Category: Middle East

Nov 14

Peter Tatchell: Gays and Muslims Unite!

Homosexuals and Muslims must unite in solidarity against ‘oppression’, Peter Tatchell has urged. The veteran gay activist issued his clarion call at a meeting of LGBT Humanists at London’s Conway Hall on Friday night (11th November 2016). Ethics and Tango Over fifty attended the meeting deep in the bowels of the bastion of anti-Christian thinking.  Conway Hall …

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Sep 23

SAS training New Syrian Army

Both International Business Times and Russia Today have joined The Sun and Daily Mirror in reporting that British Special Forces are secretly training ‘New Syrian Army’ (NSA) rebels in Jordan.  It was not a story which found a place in the BBC. IBTimes says the aim of the Marine Commandos and SAS is to equip and empower …

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Aug 27

Labour: who’s best – and worst – for Israel?

A fortnight ago, in a video, we looked at the House of Commons voting record of the four contenders for the UK Labour Party leadership.  We saw that Andy Burnham and Jeremy Corbyn had small things going for them. But what are the candidates’ positions on Israel?  In particular, and as he now seems certain …

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Sep 11

Independent Scotland won’t join anti-IS coalition

An independent Scotland won’t join an American/RUK coalition to defeat Islamic State, the Scottish First Minister has just said. Responding to a question from Laurence Lee of Al Jazeera, Mr Salmond said in a press conference today that Scotland would only support military action against Islamic State if it were sanctioned by the United Nations.  Presenting this …

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Aug 27

Islamic State: Hammond! Talk to Assad!

Two top retired generals and the chairman of parliament’s intelligence and security committee are calling for collaboration with President Bashar al-Assad of Syria in order to defeat Islamic State, also known as ISIS and ISIL. But HM Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs refuses even to pick up the phone. Former army chief and committed Christian Lord …

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Aug 22

Iraqi Christians valued, says Ambassador

Iraqi Christians are valued, the Iraqi Ambassador told a group of Christians earlier today. His Excellency Faik Farik Abdul Aziz Nerweyi crossed Queens Gate in central London to speak with protesters opposite the Iraqi Embassy. The witness, for Christians in Iraq, was organised by Christian Voice. The Ambassador pledged to recover all territory lost to Islamic State, …

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Aug 02

Christians in Iraq Forced to Flee Mosul

Christians in Iraq have been forced to flee Mosul with nothing but the clothes they wore after the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) issued this statement to Christians: convert to Islam, pay a tax, or die. Zaid Qreqosh Ishaq, 27, fled from Mosul with his family after receiving ISIS’ ultimatum. “We had to …

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Jul 05

British Man Believes Son Radicalised by Imam

A British man believes his teenage son, who traveled to Syria to join a jihadist group, was radicalised by an imam from a UK mosque. Rahim Kalantar, father of Ali, 18, told the BBC he believes his son is now fighting for the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIS), an active jihadist group …

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Jun 20

Will Blair ever accept responsibility for Iraq?

Tony Blair should either apologise and accept responsibility for the mess that Iraq is in, or shut up, according to the Mayor of London. Boris Johnson has described Tony Blair’s latest intervention, calling for bombs to drop everywhere from Baghdad to Damascus, as ‘slightly unhinged’ and ‘bonkers’. In an interview, Boris was asked if he …

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Apr 23

Blair: Work with Russia & China against Islam

Tony Blair lied about Saddam's weapons of mass destruction and '45 minutes' and poisoned the well of public trust.

Tony Blair has warned Western leaders they must put aside their differences with Russia over Ukraine to focus on the threat of Islamic extremism – and work with both Russia and China. In a speech at Bloomberg in London the former UK prime minister – now a Middle East envoy –said powerful nations must “take …

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