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Monday 21 April 2014
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  • Yarmouk struggles to survive, 10th day of no food package

    Yarmouk struggles to survive, 10th day of no food package

     Life in the Yarmouk refugee camp in Syria’s Damascus is becoming so grave with some 18,000 people facing starvation and leading relief agencies declaring the crisis "unprecedented in living memory". A fragile agreement between the militant groups and the Syrian government to allow food into the camp has broken down by the foreign-backed militants and food packages have not been delivered to the Yarmouk Palestinian refugee camp for 10

  • United States self-licensed to kill:

    United States self-licensed to kill:

     The United States is using assassination drones in other countries in line with its self-declared right to kill, an analyst tells Press TV in an interview. “It’s a flagrant violation of international law. It is establishing unilaterally by one nation, the United States, the right to kill at will,” Rick Rozoff said. The analyst made the comments following a report by UN special rapporteur Christopher Haines that the US policy of using

  • US plans military maneuvers in Russia's backyard: Official

    US plans military maneuvers in Russia's backyard: Official

     The United States is planning to conduct military maneuvers in the next few weeks in Russia's backyard as tensions between the two countries escalate over Ukraine, a Western official says. The official, who spoke on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to discuss the plan, said on Saturday that the drills are expected to take place in Poland and Estonia, but other locations in Eastern Europe are also considered. According

  • Syrian Army Preparing for Impending Attack to Retake 70% of Militant-Controlled Areas

    Syrian Army Preparing for Impending Attack to Retake 70% of Militant-Controlled Areas

     The Syrian army is planning a massive, phased offensive to take back control over two-thirds of the areas currently controlled by the foreign-backed militants by end of 2014, informed sources disclosed on Saturday. "The Syrian army intends to restore full security to Aleppo and Daraa in order to endorse its control over 70 percent of the militant-ruled areas in the country," the sources told FNA. The army units have so far restored

  • Morsi and aides may face death sentence in 'grand espionage' case, says lawyer .

    Morsi and aides may face death sentence in 'grand espionage' case, says lawyer .

     A lawyer in the defense team of ousted President Mohamed Morsi said in press statements that he expects defendants in the "Grand Espionage" case to be sentenced to death due to the political nature of the case. Ahmed Qinawy, a lawyer who withdrew from the defense team of Morsi this week, said that the court will likely reach that decision based on reports by the State Security, itself an apparatus hostile to the Muslim Brotherhood. Qinawy

Yarmouk struggles to survive, 10th day of no food package
United States self-licensed to kill:
US plans military maneuvers in Russia's backyard: Official
Syrian Army Preparing for Impending Attack to Retake 70% of Militant-Controlled Areas
Morsi and aides may face death sentence in 'grand espionage' case, says lawyer .
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Syrian Patriarch calls for confronting Takfiri mentality
Syrian Patriarch calls for confronting Takfiri mentality

 The Greek Orthodox Patriarch in Syria, John Yazigi, says Syrian Christians "will not submit and yield" to foreign-backed extremist militants who attack "our people and holy places." In comments to mark Easter, Patriarch Yazigi called on …

Egypt: More than 20,000 detainees to start 'uprising'
Egypt: More than 20,000 detainees to start 'uprising'

 For the first time since the July 3 coup, thousands of Egyptian prisoners announced they would join an "uprising" against the politicization of justice in post-coup Egypt. In a statement obtained by Middle East Monitor Friday, the detainees claimed …

Austrian teenage girls tricked into joining Syria terrorists
Austrian teenage girls tricked into joining Syria terrorists

 Austrian authorities say they believe two teenage girls that vanished from their homes in Vienna earlier in April may have been tricked into going to Syria to join foreign-backed insurgents and terrorists in the country in the name of “holy …

13 die in fresh bout of mortar, bomb attacks in Syria
13 die in fresh bout of mortar, bomb attacks in Syria

 Thirteen people have been killed in a fresh wave of terrorist attacks carried out by foreign-backed militants in several residential areas across Syria. Four people were killed and at least nine others wounded on Saturday when a car bomb …

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KSA Beirut Embassy hosting Syria militants: Report
KSA Beirut Embassy hosting Syria militants: Report

 Dozens of Saudi militants fighting in Syria have surrendered themselves to the Saudi Embassy in Lebanon in order to be sent back home, Arab media report. According to the Quds al-Arabi daily, the militants fled to Lebanon after the Syrian army …

Mastermind of CIA torture program describes it a 'success'
Mastermind of CIA torture program describes it a 'success'

 The mastermind of the US Central Intelligence Agency’s torture program has hit the headlines after seven years to defend the spy agency’s torture techniques. In an interview with the Guardian published on Friday, James Elmer Mitchell has …

18 Percent of Mercenaries in Syria Are UK Citizens: Report
18 Percent of Mercenaries in Syria Are UK Citizens: Report

 UK citizens make up the largest proportion of foreign mercenaries in Syria, according to a new report published by the International Centre for the Study of Radicalization. The ICSR stated that 17.9% of gunmen in Syria were from the UK, based …

Saudi Arabia top Mideast purchaser of military equipment: Report
Saudi Arabia top Mideast purchaser of military equipment: Report

 A recent report says Saudi Arabia is the major purchaser of military equipment in the Middle East and has doubled its military expenditure over the past decade. The Stockholm International Peace Research Institute said in a report on Monday …

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Interview
Western plots against Syria backfired:

Western plots against Syria backfired:

 Press TV has interviewed author and Middle East expert Dr. Kevin Barrett to get his views on recent advances by the Syria army against foreign-backed militants. …

Israel tries to sidetrack Iran nuclear talks: Analyst

Israel tries to sidetrack Iran nuclear talks: Analyst

 Press TV has conducted an interview with Franklin Lamb, political analyst from Beirut, about Israel launching its latest military spy satellite to conduct espionage …

Sayyed Nasrallah: We’ll Support a Made-in-Lebanon President

Sayyed Nasrallah: We’ll Support a Made-in-Lebanon President

 When approaching the edge of «domestic issues», Sayyed Nasrallah becomes interested in every single detail, takes into account each word, phrase, point and comma. …

UN put to real test over Palestine: Hesham Tillawi

UN put to real test over Palestine: Hesham Tillawi

 Press TV has conducted an interview with host of Current Issues TV and Radio Hesham Tillawi to talk about Palestine’s recent submission of applications to the …

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News
Israel forces pepper spray Palestinians
US assassination drone kills nearly 20 Yemenis
Twin car blasts kill several in western Syria
US president signs law to bar Hamid Aboutalebi from serving at UN post
Hezbollah military investigation reveals who killed Al-Manar TV crew
Report
Turkey, US, UK smuggle Libya's guns into Syria: Report
Egypt Anti-Coup Alliance slams US, EU
US supplies Syria militants with anti-tank weapons: Report
New Palestinian Authority report highlights Israel violations
US Senators vote to declassify parts of CIA 'torture' report
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The scars of Deir Yassin and our determination to survive
Is the world coming to an end or the US?
Syria: Sarin false flag plans revealed
Iran, Orientalism and Western illusions about Syria
More Evidence U.S. Funds al-Qaeda Terrorists in Syria
Interview
‘Myanmar government behind Rohingya plight’
KSA, Jordan, Egypt actively assist Israel: Mark Glenn -
NATO agenda targets Russian border territories:
‘US, Israel in position of weakness against Syria’
Yabroud of great strategic importance: Analyst