Category Archive: iraq

Turkey’s nationalist ‘Gray Wolves’ enter Syrian fray

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[Turkey, like the Gulf States and Israel, are allied with the USA against the Syria people. Fascism is on the move.. — MP] Turkey’s nationalist ‘Gray Wolves’ enter Syrian fray by Fehim Taştekin… Continue reading

The myth of the 1,400 year Sunni-Shia war

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The myth of the 1,400 year Sunni-Shia war by Murtaza Hussain Murtaza Hussain is a Toronto-based writer and analyst focused on issues related to Middle Eastern politics. @@MazMHussain (http://www.aljazeera.com/) During the period of… Continue reading

Islamic State is building a ‘retreat zone’ in Libya with 3000 fighters, say UN experts

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[The Islamic State’s momentum is waning. ISIS is a movement that was, in part, created by Empire. If IS is defeated in Syria and Iraq, IS will retreat mostly to Libya, where the… Continue reading

Turkey couples IS bombing runs with striking Kurdish targets

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[This is an interesting development concerning both the fight against ISIS and the Kurdish struggle.  Up until this point Turkey has largely left ISIS alone, most likely because the group was serving a… Continue reading

Thousands flee fighting in Iraq’s Ramadi: UN

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[Ramadi was the site of two major engagements during the most recent US invasion and occupation of Iraq, and now this.  Another example of the deadly legacy of US imperialism. -Uziel] Baghdad (AFP)… Continue reading

Widespread outrage after IS bulldozes ancient Iraq city

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[Once again ISIS shows its ignorance and blatant disregard for history and culture. If these crimes weren’t so damaging to our shared human history, they would almost be comical in their stupidity, akin… Continue reading

Iraqi Army Downs Two UK Planes Carrying Weapons for ISIS

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[The imperialists are playing a strange game. They are playing all sides to create chaos, to weaken the Third World. — NP] There have already been been numerous reports that US led coalition… Continue reading

Hezbollah says it is fighting IS in Iraq

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Beirut (AFP) – Lebanon’s Shiite movement Hezbollah is fighting the Islamic State group in Iraq, its chief Hassan Nasrallah revealed for the first time Monday in a speech beamed to supporters. “We may… Continue reading

US military drops weapons in areas held by ISIL in Iraq

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(PressTV) Volunteer forces fighting against the ISIL Takfiri terrorists say US military aircrafts have dropped weapons in areas held by the terrorist group in Iraq. American helicopters dropped boxes of weapons in Yathrib… Continue reading

Torture Report Incomplete as Key Documents Remain Withheld

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

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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