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Ontario police has identified the man responsible for a shooting rampage in Toronto’s Greektown as Faisal Hussain. The Special Investigations Unit says Hussain is a 29-year-old from Toronto, the National Post reported. The provincial police watchdog released Hussain’s identity in a statement after speaking with a member of his family. “Due to the exceptional circumstances of this tragic incident and the public interest in knowing the man’s identity, the SIU is identifying the man as Faisal ...
The Swedish government will pump 5 million Swedish crowns ($564,000 USD) into migrant sex courses according to news outlet Fria Tider. A portion of the funding will support the government's sex-awareness website, "Youmo," which provides translation in Arabic, Somali and Dari. The goal of the website is to "simply inform immigrants about what is in Sweden," reports Tider. The program aims to stem rampant reports of sexual assault in the last several years, while rape was up 10% across t ...
Israel has rejected a Russian proposal to keep Iranian forces in Syria at least 100 kilometers from the Syrian-Israeli recognized ceasefire line along the Golan Heights, Reuters reports, while Israeli leadership has further threatened to hold Assad responsible "for any Iranian aggression". According to the breaking report, which cites an unnamed Israeli official, the issue came up during a meeting between Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and a visiting Russian delegation led by Russi ...
Iran’s president Hassan Rouhani warned the US not to threaten the nation’s oil exports, called for improved relations with its neighbors including arch-nemesis Saudi Arabia, and cautioned the US that a conflict with Iran would be "the mother of all wars." "Don’t play with the lion’s tail, this would only lead to regret," Iran's leader said during a speech with Iranian diplomats on Sunday, the semi-official Iranian Students’ News agency reported. "The Americans must understand well that pe ...
On a day that's already witnessed significant developments along the Syrian-Israeli Golan border region after an overnight evacuation of hundreds of White Helmets members and their families by Israeli Defense Forces (IDF), Israeli jets have reportedly carried out a major airstrike on a Syrian government facility in northwest Syria in Hama province.  Syrian state SANA news has confirmed what it's calling an "Israeli aggression" near the city of Masyaf, indicating the "losses are only material" ...
After last weekend's significant escalation in Gaza involving Israeli airstrikes on 40 targets, which reportedly killed two teens and wounded over a dozen others, and over 30 rockets launched by Hamas toward southern Israel, all signs are currently pointing toward a broader outbreak of fighting as in new comments the Israeli defense minister is preparing the public for "a large and painful military operation" to come. Israeli officials and media have broadly referred to this latest flare-up o ...
The Pentagon says it will provide $200 million in additional training, equipment and advisory assistance to Ukraine's military. The money is meant to aid various aspects of Ukraine's military, including the command and control of forces, secure communications and medical treatment. A timeline for delivery of the aid and fielding of equipment is to be determined later, the Pentagon said in an announcement Friday. The new assistance comes amid efforts by the Ukraine government to make its ar ...
In part 2 of this corrective history of the Syrian proxy war which notable Middle East experts have lately urged is important and essential reading, William Van Wagenen demonstrates the direct US-al Qaeda relationship during the heart of the war, resulting in genocide against religious minorities. Part 1 is available here.  Part 2: The Myth of US 'Inaction' in Syria, by William Van Wagenen via The Libertarian Institute Member of the US-backed FSA, Aleppo, Syria. Image source: Wiki Comm ...
On Monday, President Trump sparked a liberal media meltdown and a vicious circle of virtue-signaling among every opinionated neocon and military-industrial complex-hanger-onner demanding an end to 'the end of cold war 2.0' and urging Trump to condemn 'thuggish' Putin and throw some nukes his way. But, as Statista's Niall McCarthy notes, the awkward and uncomfortable nature of the press conference after the summit suggests that both men are not in frequent contact, despite allegations that Put ...
Authored by Tom Streithorst via The American Conservative, It's become obsolete, the days of conquest are behind us, yet the military-industrial complex grinds on all the same. America spends more on its military than all its enemies put together yet it still can’t win wars. Failed adventures in Vietnam, Iraq, and Afghanistan have drained America’s power and diminished its prestige. The bloated Pentagon budget actually makes us weaker. Here’s the weird bit: nobody seems to care. If ...
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