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Russia Holds Separate Meetings with Rival Libyan Senior Officials

ISIS IN ACTION On 2 May, Islamic State (ISIS) fighters attacked the High National Election Commission Office (HNEC) building in the Ghout al-Shaal area of Tripoli at 10:10 local time. Following a brief shootout with security guards, two assailants detonated explosive vests. As many as 16 people were killed and more than 19 were injured. […]

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There’s no End to Washington’s “Invade, Destroy, Repeat” Mantra

Washington D.C. (NEO) – Aggression in all shapes and forms has been for a long time the tool of choice for Washington in its approach towards all of its foreign policy challenges. There are more confirmations of this notion in history that you will be willing to check up and those become particularly relevant today […]

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US Will Impose New Sanctions on Russia Over Syria

Washington (MEE) – The United States will impose new sanctions on Russia over an alleged chemical attack by the Syrian government, US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said on Sunday. Haley said the sanctions, to be announced on Monday by Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin, will target companies that supplied Damascus with equipment and other material […]

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Syria Must Be Defended, War Must be Opposed, Imperialism Must be Vanquished

Damascus (AHT) – The Syrian government’s righteous defense of its independence from armed mercenaries of imperialism has been deemed unacceptable and worthy of precipitating the most dangerous global conflict in human history. Increased Tensions Against Syria Syria has once again reached a potential point of no return toward a global confrontation between great powers after […]

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Trump Declares ‘Mission Accomplished’ After Illegally Bombing Syria

Washington (GPA) – US President Donald Trump took to Twitter Saturday to declare mission accomplished in after bombing Syria over spurious chemical weapons claims. Following days of heightening tensions as a result of numerous threats from Trump, primarily via Twitter, the US President finally issued details of a joint US, UK, and French attack on Syria. Trump announced these […]

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Major Papers Urge Trump to Kill Syrians, Risk World War III

New York (FAIR) – Western governments accuse the Syrian government of carrying out a chemical weapon attack in Douma, a suburb of Damascus. The World Health Organization says that, of 70 deceased persons they examined in the area, 43 had signs of being exposed to “highly toxic chemicals,” though whether the government carried out the attack has not […]

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Turkey S-400 Delivery Moved up Despite Possible US Sanctions

Ankara (GPA) – Turkey has moved the delivery date for the Russian missile systems forward, despite concerns that the purchase could violate US sanctions. The delivery of the Russian-made air-defense system was originally scheduled for the first quarter of 2020 but has now been moved up to July of 2019. The deal signed in December of last year marks […]

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Iran, Russia, Turkey Hold Trilateral Summit on Syria Crisis

Tehran (TNA) – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and his Russian and Turkish counterparts, Vladimir Putin and Recep Tayyip Erdogan, held their second tripartite summit in under six months about war-stricken Syria. In the meeting, held in the Turkish capital of Ankara on Wednesday, Rouhani, Putin, and Erdogan, as the presidents of three guarantor countries of the […]

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Turkey Breaks with NATO, Refuses to Expel Russians

Ankara (GPA) – Turkey has broken with their NATO allies and decided not to expel Russian diplomats at the behest of the UK. Following the alleged March 4th Russian poisoning of Sergei Skripal, an ex-double agent in the UK, several European countries and the US have begun ejecting Russian diplomats from their countries. With both […]

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US Expels 60 Russian Diplomats, Closes Seattle Consulate

Washington (TeleSUR) – U.S. officials said the move came in response to the alleged nerve attack on a Russian spy and his daughter in the United Kingdom. U.S. President Donald Trump Monday ordered the expulsion of 60 Russians from the United States and closed the Russian consulate in Seattle over a nerve agent attack earlier this month in Britain, senior U.S. officials said. The order includes […]

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