Posts Tagged ‘regime’

Beyond the price of gas: Iranian protests raise specter of regime change

Gas prices doubled or even tripled over the weekend, following a decision by the government to cut fuel subsidies and redirect those funds into other social programs. Widespread protests across Iran have escalated into riots in some places, with reports of half a dozen deaths and multiple injuries. The authorities have blamed the US for […]

Distinguished anti-regime Saudi sheikh dies in prison amid widening crackdown

A well-known Muslim preacher has died in prison in Saudi Arabia, as a crackdown led by Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman against pro-democracy campaigners, Muslim preachers and intellectuals widens in the ultra-conservative kingdom. The Prisoners of Conscience, an independent non-governmental organization advocating human rights in Saudi Arabia, announced in a post on its official Twitter […]

How the US Regime ‘Justifies’ the Theft of Syria’s Oil

Trump had been so lambasted by the Democratic Party’s ‘news’-media (such as the NYT) and by all the rest of the neoconservative ‘news’-media (the Republican ones), for his trying to withdraw forces from Obama’s regime-change war against Syria, he’s now switched to trying to ‘justify’ continuation of America’s invasion-occupation of Syria by his promising to steal the oil […]

Govt. spox reacts to Israeli regime’s rep. participation in Manama meeting

MNA – Iranian Government Spokesman Ali Rabiei played down the effectiveness of a so-called security conference which is being participated by the Israeli regime that has sowed more insecurity in the region than any other player. “The occupying regime of Israel in an intruding and uninvited element in the region and its perspectives have no […]

Lebanon’s ‘tax intifada’: Beirut aflame as protesters call for ‘downfall of the regime’ (VIDEOS)

The spark for the latest wave of protests came in the form of a proposed new fee of 20 cents per day for calls via voice over internet protocol (VoIP). However, as the anti-government protests gained traction across the country, the proposal was quickly revoked by Telecoms Minister Mohamed Choucair. This proposed “WhatsApp tax” would […]

Trump Regime Targets Whistleblower Edward Snowden’s New Book

By Stephen Lendman Source The Trump Regime sued Edward Snowden and publishers of his new memoir titled “Permanent Record.” More on this below. Exposing government wrongdoing is a noble act. Like dissent, it’s a high form of patriotism, warranting praise, not persecution and condemnation. The 1989 US Whistleblower Protection Act protects federal employees who report […]

Elite UK military unit secretly trained by leftist regime-change advocate Gilbert Achcar and other academics

By Ben Norton Declassified British government documents obtained by The Grayzone show that prominent regime-change activists who work in academia and market themselves as leftists have been quietly teaching training sessions for the United Kingdom’s Ministry of Defense. Among these UK military collaborators is the scholar Gilbert Achcar, a […]

Iran calls on Germany to stop support for criminal Israeli regime

MNA – Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman has reacted to a recent statement by Germany’s Foreign Office. The spokesman for the Iranian Foreign Ministry called on Germany to end support for the criminal regime of Israel and to live up to existing expectations of an effective and constructive role in helping to create lasting peace and […]

Beyond Impeachment: Remove This Regime From Below

Beyond Impeachment: Remove This Regime From Below Above Photo: White House – Public Domain The impeachment of Donald J. Trump is coming. What to make of it? It’s hard not to enjoy watching the Malignant One (Trump) squirm and lash out like a wounded animal. There is no public humiliation too great for this sorry excuse […]

Israeli regime on its way to collapse due to various weaknesses: IRGC chief

The chief commander of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) says the Zionist regime is on its path toward collapse because of various weaknesses that are intrinsic to it and external regional forces that seek its annihilation. Major General Hossein Salami made the remarks in an interview with Press TV on the sidelines of […]

Trump triples down on Venezuela regime change, even as he faces one himself

At the UN General Assembly this week, the US relentlessly promoted Juan Guaido as the legitimate president of Venezuela, while issuing sanctions against the actual government in Caracas. Guaido declared himself “interim president” in January with the support of the US and its allies.  “We will stand with the Venezuelan people every single day until […]

Hezbollah chief says Al Saud regime in final stages of its life

Press TV – The secretary general of Lebanon’s resistance movement Hezbollah says the Al Saud regime may be in the final stages of its life, and the incumbent rulers are expediting the regime’s demise through their policies. “The Al Saud regime is old and may be in the final stages of its life because of […]

Trump Regime Anti-Iran Blame Game

The blame game is longstanding US, NATO, Israeli policy — falsely blaming a targeted nation, entity, group, or individual for something they had nothing to do with. Time and again, the tactic is used as a pretext to pursue a policy objective, including preemptive wars and/or other hostile actions. The US, other Western nations, Israel, […]

Turkey censures Israeli regime over ‘racist’ annexation plan

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu has denounced Israel for continuing its “aggressive” policies after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced his plan to annex areas of the occupied West Bank following the upcoming elections. Cavusoglu made the remarks on Sunday in Jeddah where the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) held an emergency meeting to discuss […]

Pro-Hong Kong Rally In DC Against “CHINAZI Regime” Being Sponsored With US Govt-Linked Money

Pro-Hong Kong Rally In DC Against “CHINAZI Regime” Being Sponsored With US Govt-Linked Money Above Photo: A version of the ‘Chinazi’ flag © Reuters / Kai Pfaffenbach A planned Washington DC protest in support of Hong Kong activists and promoting the ‘Chinazi’ flag is being sponsored by at least six organizations backed by the notoriously shady, […]

US military encircling Venezuela: Regime change preparations?

The US has a long and hidden history of encircling rivals and adversaries with military bases with two notable goals in mind: one being to contain and surround the rival nation to prevent it from expanding its sphere of influence as much as possible; and two, to support a regime-change operation in that rival nation. […]

Bahraini regime steps up clampdown on Shia clergymen ahead of Ashura

Bahraini regime forces have summoned more Shia Muslim clerics for interrogation as the ruling Al Khalifah regime presses ahead with its heavy-handed crackdown against members of the religious community ahead of Ashura, which marks the martyrdom anniversary of Imam Hussein (PBUH), the third Shia Imam and the grandson of Prophet Mohammad (PBUH). Rights activists, requesting anonymity, said Bahraini […]

Venezuela, Ukraine, Hong Kong, … : Color Revolutions And Regime Change, A Modern Scourge Spawning Economic Destabilization And Civil War

Venezuela, Ukraine, Hong Kong, … : Color Revolutions And Regime Change, A Modern Scourge Spawning Economic Destabilization And Civil War Above Photo: From Venezuela There are innumerable examples throughout the twentieth and twenty-first centuries, but three of the most notorious demonstrations of Washington, and its European cohorts incubating massive human tragedy and/or civil wars […]

Trump Regime Training Paramilitaries to Attack Venezuela?

Washington wants Bolivarian Venezuela transformed into a US vassal state — to eliminate its social democracy and gain control over its vast oil reserves, the world’s largest. On Wednesday, the Trump regime earmarked over $120 million for Colombia. Masquerading as “humanitarian assistance” for Venezuelans in the country, what’s planned may be something similar to US […]

“Regime Change in the UK”: This Is an Anti-parliamentary Coup – and an Internationally Organised One

Around the world, coups are normally international events. Short of war they have been a preferred mechanism to achieve what has become known as ‘regime change’. And the last time there was a successful coup in this country in 1688 that too was an international affair, with Mary and William of Orange being installed as […]

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