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Defying Trump, Iraq Parliament Elects Pro-Iran Candidates

Iran on Sunday hailed the selections made by Iraq's parliament a day after the body elected candidates backed by a…

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Iranian Embassy Attacked In Paris: Tehran Critical Of French Police

Iran has accused French police of failing to respond quickly to what it called an attack against its embassy in…

  • Politics

Lawrence Wilkerson On The Neocons Plan: War In Syria, Then Iran

Interviewed Tuesday by host Sharmini Peries at The Real News, Lawrence Wilkerson, a College of William & Mary professor and former…

  • Books
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The Middle East According To Trump: Seven Things We Learned From Woodward’s ‘Fear’

Bob Woodward made his name exposing Watergate – can he do similar with his book about Trump and his relationship…

  • Media

As Trump Commits To Endless War, Corporate Media Obsess Over Anonymous Op-Ed

The anonymous New York Times op-ed  (9/5/18), purportedly written by a senior Trump administration official, coupled with the release of Bob Woodward’s…

  • Arts and Literature

Celebrating The Transformative Power Of The Arts In Education In America

This year, the Aftab Committee is partnering up with Americans for the Arts for Arts in Education Week that takes…

  • Open

America Is Today’s Nazi Germany

It’s not against Jews this time; it’s against, especially, Houthis. The U.S. and its allies — in this case mainly the…

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Pompeo, Kerry Clash In Remarkable Stand-Off Over Iran

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and his predecessor John Kerry clashed Friday over the latter's private meetings with Iranian officials,…

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Kim Kardashian Inks Deal As New Face Of Israeli Eyewear Co., Triggers BDS Response

During their past trip to Israel in 2015, Kardashian and her husband, rapper Kanye West, were criticized along similar lines…

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Lavrov Says Russia To Keep Bombing Militant Targets In Syria’s Idlib

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has said that Moscow would keep bombing militant targets in Syria's Idlib Province if need…

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New Colonialism And The Colonial Media

The seven Middle East wars of the last two decades mark a new colonial era, driven by a failing empire.…

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India’s Vision For Chabahar Port In Iran Under American Scrutiny

An American government official has said that while Iran's 'malign behaviour'  is unacceptable, the US does not wish to punish…

  • Politics

4 Reasons Why US Military Interventionism In Syria Is Crazy And Stupid

As tensions continue to mount around the Al-Qaeda-held province of Idlib in Syria, the New York Times has published an op-ed by virulent neoconservative war…

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Kurdistan Regional Government Refuses To Hand Over Kurdish Opponents To Iran

Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) won’t hand over any member of the opposition parties to the Iranian authorities, spokesperson Safin Dizayee said…

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Saudi Warplanes Bomb Yemen Bus Station, Killing At Least 20 Civilians

Last month, Saudi warplanes attacked a busload of school children in northern Yemen, killing scores of them. The strike used a…

  • Human Rights

Iran: The Case For Protecting Humanitarian Trade

by Ellie Geranmayeh and James Miller crisis is looming in Iran’s healthcare sector: patients are reporting shortages in life-saving medicine.…

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How Corporate Media Treated Julia Salazar Differently From Trump And Netanyahu

Julia Salazar, a member of the Democratic Socialists of America, has won the Democratic primary for state senator from Brooklyn…

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Trump Calls Kerry Meetings With Zarif ‘Illegal’

U.S. President Donald Trump has responded to news that former secretary of state John Kerry met several times with Iran’s…

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Elders NGO: Russia, Iran And Turkey Must Avoid ‘Needless Deaths’ In Idlib

The international NGO founded by Nelson Mandela, the Elders has urged the three guarantors of the Astana Process, Iran, Russia…

  • Life
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Eulogy For Dr. Ehsan Yarshater

Delivered by Prof. Rudi Matthee on September 12, 2018, New York City Dear members of the Yarshater family; dear friends…

  • Politics

In A Nutshell: Republican Party Wants Trumpism, Just Without Trump

Critics like that anonymous op-ed writer have no problem with how Trump’s actually hurting people. They just want the leader…

  • News

‘A Highly Meaningful Message’: Iran Acknowledges Air Strike On Iraqi Kurds

The chief commander of Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) confirmed the strike in a statement. Iran's IRGC chief commander,…

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US Marines Conduct Major Drills With Rebels In Southern Syria

According to one of the rebel commanders operating along the Syria-Jordan border, hundreds of US Marines and a large number…

  • News

UN Chief Says US Power In Decline, World ‘In Pieces’

UN chief Antonio Guterres said in comments published Thursday that US power is in decline as Washington loses its ability to…

  • Politics

Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar Abadi Has Fallen With The Burned Walls Of The Iranian Consulate

The US favorite candidate for the prime ministership Haidar Abadi lost his last chance to renew his mandate for a…