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Trump Has Killed More Civilians with Illegal Drone Strikes in 9 Months Than Obama Did in 8 Years

Trump Has Killed More Civilians with Illegal Drone Strikes in 9 Months Than Obama Did in 8 Years

While the mainstream media focuses on anything but the current state of U.S. intervention in the Middle East, the Trump Administration is breaking records by accumulating a horrific number of civilian deaths. Former President Obama earned the nickname of “Drone King” when he dramatically escalated the use of drone strikes, while also downplaying the number of innocent civilians who became …

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Israeli propaganda and the alliance with Islamic extremists

Israeli propaganda and the alliance with Islamic extremists

Probably the most common Israeli propaganda tactic is the smear: an attempt to discredit enemies by making spurious associations and linkages, as well as outright fabrication of allegations of impropriety. In Victor Ostrovsky’s By Way of Deception, an old book by a disgruntled Mossad agent, he recounts that the Mossad often tried to do this to Palestinian leaders, with mixed …

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Slaughtering human rights in the altar of the British justice

Slaughtering human rights in the altar of the British justice

High court rules that there is no crime of aggression in English law under which former PM could be charged Tony Blair should not face prosecution for his role in the 2003 Iraq war, the high court has ruled. The lord chief justice, Lord Thomas of Cwmgiedd, and another senior judge, Mr Justice Ouseley, said on Monday that there was …

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624 civilians killed in US-led strikes in Iraq, Syria: Report

624 civilians killed in US-led strikes in Iraq, Syria

A report released by the US-led coalition says its airstrikes against purported Daesh targets in Syria and Iraq have claimed the lives of at least 624 civilians since the start of the military campaign in 2014. The coalition made the announcement on Friday, claiming that the civilians had been “unintentionally killed” over a span of 34 months between August 2014 …

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The Rising Collateral of Civilian Deaths in Iraq and Syria

The Rising Collateral of Civilian Deaths in Iraq and Syria

In its war against ISIS, the Trump administration has escalated its military intervention in the Middle East from extermination to straight up annihilation. The ongoing effort of the United States to eradicate the ISIS by aggressively launching airstrikes against targets that include non-combatants is causing significant harm to civilians in Iraq and Syria. Estimates of civilian deaths from airstrikes range …

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The Return of Daesh to ‘The Promised Land’

The Return of Daesh to The Promised Land

After heavy losses of militants in Mosul and other parts of Iraq, takfiri terrorists are managing to flee Iraq, Tal Afar reports. Tal Afar is one of the key strongholds still held by IS in Nineveh since August 2014. Most of Daesh Arab members, according to the source, who preferred anonymity, “fled Tal Afar town, west of Nineveh, after being …

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British role in Libya’s current chaos

British role in Libya’s current chaos

.Britain’s military intervention in Libya, ordered by David Cameron, has created a chaotic situation in Libya after Muammar Qaddafi. The country has become a safe haven for lawlessness where people smugglers send desperate refugees to Europe. The recent suicide bomber in Manchester, Salman Abedi, was from Libya. That was why Jeremy Corbyn lambasted British foreign policy which has worsened the …

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Life after Isis: People of Mosul tell of horrors under the rule of ‘the devil’s murderers’

Life after Isis: People of Mosul tell of horrors under the rule of 'the devil's murderers'

.Exclusive: Iraqi government forces have left local people to pick up the pieces after facing death, hunger and loss at the hands of fundamentalist fighters “The cigarette kills, so do we,” read Isis’ slogan, which was accompanied by an image showing blood flowing out of a cigarette on a glass ashtray. Smoking is considered a sin under the group’s brutal …

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Isis now in control of just 7 per cent of country, says Iraq

Isis now in control of just 7 per cent of country, says Iraq

. The jihadi group has seen the amount of territory under its authority fall from 40 per cent to just under seven per cent Isis has lost more than three-quarters of the territory it seized when it swept across Iraq in the summer of 2014 – leaving in control of just seven per cent of the country the Iraqi military …

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US troops to stay in Iraq after fight against ISIS ends – Defense Dept. officials

US troops to stay in Iraq after fight against ISIS ends – Defense Dept. officials

.American troops will apparently remain in Iraq even when the fight against Islamic State has ended, according to Pentagon officials, including US Defense Secretary James Mattis, who said that keeping soldiers on the ground is in America’s “national interest.” The US Defense Department’s top officials expressed their desire to keep US troops in Iraq at a Senate Appropriations Committee hearing …

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