MintPress Meets The Father Of Iconic Aleppo Boy, Who Says Media Lied About His Son June 9, 2017
MintPress sat down with the father of the now-infamous Aleppo boy, Omran Daqneesh. Omran's father, Mohammad Daqneesh, says his son was exploited by Syrian rebels and the media for political gain.
Report: Saudi Arabia Hid Knowledge Of Saudi Students In U.S. Who Joined ISIS
Saudi citizens have studied in the U.S. for years - but a new report states that approximately 400 of them have left the country after arrival to join terrorist groups like ISIS. There is evidence that both Saudi and U.S. officials knew of this issue for some time, but refused to do anything about it.
Greece Forced To Sell Public Water Utilities Under EU-Imposed Privatization Plan
Greece’s economic woes continue to pile up, with key public utilities such as water now on the chopping block of privatization. But activists like Maria Kanellopoulou are working to spread awareness of this issue and prevent Greek water from being put into private hands.
Israel’s Yinon Plan, Saudi Wahhabism & US Wars: Arab Christians Pushed Into Mass Exodus
“The real danger lies in whether the Christian world loses the last early Christians...the last ancient souls of the earth.” Such is the dire prediction by one writer regarding the ongoing exodus of Arab Christians from the Middle East - an exodus triggered by Western neo-colonialism and Zionist expansion that suits the military-industrial complex.
New Bill Would Reduce Police Accountability, Erode State Independence
A bill that would create mandatory minimum sentences for people who assault police officers, as well as prevent police brutality victims from receiving compensation, is being considered by Congress. Critics say the bill will undermine officers’ credibility and do little to protect them.
Manchester Bomber May Have Been Groomed By UK Intelligence
The alleged perpetrator of last week’s bombing in Manchester has been linked to a Libyan terror group that has been aided in the past by British intelligence authorities - a fact that has been conveniently ignored by mainstream media, despite their intense coverage of the attack.
The End Of Japan’s Policy Of Pacifism
Japan has long depended on the U.S. to protect it militarily, as its own armed forces were virtually eliminated in the wake of World War II. But a new push for the end of Japanese pacifism is under way, with the U.S. military-industrial complex set to profit from the expansion of Japan’s military.
Sex Slavery, ISIS & Illegal Arms Trade: Libya Plunged Into Failed State After US invasion
Six years after the U.S. helped “moderate rebels” overthrow Muammar Gaddafi, Libya has gone from enjoying the highest standard of living in Africa to a failed state. Sex slavery is rampant, the illegal arms trade has proliferated and ISIS maintains a strong presence.
Award-Winning Economist Roger Bootle: EU On The Verge Of Collapse
Britain’s departure from the EU, a process that will take about two years, has formally gone into motion. MintPress News had the opportunity to speak with prize-winning economist Roger Bootle about what Brexit will ultimately mean for the country’s economy, as well as the European Union as a whole.
The Turkish Referendum And Descent Towards Absolute Rule: Interview With Journalist Gürkan Özturan
Turkey recently held a constitutional referendum that will majorly change the country’s political system, virtually guaranteeing that the country will be ruled by a single party. Today, we’ll speak to Turkish journalist Gürkan Özturan about how these changes will affect the country.