Author: Middle East Monitor

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UAE Buying Jerusalem Properties on Behalf of Israel

Abu Dhabi (MEMO) -A Palestinian businessman who is affiliated with former Fatah leader Mohammed Dahlan is planning to buy real estate in the Old City of Jerusalem on behalf of the UAE which is helping the occupation expand its illegal settlements, the deputy head of the Islamic Movement in Israel, Sheikh Kamal Khatib, warned yesterday. Khatib posted […]

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What’s Next For Palestinians After Non-Violent Resistance Was Ignored?

Al-Quds (AHT) – The International Community has effectively failed to uphold the law and to protect Palestinians as they peacefully demonstrated against Israel’s illegal siege. What will the failure to punish Israel for their crimes now mean for Palestinian resistance? The people of the Gaza Strip have been effectively spat on by the International Community […]

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US Sanctions and Tariffs Create Distrust and Enmity

Brussels (SCF) – The United States has reached a new low in international relations. Not only does President Trump tweet and otherwise comment insultingly about leaders (“Little Rocket Man”) and various nations (“shithole countries”), he has gone out of his way to alienate friends and allies by imposing tariffs on some of their exports. This is in addition […]

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Jordanian Tribe Threatens to ‘Shake’ Country Unless Jailed Figurehead Freed

Amman (MEE) – Beni Sakhr tribal leaders give authorities 24 hours to free Fares al-Fayez, arrested on Saturday on charges of seeking to ‘overthrow the regime.’ Leaders of one of Jordan’s most powerful tribes have threatened to “shake the pillars of the Jordanian state” unless a prominent opposition figure arrested for calling for political change is released […]

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Cuban Doctors Assist Victims of Fuego Volcano in Guatemala

Guatemala City (TSN) – The Cuban Medical Brigade has been working day and night to help Guatemalan medical teams struggling to handle the tragic event. Since the first moments of the eruption of the Fuego Volcano, the Cuban Medical Brigade (BMC) in Guatemala has been working day and night to help people who are struggling with the tragedy, Cuban […]

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Nearly 1800 Families Separated At US Border In Just 17 Months

Washington (teleSUR) – Nearly 1,800 immigrant families were separated at the U.S.-Mexico border from October 2016 through February of this year, according to a senior government official, as President Donald Trump implemented stricter border enforcement policies. The numbers are the first comprehensive disclosure by the administration of how many families have been affected by the policies. Previously, the […]

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Anthony Bourdain: The Last Gasp of CNN’s Original Vision

Atlanta (FAIR) – CNN began with the slogan, articulated by its founder Ted Turner: “The news is the star.” That has long since ceased to be a reflection of what CNN does. Despite promoting itself with its dubious “facts first” slogan, the network endlessly touts its celebrity pundits and anchors: Wolf Blitzer, Anderson Cooper, Chris Cuomo, Christiane Amanpour, […]

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US Military to Release Suspected American Islamic State Fighter in Syria

Washington (MEE) – A US-Saudi man suspected of fighting for the Islamic State (IS) group and currently in American custody will be released in Syria, court documents show. The man, known only as “John Doe”, has been subject to a legal battle since he was handed to the US military by the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), a Kurdish-led […]

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Hospitals in Yemen Continue to Suffer from The US-Saudi Siege

Sana’a (AM) – A quick visit to one of the hospitals in Yemen and by the corridors of these health facilities and at their doors, the reality and the magnitude of the disaster is shocking. One of the consequences of the tragedy is the number of patients. It is increasing while medicine is absent and […]

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Iran Can Reach 190,000-SWU Enrichment Capacity in Less than 2 Years

Tehran (TNA) – Head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) Ali Akbar Salehi said the country is capable of increasing the level of uranium enrichment capacity to 190,000 SWU (Separative Work Unit) within one and a half to two years. Speaking to reporters at a press conference in Tehran on Tuesday, Salehi highlighted the […]

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