Hashd Al-Shaabi Base in Salahuddin Bombed by US Aircraft

TEHRAN (FNA)- The US launched an airstrike on a Hashd al-Shaabi (popular forces) base in Salahuddin province, causing a big fire in the region, an Iraqi security source said. The Arabic-language al-Ma’aloumeh quoted the source as saying that the Tuesday fire at Salahuddin airbase occurred after the US attack on one of Hashd al-Shaabi bases….

US Opening Safe Corridor for ISIL in Western Iraq

TEHRAN (FNA)- The US forces have withdrawn from al-Ratbah base in al-Anbar province towards Ein al-Assad base in a move to open a safe corridor for the ISIL terrorists, an Iraqi official said. Head of Badr Organization’s Office in al-Anbar Qusai al-Anbari told the Arabic-language al-Ma’aloumeh news website on Wednesday that the US forces have been transferred…

US to Withdraw Troops From Area of Turkish Operation in Syria

Sputnik-Middle EastNov. 1, 2018, Turkish and U.S. troops conduct joint patrols around the Syrian town of Manbij, as part of an agreement that aimed to ease tensions between the two NATO allies The Syrian Foreign Ministry “categorically and blatantly” rejected efforts by Washington and Ankara to create a “safe zone” in northern Syria, saying US…

Ankara-Controlled Areas in Syria Becoming Safe Zones for ISIL

TEHRAN (FNA)- The ISIL terrorists are present in areas controlled by the Turkish Army in Northern Aleppo, the Kurdish-language media outlets said. The Kurdish-language Hawar News quoted local sources in Northern Aleppo as saying that the ISIL terrorists are stationed in Ankara-controlled regions in Northern Aleppo under names of terrorist groups backed by Turkey. The…

Iraqi Official: ISIL Linked to Israeli Mossad

TEHRAN (FNA)- A senior Iraqi official disclosed Israel’s support for the ISIL terrorists in his country, saying the terrorist group has been backed up by the Mossad spying agency. Head of the Muslim Ulema Union in Iraq’s Diyala province Jabbar al-Amouri told the Arabic-language Baghdad al-Youm news website that there is much proof and evidence…

American Combat Forces Deployed in US Embassy in Baghdad

‘Mossad and Daesh Hotbed’: Iraqi MP Warns of ‘Suspicious Activity’ at US Embassy in Baghdad TEHRAN (FNA)- An Iraqi lawmaker warned against the suspicious activities of the US embassy in Baghdad, and disclosed that the US Army troops have been deployed in the embassy’s premises in the Iraqi capital. The Iraqi lawmaker Riyadh al-Masoudi told…

Shifting Alliances: Is Turkey Now “Officially” an Ally of Russia?

Prof Michel Chossudovsky Turkey is taking delivery of Russia’s S 400 missile defence system. What this signifies is that Turkey and Russia are now “officially” allies. The first shipment of the S-400 landed in Ankara on July 12, according to Turkey’s Ministry of Defense. (see image below) Two more shipments are due, with the third delivery of “over…

Turkey Helping Tahrir Al-Sham Terrorists to Attack Syrian Army Positions in Hama

TEHRAN (FNA)- The Turkish Army deployed in areas under its control in Hama and Idlib provinces backs Tahrir al-Sham al-Hay’at (the Levant Liberation Board or the Al-Nusra Front) in its attacks against the Syrian Army positions and safe zones in Northern Syria, the Arabic-language media outlets reported. The Arabic-language website of Russian Sputnik news agency…