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US Sold $40 Billion in Weapons in 2015, Tops Global Arms Market

(teleSUR) Washington – While the global arms trade declined overall, the biggest sellers of global weapons, the United States and France, saw an increase in sales. With decades of imperialist meddling around the world and a culture defined by hyper-militarism, it’s no surprise the United States yet again topped the list of global weapons sales […]


Black Sea Plane Crash: Red Army Choir Among Victims

(teleSUR)  Moscow – The world-renowned Alexandrov Ensemble, or Red Army Choir, is considered one of the remaining symbols of the Soviet era in Russia. Russian officials have confirmed that 64 members of the world-renowned Red Army Choir are among the 92 people dead after their TU-154 military aircraft headed for Syria crashed in the Black […]

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Middle East Turkey

10,000 Social Media Users Targeted in Turkey’s Terrorism Probe

(teleSUR) Ankara – Turkey’s terrorism probe and authoritarian crackdown has only increased since the July coup attempt in the country. Since the coup attempt in July of this year, Turkey’s terrorism probe and crackdown on its citizens and President Tayyip Erdogan’s power-flexing continue on. In its latest clampdown, Turkey is set to investigate 10,000 people […]

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Trump Wants Obama to Veto UN Vote Against Israeli Settlements

(teleSUR) Palestine –  The resolution would demand Israel “immediately and completely cease all settlement activities in the occupied Palestinian territory.” U.S. President-elect Donald Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu urged the Obama administration on Thursday to veto a U.N. Security Council draft resolution calling for an immediate halt to illegal settlements on occupied Palestinian land. Netanyahu […]

Middle East Saudi Arabia

US Ally Saudi Arabia Executed More Than 150 People in 2016

(teleSUR) Riyadh – Despite its disturbing numbers of public executions and use of torture, Saudi Arabia still holds a spot on the U.N. Human Rights Council. As Saudi Arabia continues to wage war in Yemen and Western governments back the offensives with sales of arms to the Gulf state, a new report by the human […]

Middle East Syria

Bitter in Aleppo Defeat, US and EU Seek to Further Demonize Russia

(SCF) Aleppo – As Russian forces help liberate the Syrian city of Aleppo this week from a four-year terrorist siege, Washington and Europe step up threats of cyber war and economic aggression with sanctions. That’s no coincidence. It is the response of accomplices bitter in defeat. Perverse isn’t it? Instead of celebrating with the people […]


Obama’s Not Closing Guantanamo Bay, He’s Renovating It

(teleSUR) Guantanamo Bay – One would be hard-pressed to conclude that the multi-billion renovations indicate a closure of the facility in the near future. The elusive promise U.S. President Barack Obama made eight years ago to shut down Guantanamo Bay remains a far-flung fantasy as the military detention facility will see billions of dollars in […]

Middle East Saudi Arabia

The Coming Fracture of Saudi Arabia

(SCF) Riyadh – The Bible’s book of Galatians, VI teaches, «as you sow, so shall you reap». And for Saudi Arabia, which has overtly and covertly supported rebellions in Libya, Syria, Iraq, Yemen, Ethiopia, Philippines, and Lebanon that have led to civil wars and inter-religious strife, the day of reckoning may soon be at hand. The […]