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Attack on Ghouta, One Year On

August 22, 2014 by

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By Eric Draitser This week marks the first anniversary of the infamous chemical weapons attack on the Damascus suburb of Ghouta. What makes that incident significant, both politically and historically, is the fact that, despite the evidence of Syrian government involvement being non-existent, the Obama administration nearly began a war with Syria using Ghouta as […]

US Begins Selling “Syria Intervention” Using ISIS Pretext

August 22, 2014 by

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By Tony Cartalucci In a previous report titled, “Growing Mayhem – US Operating on Both Sides of Syrian-Iraqi Border,” it was reported that (emphasis added): Clearly, the answer, left for readers to arrive at on their own, is that these “successful” US airstrikes in Iraq must be carried over into Syria – where mission creep […]

The Real US Legacy: Crocodile Tears for Iraq

August 21, 2014 by

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By Nick Alexandrov “This is an act of ethnic cleansing, if you will, almost genocide,” a U.S. military official warned. He was referring to bombings that killed nearly 800 members of the minority Yazidi sect in northern Iraq. “Among the wounded, one in five suffered serious injuries,” while “families of the wounded were so shaken […]

US Operating on Both Sides of Syrian-Iraqi Border

August 21, 2014 by

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US may attempt to arm and provide air cover for terrorists in Syria after claiming success in fighting ISIS in Iraq using Kurds. By Tony Cartalucci As predicted, the “sudden” appearance of the Islamic State in Syria and Iraq (ISIS) in northern Iraq weeks ago, has created the rhetorical framework within which the United States […]

ISIS: Region-wide Genocide Portended in 2007 Now Fully Realized

August 20, 2014 by

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Dead American Journalist the Latest Ploy to Cover-up Regional Genocide Years in the Making By Tony Cartalucci Image: ISIS’ path into Iraq begins in NATO territory, north of Syria’s borders in Turkey. This is where the majority of terrorists fighting for US-backed regime change in Syria have been admittedly harbored, armed, and financed by the […]

Staged Provocations Ahead Possible US-Syrian War

August 20, 2014 by

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Tony Cartalucci With the alleged brutal murder of American journalist James Wright Foley, a wave of anger and aggression across Western audiences has been generated. Upon that wave rides two objectives. One is to create plausible deniability for the West which created the Islamic State in Syria and Iraq (ISIS), the other is to create […]

PFLP salutes the Black struggle in the US: The empire will fall from within

August 20, 2014 by

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In light of the police murder of the martyr Michael Brown and the ongoing struggle in Ferguson, Missouri, in the United States, the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine salutes and stands firmly with the ongoing struggle of Black people and all oppressed communities in the United States. Comrade Khaled Barakat said in an […]

Thousands turn back Israeli ship from Oakland port

August 20, 2014 by

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By Workers World staff on August 20, 2014 Press release from the Block the Boat Coalition, Aug. 19. For four days straight the San Francisco Bay Area community blocked the Israeli ZIM ship from unloading at the Port of Oakland. And today, we salute the rank and file of the International Longshore and Warehouse Union […]

ISIS slaughters kidnapped American journalist, Washington “appalled” by the act

August 20, 2014 by

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20/08/2014 Beirut, SANA – Members from the terrorist organization the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) slaughtered the American journalist James Foley, who was kidnapped by terrorists in Syria in November, 2012, according to a video posted on the internet. In the 5-minute video posted on a website for extremists, ISIS says it beheaded […]

#‎ISISMediablackout and the Sanitization of Israeli Terror and Genocide

August 20, 2014 by

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By Amal Saad The purported logic behind the #ISISMediablackout hashtag trending on Twitter is that we should deprive a media-whore like ISIS of attention. But the refusal to publish the obviously very disturbing imagery of Foley’s beheading belies an even more disturbing consequence, which is the sanitization and normalization of Israeli genocidal violence and terrorism. It is […]

‘ISIS a pretext for US-sponsored regime change in Iraq’

August 15, 2014 by

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By Eric Draitser The ousting of Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki is part of a broader US plan for Iraq and the Middle East as a whole. Against the backdrop of the war against the Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL), Washington has managed to kill two birds with one stone, as the saying goes. Not […]

Palestinian Envoy: Israel’s Annihilation Just Started

August 12, 2014 by

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TEHRAN (FNA)- Palestinian Ambassador to Tehran Salah al-Zawawi rapped the western powers for arming the Zionist regime with the most modern weapons to be used against the innocent Gaza people, but meantime stressed that collapse of the Israeli regime has just started. “The US and the western countries have created a fake regime in Palestine […]

Larijani: US attempts to exonerate itself from crimes in Syria, Palestine, Lebanon and Iraq doomed to failure

August 10, 2014 by

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10/08/2014 Tehran, SANA – Speaker of the Iranian Shura Council Ali Larijani said that the US is trying to exonerate itself from the obnoxious crimes perpetrated in Syria, Palestine, Lebanon and Iraq through sending aid planes and attacking terrorists in Iraq while “such exposed means will be doomed to failure.” During the Council’s session held […]

Confronting the Nazi-Zionist Aegis

August 8, 2014 by

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By Ramón Pedregal Casanova Cuba-Network in Defense of Humanity On July 23 the government of Obama approves granting more weapons to the Nazi-Zionists. On July 29 the Israeli Nazi-Zionists bomb the fuel tank for the only electricity central left in Gaza. They had bombed it in 2006 reducing 20% to rubble in a crime they […]

Israel Uses Palestinians As Human Shields

August 8, 2014 by

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By Rania Khalek TEHRAN (FNA)- Both houses of the US Congress are considering passing a resolution that condemns Hamas for using human shields despite not having any evidence to prove Hamas is employing this tactic. Over the last 29 days, the Israeli army has deliberately bombed family homes, UN shelters, schools, places of worship, hospitals, […]

Recruiting to Kill- It Is Not Just an Israeli War on Gaza

August 7, 2014 by

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TEHRAN (FNA)- To some, US secretary of state John Kerry may have appeared to be a genuine peacemaker as he floated around ideas during a Cairo visit on 25 July about a ceasefire between Israel and Palestinian fighters in Gaza. But behind his measured diplomatic language, lies a truth not even America’s top diplomat can […]

US Resupplies Israel with More Munitions to Commit Massacres in Gaza

July 31, 2014 by

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US Resupplies Israel with More Munitions to Commit Massacres in Gaza Local Editor Once again, the United States proves that it is a partner in the crimes committed against humanity by the Israeli occupation forces in Gaza. A US defense official said on Thursday that Washington has allowed the Zionist entity to tap a local […]

Obama administration a war crime accomplice

July 26, 2014 by

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Direct support and silence of the US president has emboldened the Israeli regime in its brutal murder of civilians and destruction of Palestinian homes in Gaza, a report says. Under any legal standard, one will be charged as a criminal in case of assisting others anyhow in their crimes especially when it comes to war […]

US Continues Support for Israel’s Massacre in Gaza

July 24, 2014 by

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Press TV has conducted an interview with Sara Flounders, with the International Action Center, in New York, about the US’ unwavering support for and arming of Israel in the ethnic cleansing of Palestinians. The following is an approximate transcript of the interview. Press TV: What is going on? We look at comments as I’ve just talked about from […]

Another Liberation of Iraq! Who are the Real Barbarians?

July 12, 2014 by

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Originally posted on Libya 360°:
By Haifa Zangana It goes without saying that very little space has been available in the media, whether Arabic or international, for Iraqi voices that challenge the dominant rhetoric about the situation in Iraq. Under the dark shadow of US “War on Terror”, the crimes and massacres of 11 years of…

Saudi Prince Bandar back in action in Riyadh

July 12, 2014 by

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By Wayne Madsen Prince Bandar bin Sultan bin Abdulazia bin Saud is the godfather behind the creation of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), now called the «Islamic State» or «Islamic Caliphate». Without Saudi support for the most radical of the Islamist opposition forces battling Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad, it is doubtful […]

Iraq loses control of chemical weapons depot to ISIS militants

July 9, 2014 by

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The Iraqi government has informed the United Nations that it has lost control of a former chemical weapons depot to Islamist insurgents affiliated with ISIS, or IS, and cannot carry out its obligations to destroy what’s stored in the compound. In a letter penned by Iraq’s UN Ambassador Mohamed Ali Alhakim, it was revealed that […]

Exposing US Support to Al Qaeda

July 4, 2014 by

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The Strange Case of Nouri al-Maliki

July 2, 2014 by

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By Eric Draitser While the world’s attention has been fixated on the rapid advance and conquering of territory by ISIS/ISIL in Iraq, a clear shift has taken place in the rhetoric against, and analysis of, Prime Minster Nouri al-Maliki and his government. Though he was praised up and down by Washington while US troops remained […]

Behind the Sound Bites Lies the Hideous Truth

July 2, 2014 by

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By Gerald A. Perreira Libya 360° The Organization of North Atlantic Tribes (NATO) brought together the enemies of the Libyan revolution under one umbrella to achieve their desired outcome. This concoction of insignificant non-entities and murderous gangs parading as ‘jihadists’ are now fighting each other over the spoils of war. They have been handed a […]

US Pushing for ISIL Caliphate State

July 1, 2014 by

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Editorial Comment: 80,000 Attend “Friends of ISIL” Meeting in Paris ISIL Militants Declare ’Caliphate’ from Aleppo to Diyala Interview with Mahdi Darius Nazemroaya Press TV has conducted an interview with Mahdi Darius Nazemroaya, author and geopolitical analyst from Montreal, about heavy clashes underway among foreign-backed insurgents in Syria. The following is an approximate transcript of the interview. […]

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