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Turkey confirms invasion to Iraq to attack Kurds

September 8th, 2015
Categories: Middle East, War

Link: http://english.pravda.ru/news/world/08-09-2015/131877-turkey-0/

Turkey wages war against the Kurds to conceal their military aid to the Islamic State and to infiltrate into Syria, where they also have their interests in Bashar al-Assad's dethroning.

Amid refugee crisis in Europe, NATO powers prepare war escalation in Syria

September 8th, 2015
Categories: World, Middle East, War

Link: http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2015/09/08/syri-s08.html

As hundreds of thousands of refugees stream into Europe from the Middle East, Africa and the Balkans, NATO powers are preparing to escalate the war in Syria, which has driven millions to flee their homes. Monday, Paris and London announced plans to step up the bombing of Syria, French President François Hollande calling for ouster of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.

Russia sends arms to Syria to fight terror: Official

September 7th, 2015
Categories: World, Middle East, War

Link: http://www.presstv.ir/Detail/2015/09/07/428153/Russia-Syria-Zakharova-Lavrov-Daesh

Russian foreign ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova:"The Russian side has never concealed the fact that it is sending military equipment to the Syrian authorities to help them fight terrorism."

Gaza water shortage catastrophic: ‘We can’t drink, cook or wash with it’ - Video

September 6th, 2015
Categories: Environment, Palestine, Zionism, Middle East, Health

Link: https://www.rt.com/news/314577-gaza-water-shortage-humanitarian/

More than 90 percent of the Gaza Strip’s water is undrinkable. The rest is quickly running out. Much of Gaza’s water is contaminated with sea water.”

Israel to build fence to keep refugees out

September 6th, 2015
Categories: Middle East

Link: http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2015/09/israel-build-fence-refugees-150906125147720.html

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has announced the start of construction of a fence along Israel's border with Jordan after calls for Tel Aviv to take in Syrian refugees.
Netanyahu said he would not allow Israel to be "submerged by a wave of illegal migrants and terrorist activists".

As Yemen assault continues, US announces billion-dollar arms deal with Saudi Arabia

September 5th, 2015
Categories: World, Middle East

Link: http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2015/09/05/saud-s05.html

The Pentagon is in the process of finalizing a $1 billion arms deal with Saudi Arabia for the delivery of a cache of weapons, consisting primarily of missiles to arm the fleet of F-15 fighter jets it had previously purchased from the US.

US warns Russia against more aid to Assad amid new violence

September 5th, 2015
Categories: World, Middle East, War

Link: http://apnews.myway.com/article/20150905/ml--syria-7872368035.html

Anti-government violence erupted Saturday in a southern Syrian province that had largely stayed on the sidelines of the country's civil war. Meanwhile, unconfirmed reports suggesting that Russia was planning to expand its military support for Syrian President Bashar Assad prompted a warning from the U.S. that such actions could lead to a confrontation with coalition forces

‘Political rhetoric, not science’: Greenpeace slams IAEA Fukushima report

September 2nd, 2015
Categories: Environment, World, Middle East, Health

Link: http://www.rt.com/news/314053-greenpeace-criticises-iaea-fukushima/

Greenpeace has lashed out against the conclusions of IAEA’s latest report on the Fukushima disaster, calling the claim that radioactive exposure is “unlikely” to result in increased thyroid cancer risk in children a political rhetoric rather than science.

Petraeus: Use Al Qaeda Fighters to Beat ISIS

September 1st, 2015
Categories: Middle East, War

Link: http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2015/08/31/petraeus-use-al-qaeda-fighters-to-beat-isis.html

David Petraeus former CIA Director, former commander of U.S. forces in Iraq and Afghanistan has been quietly urging U.S. officials to consider using so-called moderate members of al Qaeda’s Nusra Front to fight ISIS in Syria.

Australia tells Europe: Join ISIS strikes & you’ll solve your migrant problems

August 31st, 2015
Categories: World, Middle East, War

Link: https://www.rt.com/news/313888-australia-strikes-isis-europe/

Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop has called for more European countries to join airstrikes against Islamic State, claiming that bombing will relieve the refugee crisis, said 40 percent of refugees trying to enter Europe are from Syria, suggesting additional strikes would help reduce that number. Australia has not agreed to an US request to expand its own operations against jihadists into Syria

Old Soviet Missile Makes Easy Work of US M1 Abrams Tank (VIDEO)

August 31st, 2015
Categories: Middle East, War

Link: http://sputniknews.com/middleeast/20150831/1026381040/fagot-abrams-missile.html

A Saudi-led ground operation in Yemen, involving US-made Abrams M1 tanks, immediately resulted in the loss of armored vehicles. The video shows what are said to be Houthi rebels in Yemen using old Soviet-designed Fagot anti-tank guided missiles to destroy American-made, Saudi Arabian-owned and operated Abrams M1 main battle tanks.

Hamas shows off rebuilt Gaza tunnels in new video

August 30th, 2015
Categories: World, Middle East

Hamas released a video on Wednesday apparently showing renewed cross-border tunnel infrastructure in the Gaza Strip as well as a range of military equipment and techniques for targeting IDF forces.

Syrian War-Islamic State (ISIS) Creation Timeline

August 29th, 2015
Categories: World, Middle East, War

Link: http://www.globalresearch.ca/syrian-war-islamic-state-isis-creation-timeline/5472680

Newly discovered documents show how in 1957 Harold Macmillan and President Dwight Eisenhower approved a CIA-MI6 plan to stage fake border incidents as an excuse for an invasion by Syria’s pro-western neighbours, and then to “eliminate” the most influential triumvirate in Damascus.” “More importantly, Syria also had control of one of the main oil arteries of the Middle East, the pipeline which connected pro-western Iraq’s oilfields to Turkey.”

Palestine women overpower Israel soldier bare-handed, rescue boy: Photos

August 28th, 2015
Categories: Palestine, Zionism, Middle East

Link: http://www.presstv.ir/Detail/2015/08/28/426748/Palestine-women-fearlessly-overpower-Israel-soldier-boy

Israeli soldier tried to arrest a Palestinian boy with a broken arm. Following the attack, the Palestinian women present at the scene courageously rushed to stop the Israeli soldier and rescued the boy.

Deliberate Targeting of Water Sources Worsens Misery for Millions of Syrians

August 26th, 2015
Categories: Middle East, War

Link: http://www.ipsnews.net/2015/08/deliberate-targeting-of-water-sources-worsens-misery-for-millions-of-syrians/

UNICEF blasted parties to the conflict for deliberately targeting the water supply, adding that it has recorded 18 intentional water cuts in Aleppo in 2015 alone.

US lawmaker asks military aid to ‘Israel’ be halted

August 25th, 2015
Categories: World, Zionism, Middle East, War, Politics

Link: http://www.daysofpalestine.com/news/us-lawmaker-asks-military-aid-israel-halted/

US congresswoman Representative Betty McCollum urged State Department officials to determine whether the killing of the teens was in violation of the Leahy Act a US human rights law that prohibits the State and Defence departments from providing military assistance to foreign military units that violate human rights with impunity.

Majority of Child Casualties in Yemen Caused by Saudi-Led Airstrikes

August 25th, 2015
Categories: Middle East, War

Link: http://www.ipsnews.net/2015/08/majority-of-child-casualties-in-yemen-caused-by-saudi-led-airstrikes/

Of the 402 children killed in Yemen since the escalation of hostilities in March 2015, 73 percent were victims of Saudi coalition-led airstrikes, a United Nations official said Monday.

Airstrikes kill 41 Kurdish fighters, Turkish military says

August 25th, 2015
Categories: Middle East, War

Turkish airstrikes killed 41 fighters from the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) in Iraq's Qandil Mountains and in southeastern Turkey, the Turkish military said Tuesday.

Syria Shoots Down Israeli Warplane F-16 Bomber, Using Russian S-300 Air Defense System

August 25th, 2015
Categories: Middle East, War

Link: http://www.thetruthseeker.co.uk/?p=120610

Fars News Agency (FNA) also confirmed the Israeli attacks and the shooting down of an Israeli fighter plane violating the Arab country’s air space.

Palestinian President Abbas resigns from PLO leader ship

August 22nd, 2015
Categories: News, Middle East

Link: http://www.presstv.ir/Detail/2015/08/22/425912/Abbas-Palestine-plo-resigns

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has resigned from his post as head of the Palestine Liberation Organization's (PLO) Executive Committee. Over half of the 18-member committee also stepped down along with Abbas, AFP quoted a PLO official, Wassel Abu Yussef, as saying on Saturday, without elaborating further.

U.S. Provides Cover for Use of Banned Weapons in Yemen

August 21st, 2015
Categories: World, Middle East, War

Link: http://www.ipsnews.net/2015/08/u-s-provides-cover-for-use-of-banned-weapons-in-yemen/

United States legitimising the use of cluster bombs – banned by an international convention – by Saudi Arabia and its allies in Yemen. U.S. State Department spokesman John Kirby told reporters: “If used appropriately, there are end-use regulations regarding the use of them. When used appropriately and according (to) those end-use rules, it’s permissible.”

Israel strikes Damascus’ military targets in retaliation for rocket fire by ‘Iran-funded militants’

August 21st, 2015
Categories: Middle East, War

Link: http://www.rt.com/news/312965-israeli-strikes-syria-confirmed/

Israel has pounded with artillery and launched airstrikes against 14 Syrian military positions in Golan Heights, holding Damascus responsible for failing to prevent a rocket attack on Israeli territory which the IDF pinned on an “Iran funded Islamic Jihad” group.

'Yemen After 5 Months Looks Like Syria After 5 Years': Red Cross Chief

August 20th, 2015
Categories: World, Middle East, War

Link: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/yemen-looks-like-syria_55d5e7f3e4b055a6dab3163e?kvcommref=mostpopular

United Nations: The war in Yemen has pushed the country to the brink of famine, with both commercial food imports and aid deliveries held up by the fighting and millions of hungry women and children facing possible starvation. 1.5 million people are internally displaced.

Who's the Real Troublemaker in the Middle East?

August 20th, 2015
Categories: News, Middle East, War

Link: http://www.truth-out.org/opinion/item/32444-who-s-the-real-troublemaker-in-the-middle-east

Oddly, when the candidates complain about the "evil forces of radical Islam" or trouble in the Middle East, they never seem to mention Saudi Arabia. In 2011, Saudi tanks invaded neighboring Bahrain and brutally crushed that nation's budding pro-democracy movement. Two years later, the Saudis backed a coup in Egypt that killed over 1,000 people and saw over 40,000 political dissidents thrown into squalid prisons.

U.S. Official: Saudis Have Used Cluster Bombs in Yemen

August 19th, 2015
Categories: World, Middle East, War

Link: http://www.usnews.com/news/articles/2015/08/19/us-official-saudis-have-used-cluster-bombs-in-yemen

The U.S. knows the Saudi government has employed cluster bombs in its ongoing war against Shiite Muslim rebels in neighboring Yemen, but has done little if anything to stop the use of the indiscriminate and deadly weapons during what has become a human rights catastrophe in one of the Arab world's poorest countries.

The world after the Washington/Teheran agreement

August 17th, 2015
Categories: News, Middle East

Link: http://www.voltairenet.org/article188459.html

The cease-fire decreed between the United States and Iran redefines the conflicts in the Near East and moves the war towards the Black Sea. Even though it is yet too soon to predict the way in which the rivalry between Riyadh and Teheran will evolve, and also what will become of Turkey, it is already clear that we are moving towards peace in Yemen and Syria.

The Islamist Revolution

August 16th, 2015
Categories: World, Middle East, War

Link: http://www.paulcraigroberts.org/2015/08/16/islamist-revolution/

One question is: Can the Islamist Revolution unleashed by Washington be contained? Or have Washington and its NATO vassals killed so many Muslims and destroyed so many countries and institutions that there is nothing left to organize against the Revolution? If this is the case, then Russia and Iran are making a fundamental strategic mistake by cooperating with Washington against the Islamist Revolution. Instead, Russia and Iran should unite with the Revolution against the hated West.

The “New Thirty Years War” in the Middle East: A Western Policy of Chaos?

August 15th, 2015
Categories: News, Middle East, War

Link: http://www.globalresearch.ca/the-new-thirty-years-war-in-the-middle-east-a-western-policy-of-chaos/5469351

The Middle East has been in a state of chaos for years now, with each passing year bringing a new wave of instability, carnage and human suffering to the people of the region. From Afghanistan to Iraq, Libya to Syria, Western foreign policy has directly caused or exacerbated much of the chaos we see in the region today and has contributed to a growing trend of instability.

How Global Real Estate Giant Profits from Stolen Palestinian Land

August 13th, 2015
Categories: World, Palestine, Middle East

Link: http://www.globalresearch.ca/how-global-real-estate-giant-remax-profits-from-stolen-palestinian-land/5468990

US-based multinational RE/MAX is marketing properties in illegal Jews-only settlements built on stolen Palestinian land such as Ariel, near Salfit in the West Bank. Keren Manor/ActiveStills

Putin Issues Ultimatum, Threatens War Over Erdogan’s Support of ISIS

August 6th, 2015
Categories: News, Middle East, War

Link: http://www.thetruthseeker.co.uk/?p=119694

Russian President Vladimir Putin in a meeting with the Turkish Ambassador issued a verbal ultimatum calling for an immediate end to Turkey’s support for ISIS and violations of Syria’s sovereignty. In doing to, Putin has drawn a red line over Syria, after weeks of escalating NATO moves against that beleaguered nation.

US, allies to blame for terror spread in ME: Zarif

August 6th, 2015
Categories: News, Middle East, War

Link: http://www.presstv.ir/Detail/2015/08/06/423499/Zarif-response-US-threat

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has blamed the United States and its allies in the Middle East for the spread of extremism and terrorism in the region. The tactless policies and measures of the US and its allies, particularly Israel, have brought nothing but war, destruction and extremism for the Middle East and around the world, Iran’s Foreign Ministry website quoted Zarif as saying on Thursday.

British SAS Special Forces ‘Dressed Up As ISIS Rebels’ Fighting Assad in Syria

August 5th, 2015
Categories: News, Middle East, War

Link: http://www.infiniteunknown.net/2015/08/05/british-sas-special-forces-dressed-up-as-isis-rebels-fighting-assad-in-syria/

On August 2, Britain’s Sunday Express newspaper headlined “SAS dress as ISIS fighters in undercover war on jihadis,” saying: “More than 120 members belonging to the elite regiment are currently in the war-torn country” covertly “dressed in black and flying ISIS flags,” engaged in what’s called Operation Shader – attacking Syrian targets on the pretext of combatting ISIS.

Saudi Arabia on track to beat annual record of 192 executions

August 4th, 2015
Categories: News, Middle East

Link: http://www.rt.com/news/311521-saudi-arabia-execution-110/

A man has been beheaded in Saudi Arabia, bringing the total number of executions in the Kingdom to 110 for the year so far. This is already a 26-percent increase on the number of people put to death in 2014.

Putin Issues Ultimatum, Threatens War Over Erdogan’s Support of ISIS

August 4th, 2015
Categories: News, World, Middle East, War

Link: http://www.veteranstoday.com/2015/08/04/putin-issues-ultimatum-threatens-war-over-erdogans-support-of-isis/

Russian President Vladimir Putin in a meeting with the Turkish Ambassador issued a verbal ultimatum calling for an immediate end to Turkey’s support for ISIS and violations of Syria’s sovereignty. In doing to, Putin has drawn a red line over Syria, after weeks of escalating NATO moves against that beleaguered nation.

Taking sides in Syrian civil war? Obama authorizes airstrikes ‘to defend’ US-trained rebels

August 4th, 2015
Categories: News, World, Middle East, War

Link: https://www.rt.com/news/311429-obama-airstrikes-syria-rebels/

The US president has reportedly authorized the Air Force to protect Syrian rebels trained by Washington to fight against Islamic State by bombing any force attacking them, including Syrian regular troops. Thus the US may become involved in the Syrian civil war on the rebel side.

Obama’s “Regime Change” Strategy: How US Allies Aid Al Qaeda in Syria

August 4th, 2015
Categories: News, Middle East, War

Link: http://www.globalresearch.ca/obamas-regime-change-strategy-how-us-allies-aid-al-qaeda-in-syria/5467298

The dirty secret about the Obama administration’s “regime change” strategy in Syria is that it amounts to a de facto alliance with Al Qaeda’s Nusra Front which is driving toward a possible victory with direct and indirect aid from Saudi Arabia, Turkey and Israel, as Daniel Lazare explains.

Despite bombing, Islamic State is no weaker than a year ago

July 31st, 2015
Categories: News, Middle East, War

Link: http://bigstory.ap.org/article/990c86ba77604586a8a9e1bf5396cec1/despite-bombing-islamic-state-no-weaker-year-ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — After billions of dollars spent and more than 10,000 extremist fighters killed, the Islamic State group is fundamentally no weaker than it was when the U.S.-led bombing campaign began a year ago, American intelligence agencies have concluded.

NATO backs Turkish/US regime-change offensive in Syria

July 29th, 2015
Categories: Middle East

Link: http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2015/07/29/turk-j29.html

NATO gave President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan unanimous support for Turkey joining the US-led military offensive against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), which is being used as a cover to escalate Washington’s intervention against the Syrian regime of President Bashar al-Assad.

Turkey’s Political Influence Felt as Washington Turns Its Back on Kurds Fighting ISIS

July 29th, 2015
Categories: News, Middle East, War

Link: https://firstlook.org/theintercept/2015/07/29/turkeys-american-lobbyists-work-defeat-military-aid-isis/

Some of the most successful fighters against the Islamic State are being isolated and attacked by America’s new favorite ally in the region. Kurdish militias are achieving the stated goals of the Obama administration — to “degrade and ultimately destroy” ISIS — as well or better than any other fighting force. From Kobane to the recent liberation of Tel Abyad, Kurdish militias have won hard-fought victories against ISIS fighters in Syria, while preventing the advance of ISIS into northern Iraq.

Explosion hits Iran-Turkey gas pipeline: Report

July 29th, 2015
Categories: Middle East

Link: http://www.presstv.ir/Detail/2015/07/28/422161/Explosion-Iran-Turkey-gas-pipeline

The suspected sabotage attack took place in the Doğubeyazıt district, 15 kilometers from border with Iran. No one has claimed responsibility for the blast."The explosion caused a fire breakout. After repairing the gas flow will resume."

Turkey Calls Emergency NATO Meeting; 'No-Fly Zone' On The Horizon?

July 27th, 2015
Categories: Middle East

Link: http://www.activistpost.com/2015/07/turkey-calls-emergency-nato-meeting-no.html

As Turkey continues to bomb alleged ISIS targets in Syria and Kurdish targets in Iraq, it has now taken yet another step toward its goal of establishing a “buffer zone” and “no-fly zone” over Syria. Turkey has called an emergency NATO meeting scheduled to take place on Tuesday.

IDF calling up hundreds of thousands for emergency-readiness war drills

July 27th, 2015
Categories: Middle East

Link: http://www.rt.com/news/310833-idf-israel-military-drills/

Large-scale military drills have been launched in Israel with the aim of testing the IDF’s readiness to go into emergency mode. Hundreds of thousands of reserve soldiers are involved in testing the system.

Turkey, US agree on no-fly zone over Syria: Turkish Hurriyet daily

July 24th, 2015
Categories: Middle East

Link: http://www.presstv.ir/Detail/2015/07/24/421691/Turkey-US-Syria-nofly-zone-Erdogan-Davutoglu-ISIL

An agreement reached between Turkey and the United States on what they call cooperation against the ISIL terrorist group also includes establishing a no-fly zone over the Arab country.

Israel Gives Jordan Helicopters to Combat ISIL

July 24th, 2015
Categories: Middle East

Link: http://sputniknews.com/middleeast/20150725/1025022356.html

Israel gave 16 AH-1 Cobra attack helicopters to Jordan to prevent militants from spilling across border. Israel had two squadrons of Cobra helicopters provided by United States. Ideal for aerial surveillance, ground troop cover fire, both squadrons disbanded by Israeli Air Force in favor of the Apache.

Former Obama Adviser: Give Israel B-52 Bombers to Deter Iran

July 20th, 2015
Categories: Middle East

Link: http://sputniknews.com/middleeast/20150718/1024767682.html

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu one of most vocal opponents of the Iran nuclear deal. To allay his concerns, Ambassador Dennis Ross former top advisor to President Obama has recommended providing Israel with B-52 bunker-busting bombers.

Why Exactly Is the US at War in Yemen?

July 20th, 2015
Categories: Middle East

Link: http://www.truth-out.org/opinion/item/31954-why-exactly-is-the-us-at-war-in-yemen

United States waging war in six Middle East countries Iraq, Afghanistan, Syria, Somalia, Libya, and Yemen; include training the local army, using drones to attack, providing weapons, logistical support to one side side or the other, sending in American combat troops, sometimes all of the above. None of the countries poses a threat to national security, least of all Yemen, one of the poorest countries in the world. .

Saudi Arabia sends Special Forces into Yemen: Report

July 17th, 2015
Categories: Middle East

Link: http://www.presstv.ir/Detail/2015/07/17/420698/Saudi-Special-Forces-Yemen-fugitive-officials

Saudi Arabia has reportedly sent Special Forces into Yemen under the pretext of escorting some fugitive former Yemeni officials back into its war-torn southern neighbor. Friday, Saudi strikes reportedly hit an airbase near Yemeni capital Sana’a International Airport.

Netanyahu vs. UN: Israeli PM slams UNHRC after its report ratified

July 4th, 2015
Categories: Middle East

Link: http://rt.com/news/271600-netanyahu-unhrc-report-ratified/

Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu attacked UN Human Rights Council following a UNHRC report, which presented evidence of war crimes committed by Israel and Hamas in summer of 2014, urges implementation of report’s recommendations, calls for prosecution of Israeli officials responsible for alleged violations. Netanyahu: UN Human Rights Council is not really interested in human rights.”

Egyptian air force bombs Sinai after heavy clashes with ISIS affiliate

July 3rd, 2015
Categories: Middle East

Link: http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2015/07/03/egyp-j03.html

Egyptian air force launched airstrikes at members of Islamist opposition groups in Sinai Peninsula 23 dead, Egyptian army troops conducted house-to-house raids in Sinai town of Sheikh Zuweid,pilots flying US-made Apache helicopter gunships continued to pound targets in the town.

Turkey threatens to launch military intervention in Syria

July 3rd, 2015
Categories: Middle East

Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu says his country would not hesitate to launch a military intervention in Syria in case of what he referred to as a potential threat to Turkey’s “security.” Turkey has deployed additional forces and equipment along its border with Syria.

US Intervention Will Only Make Middle Eastern Turmoil Worse

July 1st, 2015
Categories: Middle East

Link: http://original.antiwar.com/eland/2015/06/30/us-intervention-will-only-make-middle-eastern-turmoil-worse/

U.S. government dealt setbacks in five of the seven Islamic countries its military has attacked or invaded; Syria, Iraq, Afghanistan, Libya, and Yemen. Pakistan and Somalia, situation remains extremely unstable. Hezbollah, al Qaeda, or ISIS rarely attack for no reason.During the Cold War, United States fueled Islamist jihadism to battle communism. Interventions made things worse through unintended consequences, American targets for retaliatory attacks.

Yemen's Ansarullah, allied forces storm Saudi base in Dhahran al-Janub

July 1st, 2015
Categories: Middle East

Link: http://www.presstv.com/Detail/2015/07/01/418369/yemen-saudi-houthi-ansarullah-dhahran-aljanub

Saudi warplanes launched airstrikes in several locations in the western province of Hajjah, nearby al-Haz, principal town of Jawf province, also bombarded by Saudi fighter jets. Dhaher district of Sa'ada province, a Yemeni civilian reportedly killed, a number of others injured by Saudi artillery shells.

Turkish Opposition Party Warns Against Military Intervention in Syria

June 30th, 2015
Categories: Middle East

Link: http://sputniknews.com/middleeast/20150630/1024047088.html

Turkey's opposition Republican People's Party (CHP), called on the government to avoid military intervention in Syria, urged Ankara to hold talks with the Syrian government to find a peaceful solution to the armed conflict in the country.

Israel cabinet approves new barrier along Jordan border

June 29th, 2015
Categories: Middle East

Link: http://www.presstv.com/Detail/2015/06/29/418041/Palestine-Israel-Jordan-security-unrest-migrants

The office of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu claimed on Monday the fence will be erected to prevent the entry of illegal migrants and terrorists. Israel has also erected other separation barriers through occupied West Bank, Egyptian border, through Syria's Israeli-occupied Golan Heights; also erected barriers along the Gaza Strip and Lebanon.

3 killed in Saudi airstrikes in northwest Yemen

June 28th, 2015
Categories: Middle East

Link: http://www.presstv.ir/Detail/2015/06/28/417898/Yemen-Saudi-Arabia-Saada-

Three people, including a child killed after Saudi warplanes targeted the area, no report on number of injured or material damage. Earlier in the day, Saudi fighter jets targeted a residential area, destroyed two schools in the district of Saqayn injuring a woman.

UNSC calls on Saudi Arabia to lift Yemen blockade

June 25th, 2015
Categories: Middle East

Link: http://www.presstv.ir/Detail/2015/06/25/417510/UNSC-Saudi-Arabia-Yemen-blockade

The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) urged Saudi Arabia to lift its blockade on Yemen, stressing that ships carrying food, fuel and other vital supplies must be permitted to enter ports in Yemen which is on the brink of famine; "an urgent need for ongoing commercial supplies to enter Yemen as a humanitarian imperative."

Israel Attacks Syrian Army Base in Suwayda

June 19th, 2015
Categories: Middle East

Link: http://english.farsnews.com/newstext.aspx?nn=13940328000719

Claims are raised Israel is everyday increasing its assistance and supports for the terrorist groups in Syria, sraeli forces have moved hundreds of terrorists wounded while fighting the Syrian army and people, in clear violation of the UN and Security Council resolutions.

Israel threatens military intervention in Syria's civil war

June 19th, 2015
Categories: Middle East

Link: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/middleeast/israel/11681860/Israel-threatens-military-intervention-in-Syrias-civil-war.html

Benjamin Netanyahu, Israel's prime minister, has issued a veiled threat to intervene directly in Syria's civil war for the first time, after Syrian rebels surrounded a village occupied by the Druze minority close to the border,said he had given "instructions to do what is necessary."

Israel Furious that UN Report on Israel Mentions Israel So Much

June 19th, 2015
Categories: Middle East

Link: http://antiwar.com/blog/2015/06/18/israel-furious-that-un-report-on-israel-mentions-israel-so-much/

UN issued a recent report on violence against children in warzones worldwide, and was facing intense US and Israeli pressure not to mention Israel in this, despite the large death toll among children in last summer’s Israeli invasion of Gaza. In the end, they didn’t mention Israel in that official report, but released a separate report about Israel.

Tens of Israeli, Saudi Officers Killed in Yemen Missile Attacks

June 18th, 2015
Categories: Middle East

Link: http://english.farsnews.com/newstext.aspx?nn=13940327001517

"The Ansarullah fighters backed by the Yemeni army hit Amir Khalid airbase in Khamees al-Mushait region in Southern Saudi Arabia with a scud missile and several Najm al-Saqeb (Striking Star) missiles last week, killing over 20 senior Israeli officers and 63 Saudi military men and capturing 35 others," Mehdi Nasser al-Bashi told FNA on Wednesday.

Syrian refugees pushed away from Turkish border

June 13th, 2015
Categories: Middle East

Link: http://www.presstv.com/Detail/2015/06/13/415679/Turkey-Syria-refugees-Turkish-Syrian-border

Thousands of Syrian refugees trying to enter Turkey repelled by Turkish border guards as clashes flare up between Syrian Kurds and the ISIL Takfiri terrorists over control of a town on Syrian-Turkish border. Turkish forces used water cannon, fired warning shots to disperse massing refugees.

Former US President Bush Calls for 'Boots on the Ground' in Syria, Iraq

June 13th, 2015
Categories: Middle East

Link: http://sputniknews.com/middleeast/20150613/1023329505.html

Breakthrough in the fight against Islamic State seizing Syria and Iraq is impossible without a ground operation. History will show that al-Qaeda in Iraq was defeated, after he decided to send more troops to the Middle East country instead of withdrawing them during US invasion in 2003; former US President George W. Bush said in an interview with Israel Hayom newspaper Friday.

Israel Enraged With US Over Advanced Arms Supplies to Arab States

June 10th, 2015
Categories: Middle East

Link: http://sputniknews.com/military/20150610/1023149978.html

Israeli Defense Minister Moshe Yaalon raised concerns the United States' move to supply various Gulf Arab states with arms as a counterweight to Iran could weaken Israel's own US-backed regional military dominance.

China forbids its construction workers from building Israeli settlements – report

June 9th, 2015
Categories: Middle East

Link: http://rt.com/news/266068-israel-china-builders-settlements/

Israel’s talks on migrant workers with China deadlocked due to Beijing refusing to allow its citizens to participate in construction of settlements in the occupied West Bank. “We are negotiating with China for an agreement on the arrival of thousands of additional workers," an unnamed government official said.

Israel tests ‘dirty’ bombs in Negev desert

June 8th, 2015
Categories: Middle East

Link: http://wakeupfromyourslumber.com/israel-tests-dirty-bombs-in-negev-desert/

Israel carried carried out tests in the Negev desert in order to gauge out the repercussions and damage caused by an explosion of a “dirty” radiological bomb by enemy forces, according to the Israeli daily Haaretz. A dirty bomb combines radiological materials with other more standard explosives.

Israel’s Clandestine Alliance with Gulf Arab States is Going Public

June 6th, 2015
Categories: Middle East

Link: http://www.commondreams.org/news/2015/06/06/israels-clandestine-alliance-gulf-arab-states-going-public

Israel and the Gulf states shared an interest in countering what they saw as rising Iranian influence in the Middle East. While the two sides sparred in public they enjoyed “good personal relations” behind closed doors Gulf Arabs still “not ready to do publicly what they say in private.”

US-backed war on Yemen leaves 20 million without food, water, medical care

June 6th, 2015
Categories: Middle East

Link: http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2015/06/06/yeme-j06.html

The US-backed war against Yemen has left 20 million people—nearly 80 percent of the country’s population facing a humanitarian disaster, without access to adequate food, water and medical care; United Nations.

Finance Ministry warns: Israel heading for Greek-style fiscal tragedy

June 4th, 2015
Categories: Middle East

Link: http://www.haaretz.com/business/.premium-1.659035

Study shows gap between government revenues and spending as country’s population ages and Haredim, Arabs make up a larger part of the population. Long-term demographic projections released by Central Bureau of Statistics two years ago aroused debate about what Israel will look like.

Israel planning false flag attack in US to create war with Iran: Ex-US Senate candidate - Video

June 2nd, 2015
Categories: Middle East

Link: http://www.presstv.ir/Detail/2015/06/02/414052/false-flag-Israel-US-Iran-operation

Israel is preparing to carry out a false flag operation in the United States and will blame it on Iran as a strategy to entangle Washington in a war with Tehran; former US Senate candidate Mark Dankof.

America Sells Israel 32,100 High-Tech Bombs and Missiles. 3 Guesses Why...

May 31st, 2015
Categories: Middle East

Link: http://www.fool.com/investing/general/2015/05/31/us-sells-israel-32100-high-tech-bombs-missiles.aspx?source=eogyholnk0000001

14,500 KMU-556C/B Joint Direct Attack Munitions tail kits, built by Boeing to convert ordinary "dumb" bombs into "smart bombs" guided by GPS. 4,100 GBU-39 Small Diameter, precision GPS-guided glide-bombs. 50 "bunker buster" bombs capable of penetrating through 20 feet of reinforced concrete. 3,000 Hellfire Missiles. 250 Air-to-Air Missiles. 4,500 1,000-lb bombs

Saudis still using cluster bombs against Yemen

May 31st, 2015
Categories: Middle East

Link: http://wakeupfromyourslumber.com/saudis-still-using-cluster-bombs-against-yemen/

Human Rights Watch (HRW) says evidence shows Saudi Arabia has been pounding neighboring Yemen with internationally banned cluster bombs, warning that such attacks are “harming civilians.”

Genocide: NATO Deliberately Destroyed Libya’s Water Infrastructure

May 30th, 2015
Categories: Middle East

Link: http://govtslaves.info/genocide-nato-deliberately-destroyed-libyas-water-infrastructure/

The military targeting of civilian infrastructure, especially of water supplies, is a war crime under the Geneva Conventions, precisely what NATO did in Libya, while blaming the damage on Gaddafi himself. Since then, the country’s water infrastructure and the suffering of its people has only deteriorated further.

US State Department Approves $130Mln Sale of Guided Bombs to UAE

May 30th, 2015
Categories: Middle East

Link: http://sputniknews.com/military/20150530/1022739267.html

US State Department approved sale of 1,600 guided bomb units to the United Arab Emirates worth more than $100 million. Principal contractors will be Boeing and Raytheon; accompanied by repair parts, technical and logistical support.

Israeli F16’s Falling from the Skies over Yemen - Video

May 30th, 2015
Categories: Middle East, War

Link: http://www.veteranstoday.com/2015/05/25/additional-confirmation-of-yemen-nuclear-attack/

This week two F16s shot down over Yemen. Both were types never supplied to an Arab nation, not Saudi Arabia, not anyone. The only “buyer” in the region for that type of plane is Israel. One of these aircraft most likely responsible for dropping the neutron bomb on Yemen a few days ago. Aircraft shot down by an updated BUK system supplied by Russia. Yemen war is now clearly an Israeli war.

Pravda: Saudi-Israeli Nuclear Strike Hits Yemen - Video

May 30th, 2015
Categories: News, Middle East, War

Link: http://www.veteranstoday.com/2015/05/29/pravda-saudi-israeli-nuclear-strike-hits-yemen/

Shocking video reveals proton bombardment from a neutron bomb. Israel is reported to be the one to deploy such neutron bombs. Any doubts about the nuclear attack on Yemen attributed to Israel, as evidenced in two Israeli F16s shot down and forensically identified, are now gone. Forbidden strikes have brought about a storm of worldwide protest. Two Israeli F16's, painted as Saudi, burning on the ground in Yemen.

Israeli air force launches multiple attacks on Gaza Strip

May 26th, 2015
Categories: Middle East

Link: http://www.presstv.com/Detail/2015/05/27/413018/gaza-israel-attack-hamas-islamic-jihad

The Israeli air force has started carrying out attacks on the Gaza Strip, as the Palestinian resistance movements of Hamas and Islamic Jihad deny launching projectiles into Israel.

Turkey, US to provide air protection to Syrian rebels

May 25th, 2015
Categories: Middle East

Link: http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/E/EU_TURKEY_US_SYRIA?SITE=AP&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT

Turkey and the U.S. have agreed in "principle" to provide air protection to Syrian rebels being trained and equipped to fight Islamic State militants, once they enter Syrian territory for battle, Turkey's foreign minister said.

Secret Pentagon Report Reveals US "Created" ISIS As A "Tool" To Overthrow Syria's President Assad

May 24th, 2015
Categories: Middle East

Link: http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2015-05-23/secret-pentagon-report-reveals-us-created-isis-tool-overthrow-syrias-president-assad

US Vice President Joe Biden admitted last year Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Qatar and Turkey funneled hundreds of millions of dollars to Islamist rebels in Syria that metamorphosed into ISIS. Revelation from internal US intelligence document that the US-led coalition supposedly fighting ‘Islamic State’ today, knowingly created ISIS in raises troubling questions about recent government efforts to justify the expansion of state anti-terror powers.

Better Late Than Never? US Admits Civilian Casualties From Syria Airstrikes

May 23rd, 2015
Categories: Middle East

Link: http://sputniknews.com/military/20150522/1022437950.html

The Pentagon has concluded airstrikes against the Khorasan group in November did kill 2 civilians - both children - making this the first acknowledgement of civilian casualties in the region since airstrikes began.

Massive military escalation looms as ISIS advances in Iraq

May 22nd, 2015
Categories: Middle East

Link: http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2015/05/22/isis-m22.html

Fall of Ramadi last weekend 70 miles west of Baghdad, is a major defeat in the campaign against ISIS, with approximately 7,000 Iraqi soldiers completely routed, logical outcome of the developments on the ground in Iraq is the reintroduction of thousands of American combat troops and an escalation of the air campaign.

US To Restock IDF Stores With Bunker Busters, Guided Bombs

May 21st, 2015
Categories: Middle East

Link: http://www.democraticunderground.com/10141099296

US State Department approved a massive sale of bombs and missiles worth $1.897 billion, bunker buster munitions 3,000 Hellfire missiles for air force helicopters, hundreds of GPS and laser-guided bombs and missiles.

Saudi-led coalition resume air strikes in Yemen

May 19th, 2015
Categories: Middle East

Link: http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2015/05/19/yeme-m19.html

Coalition of Arab states led by Saudi Arabia backed by United States resumed its assault against Houthi militia targets throughout Yemen Sunday, following expiration of five-day cease-fire, stated goal of the Saudi-led air war is to reinstate President Abd Rabbuh Monsour Hadi, who fled the country for Riyadh in March, and push back the Houthi militia.

US special forces stage raid into Syria

May 19th, 2015
Categories: Middle East

Link: http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2015/05/18/syri-m18.html

The exact circumstances of the raid may not be known for some time. But the political context in which it takes place suggests a significant escalation by the Obama administration.

Mohamed Morsi, Egypt’s First Freely Elected President, Sentenced to Death

May 17th, 2015
Categories: Middle East

Link: http://wakeupfromyourslumber.com/mohamed-morsi-egypts-first-freely-elected-president-sentenced-to-death/

An Egyptian court sentenced ousted president Mohamed Morsi and more than 100 other defendants to death for their role in a 2011 mass prison break. Morsi, Egypt’s first democratically elected president, ousted by the military in July 2013 after days of street protests by Egyptians demanding he be removed because of his divisive rule.

Saudi coalition advises Yemen civilians to flee

May 11th, 2015
Categories: Middle East

Link: http://wakeupfromyourslumber.com/saudi-coalition-advises-yemen-civilians-to-flee/

A Houthi stronghold near Yemen’s border with Saudi Arabia has been declared a “military target” by the Saudi-led coalition carrying out airstrikes against the Shi’ite rebels who are allied with forces loyal to ousted President Ali Abdullah Saleh.

US begins training new “rebel” army for operations in Syria

May 10th, 2015
Categories: Middle East

Link: http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2015/05/09/syri-m09.html

US soldiers training 100 Syrian fighters in a “secure location” in Jordan in preparation for military intervention in Syria; US Defense Secretary Ashton Carter. Other contingents will soon begin training at camps run by the US military in Saudi Arabia, Turkey and Qatar.

No Human Can Stand Al-Saud’s Criminality against Yemeni Children

May 9th, 2015
Categories: News, Middle East, War, Police State

Link: https://uprootedpalestinians.wordpress.com/2015/05/09/310134/

By inhumanity and unconscionable, Rulers of al-Saud proceed aggression on Yemen. Without mercy and compassion, they go to the extreme in killing innocents of Yemeni nation. The kind of human they belong to is unknown. Their criminality doesn’t resemble any on the Earth.

Syrian Army Ambushes Large Islamist Contingent in As-Sweida; Israeli Weapons Confiscated

May 8th, 2015
Categories: Middle East

Link: http://www.almasdarnews.com/article/syrian-army-ambushes-large-islamist-contingent-in-as-sweida-israeli-weapons-confiscated/

ThursdaySyrian Arab Army’s 5th Armored Division in coordination with National Defense Forces (NDF) and Palestine Liberation Army (PLA)laid a powerful ambush on a large Islamist rebel contingent traveling through the hills of Al-Khalidiyah in the As-Sweida Governorate.
The militants from the Syrian Al-Qaeda group “Jabhat Al-Nusra” and their allies from “Liwaa Al-Yarmouk” and the Free Syrian Army (FSA) were traveling through Al-Khalidiyah to transport Israeli and American manufactured weapons to their fighters in the northern countryside of As-Sweida.

George W. Bush is one of Jeb Bush’s top advisers on Israel

May 8th, 2015
Categories: Middle East

Link: http://rt.com/usa/256741-jeb-bush-george-israel/

Jeb Bush was asked about who advises him on foreign policy and the potential presidential candidate replied that his brother plays a large role in shaping his position on relations with Israel. “What you need to know is that who I listen to when I need advice on the Middle East is George W. Bush,” CNN reported Bush saying.

US-backed Saudi forces dropped cluster bombs on Yemeni villages

May 5th, 2015
Categories: Middle East

Link: http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2015/05/05/yeme-m05.html

US-backed, Saudi-led Arab war coalition War planes dropped illegal cluster munitions on several villages inhabited by thousands of people in northern Yemen; Human Rights Watch found. (HRW) found remnants of BLU 108 canisters, fired from a CBU 105 Sensor Fuzed Weapon.

US warplanes kill dozens of civilians in Syria

May 4th, 2015
Categories: Middle East

Link: http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2015/05/04/syri-m04.html

US airstrikes in Syria killed dozens of civilians in a predominately Arab-populated village in the eastern part of Aleppo province Friday. The death toll was still rising as more bodies were found and missing family members were accounted for.

US sends warships to Strait of Hormuz, claiming Iran threat

May 2nd, 2015
Categories: Middle East

Link: http://collective-evolution.com/

US Navy will deploy new forces to “accompany” US cargo ships passing through the Strait of Hormuz. The strait is one of the most important commercial waterways in the world, controlling the entrance to the Persian Gulf and handling massive flows of seaborne commercial traffic, including one third of seaborne oil.

Yemeni conflict spills into Saudi Arabia

May 1st, 2015
Categories: Middle East

Link: http://www.democraticunderground.com/10141082285

Houthi rebels from Yemen attacked the city of Najran, Saudi Arabia, first assault of Saudi territory since its involvement in the Yemen conflict. Three Saudi troops,"dozens" of Houthi rebels killed, Saudi officials said, as fighting crossed the border late Thursday and entered Najram province, modern city of a quarter million people.

ISIS using weapons made in Israel

April 26th, 2015
Categories: Middle East

Link: http://www.hangthebankers.com/isis-weapons-made-in-israel/

Iraqi volunteer forces, known as Hashid Shaabi, discovered Israeli-made weapons at Islamic State (ISIL) positions in the Iraqi province of Anbar on Thursday, according to Al-Mayadeen television, Fars News Agency reported.

Israel, Gaza Exchange Rocket Fire for First Time Since Year Started

April 24th, 2015
Categories: Middle East

Link: http://sputniknews.com/middleeast/20150424/1021308307.html

Israel Defense Forces shot retaliatory Rocket at northern Gaza after a shell was reportedly fired from there at Israeli Sderot area late on Thursday, for the first time since the beginning of the year, the local media said, no one was hurt.

Billionaire prince to give one Bentley to each Saudi pilot for striking Yemen

April 22nd, 2015
Categories: Middle East

Link: http://www.presstv.com/Detail/2015/04/23/407609/ree-Bentley-Saudi-pilot

According to a Wednesday report by the Daily Mail, late Saudi King Abdullah's nephew Billionaire Saudi Prince al-Waleed bin Talal one of the richest men in the world pledged to reward each of the 100 pilots a free Bentley, a British luxury automobile.

Saudi-led airstrikes resume in Yemen in effort to reverse rebel gains

April 22nd, 2015
Categories: Middle East

Link: http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/middle_east/reports-airstrikes-hit-rebels-in-yemen-despite-bid-for-political-outreach/2015/04/22/cd62340c-e8de-11e4-aae1-d642717d8afa_story.html

A Saudi-led coalition resumed airstrikes in Yemen on Wednesday despite the Saudis’ announcement a day earlier that they would curtail a month-long military campaign against Shiite rebels that has triggered widening disorder.

Ousted Egyptian President Morsi Sentenced to 20 Years in Prison

April 21st, 2015
Categories: Middle East

Link: http://rinf.com/alt-news/politics/ousted-egyptian-president-morsi-sentenced-to-20-years-in-prison/

Ousted Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi, along with 14 other defendants, was sentenced on Tuesday to 20 years in maximum security prison and five years of parole over the killing of demonstrators outside his palace in 2012.

Saudi Arabia Orders Its National Guard To Enter Yemen War

April 21st, 2015
Categories: Middle East

Link: http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2015-04-21/saudi-arabia-orders-its-national-guard-enter-yemen-war

Saudi Arabia's King Salman ordered the Saudi Arabian National Guard, widely regarded as the kingdom's best equipped military ground force, to take part in Riyadh's campaign against Iran-allied Houthi rebels in Yemen. "Military operations in the campaign have so far been carried out by the Royal Saudi Air Force and the Royal Saudi Land Forces.

U.S. Sending Aircraft Carrier to Help Monitor Iranian Ships

April 20th, 2015
Categories: Middle East

Link: http://www.wsj.com/articles/u-s-sending-aircraft-carrier-to-help-monitor-iranian-ships-1429561112

WASHINGTON—The U.S. is sending an aircraft carrier to the Yemeni coast to join a growing fleet of ships keeping watch on an Iranian flotilla that defense officials suspect may be carrying arms for Houthi fighters in Yemen.

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