Turkish Middlemen Sold Daesh Stolen Oil To Europe

Turkish middlemen are selling some of illegal oil they purchase from Daesh, also known as ISIL, to European countries, including Great Britain and Italy, expert Mustafa Tekik asserted. Oil and petroleum products are transported to Turkey through a wide network of middlemen. "It is well-known that some [Turkish] businessmen are involved in reselling oil, smuggled by Daesh,

Daesh Making Money From Stolen Oil

In a special report for the LA Times, special correspondent Nabih Bulos took a look into how exactly Daesh (ISIL/ISIS) makes money off the trade of stolen Syrian and Iraqi oil. The journalist found that to a large extent, Daesh depends on local residents, their former livelihoods destroyed, who extract

Japan, India Nuclear Cooperation Deal

NEW DELHI (Sputnik) – Japan and India clinched a deal on peaceful use of civil nuclear power, the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced Saturday. Tokyo and New Delhi signed agreements on peaceful use of nuclear power and on the construction of a 500-kilometer railway linking the western Indian cities of Mumbai and

Pakistani Shia Fighters Recruited By Iran

BEIRUT: For years, websites linked to Iran’s Revolutionary Guard have posted articles eulogizing Shia fighters who die in Syria. But two men heralded last month for dying to defend a shrine near Damascus were different from most martyrs given such treatment in the past: they were Pakistanis. The men were part of

India Share Intelligence About The IS Militant Group

WASHINGTON— India’s policy on assisting the international efforts to combat the Islamic State remains unchanged, and the country is ready to contribute further under any UN-approved program, Indian Defense Minister Manohar Parrikar said in a joint press conference with US Defense Secretary Ashton Carter on Thursday. "No changes in that policy. While we are sharing intelligence, we believe that

Ukraine To Become Gas Exporter in 10 Years

KIEV– According to Sputnik News, Ukraine will turn from a gas importer to a gas exporter in 10 years, Ukrainian Prime Minster Arseniy Yatsenyuk said Friday. "Our goal is that over the next 10 years to be released from imported natural gas, increase our own extraction, and become a completely energy independent country. In 10 years, Ukraine

Russia Accuses Erdogan Of Profiting From Isis Oil Trade

Russia's deputy defence minister has accused Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his family of personally profiting from oil trade with Isis militants. The accusations follow Turkey's downing of a Russian warplane at the Syrian border last week, the first time a Nato member shot down a Russian aircraft in more

Daesh Militias Surf Internet

European satellite operators – probably unintentionally – give terrorists an opportunity to upload propaganda, exchange information and possibly even prepare terrorist attacks, German magazine Spiegel Online reported. Islamic State militants (also known as ISIL or Daesh militants) located in Syria and Iraq are gaining access to the Internet using opportunities offered by European satellite operators,

US Deployed F-15C Fighter Jets To Turkey

  The US Air Force is deploying up to a dozen of US F-15C Eagle fighter jets to Turkey. And although the Pentagon announced that the deployment is to ‘ensure the safety’ of America’s NATO allies, the move is seen by some as a counter to Russia’s airstrikes in Syria. On October

Former British PM Admits ‘Mistakes’

Tony Blair has moved to prepare the ground for the publication of the Chilcot enquiry into the Iraq war by offering a qualified apology for the use of misleading intelligence and the failure to prepare for the aftermath of the invasion. In an interview with Fareed Zakaria on CNN, the former British