Middle East

Robocop Hits Streets Of Dubai

From GulfNews.com: Dubai: Months after Dubai unveiled the first flying taxis in the world, Dubai Police on Tuesday unveiled another believed world’s first — autonomous, self-driving miniature police cars that are expected to hit the streets by year-end. The robotic vehicles will be equipped with biometric software to scan for wanted criminals and undesirables who are suspected or are breaking …

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Bin Laden’s son wants to avenge his father, ex-FBI agent says

From CBS News: Personal letters seized in the raid that killed Osama bin Laden reveal the al Qaeda leader’s son to be a young man who adores his father and wants to carry on his murderous ideology. That son today is poised to lead a stronger, larger al Qaeda and is bent on avenging his dad’s death, says an ex-FBI …

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VIDEO: Egyptian American Freed After 3 Years Captivity Thanks To Trump Negotiation

From Washington Post.

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VIDEO: ISIS Suicide Bomber Kills 100+ Mostly Women & Children Fleeing Syrian Village

Update: Death toll is confirmed at over 100 now. From RT: A Syrian bus convoy transporting the residents of two villages being evacuated in a deal between warring parties has been hit by a blast on the outskirts of Aleppo, according to SANA news agency. Thirty nine people have been reportedly killed. The blast was reportedly caused by a suicide …

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US drops largest non-nuclear bomb in Afghanistan

From CNN: Washington (CNN)The US military dropped America’s most powerful non-nuclear bomb on ISIS targets in Afghanistan Thursday, the first time this type of weapon has been used in battle, according to US officials. A GBU-43/B Massive Ordnance Air Blast Bomb (MOAB), nicknamed the “mother of all bombs,” was dropped at 7:32 pm local time, according to four US military …

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Russia and Iran pledge to hit back against further Syria strikes as they blast US for ‘crossing red lines’

The command centre for the two countries and allied groups released a joint statement today saying they would ‘respond to future breaches of red lines with force’ By George Sandeman 9th April 2017, 1:33 pm.    Updated: 9th April 2017, 11:10 pm From TheSun.Co.Uk: RUSSIA and Iran have said they will respond to further American military actions following the air strike …

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Iranian President Rouhani Claims Terrorists in Syria ‘Celebrating’ Trump’s Air Strikes

From Breitbart: (AFP)  Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Saturday that “terrorists” were applauding his US counterpart Donald Trump for launching a missile strike on an airbase of his Syrian government ally. But he backed calls for an independent inquiry into a suspected chemical weapons attack on a rebel-held town in northwestern Syria on Tuesday that Trump blamed on the …

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VIDEO: Syria’s War: Who Is Fighting And Why

Published on 7 Apr 2017 Watch how the Syrian civil war became the mess it is today.

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Syria Conducts Attacks From Bombed Airfield Just Hours After Attack

Curator Note:  The strike on the Syrian air base by U.S. forces yesterday appears to have spared the runway.  As Twitter user Jonathan Beeley pointed out: @PaulTheBookGuy All those are easy wins to replace. Literally fly that in. Runway damage is hugely time consuming and war effort damaging. — Jonathan Beeley (@foreignpolicy77) April 7, 2017 And just hours after the …

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Russian warship steams toward US destroyers that launched Syria strikes

Watch the latest video at <a href=”http://video.foxnews.com”>video.foxnews.com</a>From Fox News: A Russian warship has entered the eastern Mediterranean Sea Friday and is heading toward the two U.S. Navy destroyers that launched missile strikes into Syria, Fox News has learned. The Russian frigate, Admiral Grigorovich RFS-494, crossed through the Bosphorus Strait “a few hours ago” from the Black Sea, according to a U.S. …

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