Middle East

Yemenis Kick Off US-Israel Boycott with Massive March

Sa’ada (GPA) – Tens of thousands of Yemenis took to the streets today demanding an end to the ongoing U.S.-Saudi led aggression and siege. They also announced the official formation of the People’s Campaign for a boycott of American and Israeli products. The march took place in Sa’ada: the birthplace of Yemen’s resistance movement, Ansarullah. […]

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Iraqi Kurdish Independence Referendum A US Plot: IRGC General

Tehran (TNA) – A senior IRGC general said a unilateral plan by Iraq’s semi-autonomous Kurdistan region to hold an independence referendum is a US plot aimed at creating more division among Muslims in the region. Today, the US has orchestrated a new plot, that is, Iraqi Kurdistan’s independence, Brigadier General Naqdi, the Islamic Revolution Guards […]

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Bahrain State TV Accuses Qatar of Trying to Oust Government

Manama (MEE) – State TV alleges Doha worked alongside opposition Shia party to stir years of unrest. Bahrain’s state television on Wednesday accused Qatar of attempting to overthrow the government in Manama, upping the stakes in a diplomatic crisis that has seen Doha isolated in the Gulf. Along with Saudi Arabia, the UAE and Egypt, Bahrain cut ties with Qatar […]

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Damascus: Rebels Found With Chemical Agents From US and UK

Damascus (GPA) – In a press conference today, the Syrian government claims to have found western made chemical agents in abandoned rebel arms depots. Syrian Deputy Foreign Minister, Faisal Mekdad, told a press conference today that rebels in Syria and Iraq have been found to be in possession of chemical weapons manufactured in the US […]

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Leaked Emails: Saudi Crown Prince Admits Defeat in Yemen, Wants Out

Washington D.C. (GPA) – According to a leaked email exchange, U.S. officials claim Saudi Crown Prince and Defense Minister Mohammed bin Salman wants out of the Yemen war and is comfortable with the U.S. engaging with Iran. While it seems straightforward, this could actually set the stage for a deeper rift in the Gulf Crisis. […]

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Saudi State TV Justifies Shooting Down of Qatari Airliners

Doha (MEE) – Al-Arabiya video shows missile attack on Qatar Airways jet, claiming ‘international law’ allows destruction of flights violating airspace. A Saudi state TV channel has produced a video showing the potential consequences of a Qatari passenger jet entering Riyadh’s airspace – being shot out of the sky. In a short animation published on Al-Arabiya TV a […]

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WikiLeaks: Riyadh Flirts with Tel Aviv through Normalization

Riyadh (MEMO) – A “highly classified” press release by the Saudi Ministry of Foreign Affairs, which was published by WikiLeaks, reveals the level of rapprochement between Riyadh and Tel Aviv. Saudi Arabia initiated discussions on the issue of normalization with Israel and the 2002 Saudi peace initiative that was adopted by the Arab League at […]

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US Senators, Head of Anti-Iran MKO Terror Group Meet in Albania

Tirana (TNA) – A senior delegation of US senators held a meeting with the head of the terrorist Mujahedin-e Khalq Organization (MKO), Maryam Rajavi, in the Albanian capital, Tirana. The delegation, Senators Roy Blunt, Vice President of the Republican Conference, and member of the Appropriation, Select Intelligence, Rules and Administration, and Commerce, Science, and Transportation […]

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Saudi Arabia: 14 Shia at Risk of Imminent Execution

Riyadh (HRW) – Saudi Arabia Executions Increase Since Leadership Change Fourteen members of the Saudi Shia community are at imminent risk of execution after Saudi Arabia’s Supreme Court in mid-July 2017 upheld their death sentences from an unfair trial for protest-related crimes, Human Rights Watch said today. Courts convicted the 14 based on confessions they had repudiated […]

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Turkey Crackdown Continues, Warrants Issued for 35 Journalists

Ankara (GPA) – It’s been over a year since a failed coup led to massive purges, but the Turkey crackdown is still going and being almost completely ignored by the west. Arrest warrants were issued earlier today for 35 Turkish journalists that Ankara accuses of belonging to the FETO movement, led by exiled cleric Fetah Gulen. So […]

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