The U.S. Army private accused of providing secret documents to the WikiLeaks website pleaded guilty on Thursday to misusing classified material he felt “should become public,” but denied the top charge of aiding the enemy.
Julian Assange has said that WikiLeaks is preparing to publish 1m new secret government documents as he marked six months of refuge in the Ecuadorean embassy in London with a speech from its balcony on Thursday.
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, speaking via a choppy video feed from his virtual house arrest in London, lashed out at U.S. President Barack Obama on Wednesday for supporting freedom of speech in the Middle East while simultaneously “persecuting” his organization for leaking diplomatic cables.
Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez threatened London with radical measures in case British authorities attempt to break into the Embassy of Ecuador to arrest WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange. Assange has been holed up in Ecuador’s embassy in London for two months as he fights extradition to Sweden on sex crime charges
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has called on President Obama to end a “witch hunt” against his secret-spilling website, after appearing in public for the first time since he took refuge inside Ecuador’s embassy in London two months ago.
While Sherry Jaafari was unapologetic about working for Bashar al-Assad, she was at the same time looking for a way out of the presidential palace in Damascus. The 22-year-old wanted to return to the United States and live like a normal girl. What she did
When protesters took to the streets against the Assad family 16 months ago to launch what has become a nationwide uprising, one of their first chants was “Makhlouf is a thief.” They were referring to Rami Makhlouf, Bashar al-Assad’s maternal cousin, who has run a vast business empire – from telecoms to banks, to real […]
In the midst of ongoing bloodshed and despite economic sanctions, Syrian first lady Asmaa al-Assad turns out to have paid thousands of dollars to buy new furniture. According to the most recent WikiLeaks reports, Asmaa al-Assad paid more than $440,000
A key aide of Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad is to be awarded a prestigious degree by one of Britain’s top universities. Lamis Omar has been studying for a doctorate at Durham, and is likely to receive her PhD in September. Emails obtained by the Wikileaks website suggest that Ms Omar enjoys a close friendship with […]
As WikiLeaks unveiled plans to release millions of Syrian government emails that could prove embarrassing to both Syrian officials and their foes, it named several partner news outlets that would soon be doing articles based on the vast trove of messages.