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With Saleh Dead, Will the US Now Consider Direct Military Action in Yemen?

Washington DC (GPA) – Don’t be fooled by Trump’s recent posturing demanding the Saudi blockade of Yemen be lifted. The death of Ali Abdullah Saleh has neocons eyeing direct US intervention in war-torn Yemen. For months, the US plan in Yemen has been to split the late Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh from the al Houthi movement. […]

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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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Saudi Crown Prince Wins Time Readers’ Person of the Year

Washington D.C. (TLS) – The prince is one of the main strongest proponents of Saudi Arabia’s illegal intervention in Yemen. Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has been voted Time magazine readers’ Person of the Year by a large margin. Despite the prince’s victory among readers, the readers’ Person of the Year and the Person […]

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How Come Military Contractors Are Doing All of Washington’s Dirty Work?

Washington DC (NEO) – It is no secret that the last couple decades saw an abrupt increase in the number of private military companies or private security contractors (PMCs), the overall budgets of some easily surpass the military budgets of certain sovereign states. The turning point in the creation of such companies occurred in 1995 during military […]

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Four Effects of the Blockade Against Venezuela

Caracas (VNA) – The financial blockade directly affects routine international payments for goods and services. 1. Funds were frozen for the import of insulin Ever since President Donald Trump’s imposition of US financial sanctions against Venezuela in August, the Venezuelan state has confronted various difficulties trying to import medicines and foodstuffs not produced domestically. The financial blockade directly […]

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Kurt Volker, US Envoy for Ukraine Is About to Fail in His Mission

Moscow (SCF) – “Kurt Volker is an experienced and tough-minded diplomat who knows how to combine principles and pragmatism into policy. He is widely respected across the political spectrum,” said Paul Saunders, the executive director of the Center for the National Interest and a former George W. Bush administration official, in his comments on Kurt Volker’s appointment as the Trump […]

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US Labels PIJ Secretary General as Terrorist

By Damir Nazarov Moscow (Contributor) – The U.S. administration labeled the Palestinian Islamic Jihad (PIJ) Secretary-General as “terrorist” and listed his name among “the wanted” on its blacklist of most wanted persons. It was not the first claim about PIJ. The American position biases to Israel and complicit in oppressing Palestinian resistance movement. There are several […]

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400 US Marines to Leave Syria But What About the Rest?

Damascus (GPA) – With the war on ISIS winding down, US soldiers prepare to leave their illegal posts. Earlier today, a statement was issued by the US-backed coalition in Syria – part of Operation Inherent Resolve (OIR) – announced that 400 members of the 1st Battalion, 10th Marine Regiment would be leaving Syria. The marines […]

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Media Erase NATO Role in Bringing Slave Markets to Libya

Brussels (FAIR) – Twenty-first-century slave markets. Human beings sold for a few hundred dollars. Massive protests throughout the world. The American and British media have awakened to the grim reality in Libya, where African refugees are for sale in open-air slave markets. Yet a crucial detail in this scandal has been downplayed or even ignored in many corporate […]