The FRN Daily News Brief 2019-10-07

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This Daily FRN News Brief is a summary of 11, articles about Anglo-5, Eurasia, Headline-News, Mena, Nato, Politics, Russia, Syria, Turkey, United-States, China, Iran, Opinions, Propaganda, Defense, North-Korea.

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Tags in this brief: Geopolitics, International Relations, Russia, Syria, Turkey, USA, War, SDF, China, Drones, US, Lavrov, Pompeo, Crimes Against Humanity, Iran, Marwa Osman, Mideastream, Sanctions, US Imperialism, Video, Islam, Multipolarity, Black Sea, NATO, Tanks, Economy, Military.

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Russia Calls on Turkey to Refrain from Steps Likely to Hamper Syrian Settlement

Published 2019-10-07 22:00:48 by Drago Bosnic in Anglo-5, Eurasia, Headline-News, Mena, Nato, Politics, Russia, Syria, Turkey, United-States

MOSCOW/ANKARA – The Kremlin calls for refraining from actions that may hamper Syrian settlement, Russian President’s Press Secretary Dmitry Peskov said on Monday, commenting on Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s statement that Ankara is gearing up for an operation in northeastern Syria. “In this case, it is important to refrain from any actions that may create obstacles on the path of the Syrian settlement,” he noted, according to TASS. “We know that certain perspectives are opening up and we understand that it will be a long and thorny path. And now that the Syrian Constitutional Committee has been formed and… Continue ->

Tags: Geopolitics, International Relations, Russia, Syria, Turkey, USA, War


US Troops Withdraw from Syrian-Turkish Border

Published 2019-10-07 21:00:36 by Drago Bosnic in Anglo-5, Eurasia, Headline-News, Mena, Nato, Politics, Syria, Turkey, United-States

DAMASCUS – The command headquarters of the Syrian Democratic Forces in a statement declared that the US troops have turned their back on them as the Turkish Army is preparing for imminent military operations against the SDF in northeastern Syria. The Kurdish-language Hawar News website reported that the SDF command in its statement on the latest development in northeastern Syrian has underlined that the US has not fulfilled its commitments and it has withdrawn its troops from the border regions with Turkey concurrent with the Turkish Army’s preparations for attacking northern and eastern Syria. The SDF noted that it will… Continue ->

Tags: Geopolitics, Syria, Turkey, USA, War


Russian Army Reinforces in Aleppo

Published 2019-10-07 20:00:53 by Drago Bosnic in Anglo-5, Eurasia, Headline-News, Mena, Nato, Politics, Russia, Syria, Turkey, United-States

Allepo, Syria – The Russian Army has reinforced its troops in the city of Tal Rafat in northern Aleppo to confront the imminent attack by the Turkish Army in northern and eastern Syria, the Arabic-language media outlets said. The Arabic-language al-Watan newspaper quoted local sources in Tal Rafat city as saying that the Russian troops have increased their patrols over the past two days in a region located between the town of Shirawa and Deir Jamal towards Kashta’ar in the surroundings of Tal Rafat. The sources noted that the intensified patrolling by the Russian troops in the region is carried… Continue ->

Tags: Geopolitics, Syria, Turkey, USA, War


Kurdish Militias Deploy Massive Troops, Military Equipment to Border with Turkey

Published 2019-10-07 19:00:49 by Drago Bosnic in Anglo-5, Eurasia, Headline-News, Mena, Nato, Politics, Syria, Turkey, United-States

DAMASCUS – The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) have dispatched massive military equipment and troops to border areas with Turkey after recent threats by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to launch military operations in the eastern Euphrates, battlefield sources in northern Syria said. Hundreds of Kurdish militias together with their military hardware and equipment have been sent to an area stretching from Ra’as al-Ain to Tal Abyaz and Kobani along borders with Turkey. They also pointed to the reinforcing of military positions by the SDF in the towns of al-Advanieh, al-Moshirefeh, Zazoueh and al-Tavilah near Ra’as al-Ain in Hasaka and Tal… Continue ->

Tags: SDF, Syria, Turkey, USA, War


The U.S. loses the race of furtive combat drones against Russia and China

Published 2019-10-07 16:32:08 by Paul Antonopoulos in Anglo-5, China, Eurasia, Headline-News, Russia, United-States

WASHINGTON DC – Originally a pioneer in the development of stealthy combat drones, the US abandoned the project for political reasons. But now it is determined to recover its positions before the advances that Russia, China and even Israel made in this area, writes the Asia Times newspaper. Drones can fulfill almost any mission of an advanced stealth fighter plane, but with a lower cost, look at the medium. Russia Last August, the Russian Defense Ministry published the video of the first flight of its combat drone S-70 Ojotnik (Hunter). The Russian drone weighs about 20 tons, has a wingspan… Continue ->

Tags: China, Drones, Russia, US


Russia hopes that Lavrov-Pompeo meeting will boost dialogue with the U.S.

Published 2019-10-07 15:30:25 by Paul Antonopoulos in Anglo-5, Eurasia, Headline-News, Russia, United-States

SAN FRANCISCO – The meeting of Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, held within the framework of the United Nations General Assembly, could boost bilateral relations, said the Russian ambassador to the United States, Anatoli Antonov. “The conversation of the ministers was sincere and open, we hope that the meeting will boost our dialogue,” he said at the Russian-American forum Fort Ross Dialogue, which is held in San Francisco. The ambassador stressed that Moscow and Washington hold consultations on strategic stability and the fight against terrorism among other issues. “We successfully exchanged opinions about… Continue ->

Tags: Lavrov, Pompeo, Russia


VIDEO – FLORES: “Collective Punishment – Iran Sanctions are CRIMES AGAINST HUMANITY”

Published 2019-10-07 15:15:21 by Guest Author in Anglo-5, Headline-News, Iran, Mena, Opinions, Propaganda, United-States

On this edition of MidEaStream with host and creator Marwa Osman, for Iran’s PressTV, Joaquin Flores explains that the sanctions against Iran are a form of collective punishment, and represent crimes against humanity. In this moving conversation, Osman pursues the question with Flores as to whether there is any hope in sight given the continued erosion of access to critical human services in Iran as a result of U.S imposed sanctions. Flores expresses optimism as well as forecasting that Iranian government officials may need to, as a short-term solution, look inwards at wealth redistribution targeting wealthy Iranian elites. In that… Continue ->

Tags: Crimes Against Humanity, Iran, Marwa Osman, Mideastream, Sanctions, Syria, US Imperialism, Video


‘Great Middle East’ plan – Russia’s Orthodoxy, Sufism and Shi’ism against Globalization

Published 2019-10-07 14:30:14 by Paul Antonopoulos in Eurasia, Headline-News, Russia

PENTAPOSTAGMA – A clash of two superpowers (Russia-US) for control of the Middle East and North Africa was published in the Turkish press and illuminates “aspects of an” unknown merciless war “that begins in the Black Sea and the Middle East and ends in North Africa.” So according to the Russian plan for the Middle East-North Africa region, “Israel’s fate will be determined by its role in the US-led Western coalition.” The corresponding American plan, called BOP, which was canceled in practice, was prepared in the interests of Tel Aviv. However, the balance of power in the region has changed… Continue ->

Tags: Islam, Multipolarity, Russia


U.S. think tank publishes Russian ‘Black Sea’ containment plan

Published 2019-10-07 13:30:42 by Paul Antonopoulos in Eurasia, Headline-News, Nato, Russia

WASHINGTON DC – The US government-linked think tank RAND has published a plan for “containment” of Russia in the Black Sea region. The plan was elaborated by several political scientists of the organization. The material accuses Russia of having an so-called evil influence in the Black Sea region . Containment The plan brings with it some steps to be taken by Western countries against Russia’s influence in the region. The first of these would be the installation of coastal defense missiles in Romania and Bulgaria. In addition, the plan recommends Western countries to install air defense systems to counter Russian… Continue ->

Tags: Black Sea, NATO, Russia


Armored Superiority: Why Does Russia Has More Tanks Than NATO?

Published 2019-10-07 12:30:04 by Paul Antonopoulos in Eurasia, Headline-News, Nato, Russia

MOSCOW – Russian military expert Igor Korotchenko, who runs the World Arms Trade Analysis Center, has explained why Russia has more tanks than NATO. Previously, US portal We Are The Mighty, citing the Global Firepower website, reported that Russia has 22,000 tanks, while NATO has only 11,000 (or 18,000 if US and Canadian vehicles are counted). According to Korotchenko, Russia’s superiority in the number of tanks is due to the need to protect its long borders, not only the western border, but also the eastern and southern borders. “This is nothing new. The Russian Armed Forces are equipped with armored… Continue ->

Tags: NATO, Russia, Tanks


The Main Drive Behind Nuclear Proliferation

Published 2019-10-07 09:00:10 by Drago Bosnic in Anglo-5, Defense, Eurasia, Headline-News, Mena, Nato, North-Korea, Politics, Russia, Syria, United-States

WASHINGTON – It’s been 74 years since the first nuclear device ever detonated. It was conducted by the United States Army at 5:29 a.m. on July 16, 1945, as part of the Manhattan Project. The code name of the first detonation of a nuclear device was Trinity. The device exploded with an energy equivalent to around 22 kilotons of TNT (92 TJ). The desert sand, largely made of silica, melted and became a mildly radioactive light green glass, which was named trinitite. It left a crater in the desert 5 feet (1.5 m) deep and 30 feet (9.1 m) wide. At the time of detonation,… Continue ->

Tags: Economy, Iran, Military, Russia, Syria


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