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Israeli Soldiers Destroy UNICEF Drinking Water Pipeline By
Israeli military bulldozers destroyed, Monday, a drinking water pipeline that was funded by The United Nations International Children’s Fund (UNICEF) in the Central Plains of the occupied West Bank. Mo’taz Bisharat, a Palestinian...
Secretary Of State Rex Tillerson Pushes Russia To Soften Syrian Stance By
(REPORT) — Secretary of State Rex Tillerson told nations opposed to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad that the US would not cooperate militarily with Russia until it stopped labeling all Assad’s opponents as terrorists, a Western diplomat said on Friday. “In...
US Ambassador Contradicts Trump, Insists US Committed To Two-State Solution By
(REPORT) — The Trump Administration does not appear to all be on the same page with respect to the US stance on the Middle East, despite President Trump only yesterday very publicly scrapping the two-state solution stance of United States, announcing he was “fine”...
Record Number Of Civilians Killed And Injured In 2016 Afghan Airstrikes By
(REPORT) — Airstrikes killed and injured more civilians in Afghanistan last year than at any time since the United Nations (UN) began systematically recording casualties there in 2009. The “sharp increase” in civilian casualties from air attacks came during a...
Haley: US ‘Taking Names’ At UN, Will ‘Show Our Strength’ By
(REPORT) — Incoming US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley issued a statement today warning of repercussions for countries that “don’t have America’s back” at the international body, insisting the new administration marks a “change in the way we...
2 ½ Minutes to Midnight – Our World In Peril By
The Bulletin of Atomic Scientists announced Thursday its latest nuclear Doomsday Clock. In so doing they moved the symbolic minute hand ahead thirty seconds to two and one-half minutes till midnight.  Midnight represents nuclear apocalypse. The decision to move the...
US Mulls Defunding UN Over Palestinian Membership By
(REPORT) — President Donald Trump is planning to threaten defunding of the United Nations, including at least 40% decrease in funds provided to the organization, centering on complaints about the Palestinian Authority having membership in certain UN bodies. There...
As Trump Announces ‘Safe Zones’ In Syria, Media Renews Chemical Weapons Allegations Against Assad By
(ANALYSIS) — It seems that neither the U.S. State Department nor the corporate media will give up on the incessant claims of the Syrian government’s alleged use of “chemical weapons” in Syria. This is, of course, despite having no evidence to back up their claims...
Genocide In Yemen: Media Complicit In US-Saudi War Crimes By
MINNEAPOLIS — Yemen has been devastated by asymmetrical aerial bombardment by a Saudi-led coalition, and the war on Yemen, along with a Saudi-imposed blockade, is having disastrous impacts on food and water security. The United Nations reported in October that more...
UN: 10,000 Civilians Killed, 40,000 Wounded In Saudi War On Yemen By
SANAA, Yemen (REPORT) — The United Nations’ humanitarian aid official in Yemen says the civilian death toll in the nearly two-year conflict has reached 10,000, with 40,000 others wounded. The Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs’ Jamie McGoldrick...