US plans for Syria include another 1,000 troops

The Levant News — Up to 1,000 additional US troops could deploy to northern Syria under provisional plans drawn up by the Pentagon, a US defense official said on Wednesday. The plans, which still need to be approved by President Donald Trump and Defense Secretary Jim Mattis, would mark a significant uptick in US boots …

South African minister: Israeli Army a ‘murderous machine’

The Levant News — The Israeli Foreign Ministry has called the South African ambassador to Israel to be officially reprimanded following statements made by two senior officials in the government accusing Israel of practicing an apartheid system, and describing the neutralized Palestinian terrorist killed by Elor Azaria as a helpless and innocent protester lying on …

How to stop the CIA from hacking your TV?

SAMSUNG smart TVs are vulnerable to a CIA hack codenamed Weeping Angel, the WikLeaks Vault 7 files claim. But how can you stop your TV form being hacked? By REISS SMITH for Express — WikiLeaks has released Year Zero, the first part of a new series of leaks on the US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA). …

Saudi police kill suspected ISIS militant

The Levant News – Saudi security forces killed a suspected ISIS militant when he pulled a gun on a patrol in the capital Riyadh, the Interior Ministry said on Wednesday. The patrol was trying to check a complaint on Tuesday evening that a resident of a flat in the capital’s al-Rayyan district had joined ISIS. …