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Trump Backs Sunni Radical Islam over Moderate Shi’ism

Riyadh (SCF) – President Donald Trump signaled to the nations of the Middle East and Muslim world that he strongly backs radical Sunni Islam, mostly embodied by Saudi Arabia’s brand of Wahhabism, over the emerging moderate Shi’ism on display in Iran. Trump’s first visit to another country as president was Saudi Arabia. Trump was also the only president […]

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[PHOTOS] Yemen Leads World Resistance Against US-Saudi Terror Alliance

Sana’a (GPA) – Yemen– the poorest country in the Arab world– is particularly at risk for the ongoing dangers posed by the US-Saudi alliance. Which (along with Israel) is directly responsible for nearly all terrorist-entities in the region. But even while Yemen is constantly under threat, they’re also setting example on how to resist. Trump met […]

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Erdogan’s Bodyguards in Violent Clash With Protesters in Washington

Washington D.C. (MEE) – Two arrests made during the altercation at the Turkish ambassador’s residence in the US capital. The United States on Wednesday said it was voicing its “strongest possible” concern to Turkey over a street brawl that erupted between protesters and Turkish security personnel during President Tayyip Erdogan’s visit to Washington. Police said the fighting […]

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US State Dept. Accuses Syrian Government of Covering up ‘Mass Executions’

Damascus (GPA) – In yet another Western smear campaign, the US State Department released “proof” today that the Syrian government is allegedly carrying out mass murders and cremating bodies to hide their crimes. In a move similar to the photos presented by the US government in 2003 of “chemical weapons facilities” in Iraq, the State Department presented […]

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NPR Can’t Help Hyping North Korean Threat

Washington D.C. (FAIR) – UN Ambassador Nikki Haley told the UN Security Council on March 8 that “all options are on the table” regarding North Korea. Between then and April 27, NPR.org published 60 stories on US/North Korea relations. Here’s a representative exchange (Morning Edition, 4/20/17): David Greene, host: A pretty ominous-sounding warning from North […]

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US Sharply Snubs Turkey as It Announces Arms for Syrian Kurds

Raqqa (teleSUR) – While arms supplies for Kurds may clear the road to victory in Raqqa, the move will definitely complicate relations between Washington and Ankara. U.S. President Donald Trump delivered a swift snub to NATO partner Turkey, approving the sale of arms to Kurdish fighters seeking to retake the Syrian city of Raqqa from the […]

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US Bill Calls for Inspections of Russian Far East Seaports

Moscow (SCF) – On May 4, the House of Representatives overwhelmingly voted to impose new sanctions on North Korea targeting its shipping industry and slave labor among other things as tensions continued to mount over North Korea’s advancing nuclear and ballistic missile programs. The Korean Interdiction and Modernization of Sanctions Act (H.R. 1644) is designed to undercut North Korea’s economy […]