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Syria in Past 24 Hours: Army Launches Massive Offensive against Al-Nusra in Hama

  The Syrian army units, backed by the air force, killed a large number of terrorists and destroyed their military positions in different areas in the Northern parts of Hama province. The army’s artillery and missile units opened heavy fire at the gathering centers of the terrorists in Northern Hama, killing over 20 and wounding several more. The fighter jets…

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Iran launches major gasoline production project

  Iran has inaugurated the first phase of a major refinery project in the country’s south which officials say would make the country independent from imports of gasoline after 36 years once fully developed.  The Persian Gulf Condensate Refinery – a project that would turn condensate into fuels – was inaugurated during a visit by Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani to…

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Ugandan pres. issues order on food crisis, MPs say too little

  Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni has ordered government ministries to adjust their budgets in order to raise funds to feed the country’s starving population. Millions of Ugandans are facing a dire food situation in 50 districts of the country.

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Syria in Past 24 Hours: Al-Nusra Withdraws Militants from Vast Areas of Eastern Damascus

  The Syrian Army forces continued their attacks on the defense lines of Al-Nusra Front (also known as Fatah al-Sham Front or the Levant Liberation Board) in Eastern Ghouta and managed to drive them out of more positions in al-Qaboun district. Damascus The army soldiers continued battle against Al-Nusra in the Eastern direction of al-Qaboun that lasted for several hours,…

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VIDEO: Syrian airstrike annihilates Al-Qaeda terrorists near Khan Shaykhun

  A Syrian Air Force strike has annihilated an Al-Qaeda camp in Idlib’s countryside. The Hayat Tahrir al-Sham (former Jebhad al-Nusra) terrorist camp was located 10 km north-west from Khan Shaykhun. Unexploded shell lured terrorists rats from holes and blew up right after.   Khan Shaykhun was the location of a chemical weapon attack on 4 April, 2017 in what…

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Iran, Russia, Syria condemn US missile attack on Homs

  Iran, Russia and Syria have once again condemned a recent US cruise missile strike against a Syrian army base under the pretext of responding to an alleged gas attack in the town of Khan Shaykhun, calling for an impartial investigation into the reported incident. Syrian Foreign Minister Walid al-Muallem, along with his Iranian and Russian counterparts Mohammad Javad Zarif and Sergei…

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Four dead in army, police clashes in Nigeria

  A bloody clash between the army and police in Nigeria’s restive northeastern Yobe State on Wednesday left one soldier and three police dead, a security source told AFP. The police confirmed the fracas in the state capital of Damaturu, but did not say if there were casualties. “The Nigeria police force is abreast of the unfortunate incident that occurred…

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Overview of Iran’s political factions in 2017 presidential elections

Factions and parties in Iran’s political spectrum are gearing up to participate in the country’s 12th presidential election. Before every election, members of different parties try to unite and come up with a suitable candidate for the race. Iran’s elections system is not based on voting for parties and people cast their votes for single candidates. Today, over 240 political…

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Hundreds protest in Italy against G7 meeting on Syria

  Hundreds of protesters have staged a rally against a meeting of Group of Seven (G7) foreign ministers underway in the city of Lucca, condemning the group’s stance on the crisis-hit Syria. The demonstrators marched throughout Lucca on Monday, chanting slogans and carrying banners against the presence of G7 foreign ministers in the city. They also decried a recent US…

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US using Syria ‘false flag’ to advance imperialist agenda: Scholar

  The recent chemical weapons attack in Syria was a false flag operation which the American Empire is exploiting to advance its imperialist agenda, according to Professor Dennis Etler, an American political analyst who has a decades-long interest in international affairs. Etler, a professor of Anthropology at Cabrillo College in Aptos, California, made the remarks in an interview with Press…

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