British intelligence spied on Israeli diplomats and firms in addition to its military, the French daily Le Monde reported on Wednesday, based on leaked documents that came into the possession of whistleblower Edward Snowden. In one of the files, Britain’s GCHQ intelligence-gathering apparatus defined Israel as “a true threat” to the Middle East. Continue reading
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Canada’s role in the service of U.S. imperialism
By NATHAN J FREEMAN
TML Weekly Information Project (Jan. 25) – THIS ARTICLE examines Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s recently-completed Mideast tour January 20-25, 2014. Harper led an unprecedented entourage of more than 200 Canadian business and religious leaders, media representatives, failed Conservative Party candidates, current MPs and senators, with a phalanx of a half-dozen members of Harper’s current cabinet bringing up the rear. The latter included Minister of Foreign Affairs John Baird; Minister of Employment and Social Development and Minister for Multiculturalism Jason Kenney; Minister of International Development and Minister for La Francophonie Christian Paradis; Minister of Industry James Moore; Minister of International Trade Ed Fast; and Minister of Natural Resources Joe Oliver. Continue reading →
Information Clearing House (Oct. 13)– A REPORT by a respected British medical journal the Lancet, has supported the possibility that late Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat was poisoned with the radioactive element polonium 210.
The journal published a peer review of last year’s research by Swiss scientists. It backed their work, which found high levels of the highly radioactive element in blood, urine, and saliva stains on Arafat’s clothes and toothbrush.
The Palestinian leader died in 2004 in a French hospital near Paris, after being effectively confined to his West Bank compound for two years.
In November 2012, experts from Switzerland, France and Russia exhumed his remains and took samples to examine for possible poisoning. It was prompted by a documentary aired on Al- Jazeera, that claimed there were traces of polonium in Arafat’s personal belongings
China Central Television
ON APRIL 17, on Palestine Prisoners Day and at the very moment the Israeli Zionist occupation regime in the West Bank released the Palestinian administrative detainee and hunger striker Khader Adnan (as agreed back in February), hundreds of other Palestinians held by the occupier in administrative detention launched an open-ended mass hunger strike. NATHAN J. FREEMAN in TML Daily reports that this mass action is aimed against the Israeli occupier, against its fascist policy of administrative detention and against the collaboration of the Palestinian National Authority (PA) in handing “wanted persons” in the West Bank over to the occupier.