War Clouds Over Gaza Again

posted November 17, 2012 by IPS A demonstration in Jerusalem against Israeli aggression. Credit: Jillian Kestler-D’Amours/IPS. As Israeli bombing of the Gaza Strip enters its second day, Palestinians fear that this is only the beginning of another widespread Israeli offensive into the besieged Palestinian territory that would leave them nowhere to hide. “People are very…

Bahrain uprising threatens US hegemony

by Finian Cunningham posted November 12, 2012 by PressTV A young Bahraini protester waves the national flag during a demonstration near Manama. Connecting the dots of recent dramatic events in Bahrain spells one unmistakable message — the US-backed Al Khalifa regime is on the political ropes. It is desperately trying to defeat a determined pro-democracy…