Archives for November 2015

UN Passes Five Resolutions In Favor Of Palestine

The resolutions endorse the return to peace talks, denouncing settlements in disputed East Jerusalem and in support of the work of the UN Committee fighting for the rights of the Palestinian people.

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas speaks during the 67th session of the United Nations General Assembly at U.N. headquarters in this Thursday, Sept. 27, 2012 file photo. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

New York, New York (IMEMC) – The overwhelming majority of General Assembly of the United Nations, Wednesday, voted on five draft resolutions in favor of Palestine. The decision comes after the Assembly discussed the two articles, “the Palestinian Cause” and “the Conditions in the Middle East.” According to Al Ray, the first resolution was

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Don’t Bomb Syria! Thousands Protest Proposed UK Military Action

Mass protests have taken place in London and many other cities across the country urging the government not to conduct airstrikes in Syria.

Demonstrators protest against British bombing of Syria outside Downing Street in London, Britain, 28 November 2015. (Hannah McKay/PA)

‘Don’t Bomb Syria’ signs were plentiful, as thousands of protesters took to the streets of the British capital to make their voices heard, in a rally organized by the Stop the War coalition. The demonstration in London started outside Prime Minister David Cameron’s residence at 10 Downing Street. The rally was against a planned vote in

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70,000 Moderate Fighters in Syria? It’s Another Cameron Photoshop

David Camreon is once again working overtime to sell a new war to the British public.

British Prime Minister David Cameron, centre, talks with Royal Navy personnel during his visit to Royal Air Force station RAF Northolt, in west London on Monday Nov. 23, 2015. (Justin Tallis, Pool/AP)

Not since Hitler ordered General Walther Wenck to send his non-existent 12th Army to rescue him from the Red Army in Berlin has a European leader believed in military fantasies as PR Dave Cameron did last week. Telling the House of Commons about the 70,000 “moderate” fighters deployed in Syria was not just lying in the sense that Tony Blair lied –

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MintPress Founder Mnar Muhawesh On The Media’s Use Of ‘Fast Food Headlines’

Shadowproof’s Managing Editor Kevin Gosztola discusses the media’s response to the ISIS attacks in Paris and Beirut with MintPress founder Mnar Muhawesh.

CNN hosted conservative commentator Buck Sexton following the Paris Attack to discuss whether there are tenets of Islam that are not compatible with the “values” of the United States.

This is part 2 of Shadowproof's audio interview with Mnar Muhawesh for the podcast series The Dissenter. For Part 1 of the interview, go here.  This article was published in partnership with Shadowproof. In the aftermath of the Paris attacks, as well as the blasts in Beirut, I interviewed Mnar Muhawesh, founder and editor-in-chief of MintPress

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Meet The Man Who Funds ISIS: Bilal Erdogan, The Son Of Turkey’s President

In addition to son Bilal’s illegal and lucrative oil trading for ISIS, Sümeyye Erdogan, the daughter of the Turkish President apparently runs a secret hospital camp inside Turkey just over the Syrian border.

Bilal Erdogan, the son of Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan leaves a polling station after he voted, in Istanbul, Turkey, Sunday, June 7, 2015. Turks are heading to the polls in a crucial parliamentary election that will determine whether ruling party lawmakers can rewrite the constitution to bolster the powers of President Erdogan. All eyes will be on the results for the main Kurdish party, the Kurdish Peoples' Democratic Party, (HDP). If it crosses a 10 percent threshold for entering parliament as a party, that would extinguish AKP's constitutional plans. (AP Photo/Emrah Gurel)

Russia's Sergey Lavrov is not one foreign minister known to mince his words. Just earlier today, 24 hours after a Russian plane was brought down by the country whose president three years ago said "a short-term border violation can never be a pretext for an attack", had this to say: "We have serious doubts this was an unintended incident and

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Exposed: Hillary Clinton Caught Coordinating With CNN to Smear Rand Paul

State Department emails published by Gawker on Tuesday show that a CNN journalist colluded with a top Hillary Clinton State Department aide in an attempt to smear Kentucky Senator Rand Paul during the former secretary of state’s 2013 testimony on the Benghazi attacks.

(ANTIMEDIA) State Department emails published by Gawker on Tuesday show that a CNN journalist colluded with a top Hillary Clinton State Department aide in an attempt to smear Kentucky Senator Rand Paul during the former secretary of state’s 2013 testimony on the Benghazi attacks. Elise Labott, a foreign affairs reporter for CNN, is now serving a

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