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Riots break out in Tel Aviv between Israelis and Sudanese

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In the last few days violent racial riots broke out in Tel Aviv, something that has not been mentioned by the Western media. African migrants, mostly Sudanese, marched in the capital of Israel protesting against the government of Netanyahu. The reason for the protest was the demand for refugees to be given asylum in Israel and for the Israelis to stop treating... 

Turkey to maintain YouTube block despite ‘free speech’ ruling

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YouTube will remain blocked in Turkey in spite of a court order ruling that the ban is a violation of freedom of speech. The prohibition of social media in Turkey sparked public ire and mass protests against internet censorship. Turkey’s Communication Technologies Institution (BTK) announced on Thursday that while “criminal content” remains on YouTube,... 

Moody’s downgrades Turkey outlook to negative

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Turkey’s credit rating has been downgraded as a result of political turmoil in the country. The international credit rating agency, Moody’s, has downgraded its outlook on Turkey over increased pressure on the country’s external financing position and weaker growth prospects. Moody’s on Friday changed the outlook from stable to negative, which... 

‘Anti-radiation belt’ developed by Israeli firm for nuclear emergencies

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The radiation belt is a new line of defense in nuclear emergencies An Israeli company called Stemrad has developed a body belt that protects people from the worst effects of gamma radiation. Called the Stemrad 360 Gamma, the belt could be a lifesaver for the emergency services in a nuclear accident. Oren Milstein, the co-founder of Stemrad, says it’s partially... 

US Senate Votes to Ban Iran UN Ambassador

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The US Senate has approved legislation which aims to bar Iran’s proposed ambassador to the United Nations Hamid Abutalebi from entering the United States. The bill, sponsored by Texas Republican Senator Ted Cruz, was passed by the Democratic-controlled chamber on Monday by a voice vote. The bill has been to prevent supposed “known terrorists”... 

US has reportedly started supplying Syrian rebels with anti-tank weapons

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Rebels embattled against the regime of Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad have reportedly come into possession of high-powered anti-tank weaponry, the likes of which may have been supplied by the United States. Images of rebels equipped with heavy arms have begun to circulate in recent days, and at least one news site has claimed that the source responsible is... 

Turkey’s top court orders Twitter ban lifted

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A general view of the building of Turkey’s Constitutional Court in Ankara. Turkey’s Constitutional Court has ordered the government to unblock the social media website Twitter, which was banned in the country last month. The top court ruled on Wednesday that the government’s ban on Twitter “violated Article 26 of the Constitution safeguarding freedom... 

Mass Media Censors Shocking Admission of Turkish False Flag

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Corporate press brazenly lies about bombshell audio tape. The mainstream media has spun, mischaracterized and outright lied about a shocking leaked audio tape in which top Turkish military and political officials brazenly plan to stage a false flag attack on their own country in order to create a pretext for war on Syria. Shocking details of dialogue between... 

8 killed in local election clashes as Turkey splits over rival parties

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15-year-old Berkin Elvan went out to get some bread and got caught in a demonstration crackdown. He later died in hospital of injuries sustained during the clashes. At least eight people have been killed in clashes between rival groups in Turkey’s municipal elections, media reports say. Tensions soared at the polls that will decide the distribution of power... 

Turkey launches espionage probe after new online leaks

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Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan Turkey has reportedly launched an espionage investigation after a secret state meeting over possible military intervention in neighboring Syria was leaked on YouTube. Turkish media reported on Saturday that police had briefly detained Onder Aytac, a columnist known to be close to the Hizmet movement of the US-based... 

Twitter sues Turkey over service ban

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Twitter has filed lawsuits in several Turkish courts to challenge an access ban on its service recently pushed through by Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan. The move comes on the same day an Ankara administrative court moved to suspend the ban. “It’s now been six days since the Turkish government blocked access to Twitter. Throughout this time, we’ve been... 

Egypt police clash with anti-government protesters

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Egyptians throw Molotov cocktails towards riot police vehicles during clashes following a demonstration outside Cairo University on March 26, 2014. Egyptian police have once again clashed with anti-government protesters in various cities across Egypt, following the announcement of Field Marshal Abdel Fattah el-Sisi’s presidential nomination. Tens of anti-coup... 

Egypt court sentences 529 Muslim Brotherhood supporters to death

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The Upper Egypt court has issued a death penalty to 529 supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood on charges of murder and inciting violence. Only 153 of those sentenced are currently in custody, the rest were tried in absentia. The sentence will have to be ratified by Egypt’s Grand Mufti before it can be carried out. “The court has decided to sentence to... 

Turkey blocks Twitter after PM threatens to wipe it out

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Turkey has blocked Twitter hours after embattled Turkish Prime Minister Erdogan threatened to close it down ahead of a key election. It comes after audio recordings purportedly demonstrating corruption among his associates were posted on the site. Just before midnight, access to Twitter was blocked, Hurriyet Daily reports. “We now have a court order. We will... 

Israel Budgets Billions for Plan to Attack Iran

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Israel believes agreement reached on Iran’s nuclear program presents an existential threat. Despite what is characterized as substantive progress in talks between Iran, the United States, and the European Union on Iran’s nuclear program, the state of Israel has announced it is allocating in excess of 10 billion shekels for war preparations. The Israeli... 
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