The Guardian: NSA spied on 35 world leaders

National Security Agency monitored the phone conversations of 35 world leaders after being given the numbers by an official in another US government department. This is according to a classified document provided by whistleblower Edward Snowden. The confidential memo reveals that the NSA encourages senior officials in its “customer” departments, such the White House, State… Read More The Guardian: NSA spied on 35 world leaders

Brazil and Mexico probe claims US spied on presidents

Brazil and Mexico have both demanded an explanation from the US over claims that the NSA spied on their presidents. Internet data from Brazilian leader Dilma Rousseff and Mexico’s Enrique Pena Nieto was intercepted, journalist Glenn Greenwald told Brazil’s TV Globo. Mr Greenwald obtained secret files from US whistle-blower Edward Snowden. Brazil said data interception… Read More Brazil and Mexico probe claims US spied on presidents

Kerry: Egyptian military restored democracy

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry says the Egyptian military did not take over but instead was “restoring democracy” in Egypt. The military overthrew President Mohammed Morsi after protests by millions of people. They demanded Morsi step down after a year as Egypt’s first democratically elected president. The military then installed a civilian interim government… Read More Kerry: Egyptian military restored democracy

Snowden honored as a hero by German freedomfighters

The 30 year-old U.S.-American NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden, who has been granted asylum in Russia, has been awarded a German Whistleblower Award. Germany is one of the countries that was on top of the NSA´s spy list and German Chancellor Angela Merkel, who first blasted the USA for spying on Germans is coming under growing… Read More Snowden honored as a hero by German freedomfighters

PLO Abbas is a “tyrant” and a “dictator”

Mahmoud Abbas do hardly represent a handful of Arabs, but serve the CIA as best he can. Dr. Sufian Abu Zaida, a member of the Fatah Revolutionary Council and a lecturer in political science at Al-Quds University, published an article on several prominent Palestinian websites describing Mahmoud Abbas as an authoritarian ruler who hoards all… Read More PLO Abbas is a “tyrant” and a “dictator”

Obama: Release Morsi but give us Snowden

President Obama demand that Egypt set Islamist leader Mohamed Morsi free. But Edvard Snowden must be imprisoned. White House spokesman Jay Carney has has the following message to the free world. ” Providing a propaganda platform for Mr. Snowden runs counter to the Russian government’s previous declarations of Russia’s neutrality and that they have no… Read More Obama: Release Morsi but give us Snowden

Merkel whitewash the US spy-crimes of Obama

‘Intelligence is essential for democracies’, explains German Chanseler Angela Merkel. Merkel stressed that intelligence “has always been and will in future be essential for the security of citizens” of democratic countries. “A country without intelligence work would be too vulnerable,” Merkel said. At the same time, she observed that there must be a “balance between… Read More Merkel whitewash the US spy-crimes of Obama

Al Jazeera staff resign after “biased” Egypt coverage

Anchor accuses management in Doha of provoking Egyptians, favoring the Muslim Brotherhood. The news channel Al Jazeera Mubasher Misr saw 22 members of staff resign on Monday in Egypt over what they alleged was coverage that was out of sync with real events in Egypt. Anchor Karem Mahmoud announced that the staff had resigned in… Read More Al Jazeera staff resign after “biased” Egypt coverage

Taliban close Qatar office to protest flag fracas

When the Taliban was not permitted to flag their flag symbolizing the coming “Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan”, they closed down the office. The Afghan Taliban are closing their Qatar office at least temporarily to protest demands that they remove a sign that identified the movement as the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan, a diplomat and a… Read More Taliban close Qatar office to protest flag fracas

Desperate Obama blocks army reading The Guardian

US troops deployed to Afghanistan and elsewhere in the Middle East and South Asia have ‘theater-wide block’ to Guardian. The US military has blocked access to the Guardian’s website for troops in the Middle East and south Asia, after disclosures about widespread US surveillance. On Friday, the Pentagon and the US army told the Guardian that… Read More Desperate Obama blocks army reading The Guardian

Obama’s NSA spied on EU institutions

NSU used bugs, phone taps and cyber-monitoring on EU institutions in Washington, D.C., New York, and in Brussels. According to a report in the German news magazine Der Spiegel, the US National Security Agency bugged institutions of the European Union. The magazine cited documents provided by whistleblower Edward Snowden. The Spiegel report, published Saturday in… Read More Obama’s NSA spied on EU institutions

Report: Dempsey nixes Kerry proposal to bomb Assad’s airfields

John Kerry began arguing, vociferously, for immediate U.S. airstrikes against airfields under the control of Syrian President Bashar Assad’s regime.  But the Pentagon chief shoots down Kerry’s argument for immediate U.S. airstrikes against airfields under the control of Assad’s army — particularly the fields it has used to allegedly launch chemical weapons attacks against rebel… Read More Report: Dempsey nixes Kerry proposal to bomb Assad’s airfields

Edward Snowden expose the Fascists views of Obama

A former CIA technical worker has been identified by the UK’s Guardian newspaper as the source of leaks about US surveillance programmes. Edward Snowden, 29, is described by the paper as an ex-CIA technical assistant, currently employed by defence contractor Booz Allen Hamilton. The Guardian said his identity was being revealed at his own request.… Read More Edward Snowden expose the Fascists views of Obama