Tag: United States of America (USA)

US launches missile strike in response to Assad’s chemical attack

The United States has fired 59 Tomahawk cruise missiles at a Syrian airbase controlled by the Assad Regime. This is the first direct military strike the US has taken against Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's forces in the six-year war. The motive was confirmed to be in retaliation for what the Trump administration believes was a series

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US-led coalition bomb school in Syria – 33 dead

The UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights has said that the US-led coalition carried out yet another bombing of a civilian instillation on Monday night. At least 33 people were killed in a school which was bombed, reportedly sheltering displaced people near the ISIS-held city of Raqqa. Also read: London

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Trump administration bombed mosque then “targeted people as they were running away”

Bilal Abdul Kareem reported hours ago for On The Ground News from Jena in northern Syria revealing the harrowing, calculated attack on a mosque by the US. In a recorded, unedited video he shows the world that the attack which the US has claimed responsibility for targeted a mosque "at

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US accused of war crimes after bombing Tabligh gathering in mosque

The air strike by United States aircraft which destroyed a mosque in northern Syria, killing at least 56 civilians and injuring at least 100 more, constitutes a war crime. According to reports, it was thought that Syria or Russia was originally responsible, but later the United States admitted it had

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Trump isn’t the problem. America is.

It is heartening to see some American people standing with Muslims and against Donald Trump and his policies. Hopefully something productive will come of the protests and civil actions. However, Muslims around the world should be under no illusions about the direction American society has taken and will continue go

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#AleppoIsDying – “What Use is Protesting?”

I have seen many comments and messages from people questioning the point of petitions, demonstrations, lobbying campaigns and even prayer to try and stop the ongoing genocide in Aleppo. People are frustrated and feel they must do something. Others question the usefulness but do not offer alternative solutions. There are

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#AleppoIsDying but her people are victorious

Never in the history of war has the world been able to follow, up close and personal, the lives and the news of people who have suffered during a brutal war.  However, we have watched and read in disbelief as the people have sent their ‘final’ messages from besieged eastern Aleppo.  Whose

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Will Muslims be Collateral Damage in the new Cold War?

Renewed tension with Russia amid new Cold War fears means new realities for the Muslim World In the early 1980s a policy that was orchestrated by the Reagan Administration, named after none other than the then President himself, came into effect in Afghanistan. The Reagan Doctrine provided aid to anti-communist groups and resistance movements in

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An Alternative Look at Trump

On the 8th November 2016, many Americans went to the polling stations to select the next President of the United States of America. The 2016 election year saw a difficult choice between two candidates: one a populist businessman demagogue whose rhetoric and seemingly bigoted policies have alarmingly resonated with a

“Clean War” – When Media & Militarism Meet

  Tell that to the ravens plucking out eyes on the blood-packed sand To fathers cradling the last of their hopes in torn bodies To young girls swelling with the unwanted gifts of swift strong soldiers To mothers and wives pulling on veils of grief as they wash their dead