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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 US politician ‘accidentally’ votes to make it easier for Donald Trump to start a nuclear war
To err is to be human, now and then we all make mistakes. I once put milk in the cupboard instead of the fridge. And, US Democrat congressman Joe Kennedy III ‘accidentally’ voted in favour of giving Donald Trump greater access to nuclear weapons.

Kennedy admitted this on Twitter on 8 June, when someone called him out for voting with the Republicans. You’re right. Meant to vote yes — it was an honest mistake on my part. There is no need …

Poll shows deep divisions between Israelis and American Jews
An opinion poll published on Sunday shows deep divisions between Israelis and American Jews, particularly in relation to President Donald Trump, highlighting the growing rift between the world’s two largest Jewish communities.

The survey of the American Jewish Committee showed 77 percent of Israelis approved of the president’s handling of US-Israel relations, while only 34 percent of American Jews did. Fifty-seven percent of US Jews disapproved, while …

Theresa May Is A Colonialist Liar Who Helped Stage Chemical Attack In Syria: Bashar Assad
Syria's president has accused the UK of being behind the chemical attack on Douma in April and giving support to ISIS terror group.

Bashar al-Assad called Theresa May a “colonialist liar” who along with the UK’s allies, US and France, deliberately prolonged the Syrian Civil War and helped stage the alleged chemical attack in Douma that killed 42 …

US Professor: Mohammed Bin Salman is world’s richest Zionist
Pro-Israeli campaigners appear to be hunting for another scalp in their assault against free speech. The victim this time is a tenured Columbia university professor whose crime was nothing more than to speak out against Israel.

A network of pro-Israel activists surged against comments made by Iranian Professor Hamid Dabashi on social media. The professor of Iranian Studies and Comparative Literature at the New York University posted remarks criticising Israel for …

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 …

Bernie Sanders goes on TV and nails what America needs to defeat Trump
On 1 June, progressive US senator Bernie Sanders appeared in a TV interview. And in it, he nailed what America needs if it’s to deal an electoral defeat to Donald Trump.

Make the message clear Interviewer Bill Maher suggested that the strength of Trump’s support base is partly a result of his clear messaging. And he asked Sanders what message politicians seeking to defeat Trump – the biggest …

Video of journalist saying ‘propaganda’ is necessary goes viral, before being mysteriously disabled
Richard Stengel, a former editor of TIME magazine, has said governments “have to” direct “propaganda” toward their own populations, and he is ‘not against it’.

These comments were made at a talk called Political Disruptions: Combating Disinformation and Fake News, organised by the highly influential Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) thinktank. “Every country does it” The news editor and former diplomat is also a regular analyst at …

Theresa May will urge Donald Trump to avoid London protests and visit her at Chequers instead
Theresa May is to urge Donald Trump to meet her at her country residence in Chequers rather than Downing Street so he can avoid demonstrations that are expected to break out in protest at his visit.

The Sun reported that the US ambassador to Britain, Sir Kim Darroch, is expected to notify the president of the plans this week ahead of the meeting in July. A working visit – distinct from a …