An Alistair Reign video report that takes a look at the war raging in Yemen – an attack on the Middle East’s poorest country – by the wealthiest, influential country of Saudi Arabia. Includes news coverage on the funeral bombing in Sana’a on October 8, [continue reading].
Middle East Crisis
The following is a script from “The King” which aired on Sept. 25, 2016. Scott Pelley is the correspondent. The bombs in New York and New Jersey last week brought the specter of terror home, again. It seems no country is safe, but there is one that is beating fearsome [continue reading].
Abdullah became king in 1999 on the death of his father who ruled 47 years. King Abdullah II of Jordan sat down with Scott Pelley of 60 Minutes, and discussed how Islamophobia plays into the strategy of Islamic extremists. Pelley met the 54-year-old at his palace in Amman. He [continue reading].
I have been researching and trying to piece together an article that would send out the message that the Houthi ARE NOT the enemy of Yemen – Saudi Arabia is the enemy. Then I read the following piece by my dear friend Catherine, and knew I had found the perfect article [continue reading].
Get your news straight from the source. UPDATED DAILY – this playlist contains the U.S. State Department daily press briefings, NATO news updates on the war against terrorism, and other related press statements from United Nations world leaders. This is a [continue reading].
Turkish President Recep Erdogan claimed his government was back in control of the country Saturday morning following an overnight coup attempt by members of the military, though the situation on the ground remains unclear.  Soldiers took control of TRT state television late [continue reading].
Sir John Chilcot delivers highly critical verdict on Iraq war but ex-PM says: ‘I believe we made the right decision’ A defiant Tony Blair defended his decision to go to war in Iraq in 2003 following the publication of a devastating report by Sir John Chilcot, which mauled [continue reading].
Yemen’s government has expressed doubts over UN-backed efforts to end its conflict with Shiite Huthi rebels who have seized control of large parts of the country. The government still has “fundamental differences” with the Huthis over “their [continue reading].
Update: The massive suicide bombing in central Baghdad has now become the deadliest attack in Iraq since the 2003 US-led invasion, with the death toll reaching two-hundred-fifty (250) souls, according to the health ministry. “Iraqi Christians joined Muslim mourners [continue reading].
Feminist icon Gloria Steinem was there in the heyday of bra-burning and the swelling women’s movement. She never stopped organizing, writing, activism, speaking up, speaking out. Now, at 82, Gloria Steinem is in the spotlight again. She’s hosting and executive producing a [continue reading].
To date, at least one-hundred-twenty-five (125) people have been killed, and around one-hundred-fifty (150) were injured in an explosion now claimed by the Islamic extremist group ‘Daesh” in Baghdad, Iraqi police say. The violent attack Saturday came after the [continue reading].
In an on-the-ground report from the war-torn Libyan city of Benghazi – the birthplace of Libya’s uprising, and where U.S. Ambassador Christopher Stevens and three colleagues died in an attack by Islamic extremists in 2012. In Yemen there used to be 20 hospitals in Taiz [continue reading].