ISIS claims responsibility for suicide bombing at Libya’s foreign ministry in Tripoli (PHOTOS)

The Islamic State terrorist group has claimed responsibility for suicide bomb attacks on Libya’s foreign ministry in Tripoli, which have left at least three people dead and over half-a-dozen injured. Three armed gunmen stormed the foreign ministry of Libya’s internationally recognized government in Tripoli on Tuesday morning, killing three employees and injuring at least ten […]

‘Peace and joy in 2019’: Iran’s foreign minister tweets Christmas congratulations

Iran’s foreign minister tweeted an English language Christmas message, wishing ‘peace and joy’ in 2019. Christians are free to practice in the Islamic republic, but promoting conversions from Islam are illegal. Zarif, who often sends political messages via twitter, and even argues with the US President (link), used a line from the Koran to congratulate […]

France is the 'sick man of Europe' while Poland is its 'bright spot', says Polish foreign minister

France is the new “sick man of Europe,” the foreign minister of Poland has said, citing Yellow Vest unrest and the recent jihadist attack in Strasbourg. Poland, on the other hand, is a “bright spot” of the continent, he said. France’s problems are hurting the whole region, Jacek Czaputowicz told TV channel Polsat News on […]

Russia’s own internet? Legislators plan to protect the country's web from foreign interference

Russian lawmakers have introduced legislation designed to reduce the country’s internet resources’ dependence on foreign infrastructure. The bill also envisions emergency measures in case the nation gets cut off the worldwide web. The legislation, submitted to the State Duma on Tuesday, has been drafted in the wake of the “aggressive nature of US cyber security […]

Alleged Russian agent Maria Butina reportedly pleads guilty to one charge of conspiring to act as a foreign agent

AP Photo Alleged Russian agent Maria Butina has reportedly pleaded guilty to one charge of conspiring to act as a foreign agent without registering with the Justice Department. Butina is suspected of trying to infiltrate the National Rifle Association and influence US policy toward Russia. The government’s complaint against Butina did not explicitly mention Trump’s […]

Ukraine is ‘constant problem to European Security’ – Greek alternate foreign minister

Kiev’s belligerent policies pose a “constant” security threat to Europe, Greece’s alternate foreign minister said, adding that the last thing Europe needs is another “hotspot of tension.” “It is true that Ukraine is a constant problem for the European Security System,” George Katrougalos told the Greek Kokkino radio broadcaster when asked to comment on the […]

VIDEO of Russian Foreign Intel Spetsnaz training shown for the 1st time on TV

Russian TV has offered a glimpse into the training of an elite special unit of the country’s Foreign Intelligence Service. The clip shows them storm a mock-up building, engage ‘terrorists’ in near darkness with sirens blaring. The footage of the SVR’s Spetsnaz unit training was run on Rossiya-1 as part of an extensive interview with […]