Iranian Missiles Penetrate US Air Defenses to Strike American Bases in Iraq

January 8, 2020 @ 10:21 AM

Iran fired indigenously-developed ballistic missiles- Fateh-110 and Qiam-1, that blitzed Iraqs Ain al-Asad airbase fortified with US air defense systems and reportedly housing over 1,500 troops of the US and its allies. “We warn US allies providing bases for the [American] terrorist army… that any country serving as the origin of...

Iranian Parliament Labels US Military as “Terrorist,” Dedicates €200M War Chest...

January 7, 2020 @ 11:49 AM

Irans parliament unanimously passed a bill designating the Pentagon, and the United States military as “terrorists” and has requested for a €200 million fund to strengthen the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) Quds Force, on Tuesday morning. The development has come after Qasem Soleiman, a top Iranian general, was assassinated in...

Iranians Plan $80M Crowd-funded Bounty on Trump

January 6, 2020 @ 02:09 PM

Eighty million Iranians have been asked to fund a dollar each to be offered as bounty on US President Donald Trump's head for having ordered the airstrikes that killed Iranian general Qasem Soleimani last Friday. "We are 80 million Iranians

Trump Threatens Sanctions Against Iraq for Demanding US troop Withdrawal

January 6, 2020 @ 09:46 AM

US President Donald Trump has threatened sanctions besides payment of “trillions of dollars” for an air base set up in Iraq if Baghdad were to have its way in demanding a complete troop withdrawal. "We have a very extraordinarily expensive air base thats there

Rockets Hit Iraq's Green Zone Housing US Embassy & US Troops, Trump...

January 5, 2020 @ 05:43 AM

US President Donald Trump has threatened to bomb 52 sites of cultural importance in Iran as series of rockets hit Baghdad's heavily fortified Green Zone that houses the US Embassy and Balad Air Force Base housing US troops, on Saturday. "Several rockets targeting Celebration Square and the Jadriya area in Baghdad,...

Iran Appoints New Quds Force Commander Following Soleimani Assassination

January 4, 2020 @ 10:26 AM

Irans Supreme Leader, Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei, has appointed deputy commander of Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Quds Force, Esmaeil Qa'ani, as the new commander following the assassination of Major General Qassem Soleimani in United States airstrikes. "Following the martyrdom of the glorious general Qasem Soleimani, I name Brigadier General Esmaeil Qa'ani as the commander of the Quds Force of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps," the Leader said in a statement posted on his official website

Indonesia Seeks Warships to Protect EEZ from Chinese Intrusion

January 4, 2020 @ 08:09 AM

Indonesia has put forward a proposal to buy patrol vessels and frigates to guard its Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) after Chinese coast guard vessels escorted tens of Chinese fishing boats to poach on Indonesia's EEZ near the Natuna waters last month. “The government has agreed to have more patrol vessels to safeguard its territorial waters and EEZ rights from violations by foreign ships

Did Trump Order Soleimani Killing to Boost Re-election Prospects?

January 3, 2020 @ 09:59 AM

Qasem Soleimani, the head of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC)-Quds Force, was killed in a US airstrike approved by President Trump in Baghdad in the early hours of Friday. As Trump enters an election year buoyed by improved economic data over the Obama years, the Soleimani hit may bolster his tough commander-in-chief credentials just as the Osama Bin Laden kill did to President Obama

Iranian General Qasem Soleimani Killed in US Airstrike

January 3, 2020 @ 07:41 AM

Qasem Soleimani, the head of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC)-Quds Force, was killed in an drone strike carried out by the United States in Baghdad in the early hours of Friday. The “decisive defensive action” of eliminating the powerful Iranian general was ordered by US President Donald Trump, a Pentagon

US Strikes Iran-backed Militia Bases In Iraq, Syria Following Rocket Attacks

December 30, 2019 @ 06:42 AM

In retaliation to a series of rocket attacks on US-led coalition bases in the last few weeks, the US military carried out airstrikes in five locations in Iraq and Syria targeting multiple weapons and munitions depots linked to Iran, on Sunday. “In response to repeated Kata'ib Hizbollah (KH) attacks on Iraqi bases that host Operation Inherent Resolve (OIR) coalition forces, US forces have conducted precision defensive strikes against five KH facilities in Iraq and Syria that will degrade KH's ability to conduct future attacks against OIR coalition forces,” the Pentagon said in a

Lockheed To Upgrade Hellenic Air Force F-16 Jets for $280M

December 28, 2019 @ 09:39 AM

Greece has awarded US defense company Lockheed Martin $280 million to upgrade the Hellenic Air Forces fleet of F-16 fighter jets over the net seven years. The modernisation contract was signed this week after finalizing details on Lockheed's use of a Greek subcontractor, Athens-Macedonia agency reported on Friday

Russia, Turkey Set-up New Military Bases in Northern Syria

December 5, 2019 @ 08:04 AM

Russia and Turkey have both established new military bases in northern Syria. The Russian Armed Forces have evidently set up the base in the border city of Amuda in the Al Hasakah Governorate, reports Al-Masdar News