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Al-Baghdadi unlikely dead, hiding in Euphrates Valley: Pentagon

Bagdhad (AMN) – Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the infamous leader of the terrorist group Daesh (banned in Russia), who has long been deemed dead, is likely alive and is hiding in the Middle Euphrates River Valley between Iraq and Syria, the Pentagon said Thursday. Combined Joint Task Force chief Gen. Stephen Townsend told reporters from Baghdad that the Daesh […]

Middle East Syria

Russian FM: Rebels Planning to Use Chemical Weapons in Daraa

Damascus (GPA) – Russian Foreign Ministry spokesperson Maria Zakharova claims Syrian intelligence shows rebels preparing to use chemical weapons in southern Syria. Maria Zakharova issued a statement today at a Moscow press conference, saying rebels are preparing a chemical attack in residential areas of Daraa. According to her, Russian intelligence has found that the group […]

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How Media Obscure US/Saudi Responsibility for Killing Yemeni Civilians

Washington D.C. (FAIR) – A coalition of Saudi Arabia, the United States, the United Kingdom and the United Arab Emirates, with minor support from several other Middle Eastern nations, has relentlessly bombed Yemen since March 2015. This August, the coalition ramped up the ferocity of its airstrikes, killing dozens of civilians. On August 23, the […]

Israel & Palestine Middle East Syria

Israeli Air Force: Providing Cover for ISIS

Tel Aviv (AHT) – An aspect of the conflict in Syria that has not received the attention it undoubtedly deserves, has been the role of the Israeli Air Force (IAF) in acting as the de facto air force of Daesh [ISIS] and sundry other Salafi-jihadi and rebel groups fighting in the country. Evidence of the extent of this […]

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Middle East Qatar Saudi Arabia

Qatar-Saudi Rift Enters New Phase With Regime Change Efforts

Riyadh (TNA) – Failed in its efforts to change Doha policy, Riyadh has reportedly made new efforts to change the regime in the neighboring Arab country. Ten-weeks after the rift between Qatar and Saudi Arabia and its allies in the Persian Gulf, Sheikh Abdullah Bin Ali Al-Thani, a descendant of Qatar’s founder who is a little-known […]

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PKK confirms capture of two Turkish spies in Iraq

Bagdhad (MEE) – Capture of two MIT operatives led to the expulsion of Iraqi Kurdish official from Ankara on Friday. The Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) on Monday publicly confirmed the capture of two Turkish secret service officers in Iraq last week. Diyar Xerib, a leading member of the Kurdistan Communities Union (KCK) – a PKK-affiliated transnational body – […]

Middle East Saudi Arabia

Awamiyah: Saudis Relocate Tens of Thousands of Shia Away from Oil Fields

Awamiyah (AHT) – Since May 2017 an ongoing insurgency has been raging in the Shia heartland town of Awamiyah in eastern Saudi Arabia and its only thanks to the BBC being allowed to enter the area and film the destruction that the world can see how the House of Saud’s war against the Shia population of Yemen has now expanded to […]

Israel & Palestine United States

Op-ed: The Beliefs Shared by Zionism and the Alt-Right

Tel Aviv (GPA) – In the wake of a recent interview with Alt-Right “intellectual” Richard Spencer on Israeli television, it’s time we break down why some members of the “Alt-Right” support Zionism. In a recent interview with the Israeli news outlet Channel 2, Richard Spencer, one of the leading figures of the new US far right movement – […]

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Middle East Saudi Arabia Yemen

Second Massacre in 48 Hrs: Saudis Target Yemen Home Killing or Injuring 38

Sana’a (GPA) – The Saudi-led coalition against Yemen carried out yet another massacre last night when warplanes targeted a residential neighborhood with four air strikes. 38 civilians were either killed or wounded in the attack– mostly women and children. According to YemenExtra‘s local sources, the attack targeted three buildings Sana’a’s Atan neighborhood. So far, 14 […]