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Kurds in Germany protest against Tehran regime, Assad in solidarity with Mahabad

May 10, 2015

Kurds in Germany gathered at different rallies in the German capital Berlin Saturday in solidarity with Kurdish protests in Iran that were triggered by the unexplained death of a hotel chambermaid.

Dozens of Kurds from all parts of Kurdistan protested outside the Iranian Embassy in Berlin, calling for an end to injustice and discrimination against Kurds in predominantly Shiite Iran.

Russian Missile Sale to Iran Involves Unseen Deals With Israel

May 06, 2015

Last month, when President Vladimir Putin of Russia announced plans to sell a powerful anti-missile system to Iran before the lifting of international sanctions, Israel was quick to join the U.S. in expressing shock and anger.

But behind the public announcements is a little-known web of arms negotiations and secret diplomacy. In recent years, Israel and Russia have engaged in a complex dance, with Israel selling drones to Russia while remaining conspicuously neutral toward Ukraine and hoping to stave off Iranian military development. The dance may not be over.

Assad regime committed 'horrendous crimes' in Aleppo: Amnesty International

May 05, 2015

Sheer terror and unbearable suffering has forced many civilians in Aleppo underground to escape the relentless aerial bombardment of opposition-held areas by Syrian regime forces, according to a new report published Tuesday by London based rights group, Amnesty International.

Death everywhere’: War crimes and human rights abuses in Aleppo details the horrendous war crimes and other abuses being committed in the city by regime forces and armed opposition groups on a daily basis, and concludes that some of the government’s actions in Aleppo amount to crimes against humanity.

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