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Russia has Upped the Ante in Syria

September 9, 2018

As Syrian forces backed by Russia launch the final showdown in Syria against jihadist extremists in Idlib province, the potential for a U.S.-Russia confrontation has never been greater, as VIPS warns in this memo to the president. September 9, 2018 (more…)

Gaza’s Battle-hardened Medics Always on Duty

By Amjad Ayman Yaghi on August 30, 2108

Photo: Mohamed Hajjar

Since the beginning of the Great March of Return at the end of March, the Israeli military has left no doubt that it will not feel restrained in dealing with Gaza’s demonstrations. (more…)

Israeli Cruelty and Palestine’s Predicament

on August 27, 2018

Photo: Jonas Moffat

Standing on the campus of Birzeit University in Ramallah (Palestine) one gets a full flavour of the beauty of Palestine as well as of its electric tension. Dryness in the hills is broken by patches of flowers. (more…)

US Provided “Intelligence” and Bomb Used in Massacre of Yemeni Schoolchildren

By Whitney Webb on August 13, 2018

US made bomb on school bus kills 50

Last Thursday’s horrific bombing of a bus full of school children in northern Yemen was carried out using a weapon sold to the Saudi Arabia-led coalition by the United States, (more…)

MSNBC has done 455 Stormy Daniels Segments in the Last Yyear — but None on U.S. war in Yemen

By Adam Johnson on July 25, 2018

Global Research is reporting that on Friday Saudi air strikes hit a hospital’s entrance, fishing port and fish market in the Yemeni city of Hodeidah, killing 55 and wounding over a 100. Those figures are expected to rise. – editorial  (more…)

Warm Welcome Greets Ahed and Nariman Tamimi Upon Their Release from Israeli Prison

July 29, 2018

Ahed, Nariman and Bassem Tamimi reunite upon the women’s release.

Palestinian teen Ahed Tamimi, 17, and her mother, Nariman Tamimi, were released from Israeli occupation prisons in the morning of Sunday, 29 July 2018 (more…)

Gaza’s ‘Incendiary Kites Unit’ to Escalate Fires Until Siege Lifted

July 19, 2018

The “incendiary kites unit” of the Gaza Strip announced on Wednesday that the amount of incendiary kites and balloons targeting Israeli areas surrounding Gaza would increase as a response to the increased siege on the Gaza Strip. (more…)

Israel Wants to Break Gaza Once and for All

By Maureen Clare Murphy on July 11, 2018

A nation ranked the eighth most powerful in the world has tightened the medieval siege it has imposed on a population of mainly refugees, half of them children, for more than a decade. (more…)

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