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To Beat ISIS, Kick Out US-led Coalition

May 27, 2015 by

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By Sharmine Narwani It’s been a bad time for foes of ISIS. Islamic State scored a neat hat-trick by invading strategic Ramadi in Iraq’s mainly Sunni Anbar province, occupying Syria’s historic gem Palmyra, and taking over Al-Tanf, the last remaining border crossing with Iraq. The multinational, American-led ‘Coalition’ launched last August to thwart Islamic State’s […]

West’s Death Squad Strategy : How and Why ISIS & Al-Qaeda Became ‘Shock Troops’ of Global Powers

May 27, 2015 by

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By Dan Glazebrook The strategy was first revealed as far back as 2007 in Seymour Hersh’s article ‘The Redirection’, which revealed how Bush administration officials were working with the Saudis to channel billions of dollars to sectarian death squads whose role would be to “throw bombs… at Hezbollah, Motada al-Sadr, Iran and at the Syrians” […]

America Behind ISIS “Surge”

May 25, 2015 by

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By Tony Cartalucci Taking advantage of a Syrian military stretched thin to protect everywhere at the same time, high concentrations of well-coordinated Al Qaeda forces, based in NATO-member Turkey as well as in US-allies Jordan and Saudi Arabia, have attacked across several fronts. The tactical and strategic gains are minimal compared to the initial stages […]

I Have Witnessed A Crime Against Humanity! A Message from the Iran Shahed Rescue Ship

May 24, 2015 by

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CalebMaupin.info From the Port of Djibouti in North Africa, it is with great sadness and burning outrage that I announce that the voyage of the Iran Shahed Rescue Ship has concluded. We will not reach our destination at the Port of Hodiedah in Yemen to deliver humanitarian aid. The unsuccessful conclusion of our mission is […]

Abayomi Azikiwe : ‘US Supports Saudi-GCC War Against Yemen’

May 24, 2015 by

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Bomb attacks were carried out against a Shiite mosque in eastern Saudi Arabia yesterday, killing around 20 people, and another in Yemen at a Houthi mosque in Sanaa. The attacks, which came on a Shiite holy day, were claimed by the Islamic State group. The attack at the Imam Ali mosque in Saudi Arabia’s Shiite-dominated […]

Ramadi and America’s Fracturing of Iraq

May 23, 2015 by

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While Washington waxes poetic about the need to more forcefully confront ISIS and destroy its military and terrorist infrastructure, the actual policies it has pursued are designed to achieve just the opposite. By Eric Draitser The Western media has been consumed in recent days with the news that Islamic State militants have captured the strategically […]

Gulf Monarchs Snub Camp David Summit

May 18, 2015 by

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By Walter Smolarek On May 14, senior leaders of the Gulf Cooperation Council states met with President Obama in a high-profile summit at the Camp David presidential retreat. The GCC is an alliance composed of Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Bahrain, the United Arab Emirates, Qatar and Oman, all governed by absolute monarchies that play key roles […]

Dubious Data, Biased Sources – Eight Problems with Amnesty’s Report on Aleppo Syria

May 14, 2015 by

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By Rick Sterling In 1990 Amnesty International made a horrendous mistake in the midst of the media campaign leading up to Gulf War 1. While U.S. military action was being debated and the public was significantly opposed, it was reported that Iraqi troops were stealing incubators from a Kuwaiti hospital and leaving babies to die […]

The Evil Within : The Truth We Dare Not See About Saudi Arabia’s War in Yemen

May 14, 2015 by

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By Catherine Shakdam On the 70th anniversary of the fall of Nazi Germany, fascism is far from dead. As Yemen bleeds under Saudi Arabia’s grand war, it is really the annihilation of one people we are seeing play out – the Zaidis of Yemen. If Saudi Arabia, a regional super-power strong with its trillions of […]

United States Manufactured F-16 Moroccan Fighter Plane Shot Down Over Yemen

May 11, 2015 by

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Saudi-GCC alliance bombing goes own despite announcement of humanitarian pause By Abayomi Azikiwe Syria 360° Al-Massirah television station in Yemen which supports the Ansurallah Movement (Houthis) broadcast news reports on May 11 showing civilians standing around a downed F-16 bomber utilized by Morocco in the alliance currently waging war on this Middle Eastern state. The […]

US “Operation Rooms” Backing Al Qaeda in Syria

May 11, 2015 by

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US policy think-tank Brookings Institution confirms that contrary to propaganda, US-Saudi “moderates” and Turkey-Qatar “Islamists” have been coordinating all along.  Tony Cartalucci The war in Syria continues to drag on, with a recent and renewed vigor demonstrated behind an opposition long portrayed as fractured and reflecting a myriad of competing foreign interests. Chief among these […]

The Final Push : Splitting Up Iraq

May 8, 2015 by

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By Mike Whitney “Iraq’s fate was sealed from the moment we invaded: it has no future as a unitary state … Iraq is fated to split apart into at least three separate states…This was the War Party’s real if unexpressed goal from the very beginning: the atomization of Iraq, and indeed the entire Middle East. Their goal, […]

Saudi-GCC Coalition Bombs Airport in Sanaa to Block Relief

May 4, 2015 by

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Iran sends humanitarian assistance through Oman By Abayomi Azikiwe Syria 360° Fighter aircraft from the Saudi-GCC coalition continued its massive bombing operations in Yemen during late April by attacking the international airport in the capital of Sanaa. These attacks on the airport are designed to block aid coming in from the Islamic Republic of Iran […]

Iran, United Nations Calls for Ceasefire in Yemen

April 20, 2015 by

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Ansurallah leader says the United States is behind the war By Abayomi Azikiwe Syria 360° Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has outlined a proposal for the cessation of hostilities in Yemen through a letter to the United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon on April 17. This plan involves four demands: an immediate ceasefire, the […]

The Battle for Yemen Prompts International Debate on Intervention

April 12, 2015 by

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United States escalates role in Saudi bombing and naval blockade By Abayomi Azikiwe Syria 360° On April 10 the Pakistan parliament voted to not join the Saudi Arabian and Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) coalition now bombing Yemen. This is the latest in a series of political struggles surrounding developments over who will control this impoverished […]

PFLP : US-backed Saudi Forces Committing War Crimes in Yemen

April 11, 2015 by

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PFLP “Yemen is economically the poorest Arab country, but its people have a long and proud history of resistance to colonialism, imperialism – and Saudi domination. The Yemeni people are united and the vast majority of political forces are standing together to reject the Saudi attack, and they will not concede to bow before Saudi […]

Imperialist Proxy War in Yemen Escalates

April 6, 2015 by

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Many countries evacuate nationals while airstrikes and arms drops fail to halt Houthis By Abayomi Azikiwe Syria 360° Despite the daily airstrikes by Saudi Arabia since March 26, the Ansurallah fighters (Houthis) were able to seize the presidential palace in the southern city of Aden the following week. Subsequent reports claim that the Houthis occupying […]

US fights ISIS…while aiding ISIS

March 31, 2015 by

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By Eric Draitser As the war against the Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL) rages on, the US has stepped up its air campaign, combining destructive bombs with anti-ISIS leaflets. But while US propaganda efforts are ostensibly aimed at disrupting ISIS recruitment, overall US involvement has yielded mixed results at best. On the one hand, Washington is engaging […]

Canadian parliament approves military mission in Syria

March 31, 2015 by

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Press TV Canada’s parliament has approved to expand the country’s current military mission in Iraq to target Takfiri ISIL terrorists in neighboring Syria. The motion, ratified by 142 to 129 votes on Monday night, also extended the Iraq mission – which was due to expire on April 7 this year – until March 30, 2016. […]

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