Category Archives: Middle East

Fake Wars and Big Lies: The Muslim Brotherhood as Assassins

We are beginning the publication, episode by episode, of the new book by Thierry Meyssan, Right Before Our Eyes. It is an ambitious narration of the History of the last eighteen years, taken from the experience of the author in the service of several Peoples. Continue reading Fake Wars and Big Lies: The Muslim Brotherhood as Assassins

As Yemen Starves, International Aid Agencies Play Politics With Food

Yemeni authorities are accusing some international aid agencies of playing politics with food aid, correctly pointing out that financiers of the organizations are the very same countries participating in the war on Yemen. Continue reading As Yemen Starves, International Aid Agencies Play Politics With Food

30 British Marines Seized Iranian Oil Tanker

On July 4, a detachment of Royal Marines and the authorities in Gibraltar seized a supertanker suspected of carrying oil to Syria on the belief it was breaching EU sanctions. 30 Royal Marines from 42 Commando were involved in the operation targeting Grace 1 that had sailed from Iran. Continue reading 30 British Marines Seized Iranian Oil Tanker

Declassified: The Sino-Russian Masterplan To End U.S. Dominance In Middle East

Russian Pres. Vladimir Putin’s early June 2019 summit in Moscow with People’s Republic of China (PRC) Pres. Xi Jinping seems likely to have a disproportionate influence on the next phases of the crises unfolding in the greater Middle East, and therefore on the future of the region. Continue reading Declassified: The Sino-Russian Masterplan To End U.S. Dominance In Middle East

Moscow’s Strategy: To Win Everywhere, Every Time

Important events have occurred in the Middle East and North Africa in recent weeks that underline how the overall political reconfiguration of the region is in full swing. The Shia axis continues its diplomatic relations and, following Rouhani’s meeting in Baghdad, it was the turn of Adil Abdul-Mahdi to be received in Tehran by the highest government and religious authorities. Continue reading Moscow’s Strategy: To Win Everywhere, Every Time

‘Time to Leave’: Iraq MPs Call for Withdrawal of US Troops

This past week saw US President Donald Trump make a surprise Christmas visit to US troops stationed in Iraq. Only days prior to his visit, the mainstream media were in full-scale attack mode, charging Trump with being “the first President since 2002 not to visit the troops at Christmas.” Continue reading ‘Time to Leave’: Iraq MPs Call for Withdrawal of US Troops

The Real Reason Western Media & CIA Turned Against Saudi’s MbS

Forces are aligning against Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince, lead by elements within the CIA and strong players in the mainstream media. But what is really behind this deterioration in relationship, and what are its implications? Continue reading The Real Reason Western Media & CIA Turned Against Saudi’s MbS

Yemen Genocide About Oil Control

The ongoing de facto genocide in the Republic of Yemen in a war whose most intense phase began in 2015, has until very recently been all but ignored in the Western mainstream media. What has also been ignored is the fundamental casus belli for the US-backed Saudi war, ostensibly against the Shi’ite Houthi by the Sunni Wahhabite Saudis. Continue reading Yemen Genocide About Oil Control

Khashoggi Murder Made to Force Saudis to “Buy American”, Not Russian S-400

The response of the Trump administration and many U.S. politicians to Khashoggi’s disappearance is largely being guided by the military-industrial complex — in this case Lockheed Martin — but masquerading as a response motivated by “human rights.” Continue reading Khashoggi Murder Made to Force Saudis to “Buy American”, Not Russian S-400

It’s Saudi Arabia’s Turn to Feel the Heat, Here’s why

Until a few weeks ago, all eyes were set on Israel’s post-mortem diplomacy with Russia in the aftermath of its sneak attack on Syria, which resulted in the untimely deaths of 15 Russian personnel onboard a surveillance aircraft. Now, it is Saudi Arabia’s turn to formulate a good public relations plan to mitigate the effects of the Khashoggi murder fiasco. Continue reading It’s Saudi Arabia’s Turn to Feel the Heat, Here’s why

Holy Cow Israel Continue to Have its Way, So is Saudi Arabia

Deep State-sanctioned Israel bullying against inferior Gaza and Saudi’s airstrike against Yemeni civilian targets continue. The global community’s attention is somewhere else. While America has grown numb to the fact that its own government is complicit in all of these genocidal crimes that sometimes victimize its own people, too. Continue reading Holy Cow Israel Continue to Have its Way, So is Saudi Arabia

The Latest US Sanctions Point to a Declining World Superpower

On Monday 6th of August the United States imposed a fresh set of sanctions on Iran. These are intended as a prelude to even stronger sanctions to take effect in November. The clearly stated intention is to break the Iranian governments will to resist American demands, and to cause such domestic pain that the Iranian people Will rise in revolt against their government and bring about the long sought after (by the Americans) regime change. Continue reading The Latest US Sanctions Point to a Declining World Superpower

Sarkozy Indicted, Gadhafi Returns

French prosecutors charged the former French president Nicholas Sarkozy for accepting funds from the murdered Muammar Gadhafi, for his own presidential campaign. Presidential campaigns are one of the ways one can solicit funds from international donors in exchange for sacrificing his own country’s interests. Continue reading Sarkozy Indicted, Gadhafi Returns

As Two US Clients Squabble in Iraq, Tehran Emerges as the Winner

Notwithstanding the overwhelming vote the Kurdish referendum for independence received, there is no gainsaying that regional circumstances were far from suitable for such an undertaking, let alone its materialization. Iraq has just recovered from the clutches of rule of the self-styled Islamic State, and the last thing it wanted was loss of economic wealth in Kirkuk to Kurds. Continue reading As Two US Clients Squabble in Iraq, Tehran Emerges as the Winner

The House of Saud bows to the House of Putin

Saudi Arabia pivots to Russia, the new sheriff in town. What a difference a year – an eternity in geopolitics – makes. No one could see this coming; the ideological matrix of all strands of Salafi-jihadi terror – which Russia fights no holds barred, from ISIS/Daesh to the Caucasus Emirate – beating a path to the Kremlin and about to embrace Russia as a strategic ally. Continue reading The House of Saud bows to the House of Putin

Saudi King Salman’s Moscow visit could create new Middle East dynamic

King Salman of Saudi Arabia’s official visit to Moscow marks the end of a long animus between Russia and Riyadh. While many will welcome this new reality, some traditional allies of both parties could be concerned at the potential ramifications of detente. Continue reading Saudi King Salman’s Moscow visit could create new Middle East dynamic

New US’ Afghanistan Strategy ‘Puts Trump in a Silly Position’, Here’s Why

Trump said on Tuesday that the consequences of rapid withdrawal of US troops from Afghanistan are “unacceptable,” as it will create a “vacuum” that will be filled by Daesh and al-Qaeda terrorist groups, adding that the number of US troops involved in operations in the country wouldn’t be released. Continue reading New US’ Afghanistan Strategy ‘Puts Trump in a Silly Position’, Here’s Why

Anti-Iran Sanctions: ‘US Tool to Provoke Tehran into Ripping Nuclear Deal Up’

Neither Iran nor its business partners are interested in Tehran’s exit from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), expert on Mideast affairs Vladimir Sazhin told Sputnik, explaining that contrary to the panic-mongers’ belief Iran won’t be able to create an atomic bomb within weeks in case it withdraws from the nuclear deal. Continue reading Anti-Iran Sanctions: ‘US Tool to Provoke Tehran into Ripping Nuclear Deal Up’

‘Afghan surge guarantees CIA black-ops budget boost’ — RT Op-Edge

The CIA is also overjoyed because its black-ops budget – which is tied to the exponential growth of opium production in Afghanistan – is now secured possibly for another 20-50 years, claims Mike Raddie, co-editor of online site BSNews. Continue reading ‘Afghan surge guarantees CIA black-ops budget boost’ — RT Op-Edge

Baghdad Wants More of Russia in Iraq

It’s not Russia that is forcing itself into the Middle East, but the countries that have grown weary and are tired of serving vested, genocidal interests, at the cost of their losing sovereignty, resources and security. The Iraqi government is sending its Vice President Nouri al-Maliki to purposely make such a request. Continue reading Baghdad Wants More of Russia in Iraq

Iraqi Armed Group Will Be Targeting US Commandos Soon, Here’s why…

The battle for the recovery of Mosul against ISIS is winding down, but Iraq is not happy with the US assistance it is receiving, and some segments of the Iraqi forces are now contemplating on attacking the US forces that are already there in Iraq.

Here’s why… Continue reading Iraqi Armed Group Will Be Targeting US Commandos Soon, Here’s why…

Crude, Blood, Turmoil: Story of US First ‘Successful’ Overseas Regime Change

Newly declassified CIA documents emphasize the agency’s significant role in the 1953 coup d’etat in Iran. While the CIA-led operation is still regarded by Washington as a “success,” it actually led to dire consequences for both Iran and America, RIA Novosti contributor Vladimir Ardayev wrote. Continue reading Crude, Blood, Turmoil: Story of US First ‘Successful’ Overseas Regime Change

US-led Coalition Admits Use of White Phosphorus in Mosul & Raqqa

They’ve been denying this for weeks, i.e. that they’ve been killing hundreds of civilians using highly illegal munitions, in the City of Mosul, Iraq and Raqqa City, Syria. But a New Zealand general broke his silence and made the first admission to the war crime. Continue reading US-led Coalition Admits Use of White Phosphorus in Mosul & Raqqa