Middle East & North Africa

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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.

Yemen RT Op-Edge

Everything about the war on Yemen is a smokescreen. Concealed behind the smoke is a tale of geopolitics and petro-politics that aims to control the Bab-el-Mandeb Strait and the Gulf of Aden.

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U.S. Agrees To Act As Terrorist Bodyguard; Open To Attacking Assad Forces By Brandon Turbeville, August 04, 2015
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The Turkish Mission: Reining in the Kurds. Continued Covert Support to ISIS By Binoy Kampmark, August 04, 2015
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British SAS Special Forces “Dressed Up as ISIS Rebels” Fighting Assad in Syria By Stephen Lendman, August 04, 2015
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The Truth Behind Turkey’s Dual Offensive against Iraq and Syria By Andrew Korybko, August 04, 2015
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USA, Turkey and Israel Act As Air Force for The Islamic State Terrorists (ISIS) By Washington's Blog, August 04, 2015
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World War II and the Holocaust: An Unspeakable Truth, Israel’s Vested Interest in Fueling German Guilt By Polina Garaev, August 04, 2015
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US Airstrikes Kill Hundreds of Civilians in Syria and Iraq By Stephen Lendman, August 04, 2015
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AIPAC Taking US Members of Congress to Israel in Effort to Sabotage Iran Deal By Ben Norton, August 04, 2015
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War By Deception: Obama Reboots Old ‘No Fly Zone’ Scam, Bombing For Regime Change in Syria By 21st Century Wire, August 04, 2015
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Taking Sides In Syrian Civil War. Obama Authorizes Airstrikes ‘To Defend’ US-Trained Jihadist Rebels By RT, August 04, 2015
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After Baby’s Murder, Israeli Sniper Kills Another Palestinian Child By Budour Youssef Hassan, August 04, 2015
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Amnesty International Report Details Israeli War Crimes in 2014 Bombing of Rafah By Jean Shaoul, August 03, 2015
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Washington Stunned by Attack on US Mercenaries in Syria By Bill Van Auken, August 03, 2015
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UK Labour Party Leadership Candidate Jeremy Corbyn Backs Boycott of Israeli Universities Involved in Arms Research By Asa Winstanley, August 03, 2015
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US-NATO’s “Terrorist Foot Soldiers”: Obama Orders Airstrikes to Defend ISIS in Syria By Stephen Lendman, August 03, 2015
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The Fake War on ISIS: US and Turkey Escalate in Syria By Eric Draitser, August 03, 2015
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Understanding “Oil Qaeda”. Using “Terrorism” as a Pretext to Wage War on Oil Rich Countries By Kevin Ryan, August 02, 2015
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Turkey Expands Military Campaign in Syria and Iraq By South Front, August 02, 2015
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The US Hand in the Syrian Mess By Jonathan Marshall, August 02, 2015
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Russian Brokered High Level Syria-Saudi Arabia Discussions: Al Assad’s Security Adviser meets Saudi Deputy Crown Prince By Ghassan Kadi, August 01, 2015
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Erodoğan and Netanyahu Declare War By Prof. James Petras, August 01, 2015
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What Happened? Israeli Settlers Burned Palestinian Infant to Death By Stephen Lendman, August 01, 2015
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Top Wall Street Journal Editor Plots with Pro-Israel Group to Thwart Iran Deal By Telesur, August 01, 2015
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Hollow Israeli Sorrow Over Palestinian Baby Immolation by Jewish Settlers By Stephen Lendman, August 01, 2015
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Iraq: Widespread Use of Torture and Ill-Treatment By Hans von Sponeck, August 01, 2015
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Asylum Seekers and Migrants to the EU are the Victims of US-NATO-EU Wars By Geneva International Centre for Justice, August 01, 2015
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Obama’s “Safe Zone” in Syria Will Inflame the War Zone By Shamus Cooke, July 31, 2015
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Turkey Supports ISIS. … Now Declares “War Against ISIS”, But Instead Bombs Its Political Rival, Which Is the Most Effective Force Fighting ISIS By Washington's Blog, July 31, 2015
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The Politics of Betrayal: Obama Backstabs Kurds to Appease Turkey By Mike Whitney, July 31, 2015
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Right-wing Israeli Fanatic Stabs Six at Gay Rights Parade By Bill Van Auken, July 31, 2015
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Yemen, Map of War: Saudi Offensive, Resistance and Counter-Attacks by Yemeni Forces By South Front, July 31, 2015
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Libya: Protests against Death Sentences for Saif and other Qaddafi Government Officials By Dr. Christof Lehmann, July 31, 2015
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A US-Turkey Sponsored “Islamic State Free Zone” within Syria By Devon Douglas-Bowers, July 30, 2015
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A “No-Fly Zone” by Any Other Name – The “ISIL-Free Zone” in Syria By Brandon Turbeville, July 30, 2015
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The Official 9/11 Cover-Up. Then NSA Director General Hayden Told a Lie, and It’s a Whopper By William A. Blunden, July 30, 2015
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Obama’s Africa Hypocrisy By Margaret Kimberley, July 30, 2015
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Multi-Deaths Again, Al Qaeda Leaders “Have Nine Lives”. “Taliban Leader Mullah Omar, the Man of Many Lives and Many Changes” By Binoy Kampmark, July 30, 2015
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Washington’s Worldwide Spying: Incongruities in the News By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts, July 30, 2015
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Before they Vote in Congress, US Lawmakers to Meet Netanyahu in Israel over Iran Agreement By Press TV, July 30, 2015
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Israel Intentionally Killed Civilians After Soldier’s Capture in Gaza — Amnesty By Rania Khalek, July 30, 2015
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Amnesty International: Israel Committed War Crimes During Rafah ‘Carnage’ By Middle East Monitor, July 29, 2015
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American Jews Support Iran Deal (So Do Israeli Defense Experts) By Washington's Blog, July 29, 2015
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Saudi-GCC Alliance Continues to Bomb Yemen By Abayomi Azikiwe, July 29, 2015
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American Jews and Israeli Defense Experts Support Iran Deal By Washington's Blog, July 29, 2015
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Western Official Confirms Turkey-ISIL Secret Oil Business By Global Research News, July 29, 2015
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Haitians Mark Centennial of First U.S. Military Occupation of Haiti By Kim Ives, July 29, 2015
A US chopper landed in areas under the control of the ISIL terrorist group in Western Iraq and flew away to an unknown destination with several ISIL commanders on board minutes later, Iraqi intelligence sources disclosed on Monday.
Pentagon Directly Supports the “Islamic State”: US Air Force Provides Air Transport for ISIS Leaders in Iraq. “US Weapons and Foodstuff for the Terrorists” By Fars News Agency, July 29, 2015
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Balkanizing Syria, Buffer Zone in Northern Syria. Redrawing the Middle East Map By Stephen Lendman, July 29, 2015
Pentagon Paints Bleak Picture of Afghanistan War as More Civilians Die
The Afghanistan Map Of War By South Front, July 29, 2015
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Libyan Kangaroo Court Sentences Gaddafi’s Son and Others to Die By Bill Van Auken, July 29, 2015
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Are the U.S. and Allies Getting Too Cozy With Al Qaeda’s Affiliate in Syria? By Zaigham Kabir, July 29, 2015
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“Terrorism” from Damascus’ Perspective. Bashar al Assad By Bashar al Assad, July 29, 2015
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Top ICC Official Bowing to Israeli, US pressure: Lead Counsel for Victims of Israeli Attack on the Mavi Marmara By Ali Abunimah, July 29, 2015
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Making Sense of the Iran Nuclear Deal: Geopolitical Implications By Prof. Ismael Hossein-Zadeh, July 29, 2015
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Hezbollah’s Nasrallah Urges Resistance Against Israeli Lawlessness By Stephen Lendman, July 29, 2015
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Towards a Russia China Iran Axis? Iran to become Full Member of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) By Press TV, July 29, 2015
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Israeli Soldiers Shot Hundreds of Palestinian Children with Live Ammunition: The Devastating Impact of Life After an Injury By Ali Abunimah, July 28, 2015
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Why I Support the BDS Movement Against Israel By Chris Hedges, July 28, 2015
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Unprecedented Human Suffering in Yemen. Evidence of US-Saudi War Crimes Confirmed by ICRC By Stephen Lendman, July 28, 2015
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The March to War: Fighting ISIL is a Smokescreen for US Mobilization against Syria, Iran By Mahdi Darius Nazemroaya, July 28, 2015
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Turkey’s Call For “Safe Zones” In Syria Are Based On Problem Turkey Helped Create By Brandon Turbeville, July 28, 2015
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Israeli General Likens Israel’s Attack on Gaza Towers to 9/11 Attack: The Significance of Destroying a ‘Symbol’ By Dan Cohen, July 27, 2015
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German Economics Minister Rushes to Exploit Business Opportunities in Iran By Johannes Stern, July 27, 2015
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Israel Sees Nazism in Mirror it Mistakes for Window By David Swanson, July 27, 2015
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US-backed Saudi Airstrikes in Yemen Kill 120 Civilians in One Night By Thomas Gaist, July 27, 2015
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Israel Affirms Palestinian Ownership Of Susiya Village, But Continues With Demolition Plan By IMEMC, July 27, 2015
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Criminal Negligence and Arguably the Most Manipulated Congress in U.S. History By Anthony Bellchambers, July 27, 2015
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Syria: America’s “Inherent Resolve” to Destroy Another Sovereign Nation. By Felicity Arbuthnot, July 26, 2015
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British Arms Sales to Israel in Support of Attacks on Gaza By Ryvka Barnard, July 26, 2015
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Israeli Attack on Al-Aqsa Mosque, 10 Wounded By PNN, July 26, 2015
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Israel Attacks Islam’s Third Holiest Site By Stephen Lendman, July 26, 2015
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“Islamic State” Terrorists and Syria’s Humanitarian Crisis. The City of Aleppo By Vanessa Beeley, July 26, 2015
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US To Sell Saudis 355 Missiles to be Used in the War on Yemen By Press TV, July 26, 2015
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Saudia Arabian Airstrike Kills 120 Civilians as War in Yemen Rages By Jon Queally, July 26, 2015
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Spying on America “Out of Love for Israel”: Jonathan Pollard’s Release Imminent? By Stephen Lendman, July 26, 2015
Iran: War or Privatization: All Out War or "Economic Conquest"?
Iran: War or Privatization: All Out War or “Economic Conquest”? By Prof Michel Chossudovsky, July 26, 2015
The Military-Industrial Complex is Ruining the Economy
Understanding the U.S. War State. “Watching the War Crime Unfold” By Prof. John McMurtry, July 26, 2015
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The Iran Deal Reality By Margaret Kimberley, July 25, 2015
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Turkey Joins US War in Syria By World Socialist Web Site, July 25, 2015
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UN Resolution: Israel the World’s Only Violator of Economic and Social Rights By Mark Tapson, July 25, 2015