Sunday, August 20, 2017

Tens of thousands descended on Hamburg, challenging policies put forth by Trump-type nationalists and Europe's neoliberal elites. With the focus on dramatic images of German riot police using tear gas and high-powered...

The situation escalates in Syria following the U.S. aviation attack against an Su-22 belonging to the country’s national air force. On Sunday, June18, a U.S. Navy F/A-18 Super Hornet shot down a...
Angela Merkel arrives in Mexico.

There are questions that simply won't go away. The one that followed Angela Merkel around her two-stop visit to Latin America was whether she is seeking a global leadership role, now...
Members of The Muslims of America, Inc. conclude a press conference at the National Press Club in Washington, DC to draw attention to the atrocities being committed by Indian security forces against the Muslims of Kashmir. Announced also was the launch of a multi-dimensional awareness campaign and demand that the UN hold the plebiscite it resolved to in 1947 to give the Kashmiri people the right of self-determination.

(Washington, DC) On May 2, 2017, The Muslims of America, Inc. (TMOA) held a press conference at the National Press Club in Washington, DC to announce the launch of a multi-dimensional...
Erik Prince. via Melissa Golden/Redux

Given Prince's past connections to Trump, his recommendations could have some measure of influence. Displaying what one commentator called "sheer 19th century bloodlust and thirst for empire," Erik Prince, founder of...

MANILA – Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte threatened to impose martial law nationwide to combat the rising threat of terrorism after extremist militants rampaged through a southern city. Duterte declared martial law on...
Secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council Ali Shamkhani (R) shakes hands with Adviser to Pakistani Prime Minister on National Security Naseer Khan Janjua in Tehran on July 25, 2016. IRNA

Tehran -- Protecting shared borders and preventing terrorists groups' presence and activities in the border region of Iran and Pakistan is an inevitable necessity, Iran's Secretary of Supreme National Security Council...
Caption: It is said that the sword dance, originally from Nejd, publicly displays the fighting strength of a tribe before a military engagement.

“I think Islam hates us...There is a tremendous hatred, and we have to be very vigilant; we have to be very careful. And we can’t allow people coming into this country...
where defacto president of Myanmar Aung San Suu Kyi was receiving an award.

LONDON: Aung San Suu Kyi was awarded the honorary freedom of the City of London on May 9, as a small group of demonstrators protested outside about the treatment of minority...
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(Washington, DC - May 2, 2017) The Muslims of America, Inc., TMOA, civil rights attorneys, advocates and social justice activists announced the launch of a campaign calling for an end to...
American Taliban

Washington, DC- On March 26, violence erupted amid protests outside the Washington Convention Center during the first day of the American Israeli Political Action Committee’s (AIPAC) Annual Policy Conference, when members...
Former US Attorney Preet Bharara was asked to look into whether the President is violating the U.S. Constitution.

Various news sources have  reported the Trump administration fired a high-profile prosecutor who'd been asked days before to investigate whether the president is violating the U.S. Constitution by receiving payments from...
Diplomatic contentions between Turkey and the Netherlands threaten to seriously endanger the agreement on migrant policies Turkey signed with the European Union.

The Turkish EU Affairs Minister says Ankara should rethink its deal with the EU signed 12 months ago which has helped to drastically reduce the migrant inflows into the continent. When...
Wikileaks founder Julian Assange during a press conference in the Ecuador embassy, London, 2014. via Cancilleria del Ecuador

The whistleblower website Wikileaks has published online a trove of what it claims are thousands of secret CIA files. They detail hacking tools used to evade security on phones, apps and...
Casualties continue resulting from the oppressive and violent treatment of the Kashmiri people by Indian forces.

Srinagar, March 5, 2017 -  A 15-hour long gun battle between Indian security forces and Kashmiri freedom fighters ended in Tral, South Kashmir's Pulwama district on Sunday morning. The encounter began the...
A child’s bottle forms part of the bloody debris at the shrine of Lal Shahbaz Qalandar.

A courthouse in the northwestern Pakistan town of Charsadda was brutally attacked on February 21, when at least seven people were killed and 30 wounded. Tragic violence had previously struck on February...
Bolivian President Evo Morales (L) gestures alongside his Venezuelan counterpart President Nicolas Maduro. via EFE

Both Venezuela and Bolivia have come out to reject a new narcotics report from the U.S. State Department and Washington's attempt to impose its drug policy of "double standards" on the...
Illegal immigrants deported to Mexico face an uncertain future, where few job opportunities await and an economy facing its highest inflation rate in 10 years.

Mexico has opened legal aid centres in its 50 consulates across the United States to defend its citizens amid worries of a crackdown on undocumented immigrants. The centres will provide free legal...
Bertha Caceres, former coordinator of the Committee of Relatives of Detained and Disappeared in Honduras.

The murder of environmental activists has reached unprecedented levels throughout Latin America – and nowhere is this more pronounced than in the Central American nation of Honduras. Since Honduras’ government was...
Turkey cut water supplies to Syria around Feb. 23, which subsequently forced a hydroelectric plant at the Tishrin Dam to shut down.

Just a matter of days after John McCain’s “unusual” trip to Syria and Turkey, the Turkish government has cut off water supplies from the Euphrates River into northern Syria, violating international...

The U.S. military has admitted that it used depleted uranium (DU) ammunition in Syria, the controversial weaponry that causes serious health problems among the population. The military fired thousands of rounds containing...

A court in Paraguay has sentenced 11 farmers to between four and 35 years in prison for the deaths of 17 people during clashes over land reform . The case has...

A Colombian high court has backed a government bill to hold a popular referendum on a peace deal being negotiated with rebels of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC). After hours...

A leaked ‘Panama Papers’ communication attributed to an Israeli lawmaker stated that Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz al Saud bankrolled the election campaign of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to the...

Drug prohibition policies implemented by nations across the world do not seek to criminalize the consumption of narcotics, rather it seeks to criminalize working class and marginalized people, argues Mexican Catholic...

Brazil's lower house  of congress has voted to impeach President Dilma Rousseff, delivering a major blow to a long-embattled leader  whose supporters repeatedly argued that the push against her was a...

Russia, Saudi Arabia, Venezuela and Qatar announced Feb. 23  that they've agreed on a plan to freeze oil production at current levels to help stop a decline in oil prices caused...

The eastern German city of Dresden paid its respects to the victims of the devastating allied bomb attack which was carried out 71 years ago. Memorials were eclipsed, however, by a...

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has said tensions between Russia and the West have reached Cold War levels. Other leaders also warned of dangerous divisions within Europe. Speaking at the Munich Security...

YAOUNDE, Cameroon — As Cameroon's young people prepared to observe national youth day on February 11, many were questioning their future. As the week long activities took place, youths were complaining...