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Why the UK must rethink its support for Saudi Arabia

Why the UK must rethink its support for Saudi Arabia

Truth NGO – paper of Mark Curtis in middle east eye: Government policies are meant to promote the national interest, but the upcoming visit to the UK by Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman highlights something quite different: Whitehall’s pursuit of a special relationship that endangers the British public. Prime Minister Theresa May says the visit will “usher in a …

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Activist ‘raising awareness’ for Syria on Twitter used photos from Gaza & Mosul

Activist ‘raising awareness’ for Syria on Twitter used photos from Gaza & Mosul

Truth NGO – A US-based activist’s post, ostensibly meant to “raise awareness” about Syrian civilians, turned out to be a complete fabrication. Twitterati found the photos he used were actually from Gaza and Mosul. According to RT a Cleveland-based user who goes by the name of Sami Sharbek has posted two photos on his Twitter account – one showing Middle …

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‘UN an utter and abject failure on Yemen crisis’

‘UN an utter and abject failure on Yemen crisis’

A human rights group has described the United Nations as “an utter and abject failure” on the ongoing crisis in Yemen, stating that the Security Council is under the sway of some bulling powers. http://107.189.40.50/ptv//SiteVideo/20180302/yemen_war.mp4   “The UN is an utter and abject failure as far as Yemen and many other poor countries are concerned. It has become, more or …

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Hundreds protest arrest of illegal immigrants in US

Hundreds protest arrest of illegal immigrants in US

Truth NGO – Hundreds of US activists have rallied in San Francisco, California, to protest against recent arrests of undocumented immigrants by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). During Wednesday’s rally, about 200 protesters chanted “Shut ICE down” and held banners reading “Stop ICE raids”. The demonstration came after the US immigration agency announced the arrest of more than 150 undocumented …

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6-month jail term for singer Shereen who ‘insulted Egypt’

6-month jail term for singer Shereen who ‘insulted Egypt’

Truth NGO – according to MEMO An Egyptian court sentenced popular singer Shereen Abdel Wahab to six months in prison on a charge of “insulting Egypt”, the Anadolu Agency reported, citing a judicial source. The court also ordered that Abdel Wahab pay a fine of 10,000 Egyptian pounds ($550). The sentence may be appealed within 15 days, according to Anadolu. …

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UK protesters to greet visiting Saudi crown prince

UK protesters to greet visiting Saudi crown prince

Truth NGO – High-profile campaign groups plan to hold protests in London next week against a visit to Britain by the powerful Saudi crown prince to raise alarm over Riyadh’s war crimes in Yemen and its human rights record. The protesters will gather outside Downing Street next Wednesday, when Mohammed bin Salman arrives in the UK to meet with Prime …

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Muslims are seen as a threat in the US – but the Florida shooter wasn’t. Why?

Muslims are seen as a threat in the US – but the Florida shooter wasn't Why

Truth NGO – paper of Trita Parsi in Guardian. Trump has shifted our focus towards immigrants and Muslims as threats, while willfully neglecting the threat posed by racists and rightwing extremists Last week’s horrific school shooting reminded us that Donald Trump has made America less safe. While mass shootings predate Trump, he has done something his predecessors did not: domestically, …

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