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Jamaica Welcomes Million Man March

by Richard B. Muhammad

Nation of Islam delegation visits island nation, announces major gathering for the Caribbean on October 19 in Kingston, Jamaica. Government and local leaders ready to host Muslim movement and grateful... »

Hamas rocket launches don’t explain Israel’s Gaza destruction

by Gareth Porter | Sep 22, 2014 - 11:10:20 AM

WASHINGTON, (IPS)—Israel and its supporters abroad have parried accusations of indiscriminate destruction and mass killing of civilians in Gaza by arguing that they were consequences of strikes aimed at protecting Israeli civilians from rockets that were being launched from very near civilian structures. »

Clashes between Libyan rival militia groups kill 31

by | Sep 10, 2014 - 5:20:50 PM

Clashes between rival militia groups in Libya’s eastern city of Benghazi have killed 31 people from both sides. »

100 British cops suspended each year on corruption allegations

by | Sep 5, 2014 - 12:30:56 PM

Almost 100 police officers are suspended on suspicion of corruption every year, according to figures released under the Freedom of Information Act. »

South Sudan’s Hip Hop artists call for, peace through farming

by Adam Bemma | Sep 3, 2014 - 9:42:16 AM

“What is the benefit when children are crying and people are dying due to hunger? There is no need to cry when you have the potential to dig,” sings Juba-based dancehall reggae group, the Jay Family, in their latest single “Stakal Shedit,” which means “Work Hard” in Arabic. »

West Africa Ebola death toll rises

by AP | Aug 28, 2014 - 1:22:14 PM

MONROVIA, Liberia - The World Health Organization says the death toll from the Ebola outbreak in West Africa is now at least 1,350 people. »

#Ferguson - Latin American and Caribbean Nations Express Solidarity with Protesters

by Telesur English | Aug 25, 2014 - 1:08:41 PM

The ALBA countries released a joint statement Tuesday expressing their "profound concern" with the violence sparked by the police killing of an unarmed black teenager, which the bloc said is a reminder of the serious racial discrimination that has yet to be resolved in the United States. »

U.S. used young Latinos to foment unrest in Cuba

by | Aug 19, 2014 - 11:59:17 PM

The US secretly sent young Latinos to Cuba to trigger the political unrest, says a new leaked report. The ‘traveling spies’ working undercover within health and civic programs were put in danger as there was no safety net if they had been caught. »

U.S. allies cultivated "Islamic State" in Iraq, Syria

by News | Aug 14, 2014 - 9:44:29 AM

As the Islamic State tears through minority communities in northern Iraq, the extremist terror group that owes its ascendance to funding from U.S. allies in the Middle East, sent a message to the White House: We’re coming for you. »

‘Situation atrocious’: Russian Red Cross says E. Ukraine faces humanitarian catastrophe

by | Aug 11, 2014 - 4:24:49 PM

Residential areas have come under fire in the east of Ukraine as Kiev’s forces continue their military operation there. Ukrainian troops and anti-government forces have been blaming each other for the civilian casualties. »

Dozens killed as Libyan forces battle militias in east

by Mariam Rizk Associated Press | Aug 7, 2014 - 5:39:35 PM

CAIRO - Heavy clashes between Libyan soldiers loyal to a renegade general and Islamist-led militias killed 38 people, health officials said recently, as fighting between rival militias around the capital’s international airport raged on and European nations warned their citizens to leave. »

Genocide in Gaza: Global outrage, resistance and a wider war?

by Ashahed M. Muhammad -Assistant Editor- | Aug 6, 2014 - 6:40:23 PM

Israeli bombings and military strikes condemned by United Nations, antiwar activists and Palestinians. Will conflict lead to wider, more devastating war? »

Israel’s actions globally condemned as casualties mount

by Askia Muhammad -Senior Editor- | Jul 30, 2014 - 3:34:50 PM

WASHINGTON - After weeks of punishing destruction, and killing hundreds of Palestinians—the vast majority of whom were civilians, one fourth of whom were children—Israel launched its threatened ground assault into Gaza July 17, and quickly encountered fierce resistance from fighters loyal to Hamas. »

Israel firing experimental weapons at Gaza’s civilians, say doctors

by Rania Khalek -Electronic Intifada- | Jul 25, 2014 - 2:21:30 PM

Addressing reporters at a press conference on July 13, Youssef Abul Resh, undersecretary of the health ministry in Gaza, said, “Medical teams have registered injuries consistent with those caused by DIME [dense inert metal explosives] and other banned weapons.” »

Israel must be punished for war crimes against Gaza: Iran

by | Jul 16, 2014 - 7:37:02 PM

As the president of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM), Iran has implemented urgent moves to stop the continuation of Israel’s crimes and called for constructive regional and international measures to punish the regime as a war criminal. »


Farrakhan rebukes NATO, U.S. 'blood shedders' on Libya war

NEW YORK - The Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan recently condemned...

Wyclef brings excitement to Haiti's politics

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Farrakhan urges Caribbean to unite for progress; calls for end to political disunity for good of the region

( - In an historic and important trip to the...

U.S. Muslims meet with Iran's President Ahmadinejad

Iran's President Ahmadinejad was in the United States for the...

Haiti - Profiting from misery?

Questions ran rampant across America just a few days after...

Sudanese leader offers insight on politics, oil and Farrakhan

Prior to his recent arrest, The Final Call interviewed Dr....

Former Liberian president: CIA freed me from jail

UNITED NATIONS ( - Charles Taylor, the former president of...

Native rights declaration challenges 'settler' nations

UNITED NATIONS (IPS) - The United States is considering whether to...

George Galloway, Cynthia McKinney break Israeli siege on Gaza

On July 15 2009, the Viva Palestina US Convoy crossed into Gaza...

Hamas rocket launches don’t explain Israel’s Gaza destruction

WASHINGTON, (IPS)—Israel and its supporters abroad have parried accusations of...

Jamaica Welcomes Million Man March

Nation of Islam delegation visits island nation, announces major gathering...

U.S. used young Latinos to foment unrest in Cuba

The US secretly sent young Latinos to Cuba to trigger...