Suspected Saudi-led strikes on a wedding ceremony in Yemeni Hajjah province have resulted in multiple casualties, including women and children. The death toll ranges from 20 to 50 people, reports citing local health officials say.
After allegations of a chemical attack in Syria, Western fighter jets were soon revving their engines, ready to unleash a “humanitarian intervention.” Chemical weapons inspectors were on their way to the Syrian town of Douma to investigate whether an attack had actually happened, but cruise
The controversial Syrian activist group, the White Helmets, has tried to lobby Roger Waters, the co-founder of the rock group Pink Floyd. A group, called the Syria Campaign, sent an email to the musician, inviting him to a fundraising dinner on behalf of the White
Hundreds of protesters gathered in front of the White House in Washington DC on Saturday to protest against the US-led airstrikes in Syria. Many of the protesters were holding banners and flags against the war on Syria while others used words of civil right activist
The U.N. Security Council held an emergency meeting, at Russia’s request, on the alleged chemical weapons attack in Syria which killed more than 40 people and injured hundreds more. U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres briefed members saying the situation in the MIddle East is in “chaos”
The massive missile strikes the US and allies conducted against Syria actually benefit terrorist groups, and prevented inspectors from proving if chemical weapons were used in Douma, international analysts told RT.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg testified in front of the House Energy and Commerce Committee. In response to push by members of Congress, Zuckerberg admitted social media sites (including Facebook) should be subjected to some regulation from the government. For more on this, RT America’s Ed
The drum of war is beginning to bang in Washgton and the beat is for Syria. But did Iraqi ivasion play out along suspiciously similar lines? See Also: (Russia Today) – Turns out, sources reporting on chemical attack in Douma are sponsored by West… Still
Sacha Llorenti, the Bolivian ambassador to the United Nations – and the man who called Security Council meeting on Thursday tells RT that possible escalation in Syria without the authorization of UN Security Council would be a violation of international law.
H/T Ryan Dawson Israels Internet Censorship War If Americans Knew See Also: (RussiaToday) – Drone footage captures ‘Great March of Return’ protests at Israel-Gaza border Palestinians continued protesting along Gaza’s eastern border near Khan Younis on Friday, as part of the ‘Great March of Return’
Former intelligence officers have launched a petition in support of Julian Assange. They want the Ecuadorian embassy, where he’s been staying since 2012, to restore his internet connection. The petition letter was handed over by a former CIA officer-turned-whistleblower.
At least 8 people, including a child, are now thought to have been killed, and more than 1000 others injured, after Israeli forces fired live ammunition at protesters in Gaza. Those numbers are from the Palestinian Health Ministry. The unrest broke out as Palestinians resumed
Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu said Turkey is in no position to lecture the IDF on its conduct during violent clashes in Gaza. He said Israel had “the most moral army” and dismissed Ankara’s criticism as an April Fool’s Day joke.
At least 17 Palestinians have been killed and over a thousand injured in clashes with Israeli soldiers at the Gaza border. Earlier, the Israeli army used live bullets, tear gas and drones against Gaza demonstrators.
Wikileaks founder Julian Assange has had his internet connection cut off, and isn’t being allowed visits at the Ecuadorian embassy in London. Australian journalist and documentary film maker, John Pilger shares his opinion about the issue.
Amid increased tension between the UK and Russia over the Salisbury nerve-agent attack, Britain has adopted a new national security strategy with London now ranking Moscow alongside Islamist terrorism on its list of main threats. See Also: (RussiaToday) – RUSSIA DID IT! (Skripal case logic)
RT hosted a debate on what the fallout of the unfolding Facebook data scandal could be. Richard Goodstein, a former advisor to both Bill and Hillary Clinton’s presidential election campaigns, went head-to-head with legal & media analyst Lionel See Also: (Russia Today) – In your
It is exactly 15 years since the US began an operation it called Iraqi Freedom, commonly known as the Iraq War. What began as a promise to liberate a country from a dictator, turned into years of conflicts across the region.
Trump brought props to the meeting with visiting Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman to illustrate the close security partnership. He showed reporters a sign that lists Saudi purchases and another of pending sales of military equipment to the kingdom.