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Dome of the Rock and the Al Aqsa Mosque Jerusalem August 2016. Click to enlarge

Israelis scheming to replace Aqsa Mosque with ‘third temple’: Report

You don’t need to be a religious nut to see that if plans to build a prophesied “third temple” in Jerusalem go ahead the outcome could be truly Apocalyptic

North Korea’s deputy ambassador defects in London – reports

Defector named as veteran diplomat Thae Yong Ho, a counsellor at the North Korean embassy and deputy to the ambassador

Aftermath of a Saudi airstrike in Sana'a, Yemen. Click to enlarge

25 civilians killed, 20 others injured in Saudi attack on Yemeni hospital

The attack comes less than 48 hours after MSF said that Saudi airstrikes on a school in the northern province of Sa’ada killed 10 children

Shadow Government: WikiLeaks Exposes George Soros Controlling Clinton

Emails reveal George Soros instructing then Secretary of State Clinton on the stance the U.S. should take over “unrest in Albania”

Ukranian tanks and APCs move toward the border with Crimea, near Kherson, southern Ukraine last Friday, August 12, 2016. Click to enlarge

Putin deploys Russia’s most advanced air-defence missiles in Crimea as alarm grows war is imminent

Tensions mount amid fears that they could escalate into outright military conflict

Suspected shooter in Queens slaying of Imam and friend taken into police custody, believed to be an experienced triggerman

Suspected shooter in Queens slaying of Imam and friend taken into police custody, believed to be an experienced triggerman

The result of an ongoing fued between local Muslims and Hispanics

Video: 'Black Lives Matter' Rioters Target Whites For Beat Downs

Video: ‘Black Lives Matter’ Rioters Target Whites For Beat Downs

This is the reason why Black Lives Matter is seen by many as a “hate group” intent on inciting racial friction

Scotland Yard to use civilian volunteer 'thought police' to help combat social media hate crime

Scotland Yard to use civilian volunteer ‘thought police’ to help combat social media hate crime

Previous dictatorships opened people’s mail. Today the authorities scrutinize Internet traffic and social media

Ukraine troops on high alert along Crimea amid tension with Russia

Rising tensions after Russian security personnel killed in Crimea following what Moscow describes as a clash with “saboteurs” from Ukraine

U.S.-Backed Militias in Libya Claim to Retake ISIS Stronghold of Surt

Across the Middle East the West has been fuelling conflicts in stable, if dictatorial regimes. Iraq, Syria and Libya, where the ousting of Qaddafi opened the way for Islamic State, which the West was also instrumental in creating

How can Britain justify propping up Mugabe?

Just as the old colonials once predicted, Mugabe would bring ruin. So one is forced to ask: is this part of a long-term agenda for Africa?

Erdogan’s meeting with Putin will tell us what the future holds for Syria

You only have to read the Russian versions of Erdogan’s grovelling statements prior to his visit to grasp how the sick man of Europe is breathing in the fresh air of the Steppes

Child abuse victims say authorities are still failing to tackle the problem in Rotherham. Click to enlarge

Rotherham Abuse Scandal: Horrific reality of ‘industrial scale’ child grooming revealed

Widespread child abuse continues as residents claim police and social services either look the other way, or claim accusers are “racist”

What Do Trump, Sanders and Brexit Have in Common? (video)

What Do Trump, Sanders and Brexit Have in Common? (video)

Gilad Atzmon with Veronica Montague Keen about Mammonism, Wall Street, political correctness and more

Olympics Hype Highlights Grim Reality

Olympics Hype Highlights Grim Reality

Most spectators in stadiums are foreign tourists. Brazilians themselves scorn the Olympics as a form of “bread and circuses.”

WikiLeaks Exposes Hillary’s Stunning Connection to ISIS — Mainstream Media Blackout Ensues

“Hillary’s hacked emails include info on Hillary arming jihadists,”

America's Oligarchs Support Clinton Almost Unanimously

America’s Oligarchs Support Clinton Almost Unanimously

Virtually all of the U.S. oligarchs are backing only one candidate: they have united around Clinton. Eric Zuesse explains

Man yelling 'Allahu Akbar!' wounds two Belgian police in machete attack

Man yelling ‘Allahu Akbar!’ wounds two Belgian police in machete attack

Machete wielding attacker wounds two female Belgium police officers before being shot dead

India Feeds Thousands of Workers in Saudi Arabia, Kuwait

Falling oil prices have left more than 10,000 migrant workers unemployed and stranded in Saudi Arabia and Kuwait

A pro-Russia rebel stands guard in Donetsk, eastern Ukraine, Oct. 29, 2015. Click to enlarge

Russian Troop Buildup Along Ukraine Border Raises War Fears

Tensions mount on Russia’s border with Ukraine