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Zouheir Bahloul

Resigned Knesset Member Speaks Out Concerning ‘Nation State’ Law

Posted: August 9, 2018 at 2:24 pm   /   Article, FEATURED STORIES, Middle East, news, WORLD

“My resignation is an outcry that we will not accept laws that chase the Arab presence from this country,” former Knesset member Zouheir Bahloul told Middle East Eye in an interview. Bahloul resigned in protest over the controversial ‘nation-state’ law which passed the Knesset in July. Critics of the law worry that it does not […]

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chris collins

Collins Won’t Drop Re-Election Bid Despite Insider Trading Charge

Posted: August 9, 2018 at 2:09 am   /   Article, news, U.S., WORLD

“I will mount a vigorous defense in court to clear my name,” United States Congressman from New Your Chris Collins (R-NY) said late on Wednesday night. “I look forward to being fully vindicated and exonerated, ending any and all questions relating to my affiliation with Innate.” Rep. Collins was arrested and indicted for security fraud […]

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sanctions

US Restore Crippling Sanctions On Iran As Divide With Europe Deepens

Posted: August 8, 2018 at 7:34 am   /   Article, FEATURED STORIES, news, U.S., WORLD

The United States re-imposed sanctions against Iran on Monday, hoping the blow to Iran’s economy will force the government to stop its nuclear weapons program. The sanctions are a follow-through of the United States withdrawal from the 2015 Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action signed by President Obama, which lifted economic sanctions against Iran by world […]

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Rick Gates

Rick Gates Said Manafort Instructed Him To Commit Crimes

Posted: August 6, 2018 at 7:32 pm   /   Article, news, Politics, WORLD

Rick Gates, the former aide to the 2016 Trump campaign and partner of Paul Manafort told a jury on Monday that he committed crimes with Manafort. Gates was called to testify for the prosecution on day five of the Manafort bank fraud and tax evasion trial. Prosecutor Greg Andres asked Gates, “Did you commit any […]

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court

Trump’s Efforts To Dismantle DACA Hit Another Snag In Court

Posted: August 4, 2018 at 1:16 pm   /   Article, news, U.S., WORLD

A US District Court Judge on Friday ordered the Trump administration to keep the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program active. President Donald Trump’s efforts to dismantle the Obama-era initiative that offers temporary protected status to children brought to the United States illegally have stalled in a handful of court cases. Judge John D. […]

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veteran

Military Veteran’s Wife Deported As Trump ‘Zero Tolerance’ Policy Breaks Up Families

Posted: August 3, 2018 at 8:32 pm   /   Article, news, U.S., WORLD

On Friday, Alejandra Juarez the wife of a decorated Iraq War veteran said goodbye to her family at Orlando International Airport. “We are utterly disappointed in the decision by ICE to deny Alejandra’s stay of removal,” Rep. Darren Soto (D-Fla.) said in a statement. “We will continue the fight against the Trump administration’s heartless immigration […]

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Sessions

Trump Calls On Sessions To End Muller Probe

Posted: August 2, 2018 at 6:56 am   /   Article, FEATURED STORIES, news, U.S.

In a Wednesday morning tweet storm, President Donald Trump recommended firing FBI agent Peter Strzok, called on Attorney General Jeff Sessions to end the Mueller investigation and suggested Al Capone was treated better than Paul Manafort. Just after six in the morning, Trump complained that Strzok broke the law while attempting to influence the outcome […]

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US Playing A Large Role In The Human Rights Atrocities In Yemen

Posted: August 1, 2018 at 12:20 pm   /   Article, Middle East, news, WORLD

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has long been military allies of the United States, participating in a number of US-led military actions since the early 1990s. However, the Center for International Policy (CIP) reports: Some UAE military activities have been controversial, including its involvement in helping to put down the democracy movement in Bahrain and […]

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manafort trial

Manafort Trial Opens With Accusations Of Lying And Blaming The Star Witness

Posted: August 1, 2018 at 12:22 am   /   Article, FEATURED STORIES, news, Politics

The first day of Paul Manafort trial wrapped up on Tuesday with testimony from Bernie Sander’s presidential campaign strategist, assertions that Manafort is a liar and allegations that Manafort’s alleged crimes were actually committed by Rick Gates. In opening statements, defense attorney Thomas Zehnle told a Jury earlier today that he intended to prove former […]

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Geo group

Private Prison Group Seems To Violate Campaign Finance Laws

Posted: July 31, 2018 at 3:58 pm   /   Article, news, U.S., WORLD

GEO Group is the largest private prison companies in the United States, operating 141 facilities and has approximately $471 million worth of contracts with Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). However, according to MapLight, the company may have broken campaign finance laws with a donation to a Political Action Committee (PAC) supporting Florida Governor Rick Scott’s […]

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