How Detained US Student Lara Alqasem Became a Cause Celebrea for Jewish Liberals

HOW DETAINED US STUDENT LARA ALQASEM BECAME A CAUSE CELEBREA FOR JEWISH LIBERALS

An American student of Palestinian descent detained in Israel's airport for nearly a fortnight has become an unexpected cause celebre....

PHILLIP CROSS: THE MYSTERY WIKIPEDIA EDITOR TARGETING ANTI-WAR SITES

In June, the BBC reported that someone operating under the name ‘Philip Cross' had been extraordinarily active in editing Wikipedia,...

 
 
 

NOTORIOUS CANADIAN MP AND DEFENDER OF ISRAEL'S HUMAN RIGHTS ABUSES RATCHETS UP CAMPAIGN AGAINST VENEZUELA IN THE NAME OF HUMAN RIGHTS

Requesting the International Criminal Court to investigate Venezuela's government is a significant escalation in Ottawa's campaign...

UN INTERVENES: ECUADOR RESTORES JULIAN ASSANGE'S INTERNET, PHONE AND VISITATION PRIVILEGES

Ecuador has partially restored Julian Assange's communications in their London Embassy after UN officials met with Ecuador's president,...

 
 
 

SAUDI WAR ON YEMEN: WORLD'S WORST FAMINE IN A CENTURY COULD CLAIM 13 MILLION

Yemen is a country of some 29 million persons, but over a third of them are at risk of starvation if Saudi and UAE bombing campaigns...

Pompeo Took 12-Hour Flight To Saudi Arabia For '15 Minute Meeting' With King Salman

POMPEO TOOK 12-HOUR FLIGHT TO SAUDI ARABIA FOR '15 MINUTE MEETING' WITH KING SALMAN

Even before the publication of last night's Saudi trial balloon hinting that the kingdom would soon acknowledge that the extrajudicial...

 
 
 
Angered By Saudi Plan to Purchase Russian S-400, Trump Admin Exploiting Khashoggi Disappearance to Force Saudis to “Buy American”

ANGERED BY SAUDI PLAN TO PURCHASE RUSSIAN S-400, TRUMP ADMIN EXPLOITING KHASHOGGI DISAPPEARANCE TO FORCE SAUDIS TO “BUY AMERICAN”

ISTANBUL - The disappearance and alleged murder of Saudi journalist and Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi continues to strain...

DENOUNCED BY UN ON HUMANITARIAN GROUNDS, US SANCTIONS AMOUNT TO ‘PSYCHOLOGICAL AND ECONOMIC WARFARE,' ROUHANI SAYS

Ahead of the United States' newest round of sanctions targeting his country, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Sunday accused the...

 
 
 
Despite Bannon's Role in Campaign, Bolsonaro is not Brazil's Trump - He's Far Worse

DESPITE BANNON'S ROLE IN CAMPAIGN, BOLSONARO IS NOT BRAZIL'S TRUMP - HE'S FAR WORSE

BRASILIA, BRAZIL - The rise to prominence of Brazil's far-right presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro has given many in Brazil and...

SAUDI COALITION TARGETS BUSES OF FLEEING CIVILIANS IN HODEIDA, KILLING 19

HODEIDA, YEMEN - In a familiar atmosphere of fatalities that have come to mark the passing of a day in Hodeida, at least 49 people...

 
 
 
Iran's Definitive Account of the Iran-Iraq War: Written by a Female Iraqi Kurd

IRAN'S DEFINITIVE ACCOUNT OF THE IRAN-IRAQ WAR: WRITTEN BY A FEMALE IRAQI KURD

On September 22nd there was a terrible terrorist attack i n the Iranian city of Ahvaz which killed 25 innocent people and wounded 70...

Responding to Intensifying US “Hostility” Iran Announces Bold Foreign Policy Shift

RESPONDING TO INTENSIFYING US “HOSTILITY” IRAN ANNOUNCES BOLD FOREIGN POLICY SHIFT

The enemy has failed to know you! The enemy has failed to know the Iranian nation! He does not know the Revolution or the revolutionary...

 
 
 

DONALD TRUMP VOWS “SEVERE PUNISHMENT” IF SAUDI ARABIA KILLED KHASHOGGI

Facing pressure from Congress to act, President Donald Trump vowed “severe punishment” on Saudi Arabia if it turns out that missing...

US Accuses Russia of Trying to Seize Syria's Oil

US ACCUSES RUSSIA OF TRYING TO SEIZE SYRIA'S OIL

Russia is attempting to woo European countries like Germany into a program of reconstruction cooperation in Syria, where broad swaths...

 
 
 
The New York Times' Shaky Case that Russia Manipulated Social Media to Tip the 2016 Election

THE NEW YORK TIMES' SHAKY CASE THAT RUSSIA MANIPULATED SOCIAL MEDIA TO TIP THE 2016 ELECTION

In their long recapitulation of the case that Russia subverted the 2016 election, Scott Shane and Mark Mazzetti of The New York Times...

Venezuela and Israel Take Center Stage in Brazil's Far Right Presidential Campaign

VENEZUELA AND ISRAEL TAKE CENTER STAGE IN BRAZIL'S FAR RIGHT PRESIDENTIAL CAMPAIGN

Pays-de-Gex, France - Jair Bolsonaro, who took 46 percent of the vote in the first round of Brazilian presidential elections on Sunday,...

 
 
 

YEMEN'S MILITARY ADOPTS MORE AGGRESSIVE STRATEGY, CAPTURES SAUDI MILITARY SITES IN JIZAN

JIZAN, SAUDI ARABIA - The media branch of Yemen's Ansar Allah military released footages on Friday showing the moment that strategic...

Facebook Purges US-Based Independent Media For Political Disinformation

FACEBOOK PURGES US-BASED INDEPENDENT MEDIA FOR POLITICAL DISINFORMATION

MENLO PARK, CALIFORNIA - Facebook announced on Thursday that it was removing more than 800 pages from its platform, accusing the pages...

 
 
 

IN LATEST YEMEN OFFENSIVE, SAUDI ARABIA DESTROYS HOSPITAL AND MATERNITY WARD

HODEIDA,YEMEN-- Saudi Arabia and its allied coalition launched a second major military campaign against the heavily-populated cities...

Meet Ten Corporate Giants Helping Israel Massacre Gaza Protesters

MEET TEN CORPORATE GIANTS HELPING ISRAEL MASSACRE GAZA PROTESTERS

NEW YORK - As Israeli soldiers gun down unarmed Palestinian demonstrators in the Great March of Return, their lethal operations depend...

 
 
 



Plane carrying Melania Trump forced to turn around over smoke in cabin

Plane carrying Melania Trump forced to turn around over smoke in cabin

Melania Trump's Philadelphia-bound plane was forced to return to Joint Base Andrews on Wednesday morning after a “mechanical issue” caused smoke to waft though the cabin... Read more ...

Puppeteer Who Played Big Bird On ‘Sesame Street' Retiring After Nearly 50 Years

Puppeteer Who Played Big Bird On ‘Sesame Street' Retiring After Nearly 50 Years

WOODSTOCK, Conn. - The puppeteer who has played Big Bird on “Sesame Street” is retiring after nearly 50 years on the show. Caroll Spinney tells the New York Times that Thursday... Read more ...

12-year-old boy electrocuted while climbing fence to retrieve ball at...

12-year-old boy electrocuted while climbing fence to retrieve ball at football practice

"This young man was where he needed to be. He was doing what he loved, he was doing what was tied to his passion, which was playing football." Read more ...

Pakistan Executes 'Serial Killer' Who Raped And Murdered 7-Year-Old Zainab...

Pakistan Executes 'Serial Killer' Who Raped And Murdered 7-Year-Old Zainab Ansari

Zainab's death triggered rioting in Pakistan and was reported throughout the world. Her murderer, Mohammad Imran, was reportedly hanged in the presence of Zainab's father. Read more ...

Trump will ask every cabinet secretary to take 5 percent budget cut

Trump will ask every cabinet secretary to take 5 percent budget cut

President Trump will ask every cabinet secretary to take a 5 percent budget cut next year, he announced Wednesday. “We're having a cabinet meeting in a little while and we're... Read more ...

Canada is now the world's largest legal marijuana marketplace

Canada is now the world's largest legal marijuana marketplace

Canadian leaders say the goal is to better reflect society's changing opinion about marijuana and bring black market operators into a regulated system. Read more ...

Bills name veteran QB Anderson to start in place of Allen

Bills name veteran QB Anderson to start in place of Allen

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. - The Buffalo Bills are turning to newly signed veteran quarterback Derek Anderson to fill in for injured rookie starter Josh Allen. Read more ...

Canada to pardon people with marijuana convictions as the country legalizes pot

Canada to pardon people with marijuana convictions as the country legalizes pot

Canada's government will introduce legislation to let people apply for a pardon of marijuana possession convictions. It comes on the day that the country has legalized... Read more ...

Bradley's grand slam helps Red Sox beat Astros 8-2 in ALCS

Bradley's grand slam helps Red Sox beat Astros 8-2 in ALCS

The Boston Red Sox take a 2-1 lead in the AL Championship Series against the Houston Astros. Read more ...

Brewers, Dodgers tied after 9 innings in NLCS Game 4

Brewers, Dodgers tied after 9 innings in NLCS Game 4

LOS ANGELES - The Milwaukee Brewers and Los Angeles Dodgers are tied 1-1 after nine innings in Game 4 of the NL Championship Series. Read more ...