Search Results for: middle east

Assad: “Syria will never become a western puppet state” (full interview)

Assad

President Bashar al-Assad stressed that “Syria is a sovereign country that will fight terrorism and will freely build relationships with countries in a way that best serves the interests of the Syrian people.” As Syrian TV reports, in an interview with the Russian newspaper of Izvestia, President al-Assad stressed that “the majority …

Read More »

12 reasons not to attack Syria

US strike

The USA and it’s “coalition of the reluctant and/or unwilling” are now confronted with at least twelve very good reasons why they should abandon their plans to unlawfully attack the sovereign nation of Syria. The Obama Administration has been inundated with responses from every quarter of American society and the …

Read More »

Hypocrisy of slaughter: Israel’s Orwellian account of Gaza campaign

Israel’s assault on Gaza raises doubts that it has any interest in finding the lasting peace settlement it proclaims to want. Does the campaign have an alternative objective as part of a strategy to engineer a strike on Iran? It’s probably the world’s most tragic never-ending story.For almost 65 years …

Read More »

Russia accuses west of arming Mali “Al-Qaeda” rebels

Al Qaeda Mali

Define irony? Here is one, or rather two, tries. Back in the 1970s, it was none other than the US that armed the Taliban “freedom fighters” fighting against the USSR in the Soviet-Afghanistan war, only to see these same freedom fighters eventually and furiously turn against the same US that …

Read More »

Syria insurgents receive salaries in US dollars

Syria insurgents paid in USD

Foreign-backed insurgents in Syria have admitted that they receive salaries from their regional and trans-regional supporters in US dollars for fighting against the government of President Bashar al-Assad. The insurgents make thumbprints in ink next to their names and receive USD 150 a month for fighting against Syrian military forces. …

Read More »

Reuters has Twitter account hacked

Reuters reports that a hacker briefly seized control of the news agency’s technology news Twitter feed, @ReutersTech, on Sunday and used the account to post a stream of fabricated reports about Syria and the Middle East under the new handle @ReutersME. The stunt appeared to be the second step in a campaign by …

Read More »

Chavez condemns West for supporting ‘terrorists’ in Syria

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez says Caracas backs Russia and China in dealing with the issue of Syria’s unrest, condemning the West for funding “terrorists to destabilize” the Middle Eastern country. Chavez made the remarks during a news conference upon his return from a trip to Brazil, stressing that Damascus should …

Read More »

The liars behind the Iraq war

Tony Blair and George Bush

Iraq is in turmoil – with ISIS controlling large areas of the country – but the truth is that it’s been in turmoil since the illegal 2003 invasion. 2013 was Iraq’s bloodiest year since 2008, but as I wrote here members of the elite political class and warmongers in the West weren’t interested. Iraq …

Read More »

Britain sold nerve gas chemicals to Syria 10 months after war began

David Cameron

Furious politicians have demanded Prime Minister David Cameron explain why chemical export licences were granted to firms last January – 10 months after the Syrian uprising began. Britain allowed firms to sell chemicals to Syria capable of being used to make nerve gas, the Sunday Mail can reveal today. Export …

Read More »

US and NATO backed rebels admit responsibility for chemical attack in Syria

Syrian rebels

Syrian rebels in the Damascus suburb of Ghouta have admitted to Associated Press correspondent Dale Gavlak that they were responsible for last week’s chemical weapons incident which western powers have blamed on Bashar Al-Assad’s forces, revealing that the casualties were the result of an accident caused by rebels mishandling chemical …

Read More »

Election 2012: How the winner will destroy America

obamney obama romney

After all the hollow and uninspired elections that this country has suffered through over the past several decades, one might think that at some point long ago the American public would have finally struck a plateau of disenfranchisement; that we could sink no further into despondency, that there is a …

Read More »

Israel an apartheid state? A majority of Jews say yes

boycott Israeli apartheid

A majority of Israeli Jews admit they are living in an apartheid state, a recent survey claimed. Many also believed that Palestinians should be denied the right to vote, and suggested that Jewish citizens should be given preferential treatment. Some 500 Jewish adults took part in the survey, answering questions …

Read More »

Americans tired of Netanyahu’s clownish anti-Iran threats

Israel Netanyahu America Romney

We have one thing in our news every day now, secret plans Israel leaks about their upcoming “shock and awe” attack on Iran. We don’t get it once a week, it’s a new story every 2 hours on every network, every paper. Then come the admissions, that Israel can’t attack …

Read More »

Israeli Mossad blamed for deadly Sinai attack

sinai egypt israeli mossad attack

Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood has blamed Mossad, the Israeli spy agency, for a terrorist attack that killed 16 Egyptian soldiers in Sinai on Sunday night. The act had further escalated tensions between the formerly allied nations. The group’s official website posted that the attack “can be attributed to Mossad, which has …

Read More »

Israel rejects UN call for nuclear transparency

Israel Netanyahu

Israel has rebuffed a UN call to adhere to the Nuclear Non Proliferation Treaty (NPT) and open itself to international inspectors, calling the suggestion a “meaningless mechanical vote” of a body that “lost all its credibility regarding Israel.” In a 174-6 vote, the United Nations General Assembly demanded in a …

Read More »