Turkey Boasts of NATO’s Second-Largest Army, Wants Aid in War against Kurds

Rick Rozoff At the opening of the NATO Maritime Security Center of Excellence in Istanbul, one of several NATO centers and commands in Turkey, the nation’s defense minister, Hulusi Akar, delivered an address that both touted Turkey’s role as a NATO powerhouse and expressed chagrin that the military bloc isn’t assisting it in its now…

A Witness from His Family Testifies: Erdogan is Putin’s and Russia’s Enemy

Arabi Souri President Biden’s position may be the reason why President Erdogan’s team talked about a “new Turkish model” against Russia, which the members of this team believe “lacks many of the ingredients to confront the rising Turkish power.” The following is the English translation from Arabic of the latest article by Turkish career journalist Husni…

Deploying Warships in Atlantic Ocean to Extend Iran’s Strategic Depth

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Deputy Army Commander for Coordination Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari said that presence of the Iranian warships in international waters, including the Atlantic Ocean, increases the country’s strategic depth. “In the past, the Islamic Republic of Iran’s Army had succeeded in sending its fleets of warships to distant waters, including the Indian and…

Iraqi MP Reveals US Embassy Plots against Hashd Al-Shaabi Commanders

TEHRAN (FNA)- A senior Iraqi lawmaker warned that the US mission in Baghdad has prepared a list of Hashd al-Shaabi (volunteer forces) commanders to be assassinated or detained. “The US embassy in Baghdad has compiled a list of Hashd al-Shaabi and resistance groups commanders to be targeted if necessary. This targeting will sometimes be conducted…

Hezbollah Deputy Head: Operation Al-Quds Sword Unified Palestinian Resistance

TEHRAN (FNA)- The deputy secretary general of the Lebanese Hezbollah resistance movement said Palestinians showed the results of their resistance in Operation Al-Quds Sword against the Israeli regime, noting that Palestinian resistance groups are unified as a result of the 11-day military confrontation. “We saw some of the results of the resistance in the battle…

Terrorists Transfer Armored Vehicles to Two Localities in Syria’s Idlib

Kirill Kurevlev The Russian Defense Ministry established the Center for Reconciliation of Opposing Sides and Control of Refugee Movement in Syria In February 2016 as part of its efforts in the region to help mitigate the ongoing conflict between the opposing sides. Armed terrorist groups are transferring armored vehicles to two localities in Syria’s Idlib,…

Israel Targeted Gaza’s Fragile Economy During Bombing Campaign

Morgan Artyukhina Unemployment in Gaza was already more than 50%, but that is likely to get even worse. According to a new report, Israel’s bombing of the Gaza Strip last month didn’t just target alleged members of Hamas, it also targeted the territory’s already-fragile economy. When the Israeli Defense Forces bombed and shelled Gaza from…

Ambassador Khaddour: Syria Cooperated with IAEA Despite Difficulties

10 June، 2021 Vienna, SANA Syria’s permanent representative to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), Ambassador Hassan Khaddour, said that Syria has cooperated with the international organization and met its legal obligations according to the treaty of comprehensive Safeguards  and the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Agreement. “Israel, with all its possessions of nuclear potentials, remained outside the…

Russia Salaams Before Turkey…Again

Rick Rozoff Russian, Turkish diplomats discuss Syria, Karabakh, Ukraine — Russian Foreign Ministry Moscow and Ankara reaffirmed their commitment to further coordination of efforts to strengthen peace and stability in those regions Moscow and Ankara, when touching upon the South Caucasus, Ukraine, and Central Asia, reaffirmed their commitment to further coordination of efforts to strengthen…