Meet the Anglo-Turkish Oil Company with an Iron Grip on KRG Oil

Hedwig Kuijpers Anglo-Turkish oil company Genel Energy has been the front-runner for Kurdish oil contracts and is unprepared to let go. Photo Credit: The Cradle The Kurdistan Regional Government has sold its soul to Turkish oil predators and Iraq is paying the price. Genel Energy is one such company, and the debt it has generated…

Ahmad Massoud Still in Afghanistan

TEHRAN (FNA)- An informed source close to Ahmad Massoud said on Saturday that the Afghan opposition leader has not left Afghanistan, adding that 70% of main streets in Panjshir have been brought under control by the Taliban. “In recent days, the Taliban entered Panjshir and now 70% of the main streets and passages are under…

Documents Expose Lafarge’s Funding of ISIS in Syria

Al Mayadeen According to documents obtained by Anadolu Agency, French company Lafarge funded ISIS and other terrorist organizations – and the French intelligence services enabled and benefited from it. Lafarge, a French cement company that has stretched its tentacles in war-ridden areas like Syria and Iraq, has been reported to have funded ISIS with 13…

Afghanistan Needs Peace, Sovereignty & Development (PART I)

Niloufer Bhagwat Parallels between Afghanistan historical and political developments and the Middle East The decision of the United States of America to withdraw its military forces from Afghanistan is not sudden, as propagated by its allies in Europe and South Asia. The decision was first announced more than a year ago, after which negotiations began…

Terror Attacks in Kabul Suspiciously on Cue… Who Gains?

Finian Cunningham Could an atrocity have been arranged by some of Baradar’s men at the request of the CIA? Three days before the bloody carnage at Kabul airport, CIA director William Burns held a secret meeting with a top Taliban commander in the Afghan capital. That is only one of several suspicious events this week…

Complicity in Terror

Patrik Paulov In the second of a two-part series, PATRIK PAULOV examines how two court cases highlight the role of Sweden and Britain in supporting extremist groups in Syria In the  autumn of 2015, a trial in the Swedish city of Gothenburg received a lot of attention. Two men from Gothenburg were charged with terrorist…

How a Network of UK Intel-Linked Operatives Helped Sell Every Alleged Syrian Chemical Weapons Attack

Kit Klarenberg While Western media covers up their credibility issues, these pseudo-experts and spooks have helped drive the dirty war on Syria. A tight-knit cast of characters has sought to destabilize the Syrian government by convincing Syrians, Western citizens, foreign states, and international bodies that the CIA-backed Free Syrian Army is a legitimate, “moderate” alternative,…

US Military Report Warns ISIS Will Operate ‘Indefinitely’

Dave DeCamp The US justifies its presence in Iraq and Syria by inflating the threat of ISIS, but the group holds no significant territory The US military published a quarterly report on ISIS to Congress on Tuesday that said the group is a “low-level” threat but warned it could operate “indefinitely” in the remote deserts…

Sweden’s Terror Links

Patrik Paulov The stream of travellers from Sweden to terrorist organisations in Syria and Iraq had begun early. According to the Swedish Security Service a total of 300 people had travelled there from 2012 to 2019 — when Isis began to lose its territory toward the end of 2015, the number of travellers decreased dramatically….