Archive for the category ‘MIDDLE EAST & NORTH AFRICA’


The Famine Facing Yemen Is a War Crime – It Must Be Investigated
Emily Thornberry – The Guardian
November 26th, 2018 ( No Comments »)
Why Are We Allowing Yemen to Starve?
J.P. Linstroth | PeaceVoice – TRANSCEND Media Service
November 26th, 2018 ( 1 Comment »)
Plagued by War and Famine, Yemen Is ‘No Longer a Functioning State,’ Journalist Warns
Terry Gross | U.S. National Public Radio - TRANSCEND Media Service
November 12th, 2018 ( No Comments »)
Will Saudi Arabia Survive Unchanged after Jamal Khashoggi?
Askiah Adam – TRANSCEND Media Service
November 5th, 2018 ( No Comments »)
The Tragedy of Saudi Arabia’s Slaughter of Yemenis
Declan Walsh – The New York Times
October 29th, 2018 ( No Comments »)
Jamal Khashoggi: What the Arab World Needs Most Is Free Expression
Jamal Khashoggi – The Washington Post
October 22nd, 2018 ( 1 Comment »)
Saudi Arabia Falls Apart
Vijay Prashad | Independent Media Institute – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 22nd, 2018 ( No Comments »)
Free Speech and Free Press in Saudi Arabia
Sophia George | Free Speech and Free Press around the World – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 22nd, 2018 ( No Comments »)
Yemen Is Not a Wedge Issue, It’s an Ongoing Nexus of War Crimes
William Boardman - Reader Supported News
October 22nd, 2018 ( No Comments »)
Israeli PM’s Wife Goes on Trial in Delivery Meals Case
teleSUR – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 15th, 2018 ( No Comments »)
Yemen Is Undeniably the World’s Worst Humanitarian Crisis: WFP
Ruairi Casey – Al Jazeera
October 1st, 2018 ( No Comments »)
Fascism and Islamic Fundamentalism (Part 2)
Farhang Jahanpour – The Transnational
September 17th, 2018 ( No Comments »)
IAEA Says Iran Continues to Meet Nuclear Obligations
Brinkwire – TRANSCEND Media Service
September 10th, 2018 ( No Comments »)
US Bombs Are Killing Children in Yemen. Does Anybody Care?
Moustafa Bayoumi – The Guardian
September 3rd, 2018 ( Comments Off on US Bombs Are Killing Children in Yemen. Does Anybody Care?)
Israel’s Dirty Arms Deals with Myanmar
Haaretz | Editorial – TRANSCEND Media Service
September 3rd, 2018 ( Comments Off on Israel’s Dirty Arms Deals with Myanmar)
How the Media Keep Americans in the Dark about the Slaughter in Yemen
CJ Werleman – American Herald Tribune
August 27th, 2018 ( Comments Off on How the Media Keep Americans in the Dark about the Slaughter in Yemen)
America’s Militarized Economy
Eric Zuesse – The Unz Review
August 20th, 2018 ( Comments Off on America’s Militarized Economy)
Account from a Doctor on Board the Freedom Flotilla Boat Al-Awda Hijacked by the Israeli Navy
Dr Swee Ang | 21st Century Wire – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 6th, 2018 ( Comments Off on Account from a Doctor on Board the Freedom Flotilla Boat Al-Awda Hijacked by the Israeli Navy)
‘Freedom’ under Attack by Israel as It Carries Medical Supplies to Gaza
Freedom Flotilla Coalition – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 6th, 2018 ( Comments Off on ‘Freedom’ under Attack by Israel as It Carries Medical Supplies to Gaza)
Why We Know So Little about the U.S.-Backed War in Yemen
Matt Taibbi – Rolling Stone
July 30th, 2018 ( Comments Off on Why We Know So Little about the U.S.-Backed War in Yemen)
A Reflection on the June 24th Turkish Elections (modified and corrected)
Richard Falk | Global Justice in the 21st Century - TRANSCEND Media Service
July 23rd, 2018 ( Comments Off on A Reflection on the June 24th Turkish Elections (modified and corrected))
America Bombs, Europe Gets the Refugees
Eric Zuesse | Strategic Culture Foundation – TRANSCEND Media Service
July 16th, 2018 ( Comments Off on America Bombs, Europe Gets the Refugees)
Genocide Hoax Tests Ethics of Academic Publishing
Reuben Rose-Redwood – The Conversation
July 16th, 2018 ( 2 Comments »)
Syria and the Diseased, Lying, Condition of America’s ‘News’ Media
Eric Zuesse | Strategic Culture Foundation – TRANSCEND Media Service
July 2nd, 2018 ( Comments Off on Syria and the Diseased, Lying, Condition of America’s ‘News’ Media)
What the Battle for Hodeidah Means for Yemen’s Children: 8 Things You Need to Know
UNICEF – TRANSCEND Media Service
July 2nd, 2018 ( Comments Off on What the Battle for Hodeidah Means for Yemen’s Children: 8 Things You Need to Know)
Reflections on the June 24th Turkish Elections
Richard Falk | Global Justice in the 21st Century – TRANSCEND Media Service
July 2nd, 2018 ( Comments Off on Reflections on the June 24th Turkish Elections)
Yemen: She Named Her Child “Enough”
Alex Potter – The Intercept
June 25th, 2018 ( Comments Off on Yemen: She Named Her Child “Enough”)
Yemen: Understanding the Conflict
Kelly McFarland – The Conversation
June 20th, 2018 ( Comments Off on Yemen: Understanding the Conflict)
US-Backed Coalition Bombs Yemen’s New Cholera Treatment Center, after Unleashing World’s Largest Outbreak
Ben Norton - The Real News
June 20th, 2018 ( Comments Off on US-Backed Coalition Bombs Yemen’s New Cholera Treatment Center, after Unleashing World’s Largest Outbreak)
UN Warns 10 Million More Yemenis Expected to Starve to Death by End of Year
Whitney Webb – MintPress News
June 11th, 2018 ( Comments Off on UN Warns 10 Million More Yemenis Expected to Starve to Death by End of Year)
On the Liberation of the Yarmouk Refugee Camp from ISIS: Syrian and Palestinian Struggles Indivisible
Ken Stone | Syria Solidarity Movement – Global Research
June 4th, 2018 ( Comments Off on On the Liberation of the Yarmouk Refugee Camp from ISIS: Syrian and Palestinian Struggles Indivisible)
What Can Palestinians Expect from the ICC?
Nada Kiswanson – Al Jazeera
June 4th, 2018 ( Comments Off on What Can Palestinians Expect from the ICC?)
There Hardly Ever Was an Iranian Nuclear Weapons Program!
Gareth Porter – The Transnational
May 28th, 2018 ( Comments Off on There Hardly Ever Was an Iranian Nuclear Weapons Program!)
Khamenei, in Reply to Trump, Gives Europe 6-Point Ultimatum on Nuclear Deal
Juan Cole | Informed Comment – TRANSCEND Media Service
May 28th, 2018 ( 2 Comments »)
Netanyahu: Don’t Look Here Where We’re Shooting Children, Look Over There at Iran
Juan Cole | Informed Comment – TRANSCEND Media Service
May 7th, 2018 ( Comments Off on Netanyahu: Don’t Look Here Where We’re Shooting Children, Look Over There at Iran)
The Latest Act in Israel’s Iran Nuclear Disinformation Campaign
Gareth Porter - Consortium News
May 7th, 2018 ( Comments Off on The Latest Act in Israel’s Iran Nuclear Disinformation Campaign)
Robert Fisk Puts to Test the Free-Press Myth in Douma
Jonathan Cook – TRANSCEND Media Service
April 30th, 2018 ( 1 Comment »)
OPCW Investigators Found “No Evidence” of Chemical Weapons at Syrian Facilities Bombed by F-UK-US
Tyler Durden | Zero Hedge – TRANSCEND Media Service
April 30th, 2018 ( Comments Off on OPCW Investigators Found “No Evidence” of Chemical Weapons at Syrian Facilities Bombed by F-UK-US)
Saudi Aggression War against Yemen
Yemen News Agency Saba – TRANSCEND Media Service
April 30th, 2018 ( Comments Off on Saudi Aggression War against Yemen)
Out of 26 Major Editorials on Trump’s Syria Strikes, Zero Opposed
Adam Johnson | FAIR-Fairness and Accuracy In Reporting – TRANSCEND Media Service
April 23rd, 2018 ( Comments Off on Out of 26 Major Editorials on Trump’s Syria Strikes, Zero Opposed)
Who Calls Anyone Civilized?
Cathy Breen | Voices for Creative Nonviolence – TRANSCEND Media Service
April 2nd, 2018 ( Comments Off on Who Calls Anyone Civilized?)
A Brief History of the U.S. Relationship to Jihadists and al-Qaeda across the World
Brandon Turbeville – Activist Post
April 2nd, 2018 ( Comments Off on A Brief History of the U.S. Relationship to Jihadists and al-Qaeda across the World)
The Top 10 Outrageous Things about ISIS the Western Mainstream Media Ignores
Robert Bridge | Strategic Culture Foundation – TRANSCEND Media Service
February 5th, 2018 ( Comments Off on The Top 10 Outrageous Things about ISIS the Western Mainstream Media Ignores)
1,000 Days of War Bringing ‘Apocalypse’ on Yemen: Oxfam
teleSUR – TRANSCEND Media Service
December 25th, 2017 ( Comments Off on 1,000 Days of War Bringing ‘Apocalypse’ on Yemen: Oxfam)
Pentagon Admits Presence of US Troops in Yemen as Cholera Cases Top One Million
Bill Van Auken | WSWS – TRANSCEND Media Service
December 25th, 2017 ( Comments Off on Pentagon Admits Presence of US Troops in Yemen as Cholera Cases Top One Million)
What Trump’s Recognition of Jerusalem as the Capital of Israel Means for the Middle East
Spyros Sofos and Vittorio Felci – The Conversation
December 11th, 2017 ( Comments Off on What Trump’s Recognition of Jerusalem as the Capital of Israel Means for the Middle East)
Reporters Without Borders Tries to Shut Down Independent Press Event Discussing White Helmets
Brandon Turbeville - Activist Post
December 4th, 2017 ( Comments Off on Reporters Without Borders Tries to Shut Down Independent Press Event Discussing White Helmets)
Yemen: Today’s Guernica
Cesar Chelala - CounterPunch
December 4th, 2017 ( Comments Off on Yemen: Today’s Guernica)
Despite Western-Funded NGO’s Boycott, Vanessa Beeley Exposes White Helmets at Swiss Press Club
Brandon Turbeville – Activist Post
December 4th, 2017 ( Comments Off on Despite Western-Funded NGO’s Boycott, Vanessa Beeley Exposes White Helmets at Swiss Press Club)
Media Erase NATO Role in Bringing Slave Markets to Libya
Ben Norton | Fairness & Accuracy In Reporting – TRANSCEND Media Service
December 4th, 2017 ( Comments Off on Media Erase NATO Role in Bringing Slave Markets to Libya)
‘Millions of Victims’: US Aiding Massive Genocide in Yemen at Behest of Saudi Arabia
Matt Agorist | The Free Thought Project – TRANSCEND Media Service
November 20th, 2017 ( Comments Off on ‘Millions of Victims’: US Aiding Massive Genocide in Yemen at Behest of Saudi Arabia)
The Resignation of Lebanon’s Prime Minister Is Not All It Seems
Robert Fisk | The Independent – Reader Supported News
November 13th, 2017 ( Comments Off on The Resignation of Lebanon’s Prime Minister Is Not All It Seems)
How War Created the Cholera Epidemic in Yemen
Alia Allana – The New York Times
November 13th, 2017 ( Comments Off on How War Created the Cholera Epidemic in Yemen)
The Inside Story of the Saudi Night of Long Knives
Pepe Escobar – Asia Times
November 13th, 2017 ( Comments Off on The Inside Story of the Saudi Night of Long Knives)
Palestinian Villages Hidden Under Israeli Forests
Jonathan Cook – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 30th, 2017 ( 1 Comment »)
The Middle East Pivot: Erdogan’s Turkey Seven Deadly Sins
Prof. James Petras – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 16th, 2017 ( Comments Off on The Middle East Pivot: Erdogan’s Turkey Seven Deadly Sins)
The October Arab-Israeli War of 1973: What Happened?
Al Jazeera – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 9th, 2017 ( Comments Off on The October Arab-Israeli War of 1973: What Happened?)
Will Seven Million Starving Yemenis Ever Find Justice?
Catriona Murdoch and Wayne Jordash – Al Jazeera
October 9th, 2017 ( Comments Off on Will Seven Million Starving Yemenis Ever Find Justice?)
Colonialism Was a Disaster and Historical Facts Prove It
Joseph McQuade – The Conversation
October 2nd, 2017 ( Comments Off on Colonialism Was a Disaster and Historical Facts Prove It)
Israeli Website Claims ISIS Commander Revealed as Mossad Agent
Whitney Webb – MintPress News
September 18th, 2017 ( 1 Comment »)
Yemen’s Cholera Outbreak Surpasses 600,000
Bill Van Auken | WSWS – TRANSCEND Media Service
September 11th, 2017 ( Comments Off on Yemen’s Cholera Outbreak Surpasses 600,000)
Yemen: War Crimes the World Can No Longer Ignore
Catherine Shakdam – Russia Today
August 28th, 2017 ( Comments Off on Yemen: War Crimes the World Can No Longer Ignore)
The World Remembers 64th Anniversary of the West-Sponsored Coup in Iran
Andre Vltchek | Dissident Voice – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 21st, 2017 ( Comments Off on The World Remembers 64th Anniversary of the West-Sponsored Coup in Iran)
Intl. Community Recoils as Saudi Arabia Goes on ‘Crusade’ of Mass Killing in Yemen
Catherine Shakdam – Russia Today
August 14th, 2017 ( Comments Off on Intl. Community Recoils as Saudi Arabia Goes on ‘Crusade’ of Mass Killing in Yemen)
US and UK Ally Saudi Arabia Moves to Behead 14 for Participating In Anti-Government Protests
teleSUR – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 14th, 2017 ( Comments Off on US and UK Ally Saudi Arabia Moves to Behead 14 for Participating In Anti-Government Protests)
Handicapping Israel’s 6th War on Lebanon (1)
Franklin Lamb – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 14th, 2017 ( Comments Off on Handicapping Israel’s 6th War on Lebanon (1))
Israel’s 6th War on Lebanon (2): What Price Will Hezbollah Pay?
Franklin Lamb – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 14th, 2017 ( 1 Comment »)
Yemen Records 400,000 Cholera Cases
Roshni Majumdar – Inter Press Service-IPS
July 31st, 2017 ( Comments Off on Yemen Records 400,000 Cholera Cases)
America’s Yemen Policy Is Creating More Terrorists
Adil E. Shamoo and Bonnie Bricker | Foreign Policy In Focus – TRANSCEND Media Service
July 24th, 2017 ( Comments Off on America’s Yemen Policy Is Creating More Terrorists)
Tenfold Increase in Cholera Cases in Yemen since April
Thomas Gaist | WSWS – TRANSCEND Media Service
July 17th, 2017 ( Comments Off on Tenfold Increase in Cholera Cases in Yemen since April)
Ignoring the Human Disaster in Yemen
Alon Ben-Meir – Consortium News
July 17th, 2017 ( Comments Off on Ignoring the Human Disaster in Yemen)
Salafism vs. Wahhabism: Qatar and Saudi Arabia’s Proxy War Rages in Syria Thanks to US Militarism
Steven Sahiounie – MintPress News
July 3rd, 2017 ( Comments Off on Salafism vs. Wahhabism: Qatar and Saudi Arabia’s Proxy War Rages in Syria Thanks to US Militarism)
On World Refugee Day 20 Jun UN Urges Support, Solidarity for Record Number of Displaced People
UN News Centre – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 26th, 2017 ( Comments Off on On World Refugee Day 20 Jun UN Urges Support, Solidarity for Record Number of Displaced People)
House of Saudi Cards: The Inside Story
Pepe Escobar – Sputnik News
June 26th, 2017 ( Comments Off on House of Saudi Cards: The Inside Story)
Are NGOs Responsible for the Migration Crisis in the Mediterranean?
Antoine Pécoud and Marta Esperti – The Conversation
June 26th, 2017 ( 1 Comment »)
Fighting, While Funding, Extremists
Editorial |The New York Times – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 26th, 2017 ( Comments Off on Fighting, While Funding, Extremists)
Refugee or Migrant? Sometimes the Line Is Blurred
Parvati Nair – The Conversation
June 26th, 2017 ( Comments Off on Refugee or Migrant? Sometimes the Line Is Blurred)
Saudi Blockade Triggers Massive Cholera Epidemic in Yemen, Claiming One Life Each Hour
Whitney Webb – MintPress News
June 19th, 2017 ( Comments Off on Saudi Blockade Triggers Massive Cholera Epidemic in Yemen, Claiming One Life Each Hour)
Fifty Years of Immoral Occupation of Palestine
Prof. Alon Ben-Meir – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 19th, 2017 ( Comments Off on Fifty Years of Immoral Occupation of Palestine)
The 50-Year Setback
Hamza Abu Eltarabesh |The Electronic Intifada – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 19th, 2017 ( Comments Off on The 50-Year Setback)
Feed the Hungry, Treat the Sick: A Crucial Training
Kathy Kelly – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 19th, 2017 ( Comments Off on Feed the Hungry, Treat the Sick: A Crucial Training)
1967 War: How Israel Occupied the Whole of Palestine
Zena Tahhan – Al Jazeera
June 19th, 2017 ( Comments Off on 1967 War: How Israel Occupied the Whole of Palestine)
The US Hand in the Libyan/Syrian Tragedies
Jonathan Marshall – Consortium News
June 12th, 2017 ( Comments Off on The US Hand in the Libyan/Syrian Tragedies)
Father of Iconic Aleppo Boy Says Media Lied about His Son
Eva Bartlett – MintPress News
June 12th, 2017 ( Comments Off on Father of Iconic Aleppo Boy Says Media Lied about His Son)
What is the Muslim Brotherhood?
Al Jazeera – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 12th, 2017 ( Comments Off on What is the Muslim Brotherhood?)
Trump’s Sword Dance Sets Off the War of the Wahhabis
Pepe Escobar – Sputnik News
June 12th, 2017 ( Comments Off on Trump’s Sword Dance Sets Off the War of the Wahhabis)
Saudi Warplanes Strike Yemen Hospital amid Cholera Epidemic
teleSUR – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 5th, 2017 ( Comments Off on Saudi Warplanes Strike Yemen Hospital amid Cholera Epidemic)
France Seizes Huge Shipments of ‘Jihadi Drug’ Captagon
Middle East Eye – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 5th, 2017 ( Comments Off on France Seizes Huge Shipments of ‘Jihadi Drug’ Captagon)
Cholera Outbreak in War-Torn Yemen Spreading at ‘Unprecedented’ Speed
Baher Kamal | Human Wrongs Watch – TRANSCEND Media Service
May 29th, 2017 ( Comments Off on Cholera Outbreak in War-Torn Yemen Spreading at ‘Unprecedented’ Speed)
State Of Emergency in Yemen’s Sanaa over Cholera Crisis
Al Jazeera – TRANSCEND Media Service
May 22nd, 2017 ( Comments Off on State Of Emergency in Yemen’s Sanaa over Cholera Crisis)
In Yemen, Shocked to His Bones
Kathy Kelly – TRANSCEND Media Service
May 8th, 2017 ( Comments Off on In Yemen, Shocked to His Bones)
The Shame of Killing Innocent People
Kathy Kelly – TRANSCEND Media Service
May 1st, 2017 ( Comments Off on The Shame of Killing Innocent People)
Middle East, Engulfed by a ‘Perfect Storm’
Baher Kamal – Inter Press Service-IPS
May 1st, 2017 ( Comments Off on Middle East, Engulfed by a ‘Perfect Storm’)
Yemen, World’s Largest Humanitarian Crisis
Baher Kamal – Inter Press Service-IPS
April 24th, 2017 ( Comments Off on Yemen, World’s Largest Humanitarian Crisis)
‘The Kurds’: Internationalists or Narrow Nationalists?
Marcel Cartier - teleSUR
April 24th, 2017 ( Comments Off on ‘The Kurds’: Internationalists or Narrow Nationalists?)
An Inevitable Post-Christian Middle East with or without ISIS?
Franklin Lamb – TRANSCEND Media Service
April 24th, 2017 ( Comments Off on An Inevitable Post-Christian Middle East with or without ISIS?)
You Can’t Understand ISIS If You Don’t Know the History of Wahhabism in Saudi Arabia (Part 1)
Alastair Crooke – The Huffington Post
April 17th, 2017 ( Comments Off on You Can’t Understand ISIS If You Don’t Know the History of Wahhabism in Saudi Arabia (Part 1))
You Can’t Understand ISIS If You Don’t Know the History of Wahhabism in Saudi Arabia (Part 2)
Alastair Crooke – The Huffington Post
April 17th, 2017 ( Comments Off on You Can’t Understand ISIS If You Don’t Know the History of Wahhabism in Saudi Arabia (Part 2))
International Organization for Migration: African Migrants Traded in Libya’s ‘Slave Markets’
Al Jazeera – TRANSCEND Media Service
April 17th, 2017 ( Comments Off on International Organization for Migration: African Migrants Traded in Libya’s ‘Slave Markets’)
Lebanon’s Outlawing of Palestinian Civil Rights
Franklin Lamb – TRANSCEND Media Service
April 17th, 2017 ( Comments Off on Lebanon’s Outlawing of Palestinian Civil Rights)
Israel’s Next War Is Always ‘Inevitable’
Larry Derfner – The New York Times
April 3rd, 2017 ( Comments Off on Israel’s Next War Is Always ‘Inevitable’)
Reality and the U.S.-Made Famine in Yemen
Kathy Kelly – TRANSCEND Media Service
March 27th, 2017 ( Comments Off on Reality and the U.S.-Made Famine in Yemen)
UN Sponsored Report on Israel’s Responsibility for Apartheid in Relation to the Palestinian People
Richard Falk | Global Justice in the 21st Century – TRANSCEND Media Service
March 20th, 2017 ( Comments Off on UN Sponsored Report on Israel’s Responsibility for Apartheid in Relation to the Palestinian People)
The ‘Birth Pangs’ of a New Middle East, Remixed
Pepe Escobar – Sputnik News
March 20th, 2017 ( Comments Off on The ‘Birth Pangs’ of a New Middle East, Remixed)
Trump Is Wrong – Saudi Arabia, Not Iran Is the World’s ‘Number One Terrorist State’
John Wight – Russia Today
February 13th, 2017 ( Comments Off on Trump Is Wrong – Saudi Arabia, Not Iran Is the World’s ‘Number One Terrorist State’)
Yemen Wants US to Reassess Counter-Terrorism Strategy after Botched Raid
Julian Borger and Ben Jacobs – The Guardian
February 13th, 2017 ( Comments Off on Yemen Wants US to Reassess Counter-Terrorism Strategy after Botched Raid)
Iran after Rafsanjani
Massoumeh Torfeh – Al Jazeera
January 16th, 2017 ( Comments Off on Iran after Rafsanjani)
Why Rates of Human Organ Trafficking Are on the Rise in the Middle East
Future for Advanced Research and Studies – TRANSCEND Media Service
January 2nd, 2017 ( Comments Off on Why Rates of Human Organ Trafficking Are on the Rise in the Middle East)
US Criminal Hypocrisy at Work in Syria and Yemen
William Boardman - Reader Supported News
December 26th, 2016 ( 1 Comment »)
Starving Yemeni Children, Bloated US Weaponsmakers
Medea Benjamin | Dissident Voice – TRANSCEND Media Service
December 26th, 2016 ( Comments Off on Starving Yemeni Children, Bloated US Weaponsmakers)
Turkish Realignment: Prospects amid Uncertainty
Richard Falk | Global Justice in the 21st Century – TRANSCEND Media Service
December 5th, 2016 ( Comments Off on Turkish Realignment: Prospects amid Uncertainty)
US Arms Syrian Islamists with Surface-to-Air Missiles
Bill Van Auken | WSWS – TRANSCEND Media Service
November 28th, 2016 ( Comments Off on US Arms Syrian Islamists with Surface-to-Air Missiles)
Repression and Nonviolent Resistance in Africa’s Last Colony
Amy Goodman and Denis Moynihan – Democracy NOW!
November 28th, 2016 ( Comments Off on Repression and Nonviolent Resistance in Africa’s Last Colony)
R2P Palestinian Children: Proposals to Combat Drug Dealers Targeting Lebanon’s Camps (Part 2)
Franklin Lamb – TRANSCEND Media Service
November 21st, 2016 ( Comments Off on R2P Palestinian Children: Proposals to Combat Drug Dealers Targeting Lebanon’s Camps (Part 2))
Palestinian Social Fabric Frays in Lebanon’s Camps as Drug Dealers Target Children (Part1)
Franklin Lamb – TRANSCEND Media Service
November 14th, 2016 ( Comments Off on Palestinian Social Fabric Frays in Lebanon’s Camps as Drug Dealers Target Children (Part1))
[Member of UN Human Rights Council] Saudi Arabia Sentences Man to 10 Years in Prison and 2,000 Lashes for Being an Atheist
Felix Allen - The Sun
November 7th, 2016 ( Comments Off on [Member of UN Human Rights Council] Saudi Arabia Sentences Man to 10 Years in Prison and 2,000 Lashes for Being an Atheist)
Saudi Ambassador to the U.S. Vows to Keep Hitting Yemen, “No Matter What”
Zaid Jilani and Alex Emmons – The Intercept
November 7th, 2016 ( Comments Off on Saudi Ambassador to the U.S. Vows to Keep Hitting Yemen, “No Matter What”)
The Tragedy in Yemen
Derek Royden | PeaceVoice – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 31st, 2016 ( Comments Off on The Tragedy in Yemen)
US Congressman to John Kerry: Are We Committing War Crimes in Yemen?
Daniel McAdams | Ron Paul Institute – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 17th, 2016 ( Comments Off on US Congressman to John Kerry: Are We Committing War Crimes in Yemen?)
America’s Moral Duty in Yemen
Editorial Board – The New York Times
October 17th, 2016 ( Comments Off on America’s Moral Duty in Yemen)
‘Terrorists vs. Moderates’: Lessons from the MI5 Middle East Files
Nikolai Gorshkov – Sputnik News
October 3rd, 2016 ( Comments Off on ‘Terrorists vs. Moderates’: Lessons from the MI5 Middle East Files)
How the US Armed-up Syrian Jihadists
Alastair Crooke – Consortium News
October 3rd, 2016 ( Comments Off on How the US Armed-up Syrian Jihadists)
New US Policy: Kill the Kurds
William Boardman - Reader Supported News
September 5th, 2016 ( Comments Off on New US Policy: Kill the Kurds)
US-NATO-Turkey Invasion of Northern Syria: CIA “Failed” Turkey Coup Lays Groundwork for Broader Middle East War?
Prof Michel Chossudovsky | Global Research – TRANSCEND Media Service
September 5th, 2016 ( Comments Off on US-NATO-Turkey Invasion of Northern Syria: CIA “Failed” Turkey Coup Lays Groundwork for Broader Middle East War?)
The Tragedy in Yemen
Eresh Omar Jamal – The Daily Star
September 5th, 2016 ( Comments Off on The Tragedy in Yemen)
The Death Toll in Yemen Is So High the Red Cross Has Started Donating Morgues to Hospitals
Alex Emmons – The Intercept
August 29th, 2016 ( Comments Off on The Death Toll in Yemen Is So High the Red Cross Has Started Donating Morgues to Hospitals)
Saudi Arabia Kills Civilians, the U.S. Looks the Other Way
Samuel Oakfordaug – The New York Times
August 29th, 2016 ( Comments Off on Saudi Arabia Kills Civilians, the U.S. Looks the Other Way)
US Okay With Surgical Strikes on Yemen Hospitals
William Boardman - Reader Supported News
August 29th, 2016 ( Comments Off on US Okay With Surgical Strikes on Yemen Hospitals)
The Sky above Turkey
Richard Falk | Global Justice in the 21st Century – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 29th, 2016 ( Comments Off on The Sky above Turkey)
Human Rights after the Failed Coup in Turkey
Richard Falk – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 22nd, 2016 ( 1 Comment »)
Médecins Sans Frontières Leaving Yemen after Saudi Airstrikes on Hospitals
PressTV – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 22nd, 2016 ( Comments Off on Médecins Sans Frontières Leaving Yemen after Saudi Airstrikes on Hospitals)
Libya’s ‘Operation Odyssey Lightning’ – The Obama Doctrine is Ravaging the Middle East
Ramzy Baroud | Politics for the People – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 22nd, 2016 ( Comments Off on Libya’s ‘Operation Odyssey Lightning’ – The Obama Doctrine is Ravaging the Middle East)
Saudi Employer Owes Guest Workers Nearly $1 Billion in Back Pay
teleSUR – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 15th, 2016 ( Comments Off on Saudi Employer Owes Guest Workers Nearly $1 Billion in Back Pay)
Google Slammed for Removing Palestine from Its Maps
Middle East Monitor – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 8th, 2016 ( 2 Comments »)
Team Clinton Focuses on the Demise of Hezbollah
Franklin Lamb – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 8th, 2016 ( Comments Off on Team Clinton Focuses on the Demise of Hezbollah)
Erdogan Wants to ‘Smash NATO Secret Army’ Allegedly Involved in Attempted Coup
Sputnik News – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 8th, 2016 ( Comments Off on Erdogan Wants to ‘Smash NATO Secret Army’ Allegedly Involved in Attempted Coup)
How an iPhone Defeated the Tanks
David Hearst – Middle East Eye
August 1st, 2016 ( Comments Off on How an iPhone Defeated the Tanks)
Erdoğan’s Coup: Purging Domestic Critics, Gaining External Allies
Prof. James Petras – TRANSCEND Media Service
July 25th, 2016 ( Comments Off on Erdoğan’s Coup: Purging Domestic Critics, Gaining External Allies)
A Roadmap for Lebanon to Grant Civil Rights for Palestinian Refugees in Lebanon
Franklin Lamb – TRANSCEND Media Service
July 25th, 2016 ( Comments Off on A Roadmap for Lebanon to Grant Civil Rights for Palestinian Refugees in Lebanon)
Lebanon Escalates Its Denial of Civil Rights for Palestinian Refugees
Franklin Lamb – TRANSCEND Media Service
July 18th, 2016 ( Comments Off on Lebanon Escalates Its Denial of Civil Rights for Palestinian Refugees)
Yemen Slides Closer to Famine as Frozen Bank Funds Curb Food Imports
Jonathan Saul and Maha El Dahan |Reuters – TRANSCEND Media Service
July 18th, 2016 ( Comments Off on Yemen Slides Closer to Famine as Frozen Bank Funds Curb Food Imports)
Annual Strategic Brief 2016: “Geopolitics in the Middle East”
Institute for Islamic Strategic Affairs – TRANSCEND Media Service
July 4th, 2016 ( Comments Off on Annual Strategic Brief 2016: “Geopolitics in the Middle East”)
Morocco Continues Occupation of Western Sahara, in Defiance of UN
Stephen Zunes | National Catholic Reporter – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 13th, 2016 ( Comments Off on Morocco Continues Occupation of Western Sahara, in Defiance of UN)
‘Saudi Violence in Yemen Can’t Be Ignored Any Longer’
Russia Today – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 6th, 2016 ( Comments Off on ‘Saudi Violence in Yemen Can’t Be Ignored Any Longer’)
Middle East – The Mother of All Humanitarian Crises
Baher Kamal – Inter Press Service-IPS
May 23rd, 2016 ( Comments Off on Middle East – The Mother of All Humanitarian Crises)
Can We Feel the Heat?
Cathy Breen, PeaceVoice – TRANSCEND Media Service
May 2nd, 2016 ( Comments Off on Can We Feel the Heat?)
Can an Animal Heist Fable Help Solve the Middle East Crisis?
Baher Kamal – Human Wrongs Watch
April 18th, 2016 ( 1 Comment »)
Lebanon: Now It Is Being Forced to Collapse
Andre Vltchek – Dissident Voice
April 11th, 2016 ( Comments Off on Lebanon: Now It Is Being Forced to Collapse)
The U.S. Is Quietly Helping Saudi Arabia Wage a Devastating Aerial Campaign in Yemen
Sarah Leah Whitson – Los Angeles Times
April 4th, 2016 ( Comments Off on The U.S. Is Quietly Helping Saudi Arabia Wage a Devastating Aerial Campaign in Yemen)
Turkey’s Covert War
Diego Cupolo – Jacobin Magazine
March 28th, 2016 ( Comments Off on Turkey’s Covert War)
West Ignores Iraq and Yemen Massacres, Still Weeps for Brussels
TeleSur – TRANSCEND Media Service
March 28th, 2016 ( Comments Off on West Ignores Iraq and Yemen Massacres, Still Weeps for Brussels)
US-Saudi Terror in Yemen Dwarfs ISIS Attacks in Europe
William Boardman - Reader Supported News
March 28th, 2016 ( Comments Off on US-Saudi Terror in Yemen Dwarfs ISIS Attacks in Europe)
What Does Daesh Mean? ISIS ‘Threatens to Cut Out the Tongues’ of Anyone Using This Word
Nicola Oakley and Suchandrika Chakrabarti - Mirror
March 28th, 2016 ( 1 Comment »)
31,000 Women Pregnant in Islamic State
Noman Benotman and Nikita Malik, Quilliam – TRANSCEND Media Service
March 14th, 2016 ( 2 Comments »)
‘Take My Iraqis and Give Me Some Syrians’ – Europe to Turkey
Baher Kamal – Human Wrongs Watch
March 14th, 2016 ( Comments Off on ‘Take My Iraqis and Give Me Some Syrians’ – Europe to Turkey)
Kurds: Pawns and Kings in Syria and Iraq?
Sharif Nashashibi – Al Jazeera
March 7th, 2016 ( Comments Off on Kurds: Pawns and Kings in Syria and Iraq?)
‘Plan B’ – Not an Enigma: Why the West Is Keen on Dividing the Arabs
Ramzy Baroud – TRANSCEND Media Service
March 7th, 2016 ( Comments Off on ‘Plan B’ – Not an Enigma: Why the West Is Keen on Dividing the Arabs)
A Plan Must Be Made for ‘Life after Isis’ in the Middle East
Robert Fisk – The Independent
February 22nd, 2016 ( Comments Off on A Plan Must Be Made for ‘Life after Isis’ in the Middle East)
Research Paper: ISIS-Turkey Links
David L. Phillips – Columbia University Institute for the Study of Human Rights
February 15th, 2016 ( Comments Off on Research Paper: ISIS-Turkey Links)
Yemen: Five Medical Staff Dead in Third Bombing of Doctors Without Borders Facilities
Thomas Gaist, WSWS – TRANSCEND Media Service
January 18th, 2016 ( Comments Off on Yemen: Five Medical Staff Dead in Third Bombing of Doctors Without Borders Facilities)
Saudi Arabia a Force for Stability? Dream On!
William Boardman - Reader Supported News
January 11th, 2016 ( Comments Off on Saudi Arabia a Force for Stability? Dream On!)
The Mass Beheadings in Saudi Arabia
Bill Van Auken, WSWS – TRANSCEND Media Service
January 4th, 2016 ( Comments Off on The Mass Beheadings in Saudi Arabia)
The Origin of Jihadism
Eric Zuesse – Strategic Culture Foundation
January 4th, 2016 ( Comments Off on The Origin of Jihadism)
The Believer: Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, Ruler of the Islamic State
William McCants – The Brookings Essay
December 28th, 2015 ( 1 Comment »)
Slouching toward Global Disaster: Chaos and Intervention in the Middle East
Richard Falk – TRANSCEND Media Service
December 28th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Slouching toward Global Disaster: Chaos and Intervention in the Middle East)
The Roots of the Current Crisis in the Middle East
Free Haifa – TRANSCEND Media Service
December 28th, 2015 ( Comments Off on The Roots of the Current Crisis in the Middle East)
Silence, Please! A New Middle East Is in the Making
Baher Kamal, IPS – TRANSCEND Media Service
December 21st, 2015 ( Comments Off on Silence, Please! A New Middle East Is in the Making)
Turkish-ISIL Oil Trade: Iraq, Iran, Syria, and Russia All Accuse Turkey of Smuggling Oil (Part 1)
Mahdi Darius Nazemroaya - Strategic Culture Foundation
December 21st, 2015 ( Comments Off on Turkish-ISIL Oil Trade: Iraq, Iran, Syria, and Russia All Accuse Turkey of Smuggling Oil (Part 1))
Turkish-ISIL Oil Trade: Did the Turkish Military Enter Mosul to Protect Its Oil Trade? (Part 2)
Mahdi Darius Nazemroaya – Strategic Culture Foundation
December 21st, 2015 ( Comments Off on Turkish-ISIL Oil Trade: Did the Turkish Military Enter Mosul to Protect Its Oil Trade? (Part 2))
Endless War Crimes in Yemen Slowed by Ceasefire
William Boardman - Reader Supported News
December 21st, 2015 ( Comments Off on Endless War Crimes in Yemen Slowed by Ceasefire)
Saudi Royal Family Announces Its New Global Sunni Military Empire
Eric Zuesse – Washington’s Blog
December 21st, 2015 ( Comments Off on Saudi Royal Family Announces Its New Global Sunni Military Empire)
Saudi Arabia’s Execution Spree
Editorial Board – The International New York Times
December 21st, 2015 ( Comments Off on Saudi Arabia’s Execution Spree)
Saudi Arabia and the “War on Terror”
Bill Van Auken, WSWS – TRANSCEND Media Service
December 21st, 2015 ( Comments Off on Saudi Arabia and the “War on Terror”)
Tehran’s Damascene Moment?
James Denselow – Al Jazeera
December 14th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Tehran’s Damascene Moment?)
How U.S. Interventions Dismembered the Middle East
Adil E. Shamoo – Foreign Policy In Focus
December 14th, 2015 ( Comments Off on How U.S. Interventions Dismembered the Middle East)
Libya’s Oil and ISIS
Vijay Prashad – al-Araby
December 14th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Libya’s Oil and ISIS)
Syria: Ultimate Pipelineistan War
Pepe Escobar – Strategic Culture Foundation
December 14th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Syria: Ultimate Pipelineistan War)
What Stinks in Saudi Ain’t the Camel Dung – ISIS Is a “Saudi Army in Disguise”
F. William Engdahl, New Eastern Outlook – TRANSCEND Media Service
December 14th, 2015 ( Comments Off on What Stinks in Saudi Ain’t the Camel Dung – ISIS Is a “Saudi Army in Disguise”)
Destroying Syria to Create Sunnistan
Mike Whitney - CounterPunch
December 14th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Destroying Syria to Create Sunnistan)
ISIL Sells Its Oil, but Who Is Buying It?
Carole Nakhle – Al Jazeera
December 7th, 2015 ( Comments Off on ISIL Sells Its Oil, but Who Is Buying It?)
The Over-Written, Under-Reported Middle East – Part I: Of Arabs and Muslims
Baher Kamal, IPS – TRANSCEND Media Service
December 7th, 2015 ( Comments Off on The Over-Written, Under-Reported Middle East – Part I: Of Arabs and Muslims)
The Over-Written, Under-Reported Middle East – Part II: 99.5 Years of (Imposed) Solitude
Baher Kamal, IPS – TRANSCEND Media Service
December 7th, 2015 ( Comments Off on The Over-Written, Under-Reported Middle East – Part II: 99.5 Years of (Imposed) Solitude)
ISIS Oil
Vijay Prashad - CounterPunch
December 7th, 2015 ( Comments Off on ISIS Oil)
The Sultan of Turkey
Christopher de Bellaigue – New York Review of Books
December 7th, 2015 ( Comments Off on The Sultan of Turkey)
Saudi Court Sentences Poet to Death for Renouncing Islam
David Batty – The Guardian
November 30th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Saudi Court Sentences Poet to Death for Renouncing Islam)
Turkey Could Cut Off Islamic State’s Supply Lines. So Why Doesn’t It?
David Graeber – The Guardian
November 23rd, 2015 ( Comments Off on Turkey Could Cut Off Islamic State’s Supply Lines. So Why Doesn’t It?)
Saudi Arabia, an ISIS That Succeeded
Kamel Daoud – International New York Times
November 23rd, 2015 ( Comments Off on Saudi Arabia, an ISIS That Succeeded)
The Agony of Saada: U.S. and Saudi Bombs Target Yemen’s Ancient Heritage
Iona Craig – The Intercept
November 17th, 2015 ( Comments Off on The Agony of Saada: U.S. and Saudi Bombs Target Yemen’s Ancient Heritage)
Putin: ISIS Financed from 40 Countries, Including G20 Members
Russia Today – TRANSCEND Media Service
November 17th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Putin: ISIS Financed from 40 Countries, Including G20 Members)
Middle East: The Way Forward
Sufyan bin Uzayr – TRANSCEND Media Service
November 16th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Middle East: The Way Forward)
Now the Truth Emerges: How the US Fuelled the Rise of Isis in Syria and Iraq
Seumas Milne – The Guardian
November 16th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Now the Truth Emerges: How the US Fuelled the Rise of Isis in Syria and Iraq)
The Saudi Prince and Two Tons of Narcotics
Andre Vltchek - CounterPunch
November 16th, 2015 ( Comments Off on The Saudi Prince and Two Tons of Narcotics)
A New Book Reveals the Horrifying, and Fascinating, Details of Daily Life under Isis
Robert Fisk – The Independent
November 9th, 2015 ( Comments Off on A New Book Reveals the Horrifying, and Fascinating, Details of Daily Life under Isis)