Middle East

Rep. Tulsi Gabbard: It is Outrageous that The US is Supporting a Genocidal War in Yemen

Rep. Tulsi Gabbard: It is Outrageous that the US is Supporting a Genocidal War in Yemen

September 21, 2018

Over 5 million children are facing starvation and a cholera outbreak is raging in Yemen, the worst humanitarian crisis in the world, yet the US continues to support the Saudi bombing and destruction of the country, says Rep. Tulsi Gabbard

Alt-Right March for Israel, Human Rights Activist Smeared as Anti-Semitic

Alt-Right March for Israel, Human Rights Activist Smeared as Anti-Semitic

September 20, 2018

In Canada Dimitri Lascaris called on B’Nai Brith to disavow a white supremacist who called for Trudeau’s execution. He then found himself accused of being an anti-Semite

Bolton Mobilizes the Coalition of the Willing – This Time for Syria

Bolton Mobilizes the Coalition of the Willing – This Time for Syria

September 17, 2018

John Bolton warns of joint action in Syria, calling on the UK and France to join. Talk of regime change. The excuse: weapons of mass destruction. Sounds familiar?

Whitewashed Saudi 'Reformer' Prince Boosts Authoritarian Crackdown on Dissent

Whitewashed Saudi ‘Reformer’ Prince Boosts Authoritarian Crackdown on Dissent

September 13, 2018

The regime of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is punishing satire on social media with 5 years in prison and sentencing women’s rights activists to death. CODEPINK’s Medea Benjamin speaks about the Western whitewash of MBS.

Are Warnings About Chemical Warfare in Syria Another 'Weapon of Mass Distraction'?

Are Warnings About Chemical Warfare in Syria Another ‘Weapon of Mass Distraction’?

September 11, 2018

Col. Larry Wilkerson says that it was the plan of John Bolton and the neocons to take Iraq, then Syria, and then Iran. These false flag operations are all about maintaining the perpetual war in the region

Leaked Clips from Censored Documentary on Israel Lobby Reveal Attacks on US Activists

Leaked Clips from Censored Documentary on Israel Lobby Reveal Attacks on US Activists

September 10, 2018

Excerpts of the censored Al Jazeera undercover film on the Israel lobby in the US have started to be leaked. The Electronic Intifada’s Ali Abunimah and the Grayzone Project’s Max Blumenthal explain how these clips show the Israeli government backing attacks on American pro-Palestinian activists and Black Lives Matter

Israel: US Cuts to UNRWA Deepen Crisis for Palestinian Refugees

September 8, 2018

US President Donald Trump has cut funding for UNRWA, the United Nations agency for Palestinian refugees, which helps some 5 million Palestinians. DW’s Tania Krämer went to Hamas-controlled Gaza, where UN employees are facing a funding crisis. TRNN re-posts selected DW stories as part of a new cooperation agreement with DW

Canada's Yemeni Community Calls on Trudeau Government to End Arms Sales to Saudis

Canada’s Yemeni Community Calls on Trudeau Government to End Arms Sales to Saudis

September 8, 2018

Hamza Shaiban says arms sales to Saudis cannot be reconciled with Canada’s commitment to ‘stand up for human rights’

Activists Arrested for Blocking Boeing Arms Plant Speak Out Against Yemen War

September 7, 2018

To protest the US-Saudi war on Yemen, peace activists blocked a Boeing weapons facility in Missouri with a bus — a symbol of the 40 Yemeni children on a school bus massacred by Saudi Arabia with a US-made bomb. The anti-war protesters speak with TRNN’s Ben Norton

Roger Waters on Lionel Messi, Lana Del Rey and the BDS Movement

September 5, 2018

Pink Floyd Co-Founder Roger Waters called on Ms Lana Del Rey to “do the right thing.” Coincidentally, she did. Waters says such victories by the BDS Movement have the potential to be a game-changer