Washington (TM) – With an overwhelming majority, the US House of Representatives voted in favor of a resolution labeling as genocide the Ottoman Empire’s killing of approximately 1.5 million Armenians from 1915 to 1923, Sputnik International reported. On Tuesday the House voted 405-11 in favor of both recognizing and condemning the ArmenianContinue Reading

Washington DC (SCF) – Washington’s official announcement of the withdrawal of US troops from the northeast of Syria has provoked alarm and condemnation at home as well as from Washington’s allies. However, it is easier to understand the actions and aims of the Trump administration when one analyzes events in theContinue Reading

russia africa summit

Moscow (PA) – President Vladimir Putin hosted the first-ever Russia-Africa summit Wednesday and Thursday in the latest display of Moscow’s efforts to restore its geopolitical foothold on the continent after the fall of the Soviet Union. Amid a deluge of memoranda of understanding and cooperation agreements, Russia clinched a seriesContinue Reading

Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi baghdadi

Washington (MEE) – Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the leader of the Islamic State group (IS), has been killed in a US raid in northwestern Syria, US President Donald Trump said. Speaking to the reporters on Sunday, Trump said Baghdadi died after detonating a suicide belt in a tunnel with three children after American special forcesContinue Reading

chile protest police repression

Santiago (FAIR) – Throughout Latin America and the Caribbean, people are rising up against right-wing, US-backed governments and their neoliberal austerity policies. Currently in Chile, the government of billionaire Sebastian Piñera has deployed the army to crush nationwide demonstrations against inequality sparked by a subway fare hike. In Ecuador, indigenousContinue Reading

Iran sanctions medicine

Tehran (TT) – Iranian Agriculture Minister Mahmoud Hojjati said on Tuesday that the United States is lying that sanctions against Iran do not include food and medicine. “Despite the United States’ claims that sanctions against Iran do not include food and medicine, what has happened in the past months show that importationContinue Reading

Santiago (TSN) – Chile’s National Institute of Human Rights (NHRI) presented on Monday night the latest statistics of detainees and injured since the social protests began on October 17th. According to its report, there have been 1,420 arrests and 84 people wounded by gunfire so far. In the Metropolitan region of Santiago, 587 people wereContinue Reading