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9/11 Truth: Who is Osama Bin Laden?
13 Sep 2013 20:47

9/11 Truth: Who is Osama Bin Laden?

The article below entitled Who is Osama bin Laden? was drafted twelve years ago on September 11, 2001.I started writing on the evening of September 11, late into the night, going through piles of research notes, which I had previously collected on the history of Al Qaeda. It was first published ...

 
Support growing for plan to put Syria chem. arms under intl. control
10 Sep 2013 22:08

Support growing for plan to put Syria chem. arms under intl. control

Global support is growing for Russia’s new initiative which aims to put Syria chemical weapons under international control.The plan, which has been “welcomed” by Damascus, was offered during a meeting between Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and his Syrian counterpart, Walid Muallem,...

 
Rouhani: Iran won’t give up one iota of nuclear rights
10 Sep 2013 22:01

Rouhani: Iran won’t give up one iota of nuclear rights

Iranian President Sheikh Hassan Rouhani stressed Tuesday that no progress can be made in the negotiations over Iran's nuclear energy program unless the West reciprocates Iran's "rhetoric of respect."Rouhani further stated that the West must realize that "the rhetoric of the Iranian administration ...

 
US spying agency can access smart phone data: Revealed
8 Sep 2013 15:49

US spying agency can access smart phone data: Revealed

The US National Security Agency has the ability to spy on people by accessing user data from smart phones manufactured by all companies, new documents reveal.The NSA “can tap into such information on Apple iPhones, BlackBerry devices and Google's Android mobile operating system,” according to ...

 
Turkey says it would join coalition against Syria
26 Aug 2013 17:59

Turkey says it would join coalition against Syria

Turkey would be willing to join an international coalition against onetime ally Syria, under UN auspices or not, Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said Monday. His French counterpart said Paris was deliberating its reaction against Damascus and that all options were open.“We always prioritize ...

 
CIA files show agency was involved in Iraq’s gas attack on Iran
26 Aug 2013 17:26

CIA files show agency was involved in Iraq’s gas attack on Iran

Newly declassified CIA documents show that the United States had a hand in Iraq’s deadly chemical attacks on Iran during the 1980-1988 war against the Islamic Republic, a new report says.During the war, the Iraqi military attacked Iran several times using mustard gas and sarin with the help of ...

 
Russia slams
23 Aug 2013 18:36

Russia slams 'unacceptable' calls to use force in Syria

Russia has slammed as “unacceptable” calls by some European countries for use of force against the Syrian government, following claims that it had used chemical weapons in a recent deadly attack.In a statement released on Friday by the country’s Foreign Ministry, it said Moscow is against ...

 
YouTube bans Press TV
20 Aug 2013 22:00

YouTube bans Press TV's new page

YouTube has disabled Press TV's new account under pressure from the Israeli-American Anti-Defamation League (ADL) that ordered the video-sharing site to end the Iranian channel's live broadcast."On August 20, YouTube's parent company Google deactivated Press TV's new account weeks after disabling ...

 
Iraq backs Egypt crackdown on Morsi supporters
19 Aug 2013 22:53

Iraq backs Egypt crackdown on Morsi supporters

Iraq’s premier backed the Egyptian military crackdown on supporters of ousted president Mohamed Morsi in a statement Sunday, the latest Arab leader to back the operation.Nuri al-Maliki appealed for “self-restraint” but said Baghdad stood with the Egyptian government, describing its moves ...

 
Report: Israel urges West to back Egypt
19 Aug 2013 22:46

Report: Israel urges West to back Egypt's military

Jerusalem launching campaign to urge Europe, United States to support military-backed government in Egypt, New York Times reports. 'What’s the alternative? it’s army or anarchy,' says Israeli official

 
Mansour: Turkey can help free pilgrims
14 Aug 2013 19:15

Mansour: Turkey can help free pilgrims

Caretaker Foreign Minister Adnan Mansour said Monday Turkey was able to play a major role in helping free nine Lebanese hostages held by Syrian rebels since last year. The minister also highlighted that Hezbollah’s involvement in Syria’s war did not affect Lebanon’s disassociation ...

 
Saudis key sponsor of terror campaign in Iraq, backed by US: ME expert
12 Aug 2013 16:52

Saudis key sponsor of terror campaign in Iraq, backed by US: ME expert

A Europe-based Middle East expert insists that Saudi Arabia is the key sponsor of massive al-Qaeda-linked terror campaign in Iraq and Syria with full knowledge and backing of the US.“They (the Saudi regime) turned Arabia [in]to a big, sort of, military base for the United States of America to ...

 
India unveils domestic aircraft carrier
12 Aug 2013 16:44

India unveils domestic aircraft carrier

India has unveiled its first domestically made aircraft carrier to join a select group of countries that are in possession of such gigantic warships.The country launched the 37,500-ton INS Vikrant from a shipyard in the southern state of Kerala on Monday. “It is essential that we retain and ...

 
Obama says US pausing to reassess relations with Russia
12 Aug 2013 16:41

Obama says US pausing to reassess relations with Russia

US President Barack Obama says the United States is pausing to reassess relations with Russia, amid what he called ‘backward’ thinking by Russian President Vladimir Putin and Moscow’s adoption of a more anti-US attitude.Obama said there are a number of other issues of concern such ...

 
2011 riots repetition only a matter of time: writer
5 Aug 2013 16:28

2011 riots repetition only a matter of time: writer

British officials have been warned of a fresh wave of inevitable rioting, street fighting and looting by angry youth due to the huge unemployment and government welfare cuts.Polly Courtney, a novelist who has interviewed a number of young people involved in the 2011 summer riots across Britain for his ...

 
Afghanistan: Taliban backers win £100m in US contracts
4 Aug 2013 16:38

Afghanistan: Taliban backers win £100m in US contracts

Washington politicians demand tighter controls to stop cash for reconstruction from going to supporters of Afghan insurgency

 
Brotherhood leader rejects Zawahiri
4 Aug 2013 16:35

Brotherhood leader rejects Zawahiri's call to 'abandon democracy'

A Muslim Brotherhood leader on Saturday rejected calls by Al-Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri for the group to "abandon democracy.""The democratic path is the sole solution to all of the Islamic world's problems and to ending dependency," Hasan al-Berens, a former deputy governor of ...

 
Report: Obama personally approved leaks of Israeli strikes in Syria
4 Aug 2013 16:30

Report: Obama personally approved leaks of Israeli strikes in Syria

President Obama personally approved the leaking by the CIA of information about alleged Israeli strikes on Syria according to a report in the World Tribune. “This is a decision that could come only from Obama,” a diplomat said. “[T]his reflects his dismay over the Israeli operations, ...

 
Hariri calls for Cabinet without Future, Hezbollah
3 Aug 2013 16:14

Hariri calls for Cabinet without Future, Hezbollah

Former Prime Minister Saad Hariri proposed Friday the formation of a government excluding his Future Movement and Hezbollah as a means to break the Cabinet deadlock, saying his group was ready to attend National Dialogue to discuss the divisive issue of the party’s arms.In a televised speech from ...

 
Quds demonstrators: Terrorist acts in region aim to distract public opinion from Palestine
2 Aug 2013 17:00

Quds demonstrators: Terrorist acts in region aim to distract public opinion from Palestine

In a final statement issued at the end of rallies on the occasion of the Quds Day here in Tehran today, Iranian people support for Holy Quds liberation aspirations and victory of Intifada of oppressed Palestinian nation, while calling for elimination of the usurper and occupying Zionist regime.In a ...