According to a new report from the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute, global military expenditures rose 2.6 percent between 2017 and 2018, to hit a total of .82 trillion dollars.
Now that United Nations warns that about 231,000 Yemenis will have died from hunger, disease and lack of health clinics by the end of this year, it should do the next best thing: force the Saudis to stop the war on this defenseless nation.
First it was WikiLeaks co-founder Julian Assange who was evicted from the Ecuadorian Embassy in London and arrested on April 11. Prosecutors in the United States have now filed charges against Assange, and he is expected to fight the extradition tooth and nail.
April 11, 2019, brought us a new word for Judas: Moreno—the puppet president of Ecuador who sold Julian Assange to Washington for his 30 pieces of silver.
05 July 2019 - 21:18
Today marks twenty-nine years since the shoot down by the USS Vincennes of Iran Air flight 655, which killed all of the plane’s 290 civilian passengers. This shoot down of a civilian airliner by a US naval ship occurred on July 3, 1988, toward the end of the eight-year Iran-Iraq War.
01 July 2019 - 21:01
In great violation of UN Charter and international law, and with no international accountability, the United States is currently engaged in illegal and comprehensive economic blockades against Iran, North Korea and Venezuela, as well as several lesser blockades against countries such as Cuba and Nicaragua, and an intensifying effort to cut off China's access to technology.
01 July 2019 - 20:33
The United Nations expert on extrajudicial killings has called for an international investigation into Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi’s death, excoriating the UN for its “paralysis” and Saudi Arabia for its handling of the case.
23 June 2019 - 21:08
Reports from the ground highlight the deepening crisis for Yemen’s 26 million civilians, largely forgotten and caught in the cross-chairs of a protracted conflict that has had calamitous consequences for everyone in the Middle East. This is while some 16 million people were already in need of humanitarian assistance before the civil war began in 2015.
21 June 2019 - 22:20
US President Donald Trump has called off military strikes against Iran according to The New York Times, in response to Iran’s shooting of a US drone inside the country's airspace over the coastal province of Hormozgan on Thursday. The decision to avoid escalating the standoff with Iran in the Persian Gulf suggests that Washington is well aware that “Iran has many options available to raise the cost for the US and its friends in the region,” in the event of a military confrontation.
18 June 2019 - 16:14
The United States continues to push the world peace and stability against the wall with all those trade conflicts and sanctions against friends and foes.
11 June 2019 - 09:43
The United States has launched an economic war against Iran, which has no other choice but to take necessary countermeasures. The world is watching with great concern, and nations have every reason to worry, because Washington is resolved to pursue unilateralism.
01 June 2019 - 22:57
Commander of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) says the United States is the root cause of all tensions in the Persian Gulf, rejecting accusations raised by the War Party and its Arab allies that Iran was behind the attacks on four vessels off the coast of the United Arab Emirates.
01 June 2019 - 21:39
On Friday, May 31, the Iranian nation and Muslims across the world once again take to the streets to raise their voice in support of the Palestinian people.
30 May 2019 - 19:22
The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) says 27 children have been killed or wounded in Yemen over the past 10 days.