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Balfour 100: Celebrating 100 Years of Injustice and Oppression

London (AHT) – On 7 November, in London’s famous Royal Albert Hall, there’s to be “a unique event drawing Christians and Jews together in celebration of the centenary of the Balfour Declaration and all that it led to.” Christians will be reaching out to support the Jewish community and the state of Israel, or so the organizers […]

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Brexit Talks Hit Wall on Irish Border Issue

Brussels (GPA) – With the Tories refusing to give any ground in the ongoing Brexit negotiations, the question of the border between the [Republic of] Ireland and Northern Ireland is beginning to weigh on London. Although it is still early in the Brexit negotiation process, one question that continues to plague the U.K. government is the issue of […]

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UK Labour Party Bars Saudi Arabia from its Conference Over War Crimes

London (AHT) – The Labour Party has barred Saudi Arabia and Sudan from attending its party conference in Brighton, the Independent reported. A spokesperson for the party told Huffington Post: “Following evidence of war crimes committed by Saudi Arabia in its bombing campaign in Yemen and other large-scale human rights abuses, the NEC agreed that the embassy’s application to attend the Labour […]

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UK Police Earn Millions Training Forces from Saudi Arabia and Gulf Allies

London (MEE) – UK ministers accused of putting trade deals before human rights as documents reveal authoritarian Gulf states paid for training. The British government has earned more than $4.4m by training the police forces of Middle East states with authoritarian rights records, it has been revealed The College of Policing, an arm of the […]

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Jeremy Corbyn Calls for Dialogue Not Violence in Venezuela

London (TeleSUR) – The leader of the British Labour Party refuses to bow to pressure to condemn the Venezuelan government. The leader of the opposition Labour Party in Britain, Jeremy Corbyn, has said he is saddened by the violence and loss of life in Venezuela, “either of those on the streets or of the security forces who have […]

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UK Police Consider Corporate Manslaughter for Grenfell Fire

London (TeleSUR) – Executives from the council and the tenant management organization are expected to face questioning. An investigation lead by Scotland Yard into London’s Grenfell tower block fire has found “reasonable grounds” to suspect that “corporate manslaughter” may have been committed. Around 80 people are estimated to have died in the blaze on June 14. The two organizations […]

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UK Bends Rules to Allow London Listing of Saudi Oil Giant Aramco

London (MEE) – Authorities plan to exempt state-owned firms from some governance rules, as Saudi Arabia prepares partial sell-off of world’s largest oil firm. The UK’s financial regulator is to loosen regulations that would allow Saudi Arabia’s national oil company to list on London’s stock exchange, the first shot in a war with the US to […]

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UK Says Report Into Extremist Funding Will Remain Secret

London (MEE) – Government critics have accused PM Theresa May of suppressing the report due to incriminating evidence relating to Saudi Arabia. The UK government has confirmed that it will not be publishing the findings of an inquiry into the funding of “extremism” despite declaring on Wednesday that it was the “best picture we have […]

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UK High Court Rules Saudi Conduct in Yemen “Not Irrational or Unlawful”

London (GPA) – The London High Court has ruled in favor of the UK government following a lawsuit raised by the Campaign Against the Arms Trade (CAAT). Which focused on violations of international humanitarian laws perpetrated by Saudi Arabia since beginning their war against Yemen– now in its third year. Despite the overwhelming 53 pages of evidence, two […]

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British PM ‘Burying’ Report Exposing Saudi Funding of Extremism in UK

London (MEMO) – The British Prime Minister has been accused of “covering up” a report exposing terrorism funding by Saudi Arabia. Prominent British MPs have accused Number Ten burying a report that was originally commissioned by the former Prime Minster David Cameron in an effort to strike a deal with the Liberal Democrats to secure their support for […]

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