Civil Unrest - Middle East

Civil Unrest – Middle East

ISIS Is Taking Over Iraq Using Captured American Weapons

ISIS Is Taking Over Iraq Using Captured American Weapons

By Michael Snyder, on July 2nd, 2014   ISIS is marching through city after city in Iraq, and they are doing it with American weapons.  Thanks to a series of stunning victories in recent months, ISIS has captured a vast array of U.S. military equipment including trucks, Humvees, rockets, artillery pieces and Stinger missiles.  When the […]

After Mosul, Al Qaeda seizes 38,000 sq. km of Iraqi territory, division-size armored vehicle fleet

After Mosul, Al Qaeda seizes 38,000 sq. km of Iraqi territory, division-size armored vehicle fleet

DEBKAfile Special Report June 11, 2014   After occupying the oil town of Mosul in northern Iraq, Al Qaeda’s ISIS (Islamist State of Iraq and the Levant) went on to seize more slices of Nineveh province. By Wednesday, June 11, they were in control of some 38,000 sq. km. or one-tenth of Iraqi territory – […]

Former Shin Bet head warns of ‘Palestinian Spring’

Former Shin Bet head warns of ‘Palestinian Spring’

Yuval Diskin says conditions in place for a massive uprising in West Bank; urges inclusion of Egypt and Jordan in peace talks By Lazar Berman October 21, 2013 Amid rumors of Israeli-Palestinian peace talks hitting an impasse, and two days after Hamas called for a new violent uprising against Israel, a former head of the […]

US evacuates personnel from Beirut and SE Turkey

US evacuates personnel from Beirut and SE Turkey

DEBKAfile September 6, 2013 The United States has withdrawn all non-emergency embassy workers and their families from Beirut and warned Americans against travel to Lebanon amid looming military strikes on Syria, the State Department said Friday. “Given the current situation in Syria and the region, as well as potential threats to U.S. Government facilities and […]

Mr. Obama, I really don’t want to be a terrorist

Mr. Obama, I really don’t want to be a terrorist

Morsi and his Muslim Brotherhood, were not after a fair and modern democratic country By Mohamed Hawary Mohamed Hawary July 7, 2013   Editor’s Note: The Obama administration is pumping out the propaganda, the talking heads filling the White Noise with their opinion regarding the overthrow of Mohamad Morsi and the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt.  […]

Is Obama Starting A War With Syria Just To Distract Us From All The Scandals?

Is Obama Starting A War With Syria Just To Distract Us From All The Scandals?

By Michael Snyder, on June 13th, 2013   Well, isn’t that convenient?  At the moment when the Obama administration is feeling more heat then ever before, it starts another war.  Suddenly everyone in the mainstream media is talking all about Syria and not about the IRS scandal, Benghazi, NSA snooping or any of the other […]

50 Incredible Pictures of the New Unrest and Police Response in Turkey

50 Incredible Pictures of the New Unrest and Police Response in Turkey

Jun. 11, 2013 Jonathon M. Seidl ISTANBUL (AP) — Hundreds of riot police overran improvised barricades at Istanbul’s Taksim Square on Tuesday, firing tear gas, rubber bullets and water cannon in running battles with protesters who have been occupying the area for more than a week. The police raid, which came on the 12th day […]

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