IRANIAN SINGER ‘SENTENCED TO JAIL’ OVER MAHSA AMINI PROTEST ANTHEM

  US First Lady Jill Biden awarded Hajipour a special Grammy for best song for social change. Mon 04 March 2024: An Iranian singer whose song became an anthem during the 2022 mass protests has been sentenced to more than three years in prison for “inciting and provoking people to riot to disturb national security”, […]

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US VICE PRESIDENT KAMALA HARRIS CALLS FOR ‘IMMEDIATE’ GAZA TRUCE IN RARE REBUKE OF ISRAEL

Mon 04 March 2024: United States Vice President Kamala Harris has called for an “immediate” pause in fighting in Gaza while issuing a rare rebuke of Israel. “Given the immense scale of suffering in Gaza, there must be an immediate ceasefire for at least the next six weeks, which is what is currently on the […]

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DOCUMENTS EXPOSE ISRAELI CONSPIRACY TO FACILITATE OCTOBER 7 ATTACK

Sun 03 March 2024: On Friday (Nov. 30, 2023), the New York Times published a report establishing conclusively that Israel was fully informed, in detail, of plans by Hamas to attack its border that were executed on October 7. These revelations make clear that Israeli officials, knowing full well where and how Hamas would strike, made […]

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SEVERAL INDIANS ‘DUPED’ INTO FIGHTING FOR RUSSIA, LURED BY FALSE DUBAI JOBS

Sun 03 March 2024: Several Indian citizens have ended up unwittingly being recruited as mercenaries in the Russian army, having been promised jobs in Dubai by agents, only to end up fighting in Ukraine. According to a report yesterday by The Telegraph, at least 20 rural workers from India were lured to the UAE by the […]

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US SAYS ISRAEL ‘MORE OR LESS’ ACCEPTS GAZA CEASEFIRE, AWAITS HAMAS RESPONSE

Sun 03 March 2024: The United States says Israel has endorsed a framework for a proposed Gaza ceasefire and a captive release deal, and it was now up to the Palestinian group Hamas to agree to it. The comments on Saturday came hours before mediators were expected to reconvene in the Egyptian capital, Cairo, to […]

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UNDERSTANDING THE CALIPHATE: BETWEEN ROMANTICISM AND CYNICISM

  The Last Caliph, Abdul Majid II (1868-1944) Deposed from the Throne by the Ankara Assembly, from Le Petit Journal, 1924 (colour litho) by French School, (20th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Le Dernier Calife Abdul Medjid dechu de son trone; abolition of Turkish caliphate by Mustapha Kemal Ataturk (1881-1938). Sun 03 March 2024: It is […]

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WATCH: THE UNRAVELLING OF THE NEW YORK TIMES’S ‘HAMAS RAPE’ STORY

Sat 02 March 2024: In December 2023, The New York Times published an explosive article – now widely discredited – that detailed Hamas’s agenda to weaponise rape and sexual violence on October 7. This episode of Listening Post reveals the controversies surrounding the article along with the broader issue of Western media outlets’ pro-Israeli and […]

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US AIRMAN AARON BUSHNELL WANTED HIS ‘ASHES TO BE SCATTERED IN A FREE PALESTINE,’ SAYS WILL

Sat 02 March 2024: US Air Force serviceman Aaron Bushnell, who died after self-immolating in protest of Israel’s war in Gaza, wrote in his will that he wanted his ashes to be scattered in a free Palestine. “I am sorry to my brother and my friends for leaving you like this. Of course, if I […]

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US COURT ORDERS ISRAELI PEGASUS SPYWARE MAKER TO HAND OVER ITS CODE TO WHATSAPP

Sat 02 March 2024: A US judge has ordered NSO Group, the creator of one of the most advanced cyberweapons in the world, to give WhatsApp the code for Pegasus and other spyware products, the Guardian reported. The judge Phyllis Hamilton’s ruling represents a significant legal win for WhatsApp, the messaging app owned by Meta, […]

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