The latest escalation in Syria – what is really going on?

The latest escalation in Syria – what is really going on?

As we edge toward full-blown conflict with Russia in Syria the Saker reflects on recent events

Russia fires Kalibr cruise missiles on Isis targets in Syria

Russia fires Kalibr cruise missiles on Isis targets in Syria

Russian Navy launches renewed cruise missile strikes on Isis targets in Syria. Those militants who survived were then it by Russian follow-up air strikes. Includes video

Israeli military Cheif Rabbi Eyal Karim. Click to enlarge

News of Israeli leaders who advocate rape suppressed by media

The IDF’s chief rabbi and leading Israeli professor endorse the rape of gentile women and the corporate media responds with absolute silence

All Signs from Trump Point to a Coming Conflict with Iran

“We will end up going to war with Iran because we have people who don’t know what the hell they are doing” — Trump said that in 2013 and now his words are turning into an ironic, self-fulfilling prophecy

Sweden Startled by Hundreds of Gangs Lurking in ‘No-Go Zones’ It Denies

Sweden Startled by Hundreds of Gangs Lurking in ‘No-Go Zones’ It Denies

Officials, the police and Swedish Interior Minister Anders Ygeman are all in denial about Sweden’s growing “no-go zones”

A former detainee shows how he was kept in handcuffs and leg shackles while held in a secret prison at Riyan airport in the Yemeni city of Mukalla in this May 11, 2017 photo. He covered his face for fear of being detained again. He and other former detainees say abuses are widespread in a network of secret prisons run by the United Arab Emirates and its Yemeni allies, into which hundreds detained in the hunt for al-Qaida militants have disappeared. (AP Photo/Maad El Zikry). Click to enlarge

In Yemen’s secret prisons, UAE tortures and US interrogates

It looks like the excesses of Abu Ghraib are being repeated. Only now the prisons are in Yemen and there are 18 of them

US-Led Coalition Airstrike against Syrian Army: German Defense Ministry

We Are Inches From A New World War, And Clintonists Are To Blame

We face a crisis potentially more dangerous than the Cuban missile crisis and the Clintons have played a key role in bringing it about

WHITE HELMETS: Severed Heads of Syrian Soldiers Paraded as Trophies – Endorsed by Channel 4

WHITE HELMETS: Severed Heads of Syrian Soldiers Paraded as Trophies – Endorsed by Channel 4

The have a bloody record. So why, asks Vanessa Beeley, is Channel 4 TV endorsing them? Contains graphic footage

Downing of drones in Syria threatens to draw U.S., Iran further into war

Although Islamic State may be facing defeat on the battlefield, the Syrian conflict may be far from over. Instead of winding down it could soon escalate as the U.S. and its allies seek to contain “Iranian expansionism”

Oren Hazan takes a selfie with Trump. Click to enlarge

All Palestinian prisoners need is dry bread, a glass of water– and a bullet to the head

These words come straight from the mouths of Israel’s leaders in a Knesset committee meeting

It's OK to be a Woman

It’s OK to be a Woman

Feminism has destroyed the things you most want, namely love, courtship, marriage and children

Finsbury Park attack suspect has mental health issues, sister says

The man who drove a car into worshippers leaving a Finsbury Park mosque was not politically motivated but mentally unstable, say his sister. Adding that he had recently attempted suicide

London fire: Expert says he tried to warn officials

London fire: Expert says he tried to warn officials

According to fire protection specialist Arnold Tarling: “This tragedy was totally avoidable. I would say that it is wicked that people have had to die”

‘Russian jet chases NATO plane away from defense minister’s aircraft over Baltic Sea’

Increasingly tense encounters between Russian Air Force and NATO warplanes.

Grenfell Tower ablaze. Click to enlarge

London Residents Speak The Truth About The Grenfell Tower Fire

The authorities aren’t saying what really happened in London’s richest borough and nor are the media. But these locals have some interesting things to say

US shoots down second Iran-made armed drone over Syria in 12 days

As Isis is dislodged from its current strongholds and outside powers compete for control of the vacated territory, the potential for clashes has escalated rapidly

German Police Raid Homes of People Who Posted Offensive Comments Online

German Police Raid Homes of People Who Posted Offensive Comments Online

Angela Merkel’s government is now monitoring online correspondence and clamping down hard on postings that don’t fall within politically correct parameters

War Between New & Old World Order?

War Between New & Old World Order?

Israeli blogger Avi Gleitzer casts world events in a new light.

Adjustements in the Middle East

Thierry Meyssan explains that using Daesh, the US is trying to cut the communication route between Beirut-Damascus-Baghdad-Teheran and Beijing.

Zolfaqar missile unveiled at a parade in Tehran last year. Click to enlarge

Iran Says Its First Known Ballistic Missile Strike in Syria Sends Message to USA

Beyond its obvious military impact, Iran’s recent missile strike on terrorists in Syria was also intended as a warning to those covertly supporting them