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North Korea: Kim Jong Un Pledges ‘Shocking’ Action, ‘New Strategic Weapon’ Soon

North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un said there was 'no ground' for Pyongyang to maintain the moratorium on missile tests, with the country set to continue developing strategic weapons unless the US gave up its hostile approach.

Iran, Russia and China Launch Four-Day Joint Naval Drill

Iran, China and Russia started four days of joint naval drills in the Indian Ocean and the Gulf of Oman on Friday, the commander of Iran's flotilla announced.

Chinese Government Propaganda Urges Supporters to Burn Down White House

The People’s Daily, the official newspaper of the Communist Party of China, and the government’s CCTV broadcaster published images this week depicting Chinese people ransacking an inaccurate rendition of the White House, a call to violence in response to Washington supporting pro-democracy Hong Kong protesters.

Turkey to test Russian S-400 systems despite U.S. pressure

Turkish F-16 warplanes will fly over the country’s capital Ankara on Monday to test its new Russian S-400 missile defenses, Turkish media said, despite pressure from Washington for Turkey to drop the system.

UN says Iran Amassing Heavy Water in Fresh Breach of Nuclear Deal

Iran has passed another milestone in violating the nuclear deal signed with world powers in 2015, the UN’s atomic watchdog said, according to a report.

U.S. calls on Libya’s Haftar to Halt Tripoli War, Warns Against Russia’s Role

The United States on Friday called on eastern Libyan commander Khalifa Haftar to stop his offensive on the capital held by the internationally recognized government and warned against Russian interference.

Trump Taunts ISIS Successor ‘WE HAVE OUR EYES ON NUMBER THREE’

US President Donald Trump placed the Islamic State terror group’s new chief in the crosshairs Monday as he marked Veterans’ Day by celebrating the killing of the jihadists’ former leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi.

Iran begins Building 2nd Nuclear Power Reactor at Bushehr with help from Russia

Iran’s state TV reported Sunday that construction has begun on a second nuclear power reactor at its Bushehr plant amid heightened tensions over Tehran’s collapsing nuclear deal with world powers.

Russia & Turkey to Begin Joint Patrols in Syria

Russia & Turkey are to begin joint patrols inside of Syria; This move comes in the wake of the Kurdish YPG forces vacating the area of the ‘safe-zone’; Joint patrols to begin on Friday.

Netanyahu: Iran emboldened by lack of response to its attacks

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday said Iran was emboldened by the lack of a response to a series of attacks in the Middle East attributed to the Islamic Republic.

Iran Sending Missiles to Yemen to Attack Israel, Netanyahu Warns

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warns United States Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin that Iran is continuing their aggression in the Middle East; Netanyahu warns that Tehran is now moving missiles to Yemen, enhancing their chances of attacking Israel, Mnuchin reveals intents to further sanction Iran.

Russia Voices Complaint Over US Presence East of the Euphrates

Russia’s defense ministry voices complaints over US presence in eastern Syria, claiming it is related to protecting oil smugglers rather than for security purposes; Russia’s defense ministry refers to US presence as ‘international state banditry.

U.S. Forces Found Evidence of War Crimes by Turks in Syria

President Donald Trump's special envoy for Syria said on Wednesday that U.S. forces had seen evidence of war crimes during Turkey's offensive against the Kurds in Syria, and had demanded an explanation from Ankara.

TURKEY ATTACKS US SPECIAL FORCES IN SYRIA, APPARENTLY BY MISTAKE

The shelling of US Forces was heavy, the Turkish Defense Ministry denied targeting American soldiers, says attack was supposed to be on "terrorist positions".

US to send 1,800 troops, dozens of fighter jets to Saudi Arabia amid Iran tensions

Roughly 1,800 U.S. service members, as well as several dozen fighter jets and other air defense implements, will be sent to Saudi Arabia to help protect the Kingdom amid heightened tensions with Iran, the Pentagon announced Friday.

Multiple European Countries Suspend Arms Exports to Turkey; Erdogan Threatens to Flood Europe with 3.6 million Syrian Refugees

Norway suspended all new military hardware to fellow NATO member Turkey over its incursion into Syria's north in an operation against the Kurdish forces, AFP reported on Thursday.

Drones Attack Iranian-Backed Militia Inside of Syria

Three drones spotted prior to the attack near Al-Bukamal; Militia in this region of Syria have been targeted multiple times in recent months; Blame is being shifted to Israel and Saudi Arabia; Source: Saudi fighter jets have been spotted along with other fighter jets that have attacked facilities and positions belonging to Iranian militias.

Pompeo: Israel has the Right to act in Syria, U.S. will stop Iran

Secretary of State defends ceasefire deal with Turkey. Says it will save lives. US will work to stop Iranian arm transfers.

REPORT: Turkey Uses White Phosphorus in the alleged ‘Safe Zone’ in Syria

In the last 24 hours British expert sees more evidence of civilians and children with chemical burns then in any stage of the Syrian civil war.

Iran Oil Tanker Hit by Two Missiles off Saudi Coast

Two missiles caused an explosion on an Iranian oil tanker, originally said to be a terrorist attack.

Turkey Conducts Airstrikes Near Border of Iraq and Syria Immediately Following US Withdrawal

Reports of airstrikes being conducted by the Turkish Armed Forces (TSK) on Monday evening; Strikes said to be ‘preemptive’ in nature; SDF: Turkey’s unprovoked attack on our areas will have a negative impact on our fight against ISIS.

US Troops to Leave the Area Prior to Turkish Invasion of Syria

The White House has announced that the US will vacate the area in northern Syria amid pending Turkish invasion; The US will in no way support the operation being carried out by Turkey; Statement from the White House: Turkey will now be responsible for all ISIS fighters in the area captured over the past two years.

Putin, Rouhani Meet in Armenia to Discuss Regional Issues

Iran's president called on the international community to stand against America's 'hostile approach'

Are the Attacks on Saudi Oil Fields Foretold in Scripture?

Iran and Saudi Arabia have been at odds for quite some time, but this latest saga in the ever-growing tension between the two has led me again to the passages of Ezekiel chapters 37, 38 and 39.

Revolutionary Guards commander: Iran has encircled Israel from all sides

An Iranian Revolutionary Guards top commander threatened Israel, warning against an Israeli attack on Iran, Radio Farda reported on Saturday.

Iranian President Rouhani says his message to the nations is ‘Peace and Stability’

“Peace and Stability” is what Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said is his message to the nations ahead of the 74th U.N. General assembly.