Syria IS suicide bombing against the US coalition

Syria: IS suicide bombing against the US coalition

This attack weakens the position of Donald Trump who announced last December the withdrawal of US forces from Syria. Sixteen people, including four Americans, were killed Wednesday in a suicide bombing claimed by the Islamic State (IS) jihadist group in Manbij, Syria. Among them, “two soldiers, a civilian employee of the Ministry of Defense and […]

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Macron and Trump talk on the phone about the US withdrawal from Syria.

Macron and Trump about the US withdrawal from Syria.

France wants to ensure the safety of all allies on the spot. The French and American presidents, Emmanuel Macron and Donald Trump, exchanged on Monday by telephone, the second obviously attempting to reassure the first on the announced withdrawal of American troops from Syria, criticized by Paris. “They discussed together the situation in Syria, where […]

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Bolton : Chemical weapons remain a red line for the US

John Bolton : Chemical weapons remain a red line for the US

The US withdrawal from Syria does not mean that the United States will relax its vigilance against the use of chemical weapons by the Syrian regime, warned Saturday the US Councilor for National Security John Bolton. “There is absolutely no change in the United States’ position on the use of chemical weapons by the Syrian […]

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Nearly 300 Boko Haram fighters neutralized in Niger

Niger : Nearly 300 Boko Haram fighters “neutralized” .

Nearly 300 fighters of the jihadist group Boko Haram have been “neutralized” in Niger during land and air raids led by the army since last Friday, according to the government of Niamey. In a statement issued Wednesday, the Nigerian Ministry of Defense said that the army had been conducting since December 28 a “sweeping operation […]

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Russia will deploy S-400 missiles in Crimea

Russia will deploy S-400 missiles in Crimea

New S-400 surface-to-air missiles will be installed very soon in Crimea, in the context of a showdown between Russia and Ukraine. A new S-400 ground-to-air missile system will be deployed “in the near future” in Crimea, the Ukrainian peninsula annexed in 2014, where tension has mounted since Sunday, a Russian army official said Wednesday. “In […]

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Brazil embassy in Israel will be transferred to Jerusalem

Brazil embassy in Israel will be transferred to Jerusalem

Jair Bolsonaro, far-right president-elect, announced the decision on Thursday, similar to that made by Donald Trump, who was widely criticized. Jair Bolsonaro, the far-right Brazilian president, is following in the footsteps of Donald Trump. He confirmed, Thursday, November 1, that he was going to transfer the Brazilian Embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. […]

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North Korea Kim wants to meet Moon Jae-in.

North Korea: Kim Jong Un wants to meet Moon Jae-in.

In a letter to the South Korean government, Kim Jong Un promises to meet “often” with his counterpart in 2019, to discuss the denuclearization of the peninsula. It’s a very unusual letter that Kim Jong Un just sent to her neighbor to the south, President Moon Jae-in. In the end-of-year letter, according to a spokesman […]

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Syria Russia and Turkey agree to coordinate after US withdrawal

Syria: Russia and Turkey agree to “coordinate” after US withdrawal

Russia and Turkey agreed Saturday, during talks in Moscow, to “coordinate” their actions on the ground in Syria in the context of the announced withdrawal of US forces. “We have agreed that the Russian and Turkish military representatives on the ground will continue to coordinate their actions in this new context with the aim of […]

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France can prevent Turkish invasion of Syria

France can prevent Turkish invasion of Syria

Representative in France of Syrian Kurdistan, Khaled Issa believes that the operation announced by Erdogan will cause the resurgence of Daesh. The best allies of the West against the Islamic State (IS) organization have been dropped. Following Donald Trump’s announcement on December 19 of the withdrawal of the 2,000 US special forces in northeastern Syria, […]

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According to Moscow, Israeli missiles in Syria have threatened two civil flights

Moscow: Israeli missiles in Syria have threatened two civil flights

Israeli missiles fire against Syria on Tuesday directly threatened two civilian planes, the Russian Defense Ministry quoted Interfax news agency as saying on Wednesday. The ministry, which did not say which flights had been threatened, said the Syrian air defense had destroyed 14 of the 16 Israeli missiles launched against unspecified targets near Damascus. Three […]

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