Tag Archives: United States

US-Coalition Airstrikes Killed 472 Civilians In Syria Last Month By
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights has issued a report today covering the civilian death toll of US-led coalition airstrikes in Syria over the past month, from May 23 to June 23, reporting at least 472 civilians, the largest...
U.S.’ Role In Saudi’s War On Yemen May Include Torture By
MINNEAPOLIS– Since the Saudi-led war in Yemen began in 2015, the United States has consistently asserted that it is not directly involved in the conflict, a convenient loophole that has allowed the U.S. to be indirectly involved without an official declaration of...
Pakistan: We Won’t Tolerate Drone Strikes On Our Soil By
Pakistan’s Foreign Office has issued a statement today warning that they will not tolerate drone strikes inside their territory and that they view such attacks as a violation of their national sovereignty. This is not an unusual statement for Pakistan to make, but the...
South Korea: US Was Only Supposed To Install One Missile Defense Launcher This Year By
In an interview today, South Korean President Moon Jae-in offered more details on the ongoing dispute over the US THAAD missile defense installed in the south of his country, a controversial deployment that he’s been critical of. Moon today revealed that the original...
US ‘Interrogating Detainees Tortured In UAE Black-Sites’ In Yemen By
The United States is interrogating hundreds of men who were tortured by UAE prison guards, an AP investigation has revealed. Senior US military personnel confirmed their involvement but denied any knowledge of human rights abuses. Interrogating the victims of torture is...
US & Russia Inch Toward Hot War In Syria By
In backing the rebels in the early part of the Syrian Civil War, the US was rather cynically engaging in a proxy war against Russia, angling for regime change in Russia’s main Mediterranean ally, and the host of their lone Mediterranean base. Syria’s been a source of...
UN Report Reveals 3 Nations Producing Most Refugees Were Targets Of US Intervention By
CHILE– A United Nations report has shed light on the world’s burgeoning crisis of displaced peoples, finding that a record 65.6 million were forced to vacate their homes in 2016 alone. More than half of them were minors. The Office of the UN High Commissioner for...
Russia Cancels US Diplomatic Visit Amidst Rising Tensions By
Russia’s deputy foreign minister Sergey Ryabkov canceled an upcoming meeting with the US Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs Thomas A. Shannon, Jr., according to AP, in retaliation to the Trump administration’s announcement on Tuesday that it has...
Poll: Most Americans Agree With Court’s Block Of Trump’s ‘Travel Ban’ By
WASHINGTON — Most Americans say federal courts are acting properly in blocking President Donald Trump’s travel ban, according to a new poll by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research. Two versions of the travel ban targeting Muslim-majority...
Russia Says ‘US Warplanes Now Legitimate Targets’ After US Downs Syrian Jet By
In what is being characterized as an act sure to further escalate already alarming tensions between the United States, Syria, and Russia, an American fighter jet shot down a Syrian warplane over Raqqa on Sunday, prompting Moscow to cut off its deconfliction channel with...