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Real targets of US-led strike were Syrian airfields, not research centers – MoD

The US-led missile strike against Syria on Saturday targeted research centers and military facilities, including airfields, Russia’s Defense Ministry said, adding that none have received severe damage thanks to the air defenses. “The real targets of the attacks of the US, Britain and France on April 14 were not only Barzah and Jaramani research facilities, but also Syrian military infrastructure, ...

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Trump wanted to bomb Russian & Iranian targets amid Syria strikes – report

President Donald Trump reportedly favored bombing Russian and Iranian targets in Syria, before Pentagon chief James Mattis talked the US leader out of it. Trump discussed three military options for Syria last week with his revamped national security team, led by Bush-era hawk John Bolton, the Wall Street Journal reported on Saturday, citing sources familiar with White House decision-making. Read ...

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Israel strikes ‘Hamas targets’ in Gaza

The IDF has struck Hamas targets in the northern Gaza strip, in response to an attempted border breach and infiltration by Palestinians, the Israeli military confirmed. The IDF attack, which targeted a Hamas military compound, comes as retaliation for an attempted sabotage of the border fence by a group of Palestinians, who allegedly tried to enter Israeli territory with an ...

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Skype targets podcasters and live streamers with a new feature for recording video calls

Microsoft is hoping to capitalize on the popularity of podcasts and videos to make Skype more appealing to content creators. The company is now testing a new “Skype for Content Creators” mode for its desktop app that will allow creators to place and record calls using Skype software, which can either be streamed live or imported into other apps for ...

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Street artist Sabo targets Facebook with posters mocking Zuckerberg

Mark Zuckerberg has been targeted by conservative street artist Sabo, with anti-Facebook posters springing up across New York City amid the ongoing Cambridge Analytica data mining scandal. Fake street signs reading ‘Caution, Facebook sells your data’ and posters warning ‘You can’t watch your kids 24/7, but we can’ were put up around Times Square and other busy New York locations. ...

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Iraq’s Sinjar & Syria’s Tal Rifaat next targets of Turkish military op – Erdogan

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has announced the launch of a new military operation against Kurdish militants in Iraqi Sinjar. He also vowed to take over the Kurdish-controlled town of Tal Rifaat in northern Aleppo, Syria. “We’ve eliminated 3,747 terrorists [in Syria’s Afrin],” Erdogan said on Sunday, adding that Ankara has now begun an operation against the Kurdish militants in ...

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‘Malevolent’ Moscow targets UK energy infrastructure… with tanker of gas to help beleaguered Brits

Weeks after Britain’s defense secretary accused Russia of planning attacks on power stations that could murder “thousands,” Moscow has made its move – by sending gas to help out after the UK’s supplies were hit by cold weather. There’s blanket coverage in the British media about how Russia is helping out amid a possible gas shortage as a result of ...

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'Kremlin List' randomly targets Russian business competition – Finance Minister Siluanov

The US Treasury cast a wide net to blacklist all prominent Russian businessmen without distinction, Russian Finance Minister Anton Siluanov told RT. “I don’t even understand on which criteria this list could be formed,” said the minister, who has also been included on the US Treasury’s blacklist. Read more According to Siluanov, none of the American sanctions, including the latest ones, ...

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ICE to use thousands of license plate readers on ‘hot list’ targets

Federal immigration agents will soon have access to an automatic camera system that can locate and track vehicles in real time. Civil rights advocates worry the technology will be used against Americans. US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) will be able to track billions of license plates with the help of a third-party vendor that specializes in license plate reader ...

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Turkey fires barrage of missiles on Kurdish-held targets in Syria (VIDEO)

Video footage has emerged showing an intense Turkish missile assault on Kurdish-held positions in Afrin, Syria as part of Ankara’s ‘Operation Olive Branch.’ The footage, posted online by RT’s agency Ruptly, shows missiles flying over military vehicles, leaving behind heavy clouds of smoke. Sunday’s ground-to-ground strike forms part of a broad attack on Kurdish fighters in northern Syria launched on ...

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