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Not a Joke: the ‘Global Center for Combating Extremist Ideology’ is in Saudi Arabia

WATCH: ‘Global Center for Combating Extremist Ideology’ being built in 30 days

World leaders, including Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz and US President Donald Trump, … 62 more words
War & Conflict

WHO splurges more on posh travel than it spends on fighting AIDS & malaria – report

A flag bearing the World Health Organization (WHO) © Fabrice Conffrini / AFP
The UN’s World Health Organization ponies up some $200 million a year for luxury travel, including first-class tickets and posh hotels – much more than it spends on combatting AIDS, tuberculosis, or malaria, the AP has revealed. 504 more words
Crimes Against Humanity

Donald Trump’s speech to the Muslim world was filled with hypocrisy and condescension

By Robert Fisk

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Despite claiming he wouldn’t give a lecture, the President did just that, displaying a blatant anti-Iran bias intended to appease the nation with whom he’d just signed a multi-billion dollar arms deal at the expense of the truth. 932 more words
War & Conflict

Libyan Puzzle: Who Benefits the Most From Instability in the Country

On Saturday, UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres called on the parties to the Libyan crisis to restore calm after Thursday’s deadly attack on the Brak al-Shati military airbase in country’s south and resume the dialogue on the settlement of the crisis. 643 more words
War & Conflict

How Lonely Planet and Airbnb are burnishing Israeli occupation

Image of a poster condemning Airbnb listing in illegal settlements in occupied Palestine

By Asa Winstanley

Three of the world’s most famous travel websites are treating the illegally occupied Golan Heights as if it were genuinely a part of Israel, research by a Syrian human rights group has found. 659 more words
War & Conflict