US airstrike on Daesh position gas depot leaves many civilians dead

Thu Apr 13, 2017 10:50AM – PressTV
Hundreds of people have been killed when the so-called US-led coalition carried out an airstrike against a Daesh poison gas depot in Syria.
Hundreds of people have been killed when the so-called US-led coalition carried out an airstrike against a Daesh poison gas depot in Syria.

Reports coming out of Syria suggest that hundreds of people, including civilians, have lost their lives after an airstrike by the US-led coalition hit poison gas supplies belonging to Daesh terrorists.

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Far Eastvor 5 Minuten
Can we blame the US using the chemical weapon? Using the same standard that Trump started, we can send missiles to sink the US aircraft carrier. Act first and justify later. Fotunate, rational people of the world will NOT take the US and Trump as their standard.
Barry Soetorovor 6 Minuten
Pentagon will claim, they were Russian Planes with US markings.
Paras Deliyannisvor 8 Minuten
does this mean assad can now bomb american military airports?? …
jimmyvor 10 Minuten
There is nothing wrong with that. Unlike the one that happened last week that resulted from Syrian airstrike, this one is a collateral damage because it was done by US and allies.
Dr Kvor 11 Minuten
Really need more details. Is the SAA the source? which town? can we verify that the US is bombing there?
Teovor 13 Minuten
Yes, they are afraid of the first strike INVESTEGATION,!

In order to hide the The first crime they commet the second one !!!!!!

Emmitt Abramoffvor 20 Minuten
And I’m guessing no condemnation from the west, after all it would be want they wanted.
Defendervor 25 Minuten
This will be good!
Bracing myself for the stream of lies about to flow!!!
Poor Syrians!!!
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Thu Apr 13, 2017 6:53AM
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Sheila Abdus-Salaam, America’s first-ever Muslim woman judge and the first African-American female to serve on New York’s highest court, has been found dead in New York, police say.

The 65-year-old judge’s body was found floating on the on the Manhattan side of the Hudson River on Wednesday, just a mile from her home in central Harlem.

Police called the late judge’s husband to identify her. She was reported missing since Tuesday. Officials said the body showed no signs of apparent trauma or injuries.

As a Muslim, Abdus-Salaam made history in 2013, when New York Governor Andrew Cuomo nominated her to serve on the state Court of Appeals.

“The New York Court of Appeals was saddened to learn today of the passing of Judge Sheila Abdus-Salaam, a most beloved colleague since she joined the Court in May 2013,” Chief Judge Janet DiFiore said.

Before getting unanimous approval for the job, Abdus-Salaam said, “being a judge is an honor and involves tremendous responsibility to the litigants and to society.”

Cuomo issued a statement on Wednesday, extending his condolences to Abdus-Salaam’s family.

New York law enforcement officers cover the dead body of Sheila Abdus-Salaam, America’s first-ever Muslim woman judge near the Hudson River, April 12, 2017. (Photo by New York Daily News)

“As the first African-American woman to be appointed to the State’s Court of Appeals, she was a pioneer,” he said. “Through her writings, her wisdom, and her unshakable moral compass, she was a force for good whose legacy will be felt for years to come.”

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio also grieved the judge’s “tragic passing,”  calling her a “a humble pioneer.”

Also mourning Abdus-Salaam’s mysterious death was state Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie, who described her as “an inspiration.”

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Police said they were investigating the matter while the medical examiner tired to determine the judge’s cause of death.

Officials have not ruled out the possibility of a hate crime. The incident comes months after a Muslim imam and his assistant were  shot dead near a mosque in the New York City borough of Queens.

According to Brian Levin, a leading hate crimes researcher, hate crimes increased by more than 20 percent last year in nine US metropolitan areas, including New York City.

Levin argues that the divisive rhetoric of US President Donald Trump was largely to blame for the trend.


Thu Apr 13, 2017 9:15AM
Donald Trump (left) with his former campaign chairman Paul Manafort
Donald Trump (left) with his former campaign chairman Paul Manafort

Another close aide of US President Donald Trump will register with the Justice Department as a foreign agent for working on behalf of a foreign country, a report says.

Last month, it was revealed that Trump’s now ousted national security adviser, Michael Flynn, worked as a “foreign agent” for political interests in Turkey.

On Wednesday, Trump’s former campaign chairman Paul Manafort announced that he will register with the Justice Department as a foreign agent for the lobbying he did on behalf of a political party in Ukraine.

The Trump administration has faced criticism over the foreign ties of former campaign advisers and other close Trump aides.

Under a law in the United States, US citizens who lobby on behalf of foreign governments or political entities must disclose their work to the Justice Department.

Failing to register is considered a crime, but the department rarely prosecutes such violations of the Foreign Agent Registration Act.

By registering retroactively, Manafort will now have to publicly provide specific details of his work as foreign agent.

Retired US Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn arrives at Trump Tower, Nov. 17, 2016. (Photo by AP)

Last month, Flynn voluntarily filed documents with the Justice Department, admitting that he had been working last year as a foreign agent representing the interests of the Turkish government in a dispute with the US.

He was paid $530,000 for working on behalf of a company owned by Turkish businessman Ekim Alptekin at the same time he was advising Trump’s presidential campaign. Alptekin denied having any ties to the Turkish government.

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