RT | The Pentagon has publicly acknowledged an air-drop of lethal aid to Kurdish rebels.
The Hill | The Canadian government will begin shipping an experimental Ebola vaccine to the World Health Organization (WHO) on Monday.
RT | Cuba has been on the frontline of international response to the worst outbreak in the disease’s history.
Reuters | Islamic State fighters attacked Kurdish forces with mortars and car bombs.
UK Daily Mail | To set up military blockades to restrict movement in attempt to stop the virus spreading.
AFP | As US President Barack Obama urged against “hysteria”.
Reuters | U.S-led forces which are bombing Islamic State militants in Syria killed ten civilians in two recent air strikes, a group monitoring the violence said on Saturday.
RT | CIA drones strikes in Pakistan have killed nearly 2,400 people since 2004.
RT | Islamic State militants in Syria are training Iraqi pilots who joined the group to fly in three captured fighter jets, Reuters reported citing witnesses.
London Guardian | UN chief Ban Ki-moon berates international community for contributing only $100,000 into his $1bn global fighting fund.
Mac Slavo | When the leadership of North Korea or Iran suggests a nuclear attack against the United States the threat is usually dismissed as mere posturing by extremist regimes.
Bizpac Review | The president who’s made executive orders a hallmark of his governing style is about to do it again.
AP | Officials credit tighter border controls.
Zero Hedge | The patient, who arrived by plane from Ivory Coast, is suffering high fever and nausea.
Paul Craig Roberts | Vladimir Putin Reminds Obama That Sowing Discord Between Nuclear Powers Can Undermine Strategic Security.
New American | The CIA report “was pretty dour in its conclusions.”
RT | American soldiers discovered more than 4,990 chemical munitions in Iraq.
Zero Hedge | Vladimir Putin slams President Obama for adopting a “hostile” approach.
Paul Joseph Watson | Police resort to tear gas after body of Ebola victim left in street for two days.
Reuters | American-led forces have sharply intensified air strikes in the past two days.
NY Times | American troops gradually found and ultimately suffered from the remnants of long-abandoned programs, built in close collaboration with the West.
Associated Press | Ugly scenes as police beat prominent activist and detain dozens more demostrators who want Beijing to allow democratic election.
RT | Former Vice President Dick Cheney warned that the next terrorist attack on the US will be far worse than 9/11.
Tony Cartalucci | Because it didn’t stop ISIS terrorists in Iraq or Libya. Try Washington instead.
Reuters | Hundreds of Hong Kong police used sledgehammers and chainsaws to dismantle pro-democracy barricades.
Reuters | North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, shown using a cane for support, re-appeared in state media on Tuesday after a lengthy public absence.
BBC News | The man had been working as a UN medical official in Liberia.
London Independent | The savagery of Isis laid bare.
RT | The possible establishment of a no-fly zone over northern Syria was hinted at by Chair of the Joint Chiefs of Staff General Martin Dempsey.
The Hill | Turkey is denying American claims that it has granted permission for the U.S. to use its military bases to launch strikes against the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS).
RT | Russian President Vladimir Putin has ordered a return of 17,600 troops involved in several military drills in the Rostov region.
London Independent | America’s plans to fight Islamic State are in ruins.
Tony Cartalucci | China’s People’s Daily says “Occupy Central” is a US-backed color revolution … because it is a US-backed color revolution.
RT | Islamic State’s offensive on the Iraqi capital has intensified.
Reuters | “If this falls, the 700, plus perhaps the 12,000 people, apart from the fighters, will be most likely massacred.”
Reuters | The U.S. military conducted nine airstrikes against Islamic State militants in Syria during the past two days.
Zero Hedge | Seven more people turned themselves in late on Thursday to an Ebola isolation unit in Madrid.
Eric Draitser | Kobani and the Story Not Being Told.
The Hill | Would be key military assistance in the fight against Islamic State militants.
Paul Craig Roberts | We have known since . . . well, when haven’t we known that our public officials are incompetent.
London Independent | The Foreign Office is “urgently” investigating the reports.
London Guardian | The Department for International Development would be a more appropriate agency to help provide emergency medical aid.
Reuters | Islamic State fighters have seized more than a third of the Syrian border town of Kobani.
Michael Snyder | There are some who believe that the next great financial crash will not begin in the United States.
London Guardian | Jim Kim demands $20bn fund and says ‘we failed miserably’ as cases in Spain and US fuel fear of western pandemic.
RIA Novosti | The Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) has been flying its planes over Iraq since Sunday but has not participated in an armed airstrike so far.
London Independent | The likely fall of Kobani to the Islamic militants has huge implications for Turkey, which has ignored its Kurdish minority’s pleas to help fellow Kurds in Syria.
London Independent | Four people in Spain are in hospital after a nurse tested positive for the virus on Monday.
Michael Krieger | Leon Panetta is pretty much the epitome of a status quo insider.
RT | Kurdish forces are readying for battle.