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War Crimes in Syria with George Galloway

Published on Aug 20, 2012 by PressTVGlobalNews The United Nations has issued a 102-page report, alleging that both sides on the Syrian conflict have carried out numerous “war crimes.” Now the trouble is in danger of spreading into Lebanon. The leader of Lebanon’s Progressive Socialist Party, Walid Jumblatt, has said that this could all herald […]

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Assange Exposes Western Hypocrisy

Ecuador grants political asylum to Julian Assange The case of Julian Assange and WikiLeaks looks bizarre. Much of the data published by the latter can’t be validated, as the mainstream media keeps reminding its viewers. Other details had already appeared on the local media of the involved countries. In 2010, most Bolivians laughed hard at […]

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Magic turned against Turkish Magician: 7 killed dozens injured in ‘Deadly bombing’ in Turkish city of Gaziantep

Magic turned against Turkish Magician  No surprise, more than one year ago I wrote: Is Erdogan worried about Strategic Relationship with Syria? He should Erdogan, should worry, Turkey has the same Syrian, religious/ethnic political landscape. So, if Syria falls, Turkey could be NEXT. If Syria survive (IT will), Turkey would lose everything build via the […]

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Grim Reality but also Hope for Lebanon’s Palestinians this Eid al Fitr

Grim Reality but also Hope for Lebanon’s Palestinians this Eid al Fitr Franklin Lamb Al-Manar   Remarkably, this Ramadan holiday season in Lebanon designees from both the Shia Higher Islamic Shiites Council and the Sunni Dar el Fatwa, figuratively speaking, pointed their binoculars deep into the eastern sky and in almost unheard of unison, proclaimed […]

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Syria and Us: Arab identity, the antidote to sectarianism

Syrian Arab identity: The antidote to sectarianism  Syria and Us (Part II)  By: Ibrahim al-Amin Published Sunday, August 19, 2012    Of all the Arab and neighboring states, Lebanon and the Palestinian people will remain the most affected by the Syrian crisis.   The Palestinians must wait for whatever consequences Syrian events push onto them. […]

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The Return of the Police Riot

By Jane Duncan Banner at Oakland, USA demo: Last week, the world was confronted with the horror of South Africa’s first post-apartheid massacre. Over thirty striking Lonmin mineworkers were killed by the police, who turned semi-automatic rifle fire onto the workers after claiming that they were shot at first. Time will tell whether this was […]

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