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State Department Restarts Funding the White Helmets

Washington (GPA) – After just over a month, the US State Department has returned to their previous policy of funding the White Helmets. Last month it was announced that Washington would freeze funds set aside for the “Syrian Civil Defense” organization, better known as the White Helmets. This was a welcomed development due to the organization’s function […]

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U.S.-Saudis Launch 30 Airstrikes in Half-hour, Yemeni Forces Strike Warship

Hodeidah (GPA) – The American, Saudi, and Emirati advance on Hodeidah started yesterday with a bang — and Yemeni forces have already reportedly struck a warship in response. Yemen Faces Intense Bombardment from Air, Land, and Sea After weeks of intense deliberation between U.S. and Gulf allies while experts urged against military attacks, the coalition […]

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UAE Buying Jerusalem Properties on Behalf of Israel

Abu Dhabi (MEMO) -A Palestinian businessman who is affiliated with former Fatah leader Mohammed Dahlan is planning to buy real estate in the Old City of Jerusalem on behalf of the UAE which is helping the occupation expand its illegal settlements, the deputy head of the Islamic Movement in Israel, Sheikh Kamal Khatib, warned yesterday. Khatib posted […]

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Turkey Election: Erdogan Pledges to Lift State of Emergency After Presumed Victory

Ankara (GPA) – President Recep Erdogan’s latest promise in the lead up to the Turkey election is that he will finally lift the state of emergency in place since July 2016. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has once again shown that despite some recent turmoil, he still plans on winning the Turkey election on the 24th of this month […]

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What’s Next For Palestinians After Non-Violent Resistance Was Ignored?

Al-Quds (AHT) – The International Community has effectively failed to uphold the law and to protect Palestinians as they peacefully demonstrated against Israel’s illegal siege. What will the failure to punish Israel for their crimes now mean for Palestinian resistance? The people of the Gaza Strip have been effectively spat on by the International Community […]

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Hodeidah in Yemen: A Powder Keg for Imperial Powers Nobody’s Talking About

Hodeidah (GPA) – Mainstream media outlets have spent the last month or so hyping up the importance of Hodeidah in Yemen. Forces backed by the U.S.-Saudi-U.A.E. coalition have an intense offensive planned to take territory from Yemen’s Army and Popular Committees, Ansarullah. But what’s the big deal about Hodeidah? Well, a whole lot actually. So […]

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Jordanian Tribe Threatens to ‘Shake’ Country Unless Jailed Figurehead Freed

Amman (MEE) – Beni Sakhr tribal leaders give authorities 24 hours to free Fares al-Fayez, arrested on Saturday on charges of seeking to ‘overthrow the regime.’ Leaders of one of Jordan’s most powerful tribes have threatened to “shake the pillars of the Jordanian state” unless a prominent opposition figure arrested for calling for political change is released […]

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Turkey Election: Recep Erdogan Looking at Second-Round Challenge

Ankara (GPA) – The Turkish election for President is in full swing and it seems the incumbent, Recep Erdogan is going to face a second-round challenge. If the latest polls are to be believed, Recep Erdogan doesn’t seem to be in as good of electoral shape as he was when he first called this snap election in […]

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Erdogan Prepping New War Pitched as an Anti-PKK Operation

Ankara (GPA) – Turkey’s military and Prime Minister have announced a new illegal ground campaign said to be an ‘anti-PKK operation’ in Iraq. On Friday, the Turkish government announced yet another illegal incursion into a neighboring country. This time the target isn’t Syria but Iraq, more specifically, the headquarters of the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) – a […]

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Even an Intense Offensive Can’t Stop Yemen’s March for Palestine, Quds [PHOTOS]

Sana’a (GPA) – Despite an intense U.S.-backed operation along the west coast, thousands of Yemenis filled the streets across the country to demonstrate in support of Palestine, al-Quds. International Quds Day is an annual event on the last Friday (Islam’s holy day) in Ramadan (Islam’s holy month) to express solidarity with the Palestinian people in […]

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