Monday, July 16, 2018

Mossad contradicted Netanyahu on Iran nuclear programme

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qPPZ1R37ZSc Less than a month after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's 2012 warning to the UN General Assembly that Iran was 70 percent of the way...

Owen Jones on Yemen: Britain’s forgotten conflict – video

Since early 2015 Yemen has been gripped by civil war, with forces backed by a Saudi coalition fighting Iran-backed Houthi rebels. Since the start...

Iraq forces looted, burned after breaking IS siege: HRW

Iraqi troops and militia looted and burned homes and destroyed villages after breaking the Islamic State group's months-long siege of a Turkmen town last...

Don’t let Syria be a ‘Somalia’

STARTING from Somalia, Afghanistan, Iraq, and then Libya and Yemen, the United States of America has shouldered the responsibility of maintaining security and stability...

China narrows definition of terrorism in draft law by deleting ‘thoughts’ from list of...

Official says deletion was ‘for the sake of accuracy and applicability', but the ocument, now undergoing a review, still retains reference to ‘speeches' that...

Kabul and Taliban Begin Two-Days of High-Level Talks

Afghan government officials and Taliban representatives on Tuesday began two days of discussions in Pakistan, Afghan officials said, signaling a possible start to a...

Syrian civil war: 40,000 starving citizens in besieged city of Madyra forced to live...

Harrowing new details have emerged from the besieged Syrian city of Madaya revealing how starving citizens have been reduced to living off salt and...

Yemen’s Houthi Militants Demand President Hadi’s Surrender

Takeover of air base brings militants within striking distance of president’s base The Houthi militants who control Yemen’s capital, San’a, demanded the surrender of embattled...

The Saudi air force officer who became a human rights activist

Yahya Assiri served in Saudi Arabia's air force before becoming frustrated and fleeing to become a dissident human rights activist Yahya Assiri has sacrificed a...

Somalia ‘plans to file legal complaint against UAE’ over Somaliland base

Somalia’s internationally-backed government is reportedly planning to file a legal case against the rulers of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) for setting up a...

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France revels in Les Bleus’ World Cup victory

Jubilant celebrations erupted throughout the country Sunday as France beat Croatia to win the World Cup. Follow coverage of the reactions to Les Bleus'...

Obama to attend his sister’s event in Kenya before heading to South Africa

Former President Barack Obama is visiting his father’s homeland of Kenya before heading to South Africa, where he’ll take part in events honoring Nelson...

Against tremendous odds, Abdi Nor Iftin made it from war-ravaged Somalia to America

Now a Maine resident, he tells his harrowing tale in his new memoir. “Call Me American” tells of a Somali boy, the son of nomadic...