Category Archives: Middle East

Palestinian Detainee Arafat Jaradat Dies In Israeli Prison

Saed Bannoura (IMEMC) Saturday February 23, 2013; Palestinian Ministry of Detainees, Issa Qaraqe’, stated that a Palestinian detainee held under interrogation at an Israeli detention and interrogation facility, died Saturday after being tortured and subjected to harsh conditions. The detainee … Continue reading

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NATO/ISAF Meeting In Brussels, No Withdrawal from Afghanistan before 2018

(nsnbc) – Afghanistan´s Defense Minister, General Bismillah Mohammadi, informed international media at the conclusion of a tro-day meeting at NATO in Brussel on Friday, that delegates of fifty NATO member states and states, contributing to ISAF, have declared that their … Continue reading

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The Baluchistan Belt. US-Saudi Funded Terrorists Sowing Chaos in Pakistan.

Baluchistan, Pakistan – long target of Western geopolitical interests, terror wave coincides with Gwadar Port handover to China. (LD) – Quetta, the capital of Pakistan’s southwest Baluchistan province, bordering both US-occupied Afghanistan as well as Iran, was the site of … Continue reading

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Immediate action needed to ensure Israel respects hunger-strikers’ rights

(IMEMC) (Joint Press Release H.R. Groups) Ramallah-Jaffa, 20 February 2013 – Addameer, Al-Haq and Physicians for Human Rights-Israel (PHR-Israel) express their grave concern for the health of four Palestinian hunger-strikers and outrage at the continued use by Israel of administrative … Continue reading

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Massive Blast Near Baath Party Headquarters kills Scores, FSA threatens Hezbollah.

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) – A massive explosion in Damascus` al-Thawra Street, near the al-Mazraa area of Damascus and the headquarters of the Baath Party, has killed at least 31 and left dozens injured. The explosion was caused by a car-bomb … Continue reading

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Violent Crack-Down on Bahrain Protesters Continue. Human Rights Activists Remain Jailed

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) Two years after the pro-democracy movement in the Gulf-Kindom Bahrain started its daily protests, the Saudi-backed government continues its violent crack-down on protesters and rejects a dialog that could lead to reform. Among the many, who were … Continue reading

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Russian Planes with Humanitarian Aid arrive in Lattakia, Syria

(nsnbc) The Syrian Arab News Agency SANA reports, that two Russian planes, carrying 46 tons of humanitarian aid, have landed at Lattakia Airport on Tuesday, and that the Syrian Arab Red Crescent in Lattakia Province will distribute the aid to … Continue reading

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