Monthly Archive:: June 2018

Le Figaro revealed: French special forces on the ground in Yemen
French special forces are present on the ground in Yemen with forces from the United Arab Emirates, French newspaper Le Figaro reported on Saturday, citing two military sources.

The newspaper gave no further information about their activities. The Defence Ministry was not immediately available for comment, but its usual policy is not to comment on special forces’ operations. A French parliamentary source recently …

A Woman Hung ‘String Of Knickers’ Outside Tory MP’s Office After He Blocks Ban On Upskirting
Conservative Sir Christopher Chope has blocked a law against upskirting and shouted “object” to the law that would have stopped perverts taking pictures up women’s skirts.

The Voyeurism (Offences) Bill would make it illegal for offenders to take a picture under someone’s clothing without their consent, but Sir Christopher shouted ‘Object’ to the dismay of his colleagues surrounding him. Sir Christopher Chope …

Shocking video shows man in Islamophobic rant at Muslim girls in New Jersey
A man has been captured delivering a shocking Islamophobic and racist rant aimed at five teenage Muslim girls in Jersey City, New Jersey.

Fatima Khan began recording the incident on her phone, and has since posted the video on her Twitter page, where it has nearly had 4,000 views. Khan told NJ.com that she and her four friends – Ibtissam Jaouad, Aniza Nasir, Dolma Tsering, and Yahaira Osorio — were …

A Tory MP let loose on Question Time with a savage take-down of the Daily Mail
During BBC Question Time on 14 June, Conservative MP Dominic Grieve launched an unexpected and savage take-down of the Daily Mail, and specifically its editor Paul Dacre.

Credit where credit’s due Grieve was responding to accusations in the Daily Mail that he was “supping with the devil” in attending a meeting with “avowed enemies of Brexit”. In apparent exasperation, he explained that the Daily Mail’s use of personal attacks …

Sinn Féin to consider motion urging Irish boycott of Eurovision in Israel
Sinn Féin will consider a motion this weekend calling on RTÉ and the Irish government to boycott the Eurovision Song Contest next year, which is set to be held in Israel, reported TheJournal.ie.

The motion, which calls for the boycott in light of “Israel’s ongoing and grievous violations of international law and international humanitarian law” and the “apartheid policies being applied to the Palestinian people”, is reportedly expected …

Assad says he’s open to establishing Iranian bases in Syria
In an interview with, Arabic news channel Al-Alam, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad discussed a wide range of issues, including the Iranian presence in the southern part of his country and the possibility of visiting Tehran soon.

The interview started with questions about southern Syria, which has become contentious and a source of media speculation regarding stories about the possibility of Russia-Israel negotiations to block Iranians from having a presence anywhere in that …