France’s Le Pen Gains in Polls

France’s Le Pen Gains in Polls by Stephen Lendman Polls show Le Pen ahead of her two main rivals in France’s presidential race less than two months before first round April 23 voting. Her support rose to 27%, Francois Fillon and Emmanuel Macron each at 20%. Polls so far show her losing in May 7... Continue Reading →

Mass Grave Discovered Near Mosul, Iraq

Mass Grave Discovered Near Mosul, Iraq by Stephen Lendman Pentagon aerial terror-bombing is ravaging Mosul, destroying its infrastructure, massacring its people - on the phony pretext of liberating the city from US-supported ISIS terrorists. Hundreds of thousands of Iraqi civilians are threatened. A bloodbath already claimed many lives. Endless horrors continue - including atrocities committed... Continue Reading →

Iran Holds Large-Scale Naval Exercises

Iran Holds Large Scale Naval Exercises by Stephen Lendman Iran is threatened by Israel and America’s regional military presence. In areas around the  Persian Gulf, it has bases in every country except Iran - plus numerous others in North Africa and Central Asia. Its actions destabilized much of the Middle East. It supports the region’s... Continue Reading →

White House Cautioned About Designating Iran’s IRGC a Terrorist Organization

White House Cautioned Against Designating Iran’s IRGC a Terrorist Organization by Stephen Lendman In early February, unnamed US officials told Reuters the Trump administration might designate Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corp (IRGC) a terrorist organization. The White House didn’t respond to a request for comment. Iran categorically denies involvement in terrorism. No evidence suggests it,... Continue Reading →

Trump to Skip White House Correspondents Dinner

Trump to Skip White House Correspondents Dinner by Stephen Lendman Founded in 1914 during the Woodrow Wilson era, the White House Correspondents Association (WHCA) is a organization of reporters covering POTUS. It holds annual dinners presidents usually attend. Until 1962, women were excluded. Jack Kennedy changed things, refusing to come unless the ban was dropped.... Continue Reading →

Saturday Homs, Syria Terrorist Attack

Saturday Homs, Syria Terrorist Attack by Stephen Lendman On Saturday, multiple suicide bombings killed dozens, injured many others in Homs, Syria during peace talks in Geneva with anti-government terrorist groups. Al-Nusra claimed responsibility, along with ISIS excluded from talks. Head of Syria’s delegation in Geneva Bashar al-Jaafari said any Geneva participant failing to condemn Saturday’s... Continue Reading →

Venezuelan VP Refutes Spurious US Charges Against Him

Venezuelan VP Refutes Spurious US Charges Against Him by Stephen Lendman A previous article discussed outrageous US sanctions imposed on Venezuelan Executive Vice President Tareck El Aissami over fabricated drugs trafficking allegations. Assets, if any, held in America were frozen under the Foreign Narcotics Kingpin Designation Act.  A Treasury Department statement lied, saying Aissami allegedly... Continue Reading →

Trump at CPAC

Trump at CPAC by Stephen Lendman The Conservative Political Action Conference is an annual event, hosted by the American Conservative Union, featuring addresses by notable conservative figures. In 2011, Trump addressed the conference, again on Friday, using the occasion to blast the dishonest media, saying “we are fighting fake news,” calling media scoundrels “the enemy... Continue Reading →

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