China Just Ridiculed the US While Confirming ‘Most Important’ Partnership With Russia

(ANTIMEDIA) — This week, the Chinese ambassador to Russia, Li Hui, praised the increasingly cooperative relationship between China and Russia, also taking the opportunity to take a stab at the U.S., Newsweek reports. Speaking on Wednesday at a government news conference organized in response to the overwhelming success of the 19th Chinese Communist Party Congress in October, the ambassador lauded the progress […]

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US Recognizes Jerusalem as Israel’s Capital, Middle East Prepares for Violence

(ZHE) — As expected, President Trump on Wednesday recognized Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and announced plans to relocate the U.S. embassy there, a decision that is certain to inflame tensions in the region and throw a wrench in potential peace negotiations, paradoxically uniting the fractured middle east world against Israel and the U.S. “I have determined that […]

John Kerry: Israel, Saudi Arabia, and Egypt Urged Obama to Bomb Iran

(ANTIMEDIA) Washington, D.C. — Former Secretary of State John Kerry recently said both Israel and Egypt urged the United States to “bomb Iran” before the 2015 nuclear deal was agreed upon, the Times of Israel reported last week. According to the Times, Kerry was defending the 2015 nuclear deal, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) last Tuesday at the […]

Bombshell BBC Report Confirms US Struck a Secret Deal With ISIS

(ZHE) — At a moment of widespread acknowledgement that the short-lived Islamic State is no longer a reality, and as ISIS is about to be defeated by the Syrian Army in its last urban holdout of Abu Kamal City in eastern Syria, the US is signalling an open-ended military presence in Syria. On Monday Defense Secretary Jim Mattis told reporters at the Pentagon […]

End of the US Empire: Major Global Shift as Saudis Sign Multibillion Arms Deal With Russia

(ANTIMEDIA) — The American empire is decaying and facing inevitable demise. The latest evidence of this trend can be found in recent developments in the Middle East. For approximately six years, the U.S. has spearheaded a coalition of nations that insist on the departure (and likely death) of Syrian president Bashar al-Assad. Saudi Arabia was without a doubt one of the most […]

Kissinger Just Met With Trump for the Third Time This Year — Here’s Why It Matters

(ANTIMEDIA) — President Trump met with alleged war criminal Henry Kissinger on Tuesday, the third meeting Trump has had with Kissinger this year. While the media has focused on Trump’s push to use the former secretary of state’s visit as a ploy to bash Obamacare, their recent meeting likely also signifies something more sinister than the plan to destroy an […]

Spanish Police Ready to Arrest Catalan President Over Independence Bid

“Elite” forces have been deployed to Catalonia for a possible raid. (ANTIWAR.COM) — As Catalonia’s President Carles Puigdemont went to the parliament to sign the declaration of independence from Spain, Spanish National Police announced that they had “elite officers” deployed around Catalonia, and prepared to execute a “raid” against Puigdemont.” Spain doesn’t recognize Catalonia’s referendum, and has […]

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What an American Citizen in Barcelona Wants You to Know About Catalonia

Anti-Media spoke with Isabelle Bolla, an American woman who has lived in Catalonia for the past two years. (ANTIMEDIA) — On October 1st, Catalonia held a disputed referendum vote in an attempt to declare independence from Spain. On voting day, Spanish police were documented using excessive force against Catalans attempting to place their vote. While the […]

US and Turkey Mutually Announce Travel Restrictions in Sign of Deteriorating Alliance

Turkey later said it will cease issuing non-immigrant visas to Americans in apparent tit-for-tat move. (MEE) — The United States and Turkey on Sunday scaled back visa issuing services in each other’s countries in a deepening diplomatic row sparked by the arrest of a Turkish staffer at the American mission in Istanbul. The American embassy in Ankara […]

Catalonia to Defy Spain, Declare Independence Next Week

Spanish court order won’t stop declaration. (ANTIWAR.COM) — Spain’s Constitutional Court does not appear to be having much luck stopping an imminent Catalan declaration of independence. After ruling on Thursday that the regional parliament won’t be allowed to meet on Monday to declare independence, Catalonia looks to be doing an end around: they’re going to make the announcement […]

US Agrees to $15 Billion Sale of Anti-Missile THAAD System to Saudi Arabia

Weapons sales to Saudi Arabia face increasing scrutiny from lawmakers and rights campaigners in Washington. (MEE) — The US State Department has approved the possible sale of a Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) anti-missile defense system to Saudi Arabia at an estimated cost of $15b, the Pentagon said on Friday. The proposed sale “will support the […]

Netanyahu and Erdogan Face Off Over Kurdish Referendum

(GPA) — Following the referendum in “Kurdistan,” Turkish President Recep Erdogan and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu are now engaged in a war of words over who is responsible for balkanizing the Middle East. During a televised speech following the Kurdish referendum in Northern Iraq Recep Erdogan accused Israel and their intelligence agency, the Mossad, of manipulating the events […]