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Iraq’s Maliki In Russia for Huge Arms Deal, Syria Agreement

Iraq’s Maliki In Russia for Huge Arms Deal, Syria Agreement

Russia eyes a record arms deal and rare agreement over Syria on Tuesday when it hosts Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki for the first time in almost four years. Maliki arrived in Moscow for three days of discussions Monday that […]


Israel deploys Patriot missiles near northern port

Patriot Air Defense Missiles

Israel has deployed Patriot anti-missile batteries near the northern port city of Haifa, Israeli media reported Monday, just two days after an unidentified drone infiltrated the country’s airspace. A military spokeswoman confirmed to AFP that the US-made missiles, which can […]


NATO backs Turkey but unlikely to do more over Syria

NATO backs Turkey but unlikely to do more over Syria

While Western powers quickly backed Ankara after deadly Syrian fire on a Turkish border village, it is unlikely its NATO partners, above all the United States, would opt for a military response, analysts said. The incidents, with Turkish forces retaliating […]


Turkey Attacks Syria Targets After Deadly Mortar Attack

Turkey Attacks Syria Targets After Deadly Mortar Attack

Turkey says its military has attacked targets inside neighboring Syria after mortar fire from Syria struck inside Turkey and killed five Turkish civilians. A statement from Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s office said Turkish forces had targeted “places in Syria […]


30 dead as Kurdish rebels clash with Turkish forces

30 dead as Kurdish rebels clash with Turkish forces

Kurdish rebels wielding rocket launchers and machine-guns attacked a security base in southeast Turkey, triggering a firefight that left 30 people dead, local officials said Monday. Ten soldiers were killed and seven wounded in the attack in the province of […]


Syria rebels ‘aided by British intelligence’

Syria rebels ‘aided by British intelligence’

British intelligence on Syrian troop movements is helping rebels launch successful attacks on regime forces, a Sunday newspaper reported, quoting an opposition official. The Sunday Times weekly said the disclosure by the official was the first indication that British intelligence […]


Israel has not decided on Iran strike: US defense chief

Israel has not decided on Iran strike: US defense chief

Israel has not yet decided whether to strike Iran over its suspect nuclear program, US Defense Secretary Leon Panetta said, as Tehran dismissed the threat of an imminent attack. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Defense Minister Ehud Barak in […]


Syria rebels claim jet downing as army advances

Syria rebels claim jet downing as army advances

Syrian rebels claimed they downed a fighter jet Monday in what would be a major coup for the opposition, but the regime seized the upper hand in Aleppo as it advanced into a new rebel-held district. President Bashar al-Assad’s regime […]


Russian Warships Head to Mediterranean

Russian Warships Head to Mediterranean

A Russian joint naval flotilla has arrived in the Mediterranean after missing a planned visit to a Russian Black Sea port, a defense ministry source said on Monday. The group of Russian warships and support ships from Russia‚Äôs Northern, Baltic […]


 
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