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…

Moscow, August 25 — Russian Federation gun maker Kalshnikov expected to bring out latest weapons to the Army-2016 international show early next month, reports TASS. The newest sniper rifles SVK and VVS-338 are expected to be shown off. Also expected to be shown off new Lebedev 9x19mm handgun and…

Jarablus, Syria, August 25 — Turkish military forces sent another 10 battle tanks across the border to the Syrian border town of Jarablus. This is part of a US-led coalition to drive ISIS terrorist group out of the border zone. Battle armor and support equipment already began moving across…

Istanbul, August 25 — Highly accomplished Turkish writer who was detained and jailed earlier this month during police raid on Ozgur Gundem newspaper for which she was a columnist reports being abused while in prison. They are treating me in a way that will leave permanent damage on my body,…

Beijing, August 25 — Within five years China is determined to improve the quality of consumer goods. The new guidelines for standards and quality for 2016-2020 has been approved by appropriate Chinese authorities, reports Xinhuanet. By improving the consumer goods sector, we will force the upgrading of equipment manufacturing,…

Israel, August 24 — Israeli international aid organization IsraAid will be sending an assistance force to Baton Rouge, Louisiana to help in the aftermath of latest floodings. The assistance group will be composed of eight people. They will be assisting local residents with a variety of tasks including “returning…

Straits of Hormuz, August 24 — US Navy posted a video showing USS Nitze (DDG-94) guided missile destroyer being approached by four Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps Navy (IRGCN) patrol boats in a threatening manner. The destroyed shot warning flares and sounded warning horns. The patrol boats approached the ship “within…

Pyongyang, August 24 (25 local) — North Korean leader Kim John Un successfully test-fires ballistic missile “Pukguksong” from a strategic submarine from high depth. The SLBM’s (submarine-launched ballistic missile) has successfully satisfied all operational parameters according to KCNA. The SLBM test-fire was successfully carried out without any adverse impact…

Central Italy, August 24 — The 6.2 magnitude earthquake registered in Italy early Wednesday in city of Norcia at deapth of 10km. The later aftershock registered 5.2 magnitude. Current dead are at 120 with additional wounded possibly in hundreds. Many people still trapped under rubble. The situation is ongoing. Our hearts…