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Ayatollah: Terrorist US Destabilized Middle East

Tehran (TeleSUR) – “America is a terrorist country and backs terrorism… therefore, we cannot normalize ties with such country,” said Ayatollah Ali Khamenei. Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has fingered the United States for instability in the Middle East. The Supreme Leader alleges that Washington’s fight against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) is […]

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Civilians Lack Food, Water, Medicine as Mosul Battle Mounts: UN

Mosul (Tasnim) –  Tens of thousands of civilians in parts of Mosul held by Daesh (also known as ISIL or ISIS) are struggling to get food, water and medicine, the United Nations said, days into a new push by Iraqi government troops to take the northern city. Up to 200,000 people still live behind Daesh lines […]

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New Documents Show US ‘Lost’ Over $1B in Weapons

Washington, D.C. (GPA) – A new report obtained through a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request shows that the US lost $1.3 billion in weapons meant for Iraqi forces. The lost weapons were a part of the United States’ “Iraq Train and Equip Fund” (ITEF). The figure comes from a now declassified 2016 audit by […]

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Western Media Silent as US Airstrikes Kill 200+ in Mosul

Baghdad (GPA) – While the members of the US led coalition against Islamic State (IS) met to discuss the success of the operation to retake Mosul, they left out one thing: the incredible number of civilian casualties caused by US bombs. According to Kurdish news outlet Rudaw, the US coalition bombed several houses where civilians […]

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Excluding Iraq From the Travel Ban Proves it was Never About “Terrorism”

Washington DC (GPA) Donald Trump is expected to reveal his new executive order on immigration today. The birthplace of ISIS– Iraq– is expected to be removed from the list. This makes true intentions behind the travel ban ever more clear: it was never about religion or terrorism, it’s only about power. All Countries on the List Have Muslim-Majority, But Not […]

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US Dividing Iraq From Syria with Border Air Strikes Against IS

al-Qaim – (MEE) Coalition air strikes are taking a toll on IS in the desert region between Iraq and Syria, but also killing civilian farmers and nomads. The United States has recently been targeting Islamic State militants in the desert region on the Iraq-Syria border in an effort to re-separate the two countries. The campaign has […]

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Ash Carter: More US Troops Won’t Help Syria, Iraq

Washington D.C., (TFC) — Two major events occurred within days of one another inside Washington’s newly terraformed halls. First, ex-Defense Secretary Ash Carter confessed that more US fighters in Iraq, Syria, and elsewhere won’t improve anything. Second, a massive airstrike was reported in Syria allegedly killing over 100 “al-Qaeda militants”. Carter made two compelling arguments against […]

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CIA Docs: US Wanted Saddam to Attack Syria in 1983 to Secure Oil Pipeline

(GPA) Washington, D.C. – A newly released CIA document shows that high level officials were discussing the possibility of prodding Saddam Hussein to attack Syria in order to reopen a crucial Mediterranean oil pipeline. The newly released report that was originally commissioned by Ex-CIA official, Graham Fuller showed that the US attempted to encourage the […]