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Egyptian Army Massing For Invasion Of Eastern Libya?

AFRICANGLOBE - The Middle East is on the brink of its fourth war (after Syria, Iraq and Yemen). Military and intelligence sources report that Egypt is massing large-scale ground and air forces in the Western Desert along the Libyan border, in preparation for a military campaign to capture eastern Libya

U.S. Planes Resume Bombing Runs In Iraq

AFRICANGLOBE - U.S. jet fighters hit Islamic State artillery positions in northern Iraq on Friday, the first of what is expected to be a series of American strikes meant to halt the Sunni extremist advance on the Kurdish capital of Erbil, the Pentagon said.

Bush, Blair Should Be Prosecuted For War Crimes

AFRICANGLOBE - Former British prime minister Tony Blair recently stated that air strikes and drones should be used once again on Iraq to stem recent gains by extremists in that country. Mr Blair is oblivious of the responsibility he shares with former US president George W. Bush on account of one of the most serious breaches of international law in recent times.

Iraq’s Destruction Is A Reminder Of The Ugly Face Of American...

AFRICANGLOBE - The black-clad fighters of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, sweeping a collapsing army and terrified Iraqis before them as they advance toward Baghdad, reflect back to us the ghoulish face of American empire. Iraq is falling apart. And many of these people, either in government or outside of government, who were proponents of the war are now advocating for a resumption of the American war. Not one of them is willing to acknowledge the extent of that military miscalculation. Once you acknowledge it, then the whole project of militarizing U.S. policy towards the Greater Middle East collapses.”

Imperialists Have Long Sought the Break-Up Of Iraq

AFRICANGLOBE - Western officials fear Iraq is facing imminent break-up, as the jihadist takeover of the north seeks to carve the country into different religious fiefdoms. Using their strongest language to date, diplomats warned that the "sheer scale" of the crisis could defeat belated efforts by the country's fractious politicians to resolve it.

Shias March In Iraq As ISIL Captures More Towns

AFRICANGLOBE - Thousands of armed Shiite Muslim militiamen chanted and marched in formation Saturday in a massive show of strength, vowing to defend Baghdad from a Sunni insurgent movement that seized two more towns in western Iraq from government forces.

The US Media And The Debacle In Iraq

AFRICANGLOBE - A column written by Chelsea (Bradley) Manning from his cell in the military prison at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas has done more to illuminate the real sources of the present debacle for US imperialism in Iraq than all of the lying and self-serving pieces produced by the well-paid pundits of the New York Times, the Washington Post and the other major news outlets combined.

The Radical Changes Afoot In Iraq Will Send Shockwaves Across The...

AFRICANGLOBE - The capture of Mosul by Isis means a radical change in the political geography of Iraq and Syria. Moreover, the impact of this event will soon be felt across the Middle East as governments take on board the fact that a Sunni proto-caliphate is spreading across northern Iraq and Syria.

ISIS Is Not The Nicest!

AFRICANGLOBE - ISIS, also known as “The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria” is a militant group waging war against the legitimate governments of both Iraq and Syria. Any government that refuses to be an international political puppet of Western nations is commonly referred to as a dictatorship.

Iraq On The Brink Of Collapse As Insurgents Advance Toward Baghdad

AFRICANGLOBE - Islamist militants swept out of northern Iraq Wednesday to seize their second city in two days, threatening Baghdad and pushing the country's besieged government to signal it would allow U.S. airstrikes to beat back the advance.

Iraq Declares State Of Emergency As Militants Seize Country’s Second-Largest City

AFRICANGLOBE - Gunmen seized Iraq's second-largest city Tuesday as troops threw away their uniforms and abandoned their posts, officials said, in another blow to the authorities, who appear incapable of stopping militant advances.

Obama Doesn’t Care About The Kidnapped Nigerian Schoolgirls

AFRICANGLOBE - President Barack Obama has two daughters about the same ages of the kidnapped Nigerian schoolgirls so why hasn’t the President sent drones to attack Boko Haram terrorists? Why hasn’t the US sent in Navy Seals, Green Berets or CIA assets to rescue the girls?

Chemical Weapons Hypocrisy: U.S. Aided Iraqi Nerve Attacks Decades Before Outrage...

AFRICANGLOBE - Picture this: an Arab country uses chemical weapons in an indiscriminate manner. The attacks kill and injure at least hundreds of people. No, it’s not Syria in 2013--it’s Iraq in the 1980s, and the U.S. was complicit in the attacks.

Dangote Plans Global Expansion, First Stops Iraq, Myanmar

AFRICANGLOBE - Dangote Cement intends to expand outside of Africa, revealing plans for cement plants in Iraq and Myanmar, as the company continues a strategy of globalisation. Aliko Dangote – Africa’s Richest Man with a staggering net worth of $11.2 billion (Forbes, 2012) – hopes to see construction begin on cement plants in Iraq and Myanmar by next year, he disclosed in a recent interview with the Financial Times.