How The Guardian Betrayed Corbyn and the Vestiges of British Democracy

Were The Guardian to now question the narrative it promoted about Corbyn – a narrative demolished by the leaked Labour Party report – the paper would have to admit several uncomfortable things, writes Jonathan Cook. By Jonathan Cook Jonathan-Cook.net It...

Twitter Says It Bans State-Media Ads, But Gets Paid to Spread US Government Messaging

Twitter says it bans ads from state-affiliated media but the U.S. government’s Voice of America’s VOA Farsi pays Twitter corporation huge sums to spread disinformation against Iran & other foreign adversaries, reports Ben Norton. By Ben...

What Kamala Harris Means For Joe Biden’s Campaign—and the Democratic Party’s Future

Kamala Harris, photographed in Los Angeles, October 2019. Photograph by Nolwen Cifuentes for TIME By Molly Ball and Charlotte Alter  - Time.com In selecting Kamala Harris as his running mate, Democratic presidential nominee Joe...

Guerillas, Paramilitaries, Drug Cartels Colombian Gangs Are Using the Pandemic To Exploit Youth

With schools closed as part of measures to contain the COVID-19 outbreak, many children in Colombia no longer have a safe haven. Paramilitaries and drug gangs are taking advantage of the situation to bait...

China’s Blown Investment Opportunities On World Stage – Analysis

By Todd Royal -  Eurasiareview.com Gui Congyou, China’s ambassador to Sweden, where China has successful investments recently said: “We treat our friends with fine wine, but for our enemies we have shotguns.” This self-defeating behavior...

Kamala Harris: Where does Biden’s running mate stand on Middle East issues?

Joe Biden's pick for vice president has been a staunch supporter of Israel and an outspoken critic of Saudi Arabia Kamala Harris has said Washington should 'fundamentally reevaluate' its relationship with Riyadh (AFP/File photo) ByAli Harb...

Planes heard, seen in skies of Beirut before blast

War-hardened residents of the Lebanese capital describe the horrific tragedy they witnessed on August 4 by Alison Tahmizian Meuse –Asia Times Two men standing on Arax Street in Borj Hammoud district, adjacent to the Beirut Port,...

Australia’s solar power export plan has far to go

Source: Global Times Illustration: Tang Tengfei/GT The Australian government recently granted "major project status" to a solar power export project that will supply solar power to Singapore through a subsea cable. With an estimated investment of...

Chronic corruption and dirty tricks: Beirutis demand lasting change

Many in Lebanon hope a new government of national unity will pave the way for reform after last week’s explosion. Lebanese protesters gesture next to a fire they lit amid clashes with security forces in...

Does TikTok evoke Ferguson’s nostalgia over British Empire?

By Ai Jun Source: Global Times Photo: VCG The US government's clampdown on TikTok is nothing more than a trick of certain politicians to seek political interests with excuses that can hardly justify themselves. Unfortunately, some...

Donald Trump Announces Sixth Vaccine Contract, For 100 Million Doses

The vaccine, called mRNA-1273, is being co-developed by Moderna and the NIH's National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), which is led by Dr Anthony Fauci. WorldAgence France-Presse The latest contract brings the US government's...

Jimmy Lai picks wrong side at critical moment: Global Times editorial

Source: Global Times Hong Kong police officers escort media tycoon Jimmy Lai Chee-ying after his arrest on Monday. Photo: Xinhua As expected, the US has responded fiercely to the Hong Kong police's arrest of Jimmy Lai...

Biden’s VP pick: Why Kamala Harris embraces her biracial roots

Soutik Biswas India correspondent BBC.COM-Image copyright Getty Images US Senator Kamala Harris - chosen by Joe Biden as his Democratic vice-presidential candidate - is known as a prominent black politician. But she has also embraced her...

Coronavirus: France’s champagne industry goes flat amid pandemic

By Hugh Schofield BBC News, Paris Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Growers and producers are at loggerheads over how to respond to the pandemic It's been an exceptional year in Champagne. The weather has been near...

Kamala Harris: Who is Biden’s running mate in 2020 US election?

BBC.COM-Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Kamala Harris will have a second shot at the White House this year as Joe Biden's vice-presidential pick Months after her own presidential dreams sputtered to a halt, Kamala...

Kamala Harris’ balancing act

Analysis by Brandon Tensley, CNN - CNN.COM Washington (CNN)No one said that being the vice president would be easy. But as Joe Biden's lieutenant, California Sen. Kamala Harris would be faced with a uniquely challenging...

Analysis: Trump has a go-to solution, and it’s more Trump

Trump told aides that he would keep his briefings shorter and do better at sticking to his talking points, largely eschewing fights with journalists in hopes of projecting a better command of the pandemic,...

“The Afterfeel” by Perla Kantarjian

Carpe Diem, Annahar's literary page, is launching today "Verse Sanctum" with an inaugural poem by its executive editor. by Perla Kantarjian -Source: Annahar A destroyed silo at the scene of an explosion at the port in...

This time is different

The revolution may be leaderless for now but won’t be so forever. by Elias Sakr -Source: Annahar Anti-government protesters use fireworks against Lebanese riot police during a protest in the aftermath of last Tuesday's massive explosion...

Why Turkey needs a new crisis with Greece in Mediterranean

Turkey set itself on a collision course with Egypt, Greece and Europe over its new claims. By SETH J. FRANTZMAN -  The Jerusalem Post Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan makes a speech during the re-opening of...