Iran says US President Donald Trump must reconsider behavior of occupying American forces in the region instead of leveling groundless accusations against other countries.
The Iraqi military and the presidency have condemned new US airstrikes, saying they killed soldiers and police officers and civilians overnight.
Trump killed Soleimani because he could, because he wanted to reassert American military dominance—and because he thinks it can help his chances of reelection.
Former Bush administration official Col. Lawrence Wilkerson says that reports of US pressure on the OPCW’s Syria chemical weapons investigation in Douma recall the Bush administration’s coercion of the IAEA and OPCW before the Iraq war.
During a Jan. 5 session of the Iraqi Parliament, Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul-Mahdi revealed Trump threatened his life during a phone call.
Edward Gallagher, the Navy SEAL Donald Trump shielded from discipline despite graphic accusations of committing war crimes, was described by his fellow Navy SEALs as an “evil” and “toxic” man who ” just wants to kill anybody he can,” according to a report from the New York Times.
The U.S.’ willingness to treat Al Nusra as an ally in Syria seems set to continue, given the Trump administration’s ultimate goal of targeting Iran’s influence in Syria as well as its newly “redefined” goal of regime change in Damascus.
Tales of mass abuse offer a window into a world of rampant sexual torture and impunity in UAE-controlled prisons in Yemen. The AP has identified at least five secret prisons run by the UAE, a key U.S. ally, where security forces use sexual torture to brutalize and break inmates.
The head of the Chechen Republic has ordered a universal DNA test to help identify and retrieve Russian children who had been taken to terrorist-control territories in the Middle East.
The Pentagon assures that its air war against ISIS is one of the most accurate in history. They insist they are exceptionally careful and meticulous in who they target, claiming Read More…
In 2016, President Obama’s last year in office, the United States dropped 26,171 bombs in seven countries, the vast majority (24,287) targeting Syria and Iraq. That amounts to 72 bombs per day – three bombs per hour – every day for the entire year.