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US Senators, Head of Anti-Iran MKO Terror Group Meet in Albania

Tirana (TNA) – A senior delegation of US senators held a meeting with the head of the terrorist Mujahedin-e Khalq Organization (MKO), Maryam Rajavi, in the Albanian capital, Tirana. The delegation, Senators Roy Blunt, Vice President of the Republican Conference, and member of the Appropriation, Select Intelligence, Rules and Administration, and Commerce, Science, and Transportation […]

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Venezuela Seeks Dialogue with US, But Ready to Defend Itself

Caracas (GPA) – Venezuela’s Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza told McClenny that come dialogue or aggression, Venezuela will “defend our country.” The Venezuelan government, having proceeded with its National Constituent Assembly to peacefully resolve months of political unrest, reiterated its position to maintain a healthy dialogue with the United States based on international law, mutual respect, […]

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Saudi Arabia: 14 Shia at Risk of Imminent Execution

Riyadh (HRW) – Saudi Arabia Executions Increase Since Leadership Change Fourteen members of the Saudi Shia community are at imminent risk of execution after Saudi Arabia’s Supreme Court in mid-July 2017 upheld their death sentences from an unfair trial for protest-related crimes, Human Rights Watch said today. Courts convicted the 14 based on confessions they had repudiated […]

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Observers Give Kenya Vote Thumbs Up amid Protests and Violent Crackdown

Nairobi (TNA) – International observers on Thursday praised the handling of Kenya’s presidential election, with the European Union mission saying it had seen no sign of manipulation despite opposition complaints and scattered protests. Police fired tear gas at rock-throwing opposition supporters in one Nairobi neighborhood, residents said, but most of the capital and the rest of […]

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30 Dead After US-Coalition Allegedly Strikes Raqqa Hospital With Phosphorus Bombs

Raqqa (AHT) – The US-led coalition has allegedly struck a hospital in Syria’s Raqqa with phosphorus bombs, Sana news agency reported citing the deputy head of the local branch of the Red Crescent. Deputy Director of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent “SARC” Branch in Raqqa Dina al-Asa’ad said as cited by Sana that the shelling of the National Hospital in Raqqa by the coalition with phosphorus […]

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Fake Companies in Jordan Buy Land in Occupied West Bank for Jewish Settlers

Amman (MEMO) – A local official revealed on Tuesday that a network of fake companies based in Jordan has been established in order to buy Palestinian land in the occupied West Bank for Jewish settlers, Al-Araby Al-Jadeed has reported. The settlers, it is claimed, are from the settlement of Amona, which Israel also regarded as illegal; and evacuated earlier this […]

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US Sanctions Venezuelan Constituent Assembly Members

Caracas (TeleSUR) – The United States continues reprisals against Venezuela for holding elections for the ANC on July 30 and swearing in constituent assembly members five days later. The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control has authorized new sanctions on six members of Venezuela’s National Constituent Assembly for being “involved in organizing or otherwise […]

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U.S. Gov’t, Media Prepping For Guilty Verdict In Former Thai PM’s Corruption Trial

Bangkok (MPN) – The family of former Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra, who is currently on trial for corruption, has ties to the U.S. that stretch back decades. The U.S. is preparing for the potential destabilization of Thailand following her trial, as it hopes to put her back in power to further its own regional interests. […]

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Remembering the Gulf of Tonkin, and the Consequences of Wanting to Believe

New York (FAIR) – “American Planes Hit North Vietnam After Second Attack on Our Destroyers; Move Taken to Halt New Aggression,” was the Washington Post headline some 53 years ago, on August 5, 1964. The front page of that day’s New York Times reported: “President Johnson has ordered retaliatory action against gunboats and ‘certain supporting facilities in North Vietnam’ after renewed attacks […]

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Polls: US Is ‘the Greatest Threat to Peace in the World Today’

Washington D.C. (SCF) – It has happened again: yet another international poll finds that the US is viewed by peoples around the world to be the greatest threat to peace in the world. But, to start, let’s summarize the first-ever poll that had been done on this, back in 2013, which was the only prior poll […]

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