Russian news outlets maintain their negativity towards the West in news headlines and published articles

With the propaganda war between Russian and Western main stream media news outlets in full swing, Russian main stream media news outlets maintain their negativity towards the West in news headlines and published articles, in keeping with Western main stream media negativity towards Russia. A few recent examples are linked below from RT and TASS…Read more Russian news outlets maintain their negativity towards the West in news headlines and published articles

A rare, honest report about main stream media news outlet narratives regarding the Syrian conflict

Boston Globe article (18 Feb 2016) - The media are misleading the public on Syria: In a rare, frank report regarding the Syrian conflict, The Boston Globe has broken ranks, publishing an article on the deceptive narratives that politicians and main stream media news outlets have deployed during the conflict to their audiences. 'Coverage of…Read more A rare, honest report about main stream media news outlet narratives regarding the Syrian conflict

Saudi led coalition troops and al Qaeda militants battling Houthis in Yemen

According to a recent report by the BBC, documentary film maker Safa AlAhmad visiting the front lines near the city of Taiz in Yemen last year allegedly witnessed Ansar al Sharia (al Qaeda in Yemen) fighters battling Houthi fighters along with UAE supported pro-government militiamen. BBC News article (22 Feb 2016) - Yemen conflict: Al-Qaeda…Read more Saudi led coalition troops and al Qaeda militants battling Houthis in Yemen

US vetted Syrian opposition group Division 13 using approved US TOW missiles against US backed Kurds

Division 13, approved to receive US TOW anti-tank missiles release videos of recent TOW anti tank missile attacks against US backed Kurdish group the PYD / YPG. The YPG recently expanded their territory further along the Turkish Syrian border following the recent offensive by the Syrian Arab Army and associated militias with Russian air support…Read more US vetted Syrian opposition group Division 13 using approved US TOW missiles against US backed Kurds

Reports that security forces are battling with locals in Awamiyah, Saudi Arabia

Reports coming from social media accounts suggest that there is an on going battle with security forces and locals in al Awamiyah, Saudi Arabia. Al Awamiyah is situated in the East of the country with Oil pipelines located in close proximity to the majority Shia Muslim town. It is unclear if the violence is related to…Read more Reports that security forces are battling with locals in Awamiyah, Saudi Arabia

The Syrian government and opposition agree to temporary cessation of hostilities

Following US and Russian agreement to a cessation of hostilities on 22 February 2016, the Syrian government and the High Negotiations Committee (HNC) representing opposition groups in Syria have stated their acceptance of the agreement on the 23 February 2016. The cessation of hostilities does not include IS, Jabhat al Nusrah or groups associated with…Read more The Syrian government and opposition agree to temporary cessation of hostilities