February 2018 | GEOPOLITICS ALERT

Month: February 2018

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ISIS Launches Car Bomb Attack on Libyan National Army Checkpoint

ISIS IN ACTION On 21 February, at 9:15 in the morning, an ISIS Vehicle-Borne Improvised Explosive Device (VBIED) drove into the Libyan National Army’s (LNA) 127 infantry battalion at a checkpoint near Waddan in the Jufra district. The attack destroyed two vehicles and killing three LNA fighters, wounding two more. ISIS’s official news agency Amaq […]

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While UNSC Focuses on Iran, Saudi Arabia Massacres Young Girls in Yemen

Sana’a (GPA) – Saudi Arabia carried out so many terror attacks with Washington’s support the past few days that Geopolitics Alert is having trouble tallying all the incidents. Of course, the recent United Nations Security Council meeting did not address these genocidal attacks and instead chose to focus on rallying support for a war against […]

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1,500 Jewish Settlers Storm Muslim Site in Nablus

Tel Aviv (MEMO) – Some 1,500 settlers stormed the Joseph’s Tomb, east of the occupied city of Nablus, early this morning, under Israeli army protection. Clashes broke out between Palestinian youths and the occupation forces at dawn in the eastern part of Nablus after settlers stormed the holy site and performed Talmudic rituals there. A Quds Press correspondent said […]

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Israeli Warships Breach Lebanese Waters in Ras al-Naqoura

Beirut (GPA) – The Lebanese Army spotted enemy Israeli military boats trespassing in Lebanese territorial waters across Ras al-Naqoura, Lebanon, according to a statement. The first vessel, appearing Thursday afternoon, breaching around 900 feet into Lebanese naval territory,  was spotted for approximately two minutes before its prompt retreat. The sighting prompted a meeting between the […]

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Russia Thwarts Potential NATO War Against Iran but Yemen Sanctions Remain

New York (GPA) – Russia vetoed a United Nations resolution implicating Iran in “terror activities” concerning Yemen. Despite thwarting a potential NATO-led war against Iran, sanctions on war-torn Yemen remain. The United Kingdom sponsored the botched resolution with support from 11 out of 15 Security Council members. China and Kazakhstan abstained from voting while Bolivia also voted […]

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US sanctions Libya Oil Smugglers

Washington (MEE) – The United States has issued a new round of sanctions targeting Libya oil smugglers, aimed at blocking exploitation of natural resources that is driving instability, the US Treasury Department said on Monday. In a statement, Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) said it was sanctioning six people, 24 companies and seven vessels in […]

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Did the CIA Sabotage Russia at the Olympics?

Moscow (AHT) – There is something very fishy about the Anti Doping Rule Violations (ADRVs) pinned on the Russian curler and Russian bobsledder during the final week of the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics. It makes no logical sense that an athlete would do a one-time consumption of a chemical that is of no value in circumstances […]

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Militants Plotting Chemical Attack in Eastern Ghouta, Russia Warns

Tehran (TNA) – Militants in Eastern Ghouta are gearing up to stage a provocative chemical attack and blame it on the Syrian government, the Russian Center for Reconciliation in Syria warned. The Takfiri militants, who continue to hold civilians hostage in Eastern Ghouta and shell Damascus in breach of a humanitarian ceasefire, might be “preparing a […]

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Korean Leaders Assert Peace at Winter Olympics Closing Ceremony

Pyongyang (TeleSUR) – The reconciliation process between the Koreas was symbolized during the Winter Olympics closing ceremony, despite increasing sanctions by the U.S. The closing ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympics Games in Pyeongchang boosted the reconciliation process in the Korean peninsula through a portrayal of their traditional arts, despite continuing attacks and hostility from the United States. The closing ceremony was attended […]

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Make No Mistake, the Syrian Rebels in Ghouta are Salafists with a PR Wing

Damascus (GPA) – Once again the US media is working overtime to portray some of the most nefarious international terrorist groups under the vague umbrella of Syrian rebels in Ghouta. As the latest efforts are underway by the Syrian Arab Army and their allies are underway to clear out a hive of terrorist activity in the Damascus suburb […]

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