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Israel Defends Its False Narrative Against BDS

by James M. Wall

On one of my earliest reporting trips to Israel/Palestine in the early 1980s, I was assaulted by an Israeli government official wielding a wicked instrument called… 881 more words

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Aleppo prepares for a major battle and the Kurds in Syria are attracting everybody’s animosity.

Published here in Arabic: alrai.li/fp39x7n  v @AlraiMediaGroup

Translated to French (see below)

Key words: Turkey, Syria, Kurds, Russia, Iran, Rojava, Aleppo, Hezbollah.

Aleppo by Elijah J. 3,117 more words

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Obama a la haute main sur l’Iran et la Russie en Syrie et en Irak Et sans grandes forces terrestres

Par Elijah J. Magnier : @EjmAlrai

Le courant médiatique dominant accuse le Président américain Barak Obama d’être “faible, indécis, hésitant et même poltron ” du fait de l’absence d’engagement militaire total, non seulement en Syrie contre le Président Bashar al-Assad, mais aussi en Irak. 2,088 more words

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Canada lags in defending press freedoms abroad, says journalist imprisoned by Egypt

Canada is trailing other nations in protecting journalists targeted by repressive regimes, once-imprisoned reporter Mohamed Fahmy said in Calgary on Wednesday.

Fahmy, who was imprisoned for 438 days in Egypt… 494 more words

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Obama has the upper hand over Iran and Russia in Syria and Iraq, And without major ground forces

By Elijah J. Magnier: @EjmAlrai

Mainstream media accused the US President Barak Obama of being “weak, indecisive, hesitant and even cowardly” in relation to the lack of full military intervention, not only in Syria against President Bashar al-Assad, but also in Iraq. 1,740 more words

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