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Venezuela, Spain Agree to Normalize Diplomatic Ties

Caracas (teleSUR) – The two nations are reinstating their ambassadors “in order to restore channels of diplomatic dialogue, within the framework of mutual respect and international law.” Venezuela and Spain have agreed to begin the process of normalizing their diplomatic relations, Venezuela’s Foreign Ministry says, reinstating their ambassadors “in order to restore channels of diplomatic dialogue, within the framework of mutual respect and international law.” “The Kingdom of […]

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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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Israeli Labour Party Breaks off Relations with Britain’s Corbyn

Tel Aviv (MEMO) – Israel’s Labour party said on Tuesday it had suspended relations with British Labour party leader Jeremy Corbyn, accusing him of sanctioning anti-Semitism and showing hatred towards Israeli policies. “It is my responsibility to acknowledge the hostility you have shown to the Jewish community and the anti-Semitic statements and actions you have allowed as leader of […]

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Class Lines Harden in Strikes in France

Paris (WW) – Major strikes are starting in France on April 3 to oppose the Macron government’s plans to impose austerity on the French working class, lay off 120,000 public sector workers and weaken the labor movement. But French workers are fighting back through political strikes, like the U.S. teachers’ strikes in West Virginia,  Oklahoma, and Kentucky. […]

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The Dangerous Combination of Bolton and Boris

London (SCF) – There are currently several characters of a clownish tendency on the stage of international affairs, with others waiting in the wings for an opportunity to prance forward and perform their antics. The most recent addition to the Western cast is the new National Security Adviser to President Trump, John Bolton, who isn’t so much a […]

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Spanish Activists to Kick Out Saudi Ship Loading Weapons for Yemen War

Madrid (teleSUR) – In the first days of March, a Saudi cargo ship docked on the Spanish port of Santander to load weapons with Yemen as its final destination and activists are trying to kick it away. The Saudi Bahri Hofuf ship had been loading weapons since July in the Bilbao port until it got expelled due to pressure from individual activists […]

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Turkey Only a Few Mistakes Away from Confrontation with NATO Allies

Ankara (GPA) –  With Turkish threats to move on US positions near Manbij and France contemplating deploying more soldiers to aid Kurdish forces in Northern Syria, there is a growing likelihood Turkey may end up confronting one or both NATO allies. The situation on the ground in Syria may always be changing rapidly but this week has been […]

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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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Saudi-owned Luxury Cars Daubed with ‘War’ Slogans in London

London (MEE) – A man has been charged with assault and criminal damage after a driver was attacked and a luxury car thought to be Saudi-owned was vandalized with “war” slogans in the rich west London neighborhood of Knightsbridge. Adnan Musa Basim, 24, faced magistrates on Monday after his arrest on Saturday over the “tagging” of a Mercedes […]

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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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