Call White House! Let Red Crescent ship with humanitarian supplies to Yemen pass! No Blockade!

International Action Center URGENT! Call the White House! The US and Saudi Arabia Must Not Attack a Civilian Relief Vessel! Let the Aid Ship Pass! The US and Saudi Arabia are threatening to attack a humanitarian aid ship on the high seas! International observers, including US citizens,  are aboard. This would be piracy and an…

Bring Al Jazeera network and Faisal Al-Kasim to justice for inciting genocide on TV

Change.org On 5th May 2015, Al Jazeera broadcast a program called ‘The Opposite Direction’, from their Qatar studio. It was hosted by the well-known and controversial presenter Dr Faisal al-Kasim. In this show, which is televised weekly, Dr al-Kasim discussed with his two guests a poll put to the Arabic-speaking audience of Al Jazeera.  The…

Seven military officers arrested in MİT trucks case

Syria-bound trucks operated by MİT were searched in January 2014 after prosecutors received tip-offs that they are illegally carrying arms to Syria. (Photo: DHA) May 17, 2015, Today’s Zaman Seven military staff, including high-ranking officers, were arrested  on Sunday as part of the ongoing investigation into the January 2014 interception of Syria-bound trucks belonging to…

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Hezbollah, Syria, and Historical Memory: A Tale of Two Nakbas

May 18, 2015, Counter Punch -Eric Draitser Last week, millions around the world marked the 67th anniversary of the Nakba – literally “the disaster” or “the catastrophe” in Arabic – commemorating the seizure of Palestinian land and transformation of historic Palestine into modern Israel. Naturally, there is little ambiguity among pro-Palestine activists that the Nakba…

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CalebMaupin.info The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, which is mercilessly slaughtering people in Yemen, has absolutely no right to inspect this vessel. Neither does the United States of America or Israel. The Iranian government has made that absolutely clear, and all of us in the delegation of peace activists from Germany, France, and the United States…

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“Don’t Block The Rescue Boat!” Caleb Maupin onboard the “Iran Shahed” Rescue Ship in the Gulf of Aden

CalebMaupin.info I am onboard the “Iran Shahed”, the rescue ship sent by the Red Crescent Society of the Islamic Republic of Iran. We are hoping to bring aid to the people of Yemen who are enduring a horrendous attack from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Just yesterday, we heard reports that the Saudi regime is…