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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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US Reportedly Mulls Airstrikes against Daesh (ISIS) Militants in Philippines

Washington D.C. (TNA) – Washington may launch a military operation that would allow the US military to conduct airstrikes against Daesh (also known as ISIL or ISIS) positions in the Philippines, US media reported citing two defense officials. According to the NBC broadcaster’s Monday report, the plan to start the operation, which is currently being considered […]

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US wants UN Mission in Lebanon to Report on Hezbollah ‘Violations’

Beirut (MEE) – The UN Security Council is set to vote on renewing international peacekeepers’ mandate in Lebanon at the end of the month. The United States wants UN peacekeepers in southern Lebanon to take on an expanded mission and investigate alleged violations by Hezbollah in the volatile area near the border with Israel, Ambassador Nikki Haley said […]

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Jeremy Corbyn Calls for Dialogue Not Violence in Venezuela

London (TeleSUR) – The leader of the British Labour Party refuses to bow to pressure to condemn the Venezuelan government. The leader of the opposition Labour Party in Britain, Jeremy Corbyn, has said he is saddened by the violence and loss of life in Venezuela, “either of those on the streets or of the security forces who have […]

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Syrian Government Asks UN to ‘Dismantle’ US-Led Coalition

Damascus (TLS) – The request comes a day after a U.S.-led airstrike claimed the lives of 43 civilians residing in Raqqa, Syria. The Syrian Foreign Ministry repeated their request that the U.S.-backed coalitionbe disbanded by a U.N. Sunday, citing crimes committed against civilians in their bid to put an end to U.S. involvement in Syria’s six-year long […]

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Nasrallah: Israeli Aggression Result of Normalizing Relations with Arab States

Beirut (TeleSUR) – Nasrallah stressed that Israel’s ploy at al-Aqsa Mosque had failed. The secretary general of Lebanon’s Hezbollah resistance movement said Wednesday Israel’s acts of aggression at the al-Aqsa Mosque compound are the consequences of the so-called peace plan between Israelis and Palestinians. Nasrallah made the remarks in Beirut during a meeting with Hossein Amir-Abdollahian, a special […]

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Azerbaijan, Without Explanation, Drops Out of NATO Exercises

Baku (EAN) – When NATO military exercises kick off in Georgia next week, they will include troops from the United States, Germany, Turkey, Ukraine, and Armenia. But they won’t include Azerbaijan, an unexpected, last-minute dropout. Azerbaijan also didn’t participate in another set of recently concluded NATO-affiliated drills in Romania, although in past years they had […]

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