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Number Of Iraqis Slaughtered In US War And Occupation Of Iraq "1,455,590"

 

Number of U.S. Military Personnel Sacrificed (Officially acknowledged) In U.S. War And Occupation Of Iraq 4,801

Number Of International Occupation Force Troops Slaughtered In Afghanistan : 3,460

Cost of War in Iraq & Afghanistan
$1,550,923,414,004
 

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"Nothing is so unworthy of a civilized nation as allowing itself to be "governed" without opposition by an irresponsible clique that has yielded to base instinct. It is certain that today every honest German is ashamed of his government. Who among us has any conception of the dimensions of shame that will befall us and our children when one day the veil has fallen from our eyes and the most horrible of crimes - crimes that infinitely outdistance every human measure - reach the light of day?" First Leaflet -The White Rose Society - Munich, 1942

"Our prime purpose in this life is to help others. And if you can't help them, at least don't hurt them." - Dalai Lama XIV

 

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Obey: The Routine Of Obedience
 

"This film was absolutely WONDERFUL! It is inspiring and maddening"

Authority & Expectations
 

Smart and provocative young veteran, Wray Harris, unlocks the sufferings served by the Iraq war.
 

"I Am An American Indian Patriot"

"We live in a prisoner of war camp, that's why they call it a reservation"
 

A Pantomime World

By Adam Curtis

A fake bubble of certainty that has imprisoned us in the west - and is now preventing us from understanding what is really going on in the world outside.

The Power of Nightmares

By Adam Curtis

In the past our politicians offered us dreams of a better world. Now they promise to protect us from nightmares.

“How we can solve the Palestinian-Israeli problem”,
 
  “I simply got tired of western mainstream media presenting the Palestinian-Israeli issue as being complex."

Miko Peled Debunks Jewish Myths

"If Anybody here, came hoping to hear a balanced presentation, then they are going to be sorely disappointed.

"Political Fraud"

Indoctrination By Propaganda Works

Lifting the Veil:
Obama and the Failure of Capitalist Democracy


This film explores the historical role of the Democratic Party as the “graveyard of social movements”.

Surviving Progress

The film connects financial collapse, growing inequality and global oligarchy with the sustainability of mankind itself.

Let Your Life Be a Friction to Stop the Machine

A brief and crucial history of the United States

The Most Honest Three and a Half Minutes of Television. Ever......?

Scene of the new HBO series The Newsroom.

U.S. Helicopter Blasts Afghan Man to Pieces...
As The Pilot Sings 'Bye, Bye Miss American Pie'


It is the horrific moment an Afghan man is blown apart by a US missile.

The Power Principle

Simply brilliant. - This is probably the best film ever made about American foreign policy.

Managing Public Perception - Psywar

The real battlefield is your mind.

The Century of the Self

How politicians and business learned to create and manipulate mass-consumer society.

Why We Fight

What are the forces that shape and propel American militarism?

Norman Finkelstein: American Radical

Probing, definitive documentary about Jewish-American political scientist Norman Finkelstein

Stop the Machine!!!!!:
 
A brief and crucial history of the United States.

The Secret Government: The Constitution in Crisis

Bill Moyer's 1987 scathing critique of the criminal subterfuge carried out by the Executive Branch of the United States Government

Lives In The Balance : Jackson Browne

"You might ask what it takes to remember
When you know that you've seen it before
Where a government lies to a people
And a country is drifting to war "

American Drug War - The Last White Hope

How money, power and greed have corrupted not just drug pushers and dope fiends, but an entire government.

 
How American News Media Works In Favor Of Israel
 
The Fourth World War

Documentary of radical resistance to global capitalism

 
The Israel Lobby

Does the United States in fact keep Israel on its feet? And how long will it continue to do so?

 
John Pilger: 'The War on Democracy'

The story of great power behind its venerable myths. It allows us to understand the true nature of the so-called war on terror".

 
Dick Cheney '94: Invading Baghdad Would Create Quagmire

Dick Cheney reveals the reasons why invading Baghdad and toppling Saddam Hussein wouldn't be a great idea.

 
Poison DUst

Poison DUst tells the story of young soldiers who thought they came home safely from the war, but didn't.

 
John Pilger: Truth Game

The worldwide propaganda surrounding the nuclear arms race is scrutinised.

 
The Road To Guantanamo

Three young British Muslims tell the story of how they came to be in US custody at Guantánamo for over two years, and discuss the Kafkaesque horrors that awaited them there

 

"I Witnessed The Degradation And Murder Of Detainees":

A prisoner of the "war on terror" disturbing allegations of mistreatment and murder.

 
Global Dimming

It reveals that we may have grossly underestimated the speed at which our climate is changing. At its heart is a deadly new phenomenon.

 
 An Inconvenient Truth

Al Gore's Documentary on the dangers of climate change and global warming

 

America Freedom to Fascism

Startling facts about our laws, raising critical issues that Americans must consider if they are to be a free people.


 

Despotism & Democracy : Video

Explains how societies and nations can be measured by the degree that power is concentrated and respect for the individual is restricted.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Gaza death toll 'rises above 600': The death toll in Gaza rose above 600 on Tuesday as emergency teams pulled dead bodies from the rubble of homes destroyed by Israeli strikes on the 15th day of the assault. The deaths brought the number of Palestinians killed by Israeli fire on Tuesday to 31.

Another Gaza Hospital Hit by Israeli Strike; Four Dead, 40 Hurt: Israeli forces fired a tank shell at a hospital in Gaza on Monday, killing at least four people and injuring 40 others, health officials said. The facility in Al-Aqsa was the third hospital the Israeli Defense Forces has struck in Gaza

Hamas confirms 10 fighters killed in operation: It said that early Monday 12 al-Qassam fighters infiltrated an Israeli military site in eastern Beit Hanoun. The 12 split into two groups; the first fired an RPG shell at an Israeli military jeep completely burning it, while the other clashed with soldiers in another jeep.

Celebrations as Hamas announces capture of Israeli soldier: - Palestinians across the West Bank, East Jerusalem and Gaza Strip celebrated late Sunday following an announcement by Hamas' military wing that it had captured an Israeli soldier.

San Francisco: Thousands protest Israel's bloody war on Gaza: Some of the protesters expressed anger at the Obama administration's inability or unwillingness to do more to prevent Israel from killing so many innocent people.

'British Bulls**t Corporation': Protest in Belfast accuses BBC of 'biased' Gaza coverage: Hundreds of protesters have gathered outside the BBC Broadcasting House in Belfast, expressing their concerns over what they see as "biased" reporting by the BBC on the current Israeli military offensive in Gaza.

Kiev forces attack city of Donetsk, civilian casualties reported: Ukrainian troops equipped with tanks and armored vehicles are making an attempt to break into Donetsk, a city of approximately 950,000 people, an official of the rebels' self-proclaimed Donetsk People's Republic, Sergey Kavtaradze, informed Reuters.

Ukrainian Su-25 fighter detected in close approach to MH17 before crash - Moscow:The Russian military detected a Ukrainian SU-25 fighter jet gaining height towards the MH17 Boeing on the day of the catastrophe. Kiev must explain why the military jet was tracking the passenger airplane, the Russian Defense Ministry said.

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Dozens of Civilians Killed in Fresh Attacks on Gaza

Video - Warning - Graphic Images -

This video shows the horror and reality of the Israeli attack on the people of Gaza. It should only be viewed by a mature audiance.
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Israel kills relentlessly, but no 'Al-Shejaia moment'
A doctor writes from Gaza - 'there are lakes of blood'


By John Hilley

Pictures show the horror and reality of the Israeli attack on the people of Gaza. Should only be viewed by a mature audience.

Israelis Gather on Hillsides to Watch and Cheer as Military Drops Bombs on Gaza

By Harriet Sherwood in Sderot

People drink, snack and pose for selfies against a background of explosions as Palestinian death toll mounts in ongoing offensive.
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Netanyahu: Erdogan's 'Anti-Semitic' Jibe Desecrates Memory of Holocaust

By Barak Ravid


Prime Minister's remarks follow Erdogan's claims that Israel massacring Palestinians in Gaza and committing war crimes worse than Hitler's.
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Watch Worm Squirm
Kerry Slams Gaza Incursion: 'It's a Hell of a Pinpoint Operation'

By Haaretz

U.S. secretary of state speaks candidly to his advisers, without noticing open microphone.
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64 Public Figures, 7 Nobel Laureates, Call for Arms Embargo on Israel

By Haaretz

Tutu, Chomsky, Waters, Pappe, others accuse country of 'war crimes and possible crimes against humanity.'
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Bill Maher and Conservative Agree on Israel and Gaza, Or
Why Maher is a Piece Of *hit


Video

Does Bill Maher pretend to be an idiot, or is he really one? This is the question that came to my mind when I watched his latest puke-worthy fawning piece about Israel.
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What Happened to the Malaysian Airliner?

By Paul Craig Roberts

Washington’s propaganda assault against Russia is a double tragedy, because it has diverted attention from Israel’s latest atrocity against the Palestinians locked up in the Gaza Ghetto.
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What Did US Spy Satellites See in Ukraine?

By Robert Parry


With the scramble to blame Putin for the Malaysia Airlines shoot-down – the shoddy journalism has grown truly dangerous.
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What the Media Won’t Report About Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17

By Ron Paul

While western media outlets rush to repeat government propaganda on the event, there are a few things they will not report.
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Germany Pivoting East
The wars are to defend the USDollar, in the last stages of its reign of terror.

By Jim Willie

The Germans have had enough, fed up with destructive US activities of all kinds. For the last few months, they have been laying out their indictment, their justification, their reasons to abandon the corrupt US-UK crowd.
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People Are Mobilizing to Finally Put an End to the Disastrous U.S. Empire

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers

The faltering US economy can no longer afford the expensive US military. The people of the United States no longer support war and the people of the world are rebelling against US rule.
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Israel kills 100 Palestinians in Gaza assault on Sunday alone: - Israeli forces killed at least 100 Palestinians on Sunday including 66 in a single neighborhood of Gaza City, bringing the 13-day death toll to 437.

13 Israeli soldiers killed in Gaza Sunday: - An Israeli military spokeswoman told Ma'an that 13 soldiers have been killed in intense fighting in the Gaza Strip on Sunday alone, bringing the total to at least 18 since the beginning of a ground invasion late Thursday.

'Death and horror' in Gaza as thousands flee Israeli bombardment: The fiercest fighting of the 13-day war in Gaza erupted on Sunday as Israel dramatically widened its ground offensive, sending tanks and troops into urban areas and causing thousands of panicked civilians to flee.

UN chief condemns 'atrocious' Gaza killings: Ban Ki-moon condemns killing of civilians by Israel as UN Security Council prepares to meet on Gaza.

2 American Members Of Israeli occupation Forces Killed in Fighting in Gaza Strip: The young men's love of Israel ultimately led them to join the Israel Defense Forces, and they ended up fighting for the Jewish state in the Gaza Strip this week

Obama facilitates Israeli war crimes. Put him on trial.: The number one recipient of US aid is not a poor country: it is Israel, a rich, developed society, which receives billions of dollars in military aid every year. This makes the US directly complicit in Israel's deliberate and indiscriminate assaults against Palestinian civilians

Hamas claims it's captured an Israeli soldier: The solider was taken during an early morning operation, according to Abu Obeida, a spokesman for Hamas' military wing, al-Qassam Brigades. He provided the supposed soldier's name and ID.

Hamas commends withdrawal of Ecuadorian ambassador from Tel-Aviv: "We condemn the Israeli military incursion into Palestinian territory, we require cessation of operations and indiscriminate attacks against civilians," Patino said.

US to help Abbas and PA rule over Gaza after conflict ends: According to the Times of Israel the American Ambassador to Israel Dan Shapiro indicated on Saturday night that the US may have plans to see the Palestinian Authority and Mahmoud Abbas rule Gaza once this current conflict comes to an end.

On 'human shielding' in Gaza : Op-Ed: Since hi-tech states can and do kill hundreds or thousands of civilians, they have to provide moral justification for their action in order to preserve their standing in the international arena; they have to demonstrate that they are protecting the principles of liberal democracy.

Tens of thousands rally in London against Israel’s slaughter: In huge demonstration, protesters denounce Israel as terrorist state, castigate PM Cameron for backing right to self-defense

Anti-Israel protesters rally across France, defying ban imposed after synagogue clash: Thousands march through French cities in protest of Israeli operation in Gaza Strip; French president says will not allow violence to spill over into France.

131 Killed In Iraq As Deadline Passes for Christians To Leave Mosul: Fourteen people were killed and 21 more were wounded during shelling in Falluja.

Iraqi bishop urges world to act after Mosul's Christians forced to flee: A senior Iraqi bishop urged the world to act on Sunday after Islamic hardliners drove Mosul's Christians from the northern Iraqi city, effectively ending a presence there dating back to Christianity's earliest years.

Syria: 65 members from Assad's forces killed in Homs: At least 65 members from Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad's regime forces were killed in eastern Homs, which has been witnessing fierce battles for two days, Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said in a press statement Sunday.

60 Syria Soldiers Killed in Battle With Jihadists: Newspaper: At least 60 soldiers have died as the army battles to retake a gas field in central Syria where jihadists killed 270 people, a pro-gov newspaper reported today.

Jihad fatigue: Hundreds of Syrian rebels give up fight: Many exhausted, disillusioned fighters lay down guns, rejoin civilian life

Iran completes process of eliminating enriched uranium: Iran has turned all of its enriched uranium closest to the level needed to make nuclear arms into more harmless forms, the UN nuclear agency says.

At least 47 killed in fighting at Libya airport: health ministry: At least 47 people have been killed in fighting between rival militias for control of Libya's main airport, the health ministry said on Sunday.

Filipinos ordered to quit Libya: The Philippines yesterday ordered its estimated 13,000 nationals in Libya to flee that country due to the worsening unrest there.

Suspected Islamists killed 40 Nigerian civilians : - Suspected Islamists raided the remote northeast Nigerian town of Damboa over the weekend, shooting dead more than 40 residents and burning down houses in a familiar pattern of killing that has forced tens of thousands to flee their homes this year.

Gunmen in Kenya kill four in Mombasa: Gunmen on a motorcycle have killed at least four people and injured several others in the Kenyan city of Mombasa.

33 "Militants" Killed, 28 Injured In Afghan Army Operations: At least 28 militants were also injured during the operations and 10 others were arrested along with some weapons, ammunition and explosives, MoD said.

Afghan election vote audit suspended following disagreements: According to reports, the audit of presidential votes have been halted due to misunderstandings between the electoral teams of Dr. Abdullah Abdullah and Dr. Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai.

With disregard for civilians: Pakistan Bombs North Waziristan Killing 28 People: It was not possible to independently verify the casualties as the offensive is ongoing and media are banned from the area.

MH17 plane crash: Kerry points finger at Russia: US Secretary of State John Kerry says there is overwhelming evidence of Russian complicity in the downing of a Malaysia Airlines plane in Ukraine. Mr Kerry called on Russia to take responsibility for the actions of the rebels, saying their handling of the dead had been "grotesque".

Sky News apologises for rummaging through MH17 luggage: In a news broadcast, presenter Colin Brazier was shown rooting through personal belongings in an opened suitcase at the site, picking up a set of keys before saying: "We shouldn't really be doing this."

Jay Carney cashes in: The former Obama administration spin doctor signed on this month with the Washington Speakers Bureau, a gig that came with a signing bonus and is likely to yield payments as high as $100,000 per speech to share his personal presidential anecdotes and analysis of the next two election cycles.

New Yorkers rally over alleged police brutality: Protests follow the death of Eric Garner who died after officer placed him in what appeared to be chokehold.

July 19, 2014

Gaza: Charity Official Likens Job To ‘Patching up Torture Victims in an Open-air prison’

By Robert Fisk

A senior official in the Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) humanitarian charity has described his organisation’s work among the 1.8 million besieged Palestinian refugees as akin to being “in an open-air prison to patch up prisoners in between their torture sessions”.
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Escalate The International Resistance
Occupy the Occupier’s Embassies and Consulates!


By Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine

The occupier’s embassies and consulates must not be allowed to operate as normal and engage in business as usual while its forces are conducting a murderous occupation.
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Harper's One-sided Approach to Gaza is a Betrayal of Canadian Values

By Linda McQuaig

Certain minimal standards are expected of a national leader in what is known as the ‘civilized world’.
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A Future in Hell:
The Bitter Fruits of Bellicose Policy

By Chris Floyd

When the Soviet Union fell, there was an opening -- a genuine opening -- to make a better world. But America's bipartisan elites refused to take that path.
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It Was Putin's Missile!

By Pepe Escobar


Why? Because the CIA said so.
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Blame Russia
Memories, Recollections, Guesses and Speculations About MH17


By The Saker

Like 9/11, there is no way, no amount of evidence, which would affect the unanimous chorus of Imperial doubleplusgoodthinkers in their conclusion that obviously it could only have been "the Russians".
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Transcripts of Alleged Conversations Between Russian Intelligence and Pro-Russian Rebels Released

By Haaretz

Transcripts appear to capture the moments when the rebels realized they had shot down a civilian passenger jet, rather than a military transport plane.
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MH17: World See Tragedy, US Sees “Game Changer”

By Tony Cartalucci

NATO needed a “game changer,” because it was playing a game it was clearly losing.
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Facts Needed on Malaysian Plane Shoot-Down

By Ray McGovern

The history of U.S. government’s deceptions might be reason to pause and let a careful investigation uncover the facts.
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Stephen Cohen: Downed Malaysian Plane Raises Risk of War Between Russia and the West

Video

This is horrible for Putin and for the Russian position.
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You Know Your Country Sucks When You Look Wistfully Back at Stalin

By Ted Rall

America isn't broke, but most Americans are. The reason is simple:
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Zero Point
The End.  Of Everything

By Scott Thomas Outlar

Who will fight like a cornered wolf when they come to take you away?
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Death toll in Gaza reaches 337 on second day of ground invasion: As Israel's assault on Gaza enters its twelfth day, the death toll has reached 337, including 77 children, 24 women and 18 senior citizens. More than 2,385 people have been injured in the onslaught.

More than 100 Gazans killed in Israeli assault in less than 48 hours: 110 Palestinians have been killed in less than 48 hours since Israel launched a ground invasion of the besieged Gaza Strip, bringing the total number of dead in the 12-day assault to 339.

4 members of Gaza family killed in Beit Hanoun shelling: Medics told Ma'an that Mahmoud Zuwaid, his wife Daliah Zuwaid, and their children Nagham, 3, and Ruyah, 2, were killed in the attack.

Hamas armed wing: 5 Israeli soldiers killed in new cross-border attack: Hamas' armed wing said Saturday that a group of its operatives infiltrated Israeli territory for the second time in a day and killed five Israeli soldiers.

Israel confirms 2 soldiers killed in cross-border attack: The Israeli army announced Saturday the deaths of two Israeli soldiers by resistance fighters who had escaped occupied Gaza, hours after they had been reported wounded.

Israeli killed, 3 injured as rocket falls near Dimona: - A 33-year-old Palestinian Bedouin citizen of Israel was killed and three others injured after a rocket from Gaza hit a village near the southern town of Dimona on Saturday.

1 in 5 of Gaza dead are children: Sobbing and shaking, Ismail Abu Musallam leaned against the wall of a hospital Friday, waiting for three of his children to be prepared for burial. They were killed as they slept when an Israeli tank shell hit their home, burying 11-year-old Ahmed, 14-year-old Walaa and 16-year-old Mohammed under debris in their beds.

Israel recruits over 100 British teens to join Gaza war: The recruitment of dozens of British citizens to join the ranks of the Israeli military behind the onslaught in Gaza has sparked anger. The Israeli military has confirmed the presence of over 100 British “lone soldiers” serving 18-month tours of duty in its ranks.

'In our thousands, in our millions, we are all Palestinians': Global anger grows as 15,000 protestors mass outside Israel's London embassy

Take action: Protests around the world to assault on Palestine: Upcoming protests

Ed Miliband: horrifying deaths of hundreds of Palestinians 'can not be justified': Video - "I cannot explain, justify or defend the horrifying deaths of hundreds of Palestinians, including children and innocent civilians.

War criminal: Hillary Clinton makes rounds on TV shows defending Israel's attack on Gaza: Video - Presumed presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton took to the airwaves in the United States to voice criticism of Hamas and express support for the Israeli military campaign in the Gaza Strip.

How the West Chose War in Gaza: Israel and much of the international community placed a prohibitive set of obstacles in the way of the Palestinian “national consensus” government that was formed in early June.

Egypt blocks aid convoy from reaching crossing with Gaza: Egyptian soldiers in north Sinai prevented an aid convoy of activists from reaching the Rafah border crossing and entering the Gaza Strip Saturday, an AFP correspondent reported.

ISIS surge: Over 270 killed in Syria, former US base stormed in Iraq's Tikrit: The Islamic State militant group is on the rise in Iraq and Syria after crushing Baghdad’s plans to retake Tikrit. Hundreds of troops have been captured and 270 people were murdered in a Syrian gas field following the jihadists’ biggest attack yet.

Rebels kill 100 Syrian Govt soldiers in Hama: The Free Syrian Army has killed 100 regime soldiers and captured 15 in Syria's Hama province, according to opposition activists

Western supported Jihadists stone Syria woman to death for 'adultery': NGO: Jihadists in the northern Syrian province of Raqa have accused a woman of adultery and stoned her to death, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said on Friday.

Bush- Blair Legacy Continues As - 35 Iraqis killed, dozens injured in series of blasts around Baghdad: - Thirty five people were killed and 86 injured in a series of car explosions targeting the Iraqi capital, police said Saturday.

Islamic State overwhelms Iraqi forces at Tikrit in major defeat: The worst military reversal Iraqi troops have suffered since the Islamist forces captured nearly half the country last month.

Report: Iran, six powers agree to extended nuclear talks by four months: Iran, the United States, Britain, France, Germany, Russia and China had set a July 20 deadline to complete a long-term agreement that would resolve the decade-old dispute over Tehran's alleged nuclear ambitions.

Boko Haram kills 100 in Nigeria: Survivors said that insurgents fired rocket-propelled grenades and lobbed home-made bombs into homes, and then gunned down people as they tried to escape the fires in the attack on Damboa town launched before dawn on Friday.

At least 21 Egypt soldiers slain in attack at checkpoint near Libya: The attack was the second to target the same military checkpoint in less than two months, after a similar assault June 1 left five soldiers dead.

Two Egyptians killed in rocket attack in Libya: Two Egyptian workers were killed in Libya on Saturday when rockets hit the area of Abou-Atny in Benghazi where a special forces camp is located.

Shebab militants claim attack on Kenya bus that killed seven: Somalia's Al-Qaeda-linked Shebab on Saturday claimed responsibility for an attack on a bus and police vehicle in Kenya's restive southeastern coast that killed at least seven people.

Nineteen 'suffocate' aboard boat from Africa:crowded boat travelling from North Africa to Italy. Nineteen migrants have died, reportedly by suffocating, aboard a boat from Africa.

Ukraine: 20 civilians killed as Ukrainian forces shell city of Lugansk : Video - “Today intense bombardment of Lugansk has continued. Shells are falling in almost all districts of the city,” the administration said in a statement. “According to preliminary information, more than 20 civilians have been killed since this morning.”

Militia fights off Ukrainian army offensive on Luhansk: The Ukrainian army tried to approach the city from two sides, the press service of the self-proclaimed Luhansk People’s Republic said.

Russia slams US for implicating rebels in jet crash: Russia on Saturday launched a blistering attack against Washington after US President Barack Obama said that a missile fired from territory controlled by Moscow-backed rebels downed the Malaysian Airlines flight over Ukraine. "The statements of representatives of the US administration are evidence of a deep political aberration of Washington's perception of what is going on in Ukraine," he told Russian news agencies.

Malaysia MH17 crash: 10 questions Russia wants Ukraine to answer: Some Western states and Kiev rushed to find Russian involvement in the MH17 crash having no evidence to back their claims, Russia’s Deputy Defense Minister told RT. He invited Ukraine to answer 10 questions to prove their commitment to an impartial probe.

'It is suspicious the plane has deviated from the route it usually takes' : Video - Questions have arisen over unusual circumstances of the tragedy

Mechanism of Provocation: The machinations with the "Boeing" route are absolutely identical to a well-known provocation with a South-Korean "Boeing", which the americans led into the USSR airspace in 1983, after which it was shot down.

Ukraine rebels accused of blocking jet probe: Observers from the Organisation of Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) arrived at the crash site for a second time on Saturday, a day after they were asked to leave after being given limited access to the farmland where the jet went down.

Russia bars entry to 12 Guantanamo and Abu Ghraib-linked Americans: “We have mentioned before that it is futile to communicate with us in the language of sanctions. Such measures will not be allowed to pass without consequence,” said a statement on the foreign ministry website.

‘Doomsday sputnik’: Russia said to launch new missile-attack warning satellite: After years of delay, Russia plans to deploy this year the first satellite of its new constellation replacing the space component of the early warning system, Russian media reported. It will also double as an emergency communication satellite.

Afghan clash leaves 14 Taliban, 1 soldier killed; - Gun battle between Taliban militants and Afghan forces claimed 15 lives including 14 insurgents and one Afghan soldier in Khost province on Friday, a local official said Saturday.

US Murders 11 People In NW Pakistan: A U.S. drone fired several missiles at a sprawling compound in Pakistan's northwestern tribal region bordering Afghanistan on Saturday, killing eleven alleged militants.

I, spy: Edward Snowden in exile: Video - America’s most wanted talks frankly about his life as a hero-pariah – and why the world remains ‘more dangerous than Orwell imagined’.

Human Rights Watch is Roundly Criticized By… Human Rights Activists: Human Rights Watch, a group that claims to “defend the rights of people worldwide” has come under fire from two Nobel Peace Laureates and a hundred other scholars and human rights activists.

Local Police Stockpile Weapons Of War: Video report: - - A massive military build-up is underway right here in Tennessee. Local law enforcement agencies are snatching up huge amounts of weapons -- from the Department of Defense -- used in fighting in Iraq and Afghanistan.

US terrorist database growing at rapid rate: — The U.S. government is rapidly expanding the number of names it accepts for inclusion on its terrorist watch list, with more than 1.5 million added in the last five years, according to numbers divulged by the government in a civil lawsuit.

Water Rights March in Detroit: On Friday, July 18, thousands of people marched through downtown Detroit to call attention to a major public health crisis as the city shuts off the water for residents who are behind on their bills.

California City Will Fine Couple $500 For Not Watering Brown Lawn, State Will Fine’em $500 If They Do: Laura and Mark received notice from Glendora, Calif. that they’d get a $500 penalty for not watering their brown lawn… on the same day the state approved mandatory outdoor watering restrictions with the same fine for violating that attached, $500.

US states with higher minimum wages gain more jobs: The 13 U.S. states that raised their minimum wages at the beginning of this year are adding jobs at a faster pace than those that did not, providing some counter-intuitive fuel to the debate over what impact a higher minimum has on hiring trends.

Criminalization of homelessness on the rise in U.S. cities: The report cites these legislative bans as punishing homeless individuals for “being in public even when they have no other alternatives”.

July 18, 2014

Israel Ends “Humanitarian Ceasefire” With New Massacre of Gaza Children

By Ali Abunimah

Three children from a single family were killed when an Israeli air strike hit their home in the Sabra section of Gaza City. Continue

US Senate Unanimously Passes Resolution Supporting Israeli Attack on Gaza

Updated - By Chris Carlson

No dissenting vote was cast, and no mention was made of the hundreds of Palestinian civilians, most of whom are women and children, that have been killed by Israel in the past ten days.
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'The Jimmy Savile of Nation States'
Israel's Historical Abuse Still Being Hushed


By John Hilley

America, Israel's principal 'parent', has spoiled, protected and indulged this occupying, apartheid state now for over six decades.
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Who is Winning?

By Uri Avnery


When a tiny fighting force in a tiny territory achieves a standoff with one of the mightiest armies in the world, it can be considered a victory.
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Gaza: This Shameful Injustice Will Only End If The Cost Of It Rises

By Seumas Milne

The idea that Israel is defending itself from unprovoked attacks is absurd. Occupied people have the right to resist.
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Israeli Crowd Cheers As Missile Hits Gaza Live On CNN

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“I think you can probably see there are lots of Israelis gathered around who are cheering when they see these kinds of Israeli strikes.”
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"Evacuate to Where?" - Report from Gaza

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Gaza-based blogger Nalan al Sarraj and TRNN's Lia Tarachansky report on the mood of the people in Gaza and Israel as Israeli ground troops join the attack.
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The Dementedness Destroying Israel

By William A. Cook

Demented minds thrive on demeaning the economically less fortunate, those of a different complexion, those who speak a different language, and those not of the tribe and its beliefs.
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“The Israeli Dream”
The Criminal Roadmap Towards “Greater Israel”?


By Felicity Arbuthnot

Ethnic Cleansing Planned in the Middle East? History, Legality Ignored.
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Covert War Against Iran's Nuclear Scientists: A Widow Remembers

By Scott Peterson

The wife of the first scientist to be assassinated speaks about her husband's growing fear of a net closing around him – and of meeting his Israeli-trained assassin before his execution.
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Sanctions and Airliners

By Paul Craig Roberts

As there is no act too dastardly for Washington to undertake, Putin and Russia could become victims of a devious machination.
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Ukraine Releases YouTube Clip "Proving" Rebels Shot Down Malaysian Flight MH-17

By Tyler Durden

Something here smells very fishy...
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Obama Caused the Malaysian Airliner to Be Downed

By Eric Zuesse


Obama has put in place the ethnic-cleansing campaign, which directly caused, as one of its tragic responses, the erroneous shoot-down of the Malaysian Boeing 777 airliner.
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Should We Celebrate US War Crimes?

By Andy Piascik

We should counsel young people to emphatically reject the military – no matter how bleak the alternatives may be.
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A Competing Currency?
Jim Rogers: Only a Russian/Chinese/Brazil Joint-currency Can Battle Dollar Dominance


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BRICS members are capable of challenging the United States' financial dominance.
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Israel kills 274 Palestinians amid fierce fighting: Unrwa, the UN agency for Palestinian refugees, said the number of displaced Gazans had almost doubled in the past 24 hours with more than 40,000 seeking sanctuary with the UN.

38 Palestinians killed as Israel presses Gaza ground assault: 38 Palestinians have been killed in Gaza by airstrikes and artillery fire since Israel launched a ground operation late Thursday, medics said.

Israel okays draft of 18,000 more reservists: A spokeswoman told AFP the decision raised the overall number of soldiers called in since the start of Operation Protective Edge to 65,000, without saying how many of them had actually been mobilised.

Israeli tanks withdraw from Beit Lahiya after clashes with Hamas: Hamas' military wing the al-Qassam Brigades has claimed responsibility for hitting multiple Israeli military vehicles in the area, confirming direct hits with mortar shells and 107 rockets.

Obama: 'No nation should accept terrorists tunneling into its territory': "While I was having the conversation with Prime Minister Netanyahu, sirens went off in Tel Aviv," said Obama. "No nation should accept rockets being fired into its borders or terrorists tunnelling into its territory."

Institutionalised Disregard for Palestinian Life: Over the past 14 years, Israel has killed Palestinian children at a rate of more than two a week. There seems to be no Israeli child in harm’s way that Barack Obama will not compare to his own daughters, but their Palestinian counterparts are brushed aside with mantras about Israel’s right to self-defence.

Merkel says, Israel has right to defense: "Both sides must accept painful compromises but we stand by the side of Israel when it comes to self-defense," she said at a news conference in Berlin.

Israel Evacuates Diplomatic Families in Turkey Following Attacks: Palestine suppoprters pelted the Israeli diplomatic missions in Ankara and Istanbul with stones, following Israel's decision to launch a ground invasion into Gaza

Why Jews oppose Israel's occupation of Palestine and attack on Gaza: Tapping into a profound collective memory of discrimination and dispossession, Jews should feel no solidarity with Israel's occupation. Our solidarity is firmly with the Palestinian people.

Reports: 115 killed in seizure of Syria gas field: Islamic extremists killed at least 115 Syrian troops, guards and workers as they captured a gas field in central Syria following daylong clashes, activists said Friday.

Over 5,000 Iraqi’s civilians killed this year – UN: Insurgents seized swathes of northern Iraq, including the area’s largest city Mosul and of the 2,400 people killed in June, 1,531 were civilians.

11 killed in Iraq attacks: Two bomb attacks, one of which ripped through a sprawling Baghdad market, killed at least 11 people in Iraq today, officials said.

Militants Storm Iraqi Airbase: Military Sources: "Last night, gunmen infiltrated the base. There were snipers and suicide bombers among them, they managed to reach the runway," the officer, who witnessed the attack, told AFP on condition of anonymity.

New militant group replacing Isis in Mosul, says city governor: Atheel Nujaifi says main strike force has withdrawn, with rebels linked to Saddam Hussein regime taking over

Iraq Christians told to convert or face death: Islamic State group tells Christian community in Mosul they face death if they do not embrace Islam or pay tax.

U.S. officials defend $60B "wartime" request: The Pentagon is requesting the money for its fiscal 2015 "wartime" budget, the overseas contingency operations fund (OCO), but only $11 billion of the total would go toward U.S. operations in Afghanistan

Nine killed in shootout and blast in Pakistan: Two policeman and a fighter killed in gun battle in Lahore, as six people die in a bomb attack on a bus in northwest.

Eight soldiers killed in northwest Pakistan: Eight paramilitary troops were killed when heavily armed militants attacked a security checkpoint in northwestern Khyber Agency -- one of the seven semi-autonomous tribal areas in Pakistan -- on Friday, officials said.

Libya: Fresh fighting breaks out in Tripoli airport despite truce: The clashes came as the government sought United Nations help to prevent the country from becoming a “failed state.” 

Ukraine : At least 20 are killed in heavy shelling across country: Just hours after flight MH17 was shot down, the eastern city of Lugansk was hit by shelling leaving hundreds of residents wounded. Pictures show bodies lining the streets covered in blankets in the wake of the attack which was reportedly carried out by Ukrainian forces.

Shocking - FIRST FOOTAGE Malaysia flight MH17 Boeing 777 crash site, ukraine reporter : Warning -

Obama blames Russia for downed passenger jet: Mr. Obama said that the evidence points to the separatists, who are allegedly armed and trained by Russia, firing the missile that brought down the Boeing 777 and killed all 298 passengers and crew aboard.

Ukrainian Buk battery radar was operational when Malaysian plane downed - Moscow: The battery was deployed at a site from which it could have fired a missile at the airliner, the ministry said in a statement. It said radiation from the battery’s radar was detected by the Russian military.

Ukraine Army with SAMs near Donetsk on July 5th : Video - Here is a video from a few days ago showing Ukraine Army in the region in possession of SAM BUK.

Did MH17 pilot divert INTO the danger zone? Aviation expert claims captain made last-minute change of course over Ukraine because he 'felt uncomfortable'

Lavrov: Russia won’t take control of Malaysian plane’s black boxes: The seizure of flight records would violate international law as it’s up to relevant international agencies to investigate of the incident, he explained.

Russia Today reporter resigns in protest at MH17 coverage: Sara Firth criticises Kremlin-backed news channel’s ‘disrespect for facts’ in reports about Malaysia Airlines plane disaster

This Isn't the First Time: 5 Other Commercial Airliners That Were Shot Down: Passenger jets have been shot down in the past. Below is a list of five previous episodes.

Ukraine, Georgia and Moldova to obtain non-NATO ally status, increase in transfer of military assets: The U.S. Congress passed in two readings a Russian aggression prevention bill that provides major non-NATO ally status for Ukraine, Georgia, and Moldova for purposes of the transfer or possible transfer of defense articles or defense services.

Top American spy in Germany has left country: Germany demanded that the "representative of the U.S. intelligence services" depart shortly after authorities uncovered two cases of alleged American spying.

Snowden: NSA Employees Are Passing Around Nude Photos: Analysts working for the National Security Agency routinely pass around private, intimate photos found in the stream of communications data intercepted, according to Edward Snowden.

UK banks ‘have much to fear’: competition watchdog set to probe Lloyds, RBS, HSBC and Barclays: Barclays, RBS, HSBC and Lloyds may be forced to break up following a finance watchdog’s inquiry. The watchdog claims Britain's banking sector is characterized by anti-competitiveness and a failure to meet ordinary citizens and small business' needs.

BRICS Create Development Bank to Rival IMF, World Bank: Emerging super nations BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) have finally made good a plan flaunted in 2012 to establish a BRICS development bank that could rival and possibly topple the IMF and World Bank.

Jim Rogers: Only a Russian/Chinese/Brazil joint-currency can battle dollar dominance : Video

Meet the journalist who accuses Mexican presidents of links to drug cartels: Anabel Hernandez talks to GlobalPost about why she thinks Mexico’s government is more dangerous than its gangsters.

Staten Island man by NYPD : SEE THE VIDEO: VIDEO EXCLUSIVE: A 400-pound asthmatic Staten Island dad died Thursday after a cop put him in a chokehold and other officers appeared to slam his head against the sidewalk, video of the incident shows.

CHP seizes medical records of woman seen punched: California Highway Patrol investigators have seized the medical records of a woman seen on video being repeatedly punched by one of its officers on the side of a Los Angeles freeway.

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July 18, 2014

Witness to a Shelling
First-hand Account of Deadly Strike on Gaza Port


By Peter Beaumont in Gaza

There is a deafening explosion, then a second. Four children are dead.
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NBC News Pulls Reporter from Gaza After Witnessing Israeli Attack on Children

By Glenn Greenwald

Yesterday, Mohyeldin witnessed and then reported on the brutal killing by Israeli planes of four young boys as they played soccer on a beach in Gaza City.
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“They Have To Die”:
Israeli Politician Calls For Killing of Palestinian Mothers


By Jonathan Turley

"They should go, as should the physical homes in which they raised the snakes. Otherwise, more little snakes will be raised there.
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Why the Israelis Are Repetitively Violent

By Lawrence Davidson


unbeknownst to many Jews, their wellbeing is being used falsely to justify the policies of a habitually violent state and its racist ambitions.
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Cui Bono?
Flight MH17 Down Over Ukraine


By Tony Cartalucci


Flying over warzone Ukraine, the probable & convenient happens.
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When the US Welched on Its NATO Promise

By Ray McGovern

The Ukraine crisis owes its roots to a deal America made and broke with the recently deceased Soviet foreign minister.
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The Human Price of Neocon Havoc

By Robert Parry


Neocons are the “masters of chaos” as they destabilize disfavored governments around the world. But real people pay the price as we’ve seen with Israel’s slaughter of four boys on a Gaza beach and an apparent shoot-down of a Malaysian airliner over war-torn Ukraine.
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Cheney Interview Blackout as Protester Waves Handcuffs at ‘War Criminal’

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One protester tried to ‘arrest’ the politician, but was taken away, as live video of the event went black.
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Edward Snowden: 'If I End Up In Chains In Guantánamo I Can Live With That'

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The 31-year-old former intelligence analyst discusses whether he is a Russian spy, his likely fate if he returns to the US and the relevance of George Orwell's Nineteen Eighty-Four in the age of Google.
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Insider Trading and Financial Terrorism on Comex

By Paul Craig Roberts and Dave Kranzler

This is an act of financial terrorism supported by federal regulatory authorities. Another motive is to help support the relative trading level of the U.S. dollar.
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The Rise Of The Non-working Rich

By Robert Reich

More than three quarters of self-described conservatives believe “poor people have it easy because they can get government benefits without doing anything.”
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Border Children: ‘They Don’t Speak English, But They Understand Hate’

By Amy Goodman

"The only threat that these children pose to us is the threat of testing our own conscience.”
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This Is What Happens When You Call the Cops

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This is what happens when you call the cops
You get your rights violated or you all get shot.
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The Curse of 'American Exceptionalism'

By John Atcheson

We’re exceptional, alright, but not in the way we think.  Here’s 8 ways we’re exceptional – exceptionally bad.
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Imagine: John Lennon

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Imagine there's no countries
It isn't hard to do
Nothing to kill or die for
And no religion too
Imagine all the people
Living life in peace...
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280 people killed as Malaysian jet 'shot down' in Ukraine: The Boeing 777, flying from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur, was brought down by a buk ground-to-air missle, an interior ministry adviser said. "280 passengers and 15 crew members have been killed,"

Putin Says Ukraine 'Bears Responsibility' for Malaysia Flight Jet Crash: Russian President Vladimir Putin Thursday blamed the Ukrainian government for the crash of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, saying the state bears some responsibility for fighting that may have led to the jet’s apparent downing by a surface-to-air missile.

22 bodies counted at Ukraine plane crash site: As plumes of black smoke rose up near a rebel-held village of Hrabovo, an Associated Press journalist counted at least 22 bodies at the wreckage site 40 kilometers (25 miles) from the Russian border.

As it happened: Malaysian plane crash in Ukraine: Video - A scene from hell.

Watch: MH17 wreckage of Malaysia Airlines crash: Video -

Reports that Putin flew similar route as MH17,:“I can say that Putin’s plane and the Malaysian Boeing intersected at the same point and the same echelon. - The presidential jet was there at 16:21 Moscow time and the Malaysian aircraft - 15:44 Moscow time,” a source told the news agency on condition of anonymity.

Ukraine alleges: Air Force jet shot down by air-to-air missile from Russian plane; rebels hit 2nd jet: A Ukrainian fighter jet was shot down by an air-to-air missile from a Russian plane and Ukrainian troops were fired upon by missiles from a village inside Russia, a spokesman for Ukraine's Security Council said Thursday.

Kiev deployed powerful surface-to-air missile systems to E. Ukraine ahead of the Malaysian plane crash – reports: The Ukrainian military reportedly deployed a battery of Buk surface-to-air missile systems, capable of bringing down high-flying jets, to the Donetsk region the day before the Malaysian passenger plane crashed in the area.

More Ukrainian soldiers killed as fighting rages in east, peace move flops: Ukraine's military said 11 more troops were killed in the space of 24 hours, mostly in clashes near the frontier.

Ukraine rebels reclaim village on Russian border: Rebels said they retook a village near the Russian border from government forces Wednesday as both sides pressed to claim territory in eastern Ukraine. Sergei Kavtaradze, a spokesman for separatists in Donetsk, said one rebel militiaman was killed and 15 others injured in fighting in the village of Marinivka.

Russia’s Putin Says U.S. Sanctions Are Leading to ‘Dead End’: “As a rule, a sanctions regime has a boomerang effect, and without doubt, in this case, leads Russian-American relations to a dead end,” Putin told reporters in Brasilia after taking part in a summit of emerging market powers. “They will hurt the national, long-term strategic interests of the American state and the American people.”

Russia: US sanctions revenge for Ukrainian failure, Moscow may retaliate: “The outrageous and groundless desire to blame Russia for the civil war in a neighboring country, which was caused by a deep internal crisis and already resulted in the loss of many lives, proves that the US and its clients in Kiev have failed to pacify the wide public dissent,” the ministry said.

Putin denies Russia to reopen Soviet-era spy post in Cuba: Speaking from Brasilia, the latest stop on a Latin American tour and site of a summit of BRICS emerging market leaders, Putin denied the report and said Russia had no plans to resume the Lourdes signals intelligence facility.

Gaza Invasion: Inside Israel's Ground Operation: Video - Chertoff Group CEO Chad Sweet and Strategas Research Partners' Jason Trennert discuss the crash of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 and the Israeli ground invasion of Gaza with Trish Regan on "Street Smart." (Source: Bloomberg)

CBS: U.S. Foreign Policy Spiraling Out Of Control : Video: "We Are In A Very Dangerous Time"

10 killed, including 7 children, in Israeli attacks on Gaza: Ten Palestinians including three children from the same family were killed and many others were injured in renewed Israeli airstrikes on the Gaza Strip on Thursday. The deaths brought the total number of Palestinians killed in 10 days of hostilities to over 240 and at least 1,770 injured.

US State Department blames Hamas for Israel’s murder of Gaza children: The US State Department absolved Israel of responsibility for the murder of four Palestinian children in Gaza on Wednesday, placing the blame squarely on Hamas.

Israeli strike kills three children playing on Gaza roof: Brothers Jihad and Wissam were playing on the roof of their Gaza apartment with their cousin Fulla, when an Israeli strike came from the blue skies above and killed them.

Israel orders ground offensive in Gaza: "We are moving from Iron Dome to an iron fist," Bennett said, referring to an anti-missile system that has intercepted many of the rockets in 10 days of warfare.

Israeli tanks shelling Gaza rehab hospital: director: Israeli tanks are shelling Gaza's Al-Wafa hospital, whose 14 patients include some who are paralysed or in a coma, and several people have been hurt, the facility's director said Thursday.

Israeli defense expert says Israel vastly inflating Hamas rockets: Prize-winning Israeli defense expert says numbers inflated by as much as 90%, Israel says Hamas makes sophisticated long-range rockets in Gaza.

Wave of protests worldwide demand end to Gaza slaughter: Video - Rallies in support of the Palestinian victims of Israel’s military onslaught were held across the world’s major cities this week. Thousands marched in France, Germany, Argentina, the US, the UK and other countries.

‘Israel attacks are collective punishment!’ Nick Clegg slams Gaza op: ?Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg has lashed out at the Gaza military operation, urging Israel to cease its offensive

Senate panel approves another $350 million in Iron Dome funding: The defense subcommittee of the Senate Appropriations Committee on Tuesday approved the $620 million missile defense package for Israel, which includes $350 million for Iron Dome, a short-range missile interceptor that is being credited with keeping Israelis safe during the current Israel-Gaza conflict.

US kills 20 people in N. Pakistan: According to state television Pakistan Television (PTV), the unmanned aircraft targeted a house and a vehicle in Dattakhel area and fired four missiles in the latest attack killing twenty people.

US sentences Britons for supporting Taliban: Connecticut judge sentences two men for providing material to support the Taliban through print and online publications

Ninety killed by Islamist attack on Syrian gas field -monitor: Militant group Islamic State seized a Syrian gas field and killed at least 90 people on Thursday in one of the bloodiest clashes between the al Qaeda offshoot and President Bashar al-Assad's forces, a monitoring group said.

Syria Kurds impose military service amid civil war: Sweeping successes by Islamic State in conquering territory are worrying Kurdish defensive forces

Pentagon Asks for $500M to Train "Rebels" To Kill Syrians: Top Pentagon officials argued Wednesday for $500 million to train "moderate" Syrian rebels along with $53.4 billion in Afghan war funding at a Congressional hearing.

11 killed in two Iraq bomb attacks: At least 11 people have been killed in two bomb attacks in and outside the Iraqi capital, Baghdad, as Takfiri ISIL militants continue targeting civilian areas in the country

Australian kills three in Iraq bombing - reports: The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIS) claims a man named Abu Bakr al-Australi set off an explosive vest at a Shiite mosque in the city, with more than 90 people injured.

14 Tunisian soldiers killed in attack near Algerian border: At least 14 Tunisian soldiers have been killed in a militant attack near the Algerian border with at least 20 others wounded, the defence ministry says. They say gunmen, armed with rocket-propelled grenades and rifles, raided two checkpoints near Mount Chaambi

2 people killed in Somalia attacks: At least two people have been killed in Somalia in separate attacks, including a car bombing in the capital Mogadishu, officials and witnesses said on Thursday.

Libya asks UN Security Council for help protecting oil, airports: Libya asked the U.N. Security Council on Thursday for help protecting its oil installations, oil export ports and civil airports, warning that without more international assistance the North African oil producer could become a failed state.

14 peopler killed across Pakistan: Nine of them are militants killed in northeast #Pakistan and others are civil people in northwest of the country

Afghanistan: 4 Militants Killed After Attack On Kabul Airport: Militants armed with rocket-propelled grenades attacked Kabul Airport in the Afghan capital on Thursday in one of the most audacious assaults on the facility, used by both civilians and the military.

Why Julian Assanage Won't Ever Get A Fair Trial In The USA: Video -

Edward Snowden should not face trial, says UN human rights commissioner: The United Nations's top human rights official has suggested that the United States should abandon its efforts to prosecute Edward Snowden, saying his revelations of massive state surveillance had been in the public interest.

‘Snowden should be praised, not prosecuted’ – UN rights watchdog: “Those who disclose human rights violations should be protected: we need them,” Commissioner Navi Pillay told reporters on Wednesday. “I see some of it here in the case of Snowden, because his revelations go to the core of what we are saying about the need for transparency, the need for consultation," she said.

Guantánamo judge’s secret order on secret motion is so secret defense lawyers can’t see it: Only the prosecutors know what the war court judge has ordered, but they won’t discuss it because it’s a secret.

The UK Ministry of Defence Says Life in 2045 Will Be Unequal and Violent: The major changes we can expect to see: an increase in population of three billion, scarcity of resources, increased vulnerability of overpopulated cities, and so forth. “Inequality will endure, and the world will remain fraught with conflict and complexity,”.

 

 

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Zionism's Jewish Enemy

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Alan Hart Interviews Professor Ilan Pappe, Israel’

US Protection Racket Root of Korea Conflict

By Finian Cunningham

The conflict emanates from Washington and is perpetuated by Washington. Why? To justify what would otherwise be seen as simply outrageous US militarism in the Asia Pacific.

Iran: The Real Story Versus the Cover Story: By Mark H Gaffney

The American people need to know the truth. This is a phony crisis

America's War for Global Domination: by Michel Chossudovsky

The wars on Afghanistan and Iraq are part of a broader military agenda, which was launched at the end of the Cold War. The ongoing war agenda is a continuation of the 1991 Gulf War and the NATO led wars on Yugoslavia (1991-2001).
 

The Plan is for the United States to rule the world: By David Armstrong

The overt theme is unilateralism, but it is ultimately a story of domination. It calls for the United States to maintain its overwhelming military superiority and prevent new rivals from rising up to challenge it on the world stage.
 

Lets Not Forget: Bush Planned Iraq 'Regime Change' Before Becoming President - By Neil Mackay

A SECRET blueprint for US global domination reveals that President Bush and his cabinet were planning a premeditated attack on Iraq to secure 'regime change' even before he took power in January 2001.
 

The president's real goal in Iraq: By JAY BOOKMAN

29 September 2002. - The official story on Iraq has never made sense.
 

The Project for the New American Century: By William Rivers Pitt

02/25/03 - The Project for the New American Century, or PNAC, is a Washington-based think tank created in 1997. Above all else, PNAC desires and demands one thing: The establishment of a global American empire to bend the will of all nations.
 

Memo: Bush made intel fit Iraq policy: By WARREN P. STROBEL and JOHN WALCOTT

A highly classified British memo, leaked in the midst of Britain's just-concluded election campaign, indicates that President Bush decided to overthrow Iraqi President Saddam Hussein by summer 2002 and was determined to ensure that U.S. intelligence data supported his policy.
 

UK Ministers Knew WMD Was "Excuse": By Michael Smith

MINISTERS were warned in July 2002 that Britain was committed to taking part in an American-led invasion of Iraq and they had no choice but to find a way of making it legal.
 

Iran: The Real Story Versus the Cover Story: By Mark H Gaffney

The American people need to know the truth. This is a phony crisis

Will Iran Be Next?: by Mark Gaffney

Those who have hoped that a U.S. military victory in Iraq would somehow bring about a more peaceful world are in for a rude awakening. The final resolution of this war and the U.S. occupation of Iraq will likely not be the end, rather, only the prelude to a succession of future crises: in Kashmir, Syria, North Korea, and Iran.
 

Does Iran's President Want Israel Wiped Off The Map? - Does He Deny The Holocaust?

An analysis of media rhetoric on its way to war against Iran - Commenting on the alleged statements of Iran's President Ahmadinejad .

 

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