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Amid Sudan’s Brutal Crackdown, Trump Admin Appoints Envoy Who Helped Worsen War in South Sudan

    Amid Sudan’s Brutal Crackdown, Trump Admin Appoints Envoy Who Helped Worsen War in South Sudan

KHARTOUM, SUDAN — Late Thursday evening, less than two weeks after murdering more than 100 civilian protesters, Sudan’s ruling military council tried to save face by telling a group of international reporters that those responsible for the slaughter had “deviated” from the official military plan to disperse protesters. Gen. Shams Eddin Kabashi, spokesman for the…

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Trump Admin Complementing Israeli Effort to Give Nuclear Weapons to Saudi Arabia

    Trump Admin Complementing Israeli Effort to Give Nuclear Weapons to Saudi Arabia

WASHINGTON — U.S. President Donald Trump’s energy secretary, Rick Perry, has secretly approved the sale of nuclear power technology and assistance to Saudi Arabia, Reuters revealed this week. Saudi Arabia is reportedly attempting to construct at least two nuclear power plants as part of its effort to diversify its energy sector and its economy as…

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AG Nominee Barr Set Up “HIV Concentration Camp,” Supported President’s Unilateral War Powers

    AG Nominee Barr Set Up “HIV Concentration Camp,” Supported President’s Unilateral War Powers

WASHINGTON — William Barr — President Donald Trump’s nominee for the position of attorney general, the chief law enforcement post in the U.S. — is the subject of no shortage of controversy over his past as he testifies this week on Capitol Hill. But Democrats are hammering Barr over an unsolicited memo he wrote to…

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Trump’s Anti-Iran Campaign & NDAA Clause Behind ‘Inhumane’ Detention of PressTV Anchor Marzieh Hashemi

    Trump’s Anti-Iran Campaign & NDAA Clause Behind ‘Inhumane’ Detention of PressTV Anchor Marzieh Hashemi

WASHINGTON — Marzieh Hashemi, an American citizen and journalist who has been living and working in Iran, has been detained without charge or justification by U.S. government authorities since Sunday, when she arrived at Lambert International Airport in St. Louis to visit her sick brother. However, her family was not notified until 48 hours after…

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John Bolton Just Confirmed the U.S. Is Becoming a Rogue State

  John Bolton Just Confirmed the U.S. Is Becoming a Rogue State

Amid mounting concerns about possible war with Iran after the Trump administration ditched a decades-old bilateral treaty in response to an International Court of Justice (ICJ) ruling on Wednesday that U.S. sanctions violate it, National Security Adviser John Bolton announced a review of all international agreements that could lead to more binding decisions by the principal judicial organ of the United…

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The UN Just Ordered Trump to Ease Sanctions on Iran

  The UN Just Ordered Trump to Ease Sanctions on Iran

The United Nations’ highest court on Wednesday ordered the Trump administration to ease sanctions on Iran that are impacting humanitarian aid and aviation safety, ruling that U.S. assurances the economic limitations would not endanger both “were not adequate.” “Iran’s strategy of taking the U.S. to the international court has paid off,” responded Trita Parsi, founder and president…

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Cuts to Cancer Research, Head Start, and Women’s Shelters Among $226 Million Diverted to Pay for Child Detention

  Cuts to Cancer Research, Head Start, and Women’s Shelters Among $226 Million Diverted to Pay for Child Detention

Along with tens of thousands of children and families, cancer patients, Americans with substance abuse disorders, and victims of domestic violence are among the casualties of President Donald Trump’s detention of young immigrants—according to government documents outlining the administration’s plan to divert millions of dollars away from programs serving those populations. Yahoo News reported that in order…

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US Shutters Palestine Liberation Organization’s Washington Office

  US Shutters Palestine Liberation Organization’s Washington Office

The US on Monday announced the closure of the Palestine Liberation Organization’s (PLO) Washington diplomatic mission as the Donald Trump administration prepares to roll out its Middle East peace plan, Anadolu reports. The State Department announced the decision, saying “the PLO office in Washington will close at this point.” The office had served as Palestine’s de facto embassy in Washington. The…

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Trump Administration Reveals Plan to Indefinitely Imprison Families With Kids

  Trump Administration Reveals Plan to Indefinitely Imprison Families With Kids

Attempting to change two decades of precedent, the Trump administration announced its intention Thursday to lift court-ordered limits on how long migrant children can be detained—a proposal multiple critics promptly denounced as “Gitmo for children.” The administration said Thursday it intends to enter into the Federal Register new regulations that would allow it to hold…

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U.S. Opposition to Breastfeeding Resolution Stuns the World

  U.S. Opposition to Breastfeeding Resolution Stuns the World

Decades of research has revealed time and again that breastfeeding is the healthiest way to feed babies. Years of misleading marketing by formula companies has caused undue harm the world over by providing free samples in-hospital after birth, driving the unintended use of dirty water to mix formula where clean water is scarce and miseducating…

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