Category Archive: Middle East

US allies, Turkey and Gulf states providing chemical weapons to be used against Kurds

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Turkish jets bomb Kurdish PKK rebels near Iraq

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(BBC) The air strikes on Daglica were in response to PKK shelling of a military outpost, the armed forces said. Both sides have been observing a truce and it is the first major… Continue reading

Christian clerics urge recognition of Palestinian state

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Jerusalem (AFP) – Three leading Christian clerics in the Holy Land appealed Friday for more European governments to recognise a Palestinian state with east Jerusalem as its capital. The call from the Catholic,… Continue reading

Saudi Arabia declares all atheists are terrorists in new law to crack down on political dissidents

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[Empire is manipulating Islam to advance its agenda. It is using Islam to silence its critics in the Gulf states. — NP] (independent.co.uk) Saudi Arabia has introduced a series of new laws which… Continue reading

UN warns Israel against relocating Bedouins

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[Same old story. More Israeli genocide of Palestine, paid for by the USA — NP] UN warns Israel against relocating Bedouins (AlJeezera) The United Nations relief and works agency for Palestine has urged… Continue reading

TWO THOUSAND TURKISH SPECIAL FORCES IN ISIS FEATURED

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[No way to verify this, but if true it shows a greater level of Western coordination than previously known –NP] (Source: http://kurdishquestion.com/) Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) MP Demir Celik stated in a press conference… Continue reading

Iran asks UN agency condemn alleged drone probe

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[Israel violates Iran’s territory. Imperialism continues to attack Iran. — NP] VIENNA (AP) — Iran is asking the U.N. nuclear agency to condemn the purported incursion of an Israeli drone. The request, in… Continue reading

Saudi Arabia Beheads 26 People in 1 Month, Some for ‘Sorcery': US Has Nothing to Say About it

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(new-power.org) A recent article from http://aattp.org/ points out the hypocrisy of the US media and foreign policy: “We condemn ISIS’ public beheadings, but in 2012-13, our allies in Saudi Arabia cut the heads off… Continue reading

EDWARD SAID’S DIARY ON MEETING SARTRE, DE BEAUVOIR AND FOUCAULT

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EDWARD SAID’S DIARY ON MEETING SARTRE, DE BEAUVOIR AND FOUCAULT( (http://www.lrb.co.uk/v22/n11/edward-said/diary) The following are quotes from Edward Said’s diary  on meeting Sarte, De Beauvior, and Foucault. Said was very disappointed with the French… Continue reading

Palestinian protesters clash with Israeli police in Jerusalem

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[More genocide bankrolled by the USA. Where there is repression, there is resistance. – NP] Palestinian protesters clash with Israeli police in Jerusalem By Ammar Awad JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Scores of Palestinians rioted… Continue reading

Islamist militia now guards US Embassy in Libya

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  [Libya is still in chaos after NATO and their Islamist allies deposed the Gadhafi regime. Instead of prosperity, Libya is now a land ruled by militias, warlords, and death squads. NATO has… Continue reading

Holocaust survivors condemn Israel for ‘Gaza massacre,’ call for boycott

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Holocaust survivors condemn Israel for ‘Gaza massacre,’ call for boycott By Haaretz In response to Elie Wiesel advertisement comparing Hamas to Nazis, 327 Jewish Holocaust survivors and descendants publish New York Times ad… Continue reading