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.
21 May 2019 - 17:15
Although political Tehran and Washington say they don’t want war, President Donald Trump is using his National Security Advisor John Bolton to still push for a war-like situation against Iran based on miscalculations.
20 May 2019 - 07:59
Iraq’s parliament is once again trying to vote on a bill to expel all foreign occupying troops from the country, and has singled out US troops in particular as needing to leave.
20 May 2019 - 07:52
According to the head of the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF), the time is now for the international community to take action to end four years of fighting which has left at least 7,300 children killed or seriously injured.
18 May 2019 - 07:18
The Trump administration has enacted the harshest immigration policies in a century, but it has also reached the outer limits of what any government can illegally do to stem the flow of migrants and refugees.
14 May 2019 - 03:11
Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido says his supporters are seeking to open a direct line of communication with the US military, and would use them for “coordination” of possible military action to impose regime change.
12 May 2019 - 03:46
Abdel Bari Atwan, the editor-in-chief of Rai al-Youm newspaper, warned of the rise of a new war between Israel and the Palestinians in Gaza Strip this Summer, saying that the next battle will lead to the fall of Netanyahu's government.
11 May 2019 - 00:50
On Wednesday, May 8, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani gave the Group 4+1 (China, Russia, Britain and France Plus Germany) two months to fully implement the 2015 nuclear deal after Tehran modified two of its undertakings under the JCPOA in return for the US abrogation of the deal and other signatories' inability to provide Tehran with any economic merits under the agreement.
06 May 2019 - 04:01
Abdel Bari Atwan, the editor-in-chief of Rai al-Youm newspaper, underlined the ineffectiveness of the US crude sanctions against Iran, saying that the Iranian oil tankers still continue their voyage to supply crude to foreign customers.
06 May 2019 - 03:39
For a long time, the United States and its partners have been downplaying and ignoring the role their deadly weapons have played in committing war crimes and crimes against humanity in Yemen.
02 May 2019 - 03:38
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 $1.82 trillion dollars.