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UK arms sales fuelling Yemen crisis in potential breach of law says Oxfam

UK arms sales fuelling Yemen crisis in potential breach of law says Oxfam

The UK Government is quietly fuelling the Yemen conflict and exacerbating one of the world's worst humanitarian crises potentially in breach of both domestic and international laws on the sales of arms, Oxfam warned today. These laws prohibit arms deals where there is a clear risk that they might be used to commit war crimes or human rights abuses.

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PA daily: Israeli Mossad behind the Paris attacks

PA daily: Israeli Mossad behind the Paris attacks

The Palestinian Authority and Fatah have condemned the terror attacks in Paris on Friday, Nov. 13, 2015.  The PA and Fatah, both of which are headed by Abbas, have also exploited the horrific attacks that killed 129 and wounded hundreds to draw an imaginary false parallel to Israel’s alleged “terror” against Palestinians and to repeat the allegation that Israel is like the Islamic State terror organization.

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US: CIA Torture is Unfinished Business

US: CIA Torture is Unfinished Business

Obama administration claims that legal obstacles prevent criminal investigations into torture by the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) are unpersuasive, and risk leaving a legacy of torture as a policy option, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today. Sufficient evidence exists for the attorney general to order criminal investigations of senior United States officials and others involved in the post-September 11 CIA program for torture, conspiracy to torture, and other crimes under US law.

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Israel playing dirty role in Syrian crisis

Israel playing dirty role in Syrian crisis

When the civil war broke out in Syria in March 2011, there were some people who tended to portray it as a continuation of the wave of revolutionary protests in the Arab world that started from Tunisia and swept Egypt, Yemen, Bahrain and Saudi Arabia. But as the time goes by, it becomes more and more evident that what’s happening in Syria is a foreign-plotted conspiracy aimed at bringing down the government of President Bashar al-Assad, not a popular movement nor a part of the Arab Spring.

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