Pentagon Seeks $300 Million in Weapons for 65,000 US-Backed Forces in Syria

Pentagon Seeks $300 Million in Weapons for 65,000 US-Backed Forces in Syria

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May 4, 2018 at 10:49 pmWritten by Jason Ditz (ANTIWAR.COM) — While US “relief funds” are frozen in Syria, the Pentagon continues to seek massive amounts of funding for its military operations in the country. This includes a request for $300 million in weapons to give to “partner forces” in Syria. This amounts to enough arms for 65,000…

Dramatic Drone Footage Shows Fountains of Lava Erupting From Hawaiian Volcano

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(ZHE) — Hawaii’s Mount Kilauea volcano has erupted, sending ash miles into the sky and spewing fountains of lava in a residential area which has been captured on stunning drone footage. The eruption of Mount Kilauea caused a mass evacuation in the residential area of Leilani estates, with the the drone showing lava oozing through a local…

Yemeni Rebels Begin Attacking Saudi Oil Infrastructure: You Know What That Means

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(ANTIMEDIA) — The Houthi rebels in Yemen, officially known as Ansurallah, have vowed to intensify rocket attacks on Saudi Arabia’s critical oil infrastructure, warning that they are now manufacturing their own ballistic missiles to achieve those aims, the Financial Times reports. The threat comes at a time when Houthi attacks on Saudi Arabia have begun to increase. Just this…

Future of the White Helmets Uncertain After US Reportedly Cuts Off Funding

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(TIM) — The group known as the White Helmets has reportedly stopped receiving funds from the US government, according to CBS News. The White Helmets, formally known as the Syrian Civil Defense, have reportedly not received funds from the US in recent weeks, leaving the controversial group uncertain of how a “long-term or permanent halt” in funding…

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