Category: Middle East

Turkey Deploys Tanks On Border, Saying They May Be Sent Into Iraq

Turkey Deploys Tanks On Border, Saying They May Be Sent Into Iraq

Turkey has deployed tanks and heavy artillery on its southeastern border with Iraq, saying that the forces may be sent into Iraq “if necessary.” The deployments on November 1 were made in Turkey’s Silopi region bordering a stretch of northern Iraq along Iraq’s strategic Highway 2, which leads to Mosul...

Missiles fired from rebel-held Yemen land near US destroyer

Missiles fired from rebel-held Yemen land near US destroyer

By Jon Gambrell DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Two missiles fired from rebel-held territory in Yemen landed near an American destroyer in the Red Sea, the U.S. Navy said Monday, the second such launch targeting ships in the crucial international waterway in recent days. The missile launches Sunday came as...

Iraq Warns Of “Regional War” If Turkey Does Not Withdraw Troops

Iraq Warns Of “Regional War” If Turkey Does Not Withdraw Troops

With much of the public’s attention in recent weeks focused on the escalation between the US and Russia over the nearly 6-year-old proxy war in Syria, a reminder that middle-east tensions include virtually all other neighboring countries, came from Iraq’s prime minister who on Wednesday warned Turkey that it risked...

Kurdish Patriot Killed By ISIS Suicide Bombers

Kurdish Patriot Killed By ISIS Suicide Bombers

At a time of life that many American youths are protesting for free higher education and seeking “safe spaces” to hide from offensive words, 22 year old Kurdish freedom fighter Asia Ramazan Antar had already devoted three years of her young life to her people and their defense. Antar, a machine...