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Potential Deal Could See Kurdish Forces Transfer Power to Syrian Gov’t in Northern Aleppo

Aleppo (AMN) –  A Syrian government source informed Al-Masdar News on Friday that negotiations are taking place regarding the possible transfer of power of the Afrin Canton to the Syrian security forces. Part of the deal will allow the Syrian security forces to open a headquarters in the Afrin Canton, as they currently have no […]

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Israeli Officer Shot Dead During Training Exercise While Pretending to be a Palestinian

Hebron (teleSUR) – Lethal force against Palestinians is common in Tel Rumeida, where roughly 850 Israeli settlers and a heavy military presence occupy Palestinian territory. An Israeli Army officer was accidentally shot and killed by one of his own troops during a training operation in which he was pretending to be a Palestinian at an Israeli […]

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After 1,379 Days, NYT Corrects Bogus Claim Iran ‘Sponsored’ 9/11

New York (FAIR) – In its reporting on a dubious lawsuit alleging Iranian meta-involvement in 9/11, the New York Times badly misunderstood the case and maintained for more than three years, in the paper of record, that the government of Iran “sponsored” the September 11, 2001, attacks. The belated correction, issued late Wednesday night on two widely […]

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US Diplomat: New Saudi Crown Prince is Israel’s ‘Dream Come True’

Riyadh (MEMO) – An American diplomat said that appointing Mohammed Bin Salman as crown prince of Saudi Arabia was like a “dream come true for Israel”, Haaretz reported. The former US Ambassador to Israel, Daniel Shapiro, said that the appointment of Bin Salman opens an unprecedented opportunity for Israel to improve its regional position and supports it […]

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China Joins With Russia in Calls for Investigation Into Syrian Chemical Weapon Claims

Beijing (Duran) – Entering the G20 on Friday, it has now become obvious that Russia and China will form a united Eurasian front against the western US-EU bloc. One topic that is sure to occupy much of the oxygen in the room during the conference, and many of the sideline talks, is Syria. If there was any question […]

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Chemical-Related Issues in Syria Used for Politicized Purposes: OPCW Chief

Damascus (Tasnim) – Director General of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) Ahmet Uzumcu said all issues in Syria, including those related to purported gas attacks there, are usually used for politicized purposes. “All the state parties with the chemical weapons convention have the obligation to declare their chemical weapons, to declare their […]

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In Cairo, the Pot Boils

Cairo (MEE) – On the anniversary of the military coup which brought Abdel Fattah al-Sisi to power, Egyptians are bursting with anger at his regime. Here are three ways this could boil over. “Sisi has failed himself and Egypt,” Bahey Eldin Hassan, director of the Cairo Institute for Human Rights, told me last night, the eve of the […]

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Russia’s New Weapons: Aircraft Carriers No Longer Rule the Seas

Moscow (SCF) – The US Navy received the first of its new generation aircraft carriers, USS Gerald R. Ford, on June 1, moving the $13 billion ship closer to becoming operational. It is expected to be commissioned this summer. Two other Ford-class carriers, the John F. Kennedy and Enterprise, are also planned. The ship can carry more aircraft, weapons and fuel with its larger […]

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From the Indian Wars to the Global War on Terror, July 4, 1776-present

USA (AHT) – The Global War on Terror identifies a complex of operations mounted on the basis of a massive deception. [1] This deception was meant to provide justification for an elaborate scheme of imperial globalization extending to wars of aggression directed especially at target zones in the Middle East and Eurasia. The designers of the Global War […]

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British PM ‘Burying’ Report Exposing Saudi Funding of Extremism in UK

London (MEMO) – The British Prime Minister has been accused of “covering up” a report exposing terrorism funding by Saudi Arabia. Prominent British MPs have accused Number Ten burying a report that was originally commissioned by the former Prime Minster David Cameron in an effort to strike a deal with the Liberal Democrats to secure their support for […]

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