Day: 01/10/2018

What Does the Supply of S-300 Systems to Syria Mean? | New Eastern Outlook

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The accidental downing of a Russian military plane by the Syrian air defence system is no longer accidental because of the fact the Russian authorities believe that the incident occurred due to the activity of a third party, Israel. The incident itself notwithstanding, the developments…

Source: What Does the Supply of S-300 Systems to Syria Mean? | New Eastern Outlook

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Euronews pays a visit to the mystery building dubbed Iran’s ‘secret atomic warehouse’ by Israel

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To investigate the Israeli PM’s claims that Iran was harboring a secret nuclear warehouse outside Tehran, Euronews correspondent Javad Montazeri went there to see for himself.

Source: Euronews pays a visit to the mystery building dubbed Iran’s ‘secret atomic warehouse’ by Israel

Indicted GOP congressman spews racist rant after his morning in court

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Republican Rep. Duncan Hunter said Muslims are ‘disgusting,’ spouted white nationalist talking points, and tried to link his opponent to Islamic terrorists.

Source: Indicted GOP congressman spews racist rant after his morning in court

How to Blow $700 Billion and Lose Wars: A Guide to America’s Exploding Defense Budget and Military Failure

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It was December of 2003, and I was in Tal Afar, Iraq with the 3rd Brigade Combat Team of the 101st Airborne Division. The Brigade was based at an old Iraqi air force base just outside of the town. I had spent the last week in Rabihya, a small town on the border with Syria. When I say “on the border with Syria,” I mean it literally. The wall along the western side of the Army compound where I stayed was the actual border between Iraq and Syria.

Source: How to Blow $700 Billion and Lose Wars: A Guide to America’s Exploding Defense Budget and Military Failure

Donors come to UN agency’s aid with extra $118 million to help Palestine refugees

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International donors on Thursday pledged an additional $118 million for the United Nations agency assisting Palestine refugees to help overcome what its chief called its “greatest and gravest financial crisis ever.”

Source: Donors come to UN agency’s aid with extra $118 million to help Palestine refugees

PressTV-Idlib pullout begins but US-backed militants not leaving

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The first militant group withdraws its members from a buffer zone in Syria’s Idlib, but US-backed militants reject leaving under a deal reached between Russia and Turkey.

Source: PressTV-Idlib pullout begins but US-backed militants not leaving