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US Pushing for Extension of Iran Arms Embargo under A Deal It Repudiated!

Waseem Shehzad

Shawwal 09, 14412020-06-01

The Trump regime wants to have it both ways. It repudiated the nuclear deal with Iran yet wants to use its provisions to push for continued sanctions against Iran. Other signatories of the JCPOA as well as members of the Security Council are not enthused by Trump’s antics.

Is The End Nigh for MbS and The Bani Saud?

Yusuf Dhia-Allah

Shawwal 09, 14412020-06-01

It is difficult to sympathize with Mohammad bin Salman (MbS) whose erratic policies have brought the medieval kingdom to the brink of collapse. Will a combination of the pandemic, low oil prices and MbS’ idiotic policies banish the Bani Saud?

Coronavirus Launches 4G/5G War on China

Kevin Barrett

Shawwal 09, 14412020-06-01

Is the US itching for war with China because the latter is making huge economic progress that will leave the US far behind? There is a long history of the US’ false accusations to convince the American public to support wars against perceived enemies.

Will COVID Crisis Prolong US Hegemony, or End It?

Kevin Barrett

Shawwal 09, 14412020-06-01

The US economy has been badly affected by COVID-19 (some analysts have said it was already in the dumps before the virus outbreak). Will it end US global hegemony or prolong it? The jury is still out on this.

Adhan in Ramadan: Islamophobes Conjure up Mythical Fears!

Hayy Yaqzan

Shawwal 09, 14412020-06-01

Islamophobes--Muslims and non-Muslims--come in all colours, sizes and shapes. Their latest target was the permission for Adhan, the Muslim call to prayer, at Maghrib time since all mosques in Canada are under lockdown due to COVID-19. "Muslims are taking over," they screamed!

Terrified of COVID-19, Saudi Royals Go into Hiding!

Yusuf Dhia-Allah

Ramadan 08, 14412020-05-01

Can anyone escape death? The Bani Saud ruling clan thinks it can, by hiding on remote islands to avoid infection by the coronavirus. But what if their time is up; will they be able to escape death?

No Good Deed Goes Unpunished: Mockingbird Media Slams Russia, China, Cuba for Helping Coronavirus Victims

Kevin Barrett

Ramadan 08, 14412020-05-01

Far from appreciating the help China, Russia and Cuba have extended to other countries including the US, the corporate media has embarked on a disinformation campaign to accuse these countries of ulterior motives.

Despite Sanctions, Islamic Iran’s Remarkable Recovery from the Pandemic

Waseem Shehzad

Ramadan 08, 14412020-05-01

Islamic Iran has achieved notable success in the rate of recovery of coronavirus patients. It is among the top two or three countries in the world despite America’s illegal sanctions that have caused much dislocation to its economy.

Central Asia: COVID-19 and the Decline of Oil Prices, a Storm in the Making?

Akhmet Makhmoudov

Ramadan 08, 14412020-05-01

The autocratic regimes in Central Asia and the Caucasus are feeling the heat as a result of the pandemic (that they deny) and the falling oil prices (that they cannot deny). Will the survive the expected storm?

Coronavirus is also a Political Catalyst

Tahir Mustafa

Ramadan 08, 14412020-05-01

The Persian Gulf and the broader Middle East region are undergoing major changes as a result of US failures in coming to the aid of those that had relied on it for support in the past

Hindu Fascists Blame Muslims for COVID-19

Hayy Yaqzan

Ramadan 08, 14412020-05-01

The Modi regime and its fascist stormtroopers blame Muslims for everything that goes wrong in India. The latest accusation is that Muslims have spread the virus in India. Hospitals are refusing to treat Muslim patients and in many instances keeping them in separate wards from the Hindus!

No Iftar Parties in 5-Star Hotels for Pakistani elite? What a Pity!

Zia Sarhadi

Ramadan 08, 14412020-05-01

The pandemic has put paid to the lavish iftar parties of the Pakistani elite. While they do not fast, they must participate in iftar parties. This year, they have been deprived of this exercise in gluttony!

Trump Clashes with Media on Coronavirus

Kevin Barrett

Ramadan 08, 14412020-05-01

How does Trump fight the coronavirus? He attacks the media and blames everyone else for the pandemic. He refuses to take any responsibility but claims he has absolute authority!

Hindutva: India’s Other Deadly Virus

Khadijah Ali

Sha'ban 07, 14412020-04-01

Alongside the Coronavirus, another virus—Hindutva—is raging across India. But unlike the coronavirus, the Hindutva virus does not cripple those afflicted by it; instead, it leads them to target minorities especially Muslims in India.

Iran & Palestine Face Double Whammy: Sanctions & Covid-19

Iqbal Jassat

Sha'ban 07, 14412020-04-01

Unlike other countries, Iran and Palestine face two challenges: illegal sanctions and siege, and the coronavirus. Both have devasted their populations.

Bernie Sanders (and American People) Cheated Again by Billionaire Oligarchs

Kevin Barrett

Sha'ban 07, 14412020-04-01

The American political system is so corrupt that it will not allow the legitimate wishes of the people to be realized. This was again witnessed in the manner in which Bernie Sanders’ campaign was sabotaged by billionaire oligarchs to select Joe Biden as the Democratic nominee.

As Syria Reclaims Its Territory, Turkey Faces Tough Choices

Kevin Barrett

Sha'ban 07, 14412020-04-01

Turkish-backed terrorists have started to target Turkish troops in Syria and are violating the March 5 agreement between Moscow and Ankara. This has put Erdogan in a quandary. He should abandon his support for the terrorists and bring to end this terrible project.

Broader Look at Russia-Israel Partnership

Akhmet Makhmoudov

Sha'ban 07, 14412020-04-01

It is commonly believed that Russia intervened in Syria at the end of September 2015 to save the government of Bashar al Asad. There is another opinion: it did so to undermine the influence of Hizbullah and Iran in Syria at the behest of Zionist Israel with whom Russia has hidden but deep relations.

US Tries to Break Up Iraq Via “Sunni State” in Anbar

Kevin Barrett

Rajab 06, 14412020-03-01

The American neo-cons have gone berserk. They have embarked on a plan to break-up Iraq following demands by the Iraqi parliament and government for US and foreign troops to get out of Iraq. The demands came in the wake of the assassination of Iran’s top general, Haj Qassem Soleimani and his Iraqi comrade, Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis on January 3 at Baghdad airport. The US missile strikes were described by most legal experts as war crimes.

India’s New Quislings in Occupied Kashmir

Tahir Mustafa

Rajab 06, 14412020-03-01

With Indian occupied Kashmir in complete lockdown since August 2019, India is desperate to give an impression of a semblance of normalcy. This, however, is not possible because politicians of all stripes are in jail or house arrest. India has found new politicians that it has bought with offers of rewards and money to do its dirty work.

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