Syria, Semptember 8 — Syrian rebel group Fateh al-Sham Front (Al-Nusra Front) reported earlier the chief Abu Omar Sarakeb was killed in Aleppo province. Appears the death was the result of an airstrike but is unclear from which nation. Al-Nusra Front is a terrorist organization under US State Department’s…

Kubinka, Russia, September 8 — Russia’s military technology bureau Almaz-Antey Concern has begun work on the fifth-generation medium range surface to air missile system. The new system will have smaller missiles with more efficient propulsion system enabling better endurance capability. Report also explains the capacity for the launch platform…

Russia, September 2 — Political conversation over which nation  (US or Russian Federation) liquidated the ISIL terrorist spokesman Muhammad al-Adnani continues. Apparently US claims its air operation with other coalition forces (excluding Russian Federation) likely liquidated ISIL spokesman Muhammad al-Adnani. Around the same time of US-coalition operations the Russian Federation…

Ankara, August 30 — In a situation which can be described as “enemy of my enemy is still my enemy” a Turkish offensive operation against Kurdish force positions in Syria is being heavily criticized by US. US is asking Turkey to remain focused on fighting ISIL/ISIS. Turkey considers Kurdish fighters…

US Navy, August 30 — US Navy’s latest Gerald Ford-class aircraft carrier project under review by Pentagon. Among cited issues are “performance of key systems aboard” reports USNI (via August 23 memo obtained by USNI). Estimated cost is $12.8 billion according to nationalinterest.org The article continues listing some of the…

Aleppo, Syria, August 30 — According to Amaq News Agency ISIL/ISIS spokesman Abu Muhammad al-Adnani was killed in Syria. al-Adnani was responsible for inciting global violence against non-muslims. DW continues to report al-Adnani was a terrorist propaganda chief also responsible for recruiting new fighters. Interestingly and [not surprisingly] he…

West Bank, August 27 — An unarmed Palestinian man, a 38-year-old Eyad Zakaria Hamed died in what appeared to be a charge at an IDF guard post. In following the procedures for “stopping suspicious individual[s]” IDF opened fired killing the man. No IDF soldiers sustained injuries. An unnamed Palestinian…

Tianjin, August 26 — China’s LM-5 largest carrier rocket (Long March-5) has departed Tianjin Port heading to the launch base in southern Hainan. The rocket is scheduled for maiden flight later this year, reports Xinhuanet. The large carrier rocket has a payload of 25 tonnes in low orbit and…

Persian Gulf, August 25 — Three more US Navy ships were harassed by Iranian navy reports USNI. This is on the wake of earlier incident this week also harassment of another US war ship. One of the ships returned warning shots from heavy caliber machine-guns to discourage Iranian patrol boat…