Category: US

Trump should discuss avoiding new 9/11 while in Saudi Arabia

Are Saudi deals worth more than American lives? US President Donald Trump should discuss how to avoid “the likes of” the 9/11 terrorist attacks with his Saudi Arabian partners during his first official visit abroad, Iran’s foreign minister said in an opinion piece. Tehran and Riyadh have recently engaged in a war of words, accusing […]

Mission creep: ‘US UK getting sucked into Syrian hot war’

The presence of British, as well as American forces in Syria, is indisputably illegal under international law; this is an act of aggression no matter what the reason given by the US-led coalition, political commentators told RT. The US-led coalition carried out a bombing raid against forces fighting for the Syrian government in the south […]

U.S. ups pressure on Russia to drop its support of Assad

The Trump administration is intensifying its strategy to compel Russia to drop its support of the Assad regime in Syria, according to a State Department official. Much of that effort involves public pressure, as the State Department released surveillance photos Monday officials said showed a probable crematorium at the Saydnaya military prison. “We call upon […]

Obama: Most ‘courageous’ decision was not bombing Syria

Former President Obama cited his decision not to bomb Syria in 2013 following confirmation that President Bashar al-Assad had used chemical gas as the one that required the most courage during his presidency. “I actually think that the issue that required the most political courage was the decision not to bomb Syria after the chemical […]

“Trump and Putin agree to seek Syria cease-fire”

President Trump and President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia agreed on Tuesday to work together to broker a cease-fire in Syria, as they sought to move past weeks of tension after a chemical attack on Syrian civilians and a retaliatory American cruise missile strike. In their first telephone conversation since the rupture in relations last […]

Black Africans being ‘sold in Libyan slave markets’

West African migrants are being bought and sold openly in modern-day slave markets in Libya, survivors have told a UN agency helping them return home. Trafficked people passing through Libya have previously reported violence, extortion and slave labour. But the new testimony from the International Organization for Migration suggests that the trade in human beings […]

U.S. attacked Syria’s main base in fight against terrorists

The United States attacked the Syrian army’s main command center in the fight against terrorists of the Islamic State terror group (outlawed in Russia), Political and Media Adviser to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad Bouthaina Shaaban told the Al-Mayadeen TV channel. According to her, “those who took such step should be put on par with terrorists.” […]

Arrested Israeli-American is behind Jewish centers threats

A 19-year-old Jewish resident of Israel with both American and Israeli citizenship is suspected of being behind a host of fake bomb threats directed at Jewish institutions and other targets worldwide. The cybercrimes unit of the Israel Police made the arrest on Thursday after receiving intelligence from the FBI and other foreign agencies. Police seized […]

London Attack: The fruits of arming Islamists in Libya & Syria

If the UK had not played their part in the arming & training of dubious rebels groups, in hope of provoking regime change, then there would be no ISIS. Are we still repeating the mistakes of the past? There are indications that UK special forces have been on the ground fighting alongside the Muslim Brotherhood […]

Claims of civilian deaths after U.S. targets al-Qaeda in Syria

The United States said Thursday that it had carried out an airstrike killing several al-Qaeda militants in Syria amid reports Friday that dozens of civilians may have been killed in the same attack. A statement from the U.S. Central Command said it had struck a “meeting location” in the northeastern province of Idlib. But local […]

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