What you should know about recent Turkey’s military activities in Afrin and south of Aleppo; hidden trade-offs, future of north of Syria
In the last few days with accelerating the events in northwestern Syria, there is a high risk of engagement and changes the power balance.
Yesterday, rallies in different cities in Iran protesting high prices and unemployment situation for the second day happens and has a widespread feedback in media all over the world. International reactions to these rallies from the White House to different media which is noteworthy.
Maybe you ask how different Intifadas (Palestinian rebellion against Israel oppression) end in despite of Palestinians’ support and effort?
Undoubtedly the media’s account of Saad Hariri’s ‘forced’ resignation is not the whole story, but how true or untrue is it?
By Jeremy Salt
According to the BBC the deal “enabled many hundreds of IS [Daesh] fighters to escape…At the time, neither the US and British-led coalition, nor the SDF, which it backs, wanted to admit their part.”
During the past one month, the World’s eyes were tremendously directed to Iraqi Kurdistan and the outcome of the independence referendum, expecting either a successful secession or a new military conflict.
In recent days, KDP affiliated media have claimed in widespread and false propaganda that the Iranian Revolutionary Guard and general Soleimani have a major role in making the Iraqi government and Hashd al-Shabi(PMU) attack Kirkuk. While the intensive meetings and ongoing consultations of general Soleimani and other Iranian representatives with the authorities of all parties […]
By David Macilwain
David lives in Australia, but grew up and graduated in the UK.
Two days after the start of operations to regain the disputed areas between the federal government of Iraq and the Kurdistan regional government, the Iraqi forces managed to control over 10,000 square kilometers of disputed areas.
According to the news and analytics outlet of Islamic World News the Syrian army with the liberation of border posts 196 – 197 – 198 – 199 – 200 – 201 – 202 – 203 – 204 reached to the 55 km of Al-Tanf border crossing.
Ayman al-Zawahiri released a voice message strongly criticizing Syrian militant groups for attempts to distance themselves from the name of al-Qaeda.