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Saudi Cleric Tortured to Death! — Uprootedpalestinians’s Blog

Local Editor A detained Saudi cleric, Suleiman al-Doweesh, has been tortured to death during his incarceration, following a crackdown on suspected critics of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, according to reports. Twitter account ‘prisoners of conscience’ documents those held in Saudi Arabia’s crackdown. In a tweet posted on Tuesday, it said: “We confirm the news […]

via Saudi Cleric Tortured to Death! — Uprootedpalestinians’s Blog

The insults fly

Iraqi political leader and Shi’a cleric Muqtada al-Sadr has spent the last weeks trying to form a governing coalition after his broad Saairun alliance won a plurality of 54 parliamentary seats. Al-Sadr is a man who has had many enemies in his life ranging from Saddam Hussein to the United States and Britain and more recently to […]

via Iraq Votes For A Shi’a Saddam Without Vision or Ability — Eurasia Future

The Balfour Declaration is under assault

ED-NOTE – The real Palestinian tragedy is that Palestinians have allowed ‘anti-zionist’ Jews and Jewish ‘human rights’ groups to lead their movement, dictate their goals and control their narrative. MEDIUM – There are two camps in the Palestinian movement. One puts the Palestinians first, the other put’s Jewish sensibilities first (…) Jews seem to be, […]

via MUST READ – Pro Palestinian Jews — Whose Side Are You Really On? — The Ugly Truth

The Truth About the Iran Deal and Iranian Nuclear Weapons — A Sweet Dose of Reality

Blackstone Intelligence Network This is an introduction to the Iran nuclear deal for people new to the subject – or for those who wonder if Iran is truly trying to build nuclear weapons as Benjamin Netanyahu and Israel claim.

via The Truth About the Iran Deal and Iranian Nuclear Weapons — A Sweet Dose of Reality

Are those Mushroom clouds?

What happens when an unthinkable war meets an unbeatable case of war fever? Thanks to Russia-gate, unsubstantiated reports about the use of poison gas in Syria, and a slew of similar factoids and pseudo-scandals, the world may soon find out. In saner times, including during the Cold War at even its most heated, political leaders […]

via What Happens When an Unthinkable War Meets an Unbeatable Case of War Fever? — Astute News