The High Court has blocked a bid by a former chief of staff of the Iraqi army, General Abdul Wahed Shannan Al Rabbat, to bring a private prosecution against Tony Blair over the 2003 Iraq War, an alleged “crime of aggression” that may have claimed a million lives. Members of the public interviewed by Sputnik have responded negatively to the news.
Recently Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced his readiness to conduct a new military operation in the north of Syria to prevent the emergence of a Kurdish state there. Turkey has already confirmed its seriousness on this issue by the recent air strikes carried out by Ankara at the positions of the Kurds and by […]
…from SouthFront Hay’at Tahrir Al-Sham (HTS), Anjad al-Sham, Jaish al-Nasr, Jaish al-izzah and the Idlib Free Army continued its rapid advance against government forces in northern Hama. The HTS-led forces seized Balhassin, Arzeh, Talat al-Shiha, Khatab, Maardas, Eskandariah and some other points from government troops, mainly local militiamen from the National Defense Forces (NDF). The […]
[Editor’s note: Trump is proving to be very good at making enemies, he has annoyed Mexico and Australia, now he has turned on the USA’s oldest ally – Great Britain. Well, we may be a small, relatively powerless little island, but Her Majesty’s Government is not about to allow a fat, lying, bloviating pussy grabber […]
By Nauman Sadiq for Veterans Today Although people often conflate democracy and liberalism, but there is a fine distinction between politics and culture; a democratic system of governance falls in the category of politics while liberalism, as a value system, falls in the category of culture. When we say that Islam and democracy are inconsistent, […]
Even as the Trump administration attempts to contain an escalating crisis over its surreptitious ties to Russia, another spying crisis is threatening to haul the deputy CIA director into court to expose her role in post-9/11 torture. In a court filing on Tuesday, attorneys for two CIA contract psychologists who helped design the agency’s brutal […]
…from SouthFront The Syrian military announced the formation of a Fifth Attack Troop Corps of volunteers on November 22.The formation will be comprised of several newly formed divisions and brigades that will be structured similar to the other 4 army corps in the Syrian Arab Army. The army plans to recruit from across the country, […]
Polish society has split in two since elections last year, which saw the rise to power of the conservative nationalist Law and Justice Party.
Netanyahu seems to be concerned about the prospect for the new, reunited Syria to appear near Israel. The Israeli Prime Minister is also concerned about the strong influence of Iran in the post-war Syria.
Presidential elections are being held in Austria. Norbert Hofer, representative of the Austrian Freedom Party, who advocates Crimea’s recognition as a Russian one, and abolition of sanctions against Russia, won the elections, gaining almost 37% of the voters.
(Photo: Eric Seals, Eric Seals/Detroit Free Press) WASHINGTON — A U.S. Department of Homeland Security report indicates a 6-month shutdown of the Poe Lock in Sault Ste. Marie, if one occurred, would plunge the nation into recession, closing factories and mines, halting auto and appliance production in the U.S. for most of a year and […]