Tag Archives: Iraq

Iran’s Foreign Minister: Saudi Arabia Involved In 94% Of Worldwide Terrorist Attacks By
“We don’t see the situation in our region as a winning or losing battle. It’s a situation where the initial U.S. invasion of Iraq has led everybody to lose. Because we believe that the situation in today’s world is so...
Corporate Media Largely Silent On Trump’s Civilian Death Toll In Iraq By
Earlier this week, human rights group Amnesty International issued a lengthy report accusing US-backed forces of “repeated violations of international humanitarian law, some of which may amount to war crimes,” in Mosul, Iraq, causing the deaths of at least 3,700 civilians....
US Coalition In Iraq, Syria Killed 744 Civilians In June By
The US-led coalition attacking the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria killed as many as 744 civilians in June, an independent monitor said Wednesday. Airwars – a London-based collective of journalists and researchers that uses social media, eyewitness reports...
Amnesty: US-Backed Coalition Violated International Law In Mosul Killings By
A new report from human rights group Amnesty International today is harshly critical of the tactics used by Iraq forces and their allies (i.e. the US) in the invasion and occupation of the ISIS-held city of Mosul, saying they flagrantly violated international law and...
The Kurds: Washington’s Weapon Of Mass Destabilization In The Middle East By
SYRIA (Analysis)– PART I Historical accounts of the Kurds have been a subject of mystery and perplexity for years, and have been seldom discussed by major Western media outlets until recently. Since the U.S. invasion of Iraq and the ongoing conflict in Syria, Kurds...
Hobby Lobby Fined $3M Over Smuggled Iraqi Artifacts By
US federal prosecutors say Hobby Lobby Stores has agreed to pay a $3 million federal fine and return ancient Iraqi artifacts which were smuggled from the Middle East after being intentionally mislabelled. The US Department of Justice says thousands of cuneiform tablets...
4,928 Killed in Iraq During June By
During June, at least 4,928 people were killed in Iraq, and another 1,630 were wounded in violent acts. These numbers are low-ball estimates, as the Iraqi government has refused to reveal any accurate casualty figures. However, they are still significantly higher than the...
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...
Australia Suspends Syria Airstrikes Citing Potential Threats From Russia By
Russia’s Monday decision to suspend a memorandum of cooperation with the US-led coalition in retaliation after a US jet shot down a Syrian Army plane has rattled some US allies, who fear escalating tensions between Russia and the coalition. In what it called a “precautionary...
Study: US Only Admits To One In Five Deadly Drone Strikes By
A new report compiled by the Columbia Law School Human Rights Clinic and the Sanaa Center for Strategic Studies has found that the United States only admits officially to about one-fifth of their drone strikes which end up killing someone, saying this hurts accountability. That...