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“Houthis” Call for Ceasefire, Halt Red Sea Attacks for 2 Weeks

Sana’a (GPA) – Head of Sana’a’s Supreme Revolutionary Committee, Mohammed Ali al-Houthi, called for Yemeni forces to observe a 24-hour ceasefire on all fronts starting August 1st at midnight. Yemen’s Defense Ministry decided to halt all maritime retaliatory attacks in the Red Sea for two weeks to jumpstart a political solution. Members of the Saudi-led […]

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Libya: ISIS Kills Civilians at Fake Checkpoint, US Conducts Airstrikes

ISIS IN ACTION On 6 June, local sources claim that ISIS fighters established a fake checkpoint between Zillah and Waddan in the Jufra region and fired upon a vehicle killing two civilians from the Qadhafa tribe. However, in contrast to this version of events, ISIS published a claim stating that its fighters had killed two […]

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False Flag Alert in Crucial Week to Save Iran Nuclear Deal

Washington D.D. (SCF) – This week sees a flurry of diplomatic efforts by Iran, China, Russia and the European Union to salvage the international nuclear accord following US President Trump’s violation of the UN-backed treaty. Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammed Javad Zarif is to travel to Beijing, Moscow and then Brussels to discuss how the remaining […]

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EU, AU, Arab League, and UN Support Libyan Presidential Elections in 2018

ISIS IN ACTION On the 26 April, Sirte security forces found a body in an orange jumpsuit, thought to have been killed by ISIS. It is unclear if the body was from a recent killing or from when ISIS controlled the city up until late 2016. WESTERN RESPONSE On 30 April, the Libya Quartet – […]

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UN: Armed Groups Control Prisons in Libya, Torture Detainees

ISIS IN ACTION On 7 April, local Libyan National Army (LNA) affiliated security forces apprehended a suspected ISIS member who was allegedly preparing to conduct an attack against LNA forces in the coastal town of Zueitina. This follows an increase in security patrol by the LNA and security forces in the Oil Crescent after multiple […]

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While UNSC Focuses on Iran, Saudi Arabia Massacres Young Girls in Yemen

Sana’a (GPA) – Saudi Arabia carried out so many terror attacks with Washington’s support the past few days that Geopolitics Alert is having trouble tallying all the incidents. Of course, the recent United Nations Security Council meeting did not address these genocidal attacks and instead chose to focus on rallying support for a war against […]

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Saudis Conduct 70+ Air Raids on Yemen This Weekend While Media Remains Silent

Sana’a (GPA) – Riyadh continued their devastating airstrikes against Yemen over the weekend showering virtually all Yemeni provinces with bombs, killing civilians, and destroying vital infrastructure. On Saturday, 41 air raids struck various areas including Taiz, Midi, Sana’a, Saada, and more. The targets included several homes, farms, and water pumps. Five civilians died and four more […]

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US Media Misses Mark on DPRK UN Address

New York (GPA) – North Korea called for global denuclearization on Monday, but all the US media is reporting is Pyongyang’s warning of the potential for nuclear war. The western media exploded in panic on Tuesday morning following an address to the UN by Kim In Ryong, the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) deputy […]

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Trump’s ‘Foolish’ Comments on Iran Rooted in US Defeats in Mid East

Tehran (TNA) – Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei deplored recent remarks by US President Donald Trump against Iran as “foolish, very ugly and ignoble” and said they were rooted in Washington’s anger over its defeats in West Asia. “The foolish, very ugly, and ignoble speech of the US president, with its gangster […]

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UN Appoints New Special Envoy to Libya, Replacing Martin Kobler

ISIS IN ACTION Although Sirte is gradually recovering following the eviction of ISIS in December last year, tensions are growing between the Salafist 604 brigade, which currently helps to secure the city, and other forces from the Government of National Accord (GNA) aligned al-Bunyan al-Marsus (BM) coalition. Last week, there was an assassination attempt on […]

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