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    U.S. Forces Conduct Airborne Operation To Hunt Down ISIS Members In Deir Ezzor

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    Donate The U.S.-led coalition and the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) have arrested suspected terrorists in a successful special operation in eastern Deir Ezzor. The operation reportedly took place in the town of Husayn‏ on July 5 morning. Helicopters of the coalition landed in the...

    Syrian Army Loses Contact With Unit In East Homs As Battle With ISIS Heats Up

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    Donate Illustrative image The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) has lost contact with one of its units in eastern Homs where a fierce battle with ISIS remnants is taking place, the London-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) reported on July 4. The...

    US Plans To Seize Iranian Tankers Sailing Towards Venezuela

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    Donate ILLUSTRATIVE IMAGE The United States is seeking to seize four tankers sailing towards Venezuela with gasoline supplied by Iran in itslatest attempt to disrupt ever-closer trade ties between the two states. According to the US, the sale was arranged by a...

    Tensions Grow In Turkish-Occupied Ras Al-Ain

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    Donate Clashes between Turkish-backed militants in the occupied town of Ras al-Ain in northeastern Syria have subsided somewhat. Nevertheless, tension is mounting in the town. The clashes broke out late on July 3 between militants of the Sultan Murad Division and tribesmen loyal to...

    Eastern Homs Battle Claimed Lives Of 44 Syrian Soldiers, ISIS Terrorists – Report

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    Donate Illustrative image Violent clashes between the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) and ISIS remnants had been taking place in the eastern Homs countryside over the past two days, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) reported on July 4. According to the...

    ‘France is complicit in Libya’s mass graves crime,’ says Turkish official

    Spokesperson for the Turkish Justice and Development Party Omar Glick accused France of participating in the mass graves crimes carried out by the militias of Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar, who is supported by Paris. Glick pointed out that France is complicit in the mass...

    Freedom of expression is under threat in Lebanon

    Since October last year, Lebanon’s police and security forces have investigated or detained more than 100 civil rights activists in what Human Rights Watch (HRW) has termed a “spate of free speech prosecutions”. The spike in cases has coincided with the rise of a...

    University removes feminist professor who affirms importance of biological sex from admin post

    EDMONTON, Alberta, July 3, 2020 (LifeSiteNews) – A western Canadian anthropology professor says she was removed from an administrative position at the University of Alberta because she views biological sex as “real and relevant” despite it being “currently out of fashion in academia.”   In...

    Podcast Panel: Israeli Annexation Could Turn the West Bank Into a Gaza-Style Open Air Prison

    Welcome to MintCast, the official MintPress News podcast hosted by Mnar Muhawesh. MintCast is an interview podcast featuring dissenting voices, independent researchers and journalists the establishment would rather silence. In this episode, we are joined by Dr. Ramzy Baroud, Robert Inkalesh and Miko Peled to discuss the...

    This Israeli Tech Company Is Spying on the Upper Echelons of the US Government – Why?

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    y2mate.com - CA Court Docs Reveal Israeli NSO Group Hacked Devices of Its Critics_ifxL7EKDPXM.mp3 was automatically transcribed by Sonix with the latest audio-to-text algorithms. This transcript may contain errors. Sonix is the best audio automated transcription service in 2020. Our automated transcription algorithms works...

    Al-Nadim: 13 deaths in Egyptian detention centres in June

    The Al-Nadim Centre for Human Rights has documented 13 deaths in  detention in Egypt due to medical negligence in the month of June. At the beginning of June Reda Abdullah, 70, died after his diabetes went untreated. He had been detained since 27 August 2019...

    Iranian Forces Recruited 11 000 Fighters In Eastern and Southern Syria: SOHR Claims

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    Donate Iranian-backed forces massing around Deir Ezzor city Iranian forces and Lebanon’s Hezbollah had recruited more than 11,000 fighters in eastern and southern Syria, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) claimed in a report released on July 3. According to the...

    Rare Attack Leaves Five Syrian Service Members Dead, Wounded In Northern Homs

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    Donate Late on July 2, unidentified gunmen attacked a checkpoint of pro-government forces in the town of Talbiseh in the northern Homs countryside. The gunmen, who were riding motorcycles, targeted the so-called al-Madrasah checkpoint with their assault rifles. The attack lasted only a few...

    Hundreds of Saudi and Gulf Military Personnel Trained in Britain as Yemen War Continues

    New data shows Britain’s Royal Air Force trained Saudi personnel in 2019 on fighter jets used to bomb civilians in Yemen – a country on the brink of famine – while UK soldiers coached other forces in the Saudi-led coalition at nearly a...

    Syrian Army, Turkish Forces Exchanged Artillery Fire In Southern Idlib

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    Donate On July 3, the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) and the Turkish Armed Forces exchanged artillery fire in the southern Idlib countryside. Early in the morning, the army fired more than 35 rockets at the militant-held towns of Fatterah and Sufuhon. The Turkish Armed...

    Archdiocese hires outspoken pro-LGBT, pro–Black Lives Matter adviser on racism

    BALTIMORE, Maryland, July 2, 2020 (LifeSiteNews) — An archbishop has hired a “diversity and inclusion” consultant who is unabashedly pro-LGBT; supports the Marxist, pro-abortion, anti-family Black Lives Matter movement; and sees Republicans as evil to help him “grapple with racial tension” in a city...

    The end of Canada as we know it

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    Note: Thank you to AofA contributor Ted Kuntz for his post. I was reminded of a favorite song that my daughters and I used to sing - C-A-N-A-D-A by Raffi. I embedded it at the bottom of this post.  Ted laments the loss of...

    Cameroon and Nigeria: The Risk of Breathing

    There is a long history of human rights violations by Cameroon’s government against its Anglophone people. Brutalized by war with Boko Haram the Cameroon military is now engaged in low intensity warfare against militant Anglophone separatists. On May 15, 2019 for instance, Cameroon’s...

    CHD Responds to Accusation of Spreading “Misinformation” on Facebook

    June 30, 2020Children’s Health Defense has been accused of spreading vaccine “misinformation”, but it’s the government and major media who are deceiving the public. By Jeremy R. Hammond and the Children’s Health Defense TeamIn November 2019, the Washington Post and other major news media accused...

    Learning From the Past: History Provides Clues into Israel’s West Bank Annexation

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    Palestine has been annexed, occupied, stolen, and Palestinians have been dispossessed, exiled, caged, detained, subjected to an apartheid regime, and killed by the state of Israel for over seven decades. Every few years the world wakes up to protest some aspect of Israeli apartheid,...