Footer Pages

Archive | Arab Spring

News from the Arab World

Extreme capitalism of the Muslim Brothers

Slogan ‘islam is the solution’ to be put to the test The neoliberal policy of Egypt’s new president Mohamed Morsi looks very much like a continuation of that of Mubarak. It is increasing social tensions. by Gilbert Achcar The Muslim Brothers’ economic credo of free enterprise unhampered by state interference is more closely consonant with […]

Continue Reading 2
Protester in Turkey

‘Erdogan wanted Mubarak out, now uses his tactics’

Turkey’s Prime Minister – Recep Tayyip Erdogan – has acknowledged excessive force against protesters at Taksim Square. Professor Mark Almond, an International Relations expert for Ankara’s Bilkent University, says Prime Minister Erdogan might see a repeat of what happened to leaders ousted by the Arab Spring. https://twitter.com/Pete_Riches/status/340956576645009409

Continue Reading 0

Syria’s Civilian Suffering – Western Imperialism Resorts to Medieval Barbarity

This article by Finian CUNNINGHAM was originally published at Strategic Culture Foundation on-line journal www.strategic-culture.org. **** The human suffering in Syria, which has escalated from crisis to disaster over the past two years, is the nefarious work of Western governments and their regional allies. It is a simple, provable, glaringly obvious truth. Yet, the thought-control […]

Continue Reading 0
shrine-of-Saiyada-Zainab-Damascus

“Muslims” Attack Another Revered Shrine In Damascus

Written by Saeed Naqvi Millions of Muslims will, in the next few days, observe the birth and death anniversaries of Fatima Zehra, Prophet Mohammad’s daughter. But during this period, the world famous shrine of her daughter, Saiyada Zainab, outside Damascus – holy to millions around the world – will be in grave danger. That remarkable […]

Continue Reading 1
201210189537969580_20

The Siege of Bani Walid

PART 4 OF 4 IN A SERIES OF REPORTS ON LIBYA There will be transitional national counsels imposed upon you and one by one you shall fall.” Colonel Muammar Gaddafi, October 6th, 2011, explaining how Anglo-American-Israeli-NATO criminals plan to divide and rule Libya. For over 30 years Muammar Gaddafi improved life for his fellow Libyans […]

Continue Reading 0
Aïcha France 2.mp4_snapshot_02.27_[2013.03.22_15.54.14]

Ayesha Gaddafi: Patriot in Exile

PART 3 OF 4 IN A SERIES OF REPORTS ON LIBYA Like her or not, but you’ve got to respect the honourable Ayesha Gaddafi: Her 6 year old sister murdered before her eyes by the Americans, her brother killed by NATO, her father betrayed and assassinated by mercenaries, her husband killed in defence of his […]

Continue Reading 1
Picture 5

Nasrallah warns Israel against waging new war

from PressTVGlobalNews… Hezbollah Secretary-General Seyyed Hassan Nasrallah says the Lebanese resistance movement will defend the country against any possible attack by Israel. “I warn Israelis, resistance will not be silent in case of aggression,” Nasrallah said Saturday during a speech marking the anniversary of martyred Hezbollah figures. Nasrallah denied speculation that Hezbollah has become weak […]

Continue Reading 0

“Satisfied” Assad Says Syrian Army Took Lead “what the Syrian army achieved in the last few weeks will come to light soon.”

   “Satisfied” Assad Says Syrian Army Took Lead  Local Editor Syrian President Bashar al-Assad stressed that the Syrian army took back the lead on the ground, noting that the foreign-backed armed groups suffered severe blows.On the settlement in Syria, Assad said that the US was “not ready for the solution,” asserting that Geneva agreement was the only […]

Continue Reading 0

Qatar Leaks: The Business of Foreign Affairs

  British Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne’s cat, sits on a table in a room in Downing Street where a meeting between Britain’s Prime Minister David Cameron and Emir of Qatar Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani was shortly due to take place at 10 Downing Street in central London on 22 January 2013. (Photo: […]

Continue Reading 1

Bashar al-Assad defies the odds

Since the eruption of the unrest in Syria almost two years ago and the predictions of Assad’s downfall have begun. Many gave ultimatums of two months or three months or the beginning of the year, but Assad appears to have defied all these odds and now is perceived as being even in a stronger position […]

Continue Reading 1

Saudi Arabia and Bahrain: the Arab springs mainstream media chose to minimise

<The violent crackdown on protesters by Saudi-backed police have started again in Bahrain last week, in a repeat of the aggressive reaction the Gulf island state had deployed against the previous street protest, organised by the Shiite majority, on 23 December. On that occasion, the crowds had taken to the streets demanding the resignation of […]

Continue Reading 0
Bush Era—Obama Era Latuff, 2009

Jordan: Arab Spring Key Battle

Imagine that you are a British soldier in October 1942, on the eve of the Second Battle of El Alamein, northern Egypt. The war has been going on for years; nobody knows for how long it will continue, perhaps for decades. You have been facing the invincible Nazi army. A few months before, on the […]

Continue Reading 0

Hezbollah leader delivers speech over Syria situation

Hezbollah’s Secretary General Sayyed Hasan Nasrallah once again voiced his support for a political solution to the Syrian unrest. Speaking during a graduation ceremony in Beirut, Nasrallah said the situation in Syria was not a case of the people against the government. Rather he depicted the situation as a government backed by a significant segment […]

Continue Reading 12

Despite Gaza’s courage under fire Hamas puts a brake on the Palestinian ambition

I posted the article of brother Stuart Littlewood, and read the comments on it on deLiberation. With full appreciation for Stuart Littlewood, and all pro-Palestine activists, journalists, writers and thinkers Idisagree with Stu, and this is not the first time. On  05. Sep, 2010, Stuart called:  Hamas, don’t blow this chance. “Instead of hurling threats of more violence, which only serve […]

Continue Reading 0

Hague on Syria

the following speech was made on Friday 10th August 2012 by William Hague, the British Minister for Illegal Wars of Aggression. it represents official UK policy. since deLiberation readers like the truth warts’n’all i have used a QNN to disambiguate some of the polite set phrases employed by Mr Hague for the purpose of addressing […]

Continue Reading 9
Tuareg

Resisting Israel in Africa: Tuareg Berbers of the Maghreb

PART 2 OF 4 IN A SERIES OF REPORTS ON LIBYA 401 B.C:  Xenophon’s ‘Anabasis’ (‘The Expedition Uphill’) recounts his epic journey as one of 10,000 Greek soldiers fighting for Persian prince Cyrus The Younger, in the civil war to seize the crown from his brother Shah Artaxerxes II. The Greco-Persian army won many battles, […]

Continue Reading 0

Assad to RT: ‘I’m not Western puppet – I live and die in Syria’ (EXCLUSIVE)

In an exclusive interview with RT, President Bashar Assad said that the conflict in Syria is not a civil war, but proxy terrorism involving Syrians and foreign fighters. He also accused the Turkish president of eyeing Syria with imperial ambitions. Assad told RT that the West creates enemy scapegoats – from communism to Islam to […]

Continue Reading 4

Flooding Syria with Foreign Arms: A View from Damascus

 Flooding Syria with Foreign Arms: A View from Damascus Franklin Lamb Damacus Local Editor  Across Syria these days, one is able to examine massive evidence that this ancient civilization, the historic bastion of nationalist Arabism and since the 1948 Nabka, an essential pillar of the growing culture of Resistance to the Zionist occupation of Palestine, […]

Continue Reading 1

Hamayreh: Sheikh Hamad: ahlan wasahlan (welcome to Palestine)

Hamayreh: Sheikh Hamad: ahlan wasahlan (welcome to Palestine)   UpdatedHamayerh claims that he wirites from occupied Jerusalem. If true, Hamayreh is a mossad agent, holding a VIP pass, to move from Dura, Al-khalil to Jeusalem.In his latest comment in the sectarian PIC, he claimed: “It was…Qatar that rolled the sleeves up, hastening to the rescue […]

Continue Reading 4