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The Day After Corbyn’s Surprise Surge, NPR Would Rather Talk About Buckethead

London (FAIR) – There were 771 words in NPR.org‘s lead day-after story (6/9/17) on the results of the British elections. None of them were “Jeremy” or “Corbyn.” That’s odd, because surely one of the most noteworthy aspects of the election was the surprisingly strong showing of the Labour Party under the leadership of Jeremy Corbyn. Widely expected to […]

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U.K. Elections: Tories Election Gamble Fails, May Forms Coalition With DUP

London (GPA) – Theresa May’s snap election gamble failed miserably yesterday, stripping the Conservative Party of their parliamentary majority, forcing the Tories to declare a minority government with the Irish Democratic Unionist Party (DUP). The mood at 10 Downing Street today is most likely one of disappointment, shock and embarrassment following last night’s election results […]

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Breaking: US, British Forces Enter Southern Syria With Rebels

Homs (AMN) – U.S. and British forces entered southern Syria on Sunday afternoon while traveling through the Tanf Border-Crossing in the Homs Governorate, the SMART News Agency reported tonight. Based on the report released by the SMART News Agency, approximately 150 U.S. and British military personnel entered Syria, alongside the Free Syrian Army’s “Jaysh Mughawyr Al-Thurah”; […]

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Saudis Hire World’s Biggest PR Firm to Push ‘Muslim NATO’

Riyadh (MEE) – An international public relations firm is facing accusations of complicity in “whitewashing” alleged Saudi Arabian war crimes in Yemen after signing a deal to represent a Riyadh-dominated military alliance dubbed the “Muslim Nato”. Middle East Eye understands that Saudi Deputy Crown Prince Mohammad Bin Salman hired Burson-Marsteller last month to wage a […]

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Trump Puts WikiLeaks and Julian Assange in the Crosshairs

London (TeleSUR) – The U.S. has not formally laid charges against Assange, but many within the new administration are signaling a hostile approach. United States Attorney general Jeff Session said the country was stepping up its efforts against leaks and that the arrest of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange was now a “priority.” While U.S. policy toward Assange still […]

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‘The G-7 Are Terrorists!’: Hundreds Protest Italy G-7 Meeting on Syria

After U.S. airstrikes, “Hands Off Syria” demonstrations have cropped up throughout the world, including in Syria itself. Hundreds of protesters poured into the streets of Lucca, Italy, to protest the two-day meeting of G-7 foreign ministers who had gathered mainly to talk about Syria. RELATED: Putin Claims US Preparing Chemical Weapons False Flag in Syria The […]

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The UK is quietly changing its policy on Israel and Palestine

London (MEMO) – Palestinians were delighted to see 2016 end with the UN Security Council passing resolution 2334 which reaffirmed the illegality of Israel’s settlement enterprise. The passing of the resolution was facilitated by the US abstention in the dying days of Obama’s administration. The UK played a key role in the drafting of the […]

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Erdogan’s War of Words Inciting Terror in Europe

Ankara, Turkey (SCF) – Only hours after Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan issued a bloodcurdling warning about terror attacks against European citizens, four people lay dead on the streets of London. That death toll may rise further because several of those injured in the attack this week in the British capital are in critical condition, fighting for […]