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Tunisia FM Concerned ISIS will Grow in Libya Following Defeat in Syria, Iraq

ISIS IN ACTION On 18 February, Tunisian Foreign Minister Khemaies Jhinaoui is reported to have stated in an address at the Munich Security Conference in Germany that ISIS will attempt to return to Libya following its defeat in Iraq and Syria. In his speech Jhniaoui called for the need for cooperative international counter-terrorism efforts, arguing […]

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Remembering Fallujah: War Crimes Committed Under Jim Mattis and Jim Molan

Bagdhad (AHT) – Ross Caputi, a former Marine who was “witness and accomplice to the atrocities” committed in Fallujah in November 2004 during “Operation Phantom Fury”, wrote this about his unit’s entry into the city: Perhaps it was just too painful of a realization for many of us to make, because we saw ourselves as the liberators, […]

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The MEK: From Revolutionary Group to Imperialist Asset

Tehran (MPN) – With the recent protests across Iran, some people are, for the first time, being exposed to a fringe group of Iranian exiles known as the Mujahideen-e-Khalq, or MEK, and their political front group, The National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI). While audiences of Western media may be seeing the group, they aren’t actually […]

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Updated: The World Responds to Trump’s Jerusalem Decision

Palestine (GPA) – Yesterday, Donald Trump officially recognized al-Quds as the capital of “Israel” and the world has responded. The world is outraged at the decision by the Trump regime to change the designation of ‘Jerusalem’ by officially recognizing the city as the capital of Israel. Below is a collection of the best statements from […]

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Iraqi Senior Leader: Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi Is Alive and in US Hands

Baghdad (AHT) – Jabbar al-Maamouri, a senior leader at the Popular Mobilization Forces in Iraq has declared that Abū Bakr al-Baghdadi, the leader of the Salafi militant terrorist organization known as the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL/ISIS) is now in the hands of the US forces. According to the source, al-Maamouri assured that the US forces will not […]

Iraq Middle East

Iraq Plans New Oil Pipeline Exporting From Kirkuk to Turkey

Baghdad (MEE) – Iraqi officials have accused the Kurdish Regional Government of blocking attempts to pump oil to Turkey from Kirkuk. Iraq plans to build a new pipeline that will ship oil from Kirkuk’s oilfields to the Ceyhan port in Turkey, the oil ministry said on Sunday. The new pipeline will replace an old and severely damaged section […]

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US Coalition Rounding Down Civilian Casualty Numbers in Iraq by Over 30%

Bagdhad (GPA) – A new report by The New York Times (NYT) adds credibility to what many people have been saying for a long time: The Pentagon is lying about civilian casualty numbers in Iraq. For the last year or so the US media (including the NYT) has been subjecting their audiences to the repeated claims of […]

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Iraq Middle East

Kurds End Bid for Secession, ‘Accept Iraqi Court Decision’

Baghdad (GPA) – It seems the dream of ‘Kurdistan’ is called off for the time being. Following September’s referendum, a brief standoff between the Iraqi army and Kurdish Peshmerga, and finally the resignation of Kurdish leader Masoud Barzani it now seems plans for an Iraqi Kurdistan Are now off the table. Obviously, this is already […]

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NYT Laments ‘Forever Wars’ Its Editorials Helped Create

New York (FAIR) – Corporate media have a long history of lamenting wars they themselves helped sell the American public, but it’s rare so many wars and so much hypocrisy are distilled into one editorial. On Monday, the New York Times (10/22/17) lamented the expansion of America’s “forever wars” overseas, without once noting that every war mentioned is one the […]