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France Playing Both Sides of the Political Divide in Libya

ISIS IN ACTION On 7 October, the Misratan-led Bunyan al-Marsus (BM) forces fighting the Islamic State (ISIS) in Sirte launched a fresh assault against the Third Residential area (which includes the Hay al-Gizah and 600 Flats areas), the redoubt of the remaining ISIS fighters. BM forces succeeded in splitting the enclave, and have reportedly moved […]

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Western Arms Dealers Are Behind the Mounting Death Toll in Yemen

(NEO) Civilian casualties were reported yet again in Yemen on September 10, with more than 20 people falling victims of Saudi airstrikes. It should be recalled that the coalition led by Saudi Arabia has repeatedly attacked civilian targets in Yemen, hitting residential areas with cluster bombs and routinely attacking hospitals. For instance, the hospitals run […]

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French Bill Would Grant Some Protection for Whistleblowers

(GPA) The economic reform bill, Sapin 2, aims to grant whistleblowers some type of protection. The bill will also finally put a general legal definition to the term “whistleblower.” A legal definition for “whistleblower” does not currently exist. With this economic reform bill, France will be journeying into uncharted territory as the rest of the EU […]

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Mainstream Media Silent as Massive Strikes Take Place in France and South America

(GPA) Massive strikes have taken place this week throughout France and South America– which the mainstream media has failed to thoroughly acknowledge. Here’s a quick recap of this week’s expansive strikes and labor protests. Colombia Strikes and protests in Colombia entered their 3rd day today. 300,000 teachers have joined the agricultural workers today to protest the austerity of the […]

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Israel Remaps 15,000 Acres in West Bank Ahead of Peace Talks

(GPA) On May 29th, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu publicly announced his willingness to work towards a statehood solution for Palestinians. But with new plans to massively expand West Bank settlements, it seems more and more less likely that this promise will come to fruition– at least in a reasonable manner. Netanyahu announced on Monday his […]

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France: 3,000 Gas Stations Closed, Short of Fuel Due to Strike

(teleSUR) About 3,000 gas stations across France have been shut down or close to shutting down due to the oil strike. France has started using its strategic oil reserves for the first time since 2010 to counter union blockades of its refineries, which has forced about a fourth of the country’s gas stations to close due to the lack of gasoline, the […]

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