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Erdogan Could Face an Arrest Warrant in Sweden as Lawmakers Sue him for Genocide

Stockholm (AHT) – On Monday, five Swedish lawmakers from the Left and Green parties signed the complaint to the Swedish International Public Prosecution Offices with regard to the conflict in Turkey’s Kurdish-majority region, where Kurdish militants and Turkish security forces are engaged in clashes since their ceasefire collapsed in 2015. The lawsuit is the first of its kind […]

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7 Dead After Kashmir Attack, No Claims of Responsibility

Kashmir (teleSUR) – Monday’s attack left seven people dead — six of them women — and more than a dozen injured. On Monday suspected militants in Kashmir, carried out a brutal attack on Amarnath, in what is being viewed as a game changer. The attack left seven people dead — six of them women — […]

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Moscow May Expel about 30 US Diplomats; Freeze Some US Assets in Russia

Moscow (Tasnim) – Russia may decide to expel about 30 US diplomats and freeze some US assets over the situation over the Russian diplomatic facilities closed down in the United States, media reported on Tuesday. Two diplomatic compounds belonging to Russia were closed down at the end of 2016 as part of the sanctions introduced […]

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The Saudi-Israeli Alliance

Riyadh (YE) – The evolving relationship between Israel and Saudi Arabia is set to become a key feature of regional politics in the forthcoming phase. This goes beyond the creeping normalization of relations between the two sides and the holding of discreet contacts, to the formation of an undeclared but far-reaching alliance. Retired Saudi general Anwar […]

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Nikki Haley to CNN: “Everybody Knows That Russia Meddled in Our elections”

New York (Duran) – US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said “everyone” knows that Russia meddled in the 2016 US elections. US Ambassador to the UN once again exhibited her lack of diplomacy by claiming that “everyone” knows Russia meddled in the 2016 US elections. Never mind zero evidence after more than 9 months of investigations. […]

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China, Russia Sign Media Agreement to Challenge “Dominance of Western Media”

Moscow (teleSUR) – The agreement was signed in order to push back against Western discourse about China and Russia. China and Russia are teaming up “to challenge the dominance of Western media,” China’s People Daily reported. The two nations met this week to sign a media cooperation agreement at the China-Russia media forum in Moscow on […]

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Potential Deal Could See Kurdish Forces Transfer Power to Syrian Gov’t in Northern Aleppo

Aleppo (AMN) –  A Syrian government source informed Al-Masdar News on Friday that negotiations are taking place regarding the possible transfer of power of the Afrin Canton to the Syrian security forces. Part of the deal will allow the Syrian security forces to open a headquarters in the Afrin Canton, as they currently have no […]

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Israeli Officer Shot Dead During Training Exercise While Pretending to be a Palestinian

Hebron (teleSUR) – Lethal force against Palestinians is common in Tel Rumeida, where roughly 850 Israeli settlers and a heavy military presence occupy Palestinian territory. An Israeli Army officer was accidentally shot and killed by one of his own troops during a training operation in which he was pretending to be a Palestinian at an Israeli […]

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After 1,379 Days, NYT Corrects Bogus Claim Iran ‘Sponsored’ 9/11

New York (FAIR) – In its reporting on a dubious lawsuit alleging Iranian meta-involvement in 9/11, the New York Times badly misunderstood the case and maintained for more than three years, in the paper of record, that the government of Iran “sponsored” the September 11, 2001, attacks. The belated correction, issued late Wednesday night on two widely […]

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US Diplomat: New Saudi Crown Prince is Israel’s ‘Dream Come True’

Riyadh (MEMO) – An American diplomat said that appointing Mohammed Bin Salman as crown prince of Saudi Arabia was like a “dream come true for Israel”, Haaretz reported. The former US Ambassador to Israel, Daniel Shapiro, said that the appointment of Bin Salman opens an unprecedented opportunity for Israel to improve its regional position and supports it […]

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