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Thursday, January 30, 2014

What's up Tayyip Erdogan?

Jan 30, 2014 | Looking for a friend, a safe heaven?



Sibel Edmonds Explains the CIA's "Reverse Engineering" of Erdogan

Exclusive interview: FBI whistleblower Sibel Edmonds discusses her recent article, "Turkish PM Erdogan: The Speedy Transformation of an Imperial Puppet." We talk about Erdogan's falling out with Fethullah G├╝len and the CIA, and how serviceable puppets are discarded by their shadow government masters when they reach their "expiration date."



Tuesday, January 28, 2014

AJE reported : Philippines launches offensive against rebels

Published on 27 Jan 2014 | The Philippine army has launched a major offensive against rebels from the Bangsamaro Islamic Freedom Fighters. The assault was launched on Monday, two days after the successful end of negotiations between the government and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) aimed at ending a decades-long insurgency that has killed tens of thousands. Al Jazeera's Jamela Alindogan reports from Sharif Aguak, Mindanao



Monday, January 27, 2014

Why ..NO breakthru'?

The BIG huha....may just be a US attempt to give the Syrian government side a bashing ,a bad name & repute in public opinion? 


Syria's government has said fighting terrorism -not peace talks- are its priority, dismissing the opposition and any attempts at outside intervention.

Thursday's comments from Syrian Foreign Minister Walid al-Moallem cast doubt on UN efforts this week to chart a path out of Syria's civil war.

Lakhdar Brahimi, the U.N. mediator, has said he would meet separately with both sides in Geneva a day after a testy opening to U.N.-sponsored peace talks.

But al-Moallem, who is in Switzerland, said the Syrian National Coalition did not represent the opposition and any efforts toward a political resolution to three years of fighting were premature. The priority is "to fight terrorism and this paves the way for the start of the political process," he said, according to Syria's state news agency.

[AP


AJE Analysis: Breakthrough on Syria talks unlikely

Published on 24 Jan 2014 : Steve Heydemann, of the US Institute of Peace talks to Al Jazeera about the possible outcome of the Syria negotiations in Geneva.He said expectations about what is going to happen in Geneva are "very, very low."



"Speaking on behalf of the opposition?"

Saturday, January 25, 2014

Egypt's third anniversary? will there be a civil war?

Egypt marks third anniversary of revolution:

Published on 24 Jan 2014 | Egypt marks the anniversary of the uprising that toppled President Hosni Mubarak on January 25, 2011. Al Jazeera's Mike Hanna looks back at the turbulent events of the past three years.



Geneva 2 Update: Syria delegations to meet face-to-face

Published on 24 Jan 2014 | UN envoy Lakhdar Brahimi has said the rival Syrian delegations are set to meet "in the same room" for the first time ever on Saturday. Al Jazeera's Zeina Khodr reports from Geneva.



Thursday, January 23, 2014

How VoA value Geneva 2?

Published on 22 Jan 2014 | The long-awaited second international conference on Syria opened with confrontational statements by the country's government and opposition Wednesday, while their main international backers, Russia and the United States, also presented opposing viewpoints. VOA's Al Pessin reports from the conference site in the Swiss resort town of Montreux.



BBC report here

Monday, January 20, 2014

The arrests in Egypt.

Published on 20 Jan 2014 | Egyptian authorities detained Al Jazeera English's team in Cairo on December 20, claiming that they reported 'false news.' Watch a sampling of the team's reporting in the days prior to their arrest, and judge for yourself.



AJE : Where is the 'false news'? (watch with a critical mind)


Thursday, January 16, 2014

Former Mali president accused of treason

Published on 16 Jan 2014 | Amadou Toumani Toure, who resigned in April 2012 as part of a deal with coup leaders, now faces charges of high treason. His administration has also been accused of taking money from al-Qaeda-linked fighters who raise money by kidnapping westerners.According to Tuareg commanders, Toure's government also encouraged drug smuggling, which brought in even more money.The Tuareg claimed northern Mali's Azawad region in 2012 and declared themselves independent after rebel fighters forced Malian soldiers out of the region, but their rebellion was crushed when al-Qaeda fighters entered the country.Al Jazeera's Andy Gallacher reports.





A crusade against the new deadly threat -- killer robots!

Published on Jan 13, 2014 | What was science fiction a couple of decades ago is now everyday reality. But it's not only computers and smartphones -- the progress has brought us new war machines -- unmanned drones striking from the skies are no surprise for anyone today. But what has the progress of warfare prepared for us in the coming years? Today we speak to Jody Williams, a Nobel Peace Prize-winning woman, who has fought against landmines -- and won. Now she is on a crusade against the new deadly threat -- killer robots.





US block Iran's participation in Geneva 2?

Published on Jan 14, 2014 | Britain and America's patience with Syrian opposition members seems to be wearing thin. They're threatening to rethink their support, if its main faction decides against attending next week's Geneva peace talks. Another potential player in the region whose participation is in the air is Iran - with Russia and the UN urging Tehran's presence, but Washington sending mixed signals. To discuss this Hillary Mann Leverett, an expert on Iran and US foreign policy, joins RT.



Wednesday, January 15, 2014

What Syria and Libya Have in Common - Morris

Jan 8, 2014




Many guns & no peace in CAR South Sudan region : "no one follow the guns"

AFRICA NEWS | FRANCE 24 English

Why MP George Galloway is Killing Tony Blair

Published on Dec 18, 2013 | Abby Martin speaks with British Parliamentarian George Galloway, discussing his upcoming film 'The Killing of Tony Blair', and his brand new show on RT, 'Sputnik: Orbiting the world with George Galloway.'




Saturday, January 4, 2014

Russia: “No Backlash” Against Volgograd Muslims After Bombings



Volgograd’s Muslim community, including Diaspora from Dagestan in the North Caucasus, have not faced any backlash following the December 29 and 30 suicide bombings, local community leaders have said.
Abdullah Hadji, the head of the Volgograd Oblast Muslims Union said that there had not been any complaints from local Muslims after the bomb attacks. Rumors about locals beating up Muslims turned out to be untrue, he told Kavkazskii Uzel.
However, Hadji did admit that the Muslims Union had advised Muslim women wearing the hijab to avoid traveling on public transport.
The Muslim Union issued the following statement to local Muslims: “Please note that due to the ongoing anti-terror operations in our region operation, when you go out on the streets, carry documents proving your identity. Women are requested, but in accordance with Sharia, not to stand out from the surrounding crowd.”
After the terrorist attacks, the Muslims Union issued a call for Muslims to step forward and donate blood.
The leader of the local Dagestani diaspora organization, Kurban Kurbanov, said that there had been no discrimination against the community after the attacks, and that local Dagestanis had joined community efforts to help in the aftermath.
“On December 31, we visited the Volgograd Hospital with representatives of other communities and gave victims gifts of fruit, drinks, and candy. We left the chief doctor our cellphone numbers and said, if need be, call us. All Dagestanis living in Volgograd, donated blood for the victims within three days…”.
MOSQUES UNDER GUARD
Local Islamic leaders said that mosques in the Volgograd district are now under guard after the attacks.
The head of the regional Islamic organization, Ilias Biktimirov, said the terror attacks were a “shared grief”.
“Apparently, someone wants to embroil Muslims and Christians. In this land, Muslims and Christians have lived together for centuries, they also defended their homeland, despite the repression,” he said.
(Featured image: Volgograd Mosque)

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