News Roundup 1/11/18

  • Julian Assange received an Ecuadorian passport. [Link]
  • Trump and the Republicans in Congress are working to increase spying on Americans. [Link] Spying Fyle
  • Republican Congressman Darrel Issa announces he will retire. [Link]
  • A federal judge ruled that the Trump administration must continue to provide DACA protections. [Link]
  • Scott Ridder explains why the NYT narrative on Russiagate is incorrect. [Link]
  • Ten Rohingya civilians have been found in a mass grave. [Link]
  • Trista Parsi explains how Trump breaking the nuclear agreement can cause a split between the US and EU. [Link]
  • Saudi Arabia hunted down and arrested the participants of a gay wedding held in KSA. [Link]
  • A former high ranking Royal Air Force commander says the UK has harmed at least 1,600 civilians with airstrikes in Iraq and Syria. The UK government claims the RAF’s airstrikes have never killed a civilian. [Link]
  • Turkey calls on Russia and Syria to halt operations against Syrian rebel groups in the Idlib Province. [Link] Russia claims that recent attacks on a Russia base came from areas held by Turkish backed rebels. [Link] Syria Fyle
  • At least 24 civilians were killed by an airstrike in Syria. [Link] Syria Fyle

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