Ankara is desperate to avoid an offensive in north Syria, but diplomats tell MEE not even the promise of rooting out HTS may be enough
Saudi-led strike in Yemeni city of Hodeidah kills at least 26, mostly children – local media — RT World News
At least 26 people, mostly children, have been killed in a Saudi-led airstrike in Yemen’s coastal town of Hodeidah, local media report. The strike reportedly targeted people as they fled the besieged al-Duraihimi district.
Did CIA’s Kremlin sources ‘go quiet’ or is NYT seeking excuses for lack of fresh ‘meddling’ rumors? — RT US News
US intelligence is ‘in the dark’ about Russian intentions towards the November midterm elections, the New York Times reports, offering some explanations as to why this might be the case, while ignoring the most obvious one.
Staged chemical weapons attack being prepped in Syria to frame Damascus – Russian MoD — RT World News
Terrorists are preparing a chemical weapons attack to frame Damascus and provoke an international reaction, the Russian Defense Ministry said, adding that it would be used as a pretext for the US and its allies to strike Syria.
Peter KORZUN: The EU’s attitude toward the reconstruction of Syria is another example of how Europe is sacrificing its national interests to please the United States.
Asked whether Jerusalem has given up on the expectation of US recognition of its sovereignty on the Golan, Netanyahu replied, “I should give up on something like that? It can’t be.”
PM arrives in Vilnius, “Jerusalem of Lithuania,” for his first official visit.