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Israeli TV: Saudi Arabia, Egypt Gave Trump Green Light on Jerusalem

Tel Aviv (MEMO) – Israel’s News 10 said Saudi Arabia and Egypt gave US President Donald Trump the go-ahead to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and move the US embassy from Tel Aviv to the occupied city. The channel said the Arab parties’ reactions and condemnations are not genuine and are misleading. Israeli journalist and head of the […]

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Guantanamo Bay Prison Using Banned Torture Methods: UN

Havana (TeleSUR) – Guantanamo Bay detention camp is still torturing prisoners using techniques that have been outlawed since 2010, United Nations Special Rapporteur on Torture Nils Melzer warns in a new report. “His torture and ill-treatment are reported to continue,” the U.N. Human Rights Office said in a statement, referring to Al-Baluchi, a Kuwaiti-born Pakistani citizen also known as Abdul Aziz Ali. […]

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The Likelihood of War with Iran

Washington DC (NEO) – The analytical group SouthFront recently released a remarkable video about the possibility of a war involving Lebanon, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Iran, and Israel. Of course, this inevitably means that the war would involve Russia and the United States as well. To understand the context of this scenario, one first needs to understand what has […]

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Hondurans Launch a National Protest Against Election Results

Tegucigalpa (TeleSUR) – Social and political groups filled the streets answering the call to action and participating in protests across the nation. Thousands of supporters of the Opposition Alliance filled the streets of Honduras this morning as part of a national movement to protest the irregularities surrounding the presidential elections. Citizens erected roadblocks around the capital’s main […]

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Saakashvili Recaptured, For Now

Kiev (EAN) – Arrested, broke free, arrested again — the spectacle around ex-Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili in Ukraine seems straight out of a Wes Anderson movie. Following a surreal game of cat and mouse with Ukrainian police, it was ultimately the common cold that got him. After a few near-captures on charges of allegedly assisting a criminal organization, the elusive […]

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‘Palestine is Not Alone’: Thousands in Istanbul Stand Up for Jerusalem

Istanbul (MEE) – To chants of “Palestine is not alone,” “Hit Zionism, hit it, hit it,” and amid a sea of Turkish and Palestinians flags, thousands of people gathered in Istanbul on Sunday, buffeted by strong winds and rain, to protest against the US president’s decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. US President Donald Trump’s announcement on Wednesday […]

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Hassan Rouhani: US Quds Plan Fans Regional Flames

Tehran (TNA) – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani decried the US administration for adding fuel to the Middle East flames by recognizing the city of al-Quds (Jerusalem) as the capital of the Zionist regime of Israel. The regional situation is such that one should not fan its flames, President Rouhani said in a meeting with British Foreign Secretary Boris […]