Archive for: November 2014

“Israel is the main partner of Jabhat al-Nusra” Syrian FM

Walid Muallem, Syrian Foreign Minister (in Arabic): “As for combat actions, whenever our troops are advancing, they are exposed to artillery or air bombardment by Israel. Therefore we can say that Israel is the main partner of the Jabhat al-Nusra group, which operates in the south of Syria.” “Those who believe that using only the […]

ISIL launches attack on Kobani from inside Turkey

Islamic State (Isis) has launched an attack on the Syrian border town of Kobani from Turkey for the first time, a Kurdish official and activists said. The assault began with a suicide attack by a bomber in an armoured vehicle on the border crossing between Kobani and Turkey, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR), […]

Sisi openly blames West for Libya’s tragic predicament

In an interview to Le Figaro, President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi blamed the Western powers for the state Libya is in and the ensuing dangers. “France, Britain and America had the responsibility to manage the transition of Libya [from Qaddafi’s regime]”, Sisi is quoted as saying. “But these Western countries never did it. By losing interest […]

Pakistan: Veena Malik gets 26 years in jail for blasphemy

The 26-year prison term to four persons including the owner of Pakistan’s biggest media group and controversial actor Veena Malik under the “deeply flawed” blasphemy laws will have a chilling effect on freedom of expression, a leading rights group has said. “This sentence will have a chilling effect on freedom of expression in Pakistan. It […]

Arabs protest Jewish state via second class citizen photos

Hundreds of Israeli Arabs have replaced their Facebook profile photo with one that is stamped “second–class citizen,” in a protest against the proposed Jewish nation–state law. It was black humor that prompted Sana Jamalia, a graphic designer in Haifa who identifies as a Palestinian citizen of Israel, to launch the protest. In a conversation with […]

Syria: U.S. State Department ignores criminal acts of ISIL

Information Minister Omran al-Zoubi affirmed Thursday that the statement of US Department of State deliberately ignored the acts of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) terrorist organization, including kidnapping, killing, looting and raping. Spokesperson of the US State Department Jen Psaki has issued a press statement on the Syrian army’s targeting ISIS sites […]

Ukraine: Donetsk hit by ‘Grad’ missile, 12-year-old killed

A 12-year-old boy and a 55-year-old woman were killed by shelling in the eastern Ukrainian separatist stronghold of Donetsk on Thursday, the city administration reported, despite a Sept. 5 ceasefire deal. According to UN data an average of 13 soldiers, rebels, and civilians have died every day since a formal ceasefire was agreed by Ukraine, […]

Masked thug threatens Infowars reporters at Ferguson

For some of the protesters in Ferguson, street demonstrations are not about justice for Mike Brown, but rather for the sake of looting, arson and carjacking at gunpoint.

Hacked U.S. documents reveal “Lethal Aid” for Ukraine?

It has been half a year since it was first revealed that the US has been sending non-lethal aid to the Ukraine: recall that it was in early June when Obama announced he had approved $5 million in body armor, night vision goggles and additional communications equipment for the Ukrainian military. Since then the topic […]

AP Source: Hagel resigning as Defense Secretary

Under pressure from President Barack Obama, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel submitted his resignation Monday amid White House concerns about his effectiveness and broader criticism from outside about the administration’s Middle East crisis management. The president said he and Hagel had determined it was an “appropriate time for him to complete his service.” Hagel, a former […]

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