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Syria Halts East Aleppo Offensive To Evacuate Civilians
The US and other Western nations have been demanding an unconditional ceasefire for days, with an eye toward preventing the rebels’ outright loss.
Neo-Nazis Call For Boycott Of New Star Wars Movie By
White-supremacists are upset because nearly all of the major characters on the new Star Wars film are people of color.
Snowden Leak: British Intelligence Calls Israel “True Threat” To Middle East By
Britain’s GCHQ intelligence-gathering apparatus defined Israel as ‘a true threat’ to the Middle East.”
‘Fascist Rhetoric’ Becoming Commonplace In US And Europe: UN By
Human rights chief's warning comes as far-right Dutch politician favored to become Prime Minister is convicted of inciting discrimination.
China To Back Iran In ‘Sanctions Standoff Between Tehran, Washington’ By
During a meeting in Beijing, representatives of China and Iran reaffirmed their readiness to expand economic cooperation, investment and banking activities.
3 Things Trump’s Pick To Run The EPA Has Actually Said About Climate Change By
Donald Trump’s nomination of Scott Pruitt to lead the Environmental Protection Agency places people and the environment in the hands of a man who cares about neither.
US Hawks Lay Out Plan For War With Iran At Adelson Backed Conference By
The event headlined by Ileana Ros-Lehtinen and former Sen. Joe Lieberman saw calls to “restore coercion” against Iran, with several figures advocating that the US accept the limits
Human Rights Watch: US May Be Complicit In Saudi War Crimes In Yemen By
"The Obama administration is running out of time to completely suspend U.S. arms sales to Saudi Arabia or be forever linked to Yemen wartime atrocities."
Leaked: British Think Tank Secretly Received £25m From Bahrain’s Royal Family By
Documents also suggest that the Bahraini royal family has agreed to keep the majority of the donations secret.
Fallout Grows Over Israeli Bill Legalizing Theft Of Palestinian Land By
The bill has proven divisive even within Israel's governing right-wing coalition, with some calling it 'national suicide.'