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Oil-Rich Arab States Quietly Join Israel in Cheering for Trump

(teleSUR) Riyadh – Saudi Arabia and its Persian Gulf Arab allies are happy to see Obama leave office as President Donald Trump would be “very, very tough” on Iran. While the world watched with horror as Donald Trump delivered his aggressive “America First” speech on the day of his inauguration, Saudi Arabia and its Arab […]

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Hamas and Abbas Both Warn US Over Proposed Embassy Move

(GPA) Gaza – In two separate statements, leaders from both Palestinian National Authority (PNA) and Hamas warned about the dangers of Donald Trump’s proposal to move the US embassy in Israel to Jerusalem. The first statement, in the form of a warning, was sent to the White House on Sunday by PNA President, Mahmoud Abbas. […]

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Trump Released His Energy Plan and It’s Based on a Mythical Energy Source

(PT) – Trump’s energy plan was released shortly after the President was sworn in. Energy companies and major polluters cheered, and environmentalists wept. Sierra Club commented in a statement: “Minutes after he was sworn in, any illusion that Trump would act in the best interests of families in this country as President were wiped away […]

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CIA Docs: US Wanted Saddam to Attack Syria in 1983 to Secure Oil Pipeline

(GPA) Washington, D.C. – A newly released CIA document shows that high level officials were discussing the possibility of prodding Saddam Hussein to attack Syria in order to reopen a crucial Mediterranean oil pipeline. The newly released report that was originally commissioned by Ex-CIA official, Graham Fuller showed that the US attempted to encourage the […]

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Rex Tillerson Already Talking Regime Change in Venezuela

(teleSUR) Caracas – The secretary of state nominee attacked both Venezuela and Cuba. The new U.S. administration of Donald Trump has made it public that it will seek a regime change policy in Venezuela disguised in “transition to democracy” rhetoric, the country’s potential new Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said in an interview this week. […]

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Trump and Xi Engage in First Conflict Over Jerusalem

(GPA) Tel Aviv – Following the first statement by the new White House press secretary that the move of the US embassy to Jerusalem was “coming soon,” Chinese President Xi Jinping has declared that East Jerusalem should be the official capital of a Palestinian state. In a press conference on Thursday, the new White House […]

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US Intel Vets Demand Obama Show Proof of Russian Hacking or Admit It Doesn’t Exist

(ANTIMEDIA) Wasington – A group of intelligence, military, and diplomatic veterans known as Veteran Intelligence Professionals for Sanity, or VIPS, have signed a letter calling on President Barack Obama to release evidence regarding alleged Russian interference in the election. Otherwise, the letter asserts, the outgoing president must admit proof is lacking. VIPS was formed in 2003. […]

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Who Is Oscar Lopez Rivera?

(teleSUR) San Juan – Tuesday’s announcement that the renowned Puerto Rican independence activist will be released in May is just the latest step in a remarkable journey. After a decades-long international campaign for his freedom, on Tuesday President Obama announced that Puerto Rican independence activist Oscar Lopez Rivera will be released in May. The announcement […]

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Media Blackout: Surface-To-Air Missile System Deployed at Standing Rock

(ANTIMEDIA) North Dakota — The militarization of law enforcement at the site of the Dakota Access Pipeline has apparently reached a whole new level. On Monday, independent journalist John Ziegler posted photos and video on Facebook showing what appears to be an Avenger Air Defense System, or AN/TWQ-1, deployed near the Standing Rock Indian reservation in […]