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Saudi Arabia enjoys US, Israel backing on Yemen atrocities: Expert

Press TV The United Nations is incapable of pressuring Saudi Arabia to end its military aggression on Yemen as the kingdom has the the support from the United States and Israel, says an analyst. “The UN is more or less being dragged into this, telling a little bit of truth about the horrific massacres that have been going on in Yemen,” Kevin Barrett, American scholar and author, told Press TV in an interview on Thursday. “This country has essentially been decimated by Saudi bombing of civilian infrastructure designed to punish the population for essentially wanting to stay independent.” “This war…

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Saudi-led coalition denounces UN report regarding strikes on Yemen

Press TV The Saudi-led coalition condemns a UN report that says airstrikes by Riyadh and its allies in Yemen may amount to war crimes. The coalition said the UN report has misconstrued the facts of the conflict. It also denied the UN accusations the coalition is refusing to cooperate or provide information to the U-N experts. On Tuesday, the U-N experts’ report said the Saudi-led bombardment has caused the most direct civilian casualties. The latest air raids in Yemen have killed a large number of civilians most of them children.

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Press TV DEBATE on latest Gaza massacre: Kevin Barrett vs. Maxine Dovere

Watch THE DEBATE  This edition of the program is about the escalation of tensions in Gaza. Israeli planes have targeted areas at the civilian areas in the Gaza Strip. Kevin Barret believes that Israel is attacking Palestinians because they know they are violating human rights. Maxine Dovere says Israel does that in self-defense.

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Iran decries US 9/11 court verdict

Press TV Iran has severely slammed a New York court ruling which calls on Tehran to pay a large amount of money to the victims of the 9/11 attacks. “The issue of such illegal rulings are in stark violation of the international commitments, law and accepted procedures which call for judicial immunity of the governments,” said Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi on Monday. He added that his country reserves all its legal rights to battle the verdict and its probable damages. Qassemi stressed that Tehran rejects the extra-territorial and unlawful verdict issued in absentia against the Islamic Republic. He…

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Kennedy brothers likely killed by CIA on behalf of Israel: Scholar

Press TV Former US senator and attorney general Robert F. Kennedy, like his older brother, former President John F. Kennedy, was likely assassinated by senior CIA agents with the involvement of Israel, an American scholar says. Sirhan Sirhan, a 24-year-old Palestinian immigrant, was convicted of murdering RFK and sentenced to death in 1969. His sentence was commuted to life in prison in 1972. He remains incarcerated for the crime. RFK’s death in 1968 has been the subject of widespread analysis, similar to the 1963 assassination of his older brother, John F. Kennedy. Bobby Kennedy was assassinated during celebrations following his…

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U.S. activists offer help to Iran over 9/11 court ruling (Press TV)

Press TV US political activists have urged Iran to appeal a New York court ruling that orders Tehran to pay a massive amount of money to the victims of the September-eleven attacks. In a letter to the Iranian government, nearly 40 activists said they are ready to give court testimony in support of Iran’s innocence. They said the case is QUOTE extremely weak and Iran will likely win if it chooses to defend itself. The signers of the letter are prominent critics of the official narrative about the 2001 attacks. In April, the Southern District Court of New York issued…

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