• US builds hangars in Israel for hundreds of F-35s

    Hangars are being erected urgently throughout Israel, presumably to park Israel’s latest F-35i (“Adir”) all-weather 5th generation fighters.

    The project is being realized by the US Defense Department. The hangars under construction will have a total area of 252,000 square meters, writes the Israeli news outlet Israel Defense, which specializes in military topics.

    According to the journalists, the work is being carried out by the US Army Corps of Engineers (NAU). Israeli officials have not …

  • Iran and Russia start work on second nuclear reactor in Bushehr

    On Sunday, November 10, Tehran launched the construction of a second reactor for the nuclear power plant in Bushehr in south-western Iran, said Ali Akbar Salehi, head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran.

    The Islamic republic says that the project is one of the reasons it needs more enriched uranium than is allowed by the nuclear deal it made with the world powers.

    “It was not us who started breaking commitments,” remarked Salehi, blaming the United States for failing to accept the …

  • Kremlin praises Macron for 'thoughtfulness'

    The Press Secretary of the Russian President Dmitry Peskov called French President Emmanuel Macron's approach to assess Russia's development options as "thoughtful," reports RIA Novosti news agency. According to Peskov, the options proposed by Macron "favorably differ" from the superficial Russophobic and apocalyptic scenarios that are often discussed between different "experts."

    Peskov also said that Russian President Vladimir Putin favors Macron's approach and "highly appreciates" their …

  • Poland releases detained Donbas war veteran

    A Ukrainian activist and participant in the war in Eastern Ukraine Ihor Mazur, who was detained in Poland based on Interpol's request, initiated by Russia, was released on Sunday, reports Ukraine's Ambassador to Poland, Andriy Deshchytsia, on his Facebook page. Earlier, Kyiv urged Polish authorities to release a detained Ukrainian activist. Polish Prosecutor also demanded the release of Ihor Mazur. Polish border guards detained Mazur on Friday on a request from Russia, which is demanding his …

  • Putin: Russia will become a global leader in artificial intelligence

    Russian President Vladimir Putin said that Russia could and should become one of the global leaders in the field of artificial intelligence.

    During his speech at the Artificial Intelligence Journey conference in Moscow, he noted the potential of Russian education in the fields of mathematics, physics, and other exact sciences.

    Putin stressed that the success in the field of artificial intelligence depends on the development of such areas as "comfortable and safe cities, affordable and high- …

  • The US sends more weapons and equipment to Conoco oil field in Syria

    New American military equipment and weapons arrived in Deir ez-Zor in the past few days, reports Deir Ezzor 24 network citing its sources.

    According to Deir Ezzor 24 , military equipment, including radar systems, arrived at Conoco oil field, which has been used as the military base by the US forces in Syria. The radars were activated on Friday morning.

    The forces of the US-led coalition have expanded  their presence in Deir Ezzor. after Washington’s statement that the US troops will remain in …

  • Putin and Erdogan hold phone conversation

    During a telephone conversation, Russian and Turkish presidents Vladimir Putin and Tayyip Erdoğan discussed critical aspects of Russian-Turkish relations, reports the Kremlin’s press service.

    Putin and Erdogan positively assessed the progressive development of multifaceted bilateral cooperation, including the implementation of strategic projects in the energy sector, as well as in the military-technical sphere.

    “The parties agreed to put the TurkStream gas pipeline into service at the end of …

  • Deputy Marshal of Polish Parliament: Poland will not extradite detained Donbas war veteran to Russia

    Deputy Marshal of the Polish Sejm (Parliament) Małgorzata Gosiewska said that Poland will not extradite Ihor Mazur to the Russian Federation. Under the standard procedure, on November 12, Interpol’s arrest warrant will be considered in the independent court.

    "The detention of Ihor Mazur at the Polish border is only a technical execution of international agreements and obligations by Poland. A civil activist and a veteran of the war in the Donbas, Georgia, and Chechnya became a victim of the …

  • Poland detains Donbas war veteran at Russia’s request

    In Poland, a Ukrainian military volunteer, a veteran of the war in the Donbas, one of the founders of the "Movement of Resistance to Capitulation" Igor Mazur, known as "Topol" was detained, as reported by the Movement of Resistance to Capitulation on Facebook.

    "We are doing everything possible to help our brother. But in this situation, a decisive position should be taken by our country, for freedom, independence, the territorial integrity of which our friend Topol has fought for decades," the …

  • Fierce fighting breaks out between Assad and Turkish troops in Syria

    Violent clashes broke out between the Syrian government forces and the Turkish army in northeastern Syria, reported the Syrian news agency SANA.

    Not far from the town of Ras al-Ain in al-Hasakah Governorate, large-caliber machine guns were used during the fire exchange. SANA did not specify which side opened the fire and whether there were any injured or killed soldiers.

    This is not the first skirmish between the Syrian and Turkish militaries after Tukey suspended its Operation Peace Spring …