Egypt and the coup: Draft law could mean military exempt from prosecution

Planned legislation covers a two-and-a-half year period, which includes the Rabaa massacre of 2013   Some senior Egyptian military officers could be granted immunity from prosecution for any acts committed following the 2013 military coup after parliament provisionally ratified a draft law. The legislation, which was proposed by the government, was ratified on Tuesday “in…

‘Jordan, Palestine and Saudi Arabia warn Israel against Turkey’

Israeli daily Haaretz alleges the three Arab states have warned Israel of creeping Turkish influence in East Jerusalem. Saudi Arabia, Jordan and Palestine have warned Israel on separate occasions about Turkey’s creeping influence in occupied East Jerusalem, according to a report by Israeli newspaper Haaretz. The report notes that senior officials from the three Arab countries told Israel that Turkey was “extending its…

IDF snipers: choosing who to shoot

Snipers (sharpshooters) constitute about a quarter of all soldiers in the IDF’s combat units. The standard course for the training of snipers lasts five weeks. The best snipers, however, are Russian immigrants who fought in Chechnya. Snipers are organized in teams that form part of infantry battalions. Snipers are equipped with special rifles of various makes.…

Anti-Muslim bigotry is now US law

In a victory for the Islamophobia industry, US Supreme Court has upheld Trump’s travel ban In 2015, then US presidential candidate Donald Trump called for a “total and complete shutdown of Muslims entering the United States,” despite this violating a number of provisions of the US Constitution, including laws governing equal protection and the right to…

Initiate A United Front To Support The Palestinian Struggle To Dismantle The Apartheid Regime In Israel

  26th June 2018 The Honourable President Recep Tayyip Erdogan President of  Turkey Cumhurbaskanligi Kulliyesi 06560 Bestepe, Ankara TURKEY The Honourable President Initiate A United Front To Support The Palestinian Struggle To Dismantle The Apartheid Regime In Israel   We congratulate you and your party on the magnificent victory in the recent elections despite foreign interference and…