Common Dreams staff
More than two dozen children are among the dead
Jake Johnson, staff writer
The attack was described as one of the deadliest to strike the region in years
Lauren McCauley, staff writer
First daughter and assistant to the president Ivanka Trump on an advertisement for a new $150 million, 57-story Trump luxury residential tower in Manila, Philippines. (Photo: Getty)
'This is the big stuff,' said Richard Painter, a former George W. Bush White...


Egypt's grotesque sentencing of three Al Jazeera journalists to years in prison for doing their job is sparking well-earned outrage, with their boss declaring the decision "defies logic, sense and any semblance of justice.” Hopefully, outrage will likewise greet the news that, the day before, John Kerry was in Egypt assuring al-Sisi the U.S. will be sending Apache helicopters "very, very soon" to add to the $600 million of weaponry we've already sent, now that our two freedom-loving countries...