Israeli prime minister Menachem Begin and Egyptian president Anwar Sadat with U.S. president Jimmy Carter at Camp David in 1978. (Wikimedia Commons / U.S. Government)
02 Oct 2015

Israel’s Middle East Allies Are Brutal Dictatorships That Regularly Violate Human Rights

Israel’s military might and occupation of Palestine depend on the support of Egypt & Saudi Arabia, two brutal, repressive dictatorships in the Middle East.

A protester at a rally in France wears an "Anonymous" Guy Fawkes mask. (Flickr / gaelx)
29 Sep 2015

Anonymous Hacktivists Target Saudi Arabia To Prevent Brutal Execution Of 21 Year Old

Critics say Saudi Arabia sentenced Ali Mohammed al-Nimr to death because he is the nephew of Sheikh Nimr Baqr al-Nimr, a political dissident who also faces the death penalty.

Former CIA Agent John Kiriakou discusses the Saudi terror factory with Mint Press News editor in chief Mnar Muhawesh
23 Sep 2015

Former CIA Agent John Kiriakou Takes Us Inside The Saudi Terror Factory

Originally published at Mint Press News. CIA whistleblower John Kiriakou returns to join Mnar Muhawesh on “Behind the Headline,” going into greater depth on Saudi Arabia’s role in manufacturing terrorism by re-writing the entire religious history of Islam and engineering hadeeth to serve its own political & oil interests. The effects

Two heavily armed soldiers from the Israel Defense Forces walk ahead of the rest of their troop during a training mission in the occupied Golan Heights on October 30, 2014. Julian Assange, WikiLeaks founder, said U.S. intelligence cables revealed a collaboration between the US, Israel and their allies to destabilize Syria that dates back to 2006, with Israel hoping to maintain its hold on this occupied territory through provoking Syrian civil war. (Flickr / Israel Defense Forces / Gadi Yampel)
15 Sep 2015

Julian Assange: US & Israel Planned To Overthrow Assad In 2006

Speaking from Ecuador’s embassy in London, Julian Assange revealed that the United States planned to overthrow the Syrian government as far back as 2006, several years before the start of the current crisis.

09 May 2015

The Media Misses the Point on ‘Proxy War’

Yemen is a Saudi war of aggression, while Syria and Libya are the result of a dangerous Gulf-led strategy of backing groups of sectarian fighters By Gareth Porter The term “proxy war” has experienced a new popularity in stories on the Middle East. Various news sources began using the term