Militants kill 450 Kurdish civilians in northern Syria

Foreign-backed militants fighting against the Syrian government have killed 450 civilians, including 120 children, in a Kurdish-majority area in northern Syria. According to al-Alam, militants from al-Qaeda-linked al-Nusra Front attacked Tal Abyad district of Raqqa governorate on Monday, killing 330 women and elderly men as well as 120 children. The massacre comes a week after […]

Lady Gaga, Madonna agitating for Israel

Pop stars Lady Gaga and Madonna are facing punishment in Russia after authorities determined they violated their visas when they held concerts there last year. Technically, the artists were not allowed to work in Russia on their tourist visas, but experts say it appears the visa warning is a veiled attempt punish the pop stars […]

Iran’s new president promises moderation

The new President of Iran – Hassan Rouhani – has signalled a new direction in his country’s relations with the West. He’s promised transparency and moderation.

Diplomat: Obama approved intelligence leaks
on Israeli air strikes in Syria

The U.S. intelligence community leaked information on Israeli air strikes on Syria, sources said. Diplomats said the administration of President Barack Obama has enabled the intelligence community to disclose Israeli military operations against the regime of Syrian President Bashar Assad. They said the leaks included unreported Israeli air and naval strikes on advanced Iranian and […]

Webster Tarpley World Crisis Radio August 3 2013

World crisis radio with Webster Tarpley August 3 2013 edition; Moslem Brotherhood Bid to Restore Caliphate Under CIA Auspices Blocked by Assad, Sisi, Shiite Powers; Cruz Reveals GOP’s Fear that Americans Will Value Subsidized Health Insurance Under Obamacare; Credico Tax Wall Street Campaign Rolls On tarpley.net

Medvedev: Russia’s top priority in S.Ossetia
was to defend our citizens, interests

After the Georgian army launched a full-scale attack on the capital of South Ossetia in 2008, then-Russian president Dmitry Medvedev ordered Russian troops to intervene, the hardest decision in both his political career and life. The Prime Minister speaks with RT’s Oksana Boyko about how it started and the behind the scenes political gambles that […]

​Russia and China hold joint counter-terror exercises

Russia and China began a new round of large-scale counter-terror exercises on Saturday, codenamed “Peace Mission 2013,” at the Chebarkul military training area in the Chelyabinsk region. The exercises will last for 20 days and involve 1,500 ground and air forces and over 250 pieces of military hardware, including 20 airplanes and helicopters. From the […]

McCain wants a new Cold War with Russia over Snowden

On Thursday, Arizona Senator John McCain released a statement criticizing Russia for granting whistleblower Edward Snowden a one-year asylum and preventing the United States government from subjecting the former NSA analyst to the Bradley Manning treatment. “Russia’s action today is a disgrace and a deliberate effort to embarrass the United States,” said McCain. “It is […]

US ready to destroy Syrian air forces
– with 3 ships and 24 drones

The United States is able to destroy the Syrian air forces with the help of only three warships and 24 drones, a member of the US Institute for the Study of War, Christopher Harmer, says. This will prevent the Syrian air forces from being used against civilians and the rebels. According to the expert a […]

Bloodhound Gang defiled Russian flag

The American rock group Bloodhound Gang was kicked out of a Russian music festival and pelted with eggs after videos emerged of its bass player shoving a Russian flag down his pants at a recent concert in Ukraine. Russian prosecutors are even considering whether to open a criminal case in the matter, which comes amid […]

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