Havana, Cuba, August 24 — Are sonic attack weapons responsible for injuring US and Canadian consulate diplomats in Cuba? Hearing loss, brain and central nervous system damage, balance problems, nausea, headaches among other symptoms show medical reports from many victims. CNN reported that in an internal communications the US…

Changi Naval Base, Republic of Singapore, August 22 — Pacific Fleet commander Adm. Scott Swift reported today that recovery divers have discovered remains of some of the sailors missing after the earlier guided-destroyer collision. Royal Malaysian Navy has reported the discovery of another missing sailor as well. The search…

Ankara, Turkey, November 3 — Hurriyet Daily News reports 36 Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL) fighters have been killed in heavy fighting on November 2 in northern Syria. US Department of Defense news branch reported some of the strikes near Abu Kamal attacked ISIL supply route. Near Raqqah two strikes (drones)…

Mosul, Iraq, October 19 — Major offensive operation to retake Mosul is in full swing with Iraqi army leading the offensive. Meanwhile Kurdish Peshmerga force annihilated Islamic State (ISIL/Daesh) assault on city of Sinjar. Xinhua reports 47 militants neutralized. Read the full article at Xinhua. Our possible interpretation Although Mosul…

Syria, October 6 — Syrian ambassador to Russia Riyad Haddad confirmed the deployment of the S-300 surface-to-air system in Syria, citing required [air defense] protection for Russian troops. In addition Russia’s foreign minister Sergey Lavrov reaffirmed “let me repeat: both the S-300 and the S-400 are purely defensive armaments, which do…

Syria, September 12 — Official ceasefire is now in effect in Syria. The ceasefire agreement was brokered by US and Russia. According to SOHR (a Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights) “calm is prevailing”, reports Deutsche Welle. Read full article at DW.

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…