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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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EU and US Increasingly Divided Over Iran Nuclear Deal

Washington D.C. (MEE) – A rift between the Trump administration and the EU, over whether to stick to the Iran nuclear agreement, has deepened. The European Union’s foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini said on Wednesday that all parties to the landmark 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and world powers were complying with the agreement. However, […]

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Media’s Instinct to Rehabilitate the Powerful Has Not Changed Under Trump

New York (FAIR) – When Stephen Colbert introduced a surprise guest at the end of his Emmys opening monologue on Sunday night, the audience didn’t seem to expect to see former Trump administration press secretary Sean Spicer. The Late Nighthost shocked most of the crowd—Veep actress Anna Chlumsky was particularly amazed—with the selection of one of comedy’s favorite targets of […]

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Venezuela to End US Dollar-Denominated Oil Deals, Currency Exchanges

Puebla, MX (VNA) – The Venezuelan government moved this week to phase out the use of US dollars in oil deals and official currency exchanges. The Venezuelan government moved this week to phase out the use of US dollars in oil deals and official currency exchanges. President Nicolas Maduro’s government has ordered oil traders to use other international […]

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US, Japan Hold Joint Urban Warfare Drills Near Mt. Fuji

Tokyo (TLS) – Coinciding with the drills, the U.S. has also carried out military flights over the Korean peninsula. The U.S. military has teamed up with its Japanese counterpart at the foot of Mount Fuji in Japan to carry out joint urban warfare and frontline rescue drills, amid continued threats against the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea. […]

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Pentagon Boosts Funding for Syrian Rebels

Damascus (GPA) – A new report details the Pentagon’s arms pipeline to Syria and the estimated price tag on these weapons for years to come. This Tuesday, a joint report by Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project (OCCRP) and the Balkan Investigative Reporting Network (BIRN) was released that exposes several troubling Pentagon policies. While many […]

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Hurricane Max Arrives off Mexico’s Southwestern Coast

Mexico City (TeleSUR) – The rainfall could cause “life-threatening flash floods and mudslides.” Hurricane Max has made landfall off the southwestern coast of Mexico, triggering warnings of life-threatening storm conditions for a long stretch of coastal communities including the resort city of Acapulco. The Category One storm forced authorities to declare a hurricane warning along Mexico’s coast stretching from Zihuatanejo to Punta Maldonado. It has brought […]

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President Trump to Push Iran into Abandoning Nuclear Deal

Washington D.C. (SCF) – President Donald Trump has signaled that he might declare Iran non-compliant by mid-October, the next time he is required to sign a three-monthly certification of the nuclear deal. Under a law passed by Congress, the State Department must notify lawmakers every 90 days of Iran’s compliance with the Joint Comprehensive Program […]

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Israeli Firm Chosen to Build Trump’s Wall in Mexico as Netanyahu Visits

Tel Aviv (TLS) – Netanyahu’s trip comes amid news that a subsidiary of Israel Aerospace Industries, an IDF contractor, has won a bid to help build Trump’s border wall. As Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu prepares for talks with Mexico’s President Enrique Pena Nieto on the latest stage of his Latin American tour, a report […]

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Beating The Drum For A “Good” Nuclear War With North Korea

Washington D.C. (GPA) – Wars don’t start these days with the invader/attacker saying “We want war” (even Hitler ginned up a false-flag attack as pretext for launching WW II). So Kim Jong Un is “crazy,” North Korea “begging for war,” and “enough is enough.” The drum beats on and justifications assemble themselves. United Nations Ambassador Nikki […]