Israel planning attack against Hezbollah: Analyst

Sources with the United States military say Israel is planning an offensive against the Lebanese resistance movement Hezbollah, a political analyst tells Press TV. “We are told by sources with the United States military that Israel is engaged in armed reconnaissance into Lebanon planning an offensive against Hezbollah….This offensive is planning on starting very soon,” […]

US arms al-Qaeda by supporting Syrian rebels – expert

The Syrian conflict continues to be a very worrisome one for the rest of the world and now the second in command of the CIA, Michael Morell, says the risk that chemical weapons and other advanced weapons possessed by the Syrian government could fall into the hands of terrorists, namely Al-Qaeda, posing the number one […]

US eyes Yemen al-Qaeda leader Nasser al-Wuhayshi

In what reads like a lesson plan for the less-experienced jihadist, Nasser al-Wahishi, who spent years as Osama bin Laden’s personal secretary, provides a step-by-step assessment of what worked and what didn’t in Yemen. Yet in the never-before-seen correspondence discovered by the Associated Press, the man at the center of the latest terror threat barely […]

Embassy Row: ‘Ambassador of evil’

Egyptians have denounced President Obama and U.S. Ambassador Anne W. Patterson for supporting the now-ousted Muslim Brotherhood-led government, but now they are turning their fury against a diplomat who last served at the U.S. Embassy in Cairo 22 years ago. Calling him the “ambassador of evil,” an “assassin” and a “deadly killer,” thousands of Egyptians […]

Cynthia McKinney: Orchestrated racial division must stop

Alex talks with Green Party candidate, former Georgia State House Representative and activist Cynthia McKinney about the aftermath of the Trayvon riots. Alex will also discuss McKinney’s new book titled “The Illegal War on Libya,” in which she set out to monitor NATO’s purported humanitarian intervention where she witnessed NATO’s assault on a helpless civilian […]

Britain to sell Typhoon jets to Bahrain
– despite human rights record

The proposed deal with the Gulf monarchy rocked by protests in 2011 is thought to be worth more than £1 billion and is part of a concerted effort by Gulf countries to strengthen military ties with Britain. The highly political deal was one of the main agenda items in a Downing Street meeting between David […]

U.S. drones kill more than 30 in Yemen

In fewer than two weeks, Hellfire missiles launched by U.S. drones have killed at least 31 people in Yemen. At least 14 of the victims were believed by President Obama — the launcher-in-chief — to be al-Qaeda militants. On the heels of reports of the foiling of a plot purportedly hatched by the Yemeni-based branch […]

U.N. chemical weapons inspectors
to begin 2-week probe in Syria next week

United Nations chemical weapons experts will arrive in the Syrian capital on Monday to begin a two-week investigation into alleged chemical strikes at three locations in the war-torn country, a long-awaited breakthrough that ends months of negotiations between the U.N. and Syria’s government. An alleged chemical attack in the village of Khan al-Assal, near the […]

US remains ‘uninterested’
as Kurds massacred by Syria’s militant opposition

Reports this week of the radical Islamist opposition in Syria massacring Kurds in the northern Syria is a disturbing development, but not nearly as disturbing as the strategic silence on the issue by the US and European government-media complex. According to reports from the village of Tal Abyad near the Turkish border on Monday, jihadist […]

We’re sending Syrians food
But it’s just an excuse to send them arms

In a gesture to mark the celebration of Eid al-Fitr, the end of Ramadan, President Obama has approved of an additional $125 million in humanitarian and food aid to be sent to Syria. Including the new aid package, the amount of money the United States has sent to Syria has now reached the $1 billion […]

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