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May 28 2021

The Third Intifada. Israel’s Crimes. Palestine’s Wrath. Ray of Hope?

Support SouthFront Palestinian protesters wave national flags during clashes with Israeli security forces on the eastern outskirts of Gaza City, near the border with Israel, on January 12, 2018. (AFP Photo/Mohammed Abed) Written by Michael Welch, Richard Falk, Richard Silverstein, and Laith Marouf. Originally published on GlobalResearch. “What they need to do is they need to occupy the bases of the Canadian Armed Forces! They need to occupy the military hardware factories! They need to occupy their courts and stop the shipping of these weapons to apartheid Israel! Anything less than that will not actually cleanse them from the blood on their hands as …

May 10 2021

Night Round Of Shelling On Israel Continues. Number Of Casualties In Gaza Grows (Videos 18+)

Support SouthFront The Iron Dome is intercepting more missiles launched from Gaza towards the area of Israeli Ashkelon. The​ IDF have recently deployed several more batteries in the south and bolstered it with more radars and launchers. According to the reports, number of injuries in Gaza have risen to 65, majority are civilians. 20 people are dead, including 9 children. Despite civilians, Israeli forces targeted military sites of Hamas. In response to the continuous rocket fire from the Gaza into Israel, we have now struck numerous Hamas terror targets in Gaza, including: 2 rocket launchers2 military posts8 Hamas terror operatives …

Apr 28 2021

U.S. Military Has 99 Problems And Directed-Energy Is One

Support SouthFront To view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video DEAR FRIENDS. IF YOU LIKE THIS TYPE OF CONTENT, SUPPORT SOUTHFRONT WORK: PayPal: [email protected] Donation alerts: https://donationalerts.com/r/southfront Gumroad: https://gumroad.com/southfront Boosty: https://boosty.to/analysis-intelligence Or via: http://southfront.org/donate/ The United States Department of Defense has evidently too few real issues on its plate, and has therefore resorted to manufacturing some new ones. On April 22, the Pentagon said that there is a growing urgent threat of directed-energy attacks on U.S. troops in the Middle East, mostly in Syria. MSM is propagating the report, citing …

Apr 16 2021

Al-Qaeda’s Cyber Allies Call For Killing Of Western Police Officers

Support SouthFront Click to see full-size image Al-Qaeda affiliate the al-Malahem Electronic Army (aka al-Malahem Cyber Army) released its new issue of “The Wolves of Manhattan” magazine, that supports terrorism. It is released in Arabic, French and English, the magazine is described as ‘a guide for lone wolves in the Crusaders’ land.’ The previous issues had tips on how to exploit the COVID-19 measures to get opportunity for attacks and so on. Al-Qaeda supporter group Jaish Al-Malahem Al-Electroni issue Manhattan Wolves Magazine, reminiscent of Awlaki’s Inspire. In issue #1, they advise on how to exploit COVID-19 health measures to launch …

Apr 13 2021

Informational Propaganda Activities Of International Terrorist Organizations (2021)

Support SouthFront Illustrative image Written by Colonel A. Filisteyev, Lieutenant Colonel D. Borisov. Originally appeared at Foreign military review #2 2021. Translated exclusively for SouthFront. International terrorist organizations are actively promoting radical ideology among the general population. Its main goal is to attract new supporters both to replenish the ranks of illegal armed groups operating in conflict zones, and to create a network of “sleeping” cells in various countries of the world. Such agitation allows extremists to receive significant financial resources as donations, allegedly for the “sacred struggle for the purity of Islam,” including from moderate and law-abiding Muslims. Special …

Apr 6 2021

Jordan Is Where Domestic And Regional Fissures Collide

Support SouthFront AMMAN, May 25, 2019 (Xinhua) — Jordan’s King Abdullah II (C) reviews the Royal Guard of Honor during the ceremony of the 73rd anniversary of the Independence of Jordan in Amman, Jordan, May 25, 2019. (Xinhua/Mohammad Abu Ghosh/IANS) Submitted by Dr. James M. Dorsey. Former Crown Prince Hamzah bin Hussein has papered over a rare public dispute in the ruling Jordanian family in a move that is unlikely to resolve long-standing fissures in society and among the country’s elite and that echo multiple Middle Eastern fault lines. Differences over socio-economic policies, governance, and last year’s normalization of relations …

Apr 4 2021

On High Alert: Jordanian Warplane Spotted Along Syrian Border (Video)

Support SouthFront Royal Jordanian Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft fighter pilots fly alongside a U.S. Air Force KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft while waiting to connect for fuel over Jordan Oct. 19, 2009, (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Caycee Cook/Released) On April 4, a warplane of the Royal Jordanian Air Force (RJAF) was spotted flying on low altitude along the Kingdom’s border with Syria. A local shepherd from the southern Syrian governorate of al-Suwayda shared a video of the RJAF warplane, most likely an F-16, maneuvering over the border. According to the shepherd, the warplane penetrated Syria’s airspace for …

Apr 4 2021

Jordan Officially Accuses Former Crown Prince Of Plotting A Coup D’état

Support SouthFront Jordanian soldiers in the capital Amman on March 18, 2020. Image source: AFP Jordan has official accused former Crown-Prince Hamzah bin Hussein of plotting a coup d’état with support from foreign powers.Ayman Safadi, Jordan’s Deputy Prime Minister, made the accusation in a press conference held on the noon of April 4. Safadi accused Prince Hamzah of aiding actions designed to target the “nation’s security”. According to him, recent investigations by authorities revealed contacts between the prince and his companions, all of whom were arrested late on April, with “foreign entities”. “Man linked to foreign security services offered Prince …

Apr 3 2021

Coup D’Etat Prevented In Jordan. Royal Family Members Reportedly Arrested

Support SouthFront Attempted coup d’etat was prevented in Jordan. A number of high-ranking officials were arrested. According to the American Washington Post about 20 people were arrested, including members of the royal family. According to some sources, the brother of the current king, Prince Hamza bin Hussein, was detained and placed under house arrest. Queen Mother Nur al-Hussein was arrested along with him. Some sources claim that among the detainees, there was also Yasser Suleiman, the head of the office of the king’s brother. Jordanian news agency Petra claimed the detention of the former head of the royal administration, Basem …

Mar 22 2021

Syrian Foreign Minister Arrives At Muscat… Will Oman Play Role In Resolving Syrian Crisis?

Donate His Highness Sayyid Asa’ad Bin Tarik Al Said has received the Syrian Minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates. Source: Times of Oman Submitted by Khaled Iskef. Syrian Foreign Minister Faisal Al-Miqdad arrived in the Sultanate of Oman, on his first official visit to an Arab country since he assumed office, succeeding the previous Minister Walid Al-Muallem. The Syrian Foreign Ministry announced that Al-Miqdad and his delegation began a working visit in Oman on March 20 that would last for several days. Al-Miqdad was received upon his arrival by the head of the Department of Economic Gatherings and Dialogue in charge of running …

Mar 14 2021

EXCLUSIVE Interview With Sheikh Al-Senussi On Libyan Reconciliation Process

Donate Sheikh Al-Senussi Al-Heliq Al-Zawi (C). Archive image Dear friends, SouthFront is a public organisation that provides an independent platform for various points of view on the most relevant issues of international relations, on-going armed conflicts and crises. We offer you an exclusive interview with the President of the Zawi Tribe Council and Vice President of the Supreme Council of Libyan Tribes, the Sheikh Al-Senussi Al-Haleq Al-Zawi, where he presents his National Reconciliation Plan, describes the role of regional actors and the United Nations in the peacemaking process, current oil extraction issues and the prospects for his country. The on-going …

Mar 10 2021

U.S. Aircraft Carrier Deploys In Mediterranean As Damascus Prepares To Push On The Northwest

Donate To view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video DEAR FRIENDS. IF YOU LIKE THIS TYPE OF CONTENT, SUPPORT SOUTHFRONT WORK: PayPal: [email protected] Donation alerts: https://donationalerts.com/r/southfront Gumroad: https://gumroad.com/southfront Or via: http://southfront.org/donate/ or via: https://www.patreon.com/southfront, BTC: 3Gbs4rjcVUtQd8p3CiFUCxPLZwRqurezRZ,  BCH ABC: qpf2cphc5dkuclkqur7lhj2yuqq9pk3hmukle77vhq,  ETH: 0x9f4cda013e354b8fc285bf4b9a60460cee7f7ea9 The USS Dwight D. Eisenhower aircraft carrier and its Carrier Strike Group have entered the Mediterranean Sea. This makes it, currently, the closest aircraft carrier to the Middle East. It has been quite a while since the US hasn’t had one of its super warships deployed in or near the Persian Gulf. …

Mar 4 2021

MSM In Praise Of Biden’s Strategic Genius

Donate Click to see full-size image On February 26th, US President Joe Biden ordered a strategic strike on pro-Iranian groups on the border between Syria and Iraq. It allegedly targeted a weapon’s shipment, caused massive damage, had casualties, the entire package. US Air Force F-15 Eagle fighter jets dropped 7 GPS-guided bombs on the position. It was a “shot across the bow” and a sort of warning to Iran. It was also at a very strategic location – somewhere that the Syrian Arab Army and President Bashar al-Assad had failed to consolidate power ever since 2014. So that an escalation …

Feb 8 2021

A New Middle East Under Israeli Auspices And On A River Of Blood

Donate Click to see full-size image Submitted by Khaled Iskef Israel is attempting to get out of the impasse of the Democrats reaching power in the United States of America. This especially relates to the fact that the new President Joe Biden opposes its policies with Iran, the first enemy, the “nemesis”, of Israel. The indications of these Israeli attempts are many, especially in light of the escalation that’s taking place in Syria and the increased attacks on various sites, reaching as far as the the Syrian-Iraqi borders from Quneitra through Hama to Aleppo, where the number of Israeli attacks on Syrian lands reached …

Jan 31 2021

Biden Needs War On Iran To Address Internal Crises

Donate Illustrative image Written by Maj. Gen. (R) Khalid Marshoud exclusively for SouthFront. The Biden administration is facing an arduous task within exceptional circumstances, represented by a national crisis and the continued coronavirus pandemic that is still out of control. Having come to power not so long ago, Biden has already signed a number of executive orders that defined the political course on urgent issues. He canceled many of Trump’s orders, such as a prohibition to citizens of some mainly Muslim countries from entering the United States, halting the US’ withdrawal from the World Health Organization and rejoining the Paris agreement on …

Jan 24 2021

The Fiasco Of James Le Mesurier’s Death

Donate Click to see full-size image Written by Khaled Iskef exclusively for SouthFront Ever since the body of James Le Mesurie, co-founder of Syria’s White Helmets “rescue organization” was found in Turkey, there’s been a lot of controversy surrounding the incident. Initially, Russia was blamed for the killing, then it was ruled a suicide, and various facts about his transgressions came to light. Stories and stories abounded about the death of James Le Mesurier in Turkey in November of 2019. Every now and then an article appears here and some information pops up there, contradicting each other in the details …

Jan 17 2021

Southern Syria And Regional Security Challenges

Donate Illustrative image Written by Maj. Gen. (R) Khalid Marshoud exclusively for SouthFront. The southern Syrian border region is considered to be of security importance to Jordan and Israel in light of its profanation by cross-border Islamic and Shiite organizations and forces due to the protracted civil war and the lack of state control. This causes threat to Jordan and Israeli, which led to reach an agreement signed by Jordan, the USA and Russia in 2017 to establish de – escalation zone that Russia pledged to support a cease fire and security in south-western parts of Syria . Jordan is intimidated of …

Jan 14 2021

Desperate Attempts Of Trump Administration To Protect Its Foreign Policy Heritage

Donate Illustrative image The US House of Representatives has impeached President Donald Trump for “incitement of insurrection” 7 days before the end of his presidency. In recent months, the administration of Donald Trump has made active steps in the foreign policy in an attempt to secure the previously established course. Often these moves look ridiculous and hopeless. Trump bequeath a heavy legacy to his successor Joe Biden in the Middle East, Latin America, in relations with China, etc. The main rival of the United States in the Middle East, Iran, has been accused of complicity with Al-Qaeda. Tehran has allegedly …

Jan 1 2021

Israeli-Gulf Normalization: Between Optimism And Cautions

Donate Illustrative image DEAR FRIENDS. IF YOU LIKE THIS TYPE OF CONTENT, SUPPORT SOUTHFRONT WORK: PayPal: [email protected], http://southfront.org/donate/ or via: https://www.patreon.com/southfront, BTC: 3Gbs4rjcVUtQd8p3CiFUCxPLZwRqurezRZ, BCH ABC: qpf2cphc5dkuclkqur7lhj2yuqq9pk3hmukle77vhq, ETH: 0x9f4cda013e354b8fc285 Written by Maj. Gen. (R) Khalid Marshoud exclusively for SouthFront. The year 2020 was marked with an unprecedented shift in the Israeli-Arab relations. The Abraham Accords between Israel, the UAE and Bahrain are a milestone in the geopolitical transformations in the Middle East, where the Palestinian issue was overtaken as a central issue for Arab and Islamic countries; it allowed Israel to enter publicly the Gulf states, Arab and Islamic countries. Saudi Arabia and Kuwait refrained from normalization despite …

Dec 20 2020

Israel Busca Un Pretexto Para Invadir El Sur De Siria

Watch SouthFront videos in Spanish on Lbry.tv: https://lbry.tv/@Frente_Sur DEAR FRIENDS. IF YOU LIKE THIS TYPE OF CONTENT, SUPPORT SOUTHFRONT WORK: PayPal: [email protected], http://southfront.org/donate/ or via: https://www.patreon.com/southfront,  BTC: 3Gbs4rjcVUtQd8p3CiFUCxPLZwRqurezRZ,  BCH ABC: qpf2cphc5dkuclkqur7lhj2yuqq9pk3hmukle77vhq,  ETH: 0x9f4cda013e354b8fc285bf4b9a60460cee7f7ea9 The post Israel Busca Un Pretexto Para Invadir El Sur De Siria appeared first on . FORUM

Aug 1 2020

Reports Claim Turkey Plans To Establish A Military Base In Oman

Donate Turkey’s military base in Somalia Social media platforms in the Gulf region have been speculating about reports that Turkey intends to establish a military base in the Sultanate of Oman. If confirmed, the military base would substantially increase Turkey’s ability to participate directly and directly in the conflict in Yemen as well as posing a potential threat to its rivals the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia. The flurry of speculation started when Turkish politician Ibrahim Kargul, who is close to President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, claimed that Turkey had concluded an agreement with the Sultanate to establish a military …

May 19 2020

UK-Flagged Tanker Attacked By Pirates In Gulf Of Aden

Donate Click to see full-size image On May 17th, armed pirates attacked a British-flagged chemical tanker in the Gulf of Aden. The attackers were repulsed, the ship’s manager Stolt Tankers said. The pirates approached the Stolt Apal in two speedboats some 75 nautical miles off Yemen, it said, in the Gulf of Aden, one of the most important trade routes for oil heading from the Middle East to Europe. “After multiple warning shots were fired by the armed guard team aboard Stolt Apal, the skiffs opened fire on the ship. The armed guard team returned fire, disabling one skiff and …

May 14 2020

Operation Inherent Resolve’s Activity In Q1 2020: Counter Iran, Not So Much ISIS

Donate Click to see full-size image On May 21st, the Lead Inspector General for Operation Inherent Resolve released the quarterly report to the US Congress. The period covers the period between January 1st and March 31st, 2020 of the fight against ISIS. The entire report can be found and read online. [pdf] Similarly, to everything else around the world, COVID-19 disrupted even the fight against terrorism. On March 20th, the Combined Joint Task Force–Operation Inherent Resolve (CJTF-OIR) announced that the Iraqi Security Forces (ISF) suspended training in Iraq to prevent the potential spread of COVID-19.2 The Department of Defense Office …

May 12 2020

Saudi Arabia And Co Vow Further Production Cuts To Salvage What Remains Of Crude Oil Market

Donate Click to see full-size image Saudi Arabia’s Aramco reported a 25% profit drop in the first quarter of 2020, following the oil plunge primarily caused by the crude oil price war it initiated against Russia. Still, it is on track to pay its shareholders $75 billion despite the drop. Saudi Aramco, the world’s most valuable company, will pay a dividend of $18.75 billion for the first three months of 2020, according to a statement, Aramco’s income declined 25% year-on-year to 62.48 billion riyals ($16.6 billion) and refining swung to a loss before earnings and tax. It continues to blame …