Category anti-War

(21) ‘Peacekeepers’ kill Somali civilians ‹ Reader — WordPress.com

The worst violence is said to have occurred in the southern port city of Merka, where according to a statement from an anonymous police officer ten civilians have been killed, and many others had to go to the hospital with gunshot wounds. Why it came to the outbreak of violence, the police could not say. […]

Jihadi group claims mortar attack on Hamas in Gaza | News , Middle East | THE DAILY STAR

Hamas security forces arrested a Salafist leader last month, alleging that he was a supporter of ISIS, which holds vast swathes of territory in Syria and Iraq. Gazan jihadis have pledged allegiance to ISIS in the past, but there has been no confirmation from the group itself that it has a presence in the coastal […]

Top Hamas official answers the questions #AskHamas couldn’t

Hamas is a complicated and multifaceted organization. It simultaneously encompasses three distinct identities as a social movement, political party, and armed forces. Elected to majority control of Gaza’s government in 2006, Hamas’ military and political bureaus have separate leadership. If it is, as some Western nations label it, a terrorist organization, it’s probably the only […]

US soldier admits killing family after raping girl | World news | The Guardian

The murders took place on March 12 in Mahmoudiya, 20 miles south of Baghdad. Prosecutors allege that five soldiers stationed at a checkpoint there raped the girl, Abeer Qassim al-Janabi, then burned her body to hide the evidence, and killed her father, mother and six-year-old sister.The alleged ringleader, Private Steven Green, was discharged from the […]

Portland man: I was tortured in UAE for refusing to become an FBI informant | US news | The Guardian

“I don’t think they knew who I was. I think they thought I was just some rich guy who’d come on a private jet. A rapper or someone,” said Fikre. The 36-year-old Eritrean-born American was finally back in Portland at the end of a five-year odyssey that began with a simple business trip but landed […]

PressTV-UAE financed Egypt military coup: Leaks

The leak by Egypt’s Mekameleen TV, believed to date back to January 14, shows how the UAE supported and funded the military coup in the African country in 2013. A part of the audio reveals that Sisi’s office manager, General Abbas Kamil, asks UAE Minister of State Sultan Al-Jaber to provide the Egyptian army with […]

Israel Working With Al-Qaeda? « LobeLog

But Smith’s article is important, and not only for helping to confirm (and in The Weekly Standard no less!) reports of Israel’s effective cooperation (even sharing intelligence!) with al-Nusra/al-Qaeda. Without necessarily meaning to, the article also justifies the realpolitik that underpins Israel’s position, which, notwithstanding Smith’s weasel-worded subtitle, boils down to “the enemy of my […]

High-profile Saudi princes accused of funding Al Qaeda | Middle East Eye

Moussaoui said Prince Turki al-Faisal (former intelligence chief), Prince Bandar bin Sultan (former ambassador to the US), and Prince al-Waleed bin Talal (well-known billionaire investor) all appeared on the al-Qaeda donor lists, as well as many of Saudi Arabia’s leading religious figures. The former al-Qaeda member said he met the newly anointed King Salman, then […]

Code Pink’s Medea Benjamin Responds To John McCain Calling Her ‘Low Life Scum’ | Crooks and Liars

Despite warnings by senior US officials that thousands of Chileans were being tortured and slaughtered, then Secretary of State Kissinger told Pinochet, “You did a great service to the West in overthrowing Allende.” Rather than calling peaceful protesters “despicable”, perhaps Senator McCain should have used that term to describe Kissinger’s role in the brutal 1975 […]

CIA Tortured People on British Territory / Sputnik US – News, Opinion, Radio

“No one has indicated there was a detention site there, not in so many words,” Wilkerson told VICE. “What they indicated is that interrogations took place there.” “What I heard was more along the lines of using it as a transit location when perhaps other places were full or other places were deemed too dangerous […]

Japan condemns apparent IS execution, demands release of remaining hostage – International – World – Ahram Online

Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga condemned what he said was “a video showing what appears to be a murdered Japanese, Mr. Haruna Yukawa, as well as Mr. Kenji Goto.” Relevant government ministers would meet to discuss the situation as the government gathers information, Suga told reporters, declining to take questions. Reuters could not independently verify […]

As Fighting Intensifies, U.S. Troops to Train Ukrainian National Guard / Sputnik US – News, Opinion, Radio

The U.S. State Department aims “to assist Ukraine in strengthening its law enforcement capabilities, conduct internal defense, and maintain rule of law” Pentagon spokeswoman Lt. Col. Vanessa Hillman told Defense News. The training mission comes at a time when fighting around the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk between government forces and anti-Kiev separatists rages on. Rebels plan to expand battles for new territory, […]

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