Zero Hedge | Russia is making not only its increasing support for Assad known, but also that it is in Syria.
London Telegraph | Islamic extremists in Germany are trying to recruit Syrian refugees to their cause.
Reuters | The highest bracket of capital gains tax would be raised by 1 percentage point.
RT | The US and its allies have carried out 6700 airstrikes at an expense of nearly $4 billion.
Zero Hedge | On Wednesday, Jean-Claude Juncker unveiled Europe’s preliminary “plan” to try and cope with the massive influx of asylum seekers fleeing the violence in war-torn Syria.
Sputnik | Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) announced on its Internet-only magazine a list of assassination targets including significant US entrepreneurs and economists, NBC News reported.
AP | Warsaw Deputy Mayor Jaroslaw Jozwiak said Wednesday that the organizers of the protest had used the “language of hatred” to justify it.
Reuters | Russia confirmed that it had military experts on the ground in Syria.
Pamela Geller | “It’s very difficult, but if all these refugees come to Europe or elsewhere, then Daesh has won the game,” said French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius.
BBC News | Syrian rebels linked to al-Qaeda have seized control of a key airbase in the north-western province of Idlib after a long battle, Syrian state TV says.
The Moscow Times |
RT | Russia and Belarus are also setting up a joint air defense system.
Truth Revolt | Tension has been rising on the island.
Pamela Geller | This is immigration jihad.
UK Daily Mail | Threatening security, Home Office warns.
Washington Free Beacon | Routinely photographed by Iranians for intelligence purposes.
London Independent | Mohammed Emwazi, known as Jihadi John, is among around 10 jihadists on the hit-list, which also included the two British men killed by RAF drone attack.
RT | Germany is once again in the midst of massive anti-immigration rallies, which are often met with counter-marches, dividing the country in two.
RT | An Iraqi woman has taken revenge on the Islamic State commander who forced her into sex slavery, killing him near the city of Mosul.
AFP | Europe’s borders are near breaking point.
Washington Post | Papal power, Burke warned, “is not absolute.”
BBC News | Germany can cope with at least 500,000 asylum-seekers a year for several years, Vice Chancellor Sigmar Gabriel has said.
Zero Hedge | With every day that we get closer to the all-out Syrian war.
AFP | Russia has recently intensified snap checks of its military might.
CNN | Pentagon spokesman Jeff Davis confirmed the sighting to CNN on Monday.
Jim Hoft | The immigrants were upset about their living conditions and the failure of authorities to issue residence permits.
RT | A massive fireball, believed to be a meteorite, has fallen on Thailand.
CNN | She wants to do her job without serving alcohol in accordance with her Islamic faith.
Kit Daniels | The truth about the crisis in Syria and Europe.
Zero Hedge | “The Russians have been there a long time.”
Michael Krieger | If you have any interest in geopolitics whatsoever, you need to be paying very close attention to the complete and total shit show that is Turkey.
Bill Gertz | High-tech spy vessel carries cable-cutting gear, mini-subs.
Reuters | Two European countries are exploring the possibility of erecting towering steel security fences along parts of their borders.
Sputnik | The wing fragment was found on the coast of Reunion on July 29 and identified as a “flaperon” of a Boeing 777 a few days later.
London Guardian | Train was first to leave Budapest since police blockade ended while move raises concern people were taken to refugee camp.
Eric Zuesse | Russia’s President Vladimir Putin has apparently decided to establish in Syria a military base.
Michael Krieger | Chinese warships were seen off the coast of Alaska for the first time ever.
Michael Snyder | Russian President Vladimir Putin has introduced legislation that would deal a tremendous blow to the U.S. dollar.
Charles Hugh Smith | China’s double-bind is especially instructive.
Louder With Crowder | RACIST.
RT | Already, the mission has conducted several recent strikes.
London Independent | Germany has urged counties to accept binding quotas of refugees but the proposal has been rejected by several eastern European states.
Daily Beast | To take down the so-called Islamic State in Syria, the influential former head of the CIA wants to co-opt jihadists from America’s arch foe.
Tony Cartalucci | ISIS is not sustaining its fighting capacity from within Iraq or Syria, but rather through supply lines that lead to and from adjacent nations.
Zero Hedge | Would Putin abandon his protege?
The Daily Sheeple | For the third time this month, the Chinese have witnessed a massive chemical explosion in one of their cities.
Gateway Pundit | There are nearly 4 million Syrian refugees in five host countries.
London Independent | Bombing reportedly left 15 civilians – including six children – dead.
RT | Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop has called for more European countries to join airstrikes against Islamic State, claiming that bombing will relieve the refugee crisis.
Zero Hedge | “There may be hazardous substances dating from the Second World War in the hidden train, which I’m convinced exists.”