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Turkey Detains 20 Suspected Daesh Members, Including 15 Foreigners

Ankara (MEMO) – Turkish police have detained 20 people, including 15 foreign nationals, on suspicion of links to Daesh during raids in Istanbul, tightening security ahead of the anniversary of a nightclub attack in which dozens were killed. The raids by the anti-terrorist branch of the Istanbul police took place on Saturday and targeted four locations across the […]

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Ex-US Marine Charged With Christmas Attack Plot in San Francisco

San Francisco (MEE) – Federal agents arrested a former US Marine on Friday for allegedly plotting a Christmas attack in San Francisco, inspired by the Islamic State (IS) group, according to court documents. Tow truck driver Everitt Aaron Jameson, 26, was planning to target the city’s busy Pier 39 tourist spot, according to an affidavit submitted by FBI […]

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Financing Terrorism: US Must Look at Relationship with Saudi Arabia

Riyadh (AHT) – There appears to be no more quixotic endeavor these days than the pursuit of a lasting peace in the Middle East. A likely reason is that peace is not profitable to the forces now hard at work in the region. Enter Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, under whose stewardship ExxonMobil operated with […]

North America United States

For Media, Driving Into a Crowd of Protesters Is a ‘Clash’

New York (FAIR) – The Washington Post, Boston Globe, AOL News, The Hill, BBC and Sky News UK all chose to frame the ramming of a car into anti-fascist protesters as “clashes.” The BBC’s breaking news tweet, “One dead amid clashes between US white nationalists and counter-protesters in Charlottesville,” is an extremely odd way to describe a person driving a car into a crowd of anti-fascist […]

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The U.S. Has Been at War for Over 220 of Its 241 Year Existence

Washington D.C. (AHT) – The United States presents itself to the world as a beacon of liberty and a proponent of human rights around the world, ready and willing to stand up for and defend the downtrodden. Florida Senator Marco Rubio recently said that the world looks to the U.S. as an example of democracy. […]

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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 […]

Middle East Syria

Syrian Soldiers Allegedly Find Saudi Chemical Weapons in East Aleppo

(GPA) Damascus – As the Syrian army continues to investigate the formerly ‘rebel held’ neighborhoods of East Aleppo, they have found stockpiles of possible chemical weapons agents produced by a Saudi Arabian company. On Wednesday, the Syrian Arab News Agency (SANA) reported that Syrian soldiers found chemical compounds in the recently evacuated areas of East […]

Middle East Turkey

The Turkish Gambit with Terrorists

(SCF) Ankara – Among the major geopolitical challenges of 2017 that could seriously alter the balance of power in the international arena, particular attention should be given to the developing situation in Turkey. The final weeks of 2016 showed increasing cooperation between Ankara and Moscow on major international issues such as Syria and the fight […]