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SYRIAN ARMY LIBERATES PART OF AL-MANSHIA DISTRICT IN DARAA

The Syrian Army has managed to liberate part of Al-Manshia neighborhood in Daraa city from terrorists of the Jabhat Fateh al-Sham group.


Photo: RIA Novosti / Mikhail Alayeddin

On Saturday, the Syrian Army managed to knock out terrorists of the Jabhat Fateh al-Sham (previously known as the al-Nusra Front) group from part of the territory of Al-Manshia neighborhood in the city of Daraa, the RIA Novosti news agency reported, citing an unnamed informed source at the scene.

According to the news agency’s source, currently, the government forces are conducting intense fighting in Daraa with armed formations of Jabhat Fateh al-Sham. The source also noted that the enemy is suffering significant losses in the manpower.

The city of Daraa, located to the south of Damascus near the border with Jordan, is controlled by the government forces. Illegal formations, mainly belonging to the Jabhat Fateh al-Sham terrorist group, hold a number of settlements, located to the north and west of Daraa, including …

TRUMP’S EX-ADVISOR FLYNN DISCUSSED EXTRADITION OF GULEN WITH TURKISH AUTHORITIES – WSJ

While mainstream media wrote that Flynn was a ‘Kremlin agent’, he actually was a Turkey’s lobbyist.


Michael Flynn, a former national security advisor of US President Donald Trump (Photo: AFP 2017 / Mandel Ngan)

Michael Flynn, a former national security advisor of US President Donald Trump, met with representatives of the Turkish government in September of the last year and discussed with them the issue of an extradition of an opposition Islamic preacher, Fethullah Gulen, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing a former head of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), James Woolsey, who attended the meeting.

According to the newspaper, Woolsey said that a possibility of Gulen’s sending to Turkey without a formal extradition process was discussed during the meeting. According to his words, the son-in-law of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu also attended the meeting.


“It seemed to be naive. I didn’t put a lot of credibility in it. This is a …

GROUP OF ARMED MEN BEHEADS 40 POLICEMEN IN CONGO

Militants of the Kamuina Nsapu group have beheaded 40 policemen in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.


Photo: AFP 2017 / Griff Tapper

A group of armed people has attacked the local police in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DR Congo) and beheaded 40 policemen, the Reuters news agency reported.

As a representative of the local authorities, Francois Kalamba, told the news agency, the militants of the Kamuina Nsapu group attacked policemen on Friday, when they were traveling along a road, located between the settlements of Tshikapa and Kananga.

“They were apprehended by the militia members and they decapitated about 40,” Kalamba told Reuters. He also noted that witnesses said the fighters spared the lives of six police officers because they spoke the local Tshiluba language.

The news agency added that the militants also stole weapons and a car from the police officers.

According to local officials, it was the deadliest attack on police since an insurgency erupted in the region last year…