Daily Archive: Friday, June 8, 2018

Leaked comments reveal Boris Johnson is worried he’s been over-thinking this whole Brexit thing
Boris Johnson famously wrote an unpublished newspaper article that criticised Brexit two days before he came out in support of it. For this, and other reasons, people have accused Johnson of not thinking Brexit through. And yet, recently leaked comments suggest Johnson is worried we’re over-thinking it.

Trumpian Johnson was speaking at a private dinner for Conservative activists on Wednesday 6 June. A recording of his speech was leaked to BuzzFeed. He criticised the UK’s Brexit stance, saying: I am increasingly admiring of Donald Trump. I …

Bernie Sanders tweets new expression of support for Palestinians in Gaza
Senator Bernie Sanders, who ran against Hilary Clinton for the Democratic presidential nomination, shared a new video in solidarity with Palestinians in the occupied Gaza Strip yesterday.

“The voices of the Palestinians are rarely heard,” Sanders tweeted. “This is what life is like for those who are living in Gaza under a 10 year blockade.” The clip consists of Palestinians in Gaza …

Israel army smears slain medic Razan Al-Najjar with edited video clip
Israeli authorities were slammed yesterday after smearing slain Palestinian medic Razan Al-Najjar with social media posts, including a misleadingly-edited video clip.

The Israeli army’s Arabic language spokesperson Avichay Adraee tweeted out a video which shows Al-Najjar throwing away a tear gas cannister into an empty field, and also includes a few seconds of footage from a …

Rouhani: liberating Jerusalem is a sacred goal for Iranian people
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has called on the Iranian people to participate in the Jerusalem Day Marches, stressing that liberating Jerusalem is till one of the sacred goals for Iranian people and all Muslims.

In a statement yesterday President Rouhani said, “it is not long before Muslims pray in Jerusalem”. “This year’s Jerusalem Day is characterised by special features. In addition to marking the 70th anniversary of occupying the …

World marks Quds Day with rallies in over 800 cities
Millions of people across Iran and other world countries have rallied on the International Quds Day to show their solidarity with the Palestinians and condemn Israel’s decades-long occupation and atrocities.

In Tehran and other cities and towns, people from all walks of life took to the streets for the annual event which falls on the last Friday of the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan. They …