West Directed Killer’s Hand in Assassination of Russian Ambassador
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West Directed Killer’s Hand in Assassination of Russian Ambassador

The brutal slaying of Russian ambassador Andrey Karlov in Ankara sent shockwaves around the world. Condemnations were issued by Washington and European states of the act of terrorism by a gunman who shot Karlov in the back while he was speaking at a photo gallery in the Turkish capital. The White House condemned what it called a…

Egyptian Police Arrest Five People for Using Children to Stage Fake ‘Aleppo’ Footage
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Egyptian Police Arrest Five People for Using Children to Stage Fake ‘Aleppo’ Footage

Five people in Port Said allegedly making fake videos purporting to show the wreckage of air strikes in the Syrian city of Aleppo have been arrested, the Egyptian Interior Ministry has said. The videographer, his assistants and the parents of two children who appear in the footage were detained after police managed to trail the…

Al-Nusra’s Hand in Ambassador’s Murder Spells Trouble for US
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Al-Nusra’s Hand in Ambassador’s Murder Spells Trouble for US

Al-Nusra has been supported by Turkey, the US, Saudi Arabia and Qatar. If they are in fact responsible for the killing, the blame lies with the terrorist group’s benefactors and supporters. From the moment His Excellency Andrey Karlov was assassinated in Ankara, many people started pinning the blame on Western hands. Some said it was…

Beijing Returns Seized US Underwater Drone in ‘Smooth’ Handover at South China Sea
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Beijing Returns Seized US Underwater Drone in ‘Smooth’ Handover at South China Sea

A US sea drone seized by China last week was returned at an agreed location in the South China Sea, Beijing has confirmed. Despite the potential for a serious confrontation, the US says it will “fly, sail, and operate” in the area as before. “After friendly consultations between the Chinese and US sides, the handover…

NY Daily News Columnist Makes Case for Assassinating Russian Diplomats
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NY Daily News Columnist Makes Case for Assassinating Russian Diplomats

Not only does Gersh Kuntsman of the New York Daily News support killing Russian diplomats, he makes the case for it. Wherein I make a case for political assassinations … when the victim works for Putin or Hitler, that is. https://t.co/RsmoPIumSc pic.twitter.com/yzEcGsXMJs — Gersh Kuntzman (@GershKuntzman) December 20, 2016 He compares Russian ambassador Andrei Karlov…

Western Media is Now the Propaganda Wing of Al-Qaeda
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Western Media is Now the Propaganda Wing of Al-Qaeda

Western coverage of Aleppo has been disturbingly shallow and biased. The British press is morphing into a mouthpiece for al-Qaeda. Consider its coverage of yesterday’s assassination of Andrei Karlov, the Russian ambassador to Turkey. It is borderline sympathetic. The killer’s words — or rather, certain of the killer’s words — have been turned into emotional…