Tagged: Middle East

Suicide bombers plan to assassinate Putin in Iran

Suicide bombers plan to assassinate Putin in Iran

Russian security services claim that they have uncovered a plan by a group of suicide bombers to assassinate Russian President Putin during his visit to Iran later this week. Advisors have informed Putin of...

Georgia to send 2,000 soldiers to Iraq

Georgia to send 2,000 soldiers to Iraq

Georgia is to more than double the size of its forces in Iraq, from 850 to 2,000.  The increase will make Georgia the fourth largest contributor of troops to the Coalition in Iraq, behind the US, UK...

Iran training Chechens to fight in Russia

Iran training Chechens to fight in Russia

Oh, this is going to just thrill the boys at the Kremlin – Iran is training Chechens in terror techniques: Iran is secretly training Chechen rebels in sophisticated terror techniques to enable them to...

Running to stand still

Running to stand still

Window on the Arab World notes that neither Russia nor Syria have been paying attention in history class, and are still stuck in a timewarp of ultra-realist international politics. So instead of recognizing the...

Russia accused of removing WMDs from Iraq

Russia accused of removing WMDs from Iraq

Note (added 29/10/04): Shaw’s claims (below) have been rejected by the White House and the Pentagon. John A Shaw, America’s Deputy Undersecretary for International Technology Security, is behind the remarkable claim that Russian special...