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Russia Cites New Evidence Syria Chemical Attack was False Flag

Russia has hit out at calls for force to be used against the Syrian government in the wake of an apparent chemical weapons attack on the outskirts of Damascus. The Russian foreign ministry has described calls to use force against Syria as unacceptable, citing new evidence which emerged today which calls into question the reporting […]

U.S. Internet Surveillance ‘Targeted Commercial Secrets’

Brazilian newspaper  O Globo has claimed that internet  surveillance programs run by the U.S. National Security Agency  are going  beyond military and legal concerns to target “commercial secrets”. The paper cites documents recently leaked by NSA whistleblower Edward  Snowden. It claims that they show the NSA was spying on amongst other things,  the oil industry in Venezuela […]

Al Qaeda Confirms its Prominent Role in Syrian Uprising

Al Qaeda in Iraq has confirmed that it is playing a leading role in the  western-backed uprising to overthrow the government of Syria. In a statement posted online on Tuesday, the head of the Islamic State of  Iraq, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, confirmed that: “The Al-Nusra Front is simply a branch of the Islamic State of Iraq.” The […]

Nigeria Kills 14 Suspected Militants in Kano Raid

Nigerian soldiers killed 14 suspected members of the Islamist militant group  Boko Haram during a raid in the city of Kano on Sunday, said a military  spokesperson. A would-be suicide bomber was also arrested in possession of a car packed  with explosives, say authorities. One Nigerian soldier was also killed in the raid. Police moved […]

Escalations Continue in Korean Peninsula

The United States of  America, South Korea, and North Korea have all made fresh moves to escalate the  already tense situation in the Korean peninsula. The USA has sent F-22 stealth jets to join military drills being conducted in  cooperation with South Korea. Meanwhile the government of South Korea has warned  of a swift and […]

North Korea Prepares Rockets to Strike US Mainland

North Korea responded to a US military drill in which B-52 stealth bombers  flew over South Korea on Friday, by ordering its missile units to prepare for  strikes against the US mainland and American military bases in the region. “The time has come to settle accounts with the US imperialists,” said North  Korean leader Kim […]

UN Gives Offensive Powers to Peacekeepers

Members of the United Nations Security Council have given their unanimous support to allow UN peacekeepers to launch offensive operations for the first time ever on Friday. The Security Council passed a resolution which will create a force of 3,000 troops to be sent to the Democratic Republic of Congo to fight rebel groups in […]

Al Qaeda Terrorists Take Key Military Base in Syria

Rebel fighters from two Islamist brigades took control of a key  Syrian military air base on Saturday. The base is located close to the strategically important southern  international highway – an important supply route into the capital Damascus. For  many months there has little progress for either side in the battle for  Damascus, as rebels and government […]

Lebanon Without Government and the Syrian Contagion

Lebanese President Michel Suleiman accepted the resignation of Prime Minister  Najib Mikati on Saturday. The outgoing Prime Minister called for a caretaker  government to be appointed to lead the country, as opposing forces threaten to  drag Lebanon into the turmoil and bloodshed of the Syrian civil war. Prime Minister Mikati was forced to resign due […]

Syrian Rebels Use Chemical Weapons, NATO Mulls Increasing Support for Them

Accusations have emerged suggesting that rebels in Syria may have used chemical weapons to attack an army position in Aleppo province. Syrian state media has reported that ”terrorists fired rockets  containing chemical materials on Khan al-Assal in Aleppo province.” Television  reports showed ambulances carrying to wounded to a hospital in Aleppo city,  along with both medical […]