Day: May 7, 2018

lebanon's election

Western-backed Faction Loses 1/3rd of Seats in Lebanon’s Elections

Beirut (GPA) – Lebanese citizens voted in the first general election in nine years on Sunday. Here’s what happened in Lebanon’s election and what it means. Interior Minister Nouhad Machnouk will announce the official results Monday evening but preliminary numbers seem fairly accurate at this point. Early estimates suggested voter turnout was remarkably low: less than 50%. […]

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Latest Authorization of Military Force Grants Unlimited Political Cover to Warmongers

Washington D.C. (GPA) – “War. What is it good for?” asked Norman Whitfield in 1969. Thousands of cover versions later, we finally have an answer: It’s one of the most heartbreaking things you’ll ever learn about human civilization. The supposed social benefits of war are one of the very few points on which Democrats and […]

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Watch: Israelis Demolish Palestinian Homes in ‘East Jerusalem’

Al Quds (GPA) – The Israelis spent this weekend destroying some more homes in East Jerusalem as tension continues to build before the big embassy move by the US. A video widely shared on Facebook this weekend shows a pair of Israeli backhoes demolishing a building that was primarily apartments occupied by Palestinians. This latest Israeli […]

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