Libya: Using COVID-19 to Escalate War

The attack on the Al-Watiyah Air Base by the al-Sarraj militias and Erdogan’s mercenaries was part of a plan to seamlessly redress the humanitarian truce. The militias of Fayez Al-Sarraj’s government do not cease in their attempts to ignite war on various fighting axes, whether in Tripoli or in the Misrata hub, by violating the…

From Cluster Bombs to Toxic Waste: Saudi Arabia is Creating the Next Fallujah in Yemen

Ahmed Abdulkareem AL-JAWF, YEMEN — As the world’s focus turns to the rapidly-spreading COVID-19 pandemic, Yemenis are reeling from their own brewing tragedy, contending with the thousands of cluster bombs, landmines and other exploded munitions that now litter their homeland. Just yesterday, a young child was killed and another was injured in the al-Ghail district of al-Jawf…

The Coronavirus Seen from Yemen

Marinella Correggia Sara Ameri lives in Sanaa, Yemen. She has written a letter to a group of activists in several countries who are trying to organize public events to commemorate the beginning (March 26, 2015) of the aerial bombing campaign “Operation Decisive Storm” by the Gulf Petromonarchies. From the epicenter of a very serious food…

Italy: Coronavirus Hysteria (and a Lesson from Aleppo)

Marinella Correggia We should listen to the lesson in dignity that comes from Aleppo. 
In Aleppo, Syria, a country whose destruction – by jihadist terrorists and mercenaries – Italy has politically supported since 2011, together with other NATO countries and the Gulf monarchies, they are praying for Italy. At the same time from that resilient…

Abuse, Oppression and Murder: The PA Does Israel’s Dirty Work in the West Bank

Ramzy Baroud PA forces participate in a training session in the West Bank. (Photo: File) Merely two weeks after Palestinian Authority President, Mahmoud Abbas, declared that the PA will suspend all ‘security coordination’ with Israel, Palestinian security forces in the West Bank killed unarmed teenager, Salah Zakareneh. Zakareneh is not the first and, sadly, will not be…

Israel Announces New Settlement Construction on Stolen Palestinian Land

shweta The Palestinian neighbourhood of Beit Safafa in occupied East Jerusalem. On February 19, Thursday, Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced the construction of thousands of new housing units for illegal Israeli settlers in the occupied Palestinian territory of East Jerusalem. The units are planned in an area which is allotted to Palestine even under…

Trump’s Plan for Heavily Sanctioned Gaza is Israel’s Victory

Pippa Bartolotti The announcement of US President Donald Trump’s plan to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is strongly rejected by Palestinians. After more than 70 years of torturous killings, loss of homes, of land and of life, of living under indiscriminate bombings, economic strangulation and crippling sanctions, the plan is offering little more than money to…