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US forces prepare evacuation plan for contractors from Iraqi base

US forces in Iraq prepared a plan to evacuate hundreds of contractors of security companies from an Iraqi military base in central the country, an Iraqi security source said on Friday.

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Why The S-400 Is A More Formidable Threat To US Arms Industry Than You Think

Generally, when discussing air-defense systems here, we are referring to Russian devices that have become famous in recent years, in particular the S-300 (and its variants) and the S-400.

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Why The S-400 Is A More Formidable Threat To US Arms Industry Than You Think

Generally, when discussing air-defense systems here, we are referring to Russian devices that have become famous in recent years, in particular the S-300 (and its variants) and the S-400. Their deployment in Syria has slowed down the ability of such advanced air forces as those of the United States and Israel to target the country, increasing as it does the embarrassing possibility of having their fourth- or fifth-generation fighters shot down.

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Stiffing the EU over Brexit may not land Britain in default

Three credit ratings agencies have said that if the United Kingdom withholds the 39 billion pounds ($50bn) it promised the European Union as part of its original Brexit plan, the country would not technically be in default.

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China adds Washington Post, Guardian to ‘Great Firewall’ blacklist

Websites of The Washington Post and the Guardian appear to now be blocked in China as the country’s government further tightens its so-called “Great Firewall” censorship apparatus as it navigates a politically sensitive period.

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Venezuela plans to reopen borders with Colombia

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro announced that he plans to reopen the country’s borders with Colombia on Saturday.

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Donald Trump says US, Mexico reach agreement to prevent tariff

resident Donald Trump said he has suspended plans to impose tariffs on Mexico, tweeting that the country has agreed to take strong measures to stem the flow of Central American migrants into the United States.

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Greek conservatives win big in local elections

Greece’s main opposition conservative party, New Democracy, repeated last week’s success in European Parliament elections by dominating in second-round runoff local elections on Sunday. The political group secured 12 of the country’s 13 regions and won a majority of cities.

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Canada suspends operations at Venezuela embassy

Canada on Sunday announced that it was suspending operations at its embassy in Venezuela over the government’s refusal to accredit Canadian diplomats who had voiced criticism of the political situation in the country.

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Ayatollah Khamenei appoints new military commanders

Amid increasing pressures and threats of military action by the United States, Iran is taking steps toward strengthening defense capabilities, both in terms of hardware and human resources. In this vein, Iranian Supreme Leader has appointed two new commanders for the country’s military.

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‘We’re not looking for regime change in Iran’ – Trump

The United States does not seek regime change in Iran, Donald Trump said in Tokyo yesterday, while defending Kim Jong-un as a “very smart man” who was focused on the economic growth of his country.

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Top Iranian commanders downplay Washington’s recent threats

Over the past several weeks, media speculations of a possible military faceoff between Iran and the United States have been increased. Iran’s military commanders reiterate the country’s preparedness for any possible scenario, while making it clear that the Islamic Republic is not seeking war.

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Xi Jinping Warns of New ‘Long March’ as Trade War Intensifies

President Xi Jinping of China called for the Chinese people to “start again” and begin a modern “long march,” invoking a turning point in Communist Party history as the country braces for a protracted trade war with the United States.

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Turkey’s Erdogan looks set for grabbing back Istanbul

The impasse in Turkish politics is the result of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s puzzling ways of (mis)handling of Istanbul’s election crisis that has enveloped the country.

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US lifts sanctions on Venezuelan general who turned against Maduro

The US on Tuesday announced that it was lifting sanctions imposed on Venezuela’s former intelligence chief General Manuel Cristopher Figuera, who broke ranks with President Nicolas Maduro’s regime and pledged his support to the country’s opposition leader Juan Guaido.

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