Russia rebuffs UK

Following a statement from UK Defence Minister Fallon, Russia defends its action in Syria. Before launching into incoherent conjecture about Russia’s supposed responsibility for the situation in Aleppo in particular, and Syria in general, it is necessary to think – what has the UK contributed to this poor country? Where was the UK when ISIS nearly […]

Russia to open Syrian naval base

Russia says it will create a permanent naval base in Syria to help their ally. Russia already has an active air base in Syria which was effectively being used in the current conflict. Spokesperson: By doing this Russia is not only increasing its military potential in Syria but in the entire Middle East. The necessary papers are ready and are […]

Postpones Paris visit

After Hollande cancels a meeting with Putin, the Russian president cancels his visit to Paris, where he was to inaugurate a new Russian Orthodox cathedral and visit a Russian art exhibition on Oct. 19. Hollande: I made it known to Mr Putin that if he came to Paris, I would not accompany him to any ceremonies, […]

British forces may join coalition

Conservative MP Mitchell, who will lead an emergency Commons debate on the situation in Syria, says British forces may join an international coalition that will defend Aleppo against alleged war crimes by Russian air strikes. What we are saying is very clear. No one wants to see a firefight with Russia, no one wants to shoot […]

Accuses Russia of war crimes

President Hollande accuses Russia of war crimes in Syria, and says he wants to sue the country in International Criminal Court for their role in alleged war crimes over the Syrian city of Aleppo. Hollande also says he may not receive the Russian president who is scheduled to visit Paris, late this month, for a church opening ceremony. […]

Balochistan freedom protest

A large gathering of Balochistan nationalists in the Provincial capital Quetta in Pakistan demands cessation of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor project, which locals feel is a further exploitation by the two countries. Protesters burned Pakistan and Chinese flags, and protested alleged war atrocities and genocide. Protestor: The protest demonstration was taken out by the FreeBalochistan Movement (FBM) to expose before the world […]

Russia vetos Aleppo resolution

A French-backed UN resolution to maintain peace in Aleppo, aimed at protecting the lives of more than 250,000 trapped civilians receives 11 votes in favor, but despite crossing the minimum number of votes, Russia uses its veto power to halt the resolution. It is the fifth time Russia vetoes such a resolution on the five-year […]

Air strike kills 82, injures 534

A military coalition air strike led by Saudi Arabia hits a mourning party gathered in Sanaa, Yemen, killing 82 civilians and injuring 534. The attack is one of a series of attacks to support Yemen President Hadi against the armed religio-political rebel groups Houthis. The Houthis administration condemns the attack. However, Saudi air forces deny any such attack happened. […]