Category Archives: Middle East

Iraqi Military Helicopter Shot Down by Islamic State Militants


Islamic State militants have shot down an Iraqi military helicopter using a rocket launcher, it has been reported. The pilot and co-pilot of the Mi-35 aircraft were killed when the helicopter was brought down between the towns of Beiji and … Continue reading

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Yemen: An interview with Houthi leader Mohammed Al Bukhatii.


Al Jazeera: When will the Houthis withdraw from the capital? Mohammed al-Bukhaiti:We will only do this when the government is formed. We have made it clear in the agreement that we will do so once there is a government that … Continue reading

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Saudi Arabia warns Yemen violence could threaten global security


DUBAI (Reuters) – Saudi Arabia has said “unprecedented challenges” facing Yemen since Shi’ite Muslim rebels took over the capital could threaten international security, and called for swift action to deal with instability in its southern neighbor. The world’s largest oil … Continue reading

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Golan Heights: New flashpoint in Syria war? – Middle East – Al Jazeera English


Quneitra crossing, occupied Golan Heights -In this area of Israeli-occupied Golan Heights, Salman Fakheraldeen stood atop an empty military bunker and watched from afar as a battle raged between Syrian government military forces and anti-regime rebel fighters on the other … Continue reading

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‘ISIS cannot be defeated by bombs: Chelsea Mannings


WikiLeaks source Chelsea Manning believes military action won’t destroy the Islamic State, and thinks that the United States and its allies should attempt to disrupt the militants into self-destruction through containment. “Based on my experience as an all-source analyst in … Continue reading

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Why Does ISIS Fit In So Perfectly With The PNAC Plan?


Here are some simple burning questions whose answers can only be described by the globalist plans for a new world order. These questions strike at the root of the question all of humanity is asking: Who is ISIS? 1. Where … Continue reading

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How the world responded to Obama’s Islamic State speech


From Tehran to Berlin, commentators are chewing over President Barack Obama’s speech last night on fighting the self-named Islamic State (IS). And while the prospect of expanded US intervention in the Middle East alarms some, he gets plaudits from others … Continue reading

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A tale of two hospitals: One in Israel, one in Gaza


If you want to judge a nation, look at how it treats its most vulnerable civilians. Hospitals are a good place to start. Al-Shifa, the largest hospital in Gaza, is housed in a converted British army barracks. Some 126 miles … Continue reading

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Benedict Cumberbatch on ‘terrifying’ Isis: ‘You can’t kill an idea with bombs’


In the fictional role ofSherlock Holmes, Benedict Cumberbatch would be one of the first intellectuals an equally fictional government would turn to for advice on tackling terrorism. In real life? Perhaps not so much. But the actor has nevertheless unveiled … Continue reading

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Videos of I.S execucution of U.S journalists is morphed


A report by Al Jazeera News channel has called the executions of two US journalists James Foley and Steven Sotloff as “Hollywood” casting, saying they could be used as a pretext for a Western intervention in Syria. The report — … Continue reading

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