Middle East & North Africa

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The concept of a “Greater Israel” according to the founding father of Zionism Theodore Herzl, is a Jewish State stretching “’From the Brook of Egypt to the Euphrates. The Yinon plan is an Israeli strategic plan which seeks the balkanization of the surrounding Arab states into smaller and weaker states.

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Historically, the Levant is the birthplace of Christianity and the oldest Christian communities have lived in it and the entire Fertile Crescent since the start of Christian history.

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The disintegration of the resistance axis is the utmost priority for the states that drive US policy in the Middle East. Inciting division between Arabs has been the instrumental strategy.

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As Turkey works for harmonization with Iran and Russia, an internal struggle has developed between the PM and the Gulenists that may threaten the process. If the leadership of the AKP is to be believed, it’s part of a foreign…

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From Israel to the Islamic State Canada’s ‘Orwellian’ Foreign Policy By Murray Dobbin, October 21, 2014
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Libya War Continues Three Years After Gaddafi Assassination By Abayomi Azikiwe, October 21, 2014
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Press TV Reporter Serena Shim Killed in Turkey Car Crash after ‘Spying Accusations’ By RT, October 20, 2014
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The Politics of Empire. The US, Israel and the Middle East By Dr. Ludwig Watzal, October 20, 2014
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Turkey Supports the Islamic State (ISIL)? Journalist in Turkey Killed in Suspicious Car Accident By Press TV, October 20, 2014
The Butchering of Gaddafi Is America’s Crime
Libya: From Africa’s Richest State Under Gaddafi, to Failed State After NATO Intervention By Garikai Chengu, October 19, 2014
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Going After the Islamic State (ISIL), Waging War on Syria, Dissecting “Operation Inherent Resolve” GR News Hour Episode 78 By Michael Welch, Lawrence B. Wilkerson, Mahdi Darius Nazemroaya, and Julie Lévesque, October 19, 2014
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Turkey Denies Plan for “Buffer Zone” in Syria by Calling for “Buffer Zone” in Syria By Brandon Turbeville, October 18, 2014
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US-led Airstrikes Kill 10 Civilians Across Syria By Press TV, October 18, 2014
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The Islamic State: A Caliph in a wilderness of mirrors By Pepe Escobar, October 18, 2014
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Mythology and The Islamist State By William Blum, October 18, 2014
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40 Killed in Turkey in Pro-Kobani Protests By Press TV, October 17, 2014
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Recognising Palestine: International Law as Chain and Sword By Binoy Kampmark, October 17, 2014
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Saudi Arabia Beheaded 59 People So Far This Year — But Hardly Anyone is Talking About It By Tom Breakwell, October 17, 2014
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Stagflation in Iran: Why President Rouhani’s Neoliberal “Economic Package” is Empty By Prof. Ismael Hossein-Zadeh, October 17, 2014
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Iran: “ISIL Attack on Kobani Meant to Provide Excuse for Coalition’s Military Presence in Syria” By Tony Seed, October 16, 2014
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The Two-State Solution is Ultimately Doomed to Fail By Jonathan Cook, October 16, 2014
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British Parliament Sends a Message to Obama: the People See Israel as a ‘Bully’ By Philip Weiss, October 16, 2014
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US Found its own Chemical Weapons in Iraq By Press TV, October 15, 2014
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Why Regime Change Won’t Stop ISIS in Syria By Tony Cartalucci, October 15, 2014
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By Recognizing “State of Palestine,” Sweden Could Harm Palestinians By Ali Abunimah, October 15, 2014
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Tar Sands Trade: Kuwait Buys Stake in Alberta As It Opens Own Heavy Oil Spigot By Steve Horn, October 15, 2014
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Turkey Bombs Kurdish PKK Rebel Positions, Kobani Inaction Threatens Ceasefire By RT, October 15, 2014
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Obama Meets Anti-ISIS “Coalition” Amid Rising US-Turkish Tensions By Bill Van Auken, October 15, 2014
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British Parliament Votes Overwhelmingly to Recognize Palestinian State By Philip Weiss, October 14, 2014
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What Claim Does America Have to Global Dominance? By Mahdi Darius Nazemroaya, Jonathan Steele, James Thackara, and Prof. Anatol Lieven, October 14, 2014
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Mass Media Blacks out Reports Of Israeli Crimes; the ICC Charges Kenyatta Instead of Netanyahu; and Operation Protective Edge Is Forgotten By William Hanna, October 13, 2014
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American Military Planes Sold for Scrap Metal by Afghan Military By Lawrence Lease, October 13, 2014
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Arming the Islamic State: The Problems with Backing and Arming Governments By Binoy Kampmark, October 13, 2014
Fall of the Dollar on G-20 Finance Ministers Agenda
“De-Dollarization”: Iran, Russia Planning to Establish Joint Bank By Press TV, October 13, 2014
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Turkish Government, Other Nato Members and ‘News’ Media Duck and Dive to Disguise the Illegality of their War on Syria By Brian Haw TV, October 13, 2014
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Hundreds of Israeli Public Figures Call Upon Members of the British Parliament to Vote in Favor of Recognizing the State of Palestine By Global Research News, October 13, 2014
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Palestinians Torn over Contact with Israelis By Jonathan Cook, October 13, 2014
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The Syrian Lie: What Happens When Liberals Go to War By 21st Century Wire, October 13, 2014
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While ISIS Moves to Slaughter Kurds in Kobani, the U.S. Bombs Syrian Grain Silos By Ajamu Baraka, October 12, 2014
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Canada and Israel – Partners in Racial and Humanitarian Crimes By Jim Miles, October 12, 2014
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Battle for Baghdad: ISIS Now Within 8 Miles of Airport, Armed with MANPADS By RT, October 11, 2014
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Iran Warns Turkey Over Military Presence in Syria By Tony Seed, October 11, 2014
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Right On Schedule: US Eyes ‘Buffer Zone’ In Syria ‘Very Very Closely’ By Brandon Turbeville, October 10, 2014
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US and Turkey at Odds Over Syria Intervention By Patrick Martin, October 10, 2014
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ISIS, Turkey, and the Propaganda of Intervention By Eric Draitser, October 10, 2014
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Race and Militarism from Ferguson to Syria: A letter to African Americans By Ajamu Baraka, October 09, 2014
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Prominent Israeli Settler Rabbi Calls for “Cleansing” of Palestinians By Patrick Strickland, October 09, 2014
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Obama Meets With US Combat Commanders Amid Mounting Calls for Ground Troops in Syria and Iraq By Bill Van Auken, October 09, 2014
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Destabilization – US Weapon in a Energy War in Ukraine and the Middle East By Mahdi Darius Nazemroaya, October 09, 2014
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US Air Raids on Syria: The Unlearned Lesson of Libya By Yuriy Zinin, October 09, 2014
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Libya Takes Goldman Sachs to Court to Recover $1.2 Billion from a Series of Derivative Trades By Global Research News, October 08, 2014
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Israel Bars Building Materials from Gaza – 15,671 Housing Units Damaged During Military Assault “Protective Edge” By Middle East Monitor, October 08, 2014
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From Pol Pot to ISIS: “Anything that Flies on Everything that Moves” By John Pilger, October 08, 2014
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World Peace Forum: Imperialism, Resistance, and Alternatives, Vancouver 25 October By Mahdi Darius Nazemroaya, Ingo Schmidt, Marta.Harnecker, and Prof. Minqi Li, October 08, 2014
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ISIL: From Decapitation to Islamophobia By Dr. Ismail Salami, October 08, 2014
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Israel’s Occupation is More Complex than a Genocide By Jonathan Cook, October 08, 2014
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Leon Panetta, Head of Pentagon and C.I.A. under Obama, Says Brace for 30 Year War with ISIS By Michael Krieger, October 07, 2014
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Libya: Militants Parade ISIS Flags Through East Libyan Town By Global Research News, October 07, 2014
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Where is the Antiwar Movement? By Alex Kane, October 07, 2014
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ISIS Gains Provide Further Pretext for US Ground Troops in Iraq and Syria By Mike Head, October 07, 2014
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Israel on Trial for its Crimes Against Palestinians: Testimonies of Atrocities in Gaza From The Russell Tribunal By Rania Khalek, October 06, 2014
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Israeli Rightists Wave ISIS-style Flags in Protest of African Asylum-Seekers By Allison Deger, October 06, 2014
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Joe Biden Apologizes for Half Truth: Persian Gulf Regimes and Turkey are Responsible for Supporting ISIS and Al-Nusra By Kurt Nimmo, October 06, 2014
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Who Was Responsible for The 2014 Destruction of Gaza? By Karin Brothers, October 06, 2014
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Turkish President Proclaims “I Am Increasingly Against the Internet Every Day” By Michael Krieger, October 06, 2014
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Israel Summons Swedish Envoy Over Palestine Recognition By Middle East Monitor, October 06, 2014
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Instead of Bombing the Islamic State By Jan Oberg, October 06, 2014
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America’s “Terrorist Academy” in Iraq Produced ISIS Leaders By Mike Whitney, October 06, 2014
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Biden’s Admission: US Allies Armed ISIS By Patrick Martin, October 06, 2014
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NATO’s Dream Coming True – Turkey Pushes For Syria No-Fly Zone; US Approves By Brandon Turbeville, October 05, 2014
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Israeli Government Promotes Rape Advocate and Nakba Denialist as Experts on Palestinians By Rania Khalek, October 05, 2014
VIDEOS: War Propaganda Corporate Media Steers World Toward Disaster
It’s All in the Telling: The Media has Become the Playbook of the Establishment By Denis A. Conroy, October 05, 2014
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Spreading the Conflict: Turkey and Australia Join In “Attacking ISIS” By Binoy Kampmark, October 05, 2014
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US Vice-President Joe Biden Blames Washington’s Middle East Allies for Financing ISIS By Patrick Henningsen, October 05, 2014
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Beyond 935 Lies: The Decline and Fall of the Corporate Media By David Swanson, October 04, 2014
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Another Questionable ISIS Beheading Video Released By Kurt Nimmo, October 04, 2014
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49 Hostages Swapped for 180 ISIL Terrorists By Global Research News, October 04, 2014
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Iraq’s Economy Collapsing Under Pressure of Security Crisis By Global Research News, October 04, 2014
Is Canada Fighting an Imperialist War in Afghanistan?
Canada to Escalate its Role in Mideast War “Against ISIS”, Joining Coalition of Former Colonial Overlords and Absolutist Sheikdoms By Keith Jones, October 04, 2014
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Obama’s Plan For a ‘No-Fly Zone’ Over Northeastern Syria – ISIS Was a Window-Dressing for the Real War Against the Syrian Government By 21st Century Wire, October 03, 2014
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Ten Myths About Obama’s Latest War in Iraq and Syria By Reese Erlich, October 03, 2014
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New Steps to a Wider War in the Middle East By Patrick Martin, October 03, 2014
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Palestinian-U.S. Relations Head for Stormy Times By Nicola Nasser, October 03, 2014
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The Islamic State Opens Its First Consulate in Turkey`s Capital. Issuing Visas to Foreign Fighters By Press TV, October 02, 2014