bomb hit a bus amid protests against upcoming parliamentary elections. Over past few days, 15 killed, hundreds injured in violent protests against government’s planned parliamentary elections scheduled for January 5 next year.
Syria's army has discovered Israeli-made weapons in a hideout belonged to the foreign-backed militants near the capital, Damascus. seized large quantities of homemade bombs, RPG rockets, mortars, roadside bombs, rocket launchers, and maps.
Syrian President Bashar Assad will not attend a peace conference in Geneva in January dedicated to ending the nearly three-year-long Syrian crisis, a senior Russian diplomat says. Talks repeatedly postponed because warring sides unable to agree on preconditions and list of participants.
Western countries which demand that President Bashar al-Assad step down should either stop dreaming or forget attending peace talks in January, Syria said on Wednesday. Assad's government would take part in the meeting but reiterated that it had no plans to surrender power.
Pakistan's main opposition party has sought legal action against the CIA and its station chief in Islamabad over “murder”,“waging war” against the nation. Drone strikes strained relations between Islamabad, Washington. Pakistani officials complained to US numerous times.
Lebanese marijuana underground market is enjoying the fact war in Syria made authorities leave the drug unattended. Syrian conflict has paralyzed authorities at home left border virtually uncontrolled. “This year, the harvest was abundant, authorities left us alone because they are otherwise occupied
American bombers entered new Chinese Air Defense Identification Zone in East China Sea without telling China. no flight plans, registering frequencies. Chinese government: will take “defensive emergency measures, respond to aircraft that won't cooperate in identification, follow instructions.
Israel not pleased. Prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu: historic mistake, do everything in his power to derail deal. Israeli Labor party chairman MK Yitzchak Herzog: Netanyahu creating unnecessary panic about deal with Iran about its nuclear program. This is not doomsday.
China announced an air defense identification zone (ADIZ) in East China Sea. China’s defense ministry: aircraft that don't comply with its rules could be shot down. Issued map showing new zone, overlaps Japan’s defense zone over uninhabited islands that have significant oil deposits.
Large protests against security deal on future of prolonged US military presence in the country. Most Afghans angered by crimes, casualties by American troops. Demand Afghan government reject any agreement. Large numbers killed in raids by foreign forces, CIA-run assassination drone strikes.
Agreement between Iran and six major world powers over the country’s nuclear energy program has made Israel “more isolated. Israel is standing against the will of the international community. Whole world wanted an agreement with Iran, propaganda machine not working.
Clashes between the Libyan army and Islamist militia have killed up to fourteen people and injured dozens in Benghazi, said the Libyan Ministry of Health. A state of alert has been declared in the city and people have been advised to stay in their homes.
Chinese Defence Ministry announced creation of an “air defence identification zone” (ADIZ), covering much of the East China Sea. Heightened tensions. Washington: US-Japan Security Treaty applies if war breaks out between China, Japan over disputed East China Sea islands.
Israel's prime minister Netanyahu: world had become a "more dangerous place" as a result of the deal saying he was not bound by the agreement, threat to use military action against Iran.
Defense Department is giving to law enforcement agencies mine-resistant ambush-protected vehicles, or MRAPS, 18-ton, armor-protected military fighting vehicles with gun turrets and bulletproof glass built for about $500,000 each.
Syrian forces have killed nearly 100 militants fighting against the government of President Bashar al-Assad in the Eastern Ghouta region on the outskirts of the capital, Damascus, over the past three days. 56 Syrian soldiers lost their lives in the fighting.
holding the biggest ever anti-drone protest in Peshawar, where we could decide to block NATO supplies permanently,” Khan, who leads the Pakistan Tehreek Insaf (PTI), told IPS ahead of massive protests planned by the party for Nov. 23.
Agreement between Washington President Hamid Karzai, 15,000 foreign troops, majority of them American, to continue occupying Afghanistan through 2024 and beyond. Deal would also leave the Pentagon in control of nine major bases spread across eight provinces.
At least 13 people have been killed in a fresh wave of violence across Iraq as the country remains grappling with a prolonged surge in violence. At least six people were killed on Friday when four separate shootings and bombings rocked the capital, Baghdad
A senior White House official has said that Israel’s “all-or-nothing” posture demanding a total halt to Iran’s nuclear energy program is a path to war. Israel’s stance would “close the door on diplomacy” and would “essentially lead to war. Aggressive lobbying campaign by Israel.
Major outstanding orders: 48 Typhoon combat aircraft from the UK, 152 F-15SA combat aircraft from the USA, Boeing’s Expanded-Response Standoff Land Attack Missile and Raytheon Joint Standoff Weapon. top five arms buyers were all Asian nations: India, China, Pakistan, South Korea, Singapore.
The U.S. Air Force has released a new request for a high-powered laser weapon that could be mounted on a next-generation air dominance fighter in the post-2030 era. Particularly interested in lasers that would be at technology readiness level four (TRL4) by October 2014.
23 killed, 140 injured Tuesday in suicide bomb attack targeting Iran’s embassy in Lebanon. Most of the dead were passersby in Shiite southern Beirut neighborhood. Atrocity aimed to escalate tensions in region as US, allies have talks with Iran over its nuclear program, Israel, Saudi Arabia, opposed to talks.
“Netanyahu opposing the US negotiations with Iran, determined to ruin them. Israel lives on stolen land and borrowed time, want a US war on Iran to guarantee their future. United States negotiations with Iran angered Israel which wants a war.
Afghan President Hamid Karzai rejected provision of U.S.-Afghan security pact, deal in jeopardy days before the country's elite gather to debate it. The question of whether foreign troops will be able to search Afghan homes after NATO's combat mission ends next year has been a sticking point.
Russia’s Defense Ministry received anti-radar system Krasukha-4. System designed to guard against aircraft-based electronic surveillance including drones. Able to shield against radio-locating surveillance satellites, ground-based radars, or aircraft-installed Airborne Warning and Control System.
Iran: new missile-equipped drone, range 2,000 kilometers, altitude of 25,000 feet, flight time 16 to 30 hours. Capable of reconnaissance missions, launching air-to-surface missile strikes, tested under international standards. Sanctions not an obstacle to progress of defence industry.”
"Three generals and a brigadier-general were among 31 troops killed in a bomb attack that caused a building in the army transport base in Harasta to collapse. Mortar attacks hit several areas in the capital, kill, injure others. Qatar, Saudi Arabia,Turkey supporting the militants operating inside Syria.
Syrian army forces continue to push back foreign-backed militants fighting near the capital Damascus. Militants used mortars and snipers, looted apartments, shops, schools, forced many to leave. Government troops recaptured towns of Tel Hasel, Hawarin ,Mahin, Harasta.
Netanyahu: nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) useless in Middle East. Problem countries not the ones which refused to sign the NPT. Israel rejects all agreements, refuses nternational regulatory inspections of its nuclear facilities. Said Iran should not possess heavy water reactors, centrifuges
Twelve undocumented migrants drowned early on Friday after their fibreglass boat just 7-8 metres (23-26 feet) in length sank off Greece. Four were children. They are believed to be Syrians fleeing the civil war. 15 survivors of the tragedy, swam to shore from the rocks to which the boat was tied.
Berlin has suspended the purchase of armed drones on the grounds that it “categorically rejects illegal killings.” Amnesty International accused Merkel’s government of aiding the US with drone strikes in Pakistan. Significant opposition in Germany. Pew Research poll: 59 per cent of population.
Tests of new missile for advanced version of the Russian air defense system Tor-M2 proved capable of shooting down challenging targets with amazing precision, hitting moving missiles head-on. Guaranteed direct hits at maneuverable missiles has eluded most advanced military technologies.
Militiamen in Libya’s capital, Tripoli, opened fire on peaceful anti-militia demonstrators killing thirteen, injuring scores of others. Hundreds of people carrying white flags as sign of peace at the capital's Meliana Square on Friday. Militiamen hiding inside the headquarters started firing at the crowd.
Pro-Taliban militants attacked a religious gathering in city of Rawalpindi, killing eight Shia Muslims, injuring others. Shia Muslims in Pakistan say the government must take action against forces involved in the targeted killing, accuse Islamabad of failing to provide security for the Muslim community.
UN committee meets to decide whether to investigate banning controversial technology. Machines which kill without any human intervention, unmanned drones, soldier robots, missles, large guns.Serious threat to the world. Could "go rogue be hacked, jammed, copied.
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