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How Did the Saudi Government Participate in 9/11 and What’s Happening with JASTA?

Washington D.C. (GPA) – On September 11th, the face of the world changed after the killing of 3017 people and the serious injury of 6291 following attacks on the World Trade Towers carried out by 19 suicide bombers, including 16 Saudis. It was on September 11, 2001, that is, 17 years have passed since the […]

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One-Time Top Turkish Journalist on the Coup, the Repression, and Turkey’s Future

Ankara (MPN) – Erdoğan began moving against the press even before the coup, and one man who knows this all too well is Abdullah Bozkurt, an early target of AKP censorship who spoke to MintPress to explain how Erdoğan’s imperial presidency came to be and what may come next. With most of the Turkish media controlled by President […]

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Saudis Move to Behead Woman Activist as Facebook Censors Anti-Saudi Content

Riyadh (GPA) – Saudi prosecutors are seeking the death penalty for a 29-year-old woman activist for crimes such as chanting slogans at a protest. Beheading a woman is unprecedented in the kingdom. Meanwhile, Facebook has sprung into action to protect Riyadh’s back by initiating a crackdown on hundreds of accounts posting anti-Saudi content. Saudi prosecutors are […]

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Worried About Election Interference? 5 Clear Times the US Meddled in Elections Abroad

Washington D.C. (GPA) – If you read any article about the “Russian hacking” or “U.S. election interference” you will likely see some reference to the U.S.’s own long history of election interference. Yet most of these articles defend the U.S. by claiming that such interference campaigns dropped off significantly since the end of the Cold […]

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The Real Reasons why US-Turkey Relations Have Hit an All-Time Low

Ankara (GPA) – Over the past week, US-Turkey relations have hit an all-time low, but how did these two allies end up at odds with each other? If you’ve been watching the news over the past week you may think the current hostility between Washington and Ankara is about the US pastor, Andrew Brunson. Brunson, who has been […]

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The Utility of the RussiaGate Conspiracy

New York (FAIR) – To the shock of many, Donald Trump won the 2016 presidential elections, becoming the 45th president of the United States. Not least shocked were corporate media, and the political establishment more generally; the Princeton Election Consortium confidently predicted an over 99 percent chance of a Clinton victory, while MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow (10/17/16) said it could be a […]

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The US-backed Coalition in Yemen is Trying to Trigger Another Massive Cholera Epidemic

Sana’a (GPA) – The U.S.-supported Saudi-led coalition in Yemen carried out multiple airstrike attacks across Yemen on Friday, Islam’s holy day. Although the raids were not absent of casualties, today’s airstrikes appeared to target vital civilian infrastructure rather than human life. The continual attacks on water wells and treatment facilities make it seem as though […]

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Mexico’s Case Against NAFTA: An Economic and Environmental Wrecking Ball

Mexico City (MPN) – If Trump were to be believed, Mexico somehow “won” with NAFTA. Yet, for some inexplicable reason, the country is still plagued by crime and full of people who risk leaving it for greener pastures. There has been a lot of talk by President Donald Trump over the past two years about the North […]

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Action Alert: Tell NYT Not to Present Center-Right as ‘Left’

New York (FAIR) – The New York Times, despite its above-the-fray self-image, is one of most overtly ideological institutions on earth. Its primary editorial purpose—as laid out by its own opinion page editor earlier this year (James Bennett: “We are in favor of capitalism”—FAIR.org, 3/1/18)—is to defend the unimpeachable virtues of capitalism. As such, whoever the Times holds up as “the left”—in […]

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Who are Washington’s “Revolutionaries” in Iran?

Tehran (NEO) – The US-backed Iranian opposition is neither “revolutionary,” nor even “in” Iran. Yet they have been designated as Washington’s proxies of choice, and an alternative government they seek to place into power in Tehran.  As the US-led proxy war in Syria reaches a relative stalemate and with time on Damascus and its allies’ […]

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