Tuesday, September 25, 2018
russia

Russia Begins Withdrawal From Syria

Deputy defense minister says remaining Russian planes to ‘continue carrying out strikes on terrorist facilities’ Source - The Guardian The morning after Vladimir Putin ordered the surprise withdrawal of Moscow’s military contingent in Syria, Russia ’s defense ministry said a first group...
bombers

Australia May Host US Nuclear Bombers

Asia pivot: Aussies may host US long-range bombers, incl. nuclear-capable B-1 Source - RT The US is negotiating a plan with Australia to rotate long-range bombers and tankers, including the nuclear-capable B-1 bomber. Last year Australia denied a US official said...
missiles

Iran Tests Missiles Capable Of Reaching Israel

Iran tests more missiles, says capable of reaching Israel Source - Reuters Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) test-fired two ballistic missiles on Wednesday that it said were designed to be able to hit Israel, defying U.S. criticism of similar tests...
nuclear

North Korea Readies Nuclear Weapons, Issues Threats

North Korea leader tells military to be ready to use nuclear weapons Source - Reuters North Korean leader Kim Jong Un ordered his country to be ready to use its nuclear weapons at any time and the military to be in...
syrian

Syrian Government Forces Mobilize Despite Truce

Syria Rebels Say Government Mobilizes Despite Truce Source - Reuters A major Syrian insurgent group said on Friday the government was mobilizing forces to capture more territory, and a ceasefire was not possible while Damascus and its allies kept up attacks,...
china

China To Lay Off Five To Six Million State Workers

China to lay off five to six million workers, earmarks at least $23 billion Source - Reuters China aims to lay off 5-6 million state workers over the next two to three years as part of efforts to curb industrial overcapacity...
syria

Cease-Fire Brings Calm to Syria

Cease-fire brings relative quiet to Syria despite breaches Source - Associated Press A cease-fire brought relative quiet to parts of Syria for the first time in years on Saturday, offering civilians rare respite from Russian and Syrian government airstrikes despite some...

BREAKING NEWS

Sarahah Quietly Uploads Your Entire Address Book

Source: The Intercept Hit App Sarahah Quietly Uploads Your Entire Address Book Sarahah, an app that lets people sign up to receive anonymized, candid messages, has...