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Trump’s Nigeria travel ban: Racism at its worst, and a president trying to shore up his base?

by Jehron Muhammad

Reading the plethora of news stories concerning the Trump administration’s decision to add six new countries to his controversial travel ban, including Nigeria, Africa’s largest nation, make you wonder whether... »

Exxon accused of exploiting Guyana in oil deal

by Tariqah Shakir-Muhammad -Staff Writer- | Feb 12, 2020 - 11:27:53 AM

American oil and gas giant ExxonMobil is exploiting the small country of Guyana under the terms of an oil license that needs to be renegotiated, said Global Witness, a UK-based advocacy group. Guyana, a relatively poor nation, could lose billions of dollars under the multi-year agreement, said the non-profit. »

Farrakhan’s African influence and the Year of Return to the Motherland

by Jehron Muhammad | Jan 29, 2020 - 10:40:26 AM

Recognizing a winning formula for West Africa in Ghana’s 2019 “Year of Return,” Nigeria and Benin responded with the “Door of Return” and “Gate of Return.” »

Myanmar-Muslim minority a step closer to justice but fight not over

by Brian E. Muhammad -Contributing Writer- | Jan 29, 2020 - 10:34:26 AM

Judges at the court of International Criminal Justice at the Hague handed down a legal blow on Jan. 23 to the Southeast Asia nation of Myanmar based on a lawsuit over accusations of genocide against its ethnic and Muslim minority Rohingya population. »

Facebook censors explainer clip recalling when western media liked Soleimani—and demonetizes popular account for sharing it

by RT | Jan 22, 2020 - 11:15:29 AM

Facebook is doubling down on censorship of anything less than vilification of slain Iranian Major General Qassem Soleimani, deleting a clip showing his history of fighting terrorism—and demonetizing the account posting it. »

Iran President Rouhani: Withdrawal from region serves U.S. own interests, restores regional security

by PressTV | Jan 22, 2020 - 10:55:53 AM

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has warned the United States to end its military intervention in the region, saying such a withdrawal will both help restore regional security and serve Washington’s own interests. »

Venezuela’s Maduro lashes out at U.S.’s Pompeo for backing opposition figure

by PressTV | Jan 15, 2020 - 9:18:03 AM

Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro has slammed U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo as a “failed clown,” after the U.S. official congratulated the country’s opposition figure Juan Guaido for claiming reelection as “parliament speaker.” »

U.S.-Iran war on hold amid Trump’s changing stories, murky motives?

by Askia Muhammad and Barrington Salmon The Final Call @TheFinalCall | Jan 14, 2020 - 9:14:42 AM

Despite open rejections as false by Republicans as well as Democrats of President Donald Trump’s justification for the killing of Iranian military commander Maj. Gen. Qassem Soleimani, and his impeachment trial looming in the Senate, the president still claimed victory in the showdown with the Islamic Republic, a showdown which barely averted a catastrophic outcome. »

World Court prosecutor calls out Israel for alleged war crimes

by Brian E. Muhammad -Contributing Writer- | Jan 8, 2020 - 12:50:04 PM

The chief prosecutor for the International Criminal Court (ICC) at the Hague is pursuing an official investigation into the Zionist state of Israel for alleged war crimes committed against the Palestinian people. »

‘The United States isn’t God!’

by Askia Muhammad Senior Editor @askiaphotojourn | Jan 7, 2020 - 12:55:39 PM

President Donald J. Trump’s decision to attack demonstrators at the U.S. embassy in Iraq and then to authorize the assassination of Iranian Maj. Gen. Qassem Soleimani at the Baghdad International Airport on Jan. 3, was met with a fast and furious reaction, protests erupted in 90 cities, with more than 15,000 marchers, even as the long New Year holiday week was ending. »

‘It’s an act of war’ Fear that U.S. assassination of Iranian general will escalate into all-out military conflict

by Brian E. Muhammad Staff Writer @globalpeeks | Jan 7, 2020 - 12:44:06 PM

Has the U.S. assassination of a popular military leader set the stage for all-out war between Iran and the United States after decades of tension and proxy battles?

Worldwide attention was focused on the Middle East and reports from Washington and Tehran with anger and uncertainty the only things that appeared certain. »

Marching Toward War? Anger, resentment, danger rise

by Barrington Salmon and Brian Muhammad The Final Call @TheFinalCall | Jan 7, 2020 - 12:36:13 PM

Hundreds of thousands of Iranians turned out in the streets mourning the killing of Qassem Soleimani in early January. Thousands more did the same in other parts of the Middle East. »

Playing neo-colonial games with African money

by Jehron Muhammad | Dec 31, 2019 - 9:13:49 AM

CFA originally stood for “French Colonies in Africa.” By whatever name it’s being called, the neocolonial link still exists. And even though Macron has highjacked the name Eco, the printing of the currency by France, for the near future, will continue. »

African Continental Free Trade Area biggest 2019 win for the Motherland

by Jehron Muhammad | Dec 25, 2019 - 1:25:37 PM

The 2019 implementation of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) has to be the year’s most significant accomplishment for Africa. »

Global military intervention, rebellion and strife

by Brian E. Muhammad -Contributing Writer- | Dec 25, 2019 - 1:12:54 PM

The global picture of the United States in 2019 was marred by an incoherent foreign policy and an erratic leadership style that has negatively affected America internationally. »


U.S.-Iran war on hold amid Trump’s changing stories, murky motives?

Despite open rejections as false by Republicans as well as...

Marching Toward War? Anger, resentment, danger rise

Hundreds of thousands of Iranians turned out in the streets...

A Special Visit to MECCA: Min. Farrakhan, Nation of Islam delegation embark on historic pilgrimage to Islam's holiest cities

The Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan and a delegation from the...

I Am Not An Enemy To America

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Farrakhan rebukes NATO, U.S. 'blood shedders' on Libya war

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Wyclef brings excitement to Haiti's politics

On the streets of Port-au-Prince, Wyclef Jean, the popular musician...

Farrakhan urges Caribbean to unite for progress; calls for end to political disunity for good of the region

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U.S. Muslims meet with Iran's President Ahmadinejad

Iran's President Ahmadinejad was in the United States for the...

Haiti - Profiting from misery?

Questions ran rampant across America just a few days after...

Sudanese leader offers insight on politics, oil and Farrakhan

Prior to his recent arrest, The Final Call interviewed Dr....

Former Liberian president: CIA freed me from jail

UNITED NATIONS ( - Charles Taylor, the former president of...
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