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‘Houthis’ Release 200+ Coup Plotters and Issue Anti-Human Trafficking Laws

Sana’a (GPA) – You wouldn’t know it from reading mainstream media’s take on Yemen, but the Sana’a government has granted amnesty to over 200 coup plotters and initiated anti-human trafficking reforms. Yemeni state news agency Saba reported on Wednesday that the Sana’a government (controlled by the Houthis) had released 209 political prisoners. Ansarullah (aka. the […]

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Electoral Coup Attempt in Honduras

Tegucigalpa (AHT) – Honduras is in crisis. Results from the election last Sunday have been delayed day after day but could be announced any moment. There have been streets protests for the past several days with several people killed. Constitutional rights have been suspended and a curfew imposed. The current president and National Party candidate, […]

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Leadership Change Underway in Zimbabwe After Resignation of Mugabe

Harare (WWP) – A factional struggle inside the ruling Zimbabwe African National Union Patriotic Front (ZANU-PF) party has created the conditions for the Nov. 21 resignation of longtime leader President Robert Gabriel Mugabe. Through a project lasting just eight days and entitled “Operation Restore Legacy,” the president was removed from his leadership positions as the first secretary of […]

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Turkey Sentences 40 Coup Plotters to Life and Arrests US Employee

Ankara (GPA) – As Erdogan’s government sentenced 40 former military personnel for their role in last year’s coup attempt, they also arrested a US diplomatic employee for alleged links to exiled cleric Fetullah Gulen. Coup Plotters Sentencing and Mass Trials The first big news item from Turkey that came out yesterday was the sentencing of […]

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Turkey Crackdown Continues, Warrants Issued for 35 Journalists

Ankara (GPA) – It’s been over a year since a failed coup led to massive purges, but the Turkey crackdown is still going and being almost completely ignored by the west. Arrest warrants were issued earlier today for 35 Turkish journalists that Ankara accuses of belonging to the FETO movement, led by exiled cleric Fetah Gulen. So […]

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How Media Spread CIA’s Sectarian, Anti-Iran ‘Mideast Cold War’ Narrative

Washington D.C. (FAIR) – A new Vox video (7/17/17) is the latest addition to a media onslaught that propagates numerous misleading talking points to demonize Iran—just as the US government, under Donald Trump’s vehemently anti-Iran administration, is ratcheting up aggression against that country. The 10-minute film, titled “The Middle East’s Cold War, Explained,” is a textbook example […]

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Turkey: Big Changes One Year after Failed Coup

Ankara (Tasnim) – Turkey’s domestic and foreign policy experienced big changes a year after failed coupe in the country and it seems that Ankara has now a more realistic approach at least in case of regional and international developments. On 15 July 2016, a coup d’état was attempted in Turkey against state institutions. The attempt […]

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Iran 1953: US Finally Releases Updated Official History of Mosaddegh Coup

Washington D.C. (AHT) – While some recent developments might seem to defy it, it’s safe to say that there’s an explanation for everything – of some sort – however perverse the logic. So while there must be some reason the CIA has decided now to admit to engineering a regime change in Iran sixty-four years […]

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Turkish Opposition MPs Sit in Jail as President Seeks More Power

Diyarbakir, Turkey (MEE) Twenty-nine MPs were arrested in November as Erdogan set out plans for more power. Many will be in jail when the nation votes on his wishes. Her voice crackling through the microphone, but with an expression of defiance clearly visible on the prison video, Caglar Demirel spoke from a distance of 1,000km […]

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EU Intelligence: Erdogan Planned Purges Before July Coup

(GPA) Brussels – A leaked report by European Union intelligence allegedly shows that Erdogan planned purges of military officials before July and that it was this plan, not exiled cleric Fetullah Gülen that sparked the coup. The secret report was assembled by Intcen, the EU’s intelligence agency, in August and released to The Times in the U.K. […]

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