Are the Saudi’s Fueling a Sunni-Shia War?

Toby Jones, a Prof. at Rutgers University specializing in Middle East history, tells Paul Jay the Saudis are committed to victory in their rivalry with Iran and use money and sectarian ideology to achieve their geo-political interests –   January 15, 2014 PAUL JAY, SENIOR EDITOR, TRNN: Welcome back to The Real News Network. I’m…

Bashar Assad says not concerned by West’s draft resolution submitted to UN

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad  Syrian President Bashar al-Assad says he is ‘not concerned’ about a draft resolution submitted by the United States, France and the UK to the UN Security Council to place Syrian chemical weapons under international control. On September 14, Russia and the United States agreed on a deal under which Syria must…

Armageddon watch over Syria

Experts on arms control policy, confirmed by multiple independent sources, indicate that Syria has been hit, in recent days, by at least four tactical nuclear weapons. In addition, a Syrian Army brigade suffered massive casualties from a Sarin gas attack.  Not only are these attacks pushing the world to the brink of war but they…

The Arms Trade : Who sells the weaponry?

Who sells the weaponry? [Not the breaking news but a good mapping of the arms trade behind the regional conflicts] by Gideon Burrows Unsurprisingly, the West dominates the world arms market in terms of sales. Over the last six or so years, the US has towered over the other countries in weapons sales, clocking up…

Fox News report in December 2001: Bin Laden Already Dead

Jim Stone — via Rebel News May 28, 2013     Impeachment scandal #6   We have all heard about the report that Osama Bin Laden died in 2001, but few of us have ever seen it. Kjtruthnews found it. I saw this but did not pay attention to it at the time because none…

Almighty says ! ( When shit hits the fan ),…..” Syria’s failure to lose “….L.M.AO.

Wed May 22, 2013 12:20PM GMT 41   By Gordon Duff The timing of events in Syria has been a particular disaster for the United States. Through “sequestration,” the governments imposed austerity measures, military forces in the Mediterranean and Indian Ocean have been scaled back as have other operations including intelligence gatherin.” Related Interviews: ‘Fox…

Mideast situation enters Twilight Zone

The site of bomb attacks that killed 46 people in Turkey’s southern town of Reyhanli on May 11, 2013 Mon May 13, 2013 8:45AM GMT 10 By Jim W. Dean The Israeli attacks were of course a provocation to see if Syria might send a Sarin-laced missile into Israel in return, but they are not…

Step toward possible military intervention in Syria

The Pentagon is sending about 200 troops to Jordan to help deliver aid to refugees and to plan for possible military action, including a rapid buildup of forces. http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/world/middleeast/la-fg-us-jordan-troops-20130418,0,7018059.story   Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said he and President Barack Obama are wary of intervening in Syria. (Mark Wilson / Getty Images / April 17, 2013)…

Robert Fisk: Beware wishful thinking. Assad isn’t going soon

The West, has an odd habit of assuming dictators we don’t like, will simply disappear. Well, Western “statesmen”, diplomats, “analysts” and those absurd think-tankers so beloved of the networks may yet have to buy a new crystal ball. Read more : http://www.independent.co.uk/voices/comment/robert-fisk-beware-wishful-thinking-assad-isnt-going-soon-8578513.html?origin=internalSearch

Making a Killing: Oil Companies, Tax Avoidance and Subsidies.

Oil company mega-profits are being made at the expense of the public purse, as youth centres shut, hospitals struggle and the queues at food banks grow. Companies like BP & Shell receive major government support including direct subsidies and military and diplomatic services, but seem to pay very small amounts of UK tax in comparison…

List of ongoing Conflicts : Updated on April 2 2013

AFRICA: (24 Countries and 115 between militias-guerrillas, separatist groups and anarchic groups involved) Hot Spots: Central African Republic, Darfur, Democrati Republic of Congo, Libya, Mali, Nigeria, Puntland, Somalia, Somaliland –Algeria: fights between regular army and: al-Qaeda Organization in the Maghreb (AQIM) or al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) since 2005 (known in the past as…

Kuwait Cracks Down on Dissent, Twitter

Kuwait Cracks Down on Dissent, Twitter Kuwaiti citizen Raken Subaiya checks his Twitter feed on his phone as Yousef al-Anazi looks on during a sit-in protest in front of the Justice Palace in Kuwait City in 2012. (photo by REUTERS/Stephanie McGehee) Two years after the start of the Arab Spring, the political battle in Kuwait…

News Commentary By Rixon Stewart on February 3, 2013

By  Rixon Stewart  on February 3, 2013 News Commentary – Feb 3, 2013 You’ve got to laugh. Faced with a newly developed Iranian jet fighter and Zionists’ and their allies in the corporate media first response is: “it’s a fake”! We reserve judgement on that for now but if you said the same about the…

Iran:”Behind every blow lies a massive retaliatory blow

Iran: Response will send Israel into coma In first explicit threat following last week’s alleged airstrike in Syria, deputy chairman of Iranian armed forces’ chief of staff says ‘criminals should know that behind every blow lies a massive retaliatory blow’ Syria releases images of site ‘targeted by Israel’ Damascus’ state-run TV station airs images of…

Iran actively weighs Syrian-Israeli clash. Iron Dome posted in N. Israel

DEBKAfile Exclusive Report January 27, 2013, 6:38 PM (GMT+02:00) Free Syrian Army displays used ordnance http://www.debka.com/article/22716/Iran-actively-weighs-Syrian-Israeli-clash-Iron-Dome-posted-in-N-Israel Tehran is looking seriously at a limited Syrian-Lebanese clash of arms with Israel – possibly using Bashar Assad’s chemical weapons as a trigger, debkafile’s military and intelligence sources disclose.  Reacting to this news, Israel announced Sunday, Jan. 27, the…

We are Preparing for Massive Civil War, Says DHS Informant

What kind of event would allow the president to define as terrorists all gun owners opposed to gun confiscating executive orders? What would it take to link 2nd amendment with al Qaeda? Or is this government incapable of black-op false-flag operations?

Saudi Backed Terrorists in Syria Declare War on NATO Backed Terrorists in Syria

R.O.T.F.L.M.A.O……KARMA is Indeed an BITCH ??

S. Arabia Sending Death Convicts to Syria ~ Hold Families Hostage to Ensure “Loyalty”

S. Arabia Sending Death Convicts to Syria to Help Rebels TEHRAN (FNA)- Top secret documents leaked to the media disclosed on Sunday that Saudi Arabia has been dispatching death convicts to Syria to join the armed campaign against President Bashar a-Assad’s government. The documents include the orders which have been issued to grant amnesty to…

One down, next … Saudi King ‘Clinically Dead’

Saudi King ‘Clinically Dead’ TEHRAN (FNA)- King of Saudi Arabia, Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz, has been in a state of “clinical death” for the past two days. Medical staff in Saudi Arabia had confirmed that the king’s basic organs were no longer working, reported Albawaba News quoting Arabic newspaper, Asharq Alawsat, on Monday. According to…

Western state terrorism loses crucial battle in Gaza

Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton deliver joint statements in Jerusalem (al-Quds) on November 20, 2012. It was a David and Goliath battle in which the Zionist Goliath was forced to retreat with a bloody nose and a severely dented ego. The biblical reference is rather apt since the…

As Israel-Gaza Charade Concludes, West Pivots Back to Syria

Originally posted on Land Destroyer:
As predicted, Israel accepts humiliating ceasefire to bolster partners in Syrian subversion – Egypt, Turkey, & Qatar.  November 22, 2012 (LD) – Reuters reported in their article, “Jubilant Palestinians mob Gaza streets,” regarding the ceasefire agreement “brokered” by Egypt that, “the agreement calls on Hamas and Israel to cease all…

“When war is declared, Truth is the first casualty.”

“In reality, do you really need a war?” — Vietnam veteran and Medal of Honor recipient Al Rascon “Peace cannot be kept by force. It can only be achieved by understanding.”–  Albert Einstein Read the three pages here I spent almost half an hour trying to avoid to add categories  from geo-locations that a war…

The US-Middle East Connection: Interests, Attitudes and Images

Mohamed El Mansour © 2004, Mohamed El Mansour [Source] In this article the influential Moroccan historian provides a history of the role of the United States in the Middle East and North Africa. The essay provides and excellent introductory survey, beginning with the recognition of the young American republic by Morocco in the 19th century…

Smokescreen meant to cover open-backing of foreign Al Qaeda terrorists inside Syria, while panicking & disrupting Syrian unity.

West Conjures Fake “Syrian” Government   Tony Cartalucci, Contributor  Activist Post Predictably, the Western arranged confab in Doha, Qatar has seen the selection and approval by the US and its allies of a “new opposition coalition” to serve as the face of militants fighting inside  Syria. This was in response to overwhelming international condemnation to…

RAF Set For No-Fly Syria Op

Introduction – Nov 11, 2012 We include the following article because it signals that the West is preparing for further intervention in Syria. Although it doesn’t spell out specific details its jingoistic tone is aimed at less astute readers in much the same way as similar articles about Iraq and Libya appeared shortly before ‘Western…

US, Israel, S. Arabia, Qatar Pressuring Mursi Not to Resume Ties with Iran

US, Israel, S. Arabia, Qatar Pressuring Mursi Not to Resume Ties with Iran TEHRAN (FNA)- Western diplomats disclosed that the US, Israel, Saudi Arabia and Qatar have increased pressures on Egyptian President Mohammad Mursi to make him avoid resumption of diplomatic ties with Iran. Washington has urged a team of President Mursi’s aides to delay…

Riyadh Funds Satellite Channel for MKO Terrorist Group

Riyadh Funds Satellite Channel for MKO Terrorist Group TEHRAN (FNA)- Riyadh is financing the launch of a satellite channel for the anti-Iran terrorist Mojahedin-e Khalq Organization (MKO, also known as the MEK, NCR and PMOI), an informed Iraqi diplomat said. “Our information shows that Saudi officials are behind the financial backings for the launch of…