Saudi Scholar: ‘Yemen Has Not Shot a Single Bullet at the Saudi Government’


Ali al-Ahmed, executive director of the Institute for Gulf Affairs, a human rights advocacy think tank, explains why the U.S.-supported, Saudi-led attack on Yemen is a blatant act of illegal aggression. Al-Ahmed is interviewed by Stanley Heller on Heller’s Struggle Video News, a project of the Middle East Crisis Committee. As a journalist, al-Ahmed discovered […]

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MH17 investigation going off in ‘wrong direction’ could embarrass ‘many powerful people


There is so much political pressure over the MH17 crash in Ukraine that investigators would rather conclude that no one really knows what happened than make several powerful people look foolish, believes Robert Parry, editor of Consortium News. More than eight months since Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 was shot down above war-torn eastern Ukraine, speculation […]

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Germanwings co-pilot planned to ‘make everyone remember’ him, ex-girlfriend says


Andreas Lubitz, the Germanwings co-pilot who crashed an Airbus A320 into the French Alps, killing all 150 passengers aboard, had been planning to do something to “make everyone remember him,” his ex-girlfriend has claimed in an interview. Speaking with Bild, Maria W., a 26-year-old cabin crew employee whose full name has not been released to […]

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