Author: Jim Carey

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Donbas Rebels Seize Businesses in Response to Rail Blockade

Donetsk (GPA) – After over a month of rail lines out of eastern Ukraine being blocked by right wing paramilitaries and pro-Kiev veterans, the Donbas rebels have issued an ultimatum to Ukraine’s government. Tension has been ratcheting up in eastern Ukraine since late January when former members of ‘volunteer battalions,’ and backed by right wing members […]

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Israeli Troops Evict Illegal Settlers and Demolish Homes

Ofra, West Bank (GPA) – Israeli illegal settlers are getting a taste of their own medicine as they’re evicted from homes constructed in the West Bank that were deemed illegal by the Supreme Court. Earlier today, nine settler homes in the West Bank village of Ofra were subjected to a forced evacuation by Israeli police. […]

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In Wake of Brexit, Over 100,000 U.K. Companies Register in Ireland

London (GPA) – Following the announcement last month by UK Prime Minister Theresa May that Britain would not be able to keep their preferential access to European Union markets, thousands of businesses have begun registering in Ireland to remain in the EU. Although the deadline for completing the process of leaving the EU is two […]

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Top US Commander in Middle East: More Troops Needed in Syria

Jordan (GPA) – The top US commander for operations in the Middle East has apparently told reporters that more American troops may be needed in Syria for “maintaining momentum” in the fight against the Islamic State. General Joseph L. Votel, head of CENTCOM, and therefore head of all active US military operations has said that […]

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Israeli Jet Flies Over Terrorists to Strike Syrian Army Positions

Damascus (GPA) – Israeli jets have targeted what they say was a weapons convoy bound for Hezbollah overnight, the only problem is that the forces transporting the weapons were troops from the Syrian Arab Army. An Israeli jet is alleged to have carried or bombings in both Syria and possibly Lebanese territory overnight, after bypassing […]

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Trump and Netanyahu Say There May be ‘No Need’ for a Palestinian State

Washington (GPA) – In Trump’s first meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu there was some possible good short term news about curbing settlement activity in Palestine. But then this was followed up by statements that may turn out to be bad news for the Palestinians in the long term. Trump Changes Tone on Settlements […]

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Trump Strategy for Improving Russian Relations? Be Harder on Them

Washington (GPA) – While the mainstream media perpetuates the frenzied myth of Donald Trump being a puppet of the Kremlin, Trump himself says previous administrations were ‘too soft’ on Russia. Following the resignation of National Security Adviser Michael Flynn for communicating with the Russian ambassador to the US prior to Trump’s inauguration, it now seems […]

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Russia Allegedly Violates Treaty With US by Deploying New Cruise Missiles

Washington D.C. (GPA) – Russia has allegedly finished the development of a new class of cruise missiles and deployed them in what may be a violation of a landmark arms control agreement between the Soviet Union and the US. The missiles had already been considered as a violation of the 1987 Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) […]

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Saudis Deport 40,000 Pakistanis Out of ‘Fear of Terror’

Riyadh (GPA) – Saudi Arabia has reportedly deported over 39,000 Pakistani workers over the past four months for alleged visa violations and heightened threats of terrorism but some speculate there’s more to the story. According to the Saudi Gazette, the Saudi government claims that the recent deportation of 39,000 Pakistanis is the result of criminal investigations, […]

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In Response to NATO, Russia Plans Their Own Drills Near Baltics

Moscow (GPA) – In what the Kremlin says is a response to increasing numbers of NATO troops massing on their border, Russia has announced their own massive military drill for September. Russia has announced a set of military drills for this September to take place in Belarus, near the border with Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and […]

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