Posts Tagged ‘Arab Spring’

July 2nd, 2017 - 12:10 am § in Hypocrisy

Time For an Independent Kurdistan

For many Iraqi Kurds, the time has come. BY ISHAAN THAROOR   The quest for an independent Kurdistan enters a new phase Earlier this month, Masoud Barzani, president of the Kurdistan Regional Government in northern Iraq, said a nonbinding referendum on independence will be held Sept. 25. Officials s[...]

March 11th, 2016 - 10:31 pm § in Misc.

Bigotry in Black and White


May 18th, 2015 - 10:35 pm § in Saudi Arabia

If Iran Has Nukes and Israel Has Nukes, Can Saudi Arabia NOT?

​S. Arabia calls in off-the-shelf nuke option with Pakistan – reportAt the prospect of the international community’s nuclear deal with Iran, Saudi Arabia has reportedly taken a decision to call in an old favor from Pakistan and get some of its nuclear weapons. 324[...]

May 16th, 2015 - 7:23 am § in Politics

BREAKING NEWS: US Troops On the Ground In Syria

Abu Sayyaf Killed by US Special Forces WASHINGTON, May 16 (Reuters) – U.S. special operations forces killed a senior Islamic State leader, who helped direct the group’s oil, gas and financial operations, during a raid in eastern Syria, the Pentagon and White House said on Saturday. The W[...]

April 14th, 2015 - 10:10 am § in America, Hypocrisy, Israel/Palestine, Politics, Saudi Arabia

Does GOP Support a Saudi Led Crusade: Who is Mohammed bin Salman ?

While the Republicans are hysterically denigrating* the Lausanne agreement with Iran, the GOP seems all to happy about the war like actions of Saudi Arabia. The GOP perhaps does not remember the 1950s when Standard Oil (or was if Gulf?) ran commercials on TV showing how American oil companies were [...]

February 28th, 2015 - 10:16 am § in Politics, Saudi Arabia

92% of Saudis believe that ‘Islamic State conforms to the values of Islam and Islamic law’ – Poll

Buck Wheat says: August 26, 2014 at 10:31 pm Anyone ever wonder why the second most modern air force in the entire middle east has not flew a single mission against ISIS, the Saudi’s are scared to death their pilots will turn around and bomb them. Only the US Navy is flying strike missions against[...]

February 3rd, 2015 - 7:07 pm § in Misc.

DAISH Justice


January 31st, 2015 - 1:48 am § in Israel/Palestine

Why Palestine Can Not Survive Without Israel

Over at the Global Post, Basil El-Baz, CEO of Carbon Holdings, an Egyptian  oil and gas company has said the hard truth about the hard truth is that the economies of the Middle East.  The obvious exception to his depressing remarks is Israel.  For a Palestinsian stste to prosper, it would need [...]

October 17th, 2014 - 2:01 pm § in Religion

Pregnancy Brings Reality to Austrian Girls Who Volunteer for Isis

The two teens are believed to be married, pregnant and living in the Islamic State-controlled city of Raqqa. Photo: Europics  While Kurdish women are fighting for their people’s right to exist, two Austrian teens got way more than they bargained for when they abandoned their homes and familie[...]

April 16th, 2014 - 12:42 am § in Misc., Religion, Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia: government deals with witches and jinns.

KSA facing increased cases of witchcraft “Preachers who earn their living by exorcizing spirits should charge affordable fees.” The Saudi government news agency reports that witchcraft is rampant in the Western Province. Makkah and Madinah have recorded the highest number of cases, sourc[...]