Iraqi security forces have launched a massive mop-up operation along with the Syria and Jordan border areas, clearing the al-Qaida affiliated groups of the area, Al-Alam reported. According to Iraqi security officials, a great deal of Turkish-made military equipment, as well as ammunition, have been already seized in this operation, Al-Alam reported on Monday. The … Read more

Ukraine: Right Sector Calls Urgent Gathering Of Supporters

KIEV – The Right Sector, Ukraine’s ultranationalist radical organization, has called an urgent gathering for its supporters in downtown Kiev following Monday’s clashes between police and protesters against amendments to the Ukrainian Constitution, TASS reports. “The blood of patriots has been spilt near the Verkhovna Rada [parliament],” the Right Sector said on its Facebook page. … Read more

India-Italy ‘Marine’ Crisis Deepens

The ‘marines row’ between India and Italy intensifies, as Rome has decided to take the case to international arbitration. The major development took place on Friday night, with Italy formally launching international arbitration against India. The Foreign Ministry made an official announcement in this regard almost three years after Italian marines Salvatore Girone and Massimilano … Read more

Serbia Sold 282 Modernized T-55 Tanks To Pakistan – Report

BELGRADE – The Ministry of Defence of Serbia sold 282 T-55 tanks to Pakistan Army, which were from the arsenal marked as obsolete equipment, Serbian Daily ‘Blic’ reported. The deal was agreed at the Arms Fair in Belgrade, and the contract of purchase, worth tens of millions of dollars, will be signed next week. A … Read more