Middle East

Mob Storms U.S. Embassy In Yemen

Mob Storms U.S. Embassy In Yemen

(Sanaa, Yemen)  —  Protests are spreading across the Middle East and North Africa as anger grows in the Muslim world over an Internet movie, believed to have been made in the U.S., that ridicules the Prophet Muhammed.  Protesters this morning stormed the grounds of the American embassy in Yemen.  A number of people reportedly are […]

Al Zawahri Ordered Al Qaeda to Murder US Ambassador Stevens

Al Zawahri Ordered Al Qaeda to Murder US Ambassador Stevens

The US Ambassador to Libya Chris Stevens and three staff members at the US consulate in Benghazi were deliberately murdered Tuesday night Sept 11 just after memorial ceremonies were held in America for the victims of the 9/11 outrage.  Counter-terror sources report exclusively that far from being a spontaneous raid by angry Islamists, it was […]

Obama Congratulates Egypt’s New President-Elect

Obama Congratulates Egypt’s New President-Elect

(Washington, DC)  —  President Obama is congratulating Egypt’s new President-elect, Mohamed Morsi.  Obama called Morsi yesterday to congratulate him on becoming Egypt’s first-ever freely elected president.  Obama also placed a call to Morsi’s rival Ahmed Shafik to urge him to remain active in Egyptian politics in spite of his defeat. Obama underscored his interest in […]

Egypt court orders parliament dissolved

Egypt court orders parliament dissolved

CAIRO – Judges appointed by Hosni Mubarak dissolved the Islamist-dominated parliament Thursday and ruled that Mubarak’s former prime minister can stand in the presidential runoff this weekend , setting the stage for the military and remnants of the old regime to stay in power. The rulings effectively erase the tenuous progress from the past year’s […]

Multinational force massed on Jordanian-Syrian border as 40 killed in Damascus bombings

Multinational force massed on Jordanian-Syrian border as 40 killed in Damascus bombings

Beset on two fronts, Bashar Assad rushed his elite Republic Division to Damascus Thursday, May 10, as two massive car bombs in al Qaza, the Damascus district housing the command center of the Syrian military security service’ reconnaissance division, killed at least 40 people and injured 170. Over  to the southeast, 12,000 special operations troops […]

Muslim Brotherhood Egyptian tanks in Sinai

Muslim Brotherhood  Egyptian tanks in Sinai

Monday night, April 24, the Obama administration stepped in to damp down the military frictions developing between Jerusalem and Cairo, which were fanned further this week by a dispute over the suspension of Egyptian gas to Israel. Earlier that day, the Chairman of Egypt’s Supreme Military Council,   Field Marshal Muhammad Tantawi said: “If anyone comes […]

US weighs limited military action against Assad. Turkey may join

US weighs limited military action against Assad. Turkey may join

Tuesday night, after Damascus skipped the truce laid down in the UN-Arab envoy Kofi Annan’s plan and escalated its attacks on the Syrian population, a change of tone was detected in the Obama administration. Washington sources report that, although President  Obama is still flat against broad US military intervention in Syria, administration circles feel America […]

Report: Russia Preparing For Attack On Iran By Summer

Report: Russia Preparing For Attack On Iran By Summer

Russian sources are being cited for a new report that says the Russian military expects Iran will be attacked by this summer.  Businessinsider.com reports that the sources say the Russian military is working on a plan to stage troops near the Iranian border.  A former Russian ambassador to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization has warned […]