Russian diplomat ‘found dead from gunshot wounds at home just hours after ambassador killed at art exhibition’

Russian diplomat ‘found dead from gunshot wounds at home just hours after ambassador killed at art exhibition’

A Russian diplomat has been found dead from gunshot wounds at his home, it is reported. Petr Polshikov, 56, was discovered with a bullet injury to his head at his flat in Moscow’s Balaklavsky Prospekt, according to local media. The...
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Fires Are Finally Out, But Tallies Are Devastating

Fires Are Finally Out, But Tallies Are Devastating

The blazing brush fires which consumed Israel in the past week have finally been quenched, but the damage done is staggering, officials say. While Israel downgraded its state of emergency and sent most of its firefighters back to regular duty...
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Facebook Employees Are Quitting Because Users Are Being Censored

Facebook Employees Are Quitting Because Users Are Being Censored

The war on “fake news” embarked upon by Facebook, Google, and Twitter may be earning the media goliaths brownie points with establishment politicos, but users — and even employees — aren’t feeling as enthusiastic. In the midst of backlash over the.....
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Turkey gathers boats to ship migrants to Greece over EU anger

Turkey gathers boats to ship migrants to Greece over EU anger

EUROPE is on the brink of war as Turkey gathers fleets of boats to ship 3,000 migrants a day to Greece in retaliation over the European Union’s (EU) vote to freeze accession talks. Greek intelligence officers have discovered the Turkish...
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Russia and Turkey sign gas deal, seek common ground on Syria as ties warm

Russia and Turkey sign gas deal, seek common ground on Syria as ties warm

Turkey and Russia signed an agreement on Monday for the construction of a major undersea gas pipeline and vowed to seek common ground on the war in Syria, accelerating a normalization in ties nearly a year after Turkey shot down...
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Turkish military hits dozens of Daesh targets in Syria

Turkish military hits dozens of Daesh targets in Syria

Turkish military hit dozens of Daesh targets as part of its ongoing Operation Euphrates Shield in northern Syria Sunday, according to a military source on Monday. Turkish jets, Firtina (storm) howitzer fire and multiple rocket launchers were used to hit...
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Turkey post-coup purges convulse society

Turkey post-coup purges convulse society

They are just visible on the white stone entrance: the outlines of letters that once spelled out “Fatih University”, removed after the attempted coup. Students wait outside the closed gates to find out where they have been reassigned, their alma...
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Putin-Erdogan deal for Syria is ME exit for Obama

Putin-Erdogan deal for Syria is ME exit for Obama

The fledgling “initiatives” reverberating this week in Washington, Moscow, Ankara, Jerusalem and the G20 summit were nothing but distractions from the quiet deals struck by two lead players, Russia and Turkey to seize control of the region’s affairs. Rec...
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TURKEY CLEARS ISIS, KURDS FROM NORTHERN SYRIA AREA: ERDOGAN

TURKEY CLEARS ISIS, KURDS FROM NORTHERN SYRIA AREA: ERDOGAN

Turkey has swept the Islamic State militant group (ISIS) and the Kurdish YPG militia from an area of northern Syria, but Syrian Kurdish forces have still not met a Turkish demand to withdraw to the east of the Euphrates river,...
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TURKEY DRIVING HARD AGAINST KURDS WEST OF THE EUPHRATES

TURKEY DRIVING HARD AGAINST KURDS WEST OF THE EUPHRATES

If it is possible to believe Erdogan, his foray into Syria was for the purpose of driving ISIS from Jarablus, the only piece of land the Syrian Kurds did not control. Erdogan’s forces were of such mass that Turkey was accused...
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WESTERN CORPORATE MEDIA ‘DISAPPEARS’ OVER 1.5 MILLION SYRIANS AND 4,000 DOCTORS

WESTERN CORPORATE MEDIA ‘DISAPPEARS’ OVER 1.5 MILLION SYRIANS AND 4,000 DOCTORS

As the Syrian Arab Army and Syrian government make more significant advances in restoring security to northern Syria’s Aleppo and its population, war-propagandizing human rights groups posing as neutral, and Western media (and Gulf counterparts like Al Jazee...
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Turkey’s New Relationship with Russia — and Assad

Turkey’s New Relationship with Russia — and Assad

Until the July 15th U.S.-backed (or so the Turkish government alleges) coup-attempt to overthrow Turkey’s President Tayyip Erdogan, Erdogan was trying to overthrow Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad, whom the U.S. regime likewise wants to overthrow. However...
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America is Now Fighting a Proxy War Against Itself in Syria

America is Now Fighting a Proxy War Against Itself in Syria

(ANTIMEDIA) Whether or not the U.S. has any leverage over what is currently unfolding in Syria has become increasingly unclear in the last couple of weeks. First, on August 19, U.S. troops came under fire from Syrian warships in Northern Syria....
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Turkish army shells Kurds ‘refusing to retreat’ near Jarablus – state media

Turkish army shells Kurds ‘refusing to retreat’ near Jarablus – state media

Turkish military have targeted US-backed Kurdish YPG militia with artillery fire south of the Syrian border town of Jarablus on Thursday, Anadolu state agency reported, citing a security source. The units allegedly refused to withdraw from the area despite war...
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Turkish forces shell Syrian Kurdish fighters

Turkish forces shell Syrian Kurdish fighters

The Turkish military shelled a group of Syrian Kurdish fighters south of the town of Jarablus on Thursday, a Turkish security source said, a day after Turkey launched its first US-backed incursion into Syria. The shelling occurred near Manbij, an...
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GENOCIDE NOW: TURKEY’S REAL TARGET IN SYRIA ARE THE KURDS

GENOCIDE NOW: TURKEY’S REAL TARGET IN SYRIA ARE THE KURDS

Turkey’s invasion of Northern Syria is being billed as a full frontal attack on ISIS. Turkey has poured in ground troops, tanks, and harnessed NATO air cover to break the Kurdish control near their border. True, there are pockets of...
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Turkey Invades Syria As Next Stage In War Begins

Turkey Invades Syria As Next Stage In War Begins

Multiple sources are reporting that Turkish special forces backed by artillery fire and F-16’s have begun a direct military assault on ISIS positions in Northern Syria.  Turkish combat units such as regular infantry and tanks have rolled up to the...
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Analysts: Euphrates Shield operation targets Kurds, not Islamic State

Analysts: Euphrates Shield operation targets Kurds, not Islamic State

MOSCOW, August 24. /TASS/. The operation just launched by Turkey’s armed forces in the border town of Jarablus in Syria, officially targeting the terrorist organization calling itself the Islamic State, is in reality aimed at Syria’s Kurds, analysts interv...
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Turkey vows to ‘cleanse Islamic State’ from borders after wedding suicide attack

Turkey vows to ‘cleanse Islamic State’ from borders after wedding suicide attack

Following the bombing of a Kurdish wedding, Turkey’s foreign ministry has said it’s willing to “do what it takes” to rid its borders of the “Islamic State” (IS). The militant group is the main suspect in investigations. The ...
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12-14yo child behind suicide bombing that killed 51 at Turkey wedding – Erdogan

12-14yo child behind suicide bombing that killed 51 at Turkey wedding – Erdogan

The death toll from a suspected suicide bombing at a wedding in the south east of Turkey has risen to 51 people, according to the Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. He said the suicide bomber was a 12-14-year-old child. President...
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