Daily Archive: June 6, 2016

What’s behind the US media’s special relationship with Israel?

https://vimeo.com/158534971 The Occupation of the American Mind: Israel’s Public Relations War in the United States written and directed by Loretta Alper and Jeremy Earp (2016) The Occupation of the American Mind poses the question: why are mainstream US media such a reliable conduit for Israeli propaganda compared to other countries? In attempting to answer this question, the film, narrated by...

‘Fierce Fighting’: Militants Clashing in Aleppo’s Sheikh Maqsood District

Over 2,000 militants from Syrian terror groups, “moderate rebels” forces gathered in Aleppo’s Sheikh Maqsood neighborhood, as al-Nusra Front militants kept shelling the district overnight, the Russian military said. Al-Nusra Front militants continued overnight to shell the Sheikh Maqsood neighborhood in northern Aleppo, Russia’s Syrian reconciliation center said Monday. “As darkness fell, terrorist groups opened heavy fire from a window of the Castello trade...

Syrian army ‘crosses into Raqqa province’

Source: aljazeera.com Government troops backed by Russian air strikes cross into Raqqa province for the first time since August 2014. The Syrian army has crossed the boundary of Raqqa province after advancing in a major Russian-backed offensive against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) group, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR).Heavy Russian air strikes hit ISIL-held...