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The myths surrounding the US and the Kurds...
Republicans and Democrats on Capitol Hill are steaming mad at President Trump's decision to relocate a few dozen U.S. forces away from the Syrian-Turkish border. Lawmakers are demanding briefings from administration officials about what factors went i
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-10-12 06:37 UTC
Report: Lindsey Graham Undercut Own Support for Kurds During Prank Call...
Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC), who has criticized President Donald Trump's decision to pull U.S. troops out of northern Syrian because of its impact on the Kurds, reportedly privately undercut his own support for the ethnic group during what he believed
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-10-12 06:35 UTC
Trump: US Going Into Middle East Was 'Worst Decision Ever'...
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US President Donald Trump said Wednesday the US military becoming involved in the Middle East was the "worst decision ever made" and that he was ensuring the safe return of troops.Trump has faced a bipartisan storm of criticism since a surprise an
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-10-09 16:02 UTC
Trump Administration Appears to Reverse Syria Decision Following Backlash...
An official speaking for the administration pushed back on Trumps claims the U.S. was withdrawing from Syria.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-10-08 13:23 UTC
Donald Trump Defends Troop Withdrawal from Syria: Neocons in total meltdown...
President Donald Trump defended the decision he announced Monday to withdraw American troops from Syria, despite near-universal criticism.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-10-07 16:36 UTC
Margolis: Who Was Really Behind 9/11?...
Fifteen of the 19 were Saudis. Two came from the United Arab Emirates (UAE), and one each from Egypt and Lebanon. Amazingly, during the national uproar after the attacks, little attention was focused on Saudi Arabia, a key US ally (or protectorate) even though most of the hijackers were Saudi
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-09-17 04:16 UTC
Saudi Arabia executes 134 as barbaric crucifixions rise - with 3 children at risk of death...
Leaders are being urged to boycott the G20 Summit being held in Saudi Arabia next year to force the brutal regime to halt the executions
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-09-17 04:13 UTC
President Trump says it's looking like Iran was responsible for attacks on Saudi Arabia oil facilities...
Commenting from the Oval Office, Trump tells reporters that the U.S. is prepared if the Saudi attacks warrant a response, but says he doesn't want war.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-09-16 21:48 UTC
Russia Offers Saudi Arabia Same Missile Defense It Sold Iran After U.S. Systems Fail to Stop Attack...
Russian President Vladimir Putin advised Saudi Arabia to make the same "wise state decision" as Iran and Turkey in buying his country's advanced missile defenses.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-09-16 21:48 UTC
Iranian weapons were used in Saudi Arabia oil field attack, spokesman says...
Saudi Arabia announced Monday that the weapons used in an attack on the nation's oil installations were Iranian in origin, further escalating tensions between Saudi Arabia, Iran, and the United States, according to The Washington Post . The revelation
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-09-16 21:47 UTC
Iran TV says footage disproves U.S. report of downed drone...
Iran's state television on Friday aired footage it said disproved U.S. President Donald Trump's assertion that the U.S. Navy has destroyed an Iranian drone in the Gulf.'
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-07-19 19:04 UTC
Iran says it has seized British oil tanker Stena Impero in Strait of Hormuz today...
Iran's Revolutionary Guard says it has seized British oil tanker in Strait of Hormuz
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-07-19 19:01 UTC
Iran Says Its Revolutionary Guard Seized Foreign Oil Tanker In Strait Of Hormuz...
Iran alleges that the small Panama-flagged tanker was smuggling some 264,000 gallons of fuel.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-07-18 14:53 UTC
Iran’s regime is crumbling and we’re ready to take over, say opposition...
JUST 18 months ago it was an area of disused scrubland nestled in foothills around ten miles from the Aegean resort of Lalzit Bay. Now it is home to Iran's biggest and most powerful opposition group; a 100m oasis for 3,000 members of the National Resi
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-07-14 13:29 UTC
UK offers release of Iran tanker if oil isn't bound for Syria...
Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt said the tanker detained near Gibraltar could be released if the UK receives guarantees that its oil isn't bound for Syria.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-07-14 13:28 UTC
Britain sends second warship to the Gulf after Iran tanker standoff...
Britain said Friday it was sending a second warship to the Gulf and raising the alert level in the region as tensions spike after Iranian gunboats threatened a UK supertanker.The global network of Agence France-Presse covers 151 countriesIf you have news
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-07-12 21:47 UTC
27 Republicans just joined Democrats to block Trump from going to war with Iran without congressional approval...
The House on Friday passed an amendment that would bar President Donald Trump from taking military action against Iran. The measure, sponsored by Democratic Rep. Ro Khanna of California and Republican Rep. Matt Gaetz of Florida, passed with the support of
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-07-12 21:46 UTC
U.S. says it targeted al-Qaida in northwest Syria in first such attack in two years...
The United States said Monday it had carried out a strike against al-Qaida-linked jihadis in northwestern Syria, its first such operation there in two years.On ...
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-07-03 01:11 UTC
Russia Warns U.S. and Israel That Iran Is Its 'Ally' and Was Right About Drone Shoot Down...
Russia's national security secretary told his U.S. and Israeli counterparts that it was "inadmissible" to compare Iran to ISIS, which both Moscow and Tehran fought together in Syria.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-06-25 20:07 UTC
Iran warning: Tehran regime will collapse 'within five years' under crippling US sanctions...
EXCLUSIVE: Iran's theocratic regime will collapse "within five years" if economic sanctions are allowed to continue, an opposition party leader said last night.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-06-25 20:05 UTC
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