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Israel launches new barrage against 'Iranian' targets in Syria, warns against retaliation

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Syrian air defense systems have repelled an attack in the skies over Damascus, state news agency SANA has reported. The Israeli army said it was attacking “Iranian Quds” forces and warned the Syrian military not to retaliate. A military source cited by SANA said that Syrian air defenses intercepted most of the Israeli missiles before Read More

Crackdown on Zimbabwe protesters 'a taste of things to come'

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Zimbabwe’s president has cut short his overseas trip after a deadly crackdown on protesters in the African country – which his government has called “just a foretaste of things to come”. Emmerson Mnangagwa had been under growing pressure to end his two-week trip abroad – during which he met Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow Read More

Israel says it is carrying out strikes on Iranian targets in Syria

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Israel’s military has said it is carrying out overnight strikes on Iranian targets in Syria after it intercepted a rocket fired at the Golan Heights. In a rare admission, the army said it was “currently striking” the Iranian Revolutionary Guards’ Quds Force in Syria and warned Syria’s military against “attempting to harm Israeli territory or forces”. Read More

Turkey ready to move into Kurdish-controlled Manbij 'without delay' – Erdogan to Trump

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Turkey is ready to take over Manbij, a Kurdish-controlled town in Syria, “without delay,” Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan told the US leader, denouncing a suicide blast that had killed four US Americans as a provocation. In a phone call late Sunday, Erdogan told President Donald Trump that the Turkish forces are poised to assume Read More

Syrian air defense repelling attack, Israel says it's striking 'Iranian' targets

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Published time: 20 Jan, 2019 23:34 Edited time: 20 Jan, 2019 23:51 Syrian air defense systems are repelling an attack in the skies over Damascus, state news agency SANA has reported. The Israeli army says it’s attacking “Iranian Quds” forces and warning the Syrian military not to retaliate. A military source cited by SANA claims none Read More

IOC knew Russian athletes were clean, but concealed evidence of their innocence – lawyer

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Russian athletes, falsely accused of a doping scheme at Sochi 2014, could’ve avoided career-ruining bans if the International Olympic Committee (IOC) didn’t conceal facts of their innocence, an athlete’s lawyer told RT. Russian sport has won a crucial legal battle on Saturday. Swiss Supreme Court has turned down the IOC’s appeal against the Court of Read More

Libyan journalists rally to condemn killing of RT’s video agency photographer (PHOTO, VIDEO)

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The death of acclaimed photographer, Mohamed Ben Khalifa, who worked with RT’s Ruptly and AP, had left his Libyan colleagues shaken as dozens of journalists took to the street to denounce violence against the media. In Tripoli, some of protestors had their mouths symbolically taped. The journalists held portraits of Ben Khalifa and slogans in Read More

Bombing St. Pete & sinking trade ships: ‘Deterrence’ plan of Estonian journo slammed in Moscow

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A major Estonian news outlet has run an opinion piece suggesting the country purchase a “missile system” that could hit Russia’s St. Petersburg as a means of ‘deterrence’. Moscow blasted the idea as a provocation. Seemingly obsessed with a hypothetic ‘Russian aggression’ against his home country – an Estonian journalist Vahur Koorits has come up Read More

German arms manufacturer to sue govt over weapons deliveries’ halt to Saudi Arabia – report

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Berlin might face a lawsuit from one of Germany’s largest defense contractors, Rheinmetall, over its decision to halt all arms deals with Riyadh in the wake of the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, Der Spiegel reports. Rheinmetall AG might file a claim for compensation against the federal government worth millions of euro, the company Read More

8 peacekeepers killed in militant attack on UN base in Mali

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At least eight UN peacekeepers have been killed and many injured in a “major” assault on one of their bases in the northeastern Mali, where various Al-Qaeda and Islamic State-linked groups have been active. The incident occurred early on Sunday in the northeastern Kidal province near the village of Aguelhok. A group of militants attacked Read More