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29 Years Ago Today: Iran Air Flight 655 Massacre, US Navy Murder 290 Iranians Including Women and Children

Tehran (AHT) – On July 3, 1988, Iran Air Flight 655 (IR655) was shot down by USS Vincennes which led to the loss of life of 290 innocent civilian from six nations including 66 children. There were 38 non-Iranians aboard. Flight 655, as a commercial flight, operated by Iran Air that flew on a Tehran-Bandar […]

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Germany: Protesters Demand G-20 Address Humanitarian, Environmental Concerns

Hamburg (TeleSUR) – Protests ensue combating social and environmental issues in Hamburg preceding G-20 meeting with world leaders. Activist groups lead thousands in protests in the German city of Hamburg preceding the July G-20 meeting to demand world leaders confront growing humanitarian and environmental issues. Almost 100,000 demonstrators are expected to march through the peaceful city of Hamburg […]

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Arms Sales to GCC Possibly Blocked Until Saudi-Qatar Feud Solved

Washington (GPA) – In a move to put pressure on the Gulf nations to resolve their growing dispute, one senator may stand in the way of future arms sales to the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC). Senator Bob Corker, the chair of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, says he may block future arms sales to nations […]

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After Russian Warning, US Claims Victory ‘Averting’ Chemical Attack in Syria

Washington (GPA) – Shortly after Russian foreign minister Sergey Lavrov issued a warning of “proportionate” response to US aggression on Syria, Washington tried to make their retreat look like a victory. As our readers already know, earlier this week the Trump regime issued a warning to the Syrian government that there would be retaliation for […]

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Iran 1953: US Finally Releases Updated Official History of Mosaddegh Coup

Washington D.C. (AHT) – While some recent developments might seem to defy it, it’s safe to say that there’s an explanation for everything – of some sort – however perverse the logic. So while there must be some reason the CIA has decided now to admit to engineering a regime change in Iran sixty-four years […]

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Here’s Your Guide to Understanding Protest Deaths in Venezuela

Caracas (TS) – At least 87 people have died since opposition-led protests aimed at toppling the government began. Headlines about ongoing violence in Venezuela are practically inescapable, with at least 87 people dead since opposition-led protests aimed at toppling the government began in early April. In addition to those killed, over 1,200 have been injured […]

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US Threatens Response to Syria Chemical Attack That Hasn’t Even Happened

Washington D.C. (GPA) – US leaders are warning Syria that they will face retaliation for a chemical attack – an attack that hasn’t even happened. Late Monday evening a series of confusing statements were issued by several officials from the Trump administration concerning Syria. The statements – which according to western media are “based on […]

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Drain The Swamp? New Trump Appointee Is A Saudi Lobbyist

Washington D.C. (TFC)  – The Center For Public Integrity reported late last week that new Trump appointee, Richard Hohlt, is a current registered agent of the government of Saudi Arabia. According to Department of Justice documents uncovered in the Center’s report, the Saudi Arabian Embassy paid Holt over $430,000 between January and April of 2017. (Further payments […]

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Syria the Latest Case of US ‘Stumbling’ Into War

Washington D.C. (FAIR) – A recent headline in The Atlantic (6/9/17) earnestly pondered if the US was “Getting Sucked Into More War in Syria.” “Even as Washington potentially stumbles into war…” was how the article’s discussion began. One of the most common tropes in US media is that the US military always goes to war reluctantly—and, if there […]

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Iran Set to Release Documents Linking US with ISIS

Tehran (DR) – Hamid Reza Moghadam Far, an official representing the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps has stated that Iran plans on releasing new documents demonstrating that not only was the US systematic in the founding of ISIS but that the US continues to aid the Salafist terrorist group in spite of public statements coming from Washington. According […]