China calls US critique on Syria "super arrogant"
Posted: Tuesday, February 28, 2012
China calls US critique on Syria "super arrogant"
China has hit out at comments by US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on its stance on Syria.
West wants Assad out, democracy or not
Syrians voted Sunday on a draft constitution that calls for multi-party rule and parliamentary elections, and puts in place a presidential limit of two seven-year terms. The result of the vote will be announced today. The opposition, with the West's support, has resisted the vote.
Deaths in Syria: Counting them (politically) correctly
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EU ministers recognise Syrian National Council as legitimate representatives
THE EUROPEAN UNION'S foreign ministers have formally recognised the Syrian National Council as a legitimate representative of the people, as they agreed a series of new trade sanctions against the Syrian government and some of its ministers.
UK Gov Ignore Pro-Assad Civilians; But Al Qaeda Confirmed In Opposition
Iraq says will not back Syrian regime "at any cost"
Baghdad supports the aspirations of the Syrian people and will not back the Damascus regime "at any cost," a Saudi newspaper on Monday quoted a high-ranking Iraqi official as sayin
Lebanon, Iraq, Turkey supply arms to the troops of Syrian opposition
Armed groups of Syria's opposition from the rebel force known as the Syrian Liberation Army get more and more weapons from abroad, a source in Russia's secret services told Itar-Tass on Friday.
Saudi scholar's fatwa to kill Syrian President
A well known Saudi Islamic scholar Sheikh Ayedh Al Qarni issued a fatwa on Sunday to kill Syrian President Bashar Al Assad.
'US to announce aerial blockade on Syria'
US readies for possibility of intervention without UN resolution, Asharq Al-Awsat reports, citing US military official; plan to include humanitarian aid to Syrian refugees on Turkey's border
Putin: An attack on Iran's nuclear facilities will cause 'catastrophic' outcome
In article published in Russian newspapers ahead of a presidential vote next week, Russia's Prime Minister says will oppose any UN resolutions on Syria that could be interpreted as a signal for military interference.
Exploding the Myth of the Iranian Bomb
How much evidence is there that Iran is developing deadly WMDs, as Western leaders constantly claim? Not much at all. None, in fact.
Revealed: US plans to charge Assange
UNITED STATES prosecutors have drawn up secret charges against the WikiLeaks founder, Julian Assange, according to a confidential email obtained from the private US intelligence company Stratfor.
WikiLeaks: Disgraced Judge Said He Was Targeted for Investigation After Ruling Against Halliburton
Wikileaks Reveals Privately Run CIA's Dirty Secrets
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Israel, Kurdish fighters destroyed Iran nuclear facility - email released by WikiLeaks
In exchange released by website, worker at Stratfor intelligence firm doubts validity of a source claiming an Israeli ground force had already wiped out Iran's nuclear infrastructure.
NYPD Uses White House Money to Spy on Muslim Communities
The funds were allocated for drug enforcement, but were instead used to fund unconstitutional surveillance programs.
Turkey offers to help rebuild Libya
Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan says Turkey fully supports Libya's transition to democracy and will help rebuild its damaged infrastructure.
Lockerbie relatives urge inquiry into 'suppressed evidence'
New material revealed in book is said to raise doubts about the conviction of Abdelbaset al-Megrahi
NATO Airstrike Kills 3 Afghan Civilians
A US-led NATO airstrike carried out by French troops has claimed the lives of three Afghan civilians, including two children.
Russia seeks major role in Mideast politics
Moscow and its Brics partners need to establish a new multilateral mechanism for regional security
Insinuation as War Propaganda
In 2002 and early 2003, the Bush administration made its case for war with Iraq. There were assertions given about Saddam's maintenance of weapons of mass destruction and ties to al-Qaeda. What was never said explicitly, however, was that Saddam Hussein was behind 9/11. Yet by late 2003, seventy percent of polled Americans thought Saddam Hussein was personally behind 9/11. Bush's Republican voters were especially convinced of this.