June 20, 2017 | GEOPOLITICS ALERT

Day: June 20, 2017

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Saudi Arabia, Israel to Establish Economic Relations for First Time: The Times

Riyadh (YE) – Saudi Arabia and the Israeli regime are in clandestine talks to establish official economic relations for the first time since the entity was created on the Palestinian territories some 69 years ago, a report says. The Times, citing unnamed Arab and American sources, said in a report on Saturday that forming economic connections […]

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New Report Offers Proof of Israeli Support for ‘Syrian Rebels’

Tel Aviv (GPA) – According to a new report from the Wall Street Journal, Israel has been paying off jihadists in Syria near the Golan Heights to provide a buffer between pro Assad forces. The Wall Street Journal has apparently spoken to “Syrian rebels” that operate in the contested Golan Heights near the Israel-Syria border. […]

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The Day After Corbyn’s Surprise Surge, NPR Would Rather Talk About Buckethead

London (FAIR) – There were 771 words in NPR.org‘s lead day-after story (6/9/17) on the results of the British elections. None of them were “Jeremy” or “Corbyn.” That’s odd, because surely one of the most noteworthy aspects of the election was the surprisingly strong showing of the Labour Party under the leadership of Jeremy Corbyn. Widely expected to […]

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US Response to Russia: “We Will Not Hesitate to Defend Ourselves or Our Partners if Threatened”

Washington, D.C. (Duran) – America’s collective statement is a climb-down, mired in arrogance, concealing a veiled threat. Two US military officials have responded to a statement from the Russian Ministry of Defence which has been widely misreported by the mainstream media. The section of the statement which speaks of Russia’s plans to respond to future illegal acts of […]

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Qatar Says it Will Not Negotiate Unless Neighbors Lift Blockade

Doha (MEE) – Qatar’s foreign minister says lifting sanctions is a condition for finding a diplomatic solution to Gulf crisis. Qatar will not negotiate with its neighbors to resolve the Gulf dispute unless they first lift the trade and travel boycott they imposed two weeks ago, its foreign minister said, but added Doha still believed a solution was […]

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