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Airstrikes, Tear Gas, & Snipers: Dozens Dead, Thousands Injured in Gaza

Al-Quds (GPA) – On May 14, the official date of the US’s and the Israeli entity’s declaration of moving of the U.S. embassy to occupied Jerusalem, Gazan ministry of Health Ashraf Al-Qidri reported 55 Palestinians were killed and over 2771 injured in the span of just a few hours — making the response to Monday’s […]

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Playing US Sanctions: China Walks a Fine Line in Iran

Beijing (AMN) – Chinese businessman Sheng Kuan Li didn’t worry about sanctions when he decided in 2010 to invest $200 million in a steel mill in Iran that started producing ingots and billet within months of the lifting of punitive measures against the Islamic republic as part of 2015 international nuclear agreement with Iran. With no operations […]

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What Else is Washington Not Telling Us About US Participation in Yemen?

Sana’a (GPA) – For the past three years, the United States has attempted to disguise, manipulate, or outright deny its involvement in Yemen. Nonetheless, new facts come to light every so often that indicate Washington’s participation in the Saudi-led war is much more hands-on than officials let on. The Covert Role of the US in […]

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US Pastor Jailed in Turkey Claims Innocence Amid Trial Delay

Ankara (MEE) – A US pastor denied terrorism and spying charges in a Turkish court on Monday and called them “shameful and disgusting”, in a prosecution that has been condemned by US President Donald Trump. Andrew Brunson, who could be jailed for up to 35 years, denied links to a network led by US-based Muslim preacher Fethullah […]

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Latest Authorization of Military Force Grants Unlimited Political Cover to Warmongers

Washington D.C. (GPA) – “War. What is it good for?” asked Norman Whitfield in 1969. Thousands of cover versions later, we finally have an answer: It’s one of the most heartbreaking things you’ll ever learn about human civilization. The supposed social benefits of war are one of the very few points on which Democrats and […]

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GPA Editor Jim Carey Discusses the Turkish Elections w/Fault Lines [Video]

Washington (GPA) – GPA Editor Jim Carey spoke with Garland Nixon and Lee Stranahan on Radio Sputnik’s Fault Lines program to discuss the current state of affairs in Turkey. Jim Carey spoke with Nixon and Stranahan to discuss recent events in Turkey, primarily the recent snap election called by Turkish President Recep Erdogan. As Jim wrote about […]

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Seoul Wants US Troops to Stay Regardless of Any Treaty with Pyongyang

Seoul (TNA) – South Korea said on Wednesday the issue of U.S. troops stationed in the South is unrelated to any future peace treaty with North Korea and that American forces should stay even if such an agreement is signed. “US troops stationed in South Korea are an issue regarding the alliance between South Korea […]

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U.S. Military Veterans Seem Over Twice as Likely to be Mass Shooters

Washington D.C. (DS) – It may almost seem too obvious to mention, but I don’t think that’s why we so seldom mention it. I don’t mean being male, or being mentally disturbed, or having been cruel to women, or living in places like the United States where it’s easy to acquire weapons of war. These […]

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IAEA Rejects Israeli PM’s Claims about Iran’s Nuclear Activities

Tehran (TNA) – The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) rejected Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s claims about Iran’s nuclear activities, saying the agency “had no credible indications of activities in Iran relevant to the development of a nuclear explosive device after 2009.” A report presented in December 2015 by IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano regarding Iran’s nuclear […]

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The Iran Deal: Will Trump Side with the Saudis and Israel or Europe?

Washington D.C. (GPA) –  With the historic meeting between North and South Korea, news outlets have devoted minimal coverage to an upcoming event that could upheave tensions throughout the Middle East. On May 12th, Donald Trump will decide to either dump or recertify the Iran nuclear deal. Trump dumping the deal would be a clear […]

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