• Top US commander warns Russia, Syria

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    Pentagon Correspondent: In the most direct public warning to Moscow and Damascus to date, the new US commander of American troops in Iraq and Syria is vowing to defend US special operations forces in northern Syria if regime warplanes and artillery again attack in areas where troops are located. "We've informed the Russians where we're at ... (they) tell us they've informed the Syrians, and I'd just say that we will defend ourselves if we feel threatened," Lt. Gen. Stephen Townsend told CNN in a telephone interview Saturday from his Baghdad headquarters. Townsend is the first senior military commander to speak ...Read More


  • North Korea fires submarine-launched missile towards Japan

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    SEOUL: North korea discharged a submarine-launched missile on Wednesday that flew concerning five hundred km towards Japan, a show of rising technological capability for the isolated country that has conducted a series of launches in defiance of world organisation sanctions. The missile was discharged at around 5:30 AM from close to the coastal town of Sinpo, wherever satellite imaging shows a submarine base is found, officers at South Korea's joint chiefs of Staff and also the Defence Ministry told Agency. The projectile reached Japan's air defence identification zone (ADIZ), an area of control ...Read More


  • 'Act Against Terrorists' US Tells Pakistan

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    WASHINGTON: : The United States of America has blocked 300 million dollars in military aid to Islamabad after it failed to get a Congressional certificate for "satisfactory" action against the Haqqani terrorist network. The Pentagon said it was in Pakistan's interest to take action against terrorists in "as many ways as possible." "We continue to have a close relationship with Pakistan with regard to terrorism and fighting terrorism. (But) It's obviously in Pakistan's interest and in our interest to combat terrorism in as many ways as possible." Pentagon Press Secretary Peter Cook said. The Haqqani ne...Read More


  • India's new threats: From Islamic State to FETO

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    Delhi: Over the last week, Afghanistan and Syria have warned India to step-up preventive measures to ensure that the Islamic State does not manage to set-up its base in the country. India could face a threat from Fethullah Gulen Terrorist Organisation Ė (FETO) warned Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu during his visit to India where he met External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj. This, after Turkey continues to recover from a failed coup, with President Recep Erdogan pinning the blame on that organisation. But it's not just FETO. Over the last week, Afghanistan and Syria have warned In...Read More


  • Russia-Iran Alliance Threatens United States

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    Delhi: As the United States try to push Russia into a corner, the latter has been trying to find ways to cooperate with more countries for a more formidable alliance. According to experts, the newfound alliance brewing between Russia and Iran could be a threat to the United States. Who will win in case a full out war ensues? Russia-Iran Alliance Threatens the United States According to experts, Russia's use of of an Iranian air base to rain down on rebels in Syria is sending the United States a message. Russia is trying to reiterate to the United States that either the nation will join it or Vla...Read More



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