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Ex-Catalan Leader Puigdemont Surrenders to Belgian Police

Brussels (TeleSUR) – Former Catalan leader Charles Puigdemont, together with four former ministers, have surrendered to Belgian officials, the country’s prosecutor’s office reports. “This morning the five people wanted by Spain presented themselves to police in Brussels. They were put into custody at 9:17 this morning,” acting spokesman for the Brussels’ prosecutors, Gilles Dejemeppe, said in a news conference […]

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Israel Considering Syria Operation in Golan Heights

Tel Aviv (MEE) – The Israeli military said on Friday it was ready to protect the Druze village of Hader on the Syrian side of the Golan Heights after a car bomb killed nine people in a Druze town. The statement was an unusually explicit Israeli pledge to intervene in the war in Syria, where […]

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Financing Terrorism: US Must Look at Relationship with Saudi Arabia

Riyadh (AHT) – There appears to be no more quixotic endeavor these days than the pursuit of a lasting peace in the Middle East. A likely reason is that peace is not profitable to the forces now hard at work in the region. Enter Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, under whose stewardship ExxonMobil operated with […]

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Walls and Militarized Police: How Israel Is Exporting Its Occupation to US

Washington D.C. (TLS) – U.S. Senate Bill S.720 is set to punish any individual or company that boycotts Israel for its violation of Palestinian human rights. Israeli footprints are becoming more apparent in the U.S. security apparatus. Such a fact does not bode well for ordinary people from the United States. U.S. Senate Bill S.720 should […]

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Seven Palestinians Killed in Israeli Bombardment of Border Tunnel

Gaza (IMEMC) – Medical sources in Gaza have confirmed that the number of Palestinians, who were killed in the Israeli bombardment of a border tunnel in Khan Younis, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip, has arrived at seven, while at least eleven more were injured, including three who suffered life-threatening wounds. Three Palestinians […]

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US Classifies Data on Afghan Security Forces’ Casualties

Kabul (TNA) – Washington has agreed to classify data on the number of Afghan security forces killed and wounded in the conflict, a US watchdog said, after months of soaring casualties and targeted attacks have eroded morale. The decision was slammed on Monday by the US government’s Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR) John […]

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JFK Files Expose CIA Plot to Stage Miami Bombings and Blame Fidel Castro

Washington, D.C. (TeleSUR) – The CIA considered bombing Miami and other cities to create a terror threat while blaming the government of Cuban revolutionary leader Fidel Castro, according to the recently-published “JFK files.” The files were published as part of the nearly 3,000 documents collected by the U.S. National Archive on the assassination of former President John F. […]

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Israeli Official Confirms: Bin Salman Visited Tel Aviv Last Month

Riyadh (MEMO) – An Israeli official told AFP on Friday that Saudi Crown Prince Emir Mohammed bin Salman secretly visited Tel Aviv in September. The official, who requested that his identity remains anonymous, refused to reveal the nature of bin Salman’s meetings in Tel Aviv, the people he met, as well as the results of his discussions with the Israeli […]

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Venezuela Arrests 11 for Alleged Oil Corruption

Puebla, MX (VNA) – Venezuelan authorities said Thursday they had arrested 11 people accused of corruption and sabotage against the country’s oil industry. Four of those arrested were officials from PDVSA subsidiary PetroPiar, who were accused of involvement in a scheme to purchase supplies at inflated prices. Some of the prices were inflated by as much as 10,000 […]

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Syrian Kurds Ask Britain to Take Back Suspected IS Member ‘Jihadi Jack’

Rojava (MEE) – ‘Jihadi Jack’ Letts was detained by Kurdish-led YPG forces in northern Syria in May, but British foreign office says it is unable to provide support. Authorities in the Kurdish region of Syria have charged a British man with being a member of the Islamic State group and are considering handing him over to UK […]

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