Tag: Middle East

Turkish Graft Documents 17 DECEMBER OPERATION as leaked – Converted to PDF

EEV: Link here is to WordPress PDF file: 17 ARALIK OPERASYONU BAKANLAR FEZLEKESİ Egemen Bağış Zafer Çağlayan Muammer Güler Original leak source : The Twitter  pseudonym @HARAMZADELER333 EEV: First post published below for linking: R A P O R Soruşturma No        : İstanbul CBS 2012/120653 Tarih                          : 18.12.2013 İlgi      : […]

NSA Monitors Financial World

‘Follow the Money’ By Laura Poitras, Marcel Rosenbach and Holger Stark The NSA monitors banks and credit card transactions — sometimes in apparent violation of national laws and global regulations. The European SWIFT financial transaction network is being tapped on different levels, internal documents from the US spy […]

Why did the CIA let a crazed al-Qaeda mob kill America’s ambassador? Moment by moment, the atrocity that’s sent the U.S. into a frenzy of suspicion and recrimination

The U.S. Consulate in Benghazi was  attacked on September 11, 2012 A group of armed jihadists attacked the  building and set it alight Four people died in the attack, including  Ambassador Christopher Stevens By  Tony Rennell PUBLISHED: 16:17 EST, 13  September 2013 |  UPDATED: 16:39 EST, 13 September […]

Disturbing report alleges killings of 450 Kurds in Syria / Kurds have begun Mobilization

Published time: August 07, 2013 04:52                                                                              Unconfirmed reports have emerged detailing a new massacre in which 450 Kurds – including 120 children – were allegedly slaughtered by al-Qaeda-linked rebels fighting against the Syrian government. The report has sparked international concern. “The task of tackling the terrorist threat is […]

US embassy closures used to bolster case for NSA surveillance programs / embassies and consulates were going to be closed anyways in accordance with local custom and practice for the bulk of the week for the Eid celebration

Congress told that NSA monitoring led to interception of al-Qaida threats but privacy campaigners fear ulterior political motives Spencer Ackerman and Dan Roberts in Washington theguardian.com,              Monday 5 August 2013 16.30 EDT Motorists drive past the US embassy in Tel Aviv. The US extended embassy closures by […]

RT source: Israeli strike on Syria was carried out from Turkish base

Published time: July 15, 2013 04:00   Edited time: July 15, 2013 13:00                                                                             Israel used a Turkish military base to launch one of its recent airstrikes against Syria from the sea, a reliable source told RT. Israel has been under scrutiny since last week, when it was reported […]

US discloses Israel’s top-secret military base outraging Tel-Aviv

  Published time: June 04, 2013 19:17      Edited time: June 04, 2013 21:05                                                                             An Arrow II battery, a U.S.-backed Israeli missile shield, is seen at Palmachim base, south of Tel Aviv May 29, 2013.(Reuters / Amir Cohen) The US government has inadvertently revealed the details of a top-secret […]

Saudi religious police boss condemns Twitter users

  The head of Saudi Arabia’s religious police has warned citizens against using Twitter, which is rising in popularity among Saudis. Sheikh Abdul Latif Abdul Aziz al-Sheikh said anyone using social media sites – and especially Twitter – “has lost this world and his afterlife”. Twitter was the […]

Saudi women allowed to ride bikes

Photo: EPA Saudi women, who for many years have sought opportunities to operate vehicles have obtained such a right with the corresponding decision being made by the Committee for the Promotion of Virtue and Prevention of Vice in the Saudi kingdom.  However, they have only been allowed to […]

Europeans set up financial blockade of Cyprus

Photo: EPA Jacques Sapir, PhD in economics, head of the Center for Studies of the Modes of Industrialization at the French Institute of Social Sciences, one of the leading French specialists in the area of defense economics, a specialist on the integration of France into the Eurozone, comments […]

EuroGroup insists Cyprus must tax deposits

Photo: EPA The EuroGroup has rejected the Cypriot plan to raise billions of euros for addressing debt problems by nationalizing pension funds and issuing bonds backed by the promise of massive oil and gas profits. 0Reports say it continues to insist that Cyprus must impose a hefty one-off-levy […]