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Gen. Haftar of Libyan National Army Meets With Russian Defense Minister

ISIS IN ACTION On 10 January, the Benghazi Shura Revolutionary Council (BRSC) said that the Islamic State (ISIS) breakout from the besieged Benghazi areas of Sabri and Ganfuda on 5 January caused ‘some’ disarray in their ranks, calling the ISIS withdrawal a ‘betrayal’. The BRSC and their supporters are facing a growing scandal over their […]

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US Intel Vets Demand Obama Show Proof of Russian Hacking or Admit It Doesn’t Exist

(ANTIMEDIA) Wasington – A group of intelligence, military, and diplomatic veterans known as Veteran Intelligence Professionals for Sanity, or VIPS, have signed a letter calling on President Barack Obama to release evidence regarding alleged Russian interference in the election. Otherwise, the letter asserts, the outgoing president must admit proof is lacking. VIPS was formed in 2003. […]

Trump, Putin Teams Dispute Allegations of Upcoming Meeting

Drain the Swamp? Two of Trump’s Top Picks Label Russia as ‘Major Threat’

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Rex Tillerson Already Talking Regime Change in Venezuela

(teleSUR) Caracas – The secretary of state nominee attacked both Venezuela and Cuba. The new U.S. administration of Donald Trump has made it public that it will seek a regime change policy in Venezuela disguised in “transition to democracy” rhetoric, the country’s potential new Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said in an interview this week. […]

Trump and Xi Engage in First Conflict Over Jerusalem

US Intel Vets Demand Obama Show Proof of Russian Hacking or Admit It Doesn’t Exist

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More US Troops Arrive on Russia’s Border, This Time in Norway

(GPA) Oslo – For the first time since World War Two, US soldiers have arrived in Norway to conduct training about 1,500 km from the border shared with Russia. Around 300 US Marines arrived in Norway on Monday for six months of winter training. Officials from both the US and Norway are playing down any […]

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US Tanks Arrive in Europe to ‘Deter Russian Aggression’

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Trump and Xi Engage in First Conflict Over Jerusalem

(GPA) Tel Aviv – Following the first statement by the new White House press secretary that the move of the US embassy to Jerusalem was “coming soon,” Chinese President Xi Jinping has declared that East Jerusalem should be the official capital of a Palestinian state. In a press conference on Thursday, the new White House […]

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China Leaps Toward Clean Energy by Scrapping Over 100 Coal Projects

(GPA) Beijing – In an unprecedented move, China has scrapped plans for 85 new coal burning power plants and several other coal energy facilities across eleven provinces. Following China’s recent announcement to invest $360 billion on renewable energy by 2020, the plan seems to be starting off on the right foot with the cancellation of […]

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Preparing for Trump? China Steps up Operations in South China Sea

(GPA) Beijing – The Chinese People’s Liberation Army has flown seems to be preparing themselves for the inauguration of Donald Trump as US president next week by stepping up military operations in the South China Sea. The first incident happened yesterday in the form of a flyover of the Spratly Islands by the Chinese People’s […]

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