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Bashar al-Assad denied reports that Iranian forces were operating alongside his own. Photo: EPA
By Hassan Ali On Friday, June 29th, 2012
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SYRIA: Bashar al-Assad fights for survival

Bashar al-Assad denied reports that Iranian forces were operating alongside his own. Photo: EPA BASHAR al-Assad’s time is running out. SYDNEY — As the crisis escalates, the Syrian President’s problems More...

Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey addressed his Justice and Development Party at the parliament in Ankara on Tuesday
By Sahra Farah On Tuesday, June 26th, 2012
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Backed by NATO, Turkey Steps Up Warning to Syria

Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey addressed his Justice and Development Party at the parliament in Ankara on Tuesday (Burhan Ozbilici/Associated Press) ANKARA — Buoyed by support from its NATO More...

Turkey's Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu (R) leaves a meeting focused on Syria with army generals and other officials on Syria, in Ankara, on June 23, 2012. AP Photo
By Hassan Ali On Sunday, June 24th, 2012
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NATO envoys to meet Tuesday over downed Turkish jet

Turkey’s Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu (R) leaves a meeting focused on Syria with army generals and other officials on Syria, in Ankara, on June 23, 2012. AP Photo BRUSSELS — Envoys from NATO member More...

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By Qalinle Hussein On Sunday, June 24th, 2012
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Turkey threatens action after Syria downs jet

ANKARA — Syria said Saturday it shot down a Turkish reconnaissance plane because the plane entered its airspace, insisting it was “not an attack” as both sides desperately tried to de-escalate More...

File photo of Prime Minister of Kenya, Raila Amolo Odinga, on March 8, 2012 at the EU Headquarters in Brussels.
By Hassan Ali On Tuesday, June 12th, 2012
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SOMALIA: Kenya seeks U.S. and NATO aid against al Shabaab

File photo of Prime Minister of Kenya, Raila Amolo Odinga, on March 8, 2012 at the EU Headquarters in Brussels (CNN). NAIROBI — Kenya’s prime minister has put a deadline on capturing a key military More...

Russian President Vladimir Putin is greeted by Chinese Vice Foreign Minister Zhang Zhijun upon his arrival in Beijing, capital of China, June 5, 2012. (Xinhua/Pang Xinglei)
By Qalinle Hussein On Tuesday, June 5th, 2012
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Russian President arrives in China with focus on Syria and security

Russian President Vladimir Putin is greeted by Chinese Vice Foreign Minister Zhang Zhijun upon his arrival in Beijing, capital of China, June 5, 2012. (Xinhua/Pang Xinglei) BEIJING — Russian President Vladimir More...

Russia Is Massing Troops On Iran's Northern Border And Waiting For A Western Attack (AP)
By Qalinle Hussein On Saturday, May 12th, 2012
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Russia builds up troops on Iran border as West plans its invasion

WASHINGTON -– The Russian military anticipates that an attack will occur on Iran by the summer and has developed an action plan to move Russian troops through neighboring Georgia to stage in Armenia, which borders More...

By Qalinle Hussein On Wednesday, June 9th, 2010
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Talibans shoot down NATO helicopter in Afghanistan

BURAO (Somalilandpress) — Four Nato soldiers have been killed when their helicopter was shot down in Helmand province in southern Afghanistan. Nato said the aircraft was hit by “hostile fire”. The More...

By Hassan Ali On Tuesday, March 23rd, 2010
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U.S. Contractor Flies AU Peacekeepers To Somalia

STUTTGART, 23 March 2010 (Somalilandpress) – U.S.-contracted flights, working under the NATO banner, ferried some 1,700 Ugandan troops into Mogadishu, Somalia, last week in response to an African Union request More...

By Qalinle Hussein On Sunday, February 14th, 2010
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SOMALILAND: Somali pirates get 15-year sentences – officials

BERBERA (Somalilandpress) — A court in Somalia handed out 15-year prison sentences to 11 pirates on Sunday, the presiding judge said. Prosecutors at the court in Berbera, in the breakaway northern state of Somaliland, More...

By Qalinle Hussein On Saturday, February 13th, 2010
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Propaganda War: Afghanistan conflict an ‘information war’

It’s called shaping the battlefield. It’s not the traditional air onslaught or artillery barrage designed to weaken an intended enemy before the offensive goes in. Instead it’s now about shaping More...

By Qalinle Hussein On Friday, November 6th, 2009
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Somaliland and NATO officials meet aboard warship to discuss piracy

BERBERA, 06 November 2009 (Somalilandpress) — Somaliland government officials and officers from NATO’s anti-piracy mission, which has warships patrolling the seas off the coast of neighbouring Somalia More...