Syria Repels Missile Attack near HomsSyria has intercepted a missile attack on an airport near the western city of Homs, less than a day after US-led coalition jets targeted several Syrian military positions in the country’s eastern Deir ez-Zor province.
US Congress Reviewing Sale of Guided Bombs to Saudi, UAEUS government works to increase weapons exports by asking Congress to review the sale of more than 120,000 precision-guided munitions to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates despite concerns of their use in Yemen aggression, Reuters reported.
82 Percent of Germans Back Merkel Saying US UnreliableA new poll shows that over 80 percent of Germans believe the US is not a reliable partner for their country, echoing Angel Merkel’s remarks who said "The times when we could rely entirely on one another have partly become a thing of the past,” in an apparent reference to the US.
Alwaght- A recent visit made by Kyrgyz President to Tehran has been significant from two main aspects: firstly, bilateral relations between Iran and Kyrgyzstan, secondly, the perspective of international relations and regional activities conducted for Iran's membership in the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO). Iran was among the first countries that recognized the independence of Kyrgyzstan, and also it was one of the first countries which opened an embassy in Kyrgyz Republic. Over the last few years, the relations between Iran and Kyrgyzstan have experienced some ups and downs; however, they were not politically motivated and were primarily triggered by regional developments and the governments in power in two countries. Nevertheless, with the emergence of some West oriented government in Kyrgyzstan, the relations between two countries were reduced.
Alwaght- the Turkey president, Erdogan, along with 200 Turkish merchants, in his 3-day journey to Kazakhstan to participate in the second meeting of the Turkey-Kazakhstan High Level Strategic Cooperation Council (HLSCC). Erdogan in his tour met his Kazakh counterpart and exchanged views about development of bilateral cooperation in industrial, investment, transportation, cultural, regional and international areas. His entourages were ministers of foreign, defense, economy, agriculture, energy, transportation, culture and tourism.
Alwaght- At the moment Central Asia has two areas capable of triggering high-tensions; the first is the Fergana Valley, while the Northern Afghan borders with Central Asian countries, particularly Tajikistan and Turkmenistan represent the second area. Crisis in these areas threatens the security of Russia, China and Iran.