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Road to next war begins in Golan

When Archduke Franz Ferdinand, the heir to the throne of Austro-Hungary, took a wrong turning in Sarajevo in 1914 the world found itself on the road to WW1. With Donald Trump’s self-serving recognition of Israel’s illegal annexation of the Syrian Golan Heights, a similar wrong turn has been taken, and[…]

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US backs Israel’s ‘sovereignty’ over Golan Heights, proving sovereignty is not something it respects

The US’s “recognition” of the Golan Heights as Israeli territory is brazen – but it’s no surprise. Washington itself violates the sovereignty of other countries with such regularity that it barely even raises eyebrows anymore. US President Donald Trump signed a declaration on Monday recognizing Israeli “sovereignty” over the disputed, strategically important[…]

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Was UK paying White Helmets to produce Syria ‘chemical weapon’ PR as cover for Jaish Al Islam?

As controversy rages over the alleged April 2018 Douma “chemical weapon attacks” that signaled the end of Jaish Al Islam’s occupation, life in the Syrian city gradually returns to peace and stability. The Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons’ (OPCW) interim report and final report have thrown the Western[…]

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Can whites be terrorists?

OPINION Terror activities perpetrated by white extremists is seldom analysed to its roots in the mainstream global media because it would reveal the ugly truth about the hidden hands that manipulate so much of the murder, destruction and mayhem in the world. Coincidentally, Israel has claimed that rockets have been[…]

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Are tensions at al-Aqsa reaching another boiling point?

OPINION Below the Western media’s radar, tensions have been escalating in Israeli-occupied Jerusalem. In the last week, a new confrontation has emerged over al-Aqsa Mosque compound, in the context of intensifying efforts by Israeli authorities and settlers to change the status quo and take over Palestinian properties in and around[…]

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SA should lead on Kashmir

By Ibrahim Vawda February 5th marks Solidarity Day with Kashmiris. The situation in Kashmir has nothing to do with passivity or docility in the Kashmiri character. That myth has long been shattered. Kashmiris hardly showed themselves as resigned to Indian occupation. Kashmir never felt itself to be part of India before[…]

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Why is Mahmoud Abbas losing control of his behaviour?

OPINION by Ra’afat Marra Anyone observing Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas will notice that he is experiencing difficult political conditions and a lot of tension. He is making very bad decisions and imposing punitive measures against all Palestinians. In short, we can see that he is losing control of his[…]

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