17 years after 9/11, Al-Qaeda rebranded by US government & media as besieged rebels.

/…/ the US government and media outlets have decided that Al-Qaeda is now a rebel group worthy of our sympathy. /…/ some commentators have pointed out that the terrorist group accused of murdering 3,000 Americans seventeen years ago is now occupying northeastern Syria – with the US threatening to take military action if the “rebels” are evicted from the region by the Syrian army and its allies. /…/


1mn march for Catalonia’s independence.

Around one million people have taken to the streets of Barcelona to demand Catalonia’s independence from Spain and call for the release of jailed secessionists.