Posted in Syria Turkey Ukraine

Former Al-Qaeda commander received Turkish citizenship (and hair implant) after already scoring Ukrainian one

[SouthFront] “Turkey has long supported the al-Qaeda-affiliated so-called “moderate opposition” in Idlib, which mostly comprises Hay’at Tahrir al-Sham (HTS), the…

Posted in Afghanistan Kyrgyzstan Pakistan Russia Tajikistan USA Uzbekistan

US troop “withdrawal” from Afghanistan: CIA seeks to relocate bases in neighbouring countries, drone war will continue

[The New York Times] “The rapid U.S. military withdrawal from Afghanistan is creating intense pressure on the C.I.A. to find new ways…

Posted in Syria Turkey USA

Top US Diplomat: Working with terrorists in Syria would be “wise”, al-Jolani is “least bad option”

[PBS] “Abu Mohammad al-Jolani, a former leader of an Al Qaeda affiliate in Syria, is one of the most wanted…

Posted in Afghanistan China Jordan Qatar Russia USA

Biden will withdraw 2,500 troops from Afghanistan but over 18,000 Pentagon contractors and special operatives to remain

[CovertAction Magazine] “On Wednesday April 14th, President Joe Biden announced that he would end the U.S.’s longest war and withdraw U.S….

Posted in Iraq USA

New ISIS leader was a US prison informant in Iraq

[The Washington Post] “In confidential interrogation reports, Iraqi detainee M060108-01 is depicted as a model prisoner, “cooperative” with his American…

Posted in Syria USA

Syrian terrorist al-Jolani’s organization is “an asset” to America’s strategy in Idlib

[PBS] “Over most of two decades, Abu Mohammad al-Jolani’s life has been a roadmap of Islamist militancy in Iraq and…

Posted in USA Yemen

Yemeni leaks indicate al-Qaeda leader Anwar al-Awlaki was a CIA asset

[The American Conservative] “Leaked recordings from Yemen further indicate that “the bin Laden of the Internet” was a U.S. government…

Posted in Syria USA

Tulsi Gabbard calls out the US dirty war on Syria that Biden, aides admit to

[The Grayzone] “As Tulsi Gabbard criticizes former Congressional colleagues for ignoring the ongoing US dirty war and sanctions on Syria,…

Posted in Israel Morocco Palestine USA

Sahrawi people sold out for nothing: U.S. recognises Morocco’s claim over occupied Western Sahara for “normalising” ties with Israel which were close already

[The American Conservative] Mike Pompeo “appears to be determined to continue his malign activities until his very last day in…

Posted in China USA

US Removes Uyghur Terrorist Group ETIM From Terror List

[Antiwar.com] “The US removed the East Turkestan Islamic Movement (ETIM) from its list of terrorist organizations on October 20th, a move…

Posted in Afghanistan USA

U.S. and Afghan Government Forces Killed More Civilians Than Taliban Did, U.N. Report Finds

[The New York Times] “For the first time since the United Nations began documenting civilian casualties in Afghanistan a decade…

Posted in Iran Iraq Russia Syria USA

Bizarre claims and pro-regime-change propaganda: Syria’s Assad supports ISIS, both have to be destroyed

[Los Angeles Times] “The rollback of Islamic State must come as a shock to the chorus of journalists and analysts…

Posted in Algeria

Claim: Algerian state infiltrated Islamist terrorist group GIA, complicit in its massacres

[Observer] “Twenty years ago tonight, around sunset, masked gunmen approached the village of Bentalha, on the outskirts of Algeria’s capital,…

Posted in Israel Jordan Russia Syria USA

Trump ends secret CIA program Timber Sycamore, started under Obama to support Syrian rebels

[The New York Times] “The shuttering of the C.I.A. program, one of the most expensive efforts to arm and train…

Posted in Afghanistan Angola Croatia Egypt France Jordan Morocco Nicaragua Qatar Saudi Arabia Syria Turkey USA

Operation Timber Sycamore: Saudis provide money and arms, U.S. trains Syrian rebels

[The New York Times] “When President Obama secretly authorized the Central Intelligence Agency to begin arming Syria’s embattled rebels in 2013, the spy…

Posted in Iran Iraq Israel Jordan Russia Saudi Arabia Syria Turkey USA

John Bolton: defeating ISIS in Syria is not desirable, instead the US should create an oil producer Sunni state and an independent Kurdistan

[The New York Times] “Today’s reality is that Iraq and Syria as we have known them are gone. The Islamic…

Posted in Iraq Syria UK USA

How the US and UK fuelled the rise of ISIS in Syria and Iraq

[The Guardian] “On Monday the trial in London of a Swedish man, Bherlin Gildo, accused of terrorism in Syria, collapsed after it…

Posted in Iraq Syria USA

2012 Defense Intelligence Agency document: West will facilitate rise of Islamic State to isolate Syrian regime

[Levant Report] “On Monday, May 18, the conservative government watchdog group Judicial Watch published a selection of formerly classified documents…

Posted in Libya Syria USA

Obama Administration Knew about Benghazi Terror Attack Plans, Arms Shipments to Syria, Rise of ISIS

[Judicial Watch] “Judicial Watch announced today that it obtained more than 100 pages of previously classified “Secret” documents from the Department of…

Posted in Saudi Arabia Syria Turkey U.A.E. USA

VP Biden: Turkey, Saudi Arabia, UAE armed and funded Al Qaeda in Iraq (now ISIS) and Al Nusra

[The Daily Beast] “Vice President Joe Biden is apologizing again for speaking the truth.” ““My constant cry was that our…

Posted in Libya Qatar Syria Turkey USA

Syrian rebels get weapons from Libya with the help of Qatar, Turkey, U.S.

[The New York Times] “During his more than four decades in power, Col. Muammar el-Qaddafi of Libya was North Africa’s…

Posted in Egypt Iraq Kuwait Palestine USA

Palestinian terrorist Abu Nidal ‘was a U.S. spy’ hired to find links between Saddam Hussein and al-Qaeda, killed himself during arrest in Iraq

[The Independent] “Iraqi secret police believed that the notorious Palestinian assassin Abu Nidal was working for the Americans as well…

Posted in China

Following recent violence in China’s Xinjiang province, Al Qaeda tells Uyghurs to prepare for Jihad

[CNN] “A high-ranking al Qaeda leader has called on China’s minority Uyghurs to prepare for a holy war against the…

Posted in Afghanistan Pakistan USA

Hillary Clinton: today’s terrorists in Afghanistan were funded by US in past, Saudi Arabia imported Wahhabism

[CNN] Transcript of AMERICAN MORNING, aired April 24, 2009 – 06:00 ET JOHN ROBERTS, CNN ANCHOR: “These are new pictures…

Posted in Iran Iraq Lebanon Libya Saudi Arabia Somalia Sudan Syria USA

Gen. Wesley Clark: US government had plans to attack Iraq, other 6 countries 10 days after 9/11

[Democracy Now!] “General Wesley Clark, the retired four-star general […] was the Supreme Allied Commander of NATO during the Kosovo War. In…

Posted in Russia UK

Poisoned FSB agent Litvinenko: Russian state behind apartment bombings, it also trained al-Qaeda leader before 9/11

[BBC] “Alexander Litvinenko, a former Russian security officer who has died in a London hospital after apparently being poisoned, was…

Posted in Pakistan USA

Omar Sheikh sentenced to death for Daniel Pearl killing but US now says Al-Qaeda leader Khalid Sheikh Mohammed did it

[Reporters sans frontières] Ahmed Omar Saeed Sheikh, also known as Saeed Sheikh, Omar Sheikh or Sheikh Omar “13.05.2002 Another witness, Aamir Raza…

Posted in Saudi Arabia USA

Michael Springmann, former consular officer in Saudi Arabia, reveals C.I.A. issued visas to terrorists for training in the U.S.

[AP News] “It’s well known that Islamic guerrillas, with CIA assistance, helped evict the Soviet Army from Afghanistan in the…

Posted in Afghanistan Bosnia India Pakistan UK USA

Omar Sheikh, accused of killing Daniel Pearl, had ties to CIA and Pakistani intelligence agency ISI

[Pittsburgh Tribune-Review] “The murder of Daniel Pearl continues to torment the conscience of many in Washington who make and implement…

Posted in China USA

WTC: Few weeks after fire put out, Ground Zero steel on its way to China as scrap metal

[CNN] “China’s biggest steel firm says it will receive its first shipment of scrap metal from the World Trade Center…