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Eastern European smugglers shopping nuclear material to ISIS, other terror groups
Oct. 7, 2015 - Four times during the past five years the FBI has stopped gangs with Russian connections from selling radioactive material to Middle Eastern extremists.
Matthew Bunn, a Harvard professor who is an expert on security of Russia's nuclear arsenal, said,
"In the age of the Islamic State, it's especially terrifying to have real smugglers of nuclear bomb material apparently making connections
with real buyers."
- Source: Fox
With Russia’s Dep. Army Chief due in Israel, Moscow posts 64 S-300 ship-to-air missiles off Syria, N. Israel
Oct. 5, 2015 -
The Russian Defense Ministry announced the surprise deployment of Navy cruiser, the Moskva, armed with 64 advanced anti-aircraft
missiles S-300 ship-to-air missiles opposite the Syrian coastal town of Latakia.
The effect of this move will be to force a "no fly" area over Lebanon andSyria. American, Turkish, British, Israeli and Jordanian air forces will
at least need to coordinate their actions with Russia or risk being shot down.
- Source: DEBKAfile
CIA-backed rebels, civilians reportedly targeted by Russian airstrikes in Syria
Oct. 10, 2015 - US officials claim that Russia's first airstrikes were in the areas where anti-Assad rebels--funded and trained by the CIA-- were located.
None of the four areas targeted by Russian planes Wednesday contained ISIS fighters and called Moscow's claim that it was helping the U.S.-led
coalition defeat the terror group "baseless."
- Realtime Coverage of Russia/Syria Striles - Google
Russian airstrikes in Syria leave U.S. scrambling for response - CNN
Chinese warplanes to join Russian air strikes in Syria. Russia gains Iraqi air base - DEBKAfile
- Update Oct. 5, 2015 -
Turkey intercepts Russian jet in its air space - CNN
Russia begins airstrikes in Syria; U.S. warns of new concerns in conflict
Sept. 30, 2015
In Washington, the dramatic escalation of Russia’s military involvement was viewed as an affront just two days after President Obama and
Russian President Vladimir Putin [discussed] means for negotiating the deep differences in their countries’ approaches to the conflict in Syria.
- Source: Washington Post
Krauthammer on Russians targeting ISIS: ‘Everyone knows it is a lie’ - Fox
Franklin Graham: Russian Air Strikes May Prevent Christian Bloodbath - NewsMax
Russians tell US to remove warplanes from Syria as Putin gets go-ahead to send troops
Sept. 30, 2015 -
Russian diplomats sent an official demarche ordering U.S. planes out of Syria, adding that Russian fighter jets were now flying
over Syrian territory. U.S. military sources told Fox News that U.S. planes would not comply with the Russian demand.
Russia's demand came just moments after Russian lawmakers formally approved a request from Putin to authorize the use of troops in Syria.
- Source: Fox
Obama has turned Putin into the world’s most powerful leader - NY Post
Top NATO general: Russia building anti-access bubble over Syria - Jerusalem Post
Syria War Dominates UN as Strained Ties Hamper Obama, Putin
Sept. 29, 2015 -
With Russia sending troops and weapons to bolster embattled President Bashar al-Assad, the deteriorating situation in Syria took
center stage on the first day of the annual UN General Assembly.
Dealing with Syria's war is increasingly difficult. Hundreds of thousands of people have been killed in the nation's
uprising against the Assad government. ISIS has taken advantage of the chaos to try to build a new Islamic caliphate. the US is against Assad, but
won't attack him. Iran and Russia back him and have moved into the country with force to stabilize his government. Explosions have spread into Israel's
northern territory and Israel has responded with air strikes. Obama and Putin discuss the matter at the UN, but disagree about Assad.
- Source: Bloomberg
'Israel concerned with build-up of Iranian forces in Syria near Golan border' - Jerusalem Post
A chilling handshake between Obama and Putin, while Syria disintegrates -The Guardian UK
Syria and Iraq are awash with Russian, Iranian, and Chinese weapons
Sept. 27, 2015 -
A large amount of the Russian, Iranian, and Chinese ammunition flooding the battle zones were likely looted by ISIS and other jihadists from
Syrian military bases. Iran and Russia both directly provided arms to the Assad regime in 2014.
- Source:Business Insider
A Chinese aircraft carrier docks at Tartus to support Russian-Iranian military buildup - DEBKA
France launches airstrikes against ISIL in Syria - USA Today
Russian military build-up in Syria ‘unprecedented,’ officials say
Sept. 10, 2015 -U.S. officials are calling a Russian military build-up Syria "unprecedented."
Two U.S. officials who have reviewed the latest intelligence told Fox News that satellite imagery reveals more flights of
massive Russian An-124 "condor" military cargo planes landing in Syria. They are offloading ... Russian marines, and armored vehicles.
- Source:Fox News
Syria conflict: Number of refugees passes four million
July 9, 2015 - According to the United Nations:
More than four million Syrians - a sixth of the population - have fled abroad to escape the conflict in their country...
More than seven million others have been displaced inside Syria since the start of the uprising in March 2011.
- Source: BBC
IS militants 'enter Yarmouk refugee camp in Damascus'
Apr. 1, 2015 - Palestinian officials say that Islamic State (IS) militants have taken control of large parts of the
Yarmouk refugee camp in Damascus, Syria.
The UN says about 18,000 Palestinian refugees are inside the camp.
- Source: BBC
Iran Building Missile Sites in Syria
Jan. 1, 2015 -
Iranian military leaders admitted this week to building and operating missile-manufacturing plants in Syria, where it was also revealed
that Tehran is helping to build a secret nuclear facility.
Just a few days ago Germany’s Der Spiegel revealed that Iran has been helping to build a secret nuclear facility in Syria, where their
program will not be hampered by international nuclear inspectors.
- Source: Free Beacon
Report: Syria's Assad building facility for the production of nuclear weapons - Jerusalem Post
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