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Syria the Latest Case of US ‘Stumbling’ Into War

Washington D.C. (FAIR) – A recent headline in The Atlantic (6/9/17) earnestly pondered if the US was “Getting Sucked Into More War in Syria.” “Even as Washington potentially stumbles into war…” was how the article’s discussion began. One of the most common tropes in US media is that the US military always goes to war reluctantly—and, if there […]

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Iran Foreign Ministry: Quds Day Symbol of Fight against Global Arrogance

Tehran (Tasnim) – The Iranian Foreign Ministry hailed the International Quds Day as the symbol of the campaign against the global arrogance and oppression, calling on all freedom-seekers around the world to attend rallies due to be held on the occasion in support of Palestine. “Today, more than ever, Muslim and Arab nations of the West Asia region […]

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Iran Set to Release Documents Linking US with ISIS

Tehran (DR) – Hamid Reza Moghadam Far, an official representing the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps has stated that Iran plans on releasing new documents demonstrating that not only was the US systematic in the founding of ISIS but that the US continues to aid the Salafist terrorist group in spite of public statements coming from Washington. According […]

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Putin: US Routinely Meddles in Russian and Other Nations’ Elections

Moscow (SCF) – In a Showtime interview of Russian President Vladimir Putin by American film-maker Oliver Stone, which started airing on June 12th, Putin called «lies» many of the allegations by U.S. intelligence agencies, to the effect that he or his government attempted to influence the outcome of the 2016 U.S. Presidential election. He also accused the U.S. government of having actually done not only […]

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Trump continues a self-destructive U.S. policy in Syria

Washington (AMN) – On June 18, 2017, the Trump administration made a grave mistake in downing a Syrian jet south of Tabqah, which follows a string of similar events in the months prior. Faced with the decision of having to vacate Syria and abandon the garrison stationed in al-Tanf near the Jordanian border, staying in al-Tanf despite waning strategic value, or […]

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Saudi Arabia, Israel to Establish Economic Relations for First Time: The Times

Riyadh (YE) – Saudi Arabia and the Israeli regime are in clandestine talks to establish official economic relations for the first time since the entity was created on the Palestinian territories some 69 years ago, a report says. The Times, citing unnamed Arab and American sources, said in a report on Saturday that forming economic connections […]

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The Day After Corbyn’s Surprise Surge, NPR Would Rather Talk About Buckethead

London (FAIR) – There were 771 words in NPR.org‘s lead day-after story (6/9/17) on the results of the British elections. None of them were “Jeremy” or “Corbyn.” That’s odd, because surely one of the most noteworthy aspects of the election was the surprisingly strong showing of the Labour Party under the leadership of Jeremy Corbyn. Widely expected to […]