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Iraq: ISIS Dumped Hundreds in Mass Grave

Iraq: ISIS Dumped Hundreds in Mass Grave

Via Human Rights Watch | - - Security Forces, Prisoners, Women, Among Those Executed (Erbil) – The Islamic State (also known as ISIS) executed and dumped the bodies of possibly hundreds of…
41 Killed in US Attack on Syrian Mosque

41 Killed in US Attack on Syrian Mosque

TeleSur | - - "It was right after prayers at a time when there are usually religious lessons for men in it," one witness told AFP. On Thursday the U.S. government confirmed…
Why the UN branded Israel an Apartheid state

Why the UN branded Israel an Apartheid state

By Juan Cole | (Informed Comment) | - - Note: Apparently the Trump administration at Israeli urging threatened to defund the UN if this report was not withdrawn. The UN Secretary-General caved,…
Israel’s Natural Gas war on Palestinians

Israel’s Natural Gas war on Palestinians

Ma'an News Agency | - - Israel’s occupation of Palestinian territory does not only exist above ground. Since 1967, Israel has systematically colonized Palestinian natural resources and, in the field of hydrocarbons,…