Daily Archive: December 28, 2016

How Tunisia Got Transformed into a Major Exporter of Jihadists?

The terrorist attack on the Christmas fair in Berlin that occurred on December 19, resulted in government officials pledging their commitment to the speedy deportation of failed asylum seekers, since the attacker was a Tunisian migrant. Tunisians have been treated extremely cautiously in Europe recently and at this stage it’s imperative for us to understand why. Why Tunisia, which was...

‘No Water for 5 Days’: Damascus Struggles after Rebels Reportedly Poison Supply

The Syrian capital has been without water for five days. Western media has blamed the government for disrupting the supply, but there is evidence that rebels are behind the water crisis, with renewed video threats. RT’s Lizzie Phelan reports. Damascus continues to be considered the safest place in Syria. But it has an Achilles heel, and that’s the water supply...

What Israel Fears Most: An Encroachment to “Greater Israel”?

Israel has strong US-led Western support. Security Council Resolution 2334, affirming the illegality of its settlements, changed nothing on the ground – nor will it any time ahead as far as it’s reasonable to predict. Eventual Palestinian self-determination based on pre-June 1967 borders is another matter entirely. The possibility of it happening any time ahead concerns Israel most of all....

China Connects East & West with Longest Bullet Train Line

One of the world’s longest high-speed railways has started operating in China, linking the country’s prosperous eastern coast to the less-developed southwest, the state Xinhua news agency has reported. Just how many tunnels does China's #Shanghai–#Kunming high speed rail run through? Watch footage taken along part of the route pic.twitter.com/Dma3iKaKmH — People's Daily, China (@PDChina) December 28, 2016 The 2,264-kilometer...