Middle East

Disturbing report alleges killings of 450 Kurds in Syria / Kurds have begun Mobilization

Published time: August 07, 2013 04:52                                                                              Unconfirmed reports have emerged detailing a new massacre in which 450 Kurds – including 120 children – were allegedly slaughtered by al-Qaeda-linked rebels fighting against the Syrian government. The report has sparked international concern…. Read More ›

US embassy closures used to bolster case for NSA surveillance programs / embassies and consulates were going to be closed anyways in accordance with local custom and practice for the bulk of the week for the Eid celebration

Congress told that NSA monitoring led to interception of al-Qaida threats but privacy campaigners fear ulterior political motives Spencer Ackerman and Dan Roberts in Washington theguardian.com,              Monday 5 August 2013 16.30 EDT Motorists drive past the US embassy in… Read More ›

RT source: Israeli strike on Syria was carried out from Turkish base

Published time: July 15, 2013 04:00   Edited time: July 15, 2013 13:00                                                                             Israel used a Turkish military base to launch one of its recent airstrikes against Syria from the sea, a reliable source told RT. Israel has been under… Read More ›