Middle East & North Africa

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The rulers of the two most powerful authoritarian regimes in the Middle East are launching major wars to reconfigure the Middle East. Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu has declared war by proxy on Iran, Turkish President Erodoğan has launched a major war against the Kurdish people and their aspirations for a Kurdish state.

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Life has become a bleak vision for us, something we fantasise about. And that is how it’s like to be in a war. We can listen to our hearts beating heavily as the bombardment begins,

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Washington is overtly supporting the Iraqi Shiite government, while covertly training, arming and funding the Sunni Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS). Supporting the influx of terrorist brigades into Iraq is an act of foreign aggression by the US and its allies

The USAF B-2 Spirit Stealth Bomber: "An Instrument of Peace"...

Tactical nuclear weapons or so-called “mini-nukes” are bunker buster bombs equipped with a nuclear warhead. Their explosive capacity (e.g. the B61-11) varies between one third and six times a Hiroshima bomb.

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Cameron Ennobles Director of British Israel Lobby, 100,000 British Citizens Demand Netanyahu’s Arrest for War Crimes By Anthony Bellchambers, August 30, 2015
IRAN ACCUSED OF BEING BEHIND 9/11 ATTACKS.
Since 9-11 America’s Insane Foreign Policy — Continued Under Obama — Has Killed a Million and Created ISIS By Nicolas J. S. Davies, August 30, 2015
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Syrian War-Islamic State (ISIS) Creation Timeline By Kevin Borge, August 29, 2015
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The Refugees are the Victims of US-NATO led Wars: The Migrants’ “Long March” across the Balkans to Western Europe By Andrew Korybko, August 29, 2015
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Behind the US Congress’ “Disagreements” over the Iran Nuclear Deal By Prof. Ismael Hossein-Zadeh, August 29, 2015
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“Jesus Was Black”, Reveal Newly Found Manuscript By Bob Flanagan, August 28, 2015
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4,500 killed in Yemen in 150 Days of Saudi-led bombing By Ben Norton, August 28, 2015
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The ‘Inclusive Iraq’ Scheme: The Proper Solution for Saving Iraq and the Region By The Association of Muslim Scholars in Iraq, August 28, 2015
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Washington Siding with Tel Aviv, Obama Caving into the pro-Israel Lobby, Breaching Iran Nuclear Deal? By Stephen Lendman, August 28, 2015
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EU and Iran Demand a “Nuclear Free Middle East” as AIPAC-Funded Congress Supports “Nuclear-Armed Israel” a Global Weapons Supplier By Anthony Bellchambers, August 28, 2015
Smoke on a Bridge: Lebanon Awaits a Verdict
“Beirut is Burning”: Lebanon – What If It Fell? By Andre Vltchek, August 28, 2015
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JPMorgan Hires as Financial Adviser a Notorious 4-Star General, Former Commander In Iraq By Claire Bernish, August 27, 2015
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The Pentagon’s Dangerous Game with Terrorists: Training Syrian Opposition “Jihadists” to Fight the ISIS By George Koplan, August 27, 2015
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Iran Envisages Buying Russian Superjet Passenger Plane Amidst Western Economic Sanctions. Official By Press TV, August 27, 2015
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Fifty Refugees Die in Ship’s Hold in New Mediterranean Migrant Tragedy By Robert Stevens, August 27, 2015
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Israeli Nukes Are Finally Newsworthy– As US Government Both Releases and Gags Information By Philip Weiss and Grant Smith, August 27, 2015
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Israel is “Targeting Christian-Palestinian Communities in the West Bank”. Confiscating Lives, One Hectare at a Time By Noreen Sadik, August 27, 2015
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“Responsibility to Destroy” (R2D): Total War in Yemen, Humanitarian Catastrophe, Ignored by Western Media By Tony Cartalucci, August 27, 2015
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US Intelligence Confirms US “Deliberately Helping ISIS”: “Bomb the Kurds Not ISIS”. Ron Paul By Rep. Ron Paul and Daniel McAdams, August 27, 2015
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“Jihadist” Terrorists Are An Instrument of Israeli Aggression: Syria President al-Assad By Hazem Sabbagh, Mazen Eyon, and H. Said, August 26, 2015
Smoke on a Bridge: Lebanon Awaits a Verdict
US- Israeli Attempted “Color Revolution” in Lebanon? By Stephen Lendman, August 26, 2015
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Israel’s “Thug Diplomat” at the UN. A Cruel Joke on the International Community By Jonathan Cook, August 26, 2015
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Netanyahu Sidelined As UK Re-Opens British Embassy in Teheran By Anthony Bellchambers, August 26, 2015
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85,000 Petition British Parliament to Demand Arrest of Netanyahu on War Crime Charges By Anthony Bellchambers, August 26, 2015
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Racism and Apartheid: Better to Be a Dog Than Bedouin in Israel By Jonathan Cook, August 26, 2015
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Which U.S. Senators Really Want War on Iran By David Swanson, August 26, 2015
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“Jihadist” Terrorists operating in Syria are Agents of Israel: Assad By Press TV, August 25, 2015
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Macedonian Government Cracks Down on Refugees By Markus Salzmann, August 25, 2015
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Lebanon’s Future Is on the Line, and It Directly Affects Syria By Andrew Korybko, August 25, 2015
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The Infamous Balfour Declaration: Palestinian Legal Action against Britain in Egyptian Court By Emir Nader, August 25, 2015
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The Migration Crisis: Victims of Western Wars Forced to Flee Their Countries By Amari Roos, August 25, 2015
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Unrest in Arabia: What is Behind the Saudi War on Yemen? By Mahdi Darius Nazemroaya, August 24, 2015
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How “Liberalism” Creates Islam as its Enemy By Yasmin Nair, August 24, 2015
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Russian Army Engages in Syria, Supplies Weapons, Advisors and Intelligence By Thierry Meyssan, August 24, 2015
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U.S. Provides Cover for Use of Banned Weapons in Yemen By Thalif Deen, August 24, 2015
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Religious Eugenics: Saudi Arabia’s Frightening New Movement in the Middle East By Catherine Shakdam, August 24, 2015
ALL OUT WAR? If Israel fires single missile at Iran... Tehran Threatens Retaliation against Israel in the Case of an Attack
Israeli Army Blocked Netanyahu’s Plans to Attack Iran: Former Defense Minister Ehud Barak By Middle East Eye, August 24, 2015
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Palestine, “Dying of Thirst”. The Drought is Deliberately Inflicted by Israel By Laith Shakir, August 24, 2015
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Syrian Army Shoots Down Israeli Fighter Jet over Quneitra By Fars News Agency, August 23, 2015
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Famine Stalks Yemen. “Growing Catastrophic Food Crisis” By Stephen Lendman, August 23, 2015
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Syria Shoots Down Israeli Warplane F-16 Bomber, Using Russian S-300 Air Defense System By Ziad Fadel, August 23, 2015
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Obama’s “Fake War” against the Islamic State (ISIS). The Islamic State is Protected by the US and its Allies By Prof Michel Chossudovsky, August 23, 2015
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Hillary Clinton: “If I’m President, We Will Attack Iran” By Stephen Lendman, August 22, 2015
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Obama’s “Moderate Terrorists”: US Trained and Funded Syrian Rebel Force Division 30 By Yalla La Barra, August 22, 2015
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The Infamous Ghouta Chemical Weapons Attack, Two Years on: All Out War on Syria Is Still “The Main Course for US” By Eric Draitser, August 22, 2015
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Four Million Muslims Killed In US-NATO Wars: Should We Call It Genocide? By Kit O'Connell, August 22, 2015
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Pentagon Doctrine: “War is Peace”. “Dropping Nuclear Bombs on the Middle East Will Bring Peace” By Timothy Alexander Guzman, August 22, 2015
THE "SYRIAN SCENARIO": What Is Really Going On In Syria: An Insider Report
Syria: The Douma Market Attack outside Damascus: Another Fabricated Pretext for US-NATO Military Intervention? By Eric Draitser, August 21, 2015
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Hamas Rejects Tony Blair’s Offer of A UK Visit for Gaza Negotiations By David Hearst, August 21, 2015
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Turkey is Looting and Destroying Aleppo, Syrian Industrialists Seek International Justice By Fehim Taştekin, August 21, 2015
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Israel Bombs Syria. Is This A Prelude towards a Full Scale War? By Stephen Lendman, August 21, 2015
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Barack Obama: The Nobel Peace Prize Winner Who Bombed Seven Countries By Mint Press, August 21, 2015
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Porter Goss – from CIA Director to Turkey’s Advisor and Lobbyist By Harut Sassounian, August 21, 2015
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Museum In Palestine To Open On Nakba Day 2016 By Palestinian Museum, August 21, 2015
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Beheaded Syrian Scholar Refused to Lead ISIS Terrorists to Hidden Palmyra Antiquities By Kareem Shaheen and Ian Black, August 20, 2015
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Video: Israelis Celebrate Child Slaughter Outside Hunger Striker’s Hospital By The Electronic Intifada, August 20, 2015
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Did Iranian Weapons Kill Americans? Another Phony Argument against a Deal with Iran By Philip Giraldi, August 20, 2015
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Yemen Faces Humanitarian Crisis as US-backed Assault Continues By Niles Williamson, August 20, 2015
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The World After The Washington-Teheran Agreement By Thierry Meyssan, August 20, 2015
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Insouciance Rules The West. The Insanity of Government Policy By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts, August 20, 2015
VIDEO: BBC Defends Decision to Censor the Word "Palestine"
The BBC “Saving Syria’s Children” Documentary: Staged Events, Fake Video Footage By Robert Stuart, August 20, 2015
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ISIS in Afghanistan: Proxy War against Iran and China By Eric Draitser, August 19, 2015
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Soft Coup in Iran: Western Allies Coerce Iran Into Capitulating Its Nuclear Program By Prof. Akbar E. Torbat, August 19, 2015
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“New Silk Road” and Iran’s Potential as “Energy Disruptor”. Polar Reorientation In the Middle East By Andrew Korybko, August 19, 2015
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New York Times Mocks Palestinian Hunger Striker Near Death By Stephen Lendman, August 19, 2015
Israeli President Shimon Peres (R) shakes hand with Tony Blair, Special Envoy of the Quartet on the Middle East, at the start of their meeting to push for an end to the violence around Gaza, at the presidential compound in Jerusalem on November 19, 2012. AFP PHOTO/GALI TIBBON
The Corporate Funding of Tony Blair, Illegal Israeli Settlements and Islamophobia By Sarah Marusek and David Miller, August 19, 2015
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Syria: Palmyra Archaeology Researcher Beheaded by ISIS. Who Was Behind this Criminal Act? By Syrian Arab Republic - Minister of Culture, August 19, 2015
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Outrage at Israeli Plan to Build on Historic Muslim Cemetery By Jonathan Cook, August 19, 2015
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Gaza-Israel Negotiations to Be Mediated by Renowned War Criminal Tony Blair By PNN, August 18, 2015
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Are the US and its Allies Contemplating Another Bombing Campaign against Libya? By Abayomi Azikiwe, August 18, 2015
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Egyptian Military Regime Adopts Draconian “Anti-terrorism” Legislation By Johannes Stern, August 18, 2015
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Iraq Chilcot Inquiry: Complete Whitewash of the “Tony Blair Regime”? Ongoing Criminality of Her Majesty’s Government, By Felicity Arbuthnot, August 18, 2015
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Netanyahu, the Nuclear Zionist Committed to “A Greater Israel” Threatens the UN By Anthony Bellchambers, August 18, 2015
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Israel Planning Ground Operations in Syria? US-NATO-Israel Plans to Balkanize Syria, Redraw the Map of the Middle East By Stephen Lendman, August 17, 2015
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Neocons to Americans: Trust Us Again. “Marching in Lockstep with Israeli Hardliners against Iran” By Robert Parry, August 17, 2015
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Pentagon Trains “Moderate” Syrian Rebel Army. $500 Million to Train 60 Rebels. Where Did the Money Go? By Joel Veldkamp, August 17, 2015
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Polar Reorientation In the Middle East. The Russia-Saudi Relationship By Andrew Korybko, August 17, 2015
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Longtime Iraq War Opponent Jeremy Corbyn Has War Criminal Tony Blair Running Scared By Lindsey German, August 16, 2015
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US-Iran Relations: Towards a Polar Reorientation In the Middle East? By Andrew Korybko, August 16, 2015
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The Iran Deal: A Triumph of Irrationality By Prof. Yakov M. Rabkin, August 16, 2015