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US a dangerous ally: former Australia PM
Posted: Monday, January 26, 2015
Hillary Clinton Mocks Putin, Gladly Accepts $500K in Jewels from Head-Chopping Saudi Dictator
King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Saud is dead. But he left behind $500K in jewels and various other gifts for rabid anti-Putin fanatic Hillary Clinton. Does Putin need to behead someone to curry her favor? Maybe...
Greater Israel: Netanyahu Seeks to Turn US Congress Against Elected American President
Republican Party machinations reach new low
US a dangerous ally: former Australia PM
FBI Arrests Russian Spy Allegedly Collecting Intel In The Bronx
NSA Was Not the Only Government Agency to Spy on You
Secret 'BADASS' Intelligence Program Spied on Smartphones
British and Canadian spy agencies accumulated sensitive data on smartphone users, including location, app preferences, and unique device identifiers, by piggybacking on ubiquitous software from advertising and analytics companies, according to a document obtained by NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden.
The war on leaks has gone way too far when journalists' emails are under surveillance
U.S. Spies on Millions of Cars
DEA Uses License-Plate Readers to Build Database for Federal, Local Authorities
US Drone Strike Kills Three in Yemen, Raising Questions of Authorization
No Yemeni President to Sign Off on Attacks
NYT Is Lost in Its Ukraine Propaganda
One danger of lying is that you must then incorporate the falsehood into the longer narrative, somehow making the lies fit. The same is true of propaganda as the New York Times is learning as it continues to falsify the narrative of the Ukraine crisis, writes Robert Parry.
US 'democracy promotion' in Ukraine is about dominating 'Greater Middle East'
Putin: Ukraine army is NATO legion aimed at restraining Russia
The Ukrainian army is essentially a 'NATO legion' which doesn't pursue the national interests of Ukraine, but persists to restrict Russia, President Vladimir Putin says.
US Army looking to store tanks, equipment in eastern Europe
"Out Of My Face Please" - Why Are US Soldiers In Mariupol?
Amid the devastation of yesterday's Mariupol artillery strikes which killed or wounded dozens, which was promptly blamed by both sides on the "adversary" - and has been proclaimed by both 'sides' (more on that later) as more violent than before the truce - an 'odd' clip has emerged that appears to provide all the 'proof' a US intelligence officer would need to surmise that US military boots are on the ground in Ukraine.
Russia accuses Poles of 'mockery of history' over Auschwitz
Canadian Soldiers Involved in 2 More Firefights in Iraq
Sunni officials in Iraq say Shi'ite militias kill 70 after IS rollback
Syria's President Speaks
A Conversation With Bashar al-Assad
Syrian opposition starts talks in Moscow
Assad rejects Syria opposition 'puppets' as Moscow talks begin
Iran vows retaliatory response to fresh sanctions by U.S.
Greece shows what can happen when the young revolt against corrupt elites
Maduro Says Mexican Ex-President Has Ties with Drug Cartels
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro accused Felipe Calderon of plotting with opposition to kill him and to topple his government.
The Tsunami Facing Cuba
12 Worst Ideas Religion Has Unleashed on the World
These dubious concepts advocate conflict, cruelty and suffering.
The Likely Cause of Addiction Has Been Discovered, and It Is Not What You Think
King That Led The World In Beheadings
Posted: Saturday, January 24, 2015
Western Politicians and Media Rush To Issue Tributes To King That Led The World In Beheadings
The Saudis under King Abdullah have beheaded more people than ISIS, treated women drivers and atheists as terrorists, and flogged people who speak out.
'Nauseating' Praise for Dead Saudi King Exposes Hypocrisy of West, Say Critics
Western leaders' responses to King Abdullah's death serve as a reminder that Saudi Arabia, with its wealth and geopolitical influence, is a perpetual exception to the west's emphasis on human rights.
Compare and Contrast: Obama's Reaction to the Deaths of King Abdullah and Hugo Chávez
New generation enters line to Saudi throne as king mourned
Some counter-terrorism efforts in Yemen frozen for now - U.S. officials
How Al Qaeda's Biggest Enemy Took Over Yemen (and Why the U.S. Government Is Unlikely to Support Them)
On Verge of Victory, Europe's Ascendant Left Declares 'Subservience is Over'
Joining together ahead of Greek elections, leaders of Syriza and Podemos signal their unified fight against austerity will extend beyond national borders
Netanyahu 'spat in our face,' White House officials said to say
PM 'will pay price' for spat over Congress address; Obama said to have asked him to tone down pro-sanctions rhetoric; Wash. Post: Kerry's enthusiasm for defending Israel may waneok
US Officials on Netanyahu Visit: There Will Be a Price
Iran: US sanctions vote will kill 'probability' of nuke deal
Report: US to Spend $348 Billion Over Next Decade to Maintain Nukes
$227 Billion of Costs Will Be in Pentagon Budgets
Putin's New Gas Strategy Is Brilliant
Gazprom's pipeline to Turkey makes good commercial sense and should have happened years ago, according to a new report by some of the most knowledgeable people on Russia's gas industry
Russian Elite Warns Of War With The U.S.
“If there is no banking relationship, it means the countries are on the verge of war.”
Missile attacks kill at least 30 in Mariupol, east Ukraine
Pro-Russian rebels announce major new offensive in Ukraine, after attacks on crowded residential district
Anti-Muslim acts haved soared in France since Paris attacks, group says
Beleaguered, Nigerians Seek to Restore a General to Power
Argentina's president says prosecutor killed in plot
Argentine President Cristina Kirchner says prosecutor murdered to implicate her government in a cover-up.
Iraqi PM: Falling oil price 'disastrous' in fight against ISIS
Powerful Saudi Arabia King Abdullah dies at age 90
Posted: Thursday, January 22, 2015
Powerful Saudi Arabia King Abdullah dies at age 90
Saudi King Abdullah's death sets up complex succession process
Saudi King Abdullah dies, new ruler is Salman
Saudi Arabia's history of hypocrisy we choose to ignore
An Old Hand Is At Work in Yemen's Bloody Civil War
Yemen is not Syria. But America's skewed comprehension of the Middle East has now produced a remarkably similar scenario
War on Isis: Flood of Jihadi Volunteers to Syria Is 'unstoppable', Warns Turkish Prime Minister
Ahmet Davutoglu says militants likely to remain in control of most of its seized territory for foreseeable future
ISIS Deprives Obama of Peacemaker Mantle
“Under the original plan, this was to be the State of the Union address in which President Obama would be able to go before the nation and declare that he had fulfilled his vow to end two overseas wars. Only the wars did not exactly cooperate,” the New York Times reports.
ISIS gaining ground in Yemen, competing with al Qaeda
The Strategy Behind Israel's Attack on Iran and Hizballah
Israel's claims of an imminent threat of Hizballah attack are not credible. More likely it wants to subdue the Lebanese militia so that it has a free hand to manipulate the Syrian battlefield to its advantage
Israeli Mossad Goes Rogue, Warns U.S. on Iran Sanctions
The Israeli intelligence agency Mossad has broken ranks with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, telling U.S. officials and lawmakers that a new Iran sanctions bill in the U.S. Congress would tank the Iran nuclear negotiations.
White House criticizes Netanyahu's planned trip to U.S., calling it 'departure from protocol'
'Such invitations are usually made leader to leader,' spokesman says, referring to Speaker Boehner's invitation, issued two months before the Israeli election is to take place.
Death of Iranian general in Syria strike likely no accident
It can be assumed that the officials who ordered the strike weighed the possibility of killing the general against the risks of a Hezbollah terror plot targeting Israel.
Report: Israel knew about presence of Iranian general in Syria strike
Foreign ministers seek Ukraine ceasefire
THE foreign ministers of Russia, Ukraine, Germany and France have ended their latest Berlin crisis meeting with a joint call to cease hostilities in Ukraine.
US Slams Russian Call for Ukraine Ceasefire
Accuses Russia of Forwarding 'Occupation Plan'
US Trainers To Deploy To Ukraine
Also Will Begin Shipment of US-funded Armored Vehicles
US wants to dominate the world, says Russia's Lavrov
Russia's top diplomat has responded to President Obama's yearly address with accusations that the US will settle for nothing less than number one. A Kremlin spokesman has also accused the West of trying to unseat Putin.
Yemen leader expected to accept demands of Houthis who defeat his guards
Saudi Arabia Sentences Prominent Shia Cleric To Death For 'Undermining National Unity'
Sheikh Nimr Baqir al-Nimr, a prominent Shia cleric in Saudi Arabia, was sentenced to death by a criminal court in Riyadh for “sowing discord” and “undermining national unity,” according to media reports. The cleric has reportedly been a vocal supporter of anti-government protests that had broken out in the nation's Shia-dominated Eastern Province in 2011.
Disenchanted militants in South Asia eye Islamic State with envy
America's Great North Korea Folly
"North Korea wants to talk. The U.S. should talk. Washington has little to lose. And possibly something to gain."
Last evening I went to see the new movie American Sniper because I wanted to see how they portrayed American soldiers killing people in Iraq, especially Chris Kyle, the man whose life the movie revolved around.
Darren Wilson will not face federal charges for killing Michael Brown: report
Israeli tanks take up positions along Lebanon border
As a Muslim, I'm Fed Up With the Hypocrisy of the Free Speech Fundamentalists
Why can't the world's greatest minds solve the mystery of consciousness?
French arrests draw charges of free speech hypocrisy
Posted: Saturday, January 17, 2015
"Oh My God, They Use You As Target Practice." Literally.
ICC opens initial probe into possible war crimes in Palestinian territories
Step could lead to charges against Israeli and Palestinian officials; FM Lieberman calls to dismantle International Criminal Court.
U.S., U.K. mulling initiative to deal with Boko Haram
Amnesty International says satellite images suggest massive destruction by the Islamist extremist group's recent attacks in in northeastern Nigeria.
Satellite images reveal devastation of Boko Haram massacre in Nigeria
Before-and-after photographs show more than 3,100 structures destroyed by fire in villages where hundreds, perhaps thousands, were killed
Latest FBI Claim of Disrupted Terror Plot Deserves Much Scrutiny and Skepticism
Paris is a warning: there is no insulation from our wars
France arrests dozens of people for hate speech
Authorities in France have arrested dozens of people for condoning terrorism since last week's attack on the magazine Charlie Hebdo. Among those targeted by prosecutors was controversial French comedian Dieudonne.
French arrests draw charges of free speech hypocrisy
The crackdown by French authorities, including the arrest of a controversial French comedian for comments he posted on Facebook, has sparked a backlash among some free speech advocates who see "cherry picking" in the application of laws surrounding speech.
In Solidarity With a Free Press: Some More Blasphemous Cartoons
France Arrests a Comedian For His Facebook Comments, Showing the Sham of the West’s “Free Speech” Celebration
French Prime Minister declares 'war on terrorism'
France's prime minister called the intelligence capabilities and anti-terrorism laws to be strengthened after previously admitting 'clear failings' over the attackers.
Pope Francis: there are limits to freedom of expression
Pontiff defends freedom of expression en route to the Philippines but says ‘you cannot insult the faith of others’
New Charlie Hebdo Muhammad Cartoon Stirs Muslim Anger in Mideast
AQAP vs ISIS: Who was really behind the Charlie Hebdo attacks?
The French Role in the Use and Export of Torture
Kerry and Zarif hold lengthy Iran nuclear talks in Geneva
The Road To War With Russia
We're not only on it; we've already arrived
Europe plunged into energy crisis as Russia cuts off gas supply via Ukraine
Russia to Shift Ukraine Gas Transit to Turkey as EU Cries Foul
5 Guantanamo Prisoners Released, Sent to Estonia and Oman
Once Again, American Weapons-Makers Are Making a Killing in Iraq
Our battle with ISIS lacks goals and direction, but that doesn't mean there isn't a profit to be made.
Obama to give federal employees six weeks' maternity leave
Federal employes will be given at least six weeks of paid leave to care for new children under plans unveiled by the White House to kick-start legislative efforts to close the gap in family benefits offered by the US and other wealthy countries.
Explosive Rates of Mass Incarceration Called Major 'Civil Rights Issue of Our Time'
Study shows how tough-on-crime laws 'could be maintained only because of the dual legal system developed from the legacy of racism in the United States'
That Was Easy: In Just 60 Years, Neoliberal Capitalism Has Nearly Broken Planet Earth
Pair of new studies show how various forms of human activity, driven by a flawed economic system and vast consumption, is laying waste to Earth's natural systems
Massive Display of Hypocrisy by Western Leaders
Posted: Monday, January 12, 2015
Boko Haram crisis: Nigerian archbishop accuses West
The Catholic Archbishop of Jos, in central Nigeria, has accused the West of ignoring the threat of the militant Islamist group, Boko Haram.
Boko Haram's 'deadliest massacre': 2,000 feared dead in Nigeria
Amnesty International calls the killings 'a disturbing and bloody escalation' and a local defence group says its fighters have given up trying to co
Who is Marching Anywhere to Honor Those Killed in Baga?
A brief AP article in the weekend edition of the International New York Times reports that, on the same day that the Charlie Hebdo cartoonists were assassinated, "as many as 2,000 people were killed" by Boko Haram in Baga, a town on the Nigerian border with Chad, and that "most of the victims were children, women and elderly people who could not run fast enough when the insurgents drove into Baga, firing rocket-propelled grenades and assault rifles at residents."
UN offensive against Hutu rebels puts DR Congo's civilians at risk
Hundreds of thousands will be affected by fighting as a result of the planned intervention
Both brothers behind Paris attack had weapons training in Yemen: sources
The biggest threat to French free speech isn't terrorism. It's the government.
The murders at Charlie Hebdo, while tragic, aren't the problem.
US attorney general: No credible information now to determine Paris attack responsibility
French police commissioner 'shot himself dead in his office after meeting relatives of a Charlie Hebdo victim'
Charlie Hebdo and the hypocrisy of pencils
It was not pencils and pens – let alone ideas – that left Iraq, Gaza and Afghanistan shattered and hundreds of thousands of human beings dead. Not twelve. Hundreds of thousands. All with stories, with lives, with families. Tens of millions who have lost friends, family, homes and watched their country be torn apart.
A Message From the Dispossessed
Huge Show of Solidarity in Paris Against Terrorism
Hollande asked Netanyahu not to attend Paris memorial march
Absence sought as part of attempt to keep Israeli-Palestinian conflict out of European show of unity; After Netanyahu insisted on coming, French made it clear Abbas would be invited as well.
Erdogan blasts Netanyahu for 'daring' to attend Paris rally
March of the Hypocrites
In Paris they march for "free speech" – and they'll soon be marching off to war
Let's talk about the other dead journalists
Selective mourning of Western journalists ignores the pain and sacrifices of their Muslim colleagues
We Are All ... Fill in the Blank
Terrorism is not terrorism when a much more severe terrorist attack is carried out by those who are Righteous by virtue of their power
Truly Massive Display of Hypocrisy by Western Leaders
Hypocrites up and down the line. Terrorists themselves. Leaders who have been stoking the furnace of terrorism themselves, creating terrorists, supplying them with arms, tolerating their education in Saudi Arabia. Hypocrites. All those leaders who have been attacking Muslim countries for years on end and supplying arms. Hypocrites. All those leaders who yell "terrorism" when it suits their grander schemes of domination.
"Free Speech" hypocrisy in the aftermath of the attack on Charlie Hebdo
Governments 'Fundamentally Do Not Believe in Democracy' – Paris Attacks & Press Freedom
Norman Soloman, says part of the role of governments is to deceive, and no one should be surprised.
Destructive Western Middle East Policy Provides Fertile Ground for Islamic Radicals
The Left's Ignorant Islam Critics
Secular progressivism has produced some of the most unfair and uninformed assessments of the Muslim faith.
Chechen leader blasts Europe over double standards on terrorism
Eric Holder says US 'at war' with 'lone wolf' terrorists after Paris attacks
Eric Holder echoes sentiment that extremists 'corrupt the Islamic faith' to justify violence. US plans conference on anti-extremism on 18 February
Iran Eclipses US as Iraq's Ally in Fight Against Militants
Four Ways the West Got the Iran Nuclear Issue Wrong
First denying Iran's nuclear rights and then using suspect intelligence to build a false picture of its program
U.S. airstrike in Syria may have killed 50 civilians
Joint Chiefs chairman distances himself from Obama promise on Afghanistan
NATO Trips on Own Lies with U-Turn on 'Russian Aggressor'
Ukraine ex-leader Yanukovych wanted by Interpol
What They're Not Telling You About Monsanto's Role in Ukraine
Will This be a Takeover of Ukraine's Farmland?
When it comes to its morality, Israel prefers not to be tried
Posted: Saturday, January 10, 2015
Taliban 'reject offer of Afghan government posts'
The Taliban have been offered posts in the new Afghan government but have turned them down, the BBC understands.
Senate warns 'strong response' prepared to Palestinian ICC action
Key members of the United States Senate issued a warning to the Palestinian Authority on Friday, warning the "deplorable, counterproductive" decision to join the International Criminal Court "will be met with a strong response."
When it comes to its morality, Israel prefers not to be tried
For a country that insists it’s done nothing wrong, Israel sure acts like it has something to hide.
Al Qaeda Source: AQAP Directed Paris Attack
A source within al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula has provided The Intercept with a full statement claiming responsibility for the attack against the offices of Charlie Hebdo in Paris...
Boko Haram May Have Killed Thousands in Attack, Say Experts
Federal prosecutors recommend charges against ex-CIA chief David Petraeus
The FBI and Justice Department prosecutors have recommended bringing felony charges against retired Gen. David Petraeus for providing classified information to his former mistress while he was director of the CIA, officials said, leaving Attorney General Eric Holder to decide whether to seek an indictment that could send the pre-eminent military officer of his generation to prison.
Does the 'Islamic State' have financial problems?
The Jihadi organisation "Islamic State" is believed to be the richest terror group in the world. But their operations cost a fortune - so they may run into financial problems medium-term.
Gunmen Hunted After 12 Killed At Paris Magazine
Two masked men shout "we have avenged the prophet" and "God is
At least 12 dead in Paris after attack on satirical newspaper
US Investigating Civilian Casualties in Airstrikes Against ISIS
Iran, top general saved Baghdad from falling to IS: Iraq MP
Was Naftali Bennett responsible for a massacre of Lebanese civilians?
Controversy erupts over Bayit Yehudi chief's role in events that led to the Kfar Kana massacre during Operation Grapes of Wrath.
Car bomb kills 35 people outside Yemen police college
The Problem with Obama's Cuba Speech
Posted: Friday, December 19, 2014
The Problem with Obama's Cuba Speech
Obama Intends to Lift Several Restrictions Against Cuba on His Own
The US – not Cuba – comes in from the cold
Who's afraid of Cuba? Almost nobody anymore.
The ill-fated schemes to upend Castro
US congressional leaders vow to block Cuba embassy and ambassador
Opponents of Obama initiatives threaten to curtail funding as 2016 presidential aspirants stake out their embargo positions
Not much chance of Congress stopping Cuba policy
Obama has power to further weaken Cuba sanctions
US Was at Odds With World Over Cuba Policy
U.S. spy freed by Cuba was longtime asset
The American Spy Traded in the U.S.-Cuba Diplomatic Breakthrough
If It's True on Cuba, It's True on Iran
America's Cuba policy has long been an open joke in international circles. Seldom has a country pursued such a futile policy for so long while clearly recognizing its senselessness. It's probably the foremost example of how American domestic politics can take its foreign policy hostage, leaving everyone a loser.
Rand Paul Breaks with Other 2016 Candidates on Cuba
Emails Reveal US State Department Influenced Sony's "The Interview" so as to Encourage Assassination and Regime Change in North Korea
The Evidence That North Korea Hacked Sony Is Flimsy
Obama Vows U.S. Response to North Korea Cyberattack on Sony
US delays release of study on 1953 Iran coup
Russia warns US over sanctions bill
West's sanctions on Russia bite, but backlash could hurt
As Vladimir Putin tries to gloss over his country's economic problems, ordinary Russians are starting to feel the double whammy of falling oil prices and sanctions. But has the West bitten off more than it can chew?
China Prepares To Bailout Russia
Russia signs deals with China to help weather sanctions
Western Nations Want to Chain 'the Russian Bear' - Putin
Stakes are high as US plays the oil card against Iran and Russia
Washington is trying to drive down prices by flooding the market with crude but risks collateral damage to its own shale industry
Ruble Takedown Exposes Cracks in Putin's Defense
What Putin is not telling us
The perfect storm evolves in two fronts; an overt economic war – as in siege by sanctions - and a concerted, covert, shadow attack to the heart of the Russian economy. Washington's endgame is clear: impoverish and defang the adversary and force him to meekly bow to the 'Empire of Chaos's' whims. And bragging about it all the way to "victory."
Free Fall of the Ruble – A brilliant ploy of Russian economic Wizards? Who's chess game?
Financial Imperialists Attack Russia
Financial Market Manipulation Is The New Trend: Can It Continue?
Foreign Bankers Rape Ukraine
Russia says EU sanctions on Crimea unacceptable
European leaders warn against too much economic pain on Russia
Bahrain May Start Importing Russian Gas From 2017
A senior official said that gas will be transported by sea from Russia to Bahrain but did not specify the amount of gas that will be imported.
Top Islamic militants killed; more US troops going to Iraq
Officials: Boko Haram kidnaps 185 women and children, kills 32 people
Glenn Greenwald Blasts Dick Cheney And President Obama On Torture
"The reason why Dick Cheney is able to go on 'Meet The Press' instead of being where he should be -- which is in the dock at The Hague or in a federal prison -- is because President Obama and his administration made the decision not to prosecute any of the people who implemented this torture regime despite the fact that it was illegal and criminal," Greenwald said.
The lesson of the torture report: Governments lie
Billion Dollar Surveillance Blimp to Launch over Maryland
Dump the Dollar, Says Ecuadorean President
President Rafael Correa says the U.S. dollar is the "exact opposite" of what Ecuador needs.
Carnage in Pakistan school
Posted: Wednesday, December 17, 2014
Carnage in Pakistan school as Taliban attack kills 160
In the bloodiest terror attack in Pakistan in years, at least 160 people, mostly children, were on Tuesday killed by heavily-armed Taliban suicide bombers who stormed an army-run school here and took several hostages, a throwback to the 2004 Beslan school siege by Chechen rebels.
Children massacred in Pakistan school attack
Gunmen kill 141, 132 of them children, as the Pakistani Taliban storms school in one of nation's bloodiest ever attacks.
A Rare Glimpse Inside Pakistan's Anti-Taliban Operation in North Waziristan
Sydney gunman was 'wanted in Iran'
Sony hackers threaten terror attacks on theaters
Terror Threats Over 'The Interview' Are Quandary for Sony
Obama backs bill imposing new sanctions on Russia
Obama Signals Support for New U.S. Sanctions to Pressure Russian Economy
Russia says arms for Kiev won't help solve Ukraine crisis: RIA
Russia says it wants east Ukraine to stay with Kiev under reformed constitution
Three Members of Congress Just Reignited the Cold War While No One Was Looking
White House: Sanctions Putting Russian Economy on 'the Brink of Crisis'
Russia Defends Ruble With Biggest Rate Rise Since 1998
The U.S. Government Is Practically Begging for Global War
How Vladimir Putin Upset NATO's Strategy
Regime-Change Makeover: Blaming Syria for the Rise of ISIS
Al-Qaeda faction in Syria claims to have U.S.-supplied anti-tank weapon
Nearly 200 dead as al-Nusra fighters take Syria bases
Over 100 soldiers captured; another 100 flee on foot and in vehicles to neighboring town
China offers military help to Iraq to defeat ISIS – report
Iraqi Foreign Minister Ibrahim Jafari says that his Chinese counterpart, Wang Yi, has made an offer to help Iraq fight Islamic State militants. Beijing has volunteered to assist with airstrikes, though it will not join the US-led coalition against ISIS.
Imperialism and the Politics of Torture
The US Senate Report documenting CIA torture of alleged terrorist suspects raises a number of fundamental questions about the nature and operations of the State, the relationship and the responsibility of the Executive Branch and Congress to the vast secret police networks which span the globe – including the United States.
CIA torture: health professionals 'may have committed war crimes', report says
Physicians for Human Rights called for federal investigation on CIA torture program participation, calling rectal feeding technique 'form of sexual assault'
How We Outsourced CIA Torture And Why It Matters
The allegations against MI6 are serious – so why aren't they front page news?
U.S. fights to stop release of photos showing soldiers abusing and sexually humiliating prisoners in Iraq
First ground clash between ISIS and US forces in Iraq
An American force has fought its actual first battle against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria "ISIS" organization during a counter-attack that was carried out by tribal forces.
Palestinians: US to veto UN resolution 'to end occupation'
Secretary of State John Kerry tells top Palestinian negotiator that US will block Jordanian-backed resolution at Security Council.
Joining the military doesn't make you a hero
OPEC won't cut production even if oil below $40 – UAE energy minister
25 people killed after two car bombs explode in central Yemen
John Kerry races to stop UN bid to force Israeli withdrawal
30 Palestinians injured as thousands lay Qalandiya man to rest
Israel Counting On US to Veto Palestinian UN Resolution
Israel seeks US support in opposing a Palestinian resolution in the United Nations Security Council, setting a two-year deadline for Israeli withdrawal from territories in the proposed Palestinian state.
Evo Morales: We Will Confront US Economic Aggression
Strengthening regional unity will move Latin America away from U.S. dominance, says the Bolivian president in an exclusive interview with teleSUR.
Mexico Gov't Claims on Disappeared Students Exposed
Explosive allegations published in Proceso, one of Mexico's leading news weeklies, this past Sunday, revealed strong evidence pointing to direct participation of federal authorities in the presumed killings of dozens of education students from the drug war-torn state of Guerrero.
Venezuela Wants to Take the US to Court Over War Crimes
The President of Venezuela proposed the creation an international committee of lawyers to charge the U.S. government for the wars in the Middle East and the deaths of black civilians by police.
Venezuelans march against United States sanctions
Thousands of government supporters in Venezuela have marched through the streets of Caracas to denounce the recent approval of sanctions by the US.
The new European 'arc of instability'
How To Renounce Your US Citizenship And Become Stateless
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