Author: Jim Carey

US Calls on Saudis to End Bombing in Yemen

(GPA) New York – The United States has called for an end to the Saudi bombing of Yemen, despite supplying the majority of the weapons being used against the country. This week in a meeting of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) the ambassador for the US, Samantha Power, called for an end to the […]

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ISIS Flees Mosul, Leaves Behind Saudi And Turkish Weapons

(GPA) Mosul – The Islamic State (IS) is losing more territory around Mosul each day. As the Shia militias aiding the Iraqi army clean up the area, they’re discovering what many suspected all along, the weapons IS were using to maintain their stronghold were supplied by some of the United States’ closest partners in the […]

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Afghan Opium Production Hits New Highs

(GPA) Afghanistan – The UN Office on Drugs and Crime released a report last week that shows opium production is up 43% in Afghanistan. Production was down slightly in 2015 due to a drought yet 2016 is the third highest year for opium cultivation in Afghanistan following 2013 and 2014. The largest cultivations came out […]

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FBI Reopens Investigation Into Hillary Clinton’s Email Server

(GPA) Washington – FBI director James Comey has announced the bureau will reopen the investigation into Hillary Clinton’s upon the discovery new emails they feel are pertinent to the case. Comey originally said the case was closed in July but stated today in a letter to the Select Committee on Intelligence that he wished to […]

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Clinton Speechwriters Told to Remove References to Palestine from Speech

(GPA) Washington – In one of the latest releases of Podesta emails, the influence of Israel over the Clinton campaign is made frustratingly clear. In an email from Podesta to Hillary’s personal speechwriter there are clear instructions to remove references to Palestinians and Israeli crimes. The corrections were made one day before the speech was […]

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South Korea and Japan to Initiate Talks on Sharing Intelligence

(GPA) Seoul – The governments in Tokyo and Seoul have decided to expedite the process of reaching an agreement and signing on to the General Security of Military Information Agreement (GSOMIA) together in order to better share information concerning North Korea. The agreement would allow for more direct cooperation between the two states when it […]

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Russia Pledges to Destroy All Chemical Weapons by End of 2017

(GPA) Moscow – This week an announcement was made by Colonel General Valery Kapashin that Russia was on track to destroying the remainder of their chemical weapons by the end of 2017. Kapashin, who is in charge of the storage and destruction was signed off on earlier this week, the date is final and Russia […]

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Toxic Cloud Spreads Over Iraq After ISIS Burns Sulfur Plant

(GPA) Iraq – As the Islamic State (ISIS) loses ground around Mosul, the group has carried out acts of sabotage as they flee. In an act of desperation IS has set fire to multiple oil refineries, along with a large sulfur stockpile and mine as retribution for being kicked out of their former stronghold in […]

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Gambia Leaves the ICC, the Third African Nation to Do So

(GPA) Netherlands – This week Gambia has announced they will pull their support and members in the International Criminal Court (ICC) at The Hague. Gambian Information Minister Sheriff Bojang cited the bias in the operation of the court that decides which nations it chooses to prosecute or not. This makes Gambia the third African country […]

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Amnesty Report: US Coalition Guilty of War Crimes in Syria

(GPA) London – Amnesty International (AI) has released a new report that studied a handful of airstrikes carried out by the US led coalition in Syria. The report painted a picture of coalition strikes similar to the the accusation that western media has been leveling at Russia and Syria in the past year. Full investigations […]

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