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Apr 16 05:08

Before and after – Satellite images of Syrian strike targets

DAMASCUS, Syria – Satellite images of alleged Syrian chemical weapons sites before and after US-led air strikes were released on Sunday.

Published by Satellite imagery company DigitalGlobe, the images attempt to depict extensive damage that befell the Barzeh scientific research centre in Damascus and the Him Shinshar bunker and storage facility in Homs.

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Apr 15 17:04

NHS in data sharing row as senior MP condemns snooping on 'MOST VULNERABLE'

PATIENTS’ medical records are being mined “for whatever purposes the Government sees fit”, a damning report by MPs reveals. The Health and Social Care Committee has serious concerns after its inquiry into NHS Digital, the information and technology partner to the health service.

Sarah Wollaston, the Conservative MP who heads the committee, said the inquiry showed NHS Digital is already thinking of sharing patient data with government departments in cases of tax evasion, benefits fraud or theft, which is against the NHS code of conduct.

Apr 15 17:02

HIGH STREET footfall: West Midlands suffers the BIGGEST DROP on a national level

THE WEST MIDLANDS has been the hardest hit by shoppers deserting the high street, with stores there suffering the biggest drop in footfall nationally, according to data from Springboard.

It found that over the last five years high street footfall in the West Midlands had slumped 16.9 per cent, more than two and a half times the national average of 6.6 per cent. The South-west was the second worst region for high-street retailers, with the number of people visiting stores there down 9.7 per cent, followed by the East Midlands, where footfall had fallen by 7.7 per cent.

Shopping malls in Scotland suffered the worst deterioration in visitor numbers between 2012 and 2017, down 15.3 per cent, compared to Wales in second place with a decline of 14.2 per cent. The third worst area for shopping centres was the East of England, where footfall had fallen 11.6 per cent.

Apr 15 15:47

British opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn wants ‘war powers act’ to restrict military intervention after Syria strikes

British opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn has questioned whether humanitarian intervention can ever be a legal justification for launching military action, and called for a “war powers act” that would force future UK governments to seek approval from parliament.

Apr 15 14:29

Russian spy attack: Incontrovertible evidence needed on Russia - Corbyn

Jeremy Corbyn wants to see "incontrovertible evidence" before blaming Russia for the poisoning of an ex-spy and his daughter in Salisbury.

The Labour leader said it was "clear" the nerve agent used was "very similar" to those made in Russia - and Moscow should be challenged about this - but "absolute" proof was still needed.

He also said the international chemical weapons watchdog needed greater powers.

Boris Johnson said to deny Russian involvement was "quite extraordinary".

Apr 15 14:06

Syria air strikes: Only a quarter of Britons back Theresa May's decision to launch military operations against the Assad regime, new poll reveals

The survey was carried out during days in which Ms May made the case for action in response to the alleged chemical weapons attack in Douma during a repeatedly broadcast interview, but it seems to have had little impact.

Asked to what extent people would back “UK forces conducting targeted air or missile strikes on Syrian government military targets”, just 28 per cent supported them, while 36 per cent opposed, 26 per cent neither opposed nor supported the strikes and 11 per cent did not know.

Apr 15 10:15

"We Sent A Message": UK Pushes Back Against More Syrian Airstrikes

Just hours after US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said that the US was "locked and loaded" for another attack on Syria if Bashar al-Assad is again accused of using chemical weapons on his own people, the UK is seeking to emphasize that there are no plans for another Syria strike, a sign that lawmakers might be rethinking their support for Prime Minister Theresa May's unilateral action, per Bloomberg.

Apr 15 10:05

Machete Attack Every 90 Minutes in ‘Gun-Free’ Britain

Recorded machete attacks in the UK have shot up by nearly five times in just three years, with the majority in the capital, London.

The huge number of crimes committed with the deadly, sword-like weapons means there is an average of 15 a day in the UK, or one every 90 minutes.

Figures uncovered using freedom of information requests by the Daily Mail show that police dealt with 928 crimes involving machetes in the last two months of 2017.

London saw the bulk, with 425 of the attacks. There were 99 in Greater Manchester, 77 in the West Midlands, and 29 each in Merseyside and West Yorkshire.

Just three years earlier, the deadly blades were used in 100 crimes a month over the same period.

Apr 15 09:09

'Security Council, unite’: US, UK & France want UN to back their illegal Syria strikes

Having set themselves above international law by bombing Syria without UN authorization, the US, the UK and France are now going calling on other countries to unite behind their fait accompli and endorse their actions.

American, British and French ships and airplanes fired over 100 missiles at Syria Saturday morning, claiming it was in response to the alleged use of chemical weapons in the Damascus suburb of Douma. The three countries did not wait for UN authorization, or even for evidence from the scene: the international team of experts from the Organization for Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) had just arrived in Syria to investigate when the missiles began to fly.

As US President Donald Trump triumphantly declared “mission accomplished,” his French colleague Emmanuel Macron called for the UN Security Council to step in and pick up the pieces.

Apr 15 08:59

BEX ALERT - The chemical proof that damns Assad: New pictures emerge of gas canister on roof of building where civilians were killed in Douma... as French 'MI6' dossier reveals 44 incidents of toxic agents used in combat

Britain and her allies yesterday presented overwhelming evidence to nail Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's brutal regime as the culprit in the horrific chemical attack on civilians which provoked yesterday's wave of air strikes.

Compelling new details emerged from Paris as the French government presented a declassified report from its DGSE overseas intelligence service, the equivalent of MI6.

It came as Prime Minister Theresa May said all evidence pointed to Assad being behind the attack in Douma because:

Two Mi-8 'Hip' helicopters from his regime were spotted above the city in the hours before the attack – none of the opposition forces has a helicopter.
A barrel bomb was used to deliver the chemicals – a weapon that the rebels do not use.
A yellow compressed-gas canister of a type known to have been used before by the Assad regime was photographed on the roof of a building where a large number of the dead were found.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

There are no markings on the claimed canister. It is impossible to say where it came from. You only have to look at this comments board to see the mood of the readers, so why don't you accept that you and the government have lost the battle for our minds and stop trying to defend the indefensible.

Apr 15 08:50

BEX ALERT - Russia's 'fake news' campaign could harm the UK warns Obama's anti-propaganda chief

Top-level meetings in London were held this week between senior US diplomats, the Foreign Office and think tank experts on how to tackle Russian propaganda, which soared amid the poisoning of ex-double agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia, and the weekend’s Allied strike against Syria.

Brett Bruen, who was president Obama’s director of global engagement during the Ukraine crisis, warned Russia may not limit its word warfare to political matters.

He said: “Britain must understand that what we’ve seen with election meddling is just the first wave. It will extend to the City, targeting British financial institutions and technology giants.

Apr 15 08:48

UK could launch retaliatory cyber attack on Russia if infrastructure targeted

Britain would consider launching a cyber attack against Russia in retaliation if Russia targeted British national infrastructure, the Sunday Times reported, citing unnamed security sources.

Britain's relations with Russia are at a historic low, after it blamed Russia for a nerve agent attack on former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter in England, prompting mass expulsions of diplomats.

Russia has denied involvement, and on Saturday also condemned strikes against Syria by Western powers, which Britain took part in.

Cyber security has become a focal point of the strained relations. On Thursday, a British spy chief said that his GCHQ agency would "continue to expose Russia's unacceptable cyber behavior", adding there would be increasing demand for its cyber expertise.

Apr 15 07:40

Independent Swiss Lab Says Poison Used in Skripal Attack Was Produced in US or UK

Skripal is a Russian double agent who WORKED FOR Christopher Steele’s company in England. Steele was behind the fake Russian dossier on Trump.

Russia denied the poison attack.

The US expelled 60 Russian diplomats following the poison attack after the poisoning of former spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter in Salisbury, England.

On Saturday Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said a Swiss lab analyzed the poison and said the nerve agent was not produced in Russia or the Soviet Union.

The New York Times reported:

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov announced on Saturday the nerve agent used to poison former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter was never produced in the Soviet Union or Russia.
Lavrov said a Swiss lab analyzed the poison and said the substance may have been produced in the US or UK.

Apr 15 07:22

Donald Trump At War: A Conventional American Response to Syria

(*an introductory header like that , sounds like it's going to be followed by a Proper Attire Requirment !)

Apr 15 04:10

Text Of President Putin’s Statement On The Missile Attacks On Syria

The Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons sent its experts to Syria to clarify all the circumstances. But a group of Western countries cynically disregarded this, undertaking a military action, without waiting for the outcome of the investigation.

President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin made a statement in connection with the attacks of the United States and its allies on Syria. “RG” publishes the statement of the head of state

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Apr 15 03:43

Chemical experts to continue work in Syria despite US-led attacks

Investigators from the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) will continue their work in Syria despite the US-led missile attacks, the organization reported on Saturday.

“The Fact-Finding Mission (FFM) team of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) will continue its deployment to the Syrian Arab Republic to establish facts around the allegations of chemical weapons use in Douma,” the OPCW noted.

It stressed that the organization “has been working in close collaboration with the United Nations Department of Safety and Security to assess the situation and ensure the safety of the team.”

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Apr 14 17:23

World War III, Syria, Palestine, Trump, Treason & What We Must Do

New Video Commentary - World War III, Syria, Palestine, Trump, Treason & What We Must Do. My Press TV interview was interfered with to the degree that a 30 minute slot became less then 5 minutes. Normally I would not mind this but as we sit on the verge of nuclear annihilation I feel compelled to say more, so I made this video from Ireland on the spot. Please share. TJP

Apr 14 12:03

Anti-Semitsm and Jewish guilt

"Tel Aviv University Kantor Centre’s 2017 Annual Report on Anti-Semitism Worldwide was released recently and there is good news: The number of recorded violent anti-Semitic incidents in 2017 fell by about 9 per cent compared to 2016, and by almost 50 per cent compared to the 2006-14 average.

"One would expect Jewish and Zionist institutions to celebrate the victory over anti-Semitsm and Jew hatred in general. This is not happening. According to the study, Jews feel more insecure...>>

Apr 14 12:01

The world according to UK arch-Zionist David Collier

"On 12 April I had a Twitter exchange with David Collier, the ardent Zionist activist who “reported” to the British media about the “secret” (actually, simply private) pro-Palestinian FaceBook groups that included Jeremy Corbyn along with such unsavoury characters as Paul Eisen, yours truly and others.

"I have communicated with Collier in the past. I believe in open channels despite the abuse which Collier and his ilk like to hurl at me.

Apr 14 09:48

This interview will never be shown on TV again

The truth about Thersa May's government failure former met police officer Peter Kirkham told the truth liberals don't want to hear
For the last decade the rise of these problems have not gone away and, cutting police numbers will not help the problem, what is needed is a long term solution to help, Ms May and her penny pinching government are not the ones who will provide more police and resources.

Apr 14 09:46

"SHE'S AN INCOMPETENT LEADER" Peter Hitchens DESTROY Theresa May

Apr 14 09:45

'It was the right thing to do': May says joining US and France in airstrikes against Syrian regime was the ONLY WAY to deter more chemical atrocities as she defends refusal to give MPs a vote

Theresa May today insisted she had done the 'right thing' by joining the US and France in unleashing a salvo of cruise missiles against Syria.

The Prime Minister said the 'limited and targeted' reprisals appeared to have been 'successful' in degrading the Bashar Assad regime's capacity to commit more 'harrowing' attacks using chemical weapons.

At a press conference in Downing Street this morning, Mrs May said Britain and its allies had 'no choice' as diplomacy alone would not deter fresh outrages.

'I believe this action was necessary. I believe it was the right thing to do,' she said.

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Apr 14 09:38

SHOCK as UK academics SUPPORT Syrian and Russian conspiracy theories after chemical ATTACK

SHOCKING evidence has emerged of academics at UK universities promoting pro-Assad propaganda and Russian conspiracy theories in response to last weekend’s chemical attack.

The senior lecturers, based at Edinburgh, Sheffield and Leicester, have formed a group called “Syria, Propaganda, and Media” (SPM), which spreads disinformation about the events occurring in the war-torn Middle East country.

A chemical attack on civilians is believed to have taken place in Syria last weekend, with the West attributing blame at President Assad and Russia.

However, yesterday one member of the SPM, Tim Hayward, a Professor of Environmental Political Theory at the University of Edinburgh used Twitter to a promote a claim “White Helmets and terrorist factions staged false flag events and ‘kidnapped, drugged’ children to use as props in events”.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Why is this a shock? Anyone with half a brain knows Assad had nothing to gain from a chemical weapons attack on Children. He was winning the war. Trump was talking about pulling out of Syria only a couple weeks ago.

Apr 14 09:03

Russia says Britain helped fake Syria chemical attack

Russia’s Defence Ministry said on Friday that Britain was involved faking a suspected chemical weapons attack in the Syrian town of Douma.

Britain and its allies accuse Damascus of carrying out the suspected attack on Douma and are considering military action against Syria in response. Syria and its main ally Russia deny a chemical attack took place.

The Kremlin said on Wednesday that the United States had invented reports of a chemical attack in the area, and warned against the use of this as justification for increased military action.

In a televised briefing on Friday, Russia’s Ministry of Defence repeated the government’s stance that the attack was faked, adding that it had proof that Britain participated in its staging.

Apr 14 07:58

Lavrov: Swiss lab says ‘BZ toxin’ used in Salisbury, not produced in Russia, was in US & UK service

The substance used on Sergei Skripal was an agent called BZ, according to a Swiss lab, the Russian foreign minister said. The toxin was never produced in Russia, but was in service in the US, UK, and other NATO states.

Sergei Skripal, a former Russian double agent, and his daughter Yulia were poisoned with an incapacitating toxin known as 3-Quinuclidinyl benzilate or BZ, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said, citing the results of the examination conducted by a Swiss chemical lab that worked with the samples that London handed over to the Organisation for the Prohibition of the Chemical Weapons (OPCW).

Apr 14 06:55

Fars NEWS Iran: People Pour to Streets in Dance of Support for Assad

US, Britain, France Initiate Aggression against Syria, People Pour to Streets in Dance of Support for Assad
TEHRAN (FNA)- US, British and French forces launched over 100 missiles on Syria early Saturday morning, and Russia says Damascus has managed to dodge 71.
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Several explosions were heard in the Eastern and Southern parts of the capital of Damascus. Al-Alam Arabic TV displayed scenes of public gathering in support of the government in the streets of Warzah in Damascus near an attack site.

Footage coming from Syria shows that people are waving flags of Syria, Iran and Russia in the streets of Damascus, in a show of appreciation.

Witness accounts said nearly 20 Cruise missiles flew towards targets around the capital, but nearly half of them were intercepted.

The Syrian state-run news agency also said that "many missiles missed their targets or were intercepted thanks to the Syrian air defense".

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Apr 14 06:36

FOX NOOSE EXCLUSIVE: Syrian neighbors react to US-led strikes with excitement, fear and hope

MANBIJ, Syria – Obada Alstof, a 21-year-old opposition activist from the northern countryside of Homs, was woken up with a loud jolt and tremor in the early hours of Saturday morning.

It came as a welcome surprise

“The explosions were so loud,” Alstof told Fox News in the immediate aftermath. “We had no idea what was happening but we immediately expected that the international coalition was targeting the regime locations.”

The United States and its allies wasted little time before retaliating against the Bashar al-Assad regime over its use last week of chemical weapons, sending bombs raining down at a former missile base - some 15 miles west of Homs. That's where the regime is believed to keep chemical-weapon precursors stockpiled -- in violation of the Chemical Weapons Convention.

According to Pentagon officials, a number of facilities were struck: a chemical weapons storage facility; a chemical weapons equipment storage and crucial command post near Homs; and a scientific research facility in Damascus, believed to be key in the production of chemical and biological weapons.

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(*"Raising On A Busted Flush!"
Mike Rivero)

Apr 14 05:20

CHINA SAYS US-LED ATTACKS AGAINST SYRIA ARE ILLEGAL AND AGAINST INTERNATIONAL LAW

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“China has always spoken against the use of military force in international relations and spoken for the respect of the sovereignty of all the states, their independence and territorial integrity,” the spokeswoman sai.

“China is calling on all the parties concerned to return to the framework of international law and resolve the problem through dialogue and consultations,” the statement reads.

“China believes that political settlement is the sole way out of the Syrian crisis, Hua Chunying said.

Apr 14 05:06

Putin strongly condemns attack against Syria

MOSCOW, Russia – Russia strongly condemns the attack on Syria, Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Saturday.

“Russia strongly condemns the attack on Syria where Russian servicemen are helping the legitimate government in the war on terrorism,” the Kremlin press office quoted Putin as saying.

“By its actions, the United States is increasingly exacerbating the humanitarian catastrophe in Syria and bringing sufferings to civilians and actually conniving at terrorists who have been tormenting the Syrian people for seven years and provoking a new wave of refugees from that country and the region as a whole,” Putin said.

“One again, just like a year ago when the US attacked Shayrat Airbase in Syria...">>>

Apr 14 04:54

US-Led Attacks On Syria Performed Badly And Will Only Become Worse

MOSCOW, Russia – Russia can get back to discussing the issue of supplying S-300 missile systems to Syria in the wake of the US strikes on that country, Head of the Russian General Staff’s Main Operations Directorate Sergei Rudskoi told reporters at a press briefing in the Russian Defense Ministry on Saturday according to TASS.

“A few years ago, taking into account a pressing request from some of our Western partners, we abandoned the supplies of the S-300 missile systems to Syria. Considering the latest developments, we deem it possible to get back to discussing this issue, not only in relation to Syria, but to other countries as well,” he said.

This has major significance as a total of 71 US-led missiles were intercepted out of 103 launched. Syria defended its country with only the S-200 missile defense system, so an upgrade to S-300 will render future attacks even more useless.

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Apr 13 20:13

Syria strikes not about regime change: May

British Prime Minister Theresa May has authorised British forces to conduct precision strikes against Syria to degrade its chemical weapons capability.

"This is not about intervening in a civil war. It is not about regime change," May said in a statement.

"It is about a limited and targeted strike that does not further escalate tensions in the region and that does everything possible to prevent civilian casualties."

Apr 13 18:34

Trump: US, France and UK launch strikes on Syria

President Donald Trump announced on Friday he ordered strikes on the Syrian regime in response to a chemical weapons attack last weekend.

"I ordered the United States armed forces to launch precision strikes on targets associated with the chemical weapon capabilities of Syrian dictator of Bashar al-Assad," Trump said from the White House Diplomatic Room.
US aircraft and ships were used in the attack, according to multiple US defense officials.

Trump said the strikes were in coordination with France and the United Kingdom, adding that the purpose of the campaign is to "establish a strong deterrent against the production, spread and use of chemical weapons."

Apr 13 18:32

Trump orders strike on Syria in response to chemical attack

President Donald Trump announced that he ordered a strike on Syria in response to last weekend's chemical weapons attack.

Addressing the nation Friday evening, Trump said the joint strike with France and the United Kingdom is currently underway.

"A short time ago, I ordered the United States Armed Forces to launch precision strikes on targets associated with the chemical weapons capabilities of Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad," Trump said. "A combined operation with the armed forces of France and the United Kingdom is now underway."

Trump said that the "massacre" last weekend in Syria "was a significant escalation in a pattern of chemical weapons use by that very terrible regime."

"The evil and the despicable attack left mothers and fathers, infants and children thrashing in pain and gasping for air/ These are not the actions of a man," Trump said, referring to Assad. "They are crimes of a monster instead."

Trump also delivered a message to Iran and Russia.

Apr 13 18:32

Breaking: Joint US, France, UK attack launched on Syria on rural Damascus (video)

(4:10 A.M.) – Minutes ago, the U.S., France, and the U.K. launched a barrage of cruise missiles towards rural Damascus, causing massive explosions near the Dumayr Airbase in the eastern Qalamoun.

While the site is still unknown, Al-Masdar’s field correspondent in Damascus reported that the strike is hitting the rural Damascus countryside near or possibly the Dumayr Airbase.

Apr 13 16:41

Russian top brass reports it has proof of UK’s involvement in Douma chemical incident

MOSCOW, April 13. /TASS/. Russia’s defense ministry has evidence proving the United Kingdom’s direct involvement in the organization of the provocation with the alleged chemical attack in Eastern Ghouta, Igor Konashenkov, the ministry’s spokesman, said on Friday.

He said the ministry had found those who took part in filming the rent-a-mob chemical attack in Syria’s Douma and these people told how the video had been shot.

Apr 13 14:03

UK government’s reckless kowtowing of Trump on Syria – and contempt for the British people

Stuart Littlewood challenges his parliamentary representative to explain the UK government’s disregard for international law and intention not to consult the legislature on its plans to follow Donald Trump in bombing Syria.>>

Apr 13 14:01

We Have Evidence of UK's Role in Staging Douma Provocation - Russian MoD

An apparent false flag chemical attack in the Syrian town of Douma on April 7 has served as a pretext for the United States to threaten the Middle Eastern country with a missile strike; Russia has been calling for a transparent investigation while local doctors have said no one has requested any medical treatments for poisoning.

The Russian Defense Ministry held a press briefing on what the Western narrative describes as an alleged chemical attack in Syria's Eastern Ghouta. No evidence has been presented to support the claim. A Russian chemical corps commission that has been sent to Douma reported that no traces of chemical poisoning were found. On April 12, the US defense secretary acknowledged that the Pentagon had no evidence of chlorine or sarin use in Douma.

Apr 13 12:31

On the clamour to repeat the disastrous Iraq and Libya interventions in Syria

"Despite the ongoing death and destruction that has followed Western military interventions in Iraq and Libya, the clamour for a repeat performance in Syria is gaining momentum, especially in Washington and London where Donald Trump and Theresa May have plenty of reasons to want to deflect attention from their internal problems.

"The proponents of military intervention in Syria should name one – only one – instance where such intervention in the Middle East has succeeded. Attacking Syria will achieve just one thing: helping the remnants of Islamic State group and other jihadist cutthroats such as Al-Qaeda, the Saudi-backed (if not created) Jaysh al-Islam (Army of Islam) and the Muslim Brotherhood. It also risks breaking up Syria into ethnic and sectarian entities that will, without a doubt, be at perpetual war with one another..."

Apr 13 07:23

Top 5 Chemical Weapon Tests The British Conducted On Their Own People

How anyone could have ever thought any of this was a good idea is simply unconscionable.

Unfortunately, this article is not satirical. Instead, it documents five, historically factual cases where the British Government thought it would be a great idea to test chemical and biological weapons upon their own people during the Cold War.

Apr 13 06:53

Britons lack appetite for war in Syria: 43% against military strikes, YouGov poll reveals

The largest share of Britons surveyed in a YouGov poll for The Times is against military action against Syrian military targets.

Forty-three percent oppose, while just 22 percent support, airstrikes against Syria, with 34 percent unsure whether they back the action.

The poll’s release comes as UK Prime Minister Theresa May is reportedly readying her cabinet to back military strikes on Syria without asking Parliament for consent.

This is contrary to opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn’s position. He is insistent that Parliament must have a say on any airstrikes. His views were echoed by the leaders of both the SNP and the Liberal Democrats.

Apr 13 06:52

Britain's ex-MI6 chief thinks Western intervention saves lives, really wants to bomb Syria

A former UK intelligence chief appeared on the BBC to push for Western strikes on Syria, and also found time to suggest an earlier intervention from the US and its allies may have saved lives.

The former head of MI6 was interviewed on the BBC's flagship Today program on Thursday. It's an interview that may well be studied by historians as the very epitome of the way the British establishment talks to itself, and fails to learn the lessons of its own actions.

Apr 13 06:51

UK TERROR ALERT: New Irish paramilitary group warn ‘we WILL target Crown forces’

A NEW Irish paramilitary group has been founded with the aim of targeting “Crown forces” - a dire warning which threatens to disrupt the long fought-for peace in Northern Ireland.

Apr 13 06:43

SPUTNIK 170: George Galloway Interviews Peter Ford

People stabbed, people shot, people mowed down, people dead – all on the streets of London. It was the day police said they had planned for and hoped would never come. But where did it all come from – out of thin air or a swamp of bitterness and hatred endlessly sown with new blood by governments across the world? To try to find the answers, Peter Ford, a former British ambassador to Syria and now a vocal critic of UK policy in Syria, joins us for a very special edition of Sputnik.

Apr 13 06:38

"Trump has just given jihadis a thousand reasons to stage fake flag operations" BBC News

Former British Ambassador to Syria Peter Ford believes that the chemical attack in the rebel-held town of Khan Sheikhoun may not have been committed by the Assad regime.

Apr 12 12:46

Irredeemably Flawed and Deeply Harmful US Coalition Cannot Get the ‘Job’ Done in Syria

Mainstream media in the West would like us to believe that US President Donald Trump is in the process of building a coalition of allies to participate in a multi-nation strike force attack against the Syrian government.

This talk of coalition action reflects the rapid escalation of plans since US officials embraced Saturday’s allegations of a chemical weapons strike. This crisply formulated aphorism just might require a bit of updating:

A- The War Party built that dubious coalition seven years ago to regime change Syria and failed>>>
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B-- Instead of a one-off strike, as with last April’s tomahawk missile bombardment of Syria, the US seems to be envisioning starting a wave of attacks against Syria using the chemical pretext all over again>>>
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C- This whole saga began when the US and its terror proxies claimed Syrian forces carried out chemical attacks against the rebel-held city of Douma on Saturday. >>>
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G- Away from an acute lack of capability, the US and its allies know that a costly, and inconclusive war in the region will certainly destabilize the planet. Israeli-Saudi involvement assures that the war will quickly include Iranian and resistance forces in Syria, Lebanon, Iraq, and Palestine. All of this, as well as the risks of 200 dollars a barrel crude oil and the foolish war expanding across the Yemeni and Syrian borders, has filled the criminals with such fright that a full-scale war is deemed as a bad idea for Washington and a host of lackeys. And that's exactly why the US has embarked on forming a coalition unlike its last year missile strike in the hope that it could convince Moscow to back off and allow a limited strike on Syria. The last time that a nation sought to raise the stakes to convince Moscow to give some room and space to others in Syria was a couple of years ago, when the Russian president proved his skills in using crisis escalation policy and made his Turkish counterpart to extend an official apology for shooting down a Russian warplane. And this is just the beginning and we have not even started talking about Iran's reaction yet. Two senior Iranian commanders were in Syria in mid 2017 and each sent a warning signal to the US and Israel in their statements during their visit to the war-ravaged country, but apparently Washington has treated them as usual words and failed to decipher the message. They need to take a look back to realize that a contained engagement is too small to bring them a share and an effective role in Syria. >>>

Apr 12 11:31

Breaking Details of US/EU Strike on Syria

Journalist Elijah Magnier released a statement detail inside information from those with knowledge in the Syrian ranks about the impending US/EU strike on Syria. This will no be a small strike but a massive blow to the Syrian Government. Russia hopes this will pass after 2 days of bombing if it goes longer this could lead to global conflict.

Apr 12 11:23

Let's Listen to Jews....

The onslaught against Jeremy Corbyn is a window into the Zionist occupation of the political discourse in this kingdom. Since British MSM ignores these Jews. I'll try to help their voice be heard.

Apr 12 11:21

May calls urgent cabinet meeting amid reports of looming military action in Syria

British Prime Minister Theresa May has summoned her cabinet to brief ministers this Thursday on a "fast-moving week" amid the ratcheting up of tensions over Syria. May’s spokesman confirmed that the meeting will focus on Syria.

May will hold an unscheduled meeting of her cabinet on Thursday, which will involve senior ministers, her spokesman told media. While the agenda of the meeting has not been made public, reports suggest May is going to seek approval for military action in Syria.

Sky News reported that May is expected to ask the ministers to greenlight the UK's participation in an attack spearheaded by France and the US, without consulting the Parliament. Should the approval be granted, the operation could be launched "within hours."

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Here's your rifle, Theresa...

Apr 12 11:03

BEX ALERT - Russia wants to cause 'thousands and thousands and thousands of deaths' in Britain declares Tory Defence Secretary

Russia wants to cause "thousands and thousands and thousands of deaths" in Britain, the Tory Defence Secretary has declared.

Gavin Williamson made the apocalyptic suggestion that President Vladimir Putin could authorise an attack on critical energy supplies to the UK.

The Cabinet minister complained Russians "keep photographing and looking at power stations", and have an interest in gas pipelines and interconnectors that transport electricity.

He told the Daily Telegraph: "The plan for the Russians won't be for landing craft to appear in the South Bay in Scarborough, and off Brighton Beach.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Remember when Phony Tony Blair claimed Iraq could launch biological weapons at Great Britain with just 45 minutes' warning? This is more of the same war bovine excrement.

Apr 12 09:24

Reports Claim Syria, Russia Capture British Troops In Douma – UK Gov’t Denies

By Brandon Turbeville

As the battle for East Ghouta began heating up in 2018, a reader wrote to me and suggested that there must be something incredibly important in East Ghouta for the United States and the rest of the “Western” world to react in such a volatile way. If recent reports coming from al-Mayadeen are true, that reader may be proven correct...

Apr 12 08:10

Syrian Army Captures British Militants in Eastern Ghouta – Reports

A number of British forces have been captured by the Syrian army during military operations in Eastern Ghouta, according to reports by local media.

According to a report by Al-Mayadeen news channel cited by Fars News, a number of British troops have been captured during the Syrian Arab Army's operations in Eastern Ghouta.

They are believed to be a part of international military forces deployed in the region to launch a ground assault in Damascus in cooperation with the US. According to the report, the US and other NATO countries, Jordan and Israel planned to launch attacks from several fronts, but the plot failed as Syrian armed forces made a series of rapid advances in Eastern Ghouta in March. The plot allegedly involved massive airstrikes by US and Israeli planes that were supposed to pave the way for ground forces.

Apr 12 08:10

Corbyn says MPs must be consulted on any UK military action in Syria

Corbyn said cabinet approval would not be enough and further intervention in the seven-year war could lead to further destruction. “Surely the lessons of Iraq, the lessons that came from the Chilcot report, are that there has to be a proper process of consultation,” he said. “Cabinet on its own should not be making this decision.”

The Labour leader said he wanted to see the “whole picture”, but he also wished to see peace in the region, which required restraint by western countries and Russia.

“I want to see an end to the war in Syria. That does mean America and Russia holding back, pulling back and talking to each other,” Corbyn said. “The dangers of bombing now, which could escalate the conflict beyond belief … Just imagine the scenario if an American missile shoots down a Russian plane or vice versa. Where do we go from there?”

Apr 12 07:29

SYRIAN WAR REPORT – APRIL 12, 2018: RUSSIA STARTS EXERCISES OFF SYRIAN COAST, VOWS RESPONSE TO US STRIKES

The Russian Navy has launched live-fire exercises off the Syrian coast as the US is still preparing for a possible military action against the country’s government.

The Russian exercises will be held from April 11 to April 26, the period when, according to some experts, the US strike will be most likely if the administration of US President Donald Trump decides to attack Syria.

On April 10, Russia’s envoy to Lebanon Alexander Zasypkin once again confirming that Russian forces are ready to shoot down missiles and target the launchers in case of an escalation in the war-torn country.

Ali Akbar Velayati, the top adviser to Iran’s supreme leader Ali Khamenei, vowed to support the Damascus government against any attack of the US and its allies.

Apr 12 07:09

World War 3: Galloway warns world heading for WAR as relations reach most DANGEROUS level

WORLD War 3 is “happening in slow motion” after US President Donald Trump tweeted a “declaration of war” on Russia, according to former MP George Galloway.

The outspoken former MP said Donald Trump’s “declaration of war” is “more grave than the Cuban missile crisis”.

Donald Trump tweeted that Russia should to “get ready” because missiles “are coming” as tensions between the two states reach boiling point.

President Trump, backed by the UK and France, has proposed military action against the Syrian regime in response to the suspected chemical attack that killed dozens of people in Syria on Saturday.

The US President hit out at Damascus ally Russia and said it should not be partners with "animal Assad”.

Apr 12 07:01

‘He was in Oman!’ Williamson responds after he appears to visit HEDGEHOGS as WW3 looms

DEFENCE Secretary Gavin Williamson was caught in a Twitter storm as social media erupted after he appeared to spend Wednesday with hedgehog conservationists in the Midlands as officials back in London weighed up the UK’s response to a suspected chemical weapons attack in Syria amid fears of the US launching a missile strike pushing the world to the brink of war.

Apr 12 07:00

British UN Envoy Idiotically Thinks Karl Marx Founded The Russian Federation – VIDEO

British Permanent Representative to the United Nations Karen Pierce evoked Karl Marx in her criticism of Russia while at the United Nations Security Council meeting on Tuesday.

“In respect of Karl Marx, I think he must be turning in his grave to see what the country that was founded on many of his precepts is doing in the name of supporting Syria by condoning the use of chemical weapons on Syrian territory” Pierce said.

I guess no one told her the Soviet Union collapsed in 1991 and that the Russian Federation is a free market economy.

Apr 12 06:58

Britain Sends Third Warship to North Korean Coast As Tensions Heat Up - Reports

Western countries and their key Asian allies have deployed naval forces to areas including the Yellow Sea to enforce the trade embargo imposed on North Korea by the UN Security Council over its nuclear and missile programs.

HMS Albion with Marine commandos on board is sailing to waters off the North Korean coast to enforce UN sanctions and take part in joint drills with Britain’s regional allies, the Independent reported.

The Albion will join the HMS Sutherland, which has already been deployed to the area.

Britain’s Defense Ministry earlier said that another warship, HMS Argyll, would be dispatched to the region later this year for a series of joint exercises with Australia, Malaysia, New Zealand and Singapore.

Apr 12 06:44

UK Submarines Sent Within Missile Range of Syria for Strikes - Report

According to the UK's Daily Telegraph newspaper, British submarines have been ordered to move within missile range of Syria, as strikes against the Assad regime are expected as early as Thursday night.

The publication reported that the order was issued by UK Prime Minister Theresa May and that she has called on her ministers to meet for an emergency cabinet meeting to discuss how Britain will respond to last weekend's chemical attack on Douma.

Sky News reports that May will soon ask her cabinet to approve the UK's participation in US- and French-led strikes against Syria's alleged chemical weapons infrastructure. Though it is expected that May will get the approval from ministers to join the action, the Telegraph suggested a discussion will be had with the US and France before the final decision is made.

Apr 12 06:43

UK, France Following US ‘Clown’ Into Syrian War

The fluid confrontation of major powers in the Middle East may lead to a deeper and deadlier US-led military incursion, but the fault cannot be laid at US President Donald Trump’s doorstep alone, analysts told Sputnik Radio on Wednesday.

"This guy is the clown of the international community, and now places like the United Kingdom and France are following this clown into another war, which is exactly the sort of disaster they were dragged into in Iraq and Libya," Shabbir Razvi, an economic and political analyst, told Radio Sputnik's Loud & Clear.

Apr 11 15:44

NATO: We don’t want war with Russia, but must believe the UK and are forced to react

(*and THAT'S what's known by some as Leadership With Backbone ?)

Apr 11 15:24

Syrian Army Captures British Militants in Eastern Ghouta – Reports

A number of British forces have been captured by the Syrian army during military operations in Eastern Ghouta, according to reports by local media.

According to a report by Al-Mayadeen news channel cited by Fars News, a number of British troops have been captured during the Syrian Arab Army's operations in Eastern Ghouta.

They are believed to be a part of international military forces deployed in the region to launch a ground assault in Damascus in cooperation with the US. According to the report, the US and other NATO countries, Jordan and Israel planned to launch attacks from several fronts, but the plot failed as Syrian armed forces made a series of rapid advances in Eastern Ghouta in March. The plot allegedly involved massive airstrikes by US and Israeli planes that were supposed to pave the way for ground forces.

Apr 11 13:32

UK Submarines Sent Within Missile Range of Syria for Strikes - Report

According to the UK's Daily Telegraph newspaper, British submarines have been ordered to move within missile range of Syria, as strikes against the Assad regime are expected as early as Thursday night.

The report follows US President Donald Trump's warning to Russia and Syria to "get ready" for a missile strike. Trump noted that the strike would involve bombs that will be "nice and new."

Apr 11 13:26

May ready to bypass Parliament & approve UK military intervention in Syria – BBC

UK Prime Minister Theresa May appears ready to get the UK involved in a possible military strike against Syria without seeking the Parliament’s approval, the BBC reports citing “well-placed sources.”

May reportedly sees an “urgent” need for a response, according to government insiders. She also appears to believe a military intervention will prevent further chemical incidents in Syria.

Apr 11 13:09

BBC Piece Defining 'Modern British Identity' To Schoolkids Doesn't Go Over Well

The BBC produced a propaganda piece for children purportedly examining "what it means to be British today in a modern, multicultural society."

Apr 11 12:28

Theresa May 'to act on Syria without MPs' vote' - sources

Theresa May looks ready to join military action against the Assad regime in Syria without first seeking parliamentary consent, well-placed sources have told the BBC.

Apr 11 11:49

Former UK Ambassador to Syria: Syrian Chemical Weapons Attack Was STAGED By Islamic Jihadi Propagandists, No One Actually Died

The former UK Ambassador to Syria, Peter Ford, told BBC Radio Scotland regarding the alleged Douma chemical weapons attack:

The Syrian government is probably not guilty

The sources claiming there was a chemical weapons attack are pro-Islamist jihadi propaganda outlets

The incident was probably staged, and it is likely that no one actually died

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IF there is a guy who can most probably ferret out the truth about this incident, it would be Peter Ford.

Apr 11 11:47

Theresa May Ready To Join Syria Strike Without Seeking Parliamentary Approval

While a U.S. Carrier Strike Group makes its way to the Mediterranean, and amid reports of US and French fighter jets buzzing around the skies over Syria, the BBC reports that UK Prime Minister Theresa May is "ready to join military action against the Assad regime in Syria without first seeking Parliamentary consent."

The prime minister is said by government insiders to see the need for a response as urgent.

She wants to prevent a repeat of the apparent chemical attack near Damascus, which she described as "abhorrent". -BBC

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Translation; Prime Minister May, after the Brexit and Skribal disasters, is desperate to "do something" to win back popular British support; I guess she thinks that engaging in World War III will be just the ticket!!

Apr 11 10:55

If the UK is so critical of the killing of unarmed protesters in Gaza, maybe it should stop selling arms to Israel

In the past two years alone, the government has approved export of over £230m worth of arms and military technology, including jets and naval gunboats used in regular attacks on Palestinian fisher-folk

Apr 11 10:54

Jeremy Corbyn Calls for Review of U.K. Arms Sales to Israel Over Gaza Border Deaths

'The killing and wounding of yet more unarmed Palestinian protesters yesterday by Israeli forces in Gaza is an outrage'

Apr 11 10:54

Israeli Labour party breaks off relations with Britain's Corbyn

Israel’s Labour Party said on Tuesday it had suspended relations with Jeremy Corbyn, the leader of Britain’s Labour party, accusing him of sanctioning anti-Semitism and showing hostility towards Israeli policies.

Apr 11 10:23

Jeremy Corbyn demands Parliament vote on military action in Syria

The Labour Party leader told the BBC: "Parliament should always be given a say on military action.

"Obviously the situation is very serious, obviously there has to be, now, a demand for a political process to end the war in Syria.

"We cannot risk an escalation even further than it's gone already."

However, the Labour chief, also warned against a "bombardment which leads to escalation and leads to a hot war between Russia and America over the skies of Syria".

Apr 11 10:15

Theresa May calls for ‘more evidence’ before military action in Syria – right out of Corbyn's book?

As Theresa May dithers on joining Donald Trump's expected military action on Syria, reportedly waiting for more evidence, is the prime minister now following Jeremy Corbyn's much-criticized cautious approach?

John Baron, Tory MP for Basildon and Billericay, backs May's reportedly wary response, saying: "If you haven't got clarity with regard to our objectives, you end up being led by events. Our track record of understanding events on the ground and the consequences of those actions has been poor."

The UK PM's request for “more evidence” during private phone calls with the US president, reported by the Times, is seemingly a contrast to the public broadcasts she has made. Along with her top government officials, May has made clear who she suspects bears the guilt for the alleged chemical atrocity in Douma, Syria, on Saturday, pointing the finger at President Bashar Assad, aided by Russia.

Apr 11 10:09

THE CAUSE OF LONDON’S SURGE IN VIOLENCE IS OBVIOUS — BUT NOBODY’S TALKING ABOUT IT

As the United States continues to experience sensational mass shootings and many Americans call for gun control, the London is dealing with its own rash of violent crime, mostly in the form of knife attacks.

Countless memes circulating on the internet have pointed out that despite the British government’s harsh gun laws, criminals have still found ways to commit violence and murder. Despite this, the government is clamping down further, attempting to restrict knife possession even more than it already has in its fruitless attempts to stop the wave of crime (in 2014, for example, a teenager was restricted from buying spoons, a measure that has apparently failed to reduce crime).

But there is more to the story, and what’s missing from the mainstream conversation further discredits the actions of the British government.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

The allowance of small amounts of recreational drugs, coupled with an enlightened drug policy, which would decriminalise drugs, would just pull the rug out from under drug crime, as Portugal has done:

Portugal’s Example: What Happened After It Decriminalized All Drugs, From Weed to Heroin

Of course, this is a completely logical move, which is why the UK will dismiss it out of hand.

And besides that, there are too many people, including politicians, the owners, and investors in, private prisons, and bankers, who are very happy with the current status quo, because they are raking in the money from the results of current drug policies in both the US and UK.

So do not expect to see utterly failed drug policies change in the near future in either country.

Apr 11 08:57

The Nerve Agent Saga: Are the Skripals Being Held Against Their Will in Britain?

Chief hospital administrator Cara Charles-Barks hasn’t explained if it obtained consent forms signed by the Skripals after they regained consciousness.

Without them, claims about respecting their privacy “are improper, according to the practice rules of the British National Health Service, and unlawful violations of their human rights, according to British and European law,” Helmer explained.

If attending physician to the Skripals Dr. Christine Blanshard falsified Yulia’s comments, or failed to get consent forms from both Skripals, she and the hospital administrator “can be called to account…in court,” Helmer added.

Yulia, and likely Sergey, are conscious able to speak. Yet they’re being held incommunicado – except for one brief monitored conversation between Yulia and her cousin Viktoria Skripal in Moscow.

Apr 11 08:47

May hesitating to join Trump's attack on Syria, wants more evidence – Times

British Prime Minister Theresa May is reportedly not keen on joining the US in its potential strike against Syria. The PM told Donald Trump she will not act until there's more evidence of Syria's culpability, the Times reports.

On Monday, US President Donald Trump said that he was "very strongly, very seriously" considering a military option in Syria, promising to make a "major decision" within up to 48 hours.

While the heating-up rhetoric from Washington suggests a military response may be imminent, the UK might be second-guessing its strategic partner now. According to a report by the Times on Wednesday, May told Trump that she would not risk pounding Syria with missiles until she sees more compelling proof of Damascus's culpability in the incident on April 7.

Apr 11 08:43

Theresa May Won’t Blame Assad for Chemical Attack, Not ‘Confirmed’

Prime Minister Theresa May has indicated that more evidence is needed before blaming Bashar al-Assad for the latest chemical attack in Syria and taking military action against his regime.

Following phone calls with U.S. President Donald Trump and French premier Emmanuel Macron, No 10 said the international community “needed to respond” but did not confirm Assad was responsible at this stage.

Apr 11 08:28

From Skripal To Syria, Will Western Bluffs Spark World War 3?

The situation in the Middle East and the world as a whole is a matter of skyrocketing concern. The risks of conflict were escalated a little over a month ago when UK Prime Minister Theresa May launched the “Skripal affair” and threatened Russia with cyberwar. Then the tune of chemical weapons supposedly used against Syrian “rebels” in Eastern Ghouta was sung more than a few times with the same notes of unsubstantiated arguments as a pretext to blame those who are working against the West’s interests. In Syria, the US and Britain are acting as the outright direct lawyers of jihadists, while the Syrian Army, supported by the Russian Air Force and volunteers from Iran, has virtually liberated Eastern Ghouta from jihadists.

Apr 11 08:06

Protest: Trump & May - No More Bombs on Syria

On Friday, Stop the War Coalition will be handing in a letter signed by MP's, trade unionists, celebrities and academics to No.10 to urge Theresa May to refrain from joining Donald Trump in escalating the war in Syria.

Military interventions from external powers have failed to bring an end to the war. The only solution in Syria is a ceasefire on all sides and a political settlement.

Join us at 17:00 on Whitehall to demand an end to the bombing of Syria.

Apr 11 07:59

Dutch dish out £2500 ‘Brexit vouchers’ to help firms AVOID trading with UK

THE Netherlands Enterprise Agency has launched a new ‘Brexit voucher’ scheme aimed at helping businesses with economic interests in the UK find “alternative markets and map out the consequences of the Brexit for their company”.

Apr 11 07:40

Britain sends third warship to Asia Pacific to monitor North Korea

The UK has deployed a third navy warship to the Asia-Pacific as diplomatic tensions with North Korea continue to rise.

HMS Albion will join HMS Sutherland and will help enforce UN sanctions against North Korea, as well as take part in joint training and exercises with regional allies.

The Ministry of Defence previously announced that HMS Argyll would also be deployed, arriving in the region later in the year to take part in an exercise with Australia, Malaysia, New Zealand and Singapore.

Apr 11 07:32

Activists Block Alleged UK Missile Plant Producing Projectiles for Saudi Arabia

Over a dozen anti-war activists staged on Monday a blockade of an alleged missile factory in the UK county of Worcestershire at a site owned by the Roxel company manufacturing equipment for rockets and missiles after claiming to have uncovered evidence of the mass assembly of missiles intended for export to Saudi Arabia at the facility.

Jointly owned by the Paris-based Safran group and the Europe-wide armaments manufacturer MBDA, Roxel manufactures an assortment of propulsion systems intended for air to air, air to ground and ground to ground launched missile systems, something anti-war groups fear are being purchased by Saudi Arabia.

Apr 11 07:31

Soros Donated Over $550K to Anti-Brexit Group After Cambridge Analytica Scandal

Billionaire George Soros has long provided funding to anti-Brexit campaigning groups and other organizations which serve his globalist agenda, with some describing his activity as “election meddling.”

The notoriously pro-immigration billionaire donated an additional £400k (around US$567K at the current GBP/USD exchange rate) to the pro-EU Best for Britain group after it was reported that disgraced datamining firm Cambridge Analytica worked with an anti-EU campaigning group, according to BuzzFeed News.

Vote Leave – the UK’s official Brexit campaign – reportedly spent around 40 percent of its budget on services provided by Cambridge Analytica.

Apr 11 07:27

REVEALED: What Trump's new Security Advisor really thinks about Brexit

DONALD Trump’s new Security Advisor celebrated the Brexit result and praised Theresa May’s ability to “rid the UK of the sclerotic over-regulation” by Brussels bureaucrats while slamming the “failure” of the EU project, during an interview on the night of the result.

Apr 11 07:18

Israel Labor party cuts ties to Jeremy Corbyn for supporting Palestinian rights

The leader of the Israeli Labor Party on Tuesday wrote to Jeremy Corbyn suspending “all formal relations” with the UK Labour leader.

In a publicly released letter, Avi Gabbay cited Corbyn’s “hatred of the policies of the government of the state of Israel.”

On Saturday, Corbyn had sent a statement to a Palestine Solidarity Campaign demonstration in London condemning the “killing and wounding of yet more unarmed Palestinian protesters yesterday by Israeli forces in Gaza” during the last two weeks as “an outrage.”

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Apr 11 07:13

Labour Israel lobbyist deletes anti-Semitic “conspiracy” claims

The former Israel lobbyist and high-profile Labour lawmaker Ruth Smeeth has deleted a statement from her website which alleged anti-Semitism in Labour.

In one of the most high profile instances of the supposed “anti-Semitism crisis” in the UK’s main opposition party, Smeeth in June 2016 claimed she had been “attacked by a Momentum activist and Jeremy Corbyn supporter who used traditional anti-Semitic slurs to attack me for being part of a ‘media conspiracy.’”

Activist Marc Wadsworth had in fact neither said nor implied anything about Jews. Neither did he use the word “conspiracy.”

Smeeth did not reply to a request for comment. You can read the deleted statement in full below.

Apr 11 05:53

Trump Builds Coalition for War on Syria

President Trump is in the process of building a new coalition of allies to participate in a multi-nation “strike force” attack on the Syrian government. This talk of coalition action reflects the rapid escalation of plans since US officials embraced Saturday’s allegations of a chemical weapons strike.
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Macron, however, suggested he does “not want an escalation,” but rather that the strikes should be against Syrian chemical facilities.>>>
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But Syria disarmed their chemical program before the war really began, and dismantled all of those sites. This means there aren’t really operating facilities to be bombed in the first place.>>>
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The US, France, and Britain will doubtless lead this new coalition, and Australia is expected to join, with Saudi Arabia expected to be drawn into the conflict. Turkey is potentially to be invited too>>>

Apr 11 05:03

‘Monsters on one side, maniacs on the other’: Proposal to attack Syria splits Parliament

Theresa May has been warned by MPs not to ignore Parliament when joining with Donald Trump in his expected military action in Syria, following an alleged chemical attack that reportedly killed dozens.

MPs from all the main political parties have urged the UK prime minister to consult Parliament before lending military support to the US and France, which are discussing options to target Bashar Assad over the alleged chemical attack in Douma.

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