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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.

Saudis Stab Pakistan in the Back over Kashmir

Yusuf Dhia-Allah

Rajab 06, 14412020-03-01

Pakistan’s kow-towing to the Saudis is becoming increasingly untenable. The Saudis have just stabbed Pakistan in the back over Kashmir, that is the most important issue for Pakistan, in fact for its very survival. It is time for Islamabad to rethink its policy vis-à-vis the Saudis.

Yemen’s Grim Fifth Anniversary

Brecht Jonkers

Rajab 06, 14412020-03-01

March 26, 2020 will mark five years since Saudi Arabia’s murderous war on dirt-poor Yemen. The aggressors have got nowhere despite killing more than 100,000 people and causing mass starvation. Instead, the Yemeni defenders have inflicted massive blows on the aggressors.

Constitutional Reforms in Russia

Akhmet Makhmoudov

Rajab 06, 14412020-03-01

Vladimir Putin’s constitutional reforms are meant to build institutions so that the system can continue long after he is gone from the scene. At present, almost everything revolves around his personality.

Why Turkey Doesn't Cut Trade ties with Zionist Israel?

Tahir Mustafa

Rajab 06, 14412020-03-01

The main reason Zionist Israel can press the Palestinians for total capitulation is because many Israeli-backed autocratic regimes in the Muslim world do not provide any support for Palestinian self-defence. Apart from Islamic Iran, no one provides Palestinians with the means of self-defense.

Will Iraq Unite to End Foreign Occupation?

Kevin Barrett

Jumada' al-Akhirah 07, 14412020-02-01

Millions of Iraqis, setting aside political differences, joined hands in a peaceful rally in Baghdad on January 17 to demand the ouster of all US forces from the country.

The Missiles’ Message

Yusuf Dhia-Allah

Jumada' al-Akhirah 07, 14412020-02-01

Some Muslims have described Iran’s retaliatory missile strikes on two American bases in Iraq as not sufficiently strong because no American soldier was killed. Iran’s missiles were not intended to kill but to send a message that no US military bases or its allies and puppets’ assets in the region are safe from Irani strikes.

Political Exploitation of The Plane Tragedy

Waseem Shehzad

Jumada' al-Akhirah 07, 14412020-02-01

The Ukrainian airliner mistakenly shot down by Iran on January 8 is being exploited by some quarters for political purposes. This is both shocking and disturbing.

Haj Soleimani’s Assassination Misreported in The Western Media

Kevin Barrett

Jumada' al-Akhirah 07, 14412020-02-01

True to their devious nature, Western media outlets have indulged in customary disinformation pertaining to the assassination of General Qassem Soleimani. It was a war crime and must be condemned as such.

Haj Soleimani And Narrative Control on Social Media

Eva Bartlett

Jumada' al-Akhirah 07, 14412020-02-01

Twitter and Instagram are on a rampage censoring points of view critical of the American narrative. People expressing sympathy for Iranian General Soleimani who was murdered in cold blood by the US are being blocked and censored.

Google Deletes Press TV from Youtube

Alan MacLeod

Jumada' al-Akhirah 07, 14412020-02-01

Social media platforms have gone into overdrive to censor any news that negates the official US narrative. Google removed Press TV that has 28,000 followers, from YouTube. One wonders why are they so afraid of the truth?

Don’t let Empire Sabotage Post-Soleimani Resistance

Salina Khan

Jumada' al-Akhirah 07, 14412020-02-01

Resistance and revolution are definitely in the air, not only in Iran and Iraq but everywhere the heart beats for peace and justice.

Turkey’s Involvement in Libya to Serve As Game-Changer!

Ayman Ahmed

Jumada' al-Akhirah 07, 14412020-02-01

Turkey has come to the aid of the internationally-recognized government of Libya. It has also announced plans to explore gas in the Eastern Mediterranean. Should Turkey succeed in shoring up the government in Tripoli, it could pose a threat to the regime in Egypt.

TANAP will Revive Geopolitical Struggle in Central Asia

Akhmet Makhmoudov

Jumada' al-Akhirah 07, 14412020-02-01

Turkey and Azerbaijan announced completion of the gas pipeline from the Caspian Sea to Western Europe bypassing Russia but it did not sit well with Moscow. There will be repercussions for the Central Asian republics if they cross Russia’s path.

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