American journalist Ken Klippenstein believes that it’s the thirst for power and dominance which drives Saudi Arabia and the United States to maintain the bombing campaign against Yemen.
Tuesday, June 16, 2015
EU legislators have adopted a resolution that calls for FIFA President Sepp Blatter to step down immediately, a move that journalist Neil Clark calls political posturing and lacking any sort of democratic due process.
Friday, June 12, 2015
Press TV has conducted an interview with James Petras, a Middle East expert in New York, to discuss the remarks by Australia’s Foreign Minister Julie Bishop on attempts by the ISIL terrorist group to manufacture chemical weapons.
The following is a rough transcription of the interview.
Monday, June 08, 2015
Professor Paul Pillar, a former deputy chief of counter-terrorism at the CIA, says that some ‘poison pills’ that could have killed the Iran nuclear agreement have been removed from congress bill of the revision in Iran nuclear agreement.
“Some analysts believe that the bill in its current version actually works to the president's advantage. It sets aside the idea, which some opponents of the nuclear agreement have been pushing, that the agreement would have to be in the form of a treaty that would require a positive two-thirds vote of the Senate to be adopted,” Professor Paul Pillar says in an interview with Mehr News Agency and adds that “the bill should have no direct effect on the negotiations.”
Monday, June 01, 2015
Although the majority of corporate media tend to portray Islam as a threat to the security and integrity of the Western societies, there are signs that the Western public is growing aware of the peaceful nature of Muslims and their religion.
Allan McLeod is an author and activist based in Teesside. He has arranged and taken part in protests against racism and fascism from the far-right and the Liberal-Tory government’s austerity program and cuts to public services. His writings and essays are available on newsletters and online magazines.
In a interview he expressed his viewpoints regarding the rise of Islamophobia in the West, especially his home country, and the public reactions to anti-Muslim prejudice.
Sunday, May 24, 2015
El Mundo’s interview with Sadegh Kharrazi, Iran’s former ambassador to France
Monday, May 11, 2015
The Saudi war on Yemen, which has so far left over 3,100 civilians dead, seems to have no clear ending, and even the Israeli paper Yediot Ahronot has called it “[a] war for the survival of the Saudi monarchy.”
A former Palestinian diplomat and political analyst believes that the Saudi war of aggression against Yemen is a war for dominance and hegemony. He says the Saudis are resorting to the tactics that the Israeli army has used in its frequent incursions into the besieged Gaza Strip.
Saeb Shaath is a former diplomat and Palestinian representative in Ireland. He is a renowned Middle East political expert and author. Dr. Shaath shared his viewpoints about the ongoing war on Yemen, its background and global repercussions in an in-depth interview with FNA. The following is the text of the interview.
Monday, May 04, 2015
In an interview to Mehr News, Secretary General of NRC Jan Egeland has described the dire situation in Syria's Yarmouk refugee camp urging regional countries to work together to lessen conflict in Syria.
Monday, April 27, 2015