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Egypt's Morsi Takes UN Center Stage on Syria and Palestine

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President Morsi attempts to play broker of the Syrian conflict, including Iran in a contact group; pressures US on Palestine (corrected audio)

Iranian news outlet publishes Onion article as fact

Iranian news outlet publishes Onion article as fact

The Fars News Agency (FNA), an Iranian news agency, yesterday reported an article from US satirical news website The Onion as fact.

Towards a 'Colored Revolution' in Malaysia? US and Pro-Israel Foundations Channel Support to Pakatan Rakyat Opposition

Towards a 'Colored Revolution' in Malaysia? US and Pro-Israel Foundations Channel Support to Pakatan Rakyat Opposition

As Malaysia approaches its highly anticipated 13th General Elections set to take place at some point before late June 2013, a tense political climate and a sense of unpredictability looms over the nation. The significance of these upcoming elections cannot be understated. During Malaysia’s 2008 General Elections, the ruling Barisan Nasional coalition, which held power continuously since the nation’s independence, experienced its worst result in decades, while the opposition Pakatan Rakyat coalition led by Anwar Ibrahim won 82 parliamentary seats.

Comment: War on Iran Will Trigger World War III

Comment: War on Iran Will Trigger World War III

“Our defensive power has been created on the basis of our defensive strategy and the presumption ruling our defensive strategy is that we will enter an massive battle with a US-led coalition.”  Brigadier General Hossein Salami, IRGC Deputy Commander, September  2012)

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Both the US and Israel have threatened to implement a preemptive first strike attack against Iran, the consequences of which would be devastating.

COMMENT: The ‘Pro-Israel’ Network Behind the Innocence Video

A scene from the "Innocence of Muslims" trailer

If someone had planned to upend US foreign policy — to utterly destroy the very basis [.pdf] of all our diplomats (and military personnel) have been working to achieve in the Middle East and throughout the Muslim world — they couldn’t have done a better job of it than whoever put together Innocence of Muslims.

Comment: West Attempts to Trigger Clash of Civilizations

Libyan Mahdi al-Harati of the US State Department, United Nations, and the UK Home Office-listed terrorist organization

In France where people are sent to jail for “Holocaust denial,” considered by law a religious hate crime, it seems strange then that well timed, raunchy cartoons designed solely to insult and inflame hate against and amongst Muslims worldwide would be defended vigorously by French politicians who claim, according to the Christian Science Monitor, that “freedom of the press should not be infringed.”With Neo-Con

Comment: 3 Reasons the US and Israel are Lying About Iran

Image: Israeli Prime Minister has been granted air-time to dictate US foreign policy to American viewers in the latest indicatio

September 17, 2012 - As Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu calls "for the US to establish a firm "red line" that Iran's nuclear program can't cross without risking a military response," and the West is marched ever closer to war with the Islamic Republic based on tired and repeated lies, three important points must be kept in mind.

What’s Happening in Libya: A Guide to the Best Coverage

What’s Happening in Libya: A Guide to the Best Coverage

Here’s the best reporting we’ve found not only on yesterday’s killings but also on post-war Libya. What are we missing? Please leave your favorite stories in comments.

THE ATTACK: ITS ORIGINS AND VICTIMS

COMMENT: Canada's diplomatic disaster

Putin told Harper to stop threatening other countries

On 7 September, Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird announced that Canada is suspending all diplomatic relations with Iran, expelling all Iranian diplomats, closing its embassy in Tehran, and authorizing Turkey to act on Canada's behalf for consular services there. Baird cited Iran’s enmity with Israel, its support of Syria and terrorism. "Canada views the government of Iran as the most significant threat to global peace and security in the world today," Baird said at the Asia Pacific Economic Conference in Vladivostok, Russia.

Charges laid in multi-year drug ring investigation in B.C and U.S.

Police have issued an arrest warrant for Khamla Wong

Charges have been laid against six men involved in the importation of multi-kilos of cocaine into Canada and exporting ecstasy into the U.S. after a multi-year investigation.

The charges follow a Combined Forces Special Enforcement Unit of British Columbia (CFSEU-BC) investigation that spanned B.C, California, Mexico and Peru. CFSEU’s investigation was initiated in 2008 following information from the Drug Enforcement Administration that Canadian and American-based citizens were using a sophisticated system of encrypted smartphones to communicate and organize drug transactions on an international scale.

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