Category Archive: Islam

The twisted spiderwebs of imperialism are strangling yemen.

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[Last week, we booted up New Power after a long absence with a look into the conflict in Yemen. We discussed how the US imperial policy is to outsource the dirty work of… Continue reading

U.S. military proposes sending 250 more special forces to Syrian Kurdistan

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[The shills for US imperialism in the so-called left are doing their job. ISIS and the YPG paving the way for US invasion of Syria. – NP] (http://ekurd.net/) WASHINGTON,— The Obama administration is… Continue reading

Ancient Syrian treasures shipped to US

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(The New Arab) Since the start of Syria’s war in 2011, $26 million worth of antiquities have been imported to the United States from the war-torn country, according to Live Science. The news website gathered… Continue reading

Hillary Clinton Email: Overthrow Assad, destroy Syria for Israel

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[This information should come as no surprise to anti imperialists. US Imperialism is the enemy of the world, as the Syrian people have discovered. – RR] (http://www.inquisitr.com/) by Andrew Galbreath A newly-released Hillary… Continue reading

Alleged Islamic State militants stab to death Christian in Bangladesh’s Kurigram

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[More barbarism from the Islamic State. -NP] (http://www.janes.com/) A CHRISTIAN man – identified as 68-year-old Hussein Ali Sarkar – was stabbed to death by Islamic State militants in Bangladesh’s Kurigram district on 22… Continue reading

UN blames Saudi-led forces for most Yemen deaths

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[Saudi Arabia is one of the most reactionary regimes in the world. It is less a traditional state than a family-owned corporation that has been entrusted to secure oil for Empire. It is… Continue reading

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

Isil ‘kidnaps at least 400 people’ in heavy clashes at key Syrian city

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[More barbarism from ISIS, an organization that has been propped up and supported in various ways by the United States and the Gulf States, especially Saudi Arabia. – NP] Isil ‘kidnaps at least… Continue reading

Iranians are no longer allowed to make the pilgrimage to Mecca.

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Iranians are no longer allowed to make the pilgrimage to Mecca. by Elaine Teng (https://newrepublic.com/) In a further escalation in tensions with Saudi Arabia, the Iranian government today banned its citizens from making the annual trip to Islam’s holiest city, a journey required at… Continue reading

Iran accuses Saudis of striking its Yemen embassy as tensions grow

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[Saudi Arabia is another face of Empire. This criminal act shows how Empire has no regard for international law. – NP] by Greg Botelho and Schams Elwazer, CNN (CNN) Iran’s government accused Saudi… Continue reading

US-Led ISIS Coalition Hits a Syrian Army Camp in Deir Ezzor: 1 Soldier Killed

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[US imperialism has avoided bombing ISIS directly on many occasions, but has no problem bombing the Syrian army. This attack on the Syrian army represents an escalation of direct United States military intervention… 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