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Trump’s stance on the Golan Heights will allow Israel to operate with impunity elsewhere

Washington is ignoring international law and consensus, bolstering Benjamin Netanyahu’s position ahead of the forthcoming elections When President Donald Trump moved the US embassy to occupied Jerusalem last year, effectively sabotaging any hope of establishing a viable Palestinian state, he tore up the international rule book. Last week, he trampled all over its remaining tattered pages. He did so, of […]

Journalist taken hostage by Farouk Brigade 2013: ‘Syrian government did not use chemical weapons in Ghouta’

In its zealous pursuit to misinform western public opinion about Syria, MSM has canceled dozens of scheduled interviews with a war reporter after he has declared to Belgian RTL radio: “It wasn’t the government of Bashar al-Assad that used Sarin gas or any other gas in Ghouta”. Pierre Piccinin da Prata, the Belgian war reporter and Editor-in-Chief of The Maghreb […]

US officials offered my friend cash to take down Tehran’s power grid

It took a country-wide power outage in Venezuela, whispers of a cyberattack, and smug tweets from US officials to make me suddenly recall the cloak-and-dagger story of a close Iranian-American friend nine years ago. My friend, an engineer — who I will not name for obvious reasons and who I will call ‘Kourosh’ for the purpose of this article — revealed to me in 2010 that he was approached […]

Vanessa Beeley reports on attacks on Syrian towns near Idleb.

Vanessa Beeley writes: Two days ago I was in the Syrian Christian town of Al Skeilbiyyeh that has endured sustained attacks from the various terrorist groups backed by the U.S Coalition. These groups are embedded in the countryside bordering Al Skeilbiyyeh. In the last two weeks they have targeted schools, residential areas and civilian districts with 25 rockets/GRAD missiles, causing […]

The End of Truth as We Know It – Or Knew It

The claim (or admission) by the BBC journalist Riam Dalati that the alleged sarin attack on Douma in April 2018, was staged was received by the Russian embassy in London with glee. “Remarkable that the British MSM chose to ignore it’, whoever it was at the embassy wrote. ‘No breaking news, no articles, nothing.’ Remarkable? Not at all, given the endless track […]

Bashar al Assad: ‘The future of Syria will be determined by the Syrians alone’

The following speech by Bashar al Assad was translated by, and is published with the kind permission of, Ibrahim Muhammad, Syrian Army volunteer and resident of Aleppo. You can listen to his compelling interview with Eva Bartlett here. During his meeting with heads of local councils from all Syrian provinces today, president #Bashar_Assad said : The plan to dominate the world led […]

Real ‘obscene masquerade’: How BBC depicted staged hospital scenes as proof of Douma chemical attack

In an extraordinary turn of events, corporate media appears to have been exposed again as an extension of state foreign policy, by a member of the establishment media cabal, manufacturing consent for regime change in Syria. Riam Dalati is on the BBC production team based in Beirut and describes himself, on his Twitter page, as an “esteemed colleague” of Quentin Sommerville, the […]

The Venezuela Phase of US Global Demise

The latest blow-up in international relations involving Venezuela and Washington’s designs for regime change is but the latest in a whole gamut of international developments, tensions and confrontations which ultimately stem from America’s desperate attempt to maintain its global hegemony.

Endgame for Assange

The theatre director Angela Richter visited WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange in Ecuador’s embassy in London. For the last time, she fears. Julian Assange looks very pale. “Pale” isn’t quite accurate; his skin looks like parchment, almost translucent. He hasn’t seen the sun for almost seven years. He sits opposite to me in the so-called Meeting Room of the Ecuadorian Embassy […]