Persian Gulf Incidents Pit Europe Against Brexit, US, and Boris Johnson

Berlin (TT) – These days, Germany is receiving many requests from the United States and Britain to join an international coalition to control the Strait of Hormuz and take part in joint navy projects in the Persian Gulf. This, however, doesn’t seem like the perfect time to make such aContinue Reading

London (MEE) – Planners behind social media campaigns dubbed a form of ‘mind control’ have established similar programs across the region. British government officials who prepare for terrorist attacks by pre-planning social media campaigns that are designed to appear to be spontaneous public responses have established similar programs for a stringContinue Reading

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London (MEE) – Labour delegates have voted for a debate on Palestine at the party’s annual conference, the first for many years, which will include a motion for a UK arms embargo against Israel. A debate on Palestine was backed on Sunday by 188,000 votes from local party members, putting it in the topContinue Reading

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London (MEE) – Jeremy Corbyn attended a wreath-laying ceremony in 2014 for the perpetrators of the 1972 Munich Olympics attack, the UK Labour leader said on Monday, but added that he did not actively participate in laying a wreath down himself. “I was present when it was laid. I don’t think I wasContinue Reading

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London (HRW) – Today, the UK Parliament’s Intelligence and Security Committee confirmed that, while cooperating with US-led post-2001 counterterrorism operations, the UK took and tolerated actions that were “inexcusable.” For those unfamiliar with polite euphemisms in British English, some of the actions the report is talking about were torture andContinue Reading

Sana’a (GPA) – Despite western media claims about coalition success, Yemeni resistance forces continue repelling advances in Hodeidah. In fact, resistance forces have destroyed dozens of coalition vehicles, cut off their supply routes, and captured a French vessel. Ansarullah (aka. “the Houthis”), Yemen’s Army and Popular Committees, and allied groupsContinue Reading

Washington D.C. (NEO) – The American Century, so triumphantly proclaimed in a 1941 Life magazine editorial by US establishment insider Henry Luce, was built on the control of oil and on an endless succession of wars for that control of global oil. Now, ironically, with the illegal and unilateral cancellationContinue Reading

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London (MEE) – Theresa May is set to roll out the red carpet for Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan this weekend, as new figures reveal that Britain has sold more than $1bn of weapons to Ankara since the failed 2016 coup and subsequent crackdown under emergency powers, Middle East Eye can reveal. TurkeyContinue Reading

UK reaper drone vacuum bombs

London (MEE) – Royal Air Force drones used the weapons, often called “vacuum” bombs because they suck oxygen into the powerful blast, against targets in Syria in January and February of this year, an FOI request sent by Drone Wars UK, a campaign group, has revealed. Britain’s defense ministry has acknowledged using controversialContinue Reading