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US Blocks UN Statement for Investigation into Israeli Use of Live Fire in Gaza

Al-Quds (GPA) – Israeli forces responded to several thousand Palestinian protestors in Gaza with live fire this weekend: killing 17 and injuring over 1,400. The United Nations and European Union urged a “transparent and independent” investigation into Israel’s Gaza massacre. The United States has already blocked a UN statement on the matter. About 30,000 Palestinians […]

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How Turkey Uses Kidnapping and Hostage Negotiations As Diplomacy

Ankara (MPN) – Most U.S. allies would likely understand that, as a member of NATO, every nation is subject to the will of the U.S. Yet Erdogan is not your average U.S. ally and, instead of pleading to deaf ears in Washington, he has decided to take his purge global and use every method available […]

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UN Calls on Turkey to End State of Emergency, Torture, Purging Civil Servants

Ankara (TP) – The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) on Tuesday called on the Turkish government to promptly end an ongoing state of emergency, torture and passport cancellation as well as a ban imposed on dismissed public servants from rejoining the civil service. In a 28-page report issued on Tuesday the OHCHR called on […]

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UN Feigns Outrage Over Ghouta While Terrorist Rockets Rain Down on Damascus

Damascus (MPN) – On February 20, from Amman, Jordan, UNICEF Regional Director for the Middle East and North Africa, Geert Cappelaere, issued a statement of “outrage” titled: “The war on children in Syria: Reports of mass casualties among children in Eastern Ghouta and Damascus.” The “statement” — consisting of blank lines with the preface “No words will do justice […]

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ISIS Establishes a Series of Checkpoints in Libya

ISIS IN ACTION On 9 January, two ISIS vehicles reportedly set up a temporary checkpoint on the road west of Sirte near Abu Grein, inspecting vehicles and confiscating goods. On 11 January, a would-be ISIS bomber surrendered himself to al-Bunyan al-Marsous (BM) forces after defusing the bomb he was instructed to detonate. It is not […]

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UNGA Jerusalem Vote Prompts US to Threaten With Sanctions Almost Entire World

New York (SCF) – On December 21, the UN General Assembly (UNGA) overwhelmingly voted in favor of a resolution calling on the US to reverse its decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. A total of 128 countries voted for the resolution, with nine countries voting against and 35 abstaining. 21 nations did not turn up […]

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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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Yemenis Sit Between the Hammer and Anvil of US-backed Saudi Siege and Airstrikes

Sana’a (GPA) – Yemeni forces launched a long-range ballistic missile at the King Khalid Airport in early November in retaliation for the Saudi-led war against Yemen. Days later, Saudi Arabia tightened their already-existing blockade. This impacts Yemeni life in a number of ways and puts millions of Yemenis on the brink of death. Nearly 1,000 days […]

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Israel and Saudi Co-Sponsor Anti-Assad UN Resolution

New York (MEMO) – Israel, for the first time, has co-sponsored a resolution with Saudi Arabia at the UN. The draft resolution at the Human Rights Council, which was also supported by the US, France, and Germany was submitted against the Assad government, elicited condemnation from the Syrian representative. The Saudis gave their backing for the resolution condemning […]

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Russia Proposes UN Peacekeeping Mission in Ukraine

New York (SCF) – Russia has proposed a draft resolution to the UN Security Council on the establishment of a UN mission that would provide security for Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) monitors’ activities in eastern Ukraine. “I consider the presence of peacekeepers, or rather people who would provide security for the OSCE mission, absolutely appropriate, […]

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