Two Versions Of The Latakia Plane Incident
Posted: Tuesday, November 24, 2015
The Two Versions Of The Latakia Plane Incident
UN Backs Russia's War on US-Backed Syria Terrorists
UN Security Council resolution authorises 'all necessary means' to be used against grops associated with al Qaeda
Hitting Saudi Arabia Where It Hurts
Though faced with a global terrorism crisis, Official Washington can't get beyond its neocon-led "tough-guy-gal" rhetoric. But another option – financial sanctions on Saudi Arabia – might help finally shut down the covert supply of money and arms to Al Qaeda and the Islamic State, writes Robert Parry.
Turkey downs Russian warplane near Syria border, Moscow denies airspace violation
Russian rescue helicopter 'shot down by Syrian rebels' while searching for pilots of plane downed by Turkey
Russian Su-24 pilots shot dead while parachuting over Syria - Turkmen militia
Turkey believes Russian pilots still alive, seeking their release - govt official
Putin: Downing of Russian jet over Syria stab in the back by terrorist accomplices
Turkey's Stab in the Back
Downing of Russian plane by Turkey augurs World War III
Paris: Made in Libya, not Syria
The alleged and now reportedly deceased architect of the Paris attacks, Abdelhamid Abaaoud, did not fight "for IS." He fought "with" Katibat al-Battar al-Libi, a Libyan outfit.
Whoa there, David Cameron! Haste and Rhetoric is no Recipe for Peace
Reactions to Paris and Mali have been militaristic rhetoric brought about by ignorance and refusal to understand the injustices of the Middle East
Russia deploys missile cruiser off Syria coast, ordered to destroy any target posing danger
Moscow plans to suspend military cooperation with Ankara after the downing of a Russian bomber by Turkish air forces, Russian General Staff representatives said on Tuesday. Further measures to beef up Russian air base security in Syria will also be taken.
NATO calls 'extraordinary meeting' after Turkey downs Russian jet
Pentagon backs Turkey's version of events, blames 'incursion' of Russian jet
Paris Attacks Spur Emergency Edict and Intense Policing in France
All over France, from Toulouse in the south to Paris and beyond, the police have been breaking down doors, conducting searches without warrants, aggressively questioning residents, hauling suspects to police stations and putting others under house arrest.
81 Killed across Iraq; Canada Accused of Bombing Civilians
Report: Canadian Airstrike Killed 10 Civilians in Mosul
Already facing growing pressure over keeping previous reports of civilian deaths from the public, the Canadian military is once again facing allegations of killing Iraqi civilians, this time in a strike last week against ISIS-held Mosul.
US coalition strikes in Syria 'killed 250 civilians'
US troops begin training Ukrainian regular forces
US military experts on Monday began training Ukrainian soldiers and special operations forces in the war-torn country, the Pentagon said.
Obama Warns Hollande: Don't Let ISIS War Distract From Crackdown on Russia
When Russia first became involved in the ISIS war in Syria last month, US priorities began to shift dramatically, seeking to ensure that Russia's war against ISIS was isolated and distinct from America's own war, while predicting Russia would face a grim defeat. Being hostile toward Russia is an end unto itself in US foreign policy, and something that's been a focus for generations.
UAE blames Islamists for delay in anti-Houthi operations
A key member of a Saudi-led Arab coalition has blamed Islamists for delays in its military operations to expel Houthi rebels from the key southwestern province of Taiz.
Mali releases photos of slain gunmen in hotel attack
State media broadcast photos Monday of the two slain attackers of a luxury hotel in Mali's capital, appealing for anyone who knew them to come forward with information about the gunmen.
U.S. to sanction four in Burundi over violence
The United States will sanction four current and former Burundi government officials, including the minister of public security, over ongoing violence in the country, the White House said on Monday.
This Thanksgiving, Let's Say 'No Thanks' to the Tyranny of the American Police State