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Airstrike Hits Kurdish Resort as Turkey Continues Invasion of Iraq

Drone strikes of unconfirmed origin killed at least six people in Sulaimani province, northern Iraq, on Thursday, including multiple children. The strike, reportedly targeting members of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK), occurred near what the Kurdish outlet Rudaw described as a “village resort” popular with families. The PKK is a U.S.-designated Marxist terrorist organization that…

The US supports new Kurdish unity to destabilize the Middle East

Steven Sahiounie, journalist and political commentator The Kurdish National Unity Parties (PYNK), a newly-established umbrella group consisting of 25 parties, was formed on May 20 to support the Kurdish unity talks, which have resulted in a “common political vision” on governance and partnership following a series of US-backed talks.  The statement released on June 17 by all parties…

US Troops Kill Civilian Following Clash, Syrian State Media Alleges

February 12, 2020 5:54 PM ET A Syrian died when US Troops fired at a crowd of pro-government residents after they tried blocking a U.S. convoy from passing through a checkpoint in north east Syria, Syria’s state news agency and activists report. Sana, the state run media, claims the man killed was a resident of…

Erdogan visits Trump at White House, faces off with Lindsey Graham (Video)

The Duran’s Alex Christoforou and Editor-in-Chief Alexander Mercouris discuss the meeting in Washington DC between Turkish President Erdoğan and U.S. President Donald Trump. The meeting between the two leaders sought to ease growing tension between the NATO partners, allowing the two countries to reaffirm their commitment to working together. Trump invited a group of U.S.…

Erdogan Showed “Surreal” Propaganda Video From iPad to GOP Members During White House Visit...

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan showed a “surreal” propaganda video during his visit to the White House on Wednesday, Republican senators confirmed.Erdogan showed the video to a group of Republican congressmen including South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham, Texas Sen. Ted Cruz and Iowa Sen. Joni Ernst during his Oval Office meeting with President Donald Trump, according to The…

Trump’s plan to pillage Syrian oil, blatant violation of international law

Submitted by InfoBrics, authored by Sarah Abed, political analyst…  Exactly two weeks after announcing a thousand US troops would be withdrawn from northeastern Syria with a portion relocated to Syria’s Jordanian and Israeli borders and others sent to Iraq, US President Donald Trump announced on Sunday plans to keep US soldiers in Syria to “secure” oil…

How the U.S. Regime ‘Justifies’ the Theft of Syria’s Oil

Submitted by Eric Zuesse, originally posted at strategic-culture.org… On October 26th, the New York Times headlined “Keep the Oil’: Trump Revives Charged Slogan for New Syria Troop Mission” and opened by saying that “in recent days, Mr. Trump has settled on Syria’s oil reserves as a new rationale for appearing to reverse course and deploy hundreds of additional troops…

US leaves troops to steal Syrian oil

Submitted by InfoBrics, authored by Steven Sahiounie, political commentator… U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper explained in a press conference Tuesday, that a new U.S. force will be stationed in eastern Syria to protect the oil fields. Barbara Starr, CNN’s Pentagon reporter, pressed Esper on whether the US military mission there will be to prevent the…

The Real Reason Why the West Is Upset Over the Syria-Turkey Debacle

Authored by Cynthia Chung via The Strategic Culture Foundation: In tense world situations like this it is easy to get caught up in wave after wave of headlines as we are hourly updated on what is supposedly happening in a region that we really can’t rely on for ‘accurate’ timely reporting. In addition, there is…

Bernie Sanders Acknowledges ‘Kurds and Other U.S. Allies’ After al-Baghdadi Raid, Not U.S. Forces...

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) on Sunday acknowledged the “Kurds and other U.S. allies” following President Trump’s announcement of ISIS founder Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi’s death, but did not mention President Trump’s role – or that of U.S. forces, specifically – in his initial remark. Trump addressed the nation on Sunday and formally announced the death of al-Baghdadi, who…

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