International

Breaking The Last Taboo – Gaza and the Threat of World War

Edward Said: “There is a taboo, on telling the truth about Palestine and the great destructive force behind Israel. Only when this truth is out can any of us be free.”

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September 18, 2014

In Northeast Syria, “Islamic” State Builds a Government

By Mariam Karouny U.S. President Barack Obama meets with retired Marine Corps General John Allen (not pictured) in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington September 16, 2014. Obama has chosen retired Allen, who served as the top U.S. commander in Afghanistan, to coordinate international efforts to fight Islamic State militants in Iraq […]

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September 18, 2014

Why the “Islamic State” Is NOT An Islamic State

This kind of a self-proclaimed state or caliphate has no place in Islam

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September 18, 2014

ISIS: The Radicalization and the Politics of Alienation

Thoughts on the state of bloodbath in the “Islamic” state

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September 18, 2014

Pakistan: Passengers Force Ex-Minister Rehman Malik Off Plane

A group of irate passengers prevented a top Pakistani politician from boarding a flight, after they were kept on board for two hours until he arrived.

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September 18, 2014

Government Pays $66K for Testimony Against Tsarnaev Friend

“He has not been charged with anything related to the bombing,” stressed Silva’s attorney Jonathan Shapiro.

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September 18, 2014

Iran Objects to ISIS Campaign

The secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council accused the United States on Saturday of violating the sovereignty of nations on the “pretext of fighting terrorism” in Iraq and Syria.

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September 18, 2014

‘Islamic State’ War Tests Obama’s Commitment to Allies

By Jason Szep Secretary of State John Kerry testifies at a Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing on “U.S. Strategy to Defeat the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant” on Capitol Hill in Washington September 17, 2014. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts WASHINGTON (Reuters) – After about 15 hours of flying and five hours of meetings, sleep finally […]

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September 18, 2014

Is ISIS Israel’s Worst Nightmare?

It may take only a few years for ISIS to become a huge force, threatening every state in the region. Does it threaten Israel? Of course it does…

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September 11, 2014

The ISIS Threat Has Been Around For Months, Why Was It Not Nipped In The Bud?

The ISIS threat has been around for months. Why was it not nipped in the bud?

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September 11, 2014

Saudi Arabia Rebuffs British Media Reports on ‘Plans to Destroy’ Prophet’s Tomb (s)

The Saudi Arabian authorities Wednesday denied any plan to move or destroy the Prophet’s (s) Tomb adjacent to the Masjid al-Nabawi in Madinah al-Munawwerah

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September 11, 2014

Sania Mirza Wins US Open

Sania Mirza and Bruno Soares defeated unseeded Abigail Spears (USA) and Santiago Gonzalez (Mexico) 6-1, 2-6, 11-9. This is Sania’s third Grand Slam win

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September 11, 2014

Assad Top of ICC War Crimes List

The list has been handed to the International Criminal Court (ICC), citing for each incident a specific violation of the Rome statute under which a suspect could be charged

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September 11, 2014

Defiance, Victory and Netanyahu’s Nemesis

Gaza could possibly become Netanyahu’s biggest miscalculation, and perhaps the reason for his downfall. Aside from the collapse in his approval ratings, down from 82% on 23 July, to less than 38% shortly after the ceasefire, the man’s own language in is telling enough By Ramzy Baroud Senior Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh delivers a speech […]

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September 11, 2014

ISIS, Hillary and US

The valkyrie of the Democratic Party says she urged President Obama to do more to aid Syrian rebels years ago. And last summer, she supported air strikes on Bashar Assad’s regime.
President Obama should ignore Hillary Clinton’s advice on the Middle East. Has she ever been right about anything?

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September 4, 2014

The Grand Failure of Israeli Hasbara

Israeli attempts to shape the narrative of the Gaza war have failed in the face of global solidarity with Palestinians.

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September 4, 2014

Tsarnaeva Women in the Spotlight

On August 27, the Boston Herald came out with the astonishing news headline: “Tsarnaev’s sister arrested, accused of making bomb threat.” Since then, this unfortunate piece of gossip – which turned out to be totally untrue – has made it into living room conversation around America…

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September 4, 2014

The Palestine Children’s Relief Fund in Gaza: A Profile in Courage

Palestinian Children’s Relief Fund

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September 4, 2014

Eyes on Gaza

Opinion of Geoffrey Cook

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September 4, 2014

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