Showing posts with label United States. Show all posts
Showing posts with label United States. Show all posts

Monday, September 21, 2020

US playing 'very reckless’ games with Kurdish separatists in Syria, risks exploding entire Middle Eastern region – Russian FM

 
US playing 'very reckless’ games with Kurdish separatists in Syria

Washington must think beyond the upcoming US presidential vote and keep the future of the Middle East in mind when its encourages separatism in Syria’s Kurdish population, Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has warned.

Thursday, September 17, 2020

Tuesday, September 15, 2020

Spokesman Warns of Iran’s Response after Trump’s Threat

Spokesman Warns of Iran’s Response after Trump’s Threat
The spokesperson for the Iranian administration dismissed falsified reports to which the US president has referred to threaten Iran with military action, cautioning Washington that any mistake would draw Iran’s appropriate response.

Wednesday, September 9, 2020

Beijing Raps US for Militarizing South China Sea, Undermining Regional Efforts to Resolve Disputes

South China Sea
The US Navy began carrying out ‘freedom of navigation’ missions in the South China in the early 2010s, after then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton classified the strategic body of water a matter of ‘US national interest’.

U.S. deploys Cobra Ball surveillance plane near northeast China

Cobra Ball surveillance plane
A U.S. spy plane flew near northeast China and the Korean Peninsula the same day North Korea observed its founding anniversary.

Wednesday, August 26, 2020

Beijing Reportedly Fires 2 Missiles Into South China Sea in 'Warning' to US

 South China Sea
China fired two missiles into the South China Sea on Wednesday in an act of "warning" to the United States after a US spy plane intruded its army's no-fly airspace, a source close to the Chinese military told the South China Morning Post newspaper.

Monday, August 17, 2020

US occupation forces attack a Syrian Army checkpoint southeast of Qameshli, a soldier martyred

Qameshli in Hasaka
A US occupation warplane attacked this morning a Syrian Arab Army checkpoint to the southeast of Qameshli in Hasaka causing the martyrdom of a soldier and the wounding of two others.

Friday, August 14, 2020

Iran Denies Report on Seizure of Iranian Tankers

Seizure of Iranian Tankers
Iran’s ambassador to Caracas dismissed a report from The Wall Street Journal that the US has confiscated four Iranian oil tankers carrying fuel to Venezuela.

Monday, August 10, 2020

Taiwan Air Force 'Drove Out' Chinese Fighter Jets From Its Airspace, DM Says

Taiwan Air Force 'Drove Out' Chinese Fighter Jets From Its Airspace, DM Says
The incident took place the day after US Health Secretary Alex Azar arrived on the island. Azar has become the highest-ranking American official to visit Taiwan since the United States cut official ties with the island in 1979.

Tuesday, August 4, 2020

US-backed militia opens fire on protesters in Syria’s Der Ezzour, wounding 3 civilians

US-backed militia opens fire on protesters in Syria’s Der Ezzour, wounding 3 civilians
At least 3 civilians were wounded when the US-backed “Syrian Democratic Forces” militia opened fire on protesters in al-Hwayej town in the eastern Der Ezzour countryside.

Sunday, August 2, 2020

Syria condemns in strongest terms agreement signed between Qasad (Kurdish) militia and U.S. oil company to steal Syrian oil

SYRIA OILFIELDS
Syria has condemned in the strongest terms the agreement signed between Qasad militia “SDF” and a U.S. oil company to steal the Syrian oil, affirming that it considers it null and void and has no legal effect.

Thursday, January 9, 2020

U.S. House to vote on limiting Trump's power to hit Iran militarily

U.S. House
The U.S. House will vote Thursday on a war powers resolution aimed at restricting President Donald Trump's ability to strike Iran militarily following a pair of missile strikes by Tehran against U.S.-held bases in Iraq.

Friday, January 3, 2020

‘Act of international terrorism’: Iran vows ‘vigorous revenge’ on US after Quds Force chief killed in US airstrike

Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif denounced a series of US airstrikes that killed the chief of the elite Quds Force, Qassem Soleimani, as international terrorism, warning the US about consequences of its “rogue adventurism.”

Wednesday, January 1, 2020

Iran’s Supreme Leader hits back at Trump’s ‘big price’ threat, says US ‘took revenge’ for defeating ISIS

Hashd al-Sha’bi
Giving a sharp rebuke to Donald Trump’s threat to make Iran pay for an attack on the US Embassy in Baghdad, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said tirades like this usually end up nowhere.

Up to 4,000 US Troops Could Deploy to Mideast amid Protests in Iraq

US Troops
Following angry protests by Iraqi people outside the US embassy over Washington’s airstrikes on the Arab country, up to 4,000 American troops will be deployed to Kuwait, according to three US defense officials.

Saturday, July 21, 2018

US Defense Secretary Slams ‘Authoritarian’ Turkey But Still Wants It to Buy F-35 Jets

F-35 development program
US Defense Secretary James Mattis reportedly lambasted Turkey’s authoritarianism and human rights record, but warned that removing Ankara from F-35 program would result in the aircraft’s production break and delivery delays.

Tuesday, July 17, 2018

US Wants Turkey to Buy Patriot Missiles, Not Russian System

US Wants Turkey to Buy Patriot Missiles
The United States is trying to persuade NATO partner Turkey to purchase the Patriot surface-to-air missile system, a US official said Monday, instead of rival Russian equipment.

Saturday, July 14, 2018

India to go ahead with S-400 missile deal with Russia despite US sanctions

India to go ahead with S-400 missile deal with Russia
Indian Defense Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday said the S-400 Triumf air defence missile deal with Russia will go ahead despite U.S. sanctions on military transactions with Moscow.

Friday, July 13, 2018

France Says Europe Should React to US Extra-Territorial Sanctions

US Extra-Territorial Sanctions
The US has rejected a French request for waivers for its companies operating in Iran that Paris sought after Washington re-imposed sanctions on Tehran, French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said, adding that Europe needs to defend itself against such extra-territorial sanctions.

Wednesday, July 11, 2018

China says will hit back after US proposes fresh tariffs on $200 billion on goods

China says will hit back after US proposes fresh tariffs
China has accused the US of bullying and warned it would hit back after the Trump administration raised the stakes in their trade dispute, threatening 10% tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese goods.

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