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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...
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...
US Coalition Shoots Down Syrian Jet Targeting ISIS Covoy By
The US-led, so-called anti-terrorist coalition has reportedly shot down a Syrian government forces aircraft. Reuters reports the Syrian Arab Army announced that the aircraft was brought down in the southern Raqqa countryside, while it was engaging a fleeing ISIS convoy....
The UN Is Last Hurdle Before Israel Can Rid Itself Of The Palestinians By
Nazareth. Israeli and US officials are in the process of jointly pre-empting Donald Trump’s supposed “ultimate deal” to end the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. They hope to demote the Palestinian issue to a footnote in international diplomacy. The conspiracy –...
Despite Climate Of Fear, America Is Not Beset By Grave Threats By
WithDonald Trump in the White House, political divisiveness has reached new heights. Yet virtually everyone in Washington still agrees about at least one thing: The United States is beset by grave threats. Americans are constantly bombarded with exaggerated claims...
Nikki Haley: UN Report ‘Reeks Of Anti-Israel Bias’ By
Efforts by the United Nations to create a database of blacklisted companies operating in the West Bank, East Jerusalem and the Golan Heights, has come under sharp criticism from Nikki Haley, the United States Ambassador to the UN, who has said it “reeks of anti-Israel...