Day: August 30, 2017

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Israel Resorts to Scare Tactics as UN Calls to End Gaza Blockade

Gaza City (GPA) – United Nations chief Antonio Guterres is touring Gaza and proposing changes, even as Israel tries to scare him into compliance. Today saw UN chief Antonio Guterres take a tour of the Gaza Strip to view the current humanitarian crisis underway in the small slice of Palestinian territory. While Guterres did remark […]

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Daesh (ISIS) Beheads 11 Fighters and Civilians in Libya

ISIS IN ACTION On 23 August, Islamic State (ISIS) fighters attacked the Libyan National Army (LNA)-controlled al-Fugaha checkpoint in Jufra around 400km south of Sirte. LNA spokesman Ahmed Mismari said that eleven people were beheaded – two civilians and nine LNA fighters, including the commander of the battalion. On 24 August, the ISIS Amaq news […]

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China: Indian Soldiers Pulling Out of the Disputed Doklam Border Region

Beijing (TeleSUR) – China said it was “pleased” that India had agreed to remove their troops, but Chinese troops will “continue to patrol on the Chinese side” of the region. On Monday, Chinese foreign ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying confirmed that Indian troops were pulling away from the long-disputed Doklam boundary. “India and China have maintained diplomatic communication in […]

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Israeli Air Force: Providing Cover for ISIS

Tel Aviv (AHT) – An aspect of the conflict in Syria that has not received the attention it undoubtedly deserves, has been the role of the Israeli Air Force (IAF) in acting as the de facto air force of Daesh [ISIS] and sundry other Salafi-jihadi and rebel groups fighting in the country. Evidence of the extent of this […]

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