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UK Has Sold $1bn of Weapons to Turkey Since Coup Attempt

London (MEE) – Theresa May is set to roll out the red carpet for Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan this weekend, as new figures reveal that Britain has sold more than $1bn of weapons to Ankara since the failed 2016 coup and subsequent crackdown under emergency powers, Middle East Eye can reveal. Turkey remains a “priority market” for […]

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UK Drones in Syria Using Controversial Vacuum Bombs

London (MEE) – Royal Air Force drones used the weapons, often called “vacuum” bombs because they suck oxygen into the powerful blast, against targets in Syria in January and February of this year, an FOI request sent by Drone Wars UK, a campaign group, has revealed. Britain’s defense ministry has acknowledged using controversial thermobaric missiles in Syria that […]

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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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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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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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Why the UK, the EU and the US Gang-Up on Russia

Moscow (GR) – For the greater part of a decade the US, the UK, and the EU have been carrying out a campaign to undermine and overthrow the Russian government and in particular to oust President Putin. Fundamental issues are at stake including the real possibility of a nuclear war. The most recent western propaganda campaign and […]

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The Cambridge Analytica Facebook Leak: The Story so Far

Washington (GPA) – Over the weekend, The New York Times exposed Cambridge Analytica’s use of stolen Facebook data in the 2016 US elections. Here’s what we know so far. Cambridge Analytica, a fairly fresh campaign consultant company that was founded with $15 million from Donald Trump backer Robert Mercer in 2014, has recently become the focus of a […]

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