China May Send Troops to East Africa

RT reports today that China would considering sending troops into the disputed border region between Djibouti and Eritrea. Kuang Weilin, Head of the Chinese Mission to the Africa Union said China would consider intervening if border tensions between the two countries exploded, however, he hoped the dispute would be solved amicably. China is already one … More China May Send Troops to East Africa

Worst Israeli/Palestinian Bloodshed in Years Leaves 6 Dead

Reuters news agency reports today that six people were killed on Friday in the bloodiest spate of Israeli-Palestinian violence for years. Three Israelis were stabbed to death in a Jewish settlement in the Israeli-occupied West Bank, hours after three Palestinians were killed in violence prompted by Israel’s installation of metal detectors at entry points to … More Worst Israeli/Palestinian Bloodshed in Years Leaves 6 Dead

Sessions Staying as Attorney General

The Washington Times reports Attorney General Jeff Sessions said Thursday that he did not plan to step down after a public rebuke by U.S. President Donald Trump, saying he continued to carry out the president’s directives as the country’s top law enforcement officer. Mr. Sessions told reporters at the Justice Department, “I’m completely confident that … More Sessions Staying as Attorney General

Turkey-backed Rebels Enter Syria

Reuters news agency reports that around 150 Turkey-backed Syrian rebels arrived in Idlib province on Thursday to reinforce rebel group Ahrar al-Sham’s escalating conflict with a rival Islamist insurgent group formerly known as the Nusra Front. Ahrar al-Sham and Hayat Tahrir al-Sham, a faction led by the formerly al Qaeda-affiliated group earlier known as the … More Turkey-backed Rebels Enter Syria

Islamic State Turns to Guerilla Warfare

Reuters news agency reports today Islamic State militants began reinventing themselves months before U.S.-backed Iraqi forces ended their three-year reign of terror in Mosul. Intelligence and local officials said that, a few months ago, they noticed a growing stream of commanders and fighters flowing out of the city to the Hamrin mountains in northeast Iraq … More Islamic State Turns to Guerilla Warfare

French Armed Forces Chief Quits After Macron’s Cuts

RT reports today that the French military chief has resigned after an open conflict with President Emmanuel Macron over spending. Pierre de Villiers publicly complained about Macron’s cuts to the military’s budget, reportedly saying that he won’t be “f’d like that.” General de Villiers was quoted by French media as saying, “In the current circumstances … More French Armed Forces Chief Quits After Macron’s Cuts

Iran: U.S. Should Move Bases 1000km From Border

RT reports today that the commander of the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC), Major General Mohammad Ali Jafari, said the U.S. has to move its bases 1,000km away from Iran’s borders if it plans to keep sanctions in place, or risk paying a price. Iranian Tasnim news agency quoted the commander as saying, “In case … More Iran: U.S. Should Move Bases 1000km From Border

Women’s March, Others, Celebrate Cop Killer

The Daily Caller reports that the Women’s March praised a cop killer as a “sign of resistance” on Sunday. According to their website, Women’s March mission is “to harness the political power of diverse women and their communities to create transformative social change.” Women’s March wished Assata Shakur a happy birthday on Sunday, calling her … More Women’s March, Others, Celebrate Cop Killer