Why the World is Ignoring the War in Yemen
- Vijay Prashad
The suffering in Yemen will not stop unless the West stops supporting Saudi Arabia with arms and tacit consent.
Shahid Atiqullah, Tlaxcala
On October 8, a warplane from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia fired on the funeral of Yemeni interior minister ...
Kashmir & Palestine: Both Occupied, Both Victims Of The Military-Industrial Complex
- Kit O’Connell
The struggle for liberation of both Palestinian and Kashmiri people began in the late 1940s during the waning days of British colonialism.
A woman walks on a road dotted with bricks and stones after a protest during curfew in Srinagar, Indian occupied ...
It's Time to End the U.S.-Saudi Arabia Special Relationship
- Vijay Prashad
Obama is clearly irritated that foreign-policy orthodoxy compels him to treat Saudi Arabia as an ally
Sitting with Jeffery Goldberg of The Atlantic in 2016, US President Barack Obama offered his frustrations with Saudi Arabia. Here was a theocratic ...
The US is Quietly Helping Saudi Arabia Wage a Devastating Aerial Campaign in Yemen
- Sarah Leah Whitson سارة ليا ويتسن
One week before the Brussels terrorist attacks, a Saudi-led coalition bombed a market in Mastaba, Yemen. Although more people died in Mastaba than in Brussels — 106 versus 34 — the media and the international community in general ignored ...
Kerry’s sorrows are unspeakable
- MK Bhadrakumar
The United States has called for trying Russia for committing war crimes in Syria. The Secretary of state John Kerry said in Washington on Friday, “Russia and the (Syrian) regime owe the world more than an explanation… These are acts that ...
Murder of prominent Jordanian writer Nahed Hattar: Who pulled the trigger?
- Sharmine Narwani شارمين نرواني
On September 25, prominent Jordanian journalist and thinker Nahed Hattar was shot dead at close range by an extremist as he walked into Amman’s Palace of Justice to face trial for “insulting Islam.”
Our blood is one [in the same]" ...
Between Guernica and Aleppo
- Yacov Ben Efrat יעקב בן-אפרת يعقوب بن افرات
For more than a week, Syrian and Russian aircraft have bombarded and terrorized the city of Aleppo, killing men, women and children. Assad ordered an aerial and infantry assault to win the war. Ground troops composed of Iraqi militiamen, the Iranian ...
Who is Fetullah Gulen?
- Jonathan Steele
Latif Erdogan was the leader's second-in-command - now he's convinced that the cleric is behind last week's failed coup bid. Why?
Debate is raging in Turkey over what role, if any, self-exiled Islamic cleric Fetullah Gulen and his throngs ...
The Kurdish question, then and now
- Samir Amin سمير أمين
The political chaos that dominated the scene in the Middle East is expressed among other ways by the violent rise of the Kurdish question. How can we analyse, in these new conditions, the scope of the claim of the Kurds (autonomy? independence? unity?)? ...
Amid An Atmosphere Of Islamophobia, Ibtihaj Muhammad Makes History As First Hijabi On Team USA
- MintPress News
‘I’m hoping we can change direction a little bit and see Muslims in more of a positive light and try to combat the negative imagery that we are shown every day,’ Ibtihaj Muhammad, Team USA’s first hijab-wearing athlete, said ...