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Russian military contracts 1st batch of 5th-gen Su-57 stealth fighters

By ethan / June 30, 2018

The Russian military has signed the first contract to receive 12 fifth-generation Su-57 stealth fighters. The state-of-the-art jets are to be delivered to the armed forces next year. “The first contract for 12 aircraft has been agreed on, and the deliveries under this contract will begin shortly,” Deputy Defense Minister Alexey Krivoruchko told reporters in […]

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Those who help Kurdish fighters in Afrin will become Turkey’s targets – PM Yildirim

By ethan / January 21, 2018

Any party which provides logistical support to YPG militants in the Afrin region will become a target of Turkey’s military, Prime Minister Binali Yildirim has warned. READ MORE: Turkish armored division advances into Syria’s Afrin (WATCH LIVE) When asked what would happen if the US provided logistical support to the Kurdish Peoples’s Protection Units (YPG), Yildirim […]

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Govt can't ‘tie down’ location of British ISIS fighters, admits minister

By ethan / January 5, 2018

Published time: 5 Jan, 2018 16:57 The government does not know precisely where hundreds of Britons who travelled to the Middle East to fight for jihadi groups are now, security minister Ben Wallace has admitted. Some 850 people left the UK to travel to Iraq and Syria, while only half are thought to have returned. […]

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‘We saw them with our own eyes’: SDF fighters describe unimpeded ISIS exodus from Raqqa

By ethan / December 28, 2017

RT Exclusive Published time: 28 Dec, 2017 13:10 The US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) have provided RT’s Ruptly video service with footage confirming reports of a hundreds-strong Islamic State convoy leaving its former stronghold, Raqqa, completely unimpeded. RT’s Ruptly video news agency has spoken with SDF fighters in Syria, who confirmed for the first time […]

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Bringing jihad home? 300 British ISIS fighters ‘hiding out in Turkey’

By ethan / December 27, 2017

Published time: 27 Dec, 2017 11:58 British jihadists are on the run, having been driven out of Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS) strongholds in Syria. Up to 300 of them are hiding out in Turkey, according to a Syrian-Kurdish intelligence officer. Fighters were sent scrambling into the desert when the then IS-held cities of Raqqa […]

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ISIS wives should be brought to trial alongside fighters – German prosecutors

By ethan / December 15, 2017

Published time: 15 Dec, 2017 19:30 Women who travelled to Syria and Iraq to join terrorist groups such as Islamic State should be put on trial along with the fighters even if they did not personally take up arms, according to the German Prosecutor General’s Office. “We have reasons to believe that these women are […]

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