Today’s World Environment Reflects Crisis Of Capitalist Civilization By Farooque Chowdhury

4 June, 2013 — Countercurrents

Today’s state of the world environment is the tribune of the crisis of capitalist civilization that carries all the contradictions the global economy creates; and the economy is owned by a handful of owners dispossessing the humanity, billions of the poor and the starved. Continue reading this...

Cuba, Socialism and Cybernetics By Ivet González

7 Jan 2013InterPress 

Cubans See Internet as Crucial to Future Development

HAVANA, Jan 5 2013 (IPS) – The Cuban government’s economic reforms must consider the myriad opportunities offered by the Internet, a key platform of the dominant economic model on the planet, according to interviews with both experts and average people. 

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Khader Adnan’s Life in Grave Danger as He Continues His Struggle Against Israel’s Human Rights Violations

13 February 2012Addameer Prisoner Support and Human Rights Association

Israel’s Military Appeals Court Confirms Four Month Administrative Detention Today

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LIBYA: The Making of a Ghost Town By Karlos Zurutuza

25 November 2011 — IPS ipsnews.net

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The abandoned Latam district in Tawargha. / Credit:Karlos Zurutuza/IPS.

TAWARGHA, Libya, Nov 25, 2011 (IPS) – Embarka Omar crumbles when she sees the pictures of the Libyan city where she was born and lived until two months ago. ‘We will be back in Tawargha one day,’ the 25-year-old repeats to herself. The images say otherwise.

Tawargha had been Muammar Gaddafi’s headquarters during the terrible two-month siege of the rebel enclave of nearby Misrata,187 km southeast of capital Tripoli. Once a vibrant city of 30,000 inhabitants, the vast majority of them black, Tawargha has turned into a huge ‘supermarket’ where families from nearby Misrata load their vehicles with the spoils of looting, and militias torch the houses, probably to prevent Omar Embarka and others like her from returning some day. Today, Tawargha – ‘green island’ in the Amazigh language – is just a ghost town in the middle of the Libyan desert.

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Ex-Inspector Rejects IAEA Iran Bomb Test Chamber Claim BY Gareth Porter

19 November 2011 — IPS

WASHINGTON, Nov 19, 2011 (IPS) – A former inspector for the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has repudiated its major new claim that Iran built an explosives chamber to test components of a nuclear weapon and carry out a simulated nuclear explosion.

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The IAEA Report on Iran is based on Fake Intelligence. IAEA “Soviet Nuclear Scientist” Never Worked on Weapons BY Gareth Porter

11 November 2011 — Global ResearchIPS – 2011-11-09

The report of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) published by a Washington think tank Tuesday repeated the sensational claim previously reported by news media all over the world that a former Soviet nuclear weapons scientist had helped Iran construct a detonation system that could be used for a nuclear weapon.

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FBI Account of “Terror Plot” Suggests Sting Operation

18 October 2011 — IPS ipsnews.net

Analysis by Gareth Porter*

WASHINGTON, Oct 13, 2011 (IPS) – While the administration of Barack Obama vows to hold the Iranian government ‘accountable’ for the alleged plot to assassinate the Saudi ambassador in Washington, the legal document describing evidence in the case provides multiple indications that it was mainly the result of an FBI ‘sting’ operation.

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What Lies Ahead for Libya By Prof. Johan Galtung

13 September 2011 — Global ResearchIPS

According to NATO, the final chapter of Gaddafi’s Libya is being written now. The scenario is very similar to the final chapter for Yugoslavia -Milosevic- for Afghanistan -Mullah Omar- Iraq -Saddam Hussein- and for the ‘War on Terror’ -bin Laden: eliminate The Bad Guy. In the future chapters of this neo-crusade, orthodox Christians will also be targeted, just as they were in the crusades from 1095-1291.

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French Ship Carries Freedom Flotilla’s “Dignity” to Gaza By Begoña Astigarraga

13 July 2011 — IPS

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Activists on hunger strike in Spanish embassy. Credit:Bego Astigarraga/IPS

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ATHENS, Jul 12, 2011 (IPS) – The French vessel Dignité-Al Karama is the only boat from the Freedom Flotilla II actually sailing for Gaza in an attempt to break the Israeli blockade imposed in 2006. At the same time, six Spanish members of the humanitarian aid mission went on hunger strike in the Greek capital.

The hunger strikers, who have occupied the Spanish embassy in Athens since Jul. 5, were travelling on the Spanish ship Gernika (Guernica) that was part of the flotilla carrying 500 activists from 45 different countries, and 5,000 tonnes of aid, bound for the Gaza Strip.

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The War in Libya: The African Union’s Mistake of Policy and Principle By Dr. Kwame Akonor

14 June 2011 — IPS ipsnews.net

NEW YORK, Jun 10, 2011 (IPS) – Africa’s handling of the Libyan crisis at the United Nations has been timorous and confusing, but it presents an opportunity as well as a challenge for the continental body on how it defines its future strategic interests.

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Promised Crossing Denied By Mohammed Omer

8 June 2011 — IPS ipsnews.net

RAFAH, Jun 8, 2011 (IPS) – Many hoping to find free movement between Egypt and Gaza have found the border gates at the Rafah crossing closed. Egyptian officials closed the gates on Saturday, according to Palestinian officials.

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Egypt Newslinks 7-8 February, 2011

8 February, 2011 — creative-i.info

News and analysis from the independent media on events in Egypt

8 February, 2011

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Egypt Newslinks 7-8 February, 2011

8 February, 2011 — creative-i.info

News and analysis from the independent media on events in Egypt

8 February, 2011

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Military Resistance 9B2 2 February, 2011: Festival Of The Oppressed 2011

2 February, 2011 — Military Project

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The Hot Breath Of The Revolution Begins To Melt The Discipline Of The ArmyMilitaryResistance9B2.jpgCairo: Credit: Mohammed Omer; Copyright IPS

Festival Of The Oppressed 2011:
“A Revolution Of The People, Not The Parties” “No To The Brotherhood, No To The Parties”
“The Opposition Has Been Overwhelmed By The Pace And Scale Of The Uprising”
“You Feel Like Everyone Is Walking On His Own, Speaking For Himself, Because There’s No Group That Represents Us”