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Violence erupts in Glasgow as Scotland votes No

Loyalists have taken violently to the streets of Glasgow tonight after Scotland voted to remain part of the UK.

Supporters waiving unionist flags took to George Square before moving towards Buchanan Street, where they continued demonstrations in celebration of the landmark vote to remain in the union. 261 more words

News

Why arming rebels will only strengthen Assad

It’s clear that events in Syria have evolved faster than American policy. Our response to Assad’s crackdown, and the beginnings of civil war, was first sluggish and then short-sighted. 1,084 more words

Iraq

Leader of uprising in Saudi’s Eastern Province: ‘I will be the next martyr’

Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr. (Photo: Al-Akhbar)

By: Abdel Rahim Assi

Published Tuesday, September 16, 2014

The Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia was one of the regions that had joined the so-called Arab Spring in 2011, to demand its political rights, and end the injustice and discrimination its people suffer at the hands of the Saudi regime on the basis of their sectarian affiliations. 1,702 more words

Saudia

“ISIL, Turkey: Dream of Restoring the Glories of Sublime Ottoman State”

“We have witnessed the severity of the ISIL organization in demolishing all the shrines, temples and tombs, even those that are attributed to the prophets and the companions, as being a manifestation of shirk (polytheism), as said by them. 2,169 more words

War On Syria

List of "Terrorist" Groups Operating in Iraq and the Coming Great War

 ED NOTE: A misleading list, mixing ISIL with Iraqi Resistance against the American occupation, and other groups who where considered as Freedom Fighters during and after the Invasion of Iraq.

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USA

ISIS: The monster that grew in plain sight of Washington and Riyadh

 

Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Saud al-Faisal (C) arrives for an international conference on Islamic State at the French Foreign ministry in Paris on September 15, 2014. 1,582 more words

War On Syria

The problem is ideological, not just political

The claim that ISIS is worse than al Qaeda has become something of an instant cliche. This type of sensationalism depends on a short memory. ISIS is better at using social media than al Qaeda, and has paraded a captured scud missile through its de facto capital in Raqaa. 1,606 more words

Iraq